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One common criticism of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is that Batman and Superman kill a lot of people. Having watched it, I can confirm that this is very true.

But how many did they each kill?

Here are some guidelines:

  1. If you can't tell whether someone died or not, use common sense. If a mook gets thrown through several walls or caught in an explosion, we can assume they're dead.
  2. If, for example, Batman purposely pushes a mook so that said mook shoots someone, it still counts as Batman's kill.
  3. Kills from dreams/visions/etc. don't count.
  4. Totally indirect killings such as Batman's brandings causing murder in prisons also do not count.
  5. Ordering someone to kill for you counts.

I know some companion material stated that Batman doesn't kill, but that clearly isn't true, so ignore that.

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    One problem with this question is that I don't want to watch it again to find out – CHEESE Mar 28 '16 at 0:47
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    As many as they had to. – Adamant Mar 28 '16 at 1:40
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    How to say, specifically in batman's fight where there are survival chances. – Steve Harrington Mar 28 '16 at 6:52
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    Batman killed a lot of people in dream sequences, and there may have been some collateral damage chasing the kryptonite, but I can't recall him directly killing anyone. – DCShannon Mar 28 '16 at 16:35
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    Ah yeah, he killed a guy when he rescued Martha, right? There was so much awesome in that movie I don't remember every scene. Definitely need to go see it again. – DCShannon Mar 28 '16 at 17:03
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According to this video, Batman killed 21 people, not counting the kills he made in his Darkseid dream.

A similar video for Superman has yet to be released.

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