History Film / TheWatch

13th May '16 8:31:45 AM YT45
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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Jamarcus after his HeelFaceTurn]], coming to the rescue with guns blazing.



* CloudCuckoolander: Evan's neighbor, who the Watch suspects of being an alien and torturing people in his basement. [[spoiler:He isn't one, and is in fact hosting an orgy]].

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* CloudCuckoolander: Evan's neighbor, who the Watch suspects of being an alien and torturing people in his basement. [[spoiler:He isn't one, and is in fact a swinger hosting an orgy]].orgies in said basement]].



* GunsAkimbo: [[spoiler:Jamarcus. Yes, him]].
* HappyEnding: Everybody gets one. [[spoiler:Even Jamarcus]].
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Jamarcus, who was an alien all along. The reason? ''He likes human sex!'']]

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* GunsAkimbo: [[spoiler:Jamarcus. Yes, him]].
him. It might not even be unrealistic, since he's an alien and might even possess the physical ability to split his vision and look down both sets of sights]].
* HappyEnding: Everybody gets one. [[spoiler:Even Jamarcus]].
Jamarcus, ''literally'']].
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Jamarcus, who was an [[EvilAllAlong alien all along.along]]. The reason? ''He likes human sex!'']]
13th May '16 8:23:50 AM YT45
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-->"Ugh, yes, I know him. His name is Flootrock. And believe me, the man is a ''count''."

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-->"Ugh, yes, I know him. His name is Flootrock. Flootrock. And believe me, the man is a ''count''.''cunt''."
13th May '16 8:23:22 AM YT45
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Added DiffLines:

* HiddenDisdainReveal: [[spoiler: Jamarcus]] talking about the aliens' leader, who committed the first murder in the movie.
-->"Ugh, yes, I know him. His name is Flootrock. And believe me, the man is a ''count''."
13th May '16 8:10:20 AM YT45
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The story takes place in the small town of Glenview, Ohio. It begins when Evan Trautwig (Creator/BenStiller) forms the Watch after the night watchmen at the place he works is killed and the police don't seem to care. He's joined by three others: Bob (Creator/VinceVaughn), a construction worker with a rebellious daughter, Franklin (Creator/JonahHill), a high school dropout who wanted to be a policeman but failed all the necessary tests, and Jamarcus ([[Series/TheITCrowd Richard]] [[Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace Ayoade]]), a recent divorcee. None of them are as dedicated as Evan, though.

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The story takes place in the small town of Glenview, Ohio. It begins when local [=CostCo=] manager Evan Trautwig (Creator/BenStiller) forms the Watch after the his store's night watchmen at the place he works watchman is killed gruesomely murdered and the police don't seem to care. He's joined by three others: Bob (Creator/VinceVaughn), a construction worker with a rebellious daughter, Franklin (Creator/JonahHill), a high school dropout who wanted to be a policeman cop but failed all the necessary psych tests, and Jamarcus ([[Series/TheITCrowd Richard]] [[Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace Ayoade]]), a recent divorcee. None of them are as dedicated as Evan, though.
13th May '16 8:07:33 AM YT45
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Originally titled ''Neighborhood Watch'', it was retitled and the marketing was changed to focus on the aliens after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Trayvon_Martin an incident in Florida where a Neighborhood Watchman shot a teenager dead]].

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Originally titled ''Neighborhood Watch'', it was retitled and the marketing was changed to focus on the aliens after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Trayvon_Martin an a controversial incident in Florida where an altercation between a teenager with a history of violence and an overzealous Neighborhood Watchman shot a left the teenager dead]].
dead from a bullet wound]].
25th Dec '14 6:06:22 PM mazaka
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** Also counts as under GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex and SexFaceTurn.

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** Also counts Would have also counted as under GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex a SexFaceTurn [[spoiler:but it's also revealed that he was touched by Evan's kind nature and SexFaceTurn.all the general attempts at teamwork.]]
19th Dec '14 6:35:30 PM creader
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The title being changed and the marketing being shifted to focus on the aliens, spoiling what was meant to be a surprise plot point.



* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Film/PansLabyrinth Doug]] [[Film/{{Hellboy}} Jones]] plays one of the main aliens.
28th Nov '14 6:15:46 PM Trogdor
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* DateRapeAverted: Played straight when Bob interrupts at a party hi's daughter attends.

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* DateRapeAverted: Played straight when Bob interrupts at a party hi's his daughter attends.
17th Nov '14 1:47:09 PM Trogdor
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* DateRapeAverted: played straight.

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* DateRapeAverted: played straight.Played straight when Bob interrupts at a party hi's daughter attends.



* EasilyThwartedAlienInvasion

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* EasilyThwartedAlienInvasionEasilyThwartedAlienInvasion: [[spoiler:All they really had to do was steal the 'alien bowling ball' from the transmitter. Sure, a thousand aliens chased them and tried to get it back, but they were able to kill them thanks to the explosive power of the alien bowling bowl.]]



* PossessionImpliesMastery: subverted. "What do you mean 'basic'? Look at it, it's not 'basic'! This looks commmmmmmmplicated."

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* PossessionImpliesMastery: subverted. Subverted when [[spoiler:Jamarcus]] is asked how the alien transmitter works.
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"What do you mean 'basic'? Look at it, it's not 'basic'! This looks commmmmmmmplicated."
14th Aug '14 7:38:41 PM TheNewMattFisher
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The story takes place in the small town of Glenview, Ohio. It begins when Evan Trautwig (Creator/BenStiller) forms the Watch after the night watchmen at the place he works is killed and the police don't seem to care. He's joined by three others: Bob (Creator/VinceVaughn), a construction worker with a rebellious daughter, Franklin (Jonah Hill), a high school dropout who wanted to be a policeman but failed all the necessary tests, and Jamarcus ([[Series/TheITCrowd Richard]] [[Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace Ayoade]]), a recent divorcee. None of them are as dedicated as Evan, though.

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The story takes place in the small town of Glenview, Ohio. It begins when Evan Trautwig (Creator/BenStiller) forms the Watch after the night watchmen at the place he works is killed and the police don't seem to care. He's joined by three others: Bob (Creator/VinceVaughn), a construction worker with a rebellious daughter, Franklin (Jonah Hill), (Creator/JonahHill), a high school dropout who wanted to be a policeman but failed all the necessary tests, and Jamarcus ([[Series/TheITCrowd Richard]] [[Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace Ayoade]]), a recent divorcee. None of them are as dedicated as Evan, though.
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