History Film / CitySlickers

8th Jul '17 6:01:16 PM TheFlash
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* ChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls or being involved in a sexless marriage.

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* ChewToy: Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls bulls, accidentally sitting on a cactus and mistaking it for a snake bite, or being involved in a sexless marriage.



* SympatheticAdulterer: Phil, given his SexlessMarriage and HenpeckedHusband status. However, RealityEnsues--while sympathetic, none of friends condone his behavior, he and the girl have a pregnancy scare, and he's certain that he'll be financially wiped out in the divorce and lose custody of his children.

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* SympatheticAdulterer: Phil, given his SexlessMarriage and HenpeckedHusband status. However, RealityEnsues--while RealityEnsues. While sympathetic, none of his friends condone his behavior, he and the girl have a pregnancy scare, and he's certain that he'll be financially wiped out in the divorce and lose custody of his children.
8th Jul '17 6:00:37 PM TheFlash
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* PutOnABus: Bonnie Rayburn (Helen Slater) tells everyone she's going off to bed... and is neither seen nor mentioned again until the guys make it to the ranch.
8th Jun '17 6:37:26 AM jormis29
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** On that note, Mitch's brother Glen (Jon Lovitz) is a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute.

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** On that note, Mitch's brother Glen (Jon Lovitz) (Creator/JonLovitz) is a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute.
20th May '17 7:57:33 PM DrOO7
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** Conversely, his fears of commitment and fatherhood appear to be for the same reason--even after finally marrying, he's reluctant to have children out of fear of turning out like his father.


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* MayDecemberRomance:
---> "Ed, have you noticed that the older you get, the younger your girlfriends get? Soon, you'll be dating sperm."
** His eventual wife appears to be 10-20 years his junior.
20th May '17 7:52:19 PM DrOO7
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* AwfulWeddedLife: All scenes and dialogue make it obvious that this is the case between Phil and Arlene.
9th Jan '17 8:22:02 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* PolarOppositeTwins: Curly was the more honourable of the two, and also preferred the life of a cowboy. Duke was a conniving sort who loved the sea and joined the navy. But they appear to have had a mutual respect and have equally threatening presences.

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* PolarOppositeTwins: Curly was the more honourable of the two, and also preferred the life of a cowboy. Duke was a conniving sort who loved the sea and joined the navy.Navy. But they appear to have had a mutual respect and have equally threatening presences.



** During a Montage in the first film, Mitch sings the ''Series/{{Rawhide}}'' TitleThemeTune with spoofy altered lyrics.:

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** During a Montage montage in the first film, Mitch sings the ''Series/{{Rawhide}}'' TitleThemeTune with spoofy altered lyrics.:



-->'''Ed''': ...that's pretty smug advice, coming from a man who mounted an eighteen year old checkout girl on the day-old bread rack.
-->'''Phil''': She's twenty - and shut up.

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-->'''Ed''': ...that's pretty smug advice, coming from a man who mounted an eighteen year old eighteen-year-old checkout girl on the day-old bread rack.
-->'''Phil''': She's twenty - twenty, and shut up.



* TakingTheBullet: Parodied in ''City Slickers II'' when Glen takes a bullet for Mitch, shares some tearful last words with his brother, and black out... then immediately revives upon discovering the bullet was a blank.

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* TakingTheBullet: Parodied in ''City Slickers II'' when Glen takes a bullet for Mitch, shares some tearful last words with his brother, and black out... then immediately revives upon discovering the bullet was a blank.



* TreasureMap: Subverted in ''City Slickers II'' [[spoiler:since it was a fake map leading to fake treaure as part of an "adventure tour". Then Double Subverted, when it turns out there ''was'' gold hidden elsewhere in the desert.]].

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* TreasureMap: Subverted in ''City Slickers II'' [[spoiler:since it was a fake map leading to fake treaure treasure as part of an "adventure tour". tour." Then Double Subverted, when it turns out there ''was'' gold hidden elsewhere in the desert.]].
9th Jan '17 8:15:19 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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Jack Palance won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Curly and AFI ranked the film as #86 on it's "100 Laugh" list. ''City Slickers'' was followed in 1994 by ''City Slickers II: [[StockSubtitle The Legend of Curly's Gold]]'', which was not as well-received as the original.

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Jack Palance won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Curly and AFI ranked the film as #86 on it's its "100 Laugh" list. ''City Slickers'' was followed in 1994 by ''City Slickers II: [[StockSubtitle The Legend of Curly's Gold]]'', Gold]],'' which was not as well-received as the original.
10th Nov '16 2:36:58 AM gjjones
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* DeadpanSnarker: Mitch, being played by Creator/BillyCrystal.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Mitch, being played by Creator/BillyCrystal.Creator/BillyCrystal, has a dry and witty personality.
22nd Aug '16 2:18:10 PM gjjones
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* AnimalStampede: Started by Mitch's coffee grinder.
* AnimatedCreditsOpening: The animated main titles begin after the bull gores Mitch in the buttocks.

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* AnimalStampede: Started by Mitch's coffee grinder.
grinder starts a stampede of the cows.
* AnimatedCreditsOpening: The animated main titles begin after the bull gores Mitch from behind in the buttocks.Pamplona.


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* TorosYFlamenco: The opening depicts Pamplona's annual Running of the Bulls. Although Phil and Ed flee from the bulls (Phil by jumping on a Spanish flagpole and Ed by getting into the spectators), Mitch gets gored from behind.
22nd Aug '16 12:52:33 PM gjjones
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!!! "City Slickers & The Legend of Curly's Gold Tropes":

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!!! "City Slickers & The Legend of Curly's Gold Tropes":!! These films contain examples of:



* AnimatedCreditsOpening

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* AnimatedCreditsOpeningAnimatedCreditsOpening: The animated main titles begin after the bull gores Mitch in the buttocks.



* BadassGrandpa: Curly and Duke.

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* BadassGrandpa: Curly and Duke.Duke still have some fight in them.



* ChewToy: Phil
* CityMouse: The entire cast.
* CitySlicker

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* ChewToy: Phil
Phil is never safe from the world's abuse. Examples include being chased by bulls or being involved in a sexless marriage.
* CityMouse: The entire cast.
cast lives in New York City.
* CitySlickerCitySlicker: The eponymous trio. It's also the title of the film.



* NervousWreck: Phil

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* NervousWreck: PhilIt doesn't take much for Phil to be sent into hysterics.



* PutOnABus: Bonnie Rayburn (Helen Slater) tells everyone she's going off to bed...and is neither seen nor mentioned again until the guys make it to the ranch.

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* PutOnABus: Bonnie Rayburn (Helen Slater) tells everyone she's going off to bed... and is neither seen nor mentioned again until the guys make it to the ranch.
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