History DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale / Film

12th Sep '16 12:32:44 PM HighCrate
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** Then again, AllMenArePerverts...
12th Sep '16 10:55:23 AM The_Weirdo
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** Then again, AllMenArePerverts...
23rd Aug '16 7:40:39 PM HighCrate
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** To be fair, that's kind of the point of the movie.
23rd Aug '16 7:17:43 PM mrincodi
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** To be fair, that's kind of the point of the movie.
29th Jun '16 6:14:30 PM Rebu
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* Try to imagine the scene in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' where Peggy Carter punches a man to ground with genders reversed. Same thing applies to the scene where she shoots at Captain America without even giving him a chance to explain that he didn't initiate the kiss with the SexySecretary. (For the record: Peggy gets even worse during the first few episodes of [[Series/AgentCarter her own TV series]].)

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* Try to imagine the scene in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' where Peggy Carter punches a man to ground with genders reversed. Same thing applies to the scene where she shoots at Captain America without even giving him a chance to explain that he didn't initiate the kiss with the SexySecretary. (For the record: Peggy gets even worse during the first few episodes of [[Series/AgentCarter her own TV series]].)) For someone who complains about sexism against her, she gets off scot-free after [[ArtisticLicenseGunSafety having fired a live weapon in an enclosed environment.]]
29th Jun '16 5:53:11 PM Rebu
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* In ''Film/KungFuHustle'', the domineering landlady constantly beats on her lecherous doormat of a husband with comedic, slapstick violence.

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* In ''Film/KungFuHustle'', the domineering landlady constantly beats on her lecherous doormat of a husband with comedic, slapstick violence. Along with anyone else who pisses her off. It later turns out that [[spoiler:his kung-fu ability is to absorb and redirect force, but nonetheless.]]
27th Jun '16 9:17:42 PM NWolfman
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* PlayedWith in ''Film/TheHangover'': Stu Price is dating a nagging, controlling woman who cheated on him with a bartender and who beats him. "That was only twice!" defends Stu desperately to [[WhatMeasureIsANonBadass keep his manliness]]; he even goes so far as to claim that one of her beatings of him was [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything actually justified]]. It's completely PlayedForLaughs in the beginning, but his friend Phil constantly reminds Stu of how horrible Melissa is and tells him to break up with her. [[spoiler:Stu later wises up at the end of the movie, then [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome breaks up with her at the wedding]].]]

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* PlayedWith in ''Film/TheHangover'': Stu Price Price's girlfriend Melissa is dating a nagging, controlling woman who both emotionally and physically abusive to him, and has cheated on him with a bartender at least once. It's PlayedForLaughs, at least [[BlackComedy dark ones]], and who beats him. Stu spends a lot of the movie trying to justify the physical stuff ([[WhatMeasureIsANonBadass "That was only twice!" defends Stu desperately to [[WhatMeasureIsANonBadass keep his manliness]]; he even goes so twice!"]]), going as far as to claim that one of her beatings of him was [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything actually justified]]. It's completely PlayedForLaughs in the beginning, [[WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou blame himself]], but after his friend Phil wild weekend with his friends, who constantly reminds Stu of how horrible Melissa is remind him that she's no good for him, he [[spoiler:wises up and tells him to break up with her. [[spoiler:Stu later wises up at the end of the movie, then [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome breaks up with her at the wedding]].]]
27th Jun '16 9:11:22 PM NWolfman
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* The plot of ''Film/MySuperExGirlfriend'' revolves around a man who's super-powered ex, whom he's dumped for being emotionally unstable, [[WomanScorned proceeds to make his life a living hell]] with vicious acts ranging from throwing his car onto the moon, get him fired by using her powers to strip him naked in the office, and throwing a shark at him. What stops it from being DSA:FOM: TheMovie is that the guy is still presented as a victim, and the ex does eventually receive backlash from the city she defends when they discover that he isn't a criminal, but just some schmo who broke her heart. She's later BroughtDownToNormal in a plot to stop her tirade, eventually going toe-to-to with the guy's (much less unhinged) new girlfriend, who uses her new found powers to beat some sense into the ex when she still won't leave him alone. However, the one thing ''still'' making all of this a straight example is that ''My Super Ex-Boyfriend'' couldn't possibly work as a comedy.

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* The plot of ''Film/MySuperExGirlfriend'' revolves around a man who's super-powered ex, whom he's dumped for being emotionally unstable, [[WomanScorned proceeds to make his life a living hell]] with vicious acts ranging from throwing his car onto the moon, get him fired by using her powers to strip him naked in the office, and throwing a shark at him. What stops it from being DSA:FOM: TheMovie is that the guy is still presented as a victim, and the ex does eventually receive backlash from the city she defends when they discover that he isn't a criminal, but just some schmo who broke her heart. She's later BroughtDownToNormal in a plot to stop her tirade, eventually going toe-to-to with the guy's (much less unhinged) new girlfriend, who uses her new found powers to beat some sense into the ex when she still won't leave him alone. However, the one thing ''still'' making all of this a straight example is that ''My Super Ex-Boyfriend'' couldn't possibly work as a comedy.comedy, meaning this is still played straight.
27th Jun '16 9:10:07 PM NWolfman
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* Played with in ''Film/MySuperExGirlfriend'' a romantic comedy about a guy, who in response to him leaving his super-powered girlfriend for being crazy, she proceeds to do all sorts of vicious things, ranging from throwing his car onto the moon, get him fired by using her powers to strip him naked in the office, and throwing a shark at him. Though it's played for laughs, we still seem intended to sympathize with the guy. Once people realize both that it's G-Girl who's after him and that she's angry over the breakup rather than trying to capture him for some undisclosed crime, they get a lot more upset with her, and she wasn't quite a KarmaHoudini either, she is briefly BroughtDownToNormal in a plot to stop her tirade, when she refuses to let it go even after that, the guy's current (much less unhinged) girlfriend uses her new found powers to beat some sense into her.
** Still played straight in that this movie couldn't possibly work as a comedy if the gender roles were reversed and the super ex-boyfriend did the same things.

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* Played with in The plot of ''Film/MySuperExGirlfriend'' revolves around a romantic comedy about a guy, who in response to him leaving his man who's super-powered girlfriend ex, whom he's dumped for being crazy, she emotionally unstable, [[WomanScorned proceeds to do all sorts of make his life a living hell]] with vicious things, acts ranging from throwing his car onto the moon, get him fired by using her powers to strip him naked in the office, and throwing a shark at him. Though it's played for laughs, we What stops it from being DSA:FOM: TheMovie is that the guy is still seem intended to sympathize with presented as a victim, and the guy. Once people realize both ex does eventually receive backlash from the city she defends when they discover that it's G-Girl who's after him and that she's angry over the breakup rather than trying to capture him for he isn't a criminal, but just some undisclosed crime, they get a lot more upset with her, and she wasn't quite a KarmaHoudini either, she is briefly schmo who broke her heart. She's later BroughtDownToNormal in a plot to stop her tirade, when she refuses to let it go even after that, eventually going toe-to-to with the guy's current (much less unhinged) girlfriend new girlfriend, who uses her new found powers to beat some sense into her.
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the ex when she still won't leave him alone. However, the one thing ''still'' making all of this a straight in example is that this movie ''My Super Ex-Boyfriend'' couldn't possibly work as a comedy if the gender roles were reversed and the super ex-boyfriend did the same things. comedy.
27th Jun '16 8:55:06 PM NWolfman
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* In ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'', Aunt Petunia smacks Uncle Fritz quite regularly, it seems. The only comment that might have referred to it is Lewis's, asking if she's "cranky." This ''could'' be justified as Fritz roleplaying [[FridgeHorror though that opens a new can of worms]].
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Played with--Sgt. Calhoun provides Felix with a solitary GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slap while they are stuck in the [[QuicksandSucks NesquikSand]], which reveals that the "vines" they can't reach are actually Laffy Taffy that happen to find the idea of Calhoun hitting Felix hilarious. Calhoun does not, however, and even after Felix shows he can fix his injuries by [[ItMakesSenseInContext hitting himself in the face with his magic hammer]], she is still reluctant, and Felix has to ''convince'' her to continue just so that the Laffy Taffies will reach down to a point where they can grab them. So while the circumstances are extraordinary and the abuse is presented more as AmusingInjuries, try to imagine the same situation being PlayedForLaughs with the genders swapped; it would come across far darker and inappropriate for a children's movie.

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* In ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'', Aunt Petunia smacks Uncle is introduced smacking around [[HenpeckedHusband her husband Fritz quite regularly, it seems. The only comment around]] in a cartoonish way. Of corse, it's worth mentioning that might have referred to it Petunia is Lewis's, asking if she's "cranky." This ''could'' be justified as [[CompanionCube a hand puppet that Fritz roleplaying [[FridgeHorror though that opens a new can of worms]].
controls]], meaning he's clearly [[CloudCuckoolander off his rocker]].
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Played with--Sgt. Calhoun provides [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps Felix with a solitary GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slap while they to stop him from freaking]] out when the two are stuck in the [[QuicksandSucks NesquikSand]], which reveals that causing the "vines" they can't reach are actually sentient vines of Laffy Taffy that happen to find the idea of giggle and slowly make their way down towards them. Despite her reluctance to do so, Felix, who can instantly heal himself with his magic hammer, demands Calhoun hitting Felix hilarious. Calhoun does not, however, and even after Felix shows he can fix his injuries by [[AmusingInjuries continue injuring him]] until the vines are close enough for them to pull themselves out. Out of context, it's easy to imagine a gender-swapped version being rejected en mass, but the context in which all of this happens is so... [[ItMakesSenseInContext hitting himself in the face with his magic hammer]], she is still reluctant, and Felix has to ''convince'' her to continue let's just so say "specific"]] that the Laffy Taffies will reach down it'd take a lot of second-thinking to a point where they can grab them. So while the circumstances are extraordinary and the abuse is presented more as AmusingInjuries, try to imagine the same situation being PlayedForLaughs with the genders swapped; it would come across far darker and inappropriate for a children's movie.off as this.
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