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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Helen, who smokes, drinks and does drugs in spite of being nine months pregnant.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Helen, who smokes, drinks and does drugs in spite of despite being nine months pregnant.


''High-Rise'' is a 2015 British thriller directed by Ben Wheatley, starring Creator/TomHiddleston, Creator/JeremyIrons, Creator/SiennaMiller, Luke Evans, and Creator/ElisabethMoss. The screenplay by Amy Jump is based on the 1975 novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard.

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''High-Rise'' is a 2015 British thriller directed by Ben Wheatley, starring Creator/TomHiddleston, Creator/JeremyIrons, Creator/SiennaMiller, Luke Evans, Creator/LukeEvans, and Creator/ElisabethMoss. The screenplay by Amy Jump is based on the 1975 novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard.


* CozyCatastrophe: [[spoiler:By the end of the film, Laing seems to accept his way of life in the now-derelict building, saying to himself that what just happened will be repeated with the next tower when it opens]].

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* CozyCatastrophe: [[spoiler:By the end of the film, Laing seems to accept his way of life in the now-derelict now mostly derelict building, saying to himself that what just happened will be repeated with the next tower when it opens]].


* BlackComedy: Throughout the film, but particularly notable moments of this include [[spoiler:Cosgrove's DeathByIrony as seen below]] and Laing eating the dog at the start of the film.



* GoMadFromTheIsolation: This happens an entire building!

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* GoMadFromTheIsolation: This happens to an entire building!


* DeathByAdaptation: In the film, the event that motivates Laing to move to the high rise is the death of his sister[[note]]offscreen before the events of the film[[/note]], however in the book she already lives in the high rise, and is the one who invites Laing to move there after he divorces his wife, which is the event that motivates him instead of his sister's death.

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* DeathByAdaptation: In the film, the event that motivates Laing to move to the high rise is the death of his sister[[note]]offscreen before the events of the film[[/note]], however in the book she already lives in the high rise, and is the one who invites Laing to move there after he divorces his wife, which is the event that motivates him to instead of his sister's death.

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* DeathByAdaptation: In the film, the event that motivates Laing to move to the high rise is the death of his sister[[note]]offscreen before the events of the film[[/note]], however in the book she already lives in the high rise, and is the one who invites Laing to move there after he divorces his wife, which is the event that motivates him instead of his sister's death.


* DeathByIrony: [[spoiler: Steele murders the TV newsreader and sticks a TV on top of his body, so his face is always on the screen.]]

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* DeathByIrony: [[spoiler: Steele murders After Cosgrove the TV newsreader is murdered, Steele keeps the body in his apartment and sticks places a broken TV on top of his body, head so that his face is always on the screen.]]


* ShoutOut: All the signage is Eurostile Bold Extended, the futuristic typeface made popular by ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' to hint that the tenants are similarly doomed explorers in a new frontier.

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* ShoutOut: All the signage is Eurostile Eurostile/Microgramma Bold Extended, the [[TypesetInTheFuture futuristic typeface typeface]] made popular by ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' to hint that the tenants are similarly doomed explorers in a new frontier.


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[[caption-width-right:350:High Rise poster]]

High-Rise is a 2015 British thriller directed by Ben Wheatley, starring Creator/TomHiddleston, Creator/JeremyIrons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, and Creator/ElisabethMoss. The screenplay by Amy Jump is based on the 1975 novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard.

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[[caption-width-right:350:High Rise poster]]\n\nHigh-Rise
''High-Rise''
is a 2015 British thriller directed by Ben Wheatley, starring Creator/TomHiddleston, Creator/JeremyIrons, Sienna Miller, Creator/SiennaMiller, Luke Evans, and Creator/ElisabethMoss. The screenplay by Amy Jump is based on the 1975 novel of the same name by J.G. Ballard.



* WhileRomeBurns: The upper floor residents, including Royal, deny things are going pear-shaped at first. Royal in particular dismisses the power outages as "teething problems".

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* WhileRomeBurns: The upper floor residents, including Royal, deny things are going pear-shaped at first. Royal in particular dismisses the power outages as "teething problems".problems".
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* AvengingTheVillain: [[spoiler:After shooting [[spoiler:Royal]], [[spoiler:Wilder]] is stabbed repeatedly by his harem of female companions.]]

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* AvengingTheVillain: [[spoiler:After shooting [[spoiler:Royal]], [[spoiler:Wilder]] Royal, Wilder is stabbed repeatedly by his harem of female companions.]]


* AvengingTheVillain: After slaying [[spoiler:Royal]], [[spoiler:Wilder]] is stabbed repeatedly by his harem of female companions.

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* AvengingTheVillain: After slaying [[spoiler:After shooting [[spoiler:Royal]], [[spoiler:Wilder]] is stabbed repeatedly by his harem of female companions.]]


* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Helen, who smokes, drinks and does drugs in spite of being nine months pregnant.



* OneDrinkWillKillTheBaby: Averted hard by Helen, who smokes and drinks heavily (although not to the extent of others) despite being nine months pregnant.


* DarkReprise: {{Music/ABBA}}'s "S.O.S.". It appears in a string quartet arrangement (which eventually and anachronistically gains drums) during the 18th century costume party held by the elite of the building. Long after the building has descended into full chaos, a dark, downtempo version by {{Music/Portishead}} plays.



* InterplayOfSexAndViolence: [[spoiler:Munrow]]'s jump to their death is juxtaposed with Laing letting loose by dancing at a lower class party and the elites having a lot of drugs and sex at theirs.



* SanitySlippage: Most, if not all of the characters go from normal people to cartoonish maniacs.

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* SanitySlippage: Most, if not all of the characters characters, go from normal people to cartoonish maniacs.

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