History Film / ThankYouForSmoking

3rd Aug '16 8:51:00 AM ironballs16
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'''Nick''': ''(Pointing to the passers-by)'' Yeah, but I'm not after you. I'm after ''them''.\\

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'''Nick''': ''(Pointing to the passers-by)'' Yeah, but I'm not after you. I'm after ''them''.\\
3rd Aug '16 8:50:43 AM ironballs16
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---'''Joey''': ...But you didn't prove that vanilla was the best...\\

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---'''Joey''': ...--->'''Joey''': ...But you didn't prove that vanilla was the best...\\
3rd Aug '16 8:50:34 AM ironballs16
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--->'''Nick''': It's that I'm not after you. I'm after them.

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--->'''Nick''': It's ---'''Joey''': ...But you didn't prove that vanilla was the best...\\
'''Nick''': I didn't have to. I proved that you're wrong, and if you're wrong, I'm right.\\
'''Joey''': But you still didn't convince me.\\
'''Nick''': ''(Pointing to the passers-by)'' Yeah, but
I'm not after you. I'm after them.''them''.\\
24th May '16 1:21:52 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil: Depending on one's perspective, this is played straight and inverted. [[VillainProtagonist Nick]] is a blond, while [[spoiler:Heather the journalist]] manipulates him to further her agenda--she's a brunette.
29th Feb '16 3:08:47 AM gravious
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* EverybodySmokes: Strangely, this is mostly averted in the film. The only character ever to be seen smoking is The Captain.



* EveryoneSmokes: Strangely, this is mostly averted in the film. The only character ever to be seen smoking is The Captain.
29th Feb '16 3:07:30 AM gravious
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* EveryoneSmokes: Strangely, this is mostly averted in the film. The only character ever to be seen smoking is The Captain.
2nd Feb '16 12:00:01 PM RevDave
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''Thank You for Smoking'' is a 1994 novel written by Christopher Buckley and 2005 [[BlackComedy dark comedy]] film directed by Jason Reitman and starring Aaron Eckhart and Creator/WilliamHMacy.

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''Thank You for Smoking'' is a 1994 novel written by Christopher Buckley and 2005 [[BlackComedy dark comedy]] film directed by Jason Reitman Creator/JasonReitman and starring Aaron Eckhart and Creator/WilliamHMacy.
22nd Jan '16 4:58:33 AM mephistos
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* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Practically Nick's M.O. He tries to give the appearance of not wanting people to smoke but his job depends on it, and his idea to put smoking in movies hinges off it.
** Though interestingly, no one in the film itself actually smokes, which may be an attempt by the makers to avert this.
27th Oct '15 10:59:45 AM case
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* AssassinsAreAlwaysBetrayed: In the book, [[spoiler:this is invoked to trick Nick's would-be assassin into killing the man who sent him to kill Nick, by setting up an elaborate ruse wherein this trope appears to be in effect.]]
7th Oct '15 1:59:57 PM ironballs16
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** The first lobbyists in question? [[spoiler: The cell phone industry over (again) cancer claims]].
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