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** Subverted when Walter uses ThePowerOfHate to activate the Tower-destroying beam; he can't get it to work until Jake says, "You killed my mother!"

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** Subverted Deconstructed when Walter uses ThePowerOfHate to activate the Tower-destroying beam; he can't get it to work until Jake says, "You killed my mother!"

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* MadeOfExplodium: It takes just one bullet from Roland into what must have been a [[AttackItsWeakPoint critical machine]] for the entire Devar-Toi to blow up, for no reason whatsoever except RuleOfDrama.


''The Dark Tower'' is a live-action adaptation/sequel of author Creator/StephenKing's [[Franchise/TheDarkTower series of novels]] of the same name, that was released on August 4, 2017.

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''The Dark Tower'' is a live-action adaptation/sequel of author Creator/StephenKing's [[Franchise/TheDarkTower [[Literature/TheDarkTower series of novels]] of the same name, that was released on August 4, 2017.


* HollywoodHealing: Even though Roland is impaled through the shoulder, fighting an infection and with his arm so disabled he can't shoot with it, an IV full of antibiotics, a handful of painkillers and vitamins, and a Coke are all he needs to bounce back to full strength. He chalks it all up to MadeOfIron.

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* HollywoodHealing: Even though Roland is impaled through the shoulder, fighting an infection and with has his right arm so disabled disabled, he can't shoot with it, only needs an IV full of antibiotics, a handful of painkillers and vitamins, and a Coke are all he needs to bounce back to full strength. He chalks it all up to MadeOfIron.


* AncestralWeapon: Roland is armed with his family's sandalwood revolvers, forged from the sword of
[[Myth/KingArthur Arthur]] Eld.

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* AncestralWeapon: Roland is armed with his family's sandalwood revolvers, forged from the sword of
of [[Myth/KingArthur Arthur]] Eld.Arthur Eld]].



* BathroomBreakOut: Jake makes a point of leaving his bag outside so it doesn't look like he's trying this trope, but the people from the 'clinic' quickly realise what he's up to, break down the door and go after him.



* BlatantLies: During Jake's escape from the "Institute" people: "Don't worry, Toby will get him down safely."

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* BlatantLies: During Jake's escape from the "Institute" "clinic" people: "Don't worry, Toby will get him down safely."



* BathroomBreakOut: Jake makes a point of leaving his bag outside so it doesn't look like he's trying this trope, but the people from the 'clinic' quickly realise what he's up to, break down the door and go after him.


* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Pimli Prentiss, head of security in Algul Siento, is middle-aged, overweight, and balding in the novels. He's played by a quite fit and handsome Fran Kranz, in his mid-30s.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: AdaptationalAttractiveness:
** Jake's mom in the novels is skinny and wasted-looking. Creator/KatherynWinnick is fit and very good-looking.
** Appearing in Book VII of the series,
Pimli Prentiss, head of security in Algul Siento, is middle-aged, overweight, and balding in the novels.balding. He's played by a quite fit and handsome Fran Kranz, in his mid-30s.


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* BlatantLies: During Jake's escape from the "Institute" people: "Don't worry, Toby will get him down safely."


* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Played with. [[spoiler: While not of the [[EvenEvilHasStandars even-evil-has-standards]] variety, [[JerkassHasAPoint Walter]] gives one to Jake's step-dad, summing up how he purposefully sent Jake to that "institution" just so he could "have mommy all to [his] self", before casually pointing out he'll "always be a [[ReplacementGoldfish seat-warmer]]".]]

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Played with. [[spoiler: While not of the [[EvenEvilHasStandars even-evil-has-standards]] variety, [[JerkassHasAPoint Walter]] gives one to Jake's step-dad, summing up how he purposefully sent Jake to that "institution" just so he could "have mommy all to [his] self", "Mommy would love [him] best", before casually pointing out he'll "always be a [[ReplacementGoldfish seat-warmer]]".seat-filler]]".]]


* ThePowerOfHate: [[spoiler: Deconstructed, as Walter exploits it for the Tower-destroying machine, by reminding Jake that it was the former who killed the latter's mother.]]



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler: [[JerkassHasAPoint Walter]] gives one to Jake's step-dad, summing up how he purposefully sent Jake to that "institution" just so he could "have mommy all to [his] self."]]

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Played with. [[spoiler: While not of the [[EvenEvilHasStandars even-evil-has-standards]] variety, [[JerkassHasAPoint Walter]] gives one to Jake's step-dad, summing up how he purposefully sent Jake to that "institution" just so he could "have mommy all to [his] self."]]self", before casually pointing out he'll "always be a [[ReplacementGoldfish seat-warmer]]".]]


* AdultFear: [[spoiler: Your only son runs away from home just before he's about to go someplace meant to alleviate his supposedly troubled mind.]]
** [[spoiler: Walter invokes this with Jake's mother when he [[KickTheDog deliberately brings up]] how, even with good intentions, she almost sent her only son to an institute which intended to exploit her boy for a nefarious purpose.]]
*** [[spoiler: He even deconstructs how she didn't listen to her son about something being wrong, [[CassandraTruth even though he was right]].]]

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* AdultFear: AdultFear:
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[[spoiler: Your only son runs away from home just before he's about to go someplace meant to alleviate his supposedly troubled mind.]]
** [[spoiler: Walter invokes this with Jake's mother when he [[KickTheDog deliberately brings up]] how, even with good intentions, she almost sent her only son to an institute which intended to exploit her boy for a nefarious purpose.]]
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He even deconstructs how she didn't listen to her son about something being wrong, [[CassandraTruth even though he was right]].]]


* ImprovisedScattershot: In the climax, [[spoiler:Roland finally kills Walter O'Dim by firing a bullet at him, then [[ShootingAtYourOwnProjectiles splitting it with a second bullet]] at the last moment so Walter's magicks can't stop both in time.]]

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* ImprovisedScattershot: In the climax, [[spoiler:Roland finally kills Walter O'Dim by firing a bullet at him, then [[ShootingAtYourOwnProjectiles splitting it with a second bullet]] at the last moment so Walter's magicks can't stop both fragments in time.]]


[[KingArthur Arthur]] Eld.

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[[KingArthur [[Myth/KingArthur Arthur]] Eld.


* DarkIsNotEvil: The titular Dark Tower; its existence means the universe/multiverse is protected from [[EldritchAbomination beings from outside reality.]]

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* DarkIsNotEvil: DarkIsNotEvil:
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The titular Dark Tower; its existence means the universe/multiverse is protected from [[EldritchAbomination beings from outside reality.]]

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* ImprovisedScattershot: In the climax, [[spoiler:Roland finally kills Walter O'Dim by firing a bullet at him, then [[ShootingAtYourOwnProjectiles splitting it with a second bullet]] at the last moment so Walter's magicks can't stop both in time.]]

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** One of the first things Jake finds in Midworld is an old junked out monorail car. Seems Blaine the Mono finally got his wish.

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* ClickHello: Jake meets the gunslinger in this fashion, when Roland puts one of his six-guns to the boy's head.

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