|Gene Hackman (1930 - )|
|Bonnie and Clyde (1967) [Buck Barrow]: Fatally wounded in a shoot-out with police; he dies after staggering around blindly in the woods. (Thanks to Mark)
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) [Reverend Frank Scott]: Commits suicide/sacrifices himself by letting himself fall into the fire, after opening a valve to let the others escape. (Thanks to Mark)
Prime Cut (1972) [Mary Ann]: Machine-gunned by Lee Marvin in a shoot-out in a barn; he falls from the hayloft into the pigpen, and dies a short time later while talking to Lee.
March or Die (1977) [Major William Sherman Foster]: Shot to death in combat with the Arab forces. (Thanks to Gary)
Eureka (1984) [Jack McCann]: Burned to death with a blowtorch in his bedroom by one of Mickey Rourke's thugs, after being bludgeoned by Joe Spinell.
Unforgiven (1992) [Sheriff 'Little' Bill Daggett]: Shot to death by Clint Eastwood in the saloon; we only see Clint firing the final shot, and Gene's body is not shown afterwards. (Thanks to Mark and Neil)
The Quick and the Dead (1995) [John Herod]: Shot in the chest and eye in a shoot-out with Sharon Stone. (Thanks to Gary, Emily and Tal)
The Chamber (1996) [Sam Cayhall]: Executed in the gas chamber. (Thanks to Mathew)
Extreme Measures (1996) [Dr. Lawrence Myrick]: Accidentally shot by Hugh Grant when the gun goes off while Hugh is struggling with David Morse; he dies shortly afterwards while Hugh tries to save him. (Thanks to ND and Stephen)
Absolute Power (1997) [President Allen Richmond]: Stabbed to death (off-screen) by E.G. Marshall in Gene's office; we only see Gene greeting E.G., followed by a TV news broadcast reporting Gene's death (believed to be suicide). (Thanks to Eric and Neil)
Antz (1998; animated) [General Mandible]: Providing the voice of an ant, he falls to his death at the end of a struggle with Z (voiced by Woody Allen). (Thanks to Mathew and Neil)
Heartbreakers (2001) [William B. Tensy]: Dies of lung disease; he has a coughing fit and collapses while preparing to make love with Sigourney Weaver, hitting his head on a phallic statue in the process. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Tyler and Neil)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) [Royal Tenenbaum]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack; we learn of his death from the narration. (Thanks to Gary)