History Film / StrikingDistance

19th Mar '16 7:12:35 PM DrOO7
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* SexyShirtSwitch: Jo pulls on what is presumably Tom's shirt (it's much too big for her) after spending the night at his place.
8th Nov '15 5:14:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Tom displays this by observing something about the still-unknown killer, "We make a move, he makes a move. We don't make a move, he doesn't make a move. I'm telling you Dad, it's a cop."
7th Sep '15 1:02:28 PM nombretomado
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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Dennis Farina with his pronounced Chicago accent and Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore and Robert Pastorelli with their equally obvious NewYorkCity accents. Problem was, they are playing characters who were born and raised in UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}}.

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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Dennis Farina with his pronounced Chicago accent and Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore and Robert Pastorelli with their equally obvious NewYorkCity UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity accents. Problem was, they are playing characters who were born and raised in UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}}.
21st Jul '15 5:50:28 PM DrOO7
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: [[spoiler: Jimmy. Anticipates everything the cops are going to do, because he is one. Knows that killing women who used to date Tom will make Tom the prime suspect. And wears a bulletproof vest during the final confrontation, knowing full well that someone will try to shoot him.]]
5th Jul '15 2:47:10 PM VenomLancerHae
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Tom displays this by observing something about the still-unknown killer, "We make a move, he makes a move. We don't make a move, he doesn't make a move. I'm telling you Dad, it's a cop."


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* GenreSavvy: Tom displays this by observing something about the still-unknown killer, "We make a move, he makes a move. We don't make a move, he doesn't make a move. I'm telling you Dad, it's a cop."
5th Jul '15 2:45:06 PM VenomLancerHae
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy[=/=]GenreSavvy: Tom displays the second trope by observing the first about the still-unknown killer, "We make a move, he makes a move. We don't make a move, he doesn't make a move. I'm telling you Dad, it's a cop."

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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy[=/=]GenreSavvy: DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Tom displays the second trope this by observing the first something about the still-unknown killer, "We make a move, he makes a move. We don't make a move, he doesn't make a move. I'm telling you Dad, it's a cop."
5th Jul '15 2:37:00 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* TelevisionGeography: To locals, the chase scene route at the beginning ''kind of'' makes sense, sorta. The tunnels they go through are about a mile and a half from the route they take through downtown, and they drive along notoriously time-consuming routes.

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* TelevisionGeography: TelevisionGeography:
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To locals, the chase scene route at the beginning ''kind of'' makes sense, sorta. The tunnels they go through are about a mile and a half from the route they take through downtown, and they drive along notoriously time-consuming routes.



* WordSaladTitle: "Striking Distance" refers to nothing in the movie, unless you count that sometimes the characters are actually within striking distance of each other.
** The shooting title was the more appropriate "Three Rivers". It was possibly changed to make it seem more like an action film.
5th Jul '15 2:36:21 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* OfficerOHara: Tom and his father are Irish, but somehow, his uncle and cousins ended up with an Italian surname.
** Easy explanation: Vincent and Nick aren't blood brothers, rather, Nick married Vincent's sister.

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* OfficerOHara: Tom and his father are Irish, but somehow, his uncle and cousins ended up with an Italian surname.
** Easy explanation: Vincent and Nick aren't blood brothers, rather, Nick married Vincent's sister.
Irish.
4th Jul '15 6:33:27 PM SinisterHoodedFigure2
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* PsychopathicManchild: When Jimmy jumps off the bridge, you can tell that something is 'off' when he laughs in a childlike way. [[spoiler: Even more so when he tries to kill everyone, gleefully treating it like a game, as well as boasting that he was the best cop, and that Tom could never beat him, and has an enormous impulse problem, and plays with a toy police car, even during his murders.]]
27th May '15 10:32:53 PM DrOO7
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