History Characters / TheGrudge

6th Mar '17 6:37:06 AM TheAimz
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!!Kayako Saeki

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!!Kayako SaekiSaeki (née Kawamata)
6th Mar '17 3:32:41 AM TheAimz
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-->'''Played by:''' {{Creator/SarahMichelleGellar}}

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-->'''Played by:''' {{Creator/SarahMichelleGellar}}
{{Creator/Sarah Michelle Gellar}}



-->'''Jennifer played by:''' {{Creator/CleaDuVall}}

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-->'''Jennifer played by:''' {{Creator/CleaDuVall}}{{Creator/Clea DuVall}}



-->'''Alex played by:''' {{Creator/TedRaimi}}

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-->'''Alex played by:''' {{Creator/TedRaimi}}
{{Creator/Ted Raimi}}
6th Mar '17 3:32:06 AM TheAimz
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-->'''Played by:''' Creator/Takako Fuji (''The Grudge'', ''The Grudge 2''), Aiko Horiuchi (''The Grudge 3''), Anna Moon (''Tales from the Grudge'' shorts)

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-->'''Played by:''' Creator/Takako Fuji {{Creator/Takako Fuji}} (''The Grudge'', ''The Grudge 2''), Aiko Horiuchi (''The Grudge 3''), Anna Moon (''Tales from the Grudge'' shorts)



-->'''Played by:''' Creator/SarahMichelleGellar

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-->'''Played by:''' Creator/SarahMichelleGellar
{{Creator/SarahMichelleGellar}}



-->'''Jennifer played by:''' Creator/CleaDuVall

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-->'''Jennifer played by:''' Creator/CleaDuVall{{Creator/CleaDuVall}}



-->'''Alex played by:''' Creator/TedRaimi

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-->'''Alex played by:''' Creator/TedRaimi
{{Creator/TedRaimi}}
6th Mar '17 3:30:05 AM TheAimz
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-->'''Played by:''' Creator/Takako Fuji (''The Grudge'', ''The Grudge 2''), Aiko Horiuchi (''The Grudge 3''), Anna Moon (''Tales from the Grudge'' shorts)



%%* StringyHairedGhostGirl

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%%* StringyHairedGhostGirl* StringyHairedGhostGirl: One of the most iconic examples in cinema.



-->'''Played by:''' Yuya Ozeki (''The Grudge''), Ohga Tanaka (''The Grudge 2''), Shimba Tsuchiya (''The Grudge 3'')



-->'''Played by:''' Takashi Matsuyama






-->'''Played by:''' Emi Ikehata



%%* CameBackWrong]]

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%%* CameBackWrong]]CameBackWrong



!!Karen Davies

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!!Karen DaviesDavis
-->'''Played by:''' Creator/SarahMichelleGellar



-->'''Played by:''' Jason Behr



-->'''Played by:''' Bill Pullman



-->'''Played by:''' Ryo Ishibashi



* BeardOfSorrow: A taped interview with him in the second film, which took place some time shortly after the deaths of his colleagues, shows him looking extremely unkempt.

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* BeardOfSorrow: A taped interview with him in the second film, which took place some time shortly after film discussing the deaths disappearance of his colleagues, colleagues and the death of the Williams family shows him looking extremely unkempt.



-->'''Matthew played by:''' William Mapother
-->'''Jennifer played by:''' Creator/CleaDuVall
-->'''Emma played by:''' Grace Zabriskie
-->'''Susan played by:''' KaDee Strickland



-->'''Yoko played by:''' Yoko Maki
-->'''Alex played by:''' Creator/TedRaimi



%%* JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]]
%%* KillTheCutie: Poor Yoko...

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%%* * JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]]
%%* KillTheCutie: Poor Yoko...
[[spoiler:Yoko]] ends up with her jaw torn off at Kayako's hands.




!!Aubrey Davies

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!!Aubrey DaviesDavis
-->'''Played by:''' Amber Tamblyn



%%* FragileFlower



%%* NeckSnap
%%* StringyHairedGhostGirl

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%%* NeckSnap
%%* StringyHairedGhostGirl
* NeckSnap [[spoiler:She meets her end in the same way as Kayako: having her neck snapped by Takeo.]]
* StringyHairedGhostGirl: [[spoiler:The ending shows that she too has become an onryo.]]



An IntrepidReporter who rescued Karen from the house fire but is also cursed as a result.

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-->'''Played by:''' Edison Chen

An IntrepidReporter from Hong Kong who rescued Karen from the house fire but is also cursed as a result.



%%* ShipTease: With Aubrey.
%%* SpookyPhotographs

!!Mrs. Davies

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%%* ShipTease: With Aubrey.
%%* SpookyPhotographs

* SpookyPhotographs: One of his many photographs of the Saeki house reveal that the curse has spread by showing Kayako's silhouette emerging from the house. [[spoiler:Which then leads into Kayako herself emerging from the photo.]]

!!Mrs. DaviesDavis
-->'''Played by:''' Joanna Cassidy



-->'''Allison played by:''' Arielle Kebbel
-->'''Vanessa played by:''' Teresa Palmer
-->'''Miyuki played by:''' Misako Uno



A family living in Chicago who become victims of the curse. Jakes survives his first encounter with Kayako in ''The Grudge 2'' and is hospitalized in ''The Grudge 3'' where [[spoiler: he gets killed when Kayako breaks every bone in his body.]]

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-->'''Bill played by:''' Christopher Cousins
-->'''Trish played by:''' Jennifer Beals
-->'''Lacey played by:''' Sarah Roemer
-->'''Jake played by:''' Matthew Knight

A family living in Chicago who become victims of the curse. Jakes survives his first encounter with Kayako in ''The Grudge 2'' and is hospitalized in ''The Grudge 3'' where [[spoiler: he gets killed when Kayako breaks nearly every bone in his body.]]
4th Jan '17 3:52:08 AM Sabrewing
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!!Jake Kimble
A young boy who's family becomes victims of the curse. He survives his first encounter with Kayako in "The Grudge 2" and is hospitalized in "The Grudge 3" where [[spoiler: he gets killed when Kayako breaks every bone in his body.]]

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!!Jake Kimble
!!The Kimble Family (Bill, Trish, Lacey, Jake)
A young boy who's family becomes living in Chicago who become victims of the curse. He Jakes survives his first encounter with Kayako in "The ''The Grudge 2" 2'' and is hospitalized in "The ''The Grudge 3" 3'' where [[spoiler: he gets killed when Kayako breaks every bone in his body.]]



* CoolBigSis: Lacey clearly cares deeply for her little brother.



* DemonicPossession: Bill and Trish come to unknowingly act like Kayako and Takeo, with Bill becoming insanely jealous of anything Trish does without his knowledge. In a reversal, Trish is the one to kill Bill first.



* [[FinalGirl Final Guy]]: Well he ''did'' survive the ending of the second film.
* InfantImmortality: Played straight in the second film, where he survives the events of the second film. [[spoiler:Then he gets slapped with SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome ''hard'', therefore averting this trope in the third film.]]

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* [[FinalGirl Final Guy]]: Well he Well, Jake ''did'' survive the ending of the second film.
* FryingPanOfDoom: How Trish kills Bill, right in the very first scene of the movie. After burning him with bacon grease.
* HollywoodDrowning: Subverted. [[spoiler:Lacey is drowned in the bathtub, but it's a completely silent affair, and Jake is further distracted from hearing anything from the terror of finding his own father's corpse.]]
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InfantImmortality: Played straight in the second film, where he Jake survives the events of the second film. [[spoiler:Then he gets slapped with SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome ''hard'', therefore averting this trope in the third film.]]



* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: [[spoiler:He dies very quickly in the follow-up film, shown being institutionalized then dying not too long after.]]

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* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: [[spoiler:He [[spoiler:Jake dies very quickly in the follow-up film, shown being institutionalized then dying not too long after.]]


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* WickedStepmother: A tragic subversion due to the effects of the curse. Trish is a very nice woman who knows that Jake will need time to adjust to her presence, and she's willing to work things out with him at his own pace. Then arguments start happening between her and Bill...
8th Nov '16 8:49:44 PM TheNewBig
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* AndIMustScream: The curse effectively traps her in a cycle of overpowering, murderous rage.



* AxCrazy: Appears this way to her victims.

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* AxCrazy: Appears this way to her victims.A side-effect of the unstoppable, murderous rage from the curse.



* TragicVillain: [[spoiler: In a strange way, Kayako could be seen through sympathetic eyes. She was murdered by her husband then in her dying moments witnessed him murder their son. She strikes out at the living due to her rage at this very fact. In fact after witnessing her husband kill Audrey Davis in the same way she finishes the job, pitying the young girl for meeting her end in the same way as she had]]

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* TragicVillain: [[spoiler: In a strange way, Kayako could be seen through sympathetic eyes. She was murdered by her husband then in her dying moments witnessed him murder their son. She strikes out at son, and the living due curse seems to permanently keep her rage at this very fact. In fact after in the hate-filled state of mind she was in, if not making it even worse. After witnessing her husband kill Audrey Davis in the same way her husband did she finishes the job, pitying the young girl for meeting her end in the same way as she had]]



* FallenHero: Takeo was a loving father and husband before he found out about Kayako's crush.



* SympatheticMurderer: Takeo was a loving father and husband despite Kayako's crush.
17th Jul '16 5:49:18 AM eroock
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15th Jan '16 1:09:57 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* InfantImmortality: Played straight in the second film, where he survives the events of the second film. [[spoiler:Then he gets slapped with SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome ''hard'', therefore averting this trope in the third film.]]



%%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome

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%%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: [[spoiler:He dies very quickly in the follow-up film, shown being institutionalized then dying not too long after.]]
28th Mar '15 12:20:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* BedmateReveal: Played with when [[spoiler: Kayako kills Susan.]]



* BodyHorror: Kayako broke her ankle whilst fleeing from Takeo and has to crawl around as a ghost although she walks in the third film albeit poorly. Takeo then snapped her neck, creating her signature death rattle.
* CameBackWrong
* CryForTheDevil

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* BodyHorror: Kayako broke her ankle whilst fleeing from Takeo and has to crawl around as a ghost although she walks in the third film albeit poorly. Takeo then snapped her neck, creating her signature death rattle.
*
%%* CameBackWrong
* CryForTheDevilChestBurster: In the extended version of ''The Grudge 2'', Kayako [[spoiler: kills Mrs. Davis by ejecting herself from her mouth as a one-eyed hairball.]]



* DeathTropes
** BedmateReveal: Played with when [[spoiler: Kayako kills Susan.]]
** ChestBurster: In the extended version of ''The Grudge 2'', Kayako [[spoiler: kills Mrs. Davis by ejecting herself from her mouth as a one-eyed hairball.]]
** CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kayako often pulls this on most of her victims. Most notable are [[spoiler: Yoko, Jake, Gretchen, Mrs. Davies and Karen.]]
** EyeScream: Kayako [[spoiler: gouges out Gretchen's eyes.]]
** NeckSnap: Used on [[spoiler: Doctor Sullivan in the third film.]]
** SpookyPainting: Kayako emerges from a painting to [[spoiler: kill Gretchen]].
** SpookyPhotographs: Kayako [[spoiler: kills Eason]] by emerging from one.
* GhostlyGoals: Type B.

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* DeathTropes
** BedmateReveal: Played with when [[spoiler: Kayako kills Susan.]]
** ChestBurster: In the extended version of ''The Grudge 2'', Kayako [[spoiler: kills Mrs. Davis by ejecting herself from her mouth as a one-eyed hairball.]]
**
CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kayako often pulls this on most of her victims. Most notable are [[spoiler: Yoko, Jake, Gretchen, Mrs. Davies and Karen.]]
** * EyeScream: Kayako [[spoiler: gouges out Gretchen's eyes.]]
** NeckSnap: Used on [[spoiler: Doctor Sullivan in the third film.]]
** SpookyPainting: Kayako emerges from a painting to [[spoiler: kill Gretchen]].
** SpookyPhotographs: Kayako [[spoiler: kills Eason]] by emerging from one.
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%%* GhostlyGoals: Type B.



* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]

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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]%%* ImplacableMan



* LesYay / FoeYay: Seems to have this going on with Karen, although the way she kills some of her other victims has shades of this as well.



* NeckSnap
* NightmareFace
* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette

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* NeckSnap
*
NeckSnap: Used on [[spoiler: Doctor Sullivan in the third film.]]
%%*
NightmareFace
* %%* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* %%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette



* SpookyPainting: Kayako emerges from a painting to [[spoiler: kill Gretchen]].
* SpookyPhotographs: Kayako [[spoiler: kills Eason]] by emerging from one.



* StringyHairedGhostGirl

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* %%* StringyHairedGhostGirl



* TwistedAnkle
* WomanInWhite

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* %%* TwistedAnkle
* %%* WomanInWhite



* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds

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* %%* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds



* CreepyChild: Holy hell!
* CreepyMonotone

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* %%* CreepyChild: Holy hell!
* %%* CreepyMonotone



* KillerRabbit
* KindHeartedCatLover

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* %%* KillerRabbit
* %%* KindHeartedCatLover



* CatScare
* CatsAreMean

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* %%* CatScare
* %%* CatsAreMean



* TeamPet
* ThatPoorCat

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* %%* TeamPet
* %%* ThatPoorCat



* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Naoko is stabbed through the back of the neck and broke her ankle, causing her to walk in an unsteady limp with blood squirting from her throat.]]
* CameBackWrong]]
* CruelAndUnusualDeath
* CuteMonsterGirl
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
* StringyHairedGhostGirl

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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Naoko is stabbed through the back of the neck and broke her ankle, causing her to walk in an unsteady limp with blood squirting from her throat.]]
*
%%* CameBackWrong]]
* %%* CruelAndUnusualDeath
* %%* CuteMonsterGirl
* %%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
* %%* StringyHairedGhostGirl



* [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Sister]]: Naoko recognises Takeo when he possesses Max.

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* [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Sister]]: %%* YouKilledMyFather: Naoko recognises Takeo when he possesses Max.
Max as the one who killed her sister.



* BreakTheCutie
* TheDeterminator

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* %%* BreakTheCutie
* %%* TheDeterminator



* FinalGirl: In the first film.

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* %%* FinalGirl: In the first film.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero

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* %%* NiceJobBreakingItHero



* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome

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* %%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome



* InnocentBystander
* NiceGuy
* UnderstandingBoyfriend

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* %%* InnocentBystander
* %%* NiceGuy
* %%* UnderstandingBoyfriend



** Interestingly, despite being the first person to enter the Saeki house after the murders, he is not shown to have been visited by any of the ghosts before his death.
*** Toshio's ghost lures him into the house, although it's set up to make Peter (and the audience) think Toshio is still alive [[FridgeHorror until he starts meowing.]]



* FairCop
* HardboiledDetective
* TheInspector

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* %%* FairCop
* %%* HardboiledDetective
* %%* TheInspector



* [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Woman]]: Emma seems like this at first, but it quickly becomes obvious that the reason she acts so sullen is because she knows something isn't right with the house.

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* [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Woman]]: GrumpyOldMan: Emma seems like this at first, but it quickly becomes obvious that the reason she acts so sullen is because she knows something isn't right with the house.



* BodyHorror / CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Yoko is dragged into the attic by Kayako by her jaw, which is then found by Detective Nakagawa. Yoko's ghost later appears, ''missing her jaw with her tongue dangling out''.]]
* JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]]
* KillTheCutie: Poor Yoko...

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* BodyHorror / CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Yoko is dragged into the attic by Kayako by her jaw, which is then found by Detective Nakagawa. Yoko's ghost later appears, ''missing her jaw with her tongue dangling out''.%%* JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]]
* JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]]
*
%%* KillTheCutie: Poor Yoko...



* Creator/AmberTamblyn: Fresh off her dealing with [[TheRing Samara]].



* BreakTheCutie
* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]: She finally tells her mother ''exactly'' how she feels. [[spoiler:Sadly, it's the last time they ever speak.]]
* FragileFlower
* KillTheCutie
* NeckSnap
* StringyHairedGhostGirl
* [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done, Daughter Girl]]: Has a bit of this going on with her mother.

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* %%* BreakTheCutie
* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]: CallingTheOldManOut: She finally tells her mother ''exactly'' how she feels. [[spoiler:Sadly, it's the last time they ever speak.]]
* %%* FragileFlower
* %%* KillTheCutie
* %%* NeckSnap
* %%* StringyHairedGhostGirl
* [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done, Daughter Girl]]: WellDoneSonGuy: Has a bit of this going on with her mother.



* IntrepidReporter
* NiceGuy
* ShipTease: With Aubrey.
* SpookyPhotographs

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* %%* IntrepidReporter
* %%* NiceGuy
* %%* ShipTease: With Aubrey.
* %%* SpookyPhotographs



* AbusiveParents / ParentalFavoritism: She makes it clear that she prefers Karen over Aubrey, and subjects the latter to constant emotional abuse.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath]]
* GrumpyOldMan

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* AbusiveParents / ParentalFavoritism: AbusiveParents: She makes it clear that she prefers Karen over Aubrey, and subjects the latter to constant emotional abuse.
* %%* CruelAndUnusualDeath]]
* %%* GrumpyOldMan



* IncurableCoughOfDeath
* JawBreaker
* {{Jerkass}}
** JerkassWoobie: Her reaction when she learns of [[spoiler:Karen's death]] pushes her towards this territory. Likewise, the aforementioned deleted scene shows her utterly grief-stricken as she struggles to deal with the fact that [[spoiler:both of her daughters are dead.]]

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* %%* IncurableCoughOfDeath
* %%* JawBreaker
* %%* {{Jerkass}}
** JerkassWoobie: Her reaction when she learns of [[spoiler:Karen's death]] pushes her towards this territory. Likewise, the aforementioned deleted scene shows her utterly grief-stricken as she struggles to deal with the fact that [[spoiler:both of her daughters are dead.]]



* AlphaBitch: Vanessa.
* AssholeVictim: Vanessa.
* BreakTheCutie: Poor, poor Allison.
* BreakTheHaughty: Vanessa.

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* %%* AlphaBitch: Vanessa.
* %%* AssholeVictim: Vanessa.
* %%* BreakTheCutie: Poor, poor Allison.
* %%* BreakTheHaughty: Vanessa.



* DisconnectedByDeath: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]

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* %%* DisconnectedByDeath: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]



* JerkassWoobie: Miyuki.



* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: Vanessa.
* MurderedInAPhoneBooth: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]

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* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: %%* ManipulativeBastard: Vanessa.
* %%* MurderedInAPhoneBooth: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]






* BreakTheCutie

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* %%* BreakTheCutie



* KillTheCutie

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* %%* KillTheCutie



* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome
* TearsOfFear: After Allison's death at the end of the second film.

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* %%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome
* TearsOfFear: After Allison's death at the end of the second film.film.
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28th Mar '15 12:14:07 PM Morgenthaler
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