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%%* SoBadItsGood* SoBadItsGood: Those who don't find it an irredeemable mess that mixes bad action, bad comedy and annoying characters, like because aside from actual entertaining moments, they can laugh at how incompetent the thing is.


* HilariousInHindsight: Eddie's quest for a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood cappuccino]] becomes highly ironic in an age with a Starbucks on every street corner.

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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Eddie's quest for a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood cappuccino]] becomes highly ironic in an age with a Starbucks on every street corner.corner.
** At one point, Kit Kat is trailing Eddie and mimics every movement Eddie makes, including at one point pulling a pair of sunglasses. This was years before Kit Kat's actor Creator/DavidCaruso would make pulling sunglasses a trademark move of his character Horatio Caine in ''Series/CSIMiami''.


** David Caruso? [[Series/CSIMiami YEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAH!]] And he's in a dress? [[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!]]

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** David Caruso? Creator/DavidCaruso? [[Series/CSIMiami YEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAH!]] And he's in a dress? [[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!]]

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* CriticalResearchFailure: Most of the running times given for the songs are ''way'' off.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: There's one part where the Candy Bar Brigade are sitting in a car outside Anna and Hudson's apartment and, apropos of nothing, [[DumbMuscle Butterfinger]] says "Want me to rape 'em"? Presumably this was an attempt at BlackComedy, but it just seems so out of place and rather out of character for Butterfinger as well. The other bad guys just roll their eyes and tell him to keep reading his picture book, and the whole thing is never brought up again.

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* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Most of the cast is hamming it up or otherwise not taking the movie seriously, but Creator/JamesCoburn plays the role of George Kaplan almost entirely straight -- which, ironically, makes him [[TheComicallySerious one of the most consistently funny characters in the movie]].

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* FightSceneFailure: At one point when Butterfinger "punches" somebody, his fist clearly goes ''in front'' of the person he's "punching". They try to hide this with the camera angle but it's still painfully obvious.

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** Not only that, but their timing and estimates are so perfect, that they inevitably get foiled right after they finish the song.


* CriticalBacklash: ''Hudson Hawk'' was raked over the coals by critics when it was released. They thought it was an absolutely terrible action movie. And it was. Many viewers since have, however, noticed that it is a pretty darn good comedy, which is what its creators intended all along. It has also found an audience among anime fans due to the startling number of parallels to ''Franchise/LupinIII''.

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* CriticalBacklash: ''Hudson Hawk'' was raked over the coals by critics when it was released. They thought it was an absolutely terrible action movie. And it was. Many viewers since have, however, noticed that it is a pretty darn good comedy, which is what its creators intended all along. It has also found an audience among anime fans due to the startling number of parallels to ''Franchise/LupinIII''.


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGXPEKychuU Would you like to swing on a star...]]



* CrossesTheLineTwice
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGXPEKychuU Would you like to swing on a star...]]
* FridgeBrilliance: Tommy and Hudson know a series of songs's playing times by heart. They sing songs during robberies, not just to time them, but to stay in sync. Songs are sung during the auction house robbery and the Castle DaVinci assault, but ''not'' during the Vatican job, because that one is only done by Hudson -- there's no one else to sync with.
* [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Japan Loves Hudson Hawk]] - The film was incredibly popular in Japan due to similarities to ''Franchise/LupinIII''.
* HilariousInHindsight: Eddie's quest for a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood cappuccino]] becomes highly ironic in an age with a Starbucks on every street corner
* RetroactiveRecognition: David Caruso? [[Series/CSIMiami YEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAH!]] And he's in a dress? [[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!]]
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* %%* CrossesTheLineTwice
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGXPEKychuU Would you like to swing on a star...]]
* FridgeBrilliance: Tommy and Hudson know a series of songs's playing times by heart. They sing songs during robberies, not just to time them, but to stay in sync. Songs are sung during the auction house robbery and the Castle DaVinci Da Vinci assault, but ''not'' during the Vatican job, because that one is only done by Hudson -- there's no one else to sync with.
* [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Japan Loves Hudson Hawk]] - GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: The film was incredibly popular in Japan due to similarities to ''Franchise/LupinIII''.
* HilariousInHindsight: Eddie's quest for a [[TrademarkFavoriteFood cappuccino]] becomes highly ironic in an age with a Starbucks on every street corner
corner.
* RetroactiveRecognition: RetroactiveRecognition:
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David Caruso? [[Series/CSIMiami YEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAH!]] And he's in a dress? [[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!]]
* ** Almond Joy is [[Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack Queen Vee]].
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* VanityProject: For Creator/BruceWillis.



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* VanityProject: For Creator/BruceWillis.


* OldShame: Bruce Willis caught a lot of flak for making this "vanity project" when it came out, so he's swept it under the rug. Richard E. Grant called the movie trash and a reporter ''an idiot'' for liking it. And this a guy who was in ''Film/SpiceWorld''!


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome - [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGXPEKychuU Would you like to swing on a star...]]

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* CrowningMusicOfAwesome - CrowningMusicOfAwesome: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGXPEKychuU Would you like to swing on a star...]]



* SpiritualAdaptation - The combination of action and slapstick, the main character being a GentlemanThief and the overall feel of the film has some people calling it a better live-action ''Film/LupinIII'' movie than the ''actual'' live-action ''Lupin III'' movie.
* {{Squick}} - The Mario brother who gets ''stabbed in the face with a rack of syringes.'' And seems to be almost unfazed by it a couple scenes later, though his partners freak out when they see his face.

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* SpiritualAdaptation - SpiritualAdaptation: The combination of action and slapstick, the main character being a GentlemanThief and the overall feel of the film has some people calling it a better live-action ''Film/LupinIII'' movie than the ''actual'' live-action ''Lupin III'' movie.
* {{Squick}} - {{Squick}}: The Mario brother who gets ''stabbed in the face with a rack of syringes.'' And seems to be almost unfazed by it a couple scenes later, though his partners freak out when they see his face.


* StopHelpingMe: TropeNamer. Anna decides to pick up a gun and help Hudson during his fight with Alfred. Unfortunately, she's not the best markswoman in the world.

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* StopHelpingMe: TropeNamer. Anna decides to pick up a gun and help Hudson during his fight with Alfred. Unfortunately, she's not the best markswoman in the world.


* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff - The film was incredibly popular in Japan due to similarities to ''Franchise/LupinIII''.

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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff Japan Loves Hudson Hawk]] - The film was incredibly popular in Japan due to similarities to ''Franchise/LupinIII''.



* SpiritualLicensee - The combination of action and slapstick, the main character being a GentlemanThief and the overall feel of the film has some people calling it a better live-action ''Film/LupinIII'' movie than the ''actual'' live-action ''Lupin III'' movie.

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* SpiritualLicensee SpiritualAdaptation - The combination of action and slapstick, the main character being a GentlemanThief and the overall feel of the film has some people calling it a better live-action ''Film/LupinIII'' movie than the ''actual'' live-action ''Lupin III'' movie.

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