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The sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming as well as the Breather Episode finale of Phase 3 and the Infinity Saga, Spider-Man: Far From Home is the 23rd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Set eight months after Avengers: Endgame, Far From Home follows Peter Parker on a European field trip as he tries to adjust to the death of his mentor and the new reality he finds himself in while dealing with an interdimensional incursion by the Elementals.

Tropes used in Spider-Man: Far From Home include:
  • Adaptation Species Change: The Elementals are extra-dimensional Human Aliens in the comics. Here they're literal forces of nature. Or rather, they're remote-controlled cybernetic monsters. That being said, them being technological in nature lines up with the Elements of Doom, of which the MCU Elementals are Composite Characters.
  • Adaptational Badass: In the comics, Mysterio is something of a joke villain, usually quickly folding on account of being a Squishy Wizard. Here he nearly manages to destroy London.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Mysterio. He was never a good guy but his comics self is usually Only in It For the Money. This version is fully willing to cause mass murder and destruction so he can be worshipped as a hero and was no issue killing Peter and all his classmates.
  • Adaptational Wimp: The Elementals are defeated by Mysterio with a little help from Spider-Man, something which would never have happened in the comics. Justified and taken ever further with The Reveal that these Elementals are actually robots that Mysterio is remote controling to make himself look like a hero.
  • Arc Words: "The next Iron Man."
  • Ambiguous Situation: Who leaked Spider-Man's identity? Was Mysterio still alive to doctor the footage or did one of his crew do it? Or was it a contingency that Mysterio left in case he died?
  • Appropriated Appellation: After Peter's classmates poor language skills lead to the creation of the name "Mysterio", Beck adopts it as his title.
  • Bigger Bad: Thanos. His Badass Finger-Snap tore a whole in the universe allowing the Elementals in. Holds true even with The Reveal. Thanos' threat forced Iron Man to give his life, setting up Beck to fill the void.
  • The Bus Came Back:
    • You might remember William Riva as the lab tech that Obadiah Stane screamed at in Iron Man.
    • Talos and Soren, who we haven't seen since Captain Marvel.
    • S.H.I.E.L.D. is back to being fully operational, having fully recovered from the fallout of Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
  • Composite Character:
    • The Elementals are a combinations of the namesake team and the Elements of Doom. In addition, they are named Hydro-Man, Sandman, Molten Man and Cyclone.
    • The Elementals being technological menaces created by a disgruntled scientist means they are they fill the role of the Spider Slayers, with Mysterio being both Alastair Smythe and Alastair's father, Spencer
  • Chekov's Gun:
  • Decomposite Character: Mysterio. He was a one-man show in the comics and while Quentin Beck is still the face of it all, he's backed by a massive support team who are all, collectively, Mysterio.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: It seems that Beck's main beef with Tony Stark is that he renamed his life's work "B.A.R.F." Though it is a silly name, as the company C.E.O., Tony was fully empowered to do that. His support crew seems driven by similarly minor slights that Tony did towards them.
  • Foreshadowing: Good lord there's so much.
    • Relating to Mysterio and the Elementals.
      • Before the Water Elemental attacks, an out of costume Mysterio can be seen following Peter around Venice.
      • Mysterio relates Earth's designation as "616". Any Marvel fan will know that Earth-616 is the mainstream Marvel continuity and that this is Earth-199999.
      • Fighting off a supernatural interdimensional incursion is exactly what the Masters of the Mystic Arts signed on for yet not one of them is called on. Because the threat is technological and thus flies under their radar
      • Beck says that the Elementals destroyed his Earth, yet he's able to defeat two of them alone.
      • For a Humble Hero, he seems quite taken with the media's grandiose moniker of "Mysterio."
      • Though the Elementals are primordial forces of nature, the Fire Elemental draws power from refined metal, an unnatural substance. Fury and Hill acknowledge the oddity of this with a glance. It was just something Beck came up with to sound cool. He needed a Power-Up Food that could be found in any urbanized area.
      • During the battle with the Fire Elemental, no one gets burned. Almost as if the Elemental isn't actually there.
      • Watch Beck and Peter's rooftop conversation very closely. Notice how they never once touch and how Beck seems to search for Peter's eye level? Because he's a hologram.
      • Two superheroes, the ones who just saved the city, in a bar, unmasked, is treated as an Unusually Uninteresting Sight. Because everyone at the bar is either a hologram or in on Beck's scheme.
    • Relating to Nick Fury.
      • Maria Hill often calls him by his first name. As Captain Marvel made clear, no one is on a First-Name Basis with Fury.
      • "He's from Earth, just not yours."
      • Fury holds Captain Marvel in high reverence outright telling Peter "don't invoke her name." Nick respects Carol, but certainly not that much.
      • A more subtle one is that, while in London, Hill and Fury are discussing Kree sleeper cells. While anyone would be worried about the Kree, no one would be more paranoid about them than a Skrull.
      • His Large Ham moments are really played up. Because Talos only has so many memories to work with.
      • Fury's dressing down of Spider-Man is markedly Out of Character. His previous scoldings to heroes were all Disappointed in You mixed in with You Are Better Than You Think You Are to have them push through. Here, he scolds Spider-Man like a father would scold a misbehaving teenager. As a father himself, that's likely the guiding experience Talos has when it comes to dealing with teenagers.
      • As is frequently said, Fury is the most paranoid man on the planet yet he takes everything Beck says at face value. This was why Fury in the whole film is actually Talos. The director said that Fury wouldn't have bought everything but Talos, having dealt with cosmic threats, would.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: For a given value of "friend", but no one on the class trip seems to like Flash. One of his classmates even ball taps him.
  • Fun with Acronyms: Even Dead I‍'‍m The Hero. Peter has a good laugh at this.
  • Hidden Depths: When it looks like they're about to die, Flash reveals that his parents ignore him and his videos are a way to feel validated. A Freeze-Frame Bonus even shows him texting his parents because they, unlike the other guardians, have not been texting him to see if he's alright following the Elemental attacks.
  • Hundred-Percent Adoration Rating: Iron Man has posthumously achieved this.
  • Irony: As Soren, who was posing as Maria Hill, notes, Beck managed to fool two Skrulls with his illusions. Talos defends it as Mysterio's act being very convincing.
  • Lighter and Softer: An incredibly lighthearted movie after the tense and action-packed Avengers: Endgame.
  • Like an Old Married Couple: Hill and Fury. Because they are one. They're Soren and Talos.
  • Oh Crap: Peter when his secret identity is revealed.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: An Implied Trope. The way Mysterio says it, "a soldier named Quentin", suggests that this could be the case or it could be that he just has an unusual name that lends itself to the Alternate Universe backstory. Either way, his co-conspirators only ever refer to him as "boss."
  • The Password Is Always Swordfish: Peter is incredulous that the password to Happy Hogan's phone, the head of security at a Fiction 500 company, is "password".
  • Reality Ensues:
    • Half the population vanished for five years. Their homes were put up for sale. May even works for a charity set up to provide relief for these people. Likewise, many Midtown High students have to retake the year they were snapped away in. You can't miss half a school year and expect to move forward.
    • As Vulture did in the previous film, MJ deduces that Peter is Spider-Man based on the fact that the two are never in the same place at the same time. Doubly so given that MJ is a benign Stalker with a Crush towards Peter. She'd notice his comings and goings. In fact, she even used the same incident as Toomes, the Washington monument, to piece it all together. Though she was only about 70% sure.
    • TheDailyBugle.net is referred to as controversial. Given how Jameson usually acts, it's hardly surprising that his journalist peers have a low opinion of him.
  • Refusal of the Call: Literally. Peter sends Nick Fury to voice mail. Happy is horrified by this.
  • Rewatch Bonus: The twists about Fury and Mysterio cast the whole film in a new light.
  • Sequel Goes Foreign: After Homecoming was confined just to New York, this film takes place across several European countries.
  • Shout-Out: Harrington compares the fused Elementals to Power Rangers. Dell labels this as idiotic. It's clearly Voltron.
  • Super Registration Act: Fury asks Mysterio to meet him in Berlin for some manner of ceremony that will officiate him as an official protector of Earth.
  • Superman Stays Out of Gotham: Spider-Man outright asks Fury why the heavy hitters, namely Thor, Captain Marvel, or Doctor Strange aren't called in to help. The former two are off-planet and the latter is "not available." The Stinger establishes that part of this is the result of Talos as Fury having no idea how to answer this question and just dodging it however he can.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute:
    • After Flash Took a Level In Kindness, Brad Davis seems to have taken on his Homecoming persona as a total asshole.
    • In-Universe, many note that Mysterio is a mixture of Doctor Strange, Thor, and Iron Man. Because this is what he intended their reaction to be.
  • Take That: It's hard not to read TheDailyBugle.net as a mockery of Alex Jones' InfoWars.
  • Took a Level In Kindness:
    • Happy Hogan is much nicer to Peter than he was in Homecoming.
    • Flash Thompson is still a dick but he admits to Peter that Spider-Man, his personal hero, has made want to be a better person.
  • Trust Password: To confirm that it's really Happy, Peter asks about their trip to Germany. Happy responds by saying how Peter ordered a pay-per-view adult film which embarrasses Peter enough to convince him that it's Happy.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Mysterio and his crew are all disgruntled Stark Industries employees. The fact that their former boss died preventing Thanos from destroying the universe means nothing to them.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Beck claims that Tony fired him due to being unstable. If you need any more proof of that, watch the B.A.R.F. reveal flashback. In Beck's memory, everyone laughed at the name. Not only did no one do so in Captain America: Civil War, but Tony immediately said that he had to think of a better name for it, a line which is notably edited out.
  • Villain Has a Point: The only point that Peter will grant Mysterio is that giving E.D.I.T.H. to a teenager instead of someone like Nick Fury wasn't Tony's smartest decision.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Mysterio.
  • Warts and All: As Happy comforts Peter with, no one, not even Tony himself, could live up to the ideals that Iron Man represented. As anyone who's watched the MCU can attest, Tony made a lot of mistakes in his life.
  • What Does She See in Him?: Both Ned/Betty and Happy/May confuse Peter.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Peter's AI from the previous film, Karen, is dropped with no explanation.
  • You Look Like You've Seen a Ghost: Peter's reaction when Beck dons the E.D.I.T.H. glasses, clearly shaken up by how much Beck looks like Tony. Which is of course, exactly what Beck wanted.
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