YMMV: Burn After Reading
- Hollywood Homely: Several characters are meant to be unattractive or unhappy with their looks. While Frances McDormand is not really a classical beauty, she certainly doesn't need all the plastic surgery her character Linda wants. The hairstyles are often to blame: Angelina Jolie claims that the only time she was not sexually attracted to Brad Pitt was when she visited him on the set and saw him in-character as Chad.
- The Woobie: Chad and Ted.