History Film / RaisingArizona

3rd Jan '17 12:07:34 AM jeffreyloonychen
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* SumgSnake: Glen.

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* SumgSnake: SmugSnake: Glen.
2nd Jan '17 12:11:06 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* AssholeVictim: Subverted. We initially think Nathan Arizona is this, and his early dialogue suggests a potential BigBad. When [[spoiler: HI and Ed return his son]] he realises they took him. He refuses to call the cops, genuinely thanks them, and offers them [[PetTheDog uplifting advice]] on starting a family of their own.
** Played straight with Glen, who absolutely deserves the punch in the face he gets.

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* AssholeVictim: Subverted. We initially think Nathan Arizona is this, and his early dialogue suggests a potential BigBad. When [[spoiler: HI and Ed return his son]] he realises they took him. He refuses to call the cops, genuinely thanks them, and offers them [[PetTheDog uplifting advice]] on starting a family of their own.
own. So, earlier in and throughout the movie, Nathan Sr. can qualify as a HeroAntagonist, while Leonard Smalls is the true BigBad.
** Played straight with Glen, [[BadBoss Glen]], who absolutely deserves the punch in the face he gets.



* BadassBiker: Leonard Smalls, to a supernatural degree.

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* BadassBiker: Leonard Smalls, to a [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane supernatural degree.degree]].
* BadBoss: Glen, HI's supervisor.



* {{Corpsing}}: In the scene where Hi, Ed and Dot are sitting at the picnic table discussing raising a healthy baby, Creator/FrancesMcDormand suddenly shouts at an off-camera child actor to take his sister's diaper off his head. Holly Hunter is visibly startled by this and either because of McDormand's line delivery or by this being an unexpected ad-lib, can be seen struggling to compose herself and hide a smile behind her hands.

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* {{Corpsing}}: In the scene where Hi, Ed and Dot are sitting at the picnic table discussing raising a healthy baby, Creator/FrancesMcDormand suddenly shouts at an off-camera child actor to take his sister's diaper off his head. Holly Hunter is visibly startled by this and either because of McDormand's [=McDormand=]'s line delivery or by this being an unexpected ad-lib, can be seen struggling to compose herself and hide a smile behind her hands.



* HeroAntagonist: Nathan Arizona is this all along, his initial angry reaction to his son's kidnapping is completely [[JerkassHasAPoint justified]] [[AngerBornOfWorry due]] [[PapaWolf to]] AdultFear. When Smalls volunteered to find Nathan Jr., Nathan Sr. refuses as Smalls is ObviouslyEvil and initially deduced he is his son's kidnapper, which ironically Smalls intends to do to sell him on the black market after being accused for something he has not done ''yet''.



* MagicalRealism: Definitely. The plot is centered around a fairly mundane love story/kidnapping scheme, but it also involves a bounty hunter who may or may not be a demon from Hell.[[note]]According to HI, "...he was the fury that would be as soon as Florence Arizona found her little Nathan gone."[[/note]] And then there's Hi's tendency to have prophetic and/or clairvoyant dreams, which he doesn't seem to consider unusual.

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* MagicalRealism: MagicalRealism / MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Definitely. The plot is centered around a fairly mundane love story/kidnapping scheme, but it also involves a bounty hunter who may or may not be a demon from Hell.[[note]]According to HI, "...he was the fury that would be as soon as Florence Arizona found her little Nathan gone."[[/note]] And then there's Hi's tendency to have prophetic and/or clairvoyant dreams, which he doesn't seem to consider unusual.


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* SumgSnake: Glen.
17th Dec '16 3:44:09 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* EarlyBirdCameo: H.I. works for [[Film/TheHudsuckerProxy Hudsucker Industries]].
17th Dec '16 3:37:25 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* {{Corpsing}}: In the scene where Hi, Ed and Dot are sitting at the picnic table discussing raising a healthy baby, Creator/FrancesMcDormand suddenly shouts at an off-camera child actor to take his sister's diaper off his head. Holly Hunter is visibly startled by this and either because of McDormand's line delivery or by this being an unexpected ad-lib, can be seen struggling to compose herself and hide a smile behind her hands.


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** The cell block that H.I. is brought into every time he has been arrested and sent to jail is Cell Block 2, which is in Central Unit at Arizona State Prison Complex-Florence. It is also the same cell block that Skip and Harry are imprisoned at in ''Film/StirCrazy''.
** As Hi watches the sun rise on day one with baby Nathan Jr. He says, "Sometimes it's a hard world for the little things". This is taken from Rachel Cooper's observation in ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter'' - "It's a hard world for the little things"
11th Nov '16 3:19:06 PM Morgenthaler
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* BadAss: Nathan Arizona proves himself to be quite formidable when confronted by Leonard Smals. He's completely unimpressed by Small's threats and attempts at intimidation. When Smalls shoots his hand out to catch a fly three inches from Arizona's face, he doesn't even blink.
8th Sep '16 11:36:28 PM Psychadelico
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** He also carries a pair of baby shoes hanging off his belt. Make of that what you will.



* TattooedCrook: H.I. and Leonard Smalls both sport tattoos, including the same Mr. Horsepower tattoo.

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* TattooedCrook: H.I. and Leonard Smalls both sport tattoos, including [[spoiler: the same Mr. Horsepower tattoo.tattoo]].
13th Aug '16 6:24:05 PM Skyreach
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** Played straight with Glen, who absolutely deserves the punch in the face he gets.
29th Jun '16 9:22:26 AM AnotherGuy
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* DreamSequence: H.I. has nightmares about the Biker, and the epilogue of the film is more pleasant dream.

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* DreamSequence: DreamingOfThingsToCome: H.I. has nightmares about the Biker, and the epilogue of the film is more pleasant dream.
5th Jun '16 2:52:49 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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** Nathan Arizona is apparently embarrassed by his ''last'' name-- he was born "Nathan Huffheinz", but claims that he changed his name because nobody would buy furniture from a store called "Unpainted Huffheinz".

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** Nathan Arizona is apparently embarrassed by his ''last'' name-- he was born "Nathan Huffheinz", but and claims that he changed his name because nobody would for marketing reasons:
-->'''Detective:''' "Sir, records show that you were born Nathan Huffheinz; can you tell us why you changed it?"
-->'''Arizona:''' "Yeah. Would you
buy furniture from a store called "Unpainted Huffheinz".'Unpainted ''Huffheinz?'''"
5th Jun '16 2:41:57 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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** Ed. H.I. even claims they named the male baby Ed.

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** Ed.Ed, short for Edwina. H.I. even claims they named the male baby Ed.Ed:
-->"Well, as in 'Edward.' We just like that name."
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