History Film / TheRock

29th Mar '17 5:19:40 AM mojo72400
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* TookALevelInBadass: Goodspeed started as a mild mannered lab rat who never swore. He ends the film by [[spoiler:force-feeding the remaining merc VX gas, stabbing himself in the heart with the anti-VX agent, and manages to gather enough strength to avert the firebombing of Alcatraz.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Goodspeed started as a mild mannered lab rat who never swore. He ends the film by [[spoiler:force-feeding the remaining merc Frye VX gas, stabbing himself in the heart with the anti-VX agent, and manages to gather enough strength to avert the firebombing of Alcatraz.]]
29th Mar '17 5:13:48 AM mojo72400
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** Also, Goodspeed force-feeding a mook with a VX gas ball: "Eat that, you fuck!"

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** Also, Goodspeed force-feeding a mook Frye with a VX gas ball: "Eat that, you fuck!"
3rd Mar '17 10:50:28 AM Premonition45
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--> '''Hummel:''' "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson.\\
'''Mason:''' "Patriotism is a virtue of the vicious," according to Creator/OscarWilde.
---> ''[[IResembleThatRemark Then, Hummel clubs Mason.]]''
--> '''Mason:''' Thank you for proving my point.

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--> '''Hummel:''' -->'''Hummel:''' "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson.\\
'''Mason:'''
UsefulNotes/ThomasJefferson.
-->'''Mason:'''
"Patriotism is a virtue of the vicious," according to Creator/OscarWilde.
---> ''[[IResembleThatRemark -->(''[[IResembleThatRemark Then, Hummel clubs Mason.]]''
--> '''Mason:'''
]]'')
-->'''Mason:''' [[DeadpanSnarker
Thank you for proving my point.]]
20th Feb '17 9:27:20 PM lorgskyegon
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** Maybe. The men on the island are Marine Force Recon, a Special Forces division. Special Forces are given considerably more leeway when it comes to grooming rules.
9th Feb '17 9:20:32 PM Erivale
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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Paxton.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Paxton. He is nothing less than disgusted when he discovers what the FBI did to Mason, and though he can be a bit of a hardass, he makes sure Stanley is prepared for his mission, and when he's fed an obvious line of bullshit about Mason being dead, he just goes along with it.
8th Nov '16 5:34:42 PM Morgenthaler
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* DeconstructedCharacterArchetype: Mason is a pretty cool Film/JamesBond {{Expy}}, isn't he? He's got everything! Played by Creator/SeanConnery? Check. {{Badass}} DeadpanSnarker? Check. Prone to one-night stands? Check. Skilled at escaping death through creative means? Check. Left embittered and cynical after being secretly held as a political prisoner for years because the consequences of international espionage finally caught up with him? Ch--wait, what? Sleeps around so much that he winds up with an illegitimate adult daughter who hates his guts? Uh...

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* DeconstructedCharacterArchetype: Mason is a pretty cool Film/JamesBond {{Expy}}, isn't he? He's got everything! Played by Creator/SeanConnery? Check. {{Badass}} Badass DeadpanSnarker? Check. Prone to one-night stands? Check. Skilled at escaping death through creative means? Check. Left embittered and cynical after being secretly held as a political prisoner for years because the consequences of international espionage finally caught up with him? Ch--wait, what? Sleeps around so much that he winds up with an illegitimate adult daughter who hates his guts? Uh...
7th Nov '16 3:45:10 AM iwishihad2000feet
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** Some of the soldiers, notably Sergeant Crisp express their dismay that they will be forced to kill civilians in order to earn their pay. It ultimately does not dissuade them though from seeing the plan through when the other soldiers mutiny against Hummel.

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** Some of the soldiers, marines, notably Sergeant Crisp express their dismay that they will be forced to kill civilians in order to earn their pay. It ultimately does not dissuade them though from seeing the plan through when the other soldiers marines mutiny against Hummel.



* OneDoseFitsAll: In the opening scene, the mercenaries use tranquillizer darts on the soldiers guarding the chemical weapons depot. All of them fall unconscious practically immediately, despite their different sizes.

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* OneDoseFitsAll: In the opening scene, the mercenaries use tranquillizer darts on the soldiers marines guarding the chemical weapons depot. All of them fall unconscious practically immediately, despite their different sizes.



* TranquillizerDart: In the opening scene, the mercenaries use tranq darts on the soldiers guarding the chemical weapons depot. All of them fall unconscious immediately.

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* TranquillizerDart: In the opening scene, the mercenaries use tranq darts on the soldiers marines guarding the chemical weapons depot. All of them fall unconscious immediately.
20th Aug '16 6:35:44 PM Premonition45
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** Mason, rock, get it?

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** Mason, rock, get it?A Mason is a builder who works with stone or ''rock''.



* MisplacedNamesPoster: According to the poster, [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Nic Cage is about to shoot you]].

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* MisplacedNamesPoster: According to the poster, [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Nic Nicolas Cage is about to shoot you]].
30th Jul '16 8:07:16 PM mkmckoy
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* RousingSpeech: Mason sort of gives one to Goodspeed.
-->'''Goodspeed:''' I'll do my best.
-->'''Mason:''' Your ''best''? Losers are always whining about their best, winners go home and fuck the prom queen.
-->'''Goodspeed:''' Carla was the prom queen.
-->'''Mason''': Really?
-->'''Goodspeed''': *DramaticGunCock* Yeah.


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* ThereIsNoTry
-->'''Goodspeed:''' I'll do my best.
-->'''Mason:''' Your ''best''? Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and fuck the prom queen.
-->'''Goodspeed:''' Carla was the prom queen.
-->'''Mason''': Really?
-->'''Goodspeed''': *DramaticGunCock* Yeah.
4th Jul '16 6:37:08 PM k410ren
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* BodyHorror: Getting exposed to VX gas causes the skin to boil and melt off your body. And that's before getting into what it does on the inside...

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* BodyHorror: Getting exposed to VX gas causes the skin to boil and melt off your body. And that's before getting into what it does to someone on the inside...



%%* DiesWideShut



* DueToTheDead: Hummel closes the eyes of a Navy [=SEAL=] killed in the shower room.



* EnemyCivilWar: Occurs brieflt near the end of the film when Frye and Darrow mount a mutiny against Hummel [[spoiler:after he reveals the whole plan was just a bluff and never intended to use the VX against a civilian population. Only Baxter sides with Hummel and both of them are killed in an ensueing stand-off.]]

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* EnemyCivilWar: Occurs brieflt briefly near the end of the film when Frye and Darrow mount a mutiny against Hummel [[spoiler:after he reveals the whole plan was just a bluff and never intended to use the VX against a civilian population. Only Baxter sides with Hummel and both of them are killed in an ensueing stand-off.]]
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