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* DomesticAbuser: [=DeGroat=] chokes and beats his date when she thinks him having food poisoning is funny.

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* DomesticAbuser: DomesticAbuse: [=DeGroat=] chokes and beats his date when she thinks him having food poisoning is funny.

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** In fact, the first scene when [=DeGroat=] abuses his date seems to serve no other purpose than kick the dog.


* ThrowingTheFight: [[spoiler: Rodney throws the fight, causing [=DeGroat=] to go after him.]]

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* ThrowingTheFight: [[spoiler: Rodney throws the fight, as expected, but poorly, causing [=DeGroat=] to go after him.]]

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* ThrowingTheFight: [[spoiler: Rodney throws the fight, causing [=DeGroat=] to go after him.]]


* AntiHero: Russell does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested]].

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* AntiHero: Russell does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested]].



* PoliceAreUseless: Russ seems to think so when they make no progress on finding Rodney, [[spoiler: but is proven wrong when the police find Rodney dead.]]

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* PoliceAreUseless: Russ seems to think so when they make no progress on finding Rodney, [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but is proven wrong when the police find Rodney dead.]]



* TriangRelations: A mild version between Russell, Lena, and Chief Barnes after [[spoiler: Russell gets out of prison.]]

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* TriangRelations: A mild version between Russell, Lena, and Chief Barnes after [[spoiler: Russell [[spoiler:Russell gets out of prison.]]



* VigilanteExecution: Russell [[spoiler: shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]

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* VigilanteExecution: Russell [[spoiler: shoots [[spoiler:shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]


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* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested]].

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* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he Russell does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested]].


* [[{{UsefulNotes/Appalachia}} Appalachia]]: The town the Baze family lives in is North Braddock, Pennsylvania, while the [=DeGroat=] and his crew make their home in the Ramapo Mountains range in New Jersey.

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* [[{{UsefulNotes/Appalachia}} Appalachia]]: UsefulNotes/{{Appalachia}}: The town the Baze family lives in is North Braddock, Pennsylvania, while the [=DeGroat=] and his crew make their home in the Ramapo Mountains range in New Jersey.



* DyeingForYourArt: As per norm for Christian Bale, he actually learned how to run a steel furnace and didn't use a double for the furnace scenes.


* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]

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* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]arrested]].



* SteelMill

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* SteelMillSteelMill: Russel works at one.



* VigilanteExecution

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* VigilanteExecutionVigilanteExecution: Russell [[spoiler: shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]

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* SteelMill


Russell Baze is an ordinary man working at steel mill, taking care of his ailing father, and looking after his little brother, Rodney. Russell's life takes a turn for the worse after an episode of drunk driving and Rodney goes missing after a bare knuckle prizefight up in the mountains. When to police don't follow through fast enough, Russell decides to take justice into his own hands.

* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debt and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]

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Russell Baze is an ordinary man working at steel mill, taking care of his ailing father, and looking after his little brother, Rodney. Russell's life takes a turn for the worse after an episode of drunk driving and [[FromBadToWorse gets worse]] when Rodney goes missing after a bare knuckle prizefight up in the mountains. When to police don't follow through fast enough, Russell decides to take justice into his own hands.

* [[{{UsefulNotes/Appalachia}} Appalachia]]: The town the Baze family lives in is North Braddock, Pennsylvania, while the [=DeGroat=] and his crew make their home in the Ramapo Mountains range in New Jersey.
* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debt debts and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]


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* DyingTown: North Braddock seems to be this, considering the steel mill is going to close.
* DyeingForYourArt: As per norm for Christian Bale, he actually learned how to run a steel furnace and didn't use a double for the furnace scenes.


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* PoliceAreUseless: Russ seems to think so when they make no progress on finding Rodney, [[spoiler: but is proven wrong when the police find Rodney dead.]]


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* VigilanteExecution


When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.

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When Russell Baze is an ordinary man working at steel mill, taking care of his ailing father, and looking after his little brother, Rodney. Russell's life takes a turn for the worse after an episode of drunk driving and Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't goes missing after a bare knuckle prizefight up in the mountains. When to police don't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters Russell decides to take justice into his own hands to find justice.
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* AntiHero: Arguably, Russell. While he does seem like a genuinely nice guy who pays for his brother's debt and cares for his ailing father, [[spoiler: he kills two people drunk driving and shoots [=DeGroat=] in the back when he could have easily been subdued and arrested.]]



* CorruptHick [=DeGroat=] is a backwoods meth boss.

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* CorruptHick CorruptHick: [=DeGroat=] is a backwoods meth boss.


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* PromotedToParent: While they are both grown men, Russell takes the parent role to Rodney since their father is bedridden [[spoiler:and eventually dies.]]
* TriangRelations: A mild version between Russell, Lena, and Chief Barnes after [[spoiler: Russell gets out of prison.]]


** [=DeGroat=] abusing his date when she thinks him having food poisoning is funny and pummeling a good Samaritan nearly to death for coming to her aid.
** He latter ambushes Petty and Rodney and has them both killed because Rodney did a bit too well before he took the dive.
* KickTheDog: When Rodney's brother Russ tries to trap [=DeGroat=] later, [=DeGroat=] executes the unarmed, helpless bartender in the area before trying to flee.

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** [=DeGroat=] abusing his date when she thinks him having food poisoning is funny funny, and pummeling a good Samaritan nearly to death for coming to her aid.
** He latter ambushes Petty and Rodney and has them both killed killed, because Rodney did a bit too well in a rigged fight before he took the dive.
* KickTheDog: When Rodney's brother Russ tries to trap [=DeGroat=] later, [=DeGroat=], [=DeGroat=] executes the unarmed, helpless bartender in the area before trying to flee.

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When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.

* BigBad: Harlan [=DeGroat=]
* CorruptHick [=DeGroat=] is a backwoods meth boss.
* DomesticAbuser: [=DeGroat=] chokes and beats his date when she thinks him having food poisoning is funny.
* DisproportionateRetribution:
** [=DeGroat=] abusing his date when she thinks him having food poisoning is funny and pummeling a good Samaritan nearly to death for coming to her aid.
** He latter ambushes Petty and Rodney and has them both killed because Rodney did a bit too well before he took the dive.
* KickTheDog: When Rodney's brother Russ tries to trap [=DeGroat=] later, [=DeGroat=] executes the unarmed, helpless bartender in the area before trying to flee.
* WouldHitAGirl: [=DeGroat=] chokes and beats his date.
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