History Film / ThirtyDaysOfNight

3rd Aug '16 3:12:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* CasualHighDrop: A vampire casually drops off a roof as part of an ambush in the sequel.
29th Jul '16 8:29:34 AM BiffJr
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* MamaBear: Stella runs from cover to grab a traumatized child at the end, even though she's being used as bait.

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* MamaBear: Stella runs from cover to grab a traumatized child at the end, even though she's being used as the child is bait.
13th Jul '16 9:36:19 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* AnAxeToGrind

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* AnAxeToGrindAnAxeToGrind: Eben grabs an axe and wields it for most of the films.



* ArtisticLicenseChemistry: Crude oil is ''much'' harder to ignite than gasoline due to impurities (its flash point is around 100 degrees Fahrenheit); in the bitter cold of an Alaskan winter it would be no small task to start an oil fire. And yet somehow it catches fire just like gasoline.

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* ArtisticLicenseChemistry: Crude oil is ''much'' harder to ignite than gasoline due to impurities (its flash point is around 100 degrees Fahrenheit); in the bitter cold of an Alaskan winter it would be no small task to start an oil fire. And yet somehow Marlowe manages it catches fire just like with a simple match as if it were gasoline.



* BigBrotherInstinct: Eben is very protective of his teenage brother, Jake.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: BigBrotherInstinct:
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Eben is very protective of his teenage brother, Jake.



* BoomHeadshot: Several of the vampires go out by shotgun to the face, taking off most of their heads with it.



* DecapitatedArmy: [[spoiler: Literally. After Eben blows Marlowe's brain out, the rest of the vampires just stumble around, not sure what to do.]]

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* DecapitatedArmy: [[spoiler: Literally. After Eben blows punches Marlowe's brain out, the rest of the vampires just stumble around, not sure what to do.do, then slowly retreat.]]



* GrimUpNorth

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* GrimUpNorthGrimUpNorth: Takes place in Barrow, Alaska.



-->'''Lady victim''': Oh...God.
-->'''Marlowe''': God? (looks around, [[FauxAffablyEvil frowns and shakes his head 'sadly']]) No God.

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-->'''Lady victim''': Oh...God.
-->'''Marlowe''':
God.\\
'''Marlowe''':
God? (looks around, [[FauxAffablyEvil frowns and shakes his head 'sadly']]) No God.



* HeroicSacrifice: Eben [[spoiler: becomes a Vampire]] knowing full well it was the only way to successfully [[spoiler: save Stella and fight off the Vampires]], as well as the fact that he wouldn't be able to change back or control himself from not harming anyone for long. So, after the Vampires are [[spoiler: leaderless and scared shitless]] he lets himself [[spoiler: be turned to ash by the sun]]. Some view this as a StupidSacrifice, but really, there weren't many other options.

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* HeroicSacrifice: Eben [[spoiler: becomes a Vampire]] knowing full well it was the only way to successfully [[spoiler: save Stella and fight off the Vampires]], as well as the fact that he wouldn't be able to change back or control himself from not harming anyone for long. So, after the Vampires are [[spoiler: leaderless and scared shitless]] he lets himself [[spoiler: be turned to ash by the sun]]. Some view this as a StupidSacrifice, but really, there weren't many other options.



* LargeHam: Creator/BenFoster.

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* %%* LargeHam: Creator/BenFoster.



* TheLoad: The demented old father, who is not really aware of what's going on around.

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* TheLoad: The demented old father, who is not really aware of what's going on around. [[spoiler:He gets eaten and ends up taking his son with him when he escapes out a window.]]



* MamaBear: Stella.

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* MamaBear: Stella. Stella runs from cover to grab a traumatized child at the end, even though she's being used as bait.
* TheMasquerade: Marlowe mentions that the vampires have gone to great lengths to make people forget they were ever real.



* MercyKill: [[spoiler: From Eben to Carter Davies. Carter, finding that he has slowly been turning into a vampire, asks it of Eben so he wouldn't live forever without his family, who died years ago. Eben obliges and does so offscreen.]]

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* MercyKill: [[spoiler: MercyKill:
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From Eben to Carter [[spoiler:Carter Davies. Carter, finding that he has slowly been turning into a vampire, asks it of Eben so he wouldn't live forever without his family, who died years ago. Eben obliges and does so offscreen.]]



* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown
* NoNameGiven: None of the vampires is named in-story. All their names comes from credits.

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* %%* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown
* NoNameGiven: None of the vampires is are named in-story. All their names comes from the credits.



* TheQuisling: Unintentionally, the girl used as bait. She helps vampires, because it's better than being killed on spot. It's more than obvious that she is heavily traumatised by this. And when there is [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness no-one else to eat...]]
* RaceLift: Not only are the paunchy, late-thirties, happily married main couple made buff, mid-twenties, and sexily divorced; the Native American Eben Olemaun becomes the white Eben Oleson.

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* TheQuisling: Unintentionally, TheQuisling:
** The Stranger, who makes sure no one will be able to escape
the town or warn anyone of the vampires before they show up.
** The
girl used as bait. She helps the vampires, because it's better than being killed on the spot. It's more than obvious that she is heavily traumatised by this. And when there is [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness no-one else to eat...]]
* RaceLift: RaceLift:
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Not only are the paunchy, late-thirties, happily married main couple made buff, mid-twenties, and sexily divorced; the Native American Eben Olemaun becomes the white Eben Oleson.



* SadisticChoice: Vampires set up a trap early on - a lone girl is wandering around, shouting for help. Heroes can choose - die, going for impossible rescue or [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness let her die]]. A scene later Eben is ForcedToWatch as the vampires proceed with killing the girl.



* [[ZombieInfectee Vampire Infectee]]: [[spoiler: Carter]]. He choose to be killed rather than fully turn into a vampire.



* WalkingBackwards
* WithCatlikeTread

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* %%* WalkingBackwards
* %%* WithCatlikeTread


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* WoundedGazelleGambit: The vampires set up a trap early on by having a lone girl is wandering around, shouting for help. Anyone who comes out to help gets eaten. Eben catches onto the trick and is ForcedToWatch as the vampires proceed with killing the girl for failing.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: The vampires kill the girl they were using as bait when she fails to attract anyone.


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* ZombieInfectee: [[spoiler: Carter]]. Though in a twist he doesn't wait until it's too late, just until there's a proper moment to deal with problem. He choose to be killed rather than fully turn into a vampire.
5th Jul '16 4:37:27 PM FatherPerf
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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:The large, grinding machine is constantly active throughout the movie ''for no real justifiable reason'' and, unsurprisingly, a vampire is thrown into it not long after the survivors reach the plant.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:The large, large grinding machine is constantly active throughout shown at the movie ''for no real justifiable reason'' and, unsurprisingly, start of the film. Unsurprisingly, a vampire is thrown into it not long after the survivors reach the plant.]] ]]
8th Jun '16 6:45:26 PM krimzonflygon2
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When the circus comes to town, the sheriff and his estranged wife gather up a group of survivors and plan to survive the 30 days.

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When the circus comes "They" turn out to town, the be a horde of vampires itching for a taste of fresh blood, and they plan to take every advantage of a month without sunrise. The sheriff and his estranged wife gather up a group of survivors and plan to survive the 30 days.
thirty days of night.



* AnswersToTheNameOfGod:
-->'''Lady victim''': Oh...God.
-->'''Marlowe''': God? (looks around) No God.


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* GodIsDead: Or at the very least, He can't help the hapless townsfolk, as Marlowe coldly points out.
-->'''Lady victim''': Oh...God.
-->'''Marlowe''': God? (looks around, [[FauxAffablyEvil frowns and shakes his head 'sadly']]) No God.
1st Jan '16 7:52:34 PM BadSplice
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''30 Days of Night'' is a 2007 Vampire film directed by David Slade and starring Creator/JoshHartnett and Danny Huston.

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''30 Days of Night'' is a 2007 Vampire film directed by David Slade [[Film/HardCandy David]] [[Series/{{Hannibal}} Slade]] and starring Creator/JoshHartnett and Danny Huston.
25th Dec '15 4:38:21 PM eroock
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* AlwaysNight: The film is set during the one month where Barrow, Alaska is without sun.
25th Dec '15 4:24:53 PM eroock
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* DarknessEqualsDeath: Vampires take advantage of the fact that the sun is naturally absent for a month.



* TheNightThatNeverEnds: A twisted version, vampires don't cause the absence of sun but they take advantage of the fact that it's naturally absent for the titular month.
16th Nov '15 7:05:24 PM Peteman
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* MustBeInvited: Averted ''hard'' when a vampire suddenly breaks into a family's house by ''jumping through a window!''

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* MustBeInvited: Averted ''hard'' when a vampire suddenly breaks into a family's house by ''jumping through a window!''
19th Sep '15 12:24:37 PM eroock
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->''Barrow, UsefulNotes/{{Alaska}} - Northernmost town in the U.S.''

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->''Barrow, ->''"Barrow, UsefulNotes/{{Alaska}} - Northernmost town in the U.S.''



->''Cut off every winter for 30 days of night.''

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->''Cut off every winter for 30 days of night.''
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