Tragic Hero (1987): Body Count Breakdown

Tragic Hero (1987): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Li Ah Chai (Chow Yun Fat) = 52
Lam Ting Kwok (Andy Lau) = 28
Chuan (Hong-Ning Ng) = 5
Tang Kat-Yung (Alex Man) = 2

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Restaurant – 1
-Yung kills one of his own with a broken beer bottle

Failed Assasination – 1
-Luk killed by Yung’s bodyguards

Highway – 1
-Police traitor killed by unseen assasin

Police Station Breakout – 5
-Wai Chui killed by corrupted police sergeant
-Chai kills aformentioned police sergeant
-Chuan shoots 1 cop, runs over 1, then shoots 1 more hanging to bottom of van

Malaysian Restaurant – 16
-Malay driver leaves behind a bomb in restaurant which kills Chai’s wife, son, and 14 people seen in restaurant

Mansion Gate – 7
-Chai shoots 1 triad from inside car boot
-Chai shoots 2 more triads
-Chuan shoots 2 triads
-Kwok shoots 2 triads

Courtyard – 76
-Chuan killed by triads
-Chai blows up 5 triads with a 12-gauge grenade launcher
-Kwok blows up 10 triads with a M23 grenade launcher attached to an M16
-Chai blows up another 25 triads
-Kwok blows up another 3 triads
-2 triads fell off balcony
-30 more triads blown up by several consecutive explosions (its unsure which of these kills belonged to Chai, and which to Kwok, since they’re pumping grenades offscreen)

Mansion – 40

-Chai shoots 16 triads
-Kwok shoots 13 triads
-Triads kills 9 whores (damn, talk about exploitation)
-Chai pushed a burning trolley towards 1 triad, it blows up and incinerates him
-Yung kills 1 of his own bodyguards

Finale – 1

-Chai dropped Yung off balcony into blazing inferno

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

- 2 of Chai’s allies are shot by cops in the raid/arrest scene, but they didn’t die too

[THE FINAL TALLY = 148]

Rich And Famous (1987): Body Count Breakdown

Rich And Famous (1987): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Li Ah Chai (Chow Yun Fatt) – 10
Luk (Shing Fui On) – 6
Tang Kat-Yung (Alex Man) – 4

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Bunk – 1
-Kwok’s father found dead from illness in a bed

Meeting – 28
-1 of Chai’s men shot by triads
-Luk shoots 2 triads in a corridor through window
-1 more of Chai’s men shot by triads
-Yung shoots 1 triad
-1 triad shot by Chai’s men
-Luk shoots 4 more triads
-Yung shoot 1 triad
-Chai shoots 9 triads upon arrival
-2 more triads gunned down by Chai’s men
-6 triads seen shot and killed (their assailiants are unseen and its impossible to tell who killed them)

Yung’s Betrayal – 2

-Yung strangles Fan Tit-tau, mid-pissing
-Yung shoots Fan’s guard

Chase – 4
-Car with 4 triads on board accidentally crashes into Kwok’s car, which blows up and kills all 4 on board

Wedding Crashers – 4

-One of Yung’s hired assasins shot
-Chai’s driver dies in car crash
-Chai shoots Yung’s driver
-Mak bleeds out, dying to a stray gunshot wound

[THE FINAL TALLY = 39]

God Of Gamblers (1989): Body Count Breakdown

God Of Gamblers (1989): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Lung Wu “Dragon” (Charles Heung) – 16
Ko Chun (Chow Yun Fat) – 5
Knife (Andy Lau) – 3
Yee (Fong Lung) – 1
Hon Lam Bau (Chan Kam Shing) – 1

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Bedroom – 1
-Ko Chun’s wife accidentally fell off a balcony after being pushed by Yee, dies from the impact

Hotel – 8
-Lung Wu shoots 2 assassins in suite
-Lung Wu shoots 1 more in corridor
-1 more killed by Lung Wu on stairs
-Lung Wu shoots 2 assassins
-Lung Wu shoots 2 more assassins while exiting hotel

Shopping Mall – 5
-Lung Wu shoots 5 assassins while on an escalator

Carpark – 11
-Knife shoots 3 assassins
-Lung Wu shoots a burly assassin
-Lung Wu shoots 1 more assassin, tossed a knife into another 1’s throat
-Ko Chun regains his memory and kills 5 assassins in a row

Last Gamble – 1
-Yee shot dead by Hon Lam Bau

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-Lung Wu beats up many gangsters in a subway train, none of them died

[THE FINAL TALLY = 26]

God Of Gamblers Returns (1994): Body Count Breakdown

God Of Gamblers Returns (1994): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Ko Chun (Chow Yun Fat) – 37, 1 shared with Lung
Lung Wu (Charles Heung) – 21, 1 shared with Ko Chun
Cheung Po-Sing (Wong Kam-Kong) – 5
Chao Siu Chi/’The Devil of Gamblers’ (Hsing-kuo Wu) – 3
Hoi Traitor (Ken Lo) – 2

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Villa – 30
-Chao’s minions kills 3 of their clients
-Chao kills 1 of his client with throwing cards
-Alex (Ko’s French Gardener) shot dead by Chao’s thugs
-Lung Wu stabs 1 thug, shoots 1
-Ko Chun shoots 3 thugs
-French maid shoots 2 thugs
-Lung Wu shoots 2 thugs
-8 thugs flung out of villa’s side windows (whomever blew them out isn’t shown. It might be Ko Chun, but it isn’t implied heavily enough in that brief scene)
-Ko Chun shoots 3 more thugs in hall

Forced Abortion – 3
-Ko Chun’s wife bleeds to death
-Lung Wu shoots last thug

Hoi’s Yatch – 8
-Ko Chun stabs 1 diver and kills 1 more with his own harpoon
-Divers stabs 2 people on Hoi’s yacht (seen briefly in background)
-Hoi On stabbed by the Traitor
-3 more corpses seen in background

Mansion – 46
-Hon Lam Bau shot dead by thugs
-Ko Chun shoots 1 thug, kills 1 with throwing cards, slash 5 dead with samurai sword
-Ko Chun hurls a sword into 1 thug’s back
-Ko Chun shoots 4 with dual pistols
-Ko Chun shoots 4 more on and near staircase
-Cheung Po-Sing shoots 5 thugs
-Ko Chun shoots 2 more thugs
-Cheung Po-Sing killed by thugs
-Lung Wu shoots 10 thugs
-Ko Chun shoots 10 more thugs
-Lung Wu, Ko Chun, shoots The Traitor together
-Yao-Yao dies, succumbing from gunshot wounds by Traitor

Last Gamble – 3
-The decoy is flung off a balcony to his death
-Chao kills a casino guard
-Ko Chun slash Chao from head to groin with a sword

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-One of Trumpet’s cliques is seen bound in a fishing net, and appears to choke but he is still alive when the camera cuts away from his face

[THE FINAL TALLY= 89]

Flaming Brothers (1987): Body Count Breakdown

Flaming Brothers (1987): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Alan Chen Wai-Lun (Alan Tang) – 38
Chang Ho-Tien (Chow Yun Fat) – 17
Kao (Yin Tse) – 1

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Nightclub – 8
-Lun shoots Hsu and 4 triads
-Tien shoots 3 triads

Thailand Arms Deal – 11
-Lun shoots 3 Thai gangsters
-Thai gangsters kills 5 arms dealers
-Arms dealers kills 2 Thai gangsters
-Arms dealers’ boss kills 1 That gangster

Street Chase – 5
-Lun shoots 1 Thai gangster hanging to back of taxi
-Arms dealers kills 4 Thai gangsters

Docks Battle – 34

-1 triad in truck shot
-2 triads shot from inside the truck
-1 triad in the truck is shot and falls out
-1 corpse seen, leaning against a fence when rival triads’ reinforcements arrives
-18 triads shot, or seen dead
-Lun shoots 7 triads
-Car with 3 triads on board overturns, blows up and kills everyone in it
-Jenny bleeds to death from wounds caused by stray bullet

Punishment – 1
-Lui’s son shot by triads

Stable – 23
-Lun shoots 10 triads
-1 triad used as a human shield, killed by his own colleagues
-Lun smash 1 triad’s head, killing him
-Triads kills another 1 of their own
-Lun shoots 2 more triads
-Triads kills 1 more of their own
-Tien shoots 6 triads
-Tien runs over 1 triad

Brothers Unite!!!! – 16
-Lun shoots 9 triads
-Tien shoots 7 triads

Final Standofff – 4
-Ko kills Inspector Lo
-Lun, Tin, Ko, all 3 executed by police

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

A propane tank attached to a forklife explodes, knocking over several triads but all of them seemed to have survived the blast.

[THE FINAL TALLY = 102]

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000): Body Count Breakdown

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Jade Fox (Cheng Pei Pei) – 2
Luo Xiao Hu (Chen Chang) – 2
Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun Fat) – 1
Jen Yu (Zhang Ziyi) – 1

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Duel – 1
-Jade Fox kills Prefect Cai Qiu

Desert Raid – 3
-Xiao Hu kills 2 guards
-Jen Yu rips a spear impaled in a bandit’s heart (he was still alive until Jen Yu rips the weapon out, killing him thereafter)

Cave – 2
-Li Mu Bai kills Jade Fox
-Li Mu Ba succumbs to poison needle shot by Jade Fox

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-There are many fights, offscreen clashes in the desert raid scene, but not many deaths are shown
-Jen Yu beats up many people in the restaurant scene, but none of them appeared to have died
-Jen Yu jumps off a cliff at the end of the film, but whether she dies or not it is not confirmed. The movie implies that she died, but in the official novelisation this film is based on, there is a sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon entittled The Silver Vase, where Jen Yu survives and had a child with Xiao Hu.

[THE FINAL TALLY = 06]

Peace Hotel (1995): Body Count Breakdown

Peace Hotel (1995): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

The Killer a.k.a Ping (Chow Yun Fat) – 72
Bandit Leader (Ting Moon) – 13

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Flashback – 64
-Ping’s wife dies as soon as the film starts (literally)
-63 more corpses (at least!!!) seen

Visit from the Bandits – 2

-1 bandit’s corpse on a wheelbarrow, wheeled into hotel
-Bandit leader kills 1 of his own men

Hotel Gunfight – 55
-Ping massacres 55 bandits (Oh, my god!!!!!)

Showdown – 41
-Ping slaughters 16 bandits
-Bandits kills 5 people (at least)
-Bandit leader kills 11 people
-6 corpses seen on floor
-2 offscreen deaths (blood spurts into the air, perpetrator and victim unseen)
-1 offscreen death (blood spurts horizontally across the screen, perpetrator and victim unseen)
-6 corpses seen on floor

Duel – 2

-Ping kills bandit leader in bathroom
-Ping later dies succumbing to wounds caused by bandit leader

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-Ping is mentioned to have killed at least 200 people, prior to the Peace Hotel’s establishment. Also, the film starts with the aftermath of a violent fight, where Ping is the ONLY survivor and could’ve possibly killed several people as well, but since none of the kills are seen they aren’t counted

[THE FINAL TALLY = 164]

Once A Thief (1991): Body Count Breakdown

Zong heng si hai [Once A Thief] (1991) Bodycount Breakdown

[CHARACTER KILLS]

James/Jim (Leslie Cheung) – 26 kills
Red Bean Pudding /Joe (Chow Yun Fat) – 23 kills

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Cliff side/Escape– 15
-Jim shoots 2 thugs
-Joe shoots 2 thugs
-Jim shoots 1 thug, then 1 more which is on a motorcycle
-Jim shoots 2 thugs
-Joe shoots 6 thugs while driving

City – 8
-Joe causes two pursuing cars to crash down a long flight of stairs into the town square (most likely killing 1 thug in each)
-Jim shoots a pursuing car repeatedly, causing it to crash killing 1 more thug in it
-Jim shoots 3 thugs
-Joe crashes his car into a pursuing boat containing 2 thugs blowing it up and killing both of them

Tour- 1
-The French art dealer is garroted by the Father’s thugs

Vault – 7
-Jim breaks 1 guard’s neck
-Thieves shoots 2 guards
-Joe headbutts an explosive device into 1 thief, blowing him up
-Joe detonates another explosive device that was kicked towards 1 of the thieves by Jim, blowing him across the room (shared kill)
-Joe hurls a wad of explosive clay at 1 thief, which sticks into his forehead and blowing him up as well
-1 thief accidentally blows up himself by stepping on the detonator left there by Joe earlier

Father’s Mansion – 23
-Jim booby traps a microwave oven, its subsequent explosion blows up 3 thugs
-Jim shoots 2 thugs
-Joe shoots 1 thug
-Joe shoots 2 thugs while sliding on his wheelchair
-Jim shoots 1 thug
-Jim, while jumping upwards and hanging on the ceiling, shoots 1 thug in his anus (!!!)
-Joe shoots 2 thugs
-Jim shoots 4 thugs
-Joe vomits an entire bottle of paint thinner (which he mistakenly consumes) on the magician, incinerating him
-Jim shoots 1 more thug
-Jim drops 1 thug off a tall balcony
-Jim pulls 1 thug before him, using him as a bullet shield (shared)
-Thugs accidentally shoots 1 of their own
-2 thugs accidentally electrocutes themselves while trying to retrieve the portrait

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-Joe hurls a bunsen burner full of propane gas into a crowd of thugs, which blows up upon being shot at and knocks them all out but none of them died.

[THE FINAL TALLY= 54]

Hong Kong 1941 (1984): Body Count Breakdown

Hong Kong 1941 (1984): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Yip Kim Fay (Chow Yun Fat) – 7
Wong Hak Keung (Alex Man) – 1

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Mansion – 1
-Keung hurled Japanese colonel off mansion’s roof to his death

Streets – 5
-2 Chinese civilians seen, executed by Japanese troops
-2 more Chinese men’s corpse seen being carried on a wheelbarrow
-Nam witnessed a black-white photograph of a baby being impaled by a Japanese soldier

Firecracker Torture Party – 1
-Fay kills Chairman Liu Yan-Mau

Execution – 1
-Fay finishes off General Kanezawa

Boat – 5
-Fay blows himself up together with 4 Japanese soldiers

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-A building explodes and is set on fire in the beginning of the film, but nobody is seen being killed
-Many people are beaten up in the rice warehouse and mansion scene
-There are at least 7 Japanese soldiers seen on the boat at the end of the film, but when Fay reveals the grenade tucked beneath his shirt, few of the soldiers freaked out, and simply jumped off the boat. When Fay detonates the grenade I only counted Fay and 4 soldiers still on the boat who didn’t jump off in time as Fay’s kills.
-The soldiers who jumped off their boat into the sea probably drowned, but we didn’t see them die, I didn’t count them.

[THE FINAL TALLY = 13]

City War (1988): Body Count Breakdown

City War (1988): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Officer Ken Chow (Ti Lung) – 17, 1 shared with Chow Yun Fat
Officer Dick Lee Chiu (Chow Yun Fat) – 13, 1 shared with Ti Lung
Ted Yiu Tat (Norman Chiu) – 1

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Carpark -1
-1 dead police offficer in car boot

Flashback – 1
-Ken’s colleague kills 1 of Yiu Tat’s men

Home Invasion – 4
-Lee shoots 1 hitman
-Second hitman kills Ken’s wife and daughter
-Second hitman fell over edge of roof to his death

Arms Dealing – 29
-Lee shoots 10 of Yiu Tat’s minions in a row
-Lee kills 1 more man in the bus
-Yiu Tat kills Penny (most probably by accident)
-Ken shoots 14 of Yiu Tat’s minions with a shotgun
-Ken hacks foreign arms dealer to death
-Ken smash Bobby’s head and breaks it
-Lee and Ken kills Yiu Tat together

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-Fate of Ken’s son is unknown. He was last seen in a hospital’s sickbed after falling off the roof, but still alive
-Lee appears to have died succumbing to multiple gunshot wounds in the end, but the film’s pre-credits captions that follows states that Lee and Ken were subsequently arrested and imprisoned for their reckless actions, and since dead men cannot be imprisoned Lee must’ve survived.

[THE FINAL TALLY = 35]