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Summer-Movie Body Count

Every week, check our tally of how many big-screen characters have kicked the bucket in various violent ways

Image credit: Omen: Vince Valitutti

Films included this week:

THE BREAK-UP
Total 0

THE OMEN
How'd they die? A casualty breakdown:
SKULL SMASHED 1
HANGED 1
BURNED 1
DECAPITATED 1
SUFFOCATED 1
IMPALED 1
RUN OVER BY A CAR 1
UNINTENTIONALLY ABORTED (FETUS) 1
SHOT 1
Total 9

See the last tally update here.

(* Summer Movie Body Count includes all movies opening on 1,000 or more screens from May 5 through Sept. 8, 2006. Only confirmed on-screen deaths are scored, and any bloodshed en masse is tallied through logical — though admittedly unscientific — estimation.)

Originally posted Jun 08, 2006
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