History Film / ASimplePlan

7th Sep '16 4:21:13 PM eedwardgrey3
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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins assumes that Neil Baxter is an FBI agent without asking to see his badge. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] [[PlayedForLaughs comically]] as Hank searches for ammunition to the sheriff's gun amongst his disorganized desk.

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins assumes that Neil Baxter is an FBI agent without asking to see his badge. ]] This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] [[PlayedForLaughs comically]] as Hank searches for ammunition to the sheriff's gun amongst his disorganized desk.
3rd Sep '16 6:48:38 AM Az_Tech341
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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Hank has to kill his own brother (Jacob) because he can't live with the guilt and wants to die. Add to the fact Hank finds out in the end from real FBI agents that the money from the plane is marked, which mean he can't use any of the money without the FBI finding out about him having it. Hank burns the money much to his wife's chagrin and carry's out with his average life only now he has to live with the guilt of all of the terrible things he has done. Essentially finding that money was all for nothing and he is worse off for having found it.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Hank has to kill his own brother (Jacob) kills Jacob because he can't the latter doesn't want to live with the guilt of his and wants to die. Add to the fact his brother's crimes. Dually, Hank finds out in the end learns from real FBI agents that the money from the plane is marked, which mean meaning he can't use any of the money it without the FBI finding out about him having it. learning he stole it; subsequently, Hank burns the money - much to his wife's chagrin and carry's out with his average chagrin. Ultimately, taking the money cost him the life only now he has to live of his brother, caused the deaths of five other people, and cursed him with the guilt of all of sins to which he can't confess without jeapordizing the terrible things he has done. Essentially finding that money was all for nothing future of his wife and he is worse off for having found it.daughter.]]



* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins blindly assuming that Neil Baxter was a FBI agent without truly checking it out really falls under this trope. Especially when Hank and his wife could instantly tell that something was off about Baxter. Go figure Carl gets killed by Baxter at the end even as Hank was trying to tell him that Baxter is really not a agent.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins blindly assuming assumes that Neil Baxter was a is an FBI agent without truly checking it out really falls under this trope. Especially when Hank and asking to see his wife could instantly tell that something was off about Baxter. Go figure Carl gets killed by Baxter at the end even badge. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] [[PlayedForLaughs comically]] as Hank was trying searches for ammunition to tell him that Baxter is really not a agent.]]the sheriff's gun amongst his disorganized desk.



** Telling Hank that their Father's death was really a suicide.
** When Hank ask about a girl that went out with Jacob in high school and what had happen, Jacob reveals that it had just been a cruel bet to see if the girl could actually date him for a month.

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** Telling Hank that their Father's father's death was really a suicide.
** When Hank ask about a girl that went out with Jacob in high school and what had happen, Jacob reveals that it had just been a cruel bet to see if the girl could actually date him for a month.
suicide.
2nd Sep '16 10:36:10 PM Tnoel
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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins blindly assuming that Neil Baxter was a FBI agent without truly checking it out really falls under this trope. Especially when Hank and his wife could instantly tell that something was off about Baxter. Go figure Carl gets killed by Baxter in the end even as Hank tries to tell him that Baxter is really not a agent.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins blindly assuming that Neil Baxter was a FBI agent without truly checking it out really falls under this trope. Especially when Hank and his wife could instantly tell that something was off about Baxter. Go figure Carl gets killed by Baxter in at the end even as Hank tries was trying to tell him that Baxter is really not a agent.]]
2nd Sep '16 10:34:49 PM Tnoel
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*TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Sheriff Carl Jenkins blindly assuming that Neil Baxter was a FBI agent without truly checking it out really falls under this trope. Especially when Hank and his wife could instantly tell that something was off about Baxter. Go figure Carl gets killed by Baxter in the end even as Hank tries to tell him that Baxter is really not a agent.]]
2nd Sep '16 10:27:03 PM Tnoel
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%%* DownerEnding

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%%* DownerEnding*DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Hank has to kill his own brother (Jacob) because he can't live with the guilt and wants to die. Add to the fact Hank finds out in the end from real FBI agents that the money from the plane is marked, which mean he can't use any of the money without the FBI finding out about him having it. Hank burns the money much to his wife's chagrin and carry's out with his average life only now he has to live with the guilt of all of the terrible things he has done. Essentially finding that money was all for nothing and he is worse off for having found it.]]




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*WhamLine: Jacob has a couple of these lines to Hank through out the movie
** Revealing to Hank that their Father losing the farm was not because he as a bad business man, but because he was paying for Hank's college
** Telling Hank that their Father's death was really a suicide.
** When Hank ask about a girl that went out with Jacob in high school and what had happen, Jacob reveals that it had just been a cruel bet to see if the girl could actually date him for a month.
28th Apr '16 11:04:23 AM Mdumas43073
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''A Simple Plan'' is a 1998 Neo-Noir thriller film directed by Creator/SamRaimi starring Creator/BillPaxton, Creator/BillyBobThornton, and Bridget Fonda. It is based on the novel of the same name by Scott Smith, who also wrote the screenplay.

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''A Simple Plan'' is a 1998 Neo-Noir thriller film directed by Creator/SamRaimi Creator/SamRaimi, starring Creator/BillPaxton, Creator/BillyBobThornton, and Bridget Fonda. It is based on the novel of the same name by Scott Smith, who also wrote the screenplay.
28th Apr '16 11:02:57 AM Mdumas43073
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''A Simple Plan'' is a 1998 film directed by Creator/SamRaimi starring Creator/BillPaxton, Creator/BillyBobThornton, and Bridget Fonda. It is based on the novel of the same name by Scott Smith, who also wrote the screenplay of the film,

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''A Simple Plan'' is a 1998 Neo-Noir thriller film directed by Creator/SamRaimi starring Creator/BillPaxton, Creator/BillyBobThornton, and Bridget Fonda. It is based on the novel of the same name by Scott Smith, who also wrote the screenplay of the film,
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17th Apr '15 1:36:16 PM Morgenthaler
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''A Simple Plan'' is a 1998 film directed by Creator/SamRaimi starring Bill Paxton, Creator/BillyBobThornton, and Bridget Fonda. It is based on the novel of the same name by Scott Smith, who also wrote the screenplay of the film,

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''A Simple Plan'' is a 1998 film directed by Creator/SamRaimi starring Bill Paxton, Creator/BillPaxton, Creator/BillyBobThornton, and Bridget Fonda. It is based on the novel of the same name by Scott Smith, who also wrote the screenplay of the film,



* [[spoiler: CainAndAbel : Hanks kills Jacob after they discuss it as [[ShootTheDog something necessary]]]].

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* [[spoiler: CainAndAbel : [[spoiler: Hanks kills Jacob after they discuss it as [[ShootTheDog something necessary]]]].



* [[spoiler: DownerEnding]]

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* [[spoiler: DownerEnding]]%%* DownerEnding



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11th Mar '15 3:35:06 PM beack7
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* {{Expy}}: Gary Cole as Agent Baxter is pretty much [[Series/AmericanGothic Lucas Buck]] in a different branch of law enforcement.

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* {{Expy}}: Gary Cole as Agent Baxter is pretty much [[Series/AmericanGothic Lucas Buck]] in a different branch of law enforcement.
11th Mar '15 3:08:30 PM fgenzo159
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