History Film / Moonraker

26th Jun '16 6:46:18 PM JamesAustin
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10th Jun '16 3:56:49 PM comicwriter
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* ObviousStuntDouble: During the opening aerial fight scene, the stuntman playing Jaws looks nothing like Richard Kiel.



* ObviousStuntDouble: During the opening aerial fight scene, the stuntman playing Jaws looks nothing like Richard Kiel.
10th Jun '16 3:56:18 PM comicwriter
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* ObviousStuntDouble: During the opening aerial fight scene, the stuntman playing Jaws looks nothing like Richard Kiel.
13th Apr '16 12:22:23 PM Tribun
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* EqualOpportunityEvil: Say about Drax what you want, but he doesn't discriminate by gender or race. The number of women and non-whites in his ranks is impressive - especially for 1979. Even more impressive that this also counts for the crew of his space station.
19th Mar '16 2:48:44 PM XFllo
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* ActionGirl: Dr. Goodhead, although for a CIA agent with proper spy equipment, she sure doesn't get a lot of action (pun not quite intended) until the finale. Justified trope, as Lois Chiles was pregnant during shooting.

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* ActionGirl: Dr. Goodhead, although for a CIA agent with proper spy equipment, she sure doesn't get a lot of action (pun not quite intended) until the finale. Justified trope, as Lois Chiles was pregnant during shooting.
10th Mar '16 5:46:50 PM DrOO7
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* FollowTheLeader: Moonraker was made when it was because of the success of ''Franchise/StarWars''.


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* NeverLearnedToRead: Corrinne claims this while Bond is trying to seduce her. It's not clear if she's serious or just flirting with him.
7th Mar '16 8:13:27 AM axle-k89
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** Jaws himself gets one when he pulls the ripcord to his parachute and it fails to deploy.

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** Jaws himself gets one when he pulls the ripcord to his parachute and [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength it fails comes off in his hand]]. He gets another one later when he sees his cable car is about to deploy. crash.
29th Feb '16 9:06:31 AM RippenFan33
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* MoodWhiplash: As pointed out in the ''James Bond Encyclopedia'' the scene where Corrine is pursued and attacked by Drax's Doberman's is genuinely chilling, and stands out from the outlandishness of the rest of the film.
14th Feb '16 2:35:43 PM anglarite
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* WouldntHitAGirl: Prior to the final space battle, Drax's crew is shown to include men and women, both uniformed and civilian. But once the battle begins - and it is strongly implied at the space soldiers slaughter everyone on Drax's side - no female combatants are shown. We don't see another woman until after the battle and Jaw's girlfriend comes out from hiding - maybe with all the other women on board?

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* WouldntHitAGirl: Prior to the final space battle, Drax's crew is shown to include men and women, both uniformed and civilian. But once the battle begins - and it is strongly implied at the space soldiers slaughter everyone on Drax's side - no female combatants are shown. We don't see another woman until after the battle and Jaw's Jaws' girlfriend comes out from hiding - maybe with all the other women on board?



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Drax fully intends to kills all of his employees who fail to meet his standards of perfection once his plans are realized. [[spoiler:This causes Jaws to HeelFaceTurn when he realizes that his girlfriend - who has less than perfect eyesight - wouldn't make the cut. He also might have realized he probably wouldn't make the cut either, having prosthetic jaws and teeth, plus gigantism.]]

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Drax fully intends to kills kill all of his employees who fail to meet his standards of perfection once his plans are realized. [[spoiler:This causes Jaws to HeelFaceTurn when he realizes that his girlfriend - who has less than perfect eyesight - wouldn't make the cut. He also might have realized he probably wouldn't make the cut either, having prosthetic jaws and teeth, plus gigantism.]]
14th Feb '16 2:26:28 PM anglarite
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* MeetTheNewBoss: Drax is very similar to Stromberg from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''. There are a few differences, and he's arguably a lot more sinister and dangerous. Stromberg is more or less an OrcusOnHisThrone, mostly just sitting around ''Atlantis'' all day, pressing buttons when he wants something done (or someone killed), and leaving Bond's fate mostly up to his minions. Drax does a lot more globetrotting, comes up with [[ItAmusedMe amusing]] deaths for Bond and others who have displeased him. Plus his plan is more evil, since at least Stromberg didn't try and select which members of the human race he was going to spare. Drax is far more egomaniacal, ruthless and controlling, a much more evil bastard.

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* MeetTheNewBoss: Drax is very similar to Stromberg from ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''. There are a few differences, and he's arguably a lot more sinister and dangerous. Stromberg is more or less an OrcusOnHisThrone, mostly just sitting around ''Atlantis'' all day, pressing buttons when he wants something done (or someone killed), and leaving Bond's fate mostly up to his minions. Drax does a lot more globetrotting, comes up with [[ItAmusedMe amusing]] deaths for Bond and others who have displeased him. Plus his plan is more evil, since at least Stromberg didn't try and select which members of the human race he was going to spare. Drax is far more egomaniacal, egomanical, ruthless and controlling, a much more evil bastard.



* SameLanguageDub: French actress Corinne Clery, known for Just Jaeckin's ''The Story of O'', was dubbed by Nikki Van der zyl, in what was her last dubbing job for any film, as well as for any Bond film.

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* SameLanguageDub: French actress Corinne Clery, known for Just Jaeckin's ''The Story of O'', was dubbed by Nikki Van der zyl, Zyl, in what was her last dubbing job for any film, as well as for any Bond film.
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