History Trivia / TheIsland

1st Jun '16 7:02:01 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* NamesTheSame: As a 2006 PavelLungin film whose title, ''Ostrov'', translates to ''The Island''.

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* NamesTheSame: As a 2006 PavelLungin Creator/PavelLungin film whose title, ''Ostrov'', translates to ''The Island''.
18th Apr '16 12:01:50 PM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Isaiah Mustafa, currently known as the star of ''Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike'', appears as an injured football player. A funny ActorAllusion, as he is a former NFL player.
** Creator/KimCoates, best known as [[Series/SonsOfAnarchy Tig Trager]], in an uncredited role as public relations director Charles Whitman.
** Gandu Three Echo, an embittered long-time resident in the facility, is also known as [[Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody Arwin]].
** [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Neelix]] is Jones, one of the residents in the facility.
** You may recognize Starkweather as [[TheGreenMile John Coffey]], Frankie Figgs, or even [[Film/{{Daredevil}} the Kingpin]].
** We didn't know [[Series/{{Community}} Shirley]] worked for an [[EvilInc evil corporation]].
** What's [[Film/{{GoldenEye}} Alec Trevelyan]] doing looking after clones?
*** Especially a clone of [[{{Star Wars}} Obi-wan Kenobi]] and [[Film/TheAvengers2012 The Black Widow]]?
26th Feb '16 6:27:04 PM AsForMyHandle
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*** Especially a clone of [[{{Star Wars}} Obi-wan Kenobi]] and [[Film/TheAvengers The Black Widow]]?

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*** Especially a clone of [[{{Star Wars}} Obi-wan Kenobi]] and [[Film/TheAvengers [[Film/TheAvengers2012 The Black Widow]]?
18th Nov '15 5:22:32 AM Morgenthaler
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** You may recognize Starkweather as [[TheGreenMile John Coffey]], [[TheWholeNineYards Frankie Figgs]], or even [[Film/{{Daredevil}} the Kingpin]].

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** You may recognize Starkweather as [[TheGreenMile John Coffey]], [[TheWholeNineYards Frankie Figgs]], Figgs, or even [[Film/{{Daredevil}} the Kingpin]].
4th Jul '15 5:59:27 PM ultimomant
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* ActingForTwo: Tom Lincoln and Lincoln Six Echo. Technically, Sarah Jordan and Jordan Two Delta, though the Calvin Klein advertisements featuring ScarlettJohansson weren't specially shot with ''The Island'' in mind.

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* ActingForTwo: Tom Lincoln and Lincoln Six Echo. Technically, Sarah Jordan and Jordan Two Delta, though the Calvin Klein advertisements featuring ScarlettJohansson Creator/ScarlettJohansson weren't specially shot with ''The Island'' in mind.



** Gandu Three Echo, an embittered long-time resident in the facility, is also known as [[TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody Arwin]].

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** Gandu Three Echo, an embittered long-time resident in the facility, is also known as [[TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody [[Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody Arwin]].



* PlayingAgainstType: A meta-example for Creator/MichaelBay. Compared to his other films this one is relatively light on the action, has some decent atmosphere, and the plot is better developed, if recycled from ''Clonus''. All in all it's not the usual popcorn fare he's most famous for making.

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* PlayingAgainstType: A meta-example for Creator/MichaelBay. Compared to his other films this one is relatively light on the action, has some decent atmosphere, and the plot is better developed, if recycled from ''Clonus''. All in all it's not the usual popcorn fare he's most famous for making.making.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Scarlett Johansson was willing to go topless for Lincoln and Jordan's sex scene, but Michael Bay vetoed it.
** Jordan was originally going to be called Ester and become pregnant.
** Michael Bay wanted Lincoln and Merrick's fight scene to be more spectacular, but the budget was running low.
2nd Oct '14 4:04:59 PM eroock
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* ActingForTwo: Tom Lincoln and Lincoln Six Echo. Technically, Sarah Jordan and Jordan Two Delta, though the Calvin Klein advertisements featuring ScarlettJohansson weren't specially shot with ''The Island'' in mind.


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* NamesTheSame: As a 2006 PavelLungin film whose title, ''Ostrov'', translates to ''The Island''.
30th Jun '14 3:13:12 PM DrakeClawfang
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* PlayingAgainstType: A meta-example for Creator/MichaelBay. Compared to his other films this one is relatively light on the action, has some decent atmosphere, and the plot is better developed, if recycled from ''Clonus''. All in all it's not the usual popcorn fare he's most famous for making.
30th Jun '14 3:13:12 PM DrakeClawfang
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6th Apr '14 12:13:44 PM Kalmbach
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Isaiah Mustafa, currently known as the star of ''Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike'', appears as an injured football player.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Isaiah Mustafa, currently known as the star of ''Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike'', appears as an injured football player. A funny ActorAllusion, as he is a former NFL player.
14th Mar '14 2:33:10 PM faye109
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** Creator/KimCoates, best known as [[Series/SonsOfAnarchy Tig Trager]], in an uncredited role as public relations director Charles Whitman.
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