History Film / CollateralDamage

15th Feb '16 5:30:33 PM Fireblood
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Originally set to be released in the October of 2001, the film had to pushed to early 2002 [[TooSoon due to 9/11 attacks]].

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Originally set to be released in the October of 2001, the film had to pushed to early 2002 [[TooSoon due to the 9/11 attacks]].



* TooMuchInformation: Gordon tells Armstrong in vivid detail what will happen to him if he burns alive, while being caged in a burning jail, in order to convice him to give his safe-conduct.

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* TooMuchInformation: Gordon tells Armstrong in vivid detail what will happen to him if he burns alive, while being caged in a burning jail, in order to convice convince him to give his safe-conduct.
11th Sep '15 12:27:32 PM xxbiasonxxx
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After his family is killed in an explosion caused by Colombian terrorist El Lobo, New York city fireman Gordon Brewer sets out to get him.

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After his family is killed in an explosion caused by Colombian terrorist El Lobo, New York city Los Angeles fireman Gordon Brewer sets out to get him.
31st Aug '15 5:44:55 AM xxbiasonxxx
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* PostNineElevenTerrorismMovie: This movie was actually affected by the 9/11 attacks.


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* TheWarOnTerror: Code Red.
5th Feb '15 1:53:38 PM StFan
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* AnAxeToGrind: [[spoiler:El Lobo is finished off with an axe, which Gordon throws on his back]].

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* AnAxeToGrind: [[spoiler:El Lobo is finished off with an axe, which Gordon throws on his back]].chest]].



* BigBad: Claudio Perrini, aka El Lobo (The Wolf).

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* BigBad: Claudio Perrini, aka a.k.a. El Lobo (The Wolf).



* CIAEvilFBIGood: Averted. The CIA are depicted as protagonists, particularly Brandt.

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* CIAEvilFBIGood: Averted. The CIA are depicted as protagonists, particularly Brandt.Brandt, although a bit shady.



* ManBitesMan: Gordon bites one of the terrorist during an escape attempt, tearing off his ear.

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* LatinoIsBrown: Chocó, Colombia, where Gordon travels to is in real life almost completely inhabited by black people. However, not a single black person appears in the film.
* ManBitesMan: Gordon bites one of the terrorist during an escape attempt, [[EarAche tearing off his ear. ear]].



* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Claudio delivers a brief but brutal one to Gordon after [[spoiler: Gordon kills Selena]] in the climax.

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* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Claudio delivers a brief but brutal one to Gordon after [[spoiler: Gordon [[spoiler:Gordon kills Selena]] in the climax.



-->'''El Lobo![[spoiler:Selena]]''': We'll continue to strike until the American public finally realizes this war's price is one they cannot afford. Get out of Colombia, ''now.''

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-->'''El Lobo![[spoiler:Selena]]''': Lobo![[spoiler:Selena]]:''' We'll continue to strike until the American public finally realizes this war's price is one they cannot afford. Get out of Colombia, ''now.''



** LatinoIsBrown: On the other hand, Chocó, Colombia, where Gordon travels to is in real life almost completely inhabited by black people. However, not a single black person appears in the film.


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5th Feb '15 1:11:10 PM StFan
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* ManBitesMan: Gordon bites one of the terrorist during an escape attempt, tearing off his ear.
3rd Feb '15 10:23:22 AM bisonx
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* BigNo: Gordon lets one out when he sees his family getting killed by the terrorist bomb at the beginning.
29th Jan '15 10:31:12 AM bisonx
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* BattleAmongstTheFlames: The final showdown.


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* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Claudio delivers a brief but brutal one to Gordon after [[spoiler: Gordon kills Selena]] in the climax.
29th Jan '15 10:24:33 AM bisonx
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* BigBad: Claudio Perrini, aka El Lobo (The Wolf).


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* TheDragon: [[spoiler: Selena.]]
1st Sep '14 9:57:49 AM erforce
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* [[spoiler: DarkActionGirl]]: Selena.

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* [[spoiler: DarkActionGirl]]: Selena.%%* DarkActionGirl: [[spoiler:Selena.]]
1st Sep '14 9:57:18 AM erforce
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-->'''El Lobo''': The fireman, huh?
-->'''Gordon Brewer''': The coward who kills women and children.
-->'''El Lobo''': You Americans are so naive. You see a peasant with a gun on the news, you change channels. But you never ask, "Why does a peasant need a gun?" Why? You think you're the only ones who can fight for independence?
-->'''Gordon Brewer''': Independence to do what? Kill my wife and son?!

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-->'''El ->'''El Lobo''': The fireman, huh?
-->'''Gordon ->'''Gordon Brewer''': The coward who kills women and children.
-->'''El ->'''El Lobo''': You Americans are so naive. You see a peasant with a gun on the news, you change channels. But you never ask, "Why does a peasant need a gun?" Why? You think you're the only ones who can fight for independence?
-->'''Gordon ->'''Gordon Brewer''': Independence to do what? Kill my wife and son?!



* PapaWolf: Gordon.

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* %%* PapaWolf: Gordon.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge

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* %%* RoaringRampageOfRevenge



* WesternTerrorists: The FARC.
* WorkingClassHero: Gordon.

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* %%* WesternTerrorists: The FARC.
* %%* WorkingClassHero: Gordon.
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