‘Top Gun’ Director Tony Scott Death: The Helmer’s Career in Clips (VIDEOS)

Tony Scott Dead
The 'Top Gun' director commits suicide at the age of 68.
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Hollywood lost one of its most prolific directors when Tony Scott — the filmmaker behind Top Gun, Days of Thunder and Man on Fire — committed suicide Sunday.

Scott, the brother of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ridley Scott, was reportedly suffering from an inoperable brain tumor when he took his own life by jumping off a bridge in San Pedro, Calif.

But before his tragic death, the 68-year-old director worked with big name stars such as Denzel WashingtonWill SmithEddie Murphy and Tom Cruise — and left behind a long list of much-revered classic films.

Read on to get a glimpse of Scott’s most beloved works.

The Hunger (1983)

Top Gun (1986)

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Days of Thunder (1990)

Enemy of the State (1998)

Man on Fire (2004)

Domino (2005)

Deja Vu (2006)

Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

Unstoppable (2010)

Readers seeking support and information about suicide prevention can go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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