History Film / TheLastHouseOnTheLeft

29th May '17 3:50:29 PM NinjaLore
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: WesCraven failed to get an R rating for ''The Last House on the Left'', even after removing 30 minutes from the movie. Ultimately, he got the movie into theaters by ''lying'' that it was R-rated. He spliced the "Rated R" certification from a different movie into his own film. No one noticed.
25th Mar '17 10:28:04 AM erforce
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Creator/WesCraven's 1972 debut picture, a loose reworking of Creator/IngmarBergman's ''Jungfrukällan (Film/TheVirginSpring)'', tells the story of a group of psychos who torture, humiliate, rape and try to murder two girls and then end up asking for refuge at the home of the parents of one of the girls. This couple then find out who their guests really are...

[[{{Remake}} Remade]] in 2009 by Dennis Iliadis, produced by Craven and starring Sara Paxton, [[Series/TheFortyFourHundred Garrett Dillahunt]], Monica Potter, [[Series/BreakingBad Aaron Paul]], Tony Goldwyn, and Creator/RikiLindhome.
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Creator/WesCraven's 1972 debut picture, a loose reworking of Creator/IngmarBergman's ''Jungfrukällan (Film/TheVirginSpring)'', tells the story of a group of psychos who torture, humiliate, rape and try to murder two girls and then end up asking for refuge at the home of the parents of one of the girls. This couple then find out who their guests really are...

[[{{Remake}} [[TheRemake Remade]] in 2009 by Dennis Iliadis, produced by Craven and starring Sara Paxton, [[Series/TheFortyFourHundred Garrett Dillahunt]], Monica Potter, [[Series/BreakingBad Aaron Paul]], Tony Goldwyn, and Creator/RikiLindhome.
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* AdaptationalHeroism: In the remake, Justin (Junior in the original) deliberately leaves Mari's necklace out in the open after realizing whose house they're in.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: The Collingwoods look like two ordinary, happily married people, until their daughter gets killed...
* BlatantLies: From the remake, [[spoiler:"You'll be fine," as John leaves Krug with his head in the microwave.]]
* BloodIsSquickerInWater: In the original, [[spoiler:Estelle slashes Sadie's throat]] while the latter is in a swimming pool.
* ChainsawGood
* ChekhovsGun: The necklace Mari gets as a birthday gift (in the original) or that she finds at her vacation home as a gift from her dead brother (in the remake) is instrumental in making Emma realize what happened to Mari.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: In the remake, Justin (Junior in the original) deliberately leaves Mari's necklace out in the open after realizing whose house they're in.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: The Collingwoods look like two ordinary, happily married people, until their daughter gets killed...
* BlatantLies: From the remake, [[spoiler:"You'll be fine," as John leaves Krug with his head in the microwave.]]
killed...
* BloodIsSquickerInWater: In the original, [[spoiler:Estelle slashes Sadie's throat]] while the latter is in a swimming pool.
* %%* ChainsawGood
* ChekhovsGun: The necklace Mari gets as a birthday gift (in the original) or that she finds at her vacation home as a gift from her dead brother (in the remake) is instrumental in making Emma realize what happened to Mari.



* DepravedBisexual: Sadie.
* DirtyCoward: In the end [[spoiler:Krug appears to be this once he realizes that he is truly screwed and that old man Collingwood is gonna take him apart with that chainsaw, and suddenly all his macho psycho b.s. goes right out the window]].
* DirtyOldMan: The elderly mailman at the beginning of the original film describes Mari as "the prettiest piece I've ever seen".

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* %%* DepravedBisexual: Sadie.
* DirtyCoward: In the end [[spoiler:Krug appears to be this once he realizes that he is truly screwed and that old man Collingwood is gonna take him apart with that chainsaw, and suddenly all his macho psycho b.s. goes right out the window]].
window]].
* DirtyOldMan: The elderly mailman at the beginning of the original film describes Mari as "the prettiest piece I've ever seen".



* FanDisservice: Although the original is undeniably lurid, if when watching the rape scene in the remake you find anything remotely erotic about what's happening to Mari there is probably something wrong with you.
* {{Fingore}}: Francis (originally named Weasel) gets, in a very horrific scene in the remake, [[spoiler: his fingers shredded in a garbage disposal]].
* FlippingTheBird: Walking back to town after their car runs out of gas, the cops think they've gotten a lift when a van full of hippies stop for them...then do this while peeling away.

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* FanDisservice: Although the original is undeniably lurid, if when watching the rape scene in the remake you find anything remotely erotic about what's happening to Mari there is probably something wrong with you.
* {{Fingore}}: Francis (originally named Weasel) gets, in a very horrific scene in the remake, [[spoiler: his fingers shredded in a garbage disposal]].
* FlippingTheBird: Walking back to town after their car runs out of gas, the cops think they've gotten a lift when a van full of hippies stop for them... then they do this while peeling away.



** Most of the remake fits this, too.



** Pretty solidly averted in the remake.
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: Junior has one in both the original and the remake. The remake has more justification due to the fact that it ''was'' his fault the girls were kidnapped.]]

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** Pretty solidly averted in the remake.
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%%* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: Junior has one in both the original and the remake. The remake has more justification due to the fact that it ''was'' his fault the girls were kidnapped.one.]]



* IgnoredVitalNewsReports: In the original, Mari and Phyllis hear a radio report about the psychos' escape from prison while driving to the city, but pay it no mind.

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* IgnoredVitalNewsReports: In the original, Mari and Phyllis hear a radio report about the psychos' escape from prison while driving to the city, but pay it no mind.



* MamaBear & PapaWolf: Emma (Estelle in the original) and John Collingwood.

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* MamaBear & PapaWolf: Emma (Estelle in the original) and John %%* MamaBear: Estelle Collingwood.



* MoodDissonance: Although this is a horror movie, there are some scenes that seem to be right out of a comedy. [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment The chicken truck]] and [[ItMakesSenseInContext Krug going "Moo!"]] come to mind.

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* MoodDissonance: Although this is a horror movie, there are some scenes that seem to be right out of a comedy. [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment The chicken truck]] truck and [[ItMakesSenseInContext Krug going "Moo!"]] come to mind. mind.



%%* PapaWolf: John Collinwood.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Epically]].

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Epically]].%%* RoaringRampageOfRevenge



** And when [[spoiler: they kill off Phyllis]], sounds that probably came from an Atari 2600 game played.
*** An Arp 2600 maybe, but not an Atari for a few years.
* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[spoiler: The remake left Mari and Justin (named Junior in the original) alive, after Justin did a HeelFaceTurn (the movie also made it pretty clear that nothing that happened was his fault). In the original, Mari died, and Junior committed suicide]].
** [[spoiler: Not his fault. At least in the remake he is guilty of putting the girls in an unnecessarily dangerous position by bringing them to the motel in the first place. His father's and uncle's behavior are erratic at best so there is no reason for him to believe that just because they say they won't be coming back doesn't mean they won't be coming back. He could have easily just gone and got the drugs and then come back to the store. Krug even makes a good point when they are all in the room about how thinking they wouldn't be coming back is no excuse for breaking the "Don't bring anyone back to the room" rule and him having to face the consequences of that action. ]]



* TorturePorn: The remake.
* [[VideoNasties Video Nasty]]: Regarded as one of most genuinely disturbing films on the list and one of the most notorious.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In-universe examples with Phyllis in the original and Paige in the remake, although in the original it's because a scene where Mari's parents found her still alive was cut. In that scene, Mari's mother asked about Phyllis.
** Though it's pretty obvious that [[spoiler: Phyllis is dead]].



* YourHeadASplode: Krug's fate in the remake.

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!!The 2009 remake has examples of:

* AdaptationalHeroism: Justin (Junior in the original) deliberately leaves Mari's necklace out in the open after realizing whose house they're in.
* BlatantLies: [[spoiler:"You'll be fine," as John leaves Krug with his head in the microwave.]]
* ChekhovsGun: The necklace that Mari finds at her vacation home as a gift from her dead brother is instrumental in making Emma realize what happened to Mari.
* FanDisservice: Although the original is undeniably lurid, if when watching the rape scene in the remake you find anything remotely erotic about what's happening to Mari there is probably something wrong with you.
* {{Fingore}}: Francis (originally named Weasel) gets, in a very horrific scene, [[spoiler: his fingers shredded in a garbage disposal]].
%%* {{Gorn}}
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: Junior has one. There's more justification in contrast to the original due to the fact that it ''was'' his fault the girls were kidnapped.]]
* TheLastTitle: The title.
%%* MamaBear: Emma Collinwood
%%* PapaWolf: John Collinwood
* SparedByTheAdaptation: [[spoiler: The remake left Mari and Justin (named Junior in the original) alive, after Justin did a HeelFaceTurn (the movie also made it pretty clear that nothing that happened was his fault). In the original, Mari died, and Junior committed suicide]].
** [[spoiler: Not his fault. At least in the remake he is guilty of putting the girls in an unnecessarily dangerous position by bringing them to the motel in the first place. His father's and uncle's behavior are erratic at best so there is no reason for him to believe that just because they say they won't be coming back doesn't mean they won't be coming back. He could have easily just gone and got the drugs and then come back to the store. Krug even makes a good point when they are all in the room about how thinking they wouldn't be coming back is no excuse for breaking the "Don't bring anyone back to the room" rule and him having to face the consequences of that action. ]]
%%* TorturePorn
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YourHeadASplode: Krug's fate in the remake.fate.
19th Aug '16 4:56:09 PM Musashi1596
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* WouldHitAGirl: Obviously, and applied with reckless abandon, just to show how depraved the villains really are. It goes the other way round with Sadie in the remake [[spoiler: as Mari's father kills her by stabbing her with the shower bar]].

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* WouldHitAGirl: Obviously, and applied with reckless abandon, just to show how depraved the villains really are. It goes the other way round with Sadie in the remake [[spoiler: as Mari's father kills her by stabbing her with the shower bar]].
27th Jun '16 12:40:16 AM bt8257
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* YourHeadAsplode: Krug's fate in the remake.

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* YourHeadAsplode: YourHeadASplode: Krug's fate in the remake.
remake.
12th Sep '15 4:58:51 AM Morgenthaler
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->''To avoid fainting, keep repeating: [[MST3KMantra IT'S ONLY A MOVIE, ONLY A MOVIE, ONLY A MOVIE...]]''

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->''To avoid fainting, keep repeating: [[MST3KMantra IT'S ONLY A MOVIE, ONLY A MOVIE, ONLY A MOVIE...]]''
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14th Jun '15 1:48:48 PM cliche_guerva
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* BlatantLies: From the remake, [[spoiler:You'll be fine.]]

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* BlatantLies: From the remake, [[spoiler:You'll [[spoiler:"You'll be fine.fine," as John leaves Krug with his head in the microwave.]]
14th Jun '15 1:48:05 PM cliche_guerva
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* BlatantLies: From the remake, [[spoiler:You'll be fine.]]
14th May '15 5:57:41 AM SeptimusHeap
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[[{{Remake}} Remade]] in 2009 by Dennis Iliadis, produced by Craven and starring Sara Paxton, [[Series/TheFortyFourHundred Garrett Dillahunt]], Monica Potter, [[Series/BreakingBad Aaron Paul]], Tony Goldwyn, and RikiLindhome.

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[[{{Remake}} Remade]] in 2009 by Dennis Iliadis, produced by Craven and starring Sara Paxton, [[Series/TheFortyFourHundred Garrett Dillahunt]], Monica Potter, [[Series/BreakingBad Aaron Paul]], Tony Goldwyn, and RikiLindhome.Creator/RikiLindhome.
22nd Nov '14 1:35:16 PM Nithael
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** That's a maybe. [[spoiler: The sheriff found out about Mari being kidnapped prior so he might be convinced other wise. They may still head for jail though, if [[{{Seven}} Brad Pitt showed us anything]].]]

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** That's a maybe. [[spoiler: The sheriff found out about Mari being kidnapped prior so he might be convinced other wise. They may still head for jail though, if [[{{Seven}} [[Film/{{Se7en}} Brad Pitt showed us anything]].]]
28th Oct '14 7:18:57 AM Anicomicgeek
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* DawsonCasting: It can be pretty hard to take Junior seriously in the original film, as he looks about the same age as his father.



* EnforcedMethodActing: On the special edition DVD actors commentary track, the actors playing Krug and Weasel boast about how they terrorized the actresses playing Mari and Phyllis, right down to hinting during the filming of the rape scene that they'd go ahead and actually commit the act if they didn't think the actresses' performances were convincing enough. They seem to think this is awesome.
** ...and David Hess complained that he couldn't ride the subway anymore, for the dirty looks he was getting. No wonder.
** The part where they make Phyllis pee her pants? For real.
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