Tuesday, February 15, 2011

15 most killed

chacha.com made a list of Hollywood's 15 most killed actors. While some of these choices are debatable, the list is still nice. And I'm surprised to see Bruce "Die Hard" Willis on the 2nd place with more than 10 deaths.

Hollywood's 15 most killed actors. Tags: movies. Source: chacha.com
You can read the full list with some interesting facts after the break
  • Robert De Niro
    •  has died in 14 films which include: Bloody Mama, Bang the Drum Slowly, Mean Streets, Brazil, The Mission, Cape Fear, This Boy’s Life, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein , Heat, The Fan, Jackie Brown, Great Expectations, 15 Minutes and Hide & Seek.
    • An interesting fact: While De Niro was killed by Pacino in Heat, Pacino was then killed by De Niro in Righteous Kill.
  • Bruce Willis
    • has died in 11 films which include: Billy Bathgate, Mortal Thoughts, Death Becomes Her, Twelve Monkeys, The Jackal, Armageddon, The Sixth Sense, Hart’s War, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Sin City and Grindhouse: Planet Terror
    • An interesting fact: In both Mortal Thoughts and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Willis was killed by his ex-wife, Demi Moore.
  • Johnny Depp
    • has died in 10 films which include: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Platoon, Freddy’s Dead, Ed Wood, Dead Man, The Astronaut’s Wife, From Hell, The Libertine, Sweeny Todd and Pirates of the Caribbean 2.
    • An interesting fact: On this list, Depp holds the record for Bloodiest Death from when he was turned into a giant plasma fountain on Nightmare on Elm Street.
  • Dustin Hoffman
    • has died in 9 films which include: Midnight Cowboy, Who is Harry Kellerman And Why Is He Saying Terrible Things About Me?, Lenny, Death of a Salesman, Billy Bathgate, Hook, Wag the Dog, Perfume and Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.
    • An interesting fact: In Hook, Hoffman was eaten by a reanimated crocodile.
  • Al Pacino
    • has died in 9 films which include: Scarface, Dick Tracy, The Godfather: Part III, Carlito’s Way, Donnie Brasco, Insomnia, People I Know, The Recruit and Righteous Kill.
    • An interesting fact: In Carlito’s Way and Insomnia Pacino is killed by comedians John Leguizamo and Robin Williams.
  • Jack Nicholson
    • has died in 9 films which include: Easy Rider, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Passenger, The Shining, Batman, Hoffa, Mars Attacks!, The Departed and The Bucket List
    • An interesting fact: Most of Nicholson’s deaths tend to be horribly violent. He was shot, dropped from high places and beaten to death.
  • Brad Pitt
    • has died in 9 films which include: A River Runs Through It, Kalifornia, Legends of the Fall, The Devil’s Own, Troy, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Burn After Reading and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
    • An interesting fact: While Pitt died in both Cool World and Fight Club, he was revived in one as a cartoon character and in the other he never actually existed.
  • Denzel Washington
    • has died in 8 films which include: Cry Freedom, Glory, Heart Condition, Malcolm X, Fallen, The Preacher’s Wife, Training Day and Man on Fire.
  • Christian Bale
    • has died in 8 films which include: Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna, Henry V, The Secret Agent, Mary Mother of Jesus, Shaft, Harsh Times, The Prestige and 3:10 to Yuma.
    • An interesting fact: In The Prestige, Bale got to have it both ways, without spoiling the fun. Those who saw it know why.
  • George Clooney
    • has died in 5 films which include: Return to Horror High, Red Surf, The Perfect Storm, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Syriana.
    • An interesting fact: Although Clooney died in a couple early budget movies, his character actually survived in Return of the Killer Tomatoes.
  • Robert Downey Jr
    • has died in 5 films which include: Less than Zero, Natural Born Killers, Richard III, The Gingerbread Man and U.S. Marshals
    • An interesting fact: In the Singing Detective, Downey did kill himself, BUT it was a hallucination sequence.
  • Sean Bean
    • has died in 5 films which include: Equilibrium, The Fellowship of the Ring, Goldeneye, The Hitcher and Patriot Games.
    • An interesting fact: Bean has a scar over his eye given to him by Harrison Ford while shooting his death scene in Patriot Games. Ford accidentally hit him with a boat hook.
  • Gary Oldman
    • has died in 5 films which include: The Book of Eli, Bram Stroker’s Dracula, The Fifth Element, Leon and True Romance.
    • An interesting fact: It makes sense Oldman made the list since his known character trade mark is a borderline psychotic.
  • Mel Gibson
    • has died in 3 films which include: Mrs. Soffel, Hamlet and Braveheart.
    • An interesting fact: While Gibson only has 3 deaths, he holds the record for number of tortures in the films Lethal Weapon, Conspiracy Theory, Braveheart, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome and Payback.
  • Carl Weathers
    • has died in 3 films which include: Happy Gilmore, Predator and Rocky IV.
    • An interesting fact: After Creed’s Death in Rocky IV, Weathers met with producer Joel Silver and agreed to play an important supporting role in Predator.


  1. Lmao this is so funny. Poor al pacino.

  2. Unlucky DeNiro - you just love dying don't you. Thanks for this post - found it somewhat funny & informative.

  3. even before looking at the list i knew Robert De Niro would be 1st. i guess hollywood just loves killing him.

  4. Haha, they must be sick of filming all those death scenes

  5. I allways felt sick when thingking about having to act like your dying, doing it 20 times seemes terrible.

  6. Cant just know why de niro doesn't die in "taxy driver"