History Film / GulliversTravels2010

1st Oct '17 3:17:58 PM Wynauttica
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''Gulliver's Travels'' is a 2010 comedic "adaptation" of Creator/JonathanSwift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.

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''Gulliver's Travels'' is a 2010 comedic "adaptation" "[[InNameOnly adaptation]]" of Creator/JonathanSwift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.
10th Dec '16 7:22:37 AM Aruu
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Gulliver has a knack for writing, and an impressed Darcy ends up sending him on an assignment to the BermudaTriangle. Unfortunately Gulliver ends up shipwrecked on the island of Liliput, which is filled with tiny people. He's captured and put to work by the General, until he ends up saving the King and Princess from invaders. He's then celebrated by the people instead, and when the General finds his ship, decides to stay in Liliput, where he's appreciated.

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Gulliver has a knack for writing, or at least copying and pasting articles from more talented writers, and an impressed Darcy ends up sending him on an assignment to the BermudaTriangle. Unfortunately Gulliver ends up shipwrecked on the island of Liliput, which is filled with tiny people. He's captured and put to work by the General, until he ends up saving the King and Princess from invaders. He's then celebrated by the people instead, and when the General finds instead. When his ship, ship is found, along with his phone, Gulliver receives several angry voicemails from Darcy, who has found out that he copied his work from other people. Afraid to return, he decides to stay in Liliput, where he's appreciated.
Liliput.
10th Dec '16 7:03:17 AM Aruu
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Lemuel Gulliver is a thirty-something loser who has been working as a mail-room clerk for ten years, not having the drive or ambition to make anything of himself. But his world view is left shaken when a younger co-worker is promoted ahead of him in just one day, and he decides to try and make something of his life. In a botched attempt to ask out his attractive co-worker Darcy, who also happens to be the newspaper's travel editor, Gulliver instead asks if he can try writing a piece for her.

Gulliver has a knack for writing, and an impressed Darcy ends up sending him on an assignment to the BermudaTriangle. Unfortunately Gulliver ends up shipwrecked on the island of Liliput, which is filled with tiny people. He's captured and put to work by the General, until he ends up saving the King and Princess from invaders. He's then celebrated by the people instead, and when the General finds his ship, decides to stay in Liliput, where he's appreciated.

However the General isn't happy with that, especially when the King asks him to step down from his position so that he can promote Gulliver to General. He decides to take matters into his own hands, to show the people of Liliput that Gulliver isn't the hero he claims to be.
10th Nov '16 10:24:44 AM Prinzenick
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''Gulliver's Travels'' is a 2010 "adaptation" of Jonathan Swift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.

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''Gulliver's Travels'' is a 2010 comedic "adaptation" of Jonathan Swift's Creator/JonathanSwift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.
24th Aug '16 7:05:19 AM BlackJAC
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* AllThereInTheManual[=/=]ShownTheirWork: Gulliver putting out the fire by urinating on it comes straight from [[Literature/GulliversTravels the original novel]]
-->''The heat I had contracted by coming very near the flames, and by labouring to quench them, made the wine begin to operate by urine; which I voided in such a quantity, and applied so well to the proper places, that in three minutes the fire was wholly extinguished, and the rest of that noble pile, which had cost so many ages in erecting, preserved from destruction.''
7th Feb '16 12:30:02 AM Mikeyfan93
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Gulliver's travels is a 2010 "adaptation" of Jonathan Swift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.

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Gulliver's travels ''Gulliver's Travels'' is a 2010 "adaptation" of Jonathan Swift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.
8th Jan '16 12:12:00 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: In the book, Gulliver's most apparent and consistent quality is that he is [[WillNotTellALie honest to a fault]] and almost always [[LudicrousPrecision incapable of omitting details]]. In this version, Gulliver will [[TheMunchausen lie without flinching, just to escape his pathetic life]].

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: CompletelyMissingThePoint: In the book, Gulliver's most apparent and consistent quality is that he is [[WillNotTellALie honest to a fault]] and almost always [[LudicrousPrecision incapable of omitting details]]. In this version, Gulliver will [[TheMunchausen lie without flinching, just to escape his pathetic life]].
28th Nov '15 2:19:19 PM windyshadow32
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29th Oct '15 5:55:25 PM nombretomado
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* ProductPlacement: Parodied in an Orange Telephone ad where Jack Black complains about product placement in the scene where he's captured by the Lilliputians. Exaggerated when the Lilliputians actually read the instructions on how to unlock an iPhone. Played straight with Coke-Cola and GuitarHero.

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* ProductPlacement: Parodied in an Orange Telephone ad where Jack Black complains about product placement in the scene where he's captured by the Lilliputians. Exaggerated when the Lilliputians actually read the instructions on how to unlock an iPhone. Played straight with Coke-Cola and GuitarHero.VideoGame/GuitarHero.
6th Nov '14 9:12:45 PM Angeldeb82
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Gulliver's travels is a 2010 "adaptation" of Jonathan Swift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA though was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.

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Gulliver's travels is a 2010 "adaptation" of Jonathan Swift's [[Literature/GulliversTravels book]] starring Creator/JackBlack. It opened to poor reviews and failed domestically in the USA USA, though it was saved from being a bomb by strong overseas sales.



* CompletelyMissingThePoint: In the book, Gulliver's most apparent and consistent quality is that he is [[WillNotTellALie honest to a fault]] and almost always [[LudicrousPrecision incapable of omitting details]]. In this version, Gulliver will [[TheMunchausen lie without flinching, just to escape his pathetic life.]]
* CutTheJuice: Horatio pulls the plug on the electro-shock hands of the Mecha

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* CompletelyMissingThePoint: ComicallyMissingThePoint: In the book, Gulliver's most apparent and consistent quality is that he is [[WillNotTellALie honest to a fault]] and almost always [[LudicrousPrecision incapable of omitting details]]. In this version, Gulliver will [[TheMunchausen lie without flinching, just to escape his pathetic life.]]
life]].
* CutTheJuice: Horatio pulls the plug on the electro-shock hands of the MechaMecha.
* DamselInDistress: Parodied--before Gulliver changes things around, the princess is apparently incapable of doing anything but standing on the balcony, calling for Edward to save her.



* DistressedDamsel: Parodied-before Gulliver changes things around, the princess is apparently incapable of doing anything but standing on the balcony, calling for Edward to save her.



* TheFilmOfTheBook: If you prefer books over films, read the book instead. [[ProductPlacement Out now on iPad!]]



* LostWorld: The story is set in the BermudaTriangle . Darcy is initially skeptical of the claims of weird stuff going on there.

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* LostWorld: The story is set in the BermudaTriangle .BermudaTriangle. Darcy is initially skeptical of the claims of weird stuff going on there.



* TheFilmOfTheBook: If you prefer books over films, read the book instead. [[ProductPlacement Out now on iPad]]!
* TheVoiceless: Presumably the Brobdingnagians, going by the girl.



* ToiletHumor / {{Bowdlerise}} - Gulliver urinating remains from the book, but he doesn't defecate.

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* ToiletHumor / {{Bowdlerise}} - Gulliver urinating remains from the book, but he doesn't defecate.defecate.
* TheVoiceless: Presumably the Brobdingnagians, going by the girl.
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