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* Each Rangerís lot in life at the start of the film, especially since all of it is TruthInTelevision:

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* Each Rangerís Ranger's lot in life at the start of the film, especially since all of it is TruthInTelevision:

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** And when Zack tentatively says "girlfriend troubles?", Ludi Lynn plays it almost as though Zack is realising what it must have been like for Trini to have him constantly hitting on her, and feeling ashamed for it.


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** Kimberly seems to take this the hardest, desperately trying to revive Billy and sounding heart broken as she says "he's dead". She also finds a note that she had passed to Billy in detention earlier saying "we should start a band", [[CerebusCallBack and burst into tears]]. Another layer of FridgeHorror to this is that Kimberly was the only one of the five who was outright kicked out of her friend group, and was still reeling from it and whether she even deserved to have friends at all after how awful she was. Here she gets confirmation that someone did love her as a friend, and this person is dead.


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** Jason apologizing to the others for not being a better leader to them.


* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we knew from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human beings]] in a raw reality. What's more, it comes up right after Billy survives the car crash which [[DownerBeginning ruins his life]], as though the movie is expressing [[DisappointedInYou disappointment]] for his [[MyGreatestFailure actions]].

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* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we knew from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human beings]] in a raw reality. What's more, it comes up right after Billy Jason survives the car crash which [[DownerBeginning ruins his life]], as though the movie is expressing [[DisappointedInYou disappointment]] for his [[MyGreatestFailure actions]].



* Each Rangers' lot in life at the start of the film, especially since all of it is TruthInTelevision:

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* Each Rangers' Rangerís lot in life at the start of the film, especially since all of it is TruthInTelevision:



** Kimberly used to be an AlphaBitch on the cheerleader team that got thrown out because of a mean spirited prank. Her former friends abandon her and she openly acknowledges that she has only herself to blame.

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** Kimberly used to be an AlphaBitch on the cheerleader team that got thrown out because of a mean spirited mean-spirited prank. Her former friends abandon her and she openly acknowledges that she has only herself to blame.



*** When Rita comes stumbling out of Goldar, screaming for them to wait, she starts ranting that their teamwork and trust won't always work out and that it will end some day. She angrily insists that they know this, and she sounds so outraged and upset by it... it's enough to make one wonder if that was what happened to her team. Zordon says she betrayed them, but never gives any details on what that entailed. And at the beginning of the film, she tells Zordon they could have ruled together. Putting the clues together, it might have been she tried to get stronger for the sake of the team through immoral ways and they tried to stop her, so she turned on them. Or she wanted to get stronger for her own sake and her team felt that ''had'' to stop her. She does tell Trini that she, too, was an outsider on the team once upon a time.

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*** When Rita comes stumbling out of Goldar, screaming for them to wait, she starts ranting that their teamwork and trust won't always work out and that it will end some day. She angrily insists that they know this, and she sounds so outraged and upset by it... it's enough to make one wonder if that was what happened to her team. Zordon says she betrayed them, but never gives any details on what that entailed. And at the beginning of the film, she tells Zordon they could have ruled together. Putting the clues together, it might have been she tried to get stronger for the sake of the team through immoral ways and they tried to stop her, so she turned on them. Or she wanted to get stronger for her own sake and her team felt that they ''had'' to stop her. She does tell Trini that she, too, was an outsider on the team once upon a time.


* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we knew from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human beings]] in a raw reality.

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* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we knew from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human beings]] in a raw reality. What's more, it comes up right after Billy survives the car crash which [[DownerBeginning ruins his life]], as though the movie is expressing [[DisappointedInYou disappointment]] for his [[MyGreatestFailure actions]].


* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we know from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human being]] in a raw reality of imperfection.

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* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we know knew from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human being]] beings]] in a raw reality of imperfection.reality.


* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers"), being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we know from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human being]] in a raw reality of imperfection.

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* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers"), Rangers") being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we know from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human being]] in a raw reality of imperfection.

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* The title in the opening ("Power Rangers"), being nothing more than a crude, unceremonious font in the lower right corner so represents how our heroes are not the pure, ideal protectors we know from the Television series, but rather [[HumansAreFlawed flawed human being]] in a raw reality of imperfection.


** Billy has a FriendlessBackground and is the favored target of the school bully because of Billy being on the autism spectrum. To make things worse, the person he was closest to, his father, has passed away.

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** Billy has a FriendlessBackground and is the favored target of the school bully because of Billy being he is on the autism spectrum. To make things worse, the person he was closest to, his father, has passed away.



** Zack acts boastful and unconcerned to [[BeneathTheMask hide his worries about living in a trailer with his sick mother]].
* When Jason gets dropped off at Saturday School, his father gets on his case about why he's there. While justified in being upset, Jason's father goes too far when he [[KickTheDog denigrates Jason's refusal to sell out his friends who helped with the prank as stupid, not noble.]] He also insults the students that Jason will be attending with as "weirdos and criminals," which is proven patently untrue later in the film.

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** Zack acts boastful and unconcerned to [[BeneathTheMask hide his worries about living in a trailer with his sick mother]].mother]] (who is the only family he has left).
* When Jason gets dropped off at Saturday School, his father gets on his case about why he's there. While justified in being upset, Jason's father goes too far when he [[KickTheDog denigrates Jason's refusal to sell out his friends who helped with the prank as stupid, not noble.]] He also insults the students that Jason will be attending with as "weirdos and criminals," which criminals" (which is proven patently untrue later in the film.film).


** Even though you ''[[DisneyDeath know'' everything is going to turn out fine, thanks to [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil trailers giving away]] that Billy does make it to the final fight and [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt this being Power Rangers]], it still manages to be a genuine GutPunch and legitimately sad moment.]]

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** Even though you ''[[DisneyDeath know'' know]]'' everything is going to turn out fine, thanks to [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil trailers giving away]] that Billy does make it to the final fight and [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt this being Power Rangers]], it still manages to be a genuine GutPunch and legitimately sad moment.]]


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* Trini's confession is similarly heartfelt, and it's easy to understand why she's so aloof and snarky given her eternal outcast status. It will also resonate with a lot of teenagers [[spoiler:who feel conflicted about their sexual orientation]]. She's in tears by the end.

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* Trini's confession is similarly heartfelt, and it's easy to understand why she's so aloof and snarky given her eternal outcast status. It will also resonate with a lot of teenagers [[spoiler:who who feel conflicted about their sexual orientation]].orientation. She's in tears by the end.



* Again, the performance of ''genuine'' grief from [[spoiler: Jason, Zack, Trini and Kimberly's actors and actresses drives home the awful loss of Billy at the taloned hands of Rita Repulsa; seeing the four surviving rangers solemnly and respectfully bearing Billy on their shoulders as an honor guard with the Bootstraps' version of "Stand By Me" in the background only lets the tears flow harder, a fitting song for a heartfelt and sorrowful sequence.]]
** [[spoiler: Even though you ''[[DisneyDeath know]]'' everything is going to turn out fine, thanks to [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil trailers giving away]] that Billy does make it to the final fight and [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt this being Power Rangers]], it still manages to be a genuine GutPunch and legitimately sad moment.]]
* The Rangers struggling against Goldar in their Zords, being pushed slowly into the pit containing the Zeo Crystal. Having their faces exposed allows them and the audience to see how terrified they are: Jason declaring that no one's dying alone and Billy's fine with that [[spoiler: even though he was brought back not too long ago]], Zack passes out from the heat while Trini desperately calls out to him to wake up, Jason and Kim have a HeldGaze moment, Billy [[ItHasBeenAnHonor thanks the others for being his friends]], and as they fall in Kim calls out for them to hold on to each other.
** Then of course the tears of sorrow [[Main/JustForPun morph]] into tears of joy when [[spoiler:the Megazord forms and rises from the pit]].
* The anger and heartbreak in Rita's voice when she tells the Rangers "No matter what Zordon says, ''I AM WORTHY!''" [[spoiler:right before she gets slapped into space]] makes you wonder if there's more to her story than what Zordon told the Rangers.

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* Again, the performance of ''genuine'' grief from [[spoiler: Jason, Zack, Trini and Kimberly's actors and actresses drives home the awful loss of Billy at the taloned hands of Rita Repulsa; seeing the four surviving rangers solemnly and respectfully bearing Billy on their shoulders as an honor guard with the Bootstraps' version of "Stand By Me" in the background only lets the tears flow harder, a fitting song for a heartfelt and sorrowful sequence.]]
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** [[spoiler: Even though you ''[[DisneyDeath know]]'' know'' everything is going to turn out fine, thanks to [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil trailers giving away]] that Billy does make it to the final fight and [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt this being Power Rangers]], it still manages to be a genuine GutPunch and legitimately sad moment.]]
* The Rangers struggling against Goldar in their Zords, being pushed slowly into the pit containing the Zeo Crystal. Having their faces exposed allows them and the audience to see how terrified they are: Jason declaring that no one's dying alone and Billy's fine with that [[spoiler: even though he was brought back not too long ago]], ago, Zack passes out from the heat while Trini desperately calls out to him to wake up, Jason and Kim have a HeldGaze moment, Billy [[ItHasBeenAnHonor thanks the others for being his friends]], and as they fall in Kim calls out for them to hold on to each other.
** Then of course the tears of sorrow [[Main/JustForPun morph]] into tears of joy when [[spoiler:the the Megazord forms and rises from the pit]].
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* The anger and heartbreak in Rita's voice when she tells the Rangers "No matter what Zordon says, ''I AM WORTHY!''" [[spoiler:right right before she gets slapped into space]] space makes you wonder if there's more to her story than what Zordon told the Rangers.


* In the opening scene we are introduced to a shot of a defeated Zordon in ranger form and watch as he struggles to crawl over to one of his dying ranger teammates who gives him her coin. He holds her hand and sorrowfully apologizes to her as she dies. It's assumed that something similar happened with the other rangers who's deaths Zordon clearly blames himself for.

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* In the opening scene we are introduced to a shot of a defeated Zordon in ranger form and watch as he struggles to crawl over to one of his dying ranger teammates who gives him her coin. He holds her hand and sorrowfully apologizes to her as she dies. It's assumed that something similar happened with the other rangers who's whose deaths Zordon clearly blames himself for.


* In the opening scene we are introduced to a shot of a defeated Zordon in ranger form and watch as he struggles to crawl over to one of his dying ranger teammates who gives him her coin. He holds her hand and sorrowfully apologizes to her as she dies. It's assumed that something similar happened with the other rangers who's deaths Zordon clearly blames himself for.

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* In the opening scene we are introduced to a shot of a defeated Zordon in ranger form and watch as he struggles to crawl over to one of his dying ranger teammates who gives him her coin. He holds her hand and sorrowfully apologizes to her as she dies. It's assumed that something similar happened with the other rangers who's deaths Zordon clearly blames himself for.for.
** On a meta level, the fact that it's the Yellow Ranger who dies in the opening becomes a rather grim nod to reality as the original Yellow Ranger, Thuy Trang, died in a car accident in 2001.


*** When Rita comes stumbling out of Goldar, screaming for them to wait, she starts ranting that their teamwork and trust won't always work out and that it will end some day. She angrily insists that they know this, and she sounds so outraged and upset by it... it's enough to make one wonder if that was what happened to her team. Zordon says she betrayed them, but never gives any details on what that entailed. And at the beginning of the film, she tells Zordon they could have ruled together. Putting the clues together, it might have been she tried to get stronger for the sake of the team through immoral ways and they tried to stop her, so she turned on them. Or she wanted to get stronger for her own sake and her team felt that ''had'' to stop her. She does tell Trini that she, too, was an outsider on the team once upon a time.

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*** When Rita comes stumbling out of Goldar, screaming for them to wait, she starts ranting that their teamwork and trust won't always work out and that it will end some day. She angrily insists that they know this, and she sounds so outraged and upset by it... it's enough to make one wonder if that was what happened to her team. Zordon says she betrayed them, but never gives any details on what that entailed. And at the beginning of the film, she tells Zordon they could have ruled together. Putting the clues together, it might have been she tried to get stronger for the sake of the team through immoral ways and they tried to stop her, so she turned on them. Or she wanted to get stronger for her own sake and her team felt that ''had'' to stop her. She does tell Trini that she, too, was an outsider on the team once upon a time.time.
* In the opening scene we are introduced to a shot of a defeated Zordon in ranger form and watch as he struggles to crawl over to one of his dying ranger teammates who gives him her coin. He holds her hand and sorrowfully apologizes to her as she dies. It's assumed that something similar happened with the other rangers who's deaths Zordon clearly blames himself for.


** Likely she was worthy at one point as Zordon DOES state they were friends. But either the power corrupted her and she began using it for her own selfish needs.... or someone began LYING to her and manipulated her into thinking Zordon hated her.

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** Likely she was worthy at one point as Zordon DOES state they were friends. But either the power corrupted her and she began using it for her own selfish needs.... or someone began LYING to her and manipulated her into thinking Zordon hated her.her.
*** When Rita comes stumbling out of Goldar, screaming for them to wait, she starts ranting that their teamwork and trust won't always work out and that it will end some day. She angrily insists that they know this, and she sounds so outraged and upset by it... it's enough to make one wonder if that was what happened to her team. Zordon says she betrayed them, but never gives any details on what that entailed. And at the beginning of the film, she tells Zordon they could have ruled together. Putting the clues together, it might have been she tried to get stronger for the sake of the team through immoral ways and they tried to stop her, so she turned on them. Or she wanted to get stronger for her own sake and her team felt that ''had'' to stop her. She does tell Trini that she, too, was an outsider on the team once upon a time.


** A cut scene has the two of them get into a heated argument, Jason getting angry that his dad is ''still'' fixated on Jason being on the football team if he just does his exercises and physical therapy to get back in top form. Jason points out that Sam had asked the doctor about that and the doctor had paused before telling them that it was "possible". Jason further [[CallingTheOldManOut calls out]] his dad for pushing for the whole football career in the first place, even going to the local paper to have them write about Jason being the school's "Golden Boy". This scene also reveals that Jason sat in jail for ''three days'' following the prank.



** An extended version of her confrontation with Rita starts off with Trini sneaking back into her room and just sitting for a moment and ''crying'' before going to bed.



** Likely she was worthy at one point as Zordon DOES state they were friends. But either the power corrupted her and she began using it for her own selfish needs.... or Zedd began LYING to her and manipulated her into thinking Zordon hated her.

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** Likely she was worthy at one point as Zordon DOES state they were friends. But either the power corrupted her and she began using it for her own selfish needs.... or Zedd someone began LYING to her and manipulated her into thinking Zordon hated her.

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