History Film / SecondhandLions

22nd Sep '17 8:57:20 AM yakko
Is there an issue? Send a Message
9th Jul '17 5:36:22 PM Nicolas-1223
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: Stan vs. Jasmine the Lion. Had she not got that fatal heart attack, he likely wouldn't have get out of it alive. Still, he gets a really nasty mauling.]]

to:

* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: Stan vs. Jasmine the Lion. Had she not got that fatal heart attack, he likely wouldn't have get gotten out of it alive. Still, he gets a really nasty mauling.]]
9th Jul '17 5:31:36 PM Nicolas-1223
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BankRobbery: Implied by Stan to be how the uncles got their money. A series of deleted scenes gave further hints that the uncles may have been a set of notorious bandits who robbed banks [[BadSanta while wearing santa suits with fake beards]] to mask their identities.

to:

* BankRobbery: Implied by Stan to be how the uncles got their money. A series of deleted scenes gave further hints that the uncles may have been a set of notorious bandits who robbed banks [[BadSanta while wearing santa Santa suits with fake beards]] to mask their identities.
10th Jun '17 3:15:32 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TemptingFate: In the flashbacks, Hub and Garth arrive in France in ''[[WorldWarOne 1914]]'', but Hub convinces Garth that they'll tour the country "One step ahead of the Germans." [[spoiler: It almost works too, but see PressGanged entry above]].

to:

* TemptingFate: In the flashbacks, Hub and Garth arrive in France in ''[[WorldWarOne ''[[UsefulNotes/WorldWarI 1914]]'', but Hub convinces Garth that they'll tour the country "One step ahead of the Germans." [[spoiler: It almost works too, but see PressGanged entry above]].
18th Apr '17 12:03:28 PM Mdumas43073
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[quoteright:337:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/secondhand_lions01.jpg]]

to:

[[quoteright:337:http://static.[[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/secondhand_lions01.jpg]]



-->--'''Hub'''

to:

-->--'''Hub'''
-->-- '''Hub'''
12th Jan '17 2:05:33 PM BlackSunNocturne
Is there an issue? Send a Message


In this 2003 film set in the 1960s, Walter, played by Creator/HaleyJoelOsment, is dumped off on his great uncles by his ditzy mom, who says she needs some time to herself so she can go to court reporting school. The uncles, Hub (Robert Duvall) and Garth (MichaelCaine), don't like having a 'kid' around cramping their style, but eventually warm to him, and he to them. The uncles are a little...eccentric (they fish by shooting bass with their shotguns, and spend their days chasing off traveling salesmen...with their shotguns), but time proves them to be surprisingly capable foster dads. Walter is awed by Hub's crazy ways, while Garth spins tales of their adventuring days of yore. Are any of the stories true -- including the one about the uncles sitting on a hidden stash of plundered wealth? And how did they afford to buy that lion?

to:

In this 2003 film set in the 1960s, Walter, played by Creator/HaleyJoelOsment, is dumped off on his great uncles by his ditzy mom, who says she needs some time to herself so she can go to court reporting school. The uncles, Hub (Robert Duvall) and Garth (MichaelCaine), (Creator/MichaelCaine), don't like having a 'kid' around cramping their style, but eventually warm to him, and he to them. The uncles are a little...eccentric (they fish by shooting bass with their shotguns, and spend their days chasing off traveling salesmen...with their shotguns), but time proves them to be surprisingly capable foster dads. Walter is awed by Hub's crazy ways, while Garth spins tales of their adventuring days of yore. Are any of the stories true -- including the one about the uncles sitting on a hidden stash of plundered wealth? And how did they afford to buy that lion?



* BadassGrandpa: While not technically Walter's grandfather, Hub can take on four guys a quarter of his age, unarmed and still beat them. Also various enemies of the Foreign Legion, the [[spoiler:Sheikh's army]] & [[spoiler:the Sheikh himself]].
* BadassBoast: "I'm Hub [=McCann=]. I've fought in two World Wars and countless smaller ones on three continents. I led thousands of men into battle with everything from horses and swords to artillery and tanks. I've seen the headwaters of the Nile, and tribes of natives no white man had ever seen before. I've won and lost a dozen fortunes, KILLED MANY MEN and loved only one woman with a passion a FLEA like you could never begin to understand. That's who I am. NOW, GO HOME, BOY!"

to:

* BadassGrandpa: While not technically Walter's grandfather, Hub can take on four guys a quarter of his age, unarmed and still beat them. Also various enemies of the Foreign Legion, the [[spoiler:Sheikh's army]] & [[spoiler:the Sheikh himself]].
himself]]. Hub's BadassBoast is actually the page quote for the trope to boot.
* BadassBoast: From Hub, as he's [[NeckLift choking]] a teenager.
-->
"I'm Hub [=McCann=]. I've fought in two World Wars and countless smaller ones on three continents. I led thousands of men into battle with everything from horses and swords to artillery and tanks. I've seen the headwaters of the Nile, and tribes of natives no white man had ever seen before. I've won and lost a dozen fortunes, KILLED '''KILLED MANY MEN MEN''' and loved only one woman with a passion a FLEA like you could never begin to understand. That's who I am. NOW, '''NOW, GO HOME, BOY!"BOY'''!"
10th Dec '16 7:22:16 AM WiddershinsDaughter
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BullyingTheDragon: The lead-in to the bar fight scene. Hub might be old, but he's a good twice your size, and doesn't look like he's particularly interested in sharing his barbecue, ''or'' amused by your hoodlum antics. Do you ''really'' want to pick a fight with him?

to:

* BullyingTheDragon: BullyingADragon: The lead-in to the bar fight scene. Hub might be old, but he's a good twice your size, and doesn't look like he's particularly interested in sharing his barbecue, ''or'' amused by your hoodlum antics. Do you ''really'' want to pick a fight with him?


Added DiffLines:

* RetiredBadass: The entire point of Hub and Garth.
10th Dec '16 7:21:33 AM WiddershinsDaughter
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* BullyingTheDragon: The lead-in to the bar fight scene. Hub might be old, but he's a good twice your size, and doesn't look like he's particularly interested in sharing his barbecue, ''or'' amused by your hoodlum antics. Do you ''really'' want to pick a fight with him?
23rd Nov '16 9:29:21 PM tv1995
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SiblingTeam: Hub and Garth



----

to:

----
28th Feb '16 9:00:55 PM Mdumas43073
Is there an issue? Send a Message
This list shows the last 10 events of 55. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.SecondhandLions