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21st Jan '17 1:06:01 PM contrafanxxx
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* ''Film/XxXReturnOfXanderCage'' has [[spoiler: Darius Stone coming out of nowhere and blowing up mooks with a grenade launcher in the final battle.]]
28th Dec '16 12:43:09 AM upupandaway42
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* In ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', Doomsday uses his EyeBeams to crash the Batplane, then attempts to blast the downed Comicbook/{{Batman}}... and then Comicbook/WonderWoman jumps in JustInTime and blocks the monster's heat vision with her Amazonian bracelets, saving his life. As her [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome badass]] theme plays.
* In ''Film/SuicideSquad'', Captain Boomerang is pinned and helpless, about to be killed by TheDragon, when he's saved by Katana jumping in and chopping off the villain's hand with her [[KatanasAreJustBetter Soultaker Sword]].
29th Nov '16 4:21:06 PM contrafanxxx
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* ''Film/ThePurgeElectionYear'' has three of them.
** Joe and Marcos [[spoiler: shooting a gang of Russian Purgers dead and saving Barnes and Roan.]]
** Laney and Dawn [[spoiler: running down Kimmy's friends, then Laney shooting Kimmy in the head.]]
** Marcos [[spoiler: shooting Warrens in the head, then LaResistance killing the rest of the NFFA members.]]
2nd Nov '16 12:14:34 PM BlazingFlames88
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2nd Nov '16 12:13:54 PM BlazingFlames88
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** Cue two torpedoes destroying the Borg cutting beam as the massive Enterprise swoops between the two ships ([[ThemeMusicPowerUp while the TNG theme pounds away in the background]]), drawing the cube's fire and suffering no damage! Picard then tops this by taking command of the fleet and ordering them to concentrate their fire on a single, non-vital spot, which opens up its secondary power relay to a direct assault from the Enterprise's quantum torpedoes. The formerly "invincible" Borg cube was destroyed within ''seconds''.

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Cue two torpedoes destroying the Borg cutting beam as the massive Enterprise swoops between the two ships ([[ThemeMusicPowerUp while the TNG theme pounds away in the background]]), drawing the cube's fire and suffering no damage! Picard then tops this by taking command of the fleet and ordering them to concentrate their fire on a single, non-vital spot, which opens up its secondary power relay to a direct assault from the Enterprise's quantum torpedoes. The formerly "invincible" Borg cube was destroyed within ''seconds''.
2nd Nov '16 12:13:28 PM BlazingFlames88
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Cue two torpedoes destroying the Borg cutting beam as the massive Enterprise swoops between the two ships ([[ThemeMusicPowerUp while the TNG theme pounds away in the background]]), drawing the cube's fire and suffering no damage! Picard then tops this by taking command of the fleet and ordering them to concentrate their fire on a single, non-vital spot, which opens up its secondary power relay to a direct assault from the Enterprise's quantum torpedoes. The formerly "invincible" Borg cube was destroyed within ''seconds''.

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Cue **Cue two torpedoes destroying the Borg cutting beam as the massive Enterprise swoops between the two ships ([[ThemeMusicPowerUp while the TNG theme pounds away in the background]]), drawing the cube's fire and suffering no damage! Picard then tops this by taking command of the fleet and ordering them to concentrate their fire on a single, non-vital spot, which opens up its secondary power relay to a direct assault from the Enterprise's quantum torpedoes. The formerly "invincible" Borg cube was destroyed within ''seconds''.
2nd Nov '16 12:11:21 PM BlazingFlames88
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**''Film/StarTrekBeyond
*** Kirk [[spoiler: creates a diversion on a motorcycle using holographic versions of himself to distract Krall's minions so Spock and Bones can get the rest of the crew to safety. Jaylah also gets her moment by defeating Manas, who killed her father.]]
*** Bones and Spock [[spoiler: save Kirk in one of Krall's swarm ships before he gets sucked into space.]]
1st Nov '16 5:00:17 AM JackG
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* Subverted in ''Film/ABridgeTooFar'', when, just as it looks as though XXX Corps is going to break through to relieve the besieged paratroopers and make the plan a success, the Allied offensive runs out of steam just a mile short of Arnhem.

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* Subverted Lampshaded in ''Film/ABridgeTooFar'', ''Film/ABridgeTooFar'' when Creator/MichaelCaine's character quips that it would be bad form for TheCavalry to arrive ahead of schedule. "In the nick of time would do nicely." However the trope is averted when, just as it looks as though XXX Corps is going to break through to relieve the besieged paratroopers and make the plan a success, the Allied offensive runs out of steam just a mile short of Arnhem.
9th Oct '16 10:47:44 AM erforce
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** The first movie had one of these at the very end where [[spoiler:Jack is about to be hanged and Will saves him just in the nick of time]].
** The third also has one at the very end when [[spoiler: Will, now the new captain of the Flying Dutchman,]] erupts from the sea to help the Black Pearl drive off the East India Trading Co.'s fleet.
* In ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'':

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** The [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl first movie movie]] had one of these at the very end where [[spoiler:Jack is about to be hanged and Will saves him just in the nick of time]].
** The third [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd third]] also has one at the very end when [[spoiler: Will, now the new captain of the Flying Dutchman,]] erupts from the sea to help the Black Pearl drive off the East India Trading Co.'s fleet.
* In ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'':''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'':



* In ''Film/{{Rambo}}'', the Burmese soldiers have captured both the missionaries and their mercenary rescuers, and are lining them up for execution. They ready their weapons, prepare to fire...and then John Rambo rises up into view behind the soldier manning the Burmese troops' .50cal machinegun.

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* In ''Film/{{Rambo}}'', ''Film/{{Rambo|IV}}'', the Burmese soldiers have captured both the missionaries and their mercenary rescuers, and are lining them up for execution. They ready their weapons, prepare to fire...and then John Rambo rises up into view behind the soldier manning the Burmese troops' .50cal machinegun.
29th Sep '16 1:15:14 PM Oddstar6
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* Subverted in ''Film/ABridgeTooFar'', when, just as it looks as though XXX Corps is going to break through to relieve the besieged paratroopers and make the plan a success, the Allied offensive runs out of steam just a mile short of Arnhem.
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