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* LargeHam: When Belzebuth reveals himself to be possessing [[spoiler:Ritter]], he cranks the ham up a few notches.

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* LargeHam: When Belzebuth reveals himself to be possessing [[spoiler:Ritter]], Ritter [[spoiler:(now possessed by Belzebuth)]] starts accusing Canetti of murdering the children he sought out, he cranks up the ham up a few notches.notches.
-->'''Ritter[[spoiler:/Belzebuth]]:''' '''''BOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLSHIT!'''''


* ConspicuousCG: The possessed talking Jesus statue and the blood sprays are noticeably computer-generated.

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* ConspicuousCG: The possessed talking Jesus statue statue, the scorpions, and the blood sprays are noticeably computer-generated.



* DarkIsNotEvil: Canetti wears black and is covered in demonic sigil tattoos, and he was excommunicated from the Catholic church for communicating with demons. [[spoiler:As it turns out, he was using them to find the reincarnation of the Messiah to protect him. Double subverted, in that he made a pact with Belzebuth that he tried to back out of by sacrificing children, but redeemed himself at the end by exorcising Belzebuth from Ritter’s body and taking him into his own, then transferring the evil spirit into an altar to be sealed away for all eternity and collapsing to his death.]]

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* DarkIsNotEvil: Canetti wears black and is covered in demonic sigil tattoos, and he was excommunicated from the Catholic church for communicating with demons. [[spoiler:As it turns out, he was using them sold his soul to find the reincarnation of the Messiah to protect him. Double Possibly double subverted, in that he allegedly made a pact with Belzebuth that he tried to back out of by sacrificing children, but redeemed himself at the end by exorcising Belzebuth from Ritter’s body and taking him into his own, then transferring the evil spirit into an altar to be sealed away for all eternity and collapsing to his death.]]



* LargeHam: When Belzebuth reveals himself to be possessing [[spoiler:Ritter]], he cranks the ham up a few notches.



* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: The name "Vasilio Canetti" is Italian, but Tobin Bell just uses his normal accent.

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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: The name "Vasilio Canetti" is Italian, Italian and he's all but stated to have been a priest from the Vatican, but Tobin Bell just uses his normal accent.voice.



* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:After Belzebuth drops a [[WouldHurtAChild horrible truth bomb about Canetti]], Canetti seizes Ritter and allows himself to be possessed, and uses his last ounces of free will and strength to seal the demon away inside a rock forever before collapsing on the rock, dead, having effectively saved the world.]]

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* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:After Belzebuth drops a [[WouldHurtAChild horrible truth bomb about Canetti]], Canetti seizes Ritter and allows himself to be possessed, and uses his last ounces of free will and strength to seal the demon away inside a rock forever before collapsing on the rock, dead, having effectively saved the world. But he also willingly damned his own soul to Hell, so the "redemption" part is a bit of a stretch.]]



* VillainHasAPoint: [[spoiler:Once the heroes chain him down, Belzebuth tries to warn them that Canetti is the real murderer. And it turns out that he actually was, sacrificing several children to break his pact with him. He could have been trying to cause dissent, but the ghostly children following Canetti imply that he was telling the truth.]]

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* VillainHasAPoint: [[spoiler:Once the heroes chain him down, Belzebuth tries to warn them that Canetti is the real murderer. And it turns out that he actually was, sacrificing several children to break his pact with him. He could have been Of course, it's entirely possible that he was just trying to cause dissent, but dissent and crush any hope the ghostly children following Canetti imply that he was telling the truth.heroes had.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: Belzebuth possesses hosts to kill children en masse. He also demands child sacrifices for appeasement and backing out of pacts.

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* WouldHurtAChild: Belzebuth possesses hosts to kill children en masse. He also demands child sacrifices for appeasement and backing out of pacts.appeasement.


* BadassBeard: Vasilio Canetti sports a lengthy mane.

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* BadassBeard: Vasilio Canetti sports a lengthy mane.beard.



* SadlyMythtaken: It's all but outright stated that Belzebuth is Satan, though he's referred to as “the Enemy” throughout. The Bible, however, explicitly says that they’re two separate entities, and Christ called upon Belzebuth to exorcise a man of the demons inhabiting his body.

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* SadlyMythtaken: It's all but outright stated that RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:After Belzebuth is Satan, though he's referred to as “the Enemy” throughout. The Bible, however, explicitly says that they’re two separate entities, drops a [[WouldHurtAChild horrible truth bomb about Canetti]], Canetti seizes Ritter and Christ called upon Belzebuth allows himself to exorcise a man be possessed, and uses his last ounces of free will and strength to seal the demons inhabiting his body.demon away inside a rock forever before collapsing on the rock, dead, having effectively saved the world.]]


* CowboyCop: Ritter becomes this in the second act, prone to defying orders from Najera when it suits his current mission and beating up Ivan Franco nearly to death. Even before that, he was pretty ill-tempered, though more out of impatience with his perceived incompetence of the American law enforcement.

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* CowboyCop: Ritter becomes this in the second act, prone to defying orders from Najera when it suits his current mission and beating up Ivan Franco nearly to death. Even before that, he was pretty ill-tempered, though more out of impatience with his perceived incompetence of the American law enforcement.

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* AntagonistTitle: Interestingly, though, Belzebuth is never called by name until the end.


* TheAntichrist: Never actually shown in the movie, but Belzebuth alludes to his "son". It should be pretty clear who he's referring to.



* DealWithTheDevil: Belzebuth, being [[Main/{{Satan}} Belzebuth]], is prone to these. He tries to offer Ritter his family back, and [[spoiler:it's revealed that Canetti made a deal with him to track down the reincarnation of the Messiah, but tried to back out by way of multiple child sacrifices.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: Belzebuth possesses hosts to kill children en masse.

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* WhamLine: While the group is heading through the smuggling tunnel, Canetti informs them that [[spoiler:he sold his soul to Belzebuth in order to find and protect Isa.]]
* WouldHurtAChild: Belzebuth possesses hosts to kill children en masse. He also demands child sacrifices for appeasement and backing out of pacts.


Belzebuth is a 2019 Mexican horror film.

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Belzebuth ''Belzebuth'' is a 2019 Mexican horror film.
film, co-starring Creator/TobinBell.



* AnimalMotifs: Although not shown prominently, Belzebuth is surrounded by flies while inhabiting a statue of Jesus. Makes sense, since historically, his name translates to “lord of the flies”.
* BadassBeard: Canetti sports a lengthy mane.

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* AnimalMotifs: Although not shown prominently, Belzebuth is surrounded by flies while inhabiting a statue of Jesus. Makes sense, since historically, his name translates to “lord of the flies”.
* BadassBeard: Vasilio Canetti sports a lengthy mane.



* DeathOfAChild: The film actually opens with several. In fact, it’s all part of Belzebuth’s plan to [[spoiler:make sure the reincarnation of Christ never fulfills his duty.]]

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* DeathOfAChild: The film actually opens with several. In fact, it’s it's all part of Belzebuth’s Belzebuth's plan to [[spoiler:make sure the reincarnation of Christ never fulfills his duty.]]]]
* FliesEqualsEvil: When Franco and Ritter are in the church, they find a swarm of flies leading towards a fallen crucifix statue. Franco notes that the flies indicate a dark presence. Historically, "Beelzebub" means "lord of the flies".



* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: The name "Vasilio Canetti" is Italian, but Tobin Bell just uses his normal accent.



* SadlyMythtaken: It’s all but outright stated that Belzebuth is Satan, though he’s referred to as “the Enemy” throughout. The Bible, however, explicitly says that they’re two separate entities, and Christ called upon Belzebuth to exorcise a man of the demons inhabiting his body.

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* SadlyMythtaken: It’s It's all but outright stated that Belzebuth is Satan, though he’s he's referred to as “the Enemy” throughout. The Bible, however, explicitly says that they’re two separate entities, and Christ called upon Belzebuth to exorcise a man of the demons inhabiting his body.

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* OmnicidalManiac: Belzebuth expresses his intent to destroy the world. Given the reach of his influence, it seems pretty safe to assume that he can.

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* BadassBeard: Canetti sports a lengthy mane.

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Belzebuth is a 2019 Mexican horror film.

A recent string of mass murders resulting in the deaths of many children forces a bereaved cop to investigate the killings, all seemingly linked to a mysterious priest and a demonic force with nefarious plans for mankind.

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* AnimalMotifs: Although not shown prominently, Belzebuth is surrounded by flies while inhabiting a statue of Jesus. Makes sense, since historically, his name translates to “lord of the flies”.
* BeenThereShapedHistory: [[spoiler:Belzebuth engineered the [[UsefulNotes/TheCrusades First Crusade]] to stop the original Second Coming.]]
* ConspicuousCG: The possessed talking Jesus statue and the blood sprays are noticeably computer-generated.
* CowboyCop: Ritter becomes this in the second act, prone to defying orders from Najera when it suits his current mission and beating up Ivan Franco nearly to death. Even before that, he was pretty ill-tempered, though more out of impatience with his perceived incompetence of the American law enforcement.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Canetti wears black and is covered in demonic sigil tattoos, and he was excommunicated from the Catholic church for communicating with demons. [[spoiler:As it turns out, he was using them to find the reincarnation of the Messiah to protect him. Double subverted, in that he made a pact with Belzebuth that he tried to back out of by sacrificing children, but redeemed himself at the end by exorcising Belzebuth from Ritter’s body and taking him into his own, then transferring the evil spirit into an altar to be sealed away for all eternity and collapsing to his death.]]
* DeathOfAChild: The film actually opens with several. In fact, it’s all part of Belzebuth’s plan to [[spoiler:make sure the reincarnation of Christ never fulfills his duty.]]
* JackassGenie: At one point, Belzebuth tries to tempt Ritter by promising to return his family to him, and Ritter leaves the circle to hold his baby. [[spoiler:Said baby is little more than a rotting corpse wrapped up in a blanket.]]
* MurderSuicide: Part of Belzebuth’s MO. Once his hosts have fulfilled their goal, he makes them kill themselves. Or he just makes them kill themselves while taking as many people with them.
* SadlyMythtaken: It’s all but outright stated that Belzebuth is Satan, though he’s referred to as “the Enemy” throughout. The Bible, however, explicitly says that they’re two separate entities, and Christ called upon Belzebuth to exorcise a man of the demons inhabiting his body.
* SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:Belzebuth becomes this at the end, when Canetti traps him inside an altar, and Ritter detonates the smuggling tunnels for good measure.]]
* VillainHasAPoint: [[spoiler:Once the heroes chain him down, Belzebuth tries to warn them that Canetti is the real murderer. And it turns out that he actually was, sacrificing several children to break his pact with him. He could have been trying to cause dissent, but the ghostly children following Canetti imply that he was telling the truth.]]
* WouldHurtAChild: Belzebuth possesses hosts to kill children en masse.

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