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* LazyHusband: Josh won't check for intruders as requested by his scared wife. He manages to claim to be busy while doing nothing but having a drink.

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* CreateYourOwnVillain: They were made by the US government and end up taking over America (or so it seems at the end).


* TearsOfRemorse: But it doesn't actually ''stop'' him from trying to kill Gabe (though it probably stops him from doing too good of a job).

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* TearsOfRemorse: But it doesn't actually ''stop'' him from trying to kill Gabe (though it probably stops him from doing too good of a job).job), he cries after capturing Gabe.


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* AlwaysIdenticalTwins: Crossing over with RuleOfSymbolism, they are very reminiscent of the Tethered due to this trope.


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* AlasPoorVillain: Her obvious devastation at Tex's death.


[[caption-width-right:350:''"If you wanna get crazy,'' we can get crazy!''"'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''"If you wanna get crazy,'' crazy, we can get crazy!''"'']]crazy!"'']]


->'''Portrayed By:''' Creator/LupitaNyongo, Madison Curry (as a child), Ashley Mckoy (as a teenager)

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->'''Portrayed By:''' Creator/LupitaNyongo, Madison Curry (as a child), Ashley Mckoy [=McKoy=] (as a teenager)


* BadassNormal: The only member of the main family without any Tethered heritage, but he still heroically saves Zora and Jason from the Tex and several other Tethered even with a ''broken leg''.

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* BadassNormal: The only member of the main family without any Tethered heritage, but he still heroically saves Zora and Jason from the by killing Tex and several other Tethered even with a ''broken leg''.


* UncannyValley: Both in the sense that they are ''literal doppelgängers'', to the whole way they move and act.

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* UncannyValley: InvokedTrope. Both in the sense that they are ''literal doppelgängers'', to the whole way they move and act.

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* BadassLongcoat: He fashions one from Josh's bathrobe, wearing it over his jumpsuit.

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* SatanicArchetype: Her red suit calls to mind classical depictions of the Devil. She was once born above ground but after circumstances, became the DarkMessiah of the Tethered who strives to overthrow humanity. She did so by convincing the Tethered to kill their counterparts.


* AmbiguouslyEvil: Seemed very happy and excited to have finally kill the real Adelaide in their final duel. Going as far as to laugh after doing the deed. Though as noted below, she doesn't show many other negative qualities.

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* AmbiguouslyEvil: Seemed very happy and excited to have finally kill the real Adelaide in their final duel. Going duel, going as far as to laugh after doing the deed. Though as noted below, she doesn't show many other negative qualities.



* [[AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents Amazing Embarrassing Dad]]: As evidenced by him purchasing a boat in the trailer. He also randomly "dabs" for no reason and makes terrible dad jokes near the start of the movie.

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* [[AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents Amazing Amazingly Embarrassing Dad]]: As evidenced by him purchasing a boat in the trailer. He also randomly "dabs" for no reason and makes terrible dad jokes near the start of the movie.



* NotSoDifferent: Considering she's the real Adelaide and despite the trauma and psychological hell she went through living among the Tethered, it's made clear she became as vicious and unstable as the Tethered themselves.

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* NotSoDifferent: Considering she's the real Adelaide and despite due to the trauma and psychological hell she went through living among the Tethered, it's made clear she became as vicious and unstable as the Tethered themselves.

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* NotSoDifferent: Considering she's the real Adelaide and despite the trauma and psychological hell she went through living among the Tethered, it's made clear she became as vicious and unstable as the Tethered themselves.

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* CardCarryingVillain: She just smiles when her mother calls her a "little monster."


* EldritchAbomination: It's frequently implied that the Tethered go ''beyond'' HumanoidAbomination status. The fact that they were government experiments doesn't even ''begin'' to cover it.

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* EldritchAbomination: It's frequently implied that the Tethered go ''beyond'' ''transcend'' HumanoidAbomination status. The fact that their true origins and motives remain completely shrouded in mystery, save for the fact that they were government experiments doesn't even ''begin'' to cover it.

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** If Gabe's name is short for "Gabriel", then they both have biblical names.


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* MeaningfulName: Umbrae means shadow or darkness, contrasting Zora, which means dawn.


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** Both he and Jason have names from classical myth.

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