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* ActorAllusion: Kirk's brother Dylan asks Molly if they're together because she "hit his car", which is a reference to Alice Eve's role in the 2006 drama ''Film/CrossingOver'' as an illegal immigrant forced into a relationship with an immigration agent (played by Creator/RayLiotta) after hitting his car. Additionally, Alice Eve also had a role in a biographical drama about Stephen Hawking, who is mentioned in the discussion about real life [[UglyGuyHotWife Ugly Guy, Hot Girlfriend]] couples.


* HomemadeSweaterFromHell: Kirk's family all wear yellow sweatshirts stamped with "Branson Bound" on their weekend getaway and force Kirk into one too. He's really happy to take it off[[spoiler: when his friends stop the plane.]]


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* HomemadeSweaterFromHell: Kirk's family all wear yellow sweatshirts stamped with "Branson Bound" on their weekend getaway and force Kirk into one too. He's really happy to take it off[[spoiler: when his friends stop the plane.]]


* AwfulHomemadeSweaterFromHell: Kirk's family all wear yellow sweatshirts stamped with "Branson Bound" on their weekend getaway and force Kirk into one too. He's really happy to take it off[[spoiler: when his friends stop the plane.]]

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* AwfulHomemadeSweaterFromHell: HomemadeSweaterFromHell: Kirk's family all wear yellow sweatshirts stamped with "Branson Bound" on their weekend getaway and force Kirk into one too. He's really happy to take it off[[spoiler: when his friends stop the plane.]]


* AwfulHomemadeSweaterFromHell: Kirk's family all wear yellow sweatshirts stamped with "Branson Bound" on their weekend getaway and force Kirk into one too. He's really happy to take it off[[spoiler: when his friends stop the plane.]]



* HiddenDepths: Kirk is surprised when Molly not only understands what's going on at the hockey game but actually seems to understand ''more'' than him. In a deleted scene, she also gives him tips for the move that wins him the game with Dylan, as he had no strategy but [[AttackAttackAttack hit as hard as he can]]. It's implied [[NeverASelfMadeWoman she knows so much about hockey because she dated the player who bumped into the fence in front of her during the game]].
--> '''Scott Reese''': ''(bumps into the fence)'' Hi Mol!
--> '''Kirk'''; Scott Reese knows you?
--> '''Molly''': ''[[DoubleEntendre pinching gesture]]'' [[TeenieWeenie A little.]]



* InstantSeduction: Jack seduces Molly's sister in a deleted scene, on her own birthday party no less
--> '''Jack''': I'm Jack by the way. I'm a F-16 pilot.
--> '''Kathy''': You're TSA... I'm not going to sleep with you! ''(leaves)''
--> ''{{Beat}}''
--> '''Jack''': In 2... 1...
--> ''(Kathy comes back and takes a swig of his beer.)''



* JerkJock: Molly's ex, Cam, is a cocky, overly masculine (codename: Foot Long) pilot who belittles Kirk for being stuck as airport security. He employs DirtySocialTricks such as pretending to mistake Kirk for either waitstaff or Molly's gay friend to humiliate him, then lets slip that Molly has some defect so that Kirk's insecurities make him curious and ruin his and Molly's relationship.
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Stainer.

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* JerkJock: Molly's ex, Cam, is a cocky, overly masculine (codename: macho (callsign: Foot Long) pilot who belittles Kirk for being stuck as airport security. He employs DirtySocialTricks such as pretending to mistake Kirk for either waitstaff or Molly's gay friend to humiliate him, then lets slip that Molly has some defect so that Kirk's insecurities make him curious and ruin his and Molly's relationship.
%%* * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Stainer.Stainer. He's aggressive and brash, but he gets this way when he tries to protect his friends.



* KickThisSonOfABitch: Stainer acts rude to a lot of people, but sometimes you can't help but root for him, because some of them (like Marnie and Fuller, the gang's sleazy boss) really deserve it.



* ManChild: Devin, who is naïve and unironically quotes Disney fairy tales.

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* LowerClassLout: Kirk's family (as well as his ex and her new boyfriend) who are all (except for his mother) shallow, petty and boorish people. Kirk has some of those habits as well, like excessive swearing, but he makes a bigger deal out of it than he should.
* ManChild: Devin, who is naïve and unironically quotes Disney fairy tales. In a different way, Stainer who's immature and brash, lashes out at anyone who isn't his friends and has some shallow and even toxic beliefs.


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* PolitenessJudo: Molly never sinks down to the level of Kirk's family with their crude remarks and lowbrow jokes. She maintains a calm, polite demeanor the entire time and occasionally drops some politely veiled retort (such as bluffing about wearing no underwear or telling Dylan and Debbie what commission she would take for planning their supposedly expensive wedding they were bragging about, which is far more expensive than what they can afford) to shock them into silence. [[NotSoAboveItAll She looks quite pleased with herself when she does it, too.]]


* MsFanservice: While Alice Eve is meant to be the de facto centerpiece of the MaleGaze, Creator/KrystenRitter (Molly's friend, Patty) and [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005441/ Lindsay Sloane]] (Kirk's ex, Marnie) also bring a fair bit of hotness to the table.

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* MsFanservice: While Alice Eve is meant to be the de facto centerpiece of the MaleGaze, Creator/KrystenRitter (Molly's friend, Patty) and [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005441/ Lindsay Sloane]] Creator/LindsaySloane (Kirk's ex, Marnie) also bring a fair bit of hotness to the table.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: At the Hockey game, as player Scott Reese (implied to be Molly's ex) bumps against the wall to annoy her:
--> '''Reese''': Hi Mol!
--> '''Kirk''': Scott Reese knows you?
--> '''Molly''': ''(pinching gesture)'' [[TeenyWeenie A little]].

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: At GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the Hockey game, as player Scott Reese (implied to be Molly's ex) bumps against future, please check the wall trope page to annoy her:
--> '''Reese''': Hi Mol!
--> '''Kirk''': Scott Reese knows you?
--> '''Molly''': ''(pinching gesture)'' [[TeenyWeenie A little]].
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* GreenEyedMonster: Marnie has this when she sees that her ex got a beautiful girlfriend. She immediately pulls out the gift that Kirk made for her and tries to throw their old relationship in Molly's face.



* StrawLoser: Kirk may be presented as just an average guy, but he looks great next to assholes like his lecherous boss at the airport and especially his brother, who is fat, dumb, boorish, wears tighty-whitey briefs and is a sore loser. They're the "1"s to Kirk's supposed "5", basically.

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* StrawLoser: Kirk may be presented as just an average guy, but he looks great next to assholes like his lecherous boss at the airport and especially his brother, who is fat, dumb, boorish, wears tighty-whitey briefs briefs, and is a sore loser. They're the "1"s to Kirk's supposed "5", basically.



* ToxicFriendInfluence: Kirk's friends, family and ex worsen his self-esteem issues.

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* ToxicFriendInfluence: Kirk's friends, family family, and ex worsen his self-esteem issues.issues. His mom is the exception in that she's unconditionally supportive.


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* TheUnfairSex: The movie explores this. Marnie is treated as completely in the wrong for dumping Kirk and hanging out with his family, only wanting him back when he wants to move on. Molly also admits that [[spoiler:she was unfair to Kirk; even if his insecurities sucked and sabotaged their relationship, she also saw him as a "safe" guy and not for who he really was]].


* FanDisservice: Kirk's shaving scene.

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* FanDisservice: Kirk's scene shaving scene.his genitals (although nothing is seen). For one, he [[GroinAttack cuts himself]] ''twice''.



* JizzedInMyPants: Poor Kirk.
** [[spoiler:And to make things even worse it happens literally seconds before Molly's parents enter the room. And the dog licks Kirk's crotch, which is wet with his jizz. Yuck.]]

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* JizzedInMyPants: Poor Kirk.
** [[spoiler:And to
Kirk. While Molly is rubbing up against him in his lap as they kiss, he gets aroused and ejaculates. [[spoiler:To make things even worse it happens literally seconds before Molly's parents enter the room. And the The dog also licks Kirk's crotch, which is wet with his jizz. Yuck.]]



* NiceGuy: Kirk.

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* NiceGuy: Kirk.NiceGuy:
** Kirk. He's kind and doesn't act creepy toward Molly, which is why she's initially attracted to him.


* BigFriendlyDog: Molly's dog.

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* %%* BigFriendlyDog: Molly's dog.



* {{Fanservice}}: Molly. And how.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Stainer.

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* %%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Stainer.



* ManChild: Devin, who is naïve and unironically quotes Disney fairytales.

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* ManChild: Devin, who is naïve and unironically quotes Disney fairytales.fairy tales.



** Kirk gives one to his whole family (minus his mom) and Marnie on the plane. He intended to get off the plane but couldn't... and boy were they pissed.
*** Becomes a DeconstructedTrope when RealityEnsues and the speech doesn't magically win him the situation, so he's stuck with his boorish and angry family members. [[spoiler:At least until his friends stop the plane.]]

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** Kirk gives one to his whole family (minus his mom) and Marnie on the plane. He intended to get off the plane but couldn't... and boy were they pissed.
*** Becomes
pissed. It becomes a DeconstructedTrope when RealityEnsues and the speech doesn't magically win him the situation, so he's stuck with his boorish and angry family members. [[spoiler:At least until his friends stop the plane.]]



* SoBeautifulItsACurse: Molly bemoans being placed on a pedestal as a "perfect", when she honestly has plenty of her own hang-ups, insecurities and flaws. The movie primarily focuses on how it's a bit of a curse from Kirk's point of view, since he has to deal with his own insecurities and the petty jealousy and spite of those around him, which consciously or unconsciously work to sabotage the relationship.

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* SoBeautifulItsACurse: Molly bemoans being placed on a pedestal as a "perfect", when she honestly has plenty of her own hang-ups, insecurities and flaws. The movie primarily focuses on how it's a bit of a curse from Kirk's point of view, since he has to deal with his own insecurities and the petty jealousy and spite of those around him, which consciously or unconsciously work to sabotage the relationship.



** Again, inverted to some extent for the reasons above.


* AbusiveParents: Kirk’s father used his college money to pay for a pool. Averted with Kirk’s mother, who is very nice.

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* AbusiveParents: Kirk’s father used Not abusive, necessarily, but really dismissive of Kirk's feelings. They show Kirk [[TheUnfavorite much less affection than they do for his college money to pay for a pool. Averted brother]], they side with Kirk’s mother, who is very nice.his ex-girlfriend after she dumps him (to the point of inviting her on family vacations), and his dad buys a pool instead of sending Kirk to college.


* StrawLoser: Kirk may be presented as just an average guy, but he looks great next to assholes like his lecherous boss at the airport and especially his brother, who is fat, dumb, boorish, wears tighty-whiteys and is a sore loser. They're the "1"s to Kirk's supposed "5", basically.

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* StrawLoser: Kirk may be presented as just an average guy, but he looks great next to assholes like his lecherous boss at the airport and especially his brother, who is fat, dumb, boorish, wears tighty-whiteys tighty-whitey briefs and is a sore loser. They're the "1"s to Kirk's supposed "5", basically.


* HelloNurse: Molly is introduced in a SexyWalk while several males are DistractedByTheSexy in succession.

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* HelloNurse: HeadTurningBeauty: Molly is introduced in a SexyWalk while several males are DistractedByTheSexy in succession.


* StrawLoser: Kirk may be presented as just an average guy, but he looks great next to assholes like his lecherous boss at the airport and especially his brother, who is fat, dumb, boorish, wears tighty-whities and is a sore loser. They're the "1"s to Kirk's supposed "5", basically.

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* StrawLoser: Kirk may be presented as just an average guy, but he looks great next to assholes like his lecherous boss at the airport and especially his brother, who is fat, dumb, boorish, wears tighty-whities tighty-whiteys and is a sore loser. They're the "1"s to Kirk's supposed "5", basically.


* AmicableExes: By the third act, Marnie's broken up with Ron to resume her relationship with Kirk. He's still on good enough terms with her to go on the plane trip to Branson.



* FatAndSkinny: Kirk and his brother; Dylan is fat, Kirk is skinny.
* FatBastard: Kirk's brother Dylan is a heavyset bully (it isn't said who's older between him and Kirk).



** [[spoiler:A gender-inverted version of this trope. Whereas many romantic comedies end with the man chasing the woman through an airport so that he can declare his love to her before she flies out of his life forever, in this film Molly chases Kirk through the airport.]]

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** [[spoiler:A gender-inverted version of this trope. Whereas many romantic comedies end with the man chasing the woman through an airport so that he can declare his love to her before she flies out of his life forever, in this film Molly chases Kirk through the airport. Once Jack is able to force the plane to disembark, Kirk tries to race to her, pursued by Marnie (see next bullet point).]]

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