History DisproportionateRetribution / Film

12th Jun '16 5:18:12 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* In the film adaptation of ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'', after Harry tricks Lucius into giving Dobby a sock by accident[[note]]House elves are officially freed when their masters give them clothing[[/note]], Lucius pulls out his wand and attempts to curse Harry. In the book, he gets blasted by Dobby before he can say anything. In the movie, he manages to get out an ''"AvadaŚ"'' before he's blasted. ''"Avada"'' is the first part of ''"Avada Kedavra"'', the Killing Curse. Killing Harry in broad daylight in front of Dumbledore's office probably isn't the best course of action... {{Word of God}} states that the script didn't specify a curse for that scene, so Jason Isaacs [[ThrowItIn just ad-libbed the first one that came to mind]]. The closed captioning was changed to make Lucious say something like "Vera-"

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* In the film adaptation of ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'', after Harry tricks Lucius into giving Dobby a sock by accident[[note]]House elves are officially freed when their masters give them clothing[[/note]], Lucius pulls out his wand and attempts to curse Harry. In the book, he gets blasted by Dobby before he can say anything. In the movie, he manages to get out an ''"AvadaŚ"'' before he's blasted. ''"Avada"'' is the first part of ''"Avada Kedavra"'', the Killing Curse. Killing Harry in broad daylight in front of Dumbledore's office probably isn't the best course of action... but then, {{Word of God}} states that the script didn't specify a curse for that scene, so Jason Isaacs [[ThrowItIn just ad-libbed the first one that came to mind]]. The closed captioning was changed to make Lucious say something like "Vera-"
12th Jun '16 8:53:24 AM dmcreif
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* ''Film/BruceAlmighty''.

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* ''Film/BruceAlmighty''. ''Film/BruceAlmighty'' sees Bruce Nolan get God's powers. Naturally, he uses them on those who have "wronged" him.



** How dare Evan Baxter be a better news reporter than Bruce! Better completely embarrass him on live TV, and (In a deleted scene) light him on FIRE. [[KickTheDog Twice]].

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** How dare Evan Baxter be a better news reporter than Bruce! Better completely embarrass him on live TV, and (In TV by fiddling with the teleprompter. And (in a deleted scene) light him on FIRE. [[KickTheDog Twice]].



* ''Film/ConAir'' character William "Billy Bedlam" Bedford: "He caught his wife in bed with another man, left them alone, drove four towns over to his wife's family's house. Killed her parents, her brothers, her sisters, even her dog."

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* ''Film/ConAir'' character *In ''Film/ConAir'', Vince Larkin is debriefing Sims on the backgrounds of the inmates onboard the flight. One of them is William Bedford, also known as "Billy Bedlam" Bedford: "He Bedlam".
-->'''Willie Sims:''' The mass murderer?
-->'''Vince Larkin:''' The same. He
caught his wife in bed with another man, left them man. Left her alone, drove four towns over to his wife's family's house. [[RevengeByProxy Killed her parents, her brothers, her sisters, even her dog."]]



* In ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' Joe Pesci's character Tommy [=DeVito=] beat a guy to death for mentioning how he used to shine shoes and then telling him to go get his shine box. The scary part is that his part was based on a real person who was actually like that. [[spoiler:And like Tommy in the movie, this would ultimately get him killed, though unlike the movie, there were other factors involved, including an AttemptedRape on Henry's wife]].
** Tommy also shot a guy in the foot for not getting his drink order right. When he asks the same guy (whose foot is now in a cast) to get him a drink after-the-fact, the guy tells Tommy to go fuck himself. It does not end well for him.

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* In ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}'' Joe Pesci's character [[Creator/JoePesci Tommy [=DeVito=] beat DeVito]] beats a guy to death for mentioning how he used to shine shoes and then telling him to go get his shine box. The scary part is that his part was based on a real person who was actually like that. [[spoiler:And like Tommy in the movie, this would ultimately get him killed, though unlike the movie, there were other factors involved, including an AttemptedRape on Henry's wife]].
** Tommy also shot shoots a guy in the foot for not getting his drink order right. When he asks the same guy (whose foot is now in a cast) to get him a drink after-the-fact, the guy tells Tommy to go fuck himself. It does not end well for him.



* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'' after Harry tricks Lucius into giving Dobby a sock by accident, Lucius pulls out his wand and attempts to curse Harry. In the second book, he gets blasted by Dobby before he can say anything. In the movie, he manages to get out an ''"AvadaŚ"'' before he's blasted. ''"Avada"'' is the first part of ''"Avada Kedavra"'', the Killing Curse. Killing Harry in broad daylight in front of Dumbledore's office probably isn't the best course of action... {{Word of God}} states that the script didn't specify a curse for that scene, so Jason Isaacs [[ThrowItIn just ad-libbed the first one that came to mind]]. The closed captioning was changed to make Lucious say something like "Vera-"
* In the opening scene of''Film/GirlHouse'' after a young Loverboy has been bullied by two young girls he murders one of them

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* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'' the film adaptation of ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'', after Harry tricks Lucius into giving Dobby a sock by accident, accident[[note]]House elves are officially freed when their masters give them clothing[[/note]], Lucius pulls out his wand and attempts to curse Harry. In the second book, he gets blasted by Dobby before he can say anything. In the movie, he manages to get out an ''"AvadaŚ"'' before he's blasted. ''"Avada"'' is the first part of ''"Avada Kedavra"'', the Killing Curse. Killing Harry in broad daylight in front of Dumbledore's office probably isn't the best course of action... {{Word of God}} states that the script didn't specify a curse for that scene, so Jason Isaacs [[ThrowItIn just ad-libbed the first one that came to mind]]. The closed captioning was changed to make Lucious say something like "Vera-"
* In the opening scene of''Film/GirlHouse'' of ''Film/GirlHouse'' after a young Loverboy has been bullied by two young girls he murders one of them
4th Jun '16 2:24:31 PM costanton11
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** Barbossa in ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl The Curse of the Black Pearl]]'' sees the eponymous curse on him and his crew as this.

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** Barbossa in ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl The Curse of the Black Pearl]]'' sees the eponymous curse on him and his crew as this. It's a fair point as the curse was originally to punish the Spaniards who persecuted the Aztecs, so it seems unfair that people who had nothing whatsoever to do with it should be punished.
23rd May '16 5:39:17 PM Fireblood
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* The act that kicks off the main plot: Oh, Derek caught a black guy trying to steal his truck? Well, surely he's making him lie on the ground so the police can... Wait, why's he making the guy [[CurbstompBattle bite the curb]] like-- Oh, [[CruelAndUnusualDeath holy SHIT!!]]

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* ''Film/AmericanHistoryX'': The act that kicks off the main plot: Oh, Derek caught a black guy trying to steal his truck? Well, surely he's making him lie on the ground so the police can... Wait, why's he making the guy [[CurbstompBattle bite the curb]] like-- Oh, [[CruelAndUnusualDeath holy SHIT!!]]
12th Apr '16 12:54:13 PM res20stupid
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* Mr Big, a crime boss from ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is willing to go above and beyond when he believes he's been wronged no matter how small the infractions may be. He's willing to "[[DeadlyEuphamism ice]]" Judy and Nick because Nick conned him [[spoiler: into buying a fur rug... made from the fur from a skunk's butt]], as well as Duke Weaselton. He's ''kinda'' justified from the examples we see - [[ItsPersonal he considered Nick part of the family until Nick pulled that con]], and Duke not only [[spoiler: supplied an ingredient to the poison which drove both his florist and driver insane]] but also [[spoiler: nearly killed Big's pregnant daughter when he was running from the cops]].

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* Mr Big, a crime boss from ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is willing to go above and beyond when he believes he's been wronged no matter how small the infractions may be. He's willing to "[[DeadlyEuphamism "[[DeadlyEuphemism ice]]" Judy and Nick because Nick conned him [[spoiler: into buying a fur rug... made from the fur from a skunk's butt]], as well as Duke Weaselton. He's ''kinda'' justified from the examples we see - [[ItsPersonal he considered Nick part of the family until Nick pulled that con]], and Duke not only [[spoiler: supplied an ingredient to the poison which drove both his florist and driver insane]] but also [[spoiler: nearly killed Big's pregnant daughter when he was running from the cops]].
12th Apr '16 11:17:26 AM res20stupid
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* Mr Big, a crime boss from ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' is willing to go above and beyond when he believes he's been wronged no matter how small the infractions may be. He's willing to "[[DeadlyEuphamism ice]]" Judy and Nick because Nick conned him [[spoiler: into buying a fur rug... made from the fur from a skunk's butt]], as well as Duke Weaselton. He's ''kinda'' justified from the examples we see - [[ItsPersonal he considered Nick part of the family until Nick pulled that con]], and Duke not only [[spoiler: supplied an ingredient to the poison which drove both his florist and driver insane]] but also [[spoiler: nearly killed Big's pregnant daughter when he was running from the cops]].
12th Apr '16 10:09:47 AM Dechstreme
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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.

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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.
7th Apr '16 6:59:02 AM erforce
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* In ''Film/{{Oldboy}}'', Oh Dae-su is abducted off the street and held prisoner for 15 years while his family is murdered and he is blamed for it. When he is finally released, he learns that [[spoiler:an old schoolmate, Lee Woo-jin, performed the deed as well as hypnotized him into unknowingly sleeping with his daughter. This is all in retaliation for Dae-su idly mentioning that he saw Soo-ah, Woo-Jin's sister, sleeping with another student, who unknown to him was actually Woo-jin. The rumors that followed caused her to kill herself.]]

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* In ''Film/{{Oldboy}}'', ''Film/{{Oldboy 2003}}'', Oh Dae-su is abducted off the street and held prisoner for 15 years while his family is murdered and he is blamed for it. When he is finally released, he learns that [[spoiler:an old schoolmate, Lee Woo-jin, performed the deed as well as hypnotized him into unknowingly sleeping with his daughter. This is all in retaliation for Dae-su idly mentioning that he saw Soo-ah, Woo-Jin's sister, sleeping with another student, who unknown to him was actually Woo-jin. The rumors that followed caused her to kill herself.]]



* Used for humor in ''Film/ScaryMovie 3'' when the architect (played by the late Creator/GeorgeCarlin) described Tabitha's punishment:

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* Used for humor in ''Film/ScaryMovie 3'' ''Film/ScaryMovie3'' when the architect (played by the late Creator/GeorgeCarlin) described Tabitha's punishment:



* A graphic designer shows Millennium a series of new logos to choose from. Millennium refuses to use one logo but soon changes its mind. The designer's response? He files a lawsuit that could potentially ban several of its films, including ''Film/DriveAngry'', ''Film/ElephantWhite'', ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian2011'' (already facing a ban due to a separate ongoing lawsuit filed by Stan Lee Media on the grounds that they technically still own the rights to ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' because the deal that led to Conan Sales Company and then Paradox Entertainment, the film's producer, acquiring the rights to the franchise was never valid due to SLM's bankruptcy protection), ''{{Trespass}}'', and ''TheSonOfNoOne'', as well as a few other future Millennium productions, just for using the logo in question.

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* A graphic designer shows Millennium a series of new logos to choose from. Millennium refuses to use one logo but soon changes its mind. The designer's response? He files a lawsuit that could potentially ban several of its films, including ''Film/DriveAngry'', ''Film/ElephantWhite'', ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian2011'' (already facing a ban due to a separate ongoing lawsuit filed by Stan Lee Media on the grounds that they technically still own the rights to ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' because the deal that led to Conan Sales Company and then Paradox Entertainment, the film's producer, acquiring the rights to the franchise was never valid due to SLM's bankruptcy protection), ''{{Trespass}}'', ''Film/{{Trespass}}'', and ''TheSonOfNoOne'', ''Film/TheSonOfNoOne'', as well as a few other future Millennium productions, just for using the logo in question.



* The eponymous {{Film/Krampus}}' whole schtick is that he kills entire families just for "losing their faith in the spirit of Christmas," even for understandable reasons like being poor and destitute during World War II.

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* The In ''{{Film/Krampus}}'', the eponymous {{Film/Krampus}}' character's whole schtick is that he kills entire families just for "losing their faith in the spirit of Christmas," even for understandable reasons like being poor and destitute during World War II.
30th Mar '16 12:21:34 AM Jacce
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* The second adaptation of ''Film/ThePunisher2004''. When the BigBad's son is killed during a bust that Frank took part in, he and his wife decide to take his revenge by killing Frank's ''entire extended family''. This becomes worse when you realize that ''Frank wasn't the one who shot him'', and he was only shot ''because he was stupid enough to pull a gun out when he had a dozen SWAT surrounding him''. .

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* The second adaptation of ''Film/ThePunisher2004''. When the BigBad's son is killed during a bust that Frank took part in, he and his wife decide to take his revenge by killing Frank's ''entire extended family''. This becomes worse when you realize that ''Frank wasn't the one who shot him'', and he was only shot ''because he was stupid enough to pull a gun out when he had a dozen SWAT surrounding him''. .



* ''Film/RatRace'' has some. Taxi driver lost some money after a botched football game. When the referee of said game enters his cab, the driver goes into the desert, takes the referee's shoes and socks and abandons him there. Cheating on a helicopter pilot leads to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1MxtNFdd4s this]]. And God help you [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfgELYaSYhMif if you don't buy a squirrel.]]

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* ''Film/RatRace'' has some. Taxi driver lost some money after a botched football game. When the referee of said game enters his cab, the driver goes into the desert, takes the referee's shoes and shoes, socks and panta and abandons him there. Cheating on a helicopter pilot leads to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1MxtNFdd4s this]]. And God help you [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfgELYaSYhMif if you don't buy a squirrel.]]
29th Mar '16 1:47:25 PM TheNewBig
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* ''Film/AmericanHistoryX'' had [[spoiler: Danny, Derek's white supremacist younger brother be gunned down by a black bully, not so much because of his (former) racism as because the previous day Danny blew cigarette smoke in his face.]]
** That's a highly questionable assumption. He knew Derek was a neo-Nazi and understandably had great resentment for him. He didn't know Derek was on the verge of reforming. Also, in the deleted scenes, we see the young bully driving around with two others who are presumably gang members. It's his intiation into the gang.
** Of course, there's also the act that kicks off the main plot: Oh, Derek caught a black guy trying to steal his truck? Well, surely he's making him lie on the ground so the police can... Wait, why's he making the guy [[CurbstompBattle bite the curb]] like-- Oh, [[CruelAndUnusualDeath holy SHIT!!]]

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* ''Film/AmericanHistoryX'' had [[spoiler: Danny, Derek's white supremacist younger brother be gunned down by a black bully, not so much because of his (former) racism as because the previous day Danny blew cigarette smoke in his face.]]
** That's a highly questionable assumption. He knew Derek was a neo-Nazi and understandably had great resentment for him. He didn't know Derek was on the verge of reforming. Also, in the deleted scenes, we see the young bully driving around with two others who are presumably gang members. It's his intiation into the gang.
** Of course, there's also the
The act that kicks off the main plot: Oh, Derek caught a black guy trying to steal his truck? Well, surely he's making him lie on the ground so the police can... Wait, why's he making the guy [[CurbstompBattle bite the curb]] like-- Oh, [[CruelAndUnusualDeath holy SHIT!!]]



* The second adaptation of ''Film/ThePunisher2004''. When the BigBad's son is killed during a bust that Frank took part in, he and his wife decide to take his revenge by killing Frank's ''entire extended family''. This becomes worse when you realize that ''Frank wasn't the one who shot him'', and he was only shot ''because he was stupid enough to pull a gun out when he had a dozen SWAT surrounding him''. The Punisher could also be accused of this, depending on whether or not you believe him when he says he's driven by punishment instead of vengeance.
** Anyone who might feel sorry for the BigBad's wife should remember that ''she'' was the one who demanded that Frank's entire family pay the price. The BigBad was originally content to just having Frank killed, but his wife pretty much demanded two eyes, four limbs, and every last tooth for just one eye.

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* The second adaptation of ''Film/ThePunisher2004''. When the BigBad's son is killed during a bust that Frank took part in, he and his wife decide to take his revenge by killing Frank's ''entire extended family''. This becomes worse when you realize that ''Frank wasn't the one who shot him'', and he was only shot ''because he was stupid enough to pull a gun out when he had a dozen SWAT surrounding him''. The Punisher could also be accused of this, depending on whether or not you believe him when he says he's driven by punishment instead of vengeance.\n** Anyone who might feel sorry for the BigBad's wife should remember that ''she'' was the one who demanded that Frank's entire family pay the price. The BigBad was originally content to just having Frank killed, but his wife pretty much demanded two eyes, four limbs, and every last tooth for just one eye. .
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