History Film / TheCountOfMonteCristo

10th Jun '17 1:06:44 PM Scorpio3002
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* {{Flynning}}: PlayedWith. Most of the sword fighting in the movie is straight-forward Flynning, but the climactic duel between Edmond and Fernand shows Edmond using some legitimate unarmed defenses, like batting away Fernand's sword with his gloved hands, and blocking a strike with his arm (which shows, accurately, how useless rapiers are for slashing).
30th May '17 1:29:29 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* BeardnessProtectionProgram: The Count trims his prison beard as part of his noble disguise. Noteworthy because of how effective it is. Upon returning to exact his revenge, Dantes is able to fool Villefort (who admittedly only met him once), his longtime employer Morrell and his lifelong friend Mondego. Only [[spoiler:Mercedes]] recognizes him. Mondego actually doesn't recognize him til he shaves.

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* BeardnessProtectionProgram: The Count trims his prison beard as part of his noble disguise. Noteworthy because of how effective it is. Upon returning to exact his revenge, Dantes is able to fool Villefort (who admittedly only met him once), his longtime employer Morrell and his lifelong friend Mondego. Only [[spoiler:Mercedes]] recognizes him. Mondego actually doesn't recognize him til 'til he shaves.
30th May '17 1:25:35 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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''The Count of Monte Cristo'' is a 2002 film ([[AdaptationOverdosed one of many]]) based on [[Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo the novel of the same name]] by Creator/AlexandreDumas. It stars Creator/JimCaviezel as the title character, and also Guy Pearce, James Frain, Luis Guzman, and Richard Harris. And a young Creator/HenryCavill

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''The Count of Monte Cristo'' is a 2002 film ([[AdaptationOverdosed one of many]]) based on [[Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo the novel of the same name]] by Creator/AlexandreDumas. It stars Creator/JimCaviezel as the title character, and also Guy Pearce, James Frain, Luis Guzman, and Richard Harris. And a young Creator/HenryCavill Creator/HenryCavill.
14th Apr '17 9:43:38 AM fusilcontrafusil
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* LooksLikeJesus: Dantes in prison, eventually.
11th Mar '17 2:04:27 PM fruitstripegum
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* SaunaOfDeath: A scene with Villefort and the Count takes place in one of these.



* SaunaOfDeath: A scene with Villefort and the Count takes place in one of these.
26th Feb '17 8:50:06 PM jmackaerospace
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* SarcasticClapping: Abbé Faria does this when Dantes realizes the reason Villefort burned the incriminating letter and imprisoned him right after acquitting him of the charges.

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* SarcasticClapping: SlowClap: Abbé Faria does this when Dantes realizes the reason Villefort burned the incriminating letter and imprisoned him right after acquitting him of the charges.
31st Jan '17 4:45:58 PM Psi001
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* BondVillainStupidity: Fernand and Villefort's frame up would likely have gone perfectly if they had just had Edmond executed as stated rather than thrown in prison for the rest of his life. This was already a VillainBall in the novel, but the film escalates it into ForTheEvulz levels, since the prison here is implied to be little more than a corrupt torture chamber they and other corrupt aristocrats dump their scapegoats so they can suffer.


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* PostMortemOneLiner: An unusual variation, as it is exchanged while the victim is still dying from their wounds.
-->[[spoiler:Fernand: What happened to your mercy?]]
-->[[spoiler:Edmond: I'm a count....not a saint.]]


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* SpitefulSpit: Fernand does one to [[spoiler: Edmond as he goads him to finish him.]]
28th Jan '17 4:10:40 PM Aurelian
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Faria bursts out laughing when he realises he's spent five years digging a tunnel in the wrong direction.
28th Jan '17 2:35:41 PM Aurelian
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* HopeSpot: Villefort realises Edmond is innocent and is actually about to release him. Then he finds out that the intended recipient of Napoleon's letter was [[OhCrap his own father]].
24th Jan '17 4:26:07 AM Warmachine3974
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* NiceGuy: Albert is a idealistic young boy with none of the treachery of his father, making one marvel that he is Fernand's son. [[spoiler: As it turns out, he's not.]]

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* NiceGuy: Albert is a an idealistic young boy with none of the treachery of his father, making one marvel that he is Fernand's son. [[spoiler: As it turns out, he's not.]]
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