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
- 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?
- 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.