A fight that takes place in a slaughterhouse, amongst the meat chunks hanging from the hooks. Adds a certain edge to a confrontation, surrounding it with death from the onset and simultaneously blocking the line of sight in all directions. Expect NoOSHACompliance.
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[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* In ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'', [[SerialKiller Barry]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Chopper]] tries to kill Winry and Ed at one of these. Makes sense, since he's also a butcher.

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* ''[[ComicBook/GrandMorrisonsBatman Batman Inc.]]'' has one when [[EvilMatriarch Talia]] tries to poison a huge supply of beef. It ends with [[SociopathicHero Damian]] declaring himself a vegetarian and adopting "Bat-Cow."
* {{Deadpool}} gets into a fight in a slaughterhouse with Mr. ImprovisedWeapon himself, Bullseye. The only way for Wade to survive is to make a [[MemeticMutation suit of frozen meat armor,]] [[CrazyAwesome thus fulfulling his childhood dream.]]
* [[ComicBook/{{Carnage}} Cletus Kasady]] and [[ComicBook/{{Venom}} Flash Thompson]], who are both legless due to losing their symbiotes, fight in a meat processing plant at the end of ''Carnage U.S.A.''

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* ''Film/{{Predator 2}}'': The chilly temperatures to keep the meat from spoiling are a plot point.
* At the end of ''Film/{{Wanted}}'', fighting the knife master.
* Erin is forced to play cat and mouse games against Leatherface in the climax of ''[[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacre2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre]]''. Chrissy does the same in [[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacreTheBeginning the prequel]].
* Happened in the 2009 ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' movie, with the DamselInDistress chained to a ConveyorBeltODoom leading to a bandsaw and gas pipes spewing flame. The location was later justified [[spoiler: when it was revealed the BigBad was refining his poison gas in the bellies of swine.]]
* The 1990 ''[[Film/CaptainAmerica1990 Captain America]]'' film has one fight scene that takes place in a slaughter house.
* Van Damme's character finds himself in such situation in ''Film/MaximumRisk'', as he is chased by a chainsaw wielding bad guy.
* The 2005 horror film ''The Slaughterhouse Massacre''.
* ''Film/MotelHell'' had a scene in which the villain fought the hero in a slaughterhouse while wearing a pig's head as a mask.

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[[folder: Literature: ]]

* Done in ''{{Literature/Animorphs}}: The Experiment''.

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[[folder: Live-Action Television ]]

* There are at least two examples in ''Series/TheXFiles'', one of them in episode "Red Museum".
* Happened at least once on ''{{Series/Highlander}}''.

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* Norman fights a minor criminal inside a slaughterhouse in ''VideoGame/HeavyRain''. A meathook ends up playing an important part in the fight.
* The second escape sequence through Lupino's hotel in ''VideoGame/MaxPayne'' takes Max through a slaughterhouse full of gangsters at one point.
* In a late level in the original ''SplinterCell'', Sam has to crawl through a slaughterhouse filled with enemy guards (and turrets).
* The fight against Eddie in ''VideoGame/SilentHill2''. The theme of "butchery" is also significant in ''VideoGame/SilentHillOrigins''.
* ''EatLeadTheReturnOfMattHazard'' has the beginning of the second level (arguably the first real level, since the first is more of a tutorial/setting-of-the-stage thing) set in a butcher's store, complete with a shootout in the meatlocker, and an achievement for destroying all the hanging sides of meat.
* In ''VideoGame/HalfLife1'', there was a level that partly took place in a giant walk-in refrigerator with hanging meat.
* There's a brief scuffle between Todd and rival gang members in a slaughterhouse in ''BeavisAndButthead Virtual Stupidity.''
* In ''VideoGame/SaintsRow2'', the protagonist faces off against Mr. Sunshine (HollywoodVoodoo-powered [[TheDragon Dragon]] of a drug cartel) and his men in a slaughterhouse. For extra creepiness, there are occult symbols scrawled all over the walls, floor, and ceiling.

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* The end of the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "Pigmalion". The villain, a crazy meat tycoon voiced by Creator/MichaelKeaton, dies when he is run through the machinery... after an electric shock restores his sanity.

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