History Film / USMarshals

11th Jan '18 12:48:53 PM GuyIncog
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* ExplosiveDecompression: When a fellow prisoner tries to kill Sheridan aboard a Marshals transport plane, he instead shoots a hole in one of the windows, causing several people on board to be sucked out through the rapidly expanding breach and ultimately resulting in the plane crashing.
3rd Nov '17 2:48:03 PM xcountryguy
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* ChekhovsGun: Besides the literal one mentioned below, there is an early scene of Mark Sheridan taking medicine with water on the plane. We don't learn until later that [[spoiler: Sheridan gets motion sickness which ultimately gets him caught.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: Besides the literal one mentioned below, there is an early scene of Mark Sheridan taking medicine with water on the plane. We don't learn until later that [[spoiler: Sheridan [[spoiler:Sheridan gets motion sickness which ultimately gets him caught.]]



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: Noah Newman.]]

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: Noah Newman.[[spoiler:Noah Newman is killed in a surprise ambush that also reveals the traitor.]]



* FlashedBadgeHijack: Gerard pulls this.

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* FlashedBadgeHijack: Gerard pulls this.this on a civilian car when he needs some wheels.



* HeHadAName: [[spoiler: As Noah lies mortally wounded in an ambulance, and the Emts work on him desperately, they say encouraging things like, "Stay with us, Buddy/Pardner/Pal." Gerard, sitting in the ambulance in the midst of a Heroic BSOD, says very quietly, "His name is Noah." The Emts immediately switch to using his real name. Unfortunately, it doesn't help.]]
* HeroicBSOD: Gerard, after [[spoiler: Noah Newman is killed by Royce]].

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* HeHadAName: [[spoiler: As [[spoiler:As Noah lies mortally wounded in an ambulance, and the Emts work on him desperately, they say encouraging things like, "Stay with us, Buddy/Pardner/Pal." Gerard, sitting in the ambulance in the midst of a Heroic BSOD, says very quietly, "His name is Noah." The Emts [=EMTs=] immediately switch to using his real name. Unfortunately, it doesn't help.]]
* HeroicBSOD: Gerard, after [[spoiler: Noah [[spoiler:Noah Newman is killed by Royce]].



** Gerard gets in trouble with his boss for striking a suspect in handcuffs to subdue him during the opening sequence because he was attacking the arresting Marshals, and bit one. She acts like this was a breach of protocol which he has to apologize for publicly. However, what he did was completely appropriate in those circumstances.

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** Gerard gets in trouble with his boss for striking a suspect in handcuffs to subdue him during the opening sequence because he was attacking the arresting Marshals, Marshals and bit one. She acts like this was a breach of protocol which he has to apologize for publicly. However, what he did was completely appropriate in those circumstances.



* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: At one point, Gerard checks Royce's gun and gives it back to him. When Royce tries to use it on him, minutes later, it doesn't fire. Gerard had switched magazines without [[spoiler: Royce]] noticing, which he points out in the following quote:

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* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: At one point, Gerard checks Royce's gun and gives it back to him. When Royce tries to use it on him, minutes later, it doesn't fire. Gerard had switched magazines without [[spoiler: Royce]] [[spoiler:Royce]] noticing, which he points out in the following quote:



%%* JobTitle

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%%* JobTitle* JobTitle: U.S. Marshal is the title and the organization that Gerard belongs to.



* TheMole: It turns out that [[spoiler: Sheridan is not the mole, but is actively looking for him right up until the end when he gives up and attempts to flee the country.]]

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* TheMole: It turns out that [[spoiler: Sheridan [[spoiler:Sheridan is not the mole, but is actively looking for him right up until the end when he gives up and attempts to flee the country.]]



* ProductPlacement: Sheridan's girlfriend Marie Bineaux works as a Starbucks Coffee barista.
** This movie also has pretty blatant [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynHenL72bPY Glock]] product placement. Late in the film Gerard sounds like he's reading off [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YJP_FORoik a commercial script for Glocks]].

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* ProductPlacement: ProductPlacement:
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Sheridan's girlfriend Marie Bineaux works as a Starbucks Coffee barista.
** This movie also has pretty blatant [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynHenL72bPY Glock]] product placement. Late in the film Gerard sounds like he's reading off [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YJP_FORoik a commercial script for Glocks]].



** Although in this case, it could be because his actions helped to uncover a ''massive'' [[spoiler: espionage ring]]. There's something to be said for doing some good when he could have just run. The prosecutors may have just decided not to indict him in thanks.

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** Although in this case, it could be because his actions helped to uncover a ''massive'' [[spoiler: espionage [[spoiler:espionage ring]]. There's something to be said for doing some good when he could have just run. The prosecutors may have just decided not to indict him in thanks.
19th Oct '17 10:18:10 PM DrOO7
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* AmbiguousSituation: Unlike in ''Film/TheFugitive'', where the audience knew Kimble was innocent, Sheridan's status is unclear, especially since there's footage of him committing the murders in question. It's not until nearly halfway through that we learn that he was set up and the supposed murders were an act of self-defense.
24th Jul '17 9:10:25 PM Odacon_Spy
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Chicago doubles for New York City.
** This is most egregious during the chase from the cemetery in Queens after the shooting incident, when Sheridan runs across a set of railroad tracks just seconds before a Metra train (Chicago's commuter railroad) passes by.
** When Sheridan jumps off of the Loreli building which is supposed to be in Queens, he winds up on top of a Metro North train leaving 125th Street station in Harlem, Upper East Side. The Queens location of the Loreli Building is confirmed when Newman's body is delivered to Elmhurst Hospital in Queens.
13th Jul '17 6:07:18 PM Fireblood
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* ArtisticLicenseLaw:
** It's ignored here for RuleOfCool, but in real life, the FAA says that prisoners are not allowed to be chained to any part of an airplane.
** Also, when the Chinese assassin asks to use the toilet the guard says to hold it and that they will be landing in 20 minutes, but in reality guards are not allowed to tell any prisoner the time frame of any transport especially when it is a federal prisoner transport.



* DiplomaticImpunity: A Chinese Embassy Guard shoots a cop in the head and claims diplomatic immunity.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: Noah Newman]]

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* DiplomaticImpunity: A Chinese Embassy Guard guard shoots a cop in the head and claims diplomatic immunity.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: Noah Newman]]Newman.]]



* HollywoodLaw:
** Gerard gets in trouble with his boss for striking a suspect in handcuffs to subdue him during the opening sequence because he was attacking the arresting Marshals, and bit one. She acts like this was a breach of protocol which he has to apologize for publicly. However, what he did was completely appropriate in those circumstances.
** It's ignored here for RuleOfCool, but in real life, the FAA says that prisoners are not allowed to be chained to any part of an airplane.
** Also, when the Chinese assassin asks to use the toilet the guard says to hold it and that they will be landing in 20 minutes, but in reality guards are not allowed to tell any prisoner the time frame of any transport especially when it is a federal prisoner transport.



* PoliceBrutality: Gerard gets involved in the Sheridan plot when he's assigned to the prisoner transport plane on his boss's orders, after the two brothers he arrested in the opening sequence accuse him of excessive force and police brutality (they had been resisting arrest and attacked the arresting officers, and Gerard cracked one of them over the head with the butt of a shotgun after the guy tried to bite Biggs).

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* PoliceBrutality: Gerard gets involved in the Sheridan plot when he's assigned to the prisoner transport plane on his boss's orders, after the two brothers he arrested in the opening sequence accuse him of excessive force and police brutality (they had been resisting arrest and attacked the arresting officers, and Gerard cracked one of them over the head with the butt of a shotgun after the guy tried to bite Biggs).attacked Biggs and Newman, biting the latter).



** Although in this case, it could be because his actions helped to uncover a ''massive'' [[spoiler: espionage ring]]. There's something to be said for doing some good when he could have just run.

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** Although in this case, it could be because his actions helped to uncover a ''massive'' [[spoiler: espionage ring]]. There's something to be said for doing some good when he could have just run. The prosecutors may have just decided not to indict him in thanks.
30th Apr '17 10:46:51 AM nombretomado
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''U.S. Marshals'' is a 1998 SpinOff to ''Film/TheFugitive'' (1993), directed by Stuart Baird. This was his second film, following ''Film/ExecutiveDecision'' (1996). TommyLeeJones returns to his role of Marshal Samuel Gerard. This time the "antagonist" is Creator/WesleySnipes, and Creator/RobertDowneyJr also co-stars.

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''U.S. Marshals'' is a 1998 SpinOff to ''Film/TheFugitive'' (1993), directed by Stuart Baird. This was his second film, following ''Film/ExecutiveDecision'' (1996). TommyLeeJones Creator/TommyLeeJones returns to his role of Marshal Samuel Gerard. This time the "antagonist" is Creator/WesleySnipes, and Creator/RobertDowneyJr also co-stars.
12th Feb '17 1:49:15 PM DrOO7
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* WrongfulAccusationInsurance: Played unbelievably straight, even more so than in [[Film/TheFugitive its predecessor]]. In the course of proving his innocence and attempting to flee the country, Sheridan commits ''numerous'' felonies, including kidnapping, assault, and even assault with a deadly weapon of a federal agent (when he shoots Gerard but deliberately aims for his bullet-proof vest) of a federal agent. His girlfriend counts as well, for aiding and abetting him the whole way, and what's more, given that she might not yet be a US citizen, or even in the country legally; ''her'' actions could have resulted in her being deported. But when the movie ends, they're all strolling out of a courthouse with a few throwaway lines about how he has been "cleared of all charges".

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* WrongfulAccusationInsurance: Played unbelievably straight, even more so than in [[Film/TheFugitive its predecessor]]. In the course of proving his innocence and attempting to flee the country, Sheridan commits ''numerous'' felonies, including kidnapping, assault, and even assault with a deadly weapon of a federal agent (when he shoots Gerard but deliberately aims for his bullet-proof vest) of a federal agent.vest). His girlfriend counts as well, for aiding and abetting him the whole way, and what's more, given that she might not yet be a US citizen, or even in the country legally; ''her'' actions could have resulted in her being deported. But when the movie ends, they're all strolling out of a courthouse with a few throwaway lines about how he has been "cleared of all charges".
8th Oct '16 10:03:15 PM Cinereous
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** This movie also has pretty blatant [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynHenL72bPY Glock]] product placement. Late in the film Gerard sounds like he's reading off [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YJP_FORoik a commercial script for Glocks]].
10th Sep '16 12:32:31 AM bobg
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* WrongfulAccusationInsurance: Played unbelievably straight, even more so than in [[Film/TheFugitive its predecessor]]. In the course of proving his innocence and attempting to flee the country, Sheridan commits ''numerous'' felonies, including kidnapping, assault, and even attempted murder (when he shoots Gerard, even if he did deliberately aim for his bullet-proof vest) of a federal agent. His girlfriend counts as well, for aiding and abetting him the whole way, and what's more, given that she might not yet be a US citizen, or even in the country legally; ''her'' actions could have resulted in her being deported. But when the movie ends, they're all strolling out of a courthouse with a few throwaway lines about how he has been "cleared of all charges".

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* WrongfulAccusationInsurance: Played unbelievably straight, even more so than in [[Film/TheFugitive its predecessor]]. In the course of proving his innocence and attempting to flee the country, Sheridan commits ''numerous'' felonies, including kidnapping, assault, and even attempted murder assault with a deadly weapon of a federal agent (when he shoots Gerard, even if he did Gerard but deliberately aim aims for his bullet-proof vest) of a federal agent. His girlfriend counts as well, for aiding and abetting him the whole way, and what's more, given that she might not yet be a US citizen, or even in the country legally; ''her'' actions could have resulted in her being deported. But when the movie ends, they're all strolling out of a courthouse with a few throwaway lines about how he has been "cleared of all charges".
28th Feb '16 10:33:30 PM DrOO7
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* HeHadAName: [[spoiler: As Noah lies mortally wounded in an ambulance, and the Emts work on him desperately, they say encouraging things like, "Stay with us, Buddy/Pardner/Pal." Gerard, sitting in the ambulance in the midst of a Heroic BSOD, says very quietly, "His name is Noah." The Emts immediately switch to using his real name. Unfortunately, it doesn't help.]]
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