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%%* "The Elegant Captain Hook" -- ''WesternAnimation/PeterPan''
%%** Which actually ''works'', until [[TeamMom Wendy]] persuades the boys otherwise.

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%%* * "The Elegant Captain Hook" -- ''WesternAnimation/PeterPan''
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''WesternAnimation/PeterPan''. With the Lost Boys captured, the pirates tell them to join their ranks. Which actually ''works'', until [[TeamMom Wendy]] persuades the boys otherwise.



%%* "Just Say Yes" from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH2TimmyToTheRescue''.

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%%* * "Just Say Yes" from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH2TimmyToTheRescue''.''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH2TimmyToTheRescue''. A BrainwashedAndCrazy Martin tries to convince his little brother to join his side. The song is just as insane as the experiments made him.
* ''WesternAnimation/DonkeyKongCountry'' gives us two. When DK was once hit with amnesia, both Kaptain Skurvy and King K. Rool take advantage of this by convincing him that he's one of them. This includes Skurvy singing "The Mirror Never Lies" and K. Rool singing "One Of Us".


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* "Professional Pirate" -- ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland''. Long John Silver tries to convince Jim Hawkins to join his pirate crew and let them use his compass to find the buried treasure by singing about how pirates are just misunderstood and really, "members of a noble brotherhood".
* "That's Motivation" -- ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''. This movie has several characters who qualify as antagonists, but the only one who gets a song is Vendice Partners, an advertising executive who convinces the idealistic photographer protagonist to join him in the business of selling dreams and selling out via a DisneyAcidSequence. This results in a temporary FaceHeelTurn until the hero learns that Partners and the other antagonists are all in on an evil scheme. Music/DavidBowie played Vendice, wrote the song (lyrics [[http://www.teenagewildlife.com/music/st/AB/TM.html here]]), and got third billing in the credits -- all with good cause.

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* "Professional Pirate" -- ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland''. Long John Silver tries to convince Jim Hawkins to join his pirate crew and let them use his compass to find the buried treasure by singing ''WesternAnimation/{{The Lion King|1994}}'': "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkU23m6yX04 Be Prepared]]" is about how pirates are just misunderstood and really, "members of a noble brotherhood".
* "That's Motivation" -- ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''. This movie has several characters who qualify as antagonists, but
Scar recruiting the only one who gets a song is Vendice Partners, an advertising executive who convinces the idealistic photographer protagonist hyenas for his plan to join him in the business of selling dreams and selling out via a DisneyAcidSequence. This results in a temporary FaceHeelTurn until the hero learns that Partners and the other antagonists are all in on an evil scheme. Music/DavidBowie played Vendice, wrote the song (lyrics [[http://www.teenagewildlife.com/music/st/AB/TM.html here]]), and got third billing in the credits -- all kill Mufasa.
-->"Stick
with good cause.
me, '''and you'll never go hungry again!'''"



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* "Professional Pirate" -- ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland''. Long John Silver tries to convince Jim Hawkins to join his pirate crew and let them use his compass to find the buried treasure by singing about how pirates are just misunderstood and really, "members of a noble brotherhood".
* "That's Motivation" -- ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''. This movie has several characters who qualify as antagonists, but the only one who gets a song is Vendice Partners, an advertising executive who convinces the idealistic photographer protagonist to join him in the business of selling dreams and selling out via a DisneyAcidSequence. This results in a temporary FaceHeelTurn until the hero learns that Partners and the other antagonists are all in on an evil scheme. Music/DavidBowie played Vendice, wrote the song (lyrics [[http://www.teenagewildlife.com/music/st/AB/TM.html here]]), and got third billing in the credits -- all with good cause.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{The Lion King|1994}}'': "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkU23m6yX04 Be Prepared]]" is about Scar recruiting the hyenas for his plan to kill Mufasa.
-->"Stick with me, '''and you'll never go hungry again!'''"


* ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'': "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkU23m6yX04 Be Prepared]]" is about Scar recruiting the hyenas for his plan to kill Mufasa.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'': ''WesternAnimation/{{The Lion King|1994}}'': "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkU23m6yX04 Be Prepared]]" is about Scar recruiting the hyenas for his plan to kill Mufasa.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'': "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkU23m6yX04 Be Prepared]]" is about Scar recruiting the hyenas for his plan to kill Mufasa.
-->"Stick with me, '''and you'll never go hungry again!'''"


* "I Cannot Do It Alone" from ''{{Film/Chicago}}'' counts as this, though the situation is inverted: Velma is recruiting Roxie (herself a VillainProtagonist), because Roxie is in the better position, and Velma needs help.

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* "I Cannot Do It Alone" from ''{{Film/Chicago}}'' counts as this, though the situation is inverted: Velma is recruiting Roxie (herself a VillainProtagonist), because Roxie is in the better position, and Velma needs help.


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* "I Can't Do It Alone" from ''{{Theatre/Chicago}}'' counts as this, though the situation is inverted: Velma is recruiting Roxie (herself a VillainProtagonist), because Roxie is in the better position, and Velma needs help.


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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.

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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.

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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.


* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.

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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsThePrincessAndThePauper'', ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.


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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.

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* "Professional Pirate" -- ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland''. Long John Silver tries to convince Jim Hawkins to join his pirate crew and let them use his compass to find the buried treasure by singing about how pirates are just misunderstood and really, "members of a noble brotherhood".
* "That's Motivation" -- ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''. This movie has several characters who qualify as antagonists, but the only one who gets a song is Vendice Partners, an advertising executive who convinces the idealistic photographer protagonist to join him in the business of selling dreams and selling out via a DisneyAcidSequence. This results in a temporary FaceHeelTurn until the hero learns that Partners and the other antagonists are all in on an evil scheme. Music/DavidBowie played Vendice, wrote the song (lyrics [[http://www.teenagewildlife.com/music/st/AB/TM.html here]]), and got third billing in the credits -- all with good cause.
* "I Cannot Do It Alone" from ''{{Film/Chicago}}'' counts as this, though the situation is inverted: Velma is recruiting Roxie (herself a VillainProtagonist), because Roxie is in the better position, and Velma needs help.

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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.

[[folder: Film ]]

* "Professional Pirate" -- ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland''. Long John Silver tries to convince Jim Hawkins to join his pirate crew and let them use his compass to find the buried treasure by singing about how pirates are just misunderstood and really, "members of a noble brotherhood".
* "That's Motivation" -- ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''. This movie has several characters who qualify as antagonists, but the only one who gets a song is Vendice Partners, an advertising executive who convinces the idealistic photographer protagonist to join him in the business of selling dreams and selling out via a DisneyAcidSequence. This results in a temporary FaceHeelTurn until the hero learns that Partners and the other antagonists are all in on an evil scheme. Music/DavidBowie played Vendice, wrote the song (lyrics [[http://www.teenagewildlife.com/music/st/AB/TM.html here]]), and got third billing in the credits -- all with good cause.
* "I Cannot Do It Alone" from ''{{Film/Chicago}}'' counts as this, though the situation is inverted: Velma is recruiting Roxie (herself a VillainProtagonist), because Roxie is in the better position, and Velma needs help.
starvation.


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[[folder: Film - Live-Action ]]

* "Professional Pirate" -- ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland''. Long John Silver tries to convince Jim Hawkins to join his pirate crew and let them use his compass to find the buried treasure by singing about how pirates are just misunderstood and really, "members of a noble brotherhood".
* "That's Motivation" -- ''Film/AbsoluteBeginners''. This movie has several characters who qualify as antagonists, but the only one who gets a song is Vendice Partners, an advertising executive who convinces the idealistic photographer protagonist to join him in the business of selling dreams and selling out via a DisneyAcidSequence. This results in a temporary FaceHeelTurn until the hero learns that Partners and the other antagonists are all in on an evil scheme. Music/DavidBowie played Vendice, wrote the song (lyrics [[http://www.teenagewildlife.com/music/st/AB/TM.html here]]), and got third billing in the credits -- all with good cause.
* "I Cannot Do It Alone" from ''{{Film/Chicago}}'' counts as this, though the situation is inverted: Velma is recruiting Roxie (herself a VillainProtagonist), because Roxie is in the better position, and Velma needs help.

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* In the DarkReprise of the VillainSong "How Could I Refuse?" from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsThePrincessAndThePauper'', [[EvilChancellor Preminger]] convinces [[TheGoodQueen Queen Genevieve]] to marry him to keep the kingdom from collapsing of bankruptcy and starvation.


* "Wonderful" in Theatre/{{Wicked}} is [[VillainWithGoodPublicity the Wizard's]] attempt to convince [[WellIntentionedExtremist Elphaba]] to abandon her cause and join him. She ''almost'' falls for it.

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* "Wonderful" in Theatre/{{Wicked}} ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' is [[VillainWithGoodPublicity the Wizard's]] attempt to convince [[WellIntentionedExtremist Elphaba]] to abandon her cause and join him. She ''almost'' falls for it.

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* "Hey, Little Songbird" and "When the Chips are Down" from ''Theatre/{{Hadestown}}'' has Hades and the Fates entice Eurydice to take the train way down under the ground to the titular city.


* "Wonderful" in Theatre/{{Wicked}} is [[VillainWithGoodPublicity the Wizard's]] attempt to convince [[WellIntentionedExtremist Elphaba]] to abandon her cause and join him. She ''almost'' falls for it.
* "When You Had Left Our Pirate Fold" (aka "A Paradox") from Theatre/PiratesOfPenzance is an example, though Ruth and the Pirate King are not trying to ''convince'' Frederick to (re)join them, oh no no no, they're merely pointing out the unusual circumstances and the exact wording of Frederick's apprenticeship (he's bound to the pirates until his twenty-first ''birthday'', and he was born on the 29th of February), and leaving the rest to his [[HonorBeforeReason "Sense of Duty to which we have never yet appealed in vain".]]
* "Lovely Ladies" in ''Theatre/LesMiserables'', where the homeless, despairing Fantine is surrounded by a chorus of prostitutes aggressively telling her to give in to the inevitable and take up their trade.


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* In ''Theatre/{{Heathers}}'' when Veronica has doubts about ditching her best friend Martha, [[GirlPosse the Heathers]] sing "Candy Store" to show Veronica what she'd miss out on by choosing Martha over them.
* In ''Theatre/MeanGirls'' [[GirlPosse the Plastics]] musically request Cady to sit with them at lunch in "Meet the Plastics", the official invite to join their clique.
* "Lovely Ladies" in ''Theatre/LesMiserables'', where the homeless, despairing Fantine is surrounded by a chorus of prostitutes aggressively telling her to give in to the inevitable and take up their trade.
* "When You Had Left Our Pirate Fold" (aka "A Paradox") from ''Theatre/ThePiratesOfPenzance'' is an example, though Ruth and the Pirate King are not trying to ''convince'' Frederick to (re)join them, oh no no no, they're merely pointing out the unusual circumstances and the exact wording of Frederick's apprenticeship (he's bound to the pirates until his twenty-first ''birthday'', and he was born on the 29th of February), and leaving the rest to his [[HonorBeforeReason "Sense of Duty to which we have never yet appealed in vain".]]
* "Wonderful" in Theatre/{{Wicked}} is [[VillainWithGoodPublicity the Wizard's]] attempt to convince [[WellIntentionedExtremist Elphaba]] to abandon her cause and join him. She ''almost'' falls for it.


* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal'', Ratchet and Clank find a music video of IdolSinger Courtney Gears' newest song "Death to Squishes", a song asking all robots in the galaxy to rise up against all the organic lifeforms there and [[FantasticRacism exterminate them, confirming that she is working for the game's BigBad Dr. Nefarious.

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* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal'', Ratchet and Clank find a music video of IdolSinger Courtney Gears' newest song "Death to Squishes", a song asking all robots in the galaxy to rise up against all the organic lifeforms there and [[FantasticRacism exterminate them, them]], confirming that she is working for the game's BigBad Dr. Nefarious.





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* In ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal'', Ratchet and Clank find a music video of IdolSinger Courtney Gears' newest song "Death to Squishes", a song asking all robots in the galaxy to rise up against all the organic lifeforms there and [[FantasticRacism exterminate them, confirming that she is working for the game's BigBad Dr. Nefarious.
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