History Film / FearIsland

1st Jul '15 7:44:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* SpiritualSuccessor: Was clearly inspired by the British thriller ''TheHole'' starring Thora Birch and Keira Knightley, which also deals with a young woman who is the only survivor after a weekend party [[spoiler:and who also turns out to be lying to the police]].

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Was clearly inspired by the British thriller ''TheHole'' ''Film/TheHole'' starring Thora Birch and Keira Knightley, which also deals with a young woman who is the only survivor after a weekend party [[spoiler:and who also turns out to be lying to the police]].
11th Jul '14 12:29:10 AM SeptimusHeap
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9th Aug '13 1:05:41 PM cordychase
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**[[spoiler:Then subverted all to hell when it's revealed the blonde ''is'' the slasher.]]
1st Mar '13 10:49:31 AM Arha
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* DeadLittleSister: Regina, [[spoiler: Megan's sister]].
12th Dec '12 11:35:08 AM DoveAlexa
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* HairOfGold: Jenna.
6th Aug '12 5:09:41 AM Telcontar
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28th Jan '12 4:59:13 PM blueranger
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* ClarkKenting: [[spoiler: Jenna/Megan when she escapes from the hospital at the end]].
* DeadLittleSister: Regina, [[spoiler: Megan's sister]].


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* FreudianSlip: "I wanted to kill them all when I heard about it".


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* TakeOurWordForIt: The hot tub death.
19th Jan '12 1:01:51 PM Myra
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* CloserToEarth: The female forensic scientist is a lot calmer and more rational than the male detective, who is brash and aggressive.


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* WomenAreWiser: The female forensic scientist is a lot calmer and more rational than the male detective, who is brash and aggressive.
28th Oct '11 5:13:33 PM CorahsUncle
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''Fear Island'' is a 2009 made for TV slasher film starring Haylie Duff, Aaron Ashmore and Lucy Hale. Police find a young 19-year-old girl Jenna on a private island with all her friends murdered. When brought in for questioning, she explains that she and her friends had been spending the weekend at the house on the island, owned by two of the boys. After one night they wake up to find the ferryman dead and the boat gone, leaving them trapped on the island knowing they aren't alone.

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''Fear Island'' is a 2009 made for TV made-for-TV slasher film starring Haylie Duff, Aaron Ashmore and Lucy Hale. Police find a young 19-year-old girl Jenna woman, Jenna, on a private island with all her friends murdered. When brought in for questioning, she explains that she and her friends had been spending the weekend at the house on the island, owned by two of the boys. After one night night, upon waking up they wake up to find the ferryman dead and the boat gone, leaving them trapped on the island knowing they aren't alone.






* ByTheBookCop: The female cop
* CastAsAMask: Played with. [[spoiler: Lucy Hale and Haylee Duff turn out to be playing the other's character at the end. Lucy is Jenna and Haylee is Megan]].

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* ByTheBookCop: The female cop
officer
* CastAsAMask: Played with. [[spoiler: Lucy [[spoiler:Lucy Hale and Haylee Haylie Duff turn out to be playing the other's character have swapped roles at the end. Lucy is Jenna and Haylee is Megan]].Megan.]]



* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: Keith]]
* CloserToEarth: The female forensic scientist is a lot calmer and rational than the detective who is brash and aggressive.

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* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: Keith]]
[[spoiler:Keith]]
* CloserToEarth: The female forensic scientist is a lot calmer and more rational than the detective male detective, who is brash and aggressive.



* FaceHeelDoubleTurn: A small case but initially the female cop believes Jenna while the male cop is convinced she's the killer but they eventually swap viewpoints.
* FinalGirl: Jenna. [[spoiler: It turns out she's exploiting this and is really the killer]].
* FreudianExcuse: The detective's one is that [[spoiler: his son died at a frat party]]
* FridgeBrilliance: And how. If you notice more than a few gaping holes in Jenna's story then it's all down to [[spoiler: her lying to the police and making up all her own details]].
* GenreSavvy: The female cop.

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* FaceHeelDoubleTurn: A small case case, but initially the female cop officer believes Jenna while the male cop officer is convinced she's that Jenna is the killer but killer. Eventually they eventually swap viewpoints.
* FinalGirl: Jenna. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It turns out she's exploiting this and is really the killer]].
killer.]]
* FreudianExcuse: The detective's one excuse is that [[spoiler: his [[spoiler:his son died at a frat party]]
party]].
* FridgeBrilliance: And how. If you notice more than a few gaping holes in Jenna's story story, then it's all down to [[spoiler: her [[spoiler:her lying to the police and making up all her own details]].
* GenreSavvy: The female cop.officer.



* HowDidWeGetHere: The film opens with Jenna being found on the island and the plot unfolds as she tells the police her story.

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* HowDidWeGetHere: HowWeGotHere: The film opens with Jenna being found on the island and the plot unfolds as she tells the police her story.



* PlotHole: [[spoiler: Several, but they're meant to be there since Jenna is making the whole story up]]
* RedHerring: Keith. [[spoiler: Subverted when it turns out he was actually involved in it all along]]
* ShakingHerHairLoose: Jenna does this at the end [[spoiler: to symbolise how she got away with everything]]

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* PlotHole: [[spoiler: Several, [[spoiler:Several, but they're meant to be there since Jenna is making the whole story up]]
up.]]
* RedHerring: Keith. [[spoiler: Subverted [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out he was actually involved in it all along]]
along.]]
* ShakingHerHairLoose: Jenna does this at the end [[spoiler: to [[spoiler:to symbolise how she got away with everything]]everything]].



* SpiritualSuccessor: Was clearly inspired by the British thriller ''TheHole'' starring Thora Birch and Keira Knightley, which also deals with a young girl being the only survivor after a weekend party [[spoiler: and who also turns out to be lying to the police]].
* UncannyValleyGirl: [[spoiler: Megan, Jenna's true identity]]

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Was clearly inspired by the British thriller ''TheHole'' starring Thora Birch and Keira Knightley, which also deals with a young girl being woman who is the only survivor after a weekend party [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and who also turns out to be lying to the police]].
* UncannyValleyGirl: [[spoiler: Megan, [[spoiler:Megan, Jenna's true identity]]identity.]]
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