Main character dies movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant main character dies movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending and intense films and TV shows about / with death of protagonist, main character dies, violence, death, mentor, heroes, storytelling, dialogue, danger and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as main character dies: Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Jesus (1999), Titanic (1997), You Know My Name (1999), Midway (1976), Ladder 49 (2004), La Bamba (1987), King of Kings (1961), Judas (2004), Hell Is for Heroes (1962).

List of main character dies movies

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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 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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 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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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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 6.8
 18K
Midway (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Plot: world war two, naval battle, military, u.s. navy, war, heroic mission, against the odds, danger, underdog, military life, main character dies, death of protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 70s
Place: pacific ocean, japan, tokyo, germany, hawaii ...
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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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 6.9
 29K
La Bamba (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, death, latin, audition, music business, musician, rock star, music industry, family relations, interracial relations, death of protagonist, main character dies ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, california
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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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 4.9
 444
Judas (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus ...
Style: touching, serious, biblical, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, religions or cults, dishonesty, clergy, injustice, friendship, supernatural ability, ambition, life is a bitch, tragic hero, christianity, main character dies ...
Time: ancient history
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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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 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
Is relevant ?
 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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 8.0
 973
The Vulture (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two old women who happen to be pickpockets stole money from Simon, the taxi driver. The police are unable to find the thieves, so Simon decides to find them himself.
Style: cult movie cast, cult film, tragic ending
Plot: taxi driver, pickpocket, suicide, toast, singer, reward, spy, doorman, police, property, flashlight, lost dog ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary
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The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Plot: heroes, world war two, battles, conspiracy, leadership, society, war, distopia, political unrest, wartime life, battle zone, assassination attempt ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, africa
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Night Creatures (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: What secret lay behind the dreaded Marsh Phantoms, the ghostly riders whose silent approach in the darkness of the bleak, unwelcoming Romney Marshes causes men to die of fright? Are they a genuine manifestation or a cover for illegal smuggling ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: swamp, village, ghost, smuggling, pirate, deadly, nosy, village life, cons and scams, rivalry, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 448K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, serious, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, tough girl, supernatural ability, telepathy, mind control, telekinesis, supernatural, imaginary, immortality, strong female lead, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, rome italy, france, berlin germany, new york ...
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2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, apocalypse, adventure, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, nuclear holocaust, race against time, anti heroes, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
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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Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, macabre, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, violence, undead, teenager, police, college, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 1950s ...
Place: california
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 20K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, knight, wizards, dragon, good versus evil, adventure, witch, betrayal, sorcerer, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 13K
The Mechanic (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem like accidents, thinks himself an artist. It's made him very rich, but as he hits middle age, he's so depressed and lonely that he takes ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, assassin, friendship, lock pick, map, lone hero, assassination, drug smuggling, gangsters, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, los angeles, ireland
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, alternate reality, freedom, chosen one, warrior, virtual reality, precognition, save the world, post apocalypse, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 26K
Mask (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: falling in love, fall in love, human spirit, disability, handicapped, coming of age, teenage love, family relations, protective parent, parents and children, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, vengeance, americana, partners, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, society, heroes, criminal heroes, brutality, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 5K
8 Seconds (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rodeo cowboy, bull riding, cowboy, sport, romance, rivalry, rising to stardom, ambition, human spirit, contests and competitions, rodeo, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, oklahoma, arizona, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 290K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, heroic mission, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, race against time, righting the wronged, sheriff, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, sonora, yuma arizona ...
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The 300 Spartans (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, soldier, battles, heroic mission, adventure, warrior, master warrior, chaos and mayhem, against the odds, chaos, danger, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 60s, 18th century
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, rome italy, egypt
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Deadly Strangers (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat mysterious young man, who she comes to suspect may be a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending, road movie ...
Plot: chase, on the road, escaped mental patient, mental illness, psychopath, crimes, deadly, chases and races, mystery, crime, mentally unstable, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
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