History Film / Jumper

8th Jan '17 3:39:08 PM Kalaong
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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.

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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.is a ZigZagging case; he learned to Jump as a teenager, but was relatively harmless until the Paladins killed his parents - after which he dedicates his life to killing Paladins with no consideration for collateral damage, NotSoDifferent from the Paladins' efforts to exterminate Jumpers.
18th Dec '16 7:34:14 PM Discar
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: David's presumably a virgin at the beginning since he's a social outcast, but once he grows up into Hayden Christensen, he teleports to England and lays a British chick, implied to be a regular thing for him.
3rd Sep '16 9:31:03 AM Saveelich
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''Jumper'' is a 2008 film about people who can teleport around the world, and the fanatical group who hunts them. Directed by Creator/DougLiman. Stars Hayden Christensen and Creator/SamuelLJackson.

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''Jumper'' is a 2008 film about people who can teleport around the world, and the fanatical group who hunts them. Directed by Creator/DougLiman. Stars Hayden Christensen Creator/HaydenChristensen and Creator/SamuelLJackson.
25th Aug '16 4:51:24 AM JamesAustin
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'''''Jumper''''' is a 2008 film about people who can teleport around the world, and the fanatical group who hunts them. Directed by Doug Liman. Stars Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson.

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'''''Jumper''''' [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/jumper.jpg]]

''Jumper''
is a 2008 film about people who can teleport around the world, and the fanatical group who hunts them. Directed by Doug Liman. Creator/DougLiman. Stars Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson.
Creator/SamuelLJackson.
2nd Jul '16 3:23:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheObiWan: Griffin. He's the only one who knows what's going on, and he's the only one actually effective in any scene but one.
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.
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