History Film / MidnightRun

29th Jan '16 11:46:30 PM Mdumas43073
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De Niro is Jack Walsh, an unfairly disgraced ex-cop turned bounty hunter charged with finding fugitive mob accountant Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin) and returning him to Los Angeles before the deadline expires on his bond. De Niro must go cross-country while fighting a rival bounty hunter, the FBI which is trying to catch Grodin, the Mafia which is trying to kill him, and Grodin, whose eccentricities make him a difficult prisoner.
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De Niro is Jack Walsh, an unfairly disgraced ex-cop turned bounty hunter charged with finding fugitive mob accountant Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin) and returning him to Los Angeles before the deadline expires on his bond. De Niro Walsh must go travel cross-country while fighting contending with: a rival bounty hunter, hunter; the FBI FBI, which is trying to catch Grodin, Mardukas; the Mafia Mafia, which is trying to kill him, him; and Grodin, Mardukas, whose eccentricities make him a difficult prisoner.
29th Jan '16 11:45:19 PM Mdumas43073
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1988 action/comedy film directed by Martin Brest, starring Creator/RobertDeNiro and Charles Grodin. De Niro is Jack Walsh, an (unfairly) disgraced ex-cop turned bounty hunter charged with finding fugitive mob accountant Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin) and returning him to Los Angeles before the deadline expires on his bond. De Niro must go cross-country while fighting a rival bounty hunter, the FBI which is trying to catch Grodin, the Mafia which is trying to kill him, and Grodin, whose eccentricities make him a difficult prisoner.
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1988 action/comedy film directed by Martin Brest, starring Creator/RobertDeNiro and Charles Grodin. De Niro is Jack Walsh, an (unfairly) unfairly disgraced ex-cop turned bounty hunter charged with finding fugitive mob accountant Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin) and returning him to Los Angeles before the deadline expires on his bond. De Niro must go cross-country while fighting a rival bounty hunter, the FBI which is trying to catch Grodin, the Mafia which is trying to kill him, and Grodin, whose eccentricities make him a difficult prisoner.
29th Jan '16 11:45:00 PM Mdumas43073
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1988 comedy starring Creator/RobertDeNiro and Charles Grodin. De Niro is Jack Walsh, an (unfairly) disgraced ex-cop turned bounty hunter charged with finding fugitive mob accountant Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin) and returning him to Los Angeles before the deadline expires on his bond. De Niro must go cross-country while fighting a rival bounty hunter, the FBI which is trying to catch Grodin, the Mafia which is trying to kill him, and Grodin, whose eccentricities make him a difficult prisoner.
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1988 comedy action/comedy film directed by Martin Brest, starring Creator/RobertDeNiro and Charles Grodin. De Niro is Jack Walsh, an (unfairly) disgraced ex-cop turned bounty hunter charged with finding fugitive mob accountant Jonathan Mardukas (Grodin) and returning him to Los Angeles before the deadline expires on his bond. De Niro must go cross-country while fighting a rival bounty hunter, the FBI which is trying to catch Grodin, the Mafia which is trying to kill him, and Grodin, whose eccentricities make him a difficult prisoner.
15th Dec '15 8:01:29 AM crazysamaritan
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fixed trope wick
* TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: Walsh is getting annoyed by Mardukas' nagging, leading to the following exchange. -->'''Mardukas''': Jack, you're a grown man. You have control over your own words. -->'''Walsh''': You're God damn right I do, so here come two for you, 'Shut the fuck up'.
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* TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: TwoWordsICantCount: Walsh is getting annoyed grows aggravated by Mardukas' nagging, leading finally telling him to the following exchange. "shut up", but using more than two words: -->'''Mardukas''': Jack, you're a grown man. You have control over your own words. -->'''Walsh''': words.\\ '''Walsh''': You're God damn right I do, so here come two for you, 'Shut you; "shut the fuck up'.up".
2nd Dec '15 10:08:38 AM dreamofwritting
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wick cleanup
* TwoWordsObviousTrope: Walsh is getting annoyed by Mardukas' nagging, leading to the following exchange.
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* TwoWordsObviousTrope: TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: Walsh is getting annoyed by Mardukas' nagging, leading to the following exchange.
17th Oct '15 3:40:37 AM sl1m
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* EnemyMine: Jack Walsh, Marvin Dorfler and Alonzo Moseley at various points in the movie.
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* EnemyMine: Jack Walsh, Marvin Dorfler and [[Creator/YaphetKotto Alonzo Moseley Moseley]] at various points in the movie.

* GoodIsNotNice: Jack Walsh and Alonzo Moseley.
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* GoodIsNotNice: Jack Walsh and [[Creator/YaphetKotto Alonzo Moseley.Moseley]].

** Alonzo Moseley [[spoiler: an honest fed, gets to arrest the mobster he's been trying to bring down the whole movie.]]
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** [[Creator/YaphetKotto Alonzo Moseley Moseley]] [[spoiler: an honest fed, gets to arrest the mobster he's been trying to bring down the whole movie.]]

** Alonzo Moseley has a habit of taking things off the people he's interrogating / intimidating and 'forgetting' to return them. He confiscates Jack's sunglasses at one point and makes a habit of stealing Marvin's cigarettes. ** Jack having stolen Moseley's FBI ID early on, he keeps using it to (mis)identify himself and get away with stuff, and Moseley keeps running into people who think that Jack's real name is Alonzo Moseley.
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** [[Creator/YaphetKotto Alonzo Moseley Moseley]] has a habit of taking things off the people he's interrogating / intimidating and 'forgetting' to return them. He confiscates Jack's sunglasses at one point and makes a habit of stealing Marvin's cigarettes. ** Jack having stolen Moseley's FBI ID early on, he keeps using it to (mis)identify himself and get away with stuff, and Moseley keeps running into people who think that Jack's real name is [[Creator/YaphetKotto Alonzo Moseley.Moseley]].
8th Aug '15 9:19:43 AM DoctorNemesis
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* HypocriticalHumor: Eddie delivers a lengthy, impassioned speech about how much he resents Jack's implication that he's dishonest and untrustworthy. Leaving aside the fact that he goes on to constantly double-cross Jack throughout the movie, he's saying this less than thirty seconds after trying to shortchange Jack $300 from a promised fee.
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* HypocriticalHumor: HypocriticalHumor: ** Eddie delivers a lengthy, impassioned speech about how much he resents Jack's implication that he's dishonest and untrustworthy. Leaving aside the fact that he goes on to constantly double-cross Jack throughout the movie, he's saying this less than thirty seconds after trying to shortchange Jack $300 from a promised fee.
14th Jul '15 7:08:16 AM AnotherGuy
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* MundaneSolution: When Mardukas tells Marvin that he's deathly afraid of flying, Marvin's solution is to simply knock him out cold. Can't be afraid when you're not awake, right?
14th Jul '15 7:08:16 AM AnotherGuy
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10th Jun '15 8:24:32 PM redandready45
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* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Serrano thinks of Jack as some self-righteous loser for giving up everything to maintain his moral code. [[spoiler: It's also why Jack's gambit against him works: Serrano never expected him to be working for the FBI]].
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