The John Wick movies are renowned for their violent and intense fight scenes that have earned the franchise a devoted following. Especially with a staggeringly high number of kills in each film, that is impossible to keep a track of.
Despite steering clear of typical action movie tropes, the films boast a staggering number of deaths in each installment as they delve into the dangerous and bizarre world of assassins that John Wick belongs to.
Throughout his journey, John Wick encountered numerous enemies, dispatching them with lethal force and various weapons, including firearms, knives, bare hands, and sometimes even a book or just a fcuking pencil.
John Wick Kill Count in all 4 Movies
A breakdown of all movies reveals that John Wick is responsible for 439 on-screen deaths in all 4 John Wick movies.
John Wick had a total of 77 on-screen death; John Wick: Chapter 2 contributed the most to the count with 128 kills. In John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the numbers fall short of just 94 kills.
The fourth installment sees John taking on an estimated 140 enemies by himself, with notable kills including The Elder, assassins at the Osaka Continental Hotel, and a never-ending staircase battle in Paris.
John Wick kills a person every minute
The high kill count of the John Wick movies has given rise to some interesting statistics. Across the franchise, there is a kill on average every 1 minute and 11 seconds, with the kills per minute varying across each movie. Notably, the three-movie franchise takes place over a week, with John Wick killing an average of 42.7 people daily.
To put this further into perspective, John Wick scores a kill every 1 minute and 18 seconds in the first part, Every 57 seconds in the second part, every 1 minute and 23 seconds in the third part, and every 1 minute and 20 seconds in the fourth and the last part.
The success of the John Wick films can be attributed to the thorough preparation and execution of the fight scenes by actors such as Keanu Reeves and the consistent style and feel of the movie across the sequels.
Despite John’s fate at the end of the fourth movie, there is always a chance that the studio could find a way to continue the franchise and raise the kill count even higher.