5 Heroic Movie Sacrifices (That Make No Sense)

Just kidding. In the Fast & Furious-verse, everyone is ambidextrous. Now, maybe Gisele wanted to be really certain of hitting this guy. But do you know what’s harder than drawing and firing a gun one-handed? Drawing and firing two-handed at a target who’s on a vehicle that’s accelerating away from you because you’re now in free fall. She makes that shot, because she has gun superpowers, but she could have made the other shot too.

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To be fair, maybe she didn’t realize that falling onto tarmac from a vehicle going 180 mph would kill her. After all, in her universe, people who brutally fistfight in front of explosions just have to occasionally put a Band-Aid on their eyebrow. The only heroes who ever die in these movies are her and, uh … Han, the guy she sacrifices herself for, who gets knocked off in the mid-credits scene of this very movie. A scene we knew was coming because it already happened in a previous Fast movie — which comes after this one chronologically, and in which Han has other girlfriends because the Gisele character didn’t exist yet, necessitating her elimination here. So, real worthwhile sacrifice. We can only hope that they’re together in a movie afterlife that makes more sense.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Forgets How To Train Your Dragon

In How 2 Train Your Dragon, Hiccup finds his long-lost mother. This wonderful discovery of course means that doom is near, because a hero can never have two living parents. To enforce this immutable law of the universe, the villainous warlord Drago gains the ability to control dragons and commands Hiccup’s dragon, Toothless, to turn against him. Toothless slooooooowly makes his way toward Hiccup, giving his father Stoick enough time to come up from behind the dragon and push his son out harm’s way. This strategy seems like it would have a good chance of getting both of them roasted, but only Stoick dies, so good for him.