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Breaking The 4th Wall

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This features many fourth wall breaks, such as a military man (Graham Chapman) interrupting a sketch to say to the filmmakers it was rather silly, telling them to show a sketch he wrote. As the Monty Pythons ruined the sketch, making it silly, he stops it again and shows a cartoon about the army, who got getting "just silly. And quite suspicious.", then saying "show a cartoon!" He appears many times then, such as John Cleese in many places (such as sitting at a desk or being cooked by old ladies), saying "and now, for something completely different", as they changed from a sketch to other rather different.
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In one of the first well-known uses of the technique, Charlie Chaplin stops the movie and gives a heartfelt plea to the audience about the need to do something about Hitler and the growing threat of fascism.
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The main character looks at the camera and explains that she likes to search for small details that people do not notice in the cinema, and how she dislikes old American movies in which a driver does not look at the road while driving.
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At certain points in the film, The Mask (Jim Carrey) speaks directly to the camera. At one point, he gives a melodramatic "last speech" to two gunmen, until a hand pops up from the side of the screen and gives him an Oscar, at which point the Mask goes "You like me! You really like me!" to the audience.
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During the end credits they show animated bloopers where characters screw up as if they were real actors.
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Sheriff Bart (Cleavon Little) speaks to the camera several times, and, at one point, rides his horse past a full orchestra playing the score for the movie. An old woman takes a break from being beaten by thugs to remark to the audience, "Have you ever seen such cruelty?" Hedley Lamarr (Harvey Korman) asks rhetorical questions while looking into the camera, then says, "Why am I asking you?" Later Lamarr tells his group of henchmen, "You will only be risking your lives, whilst I will be risking an almost certain Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor!" Near the end of the film, the characters leave the fictional realm of Rock Ridge and enter the actual Warner Bros. studio, literally breaking a wall in the process. One character, just before he punches the director of another film, shouts "Piss on you! I'm working for Mel Brooks!" When Lamarr tries to escape into a movie theater, the movie he watches turns out to be Blazing Saddles itself, and he sees that the hero is still on his trail.
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Characters frequently remark how Tess Ocean (Julia Roberts) bears a striking resemblance to Julia Roberts, her actor; they later have Tess impersonate Julia Roberts to assist in a heist. During the credits, "Tess Ocean" is credited as having played Julia Roberts.
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- At the end of the film, the actors sing and dance in front of a billboard for the movie.
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Clive Owen breaks this wall in the beginning of the film, giving him an omniscient persona.
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Very subtle and easy to forget, there are a few frames in which it appears that Tyler Durden has altered the version of the film you’ve been watching, calling back to a moment in which he discusses defiling children’s films with frames of pornography. A brilliantly subtle gag that never spoils the coherency of the movie.
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Breaking the fourth wall is when a character acknowledges their fictionality, by either indirectly or directly addressing the audience. Alternatively, they may interact with their creator (the author of the book, the director of the movie, the artist of the comic book, etc.). This is more akin to breaking one of the walls of the set, but the existence of a director implies the existence of an audience, so it's still indirectly Breaking The Fourth Wall. This trope is usually used for comedic purposes.

filmbabble.blogspot.com/2007/08/here-i-go-again-with-another-meta-movie.html
www.the-numbers.com/movies/series/BreakingTheFourthWall.php
www.film.com/features/story/breaking-fourth-wall-top-ten/29236923
www.artandpopularculture.com/List_of_films_that_break_the_fourth_wall

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