History Film / ThreeKings

11th Apr '16 3:57:08 PM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/GulfWar: The film takes place in the closing days of the Operation Desert Storm.
31st Mar '16 12:00:41 PM IantheGecko
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* OneWomanWail: To be expected in a movie that takes place in the desert; happens toward the end.
15th Mar '16 6:04:35 PM dotchan
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* TitleDrop: Happens when the story of the Three Kings (i.e. the Magi who gave gifts to the infant/toddler Jesus; the Bible doesn't say how many there are but tradition holds that there were three of them because of the three gifts given) is recounted.
23rd Feb '16 3:25:47 PM Ohio9
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* NeverTrustATitle: There are four main characters.
15th Dec '15 7:56:33 AM Matchstick
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!!This movie contains examples of:

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!!This movie !!''Three Kings'' contains examples of:


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1st Nov '15 8:50:20 PM McMunchly
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* MoodWhiplash: Everything was going fine, they [[spoiler: got the gold]] in the truck, then some Iraqi soldier [[spoiler: is ordered to shoot some woman [[YourHeadASplode in the head]]. He does.]]

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* MoodWhiplash: MoodWhiplash:
** Conrad, Troy, and Elgin have become quite cavalier about the whole army thing and are excited to shoot off some rounds as they ride away from the US compound. Archie sets them on a dry run before attacking the bunker. Then a cow steps on a cluster bomb right before they do.
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Everything was going fine, they [[spoiler: got the gold]] in the truck, then some Iraqi soldier [[spoiler: is ordered to shoot some woman [[YourHeadASplode in the head]]. He does.]]]]
** Archie attempts to pump up the Iraqi rebels to get some free vehicles. The cheering man flatly refuses.
-->'''Iraqi Rebel''': Ahahahaha. Cannot give car.
--> '''Archie''': Alright, I guess we'll buy them.
1st Nov '15 8:21:50 PM McMunchly
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-->'''Archie:''' No guns, because we know what they do, right Conrad?
-->'''Conrad:''' They make infected pockets full of bile, sir.
-->'''Archie:''' That's right. That's what they do.
24th Aug '15 7:39:40 PM Divra
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* AssShove: How the TreasureMap is hidden.

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* AssShove: How the TreasureMap is hidden. The map is consistently referred to as the "Iraqi ass-map".
13th Jan '15 2:50:40 PM MichaelMikes
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* AMFMCharacterization: One of the soldiers wants to listen to heavy metal music while going into battle. Another soldier criticizes his musical choice and suggest they go into battle with something soothing to calm their nerves and plays an easy-listening song, showing a definite personality clash.

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* AMFMCharacterization: One of the soldiers Conrad Vig wants to listen to heavy metal music while going into battle. Another soldier Chief Elgin on the other hand criticizes his musical choice and suggest they go into battle with something soothing to calm their nerves and plays an easy-listening song, showing a definite personality clash.
4th Aug '14 3:37:22 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''Three Kings''''' is a 1999 movie directed by Creator/DavidORussell and starring Creator/GeorgeClooney, Music/IceCube, Creator/MarkWahlberg, and Creator/SpikeJonze.

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'''''Three Kings''''' ''Three Kings'' is a 1999 movie directed by Creator/DavidORussell and starring Creator/GeorgeClooney, Music/IceCube, Creator/MarkWahlberg, and Creator/SpikeJonze.



* BannedInChina: Banned in Iraq, of course. Until [[TonyBlair things]] [[GeorgeWBush changed]].



* FakeNationality: French-Moroccan Saïd Taghmaoui playing an Iraqi soldier named Saïd. Nice accent, and as always, [[Film/LaHaine great acting]].
-->'''Saïd:''' What is the problem with MichaelJackson ?
** Also New Zealander Cliff Curtis as a Shi'ite Iraqi rebel
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