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10 Best Deaths In Western Movies

10. Brother Jonathan - Django

Euro International Film

Director Sergio Corbucci was both a friend and rival to Sergio Leone during the spaghetti western boom of the 1960s. His first truly remarkable entry to the genre was the imaginative, sadistic Django (a movie that inspired more sequels than Rocky).

Arriving in a ghost town torn apart by the rivalry between Mexican bandits and Confederates, Django meets a host of oddball characters.

One such character is Brother Jonathan, a dodgy protestant priest involved with the local brothel. In league with the Confederates, Jonathan is captured by the Mexicans who punish him for being a purported spy. In a bizarre, gross-out moment, the bandit chief cuts off Jonathan's ear and forces him to eat it (and you thought Reservoir Dogs was bad).

Adding some murder to the torture, they gun the priest down once he's done devouring his severed appendage. Corbucci had a penchant for killing priestly types in his films. For all the death scenes he depicted, none were as weird or as memorable as Brother Jonathan and his ear-related tragedy.

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