History Film / SilverStreak

23rd Apr '16 1:08:17 AM Mdumas43073
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A 1976 comedy/action/mystery film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Creator/GeneWilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Creator/RichardPryor.

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A 1976 comedy/action/mystery film directed by Arthur Hiller Hiller, written by Colin Higgins, and starring Creator/GeneWilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Creator/RichardPryor.
23rd Apr '16 1:03:41 AM Mdumas43073
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!!Tropes:

* BerserkButton: Grover's reaction to Devereau dropping the N-Bomb on him...priceless!

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!!Tropes:

!!Tropes seen in ''Silver Streak'':

* BerserkButton: Grover's reaction to Devereau dropping the N-Bomb on him... priceless!
23rd Apr '16 1:03:11 AM Mdumas43073
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25th Mar '16 11:17:47 AM akih08
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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Grover, a car thief that George encounters and helps free from arrest about halfway through the film, goes out of his way to help George rescue Hilly instead of simply thinking about his own freedom.
25th Mar '16 11:13:39 AM akih08
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** Doubles as a PrecisionFStrike.
24th Feb '16 6:29:33 PM Mdumas43073
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This was the first time Wilder and Pryor worked together, and they would make three more movies together.

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This was the first time of four films that Wilder and Pryor worked together, and they would make three more movies appeared in together.
24th Feb '16 6:28:54 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1976 comedy/action/mystery film starring Creator/GeneWilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Creator/RichardPryor.

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A 1976 comedy/action/mystery film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Creator/GeneWilder, Jill Clayburgh, and Creator/RichardPryor.
24th Feb '16 6:28:15 PM Mdumas43073
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Creator/NorthByNorthwest'', which the director of ''Silver Streak'' admired.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Creator/NorthByNorthwest'', which the this film's director of ''Silver Streak'' (Arthur Hiller) and screenwriter (Colin Higgins) admired.
24th Feb '16 6:23:36 PM Mdumas43073
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* ThoseTwoActors: The first of four team-ups between Wilder and Pryor.
24th Feb '16 6:22:39 PM Mdumas43073
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Down to a brief appearance of a Volkswagen Thing!
** Also George and most of the other male characters wear bell bottom pants, which completely date the movie as made in the 1970s.
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