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YMMV: Horrible Bosses
  • Draco in Leather Pants: Julia. Probably because she's played by a rather sexually aggressive Jennifer Aniston.
  • Idiot Plot: Recording their conversations with their bosses right from the start would have solved a lot of the main characters' problems to varying degrees, but it takes them the entirety of the movie and a tip from a petty gangster wanna-be to figure that out. When they try it the normal way they're thwarted by their own constantly increasing stupidity.
    • The ironic thing is the recording actually would have worked, but Kurt choose to bail on the job to have sex with Harken's wife.
    • And two of them already had ample evidence to convict their bosses as it is. Julia had recorded evidence of herself molesting someone under anaesthetic, and Bobby wasn't exactly being discreet about his cocaine use.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Harken killing Bobby.
    • Bobby crosses it so many times in his first scene as Kurt's boss.
    • Julia crosses it when she threatens to lie and tell his fiancee that he's a (false) sex offender.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Harken's murder of Bobby. It's the only scene in the movie that's not Played for Laughs, and it's surprisingly realistic. Not unexpected if you've been paying attention in the coming seconds, but still a bit of a shock when it comes.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Ioan Gruffudd as a male prostitute Dale mistakes for a hitman.
    • Colin Farrell has only two speaking scenes as Pellitt, but he utterly owns both of them.
  • Rewatch Bonus: If you missed it the first time, it's blatantly obvious the second time that Motherfucker Jones is up and phoning it in through the entire movie.
  • The Woobie: All three characters to an extent though Dale qualifies most.

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