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Poll: Tragic Movie Figures

These are just some unfortunate souls. They're sometimes misunderstood, live in sadness or end up tragically. But it's not just about the character who dies in the end, but the entire story is considered tragic.

Who is your favorite Tragic Movie Figures? Discuss Here

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    Professor Severus Snape

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    Jay Gatsby

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    R.P. McMurphy

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    Dave Boyle

    Dave Boyle in Mystic River (2003)
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    Wladyslaw Szpilman

    Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist (2002)
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    Oskar Schindler

    Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List (1993)
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    Sara Goldfarb

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    Maggie Fitzgerald

    Maggie Fitzgerald in Million Dollar Baby (2004)
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    Evelyn Mulwray

    Evelyn Mulwray in Chinatown (1974)
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    Darth Vader

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    William Wallace

    William Wallace in Braveheart (1995)
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    Maximus Decimus Meridius

    Maximus in Gladiator (2000)
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    Randy 'The Ram' Robinson

    Randy "The Ram" Robinson in The Wrestler (2008)
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    Fantine Thénardier

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    John Merrick

    John Merrick (The Elephant Man) in The Elephant Man (1980)
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    Don Michael Corleone

    Michael Corleone in The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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    Carrie White

    Carrie White in Carrie (1976)
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    Ben Sanderson

    Ben Sanderson in Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
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    Evan in The Butterfly Effect (2004) director's cut
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    Sonmi-451 in Cloud Atlas (2012)
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    Lucas in Jagten (2012)
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    Seth Brundle

    Seth Brundle in The Fly (1986)
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    Selma Jezkova

    Selma Jezkova in Dancer in the Dark (2000)
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    Bess McNeill

    Bess McNeill As played by Emily Watson in Breaking the Waves (1996)
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    Neil Perry

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    Thomas Becket

    Thomas Becket in Becket (1964)