30 of the most dangerous movie stunts

Some survived these perilous stunts, while others didn’t make it alive

Speedboat jump stunt (Gone Fishin’, 1997)

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Filming for the comedy film Gone Fishin’, which reunited Lethal Weapon’s stars Danny Glover and Joe Pesci, turned into a tragedy when a stunt gone wrong killed stuntwoman Janet Wilder and hurt four other stuntmen.

The stunt required a speedboat to go up a ramp, soar over a stand of mangrove trees, and land between two boats. But the vessel apparently missed a V-shaped guide groove in the center of the ramp that would have kept it on the right path. So, it slid to one side, spun and flipped over, then smashed into two boats, which then hit the people. The two stunt actors in the airborne boat were not hurt.

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