History Film / Zoolander

14th Nov '17 8:51:33 AM 32_Footsteps
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* Music/AlsoSprachZarathustra: Part of a ShoutOut to ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.



* Music/AlsoSprachZarathustra: Part of a ShoutOut to ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.

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* Music/AlsoSprachZarathustra: Part ArtisticLicenseGeography: PlayedForLaughs with the coal mines of a ShoutOut to ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''.South Jersey - the actual South Jersey is fairly flat and consists primarily of coastal plains and farmland.



* DullSurprise: All of Derek's so-called "looks" are [[strike:almost]] identical (however, his "Magnum" look stops a shuriken in mid-air. Even Mugatu is wowed: "Dear god, it's beautiful!").

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* DullSurprise: All of Derek's so-called "looks" are [[strike:almost]] identical nigh-identical (however, his "Magnum" look stops a shuriken in mid-air. Even Mugatu is wowed: "Dear god, it's beautiful!").
9th Nov '17 11:38:26 PM gjjones
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* BigNo: Derek's reaction when he realizes his friends are about to [[ManOnFire get burned to death]] by a carelessly lit cigarette.

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* BigNo: Derek's reaction when he realizes his friends are about to [[ManOnFire get burned to death]] by a carelessly lit cigarette.cigarette courtesy of Brint.



* ManOnFire: Britt lights up a cigarette at a gas station causing the exposed gasoline to destroy the station and immolate Derek's model friends.

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* ManOnFire: Britt Brint lights up a cigarette at a gas station causing the exposed gasoline to destroy the station and immolate Derek's model friends.



* OhCrap: Derek when he realizes that his friends are about to get killed while visiting a gas station.

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* OhCrap: Derek when he realizes that his friends are about to get killed while visiting by in a gas station.station explosion.



* SayMyName: Hansel yells Derek's name when [[spoiler:he pulls his BigDamnHeroes moment to stop Mugatu's plan]].



* TooDumbToLive: Derek's model friends who at a gas station start spraying gasoline at each other and then one lights up a cigarette. Even Derek recognizes this as a very stupid decision and tries to stop them but is too late.

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* TooDumbToLive: Derek's model friends who at a gas station start spraying gasoline at each other and then one then, Brint lights up a cigarette. Even Derek recognizes this as a very stupid decision and tries to stop them but is too late.
29th Oct '17 5:17:08 PM gjjones
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* FreudianExcuse: Matilda was ridiculed and laughed at because of her being overweight as a child to the point that she developed bulimia. Since then, she believes models would hurt one's self-esteem.


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* ItsAllAboutMe: At the start of the film, Derek is a self-absorbed but friendly model.
29th Oct '17 11:03:31 AM nombretomado
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** Jon Voight seems to have based his performance as Derek's father on ChristopherWalken.

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** Jon Voight seems to have based his performance as Derek's father on ChristopherWalken.Creator/ChristopherWalken.
5th Oct '17 8:21:07 PM gjjones
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Matilda has one when she realizes that she was partially responsible for driving Derek into retirement.
5th Oct '17 8:19:59 PM gjjones
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* ManipulativeBastard: Mugatu. He offered Derek to participate in a runway show, brainwashing him to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia so they can maintain child labor in that country. In short, he attempts to make Derek's life miserable.
5th Oct '17 7:51:51 PM gjjones
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* EveryoneHasStandards: Derek may be dumb, but he knows that lighting a cigarette on gasoline is a bad idea, as his model friends found out the hard way.



* ManOnFire: Britt lights up a cigarette at a gas station causing the exposed gasoline to destroy the station and immolate Derek's model friends.



* RealityEnsues: When Derek's model friends spray gasoline at the gas station and one of them lights up a cigarette, the station explodes and everyone is killed, except for Derek.



* ShaggyDogStory

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* ShaggyDogStoryShaggyDogStory:
1st Oct '17 9:08:25 PM AgentSkyblueM7
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** Presumably he would get immunity in exchange for his testimony.

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** Presumably he would get immunity in exchange for his testimony. The sequel confirms he asked for relocation in the witness protection program.
19th Aug '17 7:08:40 PM NWolfman
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** We Never get to see what J.P. Prewett's fate was, either.

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** We Never get to see what J.P. Prewett's fate was, either.either (in a deleted scene he became a teacher at Derick's school).
25th Jun '17 1:48:45 PM Damar
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* TooDumbToLive: The freak gasoline fight accident scene. Derek himself was lucky enough to avoid the explosion.

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* TooDumbToLive: The freak Derek's model friends who at a gas station start spraying gasoline fight accident scene. at each other and then one lights up a cigarette. Even Derek himself was lucky enough recognizes this as a very stupid decision and tries to avoid the explosion.stop them but is too late.
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