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DHS- Vyto Ruginis in Cliffhanger

This is a list of deaths confirmed to have happened on Cliffhanger.


body count
Victim's name Killer's name Cause
1 U.S. Treasury Agent #1 Richard Travers Shot in the chest
2 U.S. Treasury Agent #2 Richard Travers Shot in the head
3 U.S. Treasury co-pilot U.S. Treasury pilot Shot in the head
4 U.S. Treasury pilot Agent Matheson Shot multiple times in chest
5 Ray Agent Matheson/Eric Qualen Shot twice in chest, tossed out of plane
6 Agent Matheson Travers' bomb Explosion
7 Mike Plane crash Head bashed into cockpit windshield.
8 Heldon Himself/Avalanche Crushed and pushed over the edge of a mountain by an avalanche that he accidentally provoked by shooting grenades at Gabe.
9 Ryan Gabe Walker/Fall Slid down mountain and off cliff.
10 Brett Kynette Shot multiple times in back with a MAC-11 submachine gun.
11 Kynette Gabe Walker Impaled on a stalactite in cave.
12 Frank Delmar Shot repeatedly in chest with MP5 submachine gun.
13 Kristel Eric Qualen Shot three times in back with .357 Desert Eagle pistol.
14 Delmar Hal Tucker Shotgun round in chest before falling off cliff
15 Richard Travers Gabe Walker Flare rounds in chest before submerging into icy river
16 Eric Qualen Gabe Walker Helicopter Fall/Explosion
Cliffhanger total = 16

Not Included[]

The following characters could not be included in their respective tables. Reasons include, but are not limited to: they were last seen in extremely life-threatening situations and whether they survived was unspecified or they died off-camera.


  • Sarah was killed when she fell off the line before the main events of the movie.
  • It is unknown if Evan survived or not, although it he was mostlikely killed after Kynette opened fire on him.