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Why didn't Ratcliffe die?! Also, only one death in this movie!


Really? Of all the villians that bit the dust, the villian that doesn't die is this *beep* Scar and Jafar were cool, but he's just a fat dick! First him, now Hans! Disney must love to piss us off of who dies. Also, the only guy who dies in this movie is a good guy who got shot by mr. Bale! What a crap film!

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Having Ratcliffe die probably didn't fix the context of the story. Regardless of whether it was intentional or not, Ratcliffe is not so much a character, but a representative figure of greed in the English colony, and a more comedic villain at that. And while there's no rule that says they can't, Disney normally doesn't kill one of their comedic villains (think Captain Hook and Prince John).



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I'm actually a bit tired of Disney always killing off the villain, it's actually refreshing when they don't. Jafar wasn't killed either, by the way.

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Have you seen the movie Frozen? The villain in this movie doesn't die either, and I know it can be tiring of Disney pretty much killing off the villains but that is Disney for you. If you have missed out on the movie, I won't spoil for you who the villain is reveled to be, but I will expect you will be surmised of who it is. I haven't watched this movie in a long time, so I can't remember if he got killed or not, but this confirms it for me.

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I already know that Prince Hans is the villian! Read the post I made! Also, I know that JAfar didn't die, but as his punishment to be in the lamp, that still means he's kind of dead!

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I see it but did you also forget about Cruella DeVil she was another one that also didn't die as well. I don't know if anybody else has pointed that out, but please forgive for not reading all your post.

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It would've made sense for Radcliffe to die. I understand why Hades survived since he's a god, but why didn't they kill Radcliffe?

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I think he should've been shot instead of Smith I wished John Smith and Pocahontas ended up together.

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I agree with you. It would've made better sense for Radcliffe to get shot.

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The butler in the Aristocats does not die either.

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That's true, next to Scar, Ratcliff is one of the most evil and unsympathetic male villains in Disney history.

Then again, the villains from Pinocchio and hunters who shot Bambi's mom didn't die.

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Ratcliffe was a bad guy but the real villain of Pocahontas was ignorance and hatred.

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