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23rd Apr '15 2:25:01 PM gallium
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* In ''Film/TheChechahcos'', the Inuit housekeeper says things like "Heap big talk, little do."
2nd Apr '15 11:10:40 PM rodneyAnonymous
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* In ''Film/TheFifthElement'', Leeloo (having recently learned English) usually speaks in simplistic sentences.
17th Jan '15 9:26:00 AM erforce
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* ''FullMetalJacket''. "Me love you long time." * {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in ''MurderByDeath:'' Lionel Twain berates Inspector Wang (a parody of CharlieChan) for his failure to "say his pronouns and articles." FridgeBrilliance applies when its revealed that [[spoiler: Twain is actually Wang's foster father, meaning that Wang was raised in an English-speaking environment and is speaking that way on ''purpose''.]] No wonder Twain is annoyed.
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* ''FullMetalJacket''.''Film/FullMetalJacket''. "Me love you long time." * {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in ''MurderByDeath:'' ''Film/MurderByDeath:'' Lionel Twain berates Inspector Wang (a parody of CharlieChan) for his failure to "say his pronouns and articles." FridgeBrilliance applies when its revealed that [[spoiler: Twain is actually Wang's foster father, meaning that Wang was raised in an English-speaking environment and is speaking that way on ''purpose''.]] No wonder Twain is annoyed.

* In ''MuppetTreasureIsland'', the wild pigs speak this way.
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* In ''MuppetTreasureIsland'', ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland'', the wild pigs speak this way.

* The Russians in ''OneTwoThree''. "We have emergency meeting with Swiss Trade Delegation. They send us twenty car-loads of cheese. Totally unacceptable... [[ComicallyMissingThePoint full of holes.]]" * TheRussiansAreComingTheRussiansAreComing: "Emergency, everybody to get from street!"
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* The Russians in ''OneTwoThree''.''Film/OneTwoThree''. "We have emergency meeting with Swiss Trade Delegation. They send us twenty car-loads of cheese. Totally unacceptable... [[ComicallyMissingThePoint full of holes.]]" * TheRussiansAreComingTheRussiansAreComing: ''Film/TheRussiansAreComingTheRussiansAreComing'': "Emergency, everybody to get from street!"

* The three ''{{Star Wars}}'' prequels: Jar Jar Binks. * PlayedForDrama in ''{{Threads}}'', as the children born after the nuclear bombs drop can only speak in halting broken English because no resources can be spared to educate them [[note]]that is, barring sticking them in front of a TV set playing a ropey video recording of BBC schools programme, ''Words and Pictures''[[/note]]. Many of them are likely suffering brain damage from malnutrition as children and radiation doses received ''in utero''.
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* %%* The three ''{{Star Wars}}'' prequels: Jar Jar Binks. * PlayedForDrama in ''{{Threads}}'', ''Film/{{Threads}}'', as the children born after the nuclear bombs drop can only speak in halting broken English because no resources can be spared to educate them [[note]]that is, barring sticking them in front of a TV set playing a ropey video recording of BBC schools programme, ''Words and Pictures''[[/note]]. Many of them are likely suffering brain damage from malnutrition as children and radiation doses received ''in utero''.
24th Oct '14 11:25:21 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* Neytiri in ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' switches between Na'vi accented broken English and her native tongue. ** That's not about intelligence - she learns more English through the film, after having only initially learned a small amount. Jake's skill at the Na'vi language is actually a better example in terms of the description. * The mutants in the obscure René Laloux film ''{{Gandahar}}'' (called ''Light Years'' in the English translation) said everything in both the past and future tense (example: "was will be" instead of "is"). ** [[spoiler:However, they play with the trope; the mutants are trying to tell the main character that he needs to TimeTravel...]]

** You better run run, from Atilla the Hun Hun. * Averted (or subverted) with Tia Dalma from ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''. Besides having a thick accent, she speaks in a non-standard vernacular (such as "him carve out him heart, lock it away in da chest"). However, she's clearly a very intelligent, sly and mysterious character, and her unusual vernacular makes her even more attractive to some. Some fanfics like [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3042174/Dead_Men_Tell_No_Tales this one]] have her [[ThirdPersonPerson speaking in the third person]] as well. ** She's not supposed to be speaking English, but rather Jamaican Patois, an English-based creole. It actually does sound a lot like this.

** To begin with, ''Nevada Smith'' (1966). Wounded hero is healed by a bucolic tribe of natives. When he comes to his senses, he's greeted like this: "You come back to us in trouble. And in pain. You are welcome." -- "How long?" -- "Many days. You talk in fever." And so on.
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** To begin with, ''Nevada Smith'' (1966). Wounded hero is healed by a bucolic tribe of natives. When he comes to his senses, he's greeted like this: "You come back to us in trouble. And in pain. You are welcome." -- "How long?" -- "Many days. You talk in fever." And so on.

** Though perhaps ends up proving a real-life example when Jackie berates him by saying "Now you see how difficult I am!"

** Remember Yoda as well you should.
19th Oct '14 5:12:52 PM brendan855
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Just adding Land Before Time...
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* In ''Film/LandBeforeTime'', Petrie replaces "I" with "Me" and removes linking verbs.
13th Oct '14 11:16:38 AM Odon
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* PlayedForDrama in ''{{Threads}}'', as the children born after the nuclear bombs drop can only speak in halting broken English because no resources can be spared to educate them [[note]]that is, barring sticking them in front of a TV set playing a ropey video recording of BBC schools programme, ''Words and Pictures''[[/note]].
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* PlayedForDrama in ''{{Threads}}'', as the children born after the nuclear bombs drop can only speak in halting broken English because no resources can be spared to educate them [[note]]that is, barring sticking them in front of a TV set playing a ropey video recording of BBC schools programme, ''Words and Pictures''[[/note]]. Many of them are likely suffering brain damage from malnutrition as children and radiation doses received ''in utero''.
8th Mar '14 11:18:27 AM jamespolk
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* In ''Film/DrumsAlongTheMohawk'', there's a lot of this from Blue Duck, the Mohawk Indian fighting alongside the colonists in UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution.
2nd Mar '14 4:29:36 PM SpacemanSpoof
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** [[ParodiedTrope Parodied]] in ''Film/{{Maverick}}'': The Native Americans can speak English perfectly well, but the Russian Duke wants a more "authentic" Western experience.
26th Sep '13 4:21:51 PM NCW8
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Yoda adding I am
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** Remember Yoda as well you should.
1st Sep '13 7:31:28 AM TheLyniezian
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* PlayedForDrama in ''{{Threads}}'', as the children born after the nuclear bombs drop can only speak in halting broken English because no resources can be spared to educate them [[note]]thiat is, barring sticking them in front of a TV set playing a ropey video recording of BBC schools programme, ''Words and Pictures''[[/note]].
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* PlayedForDrama in ''{{Threads}}'', as the children born after the nuclear bombs drop can only speak in halting broken English because no resources can be spared to educate them [[note]]thiat [[note]]that is, barring sticking them in front of a TV set playing a ropey video recording of BBC schools programme, ''Words and Pictures''[[/note]].
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