History Film / Case39

18th Sep '17 5:19:41 AM JamesAustin
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''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger and Creator/BradleyCooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.


!!Tropes used in Case 39 include:

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''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger Creator/ReneeZellweger and Creator/BradleyCooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.


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!!Tropes used in Case 39 ''Case 39'' include:



* BrokenRecord: Why Emily? Why Emily? Why Emily?...

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* BrokenRecord: Why "Why Emily? Why Emily? Why Emily?..."



* EyeScream: [[spoiler: After Lilith's father stabs an inmate whom Lilith spoke through, he accidentally stabs himself in the eye with a fork]].

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* EyeScream: EyeScream:
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[[spoiler: After Lilith's father stabs an inmate whom Lilith spoke through, he accidentally stabs himself in the eye with a fork]].



* NeverTrustATrailer: Trailers suggested that [[spoiler: a demon was after Lilith, and her parents planned to sacrifice her in order to save themselves]]. In the actual film, [[spoiler: Lilith ''is'' the demon, and her parents were actually justified in trying to kill her.]]
** They didn't just show scenes out of context. They actually created [[MissingTrailerScene all new scenes that are nowhere in the film]].

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* NeverTrustATrailer: Trailers suggested that [[spoiler: a demon was after Lilith, and her parents planned to sacrifice her in order to save themselves]]. In the actual film, [[spoiler: Lilith ''is'' the demon, and her parents were actually justified in trying to kill her.]]
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]] They also didn't just show scenes out of context. They actually created [[MissingTrailerScene all new scenes that are nowhere in the film]].
23rd Jun '17 7:34:27 AM CosmicFerret
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''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger and Bradley Cooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.


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''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger and Bradley Cooper.Creator/BradleyCooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.

8th Jun '17 1:27:07 PM Silverblade2
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Reviews were middling to negative, complaining about an unoriginal plot.

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Reviews were middling to negative, complaining about an unoriginal plot.
19th Apr '16 5:51:50 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Emily falls in to this several times.

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* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Emily falls in to this several times. Both as she is trying to explain that there is something wrong with Lilith's home situation ''and'' then as she is trying to explain that something is off about Lilith.
19th Apr '16 5:44:14 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Emily falls in to this several times.
11th Apr '15 11:00:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Hornets?]]
** Crosses over with [[{{Eyescream}} Eye Scream]]. [[spoiler: A hornet crawls out of Doug's eye.]]

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* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Hornets?]]
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WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Hornets. Crosses over with [[{{Eyescream}} Eye Scream]]. [[spoiler: A hornet crawls out of Doug's eye.]]
11th Apr '15 11:00:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerTakesABackseat
* [[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding]]
* EnfantTerrible

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* %%* DangerTakesABackseat
* [[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding]]
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%%* EarnYourHappyEnding
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EnfantTerrible
22nd Sep '13 9:14:07 PM NausicaaoftheSpirits
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* OhCrap: Lilith, [[spoiler:when she realizes Emily isn't scared after trying to trick her with an illusion of her mother driving fast when it was raining and Emily asks her, [[IronicEcho "Are you scared?"]]

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* OhCrap: OhCrap: Lilith, [[spoiler:when she realizes Emily isn't scared after trying to trick her with an illusion of her mother driving fast when it was raining and Emily asks her, [[IronicEcho "Are "[[IronicEcho Are you scared?"]]scared?]] I'm not."]]
22nd Sep '13 9:13:18 PM NausicaaoftheSpirits
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Added DiffLines:

* OhCrap: Lilith, [[spoiler:when she realizes Emily isn't scared after trying to trick her with an illusion of her mother driving fast when it was raining and Emily asks her, [[IronicEcho "Are you scared?"]]
29th Nov '12 3:03:39 PM TheAmazingShay
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* CreepyChild: Lily starts to show signs of this. [[spoiler: Then ItGotWorse]].

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* CreepyChild: Lily starts to show signs of this. [[spoiler: Then ItGotWorse]].
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