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* ArtificialLimbs: [[spoiler:Toorop]] eventually gets some to compensate for grievous wounds sustained in battle.



* FiringOneHanded: An already wounded Toorop does this with an assault rifle in the final moments of the New York shootout.
* FirstPersonShooter: Toorop's downloaded memories of the New York shootout.



* FirstPersonShooter: Toorop's downloaded memories of the New York shootout.

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* NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont: When Rebeka eventually resorts to picking up a gun, her pilfered Beretta refuses to fire when she attempts to use it. Given that this moment marks the first time in her life that she even held a gun, it's likely that this happened.


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* SmartPeoplePlayChess: The person responsible for applied biological science far beyond anything we can dream of today is introduced playing what appears to be three-dimensional chess.


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* SunglassesAtNight: The small army of Noelite goons sent to take possession of Aurora in New York all wear sunglasses as part of their outfit despite the sky being pitch-black. However, given [[AdvertOverloadedFuture all the neon ads everywhere]], they might actually have a point there.


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* ThrowAwayGuns: Toorop isn't packing when he involves himself in the gun battle between Gorsky's and the Noelites' goons, so he disarms them instead, uses their guns until they run dry, rinses and repeats. At one point he literally hurls an empty assault rifle at someone.


* AdvertOverloadedFuture: As befits a CyberPunk film, future New York is a nightmare of migraine-inducing neon ads covering pretty much every surface of pretty much every larger building, interspersed by beams of powerful spotlights stabbing into the sky.

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* AdvertOverloadedFuture: As befits a CyberPunk film, future New York is a nightmare of migraine-inducing neon ads covering pretty much every surface of pretty much every larger building, interspersed by with beams of powerful spotlights stabbing into the sky.

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* AdvertOverloadedFuture: As befits a CyberPunk film, future New York is a nightmare of migraine-inducing neon ads covering pretty much every surface of pretty much every larger building, interspersed by beams of powerful spotlights stabbing into the sky.

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* CarFu: A variation happens when Toorop neutralizes a flying AttackDrone by launching a snow mobile into it at high speed.


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* GlassCannon: The US {{Attack Drone}}s are armed to the teeth with miniguns and missile racks, but one or two hits from Toorop's (mostly) bog-standard handgun are enough to blow one up.


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* SceneryPorn: When the film isn't currently drowning in post-apocalyptic SceneryGorn it often shows some damn beautiful landscapes instead. The scene of Toorop and Aurora watching an [[MeaningfulName aurora borealis]] in the night sky over a stretch of frozen Canadian wilderness is a particularly noteworthy example.


* RuleNumberOne: Inverted from the usual version; it's Sister Rebeka who gives the rules to badass mercenary Toorop, the last of which is "No foul language." Toorop gives a not-quite amused smile.

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* RuleNumberOne: Inverted from the usual version; it's Sister Rebeka who gives the rules to badass mercenary Toorop, the last of which is "No foul language." Toorop gives a not-quite amused smile.smile and immediately breaks this rule.


* RuleNumberOne: Inverted from the usual version it's Sister Rebeka who gives the rules to badass mercenary Toorop, the last of which is "No foul language." Toorop gives a not-quite amused smile.

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* RuleNumberOne: Inverted from the usual version version; it's Sister Rebeka who gives the rules to badass mercenary Toorop, the last of which is "No foul language." Toorop gives a not-quite amused smile.

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* RareGuns: The handgun Toorop draws on the ArmsDealer that swindled him in the prologue is a South African Vektor CP-1.

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* ExtinctInTheFuture: Aurora is saddened to learn from Toorop that tigers have gone extinct in the wild when she observes a tiger pen next to a Russian train station. He explains that they're not "real" tigers, but second-generation clones: copies of copies.


* IWantThemAlive: While we don't see the bad guy in question actually giving the order, this is definitely in play when a group of mercenaries break into Toorop's place to take him back to their boss, a Russian mobster/warlord named Gorsky. Toorop figures this out on his own because he recognizes one of the mercs.

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* IWantThemAlive: While we don't see the bad guy in question actually giving the order, this is definitely in play when a group of mercenaries break into Toorop's place to take him back to their boss, a Russian mobster/warlord named Gorsky. Toorop figures this out on his own because he recognizes one of the mercs. He uses the opportunity to kill said merc (whose methods disgust him), then willingly goes along with his associates.


* EvenEvilHasStandards: Toorop is tracked down in his apartment on Gorsky's orders by a group led by Karl, a mercenary whom Toorop knew previously. It's implied that Toorop threatened to kill him because Karl was murdering infants in the Sudan and blows up entire buildings to get single targets.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Toorop is tracked down in his apartment on Gorsky's orders by a group led by Karl, a mercenary whom Toorop knew previously. It's implied that Toorop threatened to kill him because Karl was murdering infants in the Sudan and blows is fine with blowing up entire buildings to get a whole building if it means getting a single targets.target.


* AmbiguousTimePeriod: The movie takes place sometime in the near future, but it's never exactly Stated what year it is or even what decade. All we know is that it's sometime after 2017 (rough estimates based on bits of information present in the film, such as the age of the Soviet submarine, place it roughly somewhere in the early 2030s).

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* AmbiguousTimePeriod: The movie takes place sometime in the near future, but it's never exactly Stated stated what year it is or even what decade. All we know is that it's sometime after 2017 (rough Rough estimates based on bits of information present in the film, such as the age of the Soviet submarine, place it roughly somewhere in the early 2030s).2030s.


* AmbiguousTimePeriod: The movie takes place sometime in the near future, but it's never exactly Stated what year it is or even what decade. All we know is that it's sometime after 2017.

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* AmbiguousTimePeriod: The movie takes place sometime in the near future, but it's never exactly Stated what year it is or even what decade. All we know is that it's sometime after 2017.2017 (rough estimates based on bits of information present in the film, such as the age of the Soviet submarine, place it roughly somewhere in the early 2030s).


* LeParkour: Darquandier's men show these skills when chasing the protagonists through the marketplace and refugee camp.

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* LeParkour: Darquandier's men show these skills when chasing the protagonists through the marketplace and refugee camp. Appropriatedly, the leader of them is played by the founder of parkour himself, David Belle.


* AttackDrone: They patrol the Bering Strait, killing everything that moves whether wildlife or illegal infiltrators.

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* AttackDrone: They patrol the Bering Strait, [[ShootEverythingThatMoves killing everything that moves moves]] whether wildlife or illegal infiltrators.



* CheckpointCharlie: Toorop, Sister Rebeka and Aurora have to cross the Bering Strait, despite it being patrolled by {{Attack Drone}}s that kill everything that moves (literally, the drones killed two polar bears).

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* CheckpointCharlie: Toorop, Sister Rebeka and Aurora have to cross the Bering Strait, despite it being patrolled by {{Attack Drone}}s that kill everything that moves ShootEverythingThatMoves (literally, the drones killed two polar bears).

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