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* VillainHasAPoint: The Über-Morlock does rightfully point out that the Predator/Prey Relationship the Morlocks have with the Eloi is a result of 800,000 years of evolving into that, as horrible as it is, Alexander is a man out of his time, even now, if a man from Alexanders time came here, they would consider ''us'' to have BlueAndOrangeMorality, he is trying to apply civilized human logic and moralities, to a clearly tribal culture, also noted is that Alexander only sees the BadFuture ''after'' he has killed the Über-Morlock, implying that if he didn't make his machine a temporal bomb, that is what awaited the Eloi without the controlling influence of the Über-Morlock.

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* VillainHasAPoint: The Über-Morlock does rightfully point out that the Predator/Prey Relationship the Morlocks have with the Eloi is a result of 800,000 years of evolving into that, as horrible as it is, Alexander is a man out of his time, even now, if a man from Alexanders Alexander's time came here, they would consider ''us'' to have BlueAndOrangeMorality, he is trying to apply civilized human logic and moralities, to a clearly tribal culture, also noted is that Alexander only sees the BadFuture ''after'' he has killed the Über-Morlock, implying that if he didn't make his machine a temporal bomb, that is what awaited the Eloi without the controlling influence of the Über-Morlock.


* VillainHasAPoint: The Über-Morlock does rightfully point out that the Predator/Prey Relationship the Morlocks have with the Eloi is a result of 800,000 years of evolving into that, as horrible as it is, Alexander is a man out of his time, even now, if a man from Alexanders time came here, they would consider ''us'' to have BlueAndOrangeMorality, he is trying to apply civilized human logic and moralities, to a clearly tribal culture, also noted is that ALexander only sees the BadFuture ''after'' he has killed the Über-Morlock, implying that if he didn't make his machine a temporal bomb, that is what awaited the Eloi without the controlling influence of the Über-Morlock.

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* VillainHasAPoint: The Über-Morlock does rightfully point out that the Predator/Prey Relationship the Morlocks have with the Eloi is a result of 800,000 years of evolving into that, as horrible as it is, Alexander is a man out of his time, even now, if a man from Alexanders time came here, they would consider ''us'' to have BlueAndOrangeMorality, he is trying to apply civilized human logic and moralities, to a clearly tribal culture, also noted is that ALexander Alexander only sees the BadFuture ''after'' he has killed the Über-Morlock, implying that if he didn't make his machine a temporal bomb, that is what awaited the Eloi without the controlling influence of the Über-Morlock.

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* VillainHasAPoint: The Über-Morlock does rightfully point out that the Predator/Prey Relationship the Morlocks have with the Eloi is a result of 800,000 years of evolving into that, as horrible as it is, Alexander is a man out of his time, even now, if a man from Alexanders time came here, they would consider ''us'' to have BlueAndOrangeMorality, he is trying to apply civilized human logic and moralities, to a clearly tribal culture, also noted is that ALexander only sees the BadFuture ''after'' he has killed the Über-Morlock, implying that if he didn't make his machine a temporal bomb, that is what awaited the Eloi without the controlling influence of the Über-Morlock.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Did Alexander attack the Über-Morlock first to give the Eloi a chance to survive, or for using Emma's death as an example in their argument on what is considered natural law.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Did Alexander attack the Über-Morlock first to give the Eloi a chance to survive, or for using Emma's death as an example in their argument on what is considered natural law.law?



* {{Narm}}: "The Über-Morlock"? ''Really?''
** It could have been worse. They could have called him "Peak Morlock."

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* {{Narm}}: "The Über-Morlock"? ''Really?''
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''Really?'' It could have been worse. They could have called him "Peak Morlock."



* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: There is no denying that the actual time machine is beautiful.

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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome:
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There is no denying that the actual time machine is beautiful.

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** Also the time travel sequences themselves.

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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: There is no denying that the actual time machine is beautiful.


* AwesomeMusic: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," "What If?", and "Godspeed" stand out.

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* AwesomeMusic: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," "What If?", and "Godspeed" stand out.


* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great-grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt animated feature films]]. It didn't help that the parts of the film generally agreed to be the most effective were actually directed by the uncredited Creator/GoreVerbinski rather than Wells.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Did Alexander attack the Über-Morlock first to give the Elois a chance to survive, or for using his girlfriend Emma's death as an example in their argument on what is considered the natural law.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," and "Godspeed" apply to this.
* DesignatedVillain: The Über-Morlock. He's supposed to be evil because he controls the monstrous-looking Morlocks preying on the [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman more conventionally human Eloi]], but he comes off as the smartest character in the film and his argument for this state of affairs being "800,000 years of evolution" makes more sense than Alexander's claim that it's a perversion of nature. He even logically explains why Alexander can't prevent his girlfriend's death, his entire motive for time travelling in the first place, and after giving him the answer, permits him to leave without a fight. In fact, it's Alexander that attacks him first. Of course, the fact that he's an elitist justifying eugenics, cannibalism and rape takes some sympathy points from him.
* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films]]. It didn't help that the parts of the film generally agreed to be the most effective were actually directed by the uncredited Creator/GoreVerbinski rather than Wells.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Did Alexander attack the Über-Morlock first to give the Elois Eloi a chance to survive, or for using his girlfriend Emma's death as an example in their argument on what is considered the natural law.
* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: AwesomeMusic: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," "What If?", and "Godspeed" apply to this.
stand out.
* DesignatedVillain: The Über-Morlock. He's Über-Morlock is supposed to be evil because he controls the monstrous-looking Morlocks preying on the [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman more conventionally human Eloi]], but he comes off as the smartest character in the film and his argument for this the state of affairs in the far future being "800,000 years of evolution" makes more sense than Alexander's claim that it's a perversion of nature. He even logically explains why Alexander can't prevent his girlfriend's Emma's death, his entire motive for time travelling time-traveling in the first place, and after giving him the answer, permits him to leave without a fight. In fact, it's Alexander that who attacks him first. Of course, the fact that he's an elitist justifying eugenics, cannibalism cannibalism, and rape takes some sympathy points from him.
* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. great-grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films]].animated feature films]]. It didn't help that the parts of the film generally agreed to be the most effective were actually directed by the uncredited Creator/GoreVerbinski rather than Wells.



* NightmareFuel: the inner areas of the Morlocks' lair are standard horror fare considering that this is a race of subterranean cannibals. The alternate timeline that the Über-Morlock shows Hartdegan where he had a family with Emma is somehow ''worse'' than that, though, in a DissonantSerenity UncannyValley way. You see it, the somewhat ethereal setting of his old laboratory now converted to a warm, loving home for his wife and children as his little son calls out to him, but you know that it's just ''wrong''.
* OneSceneWonder: As with the Borg in ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'', the Morlocks were given a leader that had not existed previously, in order to explain what was going on those unfamiliar with the source material. Played [[HamAndCheese with a side of cheese]] by Creator/JeremyIrons.

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* NightmareFuel: the NightmareFuel:
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inner areas of the Morlocks' lair are standard horror fare {{horror}} fare, considering that this is a race of subterranean cannibals. The alternate timeline that the Über-Morlock shows Hartdegan Alexander where he had a family with Emma is somehow ''worse'' than that, though, in a DissonantSerenity UncannyValley way. You see it, the somewhat ethereal setting of his old laboratory now converted to a warm, loving home for his wife and children as his little son calls out to him, but you know that it's just ''wrong''.
** The Über-Morlock in general, with his pale skin and icy blue eyes.
* OneSceneWonder: As with the Borg in ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'', the Morlocks were given a leader that had not existed previously, in order to explain what was going on to those unfamiliar with the source material. Played [[HamAndCheese with a side of cheese]] by Creator/JeremyIrons.

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* NightmareFuel: the inner areas of the Morlocks' lair are standard horror fare considering that this is a race of subterranean cannibals. The alternate timeline that the Über-Morlock shows Hartdegan where he had a family with Emma is somehow ''worse'' than that, though, in a DissonantSerenity UncannyValley way. You see it, the somewhat ethereal setting of his old laboratory now converted to a warm, loving home for his wife and children as his little son calls out to him, but you know that it's just ''wrong''.


* DesignatedVillain: The Über-Morlock. He's supposed to be evil because he controls the monstrous-looking Morlocks preying on the [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman more conventionally human Eloi]], but he comes off as the smartest character in the film and his argument for this state of affairs being "800,000 years of evolution" makes more sense than Alexander's claim that it's a perversion of nature. He even logically explains why Alexander can't prevent his girlfriend's death, his entire motive for time travelling in the first place, and after giving him the answer, permits him to leave without a fight. In fact, it's Alexander that attacks him first.

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* DesignatedVillain: The Über-Morlock. He's supposed to be evil because he controls the monstrous-looking Morlocks preying on the [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman more conventionally human Eloi]], but he comes off as the smartest character in the film and his argument for this state of affairs being "800,000 years of evolution" makes more sense than Alexander's claim that it's a perversion of nature. He even logically explains why Alexander can't prevent his girlfriend's death, his entire motive for time travelling in the first place, and after giving him the answer, permits him to leave without a fight. In fact, it's Alexander that attacks him first. Of course, the fact that he's an elitist justifying eugenics, cannibalism and rape takes some sympathy points from him.


* CrowningMusicofAwesome: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," and "Godspeed" apply to this.

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* CrowningMusicofAwesome: CrowningMusicOfAwesome: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," and "Godspeed" apply to this.


* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: The TropeNamer, specifically Guy Pearce, at least according to Creator/RogerEbert.

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* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: The TropeNamer, specifically Guy Pearce, Creator/GuyPearce, at least according to Creator/RogerEbert.


* CrowningMusicofAwesome: "Eloi," "Stone Language," and "Godspeed" apply to this.

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* CrowningMusicofAwesome: "Eloi," "Stone Language," "Time Travel," "Morlocks Attack," and "Godspeed" apply to this.


* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films]].

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* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films]]. It didn't help that the parts of the film generally agreed to be the most effective were actually directed by the uncredited Creator/GoreVerbinski rather than Wells.

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