History Film / SpyHard

18th Nov '16 4:00:20 PM igordebraga
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%%* FauxActionGirl: Barbara Dahl.

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%%* * FauxActionGirl: Barbara Dahl.Dahl infiltrates Rancor's base, only to be captured and become the DamselInDistress.



* FunnyBruceLeeNoises: Done by Steele fighting a would-be assassin in his hotel.



* ShesGotLegs: Parodied. Even the credits note "Ms. Sheridans's Stand-Out: Her Legs"

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* ShesGotLegs: Parodied. Even Veronika Ukrinsky appears to be introduced by a pan-up of her legs, until she appears in the middle of a statue of legs. That being said, the filmmakers still play the trope straight with her, and even the credits note "Ms. Sheridans's Stand-Out: Her Legs"



%%* SpySpeak

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%%* SpySpeak* SpySpeak: Parodied as Steele meets Kabul - until the driver saying his name makes him stump.
*StealthPun: Barbara Dahl = Barbie Doll.



%%* TheTapeKnewYouWouldSayThat

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%%* TheTapeKnewYouWouldSayThat* TheTapeKnewYouWouldSayThat: Played straight when Rancor's tape arrives... And deconstructed as Steele watches the same tape while away, leading him to do the questions the tape expected with delay.
22nd Oct '16 4:02:55 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* MsFanservice: Agent 3.14 spends the entire film running around in very short, tight skirts and minidresses. While Steele is looking at her crucially important pendant he becomes distracted by her... upper chest area.

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* MsFanservice: Agent 3.14 spends the entire film running around in very short, tight skirts and minidresses. While Steele is looking at her crucially important pendant he becomes distracted by her... upper chest area.



* NunTooHoly: ... but they will {{m|oreDakka}}ake ''you'' hole-y.

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* NunTooHoly: ... but they will {{m|oreDakka}}ake ''you'' hole-y.



** Partial example with the spoof sequence of ''Film/TrueLies'', given that that was ''itself'' a comedic and near-parodic take on spy action films- though, to be fair, it was much, much more of an Action film than this movie.

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** Partial example with the spoof sequence of ''Film/TrueLies'', ''Film/TrueLies,'' given that that was ''itself'' a comedic and near-parodic take on spy action films- though, films--though, to be fair, it was much, much more of an Action action film than this movie.
22nd Oct '16 4:00:17 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* MadeOfExplodium: Music/WeirdAlYankovic's head, after holding the final note of the title theme for about two minutes. Possibly a [[ActorAllusion Musician Allusion]] to Music/TomJones- obviously a parody of ''Film/{{Thunderball}}'', but may be a reference to the fact that Tom Jones actually ''passed out'' when holding that famous last note.
* MasterOfDisguise: [[DaChief The Chief]] disguises himself as all sorts of furniture throughout his office- he calls it "the ancient art of Origatze".

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* MadeOfExplodium: Music/WeirdAlYankovic's head, after holding the final note of the title theme for about two minutes. Possibly a [[ActorAllusion Musician Allusion]] to Music/TomJones- obviously Music/TomJones--obviously a parody of ''Film/{{Thunderball}}'', ''Film/{{Thunderball}},'' but may be a reference to the fact that Tom Jones actually ''passed out'' when holding that famous last note.
* MasterOfDisguise: [[DaChief The Chief]] disguises himself as all sorts of furniture throughout his office- he office--he calls it "the ancient art of Origatze".Origatze."
22nd Oct '16 3:57:23 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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** Steele has a flashback of the first time he met an agent with whom he is speaking: less than thirty seconds earlier.

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** Steele has a flashback of the first time he met an agent with whom he is speaking: speaking, less than thirty seconds earlier.
22nd Oct '16 3:56:14 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Kabul is far worse- Ray Charles is blind; Kabul doesn't even ''look'' the first time he and Steel meet. Shortly after, he runs over a womans foot...then asks for her phone-number, like he did it on ''purpose''. He later takes his hands off the wheel of an ambulance.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Kabul is far worse- Ray worse--Ray Charles is blind; Kabul doesn't even ''look'' the first time he and Steel meet. Shortly after, he runs over a womans woman's foot...then asks for her phone-number, phone number, like he did it on ''purpose''. ''purpose.'' He later takes his hands off the wheel of an ambulance.
18th Oct '16 4:49:11 PM igordebraga
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** The end ones, following the ''Naked Gun'' tradition, have jokes such as "Horse Translator ... DoctorDolittle", "Gorgeous Blonde's Phone Number: Still Trying To Get It" and "Kung Fu Grip: G.I. Joe".



%%* ShesGotLegs: Parodied.
%%** Played straight with Barbara Dahl.

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%%* * ShesGotLegs: Parodied.
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Parodied. Even the credits note "Ms. Sheridans's Stand-Out: Her Legs"
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Played straight with Barbara Dahl.
18th Oct '16 4:31:44 PM igordebraga
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* TheCameo: Creator/MrT, Music/RayCharles, Pat Morita, HulkHogan and many, many others.

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* TheCameo: Creator/MrT, Music/RayCharles, [[Film/TheKarateKid Pat Morita, Morita]], HulkHogan and many, many others.



* JunglesSoundLikeKookaburras: Parodied. As a spy sneaks into a secret base in a Caribbean jungle, a bunch of jungle sounds can be heard, including the kookaburra call. Then the camera moves to the side a little, where we see that a guard is making all these sounds, while reading from a book: ''The Cries of Common Jungle Animals''.

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* JunglesSoundLikeKookaburras: JunglesSoundLikeKookaburras \ NoisyNature: Parodied. As a spy sneaks into a secret base in a Caribbean jungle, a bunch of jungle sounds can be heard, including the kookaburra call. Then the camera moves to the side a little, where we see that a guard is making all these sounds, while reading from a book: ''The Cries of Common Jungle Animals''.



%%* NoisyNature: Parodied.



* RunningGag: A jogger is frequently injured during the film. Also the guy who keeps getting hit in the chest with arrows and knives.

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* RunningGag: A jogger is frequently injured during the film. Also [[UnluckyExtra the guy who keeps getting hit in the chest with arrows and knives.]]



* SensualSlavs: Veronika Ukrinsky, Russian agent and FemmeFatale.



%%* TakeMyHand

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%%* TakeMyHand* TakeMyHand: Done in a spoof of ''Film/CliffHanger''.



--> '''Thug 1:''' This is for Film/GettingEvenWithDad.

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--> '''Thug 1:''' [[AndThisIsFor This is for for]] Film/GettingEvenWithDad.


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* ToiletHumor: Done parodying the horse chase of ''True Lies''.
2nd Oct '16 9:09:01 PM DrOO7
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Added DiffLines:

* FunnyBackgroundEvent: During the intro sequence (which is parodying that of ''Film/{{Thunderball}}'', two of the female silhouettes bump into each other and begin fighting.
28th Sep '16 7:21:31 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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The film was clearly aiming for the Zucker-Abrams-Zucker style of RapidFireComedy, but fell short and probably suffered from comparisons to the still-recent ''Film/TheNakedGun'' films, the last of which was released just two years before this flick. Still, it has its moments; and it's ''Film/CitizenKane'' compared to the movies that Creator/SeltzerAndFriedberg would go on to direct themselves. This makes a lot more sense when you consider it was Jason Friedberg's dad, ''Rick'' Friedberg, who both directed and wrote the final screenplay, proving the old adage that talent tends to skip a generation -- not that ol' Rick was a movie genius either.

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The film was clearly aiming for the Zucker-Abrams-Zucker style of RapidFireComedy, but fell short and probably suffered from comparisons to the still-recent ''Film/TheNakedGun'' films, the last of which was released just two years before this flick. Still, it has its moments; and it's ''Film/CitizenKane'' compared to the movies that Creator/SeltzerAndFriedberg would go on to direct themselves. This makes a lot more sense when you consider it was Jason Friedberg's dad, ''Rick'' Friedberg, who both directed and wrote the final screenplay, proving the old adage that talent tends to skip a generation -- not that although ol' Rick was wasn't that much of a movie genius either.
28th Sep '16 7:20:40 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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The film was clearly aiming for the Zucker-Abrams-Zucker style of RapidFireComedy, but fell short and probably suffered from comparisons to the still-recent ''Film/TheNakedGun'' films, the last of which was released just two years before this flick. Still, it has its moments; and it's ''Film/CitizenKane'' compared to the movies that Creator/SeltzerAndFriedberg would go on to direct themselves. This makes a lot more sense when you consider it was Jason Friedberg's dad, ''Rick'' Friedberg, who both directed and wrote the final screenplay, proving the old adage that talent tends to skip a generation. (Not saying ol' Rick was a movie genius either).

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The film was clearly aiming for the Zucker-Abrams-Zucker style of RapidFireComedy, but fell short and probably suffered from comparisons to the still-recent ''Film/TheNakedGun'' films, the last of which was released just two years before this flick. Still, it has its moments; and it's ''Film/CitizenKane'' compared to the movies that Creator/SeltzerAndFriedberg would go on to direct themselves. This makes a lot more sense when you consider it was Jason Friedberg's dad, ''Rick'' Friedberg, who both directed and wrote the final screenplay, proving the old adage that talent tends to skip a generation. (Not saying generation -- not that ol' Rick was a movie genius either).
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