21. Sonny Valerio In Ghost Dog: Way Of The Samurai (1999)
Assassinated By: Ghost Dog
Cause of Death: Gunshot delivered through a bathroom sink pipe
Understandably, Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai is most remembered for its RZA-produced soundtrack, yet the movie itself is worthy of further talk. If we had to pinpoint one specific scene that best sells Jim Jarmusch's meditative hitman film, it has to be one that involves both Flavor Flav and a bloody sink.
Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) gets a shitload of points for creativity for the scene in which he breaks into mobster Sonny Valerio's basement, hides out within the underground pipes, positions his infrared-scoped gun directly beneath the bathroom sink, and waits for Valerio to presumably brush his teeth. Before he's ready to floss, though, the Italian gangster indulges in some bathroom karaoke; namely to Public Enemy's "Cold Lampin' with Flavor." The second Valerio looks down at his sink, though, all he sees is the red light as Ghost Dog pops a bullet into his head.
PE's "You're Gonna Get Yours" would've been more fitting.