History Film / HowardTheDuck

2nd Jul '16 8:04:01 PM Mdumas43073
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Based on a relatively obscure MarvelComics [[ComicBook/HowardTheDuck character]], '''''Howard the Duck''''' is a 1986 live-action movie about Howard, an [[PettingZooPeople anthropomorphic duck]] who is accidentally zapped to Earth during [[AppliedPhlebotinum the test-firing of a laser]].

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Based on a relatively obscure MarvelComics [[ComicBook/HowardTheDuck character]], '''''Howard ''Howard the Duck''''' Duck'' is a 1986 live-action movie about Howard, an [[PettingZooPeople anthropomorphic duck]] who is accidentally zapped to Earth during [[AppliedPhlebotinum the test-firing of a laser]].
2nd Jul '16 8:03:35 PM Mdumas43073
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GeorgeLucas was the executive producer of this?!

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GeorgeLucas Creator/GeorgeLucas was the executive producer of this?!
this(?!).
4th Jun '16 5:45:54 PM AbnormalMoose
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** The Dark Overlord had earlier said he needed Beverly and Phil's bodies for other Dark Overlords to inhabit, so was probably deliberately using non-lethal methods on them as opposed to his full power.
20th Apr '16 9:23:49 AM OlfinBedwere
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->''"Oh, yeah. You WILL believe that a duck can rock. I also believe that a duck can BLOW!!"''
-->-- '''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'''



* PlotArmor: One of the Dark Overlord's energy blasts is enough to instantly vaporize a police officer, yet he zaps Beverly and Phil ''four times'' at the climax, only managing to cause them to turn partly transparent, and then they [[NoOntologicalInertia immediately recover]] when Howard destroys him.

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* PlotArmor: One of the Dark Overlord's energy blasts is enough to instantly vaporize a police officer, officer and blow up cars, yet he zaps Beverly and Phil ''four times'' at the climax, only managing to cause them to turn partly transparent, and then they [[NoOntologicalInertia immediately recover]] when Howard destroys him.
20th Apr '16 5:54:01 AM OlfinBedwere
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* PlotArmor: One of the Dark Overlord's energy blasts is enough to instantly vaporize a police officer, yet he zaps Beverly and Phil ''four times'' at the climax, only managing to cause them to turn partly transparent, and then they [[NoOntologicalInertia immediately recover]] when Howard destroys him.
13th Dec '15 10:01:20 AM Kitchen90
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-->-- '''The Nostalgia Critic'''

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-->-- '''The Nostalgia Critic''''''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'''






24th Oct '15 9:05:11 PM rjd1922
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* InkstainAdaptation: This movie is quite different from the original comics.
28th Aug '15 2:09:04 AM Silverblade2
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Still with us? Great! The rest of the movie is like this.

One of the less-than-[[StealthPun stellar]] cinematic endeavors by then-fledgling Lucasfilm, it is also the first MarvelComics film adaptation to receive wide distribution, which may in part explain why they didn't try again until the late 1990s. Until the release of ''{{Blade}}'', this was the highest-grossing Marvel film property, even if it was a critical and box office failure.
25th Aug '15 2:54:51 PM jameygamer
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->''"Oh, yeah. You WILL believe that a duck can rock. I also believe that a duck can BLOW!!"''
-->-- '''The Nostalgia Critic'''
2nd Jul '15 11:25:10 PM CaptainTedium
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** The comic book adaptation of the film cleans up a lot of the inappropriate material, but somehow retains Howard looking at a Playduck centerfold.
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