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21st Apr '18 5:52:11 AM JackG
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* Major Kusanagi does it when she's pursuing a guy in the first ''Anime/GhostInTheShell'' movie. She lands on a metal roof tile that buckles under the impact.



* Major Kusanagi does it when she's pursuing a guy in the first ''Anime/GhostInTheShell'' movie.
16th Apr '18 7:26:13 AM MasterFuzzy
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* Harry does one of these in ''FanFic/HarryTano,'' basically just to show off.



*** The title Soldier does it after flying off a braking car. Sparks are flying when he brakes with his metal arm.

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*** The title titular Soldier does it after flying off a braking car. Sparks are flying when he brakes with his metal arm.
5th Mar '18 11:07:03 PM AuraXtreme
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* Tifa does it [[RuleOfCool against a wall]] in ''Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren''.

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* Tifa does it [[RuleOfCool against a wall]] ([[JustifiedTrope she got thrown at it]]) in ''Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren''.



* ''Film/Deadpool2016'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]]. Said opponent, Angel Dust, does the "land looking down, then look up at the camera" version.

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* ''Film/Deadpool2016'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]]. Said opponent, Angel Dust, does the "land looking down, then look up at the camera" version.version; she's [[SuperToughness Super Tough]] enough that the 'hard landing' is not an issue.
29th Nov '17 1:39:38 PM StFan
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* ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]]. Said opponent, Angel Dust, does the "land looking down, then look up at the camera" version.

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* ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'': ''Film/Deadpool2016'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]]. Said opponent, Angel Dust, does the "land looking down, then look up at the camera" version.



* ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'': At the beginning of the ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' [[Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice crossover review,]] [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Angry Joe]] arrives through flying and naturally lands this way.



* Ladybug almost always lands like this in ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug''.

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* Ladybug almost always lands like this in ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug''. Not surprising since a lot of her moves are inspired by Spider-Man.
22nd Nov '17 10:22:36 AM annieholmes
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* ''Theatre/SpringAwakening'': Hanschen does this, at least in the Tony Awards performance, during The Bitch of Living.
16th Nov '17 9:56:23 AM lillolillo
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* ''Series/Supergirl2015'': [[ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} Kara Danvers]] has mastered this landing pose, having practiced it since [[https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-er9cwycDiMU/Wg19rYnyF5I/AAAAAAAAxCc/TRm1qcI88CE149ulyrbfzk5aOR_zuE_eQCLcBGAs/s1600/9.jpeg she was a teenager]].
18th Oct '17 12:14:50 PM lillolillo
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* In ''ComicBook/GothamCityGarage'', Big Barda leaps onto a truck's roof, landing on her two feet and right hand.
16th Oct '17 4:08:05 AM Willbyr
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->''"Woo! Superhero landing! You know that's really hard on your knees. Totally impractical, they all do it."''

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->''"Woo! Superhero landing! You know that's really hard on your knees. Totally impractical, they all do it."''
16th Oct '17 3:35:10 AM eroock
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A common variation of this features a head snap, where the character will land looking downward and after a [[{{Beat}} brief pause]], suddenly look up just in time for [[StuffBlowingUp something to blow up]] behind them, and/or sending a badass DeathGlare to the enemy up front, or a KubrickStare for the camera.

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A common variation of this features a head snap, where the character will land looking downward and after a [[{{Beat}} brief pause]], suddenly look up just in time for [[StuffBlowingUp something to blow up]] [[UnflinchingWalk behind them, them]], and/or sending a badass DeathGlare to the enemy up front, or a KubrickStare for the camera.
14th Oct '17 4:39:28 AM StFan
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[[caption-width-right:330:"[[Film/{{Deadpool|2016}} Whoo! Superhero landing!]] [[AwesomeButImpractical ...You know, that's really hard on your knees. Totally impractical.]]"]]

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[[caption-width-right:330:"[[Film/{{Deadpool|2016}} [[caption-width-right:330:"[[Film/Deadpool2016 Whoo! Superhero landing!]] [[AwesomeButImpractical ...You know, that's really hard on your knees. Totally impractical.]]"]]



-->-- '''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'''

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-->-- '''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'''
'''Deadpool''', ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}''



* ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' does this frequently.
* ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'':

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* ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' does this frequently.
frequently. It's pretty much an iconic pose for him.
* ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'':''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'':



* As do almost all of the [[PrimalStance "animalistic"]] characters like {{Wolverine}}, Beast, Creeper, Sabretooth, X-23 and so on...

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* As do almost all of the [[PrimalStance "animalistic"]] characters like {{Wolverine}}, ComicBook/{{Wolverine}}, Beast, Creeper, Sabretooth, X-23 and so on...



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* ''Fanfic/DoingItRightThisTime'': When Shinji and Asuka met Rei, she was perched on her HumongousMecha's shoulder. In order to talk with them, she leapt from the giant robot and landed on the catwalk in this position.

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* ''Fanfic/DoingItRightThisTime'': When Shinji and Asuka met meet Rei, she was is perched on her HumongousMecha's shoulder. In order to talk with them, she leapt leaps from the giant robot and landed lands on the catwalk in this position.



*** While the first movie didn't feature Iron Man performing a three point landing, prominent [[http://i.annihil.us/u/prod/marvel/i/mg/c/60/4bc3a3af47b98.jpg concept art]] and [[https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-HvYs4BSaWa4/VPeXysJSEzI/AAAAAAAAF6U/_Ch7gY3plHk/w640-h960/IMG_2449.JPG promotional artwork]] did. Both images were based on the [[http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/File:Iron_Man_Vol_3_76.jpg cover]] to ''Iron Man'' Vol. 3 #76 by Adi Granov (with the concept art being drawn by Granov himself).
*** Actually, he did after getting punched by Iron Monger after taking off his glove, just like the Winter Soldier did in the his eponymous movie.

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*** While the first movie didn't feature Iron Man performing a three point three-point landing, prominent [[http://i.annihil.us/u/prod/marvel/i/mg/c/60/4bc3a3af47b98.jpg concept art]] and [[https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-HvYs4BSaWa4/VPeXysJSEzI/AAAAAAAAF6U/_Ch7gY3plHk/w640-h960/IMG_2449.JPG promotional artwork]] did. Both images were based on the [[http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/File:Iron_Man_Vol_3_76.jpg cover]] to ''Iron Man'' Vol. 3 #76 by Adi Granov (with the concept art being drawn by Granov himself).
*** Actually, However, he did after does take the pose from getting punched by Iron Monger after taking off his glove, just like the Winter Soldier did does in the his eponymous movie.



* ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]].
** Said opponent, Angel Dust, does the "land looking down, then look up at the camera" version.

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* ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]].
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impractical]]. Said opponent, Angel Dust, does the "land looking down, then look up at the camera" version.



* ''Film/PacificRim''; Gipsy Danger pulls this off [[spoiler:after killing Otachi]]. Notable as this is done by a HumongousMecha and from ''fifty thousand feet in the air''.
* ''Film/IRobot'', when Sonny escapes from the lab by jumping a dozen stories to the lobby, he performs a text book 3 point landing, [[GroundShatteringLanding breaking the stone floor]]. Helps that he's a robot.

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* ''Film/PacificRim''; ''Film/PacificRim'': Gipsy Danger pulls this off [[spoiler:after killing Otachi]]. Notable as this is done by a HumongousMecha and from ''fifty thousand feet in the air''.
* ''Film/IRobot'', when Sonny escapes from the lab by jumping a dozen stories to the lobby, he performs a text book 3 point three-point landing, [[GroundShatteringLanding breaking the stone floor]]. Helps that he's a robot.



* Burnham pulls one off in ''StarTrekDiscovery'''s third episode when dropping into a shuttlecraft through the roof hatch. The landing is seen in the assorted promos for the series due to the coolness factor.

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* Burnham pulls one off in ''StarTrekDiscovery'''s ''Series/StarTrekDiscovery'''s third episode when dropping into a shuttlecraft through the roof hatch. The landing is seen in the assorted promos for the series due to the coolness factor.



* The Wrestling/{{Chikara}} Young Lion turned [[Wrestling/DragonGate Open The Brave Gate]] holder Ricochet does this pose ''a lot'', mainly as a means of taunting opponents who thought he was going to do some fancy form of offense or just to highlight how much more athletic he is(or thinks he is).
** And during their matches against one another, Ricochet and Will Ospreay have been known to ''duel'' with their three-point landings.

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* The Wrestling/{{Chikara}} Young Lion turned [[Wrestling/DragonGate Open The Brave Gate]] holder Ricochet does this pose ''a lot'', mainly as a means of taunting opponents who thought he was going to do some fancy form of offense or just to highlight how much more athletic he is(or thinks he is).
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is). And during their matches against one another, Ricochet and Will Ospreay have been known to ''duel'' with their three-point landings.



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* In the new stage musicals of Theatre/SeraMyu, Tuxedo Mask is fond of this. There are no high jumps or heroic feats right beforehand, but Yuuga Yamato manages to look majestic swishing Tux's cape as he fights all over the stage before striking the landing pose.
** In Un Nouveau Voyage, Sailor Moon breaks it out as well before she [[spoiler: attempts a HeroicSacrifice by divebombing Pharaoh 90.]]

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* ''Theatre/SeraMyu'':
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In the new stage musicals of Theatre/SeraMyu, musicals, Tuxedo Mask is fond of this. There are no high jumps or heroic feats right beforehand, but Yuuga Yamato manages to look majestic swishing Tux's cape as he fights all over the stage before striking the landing pose.
** In Un "Un Nouveau Voyage, Voyage", Sailor Moon breaks it out as well before she [[spoiler: attempts [[spoiler:attempts a HeroicSacrifice by divebombing Pharaoh 90.]]



* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', Genji, being the CyberNinja, averts this - ''barely''. He lands on two points, with his fingers merely centimeters from the floor.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'':
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Genji, being the CyberNinja, averts this - -- ''barely''. He lands on two points, with his fingers merely centimeters from the floor.



** Pharah performs a legit three point landing in her "Touchdown" highlight intro.
* Every start of mission, Wonder-Red from ''VideoGame/{{The Wonderful 101}}'' arrives at stage jumping of from Virgin Victory and landing on this pose... wodnerfully.

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** Pharah performs a legit three point three-point landing in her "Touchdown" highlight intro.
* Every start of mission, Wonder-Red from ''VideoGame/{{The Wonderful 101}}'' ''VideoGame/TheWonderful101'' arrives at stage jumping of from Virgin Victory and landing on this pose... wodnerfully.wonderfully.



** Tempts Fate lands like this after blowing up several demons in ''Tempts Fate 11''.
* In [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2011-12-08 this]] ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'' strip, after being knocked through a wall by [[{{Tsundere}} LCDR Foxworthy]] and falling several floor's worth of distance, Captain Tagon manages a perfect three point landing, the soldier boosts letting him walk away from it without any problems.

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** Tempts Fate lands like this after blowing up several demons in ''Tempts "Tempts Fate 11''.
11".
* In [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2011-12-08 this]] ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'' strip, after being knocked through a wall by [[{{Tsundere}} LCDR Foxworthy]] and falling several floor's worth of distance, Captain Tagon manages a perfect three point three-point landing, the soldier boosts letting him walk away from it without any problems.



* Spitfire does a three-point landing early in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Newbie Dash". Of course, she has four legs to begin with, so she actually has to raise one of her forelegs.
** Ember eventually treats us to two superhero landings in one episode.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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Spitfire does a three-point landing early in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Newbie Dash". Of course, she has four legs to begin with, so she actually has to raise one of her forelegs.
forelegs.
** Ember Ember, the new Dragon Lord, eventually treats us to two superhero landings in one episode.episode "Triple Threat".
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