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Powers Boothe in Extreme Prejudice

Powers Boothe (1948 - 2017)

Film Deaths[]

  • Red Dawn (1984) [Colonel Andy Tanner]: Mortally wounded by a Soviet grenade while attacking one of their tanks; he then sacrifices himself to help destroy it. 
  • Extreme Prejudice (1987) [Cash Bailey]: Shot multiple times in the chest by Nick Nolte during a showdown. Powers shoots at Nick first and is shot in the shoulder, and despite Nick's attempts to convince him to give up, Powers tries to shoot him again, as Nick fires multiple shots into his chest, killing him.
  • Tombstone (1993) [Curly Bill Brocius]: Shot twice in the chest with a shotgun during a gunfight with Kurt Russell while John Corbett looks on in horror.
  • Sudden Death (1995) [Joshua Foss]: Killed in an explosion/burned to death when his helicopter crashes on an ice rink in the empty stadium, after Jean-Claude Van Damme shoots Powers' pilot (Thomas Saccio), causing him to pull back on the controls and making their helicopter fall down vertically. Powers' death is witnessed by Jean-Claude and Whittni Wright.
  • U Turn (1997) [Sheriff Virgil Potter]: Shot in the head by Jennifer Lopez by the side of the road at night; his body is shown again when Jennifer and Sean Penn throw him over a cliff the next morning.
  • A Crime of Passion (1999) [Dr. Ben Pierce]: Killed by Kelly Rowan.
  • Frailty (2001) [Agent Wesley Doyle]: Hacked to death with an axe by Matthew McConaughey in a public garden/park as he struggles to climb out of an open grave, having been stunned by Matthew's divine powers.
  • Edison and Leo (2008) [George T. Edison]: Decapitated by Ben Cotton. However Edison made a Robot Replica of himself before his death.
  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) [Senator Ethan Roark]: Shot in the head (off-screen) by Jessica Alba.
  • Deadwood: The Movie (2019) [Cy Tolliver]: While Powers doesn't appear in this film, it's made clear that his character from the TV show passed away during the passage of time between the show and movie.

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Notable Connections[]

  • Father of Parisse Boothe