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YMMV / Warriors of Virtue

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  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment:
    • The singing chimpanzee lady gets about three seconds to show her stuff before an abrupt cut back to Komodo's lair.
    • The football game scene. The only things this leads up to are Ryan's history on the football team and Jerk Jock Brad inviting him to the location that sends him to Tao.
    • The infamous "shit happens" scene, especially within the context of the film: Ryan is being pressured by Komodo into reading the Manuscript of Tao, which ends up being blank even to him. In the middle of this tense, plot-important scene which later puts Ryan in a massive Heroic BSoD, he says this clear out of the blue. There was no reason to put that in aside of Avoiding the Dreaded G Rating.
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  • Crazy Awesome: Komodo is a complete and utter loon, which is the reason why he's the Ensemble Dark Horse.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse
    • Komodo's the best thing in the whole film.
    • Elysia is a bit of this too pretty much solely for her Memetic Mutation line.
  • Evil Is Sexy:
    • Elysia gets a lot more attractive after her Face–Heel Turn
    • Believe it or not, there are fans that think Komodo is sexy, mostly because he is so over the top - nutso.
    • Dogon in the sequel, as played by Kevin Smith, aka Ares from Xena: Warrior Princess.
  • Fashion-Victim Villain "Does purple suit me?" No. It does not.
  • Fight Scene Failure: Most of the fight scenes are unwatchable due to heavy use of Undercrank.
  • Ham and Cheese: Angus Macfadyen as Komodo. Take pretty much any scene he's in and enjoy watching him go nuts.
  • Memetic Mutation
    • "IT WAS A LIFE!" Shouted out by whoever is standing nearby whenever Ryan is incredulous that everyone is in such deep shock that a war resulted in someone's demise. It may also be a foreshadowing of her betrayal.
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    • "WARRIORS! Come out and PLAY-AYYY!"
  • Narm: The design of the Warriors in the sequel. They look sillier than their original designs.
  • Narm Charm: Komodo is impossible to take seriously at any point, but he's just so much fun to watch that you don't care.
  • The Scrappy: When Ryan's not being obnoxious, he whines in just about every scene. Him stealing the spotlight from the titular Warriors of Virtue doesn't help his case either.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character: Admit it. The movie would have been more interesting if it were just about the Warriors of Virtue and Ryan was taken out of the picture entirely.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: Rather than talk about the hardships as a warrior or Tao, the story centers around Ryan, a normal boy from present-day Earth who is important to everyone in Tao.
    • Instead of Ryan and the present day plot, just have the whole movie take place in Tao and establish the Chosen One main character as a representative of Tao.


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