10 Movies That Had Much Better Endings They Didn't Use

8. Russian Roulette - Die Hard With A Vengeance

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The third Die Hard film should have the last Die Hard film, but that's a different argument for a different day.

1995's Die Hard with a Vengeance was the perfect full circle ending for Bruce Willis' John McClane. Not only does it see him confront Simon, the brother of original villain Hans Gruber, but he also got to team up with Samuel L. Jackson! Who could ask for a better finale than that?

The film's actual climax is pretty straightforward; McLane kills Gruber and lives happily ever after. Hooray.

However, in an unused ending to the movie, things weren't quite so simple for the cop-turned-action hero.

Gruber was initially set to escape McLane's clutches, only for NYPD's finest to track him down in the film's final scene. He then forced the baddie to play Russian Roulette, which did not end well for Jeremy Irons' character.

Another darker ending, but one that would have been a welcome break from the action movie cliches of the rest of the film. Unfortunately, when the two finales ended up playing Russian Roulette, this one ended up losing.

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