In the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Part 2: The Two Towers), where do the Elves go after the battle in the Helm's deep? The next morning when they (Aragorn and the others) open the gates and charge forward, we do not see any Elves (the ones who were commanded by Haldir). In the movie it's the scene right before when Gandalf shows up with Eomer and the other riders.
The Elves at Helm's Deep were a departure from the book version and were added for some reason by Peter Jackson and his team.
Because of this, they would need to play a bigger part in an already pretty expansive story or they would have to be quietly dropped from the plot.
Perhaps they filmed a few scenes either about them getting wiped out or going home, but it seems that they were simply dropped in the hope that nobody would notice.
I think we can safely assume that all the Elves died during the fight. They took the full brunt of the Urak-hai army on the ground after the wall was destroyed.
Let's not forget, that their commander (the only Elf who could have issued a retreat) was Haldir - and he died.
The Elves are fiercely well trained and proud fighters, it is no surprise at all that they fought til death, instead of retreating to the keep.
In the book, the elves from Lothlorien were not involved in this battle. A few days after the battle of Helm's Deep, orcs from Dol Guldur swarmed into the forest of Lothlorien in a full-scale assault. They were repulsed by the power of the elves and Galadriel’s ring.
I assume that in the movie, elves who survived the battle of Helm's Deep, immediately returned to Lothlorien to defend their forest.
well in the movie i could see some elves running trough this round arch door thing and then towards an entrance so i just assume they left helmsdeep after the battle (Not filmed) to go to valinor or where all the elfs went when they left these middle earth lands. :) but thats how i just like to see the end of the elfs.....