History HeroicSacrifice / Film

20th Dec '16 12:08:27 PM babyhenchy1
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** ''Film/RogueOne'': One of the {{Central Theme}}s of the story. By the end of the movie, the entire Rogue One team is dead, including [[TheHeroDies the main heroes]], along with a lot of other rebel soldiers, but they also successfully got the Death Star plans and its fatal weakness into the hands of the Rebellion and [[ForegoneConclusion the rest is history]].
20th Dec '16 7:43:51 AM Saveelich
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* In Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice, [[spoiler: Superman]]. He [[spoiler: grabs a [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite spear]] and charges at [[TheJuggernaut Doomsday]], knowing full well that either the Kryptonite or Doomsday will be the end of him. When Doomsday [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice impales]] him through the chest with a bone spike, Clark simply pulls himself further onto it to allow him to drive the spear deeper into Doomsday, stopping the beast at the cost of his own life]].

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* In Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice, ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', [[spoiler: Superman]]. He [[spoiler: grabs a [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite spear]] and charges at [[TheJuggernaut Doomsday]], knowing full well that either the Kryptonite or Doomsday will be the end of him. When Doomsday [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice impales]] him through the chest with a bone spike, [[HeroicResolve Clark simply pulls himself further onto it it]] to allow him to drive the spear deeper into Doomsday, stopping the beast at the cost of his own life]].
4th Dec '16 2:35:47 AM upupandaway42
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* In Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice, [[spoiler: Superman]]. He [[spoiler: grabs a [[KryptoniteFactor Kryptonite spear]] and charges at [[TheJuggernaut Doomsday]], knowing full well that either the Kryptonite or Doomsday will be the end of him. When Doomsday [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice impales]] him through the chest with a bone spike, Clark simply pulls himself further onto it to allow him to drive the spear deeper into Doomsday, stopping the beast at the cost of his own life]].
26th Nov '16 3:20:58 PM nombretomado
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* [[spoiler:Used in the first two''[[ChroniclesOfNarnia'']] films ''several'' times.

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* [[spoiler:Used in the first two''[[ChroniclesOfNarnia'']] two ''[[Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia Narnia]]'' films ''several'' times.
26th Oct '16 12:26:36 PM SSJGoten
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* {{Film/Hellboy}}: In the 2nd movie, the Elf siblings Nuada and Nuala both share the same lifeforce. [[spoiler: Even after being defeated by Hellboy, Nuada vows to continue his RoaringRampageOfRevenge against humans. So Nuala kills herself to stop him.]]
22nd Oct '16 5:24:23 PM Andyroid
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* Darby in ''Disney/DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople''.


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* In ''Film/DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople'', Darby uses the last of his three wishes from the leprechauns to [[spoiler: [[BalancingDeathsBooks take his daughter's place when Death comes for her]].]] Fortunately for him, [[spoiler: King Brian tricks him into making a fourth wish, which negates the last three and Darby's sacrifice, by which time his daughter has recovered from her illness.]]
19th Oct '16 2:34:25 PM JJHIL325
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* This forms part of [[spoiler:Jack's backstory]] in ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians''. [[spoiler:Back when Jack was human, he and his little sister were out on a frozen lake when the ice began to crack beneath her feet. Jack then used his staff to swap their positions, getting his sister out of danger, and falling through the ice himself.]]

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* This forms part of [[spoiler:Jack's backstory]] in ''WesternAnimation/RiseOfTheGuardians''. [[spoiler:Back when Jack was human, he and his little sister were out on a frozen lake when the ice began to crack beneath her feet. Jack then used his staff to swap their positions, getting his sister out of danger, and falling through the ice himself. The selfless act was witnessed by the Moon King who resurrected Jack as a Guardian Spirit with ice powers.]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' [[spoiler: Stoick and Gobber plan to distract the Red Death to give the rest of the Vikings time to get away. They're only saved by Hiccup and Toothless taking over the fight for them, leading to Hiccup himself making the sacrifice as he loses his leg (and very nearly his life) to win the battle.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' [[spoiler: Stoick and Gobber plan to distract the Red Death to give the rest of the Vikings time to get away. They're only saved by Hiccup and Toothless taking over the fight for them, leading to Hiccup himself making the sacrifice as he loses his lower left leg (and very nearly his life) to win the battle.]]



* ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'': [[spoiler: The Bog King]] sacrifices himself by holding up a falling building long enough for everyone else to get away.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'': [[spoiler: The Bog King]] sacrifices himself by holding up a falling building long enough for everyone else to get away. [[spoiler: He survives.]]
7th Aug '16 7:53:38 AM ZimFan89
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** In Film/ThorTheDarkWorld, [[spoiler:Frigga held her ground against Malekith while the latter wanted Jane and the Aether.]]

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** In Film/ThorTheDarkWorld, ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'', [[spoiler:Frigga held her ground against Malekith while the latter wanted Jane and the Aether.]]



* Discussed in TheMummyReturns, during the attack of the pygmy creatures. Like so:

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* Discussed in TheMummyReturns, ''Film/TheMummyReturns'', during the attack of the pygmy creatures. Like so:


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* ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'': During the FinalBattle, [[spoiler: El Diablo]] and [[spoiler: Lt. Edwards]] both do this in order to take out [[TheDragon Incubus]] -- the former fights him and holds him in place long enough for the latter to set off a bomb that kills all three of them.
28th Jul '16 3:14:33 PM stuffedninja
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* In "Film/LazerTeam'' Adam dies to show the team how the dark matter cannon works.

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* In "Film/LazerTeam'' Adam dies ''Film/LazerTeam'', [[spoiler:Adam]] allows himself to be killed by the Worg warrior to show the team how the dark matter cannon works.
16th Jul '16 4:11:23 AM handsonsocks
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* ''Film/{{Aliens}}'': [[spoiler: [[VasquezAlwaysDies "You always were an asshole, Gorman."]]]]

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* ''Film/{{Aliens}}'': [[spoiler: Both Gorman and Vasquez: [[VasquezAlwaysDies "You always were an asshole, Gorman."]]]]
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