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* ConspicuousCG: Any scene where the dogs could be in a dangerous situation. The drainpipe scene is particularly conspicuous.


''101 Dalmatians'' is a 1996 live-action adaptation of Disney's ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians One Hundred and One Dalmatians]]''. It stars Creator/GlennClose as [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Cruella DeVil]], is updated to ThePresentDay, and the animal characters don't speak this time. It was written and produced by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Stephen Herek.

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''101 Dalmatians'' is a 1996 live-action adaptation of Disney's ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians One Hundred and One Dalmatians]]''.''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''. It stars Creator/GlennClose as [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Cruella DeVil]], is updated to ThePresentDay, and the animal characters don't speak this time. It was written and produced by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Stephen Herek.


* BabiesEverAfter: Roger and Anita have a little girl at the end, while the puppies grow up with puppies of their own.

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* BabiesEverAfter: Roger and Anita have a little girl at the end, while the puppies grow up with puppies of their own. And it seems like Roger and Anita are about to have another.

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Horace, freezing cold after dropping into icy water, tries to turn on the heat. He gets heat all right... in the form of fire streaming out of the vents and the van exploding.


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* IronButtMonkey: Horace. He slips on the ice, winds up crashing through a window, slides across the battlements, and drops 20 feet into icy water. None of this kills him.

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[[caption-width-right:300:A [[Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes Disney Live-Action Remake]], [[OlderThanTheyThink eighteen years before]] [[Film/{{Maleficent}} it was cool]].]]

''101 Dalmatians'' is a 1996 live-action adaptation of Disney's ''[[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians One Hundred and One Dalmatians]]''. It stars Creator/GlennClose as [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Cruella DeVil]], is updated to ThePresentDay, and the animal characters don't speak this time. It was written and produced by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Stephen Herek.

The film got a sequel in 2000, ''Film/OneHundredAndTwoDalmatians''.

While the film was technically one, it is not part of the current trend of Film/DisneyLiveActionRemakes, which will include a PerspectiveFlip reboot-{{prequel}} titled ''Cruella'' in 2021, starring Creator/EmmaStone in the title role.
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!!This film provides examples of:

* AccidentalMisnaming: Cruella never gets Roger's name right (This trope is repeated in the TV series.)
* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Glenn Close's Cruella is certainly more good looking than her animated counterpart. Pretty much unavoidable since Glenn Close is a stunner herself.
* AdaptationalJobChange: Instead of working as a songwriter as in the original version, Roger is an American game developer.
* AdaptationalNationality: While Roger is an American residing in London, the original book depicts him as an Englishman given the nationality of the book and its author, Dodie Smith.
* AdultFear:
** Pongo and Perdita realize something is wrong while on a walk with their humans. They immediately rush home and find the puppies missing. When Roger and Anita arrive, Perdita's sadly lying in the basket where her puppies were.
** When Pongo and Perdita run away, Nanny tells a worried Roger and Anita that they're searching for the puppies.
** Anita and Roger also have this reaction when Anita finds her drawing of the dog skin coat. She tells Roger with a horrified expression, "[[OhCrap She's going to kill the puppies]]".
* AllThereInTheManual: ''All'' of the puppies' names are found only in promotional materials for the film.
* AnimatedAdaptation: Sort of. Cartoon versions of these movies' unique puppies have been featured on tie-in merchandise, and a few characters from the movie made it into the cartoon series.
* AshFace: Horace, after the BananaInTheTailpipe moment below.
* BabiesEverAfter: Roger and Anita have a little girl at the end, while the puppies grow up with puppies of their own.
* BagOfKidnapping: This is how Horace and Jasper steal the puppies.
* BananaInTheTailpipe: Raccoons put a large nut in the tailpipe of the bad guys' truck. The pressure does shoot the nut out eventually - when Horace is examining the tail pipe.
* BattleDiscretionShot: Jasper punching Horace for commenting on Skinner's scar after the former explicitly tells him ''not'' to isn't shown to the audience, as Jasper closes the door before the punch. It would be too violent for a G rating if it was actually shown.
* {{Bowdlerise}}: A slight re-dub occurred in the United Kingdom release, in which Horace's line "No bloody wonder you can't talk, mate!" was re-dubbed to "No blinkin' wonder you can't talk, mate!" The "bloody" slang [[CultureClash is considered to be profane in the United Kingdom]].
* ChekhovsGun: Anita's drawing of Cruella in a dalmation coat. She finds it after Pongo and Perdita run away and realizes that Cruella ''did'' take the puppies, to kill them.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: There's this exchange after Cruella and her henchmen have been defeated:
-->'''Cruella:''' ''(addressing Jasper, Horace, and Skinner)'' Congratulations, you three have won the gold, silver, and bronze medals in the Moron Olympics.
-->'''Horace:''' ''(after a very long beat)'' Who won the gold?
-->'''Cruella:''' ''(screaming)'' '''''[[BigShutUp SHUT UP!!]]'''''
** This may be justified as Horace's expression shows he's merely mocking her for his amusement.
* CompositeCharacter: As in the animated film, it combines the book's Missis (Pongo's mate) and Perdita (another female who was brought in as a sort of wet-nurse because there were too many puppies).
* ConspicuousCG: Any scene where the dogs could be in a dangerous situation. The drainpipe scene is particularly conspicuous.
* DecompositeCharacter: In the animated film, Horace and Jasper were supposed to kill and skin the puppies themselves. This film introduces the character of [[MeaningfulName Mr. Skinner]], who Horace and Jasper are tasked with delivering the puppies to. Though they thought of doing the jobs themselves when Mr. Skinner hasn't arrived yet.
* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Jasper tries to emphasize to Horace [[IgnoreTheDisability not to comment on]] [[TheVoiceless Mr. Skinner's]] huge scar on his throat. First words out of his mouth when Skinner opens the door?
-->'''Horace:''' Crikey! Look at the size of that scar! [[DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch No bloody wonder]] you can't talk, mate!\\
'''Skinner:''' ''(DeathGlare)''\\
'''Jasper:''' Excuse me. ''(closes the door and decks Horace)''
* DisappointedInYou: Cruella was furious when her best employee Anita got married, earlier she tries to discourage her from such things as married/family life would damper her potential. When Anita refuses to sell the puppies to her, Cruella dismisses her from her job.
* DogWalksYou: Pongo and later Perdita run after the other, dragging their owners on bikes by the leash. Poor Roger and Anita end up veering out of control and land in the park duck pond.
* DopeSlap: Horace gets one from Jasper after loudly pointing out the scar on Skinner's neck when he was specifically told not to.
* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Cruella cannot understand why Roger and Anita, who are on a fixed income, refuse to sell the puppies, even when she offers them a cheque for ''£7,500''. In fact, her insistence is what convinces them that Cruella's intentions are not in the puppies' favour.
-->'''Anita:''' But Cruella, what would you do with 15 puppies?\\
'''Roger:''' That's irrelevant, Anita. She can't have any of them because they're not for sale!
* EvilLaugh: Several impressive examples, courtesy of Cruella.
* {{Expy}}: Skinnerís black coat, hat and gloves resemble those of [[Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit Judge Doom]].
* FauxAffablyEvil: Cruella.
* FemmeFatalons: One of Cruella's outfits has long, curved fingernails on the ''outside'' of her HighClassGloves.
* FlamesOfLove: Roger and Anita's romance begins with them drying their clothes by the fire. When things get clearly romantic, there's a lingering shot of the clothes catching on fire before a SmashCut to the characters getting married.
* FriendOrIdolDecision: Cruella, Anita's boss, offers to take the puppies, to buy them. While Roger declares they're not for sale, Anita is a bit hesitant at first because of the money being offered, and because refusing your boss is not necessarily a good idea. Then Cruella shouts at them to take it, and Anita quietly refuses. She's not surprised when Cruella fires her and threatens to blacklist her.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Cruella and Jasper are choleric, Horace is phlegmatic/sanguine and Mr. Skinner is melancholic.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: A G-rated sex scene consisting of clothes symbolically bursting into flames.
** In the first park scene with Roger and Pongo one of the dogs walking by is a bulldog with ''very'' large (and noticeable) testicles.
** In the park scene, Roger realizes that the female Perdy is not his male Pongo when he lifts her hind leg and checks her genitalia.
** Cruella has an ImmodestOrgasm at the sight of the Siberian tiger pelt. In fact most of her reactions to fur is the fur fetish take to the extreme.
--> '''Cruella''' [While admiring her tiger pelt in a mirror]: You were a big bad boy weren't you darling?
** When Roger and Anita tell Cruella they're having a baby, she's less than interested. When Roger adds that they're also having puppies (meaning Pongo and Perdy were) Cruella grins and says, "Well, you have been a busy boy, haven't you?". Yes, ladies and gentlemen, they made a bestiality joke in a Disney movie.
* GrossOutShow: A pig farts in Cruella's face, she falls into a vat of molasses, is kicked by a horse into a pigsty, and sprayed by a skunk that she mistakes for her handbag. There's also Wizzer, the puppy who is [[ToiletHumor constantly peeing.]]
* HomeAloneAntics: Jasper and Horace suffer all kinds of humiliations (Jasper nearly gets impaled by a mounted moose's antlers, Horace falls into a freezing pond, etc.). Of course, this movie ''was'' produced by Creator/JohnHughes.
* HarmlessFreezing: Horace, though he's still blue and shivering in the next scene.
* HumanFocusedAdaptation: Sort of. Because none of the animals talk in this version, the humans get more focus and screen time.
* HumiliationConga: The villains end up getting this.
* KnightOfCerebus: Mr. Skinner. Unlike Cruella, who is hammy and [[LaughablyEvil laughably evil]] at times, there are no such moments, apart from Horace's comments. He [[TheVoiceless never utters any dialogue]] because a dog tore open his throat, and there is a visible scar shown, with a permanent leer on his face. His job is basically skinning animals and turning them into coats for Cruella, and was about to do it to Lucky, until another dog ''mauls'' Skinner with a shot in the shadows. He is '''[[NightmareFuel terrifying]]''' as a result. Notably, he does not encounter any slapstick in the film like Horace, Jasper, or even Cruella.
* LargeHam / EvilIsHammy: Glenn Close knew this was a great role for the application of ''mountains'' of ham, and she brought it all with her. Her legendary talent let her pull it off while making it look easy.
* LostInImitation: Naturally seems to be based more on the 1961 film than on the book. Though unlike the first film, it does get Roger and Anita's last names from the original book right: Dearly instead if Radcliffe. Also, the sequel includes the dinner party from the book, which was not included in the original film.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Perdita for Pongo, and vice versa.
* MeaningfulName: Lucky has a horse-shoe pattern on his back (and was ''lucky'' to live after his NearDeathExperience), Rolly is fat, Wizzer has a weak bladder...
* MinecartMadness: A 3D version serves as the final level in [[ShowWithinAShow Roger's game]].
* MisplacedWildlife: Raccoons and a skunk in England.
** What's ''really'' weird is that all filming was done in England.
** Justified in a bizarre way. There are feral populations of raccoons and skunks in England. Long story short, they were bred for the fur trade (and as exotic pets) but ended up escaping into the wild and breeding. It's not so much a case of misplaced wildlife in fiction, but rather a case of misplaced wildlife in RealLife.
* MythologyGag: The dalmatian that appears in Roger's video game strong resembles Pongo's animated counterpart.
** Also, Cruella. In the game, she chases after the puppies in her car like in the animated film, and sports her animated counterpart's NightmareFace.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: In this version, Cruella gets the idea for a dalmatian skin coat from a sketch that Anita draws inspired by Perdita's fur. Though of course Anita never meant for the coat to be made of ''real'' fur.
* NightmareRetardant: In-universe, Roger's attempt at making an interesting villain for his video game, which is a devilish plumber. Pongo just yawns.
* OfCorsetsSexy: Cruella wears a cheetah striped one when she tries to buy the puppies.
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Glenn Close. Her American accent is constantly poking through in the vowels.
** And right before that when Anita tells Cruella that she's having a baby, "You know what they say, accidents may happen!"
* PimpedOutDress: Some of Cruella's outfits.
* PoliceAreUseless: Completely subverted. When Anita realizes that Cruella has taken the puppies and is going to kill them, the UK police get a warrant to raid Cruella's house, which leads to them finding the tiger fur that was in the papers earlier. Ms. De Ville gets arrested, as do her cronies. The police also find all the puppies and return them to Anita and Roger.
* PunnyName: The puppy who constantly pees is named Wizzer.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: After the HumiliationConga that Jasper and Horace suffer, when they happen to run across the police, they happily surrender.
* SettingUpdate: Among other things, Roger is a video game designer.
* SycophanticServant: Cruella's assistant, Frederick. He even admits to it:
-->'''Cruella:''' What kind of a sycophant are you?\\
'''Frederick:''' What kind of a sycophant would you like me to be?
* TakeThat: In-universe. At the end of the film, Roger adds Cruella to his video game as the villain.
* TemptingFate: An unhinged Cruella rants about being victorious yet against the dalmatians and all the other farm animals and then yells, "Cruella De Vil has the last laugh!", laughing maniacally as she does so. The farm animals, in a kind of example of a ShutUpHannibal, kick her out of the barn and into a pigpen. Moments later, the police shows up to arrest her. Clearly, that ''was'' her last laugh.
* ThisIsMyHuman: Pongo, at least, considers himself the Master of the household.
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Jasper and Horace.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: After Cruella De Vil and her henchmen have been defeated and are being carted off to prison by the police, she has this to say:
-->'''Cruella:''' My business, my reputation, my life, has been ruined because [[{{Hypocrite}} you three incompetent twits let yourselves be outsmarted by a bunch of dumb animals!]] And you call yourselves men? HUH?! I've seen more intelligent pieces of carpet!
** What follows next is that they are sprayed by a skunk that Cruella had confused for her handbag.
* TitleDrop: "Make that 10'''1''' Dalmatians, sir."
* WackyMarriageProposal: Roger proposes to Anita via a FreudianSlip: "Would you like another cup of marriage? I mean tea?"
* WorstNewsJudgmentEver: Why do [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers National Newspapers]] like ''The Independent'' have reports on two relative nobodies getting married? Or make the kidnapping of fifteen puppies front page headline news? Though Anita did work as a fashion designer for Cruella's fashion house, nothing on screen implies she is particularly notable within in the company - Cruella only notices her when she designs the coat (her original idea being for [[ItsFakeFurItsFine FAKE fur]]). Though Cruella did walk up towards her, and even tries to discourage Anita from getting married out of fear of damping her talent.
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