History Film / Hulk

28th Mar '16 7:28:21 AM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* GroinAttack: Hulk does this to himself in one of the film's truly funny moments, during the scene when the tanks are attacking him. When he tears the turret off one of them, he's standing over the barrel and racks himself. (See [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wrNMPRriwc here]], at 0:36 in.)

to:

* GroinAttack: GroinAttack:
**
Hulk does this to himself in one of the film's truly funny moments, during the scene when the tanks are attacking him. When he tears the turret off one of them, he's standing over the barrel and racks himself. (See [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wrNMPRriwc here]], at 0:36 in.))
** He also punches one of the Hulk Dogs in the groin, after lifting it up by its legs.
25th Mar '16 6:02:36 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ThisWontHurtABit: As Talbot prepares to shove a nasty-looking drill-syringe in the Hulk's eye, he quips, "This might give you a bit of a sting here, Bruce..."


Added DiffLines:

* YouWontFeelAThing: As Talbot prepares to shove a nasty-looking drill-syringe in the Hulk's eye, he quips, "This might give you a bit of a sting here, Bruce..."
25th Mar '16 5:49:23 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AttackBackfire: Talbot fires a GrenadeLauncher only for the round to ricochet off the Hulk and embed itself in the wall behind Talbot, who barely has time for an OhCrap reaction before being blown up.

to:

* AttackBackfire: Talbot [[spoiler:Talbot fires a GrenadeLauncher only for the round to ricochet off the Hulk and embed itself in the wall behind Talbot, who barely has time for an OhCrap reaction before being blown up.]]
* BadVibrations: Reversed from the usual; after HulkingOut, ripples are seen in a pool of water next to an unconscious Talbot as the Hulk leaps away in huge bounds.



* DeathGlare: David Banner when Ross shuts down his experiments. PapaBear Ross to Bruce Banner, much to the latter's confusion as he's never met Betty's father before. Bruce of course does this whenever he's about to start HulkingOut.



* DoomedHometown: Bruce returns to the military base he grew up on, now a desolate ghost town used to camouflage the ElaborateUndergroundBase beneath. What's left gets destroyed by an artillery strike aimed at the Hulk.



* GoForTheEye: Glenn Talbot wants a sample of the Hulk's DNA, but the drills won't penetrate his skin. So Talbot gets his mooks to trap the Hulk in sticky foam and prepares to jab a nasty-looking drill-syringe in the Hulk's eye.
* GreenEyes: Betty, in this case lampshading her role as Banner's LoveInterest. Bruce's eyes turn green when he's about to start HulkingOut.



* KnockoutGas: Averted with a SneezeOfDoom by the Hulk.



* LittleGreenMen (or in this case, Big Green Man). Ross grumbles that Bruce Banner has now become the latest kook craze. [[NoOneCouldSurviveThat Which couldn't mean that he survived, of course…]]



* MercyKill: [[spoiler:After Ross shuts down his attempt to find a cure for his son, David Banner tries to kill Bruce under this trope. Unfortunately his wife gets in the way.]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler:David Banner after he accidentally kills his wife. He also feels belated guilt over passing on the mutation to his son and tries to find a cure, before Ross shuts him down.]]



* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: Lampshaded at the end. Even though General Ross thinks there's no way Bruce could have survived an atomic explosion, he's GenreSavvy enough to have his daughter under full surveillance in case he's wrong.



* NoSenseOfPersonalSpace: David Banner sits too close to Betty on the couch to get hold of her scarf, as a scent tracker for his Hulk Dogs.
* NuclearWeaponsTaboo: Gamma bombs are used as an alternative to nuclear weapons being detonated inside the United States.



* ThisWontHurtABit: As Talbot prepares to shove a nasty-looking drill-syringe in the Hulk's eye, he quips, "This might give you a bit of a sting here, Bruce..."



* TwoKeyedLock: Combined with NoOSHACompliance as the locks are close enough for David Banner to activate the SelfDestructMechanism on the base after stealing both keys.




to:

* YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry: Homaged when Talbot is roughing up Bruce, causing him to growl, "Talbot, you're making me angry!" before HulkingOut. At the end of the movie, the complete line is given as a PreAssKickingOneLiner.
25th Mar '16 5:33:04 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AxCrazy: David Banner's amorality is pretty apparent throughout the film, what with his willingness to use human test subjects for his experiments (including his own infant son) - but it's not until near the end that the full extent of his megalomania is on display.

to:

* AxCrazy: David Banner's amorality is pretty apparent throughout AttackBackfire: Talbot fires a GrenadeLauncher only for the film, what with his willingness round to use human test subjects ricochet off the Hulk and embed itself in the wall behind Talbot, who barely has time for his experiments (including his own infant son) - but it's not until near the end that the full extent of his megalomania is on display.an OhCrap reaction before being blown up.


Added DiffLines:

* MadScientist: David Banner's amorality is pretty apparent throughout the film, what with his willingness to use human test subjects for his experiments (including his own infant son) - but it's not until near the end that the full extent of his megalomania is on display.
21st Feb '16 9:48:15 AM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SequelHook: The scene in South America at the end, showing Bruce trying to help others and deal with his condition. Surpisingly, Film/TheIncredibleHulk film picks up on this plot point, and could in fact act as a sequel to the general elements of this film. The subsequent [[Film/TheAvengers Avengers film]] calls back to this by having him in a similar situation, hiding and providing help to the poor in India.

to:

* SequelHook: The scene in South America at the end, showing Bruce trying to help others and deal with his condition. Surpisingly, Film/TheIncredibleHulk film picks up on this plot point, and could in fact act as a sequel to the general elements of this film. The subsequent [[Film/TheAvengers [[Film/TheAvengers2012 Avengers film]] calls back to this by having him in a similar situation, hiding and providing help to the poor in India.
6th Feb '16 4:13:20 PM Zmister517
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* AntiHero: Surprisingly averted with the Hulk. His seemingly senseless rampages in the labs and military bases throughout the film are all attempts to destroy the gamma research before they fall into the wrong hands. He overpowers soldiers but never attempts to kill them.
16th Jan '16 5:14:22 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheCameo: Lou Ferrigno (the Hulk from the TV show) and StanLee (Hulk's creator) appear as security guards.

to:

* TheCameo: Lou Ferrigno (the Hulk from the TV show) and StanLee Creator/StanLee (Hulk's creator) appear as security guards.
11th Nov '15 4:43:20 AM VicGeorge2011
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AllPsychologyIsFreudian: Oh yeah. This adaption plays up Hulk's screwed up psychology a lot more than most so Bruce has got daddy issues coming out the ass.

to:

* AllPsychologyIsFreudian: Oh yeah. This adaption adaptation plays up Hulk's screwed up psychology a lot more than most so Bruce has got daddy issues coming out the ass.
17th Oct '15 4:36:15 PM Kurtis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AxCrazy: David Banner is a pretty straightforward example. His lack of ethics are pretty apparent throughout the film, what with his willingness to use human test subjects for his experiments (including his own infant son) - but it's not until near the end that the full extent of his megalomania is on full display.

to:

* AxCrazy: David Banner Banner's amorality is a pretty straightforward example. His lack of ethics are pretty apparent throughout the film, what with his willingness to use human test subjects for his experiments (including his own infant son) - but it's not until near the end that the full extent of his megalomania is on full display.


Added DiffLines:

* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: David Banner is a monster, make no mistake about it - but he genuinely loved his wife and was devastated when [[spoiler:he accidentally killed her]].
17th Oct '15 3:57:09 PM Kurtis
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AxCrazy: David Banner is a pretty straightforward example.

to:

* AxCrazy: David Banner is a pretty straightforward example. His lack of ethics are pretty apparent throughout the film, what with his willingness to use human test subjects for his experiments (including his own infant son) - but it's not until near the end that the full extent of his megalomania is on full display.
This list shows the last 10 events of 143. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.Hulk