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25th Jun '16 6:28:20 PM cybertoy0
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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', Don Quixote Doflamingo runs such a business, shipping not just conventional arms, but also artificial Devil Fruits. He does so under the name "Joker" to avoid getting pinched by the World Government, and destroying the factory where the Smiles (Said artificial Devil Fruits' official name) becomes one of the goals during the Dressrosa Arc.
8th Jun '16 10:25:36 AM Donnigan
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* ''Literature/ParadiseRot'': Oscar Pulson becomes once, once he's let out of the Psych Ward. Although, he really just robs one and keeps the ones he doesn't want to use to sell later.

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* ''Literature/ParadiseRot'': Oscar Pulson Pilson becomes once, once he's let out of the Psych Ward. Although, he really just robs one and keeps the ones he doesn't want to use to sell later.
8th Jun '16 10:23:59 AM Donnigan
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* ''Literature/ParadiseRot'': Oscar Pulson becomes once, once he's let out of the Psych Ward. Although, he really just robs one and keeps the ones he doesn't want to use to sell later.
28th May '16 11:27:29 PM Yalsaris63
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* [[AnEconomyIsYou The player can become one of these]] in ''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' and its sequels, if they're so inclined.

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* [[AnEconomyIsYou [[AnEntrepreneurIsYou The player can become one of these]] in ''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' and its sequels, if they're so inclined.
28th May '16 11:26:54 PM Yalsaris63
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* [[AnEntrepeneurIsYou The player can become one of these]] in ''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' and its sequels, if they're so inclined.

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* [[AnEntrepeneurIsYou [[AnEconomyIsYou The player can become one of these]] in ''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' and its sequels, if they're so inclined.
28th May '16 11:24:51 PM Yalsaris63
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* [[AnEntrepeneurIsYou The player can become one of these]] in''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' and its sequels, if they're so inclined.

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* [[AnEntrepeneurIsYou The player can become one of these]] in''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' in ''VideoGame/{{Elite}}'' and its sequels, if they're so inclined.
22nd May '16 9:13:05 PM jamespolk
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* ''Literature/HisFamily'': World War I is a boon to Laura's husband Hal, who makes a fortune selling weapons. Laura's sister Deborah, who abhors war, is disgusted.
17th May '16 2:01:53 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''TaxiDriver'', Travis Bickle buys a number of guns from the suitcase of a skeevy street dealer. After making several purchases, the man runs down a laundry list of other illegal wares, to Bickle's disgust.

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* In ''TaxiDriver'', ''Film/TaxiDriver'', Travis Bickle buys a number of guns from the suitcase of a skeevy street dealer. After making several purchases, the man runs down a laundry list of other illegal wares, to Bickle's disgust.



* The film ''Strapped'' features the delivery boy Diquan Mitchell getting heavily involved in arms trafficking in the ghetto in a plot to get his pregnant girlfriend out of prison.

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* The film ''Strapped'' ''Film/{{Strapped}}'' features the delivery boy Diquan Mitchell getting heavily involved in arms trafficking in the ghetto in a plot to get his pregnant girlfriend out of prison.



* Chevy Chase and Gregory Hines in ''DealOfTheCentury''.

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* Chevy Chase and Gregory Hines in ''DealOfTheCentury''.''Film/DealOfTheCentury''.



* In the spy movie ''Company Business'' (1991) Gene Hackman's character gushes about the luxurious house of an Arab ArmsDealer with its gold-plated doorknobs etc, only to find the place has been stripped bare; the owner has fallen on hard times as [[WhyWeAreBummedCommunismFell no-one wants to buy weapons anymore]]. Presumably the script was written [[HarsherInHindsight before Yugoslavia fell to pieces]].

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* In the spy movie ''Company Business'' ''Film/CompanyBusiness'' (1991) Gene Hackman's character gushes about the luxurious house of an Arab ArmsDealer with its gold-plated doorknobs etc, only to find the place has been stripped bare; the owner has fallen on hard times as [[WhyWeAreBummedCommunismFell no-one wants to buy weapons anymore]]. Presumably the script was written [[HarsherInHindsight before Yugoslavia fell to pieces]].
12th May '16 4:24:43 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''Music/{{Savatage}}'' has the song "Doesn't Matter Anyway" off their album ''Music/DeadWinterDead''. A RockOpera set during the [[TheYugoslavWars Bosnian War]], the song is about the arms dealers setting up shop in Sarajevo and selling indiscriminately to whoever is willing to pay. The final verse of the song is a warning to their customers: Buy now or be sorry, even if the weapons don't get used today there will always be another civil war tomorrow

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* ''Music/{{Savatage}}'' has the song "Doesn't Matter Anyway" off their album ''Music/DeadWinterDead''. A RockOpera set during the [[TheYugoslavWars [[UsefulNotes/TheYugoslavWars Bosnian War]], the song is about the arms dealers setting up shop in Sarajevo and selling indiscriminately to whoever is willing to pay. The final verse of the song is a warning to their customers: Buy now or be sorry, even if the weapons don't get used today there will always be another civil war tomorrow
25th Apr '16 4:54:28 PM Odacon_Spy
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* Antoine Vallon from ''Film/RoboCop2014'' is a Detroit crime boss who sells high quality weapons lifted from the DPD's own lockup to street level crooks.
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