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Film: Bloody Birthday
Bloody Birthday is a 1981 horror film about three sociopathic children born under an eclipse as foretold that anyone born under an eclipse would have a personality flaw, the children are Debbie, Curtis, and Steven, Joyce Russel and her brother Timmy must work together to stop their murderous rampage.

Tropes featured in this film include:

  • Adults Are Useless: Apparently, everybody above the age of twelve carries the Idiot Ball at all times.
  • Ax-Crazy: All three children, Curtis in particular.
  • Batter Up: Steven beats Debbie's father Sheriff Brodie to death with a baseball bat
  • Cassandra Truth: Nobody believes Joyce and Timmy that Debbie, Curtis, and Steven are killers.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Curtis is quite perverted for someone who's only ten years old.
  • Creepy Child: The three main children when they're not trying to be cute.
  • Creepy Clown: The birthday clown wearing a "I Just Can't So No" T-shirt.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: They murder their teacher Ms. Davis because she won't allow them a day off from homework for their birthday parties.
  • Enfant Terrible: The three children were sociopaths from birth.
  • Eye Scream: Beverly gets an arrow through the eye by her psychotic younger sister Debbie.
  • Karma Houdini: Curtis and Steven are arrested while Debbie escapes with her mother under a new identity so she can continue to murder.
  • Nerd Glasses: Curtis who is one of the most intelligent children in the film wears a pair of these.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Even though she knew about the peephole Debbie set up Beverly never thinks to cover it up, which results in her death.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Curtis abuses this when Joyce tries to uncover their crimes.

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alternative title(s): Bloody Birthday
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