History Film / TheTourist

22nd Apr '16 3:58:31 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Lara Croft snags Jack Sparrow to help her evade the cops, led by JARVIS from ''Film/IronMan'' and James Bond.
13th Apr '16 3:25:21 AM morenohijazo
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* JustTrainWrong: Often

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* JustTrainWrong: OftenOften.


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* MobBossSuitFitting: Reginald Shaw has a Mob Boss Suit Fitting, even insisting that the tailor remain when his mooks arrive. He takes a report from his cronies, and uses the tailor's measuring tape to strangle one of them when he makes a mistake. Only at the end of the scene does he comment to the tailor, mentioning that the suit fits him very nicely.
25th Jun '15 6:27:28 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: Paul Bettany mentioning [[AKnightsTale Lichtenstein]] can't be a coincidence.

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* ShoutOut: Paul Bettany mentioning [[AKnightsTale [[Film/AKnightsTale Lichtenstein]] can't be a coincidence.
18th Dec '14 12:01:16 PM mazaka
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%%* KnightTemplar: Inspector Acheson

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%%* * KnightTemplar: Partially subverted with Inspector AchesonAcheson since he never explicitly says his actions are for the greater good (and it becomes clear he's motivated by greed, jealousy, or something else personal).
4th Sep '13 9:16:38 AM ChaoticNovelist
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Just when Frank begins to think his luck couldn't get any better, a slew of foreign thugs descend upon him. Suddenly, he finds himself hunted by mobsters, crooked cops, and Scotland Yard's finance division as everyone seems eager to track down criminal mastermind Alexander Pearce. And unfortunately for Frank, their current suspect is him.

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Just when Frank begins to think his luck couldn't get any better, a slew of foreign thugs descend upon him. Suddenly, he finds himself hunted by mobsters, crooked cops, and Scotland Yard's finance division as everyone seems eager to track down criminal mastermind Alexander Pearce. And unfortunately Unfortunately for Frank, their current suspect is him.



* ActionSurvivor: Frank, [[spoiler: except he's not]].
* ArtisticLicense: There's a shot where we see one of the police snipers. He is clearly silhouetted against the lit wall behind him, and is obviously a sniper. He could've just turned off the light switch for whatever's behind him, but he's apparently completely invisible to the target or anyone in Venice.
* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler: Elise was a cop at one point, assigned to go undercover to nab Alexander Pearce. Unfortunately, she fell in love with him. In the words of Inspector Acheson, she could never decide whether she was with Pearce or the cops.]]
* TheBeautifulElite: Inevitably, when a movie's top-billers are two of the best-looking folks in the biz.

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* ActionSurvivor: Frank, [[spoiler: except he's not]].
is not one of these because he planned the whole thing.]].
* ArtisticLicense: There's a shot where we see one of the police snipers. He is clearly silhouetted against the lit wall behind him, and is obviously a sniper. He could've just turned off the light switch for whatever's behind him, but he's apparently completely invisible to the target or anyone in Venice.
he doesn't care about being seen.
* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler: Elise was a cop at one point, point and she was assigned to go undercover to nab Alexander Pearce. Unfortunately, she fell in love with him. In the words of Inspector Acheson, she could never decide whether she was with Pearce or the cops.]]
* TheBeautifulElite: Inevitably, when a movie's top-billers are two of the best-looking folks in the biz.
]]



* BigBrotherIsWatching: Much of the early scenes are shown from the point of view of cops watching Elise through hidden cameras and such.
** They are pretty creepy about it, too. Zooming in her ass, speculating whether or not she's wearing panties. [[spoiler: This early scene gets retroactively creepier later in the movie, as it turns out she's one of their coworkers.]]
* BunnyEarsLawyer: [[spoiler: Alexander]]
* TheCaper

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* BigBrotherIsWatching: Much of the early scenes are shown from the point of view of cops watching Elise through hidden cameras and such.
** They are pretty creepy about it, too. Zooming
such: zooming in her ass, speculating whether or not she's wearing panties. [[spoiler: This early scene gets retroactively creepier later in the movie, as it turns out she's one of their coworkers.]]
* %%* BunnyEarsLawyer: [[spoiler: Alexander]]
* %%* TheCaper



* DeadpanSnarker: Inspector Jones
* DidntSeeThatComing: [[spoiler: Frank turning out to be Alexander Pearce.]]

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Inspector Jones
* DidntSeeThatComing: [[spoiler: Frank turning out to be Alexander Pearce.]]
Jones



* FakeAmerican: Fake British actually as Angelina plays a British agent and [[spoiler: Johnny Depp plays Frank/Alexander an American pretending to be British who's actually pretending to be American.]]

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* FakeAmerican: Fake British actually ''British'' as Angelina plays a British agent and [[spoiler: Johnny Depp plays Frank/Alexander an American pretending to be British who's actually pretending to be American.]]



* GambitPileup: Everyone conspiring against each other, and poor Frank is caught in the middle of it. [[spoiler: Except that he's the one who got everyone else caught in this mess: Frank IS Alexander, and getting mistaken for himself was his plan all along.]]

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* GambitPileup: Everyone Everyone's conspiring against each other, and poor Frank is caught in the middle of it. [[spoiler: Except that he's the one who got everyone else caught in this mess: Frank IS Alexander, and getting being mistaken for himself was his plan all along.]]]]
* GambitRoulette: Alexander's plan. [[spoiler:He told his wife to get on a particular train and pick out someone of his height and build at random. His entire plan depends on her picking one guy in particular who, it turns out, is actually him. If that first guy she had locked eyes with hadn't been with someone, the scheme would have come apart.]] The point of it all is to provide a decoy that will keep the police and the crooks from catching Alexander. [[spoiler:If the decoy is Alexander all along,]] how does that work?



** JARVIS, nothing. That is one pissed off [[AKnightsTale Geoffrey Chaucer... and I still don't see how he didn't notice Count Addemar following around his suspects.]]



* InspectorJavert: Inspector Acheson. He wants to continue pursuing Alexander Pearce, even after [[spoiler: Pearce leaves a check to cover the 'seven hundred and forty four million' he owed in back taxes. But Chief Inspector Jones declares the operation closed. "What is it (Pearce) really did? He stole money from a gangster. A dead gangster... I can't say I don't wish him well."]]
* JustTrainWrong: Where to begin? In less then five minutes they mange to screw it up four times. First of all the designation of the train Elise boards in Gare de Lyon is Ter, which stands for Transport express régional in French and is thus a regional, not an international train. Second of all, in the first aerial shot of the train we see an Italian [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ETR_500 Frecciarossa ETR 500]] which is used only on Italian High Speed lines and therefor would have no business departing Gare de Lyon in France.Third of all for the second aerial shot, the rolling stock switches mysteriously to another Italian train (that had no business being in France) this time the tilting [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ETR_600 ETR 600 Pendolino]] also known as Frecciargento. As the shot changes, and we see the train enter a tunnel, we get the fourth mistake as the train switches back to a Frecciarossa.
** Plus there's no direct line between Paris and Venice.
** And "ten minutes" outside of Venice finds us looking at lush green hills. This is ''Venice'', a city built in a swamp and surrounded by industrial wasteland...
* KnightTemplar: Inspector Acheson

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* InspectorJavert: Inspector Acheson. He wants to continue pursuing Alexander Pearce, even after [[spoiler: Pearce leaves a check to cover the 'seven hundred and forty four million' he owed in back taxes. But taxes, but Chief Inspector Jones declares the operation closed. "What is it (Pearce) really did? He stole money from a gangster. A dead gangster... I can't say I don't wish him well."]]
* JustTrainWrong: Where to begin? In less then five minutes they mange to screw it up four times. First Often
**First
of all the designation of the train Elise boards in Gare de Lyon is Ter, which stands for Transport express régional in French and is thus a regional, not an international train. Second train.
**Second
of all, in the first aerial shot of the train we see an Italian [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ETR_500 Frecciarossa ETR 500]] which is used only on Italian High Speed lines and therefor would have no business departing Gare de Lyon in France.Third France.
**Third
of all for the second aerial shot, the rolling stock switches mysteriously to another Italian train (that had no business being in France) this time the tilting [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ETR_600 ETR 600 Pendolino]] also known as Frecciargento. As the shot changes, and we see the train enter a tunnel, we get the fourth mistake as the train switches back to a Frecciarossa.
** Plus there's There's no direct line between Paris and Venice.
** And "ten minutes" outside of Venice finds us looking at lush green hills. This is ''Venice'', a city built in a swamp and surrounded by industrial wasteland...
* %%* KnightTemplar: Inspector Acheson



* LoveableRogue: [[spoiler: Frank/Alexander]]

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* %%* LoveableRogue: [[spoiler: Frank/Alexander]]



* ThePerfectCrime: [[spoiler: By the end, Pearce gets the girl, his enemies are dead (killed by cops, no less), and he cuts the feds a check to get them off his back. Of course, he still has several ''billion'' dollars for his efforts]]
* {{Polyamory}}: Torn between her love for Alexander and her love for Frank, Elise finally decide that she loves both of them. [[spoiler: And she quickly find out that choosing one of them over the other would have sucked a lot for BOTH Alexander and Frank, since they are actually the same person.]]

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* ThePerfectCrime: [[spoiler: By the end, Pearce gets the girl, his enemies are dead (killed by cops, no less), and he cuts the feds a check to get them off his back. Of course, back ''and'' he still has several ''billion'' billion dollars for his efforts]]
efforts]].
* {{Polyamory}}: Torn between her love for Alexander and her love for Frank, Elise finally decide that she loves both of them. [[spoiler: And she She quickly find out that choosing one of them over the other would have sucked a lot for BOTH Alexander and Frank, since they are actually the same person.]]



** Frank: "Fuck!"

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** Frank: --> '''Frank''': "Fuck!"



* RunningGag: Frank keeps speaking Spanish when he means to use Italian. It gets {{lampshaded}} at one point.

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* RunningGag: Frank keeps speaking Spanish when he means to use Italian. It gets It's {{lampshaded}} at one point.



* UndercoverCopReveal: [[spoiler: Elise]]
* WithMyHandsTied: Frank manages to escape from handcuffs twice, albeit once with assistance from Elise.
* XanatosRoulette: Alexander's plan. [[spoiler:He told his wife to get on a particular train and pick out someone of his height and build at random. His entire plan depends on her picking one guy in particular who, it turns out, is actually him. If that first guy she had locked eyes with hadn't been with someone, the whole scheme would have come apart.]]
** Plus, the whole point of the scheme is to provide a decoy to keep the police and the crooks from catching Alexander. So [[spoiler:if the decoy is Alexander all along,]] how does that work?
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Shaw does this to one of his mooks. [[spoiler: By strangling him with a measuring tape, in the middle of being fitted for a new suit.]]
** Oddly enough, they all agree that his suit looks very good on him after that.
*** Would anybody have dared say otherwise? He still had that tape available you know.

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* UndercoverCopReveal: [[spoiler: Elise]]
* WithMyHandsTied: Frank manages to escape from handcuffs twice, albeit once with assistance from Elise.
* XanatosRoulette: Alexander's plan. [[spoiler:He told his wife to get on a particular train and pick out someone of his height and build at random. His entire plan depends on her picking one guy in particular who, it turns out,
Elise is actually him. If that first guy she had locked eyes with hadn't been with someone, the whole scheme would have come apart.a cop tracking down Alexander.]]
** Plus, the whole point of the scheme is to provide a decoy to keep the police and the crooks * WithMyHandsTied: Frank escapes from catching Alexander. So [[spoiler:if the decoy is Alexander all along,]] how does that work?
handcuffs twice, albeit once with assistance from Elise.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Shaw does this to one of his mooks. [[spoiler: By strangling him with a measuring tape, in the middle of being fitted for a new suit.]]
**
]] Oddly enough, they all agree that his suit looks very good on him after that.
*** Would anybody have dared say otherwise? He still had that tape available you know.
that.
31st Jul '13 6:47:28 AM Jonn
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* ArtisticLicense: There's a shot where we see one of the police snipers. He is clearly silhouetted against the lit wall behind him, and is obviously a sniper. He could've just turned off the light switch for whatever's behind him, but he's apparently completely invisible to the target or anyone in Venice.
3rd Jun '13 4:24:36 AM Runesmith
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** Plus, the whole point of the scheme is to provide a decoy to keep the police and the crooks from catching Alexander. So [[spoiler:if the decoy is Alexander all along,]] how does that work?
27th Mar '13 2:18:21 AM mechatroper
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* PrecisionFStrike: Frank turns around to see Elise in her evening gown.
** Frank: "Fuck!"
21st Sep '12 11:56:58 AM HeadSpace
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*** Would anybody have dared say otherwise? He still had that tape available you know.
3rd Aug '12 2:56:47 PM Timberwolf81
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** Plus there's no direct line between Paris and Venice.
** And "ten minutes" outside of Venice finds us looking at lush green hills. This is ''Venice'', a city built in a swamp and surrounded by industrial wasteland...


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** Oddly enough, they all agree that his suit looks very good on him after that.
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