History Film / JohnnyDangerously

5th Feb '16 9:00:19 AM Morgenthaler
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-->'''JohnnyDangerously''': No, but I know this grapevine.
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-->'''JohnnyDangerously''': -->'''Johnny Dangerously''': No, but I know this grapevine.
18th Jan '16 12:31:34 AM Wackd
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-->-- '''Mr. Kelly - a.k.a. "Johnny Dangerously"'''
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-->-- '''Mr. Kelly - Kelly, a.k.a. "Johnny Dangerously"'''

* AmoralAttorney - the D.A. * BabyCarriage - One of the would-be assassins of Johnny is hiding in a baby carriage. * BagOfHolding - Ma Kelly's purse * BigApplesauce - "Lil... This ain't Chicago... we're in New York."
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* AmoralAttorney - AmoralAttorney: the D.A. * BabyCarriage - BabyCarriage: One of the would-be assassins of Johnny is hiding in a baby carriage. * BagOfHolding - BagOfHolding: Ma Kelly's purse * BigApplesauce - BigApplesauce: "Lil... This ain't Chicago... we're in New York."

* BombWhistle - There is a scene actually involving a bomb dropped from a plane on the casino of his enemy, Roman Moronie. Followed by an explosion. * BookSafe - Ammo for Johnny's jail-breaking machine gun.
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* BombWhistle - BombWhistle: There is a scene actually involving a bomb dropped from a plane on the casino of his enemy, Roman Moronie. Followed by an explosion. * BookSafe - BookSafe: Ammo for Johnny's jail-breaking machine gun.

* BrokenAesop - "Crime doesn't pay." Cue his fancy suit, chauffeured car, and elegantly dressed wife. "Well, it paid a little." * BullSeeingRed - the D.A.'s death - in a commercial. * CainAndAbel - the "brother versus brother" story line. * CatchPhrase - Vermin, used multiple times in the form "You shouldn't ''do something bad to me''. My ''family member did that to me'' once." (long pause with index finger extended for emphasis) "Once."
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* BrokenAesop - BrokenAesop: "Crime doesn't pay." Cue his fancy suit, chauffeured car, and elegantly dressed wife. "Well, it paid a little." * BullSeeingRed - BullSeeingRed: the D.A.'s death - death: in a commercial. * CainAndAbel - CainAndAbel: the "brother versus brother" story line. * CatchPhrase - CatchPhrase: Vermin, used multiple times in the form "You shouldn't ''do something bad to me''. My ''family member did that to me'' once." (long pause with index finger extended for emphasis) "Once."

* ChekhovsGun - "Oh, Johnny, I love shelf paper."
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* ChekhovsGun - ChekhovsGun: "Oh, Johnny, I love shelf paper."

* ClarkKenting - everybody knows that Johnny Kelly is Johnny Dangerously except his mother and brother. * ClickHello - In the prison escape (unusual in that the warden knew he was there, he just didn't know about the gun).
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* ClarkKenting - ClarkKenting: everybody knows that Johnny Kelly is Johnny Dangerously except his mother and brother. * ClickHello - ClickHello: In the prison escape (unusual in that the warden knew he was there, he just didn't know about the gun).

* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon - Roman Moronie threatening Mr. Dundee.
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* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon - CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon: Roman Moronie threatening Mr. Dundee.

* DeadlyPrank - Young Danny Vermin , while selling newspapers on a street corner, produces a pair of large scissors from his paper bag to cut the leash from between a seeing-eye dog and a blind man, who is hit be a car off camera, then returns to work. * DeliberatelyMonochrome - the beginning of the flashback is B/W documentary footage with narration. When the movie's new action begins the film remains in B/W, then transitions into color to indicate the film will be remaining in the past for some time. * DogLatin - "Post-Meridian, anti-Meridian, Uncle Meridian, and all the little Meridians." * DontTellMama - parodied, since to everyone but Johnny's mother it's painfully clear that he's a mob boss. * EveryCarIsAPinto - averted. Tommy's car has its brakes cut and tumbles down a hill dramatically, but does not explode.
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* DeadlyPrank - DeadlyPrank: Young Danny Vermin , while selling newspapers on a street corner, produces a pair of large scissors from his paper bag to cut the leash from between a seeing-eye dog and a blind man, who is hit be a car off camera, then returns to work. * DeliberatelyMonochrome - DeliberatelyMonochrome: the beginning of the flashback is B/W documentary footage with narration. When the movie's new action begins the film remains in B/W, then transitions into color to indicate the film will be remaining in the past for some time. * DogLatin - DogLatin: "Post-Meridian, anti-Meridian, Uncle Meridian, and all the little Meridians." * DontTellMama - DontTellMama: parodied, since to everyone but Johnny's mother it's painfully clear that he's a mob boss. * EveryCarIsAPinto - EveryCarIsAPinto: averted. Tommy's car has its brakes cut and tumbles down a hill dramatically, but does not explode.

* FanService - When Tommy visits Johnny's apartment.
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* FanService - FanService: When Tommy visits Johnny's apartment.

* FlashbackEffects - the entire movie takes place during a flashback, illustrating the story Mr. Kelly is telling the would-be thief he caught trying to steal a puppy from his pet store.
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* FlashbackEffects - FlashbackEffects: the entire movie takes place during a flashback, illustrating the story Mr. Kelly is telling the would-be thief he caught trying to steal a puppy from his pet store.

* FluffyFashionFeathers - Lil's nightgown.
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* FluffyFashionFeathers - FluffyFashionFeathers: Lil's nightgown.

* GameShow - "Play Ball" * GoshDangItToHeck - "Fargin' bastiges."
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* GameShow - GameShow: "Play Ball" * GoshDangItToHeck - GoshDangItToHeck: "Fargin' bastiges."

* GossipEvolution - Word goes around -- but doesn't necessarily stay the same.
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* GossipEvolution - GossipEvolution: Word goes around -- but doesn't necessarily stay the same.

* HandCannon - Danny Vermin's .88 Magnum. "It shoots through ''schools''."
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* HandCannon - HandCannon: Danny Vermin's .88 Magnum. "It shoots through ''schools''."

* IKEAWeaponry - On the way to the electric chair, as part of the PrisonBreak, below * INeedAFreakingDrink - The desk sargent working dispatch, after reporting on the various changes of the description of Johnny's getaway car after his PrisonBreak, concluding with the car covered in "duckies and bunnies".
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* IKEAWeaponry - IKEAWeaponry: On the way to the electric chair, as part of the PrisonBreak, below * INeedAFreakingDrink - INeedAFreakingDrink: The desk sargent working dispatch, after reporting on the various changes of the description of Johnny's getaway car after his PrisonBreak, concluding with the car covered in "duckies and bunnies".

* IneffectualDeathThreats - Moronie to Dundee during an almost-execution. * InstantMessengerPigeon - Polly * JohnnyMcCoolname - It's right there. * LuxuryPrisonSuite - Johnny's prison-striped three-piece suit. * MacGuffin - "Whoever has my cigarette case bumped-off the Commissioner." * {{Malaproper}} - Roman Moronie. He'd have given the movie a hard R rating for language if the miserable corksoaker could pronounce a word of it correctly, that fargin icehole. * AManIsNotAVirgin - played with. Johnny has to scare his little brother Tommy away from the free-wheelin' life of sex - complete with an Army [=VD=] film - so that Tommy will stay in law school. Meanwhile, Johnny is surrounded by beautiful dames and has no problem scoring on first dates:
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* IneffectualDeathThreats - IneffectualDeathThreats: Moronie to Dundee during an almost-execution. * InstantMessengerPigeon - InstantMessengerPigeon: Polly * JohnnyMcCoolname - JohnnyMcCoolname: It's right there. * LuxuryPrisonSuite - LuxuryPrisonSuite: Johnny's prison-striped three-piece suit. * MacGuffin - MacGuffin: "Whoever has my cigarette case bumped-off the Commissioner." * {{Malaproper}} - {{Malaproper}}: Roman Moronie. He'd have given the movie a hard R rating for language if the miserable corksoaker could pronounce a word of it correctly, that fargin icehole. * AManIsNotAVirgin - AManIsNotAVirgin: played with. Johnny has to scare his little brother Tommy away from the free-wheelin' life of sex - sex: complete with an Army [=VD=] film - film: so that Tommy will stay in law school. Meanwhile, Johnny is surrounded by beautiful dames and has no problem scoring on first dates:

* MediumAwareness - 1935
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* MediumAwareness - MediumAwareness: 1935

* MrExposition - The Pope, and the neighborhood, explain how Johnny's family doesn't know he's a gangster.
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* MrExposition - MrExposition: The Pope, and the neighborhood, explain how Johnny's family doesn't know he's a gangster.

* NonFatalExplosions - Happens to both Moronie and Dundee at the hands of the other. * ObliviousYoungerSibling - Both Johnny's Brother and Mother.
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* NonFatalExplosions - NonFatalExplosions: Happens to both Moronie and Dundee at the hands of the other. * ObliviousYoungerSibling - ObliviousYoungerSibling: Both Johnny's Brother and Mother.

* PocketProtector - Dundee's cigarette case once saved him from an assassination attempt, and it has the bullet dent to prove it. It ends up saving [[spoiler: Tommy]]'s life in the end. * PollyWantsAMicrophone - Polly * PrettyInMink - Lil wears a white fox wrap at the end as part of spoofing the moral.
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* PocketProtector - PocketProtector: Dundee's cigarette case once saved him from an assassination attempt, and it has the bullet dent to prove it. It ends up saving [[spoiler: Tommy]]'s life in the end. * PollyWantsAMicrophone - PollyWantsAMicrophone: Polly * PrettyInMink - PrettyInMink: Lil wears a white fox wrap at the end as part of spoofing the moral.

* TheReveal - "Johnny Dangerously is [[spoiler:Tommy Kelly's brother.]]" Of course, we all know that (as does all of Johnny's old neighbourhood), but the other main characters don't, [[spoiler: [[PlotHole even Danny Vermin, who used to beat up a kid named Johnny Kelly, and who recognizes Johnny when he joins the gang]] ]].
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* TheReveal - TheReveal: "Johnny Dangerously is [[spoiler:Tommy Kelly's brother.]]" Of course, we all know that (as does all of Johnny's old neighbourhood), but the other main characters don't, [[spoiler: [[PlotHole even Danny Vermin, who used to beat up a kid named Johnny Kelly, and who recognizes Johnny when he joins the gang]] ]].

* RobotMe - Moronie's murdering gift sent to Dundee's office, with postage due.
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* RobotMe - RobotMe: Moronie's murdering gift sent to Dundee's office, with postage due.

* ScareEmStraight - E.S.S. video * SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp - Danny Vermin (minus the schoolyard). Although his .88 Magnum shoots through them. * ShoutOut - "These are a few of my favorite things." * SittingSexyOnAPiano - Lil Sheridan, while singing in a nightclub. * SomethingElseAlsoRises - "Sounds like Johnny's gettin' laid." * SpinningPaper - the activities of the police and D.A.'s office are indicated with front-page newspaper headlines.
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* ScareEmStraight - ScareEmStraight: E.S.S. video * SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp - SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp: Danny Vermin (minus the schoolyard). Although his .88 Magnum shoots through them. * ShoutOut - ShoutOut: "These are a few of my favorite things." * SittingSexyOnAPiano - SittingSexyOnAPiano: Lil Sheridan, while singing in a nightclub. * SomethingElseAlsoRises - SomethingElseAlsoRises: "Sounds like Johnny's gettin' laid." * SpinningPaper - SpinningPaper: the activities of the police and D.A.'s office are indicated with front-page newspaper headlines.

* ThematicThemeTune - Music/WeirdAlYankovic's "This is the Life" over the opening credits explains how it feels to be filthy rich. The song "Dangerously" sung by Lil' later in the movie could be this, but it is less about Johnny Dangerously than it is about Lil's lust for him. * TrainProblem - During Roman Moronie's trial.
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* ThematicThemeTune - ThematicThemeTune: Music/WeirdAlYankovic's "This is the Life" over the opening credits explains how it feels to be filthy rich. The song "Dangerously" sung by Lil' later in the movie could be this, but it is less about Johnny Dangerously than it is about Lil's lust for him. * TrainProblem - TrainProblem: During Roman Moronie's trial.

* VictoriasSecretCompartment - When Lil arrives with Johnny's bail money.
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* VictoriasSecretCompartment - VictoriasSecretCompartment: When Lil arrives with Johnny's bail money.
23rd Dec '15 8:31:00 PM MoPete
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* CoversAlwaysLie: The Pope is featured on the theatrical release poster, despite only appearing in one scene in the movie.
23rd Dec '15 8:28:29 PM MoPete
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* NecessarilyEvil: Johnny gets into organized crime in order to pay for various medical expenses for his ailing mother.

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* ThePardon: Johnny gets one from the Mayor after saving him and the D.A., Tommy Kelly, from Vermin's attempted assassination.

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* ResignationsNotAccepted: Johnny attempts to turn himself in to the Crime Commissioner in an effort to go legit, but ends up getting framed by Vermin for killing the Commissioner and sent to prison.

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* TurnOutLikeHisFather: Ma Kelly doesn't want either of her kids turning out like their father, "Killer" Kelly.
17th Oct '15 6:07:14 PM nombretomado
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* ThePope - As played by Creator/DomDeLuise.
3rd Jul '15 9:35:30 AM Willbyr
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->-- '''Mr. Kelly - a.k.a. "Johnny Dangerously"''' ''Johnny Dangerously'' is a comedic film produced by TwentiethCenturyFox in 1984, and is primarily an AffectionateParody of gangster movies set in [[TheRoaringTwenties Prohibition-Era]] [[BigApplesauce New York City]]. The title character is played by Creator/MichaelKeaton, portraying a youth who joins an organized crime gang in order to raise money to pay for medical procedures for his ailing mother.
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->-- -->-- '''Mr. Kelly - a.k.a. "Johnny Dangerously"''' ''Johnny Dangerously'' is a comedic film produced by TwentiethCenturyFox Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox in 1984, and is primarily an AffectionateParody of gangster movies set in [[TheRoaringTwenties Prohibition-Era]] [[BigApplesauce New York City]]. The title character is played by Creator/MichaelKeaton, portraying a youth who joins an organized crime gang in order to raise money to pay for medical procedures for his ailing mother.mother.

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->-- '''Mr. Kelly - a.k.a. "Johnny Dangerously"''' ''Johnny Dangerously'' is a comedic film produced by TwentiethCenturyFox in 1984, and is primarily an AffectionateParody of gangster movies set in [[TheRoaringTwenties Prohibition-Era]] [[BigApplesauce New York City]]. The title character is played by Creator/MichaelKeaton, portraying a youth who joins an organized crime gang in order to raise money to pay for medical procedures for his ailing mother.
4th Jan '15 5:23:03 PM nombretomado
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''Johnny Dangerously'' is a comedic film produced by TwentiethCenturyFox in 1984, and is primarily an AffectionateParody of gangster movies set in [[TheRoaringTwenties Prohibition-Era]] [[BigApplesauce New York City]]. The title character is played by MichaelKeaton, portraying a youth who joins an organized crime gang in order to raise money to pay for medical procedures for his ailing mother.
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''Johnny Dangerously'' is a comedic film produced by TwentiethCenturyFox in 1984, and is primarily an AffectionateParody of gangster movies set in [[TheRoaringTwenties Prohibition-Era]] [[BigApplesauce New York City]]. The title character is played by MichaelKeaton, Creator/MichaelKeaton, portraying a youth who joins an organized crime gang in order to raise money to pay for medical procedures for his ailing mother.
4th Dec '14 6:44:51 AM Pyrite
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* BombWhistle - There is a scene actually involving a bomb dropped from a plane on the casino of his enemy, Roman Maronie. Followed by an explosion.
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* BombWhistle - There is a scene actually involving a bomb dropped from a plane on the casino of his enemy, Roman Maronie.Moronie. Followed by an explosion.

* ClusterFBomb- averted, due to [[{{Malaproper}} Roman Maronie]]'s mispronunciations.
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* ClusterFBomb- averted, due to [[{{Malaproper}} Roman Maronie]]'s Moronie]]'s mispronunciations.
21st Feb '14 11:11:47 AM kyojikasshu
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* INeedAFreakingDrink - The police dispatcher, after reporting on the various changes of the description of Johnny's getaway car after his PrisonBreak, concluding with the car covered in "duckies and bunnies".
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* INeedAFreakingDrink - The police dispatcher, desk sargent working dispatch, after reporting on the various changes of the description of Johnny's getaway car after his PrisonBreak, concluding with the car covered in "duckies and bunnies".
21st Feb '14 11:11:20 AM kyojikasshu
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* INeedAFreakingDrink - The police dispatcher, after reporting on the various changes of the description of Johnny's getaway car after his PrisonBreak, concluding with the car covered in "duckies and bunnies". --> "Calling all cars, calling all cars! Come to Dooley's bar and grill; I'm buying!"
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