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Film / Lethal

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Lethal is a 2004 American Action Genre film. It concerns a female bounty hunter who goes after the Russian Mob when they kidnap her sister over US Government documents.

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  • Batman Cold Open: Samantha gets one where she captures a rogue mobster.
  • Big Bad: Anatoly Federov, an Arms Dealer for the The Mafiya.
  • Evil All Along: Ethan Marshall, who was initially portrayed as a reasonable authority figure, turns out to be working for Federov out of disillusionment with the US.
  • Fan Disservice: One of Sam's multiple bra scenes is when she's treating a bullet wound.
  • From Camouflage to Criminal: Federov was in the KGB before he joined the Russian Mob.
  • I Have Your Wife: Federov decides to kidnap Sam's sister to make her divulge the location of the documents, which he thinks she knows.
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  • The Mafiya: The main antagonists are a Mafiya unit who are trying to get ahold of Department of Defense documents.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Sam wears a midriff-baring shirt throughout the film and gets several underwear scenes.
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  • Precursor Hero: Samantha's father, Shane Stewart, was considered one of the best intelligence agents in the business.
  • Roaring Rampage of Rescue: An intelligence agent fighting the Russian Mob over government documents decides It's Personal after they kidnap her sister.
  • Villain Opening Scene: Federov getting ahold of the government secrets and killing the people who sold them to him.


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