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* LovableCoward: Both Charles and Claude who will flee whenever danger erupts

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* LovableCoward: Both Charles and Claude Claude, who will flee whenever danger eruptserupts.


''Start the Revolution Without Me'' is a 1970 comedy film starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of TheFrenchRevolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.

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''Start the Revolution Without Me'' is a 1970 comedy film starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of TheFrenchRevolution, UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.


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''Start the Revolution Without Me'' is a 1970 comedy film starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of the French Revolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.

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''Start the Revolution Without Me'' is a 1970 comedy film starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of the French Revolution, TheFrenchRevolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.


* CultClassic: Likely because of the setting and the fact that it's one of the few spoof movies of the '70s that wasn't directed by MelBrooks.


* CultClassic: Likely because of the setting and the fact that it's one of the few spoof movies of the 70s that wasn't directed by MelBrooks.

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* CultClassic: Likely because of the setting and the fact that it's one of the few spoof movies of the 70s '70s that wasn't directed by MelBrooks.



* LoveableCoward: Both Charles and Claude who will flee whenever danger erupts

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* LoveableCoward: LovableCoward: Both Charles and Claude who will flee whenever danger erupts


''Start the Revolution Without Me'' is a 1970 comedy starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of the French Revolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.

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''Start the Revolution Without Me'' is a 1970 comedy film starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of the French Revolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.


'''''Start the Revolution Without Me''''' is a 1970 comedy starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of the French Revolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.

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'''''Start ''Start the Revolution Without Me''''' Me'' is a 1970 comedy starring Creator/GeneWilder and Creator/DonaldSutherland as two sets of twins (one born from aristocrats, the other from peasants) who undergo a bizarre switch at birth after the doctor delivering them confuses the two sets; he switches one twin in each pair so each couple will get at least one of their own children. Years later, on the eve of the French Revolution, hilarity ensues as each pair plays a role in the upcoming events.


* CultFilm: Likely because of the setting and the fact that it's one of the few spoof movies of the 70s that wasn't directed by MelBrooks.

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* CultFilm: CultClassic: Likely because of the setting and the fact that it's one of the few spoof movies of the 70s that wasn't directed by MelBrooks.

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* CultFilm: Likely because of the setting and the fact that it's one of the few spoof movies of the 70s that wasn't directed by MelBrooks.


* ButtMonkey: The King.



* CombatPragmatist: Both Charles and Claude, who will run away and hide whenever the fighting starts.



* LoveableCoward: Both Charles and Claude who will flee whenever danger erupts



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* UpperClassTwitUpperClassTwit: King Louis

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* AgentPeacock: Pierre. He may be a dandy but he is a deadly one.


* TheCastShowoff: Creator/GeneWilder with fencing. It shows up in several of his other movies too. Wilder was a college fencing champion and one of the best fencers in the country at one time.


* TheCastShowoff: Creator/GeneWilder with fencing. It shows up in several of his other movies too. Wilder was a college fencing champion and one of the best fencers in the country at one time.



* TheCastShowoff: Creator/GeneWilder with fencing. It shows up in several of his other movies too. Wilder was a college fencing champion and one of the best fencers in the country at one time.


* ArtisticLicense: The film is somewhat of a parody of various historical works about the French Revolution, and is not particularly concerned with historical accuracy.
* [[spoiler: BreakingTheFourthWall]]: [[spoiler: Hilariously done in the ending, when certain characters from the story show up to kill narrator OrsonWelles.]]

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* ArtisticLicense: ArtisticLicenseHistory: The film is somewhat of a parody of various historical fiction works about the French Revolution, and is not particularly concerned with historical accuracy.
* [[spoiler: BreakingTheFourthWall]]: [[spoiler: Hilariously BreakingTheFourthWall: [[spoiler:Hilariously done in the ending, when certain characters from the story show up to kill narrator OrsonWelles.Creator/OrsonWelles.]]



--> '''Philippe:''' ONE DAY, I SHALL BE KING!
--> '''Pierre:''' And I shall be Queen!

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--> '''Philippe:''' -->'''Philippe:''' ONE DAY, I SHALL BE KING!
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KING!\\
'''Pierre:''' And I shall be Queen!



* UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution: Which, we're continually reminded, takes place in 1789.



-->'''Philippe:''' And what is the reward for this treachery?
-->'''Escargot:''' Half of France.
-->'''Philippe:''' Hmm. (''{{beat}}'') And for my brother?
* [[ItsACostumePartyISwear It's a Costume Ball, I Swear]]: Marie Antoinette humiliates King Louis by having him don a chicken costume for a palace ball.
* LargeHam: Philippe. But it is GeneWilder, what do you expect?

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-->'''Philippe:''' And what is the reward for this treachery?
-->'''Escargot:'''
treachery?\\
'''Escargot:'''
Half of France.
-->'''Philippe:'''
France.\\
'''Philippe:'''
Hmm. (''{{beat}}'') And for my brother?
* [[ItsACostumePartyISwear It's a Costume Ball, I Swear]]: ItsACostumePartyISwear: Marie Antoinette humiliates King Louis by having him don a chicken costume for a palace ball.
* LargeHam: Philippe. But it is GeneWilder, Creator/GeneWilder, what do you expect?



* SeparatedAtBirth / SwitchedAtBirth: Of course.

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* SeparatedAtBirth / SwitchedAtBirth: Of course.SeparatedAtBirth: The two pairs of twins, with each family getting one from each pair.



* TheCastShowoff: GeneWilder with fencing. It shows up in several of his other movies too. Wilder was a college fencing champion and one of the best fencers in the country at one time.

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* SwitchedAtBirth: One of the babies that grew up into Gene Wilder was switched with one of the babies that grew up into Donald Sutherland.
* TheCastShowoff: GeneWilder Creator/GeneWilder with fencing. It shows up in several of his other movies too. Wilder was a college fencing champion and one of the best fencers in the country at one time.

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