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* 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.


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

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* Creator/MichaelKeaton in ''Film/{{Batman}}''.''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.

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* ''[[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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