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* In ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers]]'', when Aragorn reaches Helm's Deep after being thought dead, Éowyn, who has a crush on him, rushes forward to welcome him back. She stops when she sees Legolas return the Evenstar to Aragorn because it reminds her that Aragorn is already in love with Arwen. From the way the scene is shot, [[HoYay it looks like Legolas is proposing to Aragorn]] and beating Éowyn to the punch.
** Fun fact: They originally intended for Arwen to appear at Helm's Deep. ''That'' was the scene Éowyn was supposed to be reacting to. Considering what scene they replaced it with, one wonders if the producers ''wanted'' HoYay in the movie.
** And at the end of the next movie, Aragorn is met by a procession of elves after being crowned king. At the very front is Legolas, and again, from the way the scene is shot it looks like Aragorn is about to marry him.
** During the Battle of Helm's Deep, Legolas's shield-boarding, and the running orc that seems to have come straight out of the Orc Olympics with its obvious BURNING TORCH! OF BURNING!
** In ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Return of the King]]'', when Legolas finally comprehends Aragorn's plan to draw the gaze of Sauron's eye, he adds a real gem to the conversation:
---> [[CaptainObvious "A diversion!"]]
** The whole "people the size of children jumping on a bed while an old geezer watches and laughs" is hilarious. Even more so ''via'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QAlt4Sfl7Q this video]].
** Frodo greets Aragorn and Gimli by shouting their names, but gives Legolas a look of "oh, yeah... that other guy that did... stuff..."
** Who can forget Gimli's over the top wails in The Mines of Moria, it's even more jarring since in the book he just pulls his hood over his head without making a sound and in the animated version he just sadly and silently walks away.
** Creator/PeterJackson commented that the scenes in Rohan were difficult to direct because any depiction of medieval peasantry risked reminding people of ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''. ''Webcomic/DMOfTheRings'', of course, [[http://www.shamusyoung.com/twentysidedtale/?p=906 went to town in more ways than one.]]
** "Crebain from Dunland!" ItMakesSenseInContext, of course, but since that context isn't in the movie it seems like a weird thing to yell when "Uh oh, birds!" would have accomplished the same thing.
** "THEY'RE TAKING THE HOBBITS TO ISENGARD!" Legolas, we feel your pain.
---> [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE-1RPDqJAY The hobbits the hobbits the hobbits the hobbits to Isengard!]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlNr-Vf9L2c To Isengard!]]
** Frodo- "THEY TOOK THE RING!" the narmiest part of the movie in my opinion.
** The Nazgûl kick down the wooden wall to get into Bree, and the guy who is behind the wall somehow manages to get smashed completely flat. As in, the wall ends up completely flat on the ground, with no indication that there is a body underneath it.
** Saruman starts making Gandalf spin in circles on the floor during their fight. This is seen in part from above, by the way.
*** And the callback to this incident when Gandalf later whacks Theoden (who has fallen under Saruman's influence) on the head and the action cuts to Isengard where Saruman crumples under the blow.
** Some people consider Galadriel's "dark queen" transformation, complete with slowed down/warped voice and (possibly) overdone effects, Narm. When Galadriel was shot from the front, her arms were pointed in an awkward position, and her slightly upturned face, along with the negative colours, made her nose look like a pig's snout. It made her look like a weird scarecrow. But then it shifted to a view from the side, and suddenly she looked impressive and scary.
** [[spoiler: Denethor's death scene.]] Gandalf lays the beatdown on him with his staff, Shadowfax kicks him in the head right onto his son's funeral pyre, and ''then'' he catches fire and runs all the way into the courtyard, through the garden (which looks like a helipad from the top down), and ''off the conveniently-placed cliff of Minas Tirith''.
*** [[NarmCharm Best part of the movie]].
*** What makes it worse/better is the cliff isn't "conveniently placed", it's a good 50-to-100 metres from the nearest building, leading to {{Fridge|Logic}} Narm when you realise Denethor must be quite the athlete as he did the 100 metre sprint, wearing armour and on ''fire'' during the cut between locations.
*** Bonus Narm for those who recall the parallel scene from the book. Gandalf speaks the same line in both - "So passes [[spoiler: Denethor, son of Ecthelion]]". The film version has him passing in a literal "Keep to the left" sense.
*** Arguably, this delivery seems like it was done on purpose.
** When the Black Gate is collapsing in ''Return of the King'', there's a shot where you see Aragorn's face staring in awe. Thing is, there's another guy right behind him who looks like he's ''whistling''; his expression screams, "Oooooooh, cool." (Around 1:03 in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF8YJ5yv1jc this]] video.
** "A wizard should know '''better!''' '''AAAAAAAAAGGGGGH'''!!!"
** In ''The Return of the King,'' when Pippin's being [[MindRape mind-raped]] by the Orthanc Palanatir, it looks like he's having either a seizure or an orgasm. His face doesn't help.
** The Elvish words Frodo speaks to illuminate the Light of Ëarendil sound a little like "I need another CANDY BAR."
** Speaking of Elvish: The entire conversation between Elrond and Arwen, boiling down to "you do love your daddy?" and Arwen almost collapsing in tears. This scene is written by Jackson, and is a Narm masterpiece which had been ''even worse'' had it been spoken in English. As it stands, the Elvish ''almost'' saves it, with the ''oddly'' English accentuation of the name "Frodo" in the mix.
** The Fellowship's faces, especially Aragorn's, when the Balrog first arrives and the orcs scatter.
---> "A BALRRRROG OF MORRGOTH!"
** "Legolas! What do your Elf Eyes see?" Swish your Elf Hair! Listen with your Elf Ears!
** There are certain words that are impossible to take seriously. [[Franchise/StarWars "Younglings"]] is one. "Man-Flesh" is another.
** Some of the orcs' dialogue can often be this ("Looks like meat's BACK ON THE MENU, BOYS!")
*** One of the commentaries notes the oddity of this line, as it implies the Orcs have restaurants, to know what a menu is.
** A lot of dialogue in these movies comes across as very narmy when it's being lifted more or less directly from the books. Some lines work well when they're written down (even if it's only because they're accommodated by the writing style in general) but end up sounding incredibly silly when spoken aloud, especially to our 21st-century ears.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbaMbm7xbNk This deleted scene]] from Fellowship comes across as very silly. Frodo's convenient placement directly underneath the trolls (almost as though someone deliberately did so there), with Sam's sheepish reaction to it cut together with Frodo's expression of anguish and terror, it almost comes of as though Sam is actively ''trying'' to scare Frodo to death.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZBgRnEdS40 In The Two Towers]] I swear Creator/OrlandoBloom runs into the frame, checks to make sure he's on his mark and then pronounces: "A red sun rises, blood has been spilled this night." And then... runs off again.
** No mention of the Dead Men of Dunharrow being depicted as [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a2/Army_of_the_dead.jpg glowing green ghosts]]? [[FlatWhat What.]]

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* In ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers]]'', when Aragorn reaches Helm's Deep after being thought dead, Éowyn, who has a crush on him, rushes forward to welcome him back. She stops when she sees Legolas return the Evenstar to Aragorn because it reminds her that Aragorn is already in love with Arwen. From the way the scene is shot, [[HoYay it looks like Legolas is proposing to Aragorn]] and beating Éowyn to the punch.
** Fun fact: They originally intended for Arwen to appear at Helm's Deep. ''That'' was the scene Éowyn was supposed to be reacting to. Considering what scene they replaced it with, one wonders if the producers ''wanted'' HoYay in the movie.
** And at the end of the next movie, Aragorn is met by a procession of elves after being crowned king. At the very front is Legolas, and again, from the way the scene is shot it looks like Aragorn is about to marry him.
** During the Battle of Helm's Deep, Legolas's shield-boarding, and the running orc that seems to have come straight out of the Orc Olympics with
''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'': [[Narm/TheLordOfTheRings Has its obvious BURNING TORCH! OF BURNING!
** In ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Return of the King]]'', when Legolas finally comprehends Aragorn's plan to draw the gaze of Sauron's eye, he adds a real gem to the conversation:
---> [[CaptainObvious "A diversion!"]]
** The whole "people the size of children jumping on a bed while an old geezer watches and laughs" is hilarious. Even more so ''via'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QAlt4Sfl7Q this video]].
** Frodo greets Aragorn and Gimli by shouting their names, but gives Legolas a look of "oh, yeah... that other guy that did... stuff..."
** Who can forget Gimli's over the top wails in The Mines of Moria, it's even more jarring since in the book he just pulls his hood over his head without making a sound and in the animated version he just sadly and silently walks away.
** Creator/PeterJackson commented that the scenes in Rohan were difficult to direct because any depiction of medieval peasantry risked reminding people of ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''. ''Webcomic/DMOfTheRings'', of course, [[http://www.shamusyoung.com/twentysidedtale/?p=906 went to town in more ways than one.]]
** "Crebain from Dunland!" ItMakesSenseInContext, of course, but since that context isn't in the movie it seems like a weird thing to yell when "Uh oh, birds!" would have accomplished the same thing.
** "THEY'RE TAKING THE HOBBITS TO ISENGARD!" Legolas, we feel your pain.
---> [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE-1RPDqJAY The hobbits the hobbits the hobbits the hobbits to Isengard!]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlNr-Vf9L2c To Isengard!]]
** Frodo- "THEY TOOK THE RING!" the narmiest part of the movie in my opinion.
** The Nazgûl kick down the wooden wall to get into Bree, and the guy who is behind the wall somehow manages to get smashed completely flat. As in, the wall ends up completely flat on the ground, with no indication that there is a body underneath it.
** Saruman starts making Gandalf spin in circles on the floor during their fight. This is seen in part from above, by the way.
*** And the callback to this incident when Gandalf later whacks Theoden (who has fallen under Saruman's influence) on the head and the action cuts to Isengard where Saruman crumples under the blow.
** Some people consider Galadriel's "dark queen" transformation, complete with slowed down/warped voice and (possibly) overdone effects, Narm. When Galadriel was shot from the front, her arms were pointed in an awkward position, and her slightly upturned face, along with the negative colours, made her nose look like a pig's snout. It made her look like a weird scarecrow. But then it shifted to a view from the side, and suddenly she looked impressive and scary.
** [[spoiler: Denethor's death scene.]] Gandalf lays the beatdown on him with his staff, Shadowfax kicks him in the head right onto his son's funeral pyre, and ''then'' he catches fire and runs all the way into the courtyard, through the garden (which looks like a helipad from the top down), and ''off the conveniently-placed cliff of Minas Tirith''.
*** [[NarmCharm Best part of the movie]].
*** What makes it worse/better is the cliff isn't "conveniently placed", it's a good 50-to-100 metres from the nearest building, leading to {{Fridge|Logic}} Narm when you realise Denethor must be quite the athlete as he did the 100 metre sprint, wearing armour and on ''fire'' during the cut between locations.
*** Bonus Narm for those who recall the parallel scene from the book. Gandalf speaks the same line in both - "So passes [[spoiler: Denethor, son of Ecthelion]]". The film version has him passing in a literal "Keep to the left" sense.
*** Arguably, this delivery seems like it was done on purpose.
** When the Black Gate is collapsing in ''Return of the King'', there's a shot where you see Aragorn's face staring in awe. Thing is, there's another guy right behind him who looks like he's ''whistling''; his expression screams, "Oooooooh, cool." (Around 1:03 in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF8YJ5yv1jc this]] video.
** "A wizard should know '''better!''' '''AAAAAAAAAGGGGGH'''!!!"
** In ''The Return of the King,'' when Pippin's being [[MindRape mind-raped]] by the Orthanc Palanatir, it looks like he's having either a seizure or an orgasm. His face doesn't help.
** The Elvish words Frodo speaks to illuminate the Light of Ëarendil sound a little like "I need another CANDY BAR."
** Speaking of Elvish: The entire conversation between Elrond and Arwen, boiling down to "you do love your daddy?" and Arwen almost collapsing in tears. This scene is written by Jackson, and is a Narm masterpiece which had been ''even worse'' had it been spoken in English. As it stands, the Elvish ''almost'' saves it, with the ''oddly'' English accentuation of the name "Frodo" in the mix.
** The Fellowship's faces, especially Aragorn's, when the Balrog first arrives and the orcs scatter.
---> "A BALRRRROG OF MORRGOTH!"
** "Legolas! What do your Elf Eyes see?" Swish your Elf Hair! Listen with your Elf Ears!
** There are certain words that are impossible to take seriously. [[Franchise/StarWars "Younglings"]] is one. "Man-Flesh" is another.
** Some of the orcs' dialogue can often be this ("Looks like meat's BACK ON THE MENU, BOYS!")
*** One of the commentaries notes the oddity of this line, as it implies the Orcs have restaurants, to know what a menu is.
** A lot of dialogue in these movies comes across as very narmy when it's being lifted more or less directly from the books. Some lines work well when they're written down (even if it's only because they're accommodated by the writing style in general) but end up sounding incredibly silly when spoken aloud, especially to our 21st-century ears.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbaMbm7xbNk This deleted scene]] from Fellowship comes across as very silly. Frodo's convenient placement directly underneath the trolls (almost as though someone deliberately did so there), with Sam's sheepish reaction to it cut together with Frodo's expression of anguish and terror, it almost comes of as though Sam is actively ''trying'' to scare Frodo to death.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZBgRnEdS40 In The Two Towers]] I swear Creator/OrlandoBloom runs into the frame, checks to make sure he's on his mark and then pronounces: "A red sun rises, blood has been spilled this night." And then... runs off again.
** No mention of the Dead Men of Dunharrow being depicted as [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a2/Army_of_the_dead.jpg glowing green ghosts]]? [[FlatWhat What.
own page.]]


* From the movie of ''Stephen King's Literature/{{It}}'':
--> "You killed my brother George you BAST-ERD!"
--> "This is battery acid, you slime!"
** The entire second half of the movie, the half featuring the adult actors, is brimming with Narm. For instance, there's Richard Thomas's (as adult Bill Denborough) laughable attempt at stuttering, and Creator/JohnRitter's awkward love scenes (one of which involves macking [[spoiler: the bloody clown itself]]).
-->"Kiss me, FAT BOY!"
** "Why is it so ''MEAN?!''"
** And, of course, many people find it hard to be afraid of Tim Curry, especially when he's making terrible jokes in the background.
** If you were scared of the movie during its first three-fourths, guaranteed you stopped being scared the moment IT reveals its true form...a shambling, stop-motion spider with crossed eyes.

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* From the movie of ''Stephen King's Literature/{{It}}'':
--> "You killed my brother George you BAST-ERD!"
--> "This is battery acid, you slime!"
** The entire second half of the movie, the half featuring the adult actors, is brimming with Narm. For instance, there's Richard Thomas's (as adult Bill Denborough) laughable attempt at stuttering, and Creator/JohnRitter's awkward love scenes (one of which involves macking [[spoiler: the bloody clown itself]]).
-->"Kiss me, FAT BOY!"
** "Why is it so ''MEAN?!''"
** And, of course, many people find it hard to be afraid of Tim Curry, especially when he's making terrible jokes in the background.
** If you were scared of the movie during
''Film/It1990'': [[Narm/It1990 Has its first three-fourths, guaranteed you stopped being scared the moment IT reveals its true form...a shambling, stop-motion spider with crossed eyes.own page.]]

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*** Mr White also comes across as ridiculous when saying that Blofeld pushed himself too far and his actions result in killing women and children, when Quantum had been established as a terrorist organization which even tried to deprive a whole country of their water supplies.


* Try not to laugh whenever Stallone says "law" in ''Film/JudgeDredd''. Stallone isn't the only one, either; the guy who plays Rico practically ''belches'' it, his actor is trying to [[HamToHamCombat out-ham]] Stallone.

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* Try not to laugh whenever Stallone Creator/SylvesterStallone says "law" in ''Film/JudgeDredd''. Stallone isn't the only one, either; the guy who plays Rico Creator/ArmandAssante practically ''belches'' it, his actor he is trying to [[HamToHamCombat out-ham]] Stallone.

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** Everyone who stops taking care of Jean-Baptiste dying in increasingly spectacular fashion. Not helped by some of these deaths being played in slow motion.


* ''Film/LetThereBeLight'': When Katy says "Who pays the emotional bills?" like it's the deepest line ever.

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* ''Film/LetThereBeLight'': ''Film/LetThereBeLight2017'': When Katy the protagonist, outspoken atheist Sol Harkens, discusses with his estranged wife, devout Christian Katy, about how his lecturing tours pay for their children, she says "Who pays the emotional bills?" bills?", like it's the deepest line ever.


* In ''Film/ProblemChild'', a scene where Junior and his criminal hero go to the circus was probably meant to be an example of DudeNotFunny, but Creator/MichaelRichards' delivery in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHKotCnjYow this scene]] is just so hilarious that even a little kid will laugh at watching a random clown get socked.

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* In ''Film/ProblemChild'', a scene where Junior and his criminal hero go to the circus was probably meant to be an example of DudeNotFunny, but Creator/MichaelRichards' delivery in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHKotCnjYow this scene]] is just so hilarious that even a little kid will laugh at watching a random clown get socked. Even if you go with the (more likely) idea that it ''was'' PlayedForLaughs, the complete [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight non-reaction from the other fair-goers]] still dampens the effect somewhat.


** ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' turned what should have been a CrowningMomentOfAwesome -- Film/JamesBond surfing the tidal wave with the parachute -- into a Narmfest, thanks to [[SpecialEffectFailure unconvincing CGI]]. Especially bad because there was a surfing sequence at the beginning of the film done without CGI effects that looked much better.

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** ''Film/DieAnotherDay'' turned what should have been a CrowningMomentOfAwesome SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome -- Film/JamesBond surfing the tidal wave with the parachute -- into a Narmfest, thanks to [[SpecialEffectFailure unconvincing CGI]]. Especially bad because there was a surfing sequence at the beginning of the film done without CGI effects that looked much better.


** The [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment random scene where]] [[spoiler: The Bride's name is established as Beatrix Kiddo]] in ''Vol. 2'', which shows [[spoiler: the adult Creator/UmaThurman as Kiddo sitting in roll call during class with a bunch of kids]].


* ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'' has Creator/MatthewMcConaughey's '''completely''' [[LargeHam hammy]] acting in the climax of what was an otherwise [[VisualEffectsOfAwesome beautiful]] movie.

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* ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'' has Creator/MatthewMcConaughey's '''completely''' [[LargeHam hammy]] acting in the climax of what was an otherwise [[VisualEffectsOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome beautiful]] movie.

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* ''Film/LetThereBeLight'': When Katy says "Who pays the emotional bills?" like it's the deepest line ever.


** Creator/DanielCraig's reactions during the torture scene in ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006'' are over-the-top even for a serious GroinAttack. And Le Chiffre looks like the lead singer of Music/MyChemicalRomance.

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** Creator/DanielCraig's reactions during the torture scene in ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006'' are over-the-top even for a serious GroinAttack. And Le Chiffre looks like the lead singer Gerard Way of Music/MyChemicalRomance.


** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' is Narm-laden, but particular notice must go to sticking a kazoo whistle into the bridge jump. Worst of all, it detracts from the power of the stunt, which was done for real. Hell of a slap in the face for the technicians and stuntmen who set it up.

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** ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'' is Narm-laden, but particular notice must go to sticking a kazoo slide whistle into the bridge jump. Worst of all, it detracts from the power of the stunt, which was done for real. Hell of a slap in the face for the technicians and stuntmen who set it up.


** [[SmugSnake Koskov's]] "I ''told'' you!" happy dance in ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' is cringe-inducing, especially since Jeroen Krabbe is such an [[HamAndCheese enjoyable]] [[LargeHam ham]] for 99% of the movie.

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** [[SmugSnake Koskov's]] "I ''told'' you!" happy dance in ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' is cringe-inducing, especially since Jeroen Krabbe Creator/JeroenKrabbe is such an [[HamAndCheese enjoyable]] [[LargeHam ham]] for 99% of the movie.

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* The first part of Paolo Sorrentino's ''Loro'' at times seems almost a self-parody of his previous film ''Film/TheGreatBeauty'', mostly because of the anvilicious metaphors involving random animals. The most ridiculous of the lot is when a giant rat comes out of nowhere and a garbage truck, in order to avoid it, steers and crashes, spraying Rome's beautiful night landscape with tons of garbage. The metaphor of the characters defacing Rome's [[{{Pun}} great beauty]] with their filth couldn't be more on the nose, and if you add the bizarre CG effects like the truck floating in the air like the van from ''Stranger Things'' and more or less exploding in a ''geyser'' of trash, you have a scene that's impossible to be taken seriously, even with the intentional comedic undertones of several scenes.

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