Most Popular "Returning Character Killed Off" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
1. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
12 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Votes: 572,360 | Gross: $678.82M
2. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
12 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.
Votes: 207,786 | Gross: $220.16M
3. Black Panther (2018)
12 | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Votes: 447,494 | Gross: $700.06M
4. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
12 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Thor is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.
Votes: 425,474 | Gross: $315.06M
5. The Equalizer 2 (2018)
16 | 121 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
Votes: 78,849 | Gross: $102.08M
12 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Votes: 675,073 | Gross: $381.01M
7. The Avengers (2012)
12 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
Votes: 1,145,491 | Gross: $623.36M
8. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
12 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.
Votes: 440,713 | Gross: $620.18M
9. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
12 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Votes: 625,991 | Gross: $459.01M
10. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
12 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.
Votes: 903,599 | Gross: $333.18M
11. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
12 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the 1980s the X-Men must defeat an ancient all-powerful mutant, En Sabah Nur, who intends to thrive through bringing destruction to the world.
Votes: 340,818 | Gross: $155.44M
12. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
12 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord's encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego.
Votes: 439,719 | Gross: $389.81M
13. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
12 | 146 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
Votes: 412,923 | Gross: $295.98M
14. Logan (2017)
16 | 137 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Votes: 531,704 | Gross: $226.28M
15. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
12 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Political involvement in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between Captain America and Iron Man.
Votes: 545,097 | Gross: $408.08M
16. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
12 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.
Votes: 561,021 | Gross: $330.36M
17. Star Wars: Rogue One (2016)
12 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the Death Star plans.
Votes: 459,724 | Gross: $532.18M
18. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
12 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Votes: 441,014 | Gross: $292.00M
19. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
16 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Votes: 217,546 | Gross: $100.23M
20. Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge (2017)
12 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.
Votes: 217,559 | Gross: $172.56M
21. Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
16 | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as "The Flare".
Votes: 83,679 | Gross: $58.03M
22. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
12 | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After the birth of Renesmee/Nessie, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Votes: 211,033 | Gross: $292.30M
23. Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
12 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The crew of the USS Enterprise explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy, who puts them, and everything the Federation stands for, to the test.
Votes: 204,861 | Gross: $158.85M
24. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
12 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.
Votes: 82,168 | Gross: $59.19M
25. Alien: Covenant (2017)
16 | 122 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
Votes: 217,964 | Gross: $74.26M
26. The Expendables 3 (2014)
12 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.
Votes: 153,030 | Gross: $39.32M
27. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
12 | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 971,743 | Gross: $57.30M
28. Thor: The Dark World (2013)
12 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.
Votes: 516,457 | Gross: $206.36M
29. De Hobbit: De Slag van Vijf Legers (2014)
12 | 144 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Votes: 429,537 | Gross: $255.12M
30. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
12 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
Votes: 768,523 | Gross: $936.66M
31. Fast & Furious 8 (2017)
12 | 136 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Votes: 173,107 | Gross: $226.01M
32. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
12 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
Votes: 633,606 | Gross: $259.77M
33. Spectre (I) (2015)
12 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A cryptic message from 007's past sends him pitted against a mysterious terrorist organization called Spectre, and learns of its involvement in previous events of his most dangerous missions.
Votes: 345,594 | Gross: $200.07M
35. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
6 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".
Votes: 200,745 | Gross: $206.04M
36. Skyfall (2012)
12 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
Votes: 584,175 | Gross: $304.36M
37. Terminator Genisys (2015)
12 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.
Votes: 228,921 | Gross: $89.76M
38. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
12 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones.
Votes: 379,499 | Gross: $202.85M
39. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
12 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes is on the trail of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, who is carrying out a string of random crimes across Europe.
Votes: 387,540 | Gross: $186.85M
42. Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
16 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.
Votes: 60,872 | Gross: $30.35M
44. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
12 | 146 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Votes: 565,899 | Gross: $424.67M
45. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
16 | 162 min | Crime, Drama
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
Votes: 320,729 | Gross: $66.67M
46. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
12 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
Votes: 264,479 | Gross: $113.20M
47. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
12 | 165 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help.
Votes: 279,083 | Gross: $245.44M
48. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
16 | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alice returns to where the nightmare began: The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.
Votes: 72,123 | Gross: $26.83M
49. Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
12 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Votes: 441,116 | Gross: $228.78M
50. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
12 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss and a team of rebels from District 13 prepare for the final battle that will decide the future of Panem.
Votes: 243,123 | Gross: $281.72M