History Film / TheAdjustmentBureau

10th Nov '17 6:22:14 AM Synch
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* BittersweetEnding: David and Elise can be together after the plan has been re-written to allow it, but they have to live the rest of their lives knowing that nobody truly haa free will, that anything bad that happens to them or anyone they care about was deliberately written to be that way, and they can't tell anyone else about it for fear of being mind-wiped.

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* BittersweetEnding: David and Elise can be together after the plan has been re-written to allow it, but they have to live the rest of their lives knowing that nobody truly haa has free will, that anything bad that happens to them or anyone they care about was deliberately written to be that way, and they can't tell anyone else about it for fear of being mind-wiped.
9th Nov '17 8:11:39 PM DLMaximum1
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* BittersweetEnding: David and Elise can be together after the plan has been re-written to allow it, but they have to live the rest of their lives knowing that nobody has truly free will, that anything bad that happens to them or anyone they care about was deliberately written to be that way, and they can't tell anyone else about it for fear of being mind-wiped.

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* BittersweetEnding: David and Elise can be together after the plan has been re-written to allow it, but they have to live the rest of their lives knowing that nobody has truly haa free will, that anything bad that happens to them or anyone they care about was deliberately written to be that way, and they can't tell anyone else about it for fear of being mind-wiped.
9th Nov '17 8:03:10 PM DLMaximum1
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A short time later, David runs into Elise on a bus and gets her phone number. However, when he gets to his office, [[TimeStandsStill time is frozen]] and he is accosted by a cabal of suit-clad, hat-wearing men who knock him unconscious and teleport him to a [[AbandonedWarehouse mysterious warehouse]]. The men explain that they are the people who make sure things happen as they are supposed to, and that he must not see Elise again (burning the paper with her number, which he had not memorised).

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A short time later, David runs into Elise on a bus and gets her phone number. However, when he gets to his office, [[TimeStandsStill time is frozen]] and he is accosted by a cabal of suit-clad, hat-wearing men who knock him unconscious and teleport him to a [[AbandonedWarehouse mysterious warehouse]]. The men explain that they are the people who make sure things happen as they are supposed to, and that he must not see Elise again (burning the paper with her number, which he had not memorised).
memorized).
9th Nov '17 7:54:13 PM DLMaximum1
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David Norris (Creator/MattDamon) is a charismatic Congressman whose campaign for Senate is derailed by a last-minute press leak. He practices his concession speech in the men's room, not realising that he is being overheard by Elise (Creator/EmilyBlunt), who is hiding from security in one of the stalls after crashing a wedding. She eventually owns up to being there, and the two have a romantically-charged conversation that ends in a passionate kiss. Afterwards, he abandons his planned speech for a heartfelt and impassioned tirade that propels him to the forefront of public consciousness, earning him strong support for the next Senate election.

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David Norris (Creator/MattDamon) is a charismatic Congressman whose campaign for Senate is derailed by a last-minute press leak. He practices his concession speech in the men's room, not realising realizing that he is being overheard by Elise (Creator/EmilyBlunt), who is hiding from security in one of the stalls after crashing a wedding. She eventually owns up to being there, and the two have a romantically-charged conversation that ends in a passionate kiss. Afterwards, he abandons his planned speech for a heartfelt and impassioned tirade that propels him to the forefront of public consciousness, earning him strong support for the next Senate election.
30th Oct '17 1:10:06 PM Synch
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* [[BreakHisHeartToSaveHim Break Her Heart to Save Her]]: David does this to Elise [[spoiler:after hearing from Thompson that if he stays with her, she won't become a world famous dancer, so he leaves her without explanation in the hospital]].

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* [[BreakHisHeartToSaveHim Break Her Heart to Save Her]]: David does this to Elise [[spoiler:after hearing from Thompson that if he stays with her, she won't become a world famous dancer, so he leaves her without explanation in the hospital]].hospital. The crucial fact Thompson left out is that Elise is still ''happier'' being with him. It's when David realizes this that he goes full {{Determinator}} to get her back.]]
28th Sep '17 7:13:43 AM Synch
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** After Richardson fails to stop David and Elise from becoming an item, Elise suddenly starts getting a bunch of calls from her ex, apropos of nothing. Richardson had warned David that his victory would be short-lived.

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** After Richardson fails to stop David and Elise from becoming an item, he warns David that he's only won the battle, not the war. Soon after, Elise suddenly starts getting a bunch of calls from her ex, apropos of nothing. Richardson had warned David that his victory would be short-lived.nothing.
13th Sep '17 11:08:59 AM Synch
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on, David makes a speech that mentions the importance of people making their own choices.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}:
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Early on, David makes a speech that mentions the importance of people making their own choices.


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** After Richardson fails to stop David and Elise from becoming an item, Elise suddenly starts getting a bunch of calls from her ex, apropos of nothing. Richardson had warned David that his victory would be short-lived.
1st Sep '17 8:16:16 AM Synch
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* BeleagueredBureaucrat: The Adjusters show a touch of this, particularly Harry, who complains at the start that his work has been wearing him down (in fact, the conflict of the movie is set in motion because he falls asleep on the job). Despite the imposing presence they maintain, they still make mistakes, need help, and can't always keep up with the many moving parts they're responsible for.
15th Jul '17 7:11:50 PM TompaDompa
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* {{God}}: Implied to be the identity of The Chairman. Or [[OurGodsAreDifferent some type of god, at least.]]

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* {{God}}: Implied {{Implied|Trope}} to be the identity of The Chairman. Or [[OurGodsAreDifferent some type of god, at least.]]



* OurGodsAreDifferent: The Chairman is certainly implied to be some sort of god figure, though as with OurAngelsAreDifferent, the comparison is probably not a terribly precise one. He's not omnipotent, else he wouldn't need the Bureau to execute his plan. He's not omniscient, else the plan wouldn't need to be changed. But it's clear through his proxies that he has knowledge and powers well beyond that of humans.

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* OurGodsAreDifferent: The Chairman is certainly implied {{implied|Trope}} to be some sort of god figure, though as with OurAngelsAreDifferent, the comparison is probably not a terribly precise one. He's not omnipotent, else he wouldn't need the Bureau to execute his plan. He's not omniscient, else the plan wouldn't need to be changed. But it's clear through his proxies that he has knowledge and powers well beyond that of humans.
24th Apr '17 9:00:30 AM Synch
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* ThePowerOfLove.

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* ThePowerOfLove.ThePowerOfLove: In this case, love has no special power, except to motivate David and Elise to defy the Bureau to the point that even The Chairman is moved.
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