History Film / TheRocketeer

12th Aug '16 9:40:17 PM Mikeyfan93
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[[SequelGap After 25 years]], the Rocketeer is finally getting a sequel in The Rocketeers! Little is known at the moment except that it will be written by Matt Spicer and Max Winkler and will star a black, female lead.

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[[SequelGap After 25 years]], the Rocketeer is finally getting a sequel in The Rocketeers! sequel, called ''The Rocketeers''. Little is known at the moment except that it will be written by Matt Spicer and Max Winkler and will star a black, female lead.
30th Jul '16 9:49:33 AM DrSleep
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* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: Since it's only a ''slightly'' alternate version of TheThirties, the Germans use a zeppelin to visit 1938 Los Angeles (when in fact airship travel ended in 1937 with the ''Hindenburg'').

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* ZeppelinsFromAnotherWorld: Since it's only a ''slightly'' alternate version of TheThirties, the Germans use a zeppelin to visit 1938 Los Angeles (when in fact airship travel ended in 1937 with the ''Hindenburg'').''Hindenburg'').

!!The sequel provides examples of:
* AffirmativeActionLegacy: Cliff Secord's successor will be black and female
* TheForties
* PassingTheTorch
28th Jul '16 4:08:37 PM KINGOFCHEESE
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[[SequelGap After 25 years]], the Rocketeer is finally getting a sequel in The Rocketeers! Little is known at the moment except that it will be written by Matt Spicer and Max Winkler and will star a black, female lead.
28th Jul '16 10:41:41 AM Ambaryerno
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* BondOneLiner: Jenny delivers one after [[spoiler: clocking Neville as part of her attempt to seduce him and escape]].
--> '''Jenny''': ''(Zips up her dress)'' [[spoiler: I finally played a scene with Neville Sinclair.]]
8th Jun '16 3:14:39 AM MrKosta
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* TeethClenchedTeamwork: A villainous example. Valentine may be working for Neville Sinclair, but it's clear that he doesn't hold him in high regard. [[spoiler:Finding out Sinclair is a Nazi doesn't improve his opinion of him, either.]]
4th Jun '16 4:37:19 AM morenohijazo
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* HindenburgIncendiaryPrinciple: At the end, Jenny fires off a flare gun in the cockpit, and the zeppelin the Nazis intend to escape in goes up in flames.
28th May '16 4:30:56 PM BohemianBob43
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* DisneyVillainDeath: A variation: [[spoiler:Neville Sinclair voluntarily flies out of the zeppelin with the rocketpack, but its fuel leak causes it to burst into a massive fireball, causing Neville to crash into the Hollywoodland sign and explode spectacularly]].

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* DisneyVillainDeath: A variation: [[spoiler:Neville Sinclair voluntarily flies out of the zeppelin with the rocketpack, but its fuel leak causes it to burst into a massive fireball, causing Neville to crash fall crashing into the Hollywoodland sign and explode spectacularly]].
30th Apr '16 5:14:18 AM BohemianBob43
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* TapOnTheHead: ''Many'' times; played with in that the victims sometimes recover faster than their assailants were planning.



* TapOnTheHead: ''Many'' times; played with in that the victims sometimes recover faster than their assailants were planning.
30th Apr '16 2:53:20 AM BohemianBob43
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* SilentAntagonist: Lothar only says four things in the whole film [[note]] "Yes?", "Where is it?", "The rocket" and "Palm Terrace (Cliff's street)". [[/note]]. The only other times he's not quiet are when he's grunting, growling or [[EvilLaugh laughing]].

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* SilentAntagonist: Lothar only says four things in the whole film [[note]] "Yes?", "Where is it?", "The rocket" and "Palm Terrace (Cliff's street)". street)" [[/note]]. The only other times he's not quiet are when he's grunting, growling or [[EvilLaugh laughing]].
30th Apr '16 2:52:15 AM BohemianBob43
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* DragonTheirFeet: [[spoiler:Cliff knocks Lothar out in a quick fight atop the zeppelin, and then proceeds to take on Neville. Once he's killed, Lothar comes back and prepares to kill him and Jenny before the zeppelin begins blowing up, killing the giant man while Cliff and Jenny escape.]]

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* DragonTheirFeet: [[spoiler:Cliff knocks Lothar out in a quick fight atop the zeppelin, and then proceeds to take on Neville. Once he's killed, Lothar comes back is shown to have regained consciousness and prepares to kill him Cliff and Jenny before the zeppelin begins blowing up, killing the giant man while Cliff and Jenny our heroes escape.]]
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