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* WrongGenreSavvy: Andy keeps insisting that it's just a robbery, that if they all cooperate and give up their money, they'll turn out alright... And then, later, Mel believes that [[spoiler:The Driver needs to keep them both alive and unharmed]].

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* WrongGenreSavvy: Andy keeps insisting that it's just a robbery, that if they all cooperate and give up their money, they'll turn out alright... And then, later, Mel believes that [[spoiler:The Driver needs to keep them both alive and unharmed]].unharmed]].

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* [[spoiler: ShootTheShaggyDog: Every single attempt by Mel to escape her situation is foiled and she winds up shipped off to Asia as a sex slave, exactly as she would have if she had offered no resistance at all. Worse yet, Jules has been murdered - not for fighting back, but because she has a yeast infection - making her resistance pointless as well.]]

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* [[spoiler: ShootTheShaggyDog: Every single attempt by Mel to escape her situation is foiled and she winds up shipped off to Asia as a sex slave, exactly as she would have if she had offered no resistance at all. Worse yet, Jules has been murdered - murdered, not for fighting back, but because she has a yeast infection - making so in the end, her resistance is pointless as well.]]

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* [[spoiler: ShootTheShaggyDog: Every single attempt by Mel to escape her situation is foiled and she winds up shipped off to Asia as a sex slave, exactly as she would have if she had offered no resistance at all. Worse yet, Jules has been murdered - not for fighting back, but because she has a yeast infection - making her resistance pointless as well.]]


* ChekhovsSkill: Mel used her SignedLanguage skills to attempt to inform the police of the situation via a convenience store camera. [[spoiler:Subverted in that even if she gave the license plate number of the parking shuttle, the camera in the store was not even functioning]].

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* ChekhovsSkill: Mel used her SignedLanguage UsefulNotes/SignedLanguage skills to attempt to inform the police of the situation via a convenience store camera. [[spoiler:Subverted in that even if she gave the license plate number of the parking shuttle, the camera in the store was not even functioning]].


* ChekhovsSkill: Mel may have successfully used her SignedLanguage skills to inform the police of the situation via a convenience store camera. [[spoiler:Subverted in that even if she gave the license plate number of the parking shuttle, the camera in the store was not even functioning]].

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* ChekhovsSkill: Mel may have successfully used her SignedLanguage skills to attempt to inform the police of the situation via a convenience store camera. [[spoiler:Subverted in that even if she gave the license plate number of the parking shuttle, the camera in the store was not even functioning]].


* ChekhovsSkill: Mel may have successfully used her SignedLanguage skills to inform the police of the situation via a convenience store camera. [[spoiler:However, even if she gave the license plate number of the parking shuttle, it's probably too late for her]].

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* ChekhovsSkill: Mel may have successfully used her SignedLanguage skills to inform the police of the situation via a convenience store camera. [[spoiler:However, [[spoiler:Subverted in that even if she gave the license plate number of the parking shuttle, it's probably too late for her]].the camera in the store was not even functioning]].

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* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:The Driver may have been ruthless, but he made sure to pack Mel's motion sickness pills in her crate for her trip overseas.]]


* {{Fingore}}: Matt experiences this when the shuttle falls on him while changing the tire, severing all his fingers.

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* {{Fingore}}: Matt experiences this when the shuttle bus falls on him while changing the tire, severing all his fingers.tire.

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* {{Fingore}}: Matt experiences this when the shuttle falls on him while changing the tire, severing all his fingers.

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* FinalGirl: [[spoiler:Mel. Subverted in that she fails to escape.]]


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* NoOSHACompliance: The security cameras in the inner-city grocery store aren't even turned on.


* EverybodyLovesBlondes: PlayedForDrama. [[spoiler:The slaving ring is shown to have dyed their victims' hair blonde, presumably to make them more attractive to buyers.]]

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* EverybodyLovesBlondes: EveryoneLovesBlondes: PlayedForDrama. [[spoiler:The slaving ring is shown to have dyed their victims' hair blonde, presumably to make them more attractive to buyers.]]


''Shuttle'' is a 2008 Thriller film. Two girls, Mel and Jules, are returning from a trip to Mexico. After meeting up with two travelers, Seth and Matt, they board a shuttle from the airport with a driver who doesn't seem to know where he's going. [[FromBadToWorse It Gets Worse]]. Soon, they, as well as Andy, a nervous accountant, are fighting for their life.

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''Shuttle'' is a 2008 Thriller film. Two girls, Mel and Jules, are returning from a trip to Mexico. After meeting up with two travelers, Seth and Matt, they board a shuttle from the airport with a driver who doesn't seem to know where he's going. [[FromBadToWorse It Gets Worse]].goes FromBadToWorse from there. Soon, they, as well as Andy, a nervous accountant, are fighting for their life.


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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Everyone except for Mel and the Driver are dead by the end, with her having been successfully shipped overseas to be MadeASlave.]]
* EverybodyLovesBlondes: PlayedForDrama. [[spoiler:The slaving ring is shown to have dyed their victims' hair blonde, presumably to make them more attractive to buyers.]]
* HopeSpot: [[spoiler:After shouting for help, Mel seems to be finding someone who is willing to help her escape from the crate she has been forced into in the finale... but it's just a forklift operator who is in on the slaving operation, who moves the crate on to the assigned ship.]]
* MadeASlave: [[spoiler:The point of the ring that encompasses the villains of the movie. Specifically, it is heavily implied to be a SexSlave ring for white women sold overseas.]]


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* NoNameGiven: The Driver.
* SexSlave: [[spoiler:Mel's presumable fate, like the Driver's other victims. Specifically, she finds a photograph of a basement full of despondent women with dyed blonde hair in nothing but the same white heels that she and Jules are wearing, while in the crate headed to East Asia.]]


%%* TheBadGuyWins

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%%* TheBadGuyWins* TheBadGuyWins: At the end of the film, [[spoiler:Everyone but Mel and The Driver]] are dead and [[spoiler:Mel]] is being shipped off into White Slavery.


* [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins]]

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* [[spoiler:TheBadGuyWins]]%%* TheBadGuyWins

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