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* In ''Film/TheCarRoadToRevenge'', Daria douses the ADA in medical alcohol and acts as if she is about to set him on fire. She takes a swig from the bottle and takes Talen's lighter. She lights the lighter but then spits the booze out across the flame and into Talen's eye.


* Bad Girl uses this method to ignite her baseball bat in ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' after losing about half her health.


* [[SpacePirate Captain Slag]] uses this as an attack in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction''.

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* [[SpacePirate [[SpacePirates Captain Slag]] uses this as an attack in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction''.

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* [[spoiler:Prince Fahook Abdul]] uses this in his boss fight in ''VideoGame/DeadToRights''. Drinking the booze beforehand gives him a health boost as well.


** Much before, there was a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''Film/DrunkenMaster'' movie,''Dance of the Drunken Mantis'', starring Siu Tin Yen as Beggar Cho/Sam the Seed, who also performed the trick against Rubber Legs.

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** Much before, there was a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''Film/DrunkenMaster'' movie,''Dance movie, ''Dance of the Drunken Mantis'', starring Siu Tin Yen as Beggar Cho/Sam the Seed, who also performed the trick against Rubber Legs.



* ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'': One of Xena's signature moves. However, [[LighterAndSofter in later season she would only use it against monsters.]]

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* ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'': One of Xena's signature moves. However, [[LighterAndSofter in a later season she would only use it against monsters.]]


* In the 1990 action film ''The Rookie'', David Ackerman returns to the bar where he took a severe beating to demand information from the bartender. The bartender tells Ackermam to get lost or he'll take another beating, and Ackerman takes a swig of whiskey and responds with this trope before beating the shit out of everyone in the bar.

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* In the 1990 action film ''The Rookie'', David Ackerman returns to the bar where he took a severe beating to demand information from the bartender. The bartender tells Ackermam Ackerman to get lost or he'll take another beating, and Ackerman takes a swig of whiskey and responds with this trope before beating the shit out of everyone in the bar.



* This happens in ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}'' after the titular character eats a lit cigar to look tough, and tries to wash it down with "cactus juice" (tequila?)



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* This happens in ''WesternAnimation/{{Rango}}'' after the titular character eats a lit cigar to look tough, and tries to wash it down with "cactus juice" (tequila?)

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* ''Film/TheTournament'': In the strip club, Joshua spits a mouthful of high-proof booze through Miles' lighter as he is lighting his cigar, turning Miles into a ManOnFire.


* ''TabletopGames/{{Pathfinder}}'' has kerosine a.k.a. the firebreather's oil to use this trick either in combat or as a performance on stage. Kerosine isn't safe at all to drink however, resulting in self-inflicted damage if accidentally swallowed on a natural 1 on the d20. The Drunken Master Monk archetype can use a powerful booze-fueled fire breath at 19th level.

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* ''TabletopGames/{{Pathfinder}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' has kerosine a.k.a. the firebreather's oil to use this trick either in combat or as a performance on stage. Kerosine isn't safe at all to drink however, resulting in self-inflicted damage if accidentally swallowed on a natural 1 on the d20. The Drunken Master Monk archetype can use a powerful booze-fueled fire breath at 19th level.


* In the ''Series/MacGyver'' episode "The Eye of Osiris", Mac throws alcohol in the face of a man holding a torch, setting the man's hat and shirt on fire.

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* In the ''Series/MacGyver'' ''Series/MacGyver1985'' episode "The Eye of Osiris", Mac throws alcohol in the face of a man holding a torch, setting the man's hat and shirt on fire.

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* ''ComicBook/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Season 10'': In issue 2, the Scoobies are fighting a pack of stronger vampires, one of whom [[OneToMillionToOne disperses into a swarm of bees]]. Spike takes said swarm down by downing a bottle of booze and spewing it through a lit lighter.

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* Vertigo's ''The Dark and Bloody'' #5 opens with the protagonist using spat moonshine and his lighter to fend off an attacking murder of possessed crows.


* In the live-action film version of ''Film/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'', The Grinch does this to burn down the Whos' Christmas Tree after the Mayor pushes his BerserkButton.

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* In the live-action film version of ''Film/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'', The Grinch does this to burn down the Whos' Christmas Tree tree after the Mayor pushes his BerserkButton.



** Much before, there was a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''DrunkenMaster'' movie,''Dance of the Drunken Mantis'', starring Siu Tin Yen as Beggar Cho/Sam the Seed, who also performed the trick against Rubber Legs.

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** Much before, there was a SpiritualSuccessor to the ''DrunkenMaster'' ''Film/DrunkenMaster'' movie,''Dance of the Drunken Mantis'', starring Siu Tin Yen as Beggar Cho/Sam the Seed, who also performed the trick against Rubber Legs.

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** Another clip shows a guy who takes a shot of something alcoholic and spews it on someone smoking a cigarette, setting the poor guy's face on fire.


Possible in RealLife, but only with very high proof alcohol (at least 100 proof[[note]]The concept of "proof" came from the Royal Navy's method to test the purity of their rum, a 100-proof spirit means that gunpowder doused in the spirit will still catch fire and burn[[/note]], or 50% ABV). Anything lower will sputter a bit, if not put out the flame. Beer and wine aren't going to do it; you'll need to use something distilled. You'll need a good strong whiskey, some fierce vodka, 151-proof rum, absinthe, moonshine, or while not really what one would consider booze, PGA. That's right, pure grain alcohol -- 100% ethanol. For things that aren't technically booze, there's methanol, industrial alcohol or wood spirit. Do not drink this stuff! (And for methanol and alcohol fuels based on it, ''don't even put it in your mouth for this stunt,'' the tissues of the mouth absorb!) Do not breathe it in! Do not get it on your skin! It is nasty! There is also isopropyl, commonly called rubbing alcohol. It is expensive and definitely not for drinking, but it burns nicely. Obviously, this is a hazardous stunt [[DontTryThisAtHome best left to practiced performers]].

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Possible in RealLife, but only with very high proof alcohol (at least 100 proof[[note]]The concept of "proof" came from the Royal Navy's method to test the purity of their rum, a 100-proof spirit means that gunpowder doused in the spirit will still catch fire and burn[[/note]], or 50% ABV). Anything lower will sputter a bit, if not put out the flame. Beer and wine aren't going to do it; you'll need to use something distilled. You'll need a good strong whiskey, whiskey[[note]]or [[SpellMyNameWithAnS whisky]], which is how Scotch whisky is spelled, and a lot of the really strong stuff is Scotch[[/note]], some fierce vodka, 151-proof rum, absinthe, moonshine, or while not really what one would consider booze, PGA. That's right, pure grain alcohol -- 100% ethanol. For things that aren't technically booze, there's methanol, industrial alcohol or wood spirit. Do not drink this stuff! (And for methanol and alcohol fuels based on it, ''don't even put it in your mouth for this stunt,'' the tissues of the mouth absorb!) Do not breathe it in! Do not get it on your skin! It is nasty! There is also isopropyl, commonly called rubbing alcohol. It is expensive and definitely not for drinking, but it burns nicely. Obviously, this is a hazardous stunt [[DontTryThisAtHome best left to practiced performers]].


SisterTrope to AerosolFlamethrower. A more distant cousin, with more ToiletHumor but only slightly less realistic, is the idea of harnessing a concentrated source of methane into a weapon of {{Fartillery}}.

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SisterTrope to AerosolFlamethrower. A more distant cousin, with more ToiletHumor but only slightly less realistic, is the idea of harnessing a concentrated source of methane into a weapon of {{Fartillery}}.
{{Fartillery}}. Another way to use booze as fuel for an impressive fireball is the MolotovCocktail.

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