History BerserkButton / Film

23rd May '16 2:14:50 PM creader
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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': Don't say anything about humans around King Triton. And more importantly, ''do not'' [[PapaWolf threaten his family]].

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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': Don't say anything about humans around King Triton. And more importantly, ''do not'' [[PapaWolf threaten his family]].
1st May '16 12:27:01 PM Silverblade2
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*** Loki threatening Jane is what finally pushes Thor over the edge and makes him fight.
11th Apr '16 12:18:25 PM dmcreif
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** Don't ask Elsa [[ArmorPiercingQuestion pretty sharp questions]] about fear when it is her own worst enemy, because that's typically going to cause her to lose any control of her powers.

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** Don't ask Queen Elsa [[ArmorPiercingQuestion pretty sharp questions]] about fear when it is her own worst enemy, because that's enemy. It's not that she gets mad, but it puts her in a state where she typically going to cause her to lose any loses control of her powers.
20th Mar '16 2:51:28 PM Aiguille
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* Tommy [=DeVito=] of ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' normally has a reputation for having a HairTriggerTemper, getting pissed off no matter what is said to him. But when "Billy Batts" Devino, a made man, talks about a rather humiliating period from Tommy's past when he was known as "Spitshine Tommy" for [[ShoeShineMister shining the other mob dudes' shoes]], and ''then'' tells Tommy to go get his shine box, Tommy goes ''ballistic'', beating Batts to what appears to be almost certain death in a savage rage. He, Jimmy and Henry Hill then put the body in the trunk of their car, and stop by Tommy's mother's place to get a shovel so they can bury the body. However, his mother invites them to stay over for dinner. To explain the blood splatter on his clothes, Tommy claims that they hit a deer driving over. After dinner, they drive out into the country to find a dumping site when they hear a loud thumping noise coming from the trunk (this is the InMediaRes scene that actually opens the movie; we then go through about an hour of material before we see the events leading up to it) It turns outt Batts is [[NoOneCouldSurviveThat somehow still alive]] despite the beating. So to finish the guy off more permanently, Tommy stabs Batts eight times with a knife and Jimmy shoots him four times. Then they bury the body on the roadside.

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* Tommy [=DeVito=] of ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' normally has a reputation for having a HairTriggerTemper, getting pissed off no matter what is said to him. But when "Billy Batts" Devino, a made man, talks about a rather humiliating period from Tommy's past when he was known as "Spitshine Tommy" for [[ShoeShineMister shining the other mob dudes' shoes]], and ''then'' tells Tommy to go get his shine box, Tommy goes ''ballistic'', beating Batts to what appears to be almost certain death in a savage rage. He, Jimmy and Henry Hill then put the body in the trunk of their car, and stop by Tommy's mother's place to get a shovel so they can bury the body. However, his mother invites them to stay over for dinner. To explain the blood splatter on his clothes, Tommy claims that they hit a deer driving over. After dinner, they drive out into the country to find a dumping site when they hear a loud thumping noise coming from the trunk (this is the InMediaRes InMediasRes scene that actually opens the movie; we then go through about an hour of material before we see the events leading up to it) It turns outt Batts is [[NoOneCouldSurviveThat somehow still alive]] despite the beating. So to finish the guy off more permanently, Tommy stabs Batts eight times with a knife and Jimmy shoots him four times. Then they bury the body on the roadside.
10th Mar '16 8:45:50 PM Josef5678
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* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'': Francis is a male ladybug who doesn't take kindly to people assuming all ladybugs are female. The fact that his name is gender-neutral doesn't help.


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* ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'': Francis is a male ladybug who doesn't take kindly to people assuming all ladybugs are female. The fact that his name is gender-neutral doesn't help.


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* In ''Film/{{Casablanca}}'', the song "As Time Goes By" became this for Rick.
-->'''Rick''' (storming halfway across the cafe): Sam, I thought I told you ''never'' to play that... (sees Ilsa sitting there)
15th Feb '16 5:29:58 PM Mitis
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--->'''Slim:''' My ''singing?!'' ''Birds'' sing. ''Saloon gals'' sing. Little bitty snot-nosed ''children'' sing. I ''yodel''. And yodeling is an '''art!'''

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--->'''Slim:''' My ''singing?!'' ''Birds'' sing. ''Saloon gals'' sing. Little bitty snot-nosed ''children'' sing. I ''yodel''. ''yodel''! And yodeling is an '''art!'''



-->''"[[ThatManIsDead My name is]]'' [[ThatManIsDead not]] ''[[spoiler:Buddy]]!!"''

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-->''"[[ThatManIsDead -->[[ThatManIsDead My name is]]'' [[ThatManIsDead is not]] ''[[spoiler:Buddy]]!!"''[[spoiler:[[SuddenlyShouting BUDDY]]]]!!



-->'''Bob Parr:''' Thunderhead was not the brightest bu-

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-->'''Bob Parr:''' Thunderhead was not the brightest bu-bu—



-->'''Bob Parr''': E, you can't generalize about these things-

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-->'''Bob Parr''': E, you can't generalize about these things- things-—



** Don't ask Elsa [[ArmorPiercingQuestion pretty sharp questions]] about fear when it is her own worst enemy, because that's typically going to cause her to lose any control of her own powers

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** Don't ask Elsa [[ArmorPiercingQuestion pretty sharp questions]] about fear when it is her own worst enemy, because that's typically going to cause her to lose any control of her own powerspowers.



** Don't disagree with Hans, or he'll threaten to charge you with treason

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** Don't disagree with Hans, or he'll threaten to charge you with treasontreason.



* Disney/WreckItRalph has two: Don't call him a bad guy. But, more importantly --''Don't'' mess with Vanellope.

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* Disney/WreckItRalph has two: Don't call him a bad guy. But, And more importantly --''Don't'' importantly,''don't'' mess with Vanellope.



* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', Hiro snaps and makes Baymax [[spoiler: into a killing machine]] when Yokai/[[spoiler:Callaghan]] said that [[spoiler:Tadashi]]'s death was their own fault.
** Yokai didn't take it well when [[spoiler:Krei]] calls [[spoiler:his daughter's death]] a "setback".

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* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', Hiro snaps and makes Baymax [[spoiler: into [[spoiler:into a killing machine]] when Yokai/[[spoiler:Callaghan]] said that [[spoiler:Tadashi]]'s death was their own fault.
** Yokai didn't take it well when [[spoiler:Krei]] calls called [[spoiler:his daughter's death]] a "setback".



** Marty [=McFly=] insists, "''Nobody''... calls me... chicken!" - a behavior he only starts to exhibit in the [[Film/BackToTheFuturePartII second film]]. This is a ShoutOut to ''Film/RebelWithoutACause''.
*** Of course this is subverted after two movies worth of CharacterDevelopment when Marty chooses not to get in a street race with some punks who try to provoke him with this, thereby averting the BadFuture we see in the second movie.

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** Marty [=McFly=] insists, "''Nobody''... calls me... chicken!" - a behavior he only starts to exhibit starting in the [[Film/BackToTheFuturePartII second film]]. This is a ShoutOut to ''Film/RebelWithoutACause''.
*** Of course course, this is subverted after two movies movies' worth of CharacterDevelopment when Marty chooses not to get in a street race with some punks who try to provoke him with this, thereby averting the BadFuture we see in the second movie.



-->'''Hoskins:''' The mother hen has finally arrived--

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-->'''Hoskins:''' The mother hen has finally arrived--arrived—



*** Thor is grudgingly willing to leave Jotunheim without a fight, until one of the Frost Giants calls him "Princess". Then it's on. This is the {{Wolverine}} of the Myth/{{Norse|Mythology}} Pantheon. He was the embodiment of the rowdiest, strongest, most fearsome Norse warriors - [[TheBerserker berserkers.]] It's carried through in the adaptations. Becomes funnier when you see the look on Thor's companions' faces when it happens. Loki puts it best: "Damn".

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*** Thor is grudgingly willing to leave Jotunheim without a fight, until one of the Frost Giants calls him "Princess". Then it's on. This is the {{Wolverine}} of the Myth/{{Norse|Mythology}} Pantheon. He was the embodiment of the rowdiest, strongest, most fearsome Norse warriors - warriors: [[TheBerserker berserkers.]] It's carried through in the adaptations. Becomes funnier when you see the look on Thor's companions' faces when it happens. Loki puts it best: "Damn".



** In ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', Luke is trying to keep his anger in check to avoid falling to TheDarkSide, but then Vader threatens to do something Leia, who is the only family he has left. [[UnstoppableRage What happens next]] seems to take Vader by surprise as he cuts off Vader's sentence, knowing Vader was about to say she will turn, or another terrible thing would happen to her.
** Before Anakin turns to the dark side, touch Anakin's loved ones and DIE. Even after he turns loved ones are still a Berserk Button. See the beginning of his duel with Obi-Wan. At the end of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', what's strong enough to break Vader's addiction to the Dark Side? His BerserkButton regarding the death of one of his family, even one he's barely seen for over 20 years and never really knew, that's what.

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** In ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', Luke is trying to keep his anger in check to avoid falling to TheDarkSide, but then Vader threatens to do something to Leia, who is the only family he has left. [[UnstoppableRage What happens next]] seems to take Vader by surprise as he cuts off Vader's sentence, knowing Vader was about to say she will turn, or another terrible thing would happen to her.
** Before Anakin turns to the dark side, touch Anakin's loved ones and DIE. Even after he turns turns, loved ones are still a Berserk Button. See the beginning of his duel with Obi-Wan. At the end of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'', what's strong enough to break Vader's addiction to the Dark Side? His BerserkButton regarding the death of one of his family, even one he's barely seen for over 20 years and never really knew, that's what.
31st Jan '16 4:07:38 PM Benthelame
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*[[WhoNamesTheirKidDude Rusty Nail]] of''Film/JoyRide3Roadkill'' is the standard member of society until you pull a mean joke on him or insult his profession. He'll dish out [[DisproportionateRetribution some serious payback.]]
31st Jan '16 7:04:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''The Devil's Double'', Uday has a HairTriggerTemper and is dangerously unstable at all times, but when he's told that his father's confidant referred to him as a faggot, he loses it and ''disembowels the guy'' in front of a room full of people. (Given his his extreme machismo, his [[FoeYay disturbing relationship with Latif]] and...whatever that was with the drag queen, [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday it's not surprising]].)

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* In ''The Devil's Double'', ''Film/TheDevilsDouble'', Uday has a HairTriggerTemper and is dangerously unstable at all times, but when he's told that his father's confidant referred to him as a faggot, he loses it and ''disembowels the guy'' in front of a room full of people. (Given his his extreme machismo, his [[FoeYay disturbing relationship with Latif]] and...whatever that was with the drag queen, [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday it's not surprising]].)



* ''DodgeballATrueUnderdogStory'' - Watching his "wife" with another man and then laughing at Gordon pushed his berserk button. And proceeds to destroy the entire opposing team. [[https://youtu.be/j0RLp0vlUmk?t=58m0s By himself.]]

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* ''DodgeballATrueUnderdogStory'' ''Film/DodgeballATrueUnderdogStory'' - Watching his "wife" with another man and then laughing at Gordon pushed his berserk button. And proceeds to destroy the entire opposing team. [[https://youtu.be/j0RLp0vlUmk?t=58m0s By himself.]]



* ''DuckSoup'': President Rufus T. Firefly is prepared to go to war over Ambassador Trentino calling him an "upstart." Later Firefly has calmed down and he and Trentino patch things up, realizing that neither of them can remember the word that set things off. Trentino jokingly tries several possibilities, and unfortunately hits on the right one, which starts the war all over again.

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* ''DuckSoup'': ''Film/DuckSoup'': President Rufus T. Firefly is prepared to go to war over Ambassador Trentino calling him an "upstart." Later Firefly has calmed down and he and Trentino patch things up, realizing that neither of them can remember the word that set things off. Trentino jokingly tries several possibilities, and unfortunately hits on the right one, which starts the war all over again.
28th Jan '16 9:12:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheInvisible'': Don't call Annie Newton "broken." You may find yourself beaten within an inch of your life and left in a sewer to die.

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* ''TheInvisible'': ''Film/TheInvisible'': Don't call Annie Newton "broken." You may find yourself beaten within an inch of your life and left in a sewer to die.
23rd Jan '16 1:36:53 PM firescorpion121
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** Jack has two: his ship, ''Black Pearl'' [[note]]"The" isn't needed before a ship's name.[[/note]], and rum. When his first mate, Barbossa, marooned him on an island with just a pistol and a single bullet, and Jack managed to escape from that island, he kept the pistol and bullet with him as a constant reminder of his debt to be repaid; he intended to use that bullet to end Barbossa's life, and to that end, he carried around that pistol without shooting it for a decade, having no intention of using it on anyone else to save his life. But when he's marooned on that island again, his sole consolation being the ample supply of rum there, and then he awakens to find that Elizabeth has burned it all, he considers shooting her with that pistol…if only for a few seconds.

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** Jack has two: his ship, ''Black Pearl'' [[note]]"The" isn't needed before a ship's name.name unless it's part of the name (e.g. ''The Red Fox'').[[/note]], and rum. When his first mate, Barbossa, marooned him on an island with just a pistol and a single bullet, and Jack managed to escape from that island, he kept the pistol and bullet with him as a constant reminder of his debt to be repaid; he intended to use that bullet to end Barbossa's life, and to that end, he carried around that pistol without shooting it for a decade, having no intention of using it on anyone else to save his life. But when he's marooned on that island again, his sole consolation being the ample supply of rum there, and then he awakens to find that Elizabeth has burned it all, he considers shooting her with that pistol…if only for a few seconds.
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