History Film / TheFisherKing

27th Jul '17 10:39:00 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* MeaningfulName: Is Parry a diminutive of Percival?

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* MeaningfulName: Is Parry believes himself to be on a diminutive of Percival?quest for the Holy Grail. His name is a reference to Parzival/Percival, a central figure in both the grail quest and Fisher King tales.
24th May '17 12:22:39 PM AnotherGuy
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* MacGuffin: The "Holy Grail". It turns out to be [[spoiler: a summer camp award. It ends up saving three lives - two metaphorically, one literally]].

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* MacGuffin: The "Holy Grail". It turns out to be [[spoiler: a summer camp award.cheap 1932 Christmas pageant trophy. It ends up saving three lives - two metaphorically, one literally]].
24th May '17 12:19:08 PM AnotherGuy
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* ParallelPornTitles: Jack recommends ''[[Film/OrdinaryPeople Ordinary Peepholes]]'' to a {{Keet}} customer.
24th May '17 12:15:43 PM AnotherGuy
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* MacGuffin: The "Holy Grail". It turns out to be [[spoiler: a summer camp award. It ends up saving three lives - two metaphorically, one literally]].
24th May '17 12:08:04 PM AnotherGuy
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* SpontaneousChoreography: The Central Station scene.

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* SpontaneousChoreography: The Central Station scene.scene (being a DreamSequence.)
24th May '17 12:07:04 PM AnotherGuy
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* SpiritualSuccesor: While not officially a member of the Dreamer Trilogy (''Film/TimeBandits'', ''Film/{{Brazil}}'', ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen''), it shares many of the same themes.

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* SpiritualSuccesor: SpiritualSuccessor: While not officially a member of the Dreamer Trilogy (''Film/TimeBandits'', ''Film/{{Brazil}}'', ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen''), it shares many of the same themes.
24th May '17 12:06:46 PM AnotherGuy
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* SpiritualSuccesor: While not officially a member of the Dreamer Trilogy (''Film/TimeBandits'', ''Film/{{Brazil}}'', ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen''), it shares many of the same themes.
26th Jan '17 6:22:21 PM BohemianBob43
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The last time we see the Transvestite, he is being held back by a police officer while desperately calling out to Jack for help, while Jack ignores him. We don't hear of what happened afterwards.
26th Jan '17 5:56:20 PM BohemianBob43
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* CynicismCatalyst: Jack becomes really jaded after his big mistake.



* JadeColoredGlasses: Jack becomes TheCynic after his big mistake.
14th Nov '16 1:56:26 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: For a crazy hobo, Parry shows quite a lot of skill, first seen when he deals with the two teens who assault Jack in the beginning of the film.
** BadassLongcoat: Parry wears one in that same scene. Jack later dons the same one, along with the rest of Parry's knight attire, when he [[spoiler:"storms" Langdon Carmichael's place to retrieve the"grail".]]

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* {{Badass}}: For a crazy hobo, Parry shows quite a lot of skill, first seen when he deals with the two teens who assault Jack in the beginning of the film.
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BadassLongcoat: Parry wears one in that same scene. Jack later dons the same one, along with the rest of Parry's knight attire, when he [[spoiler:"storms" Langdon Carmichael's place to retrieve the"grail".]]
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