History Film / YouDontMessWithTheZohan

22nd Mar '18 9:36:15 PM Eagal
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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19178_9-absurd-movie-premises-that-actually-happened.html No, really.]]

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19178_9-absurd-movie-premises-that-actually-happened.html No, really.]]Much of Zohan's character and background were taken straight from Sandler's former hair stylists.
22nd Mar '18 9:32:58 PM Eagal
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: The leader of the White Supremacists has a LongList of things he hates, starting with Jews, Arabs, black people, Asians, and etcetera, then quickly derailing into things like the New York Times, dogs in purses, various celebrities and long walks on the beach.



** On the other hand, I don't think he [[ScreamsLikeALittleGirl expected the cow to be alive...]]



* LikesOlderWomen: Zohan.

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* LikesOlderWomen: Zohan.Age is no object to the Zohan; since most of the women whose hair he styles are on the older side, he ends up sleeping with a lot of old ladies.
22nd Mar '18 6:56:02 PM Eagal
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* AllJewsAreAshkenazi: Averted. While YiddishAsASecondLanguage is played glaringly straight (see below), while the Israelis portrayed (most notably Zohanís friend Oori, played by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ido_Mosseri Ido Mosseri]]).

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* AllJewsAreAshkenazi: Averted. While YiddishAsASecondLanguage is played glaringly straight (see below), while most of the Israelis portrayed Jewish people in the movie are Israeli (most notably Zohanís friend Oori, played by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ido_Mosseri Ido Mosseri]]).
12th Feb '18 5:40:32 PM rt2012
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* ManChild: Michael - for one thing, he wears a turtleneck and orders milk when Zohan takes him to a dance club.


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* ParentalSexualitySquick: Michael is horrified when his mom starts sleeping with Zohan.
9th Feb '18 3:42:46 PM JackDavid
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* SuperSoldier: Played for laughs with Zohan, but Zohan is still tough as other examples would be expected to be.
12th Dec '17 3:12:40 AM jormis29
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* TheCameo: John [=McEnroe=] (in his [[Film/MrDeeds second Sandler movie]]), Henry Winkler (in [[Film/TheWaterboy his]] [[Film/LittleNicky third]]), and Mariah Carey (in a better movie than her [[Film/{{Glitter}} usual]]). So too did George Takei, and Bruce Vilanch.

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* TheCameo: John [=McEnroe=] (in his [[Film/MrDeeds second Sandler movie]]), Henry Winkler Creator/HenryWinkler (in [[Film/TheWaterboy his]] [[Film/LittleNicky third]]), and Mariah Carey (in a better movie than her [[Film/{{Glitter}} usual]]). So too did George Takei, and Bruce Vilanch.
7th Dec '17 12:20:57 AM jormis29
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A 2008 action comedy directed by Creator/DennisDugan and starring Creator/AdamSandler (who co-wrote the script with Creator/JuddApatow and Robert Smigel) as the titular Israeli super soldier, and John Turturro as his arch-nemesis, The Phantom. ([[IThoughtItMeant No, not]] [[ComicStrip/ThePhantom that one.]] [[Literature/ThePhantomOfTheOpera Or that one.]])

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A 2008 action comedy directed by Creator/DennisDugan and starring Creator/AdamSandler (who co-wrote the script with Creator/JuddApatow and Robert Smigel) as the titular Israeli super soldier, and John Turturro Creator/JohnTurturro as his arch-nemesis, The Phantom. ([[IThoughtItMeant No, not]] [[ComicStrip/ThePhantom that one.]] [[Literature/ThePhantomOfTheOpera Or that one.]])
5th Mar '17 11:04:25 AM Morgenthaler
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The plot goes something like this: Zohan Dvir is an Israeli super soldier, sort of a cross between Chuck Norris and Borat, who becomes tired of the ArabIsraeliConflict. He fakes his own death, and moves to the United States, where he fulfills his life-long dream of becoming a (heterosexual) hairdresser.

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The plot goes something like this: Zohan Dvir is an Israeli super soldier, sort of a cross between Chuck Norris and Borat, who becomes tired of the ArabIsraeliConflict.UsefulNotes/ArabIsraeliConflict. He fakes his own death, and moves to the United States, where he fulfills his life-long dream of becoming a (heterosexual) hairdresser.



* AmericaSavesTheDay: Moving to America will [[spoiler: end the ArabIsraeliConflict]]! See SpaceWhaleAesop.

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* AmericaSavesTheDay: Moving to America will [[spoiler: end the ArabIsraeliConflict]]! UsefulNotes/ArabIsraeliConflict]]! See SpaceWhaleAesop.



* AnAesop: The ArabIsraeliConflict, and people should get along.

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* AnAesop: The ArabIsraeliConflict, UsefulNotes/ArabIsraeliConflict, and people should get along.



* SpaceWhaleAesop: The conclusion for the movie paints the picture that the ultimate solution to the ArabIsraeliConflict [[spoiler:is for everybody in the region to move to America]].

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* SpaceWhaleAesop: The conclusion for the movie paints the picture that the ultimate solution to the ArabIsraeliConflict UsefulNotes/ArabIsraeliConflict [[spoiler:is for everybody in the region to move to America]].
5th Mar '17 11:04:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* ArabIsraeliConflict: The backdrop of this movie.
25th Nov '16 10:40:28 AM redandready45
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* TheAce: Zohan breathes this trope, as does, to a lesser extent, Phantom.
** BrokenAce: A mild example. Zohan isn't slowing down, but he is very disillusioned by the conflict, enough to fake his death so he doesn't have to fight anymore.


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* BrokenAce: Zohan. He's a skilled soldier and a ladies' man, but he is very disillusioned by the conflict, enough to fake his death so he doesn't have to fight anymore.
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