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* PapaWolf: Nearly ''shoots AJ'' when he [[DisproportionateRetribution catches him in bed with his daughter]].
** Justified. Stamper was already furious with AJ before the discovery because he'd wrecked the drilling equipment. The discovery of Grace in AJ's bed just made him that much more angry.

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* PapaWolf: Nearly Harry understandably ''shoots at AJ'' when he [[DisproportionateRetribution catches him in bed with his daughter]].
** Justified. Stamper was already furious with AJ before
discovers that not only did the discovery because he'd latter only wrecked the drilling equipment. The discovery of equipment, but he was sleeping in bed with Grace in AJ's bed just made him that much more angry.
bed.


* InnocentlyInsensitive: A deleted scene has him commenting on the state of Lev's home country and assuring him that nationalities mean nothing in outer space, and that they're all united as astronauts. As you can imagine, Lev isn't all that flattered, and even Rockhound is giving him looks for this bizarre praise.



* BrutalHonesty: When Rockhound witnesses the loss of the Independence and refuses to accept the fate of the crew, Gruber steps in to break the bad news to him.



* FunnyForeigner: The only Russian on the team, and a deeply eccentric man never short of snark or a witty comment.
* LeaveNoManBehind: He refuses to evacuate the Russian space station until he's retrieved AJ, by which time both men are trapped by the raging inferno. Against all odds, he get himself and AJ out with seconds to spare.




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* MadeOfIron: He survives the destruction of the space station, of the shuttle, and a rock storm while repairing the Armadillo, the last of which was floating through zero gravity at the time.


* TheBigGuy: Of the entire cast, he looks most like a roughneck.



* TheBigGuy: Of the entire cast, he looks most like a roughneck.


* BreakTheHaughty: Was rather full of himself and prone to making rash decisions without Harry's knowledge. But when the going gets tough, he always comes through. This is especially true after he watches his friends die when they crash on the asteroid.



* TheLancer: to Harry.

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* TheLancer: to To Harry.



* DisappearedDad: An unwilling example; he has not been allowed to see his only son due to the severity of his gambling addiction.




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* HeterosexualLifePartner: With Harry.
* RetiredBadass: It's mentioned that he served in the Air Force for six years before his days as a driller.




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* SkepticNoLonger: He is extremely vocal in his lack of faith in Harry's team; it takes some serious pep talk on Harry's part to convince the man that he will see the mission through to the end no matter what the cost. In the end, he is grateful that Harry's proven him wrong.




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* NoKillLikeOverkill: His ultimate fate; he is hit head-on by an incoming meteorite and then [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice impaled against the razor sharp rocks]].



* SacrificialLamb: Killed during the landing on the asteroid

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* SacrificialLamb: Killed during the landing on the asteroidasteroid.



* SacrificialLamb: Killed during the landing on the asteroid

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* SacrificialLamb: Killed during the landing on the asteroidasteroid.
* OhCrap: When he sees the windshield cracking under repeated debris strikes, he knows their time has run out.



* DemolitionsExpert: Is this for the ''Independence'' crew
* SacrificialLamb: Is killed in the ''Independence'' crash

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* DemolitionsExpert: Is this for the ''Independence'' crew
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* SacrificialLamb: Is killed in the ''Independence'' crashcrash.
* TheVoiceless: Gets no onscreen lines before his demise on the shuttle.



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* DeathSeeker: He expected to not survive the mission, which is why he hit up a loan shark so he could make it rain on their last night on earth. As a consequence, when it comes time to decide who should stay behind to detonate the nuke, he volunteers to do it.

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* DeathSeeker: He expected to not survive the mission, which is why he hit up a loan shark so he could make it rain on their last night on earth.Earth. As a consequence, when it comes time to decide who should stay behind to detonate the nuke, he volunteers to do it.



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->Portrayed By: Ken Campbell

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->Portrayed By: Clark Heathcliffe Brolly

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->Portrayed By: Billy Bob Thornton

* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: About 2/3 of the way through the movie we learn that Truman wanted to be an astronaut, but his disability prevented him from being able. Harry, who made good friends with him, makes sure Truman gets his mission patch.

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->Portrayed By: Billy Bob Thornton

-->'''Portrayed By:''' Creator/BillyBobThornton

* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: About 2/3 of the way through the movie movie, we learn that Truman wanted to be an astronaut, but his disability prevented him from being able. Harry, who made good friends with him, makes sure Truman gets his mission patch.






->Portrayed By: Jason Isaacs

* JerkassHasAPoint: He shares InsufferableGenius trait with Rockhound, but usually only when he really needs to really get the attention.

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-->'''Portrayed By:''' Creator/JasonIsaacs

* JerkassHasAPoint: He shares the InsufferableGenius trait with Rockhound, but usually only when he really needs to really get the attention.



->Portrayed By: William Fichtner

* ColonelBadass: The first man to wield a gun in space. Also familair with nuclear devices and helps Gruber disable it when it is remote activated by the military.

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->Portrayed By: William Fichtner

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* ColonelBadass: The first man to wield a gun in space. Also familair familiar with nuclear devices and helps Gruber disable it when it is remote activated by the military.



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-->'''Truman:''' "He's been on the Russian Space Station for 18 months...alone. So don't be surprised if he's a little... off."

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-->'''Truman:''' "He's He's been on the Russian Space Station for 18 months...alone. So don't be surprised if he's a little... off."



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!! The Asteroid aka "Dottie" aka "That Cast Iron Bitch"

* CodeName: Given a [=NASA=] only codename because the person who discovers it gets to name it. Once the world discovers its existence, they just refer to it as "the Asteroid". Freedom and Independence crews have a number of colorful names for it.
-->'''Karl the amateur astronomer:''' "I'd like to name it after my wife, Dottie. [Dottie looks touched]. Because it's a vicious life-suckin' bitch from which there is no escape [Dottie stops looking touched and [[FlippingTheBird flips him off]]].
-->'''Dan Truman:''' [awkwardly] That's...that's sweet, Karl.

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!! The !!The Asteroid aka "Dottie" aka "That Cast Iron Cast-Iron Bitch"

* CodeName: Given a [=NASA=] only [=NASA=]-only codename because the person who discovers it gets to name it. Once the world discovers its existence, they just refer to it as "the Asteroid". Freedom Asteroid." ''Freedom'' and Independence ''Independence'' crews have a number of colorful names for it.
-->'''Karl the amateur astronomer:''' "I'd I'd like to name it after my wife, Dottie. [Dottie ''[Dottie looks touched]. touched]'' Because it's a vicious vicious, life-suckin' bitch from which there is no escape [Dottie escape. ''[Dottie stops looking touched and [[FlippingTheBird flips him off]]].
off]]]''
-->'''Dan Truman:''' [awkwardly] ''[awkwardly]'' That's...that's sweet, Karl.



-->'''Harry''': "I don't think this thing likes us."
-->'''Chick''': That's cause it knows we're here to kill it."
* [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe Half The Asteroid It Used To Be]]: Gets blown in half by Harry Stamper, and the halves fly past the Earth (barely).

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-->'''Harry''': "I I don't think this thing likes us."
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-->'''Chick''': That's cause it knows we're here to kill it."
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* [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe Half The Asteroid It Used To Be]]: Gets blown in half by Harry Stamper, and the halves fly past the Earth (barely).





!!Gruber
-> Portrayed By: Grayson McCouch

* OnlyOneName: We only ever hear him addressed as Gruber, even amongst the Roughnecks who called him a friend.





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->Portrayed By: Owen Wilson

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->Portrayed By: KeithDavid

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-->'''Harry''': "I don't think this thing likes us."
-->'''Chick''': That's cause it knows we're here to kill it."


->Portrayed By: Liv Tyler

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->Portrayed By: Steve Buscemi

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->Portrayed By: Michael Clarke Duncan

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Despite being at odds with AJ and his crewmates, he is a good person overall to the point that he's willing to let AJ marry Grace.


* HeroicSuicide: Stays behind to detonate the nuke after the remote detonator is destroyed.

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* HeroicSuicide: HeroicSacrifice: Stays behind to detonate the nuke after the remote detonator is destroyed.



* HeroicSuicide: Is willing to pull one when he draws the short straw, but Harry takes his place at the last moment.

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* HeroicSuicide: HeroicSacrifice: Is willing to pull one when he draws the short straw, but Harry takes his place at the last moment.



* LikeASonToMe: Harry tells AJ so at the end, just before the former's HeroicSuicide.

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* LikeASonToMe: Harry tells AJ so at the end, just before the former's HeroicSuicide.
HeroicSacrifice.


* HeroicSacrifice: Stays behind to detonate the nuke after the remote detonator is destroyed.

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* HeroicSacrifice: HeroicSuicide: Stays behind to detonate the nuke after the remote detonator is destroyed.



* HeroicSacrifice: Is willing to pull one when he draws the short straw, but Harry takes his place at the last moment.

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* HeroicSacrifice: HeroicSuicide: Is willing to pull one when he draws the short straw, but Harry takes his place at the last moment.



* LikeASonToMe: Harry tells AJ so at the end, just before the former's HeroicSacrifice.

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* LikeASonToMe: Harry tells AJ so at the end, just before the former's HeroicSacrifice.
HeroicSuicide.


* CodeName: Given a [=NASA=] only codename because the person who discovers it gets to name it. Once the world discovers its existence, they just refer to it as "the Asteroid".

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* CodeName: Given a [=NASA=] only codename because the person who discovers it gets to name it. Once the world discovers its existence, they just refer to it as "the Asteroid". Freedom and Independence crews have a number of colorful names for it.

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