History Film / MarathonMan

4th Mar '17 4:43:01 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* JewsLoveToArgue: A grouchy Jewish-American motorist engages in road rage with Szell's brother, which resulted in their deaths.
7th Jan '17 10:10:30 AM nombretomado
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Creator/DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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Creator/DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier).(Creator/LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
29th Dec '16 10:22:59 AM nombretomado
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* NeverTrustATitle: From the title, you might be expecting an inspirational sports film like ''ChariotsOfFire'' . The marathon aspect barely factors into the movie, though, which is an espionage thriller from start to finish.

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* NeverTrustATitle: From the title, you might be expecting an inspirational sports film like ''ChariotsOfFire'' .''Film/ChariotsOfFire'' . The marathon aspect barely factors into the movie, though, which is an espionage thriller from start to finish.
14th Dec '16 4:28:30 AM StFan
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Szell is loosely based on Josef Mengele.
** Funny considering that LaurenceOlivier played a Nazi Hunter determined to catch Mengele in TheBoysFromBrazil.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Szell is loosely based on Josef Mengele.
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Mengele. Funny considering that LaurenceOlivier Creator/LaurenceOlivier played a Nazi Hunter determined to catch Mengele in TheBoysFromBrazil. ''Film/TheBoysFromBrazil''.
24th Nov '16 1:18:16 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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%% * ColdBloodedTorture: Dr. Szell

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%% * ColdBloodedTorture: Dr. SzellSzell famously exploits his knowledge of dentistry to do this to Babe.
2nd Nov '16 4:40:21 AM ThePest179
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* AffablyEvil: Szell is downright fatherly with Babe...in between torture sessions.



* ColdBloodedTorture: Dr. Szell

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* DisposableWoman
* TheDogBitesBack

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* FauxAffablyEvil: Szell.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: Szell. Szell is downright fatherly with Babe...in between torture sessions.



* ImagineSpot

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* MadDoctor

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* TheMole: More than one.

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* SceneryPorn
* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules

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* StrappedToAnOperatingTable

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* ThwartedEscape

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* TookALevelInBadass: Babe at the end.

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* UngratefulBastard: [[TooDumbToLive Janeway]].

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%% * UngratefulBastard: [[TooDumbToLive Janeway]].
30th Aug '16 7:25:11 PM nombretomado
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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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DustinHoffman Creator/DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
6th Jun '16 8:39:27 AM TrulyDeceptive
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* UngratefulBastard: [[TooDumbToLive Janeway]].
2nd Jun '16 2:35:57 PM Random888
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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=]. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=].UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
9th Jun '15 8:28:33 AM Phediuk
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* NeverTrustATitle: From the title, you might be expecting an inspirational sports film like ''ChariotsOfFire'' . The marathon aspect barely factors into the movie, though, which is an espionage thriller from start to finish.
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