History Film / TakeTheMoneyAndRun

19th Jun '16 6:25:52 PM DoctorCooper
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* PrisonersWork: Woody Allen's character works in the prison laundry, where he steals t-shirts for a proposed prison escape by putting them on. He builds up so many layers he ends up looking like a bodybuilder from the waist up.
9th Jun '16 10:08:14 AM darkchiefy
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* Bank Teller: A couple of them are featured in the movie

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* Bank Teller: BankTeller: A couple of them are featured in the movie
9th Jun '16 10:08:05 AM darkchiefy
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* Bank Teller: A couple of them are featured in the movie
24th Apr '16 12:56:36 PM eroock
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->''On December 1, 1935, Mrs. Williams Starkwell, the wife of a New Jersey handyman, gives birth to her first and only child. It is a boy, and they name it Virgil. He is an exceptionally cute baby, with a sweet disposition. Before he is 25 years old, he will be wanted by police in six states, for assault, armed robbery, and illegal possession of a wart.''
-->--The opening narration

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->''On ->''"On December 1, 1935, Mrs. Williams Starkwell, the wife of a New Jersey handyman, gives birth to her first and only child. It is a boy, and they name it Virgil. He is an exceptionally cute baby, with a sweet disposition. Before he is 25 years old, he will be wanted by police in six states, for assault, armed robbery, and illegal possession of a wart.''
-->--The opening narration
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-->-- '''OpeningMonologue'''



* IncrediblyObviousBug: Virgil devises a way to take a hidden camera into a bank he is scouting out for a planned robbery. It's hidden in a loaf of bread, which Virgil repeatedly holds up to his face as one would an ordinary camera.

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* IncrediblyObviousBug: Virgil devises a way to take a [[SpyCam hidden camera camera]] into a bank he is scouting out for a planned robbery. It's hidden in a loaf of bread, which Virgil repeatedly holds up to his face as one would an ordinary camera.
11th Mar '16 4:28:44 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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'''''Take the Money and Run''''' (1969) is a {{Mockumentary}} co-written by Creator/WoodyAllen and Mickey Rose, and marked Allen's full-fledged directorial debut[[note]]Allen had directed ''Film/WhatsUpTigerLily'', a GagDub of a Japanese spy flick, in 1966[[/note]]. It chronicles the life of [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Ineffectual Sympathetic]] VillainProtagonist [[StupidCrooks Virgil Starkwell]] (played by Allen) and his wife Louise (Janet Margolin). Through exclusive interviews with his family, friends and teachers, we learn more about Virgilís [[HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood past]], [[ParentalNeglect upbringing]], and his love of [[DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster crime]] and [[DreadfulMusician the cello.]]

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'''''Take ''Take the Money and Run''''' Run'' (1969) is a {{Mockumentary}} co-written by Creator/WoodyAllen and Mickey Rose, and marked Allen's full-fledged directorial debut[[note]]Allen had directed ''Film/WhatsUpTigerLily'', a GagDub of a Japanese spy flick, in 1966[[/note]]. It chronicles the life of [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Ineffectual Sympathetic]] VillainProtagonist [[StupidCrooks Virgil Starkwell]] (played by Allen) and his wife Louise (Janet Margolin). Through exclusive interviews with his family, friends and teachers, we learn more about Virgilís [[HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood past]], [[ParentalNeglect upbringing]], and his love of [[DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster crime]] and [[DreadfulMusician the cello.]]
11th Dec '15 8:05:42 AM AnotherGuy
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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: Being sent to "the box" - with an insurance salesman.
11th Dec '15 8:04:04 AM AnotherGuy
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* BrokenAesop: In-universe. Virgil says that crime definitely does pay at the end, despite being incarcerated again.
11th Dec '15 8:02:58 AM AnotherGuy
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* HereWeGoAgain: At the end of the film, Virgil is carving a new soap-gun.
11th Dec '15 7:54:41 AM AnotherGuy
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* EatTheEvidence: When going over plans to rob a bank with his accomplices, Virgil says he'll show films of the bank they will be robbing. Virgil announces that they are going to see them just once... and to destroy the evidence, they're going to eat the film afterward.

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* EatTheEvidence: When going over plans to rob a bank with his accomplices, Virgil says he'll show films of the bank they will be robbing. Virgil announces that they are going to see them just once... and to destroy the evidence, they're going to eat the film afterward.afterward - as a buffet.
11th Dec '15 7:53:22 AM AnotherGuy
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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: Virgil dreams of being on the beach with his love while in jail. It happens when he escapes.
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