21 Heartbreaking TV And Movie Deaths You're Probably Still Not Over

1. Fred Weasley, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

1. Fred Weasley, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Why Fred? Why a twin? It hurts so much to imagine George in that scene, hoping that his twin was still alive.
Imagine the Weasleys at the Burrow, mourning over Fred.
Picture George staring at Fred's empty bed trying to imagine Fred laying there.
It breaks my heart every time I read or watch this death.
I still cry today.
Some deaths you just can't get over, and Fred's is one of them."

2. Poussey Washington, Orange Is the New Black

2. Poussey Washington, Orange Is the New Black

"It wasn't just the fact that the most beautiful, amazing character on the show – and half of the show's cutest couple – died, it was how.
Watching it happen, slowly, knowing the circumstances...I feel sad thinking about it.
I cried so hard about it I got dehydrated."

3. Ellie Fredricksen, Up

3. Ellie Fredricksen, Up

"I thought the whole montage in the beginning was sweet then the tears hit me like a ton of bricks when it showed her dying.
Not to mention that she was told she couldn't have kids."

4. Hodor, Game of Thrones

4. Hodor, Game of Thrones

"He was such a sweet and innocent character, which is something so rare in GoT.
His death broke my heart and I always cry during that scene.
You could see him accepting his fate in the final moments of the episode."

5. Lexa, The 100

5. Lexa, The 100

"It was the first time I was exposed to the 'bury your gays' trope, and I'm still very upset.
LGBT fans DO deserve better."
"She was strong and fierce and I can't believe she was killed by a stray bullet.
It's absurd!"

6. Jack Twist, Brokeback Mountain

6. Jack Twist, Brokeback Mountain

"It's not actually the death, but the reaction from the other characters.
The scene where Anne Hathaway is on the phone, lying about how he died, and she starts crying, breaks me.
And then the scene where Heath Ledger puts the shirt back at the end destroys me every time."

7. Leslie Burke, Bridge to Terabithia

7. Leslie Burke, Bridge to Terabithia

"She was so full of life, and then she was just gone.
Jess's response seemed so real and raw and beautiful too, I could cry now."

8. Glenn Rhee, The Walking Dead

8. Glenn Rhee, The Walking Dead

"He was such a well-built character who escaped from death so many times.
We saw him grow from a boy into such a good man, and to die like that? Without a fight? It's devastating."

9. Ianto Jones, Torchwood

9. Ianto Jones, Torchwood

"Especially considering he told Jack he loved him as he died in Jack's arms.
I still get angry when I think about it."

10. Joyce Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

10. Joyce Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

"Over the course of four years, Buffy regularly faced evil and horror, yet the one thing she couldn't defeat was something completely natural.
It breaks my heart every time, and I'm getting teary just thinking of it.
And it just keeps getting sadder! Willow crying over not being able to handle growing up, Xander punching the wall, and poor Anya, who cannot grasp how Joyce is just gone because no one will explain it to her.
Absolutely devastating."

11. Noah and Allie Calhoun, The Notebook

11. Noah and Allie Calhoun, The Notebook

"I still bawl like a baby at the end of The Notebook every time.
It broke my heart because my grandmother also suffered from Alzheimer's.
That thought never leaves me, so their passing always gets me right in the heart."

12. Finn Hudson, Glee

12. Finn Hudson, Glee

"Writing the episode to focus on who he was instead of how he died was absolutely beautiful.
It gave the actors a place to show the truly real and raw emotions they were experiencing with the personal loss of their beloved castmate and friend.
If I want a good cry, I watch that episode.
Gets me every time."

13. J.T. Yorke, Degrassi: The Next Generation

13. J.T. Yorke, Degrassi: The Next Generation

"He had just realised that he was in love with Liberty, it was her freaking birthday, it was death to the interracial love, and he was literally stabbed in the back.
The biggest cliché of them all!"

14. Primrose Everdeen, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

14. Primrose Everdeen, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

"The whole reason Katniss risked everything was to save her sister and then she had to watch her die anyway.
I haven't even been able to watch the final movie because I can't deal with seeing that."

15. Hoban "Wash" Washburne, Serenity

15. Hoban

"It has been 12 years and I still don't know anyone who has seen Firefly and Serenity who is over his death.
Devastating is the only word for it.
He was just this perfectly flawed character.
He was funny, vulnerable, ridiculous, loving, insecure, kind, and one of the most universally beloved characters I've ever come across."

16. Matthew Crawley, Downton Abbey

16. Matthew Crawley, Downton Abbey

"I loved him so much as a character and his story was cut off so abruptly in the finale of the season, after the birth of his child as well.
He had so much he planned to do and it is tragic in every way.
I'm always left in tears."

17. Bing Bong, Inside Out

17. Bing Bong, Inside Out

"He represented Riley's childhood dreams and imagination and it was so deep and upsetting to realise that, at some point, we've all lost that part of us."

18. Robbie Turner and Cecilia Tallis, Atonement

18. Robbie Turner and Cecilia Tallis, Atonement

"You find out Robbie and Cecilia are both dead after thinking they reunited and got married.
When the film was done I laid wrapped like a human burrito and crying for a good 20 minutes, sobbing at my mom that I would never trust her again because she said the ending was happy."

19. Lexie Grey, Grey's Anatomy

19. Lexie Grey, Grey's Anatomy

"There was so much about her death that hurt.
She and Mark could've had a future, she was about to finish residency, she and Meredith had a good relationship.
She had so much potential as a character, and her death scene had me in tears."

20. Tara Maclay, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

20. Tara Maclay, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

"Let's be honest – Tara and Willow had the best, most stable relationship on Buffy, and when Tara was killed off it felt like a punch in the heart.
The fact that she was shot BY ACCIDENT just makes it even worse.
I will never get over it."

21. The Tenth Doctor, Doctor Who

21. The Tenth Doctor, Doctor Who

"It's not really a death, because the Doctor technically regenerates, but when David Tennant left I bawled for, like, three days."
"You know his death is coming, but watching him go through the emotional turmoil of seeing it coming, trying to prevent it, and then failing is absolutely gut-wrenching.
I don't think I've ever cried so hard at a character's death before."

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