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8th Dec '16 2:42:59 PM upupandaway42
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* The various shows that make up the ''Franchise/ArrowVerse'' have a few episodes with an Antagonist Title, either simply that of the VillainOfTheWeek, or for an episode that introduces or focuses on a BigBad.
** ''Series/{{Arrow}}'': [[Recap/ArrowS1E12Vertigo "Vertigo"]], [[Recap/ArrowS1E15Dodger "Dodger"]], [[Recap/ArrowS1E17TheHuntressReturns "The Huntress Returns"]], [[Recap/ArrowS2E5LeagueOfAssassins "League of Assassins"]], [[Recap/ArrowS2E13HeirToTheDemon "Heir To The Demon"]] (a reference to Nyssa Al Ghul), [[Recap/ArrowS2E18Deathstroke "Deathstroke"]], [[Recap/ArrowS3E4TheMagician "The Magician"]] (referring to Malcolm Merlyn's League of Assassin's alias), [[Recap/ArrowS5E7Vigilante "Vigilante"]].
** ''Series/TheFlash2014: [[Recape/TheFlash2014S1E5Plastique "Plastique"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E9TheManInTheYellowSuit "The Man In The Yellow Suit"]] (referring to the [[EvilCounterpart Reverse-Flash]]), [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E10RevengeOfTheRogues "Revenge of the Rogues"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E17Tricksters "Tricksters"]], [[spoiler: [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E19WhoIsHarrisonWells "Who Is Harrison Wells?"]]]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E21GroddLives "Grodd Lives"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E6EnterZoom "Enter Zoom"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E7GorillaWarfare "Gorilla Warfare"]] (referring to Gorila Grodd), [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E11TheReverseFlashReturns "The Reverse-Flash Returns"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E15KingShark "King Shark"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E16Trajectory "Trajectory"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E18VersusZoom "Versus Zoom"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S3E3Magenta "Magenta"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S3E4TheNewRogues "The New Rogues"]] (referring to Mirror Master and the Top), [[Recap/TheFlash2014S3E5Monster "Monster"]], although [[spoiler: the titular "Monster" is just an illusion created by the real antagonist]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S3E6Shade "Shade"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S3E7KillerFrost "Killer Frost"]]. PlayedWith with the episodes [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E4GoingRogue "Going Rogue"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E16RogueTime "Rogue Time"]], [[Recap/TheFlash2014S1E22RogueAir "Rogue Air"]] and [[Recap/TheFlash2014S2E3FamilyOfRogues "Family of Rogues"]], as the titles are a reference to "The Rogues" from the comics, and feature characters who are members of the Rogues in the comics, but in none of the episodes do they call themselves that - "Going Rogue" doesn't even feature any of the Rogues except Captain Cold.
* ''Series/{{Supergirl}}'': [[Recap/Supergirl2015S1E5Livewire "Livewire"]], [[Recap/Supergirl2015S1E12Bizarro "Bizarro"]]
* ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'': [[Recap/LegendsOfTomorrowS1E13Leviathan "Leviathan"]] (it's the name of the giant KillerRobot [[BigBad VandalSavage]] attacks the heroes with), [[Recap/LegendsOfTomorrowS2E3Shogun "Shogun"]], [[Recap/LegendsOfTomorrowS2E4Abominations "Abominations"]], (referring to the [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombies]] the team face in the episode), "The Legion Of Doom".
2nd Dec '16 3:31:21 PM CyberController
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* Franchise/{Superman}} is the protagonist of ''ComicBook/EmperorJoker'', and the Joker is only revealed as the villain halfway through the series (which until TheReveal is called ''Superman: Arkham''). But once the Joker does appear, he almost becomes the VillainProtagonist.

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* Franchise/{Superman}} Franchise/{{Superman}} is the protagonist of ''ComicBook/EmperorJoker'', and the Joker is only revealed as the villain halfway through the series (which until TheReveal is called ''Superman: Arkham''). But once the Joker does appear, he almost becomes the VillainProtagonist.
19th Nov '16 8:27:45 AM Kakai
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* The title of book three of ''Literature/TheTraitorSonCycle'', ''The Dread Wyrm'', refers to the BiggerBad, who participates openly in the conflict for the first time in the series.
18th Nov '16 11:02:36 AM DrNoPuma
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheOldManOfTheMountain'': The titular Old Man is the BigBad of the short.
16th Nov '16 8:01:31 PM LadyNorbert
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* A few of the ''VideoGame/DarkParables'' are named for their antagonists. In the third game, ''The Exiled Prince,'' said prince is believed to be responsible for the disappearance of many people, including the daughter of the German Chancellor. The ninth game is ''The Queen of Sands'', who is wreaking havoc on a small village in France.

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* A few of the ''VideoGame/DarkParables'' are named for their antagonists. In the third second game, ''The Exiled Prince,'' said prince is believed to be responsible for the disappearance of many people, including the daughter of the German Chancellor. The ninth game is ''The Queen of Sands'', who is wreaking havoc on a small village in France.
15th Nov '16 2:15:13 PM Sakubara
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* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'': It's not as obvious with the English title ,but the original title Spanish ''El Laberinto del Fauno'' refers to The Faun. So much so that some dubs like the Japanese version [[DubNameChange rename]] him to [[IAmNotShazam "Pan"]] to keep the English title.
12th Nov '16 8:32:45 PM DustSnitch
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* ''Franchise/EvilDead'': Rather obviously, the "Evil Dead" in the title are the Deadite antagonists, not the {{Badass}} protagonist Ash. ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'' refers to Evil Ash's undead skeletal army.

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* ''Franchise/EvilDead'': Rather obviously, the "Evil Dead" in the title are the Deadite antagonists, not the {{Badass}} badass protagonist Ash. ''Film/ArmyOfDarkness'' refers to Evil Ash's undead skeletal army.
12th Nov '16 6:24:16 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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** ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' refers to [[ManBehindTheMan the Sith who are pulling the strings]] of the obvious threat of the Trade Federation.
** ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' is about the Sith taking revenge on the Jedi Order, which the protagonists are part of.
** ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', TheEmpire in question is the one headed by the Sith, which the protagonists are rebelling against.

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** ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' **''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' refers to [[ManBehindTheMan the Sith who are pulling the strings]] of the obvious threat of the Trade Federation.
** ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' **''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' is about the Sith taking revenge on the Jedi Order, which the protagonists are part of.
** ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', **''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', TheEmpire in question is the one headed by the Sith, which the protagonists are rebelling against.



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%%* ''Film/{{Trancers}}'': The protagonist is Jack Deth.
%%** ''Film/TheProwler'': The protagonist is Pam.

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%%* ''Film/BloodCult'': The protagonist is Ron.
%%* ''Film/TheBabadook'': The protagonist is Amelia.

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%%* %% * ''Film/TheBabadook'': The protagonist is Amelia.



%%* ''Film/TheHitcher'': Jim is the protagonist.
%%* ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'': Clark is the protagonist.
%%* ''Film/{{Alligator}}'': The protagonist is Madison.

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%%* %% * ''Film/TheHitcher'': Jim is the protagonist.
%%* %% * ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'': Clark is the protagonist.
%%* %% * ''Film/{{Alligator}}'': The protagonist is Madison.



%%* ''Film/{{Stitches 2012}}'': The protagonist is Tom.

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%%* "'Film/TwoThousandManiacs'': Tom is the protagonist.

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12th Nov '16 12:15:19 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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** ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' refers to [[ManBehindTheMan the Sith who are pulling the strings]] of the obvious threat of the Trade Federation.
** ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' is about the Sith taking revenge on the Jedi Order, which the protagonists are part of.
** ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', TheEmpire in question is the one headed by the Sith, which the protagonists are rebelling against.

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** ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' **''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' refers to [[ManBehindTheMan the Sith who are pulling the strings]] of the obvious threat of the Trade Federation.
** ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' **''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' is about the Sith taking revenge on the Jedi Order, which the protagonists are part of.
** ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', **''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', TheEmpire in question is the one headed by the Sith, which the protagonists are rebelling against.



%* ''Film/{{Trancers}}'': The protagonist is Jack Deth.
** ''Film/TheProwler'': The protagonist is Pam.

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%* %%* ''Film/{{Trancers}}'': The protagonist is Jack Deth.
** %%** ''Film/TheProwler'': The protagonist is Pam.



%* ''Film/BloodCult'': The protagonist is Ron.
%* ''Film/TheBabadook'': The protagonist is Amelia.

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%* %%* ''Film/BloodCult'': The protagonist is Ron.
%* %%* ''Film/TheBabadook'': The protagonist is Amelia.



%* ''Film/TheHitcher'': Jim is the protagonist.
%* ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'': Clark is the protagonist.
%* ''Film/{{Alligator}}'': The protagonist is Madison.

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%* %%* ''Film/TheHitcher'': Jim is the protagonist.
%* %%* ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'': Clark is the protagonist.
%* %%* ''Film/{{Alligator}}'': The protagonist is Madison.



%* ''Film/{{Stitches 2012}}'': The protagonist is Tom.

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%* %%* ''Film/{{Stitches 2012}}'': The protagonist is Tom.



%* "'Film/TwoThousandManiacs'': Tom is the protagonist.

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%* %%* "'Film/TwoThousandManiacs'': Tom is the protagonist.
12th Nov '16 12:14:13 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'', named after the antagonist of the ''Fix-It Felix, Jr.'' FictionalVideoGame (though he is the protagonist of the film proper).

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* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'', ''Disney/WreckItRalph''is named after the antagonist of the ''Fix-It Felix, Jr.'' FictionalVideoGame (though he is the protagonist of the film proper).



* ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', can either refer to Maul(the main Sith, a mysterious assassin) or Palpatine(the seemingly harmless senator, who is really TheChessmaster responsible for the entire problem). Later on, in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', the main characters are Jedi, the enemies of the Sith. ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', the protagonists are fighting the empire.

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* ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'', can either refer to Maul(the main Sith, a mysterious assassin) or Palpatine(the seemingly harmless senator, who is really TheChessmaster responsible for the entire problem). Later on, ''Franchise/StarWars'' has this thrice in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', the main characters films:
**''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' refers to [[ManBehindTheMan the Sith who
are Jedi, pulling the enemies strings]] of the Sith. ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', obvious threat of the Trade Federation.
**''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' is about the Sith taking revenge on the Jedi Order, which
the protagonists are fighting part of.
**''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', TheEmpire in question is
the empire.one headed by the Sith, which the protagonists are rebelling against.



* ''Film/TheCollector''

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* ''Film/GiantMonsterGamera'': The protagonist is Dr. Hidaka.

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* ''Film/GiantMonsterGamera'': The protagonist is Dr. Hidaka. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Gamera is the giant monster]].



* ''Film/{{Trancers}}'': The protagonist is Jack Deth.
* ''Film/TheProwler'': The protagonist is Pam.

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* %* ''Film/{{Trancers}}'': The protagonist is Jack Deth.
* ** ''Film/TheProwler'': The protagonist is Pam.



* ''Film/BloodCult'': The protagonist is Ron.
* ''Film/TheBabadook'': The protagonist is Amelia.

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* %* ''Film/BloodCult'': The protagonist is Ron.
* %* ''Film/TheBabadook'': The protagonist is Amelia.



* ''Film/TheHitcher'': Jim is the protagonist.
* ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'': Clark is the protagonist.
* ''Film/{{Alligator}}'': The protagonist is Madison.

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* %* ''Film/TheHitcher'': Jim is the protagonist.
* %* ''Film/MonsterInTheCloset'': Clark is the protagonist.
* %* ''Film/{{Alligator}}'': The protagonist is Madison.



* ''Film/{{Stitches 2012}}'': The protagonist is Tom.

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* %* ''Film/{{Stitches 2012}}'': The protagonist is Tom.



* "'Film/TwoThousandManiacs'': Tom is the protagonist.

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* %* "'Film/TwoThousandManiacs'': Tom is the protagonist.



* ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'': Gerda is the protagonist.

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* ''Literature/TheSnowQueen'': Gerda The Snow Queen is the protagonist.one who kidnapped the protagonist Gerda's friend Kai, and the story is about Gerda journeying to get Kai back from her.



* ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'' Laura is the protagonist.
* ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'': Jonathan Harker is the protagonist.

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* ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'' Laura Carmilla is the protagonist.vampire antagonist.
* ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'': Jonathan Harker Count Dracula is the protagonist.vampiric antagonist.



* ''Literature/TheWitches'' by Roald Dahl. The unnamed orphan is the protagonist.

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* ''Literature/TheWitches'' by Roald Dahl. The unnamed orphan protagonist is a young child trying to disrupt the protagonist.witches' plans.



** ''Literature/{{Misery}}'': "Misery" is the name of the Novel Within A Novel that serves as the villain's motivation.

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** ''Literature/{{Misery}}'': "Misery" Misery is not the name of the Novel Within A Novel that direct antagonist, but she serves as part of the villain's motivation.motivation. She's the heroine of a novel series the protagonist wrote, and the reason Anne Wilkes is keeping him with her is because she is furious that he killed Misery off and wants him to write another book in which Misery comes back.



* ''Literature/MobyDick''. The protagonist is either Ahab or Ishmael, depending on interpretation.

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* ''Literature/MobyDick''. The ''Literature/MobyDick'' is a large sperm whale who the arguable protagonist is either Ahab or Ishmael, depending on interpretation.is trying to hunt in revenge for Moby Dick taking his leg off.



*** "The Devil in the Dark": [[spoiler:Subverted.]] The silicon-based Horta [[spoiler:was killing the miners to protect its eggs. The Enterprise crew heal it and communicate with it.]]

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*** "The Devil in the Dark": [[spoiler:Subverted.]] The devil in question is the silicon-based Horta [[spoiler:was who lives in a mine [[spoiler: and was killing the miners to protect its eggs. The Enterprise crew heal it and communicate with it.]]it]].


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* ''Theatre/DonGiovanni'' is the villain who the others are trying to stop.


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** "Earthlings" manages to be both this and a ProtagonistTitle, due to being a DoubleMeaningTitle meant to emphasize the similarities and differences between the gems referred two. The first gem referred to was Amethyst, who was born in the Prime Kindergarten on Earth after the war was over. The second gem was [[spoiler: [[TheBrute Jasper]], born in the Beta Kindergarten on Earth, and fighting against the Crystal Gems during the war]].
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