House Of Flying Daggers (2004): Body Count Breakdown

House Of Flying Daggers (2004): Body Count by luvmetender009

[CHARACTER KILLS]

Jin (Takeshi Kaneshiro) – 8
Xiao-mei (Zhang Ziyi) – 8

[CORPSE BREAKDOWN]

Meadow – 17
-Xiao Mei stabs 2 Imperial soldiers with throwing knives
-Jin kills 2 Imperial soldiers
-Jin shoots down 4 Imperial soldiers with arrows
-4 soldiers killed by wooden darts, shot by members of the House of Flying Daggers
-Jin kills 2 more soldiers
-Xiao-mei kills 2 soldiers
-1 soldier’s corpse seen in a distance away (killer unseen)

Bamboo Forest – 39
-Xiao-mei knocks 2 Imperial soldiers off the top of bamboo trees, causing them to fall to their deaths
-Xiao-mei smash tip of bamboo pole on 1 soldier’s head (the impact is enough to cause the bamboo to break up into timy little splinters, so it must be fatal)
-11 Imperial soldiers on ground are killed by knives flung by members of the House of Flying Daggers
-25 more Imperial soldiers on the top of bamboo trees are killed by knives flung by members of the House of Flying Daggers

Grasslands – 1
-Xiao-mei kills herself by tearing Leo’s knife stabbed in her heart out

[THE UNCONFIRMED AND UNCOUNTED]

-Many guards and soldiers are beaten up in various points of the film, but I only counted those who got stabbed or owned pretty badly as deaths.
-Leo appears to bleed out as he slowly trudges away from the grasslands scene at the end of the film; whether he died or not isn’t explained.

[THE FINAL TALLY = 57]