Platoon (1986) Bodycount Breakdown

Platoon (1986) Body Count Breakdown by ASHPD24


Private Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen): 19
Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes (Tom Berenger): 10
Sergeant Elias Grodin (Willem Dafoe): 6
Tex (David Neidorf): 2
Crawford (Chris Pederson): 2
Rhah (Francesco Quinn): 1
Bunny (Kevin Dillon): 1
Francis (Corey Glover): 1
Tony (Ivan Kane): 1


Opening/Airfield: 14
-14 contained bodybags shown being unloaded

Cambodian Border: 3
-2 dead American soldiers roll down hillside
-1 Vietcong shown covered in mud

Rain Ambush: 4
-Tex blows up 2 Vietcong with claymores
-Barnes shoots 1 Vietcong
-Gardner dies from gunshot wounds inflicted by the Vietcong

VC Bunker: 4
-1 dead Vietcong shown
-Elias shoots 1 Vietcong
-Sal and Sandy are blown up by a VC booby trap

River: 2
-Manny shown tied to a post with his throat cut by the VC
-Barnes shoots 1 Vietcong

Village: 5
-Barnes blows up 3 villagers in a foxhole with a grenade
-Bunny beats the one-legged man to death with his shotgun
-Barnes shoots the chief’s wife

Forest: 19
-Chris blows up 1 Vietcong with a grenade
-Morehouse is accidentally blown up by American artillery
-Fu Sheng is also blown up by American artillery
-1 American soldier shown dead next to tree
-Chris and Crawford shoot 2 Vietcong
-Rhah shoots 1 Vietcong
-Elias shoots 5 Vietcong
-7 dead soldiers shown on ground

Clearing: 8
-7 Vietcong shot by American helicopter gunners
-Elias dies from gunshot wounds inflicted by Barnes and the Vietcong

Night Fight: 79
-Chris blows up 2 Vietcong with claymores
-Chris shoots 7 Vietcong
-Chris beats 1 Vietcong to death with his rifle
-Chris and Francis shoot 1 Vietcong
-Chris shoots another Vietcong
-2 Vietcong blown up by soldiers
-Bunny is shot by a Vietcong
-Junior is impaled by a Vietcong
-Barnes blows up the Vietcong who killed Junior with an RPG
-Vietcong shoot 1 soldier
-Soldiers blow up 1 Vietcong
-1 Vietcong blows up himself and 5 officers in the bunker
-4 soldiers killed by explosions
-Soldiers shoot 1 Vietcong
-Tony shoots 1 Vietcong
-Tony is shot by Vietcong
-4 Vietcong and 3 soldiers killed in the crossfire
-Doc is killed by an explosion
-Wolfe is shot by Vietcong
-Chris shoots 3 more Vietcong while saving Barnes
-Barnes beats 2 Vietcong to death with a tool
-American fighter jets blow up (at least) 19 Vietcong
-15 Vietcong and soldiers shown dead throughout

“Do it”: 139
-Chris shoots Barnes
-138 dead Vietcong and soldiers shown in aftermath


-Many soldiers, including Warren, Lerner, and Big Harold are wounded during the forest battle, but are still alive afterwards, albeit badly injured.
-A few Vietcong are still shown moving around amidst the bodies in the aftrmath of the airstrike.