1678 7.1 7.61. Equilibrium (2002)
3572 7.4 7.92. The Bourne Identity (2002)
Badass line: (out of all of the movies) "I remember. I remember everything."
He was trained by a secret branch of the CIA to be even better than the standard specialized spies.
Hand to hand combat and improvised weaponry are second nature to him.
He can disappear into any culture, with any passport and speaking any language.
Identity Deathcount:4 by Bourne
Supremacy Deathcount:4 by Bourne
Ultimatum Deathcount: 2 by Bourne
263 7.2 7.13. The Way of the Dragon (Return of the Dragon) (1972)
1254 7.2 7.64. Army of Darkness (1992)
Badass line: "Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is my boomstick!"
Guy gets his arm chopped off and then compensates with a CHAINSAW ARM.
He doesn't care if they're alive or dead. He'll chop them up in the bloddiest way possible.
This is the king of corney badass one liners.
Dead by Dawn Bodycount: Ash kills 5
Army of Darkness Bodycount: Ash kills 37
3382 7.7 8.35. Die Hard (1988)
Badass line: Yippee kay-yay mother fucker!"
He'd been shot at, almost stabbed burned alive, blown up, and everything else, and he can still deliver the corny one liners.
Can kick the bad guys ass on a plane, in a high rise, under a bank and in a tunnel...only to name a few.
Starts off sneaking in with zero weapons, and ends up in the center of everything with all of the weapons.
Die Hard Deathcount: 10 by McClane
Die Hard 2 Deathcount: 24 by McClane
Die Hard with a Vengeance Deathcount: 12 by McClane
Live Free or Die Hard Deathcount: 12 by McClane
4269 7.3 8.16. The Terminator (1984)
Badass line: "I'll be back."
The fact that he's an unstoppable killing machine
He's got programmed knowledge of all combat forms ever invented.
He's one of those eighties creations that can walk calmly everywhere and still manage to be right on the victim's tail at all times.
Terminator's Deathcount: 21
1038 7 7.27. Escape from New York (1981)
Badass line: "When I get out, I'm gonna kill you."
He survives New York and LA in anarchy conditions. Most people have trouble surviving now!
The eye patch!
He threatens massive prison colonies AND the guys who are aupposed to get him out.
Snake's Deathcount: 10
2420 7.3 7.78. Zombieland (2009)
Badass line: "Where are you, you spongy, yellow, delicious bastards?"
He survived the zombie apocalypse. That in itself means you're a badass!
He uses banjos, baseball bats, hedge clippers, etc. to truly enjoy his zombie killing experience.
He will do anything...kill anything...for a Twinkie.
Tallahassee Bodycount: 55
1275 6.2 6.69. The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
3154 7.9 8.210. No Country for Old Men (2007)
Badass line: "What's the most you've ever lost on a coin toss?"
He bases who lives and who dies on the toss of a coin.
The complete flatline in the emotions department.
The ability to walk away from most injuries and patch himself back up without flinching.
One awesome boltgun.
Chigurh's Deathcount: 10
1406 7.4 7.811. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
3458 8.3 8.612. Léon: The Professional (1994)
Badass line: "This is for Mathilda."
He turned the term "cleaning" into something worth watching.
He's a pro at every weapon and every explosive around.
He imparts that knowledge to an 11 year old.
He's got a talent for disappearing.
Léon's Deathcount: 30
473 6.1 6.313. Ninja Assassin (2009)
Badass line: "This is not my family. You are not my Father. And the breath I take after I kill you will be the first breath of my life."
Raised from a child to be exactly what the title of the movie announces.
Can kill in the middle of a fully lighted room without ever being seen.
Can take down dozens of other equally trained ninjas, all in the name of vengeance.
Raizo's Deathcount: 52
5989 7.7 8.214. V for Vendetta (2005)
Badass line: "Remember, remember the 5th of November. The gunpowder, treason, and plot. I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason should ever be forgot."
He's experimented on, tortured, burned all over his body, shot several dozen times, and beaten throughout the entire film...and only dies at the very end.
He kicks ass while reciting classic poetry!
He captures and tortures the girl that he loves. He makes her think that she a second away from dying, and all to show her what a life without fear is like.
V's Deathcount: 30
4249 7.2 7.715. 300 (2006)
Badass line: "Spartans! Ready your breakfast and eat hearty... For tonight, we dine in hell!"
He killed a wolf three times his size when he was about nine years old.
The command of 300 soldiers that will die for him without question.
The cojones to take on 10,000 enemy soldiers with those 300 men.
The confidence to wear armor that doesn't even cover vital areas like the stomach!
Leonidas Deathcount: 30 (Implied death count is just a bit higher...)
5455 7.7 8.516. Gladiator (2000)
Badass line: "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."
He's the leader one of the greatest armies of Rome.
He gains the loyalty of anyone who's around him for more than a day.
He was supposed to be named Emperor of Rome.
He's got vengeance on his side.
Maximus's Deathcount: 26
1941 7.3 7.617. The Crow (1994)
Badass line: "He was already dead. He died a year ago the moment he touched her. They're all dead. They just don't know it yet."
He came back from the dead...and he's temporarily immortal!
The ability to kill poetically.
The ability to scare the crap out of people while dressed like a mime.
Draven's Deathcount: 29
1515 6.9 7.118. Desperado (1995)
Badass line: "You know, it's easier to pull the trigger than play guitar. Easier to destroy than to create."
The lack of a name besides "El Mariachi."
A guitarcase full of guns.
Two back up singers, also with guitarcases full of guns.
The ability to kick ass while simultaneously serenading.
El Mariachi's Deathcount: 39
3114 8 8.419. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Gny. Sgt. Hartman
Badass line: (and there are SO many!) "I bet you're the kind of guy that would fuck a person in the ass and not even have the goddamn common courtesy to give him a reach-around. I'll be watching you."
The man in charge of all the new recruits headed to Vietnam.
He tells everyone when to eat, sleep, and pee...and in the most vulgar and creative ways.
He yelled a man into suicide!
Hartman's Deathcount: None. You know you're badass when you can make it onto a badass list without one single death!
711 7.5 7.720. Tombstone (1993)
4178 8.1 8.321. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Badass line: "Say "auf Wiedersehen" to your Nazi balls."
As a Nazi, he killed thirteen high ranking Nazi officers.
Death at the hands of Mr. Stiglitz meant a LOT of blood and pain.
Accompanied by pack of equally violent Nazi-hating, violence loving Jews.
Hugo's Deathcount: 6 (with a significantly larger number implied in his backstory)
Badass line: "Now, I don't know about y'all, but I sure as hell didn't come down from the goddamn Smoky Mountains, cross five thousand miles of water, fight my way through half of Sicily and jump out of a fuckin' air-o-plane to teach the Nazis lessons in humanity. Nazi ain't got no humanity. They're the foot soldiers of a Jew-hatin', mass murderin' maniac and they need to be dee-stroyed. That's why any and every every son of a bitch we find wearin' a Nazi uniform, they're gonna die."
Leader of a legendary pack of revenged driven fugitive soldiers.
Requests 100 Nazi scalps from each of his men.
Leaves his mark on the few he leaves alive.
His amazingly fluent Italian.
Aldo's Deathcount: 1
Deathcount of all of Aldo's men: 71 (with a much larger total implied)
8327 7.8 8.722. The Matrix (1999)
Badass line: "Dodge this."
All the mind bending superjumps and super shootouts that living in a digital world can afford.
Super computer hacking skills
The ability to do it all in leather and heels.
Trinity's Deathcount: 11
Badass line: "I came here to tell you how it's going to begin. I'm going to hang up this phone, and then I'm going to show these people what you don't want them to see. I'm going to show them a world without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you."
Dude! He's the one!
He doesn't even have to dodge bullets. He stops them in midair.
He flies, superjumps and takes on a hundred Agent Smith's at a time.
Neo's Deathcount: 19
Badass line: "You hear that Mr. Anderson?... That is the sound of inevitability... It is the sound of your death... Goodbye, Mr. Anderson."
The fact that he's really only a digital implantation.
He can come back as anyone, anywhere.
He's guaranteed to win most times. That machines program it around him.
Agent Smith's Deathcount: That depends on what you mean by death. Do they die when agents enter them and become them? Cuz then it's a lot higher. You tell me.
1557 6.6 6.723. The Transporter (2002)
Badass line: "Rule number two: no names."
He follows his own rules to a T and without expception...and makes this fact look badass.
Oh the things he can do in a car!
Shooting, fighting and loving...all while driving a car.
Transporter 1 Deathcount: 4 by Frank
Transporter 2 Deathcount: 4 by Frank
Transporter 3 Deathcount: 12 by Frank
4145 6.5 7.124. Troy (2004)
Badass line: " You won't have eyes tonight; you won't have ears or a tongue. You will wander the underworld blind, deaf, and dumb, and all the dead will know: This is Hector. The fool who thought he killed Achilles."
Being so undefeatable that there is a legendary term coined after his only weakness.
Blaspheming gods and cursing kings without punishment.
Killing the biggest and best soldier in an entire army in one tiny, tricky blow.
Achilles Deathcount: 35 onscreen...Just a few more implied.
1666 6.3 6.425. Alien 3 (1992)
Badass line: "Don't be afraid. I'm part of the family."
Being just about the only survivor in every single alien movie out there.
Successfully housing and fusing with alien larva without even indigestion.
Claw to robot combat with the queen mother of all those nasty, slimey bastards.
Ellen's Deathcount: a whole lotta aliens and their eggs
732 6.7 726. Unleashed (2005)
Danny the Dog
Badass line: "I AM home!"
An ingrained instinct to fight and kill whatever is around when his leash is taken off.
Fast motion martial arts training and improvisational weapons.
His final kick-ass instinct to bit the hand that feeds him.
Danny's Deathcount: I haven't seen this one in a while and can't find it on the net. Anyone?
967 6.5 6.527. Commando (1985)
2624 6.7 6.928. Underworld (2003)
Badass line: " I am a Death Dealer, sworn to destroy those known as the Lycans. Our war has waged for centuries, unseen by human eyes. But all that is about to change."
All the vampire goodies placed inside tight black leather.
Hybrid werewolf bodyguard
Selene's Deathcount: 17
2136 6.5 6.729. Wanted (2008)
Badass line: "We don't know how far the ripples of our decisions go. We kill one, and maybe save a thousand. That's the code of the Fraternity. That's what we believe in, and that's why we do it."
A magic, superhealing ice soup
Unquestioning loyalty to the web of fate
Fox's Deathcount: 12 including herself!
852 5.9 6.230. Hitman (2007)
Badass line: "If you set me up, I will find you and I will burn that building to the ground around you."
The guy is a number...with a barcode tattoed on the back of his neck!
Was born and bread only to kill other people.
An abiliy to resist sexual impulses beyond the scope of natural man...honestly, do you know any real man who could do this?
47's Deathcount: 54
1231 7.5 7.831. The Boondock Saints (1999)
6643 7.7 8.232. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Badass line: (made more badass by the fact it's spoken in Japanese) "Those of you lucky enough to have your lives, take them with you. However, leave the limbs you've lost. They belong to me now."
Having survived being shot in the head, sliced and diced by multiple expert swordsman, beat to hell uncountable times, and buried alive.
She fought her way through the entire Viper squad, and all of their VERY well trained henchman to get to one old man.
The Five Finger Exploding Heart move that not even Bill was able to learn.
Kill Bill Vol. 1 Deathcount: 69 by The Bride
Kill Bill Vol. 2 Deathcount: 1 by The Bride
957 6.2 6.733. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Badass line: "Eat your vegetables."
Death by carrot...and trigger finger substitution by carrot.
The man delivers a baby while shooting every bad guy in the place and dodging all of their bullets.
He's only killing all of the people who do things that he hates...and he hates everything.
Smith's Deathcount: 141
1312 5.5 6.334. Beowulf (2007)
Badass line: "I am Ripper... Tearer... Slasher... Gouger. I am the Teeth in the Darkness, the Talons in the Night. Mine is Strength... and Lust... and Power! I AM BEOWULF!"
The habit of getting naked when he's fighting legendary monsters.
Who needs to kill the monster when you can just give her an illigitimate dragon child?
The cockiness that comes with being a living legend.
Beowulf's Deathcount: One monster. One Dragon, and however many corpses come from a lifetime of waging war in the time of the first epic.
2987 5.7 5.635. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Badass line: "Well we can do it my way, or we can all come back in time for the next allignment and you're welcome to try and kill me then, in oh, say, another 5,000 years?"
A big breasted, ass-kicking female with a college degree.
An awesomely bad English accent to deliver her one liners.
Smooth and calm under the pressures of booby traps and raiding antagonists.
Croft's Deathcount: This one prefers finding dead things more than making them.
2257 6.5 736. Blade (1998)
Badass line: "I'm gettin' a little tired of choppin' you up. Thought I might try fire for a change."
Hybrid immortality, super strength, and other vampiric atributes.
Vampire hunting weapons with...interesting...anti-theft devices.
knowledge of everything that comes out in the dark, but the ability to walk in the light.
Blade Bodycount: 65 by Blade
Blade 2 Bodycount: 103 by Blade
Blade: Trinity Bodycount: 42 by Blade
1704 5.4 5.737. XXX (2002)
Badass line: "The things I'm gonna do for my country."
A beautiful addiction to all things adrenaline.
The typical flatline, to cool for you attitude.
Becoming a secret agent against his will gives him that boy boy with a badge flare.
Xander's Deathcount: 15
1103 6.7 7.238. Highlander (1986)
Badass line: "I am Connor MacLeod of the Clan MacLeod. I was born in 1518 in the village of Glenfinnan on the shores of Loch Shiel. And I am immortal."
The Quickenings of hundreds of other immortals
Expertise in hundreds of years of worldy weapons and combat
Macleod's Deathcount: Takes place over centuries upon centuries and includes his own "death" several times...we'll leave it at that.
3183 7 7.539. Gangs of New York (2002)
Bill "The Butcher" Cutting
Badass line: "You know how I stayed alive this long? All these years? Fear. The spectacle of fearsome acts. Somebody steals from me, I cut off his hands. He offends me, I cut out his tongue. He rises against me, I cut off his head, stick it on a pike, raise it high up so all on the streets can see. That's what preserves the order of things. Fear."
The luck of the Irish
The arrogance of the American
Knife throwing, meat cutting, human carving skills.
VERY corrupt connections.
The Butcher's Deathcount: Can't find it. Anyone?
1991 6.6 7.540. RoboCop (1987)
Badass line" "Come quietly or there will be...trouble."
He's constructed from pieces of dead cop.
Has some sort of magic delfector shield that makes the criminals never hit the human parts of him.
Takes on Red Forman and a mini Star Wars weapon all by himself. (Red Forman being the badass part)
RoboCop Deathcount: 22 by RoboCop
Robocop 2 Deathcount: 13 by RoboCop
2198 6.9 7.241. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Badass line: "You touch my brother with that stake, biker, and vampires won't have to suck your blood. They'll be able to lick it up off the floor."
He's the brains and the good looks behind all of the murder and mayhem that he and his brother cause.
Holds his gun like a gangters and slieghs vampires like a pro.
Its the tattoo!
Seth's Bodycount: 37
Badass line:"Now, let's kill that fucking band."
Let's face it...it's only the penis gun! That's all he needs.
Sex Machine's Bodycount: 15
1113 7.2 7.642. Falling Down (1993)
William "D-fens" Foster
Badass line: "I'm goin' home! Clear a path you motherfucker!... Clear a path! I'm goin' home!"
Starts off a downtrodden working man and then does what every last one of us have wanted to do a thousand times, but won't do because of those nastly little things called laws.
D-Fenses deathcount: Another one I'll have to watch again to figure out.
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