History Film / LawAbidingCitizen

23rd Aug '17 10:44:30 PM azul120
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* TheChessmaster: Clyde.



* TheChessmaster: Clyde.

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* TheChessmaster: Clyde.CreateYourOwnVillain: Nick giving the killer a plea bargain triggers the widowed Clyde's descent into villainy.



* TheEngineer: Clyde himself obviously, and he's an extraordinarily [[MagnificentBastard magnificent]] one at that.
* EveryCarIsAPinto: The film averts this trope even after taking several seconds of [[MoreDakka heavy machine gun fire,]] a van fails to explode. [[spoiler:At least until Clyde nails it with a rocket.]]

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* TheEngineer: Clyde himself obviously, and he's an extraordinarily [[MagnificentBastard magnificent]] {{magnificent|Bastard}} one at that.
* EveryCarIsAPinto: The film averts this trope even after taking several seconds of [[MoreDakka heavy machine gun fire,]] fire]], a van fails to explode. [[spoiler:At least until Clyde nails it with a rocket.]]
5th Aug '17 6:23:11 AM OneElitist
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* FateWorseThanDeath: What Clyde put Darby through could be considered this.

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* FateWorseThanDeath: What Clyde put Darby through could be considered this.through. He even gives Darby a dose of adrenaline to prevent him from passing out, and bandages his limbs to prevent him from bleeding to death prematurely.
11th May '17 4:39:49 PM boatsnot
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* DeusEx achina: Rice and the Justice System spend most of the movie without a clue of how Clyde is carrying out his plans until [[spoiler:Sarah's boyfriend who we've only met through a couple emails sends Rice critical information about Clyde's finances. We never learn the boyfriend's name or why he would have this information.]]

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* DeusEx achina: DeusExMachina: Rice and the Justice System spend most of the movie without a clue of how Clyde is carrying out his plans until [[spoiler:Sarah's boyfriend who we've only met through a couple emails sends Rice critical information about Clyde's finances. We never learn the boyfriend's name or why he would have this information.]]



** Though it's not explicitly noted,[[spoiler:Clyde's main goal was to teach nick a lesson about dealing with criminals and proving a point that the justice system was broken.]]

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** Though it's not explicitly noted,[[spoiler:Clyde's main goal was to teach nick Nick a lesson about dealing with criminals and proving a point that the justice system was broken.]]
11th May '17 4:39:18 PM boatsnot
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11th May '17 4:39:17 PM boatsnot
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* Deux Ex Machina: Rice and the Justice System spend most of the movie without a clue of how Clyde is carrying out his plans until [[Spoiler:Sarah's boyfriend who we've only met through a couple emails sends Rice critical information about Clyde's finances. We never learn the boyfriend's name or why he would have this information.]]

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* Deux Ex Machina: DeusEx achina: Rice and the Justice System spend most of the movie without a clue of how Clyde is carrying out his plans until [[Spoiler:Sarah's [[spoiler:Sarah's boyfriend who we've only met through a couple emails sends Rice critical information about Clyde's finances. We never learn the boyfriend's name or why he would have this information.]]
27th Apr '17 7:54:09 AM TMB
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* Deux Ex Machina: Rice and the Justice System spend most of the movie without a clue of how Clyde is carrying out his plans until [[Spoiler:Sarah's boyfriend who we've only met through a couple emails sends Rice critical information about Clyde's finances. We never learn the boyfriend's name or why he would have this information.]]
4th Mar '17 11:47:59 AM Fireblood
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* PutThemAllOutOfMyMisery: Clyde Shelton seeks revenge not only on the man who destroyed his family, but on the entire system that failed to adequately punish him.
3rd Mar '17 11:43:40 PM MovieFan2000
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* FreudianExcuse: Clyde became what he is now after his wife and daughter has been savagely killed by Darby.
17th Feb '17 1:50:30 AM eroock
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* CrusadingWidower: Clyde lost his wife and daughter to an assault early one and spends the rest of the movie going after the killers.

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* CrusadingWidower: Clyde lost his wife and daughter to an assault [[PlotTriggeringDeath early one on]] and spends the rest of the movie going after the killers.
17th Feb '17 1:38:12 AM eroock
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* CowboyCop: Detective Dunnigan

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* CowboyCop: Detective DunniganDunnigan.



* TheChessmaster: Clyde
* CrusadingWidower: Clyde.

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* TheChessmaster: Clyde
Clyde.
* CrusadingWidower: Clyde.Clyde lost his wife and daughter to an assault early one and spends the rest of the movie going after the killers.
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