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Any Last Words
So the villain's got the hero cornered. As a mocking gesture, the villain asks the hero if there are any last words he would like to say before he dies. The hero would often make a snappy comeback, a "The Reason You Suck" Speech or a Pre Ass Kicking One Liner, depending on what's going on or what's going through his mind.

A villain who asks this will usually make a comment on what they think of those last words - whether they're good or bad.

Usually related to Pre Ass Kicking One Liner or Bond One-Liner.


Animated Films
  • In South Park Bigger Longer And Uncut, as Terrence and Phillip are about to be executed, Sheila asks them is they have any last words. Phillip responds "Hows aboot 'Get me the fuck out of this chair!?'"
  • Played for laughs in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, as Quasimodo and Phoebus are about to be hanged during the Court of Miracles number.
    Clopin: Any last words?
    (their words are muffled by the rags in their mouths)
  • During the sword fight of Pixar's Up, Mr.Fredericksen is cornered. The villain says, "Any last words, Fredericksen? Come on, spit it out!" Mr.Fredericksen promptly spits his false teeth in his face.

Fan Fiction
  • In Sonic the Hedgehog fanfiction Prison Island Break, Head Warden Mephiles asks the injured and helpless Nack the Weasel if he has any last words.
    Mephiles: I'm a decent warden. So do you have any memorable last words, Westhall?
    Nack: Yeah... Guess I'm gonna die the way I lived... at the wrong end of a gun.
    Mephiles: Very nice. Very... poetic. (shoots twice) Now you get to die... all alone.

  • In the climax of Jumanji. Van Pelt has Alan at gunpoint as one of his dice seems to roll endlessly into the basement. As Van pelt asks if he has any words to say before he kills him, the die finally stops rolling and Alan's space moves to the finish line, and he makes his last word "Jumanji!", which causes Van Pelt to get sucked back into the game.
  • In Enchanted, Prince Edward says this when he believes that Robert has kidnapped Giselle.
    Edward: Have you any last words before I dpsiatch you?
    Robert: You have got to be kidding me!
    Edward: Strange words.

Live-Action TV
  • In the Family Matters episode "A Pirate's Life for Me", Steve, Carl and Laura are walking the plank and they're asked this when they use Steve's time watch to go back to the present.
    Steve: So long, suckers!
    Captain: That's an odd choice of words.

Western Animation
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