History Film / StTrinians

24th May '16 2:07:04 PM Circeus
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* UnflinchingWalk: The unexpected explosion of the shack that formally initiates the surprise visit to St Trinian, while it causes a gaggle of jhournalist to crouch and jump in fear, doesn't seem to faze Thwaites whatsoever.
24th May '16 2:00:32 PM Circeus
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* OneGenderSchool: Only females. The only males who regularly are on the campus are the very put-upon Bursar and Flash.

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* OneGenderSchool: Only females. The school only involves two males who regularly are on (the bursar and the campus are the very put-upon Bursar and Flash.art teacher).
15th May '16 3:48:38 AM erforce
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The franchise would have to wait 27 more years before a new film came out, this time simply called ''St. Trinian's'' (''St. Trinian's School for (Bad) Girls'' in DVD release). In this one, the school is threatened with foreclosure by the bank and the ultra-conservative Minister of Education. Faced with threats from all sides, the girls decide to pull off the biggest heist ever concocted by a bunch of teenagers. This one features Creator/ColinFirth as the Minister of Education, and thus avoids the CelebrityParadox by making jokes about ''Film/AnotherCountry'', ''Film/PrideAndPrejudice'' and ''Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring''. It's also notable for having Colin Firth and Rupert Everett perform "Love is in the Air" over the end credits. There was also a poorly-received (though not bad) sequel, ''St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold'', in 2009 (featuring former Series/DoctorWho star David Tennant as the villain). A third film is planned.

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The franchise would have to wait 27 more years before a new film came out, this time simply called ''St. Trinian's'' (''St. Trinian's School for (Bad) Girls'' in DVD release). In this one, the school is threatened with foreclosure by the bank and the ultra-conservative Minister of Education. Faced with threats from all sides, the girls decide to pull off the biggest heist ever concocted by a bunch of teenagers. This one features Creator/ColinFirth as the Minister of Education, and thus avoids the CelebrityParadox by making jokes about ''Film/AnotherCountry'', ''Film/PrideAndPrejudice'' and ''Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring''. It's also notable for having Colin Firth and Rupert Everett perform "Love is in the Air" over the end credits. There was also a poorly-received (though not bad) sequel, ''St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold'', ''Film/StTrinians2TheLegendOfFrittonsGold'', in 2009 (featuring former Series/DoctorWho ''Series/DoctorWho'' star David Tennant Creator/DavidTennant as the villain). A third film is planned.



* AbortedArc: Roxy's role in the second film. She's given a lot of focus at the start, which includes the students fawning over her and arguing about which group she's going to join, but then she just falls out of focus. She barely even speaks in the second half of the film.

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* AbortedArc: Roxy's role in the second film. She's given a lot of focus at the start, which includes the students fawning over her and arguing about which group she's going to join, but then she just falls out of focus. She barely even speaks in the second half of the film.



* BlackAndGrayMorality: In an oddly comic way. The girls are criminal Karmic Houdini's who should be in juvenile detention at the very least. In spite of this they are usually not as bad as their enemies, and they are loyal to their friends and their school. Whatever they get up to is however usually very funny as well.

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* BlackAndGrayMorality: In an oddly comic way. The girls are criminal [[KarmicHoudini Karmic Houdini's Houdini]]s who should be in juvenile detention at the very least. In spite of this they are usually not as bad as their enemies, and they are loyal to their friends and their school. Whatever they get up to is however usually very funny as well.



* CelebrityParadox: When looking at ''The Girl With A Pearl Earring'', one girl comments that Colin Firth was justified in wanting to shag her.

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* CelebrityParadox: When looking at ''The Girl With A Pearl Earring'', one girl comments that Colin Firth Creator/ColinFirth (who plays Geoffrey) was justified in [[Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring wanting to shag her.her]].



* DemonicPossession: Annabelle in ''St. Trinian's: The Legend Of Fritton's Gold'' gets possessed by her ancestor Captain Fritton. There is no real point to this scene, other then having the other girls scream, making the Emo do an exorcism, damaging Annabelle's self-esteem, and getting the second half of the clue.



* FakeBand: The Banned of St. Trinian's are featured in the 2009 film. As the DVD reveals, the actresses playing the band recorded the vocals for the two songs they're show performing. (A member of Girls Aloud, Sarah Harding, is a lead cast member in the second film, but does not perform with this group.)



* HeManWomanHater: In the 2009 film, an entire organization exists for hating women. Both Lord and [[IdenticalGrandson Sir Piers]] Pomfrey's motivations are solely because of this as well.



* JumpScare: Played for laughs, but a jump nevertheless, one of these happens in the 2009 film when Colin Firth's character encounters a possessed Annabelle returning to the school.
* KarmaHoudini: The girls are guilty of everything from forgery to kidnapping, but never seem to get into any real trouble.

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* JumpScare: Played for laughs, but a jump nevertheless, one of these happens in the 2009 film when Colin Firth's character encounters a possessed Annabelle returning to the school.
* KarmaHoudini: The girls are guilty of everything from forgery to kidnapping, but never seem to get into any real trouble.



* LastSecondWordSwap: In the 2009 film, Geoffrey nearly calls the girls "bitches" during a tirade [[spoiler: to gain Pomfrey's trust]], but can't bring himself to do so, saying "minxes" instead.



* LowerClassLout: The 2007 film has a clique of chavs. By the next film, they've become rude girls.

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* LowerClassLout: The 2007 film has a clique of chavs. By the next film, they've become rude girls.



** In the ''Legend of Fritton's Gold'', the first scene with the policeman saying "They're back," is similar to the first scene of ''Belles ''. The travelling montage is very similar to that used in ''Blue Murder''.
* NaiveNewcomer: Annabelle when she first shows up at school and comes around to being a full fledged St. Trinian's girl by the time the first half of the movie is over.

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* NaiveNewcomer:
** In the ''Legend of Fritton's Gold'', the first scene with the policeman saying "They're back," is similar to the first scene of ''Belles ''. The travelling montage is very similar to that used in ''Blue Murder''.
* NaiveNewcomer:
Annabelle when she first shows up at school and comes around to being a full fledged St. Trinian's girl by the time the first half of the movie is over.



* PirateGirl: Pirate Fritton from ''St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold''. [[spoiler: The entire school briefly borrows a pirate ship in order to get the proof Shakespeare was a girl.]]



* SamusIsAGirl: "That Sea Dog, was a she dog." Pirate Fritton ([[spoiler:who is William Shakespeare]]) is a woman. Unlike other examples of this trope, this is blatantly obvious from the get-go.[[note]]Unless you're familiar with [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Captain Jack Sparrow]] and his campy manners...[[/note]]



** Similarly, there are a number of shoutouts surrounding "The Girl With A Pearl Earring", starting with Colin Firth's role in the 2003 film of the same name, the explicit reference to Colin Firth wanting to shag her, and Chelsea initially thinking that the idea is to "steal Scarlett Johansson''.
** To ''TheItalianJob'', when the twins use a little too much explosive during the heist rehearsal.

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** Similarly, there are a number of shoutouts surrounding "The Girl With A Pearl Earring", starting with Colin Firth's Creator/ColinFirth's role in the [[Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring 2003 film of the same name, name]], the explicit reference to Colin Firth wanting to shag her, and Chelsea initially thinking that the idea is to "steal Scarlett Johansson''.
** To ''TheItalianJob'', ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'', when the twins use a little too much explosive during the heist rehearsal.



** A deleted scene has the girls running a FightClub, which of course no one talks about.

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** A deleted scene has the girls running a FightClub, Film/FightClub, which of course no one talks about.



* SweetPollyOliver: Half the main case of ''St. Trinian's 2'' dress as guys to infiltrate a boy's school. Disturbingly, several of the girls look more convincing as guys than some of the male actors cast to play the male students, including one who comes off as a dead ringer for Leonardo [=DiCaprio=], and another who is so handsome as a boy one of the St. Trinian's girls accidentally takes a shine to "him" before realising who she is.



* UncannyFamilyResemblance: in both the original film and the reboot. In ''The Belles of St. Trinian's'', Millicent and Clarence Fritton were both played by Alastair Sim. In the reboot film, Camilla and Carnaby Fritton were both played by Rupert Everett. Also Sir Piers Pomfrey and Lord Pomfrey were both played by David Tennant.
* UpToEleven: Fritton's Gold features an amp that does this.

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* UncannyFamilyResemblance: in both the original film and the reboot. In ''The Belles of St. Trinian's'', Millicent and Clarence Fritton were both played by Alastair Sim. In the reboot film, Camilla and Carnaby Fritton were both played by Rupert Everett. Also Sir Piers Pomfrey and Lord Pomfrey were both played by David Tennant.\n* UpToEleven: Fritton's Gold features an amp that does this.



* WritersCannotDoMath: One scene in the 2007 film had ''Stephen Fry'' award points to a team for concluding that the volume of a sphere is πr[[superscript:3]]. A fourteen-year-old could probably tell you that it's (4πr[[superscript:3]])/3.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Several senior girls.

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* WritersCannotDoMath: One scene in the 2007 film had ''Stephen Fry'' ''Creator/StephenFry'' award points to a team for concluding that the volume of a sphere is πr[[superscript:3]]. A fourteen-year-old could probably tell you that it's (4πr[[superscript:3]])/3.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Several Worn by several senior girls.girls.
15th May '16 1:33:17 AM Laevatein
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* VillainSong: If you do view the students as {{Villain Protagonist}}s, the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-Yt9FOkxuk St. Trinian's Chant]] would be this. It fits pretty well in any case, with the girls revelling in the mayhem they cause.
11th May '16 6:41:18 PM Laevatein
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** A deleted scene has the girls running a FightClub, which of course no one talks about.
10th Dec '15 1:20:03 PM AgProv
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* {{Blackface}}: In the ''Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery'' Frankie Howerd's character gets a face full of soot, which he then uses to impersonate a Pakistani worker (with a dreadful accent) to evade capture.

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* {{Blackface}}: In the ''Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery'' Frankie Howerd's Creator/FrankieHowerd's character gets a face full of soot, which he then uses to impersonate a Pakistani worker (with a dreadful accent) to evade capture.
15th Nov '15 5:15:29 AM Aruu
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* AbortedArc: Roxy's role in the second film. She's given a lot of focus at the start, which includes the students fawning over her and arguing about which group she's going to join, but then she just falls out of focus. She barely even speaks in the second half of the film.
14th Nov '15 5:09:31 PM VampireBuddha
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** On the way to the School Challenge final, the camera lingers on the visible tops of Annabelle's stockings. The fact that the girls wore this style in the 50s movies was seen as shocking and scandalous.
20th May '15 11:32:47 AM Morgenthaler
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The franchise would have to wait 27 more years before a new film came out, this time simply called ''St. Trinian's'' (''St. Trinian's School for (Bad) Girls'' in DVD release). In this one, the school is threatened with foreclosure by the bank and the ultra-conservative Minister of Education. Faced with threats from all sides, the girls decide to pull off the biggest heist ever concocted by a bunch of teenagers. This one features Colin Firth as the Minister of Education, and thus avoids the CelebrityParadox by making jokes about ''Another Country'', ''PrideAndPrejudice'' and ''Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring''. It's also notable for having Colin Firth and Rupert Everett perform "Love is in the Air" over the end credits. There was also a poorly-received (though not bad) sequel, ''St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold'', in 2009 (featuring former Series/DoctorWho star David Tennant as the villain). A third film is planned.

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The franchise would have to wait 27 more years before a new film came out, this time simply called ''St. Trinian's'' (''St. Trinian's School for (Bad) Girls'' in DVD release). In this one, the school is threatened with foreclosure by the bank and the ultra-conservative Minister of Education. Faced with threats from all sides, the girls decide to pull off the biggest heist ever concocted by a bunch of teenagers. This one features Colin Firth Creator/ColinFirth as the Minister of Education, and thus avoids the CelebrityParadox by making jokes about ''Another Country'', ''PrideAndPrejudice'' ''Film/AnotherCountry'', ''Film/PrideAndPrejudice'' and ''Film/GirlWithAPearlEarring''. It's also notable for having Colin Firth and Rupert Everett perform "Love is in the Air" over the end credits. There was also a poorly-received (though not bad) sequel, ''St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold'', in 2009 (featuring former Series/DoctorWho star David Tennant as the villain). A third film is planned.



** When Thwaites and Camilla meet, she says "Another time!" and he answers "Another country!" His response is the title of [[AnotherCountry a 1984 film]] in which Rupert Everett and Colin Firth first starred together.

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** When Thwaites and Camilla meet, she says "Another time!" and he answers "Another country!" His response is the title of [[AnotherCountry [[Film/AnotherCountry a 1984 film]] in which Rupert Everett and Colin Firth first starred together.
5th Feb '15 4:38:55 PM Elusivehawk
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Defenders of Anarchy!''

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