History Film / MarsAttacks

10th Feb '18 10:52:30 AM WhirlRX
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* HotScoop: Nathalie, played by Creator/SarahJessicaParker.
3rd Feb '18 11:59:56 AM tropeminer
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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: The opening credits show the distance between Earth and Mars as roughly the same of Earth and the Moon. Might also be an issue of SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale.

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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: The opening credits show the distance between Earth and Mars as roughly the same that of Earth and the Moon. Moon in real life. Might also be an issue of SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale.SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale.
** Also, Mars is shown to be bright red when, in reality, the Martian surface is a highly desaturated orange-brown.
27th Jan '18 1:46:35 PM tropeminer
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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: The opening credits show the distance between Earth and Mars as roughly the same of Earth and the Moon. Might also be an issue of SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale.



* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: The opening credits show the distance between Earth and Mars as roughly the same of Earth and the Moon.
21st Jan '18 9:18:10 PM tropeminer
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* ArtisticLicensePhysics: Can a chihuahua's body really support the weight of a human head? Never mind being able to still function physiologically with the head of another species.

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* ArtisticLicensePhysics: Can a chihuahua's body really support the weight of a human head? Never mind being able to still function physiologically with the head of another species.it.
21st Jan '18 9:08:26 PM tropeminer
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ArtisticLicensePhysics: Can a chihuahua's body really support the weight of a human head? Never mind being able to still function physiologically with the head of another species.

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* ArtisticLicensePhysics: Can a chihuahua's body really support the weight of a human head? Never mind being able to still function physiologically with the head of another species.
21st Jan '18 9:07:42 PM tropeminer
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ArtisticLicensePhysics: Can a chihuahua's body really support the weight of a human head? Never mind being able to still function physiologically with the head of another species.
11th Jan '18 2:41:47 PM StFan
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-->'''Florence Norris''': They blew up Congress!
* SchizoTech: 80's cell phones, 50-60's military hardware, etc, cars from the 70's-80's.

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-->'''Florence Norris''': Norris:''' They blew up Congress!
* SchizoTech: 80's '80s cell phones, 50-60's '50-'60s military hardware, etc, etc., cars from the 70's-80's.'70s-'80s.


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* SpitTake: the First Lady spits out her tea in shock when the Martians starts killing everybody in Congress.
10th Jan '18 6:21:04 PM Trooper924
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* EarthShatteringKaboom: The Martians' whole impetus for invading Earth is that "atomic pressure" within Mars will destroy it very soon and Earth is the nearest planet they can escape to.
5th Jan '18 8:37:10 AM RossN
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* ShesGotLegs: The first shot we see of Natalie (Sarah Jessica Parker) is her in a very short skirt and platform heels, casually leaning back in a chair with her leg on the table.
2nd Jan '18 12:29:28 PM tropeminer
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* AffectionateParody: [[TheFifties 1950's]] ScienceFiction Alien Invasion B-movies, as well as ''Film/IndependenceDay'' and ''Film/WarOfTheWorlds''.

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* AffectionateParody: [[TheFifties 1950's]] 1950's]]-[[TheSeventies 1970's]] ScienceFiction Alien Invasion B-movies, B-Movies, as well as ''Film/IndependenceDay'' and ''Film/WarOfTheWorlds''.



* AmericaSavesTheDay: Two affable yokels from FlyoverCountry find the aliens' fatal WeaksauceWeakness and every character who appears on-screen that is meant to be a hero kicks a lot of alien ass (and are all blue-collar). What else can be expected from a hilm that homages Fifties sci-fi?

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* AmericaSavesTheDay: Two affable yokels from FlyoverCountry find the aliens' fatal WeaksauceWeakness and every character who appears on-screen that is meant to be a hero kicks a lot of alien ass (and are all blue-collar). What else can be expected from a hilm film that homages Fifties sci-fi?
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