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* AntiVillain: Oddly enough, Sin [=LaSalle=] has shades of this. The main reason he wants the money is due to principle, he kills the Russian mob leader for calling him the N-Word, but more due to the fact the fact that he used it hatefully than it being directed at him and he's seen [[GoKartingWithBowser having a good time with Chili near the end of the movie.]]

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* AntiVillain: Oddly enough, Sin [=LaSalle=] has shades of this. The main reason he wants the money is due to principle, he kills the Russian mob leader for calling him the N-Word, but more due to the fact the fact that he used it hatefully than it being directed at him and he's seen [[GoKartingWithBowser having a good time with Chili near the end of the movie.]]]] He is also deeply moved by Linda Moon's music, and supports her career.

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* CreatorKiller: InUniverse, the sequel to ''Get Leo'', which Chili was forced to make by ExecutiveMeddling and did so poorly he wants out of the movie industry altogether.

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* ContinuityNod:
** The idiot car rental employee that gives Chili his car at the beginning answers to Chili's statement that he explicitly ordered a Cadillac that TheAllegedCar he's giving him (a hybrid) is "the Cadillac of hybrids", similar to the Oldsmobile minivan Chili got on the first movie being described as "the Cadillac of minivans".


''Be Cool'' is a 2005 comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray. It stars Creator/JohnTravolta, Creator/UmaThurman, and a [[EnsembleCast host of other well known actors, singers, and celebrities]]. ''Be Cool'' is a sequel to the 1995 film ''Film/GetShorty'', with Travolta reprising his role as Chili Palmer. Both films are [[FilmOfTheBook based on a series of novels]] by author ElmoreLeonard.

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''Be Cool'' is a 2005 comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray. It stars Creator/JohnTravolta, Creator/UmaThurman, and a [[EnsembleCast host of other well known actors, singers, and celebrities]]. ''Be Cool'' is a sequel to the 1995 film ''Film/GetShorty'', with Travolta reprising his role as Chili Palmer. Both films are [[FilmOfTheBook based on a series of novels]] by author ElmoreLeonard.
Creator/ElmoreLeonard.

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* AntiVillain: Oddly enough, Sin [=LaSalle=] has shades of this. The main reason he wants the money is due to principle, he kills the Russian mob leader for calling him the N-Word, but more due to the fact the fact that he used it hatefully than it being directed at him and he's seen [[GoKartingWithBowser having a good time with Chili near the end of the movie.]]


* {{Adorkable}}: Elliot, the sweet, sensitive and bumbling gay-bodyguard played by DwayneJohnson.

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* {{Adorkable}}: Elliot, the sweet, sensitive and bumbling gay-bodyguard played by DwayneJohnson.Wrestling/DwayneJohnson.


''Be Cool'' is a 2005 comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray. It stars Creator/JohnTravolta, Creator/UmaThurman, and a [[EnsembleCast host of other well known actors, singers, and celebrities]]. ''Be Cool'' is a sequel to the 1995 film ''Film/GetShorty'', with Travolta reprising his role as former Shylock Chili Palmer. Both films are [[FilmOfTheBook based on a series of novels]] by author ElmoreLeonard.

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''Be Cool'' is a 2005 comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray. It stars Creator/JohnTravolta, Creator/UmaThurman, and a [[EnsembleCast host of other well known actors, singers, and celebrities]]. ''Be Cool'' is a sequel to the 1995 film ''Film/GetShorty'', with Travolta reprising his role as former Shylock Chili Palmer. Both films are [[FilmOfTheBook based on a series of novels]] by author ElmoreLeonard.


''Be Cool'' is a 2005 comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray (''[[TheItalianJob2003 The Italian Job]]''). It stars JohnTravolta, UmaThurman, and a [[EnsembleCast host of other well known actors, singers, and celebrities]]. ''Be Cool'' is a sequel to the 1995 film ''Film/GetShorty'', with Travolta reprising his role as former Shylock Chili Palmer. Both films are [[FilmOfTheBook based on a series of novels]] by author ElmoreLeonard.

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''Be Cool'' is a 2005 comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray (''[[TheItalianJob2003 The Italian Job]]''). Gray. It stars JohnTravolta, UmaThurman, Creator/JohnTravolta, Creator/UmaThurman, and a [[EnsembleCast host of other well known actors, singers, and celebrities]]. ''Be Cool'' is a sequel to the 1995 film ''Film/GetShorty'', with Travolta reprising his role as former Shylock Chili Palmer. Both films are [[FilmOfTheBook based on a series of novels]] by author ElmoreLeonard.



* CelebrityParadox: Harvey Keitel plays Nick Karr, one of the central antagonists of the film. In ''GetShorty'', he had a cameo as himself.

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* CelebrityParadox: Harvey Keitel plays Nick Karr, one of the central antagonists of the film. In ''GetShorty'', ''Film/GetShorty'', he had a cameo as himself.

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* LivingMacGuffin: Linda Moon is a driving force of the plot, but has very little screen time and little character outside of being a great singer.


** And the scene where [[Aerosmith Steven Tyler]] talks about how he [[TheCameo doesn't do movies]].

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** And the scene where [[Aerosmith [[Music/{{Aerosmith}} Steven Tyler]] talks about how he [[TheCameo doesn't do movies]].

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** And the scene where [[Aerosmith Steven Tyler]] talks about how he [[TheCameo doesn't do movies]].

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** Also, from the same scene, the PrecisionFStrike below, which describes itself in multiple ways.

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* CelebrityParadox: Harvey Keitel plays Nick Karr, one of the central antagonists of the film. In ''GetShorty'', he had a cameo as himself.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Karen Flores, Chili's girlfriend in the previous film, is completely absent from ''Be Cool'' without explanation.


Chili Palmer is a Hollywood producer who has grown jaded with the movie industry, and who wants to try his hand at the music business. He finds his chance when he meets Linda Moon, a gifted young singer whose talents are going to waste under her current manager. Certain that she can become a superstar, Chili takes Linda under his wing and introduces her to Edie Athens, the widow of an old friend (who Chili saw murdered just the day before) who now has full control of her former husband's record company.

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Former {{Mafia}} LoanShark Chili Palmer is a Hollywood producer who has grown jaded with the movie industry, and who wants to try his hand at the music business. He finds his chance when he meets Linda Moon, a gifted young singer whose talents are going to waste under her current manager. Certain that she can become a superstar, Chili takes Linda under his wing and introduces her to Edie Athens, the widow of an old friend (who Chili saw murdered just the day before) who now has full control of her former husband's record company.



* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: Dabu exhibits a terrifyingly poor grasp of basic gun safety throughout the movie, ''always'' keeping his finger on the trigger and resulting in accidental discharge more than once and one actual fatality. Dabu is at least somewhat self-aware, [[LampshadedTrope lampshading]] his poor gun handling by telling his boss that if he doesn't want this sort of thing to happen, he shouldn't give Dabu a gun in the first place.

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* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: IJustShotMarvinInTheFace[=/=]RecklessGunUsage: Dabu exhibits a terrifyingly poor grasp of basic gun safety throughout the movie, ''always'' keeping his finger on the trigger and resulting in accidental discharge more than once and one actual fatality. Dabu is at least somewhat self-aware, [[LampshadedTrope lampshading]] his poor gun handling by telling his boss that if he doesn't want this sort of thing to happen, he shouldn't give Dabu a gun in the first place.



* LampshadeHanging / LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Chili wants out of the movie business because the studio forced him to make a sequel, [[{{Sequelitis}} which tanked]].

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* LampshadeHanging / LeaningOnTheFourthWall: LampshadeHanging[=/=]LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Chili wants out of the movie business because the studio forced him to make a sequel, [[{{Sequelitis}} which tanked]].



--> '''Chili''': "Did you know that you can only use the F-word once in a movie and still get a PG-13 rating? You know what I say to that? ''Fuck it''... I'm done."

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--> '''Chili''': "Did Did you know that you can only use the F-word once in a movie and still get a PG-13 rating? You know what I say to that? ''Fuck it''... I'm done."done.
* RealAwardFictionalCharacter: [[spoiler:Linda Moon's pop single wins her a Grammy.]]



--> '''Sin''': "Man, why you gotta reinforce the stereotype? I ''live'' here. I'm on the ''neighborhood watch''."

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--> '''Sin''': "Man, Man, why you gotta reinforce the stereotype? I ''live'' here. I'm on the ''neighborhood watch''."

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