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1%%²%%²%%²%% This list of examples has been alphabetized. Please add your example in the proper place. Thanks!²%%²%%²%%²%%²[[quoteright:300:[[ComicBook/{{Orphanimo}}]]]]²[[caption-width-right:300: [[ComicallyMissingThePoint She must be really mad at that door.]]]]²²->''"When I get angry, I just feel like slamming doors"''²-->-- '''Garfield''', ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''²²This is an act displayed when someone slams the door hard when they're really mad, usually when having an argument with somebody. If PlayedForLaughs, the slam can causes a vibration that causes stuff surrounding the door to crash down onto the floor, or even the door itself. If the door has a window in it or is made of glass, said glass will inevitably shatter.²²This is an {{Anger Trope|s}}. Compare TaeKwonDoor for when the door is purposefully slammed to damage an opponent. Contrast TheDoorSlamsYou. This trope isn’t related to HeelFaceDoorSlam, though it might go along with it nicely in order to emphasize it or even kill the would-be-reformed villain.²²SubTrope of PercussiveTherapy.²²----²!!Examples:²²[[foldercontrol]]²²[[folder:Anime & Manga]]²* [[FieryRedhead Asuka]] attempts to do this several times in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'', but since she's now living in Japan and they're sliding ''shoji'' doors, it's [[FailedAttemptAtDrama less effective than she probably intended]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comedy]]²* Creator/MitchHedberg had a gag about arguing with his girlfriend while they were out camping. He tried to angrily storm out of the tent and slam the access flap behind him, which just [[FailedAttemptAtDrama made him look silly]].²-->"How are you supposed to register your anger in this particular situation? Zipper it up really quick?"²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Books]]²* In ''ComicBook/DemonSpawn'', [[ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} Linda Danvers]] slams her office's door angrily and loudly after an argument with her bullying co-worker Nasthalthia.²* ''ComicBook/{{Hilda}}'': Hilda does this when she's [[spoiler:grounded by her mother, and she goes to her room in a state of infuriated distress]].²* ''ComicBook/{{Orphanimo}}'': The page image comes from the second album; Alice and the Orphans go to the mayor in hopes that he will help them stop [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Hari Vallalkozo]], who is out to get his hands on the orphanage. Sadly, the Mayor is uninterested since [[MayorPain he's a huge supporter of Vallalkozo]] and his plan to modernize the city, and even shows Alice some large maquettes of the skyscrapers Vallalkozo has already build. Enraged, Alice storms out of his office, slamming the door hard enough to shake the maquettes. Then she comes back in, [[AndAnotherThing tells the major that she is definitely not going to vote for him]], and slams the door even harder. This time, it causes [[DisasterDominoes the maquettes to topple over like dominoes]], with the largest one falling on top of the mayor.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Strips]]²* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'': The page quote is from [[ this comic]], in which Garfield angrily slammed doors for no apparent reason, before doing the same thing to Jon.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Fan Works]]²* In Creator/AAPessimal's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' adventure ''[[ Strandpiel]]'', an [[FieryRedhead Assassin]], originally from a faraway [[UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica Republic]] that [[UsefulNotes/TheSecondBoerWar fought like hell ''not'' to be a part of the Ankh-Morporkian Empire]], discovers a Hogswatch present from Lord Vetinari. Married to an Ankh-Morporkian man and therefore entitled, she discovers she is now a Lady. Specifically, a Dame Of The Ankh-Morporkian Empire. The newly-ennobled Dame walks quietly out of the room, taking great care to close the door ''very'' quietly and gently behind her, as if she is making a deliberate point of doing this. Her husband knows if it has gone beyond mere slamming, she is very angry indeed. ²* ''Fanfic/TheGospelOfMalachel'': Misato proposes increased security measures after an attack on the pilots' lives, but she is completely brushed off by Commander Ikari. Enraged, Misato goes back to her office and slams the door loudly. ²-->Misato kept her temper under control until she was out of the Commander's office, but as soon as she was away she turned and kicked the wall, swearing violently as pain shot up her foot. She hobbled back to her office, hoping that she hadn't broken her toe.\²She slammed her office door and hurled her proposal onto her desk. He'd completely brushed her off.²* In the ''Fairy Tail'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{Wonderland}}'', Wonderland Lucy stops Earthland Natsu from following her into her room telling him how improper it would be because she is going to be changing. Natsu tells her that he doesn't see the problem because he has seen his Lucy naked plenty of times. She promptly slams the door in his face and is left quite flustered.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Films -- Animation]]²* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'': Cruella de Vil does this twice with her furious door slamming being enough to cause property damage.²** When the Radcliffes refuse to sell the puppies to her, she storms out slamming the door hard enough to ''shatter the window panes'' on it. ²** Later, in when commanding Horace and Jasper to kill the dalmatians so she can make her coat, she slams the door behind her with enough force to cause a large crack in the ceiling to fall onto Horace's head.²* In the climax of ''WesternAnimation/{{Bolt}}'', when Penny and Bolt are rescued from the fire, Penny's agent, who cares only about exploiting Penny for his own gain by any means necessary, finally goes too far when he tries to exploit her near-death experience as she is being taken to the ambulance, and her mother realizes what a greedy, smooth-talking so-and-so he really is and angrily tells him that she, her daughter and their dog all quit. Even then, he still doesn't seem to get the message and pathetically begs her to reconsider -- only for the ambulance door to slam shut in his face.²* Creator/{{Pixar}}'s ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'': When Bob Parr, the civilian identity of Mr. Incredible arrives home from work, he slips on a skateboard and almost falls, catching himself by gripping his car's door frame. His fingers make grooves in the metal, enough to prevent the driver's door from closing properly. When the door won't close, Bob resorts to slamming it shut, which shatters the window glass. Furious beyond reason, Bob then hoists the car overhead, intending to smash it to flinders... until a neighbor's kid stares at Bob in awe. Bob puts down the car, and ambles casually into his house.²* The argument between Lilo and Nani in Disney's ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitch'' concludes with Nani ordering "Go to your room!" Lilo responds with, "I'm already in my room," and a fervent slam of her room's door. Nani can only scream into a pillow in frustration.²* In ''WesternAnimation/MickeysChristmasCarol'', after Scrooge breaks up with Isabelle, the heartbroken girl walks out the door, slamming it and causing Scrooge to lose count of his coins.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]²* ''Film/CitizenRuth'' receives two of these in succession. The first slam punctuates the fact that her overnight boyfriend is done with her. When Ruth hammers on his door demanding her TV set, the door opens, and the man lobs it into the hallway, cracking the screen. His door once more slams shut, leaving transient junkie Ruth homeless. Again.²* ''Film/{{Matilda}}'': In an effort to test her psychic powers, Matilda demands her father to make her angry. When he starts shouting and walking toward her, she manages to telepathically slam the door in his face.²* In ''Film/StandClearOfTheClosingDoors'', Mariana [[GoToYourRoom orders Carla to her room]]. Carla responds by angrily slamming her bedroom door.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Literature]]²* ''Literature/TheEagleTree'': When March's mother finds out that her brother Mike is in a relationship with Miss Stevens, the neighbor who reported March's self-harming meltdown and got him involuntarily committed for seventy-two hours, she kicks him out of the house, then slams the door so hard that a picture falls off the wall and cracks.²* Downplayed in the Literature/{{Discworld}} book ''Literature/FeetOfClay''. Vimes doesn't ''exactly'' slam the door when Vetinari gets on his nerves, but he gets the point across:²-->Vimes shut the door behind him, a little harder than necessary. Gods, it made him livid, the way Vetinari turned him on and off like a switch -- and had as much natural gratitude as an alligator.²* ''Literature/LesterLeith:'' A RunningGag is how Lieutenant Ackley slams the door (or wants to slam it but can't due to the presence of his superiors) after being outsmarted by Leith.²* In ''Literature/{{Rules}}'', Catherine slams the door to her mother's office out of frustration with being made to babysit David when she'd rather hang out with Kristi.²* In ''[[Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar Winds of Fate]]'', Darksong regrets that his father's home doesn't ''have'' a front door, because that means he can't slam it when leaving after another family squabble.²* In ''Literature/TheWitches'': When the grandmother is talking to the ChildHater Grand High Witch who is on her balcony, she casually asks the Grand High Witch if she has children. The Grand High Witch replies furiously "I do not!", before storming out of the balcony, slamming the door behind her, unknowingly trapping the hero in the bedroom.²[[/folder]]²²²[[folder:Live-Action TV]]²* ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'':²** In the pilot, Amy needles Jake about letting go a suspect and being assigned to the records room. As she leaves, Jake tries to slam the door in anger. However, the door is a security grille and the door slam is pretty unimpressive, so Jake feels like he has to yell, "Slam! That was a slam."²** In "Nine Days", after trying and failing to reason with Hitchcock and Scully, [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength Terry]] slams the door on Holt's office so hard it breaks every window and causes the ceiling to collapse. Later, he warns Gina not to lean against the doorframe because his outburst caused ''structural damage''.²--->'''Gina:''' ''[admiringly]'' My God, you're strong.²* ''Series/{{Cluedo}}'': In series 1, Reverend Green slams the door to the drawing room, when the murder victim is indifferent to his plan for a mole sanctuary.²* In ''Series/TheCrystalMaze'', Richard O'Brien has an angry outburst about his artist's beret going missing, and furiously slams his paint box shut, making a crash which echoes around the Medieval Zone.²* PlayedForLaughs in the ''Series/{{Friends}}'' episode "The One Where Eddie Won't Go". The girls have a spat and Monica and Rachel retreat to their rooms and slam the doors, but Phoebe is left in the living room. She opens and slams shut the lid of a decorative box on a table.²* {{Parodied|Trope}} in ''Series/TheLatestBuzz'', where one episode has Michael pretend he has an invisible office around his desk and mimes things like the door and blinds. After Rebecca becomes frustrated at his arrogance, she slams the mime door shut in anger.²* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': In "Point Of No Return", Dean [[DespairEventHorizon loses all hope in their fight]] and decides to follow a course of action that would throw everything [[FallenAngel Castiel]] has sacrificed for him and Sam [[SenselessSacrifice down the drain]], which ''seriously'' pisses off the angel. When Sam asks Castiel to let him try to talk some sense to Dean alone, Castiel telekinetically slams the panic room's door shut in their face while [[DeathGlare glaring at Dean]].²* ''Series/Switch1975'': In "The James Caan Con," Mac pretends to be a movie producer. He tells blackmailing actor Anthony Kirk that he's been discovered to star in a movie with Creator/JamesCaan. When Kirk finds out he'll actually be playing a caddy with four lines, he's so enraged that he opens the office door so he can slam it again.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Music]]²* At the beginning of Music/MichaelJackson's "Black or White" music video, the father sends his son to his room and slams his door so hard, a picture frame hanging above comes down.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Theater]]²* ''Theatre/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet'': Most stagings of the show, including the original Broadway production, end with Sweeney angrily slamming a door he entered on the audience.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Web Animation]]²* In the fourth volume of ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', Weiss is frustrated with her brother Whitley taunting her about not being allowed to leave the house, so as soon as he steps out of her room, turns, and gives one last remark, she resorts to slamming the door shut with one of her glyphs.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Web Videos]]²* ''WebVideo/AskThatGuyWithTheGlasses'': After getting into an argument with [[ItMakesSenseInContext his phone wife]], That Guy With The Glasses attempts to invoke this trope. When he finds that he can't slam the door, he just shouts slam instead when closing it.²* ''WebVideo/GameGrumps'':²** After losing to Dan in the first episode of ''Press Your Luck'', Arin goes off on a rant and slams the door. He then immediately has to slam it again because the first attempt wasn't loud enough, and asked if the second try translated his rage better.²** During their ''VideoGame/SuperMarioOdyssey'' series, [[ Dan relates a story]] where Ninja Brian did this after a song recording session when he abruptly corrected Dan on a piece of movie trivia. The slam knocked loose a section of the studio's soundproofing, with Dan calling the situation "the least rock & roll studio damage that has ever occurred."²* The [[LetsPlay/VanossGamingAndCompany Vanoss crew's]] first recorded session of ''VideoGame/MarioKart8'' ended with Wildcat having a [[ClusterFBomb furious meltdown]] after being screwed out of victory at the last second and slamming the door of his room as he stormed out.²-->[...] I get coin after coin after coin, and this fucker gets a bomb and kills me on the last corner! I'm spitting all over my desk, I'm so pissed! Fuck this game! Fuck [-this shit-]! [''walks away from desk, too far away from the mic to understand but still raging'']...[-fuck this shit!-] *'''SLAM'''*²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Western Animation]]²* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' episode, "D.W.'s Very Bad Mood", D.W. has a violent temper tantrum over not being invited to a birthday party that Lisa, one of her classmates is throwing, that lasts for several days. One of the things she constantly does during her tantrum is slam her bedroom door all through the night.²* In ''The Western Air Temple'' of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', after Katara gives Zuko an ImpliedDeathThreat, she leaves the room, and slams the door behind her. This serves as a warning that she’s keeping a close eye on him especially after he pulled a HeelFaceRevolvingDoor in Ba Sing Se.²* WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse²** In the short ''Puppy Love'', Mickey angrily slams Minnie's door so hard, it knocks over everything surrounding it. Then, Mickey slams the fence gate the same way, knocking over all but one of the pickets (Pluto knocks the last one down himself).²** In ''Lend a Paw'', Mickey kicks Pluto out and slams the door so that the snow on the roof above falls down onto the poor dog.²* ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'': In "Mindy's Mystery", Mitchell is very angry at Team Propulsion because he thinks that they're not real detectives, so he slams the door to his house in their face very hard.²* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': In the episode "Naughty Nautical Neighbors", Squidward uses bubbles to create insults for [=SpongeBob=] and Patrick by imitating their voices to making them think that's they're insulting each other, causing the two to fall out. The two were so mad at each other that [=SpongeBob=] slams the door while Patrick goes back into his rock and closes it with him on it, only [[AccordionMan to come out like an accordion]].²* ''WesternAnimation/ThomasAndFriends'': In "Thomas Comes to Breakfast", after Thomas crashes into the stationmaster's house (thanks to a careless cleaner), the stationmaster's wife angrily berates Thomas for [[SkewedPriorities ruining her breakfast]], and slams the door, which causes more plaster to fall on Thomas.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Real Life]]²* While not all that uncommon in RealLife, one should be aware that slamming doors can be a form of symbolic aggression and sometimes can be a red flag for abuse in a relationship. It can also be used as a form of emotional abuse, terrorizing the other person into submission. If you or someone you care about is being abused, please don't hesitate to report it to the police unless doing so would put you/them in greater danger.²* Subverted by the deaf, who may slam doors and cabinets with no idea that it signals aggression to those around them.²* During an NHL game, Doug Gilmour of the Montreal Canadiens once slammed the door to the penalty box so hard [[ the glass broke]].²[[/folder]]²----


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