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11th May '17 7:03:17 PM mcgrew
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* MundaneUtility: Cris uses his powers to earn a very modest living as a StageMagician.
9th Jan '17 5:15:46 PM StarSword
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* ArcWords: "This is the thing about the future: every time you look at it, it changes, ''because'' you looked at it."



* MagiciansAreWizards: Cris states the best way to hide his powers is to use them in his act.

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* MagiciansAreWizards: Cris states the best way to hide his powers is to use them in his act.act (where he can disguise them as a cold reading).



* SelfFulfillingProphecy: Averted. It is made absolutely clear that anytime he looks into the future, it will change. Because he's seen it.

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* SelfFulfillingProphecy: Averted. It is made absolutely clear that anytime he looks into the future, it will change. Because he's seen it. Essentially, this is the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty_principle uncertainty principle]] as applied to time.
18th Sep '16 9:17:04 PM Kalaong
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The [[http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/Next-GaryGoldman.pdf original script]] was a ''lot'' more interesting that what was ultimately filmed, and even lacked a particularly obnoxious PlotHole; in the film, the authorities let Liz go despite her not only refusing to drug Cris, but ''sending one of their cars off a cliff'', leaving her to be captured by the Western Terrorists. In the script, her arrest is a major plot point.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The [[http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/Next-GaryGoldman.pdf original script]] was a ''lot'' more interesting that what was ultimately filmed, and even lacked a particularly obnoxious PlotHole; in the film, the authorities let Liz go despite her not only refusing to drug Cris, but ''sending one of their cars off a cliff'', leaving her to be captured by the Western Terrorists. In the script, her arrest is a major plot point.
18th Sep '16 9:16:08 PM Kalaong
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The [[http://www.dailyscript.com/scripts/Next-GaryGoldman.pdf original script]] was a ''lot'' more interesting that what was ultimately filmed, and even lacked a particularly obnoxious PlotHole; in the film, the authorities let Liz go despite her not only refusing to drug Cris, but ''sending one of their cars off a cliff'', leaving her to be captured by the Western Terrorists. In the script, her arrest is a major plot point.
4th Mar '16 4:11:38 PM eroock
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4th Mar '16 4:11:15 PM eroock
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!!Tropes in the film:

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!!Tropes in the film:
!!This film provides examples of:
1st Jan '16 2:15:32 PM Marin1977
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** Except the sniper that swears in Croatian.
22nd Aug '15 3:07:39 PM Kalaong
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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Cris decides to save Agent Ferris from falling rocks, which results in his capture.

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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Cris decides to save Agent Ferris from falling rocks, which results in his capture. Actually {{Lampshaded}} ''verbatim'' by Agent Ferris after she [[SmugSnake smugly]] takes advantage of Cris' good nature in this exact manner in order to capture him.
18th Jul '15 1:09:16 PM StarSword
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* KillEmAll: [[spoiler:Subverted. In the end everyone dies in a massive terrorist attack, but it turns out to be a vision of the clairvoyant protagonist.]]

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* KillEmAll: [[spoiler:Subverted. In the end everyone dies in a massive terrorist attack, but it turns out to be a vision of the clairvoyant precognitive protagonist.]]
22nd Jun '15 4:08:12 PM W3irdN3rd
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* GambitRoulette: the premise of the film.
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