CHRISTOPHER NOLAN MOVIES WHERE THE HERO'S WIFE OR GIRLFRIEND IS DEAD

Spoilers for cinema's most inventive voice ahead
  1. Following (1998)
    The Blonde (Lucy Russell), beaten to death with hammer.
  2. Memento (1999)
    Leonard's Wife (Jorja Fox), raped/strangled.
  3. The Prestige (2006)
    Julia (Piper Perabo), drowning. Sarah (Rebecca Hall), suicide.
  4. The Dark Knight Trilogy (2006-2012)
    Rachel (Maggie Gyllenhaal), explosion. Talia Al Ghul (Marion Cotillard), truck crash.
  5. Inception (2010)
    Mal (Marion Cotillard), suicide.
  6. Interstellar (2014)
    Wife (unnamed, unseen), brain cyst.