History Film / WhereEaglesDare

16th Jul '17 9:52:09 AM KeithM
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** Smith getting Kramer to [[spoiler: confirm Turner as being the lead mole by writing his name down and Kramer confirming it, convincing Kramer that Smith knew and thus was indeed a German agent.]] Had Smith and Rolland been _wrong_, the entire operation would have been blown in that instant.

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** Smith getting Kramer to [[spoiler: confirm Turner as being the lead mole by writing his name down and Kramer confirming it, convincing Kramer that Smith knew and thus was indeed a German agent.]] Had Smith and Rolland Rolland's suspicions been _wrong_, wrong, the entire operation would have been blown in that instant.
16th Jul '17 9:51:23 AM KeithM
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** Smith getting Kramer to [[spoiler: confirm Turner as being the lead mole by writing his name down and Kramer confirming it, convincing Kramer that Smith knew and thus was indeed a German agent.]] Had Smith and Rolland been _wrong_, the entire operation would have been blown in that instant.
16th Jun '17 10:16:04 PM jamespolk
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: The first line of dialogue is "Our man was brought down at 2 am in the morning."
28th May '17 9:35:23 PM marcoasalazarm
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* OneManArmy: Smith and Schaffer both. [[spoiler:Which is good, because the only other member of the team that is not a traitor is the girl.]] They are badass enough to accomplish the mission ''and'' demolish one of the Nazis' greatest strongholds even with the absurd odds against them.
28th May '17 9:00:41 PM ElSquibbonator
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* JustPlaneWrong: General Rosemeyer arrives in a postwar American Bell helicopter.

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* JustPlaneWrong: General Rosemeyer arrives in a postwar American Bell helicopter. Now, Germany ''did'' have helicopters during World War II, but they look nothing like helicopters as we know them today.
22nd Mar '17 9:28:23 AM nightkiller
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* InformedAbility: During the briefing, we're told that the men are fluent in German. They never display this in the film.

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* InformedAbility: During the briefing, we're told that the men are fluent in German. They Due to the TranslationConvention, they never display this in the film.



* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Not only do our heroes speak English throughout the film, but they do so without any accent. Despite being fluent in German.

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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Not NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent:Not only do our heroes speak English throughout the film, but (due to the TranslationConvention) they do so without any accent. Despite being fluent in German.
2nd Dec '16 4:23:20 AM StFan
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!!Tropes:

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!!''Where Eagles Dare'' provides examples of:



* MadeOfExplodium: Whilst most objects in this movie end up exploding quite legitimately, there's at least two vehicles that burst into flames and explode just from pushed down a hill. Another truck seems to explode because it drove past an exploding building.

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* MadeOfExplodium: Whilst most objects in this movie end up exploding quite legitimately, there's at least two vehicles that burst into flames and explode just from being pushed down a hill. Another truck seems to explode because it drove drives past an exploding building.



14th Aug '16 6:43:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondeGuysAreEvil: The Gestapo Officer Major Von Hapen.
10th Aug '16 10:30:26 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* BattleaxeNurse: The Nazi Fraulein is implied to be this.


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* BlondeGuysAreEvil: The Gestapo Officer Major Von Hapen.


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* InformedAbility: During the briefing, we're told that the men are fluent in German. They never display this in the film.


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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Not only do our heroes speak English throughout the film, but they do so without any accent. Despite being fluent in German.


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* ShoutOutToShakespeare: The title comes from ''Theatre/RichardIII''.
--> "The world is grown so bad, that wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch."
2nd Jun '16 11:22:51 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Smith and Schaffer both. In fact, individually they'd be classed as a OneManArmy.
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