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21st Mar '15 1:18:15 PM Morgenthaler
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||UnreliableNarrator ||The narrator hides a secret from the audience. He eventually reveals himself to be someone he is not or to know something he didn't admit to earlier. ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheUsualSuspects'', ''{{Fallen}}'']] ||
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||UnreliableNarrator ||The narrator hides a secret from the audience. He eventually reveals himself to be someone he is not or to know something he didn't admit to earlier. ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheUsualSuspects'', ''{{Fallen}}'']] ''Film/{{Fallen}}'']] ||
8th Feb '15 9:07:11 PM erforce
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-->-- '''Douglas Reynholm''', ''TheITCrowd''
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-->-- '''Douglas Reynholm''', ''TheITCrowd'' ''Series/TheITCrowd''

||NiceJobBreakingItHero ||The result of some sort of devastation was actually caused by the group seeking to fix it. ||[[spoiler: ''PlanetOfTheApes'', ''Oblivion'']] || ||FakingTheDead, LeftForDead, NoOneCouldSurviveThat ||Someone who is assumed to be dead actually never died. ||[[spoiler:''MissionImpossible'', ''Film/TheIllusionist'', ''Film/TheThirdMan'', ''Film/{{Assassins}}'', ''ConspiracyTheory'']] ||
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||NiceJobBreakingItHero ||The result of some sort of devastation was actually caused by the group seeking to fix it. ||[[spoiler: ''PlanetOfTheApes'', ''Oblivion'']] ''Film/PlanetOfTheApes1968'', ''Film/{{Oblivion 2013}}'']] || ||FakingTheDead, LeftForDead, NoOneCouldSurviveThat ||Someone who is assumed to be dead actually never died. ||[[spoiler:''MissionImpossible'', ||[[spoiler:''Film/MissionImpossible'', ''Film/TheIllusionist'', ''Film/TheThirdMan'', ''Film/{{Assassins}}'', ''ConspiracyTheory'']] ''Film/ConspiracyTheory'']] ||
26th Dec '14 10:52:32 AM TheUnsquished
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||IAmWho, ChangelingFantasy ||A character who believed he had nothing special about him learns that he is actually royalty or has special powers. ||[[spoiler:''Film/HarryPotter'', ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'', ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries'', ''BattleTech'', ''{{Stardust}}'', ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'']] ||
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||IAmWho, ChangelingFantasy ||A character who believed he had nothing special about him learns that he is actually royalty or has special powers. ||[[spoiler:''Film/HarryPotter'', ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'', ''Film/ThePrincessDiaries'', ''BattleTech'', ''TabletopGame/BattleTech'', ''{{Stardust}}'', ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'']] ||
18th Dec '14 1:43:46 PM Timwi
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||NestedStoryReveal ||Events that the viewer is lead to believe are "real" (within the movie) turn out to be a fictional NestedStory within a larger FramingDevice. ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', ''TheFountain'']] ||
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||NestedStoryReveal ||Events that the viewer is lead led to believe are "real" (within the movie) turn out to be a fictional NestedStory within a larger FramingDevice. ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', ''TheFountain'']] ||
4th Aug '14 12:32:14 PM Morgenthaler
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||BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor, KarmicTwistEnding ||A character makes a wish. He then begins experiencing strange things, which he assumes to be coincidences, practical jokes, or fiction. But in fact it is not fiction - his wish came true! ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheNeverendingStory'', ''{{Goosebumps}}'', ''Film/LiarLiar'']] || ||UnreliableNarrator ||The narrator hides a secret from the audience. He eventually reveals himself to be someone he is not or to know something he didn't admit to earlier. ||[[spoiler:''TheUsualSuspects'', ''{{Fallen}}'']] ||
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||BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor, KarmicTwistEnding ||A character makes a wish. He then begins experiencing strange things, which he assumes to be coincidences, practical jokes, or fiction. But in fact it is not fiction - his wish came true! ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheNeverendingStory'', ''{{Goosebumps}}'', ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'', ''Film/LiarLiar'']] || ||UnreliableNarrator ||The narrator hides a secret from the audience. He eventually reveals himself to be someone he is not or to know something he didn't admit to earlier. ||[[spoiler:''TheUsualSuspects'', ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheUsualSuspects'', ''{{Fallen}}'']] ||
1st Jun '14 10:54:33 AM eroock
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||ISurrenderSuckers ||A character allows himself to be captured by the enemy. It is later revealed that he did so intentionally, as part of his plan. ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheDarkKnight'', ''{{Se7en}}'']] ||
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||ISurrenderSuckers ||A character allows himself to be captured by the enemy. It is later revealed that he did so intentionally, as part of his plan. ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheDarkKnight'', ''{{Se7en}}'']] ''Film/{{Se7en}}'']] ||
30th Apr '14 12:55:11 PM N_Cat
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It's A Wonderful Life is not a good example of All Just A Dream, and definitely not a defining one. It's not even ambiguous, Clarence and the other angels were shown at the beginning before we met George, so they couldn't have just been a dream.
||AllJustADream, DyingDream ||The story is revealed by the end to have actually been a dream, illusion, or NearDeathExperience. ||[[spoiler:''Film/ABeautifulMind'', ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', ''Film/JacobsLadder'', ''Film/{{Click}}'']] ||
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||AllJustADream, DyingDream ||The story is revealed by the end to have actually been a dream, illusion, or NearDeathExperience. ||[[spoiler:''Film/ABeautifulMind'', ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', ''Film/JacobsLadder'', ''Film/{{Click}}'']] ||
22nd Apr '14 12:51:46 PM LongLiveHumour
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||MeaninglessVillainVictory, TakeAThirdOption, DeusExMachina ||The solution to a problem is less than ideal and it seems as if the antagonists have won; however, at the last moment, [[TakeAThirdOption a third option is presented]] or some other unexpected occurrence takes place, which rekindles hope. ||[[spoiler:''TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'']] ||
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||MeaninglessVillainVictory, TakeAThirdOption, DeusExMachina ||The solution to a problem is less than ideal and it seems as if the antagonists have won; however, at the last moment, [[TakeAThirdOption a third option is presented]] or some other unexpected occurrence takes place, which rekindles hope. ||[[spoiler:''TheLordOfTheRings: ||[[spoiler:''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'']] ||
12th Apr '14 1:01:05 AM erforce
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||AdoptTheDog ||The movie turns out to be less cynical than expected when a character chooses to be unambiguously heroic. ||[[spoiler:''AmericanBeauty'', ''Film/TheDarkKnight'']] ||
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||AdoptTheDog ||The movie turns out to be less cynical than expected when a character chooses to be unambiguously heroic. ||[[spoiler:''AmericanBeauty'', ||[[spoiler:''Film/AmericanBeauty'', ''Film/TheDarkKnight'']] ||
11th Apr '14 9:18:18 PM Aiguille
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||TomatoInTheMirror ||A certain character is revealed, to their own surprise as well as the audience's, that they are not what they believed themselves to be. ||[[spoiler:''TheSixthSense'', ''Film/BladeRunner'', ''Film/TheOthers'', ''Film/ShutterIsland'', ''Oblivion'']] || ||AllJustADream, DyingDream ||The story is revealed by the end to have actually been a dream, illusion, or NearDeathExperience. ||[[spoiler:''Film/ABeautifulMind'', ''ItsAWonderfulLife'', ''JacobsLadder'', ''{{Click}}'']] || ||DeadAllAlong, ImaginaryFriend ||A certain character is revealed as a ghost or an illusion, or actually never existed. ||[[spoiler:''TheSixthSense'', ''FightClub'', ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' ''[[SpyKids Spy Kids 3-D]]'']] ||
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||TomatoInTheMirror ||A certain character is revealed, to their own surprise as well as the audience's, that they are not what they believed themselves to be. ||[[spoiler:''TheSixthSense'', ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheSixthSense'', ''Film/BladeRunner'', ''Film/TheOthers'', ''Film/ShutterIsland'', ''Oblivion'']] || ||AllJustADream, DyingDream ||The story is revealed by the end to have actually been a dream, illusion, or NearDeathExperience. ||[[spoiler:''Film/ABeautifulMind'', ''ItsAWonderfulLife'', ''JacobsLadder'', ''{{Click}}'']] ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', ''Film/JacobsLadder'', ''Film/{{Click}}'']] || ||DeadAllAlong, ImaginaryFriend ||A certain character is revealed as a ghost or an illusion, or actually never existed. ||[[spoiler:''TheSixthSense'', ''FightClub'', ||[[spoiler:''Film/TheSixthSense'', ''Film/FightClub'', ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' ''[[SpyKids ''[[Film/SpyKids Spy Kids 3-D]]'']] ||
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