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* Almost everything involving Gabrielle in ''Film/RamboLastBlood''. She heads to UsefulNotes/{{Mexico}} without telling anybody, only to be abducted and forced into a horrendous new life she has no hope from escaping from. When Rambo fails to rescue her, Hugo tells him that he'll make an example of her and certainly delivers on that end. [[spoiler: When John does manage to pull her out, she's already been abused, beaten, drugged up, and likely raped to the point where she reacts to Rambo's presence with pure terror. And sadly, she doesn't last the ride back home.]]


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** Everything that happens to Leia in ''Film/StarWarsANewHope'' would be this for her father, especially after ''Film/RogueOne'' reveals that he was the one who put her on the ''Tantive IV'' for that mission. First of all, it's no doubt a wrenching decision: the best hope for the Rebellion depends on him sending his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her ship, so he knows that ''something'' bad has most likely happened, but he has no idea where Leia is or even if she's still alive. The worst part is, he dies never knowing the answer.

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** Everything that happens to Leia in ''Film/StarWarsANewHope'' would be this for her father, especially after ''Film/RogueOne'' reveals that he was the one who put her on the ''Tantive IV'' for that mission. First of all, it's no doubt a wrenching decision: the best hope for the Rebellion depends on him sending his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her ship, so he knows that ''something'' bad has most likely happened, but he has no idea what's happened, where Leia is is, or even if she's still alive. The worst part is, he dies never knowing the answer.


** Everything that happens to Leia in ''Film/StarWarsANewHope'' would be this for her father, especially after ''Film/StarWarsRogueOne'' reveals that he was the one who put her on the ''Tantive IV'' for that mission. First of all, it's no doubt a wrenching decision: the best hope for the Rebellion depends on him sending his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her ship, so he knows that ''something'' bad has most likely happened, but he has no idea where Leia is or even if she's still alive. The worst part is, he dies never knowing the answer.

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** Everything that happens to Leia in ''Film/StarWarsANewHope'' would be this for her father, especially after ''Film/StarWarsRogueOne'' ''Film/RogueOne'' reveals that he was the one who put her on the ''Tantive IV'' for that mission. First of all, it's no doubt a wrenching decision: the best hope for the Rebellion depends on him sending his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her ship, so he knows that ''something'' bad has most likely happened, but he has no idea where Leia is or even if she's still alive. The worst part is, he dies never knowing the answer.


** In order to protect the galaxy from a horrific fate, Bail Organa has to send his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her, a clear sign that ''something'' bad has happened, but he doesn't even know if she's dead or alive, and with no information he has no way to even attempt a rescue. The worst part is, he dies without ever finding out what happened to his daughter.

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** In order Everything that happens to protect Leia in ''Film/StarWarsANewHope'' would be this for her father, especially after ''Film/StarWarsRogueOne'' reveals that he was the galaxy from one who put her on the ''Tantive IV'' for that mission. First of all, it's no doubt a horrific fate, Bail Organa has to send wrenching decision: the best hope for the Rebellion depends on him sending his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her, a clear sign her ship, so he knows that ''something'' bad has most likely happened, but he doesn't has no idea where Leia is or even know if she's dead or alive, and with no information he has no way to even attempt a rescue. still alive. The worst part is, he dies without ever finding out what happened to his daughter.never knowing the answer.


** Obi-Wan and Padm&eacute watching as the man they know and love is consumed by evil.

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** Obi-Wan and Padm&eacute Padmé watching as the man they know and love is consumed by evil.


* ''Film/SophiesChoice''. Having to choose which of your [[spoiler:children to send to an inevitable death]].



* ''Franchise/StarWars'': Anakin [[FaceHeelTurn falls]] to the Dark Side because of the fear of losing Padmé after already witnessing his mother die.
* ''Film/SophiesChoice''. Having to choose which of your [[spoiler:children to send to an inevitable death]].


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* ''Franchise/StarWars'': Anakin [[FaceHeelTurn falls]] to the Dark Side because of the fear of losing Padmé after already witnessing his mother die.
** Obi-Wan and Padm&eacute watching as the man they know and love is consumed by evil.
** In order to protect the galaxy from a horrific fate, Bail Organa has to send his only child into harm's way. Then he loses contact with her, a clear sign that ''something'' bad has happened, but he doesn't even know if she's dead or alive, and with no information he has no way to even attempt a rescue. The worst part is, he dies without ever finding out what happened to his daughter.


** It has the death of [[spoiler: Pike]] and is in obvious pain and fear. [[spoiler: Spock]] tries to comfort the former in their final moments but fails.
** [[spoiler: Kirk's death.]] [[spoiler:Spock]] could only helplessly watch and do nothing to [[spoiler: save or comfort his best friend.]]

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** It has the death of Spock finds [[spoiler: Pike]] and is dying in obvious pain and fear. [[spoiler: Spock]] He tries to comfort help ease the former in their final moments man's passing but fails.
his efforts are in vain.
** [[spoiler: Kirk's death.]] [[spoiler:Spock]] could only watches helplessly watch and as [[spoiler:his best friend slowly dies, unable to do nothing anything to [[spoiler: save him or even comfort him in his best friend.last moments.]]

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*** Also from Gower's point of view, a split-second lapse in concentration came within a hair's breadth of turning into a tragedy.


* ''Film/{{Brightburn}}'': It's scary enough to imagine your child being killed by a psychotic murderer, but how about the thought of your child turning [=INTO=] a psychotic murderer despite your best efforts to raise them right.
** The bullying girl's mother, it's the thought that your child is attending school with a psychotic murderer.

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* ''Film/{{Brightburn}}'': ''Film/{{Brightburn}}'':
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It's scary enough to imagine your child being killed by a psychotic murderer, but how about the thought of your child turning [=INTO=] a psychotic murderer despite your best efforts to raise them right.
** The To the bullying girl's mother, it's the thought that your child is attending school with a psychotic murderer.


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* ''Film/FastColor'': Ruth's uncontrolled abilities nearly resulted in her baby drowning when they inadvertently flooded the house. It was this that prompted her to leave again.


* ''Film/LittleSweetheart'': The protagonist's daughter has been associating with strangers, who turn out to be criminals. [[spoiler:Now she's missing, her clothing is on the beach and a gun is wrapped in it]]. That's for Elizabeth. For Thelma, you have the fear that your child will become a criminal, and at age 9, Thelma is easily an EnfanteTerrible.

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* ''Film/LittleSweetheart'': The protagonist's daughter has been associating with strangers, who turn out to be criminals. [[spoiler:Now she's missing, her clothing is on the beach and a gun is wrapped in it]]. That's for Elizabeth. For Thelma, you have the fear that your child will become a criminal, and at age 9, Thelma is easily an EnfanteTerrible.EnfantTerrible.



* ''Pihu'': Is this trope turned into a full length Bollywood film. A recently two-year old girl finds herself alone at home, with her mother committed suicide and her father having left for a conference, leaving herself vulnerable to hazards around the apartment and no supervision.

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* ''Pihu'': Is this trope turned into a full length Bollywood film. A recently two-year old girl finds herself alone at home, home for the whole day, with her mother having committed suicide last night and her father having left early for a conference, leaving herself vulnerable to hazards around the apartment and no supervision.supervision. She's ''very'' lucky to have survived to the end of the movie.



* Creator/BlumhouseProductions's Stephanie, the titular character is a little girl abandoned by her parents, and is left at home alone with the corpse of her dead brother and a monster terrorizing her. [[spoiler: It's then revealed that ''she'' was the monster all this time, along with several other children, and directly responsible for her brother's death. She then kills both of her parents after they return]].

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* Creator/BlumhouseProductions's Stephanie, the titular character is a little girl abandoned by her parents, and is left lives alone at home alone with the corpse of her dead brother and a monster terrorizing her. [[spoiler: It's then revealed that ''she'' was the monster all this time, along with several other children, and directly responsible for her brother's death. She then kills both of her parents after they return]].


* ''Film/LesMiserables''. [[spoiler: Fantine sings a song about her childhood dreams and then goes into detail about how life has shattered every single one of them. I can't figure out links, but it's called "I Dreamed A Dream," and she sings this right before she leaves her daughter an orphan.]]

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* ''Film/LesMiserables''. [[spoiler: Fantine sings a song about her childhood dreams and then goes into detail about how life has shattered every single one of them. I can't figure out links, but it's called "I Dreamed A Dream," and she She sings this right before she leaves her daughter an orphan.]]


* ''Pihu'': Is this Trope turned into a full length Bollywood film

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* ''Pihu'': Is this Trope trope turned into a full length Bollywood filmfilm. A recently two-year old girl finds herself alone at home, with her mother committed suicide and her father having left for a conference, leaving herself vulnerable to hazards around the apartment and no supervision.


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* Creator/BlumhouseProductions's Stephanie, the titular character is a little girl abandoned by her parents, and is left at home alone with the corpse of her dead brother and a monster terrorizing her. [[spoiler: It's then revealed that ''she'' was the monster all this time, along with several other children, and directly responsible for her brother's death. She then kills both of her parents after they return]].


* ''Film/{{Hereditary}}'': imagine that your little sister or child is having a life-threatening asthma attack and you are driving as fast as you can to get her to a hospital, only [[spoiler:to have her ''decapitated'' by sticking her head out the car window just as it passes too close to a telephone pole!]]

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* ''Film/{{Hereditary}}'': imagine that your little sister or child is having a life-threatening asthma attack allergic reaction and you are driving as fast as you can to get her to a hospital, only [[spoiler:to have her ''decapitated'' by sticking her head out the car window just as it passes too close to a telephone pole!]]pole!]]
** And imagine being her mother and [[spoiler:finding her headless corpse in the blood-soaked back seat of your car the next morning!]]


* ''Film/Pihu'': Is this Trope turned into a full length Bollywood film

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* ''Film/Pihu'': ''Pihu'': Is this Trope turned into a full length Bollywood film

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