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17th Jul '17 5:09:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* On ''Series/DoctorWho'', the Master is notorious for this. In the new series he artificially magnifies his abilities to the point that he [[spoiler: conquers Britain simply by running for Prime Minister and convincing everyone to vote for him.]]

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* On ''Series/DoctorWho'', the ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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Master is notorious for this. In the new series he artificially magnifies his abilities to the point that he [[spoiler: conquers Britain simply by running for Prime Minister and convincing everyone to vote for him.]]



* Anna in ''Series/{{V 2009}}'' can do a variant of this with other Vs.
** Her goal is to make this work on humans as well.

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* Anna in ''Series/{{V 2009}}'' can do a variant of this with other Vs.
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Vs. Her goal is to make this work on humans as well.
17th Jul '17 5:09:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the episode "Becoming" of ''Series/TheFortyFourHundred'', Oliver Knox is able to convince people that [[spoiler:they are the ones who murdered some people in the past, and so they can carry on the murder Knox wants them to commit]]. As this starts with him talking to their victims, [[spoiler:NTAC suitably cages him in an insonorized room]].

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* ''Series/TheFortyFourHundred'':
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In the episode "Becoming" of ''Series/TheFortyFourHundred'', "Becoming", Oliver Knox is able to convince people that [[spoiler:they are the ones who murdered some people in the past, and so they can carry on the murder Knox wants them to commit]]. As this starts with him talking to their victims, [[spoiler:NTAC suitably cages him in an insonorized room]].
17th Jul '17 4:18:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the movie ''Film/LovePotionNumberNine'', there was an AppliedPhlebotinum (''not'' the no. 9 potion, but the love potion no. ''8'') which gave to the one who drank it a similar ability, but in the more ''sexual/seductive'' sense (and only over people attracted to their sex, on people attracted to the opposite sex of the user it had an opposite effect). However, [[spoiler: the user of the potion lacks control: where the main male lead ends in a scene chased by mob of aroused women, the female lead puts her mark under the assumption she just likes [[CuteMute to do the "mute game"]], using HandSignals and her boyfriend as a TranslatorBuddy, well knowing that, if she were to speak in public while under the effect of the potion no. 8, she'd stir a major ruckus with a simple word]].
* The pushers in ''Film/{{Push}}'' have this power. Powerful pushers don't even have to say anything. They just look at the person, and their ''thoughts'' are obeyed.
* Played with in ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt''. Dracula attempts to give instructions, but has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vULYUy4buw difficulty getting people to do exactly what he wants]] and controlling multiple people at the same time.

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[[folder:Films]]
* In the movie ''Film/LovePotionNumberNine'', there was an AppliedPhlebotinum (''not'' the no. 9 potion, but the love potion no. ''8'') which gave to the one who drank it a similar ability, but in the more ''sexual/seductive'' sense (and only over people attracted to their sex, on people attracted to the opposite sex of the user it had an opposite effect). However, [[spoiler: the user of the potion lacks control: where the main male lead ends in a scene chased by mob of aroused women, the female lead puts her mark under the assumption she just likes [[CuteMute to do the "mute game"]], using HandSignals and her boyfriend as a TranslatorBuddy, well knowing that, if she were to speak in public while under the effect of the potion no. 8, she'd stir a major ruckus with a simple word]].
* The pushers in ''Film/{{Push}}'' have this power. Powerful pushers don't even have to say anything. They just look at the person, and their ''thoughts'' are obeyed.
* Played with in ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt''. Dracula attempts to give instructions, but has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vULYUy4buw difficulty getting people to do exactly what he wants]] and controlling multiple people at the same time.
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* Kayla's power in ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'', though it only works with an added touch. At the end of the film she commands Stryker first to put a gun to his chin, but stops short of [[PsychicAssistedSuicide making him shoot himself]], instead saying "Turn around. [[CruelMercy Now walk until your feet bleed]]".
* ''Film/PrettyCoolToo'': The Genie emits a noise that makes anyone who hears it obey any command they're given. It also appears that the Genie can place commands in the noise itself.
* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'', as in the book, portrays Saruman this way. It's downplayed compared to the source (as most of it comes through narration of people's silent emotional reactions) but when you cast Creator/ChristopherLee in the role, the intent is quite evident. It's just ''hard'' to imagine that voice being disobeyed or ignored, and the extended cut of ''Return of the King'' restores the scene where he tries to cow the Rohirrim who came to demand redress for his war on them.


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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* In the movie ''Film/LovePotionNumberNine'', there was an AppliedPhlebotinum (''not'' the no. 9 potion, but the love potion no. ''8'') which gave to the one who drank it a similar ability, but in the more ''sexual/seductive'' sense (and only over people attracted to their sex, on people attracted to the opposite sex of the user it had an opposite effect). However, [[spoiler: the user of the potion lacks control: where the main male lead ends in a scene chased by mob of aroused women, the female lead puts her mark under the assumption she just likes [[CuteMute to do the "mute game"]], using HandSignals and her boyfriend as a TranslatorBuddy, well knowing that, if she were to speak in public while under the effect of the potion no. 8, she'd stir a major ruckus with a simple word]].
* The pushers in ''Film/{{Push}}'' have this power. Powerful pushers don't even have to say anything. They just look at the person, and their ''thoughts'' are obeyed.
* Played with in ''Film/DraculaDeadAndLovingIt''. Dracula attempts to give instructions, but has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vULYUy4buw difficulty getting people to do exactly what he wants]] and controlling multiple people at the same time.
* Kayla's power in ''Film/XMenOriginsWolverine'', though it only works with an added touch. At the end of the film she commands Stryker first to put a gun to his chin, but stops short of [[PsychicAssistedSuicide making him shoot himself]], instead saying "Turn around. [[CruelMercy Now walk until your feet bleed]]".
* ''Film/PrettyCoolToo'': The Genie emits a noise that makes anyone who hears it obey any command they're given. It also appears that the Genie can place commands in the noise itself.
* ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'', as in the book, portrays Saruman this way. It's downplayed compared to the source (as most of it comes through narration of people's silent emotional reactions) but when you cast Creator/ChristopherLee in the role, the intent is quite evident. It's just ''hard'' to imagine that voice being disobeyed or ignored, and the extended cut of ''Return of the King'' restores the scene where he tries to cow the Rohirrim who came to demand redress for his war on them.
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17th Jul '17 4:13:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* This is ultimately how [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ursula]] managed to cheat in her deal with Ariel when it became apparent that the latter and Eric would break the spell. Ursula, using the voice that she took from Ariel earlier, disguised herself as Vanessa and then used her voice to brainwash Eric.

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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'': This is ultimately how [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ursula]] Ursula managed to cheat in her deal with Ariel when it became apparent that the latter and Eric would break the spell. Ursula, using the voice that she took from Ariel earlier, disguised herself as Vanessa and then used her voice to brainwash Eric.
17th Jul '17 4:12:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the movie ''Love Potion No. 9'', there was an AppliedPhlebotinum (''not'' the no. 9 potion, but the love potion no. ''8'') which gave to the one who drank it a similar ability, but in the more ''sexual/seductive'' sense (and only over people attracted to their sex, on people attracted to the opposite sex of the user it had an opposite effect). However, [[spoiler: the user of the potion lacks control: where the main male lead ends in a scene chased by mob of aroused women, the female lead puts her mark under the assumption she just likes [[CuteMute to do the "mute game"]], using HandSignals and her boyfriend as a TranslatorBuddy, well knowing that, if she were to speak in public while under the effect of the potion no. 8, she'd stir a major ruckus with a simple word]].

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* In the movie ''Love Potion No. 9'', ''Film/LovePotionNumberNine'', there was an AppliedPhlebotinum (''not'' the no. 9 potion, but the love potion no. ''8'') which gave to the one who drank it a similar ability, but in the more ''sexual/seductive'' sense (and only over people attracted to their sex, on people attracted to the opposite sex of the user it had an opposite effect). However, [[spoiler: the user of the potion lacks control: where the main male lead ends in a scene chased by mob of aroused women, the female lead puts her mark under the assumption she just likes [[CuteMute to do the "mute game"]], using HandSignals and her boyfriend as a TranslatorBuddy, well knowing that, if she were to speak in public while under the effect of the potion no. 8, she'd stir a major ruckus with a simple word]].
17th Jul '17 4:12:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/{{Vampirella}}'': One of V's powers as a vampire is a hypnotic voice that makes men do what she wants. It usually only works on humans though, with supernatural foes more likely to NoSell her.
30th Jun '17 11:03:55 PM harostar
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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', the mysterious Coordinate grants this ability to those that possess it. [[spoiler: This allows Eren to take control over a horde of Titans, clumsily sending them after designated targets in a ZergRush. In comparison, the mysterious woman seen in flashbacks displays the ability to alter memories and Erwin theorizes that it was once used to alter the memories of ''everyone'' settling inside the Walls]].

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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', the mysterious Coordinate grants this ability to those that possess it. [[spoiler: This allows Eren to take control over a horde of Titans, clumsily sending them after designated targets in a ZergRush. In comparison, the mysterious woman seen in flashbacks displays the The ability can ''only'' truly be used by those from the royal bloodline, allowing them to alter control not only Titans but ''any'' member of the Eldian race. The previous owner, Frieda Reiss, would use it to erase her sister's memories and Erwin theorizes that it was once of her visits. The First King of the Walls used it to alter erase the memories of ''everyone'' settling inside the Walls]].people, creating false memories of the Titans devouring the rest of humanity]]. The Beast Titan also demonstrates a similar ability, controlling Titans with its roars or with verbal commands. [[spoiler: This is because Zeke has royal blood, and can therefore use his voice to control anyone injected with his spinal fluid]].
7th Jun '17 7:42:34 AM BeerBaron
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** Throughout the series, this is one of the racial traits of the [[HumansAreAverage Imperials]]. They are well known for their talents in [[HumansAreDiplomats diplomacy]], which is represented in-game by bonuses to the Speechcraft skill and/or a racial abilities that acts as a temporary Calm or Command spells.
1st Jun '17 7:58:43 PM nombretomado
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* Vox, at Whateley Academy in the WhateleyUniverse. Well, with a codename like Vox, what ''would'' she be able to do? (There are other mutants at Whateley who are resistant to her power.)

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* Vox, at Whateley Academy in the WhateleyUniverse.Literature/WhateleyUniverse. Well, with a codename like Vox, what ''would'' she be able to do? (There are other mutants at Whateley who are resistant to her power.)
20th May '17 2:58:43 PM nombretomado
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* Being based on the TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness, ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' gives player characters of the Ventrue clan the ability to use the Dominate discipline in dialogue (but only to mortals; your character is too low generation to affect vampires). Your employer, Prince [=LaCroix=], is a Ventrue, [[ButThouMust and will use this power on you if you get uppity at him]].

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* Being based on the TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness, ''VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' ''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines'' gives player characters of the Ventrue clan the ability to use the Dominate discipline in dialogue (but only to mortals; your character is too low generation to affect vampires). Your employer, Prince [=LaCroix=], is a Ventrue, [[ButThouMust and will use this power on you if you get uppity at him]].
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