History YMMV / SlumdogMillionaire

29th Jan '17 6:34:20 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* CompleteMonster: Slum boss Maman is [[FauxAffablyEvil charming, friendly and cheerful]] to orphans he meets, offering the young Jamal and Salim [[BaitTheDog ice cold coca colas]] and offering them a place to stay. It is revealed Maman takes in orphans to use as a begging ring for him, and the kids are just free labor. Even worse, cripples earn more money, so when children display good singing talent, Maman has them blinded with acid to increase the revenue. When Salim and Jamal escape, Maman captures their friend Latika and several years later gives her the name 'Cherry' while intending to use her as a child prostitute. The only reason he hasn't done so already is as a virgin, she's worth a great deal of money. When he finds the young Salim and Jamal, he immediately plans to kill them, declaring "Maman never forgets."

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* CompleteMonster: Slum boss Maman is [[FauxAffablyEvil charming, friendly and cheerful]] to orphans he meets, offering the young Jamal and Salim [[BaitTheDog ice cold coca colas]] and offering them a place to stay. It is revealed Maman [[BadSamaritan takes in orphans to use as a begging ring for him, him]], and the kids are just free labor. Even worse, cripples earn more money, so when children display good singing talent, Maman has them [[EyeScream blinded with acid acid]] to increase the revenue. When Salim and Jamal escape, Maman captures their friend Latika and several years later gives her the name 'Cherry' while intending to use her as a child prostitute. The only reason he hasn't done so already is as a virgin, she's worth a great deal of money. When he finds the young Salim and Jamal, he immediately plans to kill them, declaring "Maman never forgets."
18th Jan '17 5:48:39 AM JC96
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* PovertyPorn: From the left to right, the film has been accused of this.
30th Aug '16 8:36:03 AM someoneintheshadow456
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* AmericansHateTingle: And Indians hate Slumdog Millionaire the same way, for having needlessly glamourised negative stereotypes about their country, or even a prominent city. In fact, many Indians were dismayed that Slumdog actually won so many awards.

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* AmericansHateTingle: And [[AmericansHateTingle Indians hate Hate Slumdog Millionaire the same way, Millionare]]: India did ''not'' take kindly to this film for having needlessly glamourised negative stereotypes [[StopBeingStereotypical negative]] [[SimSimSalabim stereotypes]] about their country, or even a prominent city. country and the city of Mumbai and for portraying India as more impoverished than it actually is. In fact, many Indians were dismayed that Slumdog actually won so many awards.awards, to the point where so much as ''mentioning'' the movie can qualify as a BerserkButton to them.
19th Jun '16 8:39:15 AM Shadowgazer
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* MoralEventHorizon: Where to start? Maman and his gang blinding little boys to become beggars and prostituting underage girls is the most obvious one. He is like the darkest intepretation of TheFagin from Oliver Twist.

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* MoralEventHorizon: Where to start? MoralEventHorizon: Maman and his gang blinding little boys to become beggars and prostituting underage girls is the most obvious one. He is like the darkest intepretation of TheFagin from Oliver Twist.
13th Jan '16 1:24:12 PM Silverblade2
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* HypeAversion[=/=]HypeBacklash: It won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. And that is all we shall say on the matter.
* MemeticMutation: See BecauseDestinySaysSo and SayMyName.
** Also, Anil Kapoor's pronounciation of the word, "Millionaire."

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* HypeAversion[=/=]HypeBacklash: HypeBacklash: It won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. And that is all we shall say on the matter.
* MemeticMutation: See BecauseDestinySaysSo and SayMyName.
** Also,
Anil Kapoor's pronounciation of the word, "Millionaire."
7th Nov '15 1:33:16 AM Shadowgazer
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6th Nov '15 8:53:40 AM Shadowgazer
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* MoralEventHorizon: Where to start? Maman and his gang blinding little boys to become beggars and prostituting underage girls is the most obvious one. He is like "an even darker" version of Fagin from Oliver Twist.

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* MoralEventHorizon: Where to start? Maman and his gang blinding little boys to become beggars and prostituting underage girls is the most obvious one. He is like "an even darker" version the darkest intepretation of Fagin TheFagin from Oliver Twist.
6th Nov '15 5:23:50 AM Shadowgazer
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* MoralEventHorizon: Where to start? Maman and his gang blinding little boys to become beggars and prostituting underage girls is the most obvious one. He is like "an even darker" version of Fagin from Oliver Twist.
** Prem Kumar, the game show host crossed it when he tried to cheat and even lied about Jamal and had him tortured for supposedly "cheating". On that matter the police themselves qualify for torturing someone on hours without proof and even if they were right it was DisproportionateRetribution.
** Javed Khan as a crime boss was obviously beyond it but onscreen examples are the abuse and scarring of Latika.
** For that matter Salim became his willing henchman and helped him prostitute Latika and betrayed his own brother.
** Finally what started it all was the cold-blooded murder of their mother and other random civilians by extremists.
19th Aug '15 9:51:23 AM oknazevad
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** If it makes you feel any better, the actor was actually jumping in a substance made of peanut butter and chocolate (basically a liquid Reece's cup).

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** If it makes you feel any better, the actor was actually jumping in a substance made of peanut butter and chocolate (basically a liquid Reece's Reese's cup).
9th Aug '15 9:09:15 PM NWolfman
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** If it makes you feel any better, the actor was actually jumping in a substance made of peanut butter and chocolate (basically a liquid Reece's cup).
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