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13th Mar '16 12:11:35 PM eroock
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%%* GambitPileup

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%%* GambitPileup* GambitPileup: Their primary gambit requires an increasing number of sub-gambits all of which are rendered moot by Howard Tully's BatmanGambit that trumps them all.



%%* IronicEcho
%%* KansasCityShuffle

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%%* IronicEcho
%%* KansasCityShuffle
* IronicEcho: When the head of Equikrom's espionage unit is telling his boss about the history of Ronny Patiz, he mentions that Ronny made some kind of lotion. The boss asks if it was a cream or a lotion. [[spoiler:Toward the end of the film, when Ray and Claire are selling Ronny's formula for a hair-growth shampoo to the Swiss, they are told, "This formula is nothing but a common skin cream. Sorry, a lotion."]]
* KansasCityShuffle: Tully has no product. He knew all about the spies, and set up an elaborate hoax to waste their time and make Garsik look foolish. At the end, Garsik is announcing the miraculous new cure for baldness he just "developed" to the world, while the spies' buyer tells them that their "cure" is a worthless formula for skin lotion...



* SplitScreen: Usually done to announce a {{Flashback}}.



%%* ShaggyDogStory
%%* SharpDressedMan - Ray, very much so.
%%* TheMole: Played with every which way.
%%* TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction: A gender-swapped version.
%%* WunzaPlot

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%%* ShaggyDogStory
%%* SharpDressedMan - Ray, very much so.
* TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction: A gender-swapped version. Hottie Clive Owen chats up a [[HollywoodHomely frumpy woman]] as a ploy to get her to take him back to her office in order to access the company's computer network. His female colleague is not happy about this tactic, despite the fact that she pulled the same stunt in their first meeting, in order to steal some files Owen was carrying.
%%* TheMole: Played * ShaggyDogStory: Howard just wanted to make Richard look foolish by having him chase his tail, and he succeeds in fooling Claire and Ray as well.
* SharpDressedMan: Ray, very much so.
* SplitScreen: Usually done to announce a {{Flashback}}.
* TitleIn: New locations are introduced
with every which way.
%%* TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction: A gender-swapped version.
%%* WunzaPlot
on-screen text.
* WunzaPlot: On its movie poster - "She's ex-Cia. He's ex-MI-5, together they are stealing a fortune."
28th Sep '15 10:57:41 AM lipranzer
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* SplitScreen: Usually done to announce a {{Flashback}}.
28th Sep '15 10:55:21 AM lipranzer
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Added DiffLines:

* BriefAccentImitation: Ray puts on a southern accent when seducing someone from Burkett & Randle.


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* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Claire and Ray both do this to each other.
19th Oct '14 2:00:14 PM Morgenthaler
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* AllThatGlitters: [[spoiler: Subverted.]]

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* %%* AllThatGlitters: [[spoiler: Subverted.]]



* BadassInANiceSuit - Ray and Claire.

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* %%* BadassInANiceSuit - Ray and Claire.



* DuelOfSeduction

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* %%* DuelOfSeduction



* GambitPileup

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* %%* GambitPileup



* IronicEcho
* KansasCityShuffle

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* %%* IronicEcho
* %%* KansasCityShuffle



* NeverTrustAHairTonic
* ShaggyDogStory
* SharpDressedMan - Ray, very much so.
* TheMole: Played with every which way.
* TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction: A gender-swapped version.
* WunzaPlot

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* %%* NeverTrustAHairTonic
* %%* ShaggyDogStory
* %%* SharpDressedMan - Ray, very much so.
* %%* TheMole: Played with every which way.
* %%* TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction: A gender-swapped version.
* %%* WunzaPlot
19th Oct '14 1:58:44 PM Morgenthaler
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''Duplicity'' is a 2009 American film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and starring JuliaRoberts and Clive Owen. The film was released on March 20, 2009.

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''Duplicity'' is a 2009 American film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and starring JuliaRoberts Creator/JuliaRoberts and Clive Owen.Creator/CliveOwen. The film was released on March 20, 2009.



The plot of the film follows Ray Koval, an MI6 agent, and Claire Stenwick, a CIA operative who [[spoiler: cooperate in a con poised to undercut a company who has discovered a cure for baldness and sell the formula, running off with the money themselves]].

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The plot of the film follows Ray Koval, an MI6 agent, and Claire Stenwick, a CIA operative who [[spoiler: cooperate in a con poised to undercut a company who has discovered a cure for baldness and sell the formula, running off with the money themselves]].themselves.
19th Oct '14 1:57:14 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: MockGuffin]]: [[spoiler: The formula Claire and Ray are trying to steal doesn't exist; Howard only pretended there was one to embarrass Dick and fool Claire and Ray]].
* [[spoiler: ShaggyDogStory]]

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* [[spoiler: MockGuffin]]: MockGuffin: [[spoiler: The formula Claire and Ray are trying to steal doesn't exist; Howard only pretended there was one to embarrass Dick and fool Claire and Ray]].
* [[spoiler: ShaggyDogStory]]NeverTrustAHairTonic
* ShaggyDogStory



* [[spoiler: NeverTrustAHairTonic]]

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* [[spoiler: NeverTrustAHairTonic]]
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10th Oct '14 3:44:17 PM CaptainCrawdad
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Corporate espionage meets romance. This was before {{Inception}}, which was corporate espionage via dreams.

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Corporate espionage meets romance. This was before {{Inception}}, which was corporate espionage via dreams.
romance.
7th Sep '14 3:20:27 AM SeptimusHeap
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* SpyCouple - adversarial and corporate variants.
6th Mar '14 9:09:00 PM BisquiteenTrisket
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* SpyCouple - adversarial variant.

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* SpyCouple - adversarial variant.and corporate variants.
6th Mar '14 9:07:30 PM BisquiteenTrisket
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Corporate espionage meets romance. This was before ''Film/Inception'', which was corporate espionage via dreams.

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Corporate espionage meets romance. This was before ''Film/Inception'', {{Inception}}, which was corporate espionage via dreams.
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