History Film / TheHotRock

26th Oct '17 6:30:32 PM foxley
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* TinkleInTheEye: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.


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* TinkleInTheEye: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.
26th Oct '17 6:27:45 PM foxley
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* ATinkleInTheEye: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.

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* ATinkleInTheEye: TinkleInTheEye: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.
26th Oct '17 6:27:15 PM foxley
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* ATinkleInTheEye: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.



* UrineTrouble: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.
* VillainProtagonist: The movie centres around Dortmunder and his crew of thieves who are hired to steal a diamond.

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* UrineTrouble: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.
* VillainProtagonist: The movie centres around Dortmunder and his crew of thieves who are hired to steal a diamond.
26th Oct '17 6:25:11 PM foxley
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* UrineTrouble: Dortmunder is playing with his baby niece when she starts peeing on him, and his is totally lost as to how to handle this.
14th Sep '16 3:23:02 AM WoozyJack
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* CutPhoneLines: At a police station, where the thieves also jam the radio
26th May '16 4:13:04 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''The Hot Rock''''' is a 1972 comic caper film written by William Goldman and directed by Peter Yates, starring Creator/RobertRedford, George Segal and Moses Gunn. The film was based upon Donald E. Westlake's novel of the same name, which introduced his long-running Literature/{{Dortmunder}} character.

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'''''The ''The Hot Rock''''' Rock'' is a 1972 comic caper film written by William Goldman and directed by Peter Yates, starring Creator/RobertRedford, George Segal and Moses Gunn. The film was based upon Donald E. Westlake's novel of the same name, which introduced his long-running Literature/{{Dortmunder}} character.
26th May '16 4:12:48 PM Mdumas43073
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-> ''"How many times does it take to steal the same diamond?"''
->-- '''Tagline for the movie.'''

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-> ''"How ->''"How many times does it take to steal the same diamond?"''
->-- '''Tagline for the movie.'''
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8th May '16 6:21:54 PM foxley
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* FakeDeathScare

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* FakeDeathScareFakeKillScare: Dortmunder has one of his partners tossed down an elevator shaft in a building under construction because the guy's father had swiped the title diamond from Dortmunder and crew (after ''they'' stole it from a museum). Except that the victim landed on a safety net and, after his dad admits where he hid the diamond, sonny boy's voice comes from the shaft, mockingly scolding him.
8th May '16 6:13:54 PM foxley
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'''''The Hot Rock''''' is a 1972 comic caper film written by William Goldman and directed by Peter Yates, starring Creator/RobertRedford, George Segal and Moses Gunn. The film was based upon Donald E. Westlake's novel of the same name, which introduced his long-running Dortmunder character.

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'''''The Hot Rock''''' is a 1972 comic caper film written by William Goldman and directed by Peter Yates, starring Creator/RobertRedford, George Segal and Moses Gunn. The film was based upon Donald E. Westlake's novel of the same name, which introduced his long-running Dortmunder Literature/{{Dortmunder}} character.



%% * DoubleCaper: Try quadruple caper. (Of what?)

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%% * DoubleCaper: Try quadruple caper. (Of what?)To steal the diamond, they have to break into a museum, a prison, a police station, a bank...



%% * EurekaMoment: "Miasmo!" (To what?)

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%% * EurekaMoment: "Miasmo!" (To what?)Which leads to the idea of using hypnotism to break into the bank.



%% * TheHeist: Again and again and again... (Explain)

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%% * FakeDeathScare
* TheHeist: Again and again and again... (Explain)The crew have to break into a museum, then a prison, then a police station, then a bank.



%% * MacGuffinTitle: The Rock itself is obviously the MacGuffin. (Why is it a MacGuffin?)

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%% * MacGuffinTitle: The Rock itself is obviously the MacGuffin. (Why is it It would make no difference what Dortmunder was hired to steal. It just happens to be a MacGuffin?)diamond in this case.



%% * PlethoraOfMistakes: A textbook example. (Why?)

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%% * PlethoraOfMistakes: A textbook example. (Why?)Things start going wrong with the museum heist when Greenberg gets caught, and everything just escalates from there, as every attempt to fix things just uncovers a new problem.



%% * StuffBlowingUp: Greenberg's speciality. (What does he blow up?)

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%% * StuffBlowingUp: Greenberg's speciality. (What does he blow up?)He starts the heist by blowing a car up outisde the museum.



%% * TriggerPhrase: "Afghanistan banana stand." (for who?)
%% * VillainProtagonist (who?)

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%% * TriggerPhrase: "Afghanistan banana stand." (for who?)
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stand" is the phrase to trigger the posthypnotic suggestion in the bank clerk.
* VillainProtagonist (who?)VillainProtagonist: The movie centres around Dortmunder and his crew of thieves who are hired to steal a diamond.



* WorstAid: Deliberately, in-universe, as a distraction, and lampshaded by the guards.

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* WorstAid: Deliberately, in-universe, as a distraction, and lampshaded {{lampshaded}} by the guards.
9th Mar '16 12:04:43 PM VenomLancerHae
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$$ * VillainProtagonist (who?)

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$$ %% * VillainProtagonist (who?)
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