History CurbStompBattle / Film

21st Nov '17 10:13:05 PM Netherman14
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** ''Film/JusticeLeague2017'': [[spoiler: The resurrected Kal-El vs the Justice League, Superman wins, also his fight against Steppenwolf.]]
4th Nov '17 8:42:06 PM Lanes17B
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* In ''Film/IndependenceDay'', after the city destroyers laid waste to some of earth's largest metropolises on July-2, on July-3, the air forces across the world launched separate offensives to combat the Alien Invaders, with the story focusing on several dozen fighters from a [[SemperFi U.S. Marine Corps]] squadron flying from El Toro air base to Los Angeles. Thanks to the invaders' [[DeflectorShields protective shields]], [[LoneSurvivor only captain Steven Hiller was able to leave the combat zone alive]].
-->'''Radio newscaster:''' Reports are coming in that this air battle repeated itself across the globe, with the ''exact'' same results.

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* In ''Film/IndependenceDay'', after the city destroyers laid waste to some of earth's largest metropolises on July-2, on July-3, the air forces from across the world launched separate offensives to combat the Alien Invaders, with the story focusing on several dozen fighters from a [[SemperFi U.S. Marine Corps]] Black Knight squadron from MAS El Toro]] flying from El Toro air base to attack the ship hovering over Los Angeles. Thanks to the invaders' [[DeflectorShields protective shields]], [[LoneSurvivor only captain Steven Hiller was able to leave the combat zone alive]].
-->'''Radio newscaster:''' Reports are coming in that this air battle has repeated itself across the globe, with the ''exact'' same results.
3rd Nov '17 8:55:26 AM GottaHaveFaith
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*** The future members of the Guardians vs the prison guards of the Kyln. It quickly turns into a MookHorrorShow for the Guards.

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*** The future members of the Guardians vs the prison guards of the Kyln. It quickly turns into a MookHorrorShow for the Guards.guards.



** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'': Steve vs an entire elevator of Mooks. Despite the overwhelming odds against him, Steven knocks out all of them and escaped the elevator.

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** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'': Steve vs an entire elevator of Mooks. Despite the overwhelming odds against him, Steven Steve knocks out all of them and escaped the elevator.
3rd Nov '17 8:53:54 AM GottaHaveFaith
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** ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'':
*** The future members of the Guardians vs the prison guards of the Kyln. It quickly turns into a MookHorrorShow for the Guards.
*** Drax vs Ronan on Knowhere. Drax is handily defeated without landing a single hit on Ronan, who serves here as a WakeUpCallBoss.
*** Yondu vs an army of Ronan's faceless soldiers. Thanks to the Yaka Arrow, Yondu [[OneManArmy slaughters all of them]] in ''seconds'', '''''without even moving'''''.
** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'': Steve vs an entire elevator of Mooks. Despite the overwhelming odds against him, Steven knocks out all of them and escaped the elevator.
** ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'':
*** Ego wipes out the entire Sovereign fleet at once when they're pursuing the Guardians.
*** Rocket against the Ravagers. He defeats them all easily until Yondu personally intervenes (at which point, the fight immediately ends in Yondu's favor).
*** Yondu, Rocket, and Baby Groot slaughter the entire mutinous Ravager fleet with ease.
27th Oct '17 8:18:35 PM Lanes17B
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** After venturing out out of his ex-wife's destroyed house, Ray finds a reporter rummaging for food in the destroyed airliner, who then goes on to tell him she and her Tv crew were covering a National guard unit that attacked one of the tripods, and were lucky enough to escape when the tripod vaporized the troops before moving on.

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** After venturing out out of his ex-wife's destroyed house, Ray finds a reporter rummaging for food in the destroyed airliner, who then goes on to tell him she and her Tv crew were covering a National guard Guard unit that attacked one of the tripods, and were lucky enough to escape when the tripod vaporized the troops before moving on.



** And like [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorld the book,]] and [[Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds original film]] that inspired it, the invaders had no trouble fending off humanity's weapons, but [[spoiler: had [[DeusExMachina no defense against germs.]]]]

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** And like [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorld [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds the book,]] and [[Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds original film]] that inspired it, the invaders had no trouble fending off humanity's weapons, but [[spoiler: had [[DeusExMachina no defense against germs.]]]]
27th Oct '17 8:15:41 PM Lanes17B
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-->'''Radio newscaster:''' Reports are coming in that this air battle repeated itself across the globe, with the exact same results.

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-->'''Radio newscaster:''' Reports are coming in that this air battle repeated itself across the globe, with the exact ''exact'' same results.


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* In 2005's ''Film/WarOfTheWorlds'', humanity's inability to fight back is mentioned two times:
** After venturing out out of his ex-wife's destroyed house, Ray finds a reporter rummaging for food in the destroyed airliner, who then goes on to tell him she and her Tv crew were covering a National guard unit that attacked one of the tripods, and were lucky enough to escape when the tripod vaporized the troops before moving on.
-->'''Reporter:''' Once they begin to move, [[DeadlineNews no more news comes out of that area.]]
** The second example happened when Ray and his two kids were part of a large crowd of refugees who happened onto a battle between the military and the tripods. The commander acknowledges that their actions have no effect on the tripods, [[HeroicSacrifice but are firing because they need to provide the refugees enough time to get as far away as possible.]]
** And like [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorld the book,]] and [[Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds original film]] that inspired it, the invaders had no trouble fending off humanity's weapons, but [[spoiler: had [[DeusExMachina no defense against germs.]]]]
20th Oct '17 5:14:53 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* In ''Film/IndependenceDay'', after the city destroyers laid waste to some of earth's largest metropolises on July-2, on July-3, the air forces across the world launched separate offensives to combat the Alien Invaders, with the story focusing on several dozen fighters from a [[SemperFi U.S. Marine Corps]] squadron flying from El Toro air base to Los Angeles. Thanks to the invaders' [[DeflectorShields protective shields,]] [[LoneSurvivor only captain Steven Hiller was able to leave the combat zone alive.]]

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* In ''Film/IndependenceDay'', after the city destroyers laid waste to some of earth's largest metropolises on July-2, on July-3, the air forces across the world launched separate offensives to combat the Alien Invaders, with the story focusing on several dozen fighters from a [[SemperFi U.S. Marine Corps]] squadron flying from El Toro air base to Los Angeles. Thanks to the invaders' [[DeflectorShields protective shields,]] shields]], [[LoneSurvivor only captain Steven Hiller was able to leave the combat zone alive.]]alive]].



* In 1954's ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'', when the Martians reveal themselves to be clearly hostile, they proceed to vaporize anything and everything that humanity throws at them, and are able to even brush off an atomic bomb thanks to [[DeflectorShields their protective blisters.]] They are able to push humanity to the brink without much effort, and are only stopped [[spoiler: because the Martians are [[DeusExMachina susceptible to germs.]]]]

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* In 1954's ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'', when the Martians reveal themselves to be clearly hostile, they proceed to vaporize anything and everything that humanity throws at them, and are able to even brush off an atomic bomb thanks to [[DeflectorShields their protective blisters.]] blisters]]. They are able to push humanity to the brink without much effort, and are only stopped [[spoiler: because the Martians are [[DeusExMachina susceptible to germs.]]]]
20th Oct '17 5:13:13 PM Lanes17B
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* In ''Film/IndependenceDay'', after the city destroyers laid waste to some of earth's largest metropolises on July-2, on July-3, the air forces across the world launched separate offensives to combat the Alien Invaders, with the story focusing on several dozen fighters from a [[SemperFi U.S. Marine Corps]] squadron flying from El Toro air base to Los Angeles. Thanks to the invaders' [[DeflectorShields protective shields,]] [[LoneSurvivor only captain Steven Hiller was able to leave the combat zone alive.]]
-->'''Radio newscaster:''' Reports are coming in that this air battle repeated itself across the globe, with the exact same results.


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** The propaganda clip states "100,000 dead in one hour," but the total was somewhere above 300,000.


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* In 1954's ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds'', when the Martians reveal themselves to be clearly hostile, they proceed to vaporize anything and everything that humanity throws at them, and are able to even brush off an atomic bomb thanks to [[DeflectorShields their protective blisters.]] They are able to push humanity to the brink without much effort, and are only stopped [[spoiler: because the Martians are [[DeusExMachina susceptible to germs.]]]]
3rd Sep '17 2:18:12 AM DeluxeTraffic
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*** The best example of this is Morpheus's first encounter with Agent Smith. We are previously shown Morpheus being one of the best human martial arts fighters when he trains Neo. Agent Smith, however, effortlessly beats down Morpheus.
31st Aug '17 12:50:03 PM WillBGood
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*** Loki makes the [[SuicidalOverconfidence monumental mistake]] of trying to [[BullyingADragon intimidate the Hulk]] with boasts about Loki's godlike status and powers. What follows can only be described as [[spoiler:the Hulk picking Loki up by his legs and literally [[MetronomicManMashing wiping the floor with him]]]].

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*** Loki makes the [[SuicidalOverconfidence [[WhatAnIdiot monumental mistake]] of trying to [[BullyingADragon intimidate the Hulk]] with boasts about Loki's godlike status and powers. What follows can only be described as [[spoiler:the Hulk picking Loki up by his legs and literally [[MetronomicManMashing wiping the floor with him]]]].
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