History Film / Armageddon

23rd Mar '16 1:03:36 PM ixfd64
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* DatingWhatDaddyHates: Harry is initially disapproving of Grace's relationship with AJ.
21st Mar '16 9:26:11 PM CrossFeet606441
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Ridiculous as it may seems, NASA's actual protocol when someone "loses it" in space is to tie them down on a chair with duct tape.
2nd Mar '16 9:05:11 PM Sonic5421
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* DarkestHour: With the loss of Max and the ''Freedom'''s Armadillo, Harry passes the word back to Earth, and the world prepares for TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. Civil Defense sirens blare, families head for their shelters, large groups of people pray, the media ends their broadcasting for the last time, and as one British reporter states:
--> '''British Reporter:''' "Once the asteroid hits Zero Barrier, it will take about 3 hours and 57 minutes to impact Earth."
--> '''Rockhound:''' "Guess what, guys? It is time to embrace the horror. Look, we got front row tickets to the end of the Earth!"



* PercussiveMaintenance: [[spoiler:[[PunctuatedForEmphasis "This! Is how we fix things! On Russian! Space! Station!"]]]]

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* PercussiveMaintenance: [[spoiler:[[PunctuatedForEmphasis "This! Is how we fix things! On Russian! Space! Station!"]]]]Station! Because I don't want to stay here anymore!" ''(Engines finally whirl to life so the shuttle can escape)'']]]]



* RedshirtArmy: The USAF crewmembers save for Sharp and Watts [[spoiler: The entire Independance USAF crew is killed when their shuttle is hit by meteors. They never even make it to the asteroid]].

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* RedshirtArmy: The USAF crewmembers crew members save for Sharp and Watts [[spoiler: The entire Independance USAF crew is killed when their shuttle is hit by meteors. They never even make it to the asteroid]].
26th Feb '16 8:15:46 PM Prfnoff
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'''''Armageddon''''' is a 1998 HighConcept disaster movie from TouchstonePictures, directed by Creator/MichaelBay, produced by JerryBruckheimer, co-written by Creator/JJAbrams, and featuring an AllStarCast.

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'''''Armageddon''''' ''Armageddon'' is a 1998 HighConcept disaster movie from TouchstonePictures, Creator/TouchstonePictures, directed by Creator/MichaelBay, produced by JerryBruckheimer, Creator/JerryBruckheimer, co-written by Creator/JJAbrams, and featuring an AllStarCast.
11th Jan '16 11:44:22 AM dmcreif
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* CelebrityParadox: ''Film/PulpFiction'' is mentioned by name and the woodchipper scene in ''Film/{{Fargo}}'' is referenced. Steve Buchemi starred in ''Fargo'', in which his character is shoved into a woodchipper, while he and Bruce Willis appear in ''Pulp Fiction''.

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* CelebrityParadox: ''Film/PulpFiction'' is mentioned by name and the woodchipper scene in ''Film/{{Fargo}}'' is referenced. Steve Buchemi Buscemi starred in ''Fargo'', in which his character is shoved into a woodchipper, while he and Bruce Willis appear in ''Pulp Fiction''.
29th Dec '15 1:09:22 PM Damar
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* CoolShip: The ''Independence'' and ''Freedom'' definitely count.

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* CoolShip: The X-71 prototypes ''Independence'' and ''Freedom'' definitely count.count as militarized Space Shuttles with a lot more speed, agility and endurance than their real-life counterparts.



* RedshirtArmy: The other astronaut team [[spoiler: gets killed when their shuttle is hit by meteors. They never even make it to the asteroid]].

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* RedshirtArmy: The other astronaut team USAF crewmembers save for Sharp and Watts [[spoiler: gets The entire Independance USAF crew is killed when their shuttle is hit by meteors. They never even make it to the asteroid]].
24th Dec '15 9:07:35 AM VoxAquila
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** Harry's EstablishingCharacterShot is him hitting golf balls at a protesting Greenpeace ship.

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** Harry's EstablishingCharacterShot EstablishingCharacterMoment is him hitting golf balls at a protesting Greenpeace ship.
24th Dec '15 9:06:16 AM VoxAquila
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** Which, let's face it, is a mild and unintended case of TruthInTelevision: not everyone has the same ethnicity one's surname might indicate.



** Harry's EstablishingCharacterShot is him hitting golf balls at a protesting Greenpeace ship.



** Also justified in that they weren't trying to disable the bomb, as they still needed to use it. They just needed to disable the activated timer and stop the Pentagon ordered launch. It's also unclear if cutting the wrong wire would cause the bomb to detonate, or if it just wouldn't stop the countdown.



*** They might have discussed it beforehand, with Grace telling AJ she ''wanted'' a small ring. Not all women like to flash around big jewelry, even for an engagement ring. And given the fact she works on oil rigs losing a tiny ring would not be as huge a financial loss as a sentimental one. Likewise, a bigger ring might get snagged on the machinery.

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*** They might have discussed it beforehand, with Grace telling AJ she ''wanted'' a small ring. Not all women like to flash around big jewelry, even for an engagement ring. And given the fact she works on oil rigs losing a tiny ring would not be as huge a financial loss as a sentimental one. Likewise, a bigger ring might get snagged on the machinery.
15th Dec '15 7:36:32 AM crazysamaritan
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** When Harry Stamper uses reunites with AJ, he adds an extra word to the five he declares:

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** When Harry Stamper uses reunites with AJ, A.J., he adds an extra word to the five he declares:



** A.J. in turn also uses this to talk with Harry:
-->'''A.J.:''' You know, Harry, there are only, uh, five words, I want to hear from you right now and those words are: you know A.J., I really look up to you, you been a hero of mine for sometime, and I'm really impressed with your work and I'm emotionally closed off... ''[{{beat}}]'' That's like, I dunno, that's like eleven words or something. You know what how 'bout just: A.J., I'm sorry and I love you?

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** A.J. in turn also uses this miscounts when talking to talk with Harry:
Harry, getting his number wrong twice:
-->'''A.J.:''' You know, Harry, there are only, uh, five words, I want to hear from you right now and those words are: you know A.J., I really look up to you, you been a hero of mine for sometime, and I'm really impressed with your work and I'm emotionally closed off... ''[{{beat}}]'' That's like, I dunno, that's like eleven words or something. You know what how 'bout just: A.J., I'm sorry and I love you? you?
15th Dec '15 7:34:25 AM crazysamaritan
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** Harry likes to do them, albeit in his case it's more like five (or six) words:
-->'''Harry Stamper:''' A.J., I got just five words for you: Damn glad to see you boy!\\

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** When Harry likes Stamper uses reunites with AJ, he adds an extra word to do them, albeit in his case it's more like the five (or six) words:
he declares:
-->'''Harry Stamper:''' A.J., I got just five words for you: Damn glad to see you you, boy!\\
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