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Arguably not until he Took a Level in Badass - despite appearing to think he's a Magnificent Bastard, almost all of XXXX's schemes in the first part of the movie backfire on him because he's double-crossed by Jimmy Price and then being used as an Unwitting Pawn by the real magnificent bastard of the film, Eddie Temple.
Wangst: Mr. X himself often likes to make a lot of complaints when things don't go his way.