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''Welcome to the Punch'' is a 2013 British action drama thriller directed by Eran Creevy, executive produced by Creator/RidleyScott and starring Creator/JamesMcAvoy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/DavidMorrissey, Creator/PeterMullan, Daniel Mays, Johnny Harris, Andrea Riseborough and Creator/JasonFlemyng.

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''Welcome to the Punch'' is a 2013 British action drama thriller directed by Eran Creevy, executive produced by Creator/RidleyScott and starring Creator/JamesMcAvoy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/DavidMorrissey, Creator/PeterMullan, Daniel Mays, Johnny Harris, Andrea Riseborough Creator/DanielMays, Creator/JohnnyHarris, Creator/AndreaRiseborough and Creator/JasonFlemyng.

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* HollywoodHealing: Averted; Lewinsky's {{kneecapping}} affects him both physically and emotionally.


* ColorCodedPatrician: In the opening robbery, Sternwood and his gang are wearing motorcycle helmets. Fortunately he's the only one wearing a red tie.

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* ColorCodedPatrician: In the opening robbery, Sternwood and his gang are wearing [[BadassInANiceSuit identical suits]] and motorcycle helmets. Fortunately he's the only one wearing a red tie.tie, enabling Lewinsky to single him out.

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* ColorCodedPatrician: In the opening robbery, Sternwood and his gang are wearing motorcycle helmets. Fortunately he's the only one wearing a red tie.


* CouldNotFindAPen: Sarah writes notes on her hand. [[spoiler:This becomes a ChekhovsGun DeadHandShot when she's murdered.]]

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* CouldNotFindAPen: CouldntFindAPen: Sarah writes notes on her hand. hand. [[spoiler:This becomes a ChekhovsGun DeadHandShot when she's murdered.]]

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* CouldNotFindAPen: Sarah writes notes on her hand. [[spoiler:This becomes a ChekhovsGun DeadHandShot when she's murdered.]]


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* YouWouldntShootMe
-->"You think that keeping a hostage is going to force me into a corner? But none of you have [[ShellShockedVeteran been where I have, seen what I've seen]]. None of you have the selfless commitment. And not one of you possesses what it takes...to actually put a bullet through the back of that woman's head." ''(shootout ensues)''


'''''Welcome to the Punch''''' is a 2013 British action drama thriller directed by Eran Creevy, executive produced by Creator/RidleyScott and starring Creator/JamesMcAvoy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/DavidMorrissey, Creator/PeterMullan, Daniel Mays, Johnny Harris, Andrea Riseborough and Creator/JasonFlemyng.

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'''''Welcome ''Welcome to the Punch''''' Punch'' is a 2013 British action drama thriller directed by Eran Creevy, executive produced by Creator/RidleyScott and starring Creator/JamesMcAvoy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/DavidMorrissey, Creator/PeterMullan, Daniel Mays, Johnny Harris, Andrea Riseborough and Creator/JasonFlemyng.


Detective Max Lewinsky ([=McAvoy=]) chases biker criminal Jacob Sternwood (Strong) avoiding his superior's orders and ends up defeated by Sternwood. However Sternwood leaves him alive with a shot in the leg. Three years later, Jacobís son, Ruan, is arrested at the airport forcing him to get out of his retirement in Iceland. As soon as Jacob returns to London, detective Lewinsky traces him back but some dirty circumstances within their environments turn them into unexpectable allies.

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Detective Max Lewinsky ([=McAvoy=]) chases biker criminal master thief Jacob Sternwood (Strong) avoiding his superior's orders and ends up defeated by Sternwood. However Sternwood leaves him alive with a shot in the leg. Three years later, Jacobís son, Ruan, is arrested at the airport forcing him to get out of his retirement in Iceland. As soon as Jacob returns to London, detective Lewinsky traces him back but some dirty circumstances within their environments turn them into unexpectable allies.


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* GentlemanThief: Sternwood's a subdued version, but still counts.


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* HeartbrokenBadass: [[spoiler: Lewinsky after Sarah died.]] Sternwood is a non-romantic variant, being broken by the death of his son.


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* InstantDeathBullet: Averted by Ruan Sternwood in the opening. He gets shot in the chest, but manages to escape, get to an airport, board a plane, and try to disembark before succumbing to his wound.
* ItsPersonal: Lewinsky toward Sternwood, who doesn't share his animosity.


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* ShotgunsAreJustBetter: Subverted. In the final shootout, everyone goes for assault rifles as their main weapons, but Lewinsky keeps a shotgun as his backup. He uses it to [[spoiler: kill Dean.]]


Detective Max Lewinsky (James [=McAvoy=]) chases biker criminal Jacob Sternwood (Mark Strong) avoiding his superior's orders and ends up defeated by Sternwood. However Sternwood leaves him alive with a shot in the leg. Three years later, Jacobís son, Ruan, is arrested at the airport forcing him to get out of his retirement in Iceland. As soon as Jacob returns to London, detective Lewinsky traces him back but some dirty circumstances within their environments turn them into unexpectable allies.

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Detective Max Lewinsky (James [=McAvoy=]) ([=McAvoy=]) chases biker criminal Jacob Sternwood (Mark Strong) (Strong) avoiding his superior's orders and ends up defeated by Sternwood. However Sternwood leaves him alive with a shot in the leg. Three years later, Jacobís son, Ruan, is arrested at the airport forcing him to get out of his retirement in Iceland. As soon as Jacob returns to London, detective Lewinsky traces him back but some dirty circumstances within their environments turn them into unexpectable allies.






* HandicappedBadass: Jacob shots Max down in the Opening Case and cripples his knee in the process, however this doesnt stop Max from chasing after Badguys and Suspects,jumping through windows and over car bonnets.

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* HandicappedBadass: Jacob shots shoots Max down in the Opening Case and cripples his knee in the process, however process. However this doesnt doesn't stop Max from chasing after Badguys and Suspects,jumping the suspects, jumping through windows and over car bonnets.



* UnresolvedSexualTension: Max Lewinsky and Sarah Hawks. It is implied specially when they almost kiss. Then the trope is literally [[spoiler:[[InvokedTrope invoked]] as Sarah is murdered by Dean]].

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* UnresolvedSexualTension: Max Lewinsky and Sarah Hawks. It is implied specially when they almost kiss. Then the trope is literally [[spoiler:[[InvokedTrope invoked]] as Sarah is murdered by Dean]].Dean]].
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*HandicappedBadass: Jacob shots Max down in the Opening Case and cripples his knee in the process, however this doesnt stop Max from chasing after Badguys and Suspects,jumping through windows and over car bonnets.


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* {{Squick}} Max has to drain fluid, from his infected knee, with a syringe on several occasions. He then disposed the fluid into his empty Coffee Cup or his Ash tray


* Manly Tears: Both,Max and Jacob share them. Jacob when he[[spoiler:sees his son in the morgue]]and Max after realising that [[spoiler: most of his colleagues are corrupt and Sarah was killed because she was about to uncover it. He also is framed up as her murderer]]

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* Manly Tears: Both,Max ManlyTears: Both Max and Jacob share them. Jacob when he[[spoiler:sees he [[spoiler:sees his son in the morgue]]and morgue]] and Max after realising that [[spoiler: most of his colleagues are corrupt and Sarah was killed because she was about to uncover it. He also is framed up as her murderer]]murderer.]]

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* Manly Tears: Both,Max and Jacob share them. Jacob when he[[spoiler:sees his son in the morgue]]and Max after realising that [[spoiler: most of his colleagues are corrupt and Sarah was killed because she was about to uncover it. He also is framed up as her murderer]]


''Welcome to the Punch'' is a 2013 British action drama thriller directed by Eran Creevy, executive produced by Creator/RidleyScott and starring Creator/JamesMcAvoy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/DavidMorrissey, Creator/PeterMullan, Daniel Mays, Andrea Riseborough and Creator/JasonFlemyng.

Detective Max Lewinsky (Creator/JamesMcAvoy) chases biker criminal Jacob Sternwood (Creator/MarkStrong) despite his superiorsís orders not to do so and ends up defeated by Sternwood. However Sternwood leaves him alive with a shot in the leg. Three years later, Jacobís son, Ruan, is arrested at the airport forcing him to get out of his retirement in Iceland. As soon as Jacob returns to London, detective Lewinsky traces him back but some dirty circumstances within their environments turn them into unexpectable allies.

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''Welcome [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/0622388d7f66febf6526da96c566c08e.jpg]]

'''''Welcome
to the Punch'' Punch''''' is a 2013 British action drama thriller directed by Eran Creevy, executive produced by Creator/RidleyScott and starring Creator/JamesMcAvoy, Creator/MarkStrong, Creator/DavidMorrissey, Creator/PeterMullan, Daniel Mays, Johnny Harris, Andrea Riseborough and Creator/JasonFlemyng.

Detective Max Lewinsky (Creator/JamesMcAvoy) (James [=McAvoy=]) chases biker criminal Jacob Sternwood (Creator/MarkStrong) despite (Mark Strong) avoiding his superiorsís superior's orders not to do so and ends up defeated by Sternwood. However Sternwood leaves him alive with a shot in the leg. Three years later, Jacobís son, Ruan, is arrested at the airport forcing him to get out of his retirement in Iceland. As soon as Jacob returns to London, detective Lewinsky traces him back but some dirty circumstances within their environments turn them into unexpectable allies.



* ActionFilmQuietDramaScene

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* ActionFilmQuietDramaSceneActionFilmQuietDramaScene: The film relies on this. It has spectacular action sequences when it is required like the chase scene at the beginning or the shooting at the disco. But there are very quiet intimate moments like the scene in the morgue [[spoiler:when Jacob sees his son's corpse]].


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* InspectorJavert: Lewinsky averts this. At the first half of the movie he is in pursuit of Jacob Sternwood. Then circumstances change dramatically for both Lewisnky and Sternwood, becoming temporal allies.


* DontTellMama: Dean's granny doesn't know anything about her grandson's criminal career.



* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas / EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Dean Warns is an arrogant and ruthless goon with no remorse but he has some heart for his grandmother and stays with her watching films while he's not on duty. Sternwood and Lewinsky [[Main/AttackItsWeakPoint use this and take her hostage]] so he can confess.



* IHaveYourWife: Subverted in that it's the original bad guy and the film's hero who take the Dragon's granny hostage.

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* IHaveYourWife: Subverted in that it's Subverted. Sternwood and Lewinsky, the original bad guy and the film's hero who main characters, take the Dragon's Dean's granny hostage.hostage but she is not aware of it.


* ArrestedForHeroism: [[spoiler: At the end, Lewinsky is surrounded by his colleagues led by his subordinate Juka Ogadowa having uncovered a massive conspiracy to arm the police, change the government and secure the lucrative contract for police arms and training for a large corporation.]]

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* ArrestedForHeroism: [[spoiler: At the end, Lewinsky is surrounded by his colleagues led by his subordinate Juka Ogadowa having uncovered a massive conspiracy to arm the police, change the government and secure the lucrative contract for police arms and training for a large corporation.corporation only to be arrested for a crime he hadn't commit.]]



* ChokeHolds: [[spoiler: Dean kills Sarah this way.]]



* FrameUp: [[spoiler: Sarah is murdered by Warns and then placed in Lewinsky's bed. Lewinsky doesn't realise this until her body is being taken to the morgue by the subordinate he'd tasked with finding her. He only escapes being arrested by assaulting his subordinate.]]

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* FrameUp: [[spoiler: Sarah is murdered by Warns Dean and then placed in Lewinsky's bed. Lewinsky doesn't realise this until Juka finds and takes her body is being taken to the morgue by the subordinate he'd tasked with finding her. He only escapes being arrested by assaulting his subordinate.where he faces Lewinsky thinking that he killed her.]]



* HoneyTrap: Sarah seduces a dock worker so she can investigate the containers.



* UnresolvedSexualTension: Max Lewinsky and Sarah Hawks. It is implied specially when they almost kiss. Then the trope is literally [[spoiler:[[InvokedTrope invoked]] as Sarah is killed by Dean]].

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* UnresolvedSexualTension: Max Lewinsky and Sarah Hawks. It is implied specially when they almost kiss. Then the trope is literally [[spoiler:[[InvokedTrope invoked]] as Sarah is killed murdered by Dean]].

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