History Film / Metropolis

18th Sep '17 7:34:58 AM Antigone3
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* EasilyOverheardConversation: Rotwang boasts to the imprisoned Maria about how he's taken revenge on Joh Fredersen by sabotaging his plans. Fredersen, ''standing outside Rotwang's house'', hears everything. Cue fight scene, and Maria's chance to escape.



* GlovedFistOfDoom: Rotwang wears a black glove over his artifical hand.

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* GlovedFistOfDoom: Rotwang wears a black glove over his artifical artificial hand.
25th Aug '17 9:19:17 PM FigmentJedi
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* An Italian ComicBook/DisneyComics adaptation featuring Minnie Mouse as Maria and Mickey as Freder.

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* ''Metopolis'', An Italian ComicBook/DisneyComics adaptation featuring Minnie Mouse as Maria and Mickey as Freder.
25th Aug '17 9:08:48 PM FigmentJedi
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* An Italian ComicBook/DisneyComics adaptation featuring Minnie Mouse as Maria and Mickey as Freder.
23rd Aug '17 8:02:42 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* The French animated film ''WesternAnimation/TheKingAndTheMockingbird'' takes place in the city-state kingdom of Takicardia; which is inspired by Metropolis. The uppercases live in skyscrapers and the poor live in the undercity have never even seen the sun.

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* The French animated film ''WesternAnimation/TheKingAndTheMockingbird'' takes place in the city-state kingdom of Takicardia; which is inspired by Metropolis. The uppercases upperclasses live in skyscrapers and skyscraper, while the poor live in the undercity have never even seen the sun.
2nd Aug '17 3:13:15 PM nombretomado
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* XMeetsY: Literature/TheTimeMachine meets Literature/TheFutureEve meets Literature/TheBible, with bits and pieces of Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame and Literature/ThePrinceAndThePauper thrown in for good measure.
10th Jul '17 10:56:07 AM martinhooper
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** Most of this footage was found in Argentina in 2008 and restored then spliced into the then current version. There are still parts missing but the new version with the extra found footage is considered to be nearly as complete now as it was in the 1927 premier.
26th Jun '17 7:36:16 PM ThePocket
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* ArgentinaIsNaziLand, on a meta level: This is where the last known copy of the uncut film was discovered; it's a German movie that was popular with Hitler; you do the math.


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* FuturisticSuperhighway: Establishing shots of the city show some eleven lanes of traffic on the ground (separated by a train track) criss-crossed by some absurdly high elevated roadways and railways.
1st Jun '17 3:09:25 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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Aside from its progressive storytelling, it is also known for being heavily [[LostEpisode fragmented]], the results of both heavy Bowdlerization in its trip to foreign markets, and of poor preservation techniques back in the '30s (plus a little thing called World War II).

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Aside from its progressive storytelling, it is also known for being heavily [[LostEpisode fragmented]], the results of both heavy Bowdlerization in its trip to foreign markets, and of poor preservation techniques back in the '30s (plus a little thing called World War II).
UsefulNotes/WorldWarII).
30th May '17 5:03:44 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* The French animated film ''WesternAnimation/TheKingAndTheMockingbird'' takes place in the city-state kingdom of Takicardia; which is inspired by Metropolis. The uppercases live in skyscrapers and the poor live in the undercity have never even seen the sun.
15th May '17 11:53:10 PM rjd1922
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Not to be confused with the [[Anime/{{Metropolis}} anime film of the same name]], which is [[InNameOnly very loosely based on]] a manga by Creator/OsamuTezuka, which was itself SuggestedBy, but not adapted from, this movie.

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Not to be confused with the [[Anime/{{Metropolis}} anime film of the same name]], which is [[InNameOnly very loosely based on]] does take elements from this movie as well as a manga by Creator/OsamuTezuka, which was itself SuggestedBy, but not adapted from, this movie.
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