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* DyingMomentOfAwesome[=/=]GoOutWithASmile[=/=]MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler:Richard's DisneyVillainDeath, [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments accompanied by "I'm Sittin' On Top of the World" by Al Jolson]].]]

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* DyingMomentOfAwesome[=/=]GoOutWithASmile[=/=]MoodWhiplash: DyingMomentOfAwesome: [[spoiler:Richard's DisneyVillainDeath, [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments accompanied by "I'm Sittin' On Top of the World" by Al Jolson]].Jolson]].
* DyingSmirk: [[spoiler:The villainous King Richard falls into a gulf of flames with a huge grin, as "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" plays.
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* ChainedToABed: Earl Rivers is handcuffed to a bed enjoying the attentions of an air hostess, a cigarette and a favourite beverage when [[spoiler:he is stabbed to death from below the bed]].

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* ChainedToABed: Earl Rivers is [[KinkyCuffs handcuffed to a bed bed]] enjoying the attentions of an air hostess, a cigarette and a favourite beverage when [[spoiler:he is stabbed to death from below the bed]].



* EvilDetectingDog: During his villain monologue Richard complains that dogs bark at him whenever he's nearby. Well what does he expect when he's about to drive a tank through the wall?

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* EvilDetectingDog: During his villain monologue Richard complains that dogs bark at him whenever he's nearby. Well what does he expect when he's [[BigEntrance about to drive a tank through the wall?wall?]]



* KickTheDog: Tyrell hands Richard a half-apple to feed a boar with Richard pelts it at the animal, hitting it hard enough to squeal.[[note]]According to [=McKellen=]'s annotations, he improvised this action, which was kept in as a useful transitioning point--in other words, a literal ThrowItIn.[[/note]]

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* KickTheDog: KickTheDog:
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Tyrell hands Richard a half-apple to feed a boar with Richard pelts it at the animal, hitting it hard enough to squeal.[[note]]According to [=McKellen=]'s annotations, he improvised this action, which was kept in as a useful transitioning point--in other words, a literal ThrowItIn.[[/note]]



* LargeHam: Richard himself, though it's played with at times and [=McKellen=] manages to give him enough gravitas to avoid making him too cartoonish. While he's still the mean-spirited hunching choleric and almost-devilic schemer of Shakespeare's play even in this adaptation, in many scenes, he's also very mischievous, pompous and cheeky in an AffablyEvil way.

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* LargeHam: Richard himself, though it's played with at times and [=McKellen=] manages to give him enough gravitas to avoid making him too cartoonish. While he's still the mean-spirited hunching choleric and almost-devilic schemer of Shakespeare's play even in this adaptation, in many scenes, scenes he's also very mischievous, pompous and cheeky in an AffablyEvil way.



* ShoutOut: Aside from the example listed under VaderBreath, [[spoiler: Richard III[='=]s death is very reminiscent of that of [[Film/WhiteHeat Cody Jarrett]]]].

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* ShoutOut: Aside from ShoutOut:
** According to WordOfGod,
the example listed under VaderBreath, [[spoiler: VaderBreath in the ActionPrologue was a {{homage}} to [[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]].
**
Richard III[='=]s death is very reminiscent of that of [[Film/WhiteHeat Cody Jarrett]]]].Jarrett in ''Film/WhiteHeat.''



* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillainousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abandoning him to his death on the field.]]
* VaderBreath: [=McKellen=] breathing through a gas mask in the opening scene. According to [=McKellen=], this was intended to invoke the rhythm of Iambic Pentameter.
** ShoutOut: According to WordOfGod, it was indeed an {{Homage}} to Darth Vader.

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining begining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillainousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abandoning him to his death on the field.]]
* VaderBreath: [=McKellen=] breathing through a [[GasMaskMooks gas mask mask]] in the opening scene. According to [=McKellen=], this was intended to invoke the rhythm of Iambic Pentameter.
** ShoutOut: According to WordOfGod, it was indeed an {{Homage}} to Darth Vader.
Pentameter.


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* ShoutOut: Aside from the example listed under VaderBreath, [[spoiler: Richard III[='=]s death is very reminiscent of that of [[Film/WhiteHeat Cody Jarrett]]]].


** Richard is even worse in this adaption than in the original play. In Shakespeare's version he was still outraged over his father's death, was the implied victim of bullying due to his deformity and also had tio watch his family ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to run things properly. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are adapted out and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness. And that's without his upgrade from medieval tyrant into a nazi.

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** Richard is even worse in this adaption than in the original play. In Shakespeare's version he was still outraged over his father's death, was the implied victim of bullying due to his deformity and also had tio watch watched his family ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to run things properly. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are adapted out and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness. And that's without his upgrade from medieval tyrant into a nazi.



* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillainousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillainousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abadoning abandoning him to his death on the field.]]


* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillanousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillanousBreakdown.VillainousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abadoning him to his death on the field.]]


* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions.actions, and also making an attempt to comfort Richard during his VillanousBreakdown. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler: abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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**Tyrell also kicks George's toy train for no other reason than to be a dick.


* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler:abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler:abadoning by]][[spoiler: abadoning him to his death on the field.]]


* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard:duly reapys him by]][[spoiler:abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard:duly reapys [[UngratefulBastard repays him by]][[spoiler:abadoning him to his death on the field.]]

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* UndyingLoyalty: Ratcliffe always has Richard's back in this adaption from beggining to end, being his faithful servant and right hand man despite his horrible actions. He even uses his last breath to implore Richard to escape to safety. Richard [[UngratefulBastard:duly reapys him by]][[spoiler:abadoning him to his death on the field.]]


** Richard is even worse in this adaption than in the original play. In shakespeare's version he was still outraged over his father's death and also had to watch his two brothers ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to protect the family dynasty. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are adapted out and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness. And that's without his upgrade from medieval tyrant into a nazi.

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** Richard is even worse in this adaption than in the original play. In shakespeare's Shakespeare's version he was still outraged over his father's death death, was the implied victim of bullying due to his deformity and also had to tio watch his two brothers family ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to protect the family dynasty.run things properly. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are adapted out and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness. And that's without his upgrade from medieval tyrant into a nazi.


** Richard himself is even worse in this adaption than in the original play, where he was still outraged over his fathers death and also had to watch his two brothers ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to protect the family dynasty. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are gone and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness.

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** Richard himself is even worse in this adaption than in the original play, where play. In shakespeare's version he was still outraged over his fathers father's death and also had to watch his two brothers ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to protect the family dynasty. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are gone adapted out and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness. And that's without his upgrade from medieval tyrant into a nazi.

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**Richard himself is even worse in this adaption than in the original play, where he was still outraged over his fathers death and also had to watch his two brothers ruin the realm whilst he was the only one attempting to protect the family dynasty. Here, whatever sympathetic motives he had are gone and he becomes a full on sociopath who will discard anyone close to him once they have outlived their usefuleness.


* AnachronismStew: Despite ostensibly being set in an AlternateHistory version of the 1930s, various post-World War II T-54 tanks are present throughout the film, most notably in the ActionPrologue. Maybe they were developed earlier in this timeline?

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* AnachronismStew: Despite ostensibly being set in an AlternateHistory version of the 1930s, various post-World War II T-54 tanks are present throughout the film, most notably in the ActionPrologue. Furthermore, while there are a variety of T-34 tanks (which were first designed at the tail-end of this decade), they all are World War II-era T-34/85s built only from 1942 onwards. Maybe they were developed earlier armour technology is more advanced in this timeline?


* AnachronismStew: Despite ostensibly set in an AlternateHistory version of the 1930s, various post-World War II T-54 tanks are present throughout the film, most notably in the ActionPrologue. Maybe technology was more advanced in this world?

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* AnachronismStew: Despite ostensibly being set in an AlternateHistory version of the 1930s, various post-World War II T-54 tanks are present throughout the film, most notably in the ActionPrologue. Maybe technology was more advanced they were developed earlier in this world?timeline?

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