History Film / TheEvilThatMenDo

5th Jun '16 9:05:38 AM Mdumas43073
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''The Evil That Men Do'' (1984) is an action/psychological-drama starring Creator/CharlesBronson and directed by J. Lee Thompson. Bronson plays Holland, an ex-CIA agent summoned out of retirement to assassinate Dr. Clemente Molloch (Joseph Maher), the quintessential TortureTechnician. Accompanying him is the wife (Theresa Saldana) and daughter of one of Molloch's recent victims.

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''The Evil That Men Do'' (1984) is an action/psychological-drama starring Creator/CharlesBronson and directed by J. Lee Thompson.

Bronson plays Holland, an ex-CIA agent summoned out of retirement to assassinate Dr. Clemente Molloch (Joseph Maher), the quintessential TortureTechnician. Accompanying him is the wife (Theresa Saldana) and daughter of one of Molloch's recent victims.
16th May '16 12:46:26 AM Fireblood
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* MeaningulName: Moloch, a Canaanite god who received child sacrifices.

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* MeaningulName: MeaningfulName: Moloch, a Canaanite god who received child sacrifices.
16th May '16 12:45:46 AM Fireblood
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* BoundAndGagged: Claire Molloch

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* BoundAndGagged: Claire MollochMolloch.



* HoneyTrap: Holland lures Randolph to his room by pretending he and Rhiana are into wife-swopping. Randolph doesn't have a wife, but agrees that AThreesomeIsHot.

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* HoneyTrap: Holland lures Randolph to his room by pretending he and Rhiana are into wife-swopping.wife-swapping. Randolph doesn't have a wife, but agrees that AThreesomeIsHot.



* InstantDeathBullet: Averted with Randolph's death -- he cops a knife in the throat, draws it out and staggers after Holland, backing him into the shower before finally collapsing of blood loss.

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* InstantDeathBullet: Averted {{Averted}} with Randolph's death -- he cops a knife in the throat, draws it out and staggers after Holland, backing him into the shower before finally collapsing of due to blood loss.



* MeaningulName: Moloch, a Canaanite god who received child sacrifices.



* UndercoverAsLovers: Justified as a family draws less attention from the authorities. Once Molloch's security has checked them out and are convinced they're just tourists, Holland tries to send Rhiana and Susan away, but Rhiana can't bring herself to leave because ItsPersonal.

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* UndercoverAsLovers: Justified [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] as a family draws less attention from the authorities. Once Molloch's security has checked them out and are convinced they're just tourists, Holland tries to send Rhiana and Susan away, but Rhiana can't bring herself to leave because ItsPersonal.
5th May '16 6:43:17 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Played with in the opening scene, when Mollock is revealed to be a white-haired, distinguished-looking man instead of a [[EvilMakesYouUgly monstrous figure]].

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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Played with in the opening scene, when Mollock Molloch is revealed to be a white-haired, distinguished-looking man instead of a [[EvilMakesYouUgly monstrous figure]].
10th Jan '16 8:23:48 PM Fireblood
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* ItsPersonal: Holland turns down money for the assignment, seeking only to avenge his friend Jose Hidalgo. However he's reluctant to take Hidalgo's wife on the assignment for the same reason.

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* ItsPersonal: Holland turns down money for the assignment, seeking only to avenge his friend Jose Hidalgo. However However, he's reluctant to take Hidalgo's wife on the assignment for the same reason.



* RetiredBadass: Holland pals around with a dolphin friend he's named [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Quasimodo]] in the Caymans, and shows no signs of wanting to give up his idyllic lifestyle, but when he's given proof and a reason to hunt Molloch down, he jumps back into action.
* ScaryBlackMan: Randolph

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* RetiredBadass: Holland pals around with a dolphin friend he's named [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Quasimodo]] in the Caymans, and shows no signs of wanting to give up his idyllic lifestyle, but when he's given proof and a reason to hunt Molloch down, down he jumps back into action.
* ScaryBlackMan: RandolphRandolph.



* SpitefulSpit: Naked and tied up for torture, Jose Hidalgo spits in Molloch's face. Molloch calmly wipes it off and says, "Notice, gentlemen, how the subject clings to compensatory morale, and habitual defences." Then he [[ElectricTorture calls for the electrodes]].

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* SpitefulSpit: Naked and tied up for torture, Jose Hidalgo spits in Molloch's face. Molloch calmly wipes it off and says, says "Notice, gentlemen, how the subject clings to compensatory morale, and habitual defences.defenses." Then he [[ElectricTorture calls for the electrodes]].



* VillainProtagonist: Holland

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* VillainProtagonist: HollandHolland.
4th Aug '15 12:34:50 AM Odon
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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Played with in the opening scene, when Mollock is revealed to be a white-haired, distinguished-looking man instead of a monstrous figure.

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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Played with in the opening scene, when Mollock is revealed to be a white-haired, distinguished-looking man instead of a [[EvilMakesYouUgly monstrous figure.figure]].
4th Aug '15 12:34:11 AM Odon
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* AntiClimacticUnmasking: Played with in the opening scene, when Mollock is revealed to be a white-haired, distinguished-looking man instead of a monstrous figure.
28th May '15 11:44:49 PM Odon
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* BulletproofVest: Charles Bronson shoots a CIA assassin with a shotgun, only for him to get up again. This time Bronson shoots him in the face.

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* BulletproofVest: Charles Bronson shoots a CIA assassin with a shotgun, only for him to get up again. This time Bronson shoots him in the face.face.
* CaliforniaDoubling: Including [[BBCQuarry Bronson Canyon]] as the abandoned mine.
27th May '15 4:13:56 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''The Evil That Men Do''''' (1984) is an action/psychological-drama starring Creator/CharlesBronson and directed by J. Lee Thompson. Bronson plays Holland, an ex-CIA agent summoned out of retirement to assassinate Dr. Clemente Molloch (Joseph Maher), the quintessential TortureTechnician. Accompanying him is the wife (Theresa Saldana) and daughter of one of Molloch's recent victims.

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25th Feb '15 1:58:06 PM StFan
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* RetiredBadass: Holland pals around with a dolphin friend he's named [[TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Quasimodo]] in the Caymans, and shows no signs of wanting to give up his idyllic lifestyle, but when he's given proof and a reason to hunt Molloch down, he jumps back into action.

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* RetiredBadass: Holland pals around with a dolphin friend he's named [[TheHunchbackOfNotreDame [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Quasimodo]] in the Caymans, and shows no signs of wanting to give up his idyllic lifestyle, but when he's given proof and a reason to hunt Molloch down, he jumps back into action.
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