History DisproportionateRetribution / Film

11th Oct '17 9:53:21 PM Nadim
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* ''Film/SpiderManTrilogy'':
** Harry Osborn clearly knew what led to his father's end -- specifically, that he was the Green Goblin -- from the conclusion of the [[Film/SpiderMan2 second film]] on, yet needed the majority of [[Film/SpiderMan3 the third]] to forgive Peter for stopping a homicidal maniac... multiple rounds of EasyAmnesia helped this along.
** Also Eddie Brock in ''Film/SpiderMan3''. Peter exposed Eddie's fraud against Spider-Man (which in itself was the result of Peter in the Venom Suit wrecking a camera that contained a legitimate picture of Venom Suit Spider-Man). Eddie's response? To go into a church and pray to God for Him to kill Peter. Then he got [[FromNobodyToNightmare the Venom suit...]].

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* ''Film/SpiderManTrilogy'':
** Harry Osborn clearly knew what led to his father's end -- specifically, that he was the Green Goblin -- from the conclusion of the [[Film/SpiderMan2 second film]] on, yet needed the majority of [[Film/SpiderMan3 the third]] to forgive Peter for stopping a homicidal maniac... multiple rounds of EasyAmnesia helped this along.
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Eddie Brock in ''Film/SpiderMan3''. Peter exposed Eddie's fraud against Spider-Man (which in itself was the result of Peter in the Venom Suit wrecking a camera that contained a legitimate picture of Venom Suit Spider-Man). Eddie's response? To go into a church and pray to God for Him to kill Peter. Then he got [[FromNobodyToNightmare the Venom suit...]].
2nd Oct '17 7:42:59 PM Luigifan
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:: Fortunately, the old man is fine and after going through some CharacterDevelopment from the events of the movie a much nicer Kuzco apologizes to him. Heartwarmingly, the old man never really held it against him and took getting thrown out in good humor.

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:: ::: Fortunately, the old man is fine fine, and after going through some CharacterDevelopment from the events of the movie movie, a much nicer Kuzco apologizes to him. Heartwarmingly, the old man never really held it against him and took getting thrown out in good humor.



* Professor Ratigan of ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' feeds a well meaning drunk minion to his pet cat for calling him [[ComplimentBackfire the world's greatest]] [[BerserkButton rat]].

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* Professor Ratigan of ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' feeds a well meaning well-meaning drunk minion to his pet cat for calling him [[ComplimentBackfire the world's greatest]] [[BerserkButton rat]].



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metegol}}'': El Grosso loses a foosball game and holds it as a motive to not only destroy the foosball table and the bar where the game took place but also the whole town.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metegol}}'': El Grosso loses a foosball game and holds it as a motive to not only destroy the foosball table and the bar where the game took place place, but also the whole town.



* In ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' Maleficent curses the princess to die because she was not invited to the christening. She spends the next sixteen years obsessing over her revenge being enacted.

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* In ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', Maleficent curses the princess to die because she was not invited to the christening. She spends the next sixteen years obsessing over her revenge being enacted.



* In ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem'', main human Dalas' little brother delivers pizza to a girl he likes. Her boyfriend is inside and jokes about the uniform with his friends; he jokes back 'I guess who ordered the sausage lovers pizza', insinuating that he's gay with his friends. His retaliation is to follow him out of the house, beat the shit out of him, and throw his keys into a sewer, meaning he has to walk home and use the window to get in. Point, its implied that the reason Dalas was in Jail was beating this guy up as retribution for something he did, but still for the incident it was a little cold.

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* In ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem'', main human Dalas' little brother delivers pizza to a girl he likes. Her boyfriend is inside and jokes about the uniform with his friends; he jokes back 'I guess who ordered the sausage lovers pizza', insinuating that he's gay with his friends. His retaliation is to follow him out of the house, beat the shit out of him, and throw his keys into a sewer, meaning he has to walk home and use the window to get in. Point, its it's implied that the reason Dalas was in Jail was beating this guy up as retribution for something he did, but still for the incident it was a little cold.



* In ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy'', [[Creator/JackBlack the biker]] who's accidentally pelted by Ron's burrito [[spoiler: [[KickTheDog punts Ron's dog off a bridge]]. He does get better.]]

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* In ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy'', [[Creator/JackBlack the biker]] who's accidentally pelted by Ron's burrito [[spoiler: [[KickTheDog [[spoiler:[[KickTheDog punts Ron's dog off a bridge]]. He does get better.]]
19th Sep '17 11:25:30 AM ackbarfan5556
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* For that matter, ''Film/StarWars'' itself. So the planet Alderaan is a hotbed of covert support for the Rebellion, but not much more than that since they have no weapons? Clearly the answer is to ''destroy the entire planet,'' killing billions and outraging the entire galaxy. Tarkin's justification only works [[MetaphoricallyTrue From A Certain Point Of View]]: the Rebel base on Dantooine is remote, and Alderaan will make a far better example to the rest of the Galaxy.

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* For that matter, ''Film/StarWars'' itself. So the planet Alderaan is a hotbed of covert support for the Rebellion, but not much more than that since they have no weapons? Clearly the answer is to ''destroy the entire planet,'' killing billions and outraging the entire galaxy. Tarkin's justification only works [[MetaphoricallyTrue From A Certain Point Of View]]: the Rebel base on Dantooine is remote, and Alderaan will make a far better example to the rest of the Galaxy. His whole doctrine of fear fits with this message. Fear of the Death Star being used against planets will keep them from rebelling against the Empire. Kinda backfires thanks to Luke and the Rebels quickly destroying the battle station and showing the galaxy the Empire is weaker than originally thought.


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** Palpatine probably tortures the victims with lightning and then probably has anyone related to the guy killed. At least Vader probably spares family members and the poor sod is quickly executed via Force Choke.
9th Sep '17 2:54:02 PM ngh93
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* ''Film/TheFlintstones'': The angry mob attempting to lynch Fred was already extremely harsh, but then they decide to hang Barney as well, just because he admitted that it was because of him that Fred was promoted to the executive position. [[spoiler:Wilma and Betty manage arrive just in time to save their husbands and clear everything up.]]

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* ''Film/TheFlintstones'': The angry mob attempting to lynch Fred was already extremely harsh, but then they decide to hang Barney as well, just because he admitted that it was because of him that Fred was promoted to the executive position. [[spoiler:Wilma and Betty manage to arrive just in time to save their husbands and clear everything up.]]
5th Aug '17 7:14:47 PM ngh93
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* ''Film/TheFlintstones: The angry mob attempting to lynch Fred was already extremely harsh, but then they decide to hang Barney as well, just because he admitted that it was because of him that Fred was promoted to the job. [[spoiler:Wilma and Betty manage arrive just in time to save their husbands and clear everything up.]]

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* ''Film/TheFlintstones: *''Film/TheFlintstones'': The angry mob attempting to lynch Fred was already extremely harsh, but then they decide to hang Barney as well, just because he admitted that it was because of him that Fred was promoted to the job.executive position. [[spoiler:Wilma and Betty manage arrive just in time to save their husbands and clear everything up.]]
5th Aug '17 7:13:50 PM ngh93
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*''Film/TheFlintstones: The angry mob attempting to lynch Fred was already extremely harsh, but then they decide to hang Barney as well, just because he admitted that it was because of him that Fred was promoted to the job. [[spoiler:Wilma and Betty manage arrive just in time to save their husbands and clear everything up.]]
4th Jul '17 1:09:27 AM Statzkeen
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* In ''Literature/{{Trainspotting}}'' Begbie beats a man round the head with his pool cue. The man's crime? Eating his crisps loudly.

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* In ''Literature/{{Trainspotting}}'' Begbie beats a man round While most of the head with victims of Dawn's [[spoiler:VaginaDentata]] in ''Film/Teeth'' totally deserve what happened to them, Ryan just [[spoiler: lied about his pool cue. The man's crime? Eating his crisps loudly.feelings for her in order to get in her pants. A jackass move, yes, but not something worthy of literal castration.]]
27th Jun '17 5:40:46 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' steals one loaf of bread and gets a squadron of imperial guards out for his blood.

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* ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' steals one loaf of bread and gets a squadron of imperial guards out for his blood. (This seems far more disproportionate when viewed as an adult. Doesn't the town watch have better things to do than chase one thief?)
15th Jun '17 8:20:16 AM Daylight
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** ''Film/{{Scream 4}}'' Taken UpToEleven when the main killer wants to replace the survivor out of jealously and wants to be famous for surviving too. So she kills a bunch of people along with a partner in the same way it happened in the first film, with little differences in order to represent what happens in most movie remakes. Then she planned to kill the original survivor and replace her as the FinalGirl. Out of of all the previous killers, [[NearVillainVictory she almost gets away with it.]]
25th May '17 7:58:56 AM CosmicFerret
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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', parodying the scenes in ''[[TheEmpireStrikesBack Empire Strikes Back]]'' when Darth Vader telekinetically strangles his men for their failures in battle, Dark Helmet laser-jewels his men for the most trivial of mistakes.

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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', parodying the scenes in ''[[TheEmpireStrikesBack Empire Strikes Back]]'' ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' when Darth Vader telekinetically strangles his men for their failures in battle, Dark Helmet laser-jewels his men for the most trivial of mistakes.
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