History Film / Daredevil

28th Sep '17 10:29:34 PM DuelMark
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* AmazonChaser: Matt and Bullseye were both already attracted to Elektra physically, but her fighting prowess made her more exciting.
28th Sep '17 10:24:59 PM DuelMark
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Every version of Kingpin is usually AffablyEvil. This version is FauxAffablyEvil.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Every version of Kingpin is usually AffablyEvil. This version is FauxAffablyEvil.FauxAffablyEvil, willing to kill one of his own men for no good reason and expresses the belief that "nobody is innocent".



* AllForNothing: [[spoiler:After Elektra's father dies, Daredevil went to fight Bullseye in order to protect Elektra, only for Elektra to find him and, because he doesn't want to fight her, get stabbed in the shoulder by her. Because he was injured by the very person he tried to protect, he was unable to save her.]]

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* AllForNothing: AllForNothing:
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[[spoiler:After Elektra's father dies, Daredevil went to fight Bullseye in order to protect Elektra, only for Elektra to find him and, because he doesn't want to fight her, get stabbed in the shoulder by her. Because he was injured by the very person he tried to protect, he was unable to save her.]]



* FailureHero: [[spoiler:Poor Elektra. All she achieves are a NiceJobBreakingItHero against Daredevil, then a CurbStompBattle from Bullseye (without even a DyingMomentOfAwesome). But finally subverted in [[Film/{{Elektra}} her own spinoff]] (though she still never gets a chance to pay Bullseye back).]]

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* FailureHero: [[spoiler:Poor Elektra. All she achieves are a NiceJobBreakingItHero against Daredevil, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero injuring Daredevil]], then a CurbStompBattle from Bullseye (without even a DyingMomentOfAwesome). But finally subverted in [[Film/{{Elektra}} her own spinoff]] (though she still never gets a chance to pay Bullseye back).]]


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler:Elektra assaulting Daredevil under the mistaken belief he murdered her father made him unable to help her fight Bullseye. She ends up too enraged and unfocused and is killed with little damage to her opponent]].
22nd Sep '17 8:55:31 AM TheFallofElDorado
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Every version of Kingpin is usually AffablyEvil. This version is FauxAffablyEvil.
10th Sep '17 8:17:26 PM DuelMark
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* RevengeBeforeReason: Rather than listen to Matt when he instructs her to run or help him seek medical help [[spoiler:from the stab wound she inflicted]], Elektra chooses to try and murder Bullseye [[spoiler:for killing her father]], but her blind rage kept her from winning a fight she could have won.
7th Sep '17 9:00:36 PM DuelMark
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* AbsoluteCleavage: Downplayed, Elektra's black outfit exposes her cleavage but the zipper is just beneath it so it doesn't go to her naval, which is still exposed due to her top being short.



* AllForNothing: [[spoiler:After Elektra's father dies, Daredevil went to fight bBllseye in order to protect Elektra, only for Elektra to find him and, because he doesn't want to fight her, get stabbed in the shoulder by her. Because he was injured by the very person he tried to protect, he was unable to save her.]]
** [[spoiler:Elektra sees her father die and trains with her sai in order to avenge him and nearly killed her supposed murderer "Daredevil", who was actually her boyfriend and ends up immediately regretting it when she took off his mask. She is brutally murdered by him with the same weapon she aimed to kill him with.]]

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* AllForNothing: [[spoiler:After Elektra's father dies, Daredevil went to fight bBllseye Bullseye in order to protect Elektra, only for Elektra to find him and, because he doesn't want to fight her, get stabbed in the shoulder by her. Because he was injured by the very person he tried to protect, he was unable to save her.]]
** [[spoiler:Elektra sees her father die and trains with her sai in order to avenge him and nearly killed her supposed murderer "Daredevil", who was actually her boyfriend and ends up immediately regretting it when she took off his mask. She is brutally murdered by him Bullseye with the same weapon she aimed to kill him with.]]



* DeadpanSnarker: Ben Urich and Matt's law partner Foggy

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* DeadpanSnarker: Ben Urich and Matt's law partner FoggyFoggy.



* DidNotGetTheGirl: Unlike their actors in real life, Matt and Elektra do not stay together [[spoiler:due to Elektra getting gutted by Bullseye and then brought back to life in a sequel that never re-unites them.]]
** Well, as of 2015 Affleck and Garner have announced their divorce, so it's double subverted.

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* DidNotGetTheGirl: Unlike their actors in real life, life (until 2015 anyway), Matt and Elektra do not stay together [[spoiler:due to Elektra getting gutted by Bullseye and then brought back to life in a sequel that never re-unites them.]]
** Well, as of 2015 Affleck and Garner have announced their divorce, so it's double subverted.
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* IHaveYouNowMyPretty: Even though he was there to [[spoiler: gut her]], Bullseye seemed to act this way during his fight with Elektra, especially before doing so as he holds her and tries to [[FoeYay lovingly]] (and mockingly) kiss her. While holding her, attempting the kiss, he even speaks to her in a loving manner. During his fight with Daredevil after [[spoiler:killing her]], he even reminisces about her for a brief moment. And in the Director's Cut he does kiss her.

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* IHaveYouNowMyPretty: Even though he was there to [[spoiler: gut her]], Bullseye seemed to act this way during his fight with Elektra, especially before doing so as he holds her and tries to [[FoeYay lovingly]] (and mockingly) kiss her. While holding her, attempting the kiss, he even speaks to her in a loving manner. During his fight with Daredevil after [[spoiler:killing her]], he even reminisces about her for a brief moment. And in the Director's Cut he does kiss her.her, looking annoyed that she doesn't seem to enjoy it.


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* VaporWear: It's clear that in her black leather outfit that Elektra isn't wearing a bra. It's probably no wonder Bullseye gives her a WolfWhistle.
7th Sep '17 5:16:40 PM DuelMark
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* AllforNothing: [[spoiler:after elektra's father dies daredevil went to fight bullseye in order to protect elektra, only to get his ass beat by elektra THE VERY PERSON HE WAS TRYING TO PROTECT AND NOT ONLY THAT SHE GOT KILLED RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM LATER ON]]
** elektra sees her father dies and trains with her sai in order to avenge her father and nearly killed her so called killer "Daredevil" who was actually her boyfriend and ends up immediately regretting it when she took off his mask. [[spoiler:only to to get killed by bullseye with the very weapon she trained so hard with.]]

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* AllforNothing: [[spoiler:after elektra's AllForNothing: [[spoiler:After Elektra's father dies daredevil dies, Daredevil went to fight bullseye bBllseye in order to protect elektra, Elektra, only for Elektra to find him and, because he doesn't want to fight her, get his ass beat stabbed in the shoulder by elektra THE VERY PERSON HE WAS TRYING TO PROTECT AND NOT ONLY THAT SHE GOT KILLED RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM LATER ON]]
her. Because he was injured by the very person he tried to protect, he was unable to save her.]]
** elektra [[spoiler:Elektra sees her father dies die and trains with her sai in order to avenge her father him and nearly killed her so called killer "Daredevil" supposed murderer "Daredevil", who was actually her boyfriend and ends up immediately regretting it when she took off his mask. [[spoiler:only to to get killed She is brutally murdered by bullseye him with the very same weapon she trained so hard aimed to kill him with.]]
31st Aug '17 9:20:19 AM Peridonyx
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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Kingpin at the end. [[spoiler:After initially CurbStompBattle-ing a not-100% Daredevil, Kingpin laments about not being able "to fight you in your prime." However, even a not-100% Daredevil is soon able to cripple Kingpin, leaving the viewer (and probably Kingpin himself) wondering what all the former could've done without his recent injuries.]]


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* FailureHero: [[spoiler:Poor Elektra. All she achieves are a NiceJobBreakingItHero against Daredevil, then a CurbStompBattle from Bullseye (without even a DyingMomentOfAwesome). But finally subverted in [[Film/{{Elektra}} her own spinoff]] (though she still never gets a chance to pay Bullseye back).]]
6th Aug '17 1:21:44 PM Silverblade2
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* MyLifeFlashedBeforeMyEyes: In order to justify HowWeGotHere as Matt is injured in the church.
-->'''Matt:''' They say your whole life flashes before your eyes when you die. And it's true, even for a blind man.



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24th Jul '17 5:51:06 AM gjjones
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* CurbStompBattle: bullseye beats elektra in a fight every easily only getting a small cut to his face and one punch to the face



* CurbStompBattle: Bullseye beats Elektra in a fight very easily, only getting a small cut to his face and one punch to the face.



* DestinationDefenestration: Daredevil throws [[spoiler:Bullseye]] through a stained glass window after [[spoiler:a SWAT team member shoots through the latter's hands]].

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* DestinationDefenestration: Daredevil throws [[spoiler:Bullseye]] through a the church's stained glass window after [[spoiler:a SWAT team member shoots through the latter's hands]].



* EvilSoundsDeep: Kingpin is played by MichaelClarkeDuncan

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* EvilSoundsDeep: Kingpin is played by MichaelClarkeDuncanCreator/MichaelClarkeDuncan.



* FallenOnHardTimesJob: In this version, Jack Murdock descended from boxing into being a small-time enforcer to pay the bills.

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* FallenOnHardTimesJob: In this version, Jack Murdock descended from boxing into being a small-time enforcer to pay the bills. He eventually reignited his boxing career after Matt's blindness.



* ImpaledPalm: THRICE!
** [[Podcast/RiffTrax "They got me drinkin' hand! AND me drinkin' hand!"]]

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* ImpaledPalm: THRICE!
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** [[Podcast/RiffTrax "They got me drinkin' hand! AND me drinkin' hand!"]]When a SWAT team member shoots at Daredevil and Bullseye, [[spoiler:Daredevil dodges and Bullseye's palms has holes in them from the resulting shot]].



** NothingPersonal: Kingpin's view. When asked why he killed Matt's father, his response is "Business. That's all it ever is, business.".


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* NothingPersonal: Kingpin's view. When asked why he killed Matt's father, his response is "Business. That's all it ever is, business.".


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* ShutUpHannibal: When [[spoiler:Bullseye begs for mercy]], Daredevil ends up [[spoiler:throwing him out of a stained glass window]].


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* ThwartedCoupDeGrace: Towards the end of the film, Bullseye uses an [[spoiler:improvised spear in an attempt to kill Daredevil]].


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* VillainsWantMercy: When [[spoiler:Bullseye's hands get shot]], he asks Daredevil for mercy. He ends up being [[spoiler:thrown out of the church's stained glass window and falls onto Ben's car]].
18th Jul '17 3:31:43 AM theicecreamman
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* AllforNothing: [[spoiler:after elektra's father dies daredevil went to fight bullseye in order to protect elektra, only to get his ass beat by elektra THE VERY PERSON HE WAS TRYING TO PROTECT AND NOT ONLY THAT SHE GOT KILLED RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM]]
** elektra sees her father dies and trains with her sai in order to avenge her father and nearly killed her so called killer "Daredevil who was actually her boyfriend but ends up immediately regretted what she has done [[spoiler:only to to get killed by bullseye with the very weapon she trained so hard with.]]

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* AllforNothing: [[spoiler:after elektra's father dies daredevil went to fight bullseye in order to protect elektra, only to get his ass beat by elektra THE VERY PERSON HE WAS TRYING TO PROTECT AND NOT ONLY THAT SHE GOT KILLED RIGHT IN FRONT OF HIM]]
HIM LATER ON]]
** elektra sees her father dies and trains with her sai in order to avenge her father and nearly killed her so called killer "Daredevil "Daredevil" who was actually her boyfriend but and ends up immediately regretted what regretting it when she has done took off his mask. [[spoiler:only to to get killed by bullseye with the very weapon she trained so hard with.]]
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