films Great Movies Where the Hero Dies at the End  

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List Rules Only films where the hero dies at the end

Some of the best movies have really tragic endings... and in particular, where the hero dies in the end.  Which great movies are the best where the hero dies at the end?  Please add any more films that I've forgotten!
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Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg

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Philadelphia Jonathan Demme

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Great Movies Where the Hero Dies at the End
clash1977 added Braveheart Mel Gibson

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Great Movies Where the Hero Dies at the End

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Pay It Forward Mimi Leder

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Turner & Hooch Roger Spottiswoode

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Great Movies Where the Hero Dies at the End
teddybear1029 added Terminator 2: Judgment Day James Cameron

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Boys Don't Cry Kimberly Peirce

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12 Monkeys Terry Gilliam

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Life Is Beautiful Roberto Benigni

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Donnie Darko Richard Kelly

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Sunset Boulevard Billy Wilder

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Layer Cake Matthew Vaughn