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! Flash Gordon

* ActionHero
* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: Before he gets executed, a doctor gives him an injection and says to him "This will help you on your way."]]
* DumbBlonde
* DumbIsGood
* DumbMuscle
* MrFanservice: See Walking Shirtless scene
* NiceGuy
* SameLanguageDub: Sam Jones's entire dialogue was dubbed by an unknown actor because Sam refused to do ADR for post production.
* ShirtlessScene: In the scene where [[spoiler: he gets executed, he's wearing nothing but short tight underwear]].

! Dale Arden

* ActionGirl: In the scene where she escapes from Ming's palace
* DamselInDistress
* WhatBeautifulEyes

! Emperor Ming

* AbsoluteXenophobe: If a sapient species shows signs of regarding sudden catastrophes as proof of an alien enemy, he destroys their world.
* AbusiveParent: When Klytus decide to put the bore worms on Aura, he doesn't seem to care.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Played by a white actor (Creator/MaxVonSydow) but his facial hair, costumes and behaviour are pure YellowPeril.
* ArchEnemy: To Flash.
* BaldOfEvil: Cower before his gleaming dome!
* BatheHerAndBringHerToMe: Practically verbatim.
* BeardOfEvil: Shudder at his follicular wickedness!
* DimensionLord: Rules the entire universe in [[Film/FlashGordon the movie]].
* TheEmperor
* {{Expy}}: Is based on Franchise/FuManchu.
* GalacticConqueror
* HumanAliens
* MultiversalConqueror: Some continuities put Mongo in a parallel universe and have him trying to invade ours.
* NoBodyLeftBehind: In the movie he collapses into energy and gets absorbed into his ring.
* RaceLift: In some continuities to avoid racist implications. The [[Series/FlashGordon 2007 [=TV=] show]] makes him white and the [[WesternAnimation/FlashGordon1996 the '90s cartoon]] makes him reptilian.
* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: In the 1996 cartoon.
* {{Sadist}}: He admits to destroying entire civilizations for his own pleasure.
* TheSociopath: He has no love for anyone, not even his own daughter, beyond their use to him.
* YellowPeril: An alien inspired by this trope.

! Princess Aura

* BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil: Inverted: her torture with Ming's approval not only alienates her from him but seems to improve her general ability to empathise with other people.
* FemmeFatale
* HeelFaceTurn: She helps Flash and his friends defeat Ming after he let her be tortured.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She cheats on Barin with many men. But she still loves him.
* MsFanservice: And HOW!
* ReallyGetsAround
* TooKinkyToTorture: Klytus remarks that she actually seemed to enjoy the bore worms. Although in context it's clearly a lie and just Klytus being an arsehole to Barin.
* WhatBeautifulEyes
* YourCheatingHeart

! Dr Hans Zarkov

* AmbiguouslyJewish: Played by Topol for a start. His MentalPictureProjector scene implies memories of the Holocaust, and the Talmud is among the list of things he says he used for PsychicStatic.
* TheDeterminator: Manages to resist Klytus's brain-emptying and brainwashing treatment
* HerrDoktor
* MadScientist
* TheSmartGuy
* TheyCalledMeMad
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Essentially kidnaps Flash and Dale after threatening his lab assistant with a gun to try to get him to go to space, but is still treated as a hero.

! Klytus

* BlackCloak
* CatchPhrase: "With Pleasure."
* DarthVaderClone : At least looks-wise.
* TheDragon
* EvilBrit
* RageHelm: Which never gets removed, even at his death.
* StalkerWithACrush: To Aura.

! Prince Barin

* ActionHero
* DefeatMeansFriendship: He spends much of the film trying to kill Flash as a rival for Aura's affections, but finally teams up with him after Flash defeats him in a DuelToTheDeath but spares his life.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: The cultured version to Vultan's outright barbarian.

! Prince Vultan

* BoisterousBruiser: Usually he carries a large, wicked-looking war club - and relishes chances to use it - but he also enjoys knocking mooks out with a hammerlike blow of those meaty fists.
* LargeHam: See above.
* NoIndoorVoice: He bellows a lot.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: You want to fight about it? To the death, on a platform over a fifty-mile drop, with the tilting and the spikes?
* WingedHumanoid: He and all the other hawkmen.



! Fico

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! Flash Gordon

* ActionHero
Characters.FlashGordon1980
* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead: Before he gets executed, a doctor gives him an injection and says to him "This will help you on your way."]]
* DumbBlonde
* DumbIsGood
* DumbMuscle
* MrFanservice: See Walking Shirtless scene
* NiceGuy
* SameLanguageDub: Sam Jones's entire dialogue was dubbed by an unknown actor because Sam refused to do ADR for post production.
* ShirtlessScene: In the scene where [[spoiler: he gets executed, he's wearing nothing but short tight underwear]].

! Dale Arden

* ActionGirl: In the scene where she escapes from Ming's palace
* DamselInDistress
* WhatBeautifulEyes

! Emperor Ming

* AbsoluteXenophobe: If a sapient species shows signs of regarding sudden catastrophes as proof of an alien enemy, he destroys their world.
* AbusiveParent: When Klytus decide to put the bore worms on Aura, he doesn't seem to care.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Played by a white actor (Creator/MaxVonSydow) but his facial hair, costumes and behaviour are pure YellowPeril.
* ArchEnemy: To Flash.
* BaldOfEvil: Cower before his gleaming dome!
* BatheHerAndBringHerToMe: Practically verbatim.
* BeardOfEvil: Shudder at his follicular wickedness!
* DimensionLord: Rules the entire universe in [[Film/FlashGordon the movie]].
* TheEmperor
* {{Expy}}: Is based on Franchise/FuManchu.
* GalacticConqueror
* HumanAliens
* MultiversalConqueror: Some continuities put Mongo in a parallel universe and have him trying to invade ours.
* NoBodyLeftBehind: In the movie he collapses into energy and gets absorbed into his ring.
* RaceLift: In some continuities to avoid racist implications. The [[Series/FlashGordon 2007 [=TV=] show]] makes him white and the [[WesternAnimation/FlashGordon1996 the '90s cartoon]] makes him reptilian.
* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: In the 1996 cartoon.
* {{Sadist}}: He admits to destroying entire civilizations for his own pleasure.
* TheSociopath: He has no love for anyone, not even his own daughter, beyond their use to him.
* YellowPeril: An alien inspired by this trope.

! Princess Aura

* BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil: Inverted: her torture with Ming's approval not only alienates her from him but seems to improve her general ability to empathise with other people.
* FemmeFatale
* HeelFaceTurn: She helps Flash and his friends defeat Ming after he let her be tortured.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She cheats on Barin with many men. But she still loves him.
* MsFanservice: And HOW!
* ReallyGetsAround
* TooKinkyToTorture: Klytus remarks that she actually seemed to enjoy the bore worms. Although in context it's clearly a lie and just Klytus being an arsehole to Barin.
* WhatBeautifulEyes
* YourCheatingHeart

! Dr Hans Zarkov

* AmbiguouslyJewish: Played by Topol for a start. His MentalPictureProjector scene implies memories of the Holocaust, and the Talmud is among the list of things he says he used for PsychicStatic.
* TheDeterminator: Manages to resist Klytus's brain-emptying and brainwashing treatment
* HerrDoktor
* MadScientist
* TheSmartGuy
* TheyCalledMeMad
* WellIntentionedExtremist: Essentially kidnaps Flash and Dale after threatening his lab assistant with a gun to try to get him to go to space, but is still treated as a hero.

! Klytus

* BlackCloak
* CatchPhrase: "With Pleasure."
* DarthVaderClone : At least looks-wise.
* TheDragon
* EvilBrit
* RageHelm: Which never gets removed, even at his death.
* StalkerWithACrush: To Aura.

! Prince Barin

* ActionHero
* DefeatMeansFriendship: He spends much of the film trying to kill Flash as a rival for Aura's affections, but finally teams up with him after Flash defeats him in a DuelToTheDeath but spares his life.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: The cultured version to Vultan's outright barbarian.

! Prince Vultan

* BoisterousBruiser: Usually he carries a large, wicked-looking war club - and relishes chances to use it - but he also enjoys knocking mooks out with a hammerlike blow of those meaty fists.
* LargeHam: See above.
* NoIndoorVoice: He bellows a lot.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: You want to fight about it? To the death, on a platform over a fifty-mile drop, with the tilting and the spikes?
* WingedHumanoid: He and all the other hawkmen.



! Fico
Characters.FlashGordonSerial
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* DyeHard: Sam Jones is a brunet.



* DyeHard: Melody Anderson is a blonde
* FakeAmerican: Melody is a Canadian



* MemeticMutation: "Gordon's ''alive?"'' BRIAN BLESSED said he can't go anywhere in Britain without people asking him to say it.


* BrianBlessed: One of the iconic roles that established Mr. BLESSED as the go-to man for large portions of ham.


* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: You want to fight about it? To the death, on a platform over fifty feet tall, with the tilting and the spikes?

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* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: You want to fight about it? To the death, on a platform over fifty feet tall, a fifty-mile drop, with the tilting and the spikes?


* AbsoluteXenophobe: Destroys all other civilisations advanced enough to pose a threat to him.

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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Destroys all other civilisations advanced enough to pose If a threat to him.sapient species shows signs of regarding sudden catastrophes as proof of an alien enemy, he destroys their world.



* BaldOfEvil
* BatheHerAndBringHerToMe: Practically verbatim
* BeardOfEvil

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* BaldOfEvil
BaldOfEvil: Cower before his gleaming dome!
* BatheHerAndBringHerToMe: Practically verbatim
verbatim.
* BeardOfEvilBeardOfEvil: Shudder at his follicular wickedness!



* BoisterousBruiser
* BrianBlessed

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* BoisterousBruiser
BoisterousBruiser: Usually he carries a large, wicked-looking war club - and relishes chances to use it - but he also enjoys knocking mooks out with a hammerlike blow of those meaty fists.
* BrianBlessedBrianBlessed: One of the iconic roles that established Mr. BLESSED as the go-to man for large portions of ham.



* MemeticMutation: "GORDON'S ALIVE?" Brian Blessed said he can't go anywhere in Britain without people asking him to say it.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy
* WingedHumanoid: Him and all the other hawkmen.



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* MemeticMutation: "GORDON'S ALIVE?" Brian Blessed "Gordon's ''alive?"'' BRIAN BLESSED said he can't go anywhere in Britain without people asking him to say it.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy
NoIndoorVoice: He bellows a lot.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: You want to fight about it? To the death, on a platform over fifty feet tall, with the tilting and the spikes?
* WingedHumanoid: Him He and all the other hawkmen.




* WhoWantsToLiveForeverNot: He's not immortal but he [[TropeNamer: names this trope]] before going into a suicidal battle against Ming in the movie.



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* WhoWantsToLiveForeverNot: He's not immortal but he [[TropeNamer: names this trope]] before going into a suicidal battle against Ming in the movie.
* WingedHumanoid: Him and all the other hawkmen.




* DyeHard: Sam Jones is a brunette.

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* DyeHard: Sam Jones is a brunette.brunet.



* SameLanguageDub: Sam Jones' entire dialogue was dubbed by an unknown actor because Sam refused to do ADR for post production.

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* SameLanguageDub: Sam Jones' Jones's entire dialogue was dubbed by an unknown actor because Sam refused to do ADR for post production.

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* NiceGuy

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* ArchEnemy: To Flash.

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* {{Sadist}}: He admits to destroying entire civilizations for his own pleasure.

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* TheSociopath: He has no love for anyone, not even his own daughter, beyond their use to him.



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* YellowPeril: An alien inspired by this trope.

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* {{Expy}}: Is based on Franchise/FuManchu.


* NoBodyLeftBehind: In the movie he collapses into energy and gets absorbed into his ring.




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* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: In the 1996 cartoon.

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