Movie featuring "someone marching toward their fate"?

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  1. Gary Cliff

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    I am sure that I have seen a movie with this theme, but I can't think of what it is. It involves someone who feels very strong convictions to do something, even though it would mean almost certain death. Friends and family try to dissuade them, but because of their convictions, they push on. Have you seen a movie with this type of storyline?
     
  2. Evan Case

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    High Noon is one.

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  3. DaveGR

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    Well I can think of several where it does not mean automatic death to them.
    They could face death,have a possibility to die,and some may die,but it may not be forseen.

    Im thinking of
    The Insider
    Straw Dogs
    Silkwood
    Schindlers List
    Dances With Wolves
    Battleship Potempkin
    Serpico
    The Vanishing by George Sluizer
    Glory
    Thin Red Line
    Last Temptation of Christ
    Greatest Story Ever Told
    On the Waterfront

    Im forgeting good ones I know,but I think alot of these would fit your criteria.
     
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    Rob Roy comes to mind.

    Take care,
    Chuck
     
  5. Will K

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    The fairly dreary It's My Party comes to mind, in which Eric Roberts intends to put himself to sleep rather than get sick and die later.
     
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    DONNIE DARKO
     
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    Leaving Las Vegas in a odd way.
     
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    The Wild Bunch
     
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    City of God
     

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