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Bone Tomahawk makes claim for most insane death scene of the year (NSFW)

S. Craig Zahler's western did not hold back with the gore

Christopher Hooton
Tuesday 01 December 2015 10:06 GMT
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Perhaps starting a new genre of ‘horror westerns’, Bone Tomahawk was released a couple of weeks back, with a cast full of famous faces including Kurt Russell, David Arquette, Matthew Fox and Patrick Wilson.

It’s probably not the performances the movie will be remembered for though, but the absolutely blood-curdling death scene it contains.

A clip of it found its way onto YouTube, with the uploader inviting viewers to “enjoy at your own risk!” (seriously, this will make even hardened Game of Thrones fans wince).

The film revolves around an unlikely team of gunslingers led by Sheriff Franklin Hunt (Russell), who set out to bring home settlers from a small town who are kidnapped by a group of ‘cannibal savages’.

“Listen to me, I want you to know all these savages are going to be massacred,” Hunt tells the hugely unfortunate man who falls victim to them in the clip.”The cavalry’s riding right now from Gatesville and they’re going to butcher every last one of these godless beings.”

The scene feels like something out of a Sharknado-type movie, such is the hyper-violence, but it has actually received very positive reviews, currently ticking over at a respectable 89% score on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.

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