11:34:18 PM Sep 1st 2011
All very interesting, but it is in the example trope list: has to start with the trope at hand.
- Characters that are the best at what they do:
- fighting (Gladiator), mathematics (A Beautiful Mind), gunslinging (The Quick and the Dead and 3:10 to Yuma), stocktrading (A Good Year).
- And fighting (L.A. Confidential)
- And fighting (Cinderella Man)
- And being a neo-nazi (Romper Stomper)
- And sailing (Master and Commander)
- And fighting (Robin Hood)
- And being the perfect engineered psychopath (Virtuosity)
- And being a cop (American Gangster)