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* {{Narm}}:
** Some of the death scenes due to the immense number of hits any of the heroes would take before going down. In particular, [[spoiler: the drama of Billy and Goodnight's death is somewhat ruined by Goodnight getting blasted through a balcony and off of the roof of the church.]]
** The final sequence, done ''entirely'' using ConspicuousCG, combined with with Cullen' monologue about how magnificent the seven was. Not only it brings absolutely nothing to the movie itself, it is widely claimed as ''ruining it'' due to the dodgy CGI and bombastic, overbearing lines right before the credits. And said credits start rolling to the [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 original's]] theme tune, making it all that more jarring.


* ClicheStorm: Even those with a positive opinion on the film can admit that it doesn't reinvent the wheel when it comes to either the original films of the genre, [[TropesAreNotBad but some really don't mind it]].

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* ClicheStorm: Even those with a positive opinion on the film can admit that it doesn't reinvent the wheel when it comes to either the original films of the genre, [[TropesAreNotBad [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools but some really don't mind it]].


** In a similar vein, Vasquez is wanted for the murder of a ranger. The Texas Rangers were notoriously brutal to Mexicans in the latter half of the 19th century, so Vasquez might actually have had a point asking if the ranger he killed had it coming.

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** In a similar vein, Vasquez is wanted for the murder of a ranger. The Texas Rangers were notoriously brutal to Mexicans in the latter half of the 19th century, so Vasquez might actually have had a point asking if Vasquez's claim that the ranger he killed had it coming.coming isn't totally farfetched.



** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]], early drafts of the script contained more blatant HomoeroticSubtext between the two, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."

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** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]], the AmbiguouslyGay aspects of their relationship were even less ambiguous in early drafts of the script contained more blatant HomoeroticSubtext between the two, script, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: On Goodnight: Could Goodnight's lingering trauma from fighting in the Civil War stem not only from being a soldier, but being a ''Confederate'' soldier? Could his difficulty with killing come at least in part from a disillusionment in the cause he'd fought for and all of the good Union men he killed?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: On Goodnight: Could Goodnight's lingering trauma from fighting in the Civil War stem not only from being a soldier, but being a ''Confederate'' soldier? Could his difficulty with killing come at least in part from a disillusionment in the cause he'd fought for and all of the good Union men he killed?killed? Supporting this interpretation is the fact that he's close friends with Chisolm, a black man who fought for the Union, whilst his most antagonistic relationship is with Faraday, who refers to it as the "War of Northern Aggression."


* NightmareFuel: Goodnight refers to The Gatling Gun as ''[[TheDreaded The Devil's Wrath]]''. We're immediately that he's ''not freaking kidding'' when the Gatling opens up on the town, turning everything above ground into a meatgrinder of flying bullets and splintered wood.

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* NightmareFuel: Goodnight refers to The Gatling Gun as ''[[TheDreaded The Devil's Wrath]]''. We're immediately shown that he's ''not freaking kidding'' when the Gatling opens up on the town, turning everything above ground into a meatgrinder of flying bullets and splintered wood.


* GeniusBonus: Denali is wearing part of a U.S. Cavalry uniform, giving Red Harvest a very good reason to hate him and single him out in the final battle beyond them simply being on opposite sides.

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* GeniusBonus: GeniusBonus:
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Denali is wearing part of a U.S. Cavalry uniform, giving Red Harvest a very good reason to hate him and single him out in the final battle beyond them simply being on opposite sides.sides.
** In a similar vein, Vasquez is wanted for the murder of a ranger. The Texas Rangers were notoriously brutal to Mexicans in the latter half of the 19th century, so Vasquez might actually have had a point asking if the ranger he killed had it coming.


** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]], early drafts of the script verged on more blatant HomoeroticSubtext between the two, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."

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** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]], early drafts of the script verged on contained more blatant HomoeroticSubtext between the two, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."


** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]] some alternate dialogue verged on more blatant HomoeroticSubtext, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."

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** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]] some alternate dialogue Allegedly]], early drafts of the script verged on more blatant HomoeroticSubtext, HomoeroticSubtext between the two, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."


** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr.

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** Goodnight and Billy might as well declare themselves out of the closet. Billy even dies reaching for Goodnight's flask and his FamousLastWords are "Oh Goody." HoYayShipping ensues on Tumblr. [[http://wildelings.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-limits-of-subtext.html Allegedly]] some alternate dialogue verged on more blatant HomoeroticSubtext, with Goodnight describing Billy's half of their partnership as "he gives me ''comfort''" as opposed to "keeps me on the level."


* RelationshipWritingFumble: One could argue that [[Main/WhereTheWhiteWomenAt Sam and Emma's]] interactions have more chemistry than her and Faraday.

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* RelationshipWritingFumble: One could argue that [[Main/WhereTheWhiteWomenAt [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Sam and Emma's]] interactions have more chemistry than her and Faraday.


* MoralEventHorizon: Bogue crosses it at the beginning when he kills Matthew and several others for opposing him followed by him burning down the church.

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* MoralEventHorizon: Bogue crosses it at the beginning when he kills Matthew and several others for opposing him followed by him burning down the church. Before the events of the movie, he had already crossed it when it was revealed that years ago, he had raped and killed Chisolm's mother and sisters.


** Not having the part from the original where the seven are given the chance to leave but come back anyway - and Calvera's iconic "[[EvilCannotComprehendGood You came back? Why?]]" - has gotten some criticism too.

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** Not having the part from the original where the seven are given the chance to leave but come back anyway - -- and Calvera's iconic "[[EvilCannotComprehendGood You came back? Why?]]" - -- has gotten some criticism too.



** The worst part is: One of the DeletedScenes actually ''does'' develop Vasquez a little, giving him a nice moment where he lays out for a kid the value of a father and the responsibility he bears...and how he, badass as he may be, would ''never'' have that kind of courage. (This scene, of course, clarifies he's this film's counterpart to the original's O'Reilly, the Creator/CharlesBronson character.)
** After build up in the first act and the Seven are assembled, not much is done with Emma Cullen. The potential was they're to explore her character and relationships with the Seven and Sam Chisolm in particular but nothing is really done outside of having her take part in the final battle and [[spoiler: being the one who kills Bogue]].
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Ok, so you have Jack Horne, a badass legendary Indian hunter and Red Harvest, a badass NobleSavage Comanche warrior, and...nothing happens. They actually seem to hit it off pretty well, and [[spoiler: Red Harvest even avenges Jack's death]].

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** The worst part is: One of the DeletedScenes actually ''does'' develop Vasquez a little, giving him a nice moment where he lays out for a kid the value of a father and the responsibility he bears... and how he, badass as he may be, would ''never'' have that kind of courage. (This scene, of course, clarifies he's this film's counterpart to the original's O'Reilly, the Creator/CharlesBronson character.)
** After build up in the first act and the Seven are assembled, not much is done with Emma Cullen. The potential was they're there to explore her character and relationships with the Seven and Sam Chisolm in particular but nothing is really done outside of having her take part in the final battle and [[spoiler: being the one who kills Bogue]].
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Ok, so you have Jack Horne, a badass legendary Indian hunter and Red Harvest, a badass NobleSavage Comanche warrior, and... nothing happens. They actually seem to hit it off pretty well, and [[spoiler: Red Harvest even avenges Jack's death]].


** [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Bogue's got a jar of di-irt! Bogue's got a jar of di-irt!]]


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation:
** On Goodnight: Could Goodnight's lingering trauma from fighting in the Civil War stem not only from being a soldier, but being a ''Confederate'' soldier? Could his difficulty with killing come at least in part from a disillusionment in the cause he'd fought for and all of the good Union men he killed?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation:
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AlternateCharacterInterpretation: On Goodnight: Could Goodnight's lingering trauma from fighting in the Civil War stem not only from being a soldier, but being a ''Confederate'' soldier? Could his difficulty with killing come at least in part from a disillusionment in the cause he'd fought for and all of the good Union men he killed?killed?
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: This film provides the final work of Music/JamesHorner and though it wasn't his time, he certainly went out with a terrific score, one that manages to be both contemporary but faithful to the Westerns of old. Plus the film's rendition of the classic theme is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmAEIS-GGiE pretty damn good]].



* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: This film provides the final work of Music/JamesHorner and though it wasn't his time, he certainly went out with a terrific score, one that manages to be both contemporary but faithful to the Westerns of old. Plus the film's rendition of the classic theme is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmAEIS-GGiE pretty damn good]].

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