troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
YMMV: Double Indemnity
  • Award Snub: Understandable given the context of the times and the nation's mood, but the film lost out the Best Picture prize to the much lighter Going My Way, while neither Fred Mac Murray nor Edward G. Robinson were even nominated in the Best Actor or Best Supporting Actor categories.
  • Ho Yay: That last scene really says it all:
    Neff: Know why you couldn't figure this one, Keyes? I'll tell ya. 'Cause the guy you were looking for was too close. Right across the desk from ya.
    Keyes: Closer than that, Walter.
    Neff: I love you, too.
    • Granted, that last line was meant more as sarcasm, but even so...
  • Values Dissonance: After the first mention of killing Phyllis' husband, Walter is keyed up so he goes to a drive-up restaurant and has a beer.

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
1987
39