Violence is a way of life for Batman, a superhero born out of a traumatic childhood. But Ben Affleck's Batman, from this year's blockbuster "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," is particularly prone to taking out his enemies. YouTube user Mr. Sunday Movies compiled a video of all the deaths at the superhero's hands. It's probably more than you think.
Last year, Mr. Sunday Movies released a compilation of kills for other movie Batmans. Compare Batfleck's total of 21 in a single film to the 45 across multiple movies and you can see how the latest version of the Dark Knight is the most murderous yet. It's not just supervillains who get taken out. There's a whole lot of henchmen succumbing to collateral damage.
Affleck's Batman may be brutal, but he can't touch Luke Skywalker when it comes to sheer numbers of lives taken. The Jedi's kill-count video hits 370,000, a sobering reminder of the level of destruction wrought in the original Star Wars movies. Affleck is expected to return as the Caped Crusader for a solo film in the future. It will be interesting to see if he keeps up his deadly ways, or returns to his predecessors' less lethal credo.