History TrueCompanions / Film

20th Dec '15 8:58:05 AM ecuvulle6267
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* The cast of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'', despite initial attempts to not form personal attachments to each other.
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* The cast of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'', despite initial attempts to not form personal attachments to each other.other. * Katniss Everdeen with Peeta and Haymitch. She even refers to Haymitch as part of her family in ''Film/TheHungerGamesCatchingFire''.
17th Aug '15 1:48:12 PM Anddrix
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* In ''Film/KingsmanTheSecretService'', Eggsy and Roxy, the only two candidates who demonstrate loyalty and compassion, quickly bond and look out for one another. Unusually for a film of this type, their relationship is completely devoid of sexual tension.
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* In ''Film/KingsmanTheSecretService'', Eggsy and Roxy, the only two candidates who demonstrate loyalty and compassion, quickly bond and look out for one another. Unusually for a film of this type, [[PlatonicLifePartners their relationship is completely devoid of sexual tension.tension]].
6th Jul '15 8:41:28 AM Morgenthaler
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* Almost everyone seems to be one of Bethany Hamilton's TrueCompanions in SoulSurfer. ** Then, in a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, [[spoiler:the rival shares her Trophy with Bethany at the end.]]
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* Almost everyone seems to be one of Bethany Hamilton's TrueCompanions in SoulSurfer. ** Then, in a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, Film/SoulSurfer. Then [[spoiler:the rival shares her Trophy with Bethany at the end.]]
30th Jun '15 5:54:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* Sure, they're rude, crude, and somewhat morally grey, but the Deltas from ''AnimalHouse'' are definitely this. "They can't do that to our pledges! Only ''we'' can do that to our pledges!" * ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him.
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* Sure, they're rude, crude, and somewhat morally grey, but the Deltas from ''AnimalHouse'' ''Film/AnimalHouse'' are definitely this. "They can't do that to our pledges! Only ''we'' can do that to our pledges!" * ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'': ** ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him.

* In ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', at first the superheroes have significant differences, but Nick Fury (leader of SHIELD) deliberately tried to invoke this to bring them together in a time of need. It was a huge risk for him and his career. By the end [[spoiler:he succeeds]]. ** Similarly ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' revolved around a motley crew of criminals who eventually put aside their differences and end up saving the galaxy through ThePowerOfFriendship [[spoiler: literally]].
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* ** In ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', at first the superheroes have significant differences, but Nick Fury (leader of SHIELD) deliberately tried to invoke this to bring them together in a time of need. It was a huge risk for him and his career. By the end [[spoiler:he succeeds]]. ** Similarly ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' revolved around a motley crew of criminals who eventually put aside their differences and end up saving the galaxy through ThePowerOfFriendship [[spoiler: literally]].

* In ''The Maltese Falcon''. If you're a detective, it doesn't matter that you hated your partner and were sleeping with his wife -- he's your partner, and if he's killed you have to do something about it.
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* In ''The Maltese Falcon''.''Film/TheMalteseFalcon''. If you're a detective, it doesn't matter that you hated your partner and were sleeping with his wife -- he's your partner, and if he's killed you have to do something about it.

* Danny Ocean's band in ''Ocean's Eleven'', [[{{Oceans 11}} original]], [[OceansEleven remake]] and sequels. Especially notable in ''Ocean's 13'' where in the beginning much of the team wants to drug, kill, and bury the villainous casino owner who betrayed their friend and caused him to go into shock.
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* Danny Ocean's band in ''Ocean's Eleven'', [[{{Oceans [[Film/{{Oceans 11}} original]], [[OceansEleven [[Film/OceansEleven remake]] and sequels. Especially notable in ''Ocean's 13'' where in the beginning much of the team wants to drug, kill, and bury the villainous casino owner who betrayed their friend and caused him to go into shock.

* ''{{Rebel Without a Cause}}'', with Jim, Judy, and Plato. * ''{{RENT}}'' has this when the seven friends band together in the wake of Benny's FaceHeelTurn, as well as the fact that half of them are HIV-positive. Even Joanne, an Ivy League lawyer who was only there because she was dating Maureen, gradually joined the gang and stuck around after the couple's breakup [[spoiler: before Angel's death brought them back together.]]
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* ''{{Rebel Without a Cause}}'', ''Film/RebelWithoutACause'', with Jim, Judy, and Plato. * ''{{RENT}}'' ''Film/{{RENT}}'' has this when the seven friends band together in the wake of Benny's FaceHeelTurn, as well as the fact that half of them are HIV-positive. Even Joanne, an Ivy League lawyer who was only there because she was dating Maureen, gradually joined the gang and stuck around after the couple's breakup [[spoiler: before Angel's death brought them back together.]]

* In ''SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants Carmen narrates saying, "Together, it was as if we formed one single, complete person." * The cast of ''{{Sneakers}}'' appears, at the outset, to be employees at a small security firm, but when it comes time to circle the wagons, they work together like only true companions could.
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* In ''SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants ''Film/SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants'', Carmen narrates saying, "Together, it was as if we formed one single, complete person." * The cast of ''{{Sneakers}}'' ''Film/{{Sneakers}}'' appears, at the outset, to be employees at a small security firm, but when it comes time to circle the wagons, they work together like only true companions could.

* TheSpecials is all about this. It's a super-hero film set ''in between'' big disasters. During downtime for the Specials, when the big dramatic conflict is that a new member is joining, an old member is leaving to join a different team against their wishes, and a lot of the team-mates personal relationships are being reinterpreted.
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* TheSpecials ''Film/TheSpecials'' is all about this. It's a super-hero film set ''in between'' big disasters. During downtime for the Specials, when the big dramatic conflict is that a new member is joining, an old member is leaving to join a different team against their wishes, and a lot of the team-mates personal relationships are being reinterpreted.
16th Jun '15 4:21:08 AM DannWoolf
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* ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him. --> '''Fandral:''' It's treason. --> '''Volstagg:''' To hell with treason, it's suicide. --> '''[[ChildhoodFriendRomance Sif:]]''' He would do the same for us.

* ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him. --> '''Fandral:''' It's treason. --> '''Volstagg:''' To hell with treason, it's suicide. --> '''[[ChildhoodFriendRomance Sif:]]''' He would do the same for us.
6th Jun '15 9:49:14 PM erforce
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* In ''Film/TheAvengers'' (2012 version), at first the superheroes have significant differences, but Nick Fury (leader of SHIELD) deliberately tried to invoke this to bring them together in a time of need. It was a huge risk for him and his career. By the end [[spoiler:he succeeds]].
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* In ''Film/TheAvengers'' (2012 version), ''Film/TheAvengers2012'', at first the superheroes have significant differences, but Nick Fury (leader of SHIELD) deliberately tried to invoke this to bring them together in a time of need. It was a huge risk for him and his career. By the end [[spoiler:he succeeds]].

* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'': [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy Marty]] [[OnlySaneMan McFly]] and [[BunnyEarsLawyer Doc]] [[ReluctantMadScientist Brown]] have a [[OddFriendship very strange]] but very strong bond. They are separated by interests and [[IntergenerationalFriendship age]], but they would [[HeroicSacrifice sacrifice themselves]] for each other without a second thought.
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* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'': ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'': [[RidiculouslyAverageGuy Marty]] [[OnlySaneMan McFly]] and [[BunnyEarsLawyer Doc]] [[ReluctantMadScientist Brown]] have a [[OddFriendship very strange]] but very strong bond. They are separated by interests and [[IntergenerationalFriendship age]], but they would [[HeroicSacrifice sacrifice themselves]] for each other without a second thought.

* Jesse and Chester in DudeWheresMyCar. They always hang together, have each other's backs, have twin girlfriends, and had no problem making out with each other to outdo an attractive couple in the car next to them.
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* Jesse and Chester in DudeWheresMyCar.''Film/DudeWheresMyCar''. They always hang together, have each other's backs, have twin girlfriends, and had no problem making out with each other to outdo an attractive couple in the car next to them.
27th May '15 6:38:05 AM TompaDompa
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* In the original ''StarWars'' trilogy the core cast of [[KnightInSourArmor Han Solo]], [[TheHero Luke Skywalker]], [[BadassPrincess Princess Leia]], [[TheBigGuy Chewbacca]], [[PluckyComicRelief R2-D2, and C-3PO]]. Over the course of three films they risk their lives, endure torture and hardship, and make tremendous sacrifices for each other. Even the droids are treated like people instead of property, both of them being repaired after sustaining damage that most people would just consider an excuse to buy a new droid. ** By ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' [[BlackBestFriend Lando Calrissian]] appears to be on his way to joining (he clearly views [[TheLancer Han]] and Chewie this way, but it's less certain how he feels about the others and how they feel about him), along with possibly Wedge Antilles (moreso in the books than the movies, but the last scene of ''ROTJ'' shows him as part of the group).
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* In the original ''StarWars'' ''Film/StarWars'' trilogy the core cast of [[KnightInSourArmor Han Solo]], [[TheHero Luke Skywalker]], [[BadassPrincess Princess Leia]], [[TheBigGuy Chewbacca]], [[PluckyComicRelief R2-D2, and C-3PO]]. Over the course of three films they risk their lives, endure torture and hardship, and make tremendous sacrifices for each other. Even the droids are treated like people instead of property, both of them being repaired after sustaining damage that most people would just consider an excuse to buy a new droid. ** By ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' [[BlackBestFriend Lando Calrissian]] appears to be on his way to joining (he clearly views [[TheLancer Han]] and Chewie this way, but it's less certain how he feels about the others and how they feel about him), along with possibly Wedge Antilles (moreso in the books than the movies, but the last scene of ''ROTJ'' shows him as part of the group).

** One of the (many) complaints about [[ThePhantomMenace the]] [[AttackOfTheClones prequel]] [[RevengeOfTheSith trilogy]] was that, in contrast to the original films, the main characters, in general, came across more as a group of people with similar goals than friends and family that cared about each other.
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** One of the (many) complaints about [[ThePhantomMenace [[Film/ThePhantomMenace the]] [[AttackOfTheClones [[Film/AttackOfTheClones prequel]] [[RevengeOfTheSith [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith trilogy]] was that, in contrast to the original films, the main characters, in general, came across more as a group of people with similar goals than friends and family that cared about each other.
4th May '15 7:32:38 PM Anddrix
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* In ''Film/KingsmanTheSecretService'', Eggsy and Roxy, the only two candidates who demonstrate loyalty and compassion, quickly bond and look out for one another. Unusually for a film of this type, their relationship is completely devoid of sexual tension.
13th Apr '15 5:11:45 PM DrImpossible
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* TheSpecials is all about this. It's a super-hero film set ''in between'' big disasters. During downtime for the Specials, when the big dramatic conflict is that a new member is joining, an old member is leaving to join a different team against their wishes, and a lot of the team-mates personal relationships are being reinterpreted.
13th Apr '15 5:03:15 PM DrImpossible
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* ''Film/ThirteenDays'': Kenny O'Donnell and Jack and Bobby Kennedy. They've known each other since college and Kenny gets very irate when he thinks an ObstructiveBureaucrat is trying to play them off each other.

* TheFastAndTheFurious team is this and is also one big happy surrogate family. It shows the most from ''Fast Five'' onward, but the bond is there even in the earlier films. Dominic Toretto is the biggest example of this, with his mantra of "You don't turn your back on family, even when they do."

* Stretch, Spoon and Cookie are true companions in ''Film/{{Gridlockd}}''. The group is a jazz trio who live together. Cookie has sex with both men, and the only reason they don't have threesomes is that Stretch says he can't get it up "in a crowd." Although both Spoon and Cookie are black, Stretch has NWordPrivileges with them. The group is so close that they all use the same bathroom at the same time.

* "The Club"[[note]]Linda refers to it once as the "Johnny, Julia, Nick, and Susan Club", but thereafter calls it "The Club" for short.[[/note]] from ''{{Film/Holiday}}''. Linda initially conceives it as all of John and Julia's friends put together, but in practice it ends up being Linda, John, and John's friends Nick and Susan, with an extra chair for Linda's brother Ned. They identify themselves as Very Unimportant People with no interest in being snobs or stuffed shirts, who enjoy play, fun, and adventure, and who want to make money only insofar as it allows them to lead better lives. Julia declines to join them.

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* LoTRThe title group in ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen,'' once they survive [[spoiler:being betrayed by their employer and TheMole]] and solidify their common goal, are implied to be becoming true companions. * TheLordOfTheRings

* LoTRThe Vietnamese film ''Owl and the Sparrow'' revolved around one of these made up of three people who meet each other in Saigon: a zookeeper, a flight attendant, and a runaway girl who sells flowers on the street. The last scene of the movie has [[spoiler: the flight attendant leaving the airport to meet the other two, hugging the little girl when she finds them.]]

* LoTRIn ''SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants Carmen narrates saying, "Together, it was as if we formed one single, complete person."

* LoTRAlmost everyone seems to be one of Bethany Hamilton's TrueCompanions in SoulSurfer. ** Then, in a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, [[spoiler:the rival shares her Trophy with Bethany at the end.]]

* LoTRThe 2011 film ''Sunny'' revolves around a woman reuniting her high school friends when one of them is dying of cancer. A good majority of the film takes place in flashbacks of them in TheEighties. * ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him. --> '''Fandral:''' It's treason. --> '''Volstagg:''' To hell with treason, it's suicide. --> '''[[ChildhoodFriendRomance Sif:]]''' He would do the same for us.

* The cast of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'', despite initial attempts to not form personal attachments to each other. * The title group in ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen,'' once they survive [[spoiler:being betrayed by their employer and TheMole]] and solidify their common goal, are implied to be becoming true companions. * The Vietnamese film ''Owl and the Sparrow'' revolved around one of these made up of three people who meet each other in Saigon: a zookeeper, a flight attendant, and a runaway girl who sells flowers on the street. The last scene of the movie has [[spoiler: the flight attendant leaving the airport to meet the other two, hugging the little girl when she finds them]] * Almost everyone except her main rival seems to be one of Bethany Hamilton's TrueCompanions in SoulSurfer. ** Then, in a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, [[spoiler:the rival shares her Trophy with Bethany at the end.]] * ''Film/ThirteenDays'': Kenny O'Donnell and Jack and Bobby Kennedy. They've known each other since college and Kenny gets very irate when he thinks an ObstructiveBureaucrat is trying to play them off each other. * In ''SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants Carmen narrates saying, "Together, it was as if we formed one single, complete person." * ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him. --> '''Fandral:''' It's treason. --> '''Volstagg:''' To hell with treason, it's suicide. --> '''[[ChildhoodFriendRomance Sif:]]''' He would do the same for us. * The 2011 film ''Sunny'' revolves around a woman reuniting her high school friends when one of them is dying of cancer. A good majority of the film takes place in flashbacks of them in TheEighties. * Stretch, Spoon and Cookie are true companions in ''Film/{{Gridlockd}}''. The group is a jazz trio who live together. Cookie has sex with both men, and the only reason they don't have threesomes is that Stretch says he can't get it up "in a crowd." Although both Spoon and Cookie are black, Stretch has NWordPrivileges with them. The group is so close that they all use the same bathroom at the same time. * "The Club"[[note]]Linda refers to it once as the "Johnny, Julia, Nick, and Susan Club", but thereafter calls it "The Club" for short.[[/note]] from ''{{Film/Holiday}}''. Linda initially conceives it as all of John and Julia's friends put together, but in practice it ends up being Linda, John, and John's friends Nick and Susan, with an extra chair for Linda's brother Ned. They identify themselves as Very Unimportant People with no interest in being snobs or stuffed shirts, who enjoy play, fun, and adventure, and who want to make money only insofar as it allows them to lead better lives. Julia declines to join them. * TheFastAndTheFurious team is this and is also one big happy surrogate family. It shows the most from ''Fast Five'' onward, but the bond is there even in the earlier films. Dominic Toretto is the biggest example of this, with his mantra of "You don't turn your back on family, even when they do."
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* The cast of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'', despite initial attempts to not form personal attachments to each other. * The title group in ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen,'' once they survive [[spoiler:being betrayed by their employer and TheMole]] and solidify their common goal, are implied to be becoming true companions. * The Vietnamese film ''Owl and the Sparrow'' revolved around one of these made up of three people who meet each other in Saigon: a zookeeper, a flight attendant, and a runaway girl who sells flowers on the street. The last scene of the movie has [[spoiler: the flight attendant leaving the airport to meet the other two, hugging the little girl when she finds them]] * Almost everyone except her main rival seems to be one of Bethany Hamilton's TrueCompanions in SoulSurfer. ** Then, in a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming, [[spoiler:the rival shares her Trophy with Bethany at the end.]] * ''Film/ThirteenDays'': Kenny O'Donnell and Jack and Bobby Kennedy. They've known each other since college and Kenny gets very irate when he thinks an ObstructiveBureaucrat is trying to play them off each other. * In ''SisterhoodOfTheTravelingPants Carmen narrates saying, "Together, it was as if we formed one single, complete person." * ''{{Film/Thor}}'': Thor, Sif, and the Warriors Three are a pretty tight-knit group after adventuring and fighting together for thousands of years. Later on in the movie, Sif, Fandral, Hogun, and Volstagg risk everything to retrieve Thor from exile and are ecstatic when they're eventually reunited with him. --> '''Fandral:''' It's treason. --> '''Volstagg:''' To hell with treason, it's suicide. --> '''[[ChildhoodFriendRomance Sif:]]''' He would do the same for us. * The 2011 film ''Sunny'' revolves around a woman reuniting her high school friends when one of them is dying of cancer. A good majority of the film takes place in flashbacks of them in TheEighties. * Stretch, Spoon and Cookie are true companions in ''Film/{{Gridlockd}}''. The group is a jazz trio who live together. Cookie has sex with both men, and the only reason they don't have threesomes is that Stretch says he can't get it up "in a crowd." Although both Spoon and Cookie are black, Stretch has NWordPrivileges with them. The group is so close that they all use the same bathroom at the same time. * "The Club"[[note]]Linda refers to it once as the "Johnny, Julia, Nick, and Susan Club", but thereafter calls it "The Club" for short.[[/note]] from ''{{Film/Holiday}}''. Linda initially conceives it as all of John and Julia's friends put together, but in practice it ends up being Linda, John, and John's friends Nick and Susan, with an extra chair for Linda's brother Ned. They identify themselves as Very Unimportant People with no interest in being snobs or stuffed shirts, who enjoy play, fun, and adventure, and who want to make money only insofar as it allows them to lead better lives. Julia declines to join them. * TheFastAndTheFurious team is this and is also one big happy surrogate family. It shows the most from ''Fast Five'' onward, but the bond is there even in the earlier films. Dominic Toretto is the biggest example of this, with his mantra of "You don't turn your back on family, even when they do."other.
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