Famous Last Words / Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Iron Man
  • "Don't waste it... Don't waste your life... St...ark..." Ho Yinsen, dying from the gunshot wounds he got to buy Tony Stark time to boot up the first Iron Man suit.
  • "If we are still in business, I will give you these designs, as a gift, and in return, you will gift me with an army of metal soldiers." Raza, before being disposed of by Stane.
  • "Hold still, you little prick!" Obadiah Stane aka Iron Monger, who is then killed by Stark Industries' arc reactor.
    • "Oh, no. I've never mistaken anything about you since you were a kid. Houdini's out of the bottle. We gave... a wonderful gift to the world. I'm stuck. We've done our part. Now it's time for both of us to go. (starts falling through the roof) No! No!" Stane's last words in a deleted scene, where he survived the initial arc reactor malfunction, but falls through the damaged roof onto the arc reactor, killing him.

The Incredible Hulk

Iron Man 2
  • (In Russian) "I am sorry. All I can give you... is my knowledge." Anton Vanko.
  • "You lose." Ivan Vanko aka Whiplash, before his armor and all the drones self-destruct.
    • "We will only be the same when you lose everything. When you lose everything that you love." Vanko's last words in an alternative ending.

  • "Run home, little princess." Random Frost Giant, before getting smacked by a provoked Thor.
  • "It's said you can still hear and see what transpires around you. I hope it's true, so that you may know your end came at the hand of Laufey." Self-explanatory; he is then disposed of by Loki.

Captain America: The First Avenger
  • "Fool! You cannot control the power you hold. You will burn!" The Norwegian Church Keeper, who gets shot by Johann Schmidt after he replies, "I already have."
  • "Stop him!" Dr. Abraham Erskine, before getting shot and killed by HYDRA agent Heinz Kruger
  • "Cut off one head, (crunches Suicide Pill) two more shall take its place. Heil... HYDRA..." Heinz Kruger, committing suicide after being apprehended by Steve Rogers.
  • "Thank you, Schmidt. (Schmidt: For what?) For making it clear how obviously mad you are." Nazi Major General Schneider, vaporized shortly after by a Tesseract-powered turret after the guy below.
  • "You will be punished for your insolence. You will be brought before the führer himself!" Nazi Major Hutter, after discovering that Berlin is on HYDRA's hit-list of bombing targets, right before being vaporized by a Tesseract-powered turret
  • "SCHMIDT!!!" Nazi Colonel General Roeder, right before being vaporized by a Tesseract-powered turret
  • "I'm sorry, Herr Schmidt. We fought to the last man." A German officer, before being killed by Red Skull for failing him, who noted the inaccuracy of the officer's claim with a reply of "Evidently not."
  • "I had him on the ropes." James "Bucky" Barnes, prior to his transformation into The Winter Soldier.
  • "CUT OFF ONE HEAD, TWO MORE SHALL—" HYDRA Red Shirt during the final battle
  • "What have you done? No...!" Johan Schmidt (aka The Red Skull), right before being apparently vaporized by the Tesseract
  • "We'll have the band play something slow. I'd hate to step on your—" Steve Rogers (AKA Captain America), as he crashes the Valkyrie flying wing into the arctic, being presumed dead but actually frozen for approximately seventy years

The Avengers
  • "It's okay, boss. This was never going to work if they hadn't have something to—" Agent Phil Coulson, dying from a stab-wound from Loki. He gets better.

Iron Man 3
  • "Savin, help! Help me!" Jack Taggert, as he explodes from Extremis
  • "Deputy, get this woman—" Tennessee Sheriff, before being killed by Ellen Brandt, one of Killian's mooks
  • "That all you got? A cheap trick and a cheesy one-liner?" Ellen Brandt, before Tony Stark takes her out with an improvised explosive trap
  • "What about you? What happens if you get too hot?" Maya Hansen, before being killed by Aldrich Killian
  • "How did we get this shift?" Mansion Mook #1, killed seconds later by a laser blast from one of the hand pieces of the Mark 42
  • (Referring to President Ellis) "He's not here. Try the jet stream? Speaking of which, go fish." Eric Savin, as he blows a hole in Air Force One, sending passengers flying out, killed by Iron Man's unibeam shortly after.
  • "No more false faces. You said you wanted the Mandarin. You're looking right at him. It was always me, Tony. Right from the start. I AM THE MANDARIN!" Aldrich Killian, the self-proclaimed Mandarin (he's just using the name), before being defeated by Pepper Potts (who was injected with Extremis earlier)

Thor: The Dark World
  • "I will never tell you." Frigga, answering Malekith's question on where the Aether is, right before being killed by Kurse for not cooperating with Malekith
  • (In the Dark Elf Language) "He is an enemy of Asgard, he was locked in a cell." Dark Elf Algrim (aka Kurse). Killed by one of his blackhole grenades on his belt after stabbing Loki.
  • "Do you think that this can be stopped? The Aether can not be destroyed." Malekith, before his battle with Thor ends when the Aether transports him to Svartalfheim, where a Dark Elf ship crushes him.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • "Admit it, Captain, it is better this way. We are, both of us, men out of time!" Arnim Zola, before a missile destroys the facility along with the computers with Zola's conscience.
  • "Sorry, Mr. Pierce, I forgot my phone." Renata, right before being killed by Secretary Pierce because she saw him talking with The Winter Soldier in his home, to which Pierce says, "Oh, Renata, I wish you would've knocked.".
  • "What!? Are you crazy? That is a terrible, terrible idea!" Agent Jasper Sitwell, who, right after saying this, gets thrown out of the car by The Winter Soldier and into the path of an oncoming truck
  • "What are you doing?" Councilman Rockwell to Black Widow as she uploads S.H.I.E.L.D. files to the internet; shortly afterwards, Pierce detonates badges given to Rockwell and the other two council members, killing them
  • "Not if it was your switch." Councilman Singh, in response to Pierce's question of being able to stop terrorist threats at the flick of a switch; he dies alongside Rockwell and Yen when the badges detonate
  • "Hail... HYDRA..." Alexander Pierce, dying from the gunshot wounds inflicted on him by Nick Fury.

Guardians of the Galaxy
  • "Take my hand...." Meredith Quill, who loses her life to cancer.
  • "You will never rule Xandar." Xandarian Red Shirt executed by Ronan during his introductory sequence
  • "Mind your tongue! You will show respect in his presence, you simpering pinion!" The Other, right before being killed by Ronan.
    • "Lower your tone! I may be your—" The Other in another version of the scene
  • "No!" Kyln Warden, as he is killed by Nebula.
  • "I will no longer be your slave!" Carina, before she grabs the purple Infinity Stone to kill herself.
  • "You will never make it to Ronan!" Korath the Pursuer, while fighting Drax, who forcibly removes Korath's implants.
  • "Yondu Udonta! Order your man to turn on the Nova Corps! Enough nonsense, Ravager! Time to die!" Unnamed Sakaaran Captain, before Yondu uses his arrow to kill the entire squad.
  • "Rocket!" Denarian Garthan Saal, before his ship gets crushed by Ronan's ship.
  • "We are Groot." Self-explanatory; he gets better.
  • "You're mortal! How?!" Ronan the Accuser, before he is obliterated by the power of the Infinity Stone via Peter Quill and his buds, to which Quill replies, "You said it yourself, bitch. We're The Guardians of the Galaxy.".

Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • "No, no, I mean..." Dr. List, at the HYDRA base.
  • "I believe it's worth a go." J.A.R.V.I.S. Said before transforming into the Vision.
  • "You didn't see that coming." Pietro Maximoff (aka Quicksilver), who performed a Heroic Sacrifice protecting Hawkeye and a kid from being shot to death by machine gun fire from a Ultron-commandeered quinjet.
  • "You're unbearably naïve." Ultron, before his last body is lasered by Vision.

  • "Darren, I don't think you understand--" Frank, who is then shot by Cross's shrink gun, which reduces him to nothing but lifeless goop, then wiped with toilet paper and flushed down the drain... literally.
  • "Sorry, sweetheart, you have to help daddy pay for his mistakes." Darren Cross (aka Yellowjacket), who is killed when Ant-Man goes sub-atomic and sabotages his suit to reduce him into nothing.

Captain America: Civil War
  • "He said to me 'Please tell Rogers, when you gotta go, you gotta go.' And you're coming with me." Brock Rumlow, a.k.a. Crossbones, telling Steve of a conversation he had with Bucky before trying to blow up himself and Steve; Wanda redirects Rumlow upwards as he detonates
  • "Hail HYDRA." Vasily Karpov, a HYDRA office who Helmut Zemo drowns for not disclosing information on the Siberian Winter Soldier base.
  • "Wakanda is proud to extend its hand in peace." King T'Chaka, caught in an explosion at a United Nations embassy set off by Zemo, who poses as Bucky (aka The Winter Soldier) to frame him.
  • "Sergeant Barnes?" Howard Stark, just before the Winter Soldier, formerly his wartime friend Bucky Barnes, beats him to death with his metal arm.
  • " Howard! Howard!" Maria Stark, before being killed by Bucky while he was the Winter Soldier

Doctor Strange
  • "And you know what that means?" Daniel Drumm, in response to Kaecilius noting that he's been made master of the sanctum, before Kaecilius impales him to gain access to the New York sanctum's beacon
  • "You'd think after all this time I'd be ready. But look at me, stretching one moment out into a thousand just so I can watch the snow." The Ancient One's soul, slowing the passage of time before she passes from injuries sustained by Kaecilius
  • "Dormammu, I've come to bargain." Stephen Strange, several times, during a "Groundhog Day" Loop in which Dormammu repeatedly kills him, until Dorammu ends up giving in, due to being annoyed into submission.
    • "No, this is real." Strange during one of the time loops when Dormammu asks if he's cast an illusion
    • "Just as you gave Kaecilius power from your dimension, I brought a little power of my own. This is time. Endless, looped time!" Strange again when explaining how time can flow in the Dark Dimension
    • "Pain's an old friend." Strange once again when Dormammu emphasizes that the time loop means Strange will be killed by him forever

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • "Oh, God." The Englishman, before his prosthetic eye kills him.
  • "We're here to get you out." Quan Chen
  • "We can take the name "Scorch", and make it mean something." Dr. Debbie, before getting burned to death by Chan
  • "It already does." Chan Ho Yin (aka Scorch)
  • "Go." Fireman Tony Diaz
  • "No! Please, don't do th—" Brian Hayward
  • "Yes, I'm here." Edison Po, right before being killed by the phone he's holding when The Clairvoyant no longer considers him useful.
  • "Apparently, there's been a misunderstanding. We delivered the package as promised. If we could just speak to Mr. Quinn—" Sofia
  • "Let. Her. Go." Carlo Mancini
  • "What do you think, Agent Ward? You shot the wrong Clairvoyant before. Care to shoot the right one?" Victoria Hand, right before being killed by the HYDRA affiliated Grant Ward
  • "I guess living on the edge really pays off sometimes." Eric Koenig, before being killed offscreen by Ward.
  • "Got it." Idaho, who dies when the car he's driving hits the currently solid asphalt Carl Creel
  • "I don't want to die." Isabelle Hartley, being petrified by the Obelisk; Lance stabs her with a knife in a mercy killing
  • "They threatened me, said you were dangerous!" Elias before Donnie Gill freezes him solid and later shatters the body
  • "I am happy to comply." Donnie Gill after his HYDRA brainwashing takes effect; Skye snipes him off a cargo ship, where he drowns in the water
  • (In Italian) "What the devil?" Adamo Dioli as HYDRA loyalists disguised as SHIELD infiltrate a UN meeting and atomize him with a splinter bomb
  • "All I know is that I have a better case to make once Scarlotti's team gets to Beckers. Then SHIELD will be dead in the water." Toshiro Mori, before being ambushed and shot by both Lance and Bobbi
  • "HYDRA will never defeat SH-" Noelle Walters, before being disintegrated by a splinter bomb
  • "Take a team and sweep this place floor by floor." Daniel Whitehall, who is then killed by Phil Coulson, much to the anger of Cal.
  • "No... NO!" Agent Antoine "Trip" Triplett, who smashes the Obelisk to try to stop whatever was happening, but thinks that Skye was fatally petrified and that he made a Senseless Sacrifice. He himself ultimately gets Taken for Granite and shattered before Skye breaks free and reawaken as the Inhuman, Quake.
  • "Why have we stopped?" The Sheikh
  • "No. I want more!" Eva Belyakov
  • "I'll take your pain." Katya Belyakov
  • "Sir, look out!" Sunil Bakshi to Grant Ward, before taking the splinter bomb that Simmons was going to use to kill Ward, which reduces Bakshi to ash.
  • "You'll get everyone killed, you crazy—" Robert Gonzales to Jiaying as he's petrified by the power of the Diviner in her pre-emptive strike against S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • "Even in the darkness, they will see the truth." Raina, whose throat is then slit by Jiaying
  • "Hands off, you freak!" Oliver
  • "Agent May?" Walker
  • "Baby..." Kara Palamas (aka Agent 33), who is mistakenly gunned down by Ward who believed she was Agent May.
  • "I'm trapped in here. That's not possible! What did you do?" Gordon, whose now-dampened teleportation range leads to him warping into and being impaled by a pipe Fitz was holding
  • "Cal, what are you doing?" Jiaying, who is then killed by Cal, trying to save Skye from being killed by her, and to spare Skye the pain of being the one to kill her.
  • "Just another day, but I scheduled a meeting with Malick, and that way—" Rosalind, who is then shot in the throat from a sniper rifle wielded by Grant Ward, killing her.
  • "I could move faster if you hadn't shot me... twice." Grant Ward, who dies when his chest is crushed by Phil Coulson. His corpse is then taken over by Hive, a body-snatching worm-like Inhuman, who uses Ward's corpse to escape back to Earth.
  • "That's funny, we're trying to do the same." Andrew Garner, before turning into Lash permanently
  • "Do what you have to." Stephanie Malick, who is suffocated afterwards by Hive's powers
  • "And I won't be kept from my daughter." Gideon Malick, who is killed by a possessed Daisy (formerly known as Skye).
  • "You should be proud of what we've become." Alisha, before being killed by a Kree Reaper.
  • "Now you're free." Lash, freeing Daisy from Hive's control, right before being impaled by James/Hellfire.
  • "To feel a connection. But you must feel that already. To sacrifice for them...with all their flaws." Hive, while in Ward's form, on a quinjet with Lincoln, right before it explodes.
  • "They're only human." Lincoln Campbell, same.
  • "When the Rider burns you, he burns your soul. And your soul will never heal." A member of the Watchdogs warning Daisy about the Ghost Rider before bleeding out from injuries sustained by him
  • "You're like your uncle. You have the same fire." Lucy Bauer facing down the Ghost Rider, who then destroys her soul
  • "No!" Eli Morrow, as Ghost Rider drags him off to hell while burning him
  • "What the hell?" Agent Nathanson, before Aida snaps his neck after he discovers that she's been keeping an unconscious May prisoner.

Agent Carter
  • "Atta girl." Roger Dooley, in response to Peggy Carter promising to catch Johann Fennhoff; afterwards, Dooley jumps out a window while wearing an explosive vest Fennhoff forced onto him, which detonates mid-fall

  • "Just once, I want Mattie to hear people cheer for his old man. Just once." Jack Murdock before winning a fight he was meant to throw and being shot dead afterward
  • "This is how he negotiates, huh?" Prohashka before being beat in the head with a bowling ball by hitman John Healy
  • "You should have just killed me, you coward." John Healy before ramming his head through a spike out of fear of the consequences of telling Matt about Wilson Fisk
  • "I will tell you everything I know, for deal." Piotr, before being shot by Detective Blake for mentioning Wilson Fisk by name
  • "Second floor! Perp in mask! Wounded civilian—" Officer Sullivan radioing the police on his situation before being knocked unconscious by Matt and later stabbed by a corrupt SWAT agent
    • "What the fuck? No!" Officer Sullivan's last words, according to the official captions, through the gag.
  • "Is it my turn for this?" Detective Blake, succumbing to the effects of being poisoned
  • "You believe this kid? He gets that shit from you." Bill Fisk, before the young Wilson smashed his skull with a hammer
  • "It is not enough." Nobu, shortly before being burnt alive while fighting Matt; the Hand later resurrects him
    • "(in Japanese) Finish him." Nobu's last words in season two, before Matt sends him off a building, whereupon Stick decapitates him
  • "Miss Page—" James Wesley attempting to talk Karen Page into putting down a loaded gun before being shot dead
  • "I wrote a lot of stories in my years pushing ink. You know how many times people have threatened me, get me to keep my mouth shut?" Ben Urich before Wilson Fisk strangles him to death for talking to Fisk's mother
  • "Wait, wait!" Leland Owlsley attempting to reason with Fisk over a failed attempt on Vanessa's life before Fisk throws him down an elevator shaft
  • "I'm just trying to make a buck!" a pawn shop owner trying to solicit Frank Castle into buying child pornography before Frank beats him to death with a baseball bat
  • "Why didn't you stop him?" Elliot Grope aka Grotto, bleeding out from a gunshot wound inflicted from Frank Castle
  • "You know, maybe you've been out of the game too long to remember. Death... is part of the deal." Seamus, prior to Finn Cooley stabbing him in the eye with an ice pick
  • "Your family? Who cares?" Finn refusing to tell Frank Castle the identity of his family's killers before being shot in the face
  • "I heard about you. News travels fast around here. But there were almost 100 bangers that day, and every finger found a trigger. You know, this crusade of yours... it's never gonna end, right? Right?" Dutton
  • "Look, I... I know what I've done here. But please. I don't give a shit about my job anymore. I just wanna keep my family safe." Samantha Reyes
  • "The Hand didn't send me. Stick did." Jacques Duchamps before Elektra stabs him to death with his own sai
  • "Temple!" Louisa protecting Claire from a Hand ninja who instead impales her
  • "You stupid son of aŚ" Colonel Schoonover, aka the Blacksmith, shot by Frank Castle to exact revenge for his family's death
  • "This is not the end." Elektra, as she bleeds out in Matt's arms after intercepting a blow meant for him.

Jessica Jones
  • "Because I love her." Ruben, before Kilgrave forces him to slit his throat
  • "She broke it! She broke my Game Boy!" Phillip Jones, inadvertently setting up the car accident that kills him and his parents
  • "Jessica why did you-" Brian Jones, turning around to address Jessica
  • "Brian!" Alisa Jones, trying to tell her husband to focus on the truck he's about to crash into
  • "Kilgrave asked me to give this to you." Elizabeth DeLuca, attempting to kill Simpson with a bomb he planted earlier before triggering it
  • "You're our responsibility. We have got to stop you." Louise Thompson, before Kilgrave has her stab herself to death with scissors
  • "A hotel on Washington. Across from Barbuto." Oscar Clemons informing Will Simpson of Trish and Albert's ploy to create a vaccine against Kilgrave's powers; Simpson then shoots him in the head
  • "Twenty nine..." Wendy Ross-Hogarth attempting to kill Jeri by cutting her a thousand times; Pam interrupts her by hitting her with a metal vase, the impact of which sends Wendy tumbling head-first into the corner of a table
  • "You can kill him now. [...] Tell me. Tell me! Tell me." Hope Shlottman committing suicide to leave Kilgrave without any leverage in his attempt to walk free
  • "He's stronger. Don't listen. Don't look at him. He'll make you kill." Albert Thompson warning Jessica about Kilgrave before dying from blood loss due to one of Kilgrave's unwilling henchmen cutting his arms off
  • "Tell me you love me." Kevin Thompson aka Kilgrave, convinced Jessica is once more susceptible to his powers; Jessica, merely faking, tells Trish she loves her before snapping Kilgrave's neck

Luke Cage
  • "He's gonna know I'm gone, they're gonna know it was an inside job!" Dante, shot by Shameek when he voices his concerns over Cornell's weapons deal
  • "Always forward. Always... forward." Henry "Pop" Hunter, after his barbershop is shot up by one of Cottonmouth's goons, with him hit by a stray bullet.
  • "A casualty of war. You know, shit happens." Tone, before Cottonmouth throws him off a building for Pop's accidental killing
  • "Luke Cage, I don't even—" Wilfredo "Chico" Diaz, telling Rafael Scarfe about Luke's raiding of Cottonmouth's safehouses and his willingness to testify against him; Scarfe, actually on Stokes' payroll, proceeds to strangle Chico with a tie
  • "Yeah, you're gonna stop me?" Albert Rackham attempting to destroy Noah Burstein's experiment on Luke Cage when the machine Cage is in explodes
  • "Maybe if we leave this Luke Cage cat alone, give him his side of the street, we take ours." Koko trying to reason with Cottonmouth before being shot
  • "Yeah, you got rapport... I'm sorry..." Detective Rafael Scarfe, bleeding out from a Cottonmouth-inflicted gunshot wound
  • "Look at me... LOOK AT ME! Every time—" Uncle Pete yelling at a young Cornell Stokes before Cornell kills him for getting involved with drug trades
  • "You wanted it, Mariah. And you know it." Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes, regarding his cousin Mariah Dillard being raped as a child by her uncle; in a blind rage, Mariah shoves Cornell out a second-story window and caves his chest in with a microphone stand
  • "Why are you telling me all this?" Damon Boone in response to Diamondback telling him his life story before being killed with a superpowered punch
  • "You're the second person to say that to me today. I'm my own man, Shades." Zip after being called a disappointment; he then attempts to assassinate Shades, but is overpowered and instead killed by him
  • "Where are you, Misty?" Candace Miller, waiting for Mercedes "Misty" Knight to arrive so she can disclose information about Mariah killing Cottonmouth; because Shades stole the phone Misty was using to communicate with Candace, he is able to track her down and shoot her

Iron Fist
  • "We've got you, Danny." Heather Rand prior to being sucked out of a damaged jet plane

Iron Man: I am Iron Man
  • "Don't waste it... don't waste your life..." Ho Yinsen

The Avengers: Black Widow Strikes
  • "Well... When you put it that way..." Mikhail Fjodorov
  • "Don't—Don't give in, Natasha—" Gennady Markov
  • "She's retargeted the bloody missiles from the ground. Point them back correctly! Quickly, now!" Richard Frampton
  • "I know I'm not you. I'm better. I win." Sofia

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Prelude
  • "He's going for the serum! Stop—" Dr. Abraham Erskine

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Iron Man
  • "Don't force my hand." Madame Masque
The Incredible Hulk
  • "Let's see which of us is strongest!" Bi-Beast

Iron Man
  • "I guess this is a draw. The genie is out of the bottle. We've done our part. We've brought a great gift to the world and now it is time to go. That is the law of nature, Tony." Obadiah Stane. Tony watches him fall and answers, "And that is the law of gravity."