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* WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry. Although [ILied at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.]

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* WouldHitAGirl: *WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry. Although [ILied at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.]anyway.


* WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry. Although [at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.]

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* WouldHitAGirl: *WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry. Although [at [ILied at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.]


* WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry . [ILied Although at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.]

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* WouldHitAGirl: *WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry . [ILied jewelry. Although at [at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.]


* WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry . (ILied Although at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.)

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* WouldHitAGirl: *WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry . (ILied [ILied Although at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.) ]

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*WouldHitAGirl: Korda has no qualms against brutalizing women as he hits an middle age woman in the head during the downtown heist, kidnaps another one of the women and ends up getting her hurt in a car crash and of course kidnaps Ronnie and threatens to kill her if Scott doesnít give him his jewelry . (ILied Although at the end he tries to kill the her and Scott anyway even after Scott brought him the jewelry.)


* ChekhovsSkill: [=McCall's=] [[ReadingLips lip reading]], which he puts to use during the supposed hostage-exchange in the climax.
* CowboyCop: After being told by his captain that he canít be on the case because of conflicts of interests in due to his friendship with Sam, Scott being Scott ignores his commands and investigates the case himself.
** Him and McCall also tag team alone to take down Korda for good after he kidnaps Ronnie.

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* ChekhovsSkill: [=McCall's=] [[ReadingLips lip reading]], lip-reading]], which he puts to use during the supposed hostage-exchange in the climax.
* CowboyCop: After being told by his captain that he canít be on the case because of conflicts of interests in due to his friendship with Sam, Scott being Scott ignores his commands and investigates the case himself.
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himself. He and McCall [=McCall=] also tag team alone to take down Korda for good after he kidnaps Ronnie.



* TakeTheWheel: Done when Scott makes the jump for the runaway trolley from his car, and [=McCall=] has to the the wheel.

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* TakeTheWheel: Done when Scott makes the jump for the runaway trolley from his car, and [=McCall=] has to the take the wheel.


* CrazyPrepared: Not overly so, but in the climactic chase at the end, Roper loses his gun. When he catches up to [=McCall=], who used to be with SWAT, he asks if [=McCall=] has a backup gun. When Kevin immediately hands one over, Scott mutters, "Thank god for SWAT."

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* CrazyPrepared: Not overly so, but in the climactic chase at the end, Roper loses his gun. When he catches up to [=McCall=], who used to be with SWAT, he asks if [=McCall=] has a backup gun. When Kevin immediately hands one over, Scott mutters, "Thank god for "God bless SWAT."

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* CowboyCop: After being told by his captain that he canít be on the case because of conflicts of interests in due to his friendship with Sam, Scott being Scott ignores his commands and investigates the case himself.
** Him and McCall also tag team alone to take down Korda for good after he kidnaps Ronnie.

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* FingerInTheMail: As if Korda hadn't demosntrated how violently insane he is already, in one scene he takes a jewelry store and everybody in it hostage and Scott approaches him with the typical "I will follow your demands but I need to make sure the hostages are safe" routine. Korda hands Scott a handkerchief that holds one of the hostage's ''ears'' and tells Scott "you may want to hurry up while the rest are still in one piece".


Scott Roper (Creator/EddieMurphy) is a UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco police negotiator with a gambling addiction and an ailing relationship with his ex-girlfriend Veronica. He becomes personally involved with a dangerous criminal Michael Korda (Michael Wincott) when his friend Sam is killed by him. He is also saddled with new partner Kevin [=McCall=], whom he is supposed coax into a new police negotiator.

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Scott Roper (Creator/EddieMurphy) is a UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco police negotiator with a gambling addiction and an ailing relationship with his ex-girlfriend Veronica. He becomes personally involved with a dangerous criminal Michael Korda (Michael Wincott) (Creator/MichaelWincott) when his friend Sam is killed by him. He is also saddled with new partner Kevin [=McCall=], whom he is supposed coax into a new police negotiator.

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Has nothing to do with the [[Franchise/{{Metro}} Russian novel/video game franchise]] of the same name.

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* ExplodingBarrels: Korda dies when his truck drive into some, causing a huge explosion.

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