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Silent Antagonist

(permanent link) added: 2010-09-16 14:37:54 sponsor: TorchicBlaziken edited by: CyberTiger88 (last reply: 2010-09-16 14:37:54)

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This is the villainous counterpart to Heroic Mime; while the hero's silence makes him open to interpretation, the Silent Antagonist's silence makes him a sort of Enigmatic Minion.

A Subtrope of The Voiceless. The Supertrope of Enemy Mime. Sister Trope to Enigmatic Minion.

  • The creepy thin guy from the first Charlie's Angels movie. (If I remember correctly, he originally had lines in the script, but they decided he'd be more villainous if he was The Voiceless.)
  • Jaws from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. He also counts for most of Moonraker but it's finally subverted when he gets one line near the end of the film.
  • Karl Ruprect Kroenen from the film version of Hellboy.

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