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** In ''The Fellowship of the Ring'' the Ringwraiths decide to chop off a hobbit watchman's head and [[ImprovisedWeapon drop a door]] on the gatekeeper in Bree.
** A memorable moment in ''The Two Towers'' where the Ents get this treatment from Saruman, who selfishly cut down and destroyed their forest brethren for wood and war supplies. This however seriously backfired on the evil wizard.
** In ''The Return Of The King'' they don't so much kick the dog as much as throw the heads of the dog's friends at him.

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** In ''The ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheFellowshipOfTheRing The Fellowship of the Ring'' Ring]]'' the Ringwraiths decide to chop off a hobbit watchman's head and [[ImprovisedWeapon drop a door]] on the gatekeeper in Bree.
** A memorable moment in ''The ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheTwoTowers The Two Towers'' Towers]]'' where the Ents get this treatment from Saruman, who selfishly cut down and destroyed their forest brethren for wood and war supplies. This however seriously backfired on the evil wizard.
** In ''The ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheReturnOfTheKing The Return Of The King'' of the King]]'' they don't so much kick the dog as much as throw the heads of the dog's friends at him.


* ''Film/NoHoldsBarred'': The main bad guys really get their kicks from being assholes. On the part of Zeus, TheBrute of the bad guys, he beat the crap out of Rip's brother Randy to the point where he can't walk, and to add insult to injury, he then punched him of his wheelchair and [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown kicked him while he was down]]. As for Brell, the CorruptCorporateExecutive and the other main bad guy, he tried to have his old employee Samantha raped by his mooks for actually caring about Rip, hired goons to attack Rip just because he had the audacity to say no to Brell, was responsible for the abovementioned crippling incident with Zeus and Randy, and blackmailed Rip to throw a match.

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* ''Film/NoHoldsBarred'': The main bad guys really get their kicks from being assholes. On the part of Zeus, TheBrute of the bad guys, he beat the crap out of Rip's brother Randy to the point where he can't walk, and to add insult to injury, he then punched him out of his wheelchair and [[KickThemWhileTheyAreDown kicked him while he was down]]. As for Brell, the CorruptCorporateExecutive and the other main bad guy, he tried to have his old employee Samantha raped by his mooks for actually caring about Rip, hired goons to attack Rip just because he had the audacity to say no to Brell, was responsible for the abovementioned crippling incident with Zeus and Randy, and blackmailed Rip to throw a match.



* The plot of ''Film/OpenRange'' is kicked off when the villains falsely arrests and [[NoHoldBarredBeatdown severally beat]] [[GentleGiant Mose]], after he defended himself from an assualt by a trio of thugs, and later attack the cowboys camp, and execute the aforementioned man, shoot the party's dog, and leave Button, [[WouldHurtAChild a fifteen year old boy]] shot and beaten almost to death. Afterwards, [[BullyingTheDragon the remaining cowboys]] swear to avenge this.

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* The plot of ''Film/OpenRange'' is kicked off when the villains falsely arrests and [[NoHoldBarredBeatdown [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown severally beat]] [[GentleGiant Mose]], after he defended himself from an assualt by a trio of thugs, and later attack the cowboys camp, and execute the aforementioned man, shoot the party's dog, and leave Button, [[WouldHurtAChild a fifteen year old boy]] shot and beaten almost to death. Afterwards, [[BullyingTheDragon the remaining cowboys]] swear to avenge this.


** The destruction of Alderaan by TheEmpire's Death Star in ''Film/ANewHope''. This one's heinous enough to be MoralEventHorizon material, considering that it was an ''entire planet'' and that Tarkin did it as a YouSaidYouWouldLetThemGo on Leia, who he had moments before given a SadisticChoice.

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** The destruction of Alderaan by TheEmpire's Death Star in ''Film/ANewHope''. This one's heinous enough to be MoralEventHorizon material, considering that it was an ''entire planet'' and that Tarkin did it as a YouSaidYouWouldLetThemGo on Leia, who he had moments before given a SadisticChoice.the SadisticChoice of giving the Empire the location of the Rebel Base or watching Alderaan get annihilated, only to turn around and do it anyway.


* ''Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra'': [[spoiler: Zartan's murder of Cover Girl]].

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''Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra'': [[spoiler: Zartan's murder of Cover Girl]].



* ''Film/GodzillaVsDestoroyah'': Occurs in this film when [[spoiler:Destoroyah not only kills Junior right in front of Godzilla, but then grabs the heartbroken Godzilla by the throat and proceeds to drag him around]] while ''laughing''.
* ''Film/GodzillaVsMothra'': Rowdy college students try to drown a dog that never harmed them. Until Mothra drowns them and traps them in her own silk.

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* ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''
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''Film/GodzillaVsDestoroyah'': Occurs in this film when [[spoiler:Destoroyah not only kills Junior right in front of Godzilla, but then grabs the heartbroken Godzilla by the throat and proceeds to drag him around]] while ''laughing''.
* ''Film/GodzillaVsMothra'': ** ''Film/GodzillaAndMothraTheBattleForEarth'': Rowdy college students try to drown a dog that never harmed them. Until Mothra drowns them and traps them in her own silk.

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* In ''Film/WhatsTheWorstThatCouldHappen'', Max Fairbanks just cannot stop performing this, anything from being a two-timer (and a shitty husband ''and'' lover) up to dropping a ClusterFBomb in the middle of a Congressional hearing airing live on C-SPAN (seeming more important to tell Kevin he will not return the ring and he can go SoundEffectBleep himself than... well... not looking like he should be arrested for misconduct).


* ''Film/NachoLibre'': The wrestler who had originally won the battle royal for the opportunity to fight Ramses, Silencio, is fighting against a child beggar over a loaf of bread.

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* ''Film/NachoLibre'': The wrestler who had originally won the battle royal for the opportunity to fight Ramses, Silencio, is fighting against a child beggar over a loaf of bread. [[LaserGuidedKarma Though Esqueleto happened to be nearby and ran over his foot, leaving him unable to participate and have the main character take his place.]]


** Let's not forget "evil" Superman in ''Film/SupermanIII'', in which he straightens the Leaning Tower of Pisa and blows out the Olympic Torch, out of ''boredom''. Or is that just {{Superdickery}}?

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** Let's not forget "evil" Superman in ''Film/SupermanIII'', in which [[TiltingTowerOfPisa he straightens the Leaning Tower of Pisa Pisa]] and blows out the Olympic Torch, out of ''boredom''. Or is that just {{Superdickery}}?


* The plot of ''Film/OpenRange'' is kicked off when the villains falsely arrests and [[NoHoldBarredBeatdown severally beat]] [[GentleGiant Mose]], after he defended himself from an assualt by a trio of thugs, and later attack the cowboys camp, and execute the aforementioned man, shoot the party's dog, and leave Button, [[WouldHurtAChild a fifteen year old boy]] shot and beaten almost to death. Afterwards, [[BullyingTheDragon the remaining cowboys]] swear to avenge this.



* ''Film/RamboIV'': The Burmese military are shown forcing innocent civilians to walk through mine-infested marshes, raping women, burning down villages, forcing and drafting children in the military, and their leader, [[BigBad Major Tint]], is a [[DepravedHomosexual pedophile]] who rapes a boy off-screen for his own amusement.

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''Film/RamboIV'': The Burmese military are shown forcing innocent civilians to walk through mine-infested marshes, raping women, burning down villages, forcing and drafting children in the military, and their leader, [[BigBad Major Tint]], is a [[DepravedHomosexual pedophile]] who rapes a boy off-screen for his own amusement. amusement.
** After the HumanTraffickers in ''Film/RamboLastBlood'' learn they have abducted someone Rambo loves, after ambushing and beating him to near death, they decide to [[BondVillainStupidity let him live, just so he has to live with the knowledge all the things they're going to do with her]].

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* ''Film/TheComedyOfTerrors'': As one of many EstablishingCharacterMoment{{s}} for Trumbull, Gillie expresses pride in a coffin he constructed and humors the idea that they might use it at some point. Trumbull calls it an abomination and destroys it right in-front of him.


* ''Film/Shazam2019'': [[spoiler:Once Billy finally meets up with his biological mother after spending the past eleven years looking for her]], she outright refuses to engage with him as he tries to hug her.

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* ''Film/Shazam2019'': [[spoiler:Once Billy finally meets up with his biological mother after spending the past eleven ten years looking for her]], she outright refuses to engage with him as he tries to hug her.


* ''Film/Shazam2019'': Not only did [[spoiler:Marilyn Batson callously abandon her toddler son in the open]], but when [[spoiler:Billy meets up with her after spending the past eleven years looking for her]], she outright refuses to engage with him as he tries to hug her.

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* ''Film/Shazam2019'': Not only did [[spoiler:Marilyn Batson callously abandon her toddler son in the open]], but when [[spoiler:Billy [[spoiler:Once Billy finally meets up with her his biological mother after spending the past eleven years looking for her]], she outright refuses to engage with him as he tries to hug her.her.

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* ''Film/TheLastAirbender'': Not only did Fire Lord Ozai scar and banish his son, he didn't even bother to give Zuko anything to help him. He did not even pretend that Zuko's quest to capture the Avatar wasn't a way to get rid of Zuko, and only gave him a ship and crew to get rid of Iroh.


** ''Film/ThorRagnarok:'' During his LetsYouAndHimFight with Valkyre, Loki makes her relive watching her comrades get slaughtered by Hela.

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** ''Film/ThorRagnarok:'' During his LetsYouAndHimFight with Valkyre, Valkyrie, Loki makes her relive watching her comrades get slaughtered by Hela.Hela.
** ''Film/SpiderManFarFromHome:'' During their fight, [[spoiler:Mysterio]] uses a similar attack to mess with Peter Parker, calling up an illusion of [[spoiler:Tony Stark's]] grave and telling the seventeen-year-old superhero [[SurvivorGuilt it was his fault that character died.]] Then he makes [[spoiler:Tony's]] decomposed corpse crawl out to attack Peter...


** ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'': Lex Luthor shows how much of a bastard he is early on by shoving a detective in front of a train using the power-operated door to his hideout.

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** ''Film/SupermanTheMovie'': Lex Luthor shows how much of a bastard he is early on by shoving a detective in front of a train using the power-operated door to his hideout. Not to mention his smug "mind over muscle" line during the Kryptonite scene.


* ''Film/JohnWick'' is all about how this can not only backfire, it's basically the equivalent of putting a loaded gun in your mouth and pulling the trigger. Iosef Tarasov, son of a Russian mob boss, decides he wants John's [[CoolCar 1969 Mustang]], but John isn't selling. Iosef breaks into John's house that night to steal the keys and, in the process, kills John's dog Daisy because she was annoying him. Problem is, John's a former mob hitman (a [[OneManArmy damn]] [[TheDreaded good one]], too), and Daisy was a last gift from his dead wife. [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge Extensive payback ensues.]]

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* ''Film/JohnWick'' is all about how this can not only backfire, it's basically the equivalent of putting a loaded gun in your mouth and pulling the trigger. Iosef Tarasov, son of a Russian mob boss, decides he wants John's [[CoolCar 1969 Mustang]], but John isn't selling. Iosef breaks into John's house that night to steal the keys and, in the process, kills John's dog Daisy because she was annoying him. Problem is, John's not only a former mob hitman ProfessionalKiller (a [[OneManArmy damn]] [[TheDreaded good one]], too), too) but an assassin of the Continental, and Daisy was a last gift from his dead wife. [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge Extensive payback ensues.]]

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