Christopher Nolan's Dead Wife/Girlfriend Count

1. The Blonde. Following (1998)

2. Leonard's wife. Memento (2000)

3. Julia McCullough. The Prestige (2006)

4. Rachel Dawes. The Dark Knight (2008) & The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

5. Mallorie Cobb . Inception (2010)

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6. Cooper's wife, Interstellar (2014)

Nolan has so many Lost Lenores even The Raven would roll his eyes and suggest he use the trope nevermore. It's weirdly obsessive and I don't know enough about his life to determine whether this is motivated by some personal loss or if it is just a tired trope he is leaning on WAY too much.