popular opinion The Worst Ways to Die  

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List Rules Ways of dying that seem particularly cruel or unusual

The worst ways to die, as voted on by the Ranker Community. Sure, it's a little morbid, but who doesn't think about death every once in a while?

Vote on the worst ways to kick the bucket, and see how your fears stack up against everyone else's. Just don't tell that Grim Reaper dude about any of this...
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1
9,805 1,319
set on fire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

2
9,587 2,313
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Slow Dismemberment

3
8,399 1,698
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Buried Alive

4
5,920 2,080
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5
6,191 2,663
Drowning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Drowning Suicide, Assassination by 'Accident', Assassination by 'Suicide'

6
6,429 1,090
Execution by burning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

7
5,589 1,403
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Drawn & Quartered

8
5,168 2,046
Suffocation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

9
4,642 1,603
Dragged by a Car is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Dragged by a Car

10
4,358 1,617
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11
4,389 1,144
Impalement is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

12
3,797 1,905
Starvation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

13
3,556 1,916
Murdered By Your Own Children is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murdered By Your Own Children

14
3,480 1,818
Shark attack is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

All the Ways You Can Die If You Live Alone

15
4,310 782
Flaying is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Flaying

16
4,751 324
Slowly Burned to Death by Acid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
kenpachikendo added Slowly Burned to Death by Acid

17
3,170 2,164
Cancer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Cancer Assassination in ways which appear natural

18
3,046 1,577
Attacked by a Bear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Attacked by a Bear

19
3,638 447
Torture is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
StacyWolfe added Torture

20
3,782 978
Brazen bull is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Brazen bull

21
3,371 351
Eaten Alive is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
51fordf2 added Eaten Alive

The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

22
2,935 897
Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Iron Maiden

23
2,874 870
Raped and Killed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Aya1 added Raped and Killed

24
2,150 1,316
Gangrene is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Gangrene Assassination in ways which appear natural

25
2,033 1,500
Choking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

26
2,944 761
Eaten by Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Eaten by Cannibals

27
2,536 624
Murdered by Chainsaw is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
blinky.johnson added Murdered by Chainsaw

28
1,954 1,294
Stabbing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

The Top Deaths in A Million Ways to Die in the West

29
1,764 1,625
Execution by hanging is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

30
1,982 1,112
Stomped by Elephant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Stomped by Elephant

31
2,858 623
Stoned to Death is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Jabapac added Stoned to Death

32
1,715 1,177
Murder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Murder Homicide

33
1,958 362
Devoured by Starved Dogs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Switchdoctor added Devoured by Starved Dogs

34
1,468 1,275
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Crushed By A Helicopter

35
1,727 457
Wood Chipper Accident is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
wiabux added Wood Chipper Accident

Celebrities Whose Children Committed Suicide

36
2,297 894
Colon Perforated by a Horse is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Colon Perforated by a Horse

37
1,736 926
Lynching is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Lynching Murder, Homicide

38
1,630 986
Electrocution is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Ways to Die

39
1,247 591
Scaphism is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
mkirkwood added Scaphism

40
1,397 1,213
Fall Off A Cliff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Fall Off A Cliff

41
1,572 1,378
HIV is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
HIV

42
1,298 429
Death of a Thousand Cuts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
wookster added Death of a Thousand Cuts

The Goriest Ways You Can Die In A Pool Without Drowning

43
1,277 284
The Judas Cradle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
LGwynethGuest added The Judas Cradle "The victim would presumably be placed in the waist harness above the pyramid-shaped seat, with the point inserted into their anus or vagina, then very slowly lowered by ropes. The subject is tortured by intense pressure ...

44
1,511 857
Roller Coaster Accident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Roller Coaster Accident

45
1,397 449
Eaten by Piranhas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Coolza added Eaten by Piranhas

46
1,447 821
Elevator Accident is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Elevator Accident

47
1,278 1,072
Breast Explosion is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Breast Explosion

48
1,201 1,215
Spider Bite is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Spider Bite

49
1,545 929
Freeze to Death is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Freeze to Death

50
1,212 998
Car Accident By A Drunk Driver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst Ways to Die
Car Accident By A Drunk Driver