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28th Apr '17 4:45:14 PM KidDynamite
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* GLOW girl Americana.
8th Feb '17 6:42:50 PM erforce
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* [[Wrestling/XavierWoods Consequences Creed]] in Wrestling/{{TNA}} as a [[NoPunIntended consequence]] of him being an {{expy}} of [[Film/{{Rocky}} Apollo Creed]].

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* [[Wrestling/XavierWoods Consequences Creed]] in Wrestling/{{TNA}} as a [[NoPunIntended consequence]] of him being an {{expy}} of [[Film/{{Rocky}} [[Franchise/{{Rocky}} Apollo Creed]].



* Rocky is the embodiment of this trope in ''[[Film/{{Rocky}} Rocky IV]]''.
** Rocky was more a simple American hero. Apollo, in-universe, actually used the All American Face gimmick in the first and fourth movies. Though the first time it was to celebrate the American bicentennial and the second time it was because he was the American competitor in an international boxing match. But he takes it to the extreme in that latter match making even Rocky visibly embarrassed.

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* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}''
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Rocky is the embodiment of this trope in ''[[Film/{{Rocky}} Rocky IV]]''.
** Rocky
''Film/RockyIV''. Before that, he was more a simple American hero. hero.
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Apollo, in-universe, actually used the All American Face gimmick in the first [[Film/{{Rocky}} first]] and fourth [[Film/RockyIV fourth]] movies. Though the first time it was to celebrate the American bicentennial and the second time it was because he was the American competitor in an international boxing match. But he takes it to the extreme in that latter match making even Rocky visibly embarrassed.
31st Dec '16 7:29:17 PM LaptopGuy
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** They actually were not sure what angle they were going to take with him when he was first signed to WWE. His promos were just generic bios about his Olympic victories and seemed to play him up as this. He oversold it at his first television debut, and the audience started booing him. The execs took it and ran with it, and got word to him in the ring that he was a heel now and should act like an asshole. The rest is history.

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** They actually were not sure what angle Angle they were going to take with him when he was first signed to WWE. His promos were just generic bios about his Olympic victories and seemed to play him up as this. He oversold it at his first television debut, and the audience started booing him. The execs took it and ran with it, and got word to him in the ring that he was a heel now and should act like an asshole. The rest is history.
12th Nov '16 4:35:57 PM nombretomado
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* Jack Burton of ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'' is a DeconstructiveParody of this. Burton sports a JamesDean pompadour and drawls like JohnWayne, but lives up to these iconic images of American masculinity with less than perfect aplomb. Overconfident and always slightly behind the information curve, his bombast sometimes pays off, but more often makes him the butt of a slapstick gag. For a light comic performance, KurtRussell walks a very precise tightrope, giving Jack a puppyish quality that redeems his made-in-America arrogance. The audience roots for him to succeed, and to be taken down a peg or two along the way.

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* Jack Burton of ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'' is a DeconstructiveParody of this. Burton sports a JamesDean Creator/JamesDean pompadour and drawls like JohnWayne, Creator/JohnWayne, but lives up to these iconic images of American masculinity with less than perfect aplomb. Overconfident and always slightly behind the information curve, his bombast sometimes pays off, but more often makes him the butt of a slapstick gag. For a light comic performance, KurtRussell walks a very precise tightrope, giving Jack a puppyish quality that redeems his made-in-America arrogance. The audience roots for him to succeed, and to be taken down a peg or two along the way.
22nd Sep '16 11:07:51 PM TitoMosquito
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** With both Superman and Wonder Woman, DC has tried to downplay this over the last several years when it has been seen as unfashionable to be patriotic (and in the case of Superman Returns, could potentially impact his international box office sales).

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** With both Superman and Wonder Woman, DC has tried to downplay this over the last several years when it has been seen as unfashionable to be patriotic (and in the case of Superman Returns, ''Superman Returns'', could potentially impact his international box office sales).



** In a one off story, Superman once mentioned that he was planning on renouncing his American citizenship [[note]] though it was mainly because his actions were being interpreted as official US policy due to his longstanding mostly solid relationship with the US government.[[/note]] A story showed up very quickly afterwards where Superman expressed his love of America, as an alien whom America adopted like so many others.

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** In a one off story, Superman once mentioned that he was planning on renouncing his American citizenship [[note]] though citizenship[[note]]though it was mainly because his actions were being interpreted as official US policy due to his longstanding mostly solid relationship with the US government.[[/note]] government[[/note]]. A story showed up very quickly afterwards where Superman expressed his love of America, as an alien whom America adopted like so many others.
2nd Sep '16 3:11:27 PM TitoMosquito
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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' in the episode The Blind Bandit, Fire Nation Man is this for the Fire Nation.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' in the episode The "The Blind Bandit, Bandit", Fire Nation Man is this for the Fire Nation. Nation.
9th Aug '16 9:55:58 PM Dravencour
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* Wrestling/HulkHogan. And Mr. America, [[CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown whoever he was]].

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* Wrestling/HulkHogan. It's even in his theme (see above). And Mr. America, [[CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown whoever he was]].
29th Jul '16 1:26:17 PM Willbyr
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* ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}'' character Terryman (based on real life wrestler Wrestling/TerryFunk) has been the epitome of this in fiction for decades. Interestingly enough, he started off as the same type of character as [=JBL=] (representing the big business side of America that other countries sees as [[ForeignWrestlingHeel evil]]), but then mellowing out and playing this trope to the highest degree ever since. His son, [[Anime/KinnikumanNisei Terry the Kid]] also plays this trope to a T. ...tK.

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* ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}'' character Terryman (based on real life wrestler Wrestling/TerryFunk) has been the epitome of this in fiction for decades. Interestingly enough, he started off as the same type of character as [=JBL=] (representing the big business side of America that other countries sees as [[ForeignWrestlingHeel evil]]), but then mellowing out and playing this trope to the highest degree ever since. His son, [[Anime/KinnikumanNisei [[Anime/UltimateMuscle Terry the Kid]] also plays this trope to a T. ...tK.
19th Jun '16 2:01:36 AM jormis29
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* Jack Burton of ''BigTroubleInLittleChina'' is a DeconstructiveParody of this. Burton sports a JamesDean pompadour and drawls like JohnWayne, but lives up to these iconic images of American masculinity with less than perfect aplomb. Overconfident and always slightly behind the information curve, his bombast sometimes pays off, but more often makes him the butt of a slapstick gag. For a light comic performance, KurtRussell walks a very precise tightrope, giving Jack a puppyish quality that redeems his made-in-America arrogance. The audience roots for him to succeed, and to be taken down a peg or two along the way.

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* Jack Burton of ''BigTroubleInLittleChina'' ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'' is a DeconstructiveParody of this. Burton sports a JamesDean pompadour and drawls like JohnWayne, but lives up to these iconic images of American masculinity with less than perfect aplomb. Overconfident and always slightly behind the information curve, his bombast sometimes pays off, but more often makes him the butt of a slapstick gag. For a light comic performance, KurtRussell walks a very precise tightrope, giving Jack a puppyish quality that redeems his made-in-America arrogance. The audience roots for him to succeed, and to be taken down a peg or two along the way.
16th Apr '16 11:25:54 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Wrestling/SaraDelRey was a mixed bag in Luchas 2000 and LLF but a straight example in Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} with her American Angel gimmick before her FaceHeelTurn.
** It amusingly ended up being played straight in LLF, as American Angel, April Hunter, Nikki "La Gringa" Roxx and Christie Ricci and all became crowd favorites, Wrestling/DaizeeHaze being over the moment she debuted. It just took American Angel longer than the others.
** Crowds even chanted "USA" at Del Rey during Wrestling/RingOfHonor's UK shows, against native UK talent Eden Black and Jetta even.

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* Wrestling/SaraDelRey was a mixed bag in Luchas 2000 and LLF but a straight example in Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} with her American Angel gimmick before her FaceHeelTurn.
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FaceHeelTurn. It amusingly ended up being played straight in LLF, as American Angel, April Hunter, Nikki "La Gringa" Roxx and Christie Ricci and all became crowd favorites, Wrestling/DaizeeHaze being over the moment she debuted. It just took American Angel longer than the others.
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others. Crowds even chanted "USA" at Del Rey during Wrestling/RingOfHonor's UK shows, against native UK talent Eden Black and Jetta even.no less.
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