''Fear Island'' is a 2009 made-for-TV slasher film starring Haylie Duff, Aaron Ashmore and Lucy Hale. Police find a 19-year-old 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, upon waking up they find the ferryman dead and the boat gone, leaving them trapped on the island knowing they aren't alone.
!!This film provides examples of:
* ArcWords: "Megan is special"
* AssholeVictim: Tyler.
* ByTheBookCop: The female officer
* CastAsAMask: Played with. [[spoiler:Lucy Hale and Haylie Duff turn out to have swapped roles at the end. Lucy is Jenna and Haylee is Megan.]]
* ChekhovsGun: The nail gun that gets left lying around. Also Kyle's hunting knife.
* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler:Keith]]
* ClarkKenting: [[spoiler: Jenna/Megan when she escapes from the hospital at the end]].
* DeathByPragmatism: And how.
* FaceHeelDoubleTurn: A small case, but initially the female officer believes Jenna while the male officer is convinced that Jenna is the killer. Eventually they swap viewpoints.
* FinalGirl: Jenna. [[spoiler:It turns out she's exploiting this and is really the killer.]]
* FreudianExcuse: The detective's excuse is that [[spoiler:his son died at a frat party]].
* FreudianSlip: "I wanted to kill them all when I heard about it".
* 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 officer.
* HowWeGotHere: The film opens with Jenna being found on the island and the plot unfolds as she tells the police her story.
* IncestSubtext: There's rather a lot between the brothers Tyler and Kyle and it's even implied they had a threesome with another girl. They were both shown sleeping in the same bed with her anyway.
* 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]].
* SlashersPreferBlondes: Inverted. Jenna is the sole survivor.
** [[spoiler:Then subverted all to hell when it's revealed the blonde ''is'' the slasher.]]
* 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]].
* TakeOurWordForIt: The hot tub death.
* UncannyValleyGirl: [[spoiler:Megan, Jenna's true identity.]]
* WomenAreWiser: The female forensic scientist is a lot calmer and more rational than the male detective, who is brash and aggressive.