Special Sub-Topic: Simply to Die For
|Hero: Nicole Kidman as a prostitute named Satine, who dies of tuberculosis. Which movie is this?|
Moulin Rouge!. "Moulin Rouge!" came out in 2001, directed by Baz Luhrmann. It also starred Ewan McGregor. It was nominated for a Best Picture Oscar, and Kidman was nominated for Best Actress. The Moulin Rouge was an actual brothel in the 1900s, and it still exists as a museum today.
|Punk: "Star Wars Episode 2" features Temuera Morrison as a bounty hunter named what?|
Jango Fett. He got his head sliced off by Samuel L. Jackson as Mace Windu, Jedi Master. Now that's a punk death.
|Hero: Here's a "Star Wars" death for the sentimental. Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn, in "Episode 1". Who kills him?|
Darth Maul. Who could forget the tattooed freak? Played by Ray Park, this villain took Qui-Gon's life only to be killed minutes later by the Jedi's protegee, Obi-Wan Kenobi.
|Punk: Kevin Spacey as serial killer John Doe, dies in this movie.|
seven & se7en & 7. "Se7en" was a 1995 movie directed by David Fincher. It starred Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, and Gwyneth Paltrow.
|Hero: Bruce Willis as oil driller Harry Stamper, sacrifices himself for his planet in this movie.|
armageddon. He stays behind on an asteroid to detonate it before it hits Earth. Great movie that had an all-star cast including Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Buscemi and Owen Wilson.
|Punk: In "Air Force One", this actor was rudely shoved off a plane under the name of Ivan Korshunov. Who was the actor?|
Gary Oldman & Oldman. Harrison Ford was the "shover" in this case. Gary Oldman played a terrorist who took over the President's plane in this 1997 movie.
|Hero: Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus in this Oscar-winning role. Dies in a grand finale after getting revenge. Which movie?|
gladiator. Which won 2000's Best Picture in addition to Russell Crowe's Best Actor win. This was a great epic which also starred Connie Nielson and Joaquin Phoenix.
|Punk: Joe Pantoliano, as a shifty cop named John Edward Gammell, or "Teddy". Gets shot at the very beginning-- or the very end-- in which movie?|
memento. "Memento" was a 2001 movie directed and written by Christopher Nolan, and also starred Guy Pearce and Carrie-Anne Moss.
|Hero: William Cabot, dies after a nuclear explosion in "The Sum of All Fears". Who played him?|
Morgan Freeman. Also starring Ben Affleck, this 2002 movie adapted Tom Clancy's bestseller of the same name.
|Punk: The movie is "Panic Room". The character is Junior, who gets shot point blank by a fellow robber. The actor's name?|
Jared Leto. "Panic Room", another 2002 movie directed by David Fincher, also starred Dwight Yoakam (yes, the country singer) and Forrest Whitaker as the other two robbers.
|Hero: This death doesn't happen onscreen, but we know it's coming. Susan Sarandon as Jackie Harrison, a woman who has terminal cancer. The movie?|
Stepmom. Also starring Julia Roberts and Ed Harris, this movie was directed by Chris Columbus and came out in 1998.
|Punk: Chris Cooper in "The Bourne Identity". He's a CIA operative who gets shot by one of his own guys. What's his name?|
Conklin. "The Bourne Identity", directed by Doug Liman, adapted Robert Ludlum's bestseller of the same name. Conklin must have been pretty embarrassed when his own guy took him down.
|Hero: Although a villain, his character was conflicted at times and I think he went out with a lot of grace. That's the Green Goblin in "Spider-Man", but who played him?|
Willem Dafoe. Got impaled on his own glider-- can't have been fun. But he asked Spider-Man not to tell his son of his alter ego when he died, so he can't have been all bad.
|Punk: Kirsten Dunst as a little vampire in "Interview with a Vampire". Her first name?|
Claudia. This movie adapted the Anne Rice bestseller in 1994. It also starred Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise. Through no fault of the actors' efforts, the movie's plot faltered and "bit". Kirsten Dunst was smart to die when she did, even if it was a punk death.
|Hero: Colin Ferrell as Detective Danny Witwer in this sci-fi movie really made up for his previous mean attitude when he confronted Max von Sydow and got shot. What movie?|
minority report. "Minority Report" was a great thriller based on a Philip K. Dick story, and also starred Tom Cruise. It was directed by Steven Spielberg. Grab some tissues now and go watch a comedy!
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