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Ball Grill Police (Ball Grill Worshippers in its original language) is a Finnish short film by indie film-makers Anti-Teatteri.

Resident psychopath Uncle Sam is trying to have a relaxing day of drinking beer and grilling sausages in his backyard. But he lacks the sausage grilling license and the Ball Grill Police arrives to confiscate his food. Hilarity Ensues.

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  • Answers to the Name of God: Done when Uncle Sam pulls out some guns.
    Jakola: Satan!note 
    Uncle Sam: No, I'm just Uncle Sam!
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  • Antagonist Title: Of Hero Antagonist variety.
  • An Arm and a Leg: When officer Sahtinen attempts to manhandle Uncle Sam, he rips his arm off.
  • Ax-Crazy: Uncle Sam.
  • Bullet Catch: Uncle Sam grabs the the bazooka missile which was fired at him and throws it back.
  • The Cavalry: Subverted with Invalid Commandos. Theu are as useless in a fight as their name implies.
  • Chairman of the Brawl: Sheriff attacks Uncle Sam with a chair during the climactic fight.
  • Drop the Hammer: Sheriff is killed with a sledge hammer.
  • Fearsome Foot: First shot of the film is of a flower, with relaxing pan music in the background. Then Uncle Sam steps on it, bringing the opening credits backed with metal with it.
  • Flipping the Bird: Sheriff gives Uncle Sam the finger when he fires on him and misses.
  • Gatling Good: After the police shoot Uncle Sam several times In Theback, he returns fire with a minigun.
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  • Gratuitous English: Except for one instance of "Die!", the spoken dialogue is Finnish.
  • Groin Attack: Uncle Sam punches Sheriff's balls.
  • Guns Akimbo: The firefight begins when Uncle Sam pulls a handgun and a machinegun from the Hammer Space.
  • Half the Man He Used to Be: Uncle Sam shoots officer Jakola in half with his minigun.
  • Handicapped Badass: Subverted with the Invalid Commandos, as they incapable of doing anything with their guns.
  • Hat Damage: Uncle Sam's cook hat is shot off.
    Uncle Sam: That was my best cook hat!
  • I Am A Humanitarian: When Lanttu's head lands on Uncle Sam's grill, he gleefully takes a bite out of it.
  • Off with His Head!: Uncle Sam decapitates Lanttu with Sahtinen's severed arm.
  • Phlegmings: Uncle Sam drools as he prepares his tasty grilled sausages.
  • Say My Name: Sheriff screams out Lanttu's name when he dies.
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  • Serious Business: Grilling sausages. Are your permits in order?
  • Vanity License Plate: Ball grill police license plate reads POL-115.


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