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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Triton gets kidnapped by some poachers (who think he's a cop) in the middle of the movie, fights them, and runs off. As per the trope rule, they're of little use, and are never mentioned again.
* LesYay: Angela and Cate. FoeYay as well.
* {{Narm}}: Rome stopping to take a call on his mobile phone, while being chased through the swamp by a police helicopter and JohnCena. First, it's just some random contact ratting him out. Then, his phone rings '''again''', and this happens:
-->TV Service rep: [on Rome's cell] You've been approved!
-->Rome: Great! This include the premium channels and the sports package, right? ''smiles into camera''
** It's actually better than that. That's not some random contact he's talking to, it's ''his BOSS, and he's betraying him.'' What makes this even better is that, [[RefugeInAudacity mid betrayal, he puts his boss on hold to set up his cable TV package.]]
* SoBadItsGood: The first movie has a pretty generic action plot and decent special effects. It could probably be considered SoOkayItsAverage were it not for the hilarious acting of [[DullSurprise Cena]] and Robert Patrick (who is fully aware what kind of movie he is in and [[EvilIsHammy earns his pay]]) as the crime boss. The supporting cast is equally hilarious and the dialogue?
---> '''GiantMook''' (blows up a police car with a bazooka and is met with disbelieving stares from his comrades): What? Too much?
** Special mention goes out to the scene where the BigBad threatens at gunpoint the hostage who's currently piloting the helicopter they're both sitting in hundreds of feet above the street. (note that the reason she's flying it, is because ''he doesn't know how'')
* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: John Cena takes the whole film ''dead'' seriously. Robert Patrick, [[HamAndCheese on the other hand...]]
* WTHCastingAgency: It's not as bad as most, since Miz still does a great job, but once you read WhatCouldHaveBeen on the front page regarding ''Marine 3,'' it becomes fairly apparent Jake Carter was written with RandyOrton in mind, being much more in line with his stoic man of few words instead of Miz's charismatic wiseass. And Orton's casting is ''itself'' an example, as prior to signing for the WWE, Orton received a Bad Conduct Discharge under court marital from the United States Marine Corps.
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