History FreudianExcuse / Film

19th Feb '17 11:42:19 AM rva98014
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* A non-villainous example is present in ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''. [[spoiler:After Nick Wilde was tormented at the Junior Ranger Scouts for being a predator species, he lived the life of a sly con artist, living up to the stereotype of foxes.]]
** Judy's [[InnocentBigot inhibited prejudices]] towards foxes comes from what happened during the AMinorKidroduction; She stood up to a fox bully that was tormenting some younger kids, and he [[WouldHitAGirl responded by giving her a brutal beating while clawing half of her face and mocking her for thinking she could become more than a "dumb bunny"]]. It affected her a lot more then she's willing to admit, [[spoiler: and she's forced to confront what it did to her psyche when her InnocentlyInsensitive comments towards predators at the press conference caused a ThirdActMisunderstanding between her and Nick]].
5th Feb '17 2:46:58 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Malevolent'' (2002), an aspiring serial killer starts stalking a police officer (Lou Diamond Philips) and tries to [[FrameUp frame him for several murders]], as well as following a stripper while pretending to be her ex-husband. The cop eventually figures out his identity and realizes that he's one of his father's former patients looking for revenge, a brilliant kid from a wealthy family who was committed after an extremely messed up youth. Specifically, his mother (a b-movie actress and pin-up model) carried on an [[ParentalIncest incestuous relationship with her son]] before they were found out by her husband, who then killed his wife and himself in a MurderSuicide.

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* In ''Malevolent'' ''Film/{{Malevolent}}'' (2002), an aspiring serial killer starts stalking a police officer (Lou Diamond Philips) and tries to [[FrameUp frame him for several murders]], as well as following a stripper while pretending to be her ex-husband. The cop eventually figures out his identity and realizes that he's one of his father's former patients looking for revenge, a brilliant kid from a wealthy family who was committed after an extremely messed up youth. Specifically, his mother (a b-movie actress and pin-up model) carried on an [[ParentalIncest incestuous relationship with her son]] before they were found out by her husband, who then killed his wife and himself in a MurderSuicide.
8th Jan '17 9:40:04 AM nombretomado
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* Syndrome from TheIncredibles technically has one, but it's [[DisproportionateRetribution not very good]]. Essentially, the superhero he idolized as a kid wouldn't let him be his sidekick. That's it. [[SarcasmMode Surely a good reason to murder every superhero in the world]].

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* Syndrome from TheIncredibles ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' technically has one, but it's [[DisproportionateRetribution not very good]]. Essentially, the superhero he idolized as a kid wouldn't let him be his sidekick. That's it. [[SarcasmMode Surely a good reason to murder every superhero in the world]].
31st Dec '16 5:29:43 AM upupandaway42
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* As revealed in ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'', the whole worldview of Comicbook/LexLuthor in the ''DCExtendedUniverse'' is due to his upbringing. Lex's father, Alexander Luthor Snr., was an [[AbusiveParents abusive jerk]], who [[VillainWithGoodPublicity hid behind the facade]] of a good family man. Luthor Senior used his son as a business ploy (claiming he named his company after Lex and encouraging investors to "write checks for Lex") while behind closed doors he beat (and possibly did worse to) Lex. Unsuprisingly, this upbringing did a number on Lex's psyche, which only gets worse when Comicbook/{{Superman}} appears, as Lex hates Superman, partly becase Superman challenges Lex's beliefs that anyone with power cannot truly be selfless and innocent, and partly due to anger that there was no-one to save ''him'' when he was a child.
--> '''Lex''': No man in the sky intervened when I was a boy to deliver me from Daddy's fist and abominations. I figured out way back if God is all-powerful, He cannot be all good. And if He is all good, then He cannot be all-powerful. And neither can you be.
19th Dec '16 5:13:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Malevolent'' (2002), an aspiring serial killer starts stalking a police officer (Lou Diamond Philips) and tries to [[FrameUp frame him for several murders]], as well as following a stripper while pretending to be her ex-husband. The cop eventually figures out his identity and realizes that he's one of his father's former patients looking for revenge, a brilliant kid from a wealthy family who was committed after an extremely messed up youth. Specifically, his mother (a b-movie actress and pin-up model) carried on an [[ParentalIncest incestuous relationship with her son]] before they were found out by her husband, who then killed his wife and himself in a MurderSuicide.
21st Oct '16 7:46:27 PM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMen'':

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* ''Film/XMen'':''Film/XMenFilmSeries'':
14th Oct '16 9:31:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* Played in the 2005 film ''Film/SkyHigh''. Sue became an evil supervillian bent on turning all the superheroes into infants because she was put in the Sidekicks class.

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* Played in the 2005 film ''Film/SkyHigh''.''Film/SkyHigh2005''. Sue became an evil supervillian bent on turning all the superheroes into infants because she was put in the Sidekicks class.
11th Aug '16 10:31:01 AM siberia82
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** In ''Film/X2XMenUnited'', apparently William Strykerís son Jason blamed his parents for his "condition," so he used his [[MasterOfIllusion powers of illusion]] to torture them with nightmares and visions - leading to Stryker's wife killing herself with a power drill. Of course, given that Stryker's [[UnreliableNarrator not exactly the most reliable witness]], how much of this information is accurate is debatable at best. We see plainly that he himself hated the fact that his son was a mutant and was under the impression Xavier's school was for "curing" mutants.
** In ''Film/TheWolverine'', Shingen covered for his father robbing his own company to extend his own lifespan, only for Ichirō to leave everything to Mariko instead.

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** In ''Film/X2XMenUnited'', apparently ''Film/X2XMenUnited'': Apparently William Strykerís Stryker's son Jason blamed his parents for his "condition," so he used his [[MasterOfIllusion powers of illusion]] MasterOfIllusion power to torture them with nightmares and visions - visions, leading to Stryker's wife killing herself with a power drill. Of course, given that Stryker's [[UnreliableNarrator [[UnreliableExpositor not exactly the most reliable witness]], how much of this information is accurate is debatable at best. We see plainly that he himself hated the fact that his son was a mutant and was under the impression Xavier's school was for "curing" mutants.
** In ''Film/TheWolverine'', ''Film/TheWolverine'': Shingen covered for his father robbing his own company to extend his own lifespan, only for Ichirō to leave everything to Mariko instead.instead.
** ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': After Erik Lehnsherr [[spoiler:loses his family, he's in so much grief]] that he's willing to follow Apocalypse, who convinces him that he's God, and God has granted Magneto a divine purpose.
30th Jul '16 2:35:58 PM HamburgerTime
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* Toward the end of ''Film/{{Carrie}}'', [[EvilMatriarch Margaret White]] reveals the reason she [[AbusiveParents hates her own daughter so much]] in her MotiveRant: her ex-husband was an [[MaritalRapeLicense abusive rapist]] and Carrie was [[ChildOfRape the product of him forcing himself on Margaret while drunk]].
26th Jun '16 9:02:48 PM JJHIL325
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** Judy's [[InnocentBigot inhibited prejudices]] towards foxes comes from what happened during the AMinorKidroduction; She stood up to a fox bully that was tormenting some younger kids, and he [[WouldHitAGirl responded by giving her a brutal beating while clawing half of her face and mocking her for thinking she could become more than a "dumb bunny"]]. It affected her a lot more then she's willing to admit, [[spoiler: and she's forced to confront what it did to her psyche when her InnocentlyInsensitive comments towards predators at the press conference caused a ThirdActMisunderstanding between her and Nick]].
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