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* MagnificentBastard: [[ProtagonistTitle The titular]] "V" is a masked revolutionary dedicating to crafting "The Land of Do-As-You-Please" from the fascist hellhole Britain has become. Destroying Parliament, V later seizes control of the broadcasting center of London to inform the country of his intentions and escapes by having the station head dressed up as him and used as a decoy. Slowly eliminating all of those at the Larkhill Concentration Camp who could have identified him, V is revealed to be manipulating almost everyone else, hacking into Britain's dictator, Adam Susan's supercomputer and guiding a widow of a man he'd killed to eliminate Susan. V proceeds to force Evey Hamilton into being his successor by forcing her to accept her true self under torture, and later even works his own death into his plans to convince Evey to become his successor and tear down the established order.

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* MagnificentBastard: [[ProtagonistTitle The titular]] "V" "[[VillainProtagonist V]]" is a masked revolutionary dedicating to crafting "The Land of Do-As-You-Please" from the fascist hellhole Britain has become. Destroying Parliament, V later seizes control of the broadcasting center of London to inform the country of his intentions and escapes by having the station head dressed up as him and used as a decoy. Slowly eliminating all of those at the Larkhill Concentration Camp who could have identified him, V is revealed to be manipulating almost everyone else, hacking into Britain's dictator, Adam Susan's supercomputer and guiding a widow of a man he'd killed to eliminate Susan. V proceeds to force Evey Hamilton into being his successor by forcing her to accept her true self under torture, and later even works his own death into his plans to convince Evey to become his successor and tear down the established order.


* CompleteMonster: Unlike the comic book, where the fascist characters are more sympathetic, in the film some of them are irredeemable monsters:
** [[PresidentEvil High Chancellor]] Adam [[BigBad Sutler]] is a fascist dictator who rules the UK with an iron fist. After the Three Waters Incident leaves the UK in chaos, Sutler seizes power. After becoming Chancellor, Sutler sends anyone he disapproves of (Muslims, homosexuals, political dissidents) to concentration camps to be killed. Sutler violently cracks down on any sort protest against the regime. Sutler is also a very [[EvilisPetty petty]] dictator, [[DisproportionateRetribution having a talk show host arrested and killed for mocking him]].
** [[DragonInChief Peter Creedy]] is the head of The [[StateSec Finger]], Norsefire's SecretPolice. Creedy's agents seem to have free range to do almost anything they want, including raping women found violating curfew. Creedy's agents arrest anyone who is deemed a threat to the Norsefire regime. Creedy is something of a {{sadist}}, sometimes violently beating some of the political prisoners he arrests. However, the worst thing Creedy has done is masterminding the aforementioned Three Waters Incident, in which he launches a biological attack on the UK that leaves 80,000 people dead and [[FalseFlagOperation allows Norsefire to seize power]]. In the end, Creedy decides to [[TheStarscream kill Sutler and seize power for himself]].

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* CompleteMonster: Unlike the comic book, where the fascist characters are more sympathetic, in the film some of them are irredeemable monsters:
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The Norsefire Party's [[PresidentEvil High Chancellor]] Chancellor Adam [[BigBad Sutler]] is a fascist dictator who rules and [[TheDreaded Party Leader Peter Creedy]] are the UK with an iron fist. After sinister duo behind the Three Waters Incident leaves incident, leaving tens of thousands dead and allowing for their fascist regime to take over. Interning identity groups the UK in chaos, Sutler seizes power. After becoming Chancellor, Sutler sends anyone he disapproves of (Muslims, homosexuals, [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain bigoted dictatorship]] disapproved of, they saw Muslims, homosexuals and political dissidents) to concentration camps to be killed. Sutler violently cracks down on any sort protest against the regime. Sutler is also a very [[EvilisPetty petty]] dictator, [[DisproportionateRetribution having a talk show host arrested dissidents imprisoned and killed for mocking him]].
** [[DragonInChief Peter Creedy]] is the head of The [[StateSec Finger]], Norsefire's SecretPolice.
while Creedy's agents seem "[[SecretPolice Fingermen]]" ran rampant, allowed to have free range to do almost anything they want, including murder those disobeying laws and raping women found violating curfew. as they saw fit. Sadistic and petty, Sutler and Creedy greedily take any measure they can to maintain power, with Creedy's agents arrest anyone who is deemed a threat to the Norsefire regime. Creedy is something of a {{sadist}}, sometimes violently beating some of the political prisoners he arrests. However, the worst thing Creedy has done is masterminding the aforementioned Three Waters Incident, in which he launches a biological attack on the UK that leaves 80,000 people dead and [[FalseFlagOperation allows Norsefire to seize power]]. In the end, Creedy decides avarice even leading him to [[TheStarscream kill Sutler to try and seize take power for himself]].


* MagnificentBastard: V plays everyone like a fiddle until he gets exactly what he wants...and thinks he deserves.


* Movementmascot: V is something of a half example. His mask has certainly become an icon for a wide variety of social movements (and even Tropers/{{Anonymous}} identifies with it) but it's typically labeled as a "Guy Fawkes mask." While this is technically true, ''V for Vendetta'' codified the look of the Guy Fawkes mask. Full V cosplays are rather rare at protest, but not unheard of.

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* Movementmascot: MovementMascot: V is something of a half example. His mask has certainly become an icon for a wide variety of social movements (and even Tropers/{{Anonymous}} identifies with it) but it's typically labeled as a "Guy Fawkes mask." While this is technically true, ''V for Vendetta'' codified the look of the Guy Fawkes mask. Full V cosplays are rather rare at protest, but not unheard of.

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* Movementmascot: V is something of a half example. His mask has certainly become an icon for a wide variety of social movements (and even Tropers/{{Anonymous}} identifies with it) but it's typically labeled as a "Guy Fawkes mask." While this is technically true, ''V for Vendetta'' codified the look of the Guy Fawkes mask. Full V cosplays are rather rare at protest, but not unheard of.


* HilariousInHindsight: The opening Voice of Fate broadcast exhorts the citizenry to "make Britain great again," which you'd swear was an intentional dig at Donald Trump despite predating the slogan by decades. In fact it's a dig at Ronald Reagan's slogan in his 1980 presidential campaign, "Make America Great", which Donald Trump...[[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment adopted]] with a minor alteration.

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* HilariousInHindsight: The opening Voice of Fate broadcast exhorts the citizenry to "make Britain great again," which you'd swear was an intentional dig at Donald Trump despite predating the slogan by decades. In fact it's a dig at Ronald Reagan's slogan in his 1980 presidential campaign, "Make America Great", which Donald Trump...[[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment adopted]] adopted, with a minor alteration.and fairly inevitable alteration, for his 2016 campaign.


* HilariousInHindsight: The opening Voice of Fate broadcast exhorts the citizenry to "make Britain great again," which you'd swear was an intentional dig at Donald Trump despite predating the slogan by decades.

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* HilariousInHindsight: The opening Voice of Fate broadcast exhorts the citizenry to "make Britain great again," which you'd swear was an intentional dig at Donald Trump despite predating the slogan by decades. In fact it's a dig at Ronald Reagan's slogan in his 1980 presidential campaign, "Make America Great", which Donald Trump...[[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment adopted]] with a minor alteration.


* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Creedy's MO. He's a thug who is responsible for the majority of the arrests, torture, and paranoia of the populace. It's also the only thing he knows how to do. When accused of incompetence by Sutler for not finding V after months on the loose, his only response is that arrests are at an all-time high as if that's the solution to every problem. Finch forewarns his deputy that this is Creedy and the Finger's only tool which will blow up in their faces and even Sutler belatedly realizes Creedy's methods have their limits of effectiveness.


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* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Creedy's MO. He's a thug who is responsible for the majority of the arrests, torture, and paranoia of the populace. It's also the only thing he knows how to do. When accused of incompetence by Sutler for not finding V after months on the loose, his only response is that arrests are at an all-time high as if that's the solution to every problem. Finch forewarns his deputy that this is Creedy and the Finger's only tool which will blow up in their faces and even Sutler belatedly realizes Creedy's methods have their limits of effectiveness.




* EarWorm: "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TIImrcAaJI This Vicious Cabaret]]".


* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Creedy's MO. He's a thug who is responsible for the majority of the arrests, torture, and paranoia of the populace. It's also the only thing he knows how to do. When accused of incompetence by Sutler for not finding V after months on the loose, his only response is that arrests are at an all-time high as if that's the solution to every problem.


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* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Creedy's MO. He's a thug who is responsible for the majority of the arrests, torture, and paranoia of the populace. It's also the only thing he knows how to do. When accused of incompetence by Sutler for not finding V after months on the loose, his only response is that arrests are at an all-time high as if that's the solution to every problem.

problem. Finch forewarns his deputy that this is Creedy and the Finger's only tool which will blow up in their faces and even Sutler belatedly realizes Creedy's methods have their limits of effectiveness.





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\n* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Creedy's MO. He's a thug who is responsible for the majority of the arrests, torture, and paranoia of the populace. It's also the only thing he knows how to do. When accused of incompetence by Sutler for not finding V after months on the loose, his only response is that arrests are at an all-time high as if that's the solution to every problem.



** Adam Susan's punishment from V, namely, [[spoiler: being driven insane by orchesrtrated romance with a supercomputer]], can definitely fall under this since, while played for horror rather than laughs, it bears an unfortunate surface resemblance to [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Plankton and Karen's relationship.]]

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** Adam Susan's punishment from V, namely, [[spoiler: being driven insane by orchesrtrated orchestrated romance with a supercomputer]], can definitely fall under this since, while played for horror rather than laughs, it bears an unfortunate surface resemblance to [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Plankton and Karen's relationship.]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: The opening Voice of Fate broadcast exhorts the citizenry to "make Britain great again," which you'd swear was an intentional dig at Donald Trump despite predating the slogan by decades.


* TheWoobie: Valerie, a young woman who is first disowned by her own parents for coming out as a lesbian. Then later on in life finds her first true love, only to have the world around them turn to fascism and hatred, and loses her loved one who is arrested in a scary, sadistic prison. She is also arrested shortly after and sent to the same prison, where she to is dehumanized to the extreme, with only used toilet paper to write her memoirs on, shortly before dying, and [[NightmareFuel being thrown in a ditch]].



* TheWoobie: Valerie, a young woman who is first disowned by her own parents for coming out as a lesbian. Then later on in life finds her first true love, only to have the world around them turn to fascism and hatred, and loses her loved one who is arrested in a scary, sadistic prison. She is also arrested shortly after and sent to the same prison, where she to is dehumanized to the extreme, with only used toilet paper to write her memoirs on, shortly before dying, and [[NightmareFuel being thrown in a ditch]].

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* TheWoobie: Valerie, a young woman who is first disowned by her own parents for coming out as a lesbian. Then later on in life finds her first true love, only to have the world around them turn to fascism and hatred, and loses her loved one who is arrested in a scary, sadistic prison. She is also arrested shortly after and sent to the same prison, where she to is dehumanized to the extreme, with only used toilet paper to write her memoirs on, shortly before dying, and [[NightmareFuel being thrown in a ditch]].



* Woobie: Valerie, a young woman who is first disowned by her own parents for coming out as a lesbian. Then later on in life finds her first true love, only to have the world around them turn to fascism and hatred, and loses her loved one who is arrested in a scary, sadistic prison. She is also arrested shortly after and sent to the same prison, where she to is dehumanized to the extreme, with only used toilet paper to write her memoirs on, shortly before dying, and [[NightmareFuel being thrown in a ditch]].

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* Woobie: TheWoobie: Valerie, a young woman who is first disowned by her own parents for coming out as a lesbian. Then later on in life finds her first true love, only to have the world around them turn to fascism and hatred, and loses her loved one who is arrested in a scary, sadistic prison. She is also arrested shortly after and sent to the same prison, where she to is dehumanized to the extreme, with only used toilet paper to write her memoirs on, shortly before dying, and [[NightmareFuel being thrown in a ditch]].

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