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YMMV: Shoot 'em Up
  • Crazy Awesome: The whole film. Its jaw-droppingly insane 99 percent of the time and completely brilliant for it.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: Something that Roger Ebert liked about the movie. To quote him: "I may disapprove of a movie for going too far, and yet have a sneaky regard for a movie that goes much, much farther than merely too far."
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: "THE ACE OF SPADES!! THE ACE OF SPAAAADES!!"
    • The joker.
    • Nirvana's "Breed" in the first gunfight scene sets the tone of the rest of the movie. And "Joker and the Thief" shortly after.
    • Mötley Crüe's "Kickstart My Heart" over the final scene. And never stop.
    • ACDC's "If You Want Blood (You've Got It)" for the skydiving scene.
  • Fetish Fuel: According to the DVD Commentary, the actress spanked by Clive Owen was quite looking forward to it.
  • Funny Moments:
    • Smith conks one of the mooks by shooting the back of a filing cabinet and smashes it into his head. Even Oliver seems to find it amusing. It's made funnier by the music stopping for a second.
    • Also, Hertz' failed baby-snipe attempt.
      Hertz: (deadpan) Fuck me sideways.
    • "FUCK U"
      • Followed by Hertz's response: "FUCK U TOO"
    • Somewhat meta. But on IMFDB (Internet Movie Firearms Database) Smith's Hand is listed as a separate firearm, with typical arguments over unrealistic portrayal of capacity/loading etc which are common to the site.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Hetz's driver is Death. Which is appropriate (Death Was My Co-Pilot?)
  • Memetic Mutation: The sex scene is by far the most well-known scene in the movie. Many viewers who watch the scene on video hosting sites have no idea what movie it's from. They just know that it's an absurd[ly awesome] sex scene with Monica Bellucci in it.
  • MST3K Mantra: If you value your cranium, just turn off your brain and enjoy. Seriously.
  • Squick: When Hertz fondles the dead mother.
    • Which then causes him to realize that Smith will need to find the baby a nursemaid.
      • The director laughingly said he hoped that scene won "Best Romantic Moment" at the MTV Movie Awards.
    • Also, when DQ gets the Marilyn Manson wannabe to cooperate with her by ripping his cock-ring out.
    • The fight after the torture scene is made by this trope.

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