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30th Dec '15 6:55:29 PM Tommoraptor
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* BerserkButton: Vincent finds out the hard way that calling Burt Klane a "blimp" isn't the ''smartest'' thing to do.



* {{Hypocrite}}: Vince accuses Linda of accompanying him on the journey because her interests were only financial, even though five million dollars is exactly what motivated his road trip in the first place.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Vince Vincent accuses Linda of accompanying him on the journey because her interests were only financial, even though five million dollars is exactly what motivated his road trip in the first place.
28th Dec '15 12:25:56 PM Tommoraptor
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* Hypocrite: Vince accuses Linda of accompanying him on the journey because her interests were only financial, even though five million dollars is exactly what motivated his road trip in the first place.

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* Hypocrite: {{Hypocrite}}: Vince accuses Linda of accompanying him on the journey because her interests were only financial, even though five million dollars is exactly what motivated his road trip in the first place.
28th Dec '15 12:23:20 PM Tommoraptor
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* HotForTeacher: Vincent somehow managed to seduce one of the nuns at the orphanage where he grew up. Got them ''both'' kicked out.

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* HotForTeacher: Vincent somehow managed to seduce Sister Maria, one of the nuns who was his biology teacher at the orphanage where he grew up. Got them ''both'' kicked out.This resulted in Sister Maria losing her job before he ran away.
* Hypocrite: Vince accuses Linda of accompanying him on the journey because her interests were only financial, even though five million dollars is exactly what motivated his road trip in the first place.
16th Dec '15 5:33:08 PM TitoMosquito
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* PsychoForHire: Webster. He kills anyone he meets in person so they can't identify him, even if

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* PsychoForHire: Webster. He kills anyone he meets in person so they can't identify him, even if that person is the one who hired him.
2nd Dec '15 12:09:32 PM Boggs
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* BigBrotherInstinct: Julius develops this ''immediately.''
26th Oct '15 4:56:20 PM MayaSerena
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*OverlyLongGag: The chain.
28th Jun '15 9:33:18 AM eroock
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** BadassAdorable: An interesting example, because Julius' adorability is in his demeanour and behaviour rather than his appearance.

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** * BadassAdorable: An interesting example, because Julius' adorability is in his demeanour and behaviour rather than his appearance.
28th Jun '15 9:31:58 AM eroock
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* ActorAllusion: Julius tells Dr. Traven that if he's lying, "[[Film/TheTerminator I'll be back]]."



* BaitAndswitch: In the last scene, when the mother notes "I just can't get over how alike they are", the camera cuts to [[PolarOppositeTwins Julius and Vincent]] but then [[RevealShot pans down]] to the [[AlwaysIdenticalTwins twin babies]] in the buggies.

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* BaitAndswitch: BaitAndSwitch: In the last scene, when the mother notes "I just can't get over how alike they are", the camera cuts to [[PolarOppositeTwins Julius and Vincent]] but then [[RevealShot pans down]] to the [[AlwaysIdenticalTwins twin babies]] in the buggies.
28th Jun '15 9:22:52 AM eroock
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* FishOutOfWater: Arnold's character is [[RaisedByDudes raised by scientists]] while his biological parents (all seven of them) are excluded. When he ventures into normal society, he is very much a fish out of water.



* RaisedByDudes: Arnold's character is raised by scientists.

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* RaisedByDudes: Arnold's character is raised by scientists.scientists while his biological parents (all seven of them) are excluded. When he ventures into normal society, he is very much a FishOutOfWater.
28th Jun '15 9:16:05 AM eroock
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'''''Twins''''' is a 1988 comedy starring Creator/DannyDeVito and Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger as twins.

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'''''Twins''''' ''Twins'' is a 1988 comedy starring Creator/DannyDeVito and Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger as twins.



* BaitAndswitch: In the last scene, when the mother notes "I just can't get over how alike they are", the camera cuts to [[PolarOppositeTwins Julius and Vincent]] but then [[RevealShot pans down]] to the [[AlwaysIdenticalTwins twin babies]] in the buggies.



* BondOneLiner: During the final confrontation, once the chains finally finish piling up on the villain, Vincent looks in mild shock before delivering "Now there's a guy with a lot on his mind."
* ButIReadABookAboutIt: Julius knew all about driving from reading about it, and having read the car's manual, he knew he could shut off the alarm by lifting it up from the back, thereby tricking it into thinking it was being towed. Of course it only worked because of his extraordinary strength.



* CoatOverTheShoulder: Danny gets them matching sets of cool white suits. They simultaneously flip their jackets, with Arnold's jacket floating over Danny.



* DesignerBabies: Julius and Vincent are the results of a secret experiment carried out at a U.S. Government genetics laboratory to produce the perfect child. To the surprise of the scientists, the embryo split and twins were born. One twin, Julius, is seemingly "perfect", exhibiting all the traits the scientists were hoping to achieve, while the other, Vincent, is much more "average", to the scientists' dismay.



* GeniusBruiser: Julius

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* FishOutOfWater: Arnold's character is [[RaisedByDudes raised by scientists]] while his biological parents (all seven of them) are excluded. When he ventures into normal society, he is very much a fish out of water.
* GeniusBruiser: JuliusJulius.



* GrandRomanticGesture: Vincent has his love interest's room decorated with flowers. She is floored.
* TheGrovel: Towards the end during his GrandRomanticGesture, Vincent is on his knees begging his love interest for forgiveness. It works.
* HasTwoMommies: How many fathers do th twins have?
* HawaiianShirtedTourist: The two couriers who deliver the car to the garage try to pass themselves off as tourists by wearing Hawaiian shirts.
* HeroStoleMyBike: Julius jacks a convertible with buffalo horns on the hood in Twins, but later mentions that he returned it.



* LongLostRelative: Julius and Vincent were SeparatedAtBirth. Vincent was placed in an orphanage in Los Angeles, Julius was taken to a South Pacific island and raised by Professor Werner. Each twin is unaware of the other's existence until Vincent learns of his twin brother in his 35th birthday.



* MissingMom

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* MissingMomMissingMom: Julius was informed that his mother [[DeathByChildbirth died in childbirth]]. Vincent believed his mother abandoned him.



* MixAndMatchMan: Julius and Vincent are DesignerBabies with combined DNA from six athlete and scholarly fathers. Vincent lost out in the process though.



* SeparatedAtBirth - Natch. All because of Dr. Traven.

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* SeparatedAtBirth - RaisedByDudes: Arnold's character is raised by scientists.
* RuleNumberOne: The rules of a crisis situation:
--> '''Rule 1:''' Don't move too soon.
--> '''Rule 2:''' If you choose to bluff, you must be prepared to have your bluff called.
--> '''Rule 3:''' Duck.
* SeparatedAtBirth:
Natch. All because of Dr. Traven.



* TookALevelInJerkass - Of course Vincent was kind of a jerkass his whole life, but became a bigger jerkass after he was told their mother died and took it out on Linda and Julius.

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* TookALevelInJerkass - TookALevelInJerkass: Of course Vincent was kind of a jerkass his whole life, but became a bigger jerkass after he was told their mother died and took it out on Linda and Julius.



* WinsByDoingAbsolutelyNothing: Near the beginning, a motorcycle-riding thief tries to steal Julius's suitcase. Juliusis so strong that he is able to hold onto the suitcase without even noticing that the man is trying to steal it, and the thief falls off the motorcycle on his back. Even after the attempted theft, Julius doesn't realize what the man had been trying to do and unironically tries to give him medical assistance.

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* WinsByDoingAbsolutelyNothing: Near the beginning, a motorcycle-riding thief tries to steal Julius's suitcase. Juliusis Julius is so strong that he is able to hold onto the suitcase without even noticing that the man is trying to steal it, and the thief falls off the motorcycle on his back. Even after the attempted theft, Julius doesn't realize what the man had been trying to do and unironically tries to give him medical assistance.
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