History Film / Amsterdamned

26th Feb '16 5:17:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* RedHerring: The most prominent one being [[spoiler:Martin]].

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* RedHerring: The most prominent one being [[spoiler:Martin]].[[spoiler:Martin]], who's implied to be the killer when Laura investigates his mansion and finds scuba gear hidden away somewhere. He's not, though, the real killer [[spoiler:was actually one of Martin's patients.]]
26th Sep '15 6:23:25 PM jeez
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* NerdGlasses: For the same reasons as BowtiesAreCool, he's obliged to wearing spectacles.

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* NerdGlasses: For the same reasons as BowtiesAreCool, he's Willy's simply obliged to wearing wear spectacles.
26th Sep '15 6:21:58 PM jeez
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%%* AloneWithThePsycho

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%%* AloneWithThePsycho* AloneWithThePsycho: Happens multiple times, such as [[spoiler:John squaring off against him inside the sunken boat and when Eric chasing him into the sewers]]. It usually ends badly for the receiving party.



%%* {{Badass}}: Eric.
%%* BaldOfEvil: The killer.

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%%* * {{Badass}}: Eric.
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Eric. Just to demonstrate, he stumbles upon an armed robbery in the beginning and single-handedly ends it in less than three seconds.
*
BaldOfEvil: The killer.killer, a part of [[spoiler:horrible disfigurement]].



%%* BloodIsSquickerInWater

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%%* BloodIsSquickerInWater* BloodIsSquickerInWater: Anybody anyone ever dies in this movie, blood ''will'' trickle into water somewhere.



%%* BowtiesAreCool: Willy.

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%%* * BowtiesAreCool: Willy.Willy, because he couldn't possibly be [[HollywoodGeek nerdier]] otherwise.



%%* ButtMonkey: Vermeer.

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%%* * ButtMonkey: Vermeer.Vermeer, the geeky cop who fails horribly at absolutely everything {{Badass}} Eric manages with ease.



%%* TheCoroner: Sam.

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%%* * TheCoroner: Sam.Sam the morgue director.



%%* CrazyHomelessPeople: The bag lady.

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%%* * CrazyHomelessPeople: The bag lady.lady. It didn't exactly add any credibility to witness testimony about the "canal monster".



%%* DisposableSexWorker: The first victim.

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%%* * DisposableSexWorker: The first victim.victim is a prostitute.



%%* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The killer.]]
%%* TheDrunkenSailor: One of the victims.
%%* EightiesHair

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%%* * DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The killer.killer, per harpoon gun.]]
%%* * TheDrunkenSailor: One of the victims.
%%* EightiesHair
victims goes down with his sabotaged boat because he's too sozzled not to.
* EightiesHair: ''Everyone'', except perhaps [[spoiler:the killer]].



%%* EveryoneIsASuspect

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%%* EveryoneIsASuspect* EveryoneIsASuspect: [[spoiler:And the first two of them are a RedHerring]].



%%* GoodCopBadCop: Vermeer and Eric, respectively.

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%%* * GoodCopBadCop: Geeky Vermeer and Badass Eric, respectively.



%%* GratuitousEnglish
%%* GrimyWater

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%%* GratuitousEnglish
%%* GrimyWater
* GratuitousEnglish: It's the Netherlands, so it's more of a given than normally.
* GrimyWater: 1980s Amsterdam canals were far from the cleanest waterways, which makes hiding in them much easier.



%%* HazardousWater

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%%* HazardousWater* HazardousWater: The killer operates from inside the ''Grachten'' and drags his victims inside before finishing them off.
* HollywoodNerd: Willy. He's even got round glasses and a ''bowtie'', for crying out loud.



%%* ImpendingDoomPOV: The opening.

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%%* * ImpendingDoomPOV: The opening.opening shows a long shot of the killer emerging from the canal and spying on the people on the street.



%%* KidDetective: Anneke and Willy.
%%* KnifeNut
%%* LittleMissSnarker: Anneke.

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%%* * KidDetective: Anneke and Willy.
%%* KnifeNut
%%*
Willy try finding the killer on their own. [[spoiler:Thankfully, they fail.]]
* KnifeNut: The killer likes his knifes almost as much as his harpoon.
*
LittleMissSnarker: Anneke.Anneke. Though with a dad like that, it's hardly surprising.



%%* MalevolentMaskedMen

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%%* MalevolentMaskedMen* MalevolentMaskedMen: The killer wears a full-body neoprene suit and goggles.



%%* MrExposition: Martin.
%%* MurdererPOV
%%* NerdGlasses: Willy.

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%%* * MrExposition: Martin.
%%* MurdererPOV
%%*
[[spoiler:Martin reveals the identity of the real killer, who turns out to have been a good friend, in the end.]]
* MurdererPOV: See ImpendingDoomPOV.
*
NerdGlasses: Willy.For the same reasons as BowtiesAreCool, he's obliged to wearing spectacles.



%%* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The mayor.

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%%* * ObstructiveBureaucrat: The mayor.mayor doesn't want the romantic image of Amsterdam to suffer from the attacks, which is why he wants results asap.



%%* OnceIsNotEnough: Averted.
%%* OneWordTitle

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%%* * OnceIsNotEnough: Averted.
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Averted. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, it's the wrong guy she hammers]].
*
OneWordTitle



%%* PermaStubble: Eric.
%%* PerpSweating

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%%* * PermaStubble: Eric.
%%* PerpSweating
Eric sports a 5 o'clock shadow that practically shouts CowboyCop.
* PerpSweating: The first [[spoiler: RedHerring suspect gets a rather pointless session]].



%%* SceneryPorn

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%%* SceneryPorn* SceneryPorn: Ammsterdam ([[HollywoodDoubling and Utrecht]]) are very pretty places.



%%* SerialKiller
%%* ShirtlessScene: Eric.
%%* TheShrink: Martin.

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%%* SerialKiller
%%*
* SerialKiller: Our killer, naturally.
*
ShirtlessScene: Eric.
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Eric gets one during [[spoiler:hospital recovery]].
*
TheShrink: Martin.Martin, [[spoiler:though even he couldn't heal the killer]].



%%* VaderBreath
%%* TheVoiceless: The killer.

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%%* VaderBreath
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* VaderBreath: A given since the killer is a diver.
*
TheVoiceless: The killer.
[[spoiler:The killer]] never says a single word throughout the film.
16th May '14 12:00:42 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Amsterdamned''''' is a Dutch horror thriller movie from 1988 by Dick Maas (''The Lift'', ''Film/{{Flodder}}'').

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'''''Amsterdamned''''' ''Amsterdamned'' is a Dutch horror thriller movie from 1988 by Dick Maas (''The Lift'', ''Film/{{Flodder}}'').



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* {{Badass}}: Eric.
* BaldOfEvil: The killer.

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* %%* {{Badass}}: Eric.
* %%* BaldOfEvil: The killer.



* BloodIsSquickerInWater

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* %%* BloodIsSquickerInWater



* BowtiesAreCool: Willy.

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* %%* BowtiesAreCool: Willy.



* ButtMonkey: Vermeer.

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* %%* ButtMonkey: Vermeer.



* TheCoroner: Sam.

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* %%* TheCoroner: Sam.



* CrazyHomelessPeople: The bag lady.

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* %%* CrazyHomelessPeople: The bag lady.



* DisposableSexWorker: The first victim.

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* %%* DisposableSexWorker: The first victim.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The killer.]]
* TheDrunkenSailor: One of the victims.

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* %%* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The killer.]]
* %%* TheDrunkenSailor: One of the victims.



* EvilOverlooker

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* %%* EvilOverlooker



* GoodCopBadCop: Vermeer and Eric, respectively.

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* %%* GoodCopBadCop: Vermeer and Eric, respectively.



* ImpendingDoomPOV: The opening.

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* %%* ImpendingDoomPOV: The opening.



* KidDetective: Anneke and Willy.

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* %%* KidDetective: Anneke and Willy.



* LittleMissSnarker: Anneke.

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* %%* LittleMissSnarker: Anneke.



* MrExposition: Martin.

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* %%* MrExposition: Martin.



* NerdGlasses: Willy.

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* %%* NerdGlasses: Willy.



* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The mayor.

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* %%* ObstructiveBureaucrat: The mayor.



* OnceIsNotEnough: Averted.

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* %%* OnceIsNotEnough: Averted.



* PermaStubble: Eric.

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* %%* PermaStubble: Eric.



* TheShrink: Martin.
* SlashedThroat: John's death.

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* %%* TheShrink: Martin.
* SlashedThroat: John's [[spoiler:John's death.]]



* TheVoiceless: The killer.

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* %%* TheVoiceless: The killer.
18th Dec '13 1:08:21 AM erforce
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* AloneWithThePsycho

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* %%* AloneWithThePsycho



* EightiesHair

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* %%* EightiesHair



* EveryoneIsASuspect

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* %%* EveryoneIsASuspect



* FanServiceWithASmile

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* %%* FanServiceWithASmile



* GratuitousEnglish
* GrimyWater

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* %%* GratuitousEnglish
* %%* GrimyWater



* HazardousWater

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* %%* HazardousWater



* KnifeNut

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* %%* KnifeNut



* MalevolentMaskedMen

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* %%* MalevolentMaskedMen



* MirrorScare

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* %%* MirrorScare



* MurdererPOV

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* %%* MurdererPOV



* OneWordTitle

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* %%* OneWordTitle



* PerpSweating

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* %%* PerpSweating



* {{Portmantitle}}

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* {{Portmantitle}}{{Portmantitle}}: Amsterdam + damned.



* SceneryPorn

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* %%* SceneryPorn



* SerialKiller
* ShirtlessScene: Eric.

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* %%* SerialKiller
* %%* ShirtlessScene: Eric.



* VaderBreath

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* %%* VaderBreath
14th Apr '13 3:23:43 PM Austin
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* ArtisticLicenseGunSafety: Eric's daughter Anneke is introduced trying to scare him with his gun, which he just left lying around, apparently loaded.
25th Mar '13 3:02:51 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''Amsterdamned''''' is a Dutch horror thriller movie from 1988 by Dick Maas (''The Lift'', ''{{Flodder}}'').

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'''''Amsterdamned''''' is a Dutch horror thriller movie from 1988 by Dick Maas (''The Lift'', ''{{Flodder}}'').
''Film/{{Flodder}}'').
26th Feb '13 11:33:18 AM fq
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The film is set in the eponymous (damned!) capital, where a SerialKiller wearing a scuba gear is prowling in the city canals and uses them to get to his victims.

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The film is set in the eponymous (damned!) capital, where a SerialKiller wearing a scuba gear is prowling in the city canals and uses them to get to his victims.



* EightiesHair



* ADateWithRosiePalms: "He's in the john, I expect that he's masturbating."



* AteHisGun: [[spoiler:The killer, and a harpoon gun at that]].

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* AteHisGun: [[spoiler:The killer, and a harpoon gun at that]].that.]]



* BloodSplatteredInnocents: The prostitute's body is hung from a bridge, and ends up entering a tour boat filled with (among other types) young children and nuns.

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* BloodSplatteredInnocents: The prostitute's body is hung from a bridge, and ends up entering a tour boat filled with (among other types) others) young children and nuns.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: "He's in the john, I expect that he's masturbating."



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The killer]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The killer]].killer.]]



* EightiesHair



* EyeScream: "Her eyes were already fish food." And there's also ''something'' wrong with one of the sailor victim's eye.

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* EyeScream: "Her eyes were already fish food." And there's There's also ''something'' wrong with one of the sailor victim's eye.



* GrievousBottleyHarm: The main suspect lost his job when, in a drunken rage, he attacked someone with a broken bottle.

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* GrievousBottleyHarm: The main suspect lost his job when, in a drunken rage, when he attacked someone with a broken bottle.bottle in a drunken rage.



* PeekABooCorpse: After his buddy disappears from their boat, the second enviromentalist pulls in the anchor, and discovers his friend's head impaled on it. Later on, John is scared when a dead sailor pops out of a closet while he is exploring a sunken ship.

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* PeekABooCorpse: After his buddy disappears from their boat, the second enviromentalist environmentalist pulls in the anchor, and discovers his friend's head impaled on it. Later on, John is scared when a dead sailor pops out of a closet while he is exploring a sunken ship.
11th Dec '12 12:16:54 PM Dutchtica
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* CaliforniaDoubling The movie was actually filmed in Utrecht, another Dutch city with an abundance of canals.
10th Dec '12 2:37:04 AM Oreochan
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* HairOfGold: Laura.
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