History Film / NickOfTime

17th Sep '15 9:10:31 PM smalltime
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* IdiotBall: The villains are [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy scarily competent]] at first, but suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing is [[GambitRoulette unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.

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* IdiotBall: The villains are [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy scarily competent]] at first, but suddenly when it's convenient for the hero their competence goes down a few notches and they commit start committing unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing is [[GambitRoulette unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.
17th Sep '15 9:04:02 PM smalltime
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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but then suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing is [[GambitRoulette unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.

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* IdiotBall: The villains are [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy scarily competent competent]] at first, but then suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing is [[GambitRoulette unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.
17th Sep '15 9:02:30 PM smalltime
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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but then suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.

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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but then suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing is [[GambitRoulette unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.
17th Sep '15 9:02:01 PM smalltime
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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:aptly killing off the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unncessarily risky]] so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.

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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but then suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:aptly killing off [[spoiler:killing the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unncessarily risky]] unnecessarily risky]], so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.
17th Sep '15 8:59:03 PM smalltime
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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but suddenly when it's convenient for the hero commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:aptly killing off the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unncessarily risky]] so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.

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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but suddenly when it's convenient for the hero they commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:aptly killing off the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unncessarily risky]] so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.
17th Sep '15 8:58:02 PM smalltime
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* IdiotBall: The villains commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:aptly killing off the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unncessarily risky]] so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.

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* IdiotBall: The villains are scarily competent at first, but suddenly when it's convenient for the hero commit unnecessary blunders that could ([[spoiler:and then did]]) destroy their EvilPlan (like [[spoiler:aptly killing off the governor's personal assistant without coming up with an explanation for her absence]]), though it is implied that they did so out of sheer nervousness and desperation. The whole thing [[GambitRoulette unncessarily risky]] so it's amazing they didn't make more mistakes.



* VillainBall: [[spoiler:The Governor's husband just has to monologue over her after he thinks she's been shot. [[EyeAwaken And then her eyes snap open]] as she comes to, and she stares at him in horror as her suspicious are revealed]].

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* VillainBall: [[spoiler:The Governor's husband just has to monologue over her after he thinks she's been shot. [[EyeAwaken And then her eyes snap open]] as she comes to, and she stares at him in horror as her suspicious suspicions are revealed]].confirmed]].
18th Jul '15 9:14:08 PM maxwellsilver
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* HighConcept: Daughter held hostage to force father to carry out suicidal assassination, in essence.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: This film could take place in the modern day easily enough, aside from all of the plotters using handheld radios instead of mobile phones.
2nd Feb '15 12:03:52 PM fgenzo159
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'''''Nick of Time''''' is a 1995 thriller movie starring Creator/JohnnyDepp and Creator/ChristopherWalken. A young girl, Lynn Watson (Courtney Chase), is taken hostage by two mysterious people, Mr. Smith (Walken) and Miss Jones (Roma Maffia), and her father, Gene Watson (Depp), is told that he must kill a woman, Eleanor Grant (Marsha Mason), if he wants to get his girl back. He soon discovers that Eleanor is the Governor of California.

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'''''Nick of Time''''' is a 1995 thriller movie movie, directed by [[Film/SaturdayNightFever John Badham]] and starring Creator/JohnnyDepp and Creator/ChristopherWalken. Creator/ChristopherWalken.

A young girl, Lynn Watson (Courtney Chase), is taken hostage by two mysterious people, Mr. Smith (Walken) and Miss Jones (Roma Maffia), and her Maffia). Her father, Gene Watson (Depp), is told that he must kill a woman, Eleanor Grant (Marsha Mason), if he wants to get his girl back. He soon discovers that Eleanor is the [[spoiler:the Governor of California.
California]].
1st Feb '15 4:56:56 PM fgenzo159
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* MexicanStandoff: Refered by Jones, when she's pointing a gun at Watson's daughter while he's pointing a gun at her.

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* MexicanStandoff: Refered The trope is mentioned by Jones, when [[spoiler:when she's pointing a gun at Watson's daughter while he's pointing a gun at her.]]
1st Feb '15 4:55:21 PM fgenzo159
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* MexicanStandoff: Refered by Jones, when she's pointing a gun at Watson's daughter while he's pointing a gun at her.
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