History Characters / District9

23rd Apr '17 3:51:59 PM BaconManiac5000
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* EvilGloating: Stops several times before killing prawns to taunt them. [[spoiler:Ends up saving Wikus, who would have died if Koobus had just shot him instead of stopping to inform him that he was going to die.]]

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* EvilGloating: Stops several times before killing prawns to taunt them. [[spoiler:Ends [[spoiler:This ends up saving Wikus, who would have died if Koobus had just shot him instead of stopping to inform him that he was going to die.]]
23rd Apr '17 3:45:54 PM BaconManiac5000
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* NoNameGiven: No one actually refers to him by name, and it seems that he hasn't been given a human name yet like his father has.
23rd Apr '17 3:44:29 PM BaconManiac5000
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* LawOfChromaticSuperiority: He is a different color from the rest of the prawns (green) and he is clearly more intelligent and driven than the rest of them. It's implied that he's likely from a different caste than them and that the rest of them are drones, similar to an ant colony.

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* LawOfChromaticSuperiority: He is a different color from the rest of the prawns (green) and he is clearly more intelligent and driven than the rest of them. It's implied that he's likely from a different caste than them and that the rest of them are drones, similar to an ant colony. He's also the only character who regularly wears red.
23rd Apr '17 3:40:15 PM BaconManiac5000
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* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Runs a squalid ghetto for Prawns which includes branding them with the MNU logo, hiring private military to keep them in line, employing "[[WouldHurtAChild population control]]" to prevent them from increasing their population, and even has [[spoiler:a secret laboratory for the sole purpose of doing horrible experiments on prawns.]]


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* EvilGloating: Stops several times before killing prawns to taunt them. [[spoiler:Ends up saving Wikus, who would have died if Koobus had just shot him instead of stopping to inform him that he was going to die.]]
23rd Apr '17 3:26:11 PM BaconManiac5000
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* HairTriggerTemper: Bursts into a violent fit of rage in his first scene when Wikus suggests he wear body armor and precedes to yell at the cameraman for filming him.

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* HairTriggerTemper: Bursts into a violent fit of rage in his first scene when Wikus suggests he wear body armor and precedes proceeds to yell at the cameraman for filming him.
23rd Apr '17 3:24:24 PM BaconManiac5000
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* GoodIsNotNice: He would've been a fully-fledged villain if he is completely obsessed with keeping law and order.

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* GoodIsNotNice: He would've been a fully-fledged villain if he is completely obsessed with keeping law and order.%%* GoodIsNotNice



* LawOfChromaticSuperiority: He is a different color from the rest of the prawns (green) and he is clearly more intelligent and driven than the rest of them. It's implied that he's likely from a different caste than them and that the rest of them are drones, similar to an ant colony.



* PapaWolf: To Little CJ.

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* PapaWolf: To Little CJ. [[spoiler:Wikus manages to break him out of his HeroicBSOD after finding the lab by reminding him that his son still needs him.]]



* ChildProdigy: Helps his father in his research. [[spoiler: Plus, he's the one who activates the mothership.]]

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* ChildProdigy: Helps his father in his research. research and is shown to be very good with it. [[spoiler: Plus, he's the one who activates the mothership.]]mothership and the MiniMecha.]]
* GadgeteerGenius: He is shown to be very good with Prawn technology and is often seen tampering with and repairing it.



* LackOfEmpathy: He's willing to vivisect his own son-in-law, who's begging for his life.

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* LackOfEmpathy: He's [[spoiler:He's willing to vivisect his own son-in-law, who's begging for his life.]]



* OhCrap: When Wikus uses the Prawn weapons.

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* OhCrap: When Wikus uses discovers he can use the Prawn weapons.weapons and kills one of the gang members.
23rd Apr '17 3:07:01 PM BaconManiac5000
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%%* ApologeticAttacker

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%%* ApologeticAttacker* ApologeticAttacker: [[spoiler: In the MNU laboratory, he's forced to fire a Prawn weapon at several dead pigs. Then when they bring in a live alien subject to shoot at he adamantly refuses until physically forced to, where he apologizes to the Prawn before blowing it to chunky giblets.]]



%%* CharacterDevelopment

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%%* CharacterDevelopment* CharacterDevelopment: Over the course of the film, he eventually stops his ItsAllAboutMe mentality and gains sympathy for the prawns, [[spoiler: even almost committing a HeroicSacrifice at the end to allow Christopher and his child escape to the mothership.]]



%%* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney

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%%* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: He (and MNU as a whole) have a lot of power and regularly ignore the law and basic rights of Prawns in order to profit off of them.
23rd Apr '17 2:49:07 PM BaconManiac5000
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%%* DatingWhatDaddyHates

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%%* DatingWhatDaddyHates* DatingWhatDaddyHates: Piet early on declared that he did not promote Wikus because he was his son-in-law. This is revealed to be a lie, but it's implied to be because Piet hoped that Wikus would be humiliated or killed because he was out of his element. [[spoiler: When Piet had Wikus helplessly StrappedToAnOperatingTable, he coldly ordered him cut up and his body dissected and studied without any anesthetic.]]



%%* MoralityPet: For Wikus.



%%* HairTriggerTemper

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%%* HairTriggerTemper* HairTriggerTemper: Bursts into a violent fit of rage in his first scene when Wikus suggests he wear body armor and precedes to yell at the cameraman for filming him.



%%* AxCrazy
%%* CreepyMonotone

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%%* AxCrazy
%%* CreepyMonotone
* AxCrazy: Regularly has Prawns killed and eaten in the attempt to gain their power. [[spoiler:Even tries doing this to a still part-human Wikus.]]
* CreepyMonotone: Almost never raises his voice, even in tense situations.



%%* RuthlessForeignGangsters

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%%* RuthlessForeignGangsters* RuthlessForeignGangsters: Runs a Nigerian criminal organization that exploits Prawns' addiction to nearly worthless cat food to gain their advanced technology and regularly kills them to [[CannibalismSuperpower eat them to try to gain their ability to use said technology.]]
23rd Apr '17 2:17:40 PM BaconManiac5000
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%%* HappilyMarried
%%* HeroWithBadPublicity

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%%* HappilyMarried
%%* HeroWithBadPublicity
* HappilyMarried: Shown several times to be quite smitten with his wife and often makes her hand-made gifts. He even goes on a tangent while being filmed to talk about how she looks like an angel.
* HeroWithBadPublicity: The MNU spread news stories about him having sexual relations with a number of prawns while in District 9 and [[spoiler:his transformation being a result of catching an STD from them in an effort to hinder his attempts at avoiding capture.]]



%%* SirSwearsALot

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%%* SirSwearsALot* SirSwearsALot: Of the 137 times the f word is used, almost all of them come from him.
26th Nov '16 8:35:19 PM MarkLungo
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* CreepyGood - For all that he looks like a prawn, Christopher is arguably the wisest and most moral character in the film.

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* CreepyGood - CreepyGood: For all that he looks like a prawn, Christopher is arguably the wisest and most moral character in the film.
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