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* TheLostLenore: The death of his wife Sasha makes Miller more brooding and ruthless. He imagines a stranger having her face in one scene and is awestruck to briefly encounter her again when he travels back in time to 2002.


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* SacrificialLion: Jeffers has a lot of prominence for the first third of the film as an ActionGirl and Chan's friend and partner. Then, once Miller gets the means to RetGone his enemies, Jeffers is his first victim. [[spoiler:She gets better in the final scene.]]

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* BadassBystander: The second of Chan's ancestors who Miller tries to kill works as a hostess at a Chinese restaurant her boyfriend owns. [[AllAsiansKnowMartialArts Said boyfriend, the waitress, and the cook all fight Miller with martial arts moves]] (and some cleavers in the cook's case), driving him away and saving his target without any help from Chan.


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* GreatOffscreenWar: The first sign that Miller ignoring HitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct is having unpleasant consequences like Josh Chan warned are constant vague references to a catastrophic war where Doc's husband and Chan's parents died and O'Rourke lost an eye.


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* IdenticalGrandson: Two of Chan's ancestors (1881 SoiledDove Rose and her granddaughter, 1929 restaurant hostess Frances) are played by the same actress.

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* {{Doppelmerger}}: An encounter between an individual and their past self will cause the two to involuntarily fuse into a [[BodyHorror horrific melding of flesh]].


-->'''Jim''': "We don't serve your kind in here."
-->'''Chang''': "What kind's that?"
-->'''Jim''': "What kind is that? Well, I could tell you, Chinaman, but I might just have to kill you. So, if I were you, I would just back out those doors... before you buy the business end of Ol' Smokey, here."

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-->'''Jim''': "We don't serve your kind in here."
-->'''Chang''':
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'''Chang''':
"What kind's that?"
-->'''Jim''':
that?"\\
'''Jim''':
"What kind is that? Well, I could tell you, Chinaman, but I might just have to kill you. So, if I were you, I would just back out those doors... before you buy the business end of Ol' Smokey, here."


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* MisterSandmanSequence: For each scene set in the past, instead of the [[TitleIn date subtitles]] in the original film.

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Chang materialises in a 1988 nightclub, and sees his young parents disco dancing.
-->'''Ryan''': "Mom? Dad? That is just so wrong."


* NeverTheSelvesShallMeet: Meeting up with your past self in this movie does not cause the person in question to melt out of existence, but results in them fusing into straight-up BodyHorror.

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* NeverTheSelvesShallMeet: Meeting up Coming into physical contact with your past self in this movie does not cause the person in question to melt out of existence, but results in them fusing into straight-up BodyHorror.

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* EyepatchAfterTimeSkip: O'Rourke sports an eyepatch when Chang returns from trying to stop Miller.


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* LaughingMad: The 1988 nightclub's patrons when the meat cleaver from 1929 follows Chang:
-->"Dude, I am telling you - the air opened up and it flew right into the wall!"

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Springfield, 1881:
-->'''Jim''': "We don't serve your kind in here."
-->'''Chang''': "What kind's that?"
-->'''Jim''': "What kind is that? Well, I could tell you, Chinaman, but I might just have to kill you. So, if I were you, I would just back out those doors... before you buy the business end of Ol' Smokey, here."

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* OfficerOHara: Agent Ryan Chang is forced to defend himself against some belligerent ones in late 19th-century Atlantic City.


In 2025, the Time Enforcement Commission, the agency set up to monitor time travel, has been in dispute with a rival agency that believes the technology should be used to change the mistakes of the past. When TEC agent Brandon Miller arrests their leader Brandon Miller for a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler, the latter escapes and sets out to remove all the time agents who opposed him from history.

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In 2025, the Time Enforcement Commission, the agency set up to monitor time travel, has been in dispute with a rival agency agency, the Society for Historical Authenticity, that believes the technology should be used to change the mistakes of the past. When TEC agent Brandon Miller Ryan Chang arrests their leader Brandon Miller for a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler, the latter escapes and sets out to remove all the time agents who opposed him from history.



* FutureMeScaresMe: The villain scares his past self. So much that he may change his future.

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* FutureMeScaresMe: The villain scares his past self. So much that he his younger self may change his future.future.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Brandon doesn't realize he's become like the monsters he wished to erase from history. Or does but doesn't care, presumably under the belief that it takes one to kill one.


* BlondGuysAreEvil: Brandon Miller, who travels back in time to erase all the other temporal agents, has a full head of platinum blond hair.

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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Played with, as both the hero and the villain are trying to set right what once went wrong from their own perspectives. The villain is a WellIntentionedExtremist who wants to be allowed to correct the mistakes of the past, only to be stopped by the time agents because of [[ButterflyOfDoom the possibility of disaster]]. When he proceeds to [[RetGone erase them from history]], the hero goes back to undo his tinkering before he suffers the same fate.

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''Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision'' is a 2003 DirectToVideo sequel to ''Film/{{Timecop}}''.

In 2025, the Time Enforcement Commission, the agency set up to monitor time travel, has been in dispute with a rival agency that believes the technology should be used to change the mistakes of the past. When TEC agent Brandon Miller arrests their leader Brandon Miller for a failed attempt to assassinate Hitler, the latter escapes and sets out to remove all the time agents who opposed him from history.

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!!This film provides examples of:

* BlondGuysAreEvil: Brandon Miller, who travels back in time to erase all the other temporal agents, has a full head of platinum blond hair.
* ButterflyOfDoom: The villain, who was one of the former students of the protagonist's father (a physics professor and time travel theorist), has a heated argument at a lecture in 2002 about whether time travel implies an obligation to [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong undo the tragedies of the past]]. His teacher warns him about the possibility that something worse may happen in their place.
* FutureMeScaresMe: The villain scares his past self. So much that he may change his future.
* HitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct: In the opening the protagonist has to stop the [[WellIntentionedExtremist well-intentioned but extremist villain]] from assassinating Hitler at a concert precisely because of the possibility of unforeseen consequences.
* NeverTheSelvesShallMeet: Meeting up with your past self in this movie does not cause the person in question to melt out of existence, but results in them fusing into straight-up BodyHorror.
* RetGone: The villain goes on a mission to erase all his enemy time agents from history so that he can interfere in history undisturbed.
* TimeIsDangerous: As opposed to the launch pad from the first film, here they use a different method of travel which can cause the time traveler to disintegrate upon departure, which is increasingly more probable if the same person goes through it repeatedly within a short period of time (from his/her point of view).
* TimeyWimeyBall: The sequel plays with time travel much more than the first one. In the end, it is implied [[spoiler: that all the preceding events of the movie never happened because the villain accidentally changed his own past]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: The villain, Brandon Miller, believes that time travel should be used to [[SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong right the wrongs of the past]] by actively interfering in established history. He is willing to go to the extent of erasing all his opponents from history and doesn't care about the possibility of [[ButterflyOfDoom unwanted and unforeseen outcomes]].

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