History Film / NothingButTrouble

22nd Apr '16 2:37:05 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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Later that evening, Dennis pulls over another car, this one full of drunken, drug-using yuppies ([[HeyItsThatGuy led by Daniel Baldwin!]]). Unlike the previous group, they are less than gracious to their host, who immediately sentences them to death. In this case, the death penalty is a roller coaster ride that deposits its victims in a giant contraption called "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUo-1TjdEs Mister Bonestripper]]", which leaves criminals StrippedToTheBone.

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Later that evening, Dennis pulls over another car, this one full of drunken, drug-using yuppies ([[HeyItsThatGuy led (led by Daniel Baldwin!]]).Baldwin!). Unlike the previous group, they are less than gracious to their host, who immediately sentences them to death. In this case, the death penalty is a roller coaster ride that deposits its victims in a giant contraption called "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUo-1TjdEs Mister Bonestripper]]", which leaves criminals StrippedToTheBone.
20th Feb '16 9:34:16 PM marcoasalazarm
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* DisproportionateRetribution: God help you, God really, '''really''' help you if you're a banker (or work on some business that people could describe as "banker") and the JP gets you. No amount of fame, fortune or begging will save you from being sentenced harshly, or maybe even '''killed''' and disappeared without a trace, ''just for being a "banker".''

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* DisproportionateRetribution: God help you, God really, '''really''' help you if you're a banker (or work on some business that people could describe (even if highly erroneously) as "banker") and the JP gets you. No amount of fame, fortune or begging will save you from being sentenced harshly, or maybe even '''killed''' and disappeared without a trace, ''just for being a "banker".''



* HistoricalInJoke[=/=]StockUnsolvedMysteries: While searching for a way out of the Valkenvania house, Diane and Chris find a RoomFullOfCrazy (with license cards of every banker that the JP has killed)... and one of the identifications happens to be that of Jimmy Hoffa.

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* HistoricalInJoke[=/=]StockUnsolvedMysteries: While searching for a way out of the Valkenvania house, Diane and Chris find a RoomFullOfCrazy (with license cards of every banker "banker" that the JP has killed)... and one of the identifications happens to be that of Jimmy Hoffa.
20th Feb '16 9:30:22 PM marcoasalazarm
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* WhatAPieceOfJunk: At the beginning of the film, Christopher tries to outrun Dennis' patrol car, only to find out the hard way that the car's engine has been modified in such a way to be able to catch up with Dennis' top-of-the-line Mercedes Benz. At the end of the film, Christopher and Diane escape an exploding Valkenvania using the nearly-totally-scrapped Mercedes, which still runs pretty well (Diane tried to turn it on earlier, but turned out that [[OnlyICanMakeItGo there was an anti-theft safety catch that only Christopher could turn off]]).

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* WhatAPieceOfJunk: At the beginning of the film, Christopher tries to outrun Dennis' patrol car, only to find out the hard way that the car's engine has been modified in such a way to be able to catch up with Dennis' Thorne's top-of-the-line Mercedes Benz. At the end of the film, Christopher and Diane escape an exploding Valkenvania using the nearly-totally-scrapped Mercedes, which still runs pretty well (Diane tried to turn it on earlier, but turned out that [[OnlyICanMakeItGo there was an anti-theft safety catch that only Christopher could turn off]]).
20th Feb '16 9:29:14 PM marcoasalazarm
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* DisproportionateRetribution: God help you, God really, '''really''' help you if you're a banker (or work on some business that people could describe as "banker") and the JP gets you. No amount of fame, fortune or begging will save you from being sentenced harshly, or maybe even '''killed''' and disappeared without a trace, ''just for being a "banker".''



* ImpactSilhouette

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* ImpactSilhouetteHistoricalInJoke[=/=]StockUnsolvedMysteries: While searching for a way out of the Valkenvania house, Diane and Chris find a RoomFullOfCrazy (with license cards of every banker that the JP has killed)... and one of the identifications happens to be that of Jimmy Hoffa.
* ImpactSilhouette: The ''very last'' gag.



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Surprisingly averted.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Surprisingly averted. It seems to be the ''one'' thing the JP has in terms of being just.


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* WhatAPieceOfJunk: At the beginning of the film, Christopher tries to outrun Dennis' patrol car, only to find out the hard way that the car's engine has been modified in such a way to be able to catch up with Dennis' top-of-the-line Mercedes Benz. At the end of the film, Christopher and Diane escape an exploding Valkenvania using the nearly-totally-scrapped Mercedes, which still runs pretty well (Diane tried to turn it on earlier, but turned out that [[OnlyICanMakeItGo there was an anti-theft safety catch that only Christopher could turn off]]).
7th Nov '15 4:46:24 PM Fireblood
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When they finally make it to Atlantic City, they tell the State Police everything, who (incredibly) believe them, and ask them to take them to Valkenvania. However, as it turns out, the Police are well aware of the Judge's activities, approving of the way he gets the job done and setting up criminal they want to be rid of for his "justice". But just before Chris & Diane are silenced, one of the many abandoned mine shafts beneath the mansion explodes, destroying the village. In the epilogue, Dennis is now living in Brazil, as Fausto's chief of security, and Renalda's lover. Chris & Dianne return to Manhattan, but a news report on the disaster reveals that [[spoiler:the JP has survived the explosion, and he still has Chris' driver's license. With his home destroyed, surely his "grandson-in-law" won't mind him paying a visit!]]

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When they finally make it to Atlantic City, they tell the State Police everything, who (incredibly) believe them, and ask them to take them to Valkenvania. However, as it turns out, the Police are well aware of the Judge's activities, approving of the way he gets the job done and setting up criminal criminals they want to be get rid of for his "justice". But just before Chris & Diane are silenced, one of the many abandoned mine shafts beneath the mansion explodes, destroying the village. In the epilogue, Dennis is now living in Brazil, as Fausto's chief of security, and Renalda's lover. Chris & Dianne return to Manhattan, but a news report on the disaster reveals that [[spoiler:the JP has survived the explosion, and he still has Chris' driver's license. With his home destroyed, surely his "grandson-in-law" won't mind him paying a visit!]]
16th Aug '15 10:15:50 PM Fireblood
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* BreakawayPopHit: DigitalUnderground's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mnm0FILNb5M Same Song]]". The movie was panned by critics and was a box office flop, but the song was a hit.
16th Aug '15 10:15:50 PM Fireblood
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16th Aug '15 10:14:42 PM Fireblood
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When they finally make it to Atlantic City, they tell the State Police everything, who (incredibly) believe them, and ask them to take them to Valkenvania. However, as it turns out, the Police are well aware of the Judge's activities, approving of the way he gets the job done. But just before Chris & Diane are silenced, one of the many abandoned mine shafts beneath the mansion explodes, destroying the village. In the epilogue, Dennis is now living in Brazil, as Fausto's chief of security, and Renalda's lover. Chris & Dianne return to Manhattan, but a news report on the disaster reveals that [[spoiler:the JP has survived the explosion, and he still has Chris' driver's license. With his home destroyed, surely his "grandson-in-law" won't mind him paying a visit!]]

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When they finally make it to Atlantic City, they tell the State Police everything, who (incredibly) believe them, and ask them to take them to Valkenvania. However, as it turns out, the Police are well aware of the Judge's activities, approving of the way he gets the job done.done and setting up criminal they want to be rid of for his "justice". But just before Chris & Diane are silenced, one of the many abandoned mine shafts beneath the mansion explodes, destroying the village. In the epilogue, Dennis is now living in Brazil, as Fausto's chief of security, and Renalda's lover. Chris & Dianne return to Manhattan, but a news report on the disaster reveals that [[spoiler:the JP has survived the explosion, and he still has Chris' driver's license. With his home destroyed, surely his "grandson-in-law" won't mind him paying a visit!]]



* ActingForTwo: Dan Aykroyd plays both Valkenheiser and Bobo
** Also John Candy as Dennis and Eldona.
7th Sep '14 12:59:49 AM Luigifan
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Later that night, Purdah brings in a fresh batch of speeders -- the hip-hop group DigitalUnderground. After giving an improptu performance, the Judge decides that, due to their contributions to society through the performing arts, all charges against them are dropped. He asks them to perform the wedding hymm, but Chris makes another attempt to escape. With Eldona's heartbroken, the Judge sentences Chris to "Mister Bonestripper." However, the machine breaks just as he is about to be fed into it, allowing him to make a run for it. Holding Diane prisoner, the Judge threatens to have her chopped in half (using a guillotine made from a bulldozer blade). But if Chris is willing to take her place, she will be free to go. Chris uses an old oil barrell to cause a diversion, allowing him to rescue Diane and escape on a train.

When they finally make it to Atlantic City, they tell the State Police everything, who (incredibly) believe them, and ask them to take them to Valkenvania. However, as it turns out, the Police are well aware of the Judge's activities, approving of the way he gets the job done. But just before Chris & Dianne are silenced, one of the many abandoned mine shafts beneath the mansion explodes, destroying the village. In the epilogue, Dennis is now living in Brazil, as Fausto's chief of security, and Renalda's lover. Chris & Dianne return to Manhattan, but a news report on the disaster reveals that [[spoiler: the JP has survived the explosion, and he still has Chris' driver's license. With his home destroyed, surely his "grandson-in-law" won't mind him paying a visit!]]

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Later that night, Purdah brings in a fresh batch of speeders -- the hip-hop group DigitalUnderground. After giving an improptu performance, the Judge decides that, due to their contributions to society through the performing arts, all charges against them are dropped. He asks them to perform the wedding hymm, but Chris makes another attempt to escape. With Eldona's Eldona heartbroken, the Judge sentences Chris to "Mister Bonestripper." However, the machine breaks just as he is about to be fed into it, allowing him to make a run for it. Holding Diane prisoner, the Judge threatens to have her chopped in half (using a guillotine made from a bulldozer blade). But if Chris is willing to take her place, she will be free to go. Chris uses an old oil barrell barrel to cause a diversion, allowing him to rescue Diane and escape on a train.

When they finally make it to Atlantic City, they tell the State Police everything, who (incredibly) believe them, and ask them to take them to Valkenvania. However, as it turns out, the Police are well aware of the Judge's activities, approving of the way he gets the job done. But just before Chris & Dianne Diane are silenced, one of the many abandoned mine shafts beneath the mansion explodes, destroying the village. In the epilogue, Dennis is now living in Brazil, as Fausto's chief of security, and Renalda's lover. Chris & Dianne return to Manhattan, but a news report on the disaster reveals that [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the JP has survived the explosion, and he still has Chris' driver's license. With his home destroyed, surely his "grandson-in-law" won't mind him paying a visit!]]



* {{Asshole Victim}}s: The second batch of perps Dennis hauls in are a bunch of drug-addled yuppies who fully expect to be able to buy their way out of trouble. '''''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUo-1TjdEs Not a chance in hell.]]'''''

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* {{Asshole Victim}}s: The second batch of perps Dennis hauls in are a bunch of drug-addled yuppies who fully expect to be able to [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney buy their way out of trouble.trouble]]. '''''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enUo-1TjdEs Not a chance in hell.]]'''''



* DefensiveFeintTrap: When one of the drug dealers threat Dennis with a gun, he fakes distress before producing a [[CoolGun Walther]] [[MoreDakka MPL]].

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* DefensiveFeintTrap: When one of the drug dealers threat threatens Dennis with a gun, he fakes distress before producing a [[CoolGun Walther]] [[MoreDakka MPL]].



* HangingJudge: JP Alvin Valkenheiser

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* HangingJudge: JP Alvin ValkenheiserValkenheiser.



* RightBehindMe: Says Humpty-Hump about Purdah -- "She is one ugly, cross-burning, redneck, peckerwood police bitch, man" Subverted in that Humpty doesn't care that Purdah heard what he said (though Purdah does harshly tell Humpty Hump and the other Digital Underground members to move it).

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* RightBehindMe: Says Humpty-Hump about Purdah -- "She is one ugly, cross-burning, redneck, peckerwood police bitch, man" man." Subverted in that Humpty doesn't care that Purdah heard what he said (though Purdah does harshly tell Humpty Hump and the other Digital Underground members to move it).



* TheVoiceless: Eldona

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* TheVoiceless: EldonaEldona.
7th Jul '14 1:10:01 PM Kalaong
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* BreakawayPopHit: DigitalUnderground's "Same Song". The movie was panned by critics and was a box office flop, but the song was a hit.

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* BreakawayPopHit: DigitalUnderground's "Same Song"."[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mnm0FILNb5M Same Song]]". The movie was panned by critics and was a box office flop, but the song was a hit.
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