James Woods in 'Best Seller'
James Woods (1947 - )
Holocaust (1978) [Karl Weiss]: Dies of starvation and illness (off-screen) in the concentration camp. His body is shown afterwards when another inmate finds him dead in his bunk. (Thanks to Mac)

Videodrome (1983) [Max Renn]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head with a gun that has become part of his own hand. We see him raise the gun to his hand, then hear the gunshot after the screen goes black. (The scene is shown first as a television image, then repeated in "reality.")

Against All Odds (1984) [Jake Wise]: Shot to death by Rachel Ward. (Thanks to Robert)

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) [Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz]: Apparently commits suicide by jumping into the back of a passing garbage truck, after Robert De Niro refuses to shoot James; we only see James' absence after the truck passes by. (In the original shorter American theatrical release, it was implied that James committed suicide by shooting himself; we only heard the shot from off-camera.) (Thanks to Andre, Jairo, Dan, Stephen, Tommy, and ND)

Best Seller (1987) [Cleve]: Shot twice in the chest by Paul Shenar after he gives himself up to save Paul's hostage (Allison Balson); he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Brian Dennehy.

Citizen Cohn (1992) [Roy Cohn]: Dies of AIDS-related illnesses. (Thanks to Robert)

The Getaway (1994) [Jack Benyon]: Shot to death by Kim Basinger. (See also Ben Johnson in the 1972 original.) (Thanks to Michael)

The Specialist (1994) [Ned Trent]: Killed in an explosion after stepping on a boobytrap in Sylvester Stallone's hideout; we see the explosion from outside the building. (Thanks to Eric)

Killer: A Journal of Murder
(1995) [Carl Panzram]: Executed by hanging, as Robert Sean Leonard looks on. (Thanks to ND)

The General's Daughter (1999) [Colonel Robert Moore]: Shot in the head (off-screen) by Timothy Hutton, who stages the scene to look like a suicide. His body is shown afterwards when John Travolta investigates.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001; animated) [General Hein]: Killed when part of the spaceship falls onto the section where he is, after he causes an overload. (Thanks to Mathew)

Be Cool (2005) [Tommy Athens]: Shot to death in a drive-by shooting that John Travolta witnesses. (Thanks to Michael)

End Game (2006) [Vaughn Stevens]: Killed (off-screen) by Peter Greene; his body is shown afterwards when Cuba Gooding Jr. discovers him. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)

Family Guy: And Then There Were Fewer (2010; animated) [James Woods]: Stabbed to death by Diane Simmons (voiced by Lori Alan) when the lights go out; his body is shown afterwards lying on the floor when the lights come back on. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Tommy)

Straw Dogs (2011) [Tom Heddon]: Shot repeatedly in the chest by James Marsden, after being scalded with hot oil and shooting himself in the foot. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)

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