Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Film / Passenger57

Go To



* FrenchJerk: Forget, one of Rane’s minions, is French.



* HonestCorporateExecutive: Stuart Ramsey, the CEO of Atlantic International Airlines.



* MadnessMantra: Charles Rane is not insane.

to:

* MadnessMantra: [[BlatantLies Charles Rane is not insane.]]


Added DiffLines:

* OnlySaneMan: Stuart Ramsey is the only one who points out how [[TooDumbToLive insanely stupid it was for the FBI to put ''the world's most dangerous plane hijaacker'' on a ''plane'']].


* WrongNameOutburst: Cutter accidentally refers to [[SexyStewardess Marti]] as "Lisa" in a heated moment. "Lisa" is actually Cutter's [[TheLostLenore dead wife]], killed in a convenience store robbery.

to:

* WrongNameOutburst: Cutter accidentally refers to addresses [[SexyStewardess Marti]] as "Lisa" in a heated moment. "Lisa" is actually Cutter's [[TheLostLenore dead wife]], killed in a convenience store robbery.

Added DiffLines:

* MadeOfExplodium: [[spoiler:When the terrorists reboard the plane,]] the mobile gangway collapses and bursts into flames.


* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice even during the initial hijacking of the plane.

to:

* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice even during the initial hijacking of the plane.twice.


* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice. Even during the initial hijacking of the plane, he doesn't yell at anyone.

to:

* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice. Even twice even during the initial hijacking of the plane, he doesn't yell at anyone.plane.


* FreudianExcuse: Rane had an abusive father, who he mentions [[SelfMadeOrphan died a violent death]].
* HannibalLecture: Rane is quite skilled at delivering these, browbeating various law enforcement-types and taunting Cutter over his inability to prevent the deaths of the hostages he kills.



* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that killed her out of spite when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]

to:

* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that killed her out of spite when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]]] As a result, Cutter is far less inclined to be a hero during the present-day.


Added DiffLines:

* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice. Even during the initial hijacking of the plane, he doesn't yell at anyone.


* PsychoForHire: Rane is a terrorist-for-hire who takes great pleasure in tormenting and killing innocent people.



* TerroristsWithoutACause: The movie implies that Charles Rane enjoys causing mayhem [[ForTheEvulz for his own amusement]] rather than any long term goals.

to:

* TerroristsWithoutACause: The movie implies that Charles Rane enjoys causing mayhem [[ForTheEvulz for is a mercenary, paid to commit terrorist attacks on behalf of others. He doesn't seem to believe in any cause, but does take a certain pride in his own amusement]] rather than any long term goals.crimes.

Added DiffLines:

* NeverSayThatAgain: Rane thanks his lawyer for his legal advice of pleading temporary insanity by brutally thrashing him, putting him in a painful hold, and whispering "Repeat after me: Charles Rane is not insane."


%% ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.

to:

%% ZeroContextExample Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.


* DieHardOnAnX: Die Hard on a plane! This is the [[Film/AirForceOne one that didn't have Harrison Ford.]]..[[Film/ConAir or Nicolas Cage.]]..[[Film/ExecutiveDecision or Kurt Russell.]]

to:

* DieHardOnAnX: Die Hard on a plane! This is the [[Film/AirForceOne one that didn't have Harrison Ford.]]..Ford]]...[[Film/ConAir or Nicolas Cage.]]..Cage]]...[[Film/ExecutiveDecision or Kurt Russell.]]Russell]].


* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that blew her away just for spite's sake when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]

to:

* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that blew killed her away just for spite's sake out of spite when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]


* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's girlfriend being blown away by some random armed store thief that blew her away just for spite's sake when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]

to:

* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's girlfriend wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that blew her away just for spite's sake when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]


Added DiffLines:

* UnwinnableTrainingSimulation: Cutter's EstablishingCharacterMoment involves him being part of a hostage drill for trainee stewardesses that has him getting angry at the stewardess' attempt at negotiating for a passenger's life using the standard methods told to her and "killing" the hostage out of sheer spite. [[spoiler:This act of savage trolling makes more sense when it turns out that this happened to him in the past.]] One of the other trainers even tells Cutter that he's being extremely harsh on the trainees and he should take some time off.

Added DiffLines:

* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's girlfriend being blown away by some random armed store thief that blew her away just for spite's sake when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]


* MistakenForTerrorist: Cutter is at first thanks to Rane fooling the police into thinking he worked for him.

to:

* MistakenForTerrorist: Cutter is at first first, thanks to Rane fooling the police into thinking he worked for him.


* DieHardOnAnX: Die Hard on a plane! This is the [[Film/AirForceOne one that didn't have Harrison Ford.]]

to:

* DieHardOnAnX: Die Hard on a plane! This is the [[Film/AirForceOne one that didn't have Harrison Ford.]]..[[Film/ConAir or Nicolas Cage.]]..[[Film/ExecutiveDecision or Kurt Russell.]]

Showing 15 edit(s) of 40

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report