History Film / MidnightRun

25th Apr '16 2:59:51 AM marcoasalazarm
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* PityTheKidnapper: Jack is a licensed bounty hunter, not a kidnapper, but otherwise the dynamic is the same, as the Duke annoys the bejesus out of him with his constant irritating questions.

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* PityTheKidnapper: Jack is a licensed bounty hunter, not a kidnapper, but otherwise the dynamic is the same, as the Duke annoys the bejesus out of him with his constant irritating questions. Interestingly enough, the trope is defied by Marvin: the moment he has Mardukas and he tries to swindle Marvin with his annoyance act, Marvin ''knocks him out in one punch'' and carries him away.
15th Apr '16 9:11:41 AM Mdumas43073
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* EverybodySmokes: Played straight with most of the characters, especially Jack, who lights up every chance he can get in late 80s America, and there are plenty; averted with Mardukas, who not only doesn't smoke but urges Jack to put his cigarette out for the sake of his health. Yes, kids, [[AluminumChristmasTrees it used to be OK to smoke on airplanes.]]

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* EverybodySmokes: Played straight with most of the characters, especially Jack, who lights up every chance he can get (and in late 80s America, and '80s America there are plenty; plenty); averted with Mardukas, who not only doesn't smoke but urges Jack to put his cigarette out for the sake of his health. Yes, kids, [[AluminumChristmasTrees it used to be OK to smoke on airplanes.]]
15th Apr '16 9:06:55 AM Mdumas43073
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** The entire movie is a carpet [[FBomb F-Bombing]] campaign. There is hardly a scene where it isn't dropped, repeatedly.

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** The entire movie is a carpet [[FBomb F-Bombing]] F-bombing campaign. There is hardly a scene where it isn't dropped, repeatedly.
15th Apr '16 9:05:40 AM Mdumas43073
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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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* 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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* 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]].
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