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22nd Feb '17 1:35:59 PM eroock
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* Donnie's "imaginary friend" Frank in ''Film/DonnieDarko'' looks blatantly like nothing more than a man in a rabbit suit, albeit one with a creepy skull-face. Doesn't make him any less freaky, though. At one point, he tries to imply it's not a costume, but Donnie doesn't buy it. {{Justified}}: [[spoiler: he's the time-travelling ghost or somesuch of a man who died in a Halloween costume.]]
2nd Feb '17 8:18:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* In Disney/BigHero6, [[AscendedFanboy Fred]] dons a {{kaiju}} costume that allows him to [[BreathWeapon breathe fire]] and calls himself "Fredzilla". This is in stark contrast with his other five teammates who all wear matching suits of high tech armor.
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* In Disney/BigHero6, [[AscendedFanboy Fred]] dons a {{kaiju}} costume that allows him to [[BreathWeapon breathe fire]] and calls himself "Fredzilla". This is in stark contrast with his other five teammates who all wear matching suits of high tech armor.
2nd Feb '17 8:18:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[ScoobyDoo Oh the ghost is here, it's a crook in a suit.]][[ScoobyDooHoax The ghost is here, he's protecting some loot.]]

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* [[ScoobyDoo ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'': Oh the ghost is here, [[ScoobyDooHoax it's a crook in a suit.]][[ScoobyDooHoax suit]]. The ghost is here, he's protecting some loot.]]
2nd Feb '17 8:17:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* On ''TheFlintstones'', Fred got a job in a monster movie not as the monster, but as the stand-in for the actor playing the monster.

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* On ''TheFlintstones'', ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', Fred got a job in a monster movie not as the monster, but as the stand-in for the actor playing the monster.



* Owen from ''TotalDramaWorldTour'' dressed up as Godzilla for his team's commercial in Japan.

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* Owen from ''TotalDramaWorldTour'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTour'' dressed up as Godzilla for his team's commercial in Japan.
7th Jan '17 1:36:41 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The Xenomorph from ''Film/{{Alien}}''. They are [[NightmareFuel MUCH scarier]] than most people in rubber suits though because they have such a un-human like [[FreudWasRight head]] (which even requires [[http://static2.keptelenseg.hu/ep/774bc5d4d855561ecffeea27e72076d9.jpg lots of animatronics]]) and body that its hard to tell yourself they're just men in suits. Even more so in the first movie, where the alien was played by a [[EvilIsBigger 7FT 2INCHS TALL]], but [[LeanAndMean slender]]...student.

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* The Xenomorph from ''Film/{{Alien}}''. They are [[NightmareFuel MUCH scarier]] than most people in rubber suits though because they have such a un-human like [[FreudWasRight head]] head (which even requires [[http://static2.keptelenseg.hu/ep/774bc5d4d855561ecffeea27e72076d9.jpg lots of animatronics]]) and body that its hard to tell yourself they're just men in suits. Even more so in the first movie, where the alien was played by a [[EvilIsBigger 7FT 2INCHS TALL]], but [[LeanAndMean slender]]...student.
22nd Nov '16 5:58:35 PM WillBGood
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* In ''Film/NightOfTheLepus' this is how the giant killer bunny rabbits are portrayed when they attack people. The suits...pretty much look nothing like giant bunnies.

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* In ''Film/NightOfTheLepus' ''Film/NightOfTheLepus'' this is how the giant killer bunny rabbits are portrayed when they attack people. The suits...pretty much look nothing like giant bunnies.
22nd Nov '16 5:55:59 PM WillBGood
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* The UrExample is probably the 1929 film version of Creator/JulesVerne's ''Literature/MysteriousIsland'', with some really UglyCute [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-b6OYnb9cnPY/Uu-XlUz5W8I/AAAAAAAAZUo/SrBg3QV_Idw/s1600/1929c.jpg undersea beings.]]
* The 1936 ''[[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]]'' serial may be the UrExample for {{Kaiju}}, as it featured a man in a suit portraying a giant dragon some 18 years before Toho lit upon the idea.



* ''Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon'' One of the earliest (perhaps THE earliest) representation of ''Gill-men'' used this way.
* The 1936 ''[[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]]'' serial may be the UrExample champeen, as it featured a man in a suit portraying a giant dragon some 18 years before Toho lit upon the idea.

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* ''Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon'' One of is the earliest (perhaps THE earliest) representation of ''Gill-men'' used TropeCodifier for FishPeople depicted this way.
* The 1936 ''[[Film/FlashGordonSerial Flash Gordon]]'' serial may be the UrExample champeen, as it featured a man in a suit portraying a giant dragon some 18 years before Toho lit upon the idea.
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5th Oct '16 8:25:30 AM LondonKdS
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** Interestingly enough, ''The Rescue'' used this trope [[spoiler: to conceal the [[ScoobyDooHoax twist]]. Doctor Who fans were used to rubber suit aliens, so it actually came as a surprise that the villain really was a human wearing a costume, not a real alien.]]

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** Interestingly enough, ''The Rescue'' used this trope [[spoiler: to conceal the [[ScoobyDooHoax twist]]. Doctor Who fans were used to rubber suit aliens, so it actually came as a surprise that the villain really was a human wearing a costume, not a real alien. And it was more convincing than many of the "real" alien costumes of the era.]]
15th Sep '16 2:02:18 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''Film/HaloNightfall'': Axl the Yonhet is pretty clearly an actor in a costume, in sharp contrast to the film's other aliens, who are all CGI.
10th Sep '16 4:33:53 AM VVK
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* Donnie's "imaginary friend" Frank in ''Film/DonnieDarko'' looks blatantly like nothing more than a man in a rabbit suit, albeit with a creepy skull-face. Doesn't make him any less freaky, though. At one point, he tries to imply it's not a costume, but Donnie doesn't buy it. {{Justified}}: [[spoiler: he's the time-travelling ghost or somesuch of a man who died in a Halloween costume.]]

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* Donnie's "imaginary friend" Frank in ''Film/DonnieDarko'' looks blatantly like nothing more than a man in a rabbit suit, albeit one with a creepy skull-face. Doesn't make him any less freaky, though. At one point, he tries to imply it's not a costume, but Donnie doesn't buy it. {{Justified}}: [[spoiler: he's the time-travelling ghost or somesuch of a man who died in a Halloween costume.]]
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