History Film / StruckByLightning

1st Dec '17 8:23:31 PM Tidal_Wave_17
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* ParentalAbandonment: Carson's father abandoned his wife and son early into Carson's life and doesn't contact him until his teens. [[spoiler:And the only reason he does that is to look good in front of his new wife.]]
9th Sep '17 10:40:46 PM enderheisenberg
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* WholePlotReference: [[Myth/ClassicalMythology To the myth of Icarus.]]
21st Feb '16 10:56:47 AM enderheisenberg
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* [[spoiler: PosthumousNarration: Carson.]]

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* [[spoiler: PosthumousNarration: Carson.Only in the movie, to counteract the realistically hopeless atmosphere of the book.]]
10th May '15 10:34:50 PM nombretomado
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* TimeShiftedActor: Chris uses Adam Kolkin to play himself as a child; the same was done on one episode of {{Glee}}.

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* TimeShiftedActor: Chris uses Adam Kolkin to play himself as a child; the same was done on one episode of {{Glee}}.''Series/{{Glee}}''.
18th Mar '15 5:29:12 AM FoominBlue
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* AlphaBitch / TheCheerleader: "Contraception" Claire Matthews.

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* AlphaBitch / TheCheerleader: AlphaBitch[=/=]TheCheerleader: "Contraception" Claire Matthews.


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* LifeIsntFair: Carson's mother claims that this is why she [[spoiler:kept him from getting into university]] because he needs to learn that dreams don't come true.
27th Dec '14 8:20:48 PM nombretomado
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''Struck by Lighting'' is an 2012 film written by ChrisColfer. It is a {{coming of age story}} centered on [[SmallTowns small-town]] resident Carson Phillips, a teenager using blackmail on various students to make a newspaper to submit to a college.

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''Struck by Lighting'' is an 2012 film written by ChrisColfer.Creator/ChrisColfer. It is a {{coming of age story}} centered on [[SmallTowns small-town]] resident Carson Phillips, a teenager using blackmail on various students to make a newspaper to submit to a college.
21st Apr '14 9:11:07 AM Silverblade2
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** EsotericHappyEnding: Implied or intended.
--> '''Mom''': "Since opposites attract, I would like to think that he was so positive the moment he died - so happy, he pulled that bolt right out of the sky."



* {{Written by Cast Member}}
16th Apr '14 2:07:50 PM max1099
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* [[spoiler BoltOfDivineRetribution: It's actually a reward.]]

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* [[spoiler [[spoiler: BoltOfDivineRetribution: It's actually a reward.]]
29th Mar '14 6:32:30 PM teslashark
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* [[spoiler BoltOfDivineRetribution: It's actually a reward.]]


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** Stated in the movie but used as a CruelTwistEnding in the book.
9th Feb '14 3:19:02 PM ThatIrishReader
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* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: One of the most common complaints critics had against the movie was that they found Carson to be extremely arrogant and didn't manage to unlikable. Although some people found it to make his character even better so it isn't [[TropesAreNotBad that bad]].
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