History Film / AFishCalledWanda

2nd Dec '17 5:23:10 AM AnotherGuy
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* MadeOfIron: Otto survives being run over by as steamroller ''and'' being flung off the wing of a passenger jet airplane taking off.
22nd Oct '17 12:07:29 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut[=/=]GeniusBonus: John Cleese's character is called Archie Leach, which was CaryGrant's real name. An scene with Otto and Wanda borrows one [[WouldHitAGirl iconic moment from a fight]] between Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn in ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaStory''.

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* ShoutOut[=/=]GeniusBonus: John Cleese's character is called Archie Leach, which was CaryGrant's Creator/CaryGrant's real name. An scene with Otto and Wanda borrows one [[WouldHitAGirl iconic moment from a fight]] between Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn in ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaStory''.
9th Oct '17 7:17:25 PM JoeG
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* WickedPretentious: Otto is a violent thug who thinks reading Nietzsche makes him much more intelligent and cultured than he really is.
-->'''Wanda''': But you think you're an intellectual, don't you, ape?
-->'''Otto''': Apes don't read philosophy.
-->'''Wanda''': Yes they do, Otto. They just don't understand it.
3rd Oct '17 4:37:24 PM TargetOnMyBack
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** Knowing some Italian and/or Russian makes some scenes all the more hilarious, especially simce Otto is just prattling off random Italian food items.

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** Knowing some Italian and/or Russian makes some scenes all the more hilarious, especially simce since Otto is just prattling off random Italian food items.
19th Aug '17 3:05:58 AM XFllo
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* EnemyEatsYourLunch / InterrogationByVandalism: PlayedWith when Otto torments K-K-Ken by eating his fish... alive.


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* InterrogationByVandalism: Otto torments K-K-Ken by eating his fish... alive. Counts as extremely cruel, as any pet owner would know...
15th Jun '17 10:46:09 PM NightShade96
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* BlackComedyAnimalCruelty: Ken repeatedly tries to kill the old woman who is going to testify against George but accidentally kills her dogs instead. This is made funnier by the fact that Ken loves animals and is horrified whenever he accidentally kills one of the dogs.
2nd Jun '17 2:04:16 PM Darkmage7280
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''My stutter! It's gone! How many tropes would a troper trope if a troper would trope tropes?''
2nd Jun '17 2:01:26 PM Darkmage7280
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26th Feb '17 9:46:49 PM jccw227
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* SquashedFlat: One of Yorkies Ken accidentally kills suffers this fate.
13th Jan '17 7:02:53 AM Kitchen90
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''A Fish Called Wanda'' is a 1988 British comedy film starring Creator/KevinKline, Creator/JamieLeeCurtis, Creator/JohnCleese and Creator/MichaelPalin. The film is the final--and best known--film of legendary British comedy director Charles Crichton and its screenplay was written by Cleese and Crichton.

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''A Fish Called Wanda'' is a 1988 British comedy film starring Creator/KevinKline, Creator/JamieLeeCurtis, Creator/JohnCleese and Creator/MichaelPalin. The film is the final--and final (and best known--film known) film of legendary British comedy director Charles Crichton Crichton, and its screenplay was written by Cleese both him and Crichton.
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