27. Unnamed Big Wig In Wanted (2008)
Assassinated By: Wesley Gibson
Cause of Death: Gunshot through a limousine's sunroof, administered by a guy flying through the air in a car
In this totally ridiculous Wanted bit, the target's identity isn't given, but that's fine. His name and/or reason for execution are meaninglessâ€”director Timur Bekmambetov's graphic novel adaptation isn't about characters or context.
The eventual corpse wears a spiffy suit and is driven around town inside a fancy limousine, so he's clearly a man of importance. Though, one can imagine that he's only riding in a limo just so James McAvoy's character, Wesley Gibson, can flip his sportscar in the air and shoot him through an open sunroof. It's one of those oh-so-convenient scene details that reek of narrative laziness yet pay off wildly enough to let the corniness slide.