History Film / TheBigEasy

30th Oct '17 8:50:59 AM DarkDuel
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* BewareTheSillyOnes: Remy qualifies, being a bit of a prankster AND an effective police officer. Also, [[spoiler:[=DeSoto=] and Dodge. Despite being comic relief for the majority of the movie, they are the primary pushers behind the conspiracy of detectives faking a gang war to steal drugs from the various criminal organizations.

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* BewareTheSillyOnes: Remy qualifies, being a bit of a prankster AND an effective police officer. Also, [[spoiler:[=DeSoto=] and Dodge. Despite being comic relief for the majority of the movie, they are the primary pushers behind the conspiracy of detectives faking a gang war to steal drugs from the various criminal organizations.organizations]].
14th Jan '17 8:27:07 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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-->'''[=DeSoto=], after being relieved of two knives, a blackjack, two revolvers, and a derringer''': ''And if that don't work, I piss on 'em''

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-->'''[=DeSoto=], after being relieved of two knives, a blackjack, brass knuckles, two revolvers, and a derringer''': ''And if that don't work, I piss on 'em''
14th Jan '17 8:26:17 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* BewareTheSillyOnes: Remy qualifies, being a bit of a prankster AND an effective police officer. Also, [[spoiler:[=DeSoto=] and Dodge. Despite being comic relief for the majority of the movie, they are the primary pushers behind the conspiracy of detectives faking a gang war to steal drugs from the various criminal organizations.



* MobWar: The driving conflict behind the story. [[spoiler:Except not. The conflict is being manufactured by DirtyCops]]

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* MobWar: The driving conflict behind the story. [[spoiler:Except not. The conflict is being manufactured by DirtyCops]]DirtyCops, who are using the seized drugs to fill their retirement funds]]
14th Jan '17 8:20:28 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* BlackSheep: Remy's entire family are police officers... except one brother, whose a fireman

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* BlackSheep: Remy's entire family are police officers... except one brother, whose cousin, who is a firemanfireman
* TheCastShowOff: Several of the background songs were performed by Quaid


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* EurekaMoment
-->'''Anne''': ''Where's the boat?''


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* HeroicBSOD: Remy [[spoiler:when he realizes that not only is his future stepfather is behind TheConspiracy that shot his brother, but everything he taught him about being a cop in the Big Easy was false]]
14th Jan '17 8:14:57 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* {{Retirony}}: [[spoiler:Captain Jack Kellom was gonna retire on the New Year and marry Remy's mother. Too bad he [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness Outlived His Usefulness]] to the rest of the DirtyCops]]
14th Jan '17 8:10:44 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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** And then again, [[spoiler:when Bobby is wearing his brother's coat. This time, it's DirtyCops who think it's Remy, shooting him.]]
14th Jan '17 8:04:55 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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-->'''[=DeSoto=], after being relieved of his third knife and brass knuckles''': ''And if that don't work, I spit on 'em''

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-->'''[=DeSoto=], after being relieved of his third knife two knives, a blackjack, two revolvers, and brass knuckles''': a derringer''': ''And if that don't work, I spit piss on 'em''
14th Jan '17 8:03:08 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* MobWar: The driving conflict behind the story. [[spoiler:Except not. The conflict is being manufactured by DirtyCops]]
14th Jan '17 8:00:28 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], although the movie has it's cake and eats it too by having a murder occur in a warehouse where the floats are stored and later having a band practicing for the parade during one scene.

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* ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], although the movie has it's cake and eats it too by having a murder occur in a warehouse where the floats are stored and later having a band practicing for the parade during one scene.parade.



* LoveRedeems: It isn't until Anne shows him exactly how letting the little things slip have hurt him that Remy stops being a DirtyCop and starts living up to his potential as a GoodCop

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* LoveRedeems: It isn't until Anne shows him exactly how letting the little things slip have hurt him that Remy stops being a DirtyCop and starts living up to his potential as a GoodCopGood Cop
14th Jan '17 7:58:38 PM MaskedAndDangerous
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* DevilInPlainSight: The movie lays out who the bad guys really are within the first fifteen minutes... if you are paying attention



* ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], although the movie has it's cake and eats it too by having a murder occur in a warehouse where the floats are stored.

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* ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], although the movie has it's cake and eats it too by having a murder occur in a warehouse where the floats are stored.stored and later having a band practicing for the parade during one scene.



* LoveRedeems: It isn't until Anne shows him exactly how letting the little things slip have hurt him that Remy stops being a DirtyCop and starts living up to his potential as a GoodCop



* {{Sexophone}}: Naturally, in an early Dennis Quaid movie.

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* {{Sexophone}}: Naturally, in an early Dennis Quaid movie.movie.
* SlapSlapKiss: She's a straight-laced DA from out of state, he's a good cop who nonetheless bends the rules because that's how things are done in town. Their relationship couldn't be any other way.
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