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10th Jul '16 11:21:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* BrutalHonesty[=/=]BewareTheHonestOnes:
** Rippner claims that he has never lied to Lisa, and he expects Lisa to never lie to him in return, as it would not serve either of them. Lisa lies about her DrinkOrder (before realizing he's evil, and mostly just because he's coming on a bit too strong) and later attempts to thwart his plans twice through dishonesty (lying about writing in the self-help book, pretending to still talk on the phone when the phone lines die out, and then writing a message in the lavatory to try and expose Rippner's plans); with time running out, it boils down to him [[BerserkButton choking]] her for it. [[spoiler:By the end of the film, he tries to kill her for ruining his plans.]]

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* BrutalHonesty[=/=]BewareTheHonestOnes:
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BewareTheHonestOnes: Rippner claims that he has never lied to Lisa, and he expects Lisa to never lie to him in return, as it would not serve either of them. Lisa lies about her DrinkOrder (before realizing he's evil, and mostly just because he's coming on a bit too strong) and later attempts to thwart his plans twice through dishonesty (lying about writing in the self-help book, pretending to still talk on the phone when the phone lines die out, and then writing a message in the lavatory to try and expose Rippner's plans); with time running out, it boils down to him [[BerserkButton choking]] her for it. [[spoiler:By the end of the film, he tries to kill her for ruining his plans.]]



* DarkAndTroubledPast[=/=]MysteriousPast: Lisa's past is both until TheReveal. Rippner's past is the latter, as Lisa learns little about him, although he hints at being a SelfMadeOrphan.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast[=/=]MysteriousPast: %%* DarkAndTroubledPast: Lisa's past is both until TheReveal. Rippner's past is the latter, as Lisa learns little about him, although he hints at being a SelfMadeOrphan.TheReveal.



* MysteriousPast: Rippner's past is the latter, as Lisa learns little about him, although he hints at being a SelfMadeOrphan.



* SamaritanRelationshipStarter[=/=]SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: This is not something Lisa had done for two years (thanks in part to her BrokenBird past), but she decides takes a chance with the seemingly nice guy who helped her out in line earlier and meets him at a bar. Coincidently, they even sit next to each other. Their interactions go swimmingly until their flight takes off, and she discovers that he is [[BeneathTheMask not so nice]].

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* SamaritanRelationshipStarter[=/=]SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: SamaritanRelationshipStarter: This is not something Lisa had done for two years (thanks in part to her BrokenBird past), but she decides takes a chance with the seemingly nice guy who helped her out in line earlier and meets him at a bar. Coincidently, they even sit next to each other. Their interactions go swimmingly until their flight takes off, and she discovers that he is [[BeneathTheMask not so nice]].



* TallDarkAndHandsome[=/=]TallDarkAndSnarky: Rippner.

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* TallDarkAndHandsome[=/=]TallDarkAndSnarky: %%* TallDarkAndHandsome: Rippner.



* TerroristsWithoutACause[=/=]WesternTerrorists: Rippner's employers. They speak Russian amongst themselves, but we never find out what they are about. In contrast, Rippner's character was specifically written as an American.

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* TerroristsWithoutACause[=/=]WesternTerrorists: TerroristsWithoutACause: Rippner's employers. They speak Russian amongst themselves, but we never find out what they are about. In contrast, Rippner's character was specifically written as an American.



* VillainsNeverLie[=/=]WillNotTellALie: Rippner is very clear that he has not lied to Lisa even once despite the hostile situation, and he is hurt that she does lie to him. However, he is in fact ''lying'' when he says this; he tells at least one lie to Lisa on the plane, which puts his entire not-lying status in question. Also, see NoNameGiven.

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* VillainsNeverLie[=/=]WillNotTellALie: VillainsNeverLie: Rippner is very clear that he has not lied to Lisa even once despite the hostile situation, and he is hurt that she does lie to him. However, he is in fact ''lying'' when he says this; he tells at least one lie to Lisa on the plane, which puts his entire not-lying status in question. Also, see NoNameGiven.
10th Jul '16 11:19:08 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[RedHeadedHero Red-Headed Heroine]]
10th Jul '16 11:18:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[HeroStoleMyBike Heroine Stole My Car]]

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* [[HeroStoleMyBike Heroine Stole My Car]]%%* HeroStoleMyBike



* [[IHaveYourWife I Have Your Dad]]

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* [[IHaveYourWife I Have Your Dad]]%%* IHaveYourWife



* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have to Be Flying?]]

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* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have to Be Flying?]]%%* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes
10th Jul '16 11:18:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* AdrenalineMakeover

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* BigBadFriend: Rippner is one to Lisa early on in the film.
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Lisa's father in the end.]]

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* %%* BigBadFriend: Rippner is one to Lisa early on in the film.
* %%* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Lisa's father in the end.]]



* BodyMotifs: Eyes, of course.

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* %%* BodyMotifs: Eyes, of course.



* BrokenBird: [[spoiler:It's revealed that Lisa is one.]]

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* %%* BrokenBird: [[spoiler:It's revealed that Lisa is one.]]



* ChaseScene

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* %%* ChaseScene



* DeadpanSnarker: Rippner.

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Rippner.



* DefiantToTheEnd

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* %%* DefiantToTheEnd



* EarnYourHappyEnding

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* %%* EarnYourHappyEnding



* EpisodeOnAPlane

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* %%* EpisodeOnAPlane



* FalseFriend: Rippner.

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* %%* FalseFriend: Rippner.



* FauxAffablyEvil: Rippner.

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* %%* FauxAffablyEvil: Rippner.



* HannibalLecture

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* %%* HannibalLecture



* HopeSpot: Played with several times.

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* %%* HopeSpot: Played with several times.



* IShallTauntYou
* ImpendingDoomPOV

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* %%* IShallTauntYou
* %%* ImpendingDoomPOV



* ItsPersonal

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* %%* ItsPersonal



* ManipulativeBastard: Rippner.

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* %%* ManipulativeBastard: Rippner.



* MeetCute: An engineered example.

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* %%* MeetCute: An engineered example.



* NotSoDifferent
* AnOfferYouCantRefuse

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* %%* NotSoDifferent
* %%* AnOfferYouCantRefuse



* OnceIsNotEnough: Nicely averted.

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* %%* OnceIsNotEnough: Nicely averted.



* ParentsInDistress

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* %%* ParentsInDistress



* PluckyGirl

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* %%* PluckyGirl



* ProfessionalKiller
* PsychoForHire
* PsychologicalThriller

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* %%* ProfessionalKiller
* %%* PsychoForHire
* %%* PsychologicalThriller



* RaceAgainstTheClock

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* %%* RaceAgainstTheClock



* ThreeActStructure
* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty

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* %%* ThreeActStructure
* %%* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty



* VillainousCrush: Rippner towards Lisa.

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* %%* VillainousCrush: Rippner towards Lisa.



* WomanInWhite: Cynthia.

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* %%* WomanInWhite: Cynthia.
10th Jul '16 11:15:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}:
** Rippner - he's a professional terrorist, it comes with the job.
** Lisa grows into one, [[spoiler:and bests Rippner at it in the climax]].
** And that [[LittleMissBadass young girl]] that tripped Rippner, managing to be a crucial part of [[spoiler:Lisa's escape on the plane]] despite her young age.
6th Jun '16 2:37:51 AM Caswin
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* SayingTooMuch: [[spoiler:Lisa seemed to be -- just barely -- willing to exchange Mr. Keefe's life for her own father's, until Rippner tried to console her and mentioned that by the time the plane landed, ''the Keefes,'' as in the target ''and the rest of his family,'' would be "history".]]
24th Jan '16 6:24:40 AM SeriousBurns
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* TheCutie: Cynthia is not really cut out to deal with customer complaints, as per any character played Jayma Mays.


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* EvilSoundsRaspy: [[spoiler:Jackson after taking a pen to the throat]]
11th Nov '15 8:49:46 PM Angeldeb82
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Mild-mannered hotel manager Lisa Reisert, on her way home from her grandmother's funeral, is seated for an overnight flight next to charming, affable [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper Jackson]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Rippner]]. Over the course of the flight, Rippner reveals himself to be a PsychoForHire acutely interested in Lisa's career... especially with the Secretary of Homeland Security (and his family) staying at her hotel. Trapped in close proximity to Rippner and informed that one of his associates is holding her father (Creator/BrianCox) hostage, Lisa attempts to keep her father safe and stop Rippner's assassination plot.

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Mild-mannered hotel manager Lisa Reisert, on her way home from her grandmother's funeral, is seated for an overnight flight next to charming, affable [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper Jackson]] UsefulNotes/{{Jack|TheRipper}}son [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Rippner]]. Over the course of the flight, Rippner reveals himself to be a PsychoForHire acutely interested in Lisa's career... especially with the Secretary of Homeland Security (and his family) staying at her hotel. Trapped in close proximity to Rippner and informed that one of his associates is holding her father (Creator/BrianCox) hostage, Lisa attempts to keep her father safe and stop Rippner's assassination plot.



* FauxAffablyEvil: Rippner.
* AnOfferYouCantRefuse



* BeneathTheMask: Rippner is charming when he wants to be, but the entire thing is a charade and not his real self. Once he reveals what a bad person he is, he doesn't bother to maintain the facade around Lisa, and it's completely gone by the [[VillainousBreakdown end.]]

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* BeneathTheMask: Rippner is charming when he wants to be, but the entire thing is a charade and not his real self. Once he reveals what a bad person he is, he doesn't bother to maintain the facade around Lisa, and it's completely gone by the [[VillainousBreakdown end.]]end]].



* FauxAffablyEvil: Rippner.



* FlawExploitation: Well, they are not a MindGameShip for nothing. Rippner uses Lisa's father to blackmail her and her DarkAndTroubledPast to render her to a breaking point, but when Lisa later turns the table and uses Rippner's loss of control of the situation against him, it results in his [[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown.]]

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* FlawExploitation: Well, they are not a MindGameShip for nothing. Rippner uses Lisa's father to blackmail her and her DarkAndTroubledPast to render her to a breaking point, but when Lisa later turns the table and uses Rippner's loss of control of the situation against him, it results in his [[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown.]][[spoiler:VillainousBreakdown]].



* FreezeFrameBonus: Not exactly a bonus, but when Lisa [[spoiler:[[CrowningMomentofAwesome stabs Rippner in the throat with the pen]]]], it can still be seen in her hand after the fact.
* GenreSavvy: Lisa is GenreSavvy when she checks the shower. [[spoiler:[[RedHerring Turns out he is not there]].]]

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* FreezeFrameBonus: Not exactly a bonus, but when Lisa [[spoiler:[[CrowningMomentofAwesome [[spoiler:[[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome stabs Rippner in the throat with the pen]]]], it can still be seen in her hand after the fact.
* GenreSavvy: Lisa is GenreSavvy when she checks the shower. [[spoiler:[[RedHerring Turns out he is not there]].]]there.]]]]



* HeroicBSOD: The lavatory scene was Lisa's moment of defeat. It is only when Rippner says "thank for the quickie" that he [[NiceJobFixingItVillain unintentionally brings back Lisa's determination to stop him]] [[spoiler: by invoking the memory of her rape, which she promised herself she would never let happen again.]] The moment when Rippner gets scolded by the Older Flight Attendant while leaving the lavatory is when [[spoiler:Lisa is (off-screen) getting the pen she will stab Rippner with.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: The lavatory scene was Lisa's moment of defeat. It is only when Rippner says "thank for the quickie" that he [[NiceJobFixingItVillain unintentionally brings back Lisa's determination to stop him]] [[spoiler: by invoking the memory of her rape, which she promised herself she would never let happen again.]] again]]. The moment when Rippner gets scolded by the Older Flight Attendant while leaving the lavatory is when [[spoiler:Lisa is (off-screen) getting the pen she will stab Rippner with.]]with]].



* IJustWantToBeNormal: Craven reveals in the commentary that Rippner secretly desires normality in his life beyond his shady dealings, which includes his attraction towards Lisa, who he knows is someone [[IJustWantToBeLoved he can never have]] in his life.

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* IJustWantToBeNormal: Craven reveals in the commentary that Rippner secretly desires normality in his life beyond his shady dealings, which includes his attraction towards Lisa, who he knows is someone [[IJustWantToBeLoved he can never have]] have in his life.



* ImprovisedWeapon: There are several improvised weaponry used in the film (two chairs, a vase, a fire extinguisher, a plate, [[spoiler:a BrokenHeel]], a field hockey stick), but the most memorable weapon was [[spoiler:[[ThePenIsMightier a pen]].]]

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* ImprovisedWeapon: There are several improvised weaponry used in the film (two chairs, a vase, a fire extinguisher, a plate, [[spoiler:a BrokenHeel]], a field hockey stick), but the most memorable weapon was [[spoiler:[[ThePenIsMightier a pen]].]]pen]]]].



* LoveMakesYouEvil: Never mind that he was evil to begin with ([[AlternateCharacterInterpretation as far as we know]]), but the realization that he will never have someone like Lisa in his life, and that his plans are deteriorating because of her, does send Rippner [[PsychoForHire over]] [[RevengeBeforeReason the]] [[VillainousBreakdown edge]].

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* LoveMakesYouEvil: Never mind that he was evil to begin with ([[AlternateCharacterInterpretation ([[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation as far as we know]]), but the realization that he will never have someone like Lisa in his life, and that his plans are deteriorating because of her, does send Rippner [[PsychoForHire over]] [[RevengeBeforeReason the]] [[VillainousBreakdown edge]].



** [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper Jackson]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Rippner]].

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** [[UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper Jackson]] UsefulNotes/{{Jack|TheRipper}}son [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Rippner]].Rippner.]]



* MoodWhiplash: Lisa and Rippner start off [[SamaritanRelationshipStarter light and flirty]] until Rippner reveals his not-so-friendly [[ProfessionalKiller profession]]. See NeverTrustATrailer.

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* MoodWhiplash: Lisa and Rippner start off [[SamaritanRelationshipStarter light and flirty]] until Rippner reveals his not-so-friendly [[ProfessionalKiller profession]].{{profession|alKiller}}. See NeverTrustATrailer.



* NoKillLikeOverkill: The WeaponOfChoice for the assassination of Keefe and his entire family? [[{{BFG}} An anti-tank missile]].



* AnOfferYouCantRefuse



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Lisa delivers one to Rippner in their final confrontation by [[spoiler:telling him that his plans have failed, Keefe and his family (as well as her father) are safe, and that he has lost.]] She even uses an IronicEcho and his infamous nickname "Jack." Rippner is not pleased.
* RedHeadedHeroine

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Lisa delivers one to Rippner in their final confrontation by [[spoiler:telling him that his plans have failed, Keefe and his family (as well as her father) are safe, and that he has lost.]] lost]]. She even uses an IronicEcho and his infamous nickname "Jack." Rippner is not pleased.
* RedHeadedHeroine[[RedHeadedHero Red-Headed Heroine]]



* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: The WeaponOfChoice for the assassination of Keefe and his entire family? [[{{BFG}} An anti-tank missile.]]



* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Flying?]]

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* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To to Be Flying?]]
31st Aug '15 10:09:13 AM JBK405
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: The blond woman who flirts with Rippner on the plane. She's not necessarily unattractive, but Rippner ignores her in favor of Lisa.
** In a sense, Rippner is an odd form of this for Lisa. She's initially attracted to him, but as he reveals himself to be a cold-hearted killer, she naturally becomes repelled by him. He still seems genuinely interested in her, though.
7th Jun '15 11:27:01 AM eliaskelham
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* AffablyEvil: Rippner, at first.

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* AffablyEvil: Rippner, at first.FauxAffablyEvil: Rippner.


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*BigBadFriend: Rippner is one to Lisa early on in the film.
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