Does someone sacrifice themselves?

Scenes where characters sacrifice themselves for another character, i.e. by staying behind to keep the monsters off or jumping in the line of fire to protect another character. These are often times incredibly sad and for people with anxiety, or people who has had a close one die from a similar scenario, this can be extremely hard to watch.
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Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
136
No
4
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howdywrites
Technically yes, a line cook does
TV Show • 2023 Report
Yes
87
No
25
11
cetacn
episode two: [ spoiler ] tess sacrifices herself in order to save joel and ellie. she sets fire to the capitol building to eliminate the infected. she is inside when this happens. it happens at around 50:00.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
79
No
2
8
shrubblanket
they don't die, but wednesday is shot with an arrow to protect someone
Movie • 1973 Report
Yes
71
No
0
27
DelanceyElliott
Classic Goncharov.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
38
No
2
1
KamiSteele
There is a scene where two elderly folks ritualistically jump off a cliff, with one not dying on impact and needing to be euthanized with a mallet. The context is that, past a certain age, traditionally villagers opt to die for religious reasons. There's a latter scene with two villagers volunteering to be ritualistically sacrificed via immolation as part of their culture's traditions, but later shots imply they regretted their decision before death.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
34
No
1
2
RiftWitch
OJ confronts Jean Jacket during the final showdown, staring it down to buy time for his sister, and the camera cuts away to her for the remainder of the climax. It is left intentionally ambiguous whether he survived, or if the clues are simply cinematic styling. My interpretation is pretty firmly in the former, however.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
29
No
2
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
27
No
0
2
howdywrites
SPOILER: one of the dads does
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
27
No
2
6
adriantoine
One character drowns to death to save another one. Nothing graphic at all.
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
23
No
1
0
Mike attempts to sacrifice himself to save Dustin but is saved
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
23
No
2
0
Vitya
S2
 E2
Two major characters sacrifice themselves
Movie • 2020 Report
Yes
22
No
0
0
Many times in the series
TV Show • 2010 Report
Yes
21
No
12
0
a character who is already terminally bit allows himself to be eaten alive to buy another character time
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
21
No
1
1
kars4kids
Spoilers: a whale-like creature allows itself to be shot at to protect navi children. The father of the same children repeatedly attempts to turn himself in to save them. In both instances, everyone survives, but characters take action willing to sacrifice themselves.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
21
No
2
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
19
No
0
2
MaskedCorvid
S3
 E3
There's only one time where a character sacrifices themself and dies, Season 3 episode 1 There's also several scenes where a character tries to sacrifice themselves: the last 2 episodes of season 1, Season 2 Episode 7, Season 2 episode 19, and Season 2 episode 21.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
17
No
0
3
Princessssamm
Not effectively, but they try to.
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
17
No
1
1
Everyman
SPOILERS: One character asks another to set fire to an artifact which they believe will save the family. The second character refuses, and the first burns the artifact, inadvertently killing the other.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
16
No
1
1
Pinocchio sacrifices his everlasting life to save Gepetto.
Yes
16
No
0
2
Pantalones
There are two separate instances of self-sacrifice. The first is Harry's parents dying to protect him from Voldemort. The second is during a life-sized game of chess, a character sacrifices himself so his friends can win the game. He is knocked out but not killed.
Movie • 2023 Report
Yes
16
No
3
3
sapphicpixie
Near the end of the movie a main character stays behind to fight a villain, they get pretty severely injured but they dont die
Video Game • 2013 Report
Yes
15
No
0
2
inthxtbleakdec
Tess, a character met early on loses her life to ensure the main characters can escape
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
15
No
2
0
Krinsche
S1
 E1
Last episode or before that, the German worker sacrifices himself to save the Danish girl by locking himself in a room that's flooded
Movie Report
Yes
15
No
0
Podcast Report
Yes
14
No
0
3
Kriz
Multiple characters sacrifices themselves or others, as well as the topic offhandedly mentioned throughout the story
Yes
14
No
0
2
Vibe013
Kinda less sacrifice but someone does die trying to help out the villain
Video Game Report
Yes
14
No
0
3
fadedecho
ranboo in hitting on sixteen, tommy in his finale streams
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
14
No
0
2
apsGirl
Ryan Renolds sacrifices himself for Will Ferrell at the end of the movie. He does end up dying.
TV Show Report
Yes
14
No
0
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
13
No
6
5
malovela
Not completely. Two persons try to rescue someone else, knowing that they're risking their own life to a greater or lesser extent: one of them by going back into a terrifying and dangerous place after escaping; the other by helping someone to escape, thus slowing themselves down somewhat. Neither dies as a direct result of their semi-sacrifice.