Yep. You’ve all seen them, the movie characters who make you wonder when exactly they’re going to die, usually horribly. They stand out in movies. You know the ones. The girl who goes into the basement when she hears a strange noise. The fella who goes outside to get firewood when there’s a maniac about. The black kid (as was pointed out in Scream) hanging out with the white kids.
But there are other categories that on-screen characters fall into that tell us they are very likely to die, usually horribly. Here is a list of 10 of the most obvious indicators that a person is about to meet their maker, usually horribly. Are there others?