History Film / RaceForTheYankeeZephyr

29th Jan '18 2:40:39 AM JackG
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* RareGuns: Possibly the only movie that shows the AR-10, a 7.62mm Armalite assault rifle that preceded the M16.

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* RareGuns: Possibly One of the only movie very few movies that shows showcases the AR-10, a 7.62mm Armalite assault rifle that preceded the M16.
29th Jan '18 2:39:30 AM JackG
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* MeaningfulName: Brown introduces his henchmen as "Mr Broken Teeth, Mr Ruptured Spleen, and my right-hand man -- Mr Rape Your Daughter With Assault Unless You Play Ball."

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* MeaningfulName: NamesToRunAwayFromVeryFast: Brown introduces his henchmen as "Mr Broken Teeth, Mr Ruptured Spleen, and my right-hand man -- Mr Rape Your Daughter With Assault Unless You Play Ball."
15th Jun '16 5:27:03 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1981 New Zealand action thriller directed by David Hemmings.


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21st May '15 11:50:35 PM Odon
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* BathtubBonding: Although they're not in the same tub, Sally does lighten up a bit after Barney shows her the bathtub built into the floor of the survival hut, and makes a hot bath for her.
29th Mar '15 9:20:46 PM Odon
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* GilliganCut
-->'''Gilbert''': "Well it's a bit tricky. You see, the first time I saw the Yankee Zephyr I was suspended arse-over-elbow underneath a Mixmaster."
-->'''Brown''': "That can be arranged." ''(cut to Gilbert tied up in a deer net beneath Brown's helicopter)''


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* TemptingFate
-->'''Gilbert''': "Well it's a bit tricky. You see, the first time I saw the Yankee Zephyr I was suspended arse-over-elbow underneath a Mixmaster."
-->'''Brown''': "That can be arranged." ''(cut to Gilbert tied up in a deer net beneath Brown's helicopter)''
20th Jun '14 3:58:00 AM Odon
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* MagicBullets: A single bullet penetrates both Mr Brown's dingy and the various flotation bags supporting the Yankee Zepher, even through neither are directly in line. The recoil of the AR-10 should have pushed the barrel up, not down.
20th Jun '14 3:53:59 AM Odon
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* ManOfWealthAndTaste: Brown's first line is a complaint that the mook sent to greet him is too ugly. He spends half the movie with [[AGlassOfChianti a martini glass in his hand]], including when he's traveling down the river in a dinghy. The impracticality of Brown's luxury is spoofed when, after calmly threatening Barney at his deer farm, Brown climbs back in his expensive limo which then can't drive off as it's bogged down in the mud.

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* ManOfWealthAndTaste: Brown's first line is a complaint that the mook sent to greet him is too ugly. He spends half the movie with [[AGlassOfChianti a martini glass in his hand]], including when he's traveling down the river in a dinghy. The impracticality of Brown's luxury is spoofed when, after calmly threatening Barney at his deer farm, Brown climbs back in his expensive limo [[FailedAttemptAtDrama which then can't drive off as it's bogged down in the mud.mud]].
2nd Mar '14 8:48:21 AM fq
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* RareGuns: The only movie (to this troper's knowledge) that shows the AR-10, a 7.62mm Armalite assault rifle that preceded the M16.

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* RareGuns: The Possibly the only movie (to this troper's knowledge) that shows the AR-10, a 7.62mm Armalite assault rifle that preceded the M16.
11th Jan '14 3:04:18 PM JIKTV
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* DamselScrappy: Sally. Though her powerboat skills come in handy towards the end.
4th Apr '13 9:40:27 AM Odon
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* KungFool: A mook catches Barney sneaking up, intent on braining him with a lump of wood. Instead of grabbing his rifle, the mook begins waving his arms about and howling in a highly exaggerated martial arts style. Barney gapes in astonishment then, as the mook turns to deliver a spinning kick, boots him down the mountainside.

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* KungFool: A mook catches Barney sneaking up, intent on braining him with a lump of wood. Instead of grabbing his rifle, the mook begins waving his arms about and [[FunnyBruceLeeNoises howling in a highly exaggerated martial arts style.style]]. Barney gapes in astonishment then, as the mook turns to deliver a spinning kick, boots him down the mountainside.
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