Death of protagonist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death of protagonist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense and intense films and TV shows about / with death of protagonist, violence, death, main character dies, heroes, storytelling, gun, mentor, dialogue and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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death of protagonist movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as death of protagonist: Logan (2017), Eden Lake (2008), Titanic (1997), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ladder 49 (2004), All-Star Superman (2011), I Am Legend (2007), Everest (2015), Valkyrie (2008).

List of death of protagonist movies

 8.1
 651K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: emotional, suspense, surprise ending, bloody, futuristic ...
Plot: anti hero, fight scenes, death of protagonist, super strength, superhero, mutant, lone hero, invulnerability, little girl, immortality, rage, experiment ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: north dakota, el paso texas, usa, mexico
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 6.8
 77K
Eden Lake (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eden Lake is a relentlessly tense and immaculately paced horror-thriller about modern youth gone wild. When a young couple goes to a remote wooded lake for a romantic getaway, their quiet weekend is shattered by an aggressive group of local kids. ...
Style: brutal, bleak, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, torture, gang, youth, forest, fear, chase, murder, in the woods, death of protagonist, slasher, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.8
 1.1M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, based on true events, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, love, love story, ship, fall in love, titanic, forbidden love, drowning, iceberg ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, england, new york
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country:
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, dramatic, tragicomedy, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, human spirit, mental institution, freedom, insanity, anti hero, dehumanization, nurse, doctors and patients, unlikely friendships, society, oppression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beginning its tale in 19th century England, young aristocrat Jonathan Joestar finds himself locked in bitter rivalry with Dio Brando, a low-born boy who Jonathan’s father took under his wing after the death of Dio’s father. Discontent with his ...
Style: exciting, tense, entertaining, comic, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, martial arts, violence, super strength, vampire, friendship between men, rivalry, save the day, death of protagonist, teenage love, artifact, death of father ...
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, underdog, athlete and trainer, female boxer, sport, determination, athlete's life, unlikely friendships, human spirit, mentor protege relationship, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, england, california ...
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 6.5
 55K
Ladder 49 (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack has reached a crossroads as the sacrifices he's made have put him in ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: firefighter, trapped, friendship, family relations, rescue, practical joke, death of protagonist, danger, tragic hero, redemption, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
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All-Star Superman (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Lex Luthor enacts his plan to rid the world of Superman, once and for all. Succeeding with solar radiation poisoning, the Man of Steel is slowly dying. With what little times remains, the Last Son of Krypton must confront the revealing of his secret ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, save the world, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, heroic mission, death of protagonist, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, dishonesty, master villain, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
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 7.2
 689K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, plague, future dystopia, loneliness, isolation, heroes, experiment, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 198K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, stranded, forces of nature, mountain climbing, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, climbing, adventure, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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 7.1
 229K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, suspenseful, bad ending, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, german officer, war, resistance, nazi germany, nazi, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, normandy, munich germany ...
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, touching, tense ...
Plot: hitman, loneliness, mentor, friendship, sniper, dark hero, life philosophy, killings, loner, lone wolves, murder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.0
 3K
Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, based on the bible, surprise ending ...
Plot: bible, jesus christ, christianity, resurrection, society, hopes, religions or cults, sin, leadership, jesus, death of protagonist, main character dies ...
Place: palestine
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Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: based on true events, atmospheric, stylized, touching, melancholic
Plot: servant, british history, queen victoria, queen of england, woman, intergenerational friendship, royal court, interracial friendship, friendship, hindu, death of protagonist, muslim ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, florence, scotland, buckingham palace, florence italy ...
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Hungary, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, neo noir, artificial intelligence, genetics, bounty hunter, dark future, main character dies, ex soldier, investigation, inventor, freedom fighter, mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
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 3.2
 2K
Tank 432 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With nowhere else to hide, a group of mercenaries and their prisoners take cover inside a long abandoned Bulldog tank. But, while they try to keep the forces outside at bay, the real enemy is already among them, locked inside the 'Belly of the ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, death of protagonist, mercenary, experiment, military, soldier, teacher, gunshot wound, hazmat suit, shot to death, countryside, british ...
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Veronica Guerin (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, murder, gangsters, investigation, strong female character, drug lord, drug dealing, police, crimes, tragic hero, uncover truth, price of justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, amsterdam, california, new jersey ...
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Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mafia is rife in America where assassinations are a regular occurrence on the streets. Inferno, a mysterious company, is behind most of these dealings through the use of their near-invincible human weapon, "Phantom." One day, a Japanese ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, intense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, memory loss, kidnapping, danger, teenage life, adventure, escapades, undercover, youth, assassination attempt, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, mongolia, america, los angeles ...
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 6.5
 7K
F.I.S.T. (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, gang, rivalry, legal, crimes, against the odds, fighting the system, racism, political corruption, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: cleveland ohio, washington d.c.
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 4.5
 7K
Dark Floors (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: monster, ghost, hospital, elevator, stopped time, survival, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, parents and children, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
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You Know My Name (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In six months, the population of Cromwell, Oklahoma, has climbed from 500 to 10,000. Boom times have come to the oil-rich town. So has a new breed of criminal. You Know My Name is the fact-based story of Bill Tilghman, a lawman and former partner of ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, sincere, serious
Plot: gangsters, hollywood, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, rivalry, nothing goes right, fighting the system, disorder, against the odds, filmmaking, death of protagonist, main character dies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oklahoma, california
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Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, military, u.s. army, soldier, infantry, war, rebellion, heroic mission, military life, anti war, fighting the system ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: germany, france, europe
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King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, jesus, state affairs, tragic hero, political unrest, heroic mission, injustice, christianity, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
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 6.1
 1K
Obsessed (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in 1969 at the end of the Vietnam War, elite officer and war hero Colonel Kim Jin-pyeong is about to get promoted to general. He is a constant subject of jealousy, with the commander for a father-in-law and a beautiful wife. But in truth, his ...
Style: tragic ending, touching, unusual plot structure, tense, twists and turns
Plot: loveless marriage, unfaithful husband, post traumatic stress disorder, love affair, death of protagonist, extramarital affair, sex scene, infidelity, cheating wife, vietnam war, trying to get pregnant, captain ...
Time: 70s
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 3.7
 83K
The Room (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. The happy-go-lucky guy sees his world fall apart when his friends begin to betray him one-by-one.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, cult film, light ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, cheating fiancee, love triangle, friends, best friends, love and romance, slice of life, troubled production, friendship between men, orphan, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
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The Possession of David O'Reilly (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A supernatural shockumentary about a demonic presence in a young couple's home in London.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, couples, deadly creature, losing-it hero, danger, deadly, nightmare comes true, couple relations, supernatural power, death of protagonist, hallucination, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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Garbage, the City and Death (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Romi (Gabriela Mícová), a prostitute, is anything but successful at her job: she is of far too gentle a nature for her clients. The more obstinately she is pushed to the streets by her pimp Franz (Stanislav Majer), the closer she is to a complete ...
Style: realistic, compassionate, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: female impersonator, prostitute, transvestite, dysfunctional family, pimp, gay, humiliation, gambler, man dressed as woman, closeted gay, death of protagonist, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Murdered by My Father (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up quickly, and Shahzad wants to make sure she's set up ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, touching
Plot: brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, muslim, widower, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, college student, death of protagonist, teenage daughter, veil, honor, islam ...
Place: england, london
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Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, battles, military, haunted by the past, hopes, soldier, war, political unrest, idealism, death of protagonist, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
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 4.6
 3K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders leads Seth to believe that Mark is back, and something evil ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, disturbing
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, danger, deadly, supernatural, alien invasion, alien, death of protagonist, alien abduction, chainsaw, diner ...
Time: year 1987, 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa, maine
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