History Film / Greedy

3rd Oct '15 5:17:31 AM DoctorNemesis
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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Joe is suffering from dementia and is actually broke. Then, later, Joe was ''faking'' senility and he ''isn't'' broke.]]

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Joe is suffering from dementia and is actually broke. Then, later, Joe was ''faking'' senility and he ''isn't'' broke. Oh, and it turns out he doesn't even need his wheelchair.]]
8th Jun '15 11:36:10 AM Morgenthaler
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Multi-millionaire Joe [=McTeague=] (Kirk Douglas) is a GrumpyOldMan bound to a wheelchair, who is going to give all of his fortunes to a member of his family. Joe's relatives bicker amongst each other as they try to win Joe over into giving one of them his fortunes, but it doesn't work, so they hire a detective to track down Joe's estranged cousin Daniel, but Daniel and Joe don't see eye-to-eye, so then there's Daniel's son Danny (MichaelJFox), the favorite of Joe and a professional bowler with arthritis in one of his hands. When the other relatives tell Danny about Joe and his personal nurse (Olivia d'Abo), Danny agrees to help them try to talk him out of leaving his fortune to her.

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Multi-millionaire Joe [=McTeague=] (Kirk Douglas) (Creator/KirkDouglas) is a GrumpyOldMan bound to a wheelchair, who is going to give all of his fortunes to a member of his family. Joe's relatives bicker amongst each other as they try to win Joe over into giving one of them his fortunes, but it doesn't work, so they hire a detective to track down Joe's estranged cousin Daniel, but Daniel and Joe don't see eye-to-eye, so then there's Daniel's son Danny (MichaelJFox), (Creator/MichaelJFox), the favorite of Joe and a professional bowler with arthritis in one of his hands. When the other relatives tell Danny about Joe and his personal nurse (Olivia d'Abo), Danny agrees to help them try to talk him out of leaving his fortune to her.
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-->'''Robin''': Even your [[BigScrewedUpFamily cousins]]?

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-->'''Robin''': Even your [[BigScrewedUpFamily cousins]]?cousins]]?
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12th Jan '15 5:49:34 PM redandready45
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* ObfuscatingDisability: Subverted: After the family is informed that Uncle Joe is suffering from dementia and that he is actually broke, one of the relatives accuses him of this. He is then informed that the condition is quite real, as are Uncle Joe's debts. [[spoiler: Only it's a double-subversion: When Danny decides to take care of his uncle despite there being no profit in it, Joe reveals that he actually was faking it all along (even pretending to be fooled by an actor that Danny had hired) and that he isn't really broke. Then he gets out of his wheelchair.]]

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* ObfuscatingDisability: [[spoiler: Subverted: After the family is informed that Uncle Joe is suffering from dementia and that he is actually broke, one of the relatives accuses him of this. He is then informed that the condition is quite real, as are Uncle Joe's debts. [[spoiler: Only it's a double-subversion: When Danny decides to take care of his uncle despite there being no profit in it, Joe reveals that he actually was faking it all along (even pretending to be fooled by an actor that Danny had hired) and that he isn't really broke. Then he gets out of his wheelchair.]]
28th Nov '14 6:32:06 PM redandready45
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* LadyDrunk: Tina, oh boy!
28th Nov '14 6:24:09 PM redandready45
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--> '''Frank''': [[BluntNo No]].

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--> '''Frank''': [[BluntNo No]].[[BigNo No!]].
28th Nov '14 6:23:49 PM redandready45
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--> '''Ed''': Every time you draw a line in the dirt, you say ," okay

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--> '''Ed''': Every time you draw a line in the dirt, you say ,"okay I go just this far and no farther". He draws another line, just an inch farther and you say ," okay why not? It's just another inch, I've already come this far already," and one day you look back and you can't even see where you started.Why don't we all agree to stop here.Let this bimbo have his money.I mean isn't our self respect worth more than any inheritance?
--> '''Frank''': [[BluntNo No]].
28th Nov '14 6:05:21 PM redandready45
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** Ed himseld

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** Ed himseldhimself sums it up quite nicely:
--> '''Ed''': Every time you draw a line in the dirt, you say ," okay
28th Nov '14 6:02:10 PM redandready45
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* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Danny is a subversion. While starting out just asking for a loan from Uncle Joe, he did eventually become as greedy and conniving as his own relatives.
** His father, Daniel Sr. is a straighter example, but he had to leave his whole family behind not to get sucked in to the money.



* OnlySaneMan: Ed, to an extent. He is just as greedy as anyone else, but he understands the damage competing for an old man's fortune has done to him and everyone, and wants to walk away from the money.

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* OnlySaneMan: Ed, to an extent. He is just as greedy as anyone else, but he understands the damage competing for an old man's fortune has done to him and everyone, and wants is able to find the words that make everyone ''almost'' walk away from the money.fortune.


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** Ed himseld
28th Nov '14 6:01:00 PM redandready45
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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: [[spoiler: After finding out Uncle Joe was broke]], Danny is ashamed about stooping to his cousin's level for Uncle Joe's money. Robin, who had left Danny for that reason, tells him that he did actually sincerely care for Uncle Joe, citing he was actually worried about him going senile. Danny thinks anybody would by that. Robin's Response:
-->'''Robin''': Even your cousin's.

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* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: [[spoiler: After finding out Uncle Joe was broke]], Danny is ashamed about of himself for stooping to his cousin's cousins' level for Uncle Joe's money. Robin, who had left Danny for that reason, tells consoles him that he did actually sincerely care by reminding him of his concern for Uncle Joe, citing Joe when he was actually worried about him going senile. [[ObfuscatingStupidity fearfully claimed to be losing his mind]]. Danny thinks anybody responds that anyone would by that.have fallen for it. Robin's Response:
-->'''Robin''': Even your cousin's.[[BigScrewedUpFamily cousins]]?
21st Nov '14 11:17:05 PM redandready45
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