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* HopeSpot: Emily breaks through the cover of the crate she's imprisoned in, only to be grabbed from behind by the killer.

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* HopeSpot: Emily breaks through the cover of the crate she's imprisoned in, in and clambers out into the killer's hidden study, only to be grabbed from behind by the killer.her captor.

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* HopeSpot: Emily breaks through the cover of the crate she's imprisoned in, only to be grabbed from behind by the killer.


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* WeHaveToGetTheBulletOut: Done to Fields in great haste - at his insistence - so he can get back to the pursuit as soon as possible after catching a round from the killer.

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* MouthStitchedShut: The killer leaves a clue in the sewn-shut mouth of a dead man.

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* BattleButler: The Hamilton's butler Percy is a pretty husky guy, and accompanies Charles when he rides to the church and briefly pursues the killer.


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* BitchInSheepsClothing: [[spoiler: Ivan Reynolds]].


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* MauveShirt: Constable Cantrell who’s on the scene for the first murder, finds the body with the clue to the church [[spoiler: then gets killed there]].
* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity: Poe's publisher speculates that the murders might help his sales, although he did appear to be drunk at the time.
* NothingPersonal: Percy, the Hamilton's butler, keeps Poe from seeing Emily under her father's orders, but doesn't seem to really dislike him.
* OldCopYoungCop: Fields' main subordinates, Captain Eldridge and Constable Cantrell.


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* RetiredBadass: Charles Hamilton spent most of his life at sea and isn't shy about using his pistol.


* AnachronismStew: There are some minor ones with regards to terms. "OK" might be defensible, since it's been recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, but "fan" is used for an admirer about four decades early.

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* AnachronismStew: There are some minor ones with regards to terms. Characters using the term "OK" in 1849 might be defensible, since it's been recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, prior, but people saying "fan" is used for to refer to an admirer is used about four decades early.


* AlternateHistory: The film features a rival of Poe, Ludwig Griswold, as one of the serial killer's victims (in a recreation of "The Pit and the Pendulum"). The character is clearly meant to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold Rufus Wilmot Griswold]], a real life rival of Poe who in real life outlived Poe by eight years. (He in fact wrote a scathing obituary of Poe under the pen name "Ludwig," from where the name of the character seems to come from.) In addition, of course, all the rest didn't happen.

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* AlternateHistory: The film features a rival of Poe, Ludwig Griswold, as one of the serial killer's victims (in a recreation of "The Pit and the Pendulum"). The character is clearly meant to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold Rufus Wilmot Griswold]], a real life rival of Poe who in real life outlived Poe by eight years. (He in fact wrote a scathing obituary of Poe under the pen name "Ludwig," from where the name of the character seems to come from.) In addition, of course, all the rest didn't happen.whole "serial killer who kills people based on Edgar Allan Poe stories" never happened.

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* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler:As it looks like Ivan is about to get away with everything by escaping to Paris, Fields figures out Edgar's DyingClue, tracks Ivan down, and shoots him dead.]]

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* RoadsideWave: When Poe exits Hamilton's carriage, he immediately splashed as the carriage passes through a puddle as it drives away.


* AnachronismStew: There are some minors ones with regards to terms. "OK" might be defensible, since it's been recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, but "fan" is used for an admirer about four decades early.

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* AnachronismStew: There are some minors minor ones with regards to terms. "OK" might be defensible, since it's been recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, but "fan" is used for an admirer about four decades early.

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* BuriedAlive: One of the killer's victims is entombed alive within the sewer walls.
* DraggedIntoDrag: One of the killer's victims is a man who was forced to wear a dress before [[BuriedAlive entombing him alive within the sewer walls]].
* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: One of the killer's victims gets bisected by a [[PendulumOfDeath pendulum]].


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* WouldHurtAChild: One of the killer's victims is a 12-year old girl who was strangled before stuffing her body into a chimney.


* AlternateHistory: The film features a rival of Poe, Ludwig Griswold, as one of the serial killer's victims (in a recreation of "The Pit and the Pendulum"). The character is clearly meant to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold Rufus Wilmot Griswold]], a real life rival of Poe who in real life outlived Poe by eight years. (He in fact wrote a scathing obituary of Poe under the pen name "Ludwig," from where the name of the character seems to come from.) In addition of course, all the rest didn't' happen.

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* AlternateHistory: The film features a rival of Poe, Ludwig Griswold, as one of the serial killer's victims (in a recreation of "The Pit and the Pendulum"). The character is clearly meant to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold Rufus Wilmot Griswold]], a real life rival of Poe who in real life outlived Poe by eight years. (He in fact wrote a scathing obituary of Poe under the pen name "Ludwig," from where the name of the character seems to come from.) In addition addition, of course, all the rest didn't' didn't happen.


* AlternateHistory: The film features a rival of Poe, Ludwig Griswold, as one of the serial killer's victims (in a recreation of "The Pit and the Pendulum"). The character is clearly meant to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold Rufus Wilmot Griswold]], a real life rival of Poe who in real life outlived Poe by eight years. (He in fact wrote a scathing obituary of Poe under the pen name "Ludwig," from where the name of the character seems to come from.)
* AnachronismStew: There are some minors ones with regards to terms. "OK" might be defensible, since it's recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, but "fan" is used for an admirer about four decades early.

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* AlternateHistory: The film features a rival of Poe, Ludwig Griswold, as one of the serial killer's victims (in a recreation of "The Pit and the Pendulum"). The character is clearly meant to be [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufus_Wilmot_Griswold Rufus Wilmot Griswold]], a real life rival of Poe who in real life outlived Poe by eight years. (He in fact wrote a scathing obituary of Poe under the pen name "Ludwig," from where the name of the character seems to come from.)
) In addition of course, all the rest didn't' happen.
* AnachronismStew: There are some minors ones with regards to terms. "OK" might be defensible, since it's been recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, but "fan" is used for an admirer about four decades early.

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* AnachronismStew: There are some minors ones with regards to terms. "OK" might be defensible, since it's recorded first around a decade prior to the events of the film, but "fan" is used for an admirer about four decades early.


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* SelfMadeOrphan: The killer claims he killed his own father.


* LargeHam: John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe. It's clear that Cusack is having fun with playing Poe.
-->'''Poe:''' You are referring to one of my stories. ''A work of fiction!''

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