History HeroicSacrifice / Film

8th Nov '17 5:51:14 AM ZarbiNerada
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* In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 My Little Pony: The Movie]] (G4), Derpy Hooves [[spoiler:sees Tempest Shadow about to petrify Twilight and she tries to rescue the Princess even as Rainbow Dash does. Derpy ends up TakenForGranite and the resulting distraction gives the Mane Six their chance to escape]]. She gets better, [[NotQuiteDead natch]].

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* In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the G4 My Little Pony: The Movie]] (G4), Pony movie]], Derpy Hooves [[spoiler:sees Tempest Shadow about to petrify Twilight and she tries to rescue the Princess even as Rainbow Dash does. Derpy ends up TakenForGranite and the resulting distraction gives the Mane Six their chance to escape]]. She gets better, [[NotQuiteDead natch]].
8th Nov '17 5:50:06 AM ZarbiNerada
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* In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 My Little Pony: The Movie]] (G4), Derpy Hooves [[spoiler:sees Tempest Shadow about to petrify Twilight and she tries to rescue the Princess even as Rainbow Dash does. Derpy ends up TakenForGranite and the resulting distraction gives the Mane Six their chance to escape]]. She gets better, [[NotQuiteDead natch]].
26th Oct '17 12:21:55 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}'', [[spoiler: 9]] attempts to do this in order for [[spoiler: 7 to take the talisman from the Fabrication Machine and therefore destroy it]], but [[spoiler: 1 pushes him out of the way at the last second and is killed in his place]].
** [[spoiler:[[MeaningfulEcho "Sometimes, 1 must be sacrificed for the good of many."]]]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}''
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[[spoiler: 9]] attempts to do this in order for [[spoiler: 7 to take the talisman from the Fabrication Machine and therefore destroy it]], but [[spoiler: 1 pushes him out of the way at the last second and is killed in his place]].
** [[spoiler:[[MeaningfulEcho "Sometimes, [[spoiler:"Sometimes, 1 must be sacrificed for the good of many."]]]]"]]



** Then in the sequel ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'', [[spoiler: Drago uses the Alpha to mind-control Toothless into killing Hiccup by blasting him with one of his fireballs. Stoick sees this and [[TakingTheBullet pushes Hiccup out of the way to take the blow]].]]

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** Then in the sequel * ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2'', [[spoiler: Drago uses the Alpha to mind-control Toothless into killing Hiccup by blasting him with one of his fireballs. Stoick sees this and [[TakingTheBullet pushes Hiccup out of the way to take the blow]].]]



** ''Film/{{Alien 3}}'': [[spoiler: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agCmezMPXqM Bye, Ripley]].]]

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[[spoiler: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agCmezMPXqM Bye, Ripley]].]]Ripley throws herself to her doom just as a chestburster bursts from her chest]].



* ''Film/TheHungerGames'': What Katniss Everdeen volunteering for her sister was intended to be, as she knew her chances of getting out of the Games alive were extremely slim. She does make it out, though.

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* ''Film/TheHungerGames'': ''Film/TheHungerGames'':
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What Katniss Everdeen volunteering for her sister was intended to be, as she knew her chances of getting out of the Games alive were extremely slim. She does make it out, though.



** In the [[Film/IndependenceDayResurgence sequel]], [[spoiler:former President Whitmore]] volunteers to lure the alien Queen's ship in a moon tug strapped with a cold fusion bomb. The bomb detonates, killing [[spoiler:Whitmore]], but the Queen survives. It's still helpful, as the Queen is forced to leave her ship and come out into the open, resulting in her eventual death.

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** In the [[Film/IndependenceDayResurgence sequel]], [[spoiler:former * ''Film/IndependenceDayResurgence'': [[spoiler:Former President Whitmore]] volunteers to lure the alien Queen's ship in a moon tug strapped with a cold fusion bomb. The bomb detonates, killing [[spoiler:Whitmore]], but the Queen survives. It's still helpful, as the Queen is forced to leave her ship and come out into the open, resulting in her eventual death.



** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'': [[spoiler: Captain America stays aboard the [[CoolPlane Valkyrie]] to intentionally crash it rather than risk the lives of a thousands of people, setting the stage for him to become a FishOutOfTemporalWater.]]

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** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'': ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'':
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[[spoiler: Captain America stays aboard the [[CoolPlane Valkyrie]] to intentionally crash it rather than risk the lives of a thousands of people, setting the stage for him to become a FishOutOfTemporalWater.]]



*** In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'', [[spoiler:Yondu stays behind to save Star-Lord following Ego's destruction and gives him the forcefield spacesuit previously given to him by Rocket. Yondu [[SpaceIsCold freezes to death]], and is later incinerated and his ashes are blown into space. Overlaps with RedemptionEqualsDeath.]]

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*** ** In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'', [[spoiler:Yondu stays behind to save Star-Lord following Ego's destruction and gives him the forcefield spacesuit previously given to him by Rocket. Yondu [[SpaceIsCold freezes to death]], and is later incinerated and his ashes are blown into space. Overlaps with RedemptionEqualsDeath.]]



* In ''Film/{{Sunshine}}'', physicist Capa -- and arguably Cassie -- sacrifice themselves to ensure the bomb successfully detonates.

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* In ''Film/{{Sunshine}}'', physicist ''Film/{{Sunshine}}''
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Capa -- and arguably Cassie -- sacrifice themselves to ensure the bomb successfully detonates.



*** Having survived this in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' but also becoming the [[spoiler:Dark Phoenix, Jean]] twice regains her sanity long enough to beg [[spoiler:Logan/Wolverine to kill her]] so she won't kill anyone else. He finally relents at the movie's climax and [[spoiler:impales her on his claws.]]

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*** ** Having survived this in ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' but also becoming the [[spoiler:Dark Phoenix, Jean]] twice regains her sanity long enough to beg [[spoiler:Logan/Wolverine to kill her]] so she won't kill anyone else. He finally relents at the movie's climax and [[spoiler:impales her on his claws.]]
25th Oct '17 5:52:50 AM ChronoLegion
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* The ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' trilogy is rife with Heroic Sacrifices and attempts at the same, including the fate of James Norrington.

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* The ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' trilogy is rife with Heroic Sacrifices and attempts at the same, including the fate of James Norrington. [[spoiler:Barbossa's second (and final) death is this, as he hurls himself off the anchor chain in order to kill the BigBad and fall with him into the ocean, while saving his daughter]].
13th Oct '17 2:55:42 PM ZimFan89
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** In [[Film/KingsmanTheGoldenCircle the sequel]], Eggsy steps on a landmine just before the climatic assault on Poppy's base. Merlin knocks him off it and takes his place, before luring in several of Poppy's {{Mooks}}, so he can [[TakingYouWithMe blow them up with him]], thus giving the others an opening.
22nd Aug '17 3:00:52 PM TompaDompa
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* In ''Film/{{Napoleon}}'', Joséphine's ex-husband volunteers to take the spot when the name "de Beauharnais" is called for execution [[ActOfTrueLove so she can say farewell to their children]].
25th Jul '17 6:53:45 AM MetalMax1991
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* ''Film/TheBeastmaster''. Koto the ferret sees the evil and wounded wizard Maax sneak up on Dar in an attempt to finish him off. Koto leaps onto Maax and both fall into a fire pit.

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* ''Film/TheBeastmaster''. Koto Kodo the ferret sees the evil and wounded wizard Maax sneak up on Dar in an attempt to finish him off. Koto Kodo leaps onto Maax and both fall into a fire pit.
25th Jul '17 6:52:33 AM MetalMax1991
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* ''Film/TheBeastmaster''. Koto the ferret sees the evil and wounded wizard Maax sneak up on Dar in an attempt to finish him off. Koto leaps into Maax and both fall into a fire pit.

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* ''Film/TheBeastmaster''. Koto the ferret sees the evil and wounded wizard Maax sneak up on Dar in an attempt to finish him off. Koto leaps into onto Maax and both fall into a fire pit.
25th Jul '17 6:52:01 AM MetalMax1991
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* ''Film/TheBeastmaster''. Koto the ferret sees the evil and wounded wizard Maax sneak up on Dar in an attempt to finish him off. Koto leaps into Maax and both fall into a fire pit.
11th Jun '17 9:26:14 PM Fireblood
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* In the climax of ''Film/IndependenceDay'', Russell pilots his plane straight into the weak point of the alien mothership to destroy it.
-->Hello boys! I'm baaaaaaaaaaack!!
* ''{{Film/Armageddon}}'': Harry kicks AJ back inside the shuttle to go back to Earth and marry Grace while he sticks around for the necessary manual detonation.
* ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'': Data, homaging Spock's {{heroic sacrifice}} in ''Wrath of Khan''.
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