Serenity (2005): Body Count Breakdown

Serenity (2005): Body Count by Rorschach94


Malcolm Reynolds (Nathan Fillon): 3
River Tam (Summer Glau): 16
Jayne Cobb (Adam Baldwin): 9
Zoe Washburne (Gina Torres): 8
The Operative (Chiwetel Ejiofor): 4
Inara Serra (Morena Baccarin): 2
Simon Tam (Sean Mahler): 1
Kaylee Frye (Jewel Staite): 1


Punishment: 3
-The Operative kills the lead scientist and 2 guards

Heist: 5

-Security officer mercy killed by Mal
-Reavers kill 3 people
-Mal, Zoe and Jayne shoot a Reaver (Shared Kill)

Bar Fight: 1
-River stabs 1 bar patron

Haven Massacre: 22

-18 bodies seen in the aftermath of the alliance attack
-Shephard dies from his wounds
-2 of the crews contact’s bodies shown on video screens
-Mal shoots 1 alliance operative

Miranda: 1
-Scientist in recording killed by a Reaver

Springing the Trap: 6
-Mr. Universe stabbed by the Operative
-4 dead Alliance Operatives shown on the Operative’s ship during the battle
-Wash impaled on a Reaver’s spear

Sending the Message: 35

-Zoe kills 7 Reavers
-Jayne kills 8 Reavers
-Kaylee kills 1 Reaver
-Inara kills 2 Reavers
-Simon kills 1 Reaver
-River slices and dices 16 Reavers


Hundreds of alliance officers and Reavers killed by the destruction of their ships in the massive battle at the end of the movie. Many skeletons and mostly rotted corpses seen on the Miranda planet, but I didn’t count any of them.