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|Juxtaposed Halves Shot|
A stock pose where half of two characters sides/faces are juxtaposed to or beside each other.Up For Grabs
two sides within him. there usually aren't any other characters in this variation if used as a cover or poster. Besides conflict, it is sometimes simply used to show partners or opposites, like past/future, good/evil, 2D/3D etc. in one shot. See also Mirrored Confrontation Shot for a similar but conflict exclusive trope. Compare Versus Character Splash, where two characters' faces are are briefly shown in a Splash Screen as a prelude to a battle in a Fighting Game; and Fearful Symmetry, where both characters involved are usually shown in profile in an ongoing Blade Lock.
- In a similar vein, in Silver Age Spider-Man comics when Peter Parker's Spidey Sense is triggered while he's in civvies we often see his face half normal and half in his costume's mask.
- Face/Off's poster/cover juxtaposes three quarters of Sean Archer (John Travolta) with Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) using shadows to split them, also averts Misplaced-Names Poster.
- The posters/cover of Me, Myself, and Irene have Jim Carrey's face split in half, showing his character's "nice guy" and "asshole" personalities. The "Me" and "Myself" in the title refer to the dissociative identity disorder that Charlie Baileygates experiences.
- Space Jam uses a variation in one of the film's posters with Michael Jordan beside Bugs Bunny and half of their mugs at the left and right side of the poster.
- Jason X's poster parts Jason into his normal and cyborg halves with his new "machete" which shows the reflection of Rowan screaming.
- Juxtaposed halves was a common motif used in the opening montage of Grimm, first we see a half-and-half shot of Monroe; the right hand side is his human form and the lefthand side he's in his wessen (monster) form. A few seconds later we see it again but with another character, Rosalee. 
- The posters for the WWE Invasion PPV had half Vince McMahon and half Shane McMahon, since the invading force was the WCW/ECW contingent led by Shane.
- The cover for Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones feature The Prince and Dark Prince juxtaposed on each other, and provides the trope image for Super-Powered Evil Side.
- The WII version Prince Of Persia: Rival Swords instead opts for Mirrored Confrontation Shot.
- The cover◊ of Civilization: Call to Power 2 is like this, contrasting an ancient Egyptian with a modern fighter pilot.
- Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time case cover uses this with the eponymous characters to contrast them as "Flesh and Steel".
- Luminous of MapleStory has his character portraits which depict his normal and corrupted side.
- Dragon Ball Multiverse: The cover page for chapter 36 does this with Bardock and King Cold. Bardock's side depicts people from the Planet Trade Organization and Cold's side features Saiyans.