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* ADogNamedDog: When Jerzy Kiler is arrested for seemingly being the Killer, the commissioner Ryba, who has been after the assasin for years, gets ''really'' peeved about his surname during the hearing.

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* ADogNamedDog: When Jerzy Kiler is arrested for seemingly being the Killer, the commissioner Ryba, who has been after the assasin assassin for years, gets ''really'' peeved about his surname during the hearing.


* BigBadEnsemble: We have the mafia boss Siara who wants to kill his partner; the partner, senator Lipski, who having learned about this double crossing, orders Siara's assassination; Siara's wife, Gabrysia, who wants Kiler to off her husband so she can elope with him (presumably to dump the guy at the earliest convenience); the commissioner Ryba, a VillainProtagonist who wants to put the Killer behind the bars; And finally, [[spoiler: the real Killer]].

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* BigBadEnsemble: We have the mafia boss Siara who wants to kill his partner; the partner, senator Lipski, who having learned about this double crossing, orders Siara's assassination; Siara's wife, Gabrysia, who wants Kiler to off her husband so she can elope with him (presumably to dump the guy at the earliest convenience); the commissioner Ryba, a VillainProtagonist HeroAntagonist who wants to put the Killer behind the bars; And finally, [[spoiler: the real Killer]].


--> '''Drunk''': Really? Then they must a power outage.

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--> '''Drunk''': Really? Then they must have a power outage.


'''Ryba''': ... Lift him up.\

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'''Ryba''': ... Lift him up.\\\



--> ''Drunk'': Really? Then they must a power outage.

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--> ''Drunk'': '''Drunk''': Really? Then they must a power outage.

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* DeathFakedForYou: Kiler successfully convinces Siara that Lipski is dead and vice versa, which gives him a free hand to collect the cash.


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* AnOfferYouCantRefuse: What Siara and Lipski's orders amount to - do my job, or get capped.


A notorious gangster known as "The Guillotine" has been assassinated by the Killer - a well-known hitman for hire, who has left scorches of bodies all across Europe. A taxi driver by the name of Jerzy Kiler takes a glance on the confusion around the crime scene, before returning to his cab and his drunken passenger. The next morning he's rudely awakened by an anti-terrorist group, who quickly apprehend him and literally carry him out of his apartment. As it turns out, they found the murder weapon, a sniper rifle, inside his car's trunk and an anonymous call accusing Jerzy of being the elusive Killer. Despite claiming his innocence and that all this is a huge mistake, he's quickly sent to prison.

To his surprise, "his" reputation gains him respect of the inmates. After he kills a fellow prisoner completely by accident, even more people start to believe that Jerzy is the real deal. While being transported to another prison, he's saved by mobsters working for "Siara" - Poland's most fearsome crime lord and Killer's frequent employer. With the police, gangsters and rest of the country taking him for the Killer, Kiler decides that explaining won't do him any good and decides to "become" him - especially after he learns about a container full of cash that Siara and his partner, senator Ferdynand Lipski, acquired via illegally selling off Warsaw's Palace of Culture and Science to a Latino mob boss.

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A notorious gangster known as "The Guillotine" has been assassinated by the Killer - a well-known hitman for hire, who has left scorches a wake of dead bodies all across through Europe. A taxi driver by the name of Jerzy Kiler takes Kiler, a glance on taxi driver, stops to gawk for a moment at the confusion around the crime scene, before returning he returns to his cab and his a drunken passenger. passenger in it. The next morning he's rudely awakened by an anti-terrorist group, who quickly apprehend him apprehended and literally carry him carried out of his apartment. flat. As it turns out, they found the murder weapon, a sniper rifle, inside his car's trunk and received an anonymous call accusing Jerzy of being the elusive Killer. Despite claiming his innocence and that all this is a huge mistake, he's quickly sent to prison.

To his surprise, "his" reputation gains him a lot of respect of from the inmates. After he kills a fellow prisoner completely by accident, even more people start to believe that Jerzy is the real deal. While being transported to another prison, he's saved broken out by mobsters working for "Siara" - Poland's most fearsome crime lord and Killer's frequent employer. With the police, gangsters and rest of the country taking him for the Killer, Kiler decides that explaining won't do him any good and decides to "become" him give in and "be" the Killer - especially after he learns about a container full of cash that Siara and his partner, senator Ferdynand Lipski, acquired via illegally selling off by an (illegal) sale of the Warsaw's Palace of Culture and Science to a Latino mob boss.



* ADogNamedDog: When Jerzy Kiler is arrested for seemingly being the Killer, commissioner Ryba, who for years tried to catch the assassin, gets ''really'' peeved about his surname during the hearing.
--> '''Procurator''': Go on, first name, last name, occupation.
--> '''Jerzy Kiler''': My name is Jerzy Kiler and I work as a cabbie.
--> '''Ryba''': Your name is Kiler. And your alias is "the Killer". ''AND'' you're ''A'' killer! And if you say that this is all a mistake, I'm going to bash your face in!
--> '''Jerzy Kiler''': It's a mistake!
--> '''Ryba''': ... Lift him up.
-> Ryba proceeds to get up, revealing a pair of RedBoxingGloves on his hands.

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* ADogNamedDog: When Jerzy Kiler is arrested for seemingly being the Killer, the commissioner Ryba, who has been after the assasin for years tried to catch the assassin, years, gets ''really'' peeved about his surname during the hearing.
--> '''Procurator''': Go on, first name, last name, occupation.
-->
occupation.\\
'''Jerzy Kiler''': My name is Jerzy Kiler and I work as a cabbie.
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cabbie.\\
'''Ryba''': Your name is Kiler. And your alias is "the Killer". ''AND'' you're ''A'' killer! And if you say that this is all a mistake, I'm going to bash your face in!
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in!\\
'''Jerzy Kiler''': It's a mistake!
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mistake!\\
'''Ryba''': ... Lift him up.
->
up.\
Ryba proceeds to get up, revealing a pair of RedBoxingGloves on his hands.



* BigBadEnsemble: We have mafia boss Siara, that wants to kill his partner; Said partner, senator Lipski, who after learning about the double crossing, orders Siara's assassination; Siara's wife, Gabrysia, that wants Kiler to off her husband and run off with him (presumably to dump him at the earliest convenience); commissioner Ryba, a VillainProtagonist who wants to put the Killer behind bars; And finally, [[spoiler: the real Killer]].
* BringMyBrownPants: While escorting Kiler to a new prison after he (accidentally) killed a fellow inmate, the escort stops when their truck has an malfunction. During all this, Jerzy has a need to, in his own words, [[UnusualEuphemism "to drain off the potatoes"]]. The guards don't care, in spite of Kiler's more and more desperate pleas to let him out. Finally, when he's let out by Siara's men, pretending to be UOP, he meekly proclaims:

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* BigBadEnsemble: We have the mafia boss Siara, that Siara who wants to kill his partner; Said the partner, senator Lipski, who after learning having learned about the this double crossing, orders Siara's assassination; Siara's wife, Gabrysia, that who wants Kiler to off her husband and run off so she can elope with him (presumably to dump him the guy at the earliest convenience); the commissioner Ryba, a VillainProtagonist who wants to put the Killer behind the bars; And finally, [[spoiler: the real Killer]].
* BringMyBrownPants: While escorting Kiler to a new prison after he (accidentally) killed his (accidental) killing of a fellow inmate, the escort stops when stops, because their truck has an malfunction. malfunctions. During all this, Jerzy has a need really needs to, in his own words, [[UnusualEuphemism "to drain "drain off the potatoes"]]. The guards don't care, in spite of Kiler's more and more desperate pleas to be let him out. Finally, when he's let out by Siara's men, pretending to be UOP, he meekly proclaims:



--> '''Ryba''': First question: Do you always take a piss with a closed up zipper?
--> '''Wąski''': ''[[DirtyCoward Always!]]''
* CassandraTruth: Kiler spends the first act saying that he isn't "The Killer", but no one believes him - especially after the salt shaker incident. After meeting with Siara, he more or less decides to go "SureLetsGoWithThat".

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--> '''Ryba''': First question: Do you always take a piss with a closed up zipper?
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zipper?\\
'''Wąski''': ''[[DirtyCoward Always!]]''
* CassandraTruth: Kiler spends the first act saying that repeating he isn't "The Killer", but no one believes him - especially after the salt shaker incident. After meeting with Siara, he more or less decides to go "SureLetsGoWithThat".



** At beginning of the movie, when Kiler gets back to his cab, his drunk client asks what city is this. Kiler, not in a particular good mood, says "Las Vegas". The drunk's response?

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** At beginning of the movie, when Kiler gets back to his cab, his drunk client asks what city is this. Kiler, not in a particular particularly good mood, says "Las Vegas". The drunk's response?



* DelayedReaction: When the SWAT teams barges in to arrest Jerzy in the morning. Even after two shotgun blast and the entire team running in, Kiler is still sleeping. Slowly, he lifts his SleepMask, looks around with a blissful smile at the SWAT team surrounding him and pointing their guns at him... and only ''then'' starts screaming for his dear life.

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* DelayedReaction: When the SWAT teams barges in to arrest Jerzy in the morning. Even after two shotgun blast blasts and when the entire team running has barged in, Kiler is still sleeping. Slowly, he lifts his SleepMask, looks around with a blissful smile at the SWAT team surrounding him and pointing their guns at him... and only ''then'' starts screaming for his dear life.



* GratuitousEnglish: Plenty of instances thorough the movie.
* HollywoodSilencer: Parodied. When all gangsters participating in a parking shootout use [[HollywoodSilencer Hollywood Silencers]], the TV reporters filming the whole scene from a distance comment that they will have to mix in gunfire sounds to make the scene [[RealityIsUnrealistic more realistic]].
* LandmarkSale: In a subversion, Siara and Lipski do actually sell (though illegally) a famous Polish landmark, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Culture_and_Science Palace of Culture and Science]], to a Latino crime boss. He then reveals that plans to get more buildings like this, showing photos of the exact copies of the Palace all around the world to the surprised criminal duo.

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* GratuitousEnglish: Plenty of instances thorough thorought the movie.
* HollywoodSilencer: Parodied. When all gangsters participating in a parking shootout use [[HollywoodSilencer Hollywood Silencers]], the TV reporters filming who film the whole scene from a distance comment that they will have to mix in gunfire sounds to make the scene [[RealityIsUnrealistic more realistic]].
* LandmarkSale: In a subversion, Siara and Lipski do actually sell (though illegally) a famous Polish landmark, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Culture_and_Science Palace of Culture and Science]], to a Latino crime boss. He then reveals that plans to get more buildings like this, this one, showing photos of the exact copies of the Palace all around the world to the surprised criminal duo.



* MetaphorIsMyMiddleName: When Kiler is taken by the police and says that this all must be a terrible mistake, commissioner Ryba has only this to say:

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* MetaphorIsMyMiddleName: When Kiler is taken by the police and says that all this all must be a terrible mistake, commissioner Ryba has only this to say:



* ProfessionalKiller: The Killer, feared across Europe. Amusingly, when Kiler "becomes" the Killer, several people, ranging from mafia bosses, call girls, grocery ladies and elderly cheerfully offer him contracts. He usually replies with "I think about it".

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* ProfessionalKiller: The Killer, feared across Europe. Amusingly, when Kiler "becomes" the Killer, several people, ranging from mafia bosses, call girls, grocery ladies and the elderly cheerfully offer him contracts. He usually replies with "I think about it".



--> '''Lipski''': Siara? He ordered you to kill ''ME''?! That half brain?! That cloned sheep?! That turd dressed up in a golden tracksuit?! He doesn't ''exist'' without me!
--> '''Jerzy Kiler''': Would you like to talk about it, sir?
--> '''Lipski''':... With much '''fucking''' pleasure!

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--> '''Lipski''': Siara? He ordered you to kill ''ME''?! That half brain?! That cloned sheep?! That turd dressed up in a golden tracksuit?! He doesn't ''exist'' without me!
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me!\\
'''Jerzy Kiler''': Would you like to talk about it, sir?
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sir?\\
'''Lipski''':... With much '''fucking''' pleasure!

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* SenselessViolins: After deciding that his "Killer" persona will be a BadassInANiceSuit, Jerzy goes out to town with a violin case... to use it to carry his groceries.


--> '''Lipski''':... With much '''fucking''' pleasure!
* WorkingClassHero: Before the whole Killer mess up, Jerzy was just a taxi driver living in a dingy apartment.

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--> '''Lipski''':... With much '''fucking''' pleasure!
* WorkingClassHero: Before the whole Killer mess up, Jerzy was just a taxi driver living in a dingy apartment.
pleasure!


* CorruptPolitician: Senator Ferdynand Lipski, who's the "brains" to Siara's "brawn". It's common knowledge, but no one was able to get solid evidence of his corruption.



* TheDreaded: The Killer. He's (in)famous to the point that you would think he was Film/JohnWick.



* GuileHero: Jerzy Kiler is the TropeCodifier, as far as the Polish popculture is concerned. With careful planning, some [[IndyPloy Indy Ploys]] and the help of his friends, he manages to outwit both the police and the bad guys (including [[spoiler: the real Killer]]), get the girl and acquire a container full of money.
* HitmanWithAHeart: Kiler invokes this to avoid taking contracts he doesn't like (read: any).



* IKnowMortalKombat: Once he reluctantly takes the mantle of The Killer, Jerzy binge watches VHS tapes of ''Film/TaxiDriver'', ''Film/TheProfessional'', ''Film/DieHardWithAVengeance'' and ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigs_(1992_film) Pigs]]'' to help him craft a "killer" persona.


--> '''Lipski''':... With much '''fucking''' pleasure!

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--> '''Lipski''':... With much '''fucking''' pleasure!pleasure!
* WorkingClassHero: Before the whole Killer mess up, Jerzy was just a taxi driver living in a dingy apartment.


A notorious gangster known as "The Guillotine" has been assassinated by the Killer - a well-known hired hitman, who has left scorches of bodies all around Europe. A taxi driver by the name of Jerzy Kiler takes a glance on the confusion around the crime scene, before returning to his cab and his drunken passenger. The next morning he's rudely awakened by an anti-terrorist group, who quickly apprehend him and literally carry him out of his apartment. As it turns out, they found the murder weapon, a sniper rifle, inside his car's trunk and an anonymous call accusing Jerzy of being the elusive Killer. Despite claiming his innocence and that all this is a huge mistake, he's quickly sent to prison.

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A notorious gangster known as "The Guillotine" has been assassinated by the Killer - a well-known hired hitman, hitman for hire, who has left scorches of bodies all around across Europe. A taxi driver by the name of Jerzy Kiler takes a glance on the confusion around the crime scene, before returning to his cab and his drunken passenger. The next morning he's rudely awakened by an anti-terrorist group, who quickly apprehend him and literally carry him out of his apartment. As it turns out, they found the murder weapon, a sniper rifle, inside his car's trunk and an anonymous call accusing Jerzy of being the elusive Killer. Despite claiming his innocence and that all this is a huge mistake, he's quickly sent to prison.


* DelayedReaction: When the SWAT teams barges in to arrest Jerzy in the morning. Even after two shotgun blast and the entire team running in, Kiler is still sleeping. Slowly, he lifts his SleepMask, looks around with a blissful smile at the SWAT team surrounding him and pointing their guns at him... and only ''then'' starts screaming for dear life.

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* DelayedReaction: When the SWAT teams barges in to arrest Jerzy in the morning. Even after two shotgun blast and the entire team running in, Kiler is still sleeping. Slowly, he lifts his SleepMask, looks around with a blissful smile at the SWAT team surrounding him and pointing their guns at him... and only ''then'' starts screaming for his dear life. life.
* DieLaughing: The movie tagline, posted at the top of this page, promises this.



* GuileHero: Jerzy Kiler is the TropeCodifier, as far as the Polish popculture is concerned. With careful planning, some [[IndyPloy Indy Ploys]] and the help of his friends, he manages to outwit both the police and the bad guys (including [[spoiler: the real Killer]]), got the girl and acquired a container full of money.

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* GuileHero: Jerzy Kiler is the TropeCodifier, as far as the Polish popculture is concerned. With careful planning, some [[IndyPloy Indy Ploys]] and the help of his friends, he manages to outwit both the police and the bad guys (including [[spoiler: the real Killer]]), got get the girl and acquired acquire a container full of money.


* MetaphorIsMyMiddleName: When Kiler is taken by the police and says that that this all must be a terrible mistake, commissioner Ryba has only this to say:

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* MetaphorIsMyMiddleName: When Kiler is taken by the police and says that that this all must be a terrible mistake, commissioner Ryba has only this to say:


--> '''Ryba''':... Lift him up.

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--> '''Ryba''':...'''Ryba''': ... Lift him up.



* BigBadEnsemble: We have mafia boss Siara, that wants to kill his partner; Said partner, senator Lipski, who after learning about the double crossing, orders Siara's assassination; Siara's wife, Gabrysia, that wants Kiler to off her husband and run off with him (presumably to dump him at the earliest convenience); commissioner Ryba, a VillainProtagonist who wants to put the Killer behind bars; And finally, [[spoiler: the real Killer]].



* CorruptPolitician: Senator Ferdynand Lipski, who's the "brains" to Siara's "brawn". It's common knowledge, but no one was able to get solid evidence of his corruption.



* NoExportForYou: At first averted; Hollywood has bought the rights to the movie in order to [[ForeignRemake make a remake]], with the original director as the producer. Nothing came out of it, thus playing this trope straight.
* OnceKilledAManWithANoodleImplement: Kiler's cellmates exaggerate his badass status by telling how he choked a man with a salt shaker in prison. He did. Accidentally.
* ProfessionalKiller: The Killer, feared across Europe. Amusingly, when Kiler "becomes" the Killer, several people, ranging from mafia bosses, call girls, grocery ladies and elderly cheerfully offer him contracts. He always replies with "I think about it".

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* NoExportForYou: At first averted; Hollywood has bought the rights to the movie in order to [[ForeignRemake make a remake]], with the original director as the producer. Nothing came out of it, thus playing this trope straight.
* OnceKilledAManWithANoodleImplement: Kiler's cellmates exaggerate his badass status by telling how gets further exaggerated after he choked a man to death with a salt shaker in prison. He did. Accidentally.
* ProfessionalKiller: The Killer, feared across Europe. Amusingly, when Kiler "becomes" the Killer, several people, ranging from mafia bosses, call girls, grocery ladies and elderly cheerfully offer him contracts. He always usually replies with "I think about it".



--> '''Lipski''': Siara? He ordered you to kill ''ME''?! That half brain?! That cloned sheep?! That piece of shit dressed up in a golden tracksuit?! He doesn't ''exist'' without me!

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--> '''Lipski''': Siara? He ordered you to kill ''ME''?! That half brain?! That cloned sheep?! That piece of shit turd dressed up in a golden tracksuit?! He doesn't ''exist'' without me!


* BavarianFiredrill: When car transporting Kiler broke down Siara's men recapture him by pretending to be UOP[[labelnote: note]]"Urząd Ochrony Państwa", literally "Office of Country Protection" polish equivalent of NSA at the time of movie production[[/labelnote]] officers.

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* BavarianFiredrill: When the car transporting Kiler broke down down, Siara's men recapture him by pretending to be UOP[[labelnote: note]]"Urząd Ochrony Państwa", literally "Office of Country Protection" polish Protection"; the Polish equivalent of NSA at the time of movie production[[/labelnote]] officers.

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