Lethal Weapon 2 (1989): Body Count Breakdown

Lethal Weapon 2 [Director’s Cut] (1989) Body Count Breakdown by ASHPD24

(previously done by Kooshmeister)


Sgt. Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson): 15
Sgt. Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover): 9
Pieter Vorstedt (Derrick O’Connor): 2


Opening Car Chase: 1
-1 cop accidentally crashes his car and is blown up

“These things happen”: 1
-Vorstedt shoots Hans

Wipeout: 1
-Murtaugh forces a car to slam into a truck, causing the surf board on top to fly off and through the windshield of the South African hitman’s truck, decapitating him

Retaliation: 6
-Vorstedt shoots Wyler
-Shaprio is blown up in her swimming pool
-Cavanaugh, Collins, and 2 other cops are blown up in house bombing

“Nailed ’em both!”: 2
-Riggs shoots 2 South African thugs with a nailgun

Helicopter Attack: 6
-1 South African gunman is accidentally shot by a comrade
-Riggs shoots 3 gunmen
-Riggs shoots the first helicopter’s pilot
-Riggs shoots the second helicopter’s gunner

Rage: 3
-Rika is drowned by the South Africans
-Riggs breaks 1 thug’s neck
-Riggs slams 1 thug’s head in with a car door

Rescuing Leo: 2
-Murtaugh shoots 2 thugs

Alba Varden: 11
-Riggs kills 2 thugs and Murtaugh kills 1 thug offscreen; we see the bodies (as per the dialogue earlier about Riggs taking 2 of them and Murtaugh taking 1)
-Riggs shoots 4 thugs
-Murtaugh shoots 1 thug
-Riggs shoots another thug and he falls off ledge
-Murtaugh shoots another thug
-Riggs drops a shipping container on Vorstedt, crushing him

“It’s just been revoked!”: 1
-Murtaugh shoots Rudd