History Film / Adam

1st Jun '18 8:17:28 PM rjd1922
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* MistakenForPedophile: Adam is confronted by police when he's waiting outside the school for Beth to get out. PlayedForDrama.

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* MistakenForPedophile: Adam is confronted by police when he's waiting outside the school for Beth to get out. PlayedForDrama.PlayedForDrama, as he froze up and would have been arrested if Beth hadn't showed up to defend him.
1st Jun '18 8:16:31 PM rjd1922
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* MistakenForPedophile: Adam, when he's waiting outside the school for Beth to get out. PlayedForDrama.

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* MistakenForPedophile: Adam, Adam is confronted by police when he's waiting outside the school for Beth to get out. PlayedForDrama.
1st Jun '18 8:16:06 PM rjd1922
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* ArchnemesisDad: [[spoiler:Beth's father]] looks like a stand-up guy, but then [[spoiler:his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick]].
* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler:Beth's father]] looks like a stand-up guy, but then [[spoiler:his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick]].

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* ArchnemesisDad: [[spoiler:Beth's father]] looks like a stand-up guy, but then [[spoiler:his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick]].
* BitchInSheepsClothing:
ArchnemesisDad[=/=]BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler:Beth's father]] looks like a stand-up guy, but then [[spoiler:his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick]].



** Don't insult Beth's Father, [[MoralMyopia even if yours just died]].

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** Don't insult Beth's Father, father, [[MoralMyopia even if yours just died]].
15th Apr '18 10:42:06 AM Malady
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* AlliterativeName: Beth Buchwald.



* ArchnemesisDad[=/=][[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard in Sheep's Clothing]]: [[spoiler:A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]

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* ArchnemesisDad[=/=][[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard in Sheep's Clothing]]: [[spoiler:A milder version of this trope. Beth's father ArchnemesisDad: [[spoiler:Beth's father]] looks like a stand-up guy, but then his [[spoiler:his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]stick]].
* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler:Beth's father]] looks like a stand-up guy, but then [[spoiler:his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick]].



* UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome: The titular character has it.
* BerserkButton: Don't insult Beth's Father, [[MoralMyopia even if yours just died]].

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* UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome: The titular character has it.
* BerserkButton:
BerserkButton:
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Don't insult Beth's Father, [[MoralMyopia even if yours just died]].



* BrutalHonesty / CannotTellALie: Adam, thanks to his social blindness from Aspergers.

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* BrutalHonesty / BrutalHonesty: Adam, thanks to his social blindness from Aspergers.
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CannotTellALie: Adam, thanks to his social blindness from Aspergers.


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* OneWordTitle: As its the first name of the protagonist, making this a ProtagonistTitle.


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* ProtagonistTitle: The title is the protagonist's first name.
24th Jun '17 6:55:37 AM Piterpicher
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* ShoutOut: "I'm not ForrestGump, you know."

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* ShoutOut: "I'm not ForrestGump, Film/ForrestGump, you know."
9th Jun '16 6:52:04 PM rjd1922
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* ArchnemesisDad [=/=] [[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard in Sheep's Clothing]]: [[spoiler:A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]

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* ArchnemesisDad [=/=] [[BitchInSheepsClothing ArchnemesisDad[=/=][[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard in Sheep's Clothing]]: [[spoiler:A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]
9th May '16 6:29:37 AM rjd1922
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%% * LiteralMinded

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%% * LiteralMindedLiteralMinded: Adam, thanks to is Asperger's.


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* MistakenForPedophile: Adam, when he's waiting outside the school for Beth to get out. PlayedForDrama.
9th May '16 6:17:45 AM rjd1922
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* WhyDidntYouJustSaySo: The movie ''really'' seems to think Adam ''should just know'' to carry heavy objects for women he barely knows.
15th Sep '14 12:12:21 PM AwSamWeston
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* [[spoiler:ArchnemesisDad [=/=] [[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard in Sheep's Clothing]]: A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]

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* [[spoiler:ArchnemesisDad ArchnemesisDad [=/=] [[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard in Sheep's Clothing]]: A [[spoiler:A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]



* BigApplesauce

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* BigApplesauceBigApplesauce: The movie takes place primarily in New York City.



* BluntMetaphorsTrauma
* BoyMeetsGirl: Not so typical.
* BrutalHonesty / CannotTellALie

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* BluntMetaphorsTrauma
BluntMetaphorsTrauma: Thanks to Adam's Aspergers, it's hard for him to get metaphors.
* BoyMeetsGirl: Not so typical.
in the typical way.
* BrutalHonesty / CannotTellALieCannotTellALie: Adam, thanks to his social blindness from Aspergers.



* DaddysGirl: Beth.
* [[spoiler:DidNotGetTheGirl: Resulting in a BittersweetEnding.]]

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* DaddysGirl: Beth.
Beth was raised as an only child.
* [[spoiler:DidNotGetTheGirl: Resulting DidNotGetTheGirl: [[spoiler:Resulting in a BittersweetEnding.]]



* ExtremeDoormat: Zigzagged with Adam depending on what the script requires at any given time.
* FallingInLoveMontage
* ForegoneConclusion: Zigzagged. Beth is told early on that people with Asperger's are ''bad'' romance material, but ultimately strikes up a relationship with Adam. Then they break up, then she has second thoughts and then finally [[spoiler:they break up again]].
* HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster

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* ExtremeDoormat: Zigzagged ZigZagged with Adam depending on what the script requires at any given time.
%% * FallingInLoveMontage
* ForegoneConclusion: Zigzagged.ZigZagged. Beth is told early on that people with Asperger's are ''bad'' romance material, but ultimately strikes up a relationship with Adam. Then they break up, then she has second thoughts and then finally [[spoiler:they break up again]].
%% * HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster



* LiteralMinded

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%% * LiteralMinded



* MeetCute

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* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Adam and Beth each have elements of this toward each other. They both have some sort of dark past (Adam's dad dying and Beth's ex-boyfriend). On top of that, Adam learns a lot more about how "normal" people work, and Beth gets to learn about Aspergers.
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* MeetCute



* {{Nerd}}: Adam.

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%% * {{Nerd}}: Adam.



* [[spoiler: PsychopathicManchild: Adam, according to Beth, in [[WhatTheHellHero one awkward argument scene]]. Apparently, [[InsaneEqualsViolent Autistic Equals Violent]].]]
* {{Pun}}: "When in Rom."
* SarcasmBlind

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* [[spoiler: PsychopathicManchild: Adam, [[spoiler:Adam, according to Beth, in [[WhatTheHellHero one awkward argument scene]]. Apparently, [[InsaneEqualsViolent Autistic Equals Violent]].]]
* {{Pun}}: "When in Rom."
" (referring to the waiter named Rom from the earlier scene)
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* SarcasmBlind



* WhatTheHellHero

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%% * WhatTheHellHero
16th Jun '14 7:59:00 AM Angeldeb82
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Adam Raki is a twenty nine year old man born with AspergerSyndrome living [[LonersAreFreaks alone]] in Manhattan after his father's death. He has difficulties communicating with others, the only real friend he has is his father's old [[BlackBestFriend black]] war buddy Harlan who is the only one who knows [[BigBrotherMentor exactly how to deal]] with him. Adam works as an electronic engineer at a toy company, and spends his free time indulging his love of space exploration. Beth Buchwald, a school teacher and aspiring children's author, moves into the apartment above his. They meet doing laundry and from there they tentatively begin to form an awkward friendship- that leads to something more. During the movie [[DaddysGirl Beth]] has to deal with her father being indicted, facing a jail sentence, and revealing a confronting secret which throws their relationship into turmoil; Adam has to deal with being fired, finding a new job and making his relationship with Beth work.

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Adam Raki is a twenty nine year old man born with AspergerSyndrome UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome living [[LonersAreFreaks alone]] in Manhattan after his father's death. He has difficulties communicating with others, the only real friend he has is his father's old [[BlackBestFriend black]] {{black|BestFriend}} war buddy Harlan who is the only one who knows [[BigBrotherMentor exactly how to deal]] with him. Adam works as an electronic engineer at a toy company, and spends his free time indulging his love of space exploration. Beth Buchwald, a school teacher and aspiring children's author, moves into the apartment above his. They meet doing laundry and from there they tentatively begin to form an awkward friendship- that leads to something more. During the movie [[DaddysGirl Beth]] has to deal with her father being indicted, facing a jail sentence, and revealing a confronting secret which throws their relationship into turmoil; Adam has to deal with being fired, finding a new job and making his relationship with Beth work.



* [[spoiler:ArchnemesisDad [=/=] [[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard In Sheep's Clothing]]: A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]

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* [[spoiler:ArchnemesisDad [=/=] [[BitchInSheepsClothing Bastard In in Sheep's Clothing]]: A milder version of this trope. Beth's father looks like a stand-up guy, but then his affair and his disapproval of Adam comes out, Beth's mother practically pushes Beth out the door once Adam shows up in order to save her from her deceptive father and so the couple can be together. It doesn't stick.]]



* AspergerSyndrome: The titular character has it.
* BerserkButton: Don't insult Beth's Father, [[{{MoralMyopia}} even if yours just died]].

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* AspergerSyndrome: UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome: The titular character has it.
* BerserkButton: Don't insult Beth's Father, [[{{MoralMyopia}} [[MoralMyopia even if yours just died]].



* BrutalHonesty / CanNotTellALie

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* BrutalHonesty / CanNotTellALieCannotTellALie



* [[spoiler:DidNotGetTheGirl resulting in a BittersweetEnding.]]
* DoesNotUnderstandSarcasm

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* [[spoiler:DidNotGetTheGirl resulting [[spoiler:DidNotGetTheGirl: Resulting in a BittersweetEnding.]]
* DoesNotUnderstandSarcasm
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* [[spoiler: PsychopathicManchild: Adam, according to Beth, in [[{{WhatTheHellHero}} one awkward argument scene]]. Apparently, [[{{InsaneEqualsViolent}} Autistic Equals Violent]] ]]

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* [[spoiler: PsychopathicManchild: Adam, according to Beth, in [[{{WhatTheHellHero}} [[WhatTheHellHero one awkward argument scene]]. Apparently, [[{{InsaneEqualsViolent}} [[InsaneEqualsViolent Autistic Equals Violent]] Violent]].]]


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* SarcasmBlind
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