History Film / Maverick

6th Jun '16 11:40:29 AM Mdumas43073
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The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design.

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The film was nominated for an Academy Award AcademyAward for Best Costume Design.Design.
4th May '16 1:06:56 PM JoieDeCombat
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* TontoTalk: The Russian duke insists that Joseph speak this way, to Joseph's great exasperation.

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* TontoTalk: The Parodied. Joseph is fully fluent in both English and French, but the Russian duke insists that Joseph speak this way, to him only in Tonto-speak, to Joseph's great exasperation.
6th Apr '16 10:30:19 AM AnotherGuy
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* HaHaHaNo: Maverick does this to intimidate Angel after winning a fight against five other men - previously Angel had called him a gutless cheat and after the fight, tried to tell Maverick he was only teasing.
-->'''Maverick:''' Teasing? Ah, hahahaha-''I don't like being teased''.
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The gunfighter at the first poker game in the movie is strongly implied to be John Wesley Hardin.
* HonorBeforeReason: When Maverick [[spoiler:realized they were playing with a fixed deck, he wanted a new shuffle, new deck, and new dealer. This is despite him understanding TheMagicPokerEquation and the fix could work in his favor]].


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* HaHaHaNo: Maverick does this to intimidate Angel after winning a fight against five other men - previously Angel had called him a gutless cheat and after the fight, tried to tell Maverick he was only teasing.
-->'''Maverick:''' Teasing? Ah, hahahaha-''I don't like being teased''.
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The gunfighter at the first poker game in the movie is strongly implied to be John Wesley Hardin.
* HonorBeforeReason: When Maverick [[spoiler:realized they were playing with a fixed deck, he wanted a new shuffle, new deck, and new dealer. This is despite him understanding TheMagicPokerEquation and the fix could work in his favor]].
9th Mar '16 12:57:26 PM Cindylover1969
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* AlanSmithee: On the score album, the last track is a saloon song called "Tartine De Merde," whose singer is billed as "[[Film/ThreeAmigos S. Bush]]." Have a look at the music credit on the poster above there to see his real name.
16th Jan '16 8:07:02 PM AnotherGuy
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* SherlockScan: [[spoiler: Annabelle knows Zane is Bret's father almost immediately. They both sing "Amazing Grace" the wrong way, for example, and they both have the same ... er, physical characteristics.]]
16th Jan '16 8:02:53 PM AnotherGuy
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* MundaneSolution: Annabelle spends the whole movie trying to con, cheat and pickpocket her way into big poker game and counts on her skill as a player to see her through. [[spoiler:She gets nowhere with these tricks and in the end she simply steals half of Maverick's winnings by pulling a gun on him. It's implied that he lets her get away with it so he can have fun trying to get it all back]].

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* MundaneSolution: Annabelle spends the whole movie trying to con, cheat and pickpocket her way into big poker game and counts on her skill as a player to see her through. [[spoiler:She gets nowhere with these tricks and in the end she simply steals half of Maverick's winnings by pulling a gun on him. It's implied that he lets her get away with it so he can have fun trying to get it all back]].back. However, where she lacked in conning, she is excellent at SherlockScan. She was able to deduce ''right from the start'' that Zane was Bret's father and went along with it]].
29th Dec '15 7:13:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* CardSharp: A few of the players at the game...but when they get caught, they're thrown overboard (one of which was ClintBlack, who sang the song that plays over the poker playing montage.)

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* CardSharp: A few of the players at the game...but when they get caught, they're thrown overboard (one of which was ClintBlack, Music/ClintBlack, who sang the song that plays over the poker playing montage.)
18th May '15 2:58:40 AM DeadlyAssassin
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* CastingGag:
** A bankrobber (who states that he's "getting too old for this") is played by Danny Glover, who co-starred with Gibson in ''Film/LethalWeapon''. Also an ActorAllusion.
** Similarly, several cheats in the big riverboat championship are thrown overboard. The first is Clint Black, who is also the singer of the song over the very montage he's tossed out in.
27th Feb '15 2:30:46 PM rjung
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* LicensedPinballTable: Yep, it exists, and it turned out to be the final game from Creator/DataEast. [[Pinball/MaverickTheMovie Click here for tropes.]]
18th Feb '15 3:39:51 PM RushLimborg
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Annabelle standing at the feet of the bathtubs of [[spoiler: Maverick and Cooper]], and glancing into both as she walks between them, going, "''My'', such splendid similarities...!"

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Annabelle standing at the feet of the bathtubs of [[spoiler: Maverick and Cooper]], and glancing into both as she walks between them, going, "''My'', [[BiggerIsBetter such splendid similarities...!"similarities!]]"
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