'''Basic Trope''': A character is shot in the brain and survives without the use of .
* '''Straight''': Alex is shot in the head at close range. It was just a scratch and he's merely slightly injured.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alex is shot several times in his head but he survives it. He is not even brought to the hospital, and he continues on his quest for justice.
* '''Downplayed''': Alex is shot in the head. He survives, but it puts him into a coma, and when he awakes, he's paralyzed and lost the ability to speak.
* '''Inverted''': ???
* '''Subverted''': Alex, a prominent character, is shot in the head at half of the movie. He's brought to the hospital and doctors are hopeful, but he dies almost immediately.
* '''Double Subverted''': Alex, TheHero, is shot in the head. He's brought to the hospital and doctors are hopeful, but he's put into a coma. Doctors then think there are very small chances he will ever wake up. But he does wake up soon, and continues with his quest immediately.
* '''Parodied''': Alex gets half his [[ChunkySalsaRule head shot off]] by a bullet, and shrugs it off like nothing happened.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Alex is shot in the head at close range and he dies instantly.
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': "How could you possibly survive that?" -- "It's just a scratch. I am a hero, I cannot die so soon."
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': The one who made the headshot, [[DoubleTap did it again to be sure.]]
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': "Have you noticed that some characters are so badass that they seem to survive having their brains shot out?"
* '''Implied''': Alex being shot at close range was never shown, but he has his head bandaged. The audience concludes that the villain must have shot him in the head.
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