Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Scrap (Morgan Freeman) tries to discourage Maggie (Hilary Swank, who is building an entire career on winning Oscars for playing white-trash dreamers) from becoming a boxer, because he lost an eye in his last fight (which was, like, decades ago).
Frankie (Clint Eastwood) finally agrees to train her. She turns into a terrific fighter — until one good punch breaks her neck and leaves her permanently paralyzed from the neck down.
During her long hospital stay, her body atrophies, and she has to have a leg amputated. She asks Frankie to put her out of her misery, and when he refuses, she bites through her tongue in an attempt to make herself bleed to death. She tries this twice.
Frankie feels so bad, he sneaks into her room, unplugs her respirator, and shoots her up with adrenaline. She dies.
The End (well, except for an epilogue with Scrap, who's been narrating the movie).
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