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Decapitation

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There is always a certain 'style factor' in parting an opponent's head from their shoulders, preferably with an accompanying "blood geyser".

Even better, you get to follow the trajectory of said cranium as it falls earthwards, and even perform additional defacements to it if the situation seems to warrant it.

Special effects departments have traditionally loved this type of death, as it was a great excuse to fashion gruesome latex models. These unconvincing mannequin heads are seen less frequently since the advent of CGI though, which we feel is a shame.



30 deaths in this category :
30 Days of Night
  Carter Davies - 22% 'Decapitation' icon 'Hacked' icon 'Offscreen Killing' icon 'Mercy Killing' icon
American Psycho
  Paul Allen - 78% 'Food and Drink' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Former Friends' icon 'Hacked' icon 'Revenge' icon
Bram Stoker's Dracula
  Dracula - 80% 'Self-Sacrifice' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Stabbed' icon
Bram Stoker's Dracula
  Lucy Westenra (undead) - 74% 'Decapitation' icon 'Stabbed' icon 'Former Friends' icon
Chicken Run
  Edwina - 75% 'Decapitation' icon 'Devoured' icon
Conan the Barbarian
  Conan's Mother - 67% 'Decapitation' icon 'Magic' icon
  Thulsa Doom - 74% 'Swordplay' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Hacked' icon 'Revenge' icon
Demolition Man
  Simon Phoenix - 73% 'One on One' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Freezing' icon
Dust Devil
  Dust Devil - 17% 'Unsatisfying' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Shot' icon 'Bludgeoning' icon 'Grab Bag' icon 'Magic' icon
Fellowship of the Ring, The
  Lurtz - 62% 'One on One' icon 'Swordplay' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Dismemberment' icon 'Stabbed' icon
Final Destination
  Billy Hitchcock - 60% 'Ironic' icon 'Tempting Fate' icon 'Decapitation' icon
Hudson Hawk
  Alfred - 46% 'One on One' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Own Weapon' icon
Idle Hands
  Pnub - 69% 'Decapitation' icon 'Resurrection' icon 'Former Friends' icon 'Wrath of the Gods' icon 'Projectile' icon
Law Abiding Citizen
  Clarence Darby - 74% 'Death Trap' icon 'Torture' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Poison' icon 'Dismemberment' icon 'Chase' icon 'Offscreen Killing' icon
Magicians
  Carol - 68% 'Decapitation' icon 'Accidental' icon 'Lover' icon
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  Sir Bors - 80% 'Decapitation' icon 'Animal' icon
Omen, The
  Keith Jennings - 72% 'Decapitation' icon 'Prophecy' icon 'Wrath of the Gods' icon
Other Boleyn Girl, The
  George Boleyn - 66% 'Execution' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Hacked' icon
Running Man, The
  Chico - 50% 'Death Trap' icon 'Explosion' icon 'Decapitation' icon
Shaun of the Dead
  David - 80% 'Mob' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Dismemberment' icon 'Devoured' icon
Sin City
  Kevin - 87% 'One on One' icon 'Ironic' icon 'Torture' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Animal' icon 'Dismemberment' icon 'Devoured' icon 'Revenge' icon
Sleepy Hollow
  Baltus Van Tassel - 90% 'Impalement' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Projectile' icon 'Hacked' icon
Speed
  Howard Payne - 60% 'One on One' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Chase' icon
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  Jango Fett - 50% 'Melee' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Blaze of Glory' icon 'Energy Weapon' icon
Star Wars Episode III : Revenge of the Sith
  Count Dooku - 85% 'One on One' icon 'Duel' icon 'Dilemma' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Dismemberment' icon 'Own Weapon' icon 'Energy Weapon' icon
The Legend of Zorro
  Jacob McGivens - 80% 'One on One' icon 'Swordplay' icon 'Explosion' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Offscreen Killing' icon
Tormented
  Tasha - 34% 'Decapitation' icon 'Revenge' icon
Underworld
  Viktor - 71% 'Melee' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Own Weapon' icon 'Former Friends' icon 'Revenge' icon 'Transformation' icon
Underworld: Evolution
  Kraven - 88% 'Torture' icon 'Decapitation' icon 'Monster' icon 'Stabbed' icon 'Exsanguination' icon
Wrong Turn
  Carly - 96% 'Decapitation' icon