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* In ''Film/LeftForDead'', PreacherMan Mobius Lockhardt is completely shattered when he is forced to watch Mary Black and her gang of whores murder his wife and their unborn child in front of him. He renounces God and gives himself to Satan.


*** Padme goes over this when she learns what Anakin has become, recognizing that the man she loved is effectively dead. Obi-Wan teeters perilously close to this for the same reason, but manages to pull himself out of it.

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*** ** Padme goes over this when she learns what Anakin has become, recognizing that the man she loved is effectively dead. Obi-Wan teeters perilously close to this for the same reason, but manages to pull himself out of it.



* ''Film/{{Gettysburg}}'' showed General George Pickett cross this after the failure of his charge.
* Oh Dae-su of ''Film/{{Oldboy 2003}}'' crossed his [=DEH=] after learning that [[spoiler:his lover was actually his long lost daughter, and his mortal enemy had the means to reveal the truth to her with a simple phone call]]. His reaction to this is hard to watch.

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* %%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* ''Film/{{Gettysburg}}'' showed General George Pickett cross this after the failure of his charge.
* %%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Oh Dae-su of ''Film/{{Oldboy 2003}}'' crossed his [=DEH=] after learning that [[spoiler:his lover was actually his long lost daughter, and his mortal enemy had the means to reveal the truth to her with a simple phone call]]. His reaction to this is hard to watch.



* In ''Film/BlackDeath'', [[spoiler:Osmund]] certainly suffers one of these as a result of his journey.

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* %%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* In ''Film/BlackDeath'', [[spoiler:Osmund]] certainly suffers one of these as a result of his journey.



* ''Film/FourteenNinetyTwoConquestOfParadise'': After the storm, Columbus reaches it.
* Maverick from ''Film/TopGun'' very nearly goes through this after [[spoiler: Goose dies]].

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* %%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* ''Film/FourteenNinetyTwoConquestOfParadise'': After the storm, Columbus reaches it.
* %%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* Maverick from ''Film/TopGun'' very nearly goes through this after [[spoiler: Goose dies]].


* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', but doom

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', but doom''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'':



** After spending 13 years tethering on the edge, Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fully crosses it when [[spoiler:she is informed by Hans that her sister is dead because of her own actions, her very own fear coming true]] which makes her numb so much that she falls to the ground, completely unwilling to defend herself as [[spoiler:Hans proceeds to finish her off and become the new ruler of Arendelle]].
** Anna reaches it in ''Disney/FrozenII'' when [[spoiler:Elsa and Olaf die]], but she eventually manages to power through by singing a GriefSong.

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** After spending 13 years tethering teetering on the edge, Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fully crosses it when [[spoiler:she is informed by Hans that her sister is dead because of her own actions, her very own fear coming true]] which makes her numb so much that she falls to the ground, completely unwilling to defend herself as [[spoiler:Hans proceeds to finish and makes no acknowledgement of anything else that happens around her, either because she's too lost in her off and become the new ruler of Arendelle]].
grief to notice or because she no longer cares.
** Anna reaches it in ''Disney/FrozenII'' when [[spoiler:Elsa and Olaf die]], feeling as if all hope is gone but she eventually manages to power through by singing a GriefSong.
[[DeterminedDefeatist still goes on anyway]].
-->You are lost\\
Hope is gone\\
But you must go on\\
And do the next right thing


* After spending 13 years tethering on the edge, Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fully crosses it when [[spoiler:she is informed by Hans that her sister is dead because of her own actions, her very own fear coming true]] which makes her numb so much that she falls to the ground, completely unwilling to defend herself as [[spoiler:Hans proceeds to finish her off and become the new ruler of Arendelle]].
* Anna reaches it in ''Disney/FrozenII'' when [[spoiler:Elsa and Olaf die]], but she eventually manages to power through.

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* ''Franchise/{{Frozen}}'':
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After spending 13 years tethering on the edge, Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fully crosses it when [[spoiler:she is informed by Hans that her sister is dead because of her own actions, her very own fear coming true]] which makes her numb so much that she falls to the ground, completely unwilling to defend herself as [[spoiler:Hans proceeds to finish her off and become the new ruler of Arendelle]].
* ** Anna reaches it in ''Disney/FrozenII'' when [[spoiler:Elsa and Olaf die]], but she eventually manages to power through.
through by singing a GriefSong.



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* Anna reaches it in ''Disney/FrozenII'' when [[spoiler:Elsa and Olaf die]], but she eventually manages to power through.


* The soldiers in ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'', had apparently crashed over this line before the events of the movie had even taken place.

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* The soldiers in ''Film/TwentyEightDaysLater'', had apparently crashed over this line before the events of the movie had even taken place.place as they believe the entire world has ended and that humanity has no future. The only one to remain a noble and heroic man was Sergeant Farrell, and it's potentially only because he believes TheVirus couldn't have escaped the island and that the rest of the world has simply quarantined them. [[spoiler:He's right.]]


* The Beast crosses it at the end of both ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' and its [[{{Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017}} live-action remake]]. After letting Belle go just hours before the last petal falls, he realizes that in doing so, he has lost the love of his life, kissed any chance of becoming human again goodbye AND (in the remake) effectively sentenced his beloved servants to death. He is so distraught that, when Mrs. Potts (Cogsworth in the remake) comes to inform him that Gaston and his cronies are invading the castle, he tells her/him to "let them come". When Gaston finally reaches the Beast's tower, the cursed prince doesn't even TRY to fight him at first. In the remake, Gaston sends him even further over the edge (if that's even possible!) by telling him that "Belle sent me!". He perks up a bit once Belle finally arrives, but has still clearly resigned himself to his DisneyDeath, to the point of insisting that "maybe it's better this way". Yikes.

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* The Beast crosses it at the end of both ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' and its [[{{Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017}} live-action remake]]. After letting Belle go just hours before the last petal falls, he realizes that in doing so, he has lost the love of his life, kissed any chance of becoming human again goodbye AND (in the remake) effectively sentenced his beloved servants to death. He is so distraught that, when Mrs. Potts (Cogsworth in the remake) comes to inform him that Gaston and his cronies are invading the castle, he tells her/him to glumly replies "let them come". When Gaston finally reaches the Beast's tower, the cursed prince doesn't even TRY to fight him at first. In the remake, Gaston sends him even further over the edge (if that's even possible!) by telling him that "Belle sent me!". He perks up a bit once Belle finally arrives, but has still clearly resigned himself to his DisneyDeath, to the point of insisting that "maybe it's better this way". Yikes.


** In ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', the Emperor tries his best to push young Skywalker over this, so he will [[FaceHeelTurn turn to the dark side]], by showing the Death Star is still shielded, his friends are going to die, and the Rebels are losing the battle.

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** In ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', the Emperor tries his best to push young Skywalker over this, so he will [[FaceHeelTurn turn to the dark side]], by showing the Death Star is still shielded, his friends are going to die, and the Rebels are losing the battle.going to be defeated once and for all.


* The Beast crosses it at the end of both ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' and its [[{{Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017}} live-action remake]]. After letting Belle go just hours before the last petal falls, he realizes that in doing so, he has lost the love of his life, kissed any chance of becoming human again goodbye AND (in the remake) effectively sentenced his beloved servants to death. He is so distraught that, when Mrs. Potts (Cogsworth in the remake) comes to inform him that Gaston and his croonies are invading the castle, he tells her/him to "let them come". When Gaston finally reaches the Beast's tower, the cursed prince doesn't even TRY to fight him at first. In the remake, Gaston sends him even further over the edge (if that's even possible!) by telling him that "Belle sent me!". He perks up a bit once Belle finally arrives, but has still clearly resigned himself to his DisneyDeath, to the point of insisting that "maybe it's better this way". Yikes.

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* The Beast crosses it at the end of both ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' and its [[{{Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017}} live-action remake]]. After letting Belle go just hours before the last petal falls, he realizes that in doing so, he has lost the love of his life, kissed any chance of becoming human again goodbye AND (in the remake) effectively sentenced his beloved servants to death. He is so distraught that, when Mrs. Potts (Cogsworth in the remake) comes to inform him that Gaston and his croonies cronies are invading the castle, he tells her/him to "let them come". When Gaston finally reaches the Beast's tower, the cursed prince doesn't even TRY to fight him at first. In the remake, Gaston sends him even further over the edge (if that's even possible!) by telling him that "Belle sent me!". He perks up a bit once Belle finally arrives, but has still clearly resigned himself to his DisneyDeath, to the point of insisting that "maybe it's better this way". Yikes.

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*** Padme goes over this when she learns what Anakin has become, recognizing that the man she loved is effectively dead. Obi-Wan teeters perilously close to this for the same reason, but manages to pull himself out of it.


* ''Film/WonderWoman'': Diana gets dangerously close to the precipice when [[spoiler: Steve sacrifices himself]]. In her despondent rage, she vents on all the German soldiers, and comes close to gruesomely crushing Dr. Poison with a tank. She pulls herself back when she tries hard to figure out what [[spoiler:Steve]] was saying to her when her SteelEardrums failed her a few moments before.

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* ''Film/WonderWoman'': ''Film/WonderWoman2017'': Diana gets dangerously close to the precipice when [[spoiler: Steve sacrifices himself]]. In her despondent rage, she vents on all the German soldiers, and comes close to gruesomely crushing Dr. Poison with a tank. She pulls herself back when she tries hard to figure out what [[spoiler:Steve]] was saying to her when her SteelEardrums failed her a few moments before.


*** Thor, when [[spoiler:Thanos kills Heimdall and Loki.]]

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*** Thor, when [[spoiler:Thanos kills Heimdall and Loki.]]Loki along with half of the remaining Asgardians he was charged with leading in the [[Film/ThorRagnarok aftermath of their homeworld's destruction]]]]. This isn't even [[FromBadToWorse the end of it for him]] thanks to the events of ''Infinity War'' and the [[Film/AvengersEndgame subsequent film]], which leaves him a shell of a man.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'':

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'':The Beast crosses it at the end of both ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' and its [[{{Film/BeautyAndTheBeast2017}} live-action remake]]. After letting Belle go just hours before the last petal falls, he realizes that in doing so, he has lost the love of his life, kissed any chance of becoming human again goodbye AND (in the remake) effectively sentenced his beloved servants to death. He is so distraught that, when Mrs. Potts (Cogsworth in the remake) comes to inform him that Gaston and his croonies are invading the castle, he tells her/him to "let them come". When Gaston finally reaches the Beast's tower, the cursed prince doesn't even TRY to fight him at first. In the remake, Gaston sends him even further over the edge (if that's even possible!) by telling him that "Belle sent me!". He perks up a bit once Belle finally arrives, but has still clearly resigned himself to his DisneyDeath, to the point of insisting that "maybe it's better this way". Yikes.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', but doom


* In the Creator/MontyPython film ''Now for Something Completely Different'': Parodied in the "Marriage Guidance Counsellor" sketch. [[spoiler: At the end Mr Peuty, in despair because his wife is making out with the counselor, walks out of the office, whereupon a [[AmusingInjuries 16-ton weight drops on him]] and the caption reads "So much for pathos."]]

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* In the Creator/MontyPython film ''Now for Something Completely Different'': Parodied in the "Marriage Guidance Counsellor" sketch. [[spoiler: At the end Mr Peuty, in despair because [[YourCheatingHeart his wife is making out with currently seducing the counselor, counselor]], walks out of the office, whereupon a [[AmusingInjuries 16-ton weight drops on him]] and the caption reads "So much for pathos."]]

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* In ''Film/ThirteenWomen'', June Raskob goes mad after being manipulated into killing her twin sister May by dropping her during their trapeze act. Grace later comments that June has been confined to an asylum ever since the accident.

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