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11th Jan '18 3:16:52 AM DragonQuestZ
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* StressVomit: Stanley Goodspeed throws up when he's recruited to be part of the rescue mission, and told the full risks of going in.

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* StressVomit: Stanley Goodspeed throws up when he's recruited he has to be part of the rescue mission, mission (to make sure the missiles are properly disarmed), and then told the full risks of going in.in.
-->"My stomach's doing hula hoops around my ass."
6th Jan '18 10:58:19 AM nombretomado
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** One of the Marines starts beating up Mason, calls him an "English prick". (The character's from [[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Glasgow]], but ID'd himself as SAS earlier). He takes a few more pokes at Mason, then goes "[[TheIrishQuestion I tell you my old man was Irish?]]"

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** One of the Marines starts beating up Mason, calls him an "English prick". (The character's from [[UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}} Glasgow]], but ID'd himself as SAS earlier). He takes a few more pokes at Mason, then goes "[[TheIrishQuestion "[[UsefulNotes/TheIrishQuestion I tell you my old man was Irish?]]"
24th Dec '17 9:53:53 AM nombretomado
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* BrickJoke: A morbidly hilarious one: Goodspeed is listening to the EltonJohn song "Rocket Man" early in the film with his girlfriend. This leads to his PreMortemOneLiner.

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* BrickJoke: A morbidly hilarious one: Goodspeed is listening to the EltonJohn Music/EltonJohn song "Rocket Man" early in the film with his girlfriend. This leads to his PreMortemOneLiner.



** Also, the love scene between Goodspeed and his girlfriend is to the sound of [[EltonJohn "Rocket Man"]], which he brings up for the PreMortemOneLiner below.

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** Also, the love scene between Goodspeed and his girlfriend is to the sound of [[EltonJohn [[Music/EltonJohn "Rocket Man"]], which he brings up for the PreMortemOneLiner below.



-->'''Goodspeed''': Listen, I think we got started off on the wrong foot. Stan Goodspeed, FBI. Uh--Let's talk music. Do you like the EltonJohn song, "Rocket Man"?

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-->'''Goodspeed''': Listen, I think we got started off on the wrong foot. Stan Goodspeed, FBI. Uh--Let's talk music. Do you like the EltonJohn Music/EltonJohn song, "Rocket Man"?
26th Nov '17 9:33:42 AM nombretomado
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** The Joint Chiefs also reference Hummel's Vietnam-era missions into China, a long term ConspiracyTheory about the latter days of that war.

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** The Joint Chiefs also reference Hummel's Vietnam-era missions into China, a long term ConspiracyTheory UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheory about the latter days of that war.
13th Nov '17 11:17:47 AM CynicalBastardo
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* HiredGuns: Darrow points out to Hummel that the moment they took hostages that the marines became mercenaries and that mercenaries are supposed to get paid.
-->'''Darrow:''' [[ChewingTheScenery I WANT MY FUCKING MONEY!]]
13th Nov '17 11:09:43 AM CynicalBastardo
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* AffablyEvil: General Hummel.

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* AffablyEvil: General Hummel. He's polite, won't take children hostage [[spoiler: and isn't actually out to wipe out innocent civilians]].
13th Nov '17 11:08:38 AM CynicalBastardo
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* AntiVillain: Hummel ([[SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains Type III -> Type I, with some Type II thrown in]]). He just wants compensation for the families of dead soldiers, and though he is using extreme methods, he specifically demands money from a source that will not harm anyone (a Pentagon slush fund for arms sales), he very much regrets his men killing the [=SEALs=], and in the end [[spoiler: he was bluffing the entire time. Pity his men weren't.]]

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* AntiVillain: Hummel ([[SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains Type III -> Type I, with some Type II thrown in]]). He just wants compensation for the families of dead soldiers, and though he is using extreme methods, he specifically demands money from a source that will not harm anyone (a Pentagon slush fund for arms sales), he sends the children away before taking over Alcatraz, he very much regrets his men killing the [=SEALs=], and in the end [[spoiler: he was bluffing the entire time. Pity his men weren't.]]
12th Nov '17 10:17:03 AM CynicalBastardo
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* {{Expy}}: John Mason, a character who is Film/JamesBond in all but name. Even shares his background and is played by Creator/SeanConnery.

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* {{Expy}}: {{Expy}}:
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John Mason, a character who is Film/JamesBond in all but name. Even shares his background and is played by Creator/SeanConnery.Creator/SeanConnery.
** Hummel, on the other hand, is basically [[Franchise/MetalGear Big Boss]].
11th Nov '17 6:58:02 AM AbsoluteSword
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* GoodCannotComprehendEvil: Hummel is such a non-malevolent antagonist that he never stops to consider for a moment that some of his men are OnlyInItForTheMoney rather than his visionary politics.

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* GoodCannotComprehendEvil: Hummel is such a non-malevolent antagonist that he never stops to consider for a moment that some of his men are OnlyInItForTheMoney rather than his visionary politics.d
* GoodVersusGood: Hummel, extreme methods notwithstanding, was merely trying to have the lives and sacrifices of his men honored in the only way he saw possible: It was a war between equally-righteous Heroes until [[spoiler: Frye and Darrow]] show their true bloodthirsty colors and take over command.
22nd Oct '17 2:41:18 PM nombretomado
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* DiscoDan: Stanley when it comes to music. He prefers vinyl to [[CompactDisc CDs]].

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* DiscoDan: Stanley when it comes to music. He prefers vinyl to [[CompactDisc [[UsefulNotes/CompactDisc CDs]].
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