History Film / UrbanLegend

8th Feb '16 1:00:30 PM foxley
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* OrganTheft: This is one of the murder methods the killer plans to use. Of course, the killer admits that they are not too good at anatomy and will probably just grab the first major organ they see.
5th Aug '15 4:24:04 PM tropeminer
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''Urban Legend'' is a 1998 SlasherMovie starring Creator/JaredLeto, Creator/AliciaWitt, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Creator/MichaelRosenbaum and Loretta Devine.

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''Urban Legend'' '''''Urban Legend''''' is a 1998 SlasherMovie starring Creator/JaredLeto, Creator/AliciaWitt, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Creator/MichaelRosenbaum and Loretta Devine.
21st Jul '15 12:55:34 AM Morgenthaler
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''Urban Legend'' is a 1998 SlasherMovie starring JaredLeto, Creator/AliciaWitt, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Creator/MichaelRosenbaum and Loretta Devine.

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''Urban Legend'' is a 1998 SlasherMovie starring JaredLeto, Creator/JaredLeto, Creator/AliciaWitt, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Creator/MichaelRosenbaum and Loretta Devine.
25th Apr '15 11:48:45 AM TheRedRedKroovy
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* UnreliableNarrator: The ending reveals that the events of the film have become an urban legend at the school, and it's implied that the person telling the story is this. See [[Fridge/UrbanLegend Fridge Brilliance]] for more.
7th Apr '15 11:15:56 PM erforce
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* AdultsAreUseless: [[PoliceAreUseless And cops too]]. Averted by the campus police officer Reese Wilson, wgo is both. She actually lampshades this trope:

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* AdultsAreUseless: [[PoliceAreUseless And cops too]]. Averted by the campus police officer Reese Wilson, wgo is who represents both. She actually lampshades this trope:



* TechnologyMarchesOn: In the age of the Internet some people seem to have made debunking urban legends a past-time, so they have a much shorter shelf-life. This makes the characters in the film seem much more naïve.

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* TechnologyMarchesOn: In the age of the Internet some people seem to have made debunking urban legends a past-time, so they have a much shorter shelf-life. This makes the characters in the film seem much more naïve.
7th Apr '15 5:24:07 PM backpack
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: In the age of the Internet some people seem to have made debunking urban legends a past-time, so they have a much shorter shelf-life. This makes the characters in the film seem much more naïve.
4th Mar '15 2:40:52 PM Kins4321
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* AlliterativeName: [[spoiler:Brenda Bates. A possible reference to [[Film/{{Psycho}} Norman Bates]]...which fits perfectly]].

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* AlliterativeName: [[spoiler:Brenda Brenda Bates. A [[spoiler:A possible reference to [[Film/{{Psycho}} Norman Bates]]...which fits perfectly]].
27th Nov '14 8:14:49 AM erforce
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* AdultsAreUseless: [[PoliceAreUseless And cops too]].
** While most of the adults play this trope straight, it is averted by Reese Wilson, the campus police officer. She actually lampshades this trope:
--->'''Reese Wilson:''' You know what really chaps my hide? The way you pledged an oath to serve and protect -- and then you don't give a rat's ass when something really happens!

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* AdultsAreUseless: [[PoliceAreUseless And cops too]].
** While most of the adults play this trope straight, it is averted
too]]. Averted by Reese Wilson, the campus police officer.officer Reese Wilson, wgo is both. She actually lampshades this trope:
--->'''Reese -->'''Reese Wilson:''' You know what really chaps my hide? The way you pledged an oath to serve and protect -- and then you don't give a rat's ass when something really happens!



* AxCrazy: The killer most definitely is.

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* %%* AxCrazy: The killer most definitely is.



* CrustyCaretaker: Pendleton University's janitor.
* CuteAndPsycho: [[spoiler:Brenda]]

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* %%* CrustyCaretaker: Pendleton University's janitor.
* %%* CuteAndPsycho: [[spoiler:Brenda]]



* DeathByMocking: Damon

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* %%* DeathByMocking: Damon



* FinalGirl: [[spoiler:Natalie]]
* {{Goth}}: Tosh

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* FinalGirl: [[spoiler:Natalie]]
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[[spoiler:In the finale, Brenda has Natalie at her mercy, but she fights back and ultimately survives]].
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{{Goth}}: Tosh



* JumpScare: Plenty to go around.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Brenda is presumed dead after a climatic crash, but the final scene reveals she is very much alive and, due to her being presumed dead, seems to have gotten away with everything. (And as revealed in the sequel, got a job as a nurse, of all things.) It only stops from veering into TheBadGuyWins territory because she failed to kill her final, main target.]]
** [[spoiler: Except she asserts in the ending that the story was told incorrectly, and ''Final Cut'' claims she killed eight students. She likely ''did'' win.]]

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* %%* JumpScare: Plenty to go around.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Brenda is presumed dead after a climatic crash, but the final scene reveals she is very much alive and, due to her being presumed dead, seems to have gotten away with everything. (And And as revealed in the sequel, got a job as a nurse, of all things.) It only stops from veering into TheBadGuyWins territory because she failed to kill her final, main target.]]
** [[spoiler: Except she
things. She also asserts in the ending that the story was told incorrectly, and ''Final Cut'' claims she killed eight students. She Ultimately, [[TheBadGuyWins she likely ''did'' win.won]].]]



* MenacingStroll

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* PeekABooCorpse: Natalie runs into a row of these.
* ReallyGetsAround: Tosh
* RedHeadedHeroine: Natalie
* RedHerring: The Stanley Hall massacre of 1973.
** Not to mention that two prominent horror film killers have roles. Professor Wexler is one early on. Not only was he the sole survivor of the aforementioned Stanley Hall incident, he frightens students in his class by describing two well-known urban legends, one of them reenacted by the killer later for a murder, and the fact that he's portrayed by [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Robert Englund]] doesn't help him avoid suspicion. [[spoiler:However, Wexler himself is later a victim.]]

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* %%* PeekABooCorpse: Natalie runs into a row of these.
* %%* ReallyGetsAround: Tosh
* %%* RedHeadedHeroine: Natalie
* RedHerring: The RedHerring:
** [[spoiler:The
Stanley Hall massacre of 1973.
1973]].
** Not to mention that two prominent horror film killers have roles. Professor Wexler is one early on. Not only was he the [[spoiler:the sole survivor of the aforementioned Stanley Hall incident, incident]], he frightens students in his class by describing two well-known urban legends, one of them reenacted by the killer later for a murder, and the fact that he's portrayed by [[Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet Robert Englund]] doesn't help him avoid suspicion. [[spoiler:However, Wexler himself is later a victim.]]



* SassyBlackWoman: Reese
* SchoolNewspaperNewsHound: Paul
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* %%* SassyBlackWoman: Reese
* %%* SchoolNewspaperNewsHound: Paul
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Paul

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4th Nov '14 10:30:33 PM Anicomicgeek
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''Urban Legend'' is a 1998 SlasherMovie starring JaredLeto, Creator/AliciaWitt, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Michael Rosenbaum and Loretta Devine.

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''Urban Legend'' is a 1998 SlasherMovie starring JaredLeto, Creator/AliciaWitt, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Michael Rosenbaum Creator/MichaelRosenbaum and Loretta Devine.
4th Oct '14 7:39:59 AM Kins4321
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* EvilAllAlong: The killer is revealed to be [[spoiler:Natalie's best friend, Brenda.]]


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* FalseFriend: [[spoiler:Brenda is revealed to be this to Natalie.]]
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