History LoopholeAbuse / LiveActionFilm

5th Jul '17 4:22:34 PM Lanes17B
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* A meta example from ''Film/FightClub''. [[HelenaBonhamCarter Helena Bonham Carter's]] line to BradPitt after having sex for the first time was supposed to be: "I wanna' have your abortion." But [[ExecutiveMeddling an executive thought that was too crude and ordered the director to change it.]] He agreed on the condition that the correction could not be corrected. Thus, her character ended up saying: "I haven' been fucked like that since grade school."
5th Mar '17 5:06:42 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/LordOfWar'', the Interpol Agent pursuing Yuri accuses him of exploiting a loophole in international arms trading laws by shipping military vehicles and their armament seperately so they don't count as prohibited/embargoed heavy weapons.
* ''Film/InTheNameOfTheKing: A DungeonSiege Tale'' has, apparently, a requirement for the magi that they must serve a king for them to be able to use magic. [[EvilSorcerer Gallian]] reveals that the beastly Krug have no king, so he simply crowned himself as their king. Thus, he serves the best master he can think of - himself. The rules never specified it must be a king of humans or that the magus himself couldn't be king. Of course, it's also implied that only a madman like Gallian could have accepted such twisted logic enough to allow his powers to work. And Gallian doesn't deny that he has gone mad but actually uses his madness to boost his power.

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* In ''Film/LordOfWar'', the Interpol Agent pursuing Yuri accuses him of exploiting a loophole in international arms trading laws by shipping military vehicles and their armament seperately separately so they don't count as prohibited/embargoed heavy weapons.
* ''Film/InTheNameOfTheKing: A DungeonSiege VideoGame/DungeonSiege Tale'' has, apparently, a requirement for the magi that they must serve a king for them to be able to use magic. [[EvilSorcerer Gallian]] reveals that the beastly Krug have no king, so he simply crowned himself as their king. Thus, he serves the best master he can think of - himself. The rules never specified it must be a king of humans or that the magus himself couldn't be king. Of course, it's also implied that only a madman like Gallian could have accepted such twisted logic enough to allow his powers to work. And Gallian doesn't deny that he has gone mad but actually uses his madness to boost his power.
27th Feb '17 11:13:00 AM TheTeaMustFlow
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----> '''Jones:''' "Then you were a poor captain, but a captain nonetheless! [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Have you not introduced yourself all these years]] as ''[[InsistentTerminolgy Captain]]'' Jack Sparrow?"

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----> '''Jones:''' "Then you were a poor captain, but a captain nonetheless! [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Have you not introduced yourself all these years]] as ''[[InsistentTerminolgy ''[[InsistentTerminology Captain]]'' Jack Sparrow?"
5th Feb '17 11:21:25 PM weirdfantasy
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* In ''Film/StrokerAce'', the eponymous character tries to find his way out of an unfair contract which his sponsor uses to promote business more aggressively. Lugs tries to have five or six different lawyers find these in the contracts wording only to be told that Stroker's best chance is to get Clyde Torkle to fire him (quitting activates a clause which says Stroker can't race for the next three years). Stroker then starts using the contract to his advantage by humiliating Torkle with a couple idiotic advertising gags (the contract only says that he has to sell chicken; it fails to mention ''how'' he should do it) and hiring Pembrook as part of his pit crew just to piss Torkle off.
28th Jan '17 1:31:52 PM ZimFan89
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* In ''Film/ResidentEvilTheFinalChapter'', this is the reason for [[AIIsACrapshoot the Red Queen]] deciding to [[EnemyMine team up]] with Alice. Her programming keeps her from harming Umbrella Corporation employees, even though she wishes to stop their EvilPlan, but Alice isn't tied by any such {{Restraining Bolt}}s, so providing her with vital information helps the Red Queen carry out her desires by proxy. Also, in a similarity to the ''Film/RoboCop1987'' example above, during the climax [[spoiler: [[TokenGoodTeammate Alicia Marcus]] takes the time to remind everyone she owns half of Umbrella, and promptly fires [[TheDragon Wesker]]; as he's now technically no longer in Umbrella's employ, the Red Queen is able to deploy her security measures and kill him.]]
12th Dec '16 6:39:18 AM carouselambra
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* This is the big problem in ''Film/{{Dogma}}'': God is infallible. Whatever He[[spoiler:/She]] says, goes and if two Angels are to be banished to Wisconsin for all eternity, so be it. However, a church in New Jersey is celebrating its 100th anniversary and allowing those who enter its church to be absolved of all sins. Loki and Bartleby's plan is to essentially dump their wings, pass through into the church and viola, purged of all sins and allowed to get back into Heaven. Of course, by doing that, it proves God is fallible and destroys reality as a result.

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* This is the big problem in ''Film/{{Dogma}}'': God is infallible. Whatever He[[spoiler:/She]] says, goes and if two Angels are to be banished to Wisconsin for all eternity, so be it. However, a church in New Jersey is celebrating its 100th anniversary and allowing those who enter its church to be absolved of all sins. Loki and Bartleby's plan is to essentially dump their wings, pass through into the church and viola, voilà, purged of all sins and allowed to get back into Heaven. Of course, by doing that, it proves God is fallible and destroys reality as a result.
5th Dec '16 3:20:25 PM TheWanderer
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* ''Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid'' "Rules!? In a knife fight!? [[GroinAttack No rules!]]"

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* ''Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid'' "Rules!? In ''Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid'', Butch is about to participate in a knife fight!? fight with [[ChallengingTheChief Harvey, a member of his gang challenging him for leadership]]. Butch starts walking towards Harvey and claims that first they have to get the rules straightened out. Harvey thinks the idea of rules in a knife fight is so dumb that he lowers his guard and bellows that there are no rules. Butch immediately [[GroinAttack No rules!]]"kicks Harvey in the groin]], states that if there aren't going to be any rules it's about time to start the fight, and finishes off Harvey before he can recover from Butch's sneak attack.
8th Oct '16 2:25:16 PM Eddy1215
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----> '''Jones:''' "Then you were a poor captain, but a captain nonetheless! Have you not introduced yourself all these years as ''Captain'' Jack Sparrow?"

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----> '''Jones:''' "Then you were a poor captain, but a captain nonetheless! [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Have you not introduced yourself all these years years]] as ''Captain'' ''[[InsistentTerminolgy Captain]]'' Jack Sparrow?"


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** In the same film, Jack tires to invoke this with Jones, saying that their debt was settled when he was taken to the Locker, [[RevivalLoophole no one said he had to stay there]]. Jones didn't agree to it and took him prisoner.
8th Jun '16 8:00:44 PM Blazer
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** Later on, the ''Vengeance'' is bearing down on the ''Enterprise'' and turning it into swiss cheese. Carol races onto the bridge and begs to contact Admiral Marcus, who is not only captaining the ''Vengeance'' but also [[spoiler:her father and he wouldn't attack them if she was on board]]. Marcus' solution? Teleport her over to the ''Vengeance'', ''then'' keep shooting.
28th May '16 10:44:28 PM redandready45
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* ''Film/TheTerminal'': Dixon asks for Viktor's help in dealing with a Russian man who went into frenzy when the airport confiscated pills for his father because he didn't have proper documents. After the man is neutralized, Viktor, having read the rules, is able to save the guy by getting him to say the medication is for a goat, since ''animals'' don't require documentation for medicine. Soon afterward, everyone in the airport salutes Viktor as "the goat" for defying airport regulations.
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