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14th Jun '18 4:21:16 PM theknack101
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* KillEmAll: At the big three way MexicanStandOff at the end, [[spoiler:everyone besides Alabama, Clarence, and Dick dies, and Clarence gets his eye shot out.]]
28th May '18 3:40:54 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* RealityEnsues: How do you fight for your life and win against someone who's over a foot taller than you, outweighs you by over a hundred pounds, and kills people for a living? As the fight between Alabama and Virgil shows, ''[[CombatPragmatist not fairly]]''.
5th Mar '18 2:43:29 PM fgenzo159
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-->"You think a cop gives a fuck about a pimp? Listen. Every pimp in the world gets shot. Two in the back of the fuckin' head. Cops'd throw a party, man."

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-->"You -->'''Clarence's Mentor / Music/ElvisPresley:''' You think a cop gives a fuck about a pimp? Listen. Every pimp in the world gets shot. Two in the back of the fuckin' head. Cops'd throw a party, man."



* AndThisIsFor: When Nicky shoots Boris:
--> "This is for Cody" (bang).

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* AndThisIsFor: When Nicky shoots Boris:
--> "This
Dimes finishes off [[spoiler:Boris, one of Lee Donowitz's bodyguards]]:
-->'''Dimes:''' This
is for Cody" (bang). Cody. ''Bang!''



* BadassBoast: "I am the Anti-Christ. You get me in a vendetta-kind-of mood, you tell the angels in heaven you never saw evil so singularly personified as you did in the face of the man who killed you."

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* BadassBoast: "I am the Anti-Christ. BadassBoast:
-->'''Vincent Coccotti:''' I'm TheAntichrist.
You get got me in a vendetta-kind-of mood, you "vendetta" kind of mood. You can tell the angels in heaven you never saw seen the evil so singularly personified as you did in the face of the man who killed you."



* {{Fanservice}}: The make-out session in the phone booth, in particular.

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* {{Fanservice}}: The make-out session >session in the phone booth, in particular.particular.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Before starting the MexicanStandoff.
--> '''Nicholson''': Oh my god I forgot my fucking vest.
--> '''Dimes''': Stupid.
** Averted, since his vest [[spoiler:didn't save Dimes from Alabama.]]



* TheGhost: Blue Lou Boyle is the mafia kingpin who owns the dope. He's referred to a number of times, but the closest we get to him is his consigliere, Vincenzo Coccotti, who is terrifying enough on his own. A scene was written for Blue Lou, but it was never filmed.

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* TheGhost: Blue Lou Boyle is the mafia kingpin who owns the dope. He's referred to a number of times, but the closest we get to him is [[TheConsigliere his consigliere, consigliere]], Vincenzo Coccotti, who is terrifying enough on his own. A scene was written for Blue Lou, but it was never filmed.xc



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Lee Donawitz was probably written as a is a take on Creator/OliverStone, as a major Hollywood player and a bit of a coke-lover best known for directing a movie about the Vietnam War. The rushes playing in his home are actually from ''Film/{{Platoon}}''. However, director Tony Scott stated that the character is based on producer Joel Silver in response to his negative experience directing ''Film/TheLastBoyScout''. According to him, he went out of his way to make sure the character looked, sounded, and acted exactly like Silver as an extended TakeThat

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Lee Donawitz Donowitz was probably written as a is a take on Creator/OliverStone, as a major Hollywood player and a bit of a coke-lover best known for directing a movie about the Vietnam War.UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. The rushes playing in his home are actually from ''Film/{{Platoon}}''. However, director Tony Scott stated that the character is based on producer Joel Silver in response to his negative experience directing ''Film/TheLastBoyScout''. According to him, he went out of his way to make sure the character looked, sounded, and acted exactly like Silver as an extended TakeThat



* OhCrap: When Officers Dimes and Nicholson think they got things in control, with 7 cops against 2 bodyguards, [[spoiler:the mob suddenly bursts into the MexicanStandoff with 4 additional guns.]]
--> '''A cop''': Holy shit...
--> '''Nicholson:''' Motherfucker... Who are these guys ?? '''PUT YOUR GUNS DOWN!!'''



* ShaggySearchTechnique: After beating Alabama bloody without finding out where the drugs are hidden, Virgi is bemused when he accidentally finds the suitcase hidden under the bed.
-->"I can't believe you hid it under the bed. I can't believe I didn't look under the bed! I'm getting fucking old."

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* ShaggySearchTechnique: After beating Alabama bloody without finding out where the drugs are hidden, Virgi Virgil is bemused when he accidentally finds the suitcase hidden under the bed.
-->"I -->'''Virgil:''' I can't believe you hid it under the bed. I can't believe I didn't look under the bed! I'm getting fucking old."
11th Feb '18 5:21:49 PM nombretomado
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* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Alabama drops into Clarence's life and takes an earnest liking to all of his weird, geeky tastes and interests. [[SubvertedTrope Except]] ThePartridgeFamily. That's where she draws the line.

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* ManicPixieDreamGirl: Alabama drops into Clarence's life and takes an earnest liking to all of his weird, geeky tastes and interests. [[SubvertedTrope Except]] ThePartridgeFamily.Series/ThePartridgeFamily. That's where she draws the line.
31st Dec '17 9:37:40 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: The use of "Gassenhauser" in the score could be seen as a reference to ''Film/{{Badlands}}''. That or HansZimmer ripping off CarlOrff.

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* ShoutOut: The use of "Gassenhauser" in the score could be seen as a reference to ''Film/{{Badlands}}''. That or HansZimmer Music/HansZimmer ripping off CarlOrff.
29th Dec '17 11:00:33 AM nombretomado
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* NoKillLikeOverkill: The way [[spoiler:Alabama kills Virgil. She uses a cork screw, a toilet lid, a bust of [[ElvisPresley Elvis]], an Aerosol Flamethrower, and a shotgun]]. BAD. ASS.

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* NoKillLikeOverkill: The way [[spoiler:Alabama kills Virgil. She uses a cork screw, a toilet lid, a bust of [[ElvisPresley Elvis]], Music/{{Elvis|Presley}}, an Aerosol Flamethrower, and a shotgun]]. BAD. ASS.
7th Dec '17 10:49:19 AM Schitzo
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-->'''Alabama:''' ... You look fucking ridiculous!!

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-->'''Alabama:''' ... You look fucking ridiculous!!
7th Dec '17 10:48:16 AM Schitzo
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* ThisIsGonnaSuck: The bust of Elvis pisses Virgil off more than it does make him flinch. Alabama can be heard moaning a frightened "Oh god..."

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* ThisIsGonnaSuck: The bust of Elvis pisses Virgil off more than it does make him flinch. Alabama can be heard moaning a frightened pained "Oh god..."
7th Dec '17 10:44:56 AM Schitzo
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** [[spoiler:Virgil is killed by a woman.]]

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** [[spoiler:Virgil is killed by a woman.woman in an elaborate, over the top fashion after spending what was probably ten minutes torturing her.]]
7th Dec '17 10:38:22 AM Schitzo
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*ThisIsGonnaSuck: The bust of Elvis pisses Virgil off more than it does make him flinch. Alabama can be heard moaning a frightened "Oh god..."
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