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21st May '16 1:31:24 PM erforce
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* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'': Louis Tully. Let's see... he has a crush on Dana Barrett, a cellist who lives in the same apartment complex as him, [[AllLoveIsUnRequited but she initially shows no interest towards him.]] He is also often locked out of places, in particular, his apartment room. To add insult to injury, [[spoiler: Gozer's minions Zuul and Vinz Clortho enter the human world via the apartment complex, so Clortho chases poor Louis down (at a party he was holding) and possesses his body]]. However, he redeems himself in ''Ghostbusters 2'' by [[spoiler: helping the Ghostbusters take down Vigo!]]

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* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'': Louis Tully.Tully frm ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''. Let's see... he has a crush on Dana Barrett, a cellist who lives in the same apartment complex as him, [[AllLoveIsUnRequited but she initially shows no interest towards him.]] He is also often locked out of places, in particular, his apartment room. To add insult to injury, [[spoiler: Gozer's minions Zuul and Vinz Clortho enter the human world via the apartment complex, so Clortho chases poor Louis down (at a party he was holding) and possesses his body]]. However, he redeems himself in ''Ghostbusters 2'' ''Film/GhostbustersII'' by [[spoiler: helping the Ghostbusters take down Vigo!]]
12th May '16 6:11:21 PM WillBGood
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* ''Film/AfterHours'': Paul Hackett in this film. Going with a girl to SoHo has him losing $20, running out because he thinks the girl is severly disfigured, doesn't have enough change to return back because it's past midnight, a bar owner unable to get into his cash register to get change so they exchange keys so he can get it, seeing a robbery take place and incapable of doing anything about it, the girl he ran away from committed ''suicide'' after he goes back to apologise, two girls who like him but later abandon him when he's mistaken for a burgular by a mob, going to a punk nightclub leads to his hair is forcefully shaken into a mohawk, finding out the bar owner he met previously is the ''boyfriend'' of the girl who committed suicide after seeing him grieving, chased back into the club which is now empty and after meeting a sculptor there he is hidden in papier mache, but it hardens and she won't let him get out, as she convinces the mob he's not there, and finally, he is ''stolen'' as artwork by the original two robbers, as they put him inside their truck. It gets better as he later falls out from the back of the van, as his casing cracks and he's nearby the gate to his office, and then simply goes back to work. This is the ''happy ending''.

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* ''Film/AfterHours'': Paul Hackett in this film. Going with a girl to SoHo Soho has him losing $20, running out because he thinks the girl is severly disfigured, doesn't have enough change to return back because it's past midnight, a bar owner unable to get into his cash register to get change so they exchange keys so he can get it, seeing a robbery take place and incapable of doing anything about it, the girl he ran away from committed ''suicide'' after he goes back to apologise, two girls who like him but later abandon him when he's mistaken for a burgular by a mob, going to a punk nightclub leads to his hair is forcefully shaken into a mohawk, finding out the bar owner he met previously is the ''boyfriend'' of the girl who committed suicide after seeing him grieving, chased back into the club which is now empty and after meeting a sculptor there he is hidden in papier mache, but it hardens and she won't let him get out, as she convinces the mob he's not there, and finally, he is ''stolen'' as artwork by the original two robbers, as they put him inside their truck. It gets better as he later falls out from the back of the van, as his casing cracks and he's nearby the gate to his office, and then simply goes back to work. This is the ''happy ending''.



* ''{{Film/Transformers: Age of Extinction}}'': poor, tiny Brains lost one of his legs and Joshua tortures him with electric shocks.

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* ''{{Film/Transformers: Age of Extinction}}'': ''Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction'': poor, tiny Brains lost one of his legs and Joshua tortures him with electric shocks.
16th Apr '16 2:15:48 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'': Six words: Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez. He isn't successful for any more than twenty consecutive minutes in the film. The sum of Tuco's troubles? Nearly hanged twice, left alone in the desert, sent crashing through a floor, getting distracted from killing Blondie, getting the dying Bill Carson water and come back to find that Blondie got information to the gold first, accidentally getting them both arrested, getting beaten up by Wallace ''twice'', and then nearly getting hanged a third time, before being left by himself in the cemetery, alive but stranded. Of course, he is a vengeful, opportunistic bandit who probably deserved what he got in the end.

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* ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'': Six words: Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez. He isn't successful for any more than twenty consecutive minutes in the film. The sum of Tuco's troubles? Nearly hanged twice, left alone in the desert, sent crashing through a floor, getting distracted from killing Blondie, getting the dying Bill Carson water and come back to find that Blondie got information to the gold first, accidentally getting them both arrested, getting beaten up by Wallace ''twice'', gets hit full-on with cannonfire, and then nearly getting hanged a third time, before being left by himself in the cemetery, alive but stranded. Of course, he is a vengeful, opportunistic bandit who probably deserved what he got in the end.
31st Mar '16 5:23:35 PM Khrunwahl02
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** In addition to getting kidnapped a lot, Princess Leia is the butt of sexual harassment, regarding the way Han talked to her in "The Empire Strikes Back" and Jabba making her his sex slave, fitted with the highly popular metal bikini, in "Return of the Jedi".
1st Mar '16 9:48:48 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/{{Underground}}'': the Balkan brass band that follows Marko and Blacky around to provide jaunty tunes for their various adventures always seems to suffer the brunt of the repercussions. In the opening scene, members of the band have to dodge as Blacky drunkenly fires in random directions. During Blacky's wedding, the band leader is the only one alarmed by the fact that Nazis are surrounding them. He starts firing at them, but also accidentally shoots one of his band mates in the leg. During Jovan's wedding, kids keep aiming the tank's gun at the band leader as a prank, to his annoyance. The band leader is also the only one alarmed by the fact that the chimp later jumps into the tank and starts piloting it.
21st Feb '16 11:41:04 AM nombretomado
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* ''Film/TheAvengers'': Tony Stark. A great deal of the humor in the various action sequences involve him first being genuinely badass, but then casually getting the shit kicked out of him (once by an inanimate propeller) because he a) is incredibly smart-alecky and boastful, and getting smacked around stops him from coming off as annoying, and b) wears a suit of PoweredArmor, so getting the shit kicked out of him doesn't actually hurt anything but his pride all that much.

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* ''Film/TheAvengers'': ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': Tony Stark. A great deal of the humor in the various action sequences involve him first being genuinely badass, but then casually getting the shit kicked out of him (once by an inanimate propeller) because he a) is incredibly smart-alecky and boastful, and getting smacked around stops him from coming off as annoying, and b) wears a suit of PoweredArmor, so getting the shit kicked out of him doesn't actually hurt anything but his pride all that much.
17th Jan '16 8:46:18 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* Park Gang-du from ''Film/TheHost''. Absolutely nothing goes right for him.

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* Park Gang-du from ''Film/TheHost''. Absolutely nothing goes right for him.He's already a loser by the time the film starts; his wife left him, his siblings don't respect him, and his daughter gets abducted by a monster.
17th Jan '16 8:44:39 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* Park Gang-du from ''Film/TheHost''. Absolutely nothing goes right for him.
12th Jan '16 12:03:50 AM Anddrix
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* ''Film/{{Mortdecai}}'': Jock, who gets shot ''twice '''by Charlie himself,''''', attacked by a dog, and nearly gets his finger chopped off by Fang's {{Mook}}s.
10th Jan '16 8:57:39 AM Anddrix
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* ''Film/TheDuff'': Bianca. She is always being ignored in favor of her much more popular best friends. At one point she's humiliated in front of everyone and becomes the school's resident laughing stock. She finally gets a date with her crush, Toby, but later finds out he was just using her in order to connect with her friends Jess and Casey, just like everyone else.
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