History Film / SnakeEyes

12th Sep '15 7:35:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* LuckySeven: Referenced by Santoro when he sees the {{Pit Girl|s}} holding the sign for the 7th round in the boxing fight. She later unwittingly distracts Santoro when the Secretary of Defense is assassinated at the match, so she's probably not a very good token.
5th Sep '15 5:44:03 PM eliaskelham
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* HannibalHasAPoint: [[spoiler:kevin]] tells Nick step-by-step what would happen if he succeeded in playing the hero. How he would be praised at first, until they found out about his corrupt past. He was right.
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* HannibalHasAPoint: [[spoiler:kevin]] [[spoiler:Kevin]] tells Nick step-by-step what would happen if he succeeded in playing the hero. How he would be praised at first, until they found out about his corrupt past. He was right.
31st Jul '15 7:19:04 AM Morgenthaler
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Grammar.
* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:The best friend of Rick Santoro turns out being a WellIntentionedExtremist with blood on his hands.]]
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* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:The best friend of Rick Santoro turns out being to be a WellIntentionedExtremist with blood on his hands.]]
31st Jul '15 7:18:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled Better To Die Than Be Arrested]]: At the end of the movie, [[spoiler:the BigBad shoots himself rather than be taken alive or shot by the police]].
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* [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled Better To Die Than Be Arrested]]: BetterToDieThanBeKilled: At the end of the movie, [[spoiler:the BigBad shoots himself rather than be taken alive or shot by the police]].
31st Jul '15 7:16:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* PitGirls: Rick Santoro (Nic Cage) flirts with one of these who's holding the card fo round #7 before the big fight. She calls him on his phone during a vital moment, unfortunately distracting him when the Secretary of Defense, who was seated near him, is assassinated by a sniper.
20th Jan '15 6:16:33 PM Xander152
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* ConspiracyThriller: A very [[Creator/BrianDePalma stylized]] one, too.
20th Jan '15 6:15:50 PM Xander152
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* [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled Better To Die Than Be Arrested]]: At the end of the movie, [[spoiler:the BigBad shoots himself rather than be taken alive or shot by the police]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Rick Santoro solves the conspiracy, most of the conspirators - including the mastermind - wind up dead, and he even gets the girl. But the media uncovers his corruption and he's set to do jail time at the end, but only for a couple of years.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Dunne at the end of the movie.]]
14th Oct '14 5:42:06 AM lorgskyegon
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** Subverted in the end. She was in on it with Dunne.
18th Aug '14 6:16:26 PM 1upmushroom
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* CoversAlwaysLie: Rick Santoro spends the entire movie in a beige colored jacket, but the cover has him wear a purple jacket.
15th Jul '14 4:21:42 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: The best friend of Rick Santoro turns out being a WellIntentionedExtremist with blood on his hands.]]
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* [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: The BigBadFriend: [[spoiler:The best friend of Rick Santoro turns out being a WellIntentionedExtremist with blood on his hands.]]
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