History Film / BasketCase

30th Jul '16 12:09:36 AM KingClark
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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: When you're called Belial - the name of a ''demon'' -, it is obvious you're not going to be much of a party man.

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: When you're called Belial - the Belial--the name of a ''demon'' -, it ''demon''--it is obvious you're not going to be much of a party man.
8th Dec '15 3:30:21 AM erforce
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Please not do not confuse it with the Music/GreenDay song of the same name.

!!These movies contain the following tropes:

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Please not do not confuse it with the Music/GreenDay song of the same name.

!!These movies contain the following tropes:
!!The first movie has examples of:



* AxCrazy: Belial.
* BabiesEverAfter: Basis of the third film.

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* %%* AxCrazy: Belial.
* BabiesEverAfter: Basis of the third film.
Belial.



* BreadEggsMilkSquick: This exchange between Duane and the reporter who threatened Belial along with his fellow freaks.
--> '''Duane Bradley:''' He figured you could ask him a few questions, get to know him a little bit. Then he could rip your face off. No big deal.



* DisproportionateRetribution
* FaceHeelTurn: Although [[spoiler:Duane originally just wanted to get revenge on the doctors who forcibly separated him from Belial, he is obviously shocked from the latter raping Sharon and tries to get rid of him. By the sequels, he turns cold-blooded and has no qualms for letting people die for trivial reasons.]]

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* %%* DisproportionateRetribution
* FaceHeelTurn: Although [[spoiler:Duane originally just wanted to get revenge on the doctors who forcibly separated him from Belial, he is obviously shocked from the latter raping Sharon and tries to get rid of him. By the sequels, he turns cold-blooded and has no qualms for letting people die for trivial reasons.]]%%* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether



** Opal puts on a dominatrix outfit in the 3rd film.
* GroundedForever: In ''Basket Case 3: The Progeny'' after the Sheriff catches his daughter Opal putting on a dominatrix outfit and routine for Duane.
-->'''Sheriff''': Cause you are grounded little miss! You are grounded for the next ten years! And no more car, and no more allowance, and you can forget about that pony I promised you!
* {{Homage}}: The second film seems to homage the original ''Film/{{Freaks}}'' film and the horror comic ''Beautiful Freak''.
* [[spoiler:HumongousMecha]]: Belial gets one in the third film, allowing him to battle the Sheriff.
* LongestPregnancyEver: Susan from the second movie is pregnant (and not showing at all) and has been for the last six years.



* MadwomanInTheAttic: Type 1.

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* %%* MadwomanInTheAttic: Type 1.



* MoralDissonance: Boy, we are definitely not guaranteeing you will be rooting for these guys in the sequels...
* MoveAlongNothingToSeeHere: In the third film, the placard on the traveling freaks' refurbished school bus reads "No One You Know".



* RapeAsDrama: [[spoiler:Belial rapes Sharon in the first film]].

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* RapeAsDrama: [[spoiler:Belial rapes Sharon in the first film]].and kills Sharon]].



* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror: The first film is dark and gritty. The sequels are sillier and introduce some humor (although dark.)
* SpotlightStealingSquad: Granny and the other freaks in the sequels.
* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether
* TwinTelepathy: Though somewhat one-sided.
* TwoPartTrilogy: The second two films are more similar in tone and share more cast with each other than they do with the first film.
* VillainProtagonist: [[spoiler:Duane and Belial]] become this by the sequels.

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* TwinTelepathy: When they were still joined, Duane and Belial were able to talk to each other with their minds. After their separation, only Belial is able to do this.

!!''Basket Case 2'' has examples of:

* BreadEggsMilkSquick: This exchange between Duane and the reporter who threatened Belial along with his fellow freaks.
--> '''Duane Bradley:''' He figured you could ask him a few questions, get to know him a little bit. Then he could rip your face off. No big deal.
* FaceHeelTurn: Although [[spoiler:Duane originally just wanted to get revenge on the doctors who forcibly separated him from Belial, he is obviously shocked from the latter raping Sharon and tries to get rid of him. From this sequel onwards, he turns cold-blooded and has no qualms for letting people die for trivial reasons.]]
* {{Homage}}: The film seems to homage the original ''Film/{{Freaks}}'' film and the horror comic ''Beautiful Freak''.
* LongestPregnancyEver: In her words, [[spoiler:Susan is pregnant (and not showing at all), and has been for the last six years]].
%%* MoralDissonance: Boy, we are definitely not guaranteeing you will be rooting for these guys in the sequels...
* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror: The first film is dark and gritty. The sequels are This and and the next sequel is sillier and introduce some humor (although dark.)
* SpotlightStealingSquad: Granny and the other freaks in the sequels.
* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether
* TwinTelepathy: Though somewhat one-sided.
freaks.
* TwoPartTrilogy: The second two This and the next films are more similar in tone and share more cast with each other than they do with the first film.
* VillainProtagonist: [[spoiler:Duane Duane and Belial]] Belial become this by this film.

!!''The Progeny'' has examples of:

* BabiesEverAfter: Basis of
the sequels.film, as Belial's lady love gives birth to their offspring.
* GroundedForever: After the Sheriff catches his daughter Opal putting on a dominatrix outfit and routine for Duane:
-->'''Sheriff''': Cause you are grounded little miss! You are grounded for the next ten years! And no more car, and no more allowance, and you can forget about that pony I promised you!
* {{Fanservice}}: Opal puts on a dominatrix outfit.
* MiniMecha: Belial gets one, allowing him to battle the Sheriff.
* MoveAlongNothingToSeeHere: The placard on the traveling freaks' refurbished school bus reads "No One You Know".
9th Oct '15 5:35:09 PM gloopgloopgloop
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* MiniMecha: Belial gets one in the third movie.
9th Oct '15 5:34:30 PM gloopgloopgloop
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* MiniMecha: Belial gets one in the third movie.
9th Oct '15 5:30:41 PM gloopgloopgloop
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* AlwaysIdenticalTwins: Averted to hell.


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* BigEater: Belial sure can polish off a lot of burger patties.


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* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether
* TwinTelepathy: Though somewhat one-sided.
27th Jul '15 8:53:43 AM creepingdeath
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* GroundedForever: In ''Basket Case 3: The Progeny''

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* {{Fanservice}}: Sharon gets a extended topless scene in the first film
** Opal puts on a dominatrix outfit in the 3rd film.
* GroundedForever: In ''Basket Case 3: The Progeny''Progeny'' after the Sheriff catches his daughter Opal putting on a dominatrix outfit and routine for Duane.
20th Jul '15 6:28:33 AM LordAaronus
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** Also used for a game of ''Newsflash'' in TheRevival of ''WhoseLineIsItAnyway''!
24th Feb '15 12:50:53 PM Patachou
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''Basket Case'' is a 1982 horror film by Frank Henenlotter. It was followed by two sequels, ''Basket Case 2'' in 1990 and ''Basket Case 3: The Progeny'', in 1991.

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''Basket Case'' '''Basket Case''' is a 1982 horror film by Frank Henenlotter. It was followed by two sequels, ''Basket Case 2'' in 1990 and ''Basket Case 3: The Progeny'', in 1991.


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* ShoutOut: In the music video of Music/TheRollingStones' "Too Much Blood" from their album ''Music/{{Undercover}}'' a young girl is watching this film on TV.
16th Feb '15 11:01:22 AM PrinceKaen
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* MeaningfulName: Belial is the name of a demon.
3rd Nov '14 2:48:48 PM Borghen
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* MaleFrontalNudity: Duane dreams to be roaming the streets of New York totally naked. It is kind of disturbing, as we see his penis buoncing up and down while he runs.
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