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*''Manga/DrStone'': Crosses over with AwesomenessByAnalysis. When the group's [[spoiler:Medusa device somehow launches its Petrification Wave without prompting,]] Senku and Ryusui outrun it, but then stop running, with it coming to a stop just a short distance ahead of them. By that point they'd seen it activated often enough that Senku had realized the distance it travels is proportionate to its speed, letting him estimate where it would end.


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* In the anime version of ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'', Yuki stands still while a giant cave cricket charges at her. It collides into an invisible forcefield so hard, it forces it into the visible spectrum. That, or Yuki made it at the last second. Whatever the case was, it's made even more badass because she took Kyon's words literally and didn't move until he reminded her that they should leave.



* In the ''[[Anime/StreetFighterIITheAnimatedMovie Street Fighter II]]'' animated movie, Guile threatens to run over Chun Li if she doesn't get out of his way and leave him alone. She calls his bluff. Vroom, screech.
* In the anime version of ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'', Yuki stands still while a giant cave cricket charges at her. It collides into an invisible forcefield so hard, it forces it into the visible spectrum. That, or Yuki made it at the last second. Whatever the case was, it's made even more badass because she took Kyon's words literally and didn't move until he reminded her that they should leave.



* In the ''[[Anime/StreetFighterIITheAnimatedMovie Street Fighter II]]'' animated movie, Guile threatens to run over Chun Li if she doesn't get out of his way and leave him alone. She calls his bluff. Vroom, screech.



* At the climax of ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'', the titular heroine walks calmly towards a charging [[spoiler:[[MadGod Te Kā]], embodiment of volcanic rage and destruction]], and doesn't even flinch as a cloud of ash and cinders washes over her. She has perfect faith that [[spoiler:Te Kā will remember who she really is]].



* At the climax of ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'', the titular heroine walks calmly towards a charging [[spoiler:[[MadGod Te Kā]], embodiment of volcanic rage and destruction]], and doesn't even flinch as a cloud of ash and cinders washes over her. She has perfect faith that [[spoiler:Te Kā will remember who she really is]].



* Creator/MichaelKeaton in ''Film/Batman1989''. He steps directly into the path of the speeding Batmobile, and murmurs "Stop" into his glove. The Batmobile stops with inches to spare.
** ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' pays {{homage}} to this scene.



* The ending of ''Film/MenInBlack''. This case is particularly funny, as Jay ''clearly'' wants to beat feet and get out of the way, only staying in place because of how Kay is stoically standing there.
* Invoked in ''Film/{{Brick}}'', where Tug puts Brendan through a test of character by driving a fast-moving car just an inch away from running him over. Brendan doesn't get the "unflinching" part right but at least he doesn't jump away, which impresses Tug enough.

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* ''[[Film/TheAssignment1997 The ending of ''Film/MenInBlack''. This case is particularly funny, as Jay ''clearly'' wants to beat feet and get out of Assignment]]'' (1997). Done in a TrainingMontage, with TheHandler sitting on a chair in the way, only staying in place because middle of how Kay is stoically standing there.
* Invoked in ''Film/{{Brick}}'', where Tug puts Brendan through
a test of character by snow covered road, with the trainee driving the vehicle. In this case it's a fast-moving car more realistic swerve-and-brake rather than a direct stop.
* ''Film/TheATeam'' movie. At their first meeting, Hannibal steps out in front of BA's oncoming van.
* ''Film/TheAvengers1998''. Alice calmly stands in the path of Mrs. Peel's oncoming car. Mrs. Peel manages to brake to a stop
just an inch inches away from running him over. Brendan doesn't get the "unflinching" part right but at least he doesn't jump away, which impresses Tug enough.her.



* In ''Film/PoliceStory'', Creator/JackieChan stands in front of a car and fires his gun into the air to stop a bus some bad guys are escaping on. It stops so quickly that some of them are sent flying out the front.
** This is a Crowning Stunt Of Awesome, as you can clearly see one of the stunt players dive through an UPSTAIRS front window of the double deck bus and land on the TARMAC. Ouch.
* ''Film/TheAvengers1998''. Alice calmly stands in the path of Mrs. Peel's oncoming car. Mrs. Peel manages to brake to a stop just inches away from her.
* ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'' has both Film/JamesBond and Q stand in front of a remote controlled BMW 750i, the remote of which Bond was using for the very first time, steering towards them at at least 30 mph. Bond makes the car brake (break it he does, too, but later) and the two-ton vehicle stops very close to their shins. Makes Q quip: "Grow up, 007!"
* ''Film/TheATeam'' movie. At their first meeting, Hannibal steps out in front of BA's oncoming van.

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* In ''Film/PoliceStory'', Creator/JackieChan stands Creator/MichaelKeaton in front of a car and fires his gun ''Film/Batman1989''. He steps directly into the air to stop a bus some bad guys are escaping on. It stops so quickly that some of them are sent flying out the front.
** This is a Crowning Stunt Of Awesome, as you can clearly see one of the stunt players dive through an UPSTAIRS front window of the double deck bus and land on the TARMAC. Ouch.
* ''Film/TheAvengers1998''. Alice calmly stands in
the path of Mrs. Peel's oncoming car. Mrs. Peel manages to brake to a stop just the speeding Batmobile, and murmurs "Stop" into his glove. The Batmobile stops with inches away from her.
* ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'' has both Film/JamesBond and Q stand in front of a remote controlled BMW 750i, the remote of which Bond was using for the very first time, steering towards them at at least 30 mph. Bond makes the car brake (break it he does, too, but later) and the two-ton vehicle stops very close
to their shins. Makes Q quip: "Grow up, 007!"
* ''Film/TheATeam'' movie. At their first meeting, Hannibal steps out in front of BA's oncoming van.
spare.
** ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' pays {{homage}} to this scene.



* Invoked in ''Film/{{Brick}}'', where Tug puts Brendan through a test of character by driving a fast-moving car just an inch away from running him over. Brendan doesn't get the "unflinching" part right but at least he doesn't jump away, which impresses Tug enough.
* A Death Eater does this to the Hogwarts Express in ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows,'' stepping onto the tracks as it puffs to a halt.



* The ending of ''Film/MenInBlack''. This case is particularly funny, as Jay ''clearly'' wants to beat feet and get out of the way, only staying in place because of how Kay is stoically standing there.
* In ''Film/PoliceStory'', Creator/JackieChan stands in front of a car and fires his gun into the air to stop a bus some bad guys are escaping on. It stops so quickly that some of them are sent flying out the front.
** This is a Crowning Stunt Of Awesome, as you can clearly see one of the stunt players dive through an UPSTAIRS front window of the double deck bus and land on the TARMAC. Ouch.



* A Death Eater does this to the Hogwarts Express in ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows,'' stepping onto the tracks as it puffs to a halt.
* ''[[Film/TheAssignment1997 The Assignment]]'' (1997). Done in a TrainingMontage, with TheHandler sitting on a chair in the middle of a snow covered road, with the trainee driving the vehicle. In this case it's a more realistic swerve-and-brake rather than a direct stop.

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* A Death Eater does this to the Hogwarts Express ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'' has both Film/JamesBond and Q stand in ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows,'' stepping onto the tracks as it puffs to a halt.
* ''[[Film/TheAssignment1997 The Assignment]]'' (1997). Done in a TrainingMontage, with TheHandler sitting on a chair in the middle
front of a snow covered road, with remote controlled BMW 750i, the trainee driving remote of which Bond was using for the vehicle. In this case it's a more realistic swerve-and-brake rather than a direct stop.very first time, steering towards them at at least 30 mph. Bond makes the car brake (break it he does, too, but later) and the two-ton vehicle stops very close to their shins. Makes Q quip: "Grow up, 007!"



* Death did this in ''Literature/ReaperMan'' when the Combination Harvester (possessed by the New Death in a last-ditch effort to claim him) charged at him. Death had secretly pulled out the three-eights gripley, so the elliptical cam had gradually slid up the beam shaft and caught on the flange rebate, with disastrous results, before it reached him.



* Death did this in ''Literature/ReaperMan'' when the Combination Harvester (possessed by the New Death in a last-ditch effort to claim him) charged at him. Death had secretly pulled out the three-eights gripley, so the elliptical cam had gradually slid up the beam shaft and caught on the flange rebate, with disastrous results, before it reached him.



* ''Series/BeakmansWorld'' demonstrated the "bowling ball pendulum" experiment from real life with way too many rhinoplasty jokes to be a sane demonstration.



* An episode of ''Series/TopGear'' had James May introducing drifting legend Ken Block as his car approached dangerously close to him and turned away, without May so much as looking behind him.
* Ruby performs this action in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' in the third season. Given that [[spoiler:demons]] cause electricity to go a little wonky, she's actually causing the boys' Impala to come to a stop by killing the engine; she still has unflinching faith that the car will stop in time with no real braking from Dean.



* ''Series/BeakmansWorld'' demonstrated the "bowling ball pendulum" experiment from real life with way too many rhinoplasty jokes to be a sane demonstration.



* Ruby performs this action in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' in the third season. Given that [[spoiler:demons]] cause electricity to go a little wonky, she's actually causing the boys' Impala to come to a stop by killing the engine; she still has unflinching faith that the car will stop in time with no real braking from Dean.
* An episode of ''Series/TopGear'' had James May introducing drifting legend Ken Block as his car approached dangerously close to him and turned away, without May so much as looking behind him.



* Nero doesn't flinch ''at all'' when his business partner Nico pulls their trailer van to a sliding stop in ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry5'', even quipping "Perfect timing."
* Played straight in one of the trailers of ''VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'', as Starkiller pulls a Star Destroyer out of the sky and stops it just before it hits him. This trope holds true in the game's Wii version; it's averted in the other versions as Starkiller holds the destroyer for as long as he can, but eventually has to retreat before it flattens him.
* In ''VideoGame/MaxPayne'', you can comfortably watch as the crane rolls at you after you block its path in the first shipyard level.



* In ''VideoGame/MaxPayne'', you can comfortably watch as the crane rolls at you after you block its path in the first shipyard level.
* Played straight in one of the trailers of ''VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'', as Starkiller pulls a Star Destroyer out of the sky and stops it just before it hits him. This trope holds true in the game's Wii version; it's averted in the other versions as Starkiller holds the destroyer for as long as he can, but eventually has to retreat before it flattens him.
* Nero doesn't flinch ''at all'' when his business partner Nico pulls their trailer van to a sliding stop in ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry5'', even quipping "Perfect timing."



* Parodied in ''WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}'' when the reviewers are charging at President Baugh. He stands perfectly still as they approach, then puts his Unflinching Faith in the machine gun he has hidden behind his back.



* Parodied in ''WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}'' when the reviewers are charging at President Baugh. He stands perfectly still as they approach, then puts his Unflinching Faith in the machine gun he has hidden behind his back.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'': hilariously subverted in an early season 1 episode. In a reference to the 1989 film, Bruce tells his speeding Batmobile to stop, but has to dive out of its way. He even remarks that he needs to work on the brakes.
* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'': Nicole forces her family [[ItMakesSenseInContext to remember that hitting the brakes will stop the car they were in]] by standing right in its path. They stop just feet away, without her moving an inch, [[PostVictoryCollapse then all five of them pass out a few seconds later.]]



* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'': Nicole forces her family [[ItMakesSenseInContext to remember that hitting the brakes will stop the car they were in]] by standing right in its path. They stop just feet away, without her moving an inch, [[PostVictoryCollapse then all five of them pass out a few seconds later.]]



* ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'': hilariously subverted in an early season 1 episode. In a reference to the 1989 film, Bruce tells his speeding Batmobile to stop, but has to dive out of its way. He even remarks that he needs to work on the brakes.


* In the very first episode of ''Series/TheInvadersTVSeries'', a little old lady with suspiciously stiff little fingers does this in front of the approaching car of David Vincent's business partner.

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* In the very first episode of ''Series/TheInvadersTVSeries'', ''Series/TheInvaders1967'', a little old lady with suspiciously stiff little fingers does this in front of the approaching car of David Vincent's business partner.


* In the very first episode of ''Series/TheInvaders'', a little old lady with suspiciously stiff little fingers does this in front of the approaching car of David Vincent's business partner.

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* In the very first episode of ''Series/TheInvaders'', ''Series/TheInvadersTVSeries'', a little old lady with suspiciously stiff little fingers does this in front of the approaching car of David Vincent's business partner.

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* At the climax of ''{{WesternAnimation/Moana}}'', the titular heroine walks calmly towards a charging [[spoiler:[[MadGod Te Kā]], embodiment of volcanic rage and destruction]], and doesn't even flinch as a cloud of ash and cinders washes over her. She has perfect faith that [[spoiler:Te Kā will remember who she really is]].


* Somewhat of an inversion but still in the spirit of the trope, in ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', Doc Brown has unflinching faith in the his time machine's ''accelerator''. If the car doesn't get up to 88 mph before it reaches him and Marty, then they're going to get flattened. As it happens, the time machine blinks out about 20 feet before it hits them.

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* Somewhat of an inversion but still in the spirit of the trope, in ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', Doc Brown has unflinching faith in the his time machine's ''accelerator''. If the car doesn't get up to 88 mph before it reaches him and Marty, then they're going to get flattened. As it happens, the time machine blinks out about 20 feet before it hits them.


* Near the end of Season 6 of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', Willow does this with a bus while tracking down Warren. Seeing as how she was charged up with an insane amount of magic and was using THAT to stop the bus...

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* Near In the end of Season 6 of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' episode "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS6E20Villains Villains]]", Willow does this with a bus while tracking down Warren. Seeing as how she was charged up with an insane amount of magic and was using THAT to stop the bus...


* Death did this in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' when the Combination Harvester (possessed by the New Death in a last-ditch effort to claim him) charged at him. Death had secretly pulled out the three-eights gripley, so the elliptical cam had gradually slid up the beam shaft and caught on the flange rebate, with disastrous results, before it reached him.

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* Death did this in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' ''Literature/ReaperMan'' when the Combination Harvester (possessed by the New Death in a last-ditch effort to claim him) charged at him. Death had secretly pulled out the three-eights gripley, so the elliptical cam had gradually slid up the beam shaft and caught on the flange rebate, with disastrous results, before it reached him.


* Played straight in one of the trailers of ''VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'', as Starkiller pulls a Star Destroyer out of the sky and stops it just before it hits him. However, it's averted in the actual game as Starkiller holds the destroyer for as long as he can, but eventually has to retreat before it flattens him.

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* Played straight in one of the trailers of ''VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'', as Starkiller pulls a Star Destroyer out of the sky and stops it just before it hits him. However, This trope holds true in the game's Wii version; it's averted in the actual game other versions as Starkiller holds the destroyer for as long as he can, but eventually has to retreat before it flattens him.

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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. Root stops a prison bus by lying down in the road in front of it. Though rather than faith in the brakes, it shows her [[MachineWorship unflinching faith in the Machine]] whose every instruction she obeys without asking for explanations.


* Averted in ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', where the SUV in question [[JustKeepDriving refuses to stop at all]] and our hero has to resort to [[MegatonPunch other means]] to avoid a car to the face.

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* Averted in ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/{{Hellboy|2004}}'', where the SUV in question [[JustKeepDriving refuses to stop at all]] and our hero has to resort to [[MegatonPunch other means]] to avoid a car to the face.


* In ''Anime/DragonBallZFusionReborn'', Gogeta uses the Soul Punisher on Janemba while the latter is charging at him, which takes effect just as Janemba's fist is less than an inch from Gogeta's stone-cold and unflinching face.

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* In ''Anime/DragonBallZFusionReborn'', Gogeta uses the Soul Punisher on Janemba while the latter is charging at him, which takes effect just as Janemba's fist is less than an inch from Gogeta's stone-cold stone cold and unflinching face.


* In ''Anime/DragonBallZFusionReborn'', Gogeta uses the Soul Punisher on Janemba while the latter is charging at him, and takes effect just as Janemba's fist is less than an inch from Gogeta's face, with Gogeta not reacting at all.

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* In ''Anime/DragonBallZFusionReborn'', Gogeta uses the Soul Punisher on Janemba while the latter is charging at him, and which takes effect just as Janemba's fist is less than an inch from Gogeta's face, with Gogeta not reacting at all.stone-cold and unflinching face.



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* In ''Anime/DragonBallZFusionReborn'', Gogeta uses the Soul Punisher on Janemba while the latter is charging at him, and takes effect just as Janemba's fist is less than an inch from Gogeta's face, with Gogeta not reacting at all.

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