History Film / HudsonHawk

4th Dec '16 9:33:52 PM Kalaong
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* ArtisticLicenseGeology [[DoWeHaveThisOne ?]]: Hudson Hawk is given a brick of gold and a brick of lead while blindfolded, to demonstrate that they are indistinguishable by weight. Gold is 70% denser than lead, and the weight difference would be easily noticed. The gold brick would weigh about 30 pounds, but they handle it as if it weighs a couple of pounds. They also mention that gold and lead differ by one proton on the periodic table of elements. The difference is actually 3 protons and 7 neutrons. Perhaps most blatantly, gold is a far better heat sink than lead; Hawk should have noticed the lead brick warming in his hand almost instantly while the gold one stayed cold.

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* ArtisticLicenseGeology [[DoWeHaveThisOne ?]]: Hudson Hawk is given a brick of gold and a brick of lead while blindfolded, to demonstrate that they are indistinguishable by weight.indistinguishable. Gold is 70% denser than lead, and the weight difference would be easily noticed. The gold brick would weigh about 30 pounds, but they handle it as if it weighs a couple of pounds. They also mention that gold and lead differ by one proton on the periodic table of elements. The difference is actually 3 protons and 7 neutrons. Perhaps most blatantly, gold is a far better heat sink than lead; Hawk should have noticed the lead brick warming in his hand almost instantly while the gold one stayed cold.
21st Nov '16 12:04:57 PM DrNoPuma
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* WrongRestaurant: The Candy Bars are ordering dinner at a restaurant in Italy. Butterfinger, who is very stupid, orders a steakburger and french fries because he thinks they're in France.
13th Nov '16 11:22:12 AM Kalaong
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* ArtisticLicenseGeology [[DoWeHaveThisOne ?]]: Hudson Hawk is given a brick of gold and a brick of lead while blindfolded, to demonstrate that they are indistinguishable by weight. Gold is 70% denser than lead, and the weight difference would be easily noticed. The gold brick would weigh about 30 pounds, but they handle it as if it weighs a couple of pounds. They also mention that gold and lead differ by one proton on the periodic table of elements. The difference is actually 3 protons and 7 neutrons. Perhaps most blatantly, gold is a far better heat sink than lead; Hawk should have noticed the lead brick warming in his hand almost instantly while the gold one stayed cold.



** They want to make the world currency market collapse by making so much gold that it turns all of the stuff into WorthlessYellowRocks. That might have worked in, say, 1965. However, ever since UsefulNotes/RichardNixon took the US off the gold standard in 1971, no currency has any significant links whatsoever to gold, and making lots and lots of gold would only collapse the gold market. Enough to send shockwaves through the global economy? Probably. Enough to destroy it? Never.
** The idea that their own fortune would be unaffected also falls short.

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** They want to make the world currency market collapse by making so much gold that it turns all of the stuff into WorthlessYellowRocks. That might have worked in, say, 1965. However, ever since UsefulNotes/RichardNixon took the US off the gold standard in 1971, no currency has any significant links whatsoever to gold, and making lots and lots of gold would only collapse the gold market. Enough to send market - though the shockwaves through the global economy? Probably. Enough to destroy it? Never.
from ''that'' will do a lot of damage.
** The idea that their own fortune would be unaffected also falls short.short especially in that light; they're basically planning on causing an economic apocalypse, and they're investing in non-gold stocks instead of canned food and shotguns.
26th Oct '16 6:33:20 PM morenohijazo
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* TheSeriesHasLeftReality: The film is realistic up to the point where Eddie and Tommy Five-Tone jump off the building and end up falling into chairs in the Mario Brothers' apartment, with no explanation whatsoever. The movie has a number of reality-defying scenes after that.
14th Sep '16 6:30:25 AM Arivne
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* DisneyVillainDeath: The evil dog Bunny performed a GroinAttack on Eddie and went for Anna Baragli's throat. Eddie uses a tennis-ball-firing device to knock her out a window and she falls to her death.
14th Sep '16 5:50:34 AM Arivne
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%%* AlmostKiss

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%%* AlmostKiss* AlmostKiss: After their date, Eddie and Anna go back to her apartment, where she gives him a backrub. He says he needs to whisper something to her, their faces come together and Eddie tries to kiss her. She pulls away, breaking the moment.
14th Sep '16 5:43:02 AM Arivne
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* GroinAttack: "Come to think of it, there is ''one'' part of your anatomy you won't be needing..."

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* GroinAttack: "Come GroinAttack
** While Eddie is secured to a chair, an aggressive dog bites his crotch.
** After Eddie is knocked down by Butterfingers inside a phone booth, he kicks him in the groin. Butterfingers is fine a minute later.
** Alfred the Butler presses his blade against Eddie's's genitals as a threat.
-->"Come
to think of it, there is ''one'' one part of your anatomy you won't be needing..."
14th Sep '16 5:36:02 AM Arivne
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* BadassBoast - "We blow up space shuttles for breakfast. You and your friend Tommy are nothing more than a mid-afternoon Triscuit."
* BadassGrandpa - George Kaplan.
* BadassLongcoat - Eddie wears it at the end.
* BarSlide - But cappuccino and bullets don't mix. ''sniff''.
* BattleButler - Alfred, a KnifeNut with a BladeBelowTheShoulder; "A cross between Alistair Cooke and a Cuisinart."
* BecomingTheMask - Anna, at least in regards to her come-ons to Hudson.

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* BadassBoast - BadassBoast: "We blow up space shuttles for breakfast. You and your friend Tommy are nothing more than a mid-afternoon Triscuit."
* BadassGrandpa - BadassGrandpa: George Kaplan.
* BadassLongcoat - BadassLongcoat: Eddie wears it at the end.
* BarSlide - BarSlide: But cappuccino and bullets don't mix. ''sniff''.
* BattleButler - BattleButler: Alfred, a KnifeNut with a BladeBelowTheShoulder; "A cross between Alistair Cooke and a Cuisinart."
* BecomingTheMask - BecomingTheMask: Anna, at least in regards to her come-ons to Hudson.



* BreakOutTheMuseumPiece - Leonardo da Vinci's 500 year old flying machine, which Eddie and Anna use to escape from the castle.

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* BreakOutTheMuseumPiece - BreakOutTheMuseumPiece: Leonardo da Vinci's 500 year old flying machine, which Eddie and Anna use to escape from the castle.



* CameraSpoofing - "BIG STAN!"
* {{Camp}} - It's basically a live-action cartoon.

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* CameraSpoofing - CameraSpoofing: "BIG STAN!"
* {{Camp}} - {{Camp}}: It's basically a live-action cartoon.



* CardCarryingVillain - "What can I say? I'm the villain!"
* CatchPhrase - Tommy has one. Can you ''believe'' it?!

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* CardCarryingVillain - CardCarryingVillain: "What can I say? I'm the villain!"
* CatchPhrase - CatchPhrase: Tommy has one. Can you ''believe'' it?!



** ReligionIsMagic: Spoofed:

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** ReligionIsMagic: Spoofed:Spoofed.



* CIAEvilFBIGood - FBI isn't featured, but ex-CIA Kaplan is definitely evil.
* CodeName - Snickers. Butterfinger. Kit Kat. Almond Joy.

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* CIAEvilFBIGood - CIAEvilFBIGood: FBI isn't featured, but ex-CIA Kaplan is definitely evil.
* CodeName - CodeName: Snickers. Butterfinger. Kit Kat. Almond Joy.



* CoDragons - George Kaplan and Alfred.

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* CoDragons - CoDragons: George Kaplan and Alfred.



* CoverDrop - For the rope-swinging one.
* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon - The CorruptCorporateExecutive will torture you so slowly you'll think it's a career!
* DamselInDistress - Though she knows she doesn't make a very good one.

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* CoverDrop - CoverDrop: For the rope-swinging one.
* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon - CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon: The CorruptCorporateExecutive will torture you so slowly you'll think it's a career!
* DamselInDistress - DamselInDistress: Though she knows she doesn't make a very good one.



* DisneyDeath - Twice! To the same character!
* DragonHisFeet - Alfred.
* DressesTheSame - Kit Kat does this a lot.

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* DisneyDeath - DisneyDeath: Twice! To the same character!
character!
* DragonHisFeet - DivingSave: During the auction, the auctioneer' gavel explodes, causing a giant sculpture to swing down toward Anna Baragli. Seeing her in danger, Hudson dives toward her and pulls her out of the way just in time.
* DragonHisFeet:
Alfred.
* DressesTheSame - DressesTheSame: Kit Kat does this a lot.



* DumbMuscle - Butterfinger.
* TheEighties - Bookended by the fact that at the start and end of the film, after being released from prison after several years, Eddie has no idea what "playing Nintendo" is.
* EmbarrassingSlide - "Damned Photomat assholes!"

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* DumbMuscle - DumbMuscle: Butterfinger.
* TheEighties - TheEighties: Bookended by the fact that at the start and end of the film, after being released from prison after several years, Eddie has no idea what "playing Nintendo" is.
* EmbarrassingSlide - EmbarrassingSlide: "Damned Photomat assholes!"



* EveryCarIsAPinto - The safety features on ambulances are apparently disabled by the presence of stupid mobsters. On the other hand, certain cars in the movie have ''very'' good interior fire-suppression systems.

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* EveryCarIsAPinto - EveryCarIsAPinto: The safety features on ambulances are apparently disabled by the presence of stupid mobsters. On the other hand, certain cars in the movie have ''very'' good interior fire-suppression systems.



* FastRoping - This is how Kit Kat makes his first appearance.

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* FastRoping - FastRoping: This is how Kit Kat makes his first appearance.



* FiveBadBand:

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* FiveBadBand:FiveBadBand



* TheForeignSubtitle - Varied versions of "The Master Thief" was added to the title abroad.

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* TheForeignSubtitle - TheForeignSubtitle: Varied versions of "The Master Thief" was added to the title abroad.



* InstantSedation - The victims are paralyzed instantly by curare-tipped blowgun darts.

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* InstantSedation - InstantSedation: The victims are paralyzed instantly by curare-tipped blowgun darts.



* IWasJustJoking - Subverted. Name-checked by Darwin regarding the twin bodyguards.
* IWantThemAlive - "Really? Don't hurt him?"

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* IWasJustJoking - IWasJustJoking: Subverted. Name-checked by Darwin regarding the twin bodyguards.
* IWantThemAlive - IWantThemAlive: "Really? Don't hurt him?"



* KnuckleTattoos - Kit Kat has them.
* LampshadeHanging - "The guy on the donkey is just [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a guy on a donkey]]."
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall - When Darwin translates "Macchine d'Oro" into English, he adds a sarcastic "for those at home."
* LookBehindYou - Averted: "Now, George, you don't expect me to fall for that old gag, do you?"

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* KnuckleTattoos - KnuckleTattoos: Kit Kat has them.
* LampshadeHanging - LampshadeHanging: "The guy on the donkey is just [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a guy on a donkey]]."
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall - LeaningOnTheFourthWall: When Darwin translates "Macchine d'Oro" into English, he adds a sarcastic "for those at home."
* LookBehindYou - LookBehindYou
**
Averted: "Now, George, you don't expect me to fall for that old gag, do you?"



* MurderIsTheBestSolution - "My God, Minerva! IWasJustJoking!" ''they dance together.''
* NaughtyNuns - Not ''that'' naughty, but ''she'' certainly thinks flirting with Eddie is a guilty pleasure.

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* MurderIsTheBestSolution - MurderIsTheBestSolution: "My God, Minerva! IWasJustJoking!" ''they dance together.''
* NaughtyNuns - NaughtyNuns: Not ''that'' naughty, but ''she'' certainly thinks flirting with Eddie is a guilty pleasure.



* NobodyHereButUsStatues - Kit Kat in the castle.
* NoSell: Almond Joy is not afraid of Anna with a gun.

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* NobodyHereButUsStatues - NobodyHereButUsStatues: Kit Kat in the castle.
* NoSell: NoSell
**
Almond Joy is not afraid of Anna with a gun.



* OffhandBackhand - "I'll kick your Centrally Intelligent ass up one side of the piazza and down the other!" ''Elbow-to-the-face''.

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* OffhandBackhand - OffhandBackhand: "I'll kick your Centrally Intelligent ass up one side of the piazza and down the other!" ''Elbow-to-the-face''.



* OffWithHisHead - "I guess you won't be attending that hat convention in July!"

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* OffWithHisHead - OffWithHisHead: "I guess you won't be attending that hat convention in July!"



* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic - Overlapping: Tommy and Anna, after the Tommy-Hudson fight scene.

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* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic - RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic: Overlapping: Tommy and Anna, after the Tommy-Hudson fight scene.



* RealityIsUnrealistic - The "Da Vinci Codex" is a misnomer, as there are at least 5 codices of Da Vinci's. The one in the film is neither; it is a composite of two recognizable Da Vinci works: the Vitruvian Man on one side, which was never in a codex, and the Study on Muscles on the other, which are among the Windsor Folios. No such codex exists. Nor is there a Da Vinci codex in the Vatican Museum.

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* RealityIsUnrealistic - RealityIsUnrealistic: The "Da Vinci Codex" is a misnomer, as there are at least 5 codices of Da Vinci's. The one in the film is neither; it is a composite of two recognizable Da Vinci works: the Vitruvian Man on one side, which was never in a codex, and the Study on Muscles on the other, which are among the Windsor Folios. No such codex exists. Nor is there a Da Vinci codex in the Vatican Museum.



* RuleOfCool - When Eddie and his partner have to synchronize their actions to pull off a heist, do they use their wristwatches? No ... they sing ''showtunes.'' While sneaking around inside an occupied building.
* RuleOfFunny - This movie runs with it and the tank is filled baby!
* RunningGag:

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* RuleOfCool - RuleOfCool: When Eddie and his partner have to synchronize their actions to pull off a heist, do they use their wristwatches? No ... they sing ''showtunes.'' While sneaking around inside an occupied building.
* RuleOfFunny - RuleOfFunny: This movie runs with it and the tank is filled baby!
* RunningGag: RunningGag



* SidekickSong - [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in that the caper-timing songs double as these.

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* SidekickSong - SidekickSong: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in that the caper-timing songs double as these.



* StagedShooting - [[spoiler: Hawk shooting Tommy in a brawl.]]

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* StagedShooting - StagedShooting: [[spoiler: Hawk shooting Tommy in a brawl.]]
14th Sep '16 5:19:51 AM Arivne
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* PutTheirHeadsTogether: During the auction house robbery, Eddie and Tommy Five-Tone are surprised by two guards. After Tommy uses a rope to trip them, Eddie knocks their heads together to render them unconscious so he can handcuff them.
4th Sep '16 8:49:03 PM StarSword
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* SprayingDrinkFromNose: In the scene where Eddie and Tommy are paralyzed by curare, they make a number of funny statements while one of their captors (named Butterfinger) is drinking something. He starts laughing and tells them "You made it come out of my nose."
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