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''Le Magnifique'' (also known as ''The Man from Acapulco'') is a 1973 French comedy film starring Creator/JeanPaulBelmondo.

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''Le Magnifique'' (also known as ''The Man from Acapulco'') is a 1973 French comedy film starring Creator/JeanPaulBelmondo.Creator/JeanPaulBelmondo and Jacqueline Bisset.



* AffectionateParody: The adventures of Saint-Clar is a parody of TuxedoAndMartini spy fiction.

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* AffectionateParody: The adventures of Saint-Clar is are a parody of TuxedoAndMartini spy fiction.


* CyanidePill: Bob Saint-Clar has one hidden in one of his teeth. He looses it accidentally in the swimming pool of his hotel and several guests are killed.

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* CulturedBadass: {{Parodied|Trope}}. At some point, Bob Saint-Clar, who is one of the best spies, starts playing the piano in a very unrealistic way.
* CyanidePill: Bob Saint-Clar has one hidden in one of his teeth. He looses it accidentally in the swimming pool of his hotel and several guests are killed.


* ImprobableAimingSkills: Bob Saint-Clar is able to shoot several mooks hidden in a tree in one shot.

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* ImprobableAimingSkills: Bob Saint-Clar can shoot a sniper hidden in a tree from a moving car while driving. He is also able to shoot several mooks hidden in a another tree in one shot.



* OffhandBackhand: Bob Saint-Clar shoots a sniper hidden in a tree from a moving car without even looking at him.

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* OffhandBackhand: Bob Saint-Clar shoots PicturePerfectPresentation: Merlin is typewriting. The camera lingers on a sniper hidden in photograph of Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Sun, and this is a tree from transition to a moving car without even looking at him.scene of the adventures of Saint-Clar.

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* BlackComedyRape: Tatiana is raped by Karpov, then she is relieved to see American soldiers coming to save her. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, when they see such a sexy woman, the soldiers gang rape her.]]


* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: François Merlin devises the adventures of Bob Saint-Clar, where he has the titular role, Christine is Agent Tatiana, his editor Charron is Colonel Karpov, and an electrician, two plumbers and a policeman are some of Karpov's mooks.

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* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: François Merlin devises the adventures of Bob Saint-Clar, where he has the titular title role, Christine is Agent Tatiana, his editor Charron is Colonel Karpov, and an electrician, two plumbers and a policeman are some of Karpov's mooks.


* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: François Merlin devises the adventures of Bob Saint-Clar, where he has the titular role, Christine is Agent Tatiana, his editor Charron is Colonel Karpov, and an electrician, two plumbers and a police agent are Karpov's mooks.

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* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: François Merlin devises the adventures of Bob Saint-Clar, where he has the titular role, Christine is Agent Tatiana, his editor Charron is Colonel Karpov, and an electrician, two plumbers and a police agent policeman are some of Karpov's mooks.



* PlotTriggeringDeath: An agent is killed by a shark, so his boss requests the assistance of Bob Saint-Clar.



* SacrificialLamb: The agent who is killed by a shark in the beginning.



* StarvingArtist: Merlin is a writer and he does not have much money. He asks an advance to his editor, who turns it down.

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* StarvingArtist: Merlin is a writer and he does not have much money. He asks for an advance to his editor, who turns it down.

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* AnAxeToGrind: In the airport, Karpov's men kill an informant with an axe.


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* HeKnowsTooMuch: The informant who wants to talk to Saint-Clar in the airport is killed by Karpov's men.

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* ImprobableAimingSkills: Bob Saint-Clar is able to shoot several mooks hidden in a tree in one shot.


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* OffhandBackhand: Bob Saint-Clar shoots a sniper hidden in a tree from a moving car without even looking at him.


* SharkPool: Not a shark pool, but a variation: an agent is trapped in a phone booth, which is thrown into the ocean. At the bottom of the ocean, a shark in waiting in a cage, not far from the phone booth. Then mooks in diving suits let the shark enter the phone booth and kill the agent.

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* SharkPool: Not a shark pool, but a variation: an agent is trapped in a phone booth, which is thrown into the ocean. At the bottom of the ocean, a shark in is waiting in a cage, not far from the phone booth. Then mooks in diving suits let the shark enter the phone booth and kill the agent.


* StarvingArtist: Merlin is a writer and he does not have much money. He asks an advance to his editor, who turns it down.



* StarvingArtist: Merlin is a writer and he does not have much money. He asks an advance to his editor, who turns it down.


* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: François Merlin devises the adventures of Bob Saint-Clar, where he has the titular role, Christine is Agent Tatiana, his boss Charron is Colonel Karpov, and an electrician, two plumbers and a police agent are Karpov's mooks.

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* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: François Merlin devises the adventures of Bob Saint-Clar, where he has the titular role, Christine is Agent Tatiana, his boss editor Charron is Colonel Karpov, and an electrician, two plumbers and a police agent are Karpov's mooks.


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* StarvingArtist: Merlin is a writer and he does not have much money. He asks an advance to his editor, who turns it down.


* TheCavalry: The American soldier who come to save Tatiana. {{Subverted|Trope}}: [[spoiler:they also rape Tatiana.]]

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* TheCavalry: The American soldier soldiers who come to save Tatiana. {{Subverted|Trope}}: [[spoiler:they also rape Tatiana.]]

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* CasualDangerDialog: In Bagdad, Bob Saint-Clar is fighting several mooks, while having a calm conversation on the phone with his boss.


* SupervillainLair: The underground base of Karpov

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* SupervillainLair: The underground base of KarpovKarpov.
* TemptingFate: The agent in the phone booth says he can feel when danger is coming, just before the booth is taken off by an helicopter.


* TheCavalry: The American soldier who come to save Tatiana. {{Subverted|Trope}} [[spoiler:They also rape Tatiana.]]

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* TheCavalry: The American soldier who come to save Tatiana. {{Subverted|Trope}} [[spoiler:They {{Subverted|Trope}}: [[spoiler:they also rape Tatiana.]]

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