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* 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.
** Him
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.


'''''Metro''''' is an action/suspense film from the year 1997.

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'''''Metro''''' ''Metro'' is an action/suspense film from the year 1997.


* AxCrazy: Mike Korda is ready to kill anyone to get his way.
* BattleInTheRain: Scott's fight with Clarence outside Veronica's apartment.

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* AxCrazy: Mike Korda is ready to kill anyone to get who's in his way.
way to become rich.
* BattleInTheRain: Scott's fight with Clarence outside Veronica's apartment.apartment happens during rain.



* ChekhovsSkill: [=McCall's=] [[ReadingLips lip reading]].

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* ChekhovsSkill: [=McCall's=] [[ReadingLips lip reading]].reading]], which he puts to use during the supposed hostage-exchange in the climax.



* HotScoop: Veronica.

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* %%* HotScoop: Veronica.



* MirrorScare: Subverted twice before Clarence attacks Veronica in her apartment.

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* MirrorScare: Subverted twice Some BaitAndSwitch is pulled on the usual "character opens mirror cabinet, and someone pops up in the reflection when s/he closes it" trope (and they do it twice) before Clarence attacks Veronica in her apartment.



* SaltAndPepper: Scott and [=McCall=].
* ShootOutTheLock: Scott shoots the lock to Veronica's apartment to help her faster.

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* %%* SaltAndPepper: Scott and [=McCall=].
* ShootOutTheLock: Scott shoots the lock to Veronica's apartment to help get in faster to save her faster.from Clarence's attack.



* SlashedThroat: Korda kills Sam by stabbing him several times and slashing his throat.
* TakeTheWheel: Done when Scott makes the jump for the runaway trolley.

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* SlashedThroat: Korda kills Scott's pal Sam by stabbing him several times and slashing his throat.
throat in an elevator.
* TakeTheWheel: Done when Scott makes the jump for the runaway trolley.trolley from his car, and [=McCall=] has to the the wheel.


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Scott Roper (EddieMurphy) is a 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 (EddieMurphy) (Creator/EddieMurphy) is a SanFrancisco 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.


* AxCrazy: Mike Korda.

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* AxCrazy: Mike Korda.Korda is ready to kill anyone to get his way.



* HostageForMcGuffin

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* %%* HostageForMcGuffin



* TropicalEpilogue

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* TropicalEpilogueTropicalEpilogue: The film ends with Scott Veronica relaxing in the beach.

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Seems like Korda cares for Clarence despite berating him all the time.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Korda. He's played by Michael Wincott.

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