History Film / Jumper

18th Jun '16 2:13:07 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: Jumpers can easily move themselves and another person, but greater masses are more difficult. Griffin is able to jump cars and a double decker bus at one point, but only when they're moving and it's implied he's using their momentum to take some of the strain off. Griffin relates a tale of a Jumper who tried to teleport an entire building; he managed to shake it a little before the strain killed him. [[spoiler:In the climax, David manages to jump a sizable portion of Millie's apartment twice without killing himself, but it takes a lot out of him.]]
3rd Apr '16 7:23:43 AM F1Krazy
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* ShoutOut: While trying to convince Griffin to team up with him against the Paladins, David references the "Marvel Team-Up" series, in which multiple Marvel heroes (usually Spider-Man and some B-list character) team up against a single threat.
-->'''David''': Marvel Team-Up. Now or never.
8th Feb '16 6:29:38 PM Omnicron13
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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: The Paladins are a sort of Van Helsing Ku Klux Klan. Indeed one gets the feeling they do what they do more out of jealousy that they don't have the power rather than a holy crusade.

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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: The Paladins are a sort of Van Helsing Ku Klux Klan. Indeed one gets the feeling they do what they do more out of jealousy that they don't have the power rather than a holy crusade. In the videogame interpretation of Jumper: Griffin's Story, Griffin mockingly lampshades the jealousy aspect while fighting Roland.
13th Jan '16 8:13:12 AM rafi
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* AntiHero
** David. He is by no means a bad person, but ended up stealing a good deal of money as a child which led to his mildly hedonistic lifestyle. He doesn't do anything heroic until the 3rd arc though.

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* AntiHero
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AntiHero: David. He is by no means a bad person, but ended up stealing a good deal of money as a child which led to his mildly hedonistic lifestyle. He doesn't do anything heroic until the 3rd arc though.
26th Dec '15 8:47:42 AM Omnicron13
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* EvilMentor / SociopathicHero: Griffin. A cold and remorseless killer whose parents were murdered by the Paladins, giving him a motive to go to war with them. The only prospects he cares about anymore is saving his own skin and killing Paladins, and will personally slay anyone he feels will get in the way of either. Despite helping David understand his powers, David spends much of the third part of the film preventing him from blowing up the apartment the Paladins are located in to save his love interest.



* SociopathicHero / EvilMentor: Griffin. A cold and remorseless killer whose parents were murdered by the Paladins, giving him a motive to go to war with them. The only prospects he cares about anymore is saving his own skin and killing Paladins, and will personally slay anyone he feels will get in the way of either. Despite helping David understand his powers, David spends much of the third part of the film preventing him from blowing up the apartment the Paladins are located in to save his love interest.
26th Dec '15 8:46:05 AM Omnicron13
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* SociopathicHero / EvilMentor: Griffin. A cold and remorseless killer whose parents were murdered by the Paladins, giving him a motive to go to war with them. The only prospects he cares about anymore is saving his own skin and killing Paladins, and will personally slay anyone he feels will get in the way of either. Despite helping David understand his powers, David spends much of the third part of the film preventing him from blowing up the apartment the Paladins are located in to save his love interest.
26th Dec '15 8:39:25 AM Omnicron13
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** Also, Griffin. A cold killer whose parents were murdered by the Paladins, giving him a motive to go to war with them.
26th Dec '15 8:37:58 AM Omnicron13
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* VillainHasAPoint: Despite the Paladins having religious motivations for hunting Jumpers, they are very correct in believing that Jumpers can be highly dangerous. For example, David, the protagonist, uses his powers to steal whatever he wants and also uses his powers for petty reasons such as teleporting a former bully into a sealed bank vault. It's not until Millie's life is threatened that David is motivated to do anything heroic.

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* VillainHasAPoint: Despite the Paladins having religious motivations for hunting Jumpers, they are very correct in believing that Jumpers can be highly dangerous. For example, David, the protagonist, uses his powers to steal whatever he wants and also uses his powers for petty reasons such as teleporting a former bully into a sealed bank vault. It's not until Millie's life is threatened that David is motivated to do anything heroic. Griffin only corroborates their point.
26th Dec '15 8:35:50 AM Omnicron13
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* BadassArmy: The Paladins are an army of [[BadassNormal Badass normals]] whom have proven formidable to be able to hunt Jumpers since the Medieval Times. Note this is before they had the technology to follow Jumpers through their jump points or electrocute them to nullify their powers.

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* BadassArmy: The Paladins are an army of [[BadassNormal Badass normals]] whom have proven formidable to be able to hunt Jumpers since the Medieval Times. Note this is before they had the technology to follow Jumpers through their jump points or electrocute them to nullify their powers. The fact they are a group of religious fanatics and can appear anywhere in the world through sheer expediency and coordination makes them even more dangerous.
26th Dec '15 8:33:44 AM Omnicron13
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'''''Jumper''''' is a 2008 film about people who can teleport around the world, and the bad guys who chase them. Directed by Doug Liman. Stars Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson.

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'''''Jumper''''' is a 2008 film about people who can teleport around the world, and the bad guys fanatical group who chase hunts them. Directed by Doug Liman. Stars Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson.


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* BadassArmy: The Paladins are an army of [[BadassNormal Badass normals]] whom have proven formidable to be able to hunt Jumpers since the Medieval Times. Note this is before they had the technology to follow Jumpers through their jump points or electrocute them to nullify their powers.
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