Quotes / Black Dude Dies First

Ira: [spots a small alien organism] Hey, cool. Snag one.
Harry: "Snag one"?
Ira: Yeah, snag it and put it in the bucket.
Harry: I've seen this movie. The black dude dies first. You snag it.

"It must be a racist shark, because out of the four of them, it eats the black man."
MikeJ reviewing Jaws 3D

"All I can say is, I'm worried. We're in a lousy horror movie and I'm the only black person around. Clearly I need to hire more black people."
The Nostalgia Critic's review of Jaws 3D

"Hispanic and cocky? Yeah, you'd totally die first."
Ryan, Castle

"He's Seagal's best friend, he's black and he's in a war. Oh, he is so dead!"
Film Brain reviewing Mercenary For Justice

Jennifer Lawrence: We were attacked and...
James McAvoy: Don't tell me. They killed the black guy, right?
Jennifer Lawrence: Right. Did you read my mind?
James McAvoy: No, I've just seen ANY MOVIE EVER.

"Brothers don't last long in situations like this."
Joel, Scream 2

"I'm the one black guy. You realize how precarious that makes my situation?"
T-Dog, The Walking Dead

"At this point we can easily predict the death of the assistant... He's an African American, and so falls under the BADF action movie rule ('The Brother Always Dies First')."
Roger Ebert's review of The Edge, September 26, 1997.

"Man, what is that, the fastest black guy death in a video game ever?"
Pat on Franco's death before gameplay even begins, Two Best Friends Play Dead Space 2

Nagilum: Now would be a good time to learn about death by killing one of you.
Riker: Oh, no!
Picard: Oh, no!
Troi: Oh, no!
Data: Oh, no!
Black, unnamed Red Shirt: MOTHER FUCKER! [dies]
Picard: Send another red-shirted black fellow to the bridge.
[Geordi leaves]
SF Debris review of Star Trek: The Next Generation, "Where Silence Has Lease"

"Practically a suicide mission. I volunteer."
Jacob needs to watch more movies, Mass Effect 2

"The black guy has to die first. Now, I know what you're thinking: 'He's racist!' But no, the black guy does die first, and sadly, it is the case in pretty much every horror film out there at the moment."

Viga: What's going on?
Linkara: We have evidence that there are ghosts in the house, and they're probably not friendly.
Viga: (picking up a suitcase and walking off) Nope! Nope! Nope! Nope...
Linkara: Wait, where are you going?
Viga: It's October, I'm black, and horror shit is going around so I don't want to be the first one killed.
Atop the Fourth Wall "A Nightmare on Elm Street: Paranoid #2"

Daisy: We should split up, we’ll cover more ground.
Mack: Oh no! Have you not watched any alien movie ever? Besides, we split up and we all know who’s going out first...

"We're here reporting live for "Black TV". White folks are dead, so we gettin' the fuck outta here!"
A black reporter, Scary Movie