History DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale / Film

17th Dec '16 12:33:21 PM LB7979
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* In ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'', Aunt Petunia is introduced smacking around [[HenpeckedHusband her husband Fritz around]] in a cartoonish way. Of corse, it's worth mentioning that Petunia is [[CompanionCube a hand puppet that Fritz controls]], meaning he's clearly [[CloudCuckoolander off his rocker]].
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio 2}}'' has Jewel more or less emotionally abusing her husband Blu for the entire film, making all of his decisions for him, allowing her stern father to berate him and showing a blatant disregard for his difficulty transitioning to jungle life. But because Blu is supposed to be a [[NervousWreck sheltered worry-wart]], all of his opinions are treated as hilarious inept. If the genders were flipped, there'd be an uproar.
* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'': Rapunzel's unnecessary and played-for-laughs physical violence against Flynn when they first meet. It's justified that she initially knocks him unconscious (twice), since he is an intruder. But then once he is unconscious, instead of physically restraining him by tying him up, she goes to put his unconscious body in her clouset, which takes several attempts during which he endures a lot of physical abuse (all played for laughs). Then she ties him up to a chair (which she could have done to begin with, making the clouset scene and abuse unnecessary). She knocks him unconscious for a ''third'' time while he is tied down (again unnecessary and he was physically restrained this time). When she accidentally lets the chair he is tied up to fall down so he falls on his face on the floor, she doesn't say "Sorry" but a dismissive "Oops". Later, when Flynn tries to argue with her to abandon their mission, instead of reasoning with him she answers with "''I will use this''" holding up the pan that she had knocked him unconsicous with three times, menacingly to his face (imagine if it was a man that says to a woman "I will knock you out" to make her do his will during a dispute).
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Played with--Sgt. Calhoun [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps Felix to stop him from freaking]] out when the two are stuck in [[QuicksandSucks NesquikSand]], causing the sentient vines of Laffy Taffy to 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 [[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 let's just say "specific"]] that it'd take a lot of second-thinking to come off as this.




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* ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons'': Aunt Petunia is introduced smacking around [[HenpeckedHusband her husband Fritz around]] in a cartoonish way. Of corse, it's worth mentioning that Petunia is [[CompanionCube a hand puppet that Fritz controls]], meaning he's clearly [[CloudCuckoolander off his rocker]].
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio 2}}'': Jewel's more or less emotionally abusing her husband Blu for the entire film, making all of his decisions for him, allowing her stern father to berate him and showing a blatant disregard for his difficulty transitioning to jungle life. But because Blu is supposed to be a [[NervousWreck sheltered worry-wart]], all of his opinions are treated as hilarious inept. If the genders were flipped, there'd be an uproar.
* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'': Rapunzel's unnecessary and played-for-laughs physical violence against Flynn when they first meet. It's justified that she initially knocks him unconscious (twice), since he is an intruder. But then once he is unconscious, instead of physically restraining him by tying him up, she goes to put his unconscious body in her clouset, which takes several attempts during which he endures a lot of physical abuse (all played for laughs). Then she ties him up to a chair (which she could have done to begin with, making the clouset scene and abuse unnecessary). She knocks him unconscious for a ''third'' time while he is tied down (again unnecessary and he was physically restrained this time). When she accidentally lets the chair he is tied up to fall down so he falls on his face on the floor, she doesn't say "Sorry" but a dismissive "Oops". Later, when Flynn tries to argue with her to abandon their mission, instead of reasoning with him she answers with "''I will use this''" holding up the pan that she had knocked him unconsicous with three times, menacingly to his face (imagine if it was a man that says to a woman "I will knock you out" to make her do his will during a dispute).
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Played with--Sgt. Calhoun [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps Felix to stop him from freaking]] out when the two are stuck in [[QuicksandSucks NesquikSand]], causing the sentient vines of Laffy Taffy to 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 [[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 let's just say "specific"]] that it'd take a lot of second-thinking to come off as this.
6th Dec '16 4:53:15 AM akaun6899
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* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'': Played straight in a brief scene near the end when Ginger angrily slaps Rocky. Otherwise, '''averted'''. Mrs. Tweedy's treatment of her husband is clearly treated as terrible, dismissing and insulting him, and literally kicking his butt.
28th Nov '16 10:13:10 AM LB7979
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* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Played with--Sgt. Calhoun [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps Felix to stop him from freaking]] out when the two are stuck in [[QuicksandSucks NesquikSand]], causing the sentient vines of Laffy Taffy to 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 [[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 let's just say "specific"]] that it'd take a lot of second-thinking to come off as this.




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* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'': Rapunzel's unnecessary and played-for-laughs physical violence against Flynn when they first meet. It's justified that she initially knocks him unconscious (twice), since he is an intruder. But then once he is unconscious, instead of physically restraining him by tying him up, she goes to put his unconscious body in her clouset, which takes several attempts during which he endures a lot of physical abuse (all played for laughs). Then she ties him up to a chair (which she could have done to begin with, making the clouset scene and abuse unnecessary). She knocks him unconscious for a ''third'' time while he is tied down (again unnecessary and he was physically restrained this time). When she accidentally lets the chair he is tied up to fall down so he falls on his face on the floor, she doesn't say "Sorry" but a dismissive "Oops". Later, when Flynn tries to argue with her to abandon their mission, instead of reasoning with him she answers with "''I will use this''" holding up the pan that she had knocked him unconsicous with three times, menacingly to his face (imagine if it was a man that says to a woman "I will knock you out" to make her do his will during a dispute).
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': Played with--Sgt. Calhoun [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan slaps Felix to stop him from freaking]] out when the two are stuck in [[QuicksandSucks NesquikSand]], causing the sentient vines of Laffy Taffy to 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 [[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 let's just say "specific"]] that it'd take a lot of second-thinking to come off as this.
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]].]]
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