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* ''[[Series/FaceOff Face Off]]'', the Creator/SciFiChannel show.
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* ''[[Series/FaceOff Face Off]]'', the Creator/SciFiChannel show. show about make-up artists.
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* ''Series/{{Face Off}}'', the Creator/SciFiChannel show.
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For the Creator/JohnWoo film staring JohnTravolta and NicolasCage, see [[Film/FaceOff here]]. For the SyFy show, see [[Series/FaceOff here]].
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For '''''Face Off''''' or '''''Face/Off''''' can refer to: * ''Film/FaceOff'', the Creator/JohnWoo film staring JohnTravolta Creator/JohnTravolta and NicolasCage, see [[Film/FaceOff here]]. For Creator/NicolasCage. * ''Series/{{Face Off}}'', the SyFy show, see [[Series/FaceOff here]].Creator/SciFiChannel show.
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For the John Travolta and Nicolas Cage film, see [[Film/FaceOff here]].
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For the John Travolta Creator/JohnWoo film staring JohnTravolta and Nicolas Cage film, NicolasCage, see [[Film/FaceOff here]].
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[[redirect:Film/FaceOff]]For the John Travolta and Nicolas Cage film, see [[Film/FaceOff here]]. For the SyFy show, see [[Series/FaceOff here]]. ----
27th Jun '12 4:41:05 AM erforce
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http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/face-off_01_9340.png ''Face/Off'' is the second American HeroicBloodshed film by Hong Kong director JohnWoo, starring JohnTravolta and NicolasCage playing an FBI agent and terrorist, as [[ArchEnemy arch enemies]] fighting it out to see who can use [[GunsAkimbo the most guns at the same time]]. Oh, and then they switch places to save LA. Sean Archer, an FBI agent, pursues his ArchEnemy, terrorist Castor Troy. Archer wants revenge on Castor Troy because the terrorist killed his son with a bullet meant for him. Archer succeeds in capturing Troy, but learns that before Castor went into a coma, he had placed a bomb somewhere in Los Angeles. In order to get close to the bomb and save the city, Archer is forced to surgically transplant his face with Castor's. Unfortunately, Castor wakes up from his coma and takes Archer's face for himself, and begins inserting himself into Archer's life and family. Said family including wife Dr. Eve Archer (Joan Allen) and daughter Jamie Archer (DominiqueSwain). Although the film is a straight-up action flick with all the requisite high-speed chases, hidden bombs and hostage situations, it's also ''very'' much tongue-in-cheek. ---- !Tropes included: * ActorAllusion - Nick Cage and his beige Volvos. ** Also, Travolta gives his wife [[PulpFiction a foot massage]], and his son {{Michael}}'s grave is shaped like an angel. * TheAlcatraz - A secret prison ("Erewhon" i.e, "Nowhere") , where the prisoners are forced to wear magnetic boots to get locked into place. ** The prison and its name play into the film's only major TheReveal: as Sean Archer (played by Cage) is escaping the prison, he opens a door to walk outside to what he believes is a roof, only to find that it's a [[spoiler: helicopter platform, and what lies down is not land, as Archer hopes, but sea. The prison really is "nowhere," it's on what used to be an oil rig.]] * ArchEnemy - Castor to Archer. * ArsonMurderAndJaywalking - Castor Troy's box of goodies, two gold plated handguns, gold money clip with a wad of cash, numerous joints, bag of blue pills, prescription pills, and a box of chiclets. * ATeamFiring - Every. Single. Character. * AttemptedRape - Castor (as Archer) roughs up Archer's daughter's boyfriend when he tries to do this to her after parking his car in front of Archer's house. * AxCrazy - Troy acts like this basically the whole movie. His brother is definitely insane as well, but much calmer. * BedTrick - Castor-As-Archer with the real Archer's wife. * BlackBestFriend - Tito to Archer. * BloodstainedGlassWindows - You just knew that Woo would fit a church shootout into this movie somewhere. * BluffTheImpostor - Happens to both. * BottomlessMagazines ** Averted in some cases as both Caster and Archer are seen frequently reloading during shoot outs and at one point they both rely on knowing how many bullets the other has in their magazine, this possibly being a shout out to another [[DirtyHarry famous cop action flick]]. * [[ChekhovsGun Chekhov's Knife]] - Castor as Archer gives Archer's daughter a [[ButterflyKnife butterfly knife]] and shows her how to stab someone with it. [[spoiler: Later when Castor takes the daughter hostage, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard she takes out the knife he gave her and stabs him the way he taught her!]]]] * CoolGuns - Castor Troy's pair of custom gold titanium nitride plated Springfield Armory M1911-A1 pistols. * DateRapeAverted * [[DeadLittleSister Dead Little Brother]]: Michael. * DirtyCop - Castor when he's impersonating Archer. * DrivenToSuicide - Castor, after his brother, Pollux, got killed by Archer. * DisturbedDoves - It wouldn't be a JohnWoo film otherwise. * DuelingStarsMovie * EvenEvilHasStandards - Even for an indiscriminately murderous villain, Castor does have a semblance of honor: He beats up Jamie's boyfriend for trying to rape her, and teaches her to defend herself against future potential rapists with a [[ChekhovsGun butterfly knife]]. He genuinely loves his eccentric [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes idiot-savant brother]], and refused to kill him after Pollux betrayed their location by personally buying their plane ticket, as most terrorists would have. Most notably, he showed genuine horror at accidentally murdering Archer's son rather than Archer as intended, and could barely contain his remorse before the weeping mother when forced to visit the boy's grave as Archer. * EveryCarIsAPinto: It's a [[JohnWoo John Woo]] film, what do you expect? If a boat crashed and DIDN'T turn into a ball of flames you'd be asking for your money back. * EvilIsPetty: At the end of the final battle, Castor realizes he's screwed, since Archer has him pinned to a wall with a speargun aimed at his bolt. He musters just enough strength to grab the bolt and tries to mutilate Archer's stolen face with a piece of shrapnel in one last act of hateful petty spite. * EvilTastesGood: Troy (especially as Cage) often looks like he's having an orgasm while doing bad things. * EvilParentsWantGoodKids: Sasha's dying words. * FauxAffablyEvil: Castor Troy. * FreakyFriday - The main setup for the plot in question, except faces and voices are swapped, not the minds. * GenreSavvy: When Castor/Archer is told that Castor Troy was killed attempting escape from prison, he demands to see the body. Uopn being informed that no body was found, Castor/Archer immediately knows his enemy is not dead and is coming for him. * GoodIsBoring: "Ahhh, yes. The eternal battle between good and evil, saint and sinners... but you're still not having any FUN!" * GoshDangItToHeck: Castor curses like a sailor but oddly doesn't like when other people curse at him. * GroinAttack - Castor!Archer gives a couple in the prison scene before escaping. ** At the end, Archer (as Troy) has pinned Troy against a wall, and tries to fire a speargun into his gut. Troy catches the bolt and starts taunting Archer, who just snaps and cuts him off with a knee to the groin, causing Troy to lose his grip on the bolt and get impaled. ** Which combines with a glorious ShutUpHannibal when, after Archer knees Troy, he screams "DIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIE!!!!" as the harpoon runs him through. ** Castor gives one to Jamie's scummy boyfriend while beating the crap out of him. * GunFu - This ''is'' a JohnWoo film, after all. * GunsAkimbo - See above. * HarpoonGun * HeelFaceTurn - Sasha * HeroicBloodshed - The best-known and most-quoted example of this trope in western cinema. * HeroicBSOD: Archer (as Troy) combines this with a monumental OhCrap when Troy (as Archer) shows up at the prison, revealing that he's woken up out of his coma, stolen Archer's face and identity, killed the surgeon who did it and then ''torched all the evidence of the switch''. * HeyItsThatGuy: ** MargaretCho plays an [=FBI=] Agent. ** [[ThePunisher Tom Jane]] as Burke Hicks ** [[That70sShow Hyde]] as Jamie's boyfriend. ** Two cast members of TheWire. Frank Sobotka is Dubov, and Bunny Colvin is Tito. ** [[TheShield Det. Wymns]] is another of Archer's partners. ** [[Film/TheBourneSeries Pamela Landy]] as Dr. Eve Archer. ** Max Bemis of SayAnything appears briefly as a choir boy... he looks about eight though, so it's hard to catch. ** The fact that they had access to this technology makes a lot more sense when you realize the doctor behind the procedure [[JusticeLeagueUnlimited was the woman in charge of Cadmus]]. * HighConcept - The FBI's Top Agent, played by John Travolta, and America's Most Dangerous Terrorist, played by Nicolas Cage, have to impersonate each other while desperately racing to try and cause/prevent acts of terrorism, each being hounded within an inch of their lives by their own allies along the way. * HoistByHisOwnPetard - Castor's knife technique is used on him by Archer's daughter. * HuskyRusskie: Dubov. * HypocriticalHumor: "You watch Your fuckin' mouth". * LargeHam - Cage and Travolta spend the movie trying to [[HamToHamCombat top each other]]. Both succeed. ** It has to be said... the quality of Cage as Troy trumps the quantity of Travolta as Troy. YMMV, both actors play good guys more often than not. This was Travolta's second major film as a villain (the first being the less successful ''[[Film/BrokenArrow1996 Broken Arrow]]''), and it's clear Travolta loves being a bad guy. * {{Leitmotif}} - Sean's whole family has one. * LemonWackyHello: Sean's not used to these drugs... -->'''Troy!Sean''': I want to take his face...off! -->'''Dietrich''': No more drugs for that man. * MexicanStandoff - A very masterful one of these goes down in the church near the end of the movie. It ends in a BlastOut. * MySisterIsOffLimits - The source of Dubov's anger at Troy. Later inverted when Archer as Troy recruits Dubov to help him escape by telling him he didn't actually do it. * NoPlansNoPrototypeNoBackup: Averted with face replacements. [[spoiler:Even though the doctor who originally performed the procedure is dead, the FBI has some of their best doctors flown in to reverse it on Archer.]] * OhCrap: ** Right when Cage as Archer comes [[IncrediblyLamePun face-to-face]] with Travolta as Troy for the first time, since Archer believed Troy would be a long-term coma after the face transplant operation. ** The look on Castor and Archer's faces when they simultaneously realize the boat they are fighting on is about to violently crash. * PapaWolf: Archer, even to the child of his nemesis. [[spoiler: Whom he adopts later.]] ** And Castor, ''also'' to the child of his nemesis. * PetTheDog - Castor Troy gets a genuinely poignant and humane moment when [[spoiler: his brother Pollux dies]]. ** Also seen when Castor stops Jamie from being raped by her boyfriend in the drive of Archer's house. He may be "helping" by giving a teenage girl a knife without any formal training and committing GBH but it's still pretty heartwarming saying that it's coming from the notably insane Castor . * PunnyName - In Greek mythology, Castor and Pollux were twin brothers of Helen of Troy. * SanitySlippage - Archer-as-Castor has a lot of it that he struggles with while wearing his enemy's face. Castor-as-Archer, not so much, as he's already pretty AxCrazy. * ShootTheDog - [[spoiler:Castor killing Dietrich for telling the police about the bomb.]] * SignatureStyle - It's a JohnWoo movie. The question is not "Will the lead actors fire GunsAkimbo while flying through the air?" but "When will the lead actors fire GunsAkimbo while flying through the air?" * SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay - Castor!Archer has failed in all prior attempts to convince his wife that he really ''is'' Archer. Until he reminisces over their first date, at which point she knows it's really him because that's a story they share. * SoundtrackDissonance - "Somewhere over the Rainbow" plays over a gunfight. Bonus points: It's the version sung by Olivia Newton-John, who starred opposite Travolta [[{{Grease}} once upon a time.]] ** Corresponds with DiegeticSwitch, as the song is playing over Troy's son's headphones while he's being carried to safety during a gunfight. An interesting example, actually, as the movie intends the sound to be heard from the boy's point of view, with the music playing much louder than the muffled shouts and gunshots. * StuffBlowingUp: The boat chase at the end. The rule of thumb here is: If it's in the frame, it will blow up during the next 15 seconds. * TearOffYourFace: The hero and the villain, for contrived reasons, end up surgically switching faces (and taking each other's places). At one point prior to the villain's surgery, he is shown walking around without a face (just barely; it's limited to a couple of seconds of his face reflected in someone's sunglasses). * TitleDrop: "Face off" is uttered several times in the movie. * WeWillNotUseStageMakeupInTheFuture - The transplant procedure. * WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: Mythological names. Mirrors. Faces. Hmm... ** As a by-product of the mythological symbolism, we have possible ''astrological'' symbolism, what with Sagittarius (the ''Archer'') facing off against its opposite sign, Gemini (Castor & Pollux--the ''twins''). * WithThisRing: Troy!Sean taunts Castor!Archer with his own wedding ring. Castor!Archer takes it badly since [[spoiler:it's proof that Castor killed his best friend Tito whom he gave the ring for safekeeping.]] -->'''Castor as Archer:''' ''See anything ya LIKE?!'' ** At the end, Castor!Archer takes his ring back from Troy!Sean's dead body. * WorthyOpponent: Castor seems to have some weird level of respect for Sean. ---- <<|{{Film}}|>>
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http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/face-off_01_9340.png ''Face/Off'' is the second American HeroicBloodshed film by Hong Kong director JohnWoo, starring JohnTravolta and NicolasCage playing an FBI agent and terrorist, as [[ArchEnemy arch enemies]] fighting it out to see who can use [[GunsAkimbo the most guns at the same time]]. Oh, and then they switch places to save LA. Sean Archer, an FBI agent, pursues his ArchEnemy, terrorist Castor Troy. Archer wants revenge on Castor Troy because the terrorist killed his son with a bullet meant for him. Archer succeeds in capturing Troy, but learns that before Castor went into a coma, he had placed a bomb somewhere in Los Angeles. In order to get close to the bomb and save the city, Archer is forced to surgically transplant his face with Castor's. Unfortunately, Castor wakes up from his coma and takes Archer's face for himself, and begins inserting himself into Archer's life and family. Said family including wife Dr. Eve Archer (Joan Allen) and daughter Jamie Archer (DominiqueSwain). Although the film is a straight-up action flick with all the requisite high-speed chases, hidden bombs and hostage situations, it's also ''very'' much tongue-in-cheek. ---- !Tropes included: * ActorAllusion - Nick Cage and his beige Volvos. ** Also, Travolta gives his wife [[PulpFiction a foot massage]], and his son {{Michael}}'s grave is shaped like an angel. * TheAlcatraz - A secret prison ("Erewhon" i.e, "Nowhere") , where the prisoners are forced to wear magnetic boots to get locked into place. ** The prison and its name play into the film's only major TheReveal: as Sean Archer (played by Cage) is escaping the prison, he opens a door to walk outside to what he believes is a roof, only to find that it's a [[spoiler: helicopter platform, and what lies down is not land, as Archer hopes, but sea. The prison really is "nowhere," it's on what used to be an oil rig.]] * ArchEnemy - Castor to Archer. * ArsonMurderAndJaywalking - Castor Troy's box of goodies, two gold plated handguns, gold money clip with a wad of cash, numerous joints, bag of blue pills, prescription pills, and a box of chiclets. * ATeamFiring - Every. Single. Character. * AttemptedRape - Castor (as Archer) roughs up Archer's daughter's boyfriend when he tries to do this to her after parking his car in front of Archer's house. * AxCrazy - Troy acts like this basically the whole movie. His brother is definitely insane as well, but much calmer. * BedTrick - Castor-As-Archer with the real Archer's wife. * BlackBestFriend - Tito to Archer. * BloodstainedGlassWindows - You just knew that Woo would fit a church shootout into this movie somewhere. * BluffTheImpostor - Happens to both. * BottomlessMagazines ** Averted in some cases as both Caster and Archer are seen frequently reloading during shoot outs and at one point they both rely on knowing how many bullets the other has in their magazine, this possibly being a shout out to another [[DirtyHarry famous cop action flick]]. * [[ChekhovsGun Chekhov's Knife]] - Castor as Archer gives Archer's daughter a [[ButterflyKnife butterfly knife]] and shows her how to stab someone with it. [[spoiler: Later when Castor takes the daughter hostage, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard she takes out the knife he gave her and stabs him the way he taught her!]]]] * CoolGuns - Castor Troy's pair of custom gold titanium nitride plated Springfield Armory M1911-A1 pistols. * DateRapeAverted * [[DeadLittleSister Dead Little Brother]]: Michael. * DirtyCop - Castor when he's impersonating Archer. * DrivenToSuicide - Castor, after his brother, Pollux, got killed by Archer. * DisturbedDoves - It wouldn't be a JohnWoo film otherwise. * DuelingStarsMovie * EvenEvilHasStandards - Even for an indiscriminately murderous villain, Castor does have a semblance of honor: He beats up Jamie's boyfriend for trying to rape her, and teaches her to defend herself against future potential rapists with a [[ChekhovsGun butterfly knife]]. He genuinely loves his eccentric [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes idiot-savant brother]], and refused to kill him after Pollux betrayed their location by personally buying their plane ticket, as most terrorists would have. Most notably, he showed genuine horror at accidentally murdering Archer's son rather than Archer as intended, and could barely contain his remorse before the weeping mother when forced to visit the boy's grave as Archer. * EveryCarIsAPinto: It's a [[JohnWoo John Woo]] film, what do you expect? If a boat crashed and DIDN'T turn into a ball of flames you'd be asking for your money back. * EvilIsPetty: At the end of the final battle, Castor realizes he's screwed, since Archer has him pinned to a wall with a speargun aimed at his bolt. He musters just enough strength to grab the bolt and tries to mutilate Archer's stolen face with a piece of shrapnel in one last act of hateful petty spite. * EvilTastesGood: Troy (especially as Cage) often looks like he's having an orgasm while doing bad things. * EvilParentsWantGoodKids: Sasha's dying words. * FauxAffablyEvil: Castor Troy. * FreakyFriday - The main setup for the plot in question, except faces and voices are swapped, not the minds. * GenreSavvy: When Castor/Archer is told that Castor Troy was killed attempting escape from prison, he demands to see the body. Uopn being informed that no body was found, Castor/Archer immediately knows his enemy is not dead and is coming for him. * GoodIsBoring: "Ahhh, yes. The eternal battle between good and evil, saint and sinners... but you're still not having any FUN!" * GoshDangItToHeck: Castor curses like a sailor but oddly doesn't like when other people curse at him. * GroinAttack - Castor!Archer gives a couple in the prison scene before escaping. ** At the end, Archer (as Troy) has pinned Troy against a wall, and tries to fire a speargun into his gut. Troy catches the bolt and starts taunting Archer, who just snaps and cuts him off with a knee to the groin, causing Troy to lose his grip on the bolt and get impaled. ** Which combines with a glorious ShutUpHannibal when, after Archer knees Troy, he screams "DIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIE!!!!" as the harpoon runs him through. ** Castor gives one to Jamie's scummy boyfriend while beating the crap out of him. * GunFu - This ''is'' a JohnWoo film, after all. * GunsAkimbo - See above. * HarpoonGun * HeelFaceTurn - Sasha * HeroicBloodshed - The best-known and most-quoted example of this trope in western cinema. * HeroicBSOD: Archer (as Troy) combines this with a monumental OhCrap when Troy (as Archer) shows up at the prison, revealing that he's woken up out of his coma, stolen Archer's face and identity, killed the surgeon who did it and then ''torched all the evidence of the switch''. * HeyItsThatGuy: ** MargaretCho plays an [=FBI=] Agent. ** [[ThePunisher Tom Jane]] as Burke Hicks ** [[That70sShow Hyde]] as Jamie's boyfriend. ** Two cast members of TheWire. Frank Sobotka is Dubov, and Bunny Colvin is Tito. ** [[TheShield Det. Wymns]] is another of Archer's partners. ** [[Film/TheBourneSeries Pamela Landy]] as Dr. Eve Archer. ** Max Bemis of SayAnything appears briefly as a choir boy... he looks about eight though, so it's hard to catch. ** The fact that they had access to this technology makes a lot more sense when you realize the doctor behind the procedure [[JusticeLeagueUnlimited was the woman in charge of Cadmus]]. * HighConcept - The FBI's Top Agent, played by John Travolta, and America's Most Dangerous Terrorist, played by Nicolas Cage, have to impersonate each other while desperately racing to try and cause/prevent acts of terrorism, each being hounded within an inch of their lives by their own allies along the way. * HoistByHisOwnPetard - Castor's knife technique is used on him by Archer's daughter. * HuskyRusskie: Dubov. * HypocriticalHumor: "You watch Your fuckin' mouth". * LargeHam - Cage and Travolta spend the movie trying to [[HamToHamCombat top each other]]. Both succeed. ** It has to be said... the quality of Cage as Troy trumps the quantity of Travolta as Troy. YMMV, both actors play good guys more often than not. This was Travolta's second major film as a villain (the first being the less successful ''[[Film/BrokenArrow1996 Broken Arrow]]''), and it's clear Travolta loves being a bad guy. * {{Leitmotif}} - Sean's whole family has one. * LemonWackyHello: Sean's not used to these drugs... -->'''Troy!Sean''': I want to take his face...off! -->'''Dietrich''': No more drugs for that man. * MexicanStandoff - A very masterful one of these goes down in the church near the end of the movie. It ends in a BlastOut. * MySisterIsOffLimits - The source of Dubov's anger at Troy. Later inverted when Archer as Troy recruits Dubov to help him escape by telling him he didn't actually do it. * NoPlansNoPrototypeNoBackup: Averted with face replacements. [[spoiler:Even though the doctor who originally performed the procedure is dead, the FBI has some of their best doctors flown in to reverse it on Archer.]] * OhCrap: ** Right when Cage as Archer comes [[IncrediblyLamePun face-to-face]] with Travolta as Troy for the first time, since Archer believed Troy would be a long-term coma after the face transplant operation. ** The look on Castor and Archer's faces when they simultaneously realize the boat they are fighting on is about to violently crash. * PapaWolf: Archer, even to the child of his nemesis. [[spoiler: Whom he adopts later.]] ** And Castor, ''also'' to the child of his nemesis. * PetTheDog - Castor Troy gets a genuinely poignant and humane moment when [[spoiler: his brother Pollux dies]]. ** Also seen when Castor stops Jamie from being raped by her boyfriend in the drive of Archer's house. He may be "helping" by giving a teenage girl a knife without any formal training and committing GBH but it's still pretty heartwarming saying that it's coming from the notably insane Castor . * PunnyName - In Greek mythology, Castor and Pollux were twin brothers of Helen of Troy. * SanitySlippage - Archer-as-Castor has a lot of it that he struggles with while wearing his enemy's face. Castor-as-Archer, not so much, as he's already pretty AxCrazy. * ShootTheDog - [[spoiler:Castor killing Dietrich for telling the police about the bomb.]] * SignatureStyle - It's a JohnWoo movie. The question is not "Will the lead actors fire GunsAkimbo while flying through the air?" but "When will the lead actors fire GunsAkimbo while flying through the air?" * SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay - Castor!Archer has failed in all prior attempts to convince his wife that he really ''is'' Archer. Until he reminisces over their first date, at which point she knows it's really him because that's a story they share. * SoundtrackDissonance - "Somewhere over the Rainbow" plays over a gunfight. Bonus points: It's the version sung by Olivia Newton-John, who starred opposite Travolta [[{{Grease}} once upon a time.]] ** Corresponds with DiegeticSwitch, as the song is playing over Troy's son's headphones while he's being carried to safety during a gunfight. An interesting example, actually, as the movie intends the sound to be heard from the boy's point of view, with the music playing much louder than the muffled shouts and gunshots. * StuffBlowingUp: The boat chase at the end. The rule of thumb here is: If it's in the frame, it will blow up during the next 15 seconds. * TearOffYourFace: The hero and the villain, for contrived reasons, end up surgically switching faces (and taking each other's places). At one point prior to the villain's surgery, he is shown walking around without a face (just barely; it's limited to a couple of seconds of his face reflected in someone's sunglasses). * TitleDrop: "Face off" is uttered several times in the movie. * WeWillNotUseStageMakeupInTheFuture - The transplant procedure. * WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: Mythological names. Mirrors. Faces. Hmm... ** As a by-product of the mythological symbolism, we have possible ''astrological'' symbolism, what with Sagittarius (the ''Archer'') facing off against its opposite sign, Gemini (Castor & Pollux--the ''twins''). * WithThisRing: Troy!Sean taunts Castor!Archer with his own wedding ring. Castor!Archer takes it badly since [[spoiler:it's proof that Castor killed his best friend Tito whom he gave the ring for safekeeping.]] -->'''Castor as Archer:''' ''See anything ya LIKE?!'' ** At the end, Castor!Archer takes his ring back from Troy!Sean's dead body. * WorthyOpponent: Castor seems to have some weird level of respect for Sean. ---- <<|{{Film}}|>>[[redirect:Film/FaceOff]]
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* WithThisRing: Troy!Sean taunts Castor!Archer with his own wedding ring.
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* WithThisRing: Troy!Sean taunts Castor!Archer with his own wedding ring. Castor!Archer takes it badly since [[spoiler:it's proof that Castor killed his best friend Tito whom he gave the ring for safekeeping.]]
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* SoundtrackDissonance - "Somewhere over the Rainbow" plays over a gunfight.
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* SoundtrackDissonance - "Somewhere over the Rainbow" plays over a gunfight. Bonus points: It's the version sung by Olivia Newton-John, who starred opposite Travolta [[{{Grease}} once upon a time.]]
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