While some movie characters pass away without any fanfare, other fictional characters' last words leave a lasting impression on our psyche. In particular, the last words that manage to elicit a small chuckle are forever seared in our brains. Even in their final moments, these characters still manage to pull out one last funny line, simply to ensure that they'll be remembered.
Of course, last words in real life are rarely as catchy. But if we could manage to deliver a final line like Dr. Schultz in Django Unchained or Jasper Palmer in Children of Men, we'd certainly go down in history, much like these film personalities.
Take a look below at some of the funniest last words in movie history and vote up the final lines that still make you chuckle.
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Last words: "I hope I give you the sh*ts you f***ing wimp."
While fighting off an angry werewolf, Private Phil "Spoon" Witherspoon (Darren Morfitt) pulls out his best army moves. Although he gains the upper hand against one werewolf, a second werewolf intervenes and Spoon is unable to fight him off. Right before the werewolf eats him, Spoon utters his last words.25451Funny last words?
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Last words: “Right, silly little bleeder. One rabbit stew coming right up!”
In his search for the Holy Grail, King Arthur (Graham Chapman) finds a cave that contains clues to the location of the Grail. Before they enter the cave, Tim the Enchanter (John Cleese) warns them that the rabbit guarding the cave's entrance is a vicious slaying machine.
Doubting that such a tiny bunny could cause any real harm, Arthur instructs Sir Bors (Terry Gilliam) to take care of the rabbit, and he happily complies. He utters his last words on his way to the slaughter, but is completely taken aback when the bunny attacks him and easily rips his head off.24750Funny last words?
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Last words: "Oh, good. For a moment there I thought we were in trouble."
Severely injured and surrounded by Bolivian soldiers, Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman) and Sundance (Robert Redford) make a plan to go to Australia together while taking cover in a building. After solidifying their plan, they prepare to rush out to the waiting soldiers.
Before leaving the building, Butch confirms that Joe Lefors isn't outside. When Sundance states that he didn't see him, Butch breathes a sigh of relief and utters this line, ignoring the fact that he and Sundance are still surrounded. Moments later, they rush out of the building into the waiting gunfire.19740Funny last words?
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Last words: "How's about this one?"
After Blade (Wesley Snipes) is framed for murder, FBI agents infiltrate the home of his mentor and friend, Abraham Whistler (Kris Kristofferson). Whistler manages to delay the FBI agents for a while, but after he's been shot a few times, he can no longer put up a fight. He's cornered by the FBI agents, who tell him that if he moves a single finger, he's a goner.
Whistler responds to their order with his last words, raising his middle finger to the agents and setting off a bomb, ending himself and the men surrounding him.16251Funny last words?