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YMMV: Secondhand Lions
  • Ending Fatigue: First, scrapped version of the ending. It drags for almost 10 minutes of Padding to drive exactly the same point home - that the uncles' stories were true. Even the Sheik personally shows up in it, just for the sake of being there.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Walter's mother crosses this when she decides to have Stan stay with her, even though he almost killed her own son.
    • She possibly crossed it even earlier, when she allowed Stan to take Walter out to the barn. She clearly knew what was going to happen, but let it happen anyway.
      • For that matter, Stan.
  • Tear Jerker: The second half of the movie. They're happy tears though.
    • Jasmine's (the lion) death while trying to protect Walter.

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