History Film / Entrapment

31st Oct '16 12:22:58 AM foxley
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%%* ActionGirl: Gin.

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%%* * ActionGirl: Gin.Gin is a ClassyCatBurglar who can hold her own in a fight.



%%* TheCaper
%%* ChekhovsExhibit: the Chinese mask
%%* ClassyCatBurglar: Gin.

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* TheCaper: Mac plans to steal $8 billion from the International Clearance Bank in the North Tower of the Petronas Towers.
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ChekhovsExhibit: the The Chinese mask
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mask, which becomes the subject of Gin's trial theft.
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ClassyCatBurglar: Gin.Gin, complete with a SpyCatsuit and natural cat grin.



%%* GentlemanThief: Mac embodies this.
%%* LaserHallway

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%%* * GentlemanThief: Mac embodies this.
%%* LaserHallway
this, even living in a Scottish castle.
* TheInfiltration: Gin pretends to be a thief in order to catch Mac. [[spoiler: though in reality Gin actually is a thief and Mac is working with the FBI to catch her.]]
* LaserHallway: The most famous scene in the movie involves Gin negotiating her way through one.



%%* ModelPlanning

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%%* ModelPlanning* ModelPlanning: Mac uses models to explain the Petronas Towers job to Gin.



%%* SpyCatsuit

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%%* SpyCatsuit* SpyCatsuit: Gin wears one when braking into buildings, including the famous LaserHallway sequence.



* TheInfiltration: Gin pretends to be a thief in order to catch Mac. [[spoiler: though in reality Gin actually is a thief and Mac is working with the FBI to catch her.]]



%%* VehicleVanish

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%%* VehicleVanish
* VehicleVanish: Done with trains in the closing scene of the movie.
12th Nov '15 5:40:20 AM Morgenthaler
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* MayDecemberRomance: Sean Connery is 39 years older than Catherine Zeta-Jones ([[MichaelDouglas who's into the same thing in real life]]).

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* MayDecemberRomance: Sean Connery is 39 years older than Catherine Zeta-Jones ([[MichaelDouglas who's into the same thing in real life]]).Zeta-Jones.
12th Nov '15 5:39:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* CameraSpoofing: Mac and Gin pause the security camera footage so they can travel in an elevator unnoticed.
** It doesn't work for long. The building's security are a little stumped for why an elevator would be moving when the camera shows nobody inside. Then Gin's boss points out that the timestamp on the camera is static.

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* CameraSpoofing: Mac and Gin pause the security camera footage so they can travel in an elevator unnoticed.
** It
unnoticed, but it doesn't work for long. The building's security are a little stumped for why an elevator would be moving when the camera shows nobody inside. Then Gin's boss points out that the timestamp on the camera is static.
12th Nov '15 5:38:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* JustForFun/TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: In their Hollywood heist movie episode, the Series/MythBusters proved that much of the security system-evading techniques shown in the film wouldn't work in real life at all.
12th Nov '15 5:38:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{UsefulNotes/Malaysia}}: The one half of the Petronas Twin Towers is in the poster, and part of the film was shot there.



* UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}}: Mac's headquarters is a castle on a Scottish isle.
12th Nov '15 5:38:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActionGirl: Gin.

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* TheCaper
* ChekhovsExhibit: the Chinese mask
* ClassyCatBurglar: Gin.

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* %%* TheCaper
* %%* ChekhovsExhibit: the Chinese mask
* %%* ClassyCatBurglar: Gin.



* FriendlyLocalChinatown

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* GentlemanThief: Mac embodies this.
* LaserHallway

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* %%* GentlemanThief: Mac embodies this.
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* ModelPlanning

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* SpyCatsuit

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* VehicleVanish

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29th Jul '14 7:42:53 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[BannedInChina Banned in Malaysia]]: Despite having been filmed there, the film was banned for portraying the country as backward and its police force as incompetent. At least, it was banned at one time, it was eventually allowed on Pay TV.
10th Jun '14 12:27:36 PM bitemytail
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* JustForFun/TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: In their Hollywood heist movie episode, the Series/MythBbusters proved that much of the security system-evading techniques shown in the film wouldn't work in real life at all.

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* JustForFun/TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: In their Hollywood heist movie episode, the Series/MythBbusters Series/MythBusters proved that much of the security system-evading techniques shown in the film wouldn't work in real life at all.
9th Jun '14 1:23:23 PM Willbyr
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* TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: In their Hollywood heist movie episode, the Mythbusters proved that much of the security system-evading techniques shown in the film wouldn't work in real life at all.

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* TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: JustForFun/TropesExaminedByTheMythBusters: In their Hollywood heist movie episode, the Mythbusters Series/MythBbusters proved that much of the security system-evading techniques shown in the film wouldn't work in real life at all.


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13th Apr '14 2:27:19 AM HarryLovesHermione
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* GambitPileup: The final scene, in which everyone's conflicting agendas come out.
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