History Film / TheMosquitoCoast

30th Mar '18 12:13:45 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* DecoyProtagonist: Allie Fox seem's be another of his actor Harrison Ford's leads, [[spoiler:but when his character becomes more of an obstacle towards his family, his son Charlie is the true protagonist]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: Allie Fox seem's seems be another of his actor Harrison Ford's leads, [[spoiler:but when his character becomes more of an obstacle towards his family, his son Charlie is the true protagonist]].
30th Mar '18 12:12:50 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* DecoyProtagonist: Allie Fox seem's be another of his actor Harrison Ford's leads, [[spoiler:but when his character becomes more of an obstacle towards his family, his son Charlie is the true protagonist]].



* FallenHero: Allie.




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* VillainProtagonist: Allie Fox
13th Oct '17 6:16:21 PM FTD
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* HollywoodAtheist: Allie; par for the course for 80s Hollywood.
18th Sep '17 6:08:07 AM Morgenthaler
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''The Mosquito Coast'' is a 1986 American film directed by Peter Weir, based on the eponymous novel by Paul Theroux.

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''The Mosquito Coast'' is a 1986 American film directed by Peter Weir, Creator/PeterWeir, based on the eponymous novel by Paul Theroux.
11th Aug '17 9:44:38 AM fgenzo159
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It stars Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/HelenMirren, and Creator/RiverPhoenix in a story of a family that leaves the United States and tries to find a happier and simpler life in the jungles of UsefulNotes/{{Belize}}, Central America. However, their jungle paradise quickly turns into a dystopia as their stubborn father's behavior becomes increasingly erratic and aggressive.

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It stars Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/HelenMirren, and Creator/RiverPhoenix in a story of a family that leaves the United States and tries to find a happier and simpler life in the jungles of UsefulNotes/{{Belize}}, Central America.UsefulNotes/{{Nicaragua}}. However, their jungle paradise quickly turns into a dystopia as their stubborn father's behavior becomes increasingly erratic and aggressive.



* MightyWhitey: Deconstructed. Harrison Ford plays a brilliant but arrogant inventor who, disillusioned with the consumerism of American life and believing nuclear war is around the corner, and the fact that no one appreciates his "brilliance" in America, moves his family to a village in the rainforest of Belize and attempts to construct a utopian society there. SanitySlippage ensues.

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* MightyWhitey: Deconstructed. Harrison Ford plays a brilliant but arrogant inventor who, disillusioned with the consumerism of American life and believing nuclear war is around the corner, and the fact that no one appreciates his "brilliance" in America, moves his family to a village in the rainforest of Belize Nicaragua and attempts to construct a utopian society there. SanitySlippage ensues.
11th Aug '17 9:40:08 AM fgenzo159
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It stars Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/HelenMirren, and Creator/RiverPhoenix in a story of a family that leaves the United States and tries to find a happier and simpler life in the jungles of Central America. However, their jungle paradise quickly turns into a dystopia as their stubborn father's behavior becomes increasingly erratic and aggressive.

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It stars Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/HelenMirren, and Creator/RiverPhoenix in a story of a family that leaves the United States and tries to find a happier and simpler life in the jungles of UsefulNotes/{{Belize}}, Central America. However, their jungle paradise quickly turns into a dystopia as their stubborn father's behavior becomes increasingly erratic and aggressive.
6th Jan '17 8:24:03 PM nombretomado
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The film was a commercial failure at the time, which many believed was due to audiences not being able to accept Ford, whose big claim to fame was playing lovable rogues such as Han Solo and Indiana Jones, in such an unlikable role (JackNicholson was reportedly the original choice for the role). Despite this, Ford still cites the film as one of his personal favorites from the work he's done.

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The film was a commercial failure at the time, which many believed was due to audiences not being able to accept Ford, whose big claim to fame was playing lovable rogues such as Han Solo and Indiana Jones, in such an unlikable role (JackNicholson (Creator/JackNicholson was reportedly the original choice for the role). Despite this, Ford still cites the film as one of his personal favorites from the work he's done.
24th Mar '16 1:26:47 PM eroock
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* OpeningNarration: "My father [[{{Foreshadowing}} ''was'']] an inventor...

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* OpeningNarration: OpeningMonologue: "My father [[{{Foreshadowing}} ''was'']] an inventor...
24th Mar '16 12:23:42 AM Mdumas43073
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22nd Mar '16 3:04:27 AM Mdumas43073
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''The Mosquito Coast'' is a 1986 American film directed by Creator/PeterWeir, based on the eponymous novel by Paul Theroux.

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''The Mosquito Coast'' is a 1986 American film directed by Creator/PeterWeir, Peter Weir, based on the eponymous novel by Paul Theroux.
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