History Film / Headhunters

28th Nov '16 5:46:07 AM Daedalis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Kevlard: [[spoiler: Roger]] survives a car accident because the obese passengers on either side acted as human airbags.

to:

* Kevlard: {{Kevlard}}: [[spoiler: Roger]] survives a car accident because the obese passengers on either side acted as human airbags.
28th Nov '16 5:25:21 AM Daedalis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BabiesEverAfter: The closing scene highlights Diana's pregnancy.
* CaperRationalization: Roger has a profitable career as an art burglar specifically to shower his wife with luxuries.
* CarFu: A semi truck collides with a police sedan, throwing the latter off a cliff.



* ChekhovsGunman: Lander, who is interviewed for a job early on and specifically coached not to accept it. With Greve out of the running, he lands the Pathfinder position at the end.



* {{Determinator}}: Roger Brown and Clas Greve.

to:

* {{Determinator}}: Roger Brown and in pursuing his wife's affection. Clas Greve.Greve in pursuing the job.


Added DiffLines:

* GentlemanThief: Roger is an art burglar who refuses to invade occupied homes, moves quickly, and leaves a replica for the owner.


Added DiffLines:

* GunNut: Ove claims to have a gun within reach in every room of his house, but we only see the automatic weapon at his bedside and the handgun in his fridge. He and Natasja apparently load them with blanks and run around the house shooting at each other.


Added DiffLines:

* Kevlard: [[spoiler: Roger]] survives a car accident because the obese passengers on either side acted as human airbags.
* LongDistanceRelationship: Ove and Natasja, a Russian prostitute who is only in town every six months.
* TheMole: Ove, employed at a security company but who regularly deactivates alarms for Roger.
* MoleInCharge: [[spoiler: Clas's objective. His company needs access to Pathfinder's technology to ensure its sale to an American company.]]
27th Nov '16 6:48:08 AM Daedalis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: Roger]] after the car accident.



* ShoutOut: to the [[Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo]] series. Some shots from the Swedish film were incorporated.

to:

* RedHerring: Bred Sperre is introduced as a famous detective recently switched from murder cases to art burglary. It appears he's going to target Roger's art theft with all the fervency of a murder investigation. [[spoiler: Turns out he's back to investigating murders later and is quite happy to pick up Roger's planted evidence to solve the case neatly and quickly, upholding his own public reputation.]]
* ShoutOut: to the [[Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo]] series. Some shots from the Swedish film were incorporated.
5th Feb '16 7:49:02 PM Thurisaz314
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Gorn}}: it's very graphic, especially [[spoiler:the policemen's face after getting hit by a semi truck and falling off a cliff]].

to:

* {{Gorn}}: it's It's very graphic, especially [[spoiler:the policemen's face after getting hit by a semi truck and falling off a cliff]].



* ImportantHaircut: [[spoiler:To fake Roger Brown's death and get rid of the gel that had transmitters.]]

to:

* ImportantHaircut: [[spoiler:To [[spoiler: To fake Roger Brown's death and get rid of the gel that had transmitters.]]
5th Feb '16 7:46:21 PM Thurisaz314
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Chessmaster}}: both Roger Brown and Clas Greve are great at this.

to:

* {{Chessmaster}}: both Both Roger Brown and Clas Greve are great at this.



* NoAnimalsWereHarmed: [[spoiler:necessary because of the tractor scene]].
* OhCrap: a literal example in the outhouse. Qualifies as Squick.

to:

* NoAnimalsWereHarmed: [[spoiler:necessary [[spoiler: Necessary because of the tractor scene]].
* OhCrap: a literal example in the outhouse. Qualifies as Squick.{{Squick}}.
21st Dec '15 10:28:08 PM StrixObscuro
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Summit Entertainment has bought the rights of this film before its release: a US adaptation, directed by Sacha Gervasi, is in the works. Based upon Jo Nesbø's novel of the same name.

to:

Summit Entertainment has bought the rights of this film before its release: a US adaptation, directed by Sacha Gervasi, is in the works. Based upon Jo Nesbø's [[Literature/{{Headhunters}} novel of the same name.
name.]]
3rd May '15 1:56:06 AM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* OhCrap: a literal example in the outhouse. Qualifies as Squick.* ShoutOut: to the [[Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo]] series. Some shots from the Swedish film were incorporated.

to:

* OhCrap: a literal example in the outhouse. Qualifies as Squick.Squick.
* ShoutOut: to the [[Literature/TheMillenniumTrilogy The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo]] series. Some shots from the Swedish film were incorporated.
12th Jul '13 2:14:37 AM Clumpy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* MoodWhiplash: Brutal violence, extreme tension, harrowing situations, but in the end [[spoiler: it focuses suddenly on themes of love and empathy, and everything wraps up as neatly and tidily as any film in recent memory, complete with confident voiceover, a snappy callback closing one-liner, and a pop rock song over the closing credits.]]

to:

* MoodWhiplash: Brutal violence, extreme tension, harrowing situations, but in the end [[spoiler: it focuses suddenly on themes of love and empathy, and everything wraps up as neatly and tidily as any film in recent memory, complete with confident voiceover, a snappy callback closing one-liner, and a pop rock song over the closing credits.]]]] ''Film/KillList'' this ain't.
12th Jul '13 2:13:36 AM Clumpy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Mood Whiplash: Brutal violence, extreme tension, harrowing situations, but in the end [[spoiler: it focuses suddenly on themes of love and empathy, and everything wraps up as neatly and tidily as any film in recent memory, complete with confident voiceover, a snappy callback closing one-liner, and a pop rock song over the closing credits.]]

to:

* Mood Whiplash: MoodWhiplash: Brutal violence, extreme tension, harrowing situations, but in the end [[spoiler: it focuses suddenly on themes of love and empathy, and everything wraps up as neatly and tidily as any film in recent memory, complete with confident voiceover, a snappy callback closing one-liner, and a pop rock song over the closing credits.]]
12th Jul '13 2:09:48 AM Clumpy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Mood Whiplash: Brutal violence, extreme tension, harrowing situations, but in the end [[spoiler: it focuses suddenly on themes of love and empathy, and everything wraps up as neatly and tidily as any film in recent memory, complete with confident voiceover, a snappy callback closing one-liner, and a pop rock song over the closing credits.]

to:

* Mood Whiplash: Brutal violence, extreme tension, harrowing situations, but in the end [[spoiler: it focuses suddenly on themes of love and empathy, and everything wraps up as neatly and tidily as any film in recent memory, complete with confident voiceover, a snappy callback closing one-liner, and a pop rock song over the closing credits.] ]]
This list shows the last 10 events of 25. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.Headhunters