INFOGRAPHIC: Ranking the most iconic movie falls
Long, dramatic falls are a frequently used device in cinema to provide a suitably theatrical demise for a character. Although the final plunge is often a way of dispatching dastardly villains, heroic characters fall victim to the same fate. Whether it’s from a skyscraper, an aircraft or even a mountain chasm, there are few more visually arresting ways to provide a cinematic send-off. All is not lost though, for many who take the plunge, it doesn't spell curtains and they live to fight another day. To give the frequently used set-piece some well-needed recognition, Roof Stores put together a movie "Fall of Fame" acknowledging the best examples of falling in film history. Here's a lovely infographic rundown of the most iconic examples.