The Bigger They Come, The Harder They Fall: The 20 Most Epic Criminal Downfalls

  • Sonny Wortzik

    [Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]
  • Reservoir Dogs

    [Photo Credit: Miramax Films]
  • Deadly Viper Assassination Squad

    [Photo Credit: Miramax Films]
  • George Bluth, Sr.

    [Photo Credit: Fox]
  • James Darmody

    [Photo Credit: HBO]
  • Nick McCauley

    [Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]
  • Nino Brown

    [Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]
  • Carlito Brigante

  • Marsellus Wallace

    [Photo Credit: Miramax Films]
  • Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell

    [Photo Credit: HBO]
  • George Jung

    [Photo Credit: New Line Cinema]
  • Frank Abagnale, Jr.

    [Photo Credit: DreamWorks]
  • Samuel “Ace” Rothstein

    [Photo Credit: Universal Pictures]
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    [Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox]
  • Frank Lucas

    [Photo Credit: Universal Pictures]
  • Bonnie and Clyde

    [Photo Credit: Warner Bros./Seven Arts]
  • Henry Hill

    [Photo Credit: Warner Bros.]
  • Tony Montana

    [Photo Credit: Universal Pictures]
  • Tony Soprano

    [Photo Credit: HBO]
  • Michael Corleone

    [Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures]

With Breaking Bad’s final episodes beginning to air tonight, fans are anticipating — or perhaps dreading — Walter White’s inevitable undoing. But he wouldn’t be the first antihero to topple after a rise to power.

Check out our gallery of the biggest criminal fails in TV and film.

Even when you’re kind of rooting for the bad guys, you secretly want to see them get their comeuppance — especially when they take some classic missteps.

[Photo Credit: Universal/New Line Cinema/DreamWorks/AMC]