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24th Jan '16 4:43:18 PM creader
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* BeingPersonalIsntProfessional: Derek Foreal's attitude towards George [[spoiler:while taking part in his betrayal.]]



* DrugsAreBad: The message that people should take from the film. By the same token, despite George's having to ultimately pay for his sins, it makes the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanDream ritzy lifestyle]] look awfully [[MisaimedFandom tempting]].



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8th Dec '15 9:16:49 AM DivineDeath
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* DownerEnding: George loses everything over the course of his journey: his wealth, his family, his wife, and he's sentenced to 60 years in prison just as he was beginning to bond with his daughter.


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* VillainProtagonist: While George is a friendly, honorable, and loyal guy, he's still a drug dealer whose actions accelerated the cocaine trade in the United States.
13th Sep '15 12:27:40 AM shamblingdead2
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* KubrickStare : A less menacing version, when George is busted for the last time.
12th Sep '15 11:49:57 PM shamblingdead2
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* CoolCar : A fleet of them in George and Mirtha's yard.
12th Sep '15 11:47:21 PM shamblingdead2
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* FollowTheLeader : Discussed. George points out that if musicians and actors start doing cocaine, everyone else will follow.
12th Sep '15 11:40:56 PM shamblingdead2
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* HonorAmongThieves : George is a criminal, but takes care of his friends. He brings more money than promised to the pot farmer, and he says to Escobar that he won't do anything without Diego.
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* ShoutOut : Johnny Depp driving realllyyy fast through the [[Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas desert with a vehicle full of dope]].
12th Sep '15 10:55:35 PM shamblingdead2
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** George's family is pretty bad, between his occasionally MissingMom and his dad being a HenpeckedHusband.
12th Sep '15 10:54:41 PM shamblingdead2
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* PoolScene : When George buys his first house in Mexico.
12th Sep '15 10:35:55 PM shamblingdead2
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* PowerWalk : Creator/JohnnyDepp in a white turtleneck and slacks, to "Black Betty." Ram-a-lam.

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* PowerWalk : Creator/JohnnyDepp in a white turtleneck and slacks, trench coat, rockin' 70s sideburns, to "Black Betty." Ram-a-lam.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj22LOCN6FM Ram-a-lam]].
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