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** Both '70s and future Magneto contrast each other in the film. [[spoiler:'70s Magneto continues to move forward with mutant supremacy and attacking Charles and his group, while future Magneto was fighting to protect both mankind and mutants while lamenting his pointless struggles with Charles in their younger years.]] Past Erik is very much on his own, but his elderly counterpart is a valuable team member.

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** Both '70s past and future Magneto contrast each other in the film. [[spoiler:'70s 1973 Magneto continues [[spoiler:continues to move forward with mutant supremacy and by attacking Charles Xavier and his group, group]], while future 2023 Magneto was is fighting to protect both mankind and mutants while lamenting his pointless struggles with Charles in their younger years.]] years. Past Erik is very much on his own, but his elderly counterpart is a valuable team member.



** Erik and Charles each have one scene which demonstrates their father-daughter bond--one is born through blood ties and the other is forged through a shared manifestation of the X-gene. Nina is happy with her FriendToAllLivingThings mutant gift, and as Lehnsherr tucks her into bed, he sings her a song and tells Nina about her grandparents. Jean Grey, who views her telepathy as a curse, is extremely troubled by a "nightmare" about the end of the world, and Xavier tries to comfort his surrogate daughter by confiding to her that he too can be overwhelmed by the incessant thoughts of others. [[spoiler:Nina is accidentally killed by Polish police, and because they are using non-metal weapons, Erik can't do anything to save her.]] When Apocalypse is about to [[spoiler:destroy Charles' mind, the latter uses the last ounce of his strength to urge Jean to release the full force of the Phoenix, and she eventually succeeds in rescuing her father figure]]. Magneto's love and [[spoiler:grief]] for Nina leads him to participate in the Earth's destruction, but Professor X's love and faith in Jean leads her to [[spoiler:save it]].

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** Erik and Charles each have one scene which demonstrates their father-daughter bond--one is born through blood ties and the other is forged through a shared manifestation of the X-gene. Nina is happy with her FriendToAllLivingThings TheBeastmaster mutant gift, and as Lehnsherr tucks her into bed, he sings her a song and tells Nina about her grandparents. Jean Grey, who views her telepathy as a curse, is extremely troubled by a "nightmare" about the end of the world, and Xavier tries to comfort his surrogate daughter by confiding to her that he too can be overwhelmed by the incessant thoughts of others. [[spoiler:Nina is accidentally killed by Polish police, and because they are using non-metal weapons, Erik can't do anything to save her.]] When Apocalypse is about to [[spoiler:destroy Charles' mind, the latter uses the last ounce of his strength to urge Jean to release the full force of the Phoenix, and she eventually succeeds in rescuing her father figure]]. Magneto's love and [[spoiler:grief]] for Nina leads lead him to participate in the Earth's destruction, but Professor X's love and faith in Jean leads her to [[spoiler:save it]].
17th Jun '16 5:07:54 PM Doug86
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** ComicBook/CaptainAmerica and ComicBook/RedSkull. One's a WorldWarII hero and the symbol of the American Dream. The other is the ultimate Nazi.

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** ComicBook/CaptainAmerica and ComicBook/RedSkull. One's a WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII hero and the symbol of the American Dream. The other is the ultimate Nazi.
11th Jun '16 10:24:56 PM siberia82
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** Xavier and Ms. Maximoff became alcoholics after Erik had left them, but the former is able to move on with his life after 1973 whereas the latter is still [[DrowningMySorrows nursing her old wounds with drink]]. Peter's arc begins in his mother's basement, and it ends when he moves to X-Mansion, where he trains to be an X-Man in Professor X's basement.

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** Xavier and Ms. Maximoff became alcoholics after Erik had left them, but the former is able to move on with his life after 1973 whereas the latter is still [[DrowningMySorrows nursing her old wounds with drink]]. Peter's arc begins in his mother's basement, and it ends when he moves to the X-Mansion, where he trains to be an X-Man in Professor X's basement.
10th Jun '16 6:11:16 AM Wildstar93
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* ''Film/TheJungleBook2016'':
** Bagheera to Shere Khan. They are both big and fiercely determined felines well-known in the jungle and tied to Mowgli's life. While Shere Khan is feared because of his savage nature and utter disregard of the laws of the jungle, Bagheera respects those laws to the point of near dogmatism and is respected as a result. They both have a certain amount of alienation towards humanity, but while Shere Khan is openly hostile towards the mankind and adamantly wants Mowgli dead, Bagheera would rather keep the jungle and the things related to the Man separated, resulting in him forbidding Mowgli from utilizing his human ability in making tools.
** Bagheera to Baloo. Whereas Bagheera is rule-abiding, reserved and easily irritated, Baloo is easy-going, more charming and has little qualms (at the beginning at least) to use Mowgli - and previous to him other animals - to get honey for him. The bear also encourages Mowgli to use his tricks and be himself, while Bagheera forbids him the use of his tools and wants Mowgli to behave more like a wolf.
** Baloo to King Louie. During Mowgli's journey to the Man-Village, both take an initial interests in Mowgli's abilities for selfish reasons: Baloo for a easier way to get access to food and Louie in hopes of learning the secret to create fire. They both put on an affable facade in order to win over Mowgli's trust. And they both also happen to be some of the largest animals in the jungle. The difference is that Baloo gets legitimately attached to Mowgli and even shows him the way to the Man-Village if he really wants to leave. Louie more-or-less holds Mowgli hostage, stating that he'll offer him protection in exchange for learning how to make fire.
** Baloo to Shere Khan to a lesser extent. While Baloo often speaks against the Jungle Law, referring to it as "propaganda" and stating that it was made to be "bent and reinterpreted", he still follows it, and is the first to recite it in the climax. However, while Shere Khan speaks of the law, for example pointing out that man is forbidden in the jungle, he truly holds little regard for it and violates it whenever it suits him.
9th Jun '16 5:24:02 PM siberia82
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** Professor X and Quicksilver are GlassCannon mutants with a StoryBreakerPower in addition to being light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] The former is a CoolTeacher and the latter is a CoolLoser. They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]], and they are both examples of BreakTheCutie.

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** Professor X and Quicksilver are GlassCannon mutants with a StoryBreakerPower in addition to being light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] The former is a CoolTeacher and the latter is a CoolLoser. They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, respectively (and Magneto had abandoned both of them), yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]], and they are both examples of BreakTheCutie.


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** Xavier and Ms. Maximoff became alcoholics after Erik had left them, but the former is able to move on with his life after 1973 whereas the latter is still [[DrowningMySorrows nursing her old wounds with drink]]. Peter's arc begins in his mother's basement, and it ends when he moves to X-Mansion, where he trains to be an X-Man in Professor X's basement.
6th Jun '16 8:14:50 AM siberia82
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** Professor X and Quicksilver are GlassCannon mutants with a StoryBreakerPower in addition to being light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]], and they are both examples of BreakTheCutie.

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** Professor X and Quicksilver are GlassCannon mutants with a StoryBreakerPower in addition to being light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] The former is a CoolTeacher and the latter is a CoolLoser. They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]], and they are both examples of BreakTheCutie.
5th Jun '16 4:32:43 PM siberia82
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** Apocalypse sees himself as a god, whereas Professor X serves as a MessianicArchetype of the movie series. They are both mentors to their respective teams, and they reach out to mutants who feel lost, confused and alone, so their dominant [[TheLeader leadership style is Charismatic]]. They promote radically different ideologies: Apocalypse believes that the Earth should only belong to the strongest and the weak should be wiped out, while Charles thinks that it can be shared by everyone equally and peacefully. During the FinalBattle, Apocalypse [[spoiler:ends up alone, but Xavier is very much ''not'']]. Their position on the [[http://s15.postimg.org/9vr8qydbv/Defend_Destroy.jpg "Defend" and "Destroy" posters]] mark them as foils.

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** Apocalypse sees himself as a god, whereas Professor X serves as a MessianicArchetype of the movie series. They are both mentors to their respective teams, and they reach out to mutants who feel lost, confused and alone, and encourage them to reach their full potential, so their dominant [[TheLeader leadership style is Charismatic]]. They promote radically different ideologies: Apocalypse believes that the Earth should only belong to the strongest and the weak should be wiped out, while Charles thinks that it can be shared by everyone equally and peacefully. During the FinalBattle, Apocalypse [[spoiler:ends up alone, but Xavier is very much ''not'']]. Their position on the [[http://s15.postimg.org/9vr8qydbv/Defend_Destroy.jpg "Defend" and "Destroy" posters]] mark them as foils.



** Professor X and Quicksilver are light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]].

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** Professor X and Quicksilver are GlassCannon mutants with a StoryBreakerPower in addition to being light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]].them]], and they are both examples of BreakTheCutie.
2nd Jun '16 7:19:59 PM LadyNorbert
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* In the [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra The Legend of Korra]] fanfic [[FanFic/BookFiveLegends Book Five: Legends]] Temuji is an obvious one for Korra. He and Fumiko also act as one for Mako and Bolin collectively, as a pair of bending siblings who’ve lost all family except for each other. Their (original) elements even match. Retroactively some elements of Temuji also match Asami’s story arc [[spoiler:about missing a deceased parent]], though whereas Asami came to terms with this, sadly Temuji did not.

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* In the [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra The Legend of Korra]] ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' fanfic [[FanFic/BookFiveLegends ''[[FanFic/BookFiveLegends Book Five: Legends]] Legends]]'', Temuji is an obvious one for Korra. He and Fumiko also act as one for Mako and Bolin collectively, as a pair of bending siblings who’ve lost all family except for each other. Their (original) elements even match. Retroactively some elements of Temuji also match Asami’s story arc [[spoiler:about missing a deceased parent]], though whereas Asami came to terms with this, sadly Temuji did not.not.
* Sanduleak serves as this to [[Film/{{Beetlejuice}} Betelgeuse]] in ''Fanfic/SayItThrice''. Both are poltergeists who were named for stars and have annoying limitations on their powers. However, Betelgeuse is more of an AntiHero, with his own dubious moral code and standards, and has a MoralityPet (Lydia) who keeps him from being too awful. Sanduleak, on the other hand, has all of Betelgeuse's flaws turned UpToEleven without any of his virtues to provide counterbalance. Naturally, they despise one another.
* In ''[[Fanfic/{{Cinderjuice}} Sleeping Beetle]]'', the ArcVillain Vasile is this for WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}. Their origin stories bear enough similarities that they started out the same way, but over time Vasile's bloodthirst and desire for revenge caused him to become a kind of vampire ghost known as a ''strigoi mort'', making him ''literally'' bloodthirsty. Beetlejuice, on the other hand, was content to funnel his powers into annoying the hell out of others for his own amusement, and has mellowed over time instead of getting worse.



* For ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Disney gave the story an antagonist in the form of Gaston to contrast with the Beast, with the Beast being ugly (well, by humans standards, and that was before UsefulNotes/FurryFandom exploded) but having a heart of gold and Gaston being handsome (somewhat) but having the heart of a pig. The earlier [[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast1946 French film adaptation]] did something similar with Avenant, further driving the comparison home in the ending where Avenant turns into the Beast and the Beast turns into a handsome prince who [[ActingForTwo looks suspiciously similar to Avenant]].

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* For ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'', Disney gave the story an antagonist in the form of Gaston to contrast with the Beast, with the Beast being ugly (well, by humans human standards, and that was before UsefulNotes/FurryFandom exploded) but having a heart of gold and Gaston being handsome (somewhat) but having the heart of a pig. The earlier [[Film/BeautyAndTheBeast1946 French film adaptation]] did something similar with Avenant, further driving the comparison home in the ending where Avenant turns into the Beast and the Beast turns into a handsome prince who [[ActingForTwo looks suspiciously similar to Avenant]].



* Hiccup and the BigBad Drago in ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2''. Both grew up fearing dragons before overcoming that fear and realizing that dragons could work with humans. They even both have [[spoiler: artificial limbs]];in contrast, Hiccup uses gentle touch and Drago uses a harsh boot. But whereas Hiccup is curious and compassionate with working together with dragons, Drago seeks to rule over them through fear and intimidation. Hiccup works as a team with his dragon while Drago commands and orders his dragon.

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* Hiccup and the BigBad Drago in ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon2''. Both grew up fearing dragons before overcoming that fear and realizing that dragons could work with humans. They even both have [[spoiler: artificial limbs]];in limbs]]; by contrast, Hiccup uses a gentle touch and Drago uses a harsh boot. But whereas Hiccup is curious and compassionate with working together with dragons, Drago seeks to rule over them through fear and intimidation. Hiccup works as a team with his dragon while Drago commands and orders his dragon.



** Manolo and Joaquin. Both are [[TheAce skilled in their respective talents]], however Manolo is a HumbleHero, and Joaquin veers into TheFightingNarcissist. The two worry about [[WellDoneSonGuy living up to their fathers' expectations]], except Manolo refuses to do so if it means killing the bull, but Joaquin will do ''anything'', even using the Medal of Everlasting Life to do so.

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** Manolo and Joaquin. Both are [[TheAce skilled in their respective talents]], however talents]]; however, Manolo is a HumbleHero, and Joaquin veers into TheFightingNarcissist. The two worry about [[WellDoneSonGuy living up to their fathers' expectations]], except Manolo refuses to do so if it means killing the bull, but Joaquin will do ''anything'', even using the Medal of Everlasting Life to do so.



** A rare marriage example with La Muerte and Xibalba. They are both Gods, but that's about the only thing they have in common. Xibalba thinks humanity is selfish and unnecessary creatures; he is made out of everything icky and slimey in the world, and therefore hated and/or feared by all. On the other hand, La Muerte believes that mankind is good. She is a colorful character made out of everything good and sweet in the world, and therefore beloved by all.

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** A rare marriage example with La Muerte and Xibalba. They are both Gods, but that's about the only thing they have in common. Xibalba thinks humanity is humans are selfish and unnecessary creatures; he is made out of everything icky and slimey slimy in the world, and therefore hated and/or feared by all. On the other hand, La Muerte believes that mankind is good. She is a colorful character made out of everything good and sweet in the world, and therefore beloved by all.



** Hiro and [[spoiler: Yokai/Callaghan]]. Both are genius inventors who lost a loved one and most of their actions in the film were driven by their grief and need for revenge. However whereas Hiro learned to see the error in his actions and accept his loss, [[spoiler: Callaghan]] was too mad by their grief to change and refused to let go of their bitterness. Also, Hiro was surrounded by friends and family who supported and helped him get through his depression while [[spoiler: Callaghan]] kept their pain private and didn't tell anyone.

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** Hiro and [[spoiler: Yokai/Callaghan]]. Both are genius inventors who lost a loved one and most of their actions in the film were driven by their grief and need for revenge. However However, whereas Hiro learned to see the error in his actions and accept his loss, [[spoiler: Callaghan]] was too mad by their grief to change and refused to let go of their bitterness. Also, Hiro was surrounded by friends and family who supported and helped him get through his depression while [[spoiler: Callaghan]] kept their pain private and didn't tell anyone.



* In ''Film/AntMan'', Scott and Hank. Hank is a respected scientist, an experienced hero and a widower with a poor relationship with his daughter. Scott is a rookie hero, has a criminal record and a divorced man but has an excellent relationship with his daughter.

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* In ''Film/AntMan'', Scott and Hank. Hank is a respected scientist, an experienced hero hero, and a widower with a poor relationship with his daughter. Scott is a rookie hero, has a criminal record record, and is a divorced man but has an excellent relationship with his daughter.



* Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} served to show how reserved Wrestling/{{Ivory}} had become in Right To Censor, how much more [[OneOfTheBoys of the boys]] she was with the Kat, who was a GirlyGirl and how much more fun she was to be around compared to snobish tease Traci Brooks. In the latter case, Wrestling/JamesStorm and Wrestling/BobbyRoode were also foils as SlobsVsSnobs, only they worked together as "Beer Money".

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* Wrestling/{{Jacqueline}} served to show how reserved Wrestling/{{Ivory}} had become in Right To Censor, how much more [[OneOfTheBoys of the boys]] she was with the Kat, who was a GirlyGirl and how much more fun she was to be around compared to snobish snobbish tease Traci Brooks. In the latter case, Wrestling/JamesStorm and Wrestling/BobbyRoode were also foils as SlobsVsSnobs, only they worked together as "Beer Money".
26th May '16 1:47:56 PM siberia82
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** Professor X and Quicksilver are light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]].

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** Professor X and Quicksilver are light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]]. They are the only two mutants who manage to land a few direct punches on Apocalypse--Quicksilver does this in the physical world, and Xavier does this on the astral plane, [[spoiler:although Apocalypse gets the upper-hand on both of them]].
24th May '16 11:05:34 AM siberia82
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** Apocalypse sees himself as a god, whereas Professor X serves as a MessianicArchetype of the movie series. They are both mentors to their respective teams, and they reach out to mutants who feel lost, confused and alone, so their dominant [[TheLeader leadership style is Charismatic]]. They promote radically different ideologies: Apocalypse believes that the Earth should only belong to the strongest and the weak should be wiped out, while Charles thinks that it can be shared by everyone equally and peacefully. Their position on the [[http://s15.postimg.org/9vr8qydbv/Defend_Destroy.jpg "Defend" and "Destroy" posters]] mark them as foils.
** Carolina Bartczak directly [[http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/video/carolina-bartczak-on-working-with-jennifer-lawrence-and-news-footage/530556062 compares her character Magda with Xavier]]--the former is Erik's wife and the latter is his HeterosexualLifePartner--and her arc somewhat resembles Charles' from ''Film/XMenFirstClass''. They both love Lehnsherr in a similar way despite knowing the numerous crimes he has committed in the past. They both "start a family" with him (Magda gives birth to a daughter, while Charles and Erik "adopt" mutant teenagers with a TeamMom and a TeamDad dynamic). Both relationships [[spoiler:end in tragedy--Magda is killed, whereas Xavier and Lehnsherr's [[HomoeroticSubtext very close friendship ends in a "divorce,"]] plus Charles is [[TragicBromance accidentally crippled by Magneto]]]].

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** Apocalypse sees himself as a god, whereas Professor X serves as a MessianicArchetype of the movie series. They are both mentors to their respective teams, and they reach out to mutants who feel lost, confused and alone, so their dominant [[TheLeader leadership style is Charismatic]]. They promote radically different ideologies: Apocalypse believes that the Earth should only belong to the strongest and the weak should be wiped out, while Charles thinks that it can be shared by everyone equally and peacefully. During the FinalBattle, Apocalypse [[spoiler:ends up alone, but Xavier is very much ''not'']]. Their position on the [[http://s15.postimg.org/9vr8qydbv/Defend_Destroy.jpg "Defend" and "Destroy" posters]] mark them as foils.
** Carolina Bartczak directly [[http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/video/carolina-bartczak-on-working-with-jennifer-lawrence-and-news-footage/530556062 compares her character Magda with Xavier]]--the former is Erik's wife and the latter is his HeterosexualLifePartner--and her arc somewhat resembles Charles' from ''Film/XMenFirstClass''. They both love Lehnsherr in a similar way despite knowing the numerous crimes he has committed in the past. They both "start a family" with him (Magda gives birth to a daughter, while Charles and Erik "adopt" mutant teenagers with a TeamMom and a TeamDad dynamic). Both relationships [[spoiler:end in tragedy--Magda is killed, accidentally killed by Polish police, whereas Xavier and Lehnsherr's [[HomoeroticSubtext very close friendship ends in a "divorce,"]] plus Charles is [[TragicBromance accidentally crippled by Magneto]]]].Magneto]]. Erik cradles both of them in his arms.]]


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** Professor X and Quicksilver are light-hearted, [[TheCharmer charismatic]] {{Pretty Boy}}s and {{Chivalrous Pervert}}s, and they even share an attraction towards Moira.[[note]]It's downplayed in Quicksilver's case, but he is flirty with her just before he saves her from an explosion at Xavier's school.[[/note]] They have both undergone a ManChild phase and have parental issues--Charles had experienced [[ParentalNeglect emotional neglect]] from his mother, and Peter grew up [[DisappearedDad fatherless]]. Xavier and Maximoff are Erik's brother figure and biological son, respectively, yet ironically, Quicksilver is more comfortable staying with the Professor (who will become his mentor and ParentalSubstitute) than revealing to Lehnsherr that they're related. Xavier also shows an almost fatherly concern for Peter's safety during the battle against Apocalypse because Charles anxiously utters the young mutant's name when he's able to sense through his telepathy that Maximoff [[spoiler:has been seriously injured]].
** Erik and Charles each have one scene which demonstrates their father-daughter bond--one is born through blood ties and the other is forged through a shared manifestation of the X-gene. Nina is happy with her FriendToAllLivingThings mutant gift, and as Lehnsherr tucks her into bed, he sings her a song and tells Nina about her grandparents. Jean Grey, who views her telepathy as a curse, is extremely troubled by a "nightmare" about the end of the world, and Xavier tries to comfort his surrogate daughter by confiding to her that he too can be overwhelmed by the incessant thoughts of others. [[spoiler:Nina is accidentally killed by Polish police, and because they are using non-metal weapons, Erik can't do anything to save her.]] When Apocalypse is about to [[spoiler:destroy Charles' mind, the latter uses the last ounce of his strength to urge Jean to release the full force of the Phoenix, and she eventually succeeds in rescuing her father figure]]. Magneto's love and [[spoiler:grief]] for Nina leads him to participate in the Earth's destruction, but Professor X's love and faith in Jean leads her to [[spoiler:save it]].
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