The 10 most iconic death scenes in the history of cinema

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Wednesday 04 March 2015 16:50
Showbiz

The death of Mufasa in The Lion King has been voted the most iconic in the history of cinema, according to members of the British public.

1. Mufasa: The Lion King – 45%

2. Jack Dawson: Titanic – 39%

(Leonardo DiCaprio)

3. Marion Crane: Psycho – 37%

(Janet Leigh)

4. Noah & Allie: The Notebook – 34%

(James Garner and Gena Rowlands)

5. Romeo & Juliet: Romeo & Juliet – 26%

(Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes)

6. Bambi’s Mother: Bambi – 23%

7. John Coffey: The Green Mile – 21%

(Michael Clarke Duncan)

8. Kane: Alien – 18%

(John Hurt)

9. Sgt. Elias: Platoon – 14%

(Willem Dafoe)

10. Sergeant Howie: The Wicker Man – 11%

(Edward Woodward)

Perfect Choice Funerals polled 2,246 British adults, all aged 18 or over, with an even split of men and women.

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