History Film / CollateralDamage

8th May '17 7:07:54 AM Peridonyx
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* NotSoDifferent: The Colombian spokesman points that the Los Angeles bombing is par of the course in Colombia, both by the FARC and anti-FARC factions supported by the United States.

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* NotSoDifferent: NotSoDifferent:
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The Colombian spokesman points that the Los Angeles bombing is par of the course in Colombia, both by the FARC and anti-FARC factions supported by the United States.States.
** Claudio tries to invoke this with Gordon, citing his own PapaWolf-related StartOfDarkness. However, Gordon invokes ShutUpHannibal by stating he has no intention of likewise becoming a full-blown terrorist, instead focusing his {{Revenge}} on just Claudio himself.
19th Mar '17 3:23:02 PM papyru30
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* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler: How Brandt dies]]



* FamousLastWords: [[spoiler: "When were you going to kill me?"]]



* GuileHero: Despite it being an action movie Gordon does almost no fighting and instead relies on outsmarting the bad guys.



* NeckSnap: How [[spoiler: Selena kills the FBI agent watching her]]



* WouldHitAGirl: [[Spoiler: Gordon elbows Selena in the climax]]

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* WouldHitAGirl: [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Gordon elbows Selena in during the climax]]
19th Mar '17 3:12:58 PM papyru30
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* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Gordon throws an ax to kill [[spoiler: El Lobo]]




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* WouldHitAGirl: [[Spoiler: Gordon elbows Selena in the climax]]
1st Mar '17 11:25:48 AM Mdumas43073
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->'''Gordon Brewer''': Independence to do what? Kill my wife and son?!

''Collateral Damage'' is an action thriller from 2002, starring Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.

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->'''Gordon Brewer''': Independence to do what? Kill my wife and son?!

son?

''Collateral Damage'' is an action thriller from 2002, directed by Andrew Davis and starring Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.
26th Feb '17 2:40:43 PM contrafanxxx
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* TechnicalPacifist: Unlike other action movies dealing with terrorists, Gordon never uses a firearm at all to kill anyone. Even in the scene when escaping from a police roadblock in Colombia and disarming an officer's AR-15, he just throws it away the instant he gets shot at.

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* TechnicalPacifist: Unlike other action movies dealing with terrorists, Gordon never uses a firearm at all to kill anyone. Even in the scene when escaping from a police roadblock in Colombia and disarming an officer's AR-15, [[DoesntLikeGuns he just throws it away the instant he gets shot at.at]].
4th Jan '17 1:13:26 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Collateral Damage''''' is an action thriller from 2002, starring Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.

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'''''Collateral Damage''''' ''Collateral Damage'' is an action thriller from 2002, starring Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.
27th Nov '16 5:31:42 PM contrafanxxx
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* ArcWords [=/=] CatchPhrase: El Lobo's "Sangre o Libertad" (meaning "blood or freedom").
1st Aug '16 12:49:22 AM marcoasalazarm
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* AMillionIsAStatistic: The TitleDrop dismissal of the casualties of the bomb (including Gordon's family) as "collateral damage", less important overall next to the FARC's political statement.
10th Jul '16 12:38:32 PM marcoasalazarm
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%%* PapaWolf: Gordon.

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%%* * PapaWolf: Gordon.Gordon. With his own son, he is out to kill the guy who killed him (with a side of CrusadingWidower, as well). With Selena's kid, he is willing to risk himself so the kid will not become collateral damage to his own RoaringRampageOfRevenge.



%%* RoaringRampageOfRevenge

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%%* RoaringRampageOfRevenge* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Gordon is just a fireman. He decides to take on a Colombian cartel/terrorist organization in revenge for his dead family.



* TitleDrop: A man from the Colombian embassy that is interviewed dismisses the deaths of Gordon's wife and son (and the other people who died on the bombing) as "collateral damage" to El Lobo's political statement. [[RageBreakingPoint This makes Gordon snap]] [[BatterUp and wrecks the man's offices with a baseball bat]] [[PreAssKickingOneLiner while]] [[MadnessMantra yelling]] "Here's your damn collateral damage!!".



* WellIntentionedExtremist: What the Colombian diaspora in Los Angeles thinks of the FARC.
%%* WesternTerrorists: The FARC.
%%* WorkingClassHero: Gordon.

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: What the Colombian diaspora in Los Angeles thinks of the FARC.
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FARC. The CIA is willing to do (covert) total war on the FARC as well, risking hurting innocents with carpet bombing, because they think going "KillEmAll" on a bunch of determined terrorists is better than the alternative.
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WesternTerrorists: The FARC.
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FARC. Based out of Colombia, get funding from drugs, destroy American lives.
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WorkingClassHero: Gordon.
Gordon. He is not the typical OneManArmy Arnold plays, he is "just" a fireman.
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.
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