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''Man-Thing'' is a 2005 horror movie based on the Creator/{{Marvel}} [[Comicbook/ManThing comic of the same name]]. It was directed by Brett Leonard[[note]](''Film/TheDeadPit'', ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'', ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}'' and ''Film/HighlanderTheSource'')[[/note]].

The film starts with one Kyle Roberts arriving the town of Bywater to be its new sheriff. He then starts investigating the deaths in the swamp near it, which all seem to be linked to the Schist Petroleum oil rig nearby. It seems that the company's wrongdoings in the area has awakened its guardian...

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''Man-Thing'' is a 2005 horror movie based on the Creator/{{Marvel}} [[Comicbook/ManThing [[ComicBook/ManThing comic of the same name]]. It was directed by Brett Leonard[[note]](''Film/TheDeadPit'', ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'', ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}'' and ''Film/HighlanderTheSource'')[[/note]].

The film starts with one Kyle Roberts arriving the town of Bywater to be its new sheriff. He then starts investigating the deaths in the swamp near it, which all seem to be linked to the Schist Petroleum oil rig nearby.that's right next to it. It seems that the company's wrongdoings in the area has awakened its guardian...



* CaliforniaDoubling: Set in USA, actually filmed in Australia.



* ShoutOutThemeNaming: Characters Creator/SteveGerber, Mike Ploog and Val Mayerik are named after comicbook creators.

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* ShoutOutThemeNaming: Characters Creator/SteveGerber, Mike Ploog and Val Mayerik are named after comicbook creators.creators who worked on the ''ComicBook/ManThing'' comic.



* WhenTreesAttack: Man-Thing resembles some sort of small [[Franchise/TheLordOfTheRings Ent]]. It's very helpful for hiding in the scenery.

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* WhenTreesAttack: Man-Thing resembles some sort of small [[Franchise/TheLordOfTheRings [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Ent]]. It's very helpful for hiding in the scenery.


* AdaptationalVillainy Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill.



* AdaptationalVillainy Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill.
* AntagonistTitle: Man-Thing is the [[BigBad main antagonist]] of the film.


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* AntagonistTitle: Man-Thing is the [[BigBad main antagonist]] of the film.


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* AdaptationOriginConnection: In the comics, F.A. Schist (here called Fredric Schist) was the closest thing that Man-Thing had to an ArchEnemy. The film has him be the one responsible for Ted Sallis's death, and thus his subsequent transformation into Man-Thing.

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* AdaptationOriginConnection: In the comics, F.A. Schist (here called Fredric Frederic Schist) was the closest thing that Man-Thing had to an ArchEnemy. The film has him be the one responsible for Ted Sallis's death, and thus his subsequent transformation into Man-Thing.

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* AdaptationOriginConnection: In the comics, F.A. Schist (here called Fredric Schist) was the closest thing that Man-Thing had to an ArchEnemy. The film has him be the one responsible for Ted Sallis's death, and thus his subsequent transformation into Man-Thing.


'''''Man-Thing''''' is a 2005 horror movie based on the {{Marvel}} [[Comicbook/ManThing comic of the same name]]. It was directed by Brett Leonard[[note]](''Film/TheDeadPit'', ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'', ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}'' and ''Film/HighlanderTheSource'')[[/note]].

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'''''Man-Thing''''' ''Man-Thing'' is a 2005 horror movie based on the {{Marvel}} Creator/{{Marvel}} [[Comicbook/ManThing comic of the same name]]. It was directed by Brett Leonard[[note]](''Film/TheDeadPit'', ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'', ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}'' and ''Film/HighlanderTheSource'')[[/note]].



* AdaptationalVillainy[=/=]AntagonistTitle: Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill.

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* AdaptationalVillainy[=/=]AntagonistTitle: AdaptationalVillainy Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill. kill.
* AntagonistTitle: Man-Thing is the [[BigBad main antagonist]] of the film.

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* TitleDrop:
--> '''Kyle:''' I don't believe it. What is that. That's a man.
--> '''Mike:''' Oh, yeah?! That's a man, alright, huh!? It's the Man-Thing, man!

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* MythologyGag: Pete reveals that the Dark Water is this world's entry point to the [[http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Nexus_of_All_Realities Nexus of All Realities]].


* CaughtInASnare: Kyle is caught on one when he is searching for Rene in Darkwater.

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* CaughtInASnare: Kyle is caught on in one when he is searching for Rene in Darkwater.



* ComicbookAdaptation: There was a three-part tie-in comicbook series released in 2004. A prequel to the film, it details insurance adjuster Nathan Mehr's investigation on the attacks against Schist's oil drilling equipment.
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Frederic Schist.

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* ComicbookAdaptation: There was a three-part tie-in comicbook series released in 2004. A prequel to the film, it details insurance adjuster Nathan Mehr's investigation on into the attacks against Schist's oil drilling equipment.
%%* * CorruptCorporateExecutive: Frederic Schist.Schist, who has a bodycount of at least three (Sallis, Corely, and Ploog).



%%* DeepSouth

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%%* DeepSouth* DeepSouth: Bywater, New Orleans.



%%* GaiasVengeance: How Man-Thing is portrayed.
%%* GoodOlBoy: Brothers Thibedeaux.

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%%* * GaiasVengeance: How Man-Thing is portrayed.
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portrayed, going on a rampage due to the sacred Dark Water being disturbed by Schist Petroleum.
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GoodOlBoy: Brothers Thibedeaux.



%%* InTheHood: [=LaRoque=].

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%%* * InTheHood: [=LaRoque=]. [=LaRoque=]'s getup.



%%* MagicalNativeAmerican: Pete Horn.

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%%* * MagicalNativeAmerican: Pete Horn.Horn, who, when his prayers fail to stop Man-Thing, attempts to appease it by sacrificing himself.



%%* OutWithABang: The end of the ColdOpen.

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%%* * OutWithABang: The end of the ColdOpen.ColdOpen, which has Billy being dragged off by Man-Thing while screwing Sarah.



%%* RedEyesTakeWarning: Man-Thing.

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%%* * RedEyesTakeWarning: Man-Thing.Man-Thing; in addition to red eyes, this interpretation of the character also has flickering lights in them.


'''''Man-Thing''''' is a 2005 horror movie based on the {{Marvel}} [[Comicbook/ManThing comicbook]]. It was directed by Brett Leonard[[note]](''Film/TheDeadPit'', ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'', ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}'' and ''Film/HighlanderTheSource'')[[/note]].

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'''''Man-Thing''''' is a 2005 horror movie based on the {{Marvel}} [[Comicbook/ManThing comicbook]].comic of the same name]]. It was directed by Brett Leonard[[note]](''Film/TheDeadPit'', ''Film/TheLawnmowerMan'', ''Film/{{Virtuosity}}'' and ''Film/HighlanderTheSource'')[[/note]].



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Frederic Schist.

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* %%* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Frederic Schist.



* DeepSouth

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* %%* DeepSouth



* GaiasVengeance: How Man-Thing is portrayed.
* GoodOlBoy: Brothers Thibedeaux.

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* %%* GaiasVengeance: How Man-Thing is portrayed.
* %%* GoodOlBoy: Brothers Thibedeaux.



* InTheHood: [=LaRoque=].

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* %%* InTheHood: [=LaRoque=].



* MagicalNativeAmerican: Pete Horn.

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* %%* MagicalNativeAmerican: Pete Horn.



* OutWithABang: The end of the ColdOpen.

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* %%* OutWithABang: The end of the ColdOpen.



* RedEyesTakeWarning: Man-Thing.

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* %%* RedEyesTakeWarning: Man-Thing.


* AntagonistTitle: Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill.

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* AntagonistTitle: AdaptationalVillainy[=/=]AntagonistTitle: Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill.


* IAmTheTrope:

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* IAmTheTrope: IAmTheNoun:

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* RaceLift: Sallis, who was a Caucasian in the comics, was in this instance a Native American shaman before becoming the Man-Thing.

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* ShoutOutThemeNaming: Characters Creator/SteveGerber, Mike Ploog and Val Mayerik are named after comicbook creators.


* AntagonistTitle

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* AntagonistTitleAntagonistTitle: Unlike his neutral comic counterpart, this Man-Thing is clearly a malevolent creature who fully intents to kill.



-->'''Kyle''': "Why they call it 'Bywater'?"
-->'''Boat driver''': "Because it is by the water."

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-->'''Kyle''': "Why Why they call it 'Bywater'?"
'Bywater'?
-->'''Boat driver''': "Because Because it is by the water."



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Ploogs dogs disappear after he leaves Kyle to take the picture of Man-Thing near the end.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Ploogs Ploog's dogs disappear after he leaves Kyle to take the picture of Man-Thing near the end.

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