History Film / TheManWithTheGoldenGun

5th Sep '16 2:25:10 AM Arivne
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* WaitHere: After killing Scaramanga, Bond tells Mary Goodknight to "Wait here" while he takes care of the maintenance man. Goodknight enthusiastically tells him that she's already taken care of the maintenance man (she hit him over the head with a wrench).
5th Sep '16 2:12:47 AM Arivne
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* JustBetweenYouAndMe: After Bond and Scaramanga finally meet, Scarmanaga shows him around his island and explains his operation, concentrating on the solar energy collection setup.
30th Aug '16 10:19:46 AM CynicalBastardo
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* ActionPrologue: Par for the course, but this time focused on [[BigBad Scaramanga]] and not Bond himself. Scaramanga is seen duelling with a mafia hitman hired by Knick Knack to keep his skills sharp.
27th Jul '16 8:10:17 AM longWriter
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* UnwantedAssistance: Goodnight blocks Bond's taxi, gets kidnapped uselessly trying to plant an unnecessary tracking bug while carrying the mission critical MacGuffin, causes a chain reaction by knocking out the man keeping watch on her, and triggers the solar beam where Bond is working.
25th Jul '16 10:07:04 AM JamesAustin
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* FollowTheLeader: Why else would Bond be at [[Film/EnterTheDragon a martial arts school being forced to fight]]?



* ScaramangaSpecial: The Golden Gun itself. Scaramanga combines specially designed parts disguised as a pen, a cigarette lighter, a cigarette box and a cuff link. The [[{{TropeNamers/Film}} Trope Namer]] and [[TropeMakers Trope Maker]].

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* RippedFromTheHeadlines: Britain really was going through an [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970s_energy_crisis energy crisis in the 1970s,]] more exactly the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1973_oil_crisis 1973 oil crisis.]]
* ScaramangaSpecial: The Golden Gun itself. Scaramanga combines specially designed parts disguised as a pen, a cigarette lighter, a cigarette box and a cuff link. The [[{{TropeNamers/Film}} [[TropeNamers/{{Film}} Trope Namer]] and [[TropeMakers Trope Maker]].
25th Jul '16 9:58:21 AM JamesAustin
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* ArtisticLicensePhysics: A 95% efficient solar cell is still way outside the reach of science, even decades after this movie was made. To put things in perspective, early 21st century solar cells achieve around 25% efficiency. Assuming the technology was released in the Bond universe after the events of this movie, it would have, as stated in the movie, ended the energy crisis, but to such an extent that it would have put every other kind of energy out of business practically overnight.



** HollywoodPoliceDrivingAcademy: One of the police cars pursuing Bond crashes into the wrecked car, after swerving and skidding sideways, instead of simply moving over to the right.



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* [[HolidayInCambodia Holiday in]] UsefulNotes/{{Thailand}}: A third or more of the movie takes place here.

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* [[HolidayInCambodia Holiday in]] UsefulNotes/{{Thailand}}: HolidayInCambodia: A third or more of the movie takes place here.in UsefulNotes/{{Thailand}}.
* HollywoodPoliceDrivingAcademy: One of the police cars pursuing Bond crashes into the wrecked car, after swerving and skidding sideways, instead of simply moving over to the right.



* JerkAss: [[EnforcedTrope Inflicted upon Bond by the studio, in an effort to counteract Roger Moore's natural urbanity.]] Bond is infamously a total ''asshole'' throughout this film, threatening to break a woman's arm, slapping said woman, threatening to blow off a guy's testicles, and later pushing a kid salesman ("''bloody tourist!''") into a rapid stream during a boat chase. Having sex with Anders while Goodnight, ''who he was just about to have sex with'', is hiding in the closet. [[WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack And then she still has sex with Bond at the end!]] This could be viewed as reversing the changes of previous movies, as the Bond of the books started off as a much more ruthless, cold-blooded and racist JerkAss than is generally portrayed (at least up until the second ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Or ''Film/LicenceToKill'', anyway), plus the undeniable fact that this is ''exactly'' how a real life agent would behave - you don't get to save the world without, at the very least, ''threatening'' violence. And keep in mind though that in this one, he also has a target on his back from the beginning, so like most other people who are being threatened, he's understandably willing to go to extreme lengths to save his hide. Of course, it still doesn't justify everything he does, but it's got to play a part in some of his actions.

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: [[EnforcedTrope Inflicted upon Bond by the studio, in an effort to counteract Roger Moore's natural urbanity.]] Bond is infamously a total ''asshole'' throughout this film, threatening to break a woman's arm, slapping said woman, threatening to blow off a guy's testicles, and later pushing a kid salesman ("''bloody tourist!''") into a rapid stream during a boat chase. Having sex with Anders while Goodnight, ''who he was just about to have sex with'', is hiding in the closet. [[WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack And then she still has sex with Bond at the end!]] This could be viewed as reversing the changes of previous movies, as the Bond of the books started off as a much more ruthless, cold-blooded and racist JerkAss than is generally portrayed (at least up until the second ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Or ''Film/LicenceToKill'', anyway), plus the undeniable fact that this is ''exactly'' how a real life agent would behave - you don't get to save the world without, at the very least, ''threatening'' violence. And keep in mind though that in this one, he also has a target on his back from the beginning, so like most other people who are being threatened, he's understandably willing to go to extreme lengths to save his hide. Of course, it still doesn't justify everything he does, but it's got to play a part in some of his actions.
20th Jul '16 6:35:40 PM TheWildWestPyro
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* JerkAss: [[EnforcedTrope Inflicted upon Bond by the studio, in an effort to counteract Roger Moore's natural urbanity.]] Bond is infamously a total ''asshole'' throughout this film, threatening to break a woman's arm, slapping said woman, threatening to blow off a guy's testicles, and later pushing a kid salesman ("''bloody tourist!''") into a rapid stream during a boat chase. Having sex with Anders while Goodnight, ''who he was just about to have sex with'', is hiding in the closet. [[WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack And then she still has sex with Bond at the end!]] This could be viewed as reversing the changes of previous movies, as the Bond of the books is a much more ruthless, cold-blooded JerkAss than is generally portrayed (at least up until the second ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Or ''Film/LicenceToKill'', anyway), plus the undeniable fact that this is ''exactly'' how a real life agent would behave - you don't get to save the world without, at the very least, ''threatening'' violence. And keep in mind though that in this one, he also has a target on his back from the beginning, so like most other people who are being threatened, he's understandably willing to go to extreme lengths to save his hide. Of course, it still doesn't justify everything he does, but it's got to play a part in some of his actions.

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* JerkAss: [[EnforcedTrope Inflicted upon Bond by the studio, in an effort to counteract Roger Moore's natural urbanity.]] Bond is infamously a total ''asshole'' throughout this film, threatening to break a woman's arm, slapping said woman, threatening to blow off a guy's testicles, and later pushing a kid salesman ("''bloody tourist!''") into a rapid stream during a boat chase. Having sex with Anders while Goodnight, ''who he was just about to have sex with'', is hiding in the closet. [[WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack And then she still has sex with Bond at the end!]] This could be viewed as reversing the changes of previous movies, as the Bond of the books is started off as a much more ruthless, cold-blooded and racist JerkAss than is generally portrayed (at least up until the second ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Or ''Film/LicenceToKill'', anyway), plus the undeniable fact that this is ''exactly'' how a real life agent would behave - you don't get to save the world without, at the very least, ''threatening'' violence. And keep in mind though that in this one, he also has a target on his back from the beginning, so like most other people who are being threatened, he's understandably willing to go to extreme lengths to save his hide. Of course, it still doesn't justify everything he does, but it's got to play a part in some of his actions.
9th Jul '16 12:53:39 AM Ciara25
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* AccidentalKidnapping: Goodnight really has nobody's fault but her own when she gets caught; she actually ''hides in the trunk of his car'' while trying to plant a tracking device on it.

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* AccidentalKidnapping: Goodnight really has nobody's fault nobody to blame but her own herself when she gets caught; caught by Scaramanga; she actually ''hides in the trunk of his car'' while trying to plant a tracking device on it.
22nd Jun '16 7:33:45 PM TheWildWestPyro
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[[caption-width-right:250:No one can catch him, no hitman can match him...]]

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[[caption-width-right:250:No [[caption-width-right:250:''No one can catch him, no hitman can match him...]]
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11th May '16 3:56:04 AM JackG
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* BrickJoke: The kid trying to hawk the wooden elephant to Mrs. Pepper, who's not paying any attention. When she gets off the boat, she rushes off to buy one.
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