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* {{Diary}}: The end credits are framed as doodles in Freddy's (which was also released as a tie-in).

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* SuperEmpowering: The wizard Shazam bequeaths his power to Billy just before dying. [[spoiler: Billy later shares his power with his foster siblings, creating the Shazam Family.]]


* VillainHasAPoint: When Sivana returns to the Rock of Eternity, he rightfully calls out the Wizard Shazam for putting him through his test of character while he was a child and telling he failed the test of character, as he would be very impressionable at that age. The fact he was pulled away while in the back seat of a moving car, with his FreakOut from the return leading to a accident that crippled his dad, gaining the permanent resentment of both his father and older brother, only gives Sivana further reasons to hate at the Wizard.

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* VillainHasAPoint: When Sivana returns to the Rock of Eternity, he rightfully calls out the Wizard Shazam for putting him through his test of character while he was a child and telling he failed the test of character, as then saying he would never be very impressionable at that age. The fact worthy when he was pulled away while in the back seat of failed. This drove him to spend years seeking a moving car, with his FreakOut from the way to return leading to a accident that crippled his dad, gaining the permanent resentment Rock of both his father Eternity where he immediately takes the Eye of Sin and older brother, only gives Sivana further reasons to hate at releases the Wizard.seven sins.


* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Billy strolling around in broad daylight in his superhero form doesn't draw the same kind of attention that [[Film/ManOfSteel Clark]] and [[Film/WonderWoman2017 Diana]] did, which is understandable considering most of the Justice League would be household names by this point.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Billy strolling around in broad daylight in his superhero form doesn't draw the same kind of attention that [[Film/ManOfSteel Clark]] and [[Film/WonderWoman2017 Diana]] did, which is understandable considering most of the Justice League would be household names by this point.point and Freddy was using social media to promote Philadelphia's hometown hero.


* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Billy strolling around in broad daylight in his superhero form doesn't draw the same kind of attention that [[Film/ManOfSteel Clark]] and [[Film/{{WonderWoman}} Diana]] did, which is understandable considering most of the Justice League would be household names by this point.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Billy strolling around in broad daylight in his superhero form doesn't draw the same kind of attention that [[Film/ManOfSteel Clark]] and [[Film/{{WonderWoman}} [[Film/WonderWoman2017 Diana]] did, which is understandable considering most of the Justice League would be household names by this point.


* BullyBrutality: The bullies don't just beat up a "crippled" kid, they outright side-swipe him with their truck and use the fact that the impact scratched the paint as a reason for the beating.

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* BullyBrutality: The bullies don't just beat up a "crippled" crippled kid, they outright side-swipe him with their truck and use the fact that the impact scratched the paint as a reason for the beating.


** Freddie, especially since he's the Breyer bullies' favorite target and is subject to wedgies.


* BullyBrutality: The bullies don't just beat up a crippled kid, they outright side-swipe him with their truck and use the fact that the impact scratched the paint as a reason for the beating.

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* BullyBrutality: The bullies don't just beat up a crippled "crippled" kid, they outright side-swipe him with their truck and use the fact that the impact scratched the paint as a reason for the beating.



* ButtMonkey: The guy in a Santa Claus costume. He has the unfortunate luck of being caught in the middle of the two fights between Shazam and Dr. Sivana, all in the same day.

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* ButtMonkey: ButtMonkey:
** Freddie, especially since he's the Breyer bullies' favorite target and is subject to wedgies.
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The guy in a Santa Claus costume. He has the unfortunate luck of being caught in the middle of the two fights between Shazam and Dr. Sivana, all in the same day.
** Batman in the animated ending credits becomes the butt of humiliation from the SHAZAM! family.


* WantingIsBetterThanHaving:
** Billy spent years envisioning the perfect reunion with his mother and breaking the law several times to find her, only to be faced with the reality that [[spoiler: she knowingly abandoned him and she didn't want to be involved in his life.]]
** There is also [[spoiler: Billy's mother who cast Billy aside, but by the time Billy finds her eleven years later, the life she thought she would have without Billy isn't much better, as she is trapped in a loveless, possibly abusive relationship and stuck in a dead end job.]]

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* WantingIsBetterThanHaving:
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WantingIsBetterThanHaving: Billy spent years envisioning the perfect reunion with his mother and breaking the law several times to find her, only to be faced with the reality that [[spoiler: she knowingly abandoned him and she currently didn't want to be involved in his life.]]
** There is also [[spoiler: Billy's mother who cast Billy aside, but by the time Billy finds her eleven years later, the life she thought she would have without Billy isn't much better, as she is trapped in a loveless, possibly abusive relationship and stuck in a dead end job.
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* BrutalHonesty: Billy's social worker point-blank tells him that, even if he did manage to track his mother down, it's apparent that made no effort to find him. [[spoiler:She's completely right about this.]]

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* BrutalHonesty: Billy's social worker point-blank tells him that, even if he did manage to track his mother down, it's apparent that she made no effort to find him. [[spoiler:She's completely right about this.]]


* TakesOneToKillOne: Billy thinks he's invulnerable as Shazam until Sivana, empowered by the Seven Sins, punches him and makes him bleed. Sivana explains that Shazam's powers render him immune to mortal threats, but magical threats can harm him.



** After Sivana opens a door to the Rock of Eternity using his magic and exits through it, he leaves the door open [[spoiler:which allows Billy's siblings to follow and stop him from getting Shazam's powers]].

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** After Sivana opens a door to the Rock of Eternity using his magic and exits takes Shazam through it, he leaves the door open [[spoiler:which allows Billy's siblings to follow and stop him from getting Shazam's powers]].


* BrutalHonesty: Billy's social worker point-blank tells him that, even if he did manage to track his mother down, it's apparent that made no effort to find him. [[spoiler:She's completely right about this.]]



* BullyBrutality: The bullies don't just beat up a crippled kid, they outright side-swipe with their truck and use the fact that the impact scratched the paint as a reason for the beating.
* BullyHunter: The first trailer shows Billy standing up to the bullies, with the implication that this is ''why'' he gets chosen. Later, he gets further revenge by trashing their car. [[spoiler:When Billy's family later becomes the Shazam Family, Freddy "saves" the bullies from the collapsing Ferris wheel by carrying them to safety... via double suitcase-wedgies.]]

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* BullyBrutality: The bullies don't just beat up a crippled kid, they outright side-swipe him with their truck and use the fact that the impact scratched the paint as a reason for the beating.
* BullyHunter: The first trailer shows Billy standing stands up to the bullies, Breyer Brothers in defense of Freddy, with the implication that this is ''why'' he gets chosen. Later, he gets further revenge by trashing their car. [[spoiler:When Billy's family later becomes the Shazam Family, Freddy "saves" the bullies from the collapsing Ferris wheel by carrying them to safety... via double suitcase-wedgies.]]



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* FingerPokeOfDoom: Due to his SuperStrength, a single small push from Billy's finger is enough to send a metal barrel smashing into a wall.

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* FingerPokeOfDoom: Due to his SuperStrength, a single small push flick from Billy's finger is enough to send a metal barrel smashing into a wall.


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* SufficientlyAnalyzedMagic: Sivana is able to duplicate the Wizard Shazam's portal door spell by watching a video of it being used and then copying the symbol pattern.


** There is also [[spoiler: Billy's mother who cast Billy aside, but by the time Billy finds her eleven years later, the life she thought she would have without Billy isn't much better, as she is trapped in a loveless, possibly abusive relationship and stuck in a DeadEndJob.]]

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** There is also [[spoiler: Billy's mother who cast Billy aside, but by the time Billy finds her eleven years later, the life she thought she would have without Billy isn't much better, as she is trapped in a loveless, possibly abusive relationship and stuck in a DeadEndJob.dead end job.]]


** The second is a quick gag poking fun at ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''.

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** The second is a quick gag poking fun at ''Film/{{Aquaman}}''.''Film/{{Aquaman|2018}}''.


* TurnOfTheMillennium: The flashback to Billy being abandoned by his mother is set in 2008.

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