History Film / ShootEmUp

23rd Nov '15 6:10:00 PM Qube
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* CharacterTic: As explained in the commentary, ''every'' character in the movie has at least one small quirk that sets them apart from the other characters, from Smith's carrots, to the Lone Man's constant gun-polishing. Hell, even the little old lady who runs the pawn shop, from whom Smith and DQ buy bullets and a bullet-proof respectively, has a thing for watches.
23rd Nov '15 6:02:18 PM Qube
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* RubeGoldbergDevice: In order to get into the AbandonedWarehouse he's using as a home, Smith takes a rat out of a cage, removes a brick from the wall and pushes the rat inside. The rat runs down a tunnel into a wire basket on a pulley which drops from the weight, pushing down a latch to open the door.
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* RubeGoldbergDevice: In order to get into the AbandonedWarehouse he's using as a home, Smith takes a rat out of a cage, removes a brick from the wall and pushes the rat inside. The rat runs down a tunnel into a wire basket on a pulley which drops from the weight, pushing down a latch to open the door. Seems odd on its own, but it fits with Smith's "Bugs Bunny" allusion, detailed below.
14th Nov '15 11:37:03 PM nombretomado
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The film exists to show gunfights in every conceivable situation, from high-speed chases to [[CoitusUninterruptus mid-sex]] to mid-''skydiving''. Heck, it might as well be called ''Guns: The Movie'' because that's really the main focus of the film. The plot is secondary to [[AffectionateParody meta-humor]] and ''really'' over-the-top action sequences. No, we mean '''''really''''' over-the-top. RogerEbert commented: "''I may disapprove of a movie for [[WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief going too far]], and yet have a sneaky regard for a movie that goes [[CrossesTheLineTwice much, much farther than merely too far.]]''" By one count, Smith kills over one hundred and twenty people over the course of the film.
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The film exists to show gunfights in every conceivable situation, from high-speed chases to [[CoitusUninterruptus mid-sex]] to mid-''skydiving''. Heck, it might as well be called ''Guns: The Movie'' because that's really the main focus of the film. The plot is secondary to [[AffectionateParody meta-humor]] and ''really'' over-the-top action sequences. No, we mean '''''really''''' over-the-top. RogerEbert Creator/RogerEbert commented: "''I may disapprove of a movie for [[WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief going too far]], and yet have a sneaky regard for a movie that goes [[CrossesTheLineTwice much, much farther than merely too far.]]''" By one count, Smith kills over one hundred and twenty people over the course of the film.
19th Oct '15 7:42:56 PM GiantSpaceChinchilla
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* SmartGun: Mr. Hertz equips his men with pistols equipped with thumbprint sensors.
5th Oct '15 11:16:15 AM StFan
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* HumanShield: Smith uses one of the paratroopers as one to protect himself against another one.

* MeatShield: Smith uses one of the paratroopers as one to protect himself against another one.
20th Sep '15 4:02:11 PM Exxolon
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!!!If you were looking for the VideoGame genre, go [[ShootEmUp here]].
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!!!If ->''If you were looking for the VideoGame genre, go [[ShootEmUp here]]. here]].''
13th Jul '15 6:14:23 AM foxley
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* BadassAndBaby: The whole plot is about TheGunslinger Smith trying to keep the baby whose mother's murder he witnessed out of the villains' hands.
21st Jun '15 4:43:18 PM Dannykat
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* LawOfInverseRecoil: Hertz' Deagle should rip off his lower arm and send it flying a few feet backwards when fired one-handed, yet this HandCannon doesn't have any recoil whatsoever.
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* LawOfInverseRecoil: Hertz' Deagle Hertz's Desert Eagle should rip off his lower arm and send it flying a few feet backwards when fired one-handed, yet this HandCannon doesn't have any recoil whatsoever.
11th Jun '15 9:25:13 PM theredlongitude
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* BottomlessMagazines: Frequently hilariously averted. Well, okay, Hertz' gun has six shots when the clip of a real Desert Eagle .50 AE can only hold five.
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* BottomlessMagazines: Frequently hilariously averted. Well, okay, Inverted that Hertz' gun has six shots when the clip magazine of a real Desert Eagle .50 AE can only hold five.seven, plus one in the chamber.
14th May '15 11:48:57 PM erforce
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* TakeThat: The very first gun that Smith uses in the movie, a Walther PPK, jams, and he calls it a "piece of crap." Clive Owen, the actor who plays Smith, was briefly considered to play Film/JamesBond in ''Film/CasinoRoyale''. Bond's signature weapon is a Walther PPK.
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* TakeThat: The very first gun that Smith uses in the movie, a Walther PPK, jams, and he calls it a "piece of crap." Clive Owen, the actor who plays Smith, was briefly considered to play Film/JamesBond in ''Film/CasinoRoyale''.''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Bond's signature weapon is a Walther PPK.
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