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* ''{{Film/Gone}}'': Jill is quite damaged as a result of first losing her parents, then being abducted, help captive, escaping and getting disbelieved due to her mental issues plus a lack of evidence to support her claims. She copes by learning fighting skills and keeping a stoic facade much of the time.

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* ''{{Film/Gone}}'': Jill is quite damaged as a result of first losing her parents, then being abducted, help captive, escaping and getting disbelieved due to her mental issues plus a lack of evidence to support her claims. She copes by learning fighting skills and keeping a stoic facade much of the time.time.
* ''Film/{{Damage}}'':
** Veronica Reynolds. She was voted "least likely to succeed" in high school. Determined to prove them wrong, she went to college, which was a bust. Then she got pregnant out-of-wedlock before marrying Matthew who was, in her words "a real grade-A loser". Now Sarah, her only real accomplishment, is about to die due to her heart problems and she can't afford the heart transplant that will save her daughter's life, her only option being to help John Brickner, the man who killed her husband (in self-defense), attain parole so that he can raise the money for Sarah's new heart, which he does by fighting in an underground circuit.
** Reno's girlfriend, Frankie, also qualifies. She originally went to nursing school, but decided that she wasn't cut out to work in the medical industry. Young and in need of money, she sold herself to Mr. Veltz to be his implied SexSlave. Reno "bought" her from Veltz (he was actually trying to free her, but she didn't know this) and slit her wrists while she was being delivered to Reno. Reno still freed her, but her life doesn't improve all that much afterwards.


* Fiona from ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter''. For a result of Shrek not rescuing her, no longer believes in true love.

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* Fiona from ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter''. For a result of Shrek not rescuing her, her (in the alternate universe), no longer believes in true love.


* Fiona from ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter''.

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* Fiona from ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter''. For a result of Shrek not rescuing her, no longer believes in true love.

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* Fiona from ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter''.


* ''Film/LovingAnnabelle'': Ms. Bradley, who seems depressed and withdrawn over the loss of her girlfriend years ago, plus her repressed attraction to women.

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* ''Film/LovingAnnabelle'': Ms. Bradley, who seems depressed and withdrawn over the loss of her girlfriend years ago, plus her repressed attraction to women.women.
* ''{{Film/Gone}}'': Jill is quite damaged as a result of first losing her parents, then being abducted, help captive, escaping and getting disbelieved due to her mental issues plus a lack of evidence to support her claims. She copes by learning fighting skills and keeping a stoic facade much of the time.


* ''Film/RhymesForYoungGhouls'': Aila. She lost her mother to suicide after accidentally killing her little brother. Her father has been in prison for years. She's reacted by growing into a tough, cynical fifteen year old girl who's also dealing drugs with her uncle. We see that she's clearly never gotten over losing her mother though, who she speaks to regularly (whether an actual ghost or just her imagination is left ambiguous).

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* ''Film/RhymesForYoungGhouls'': Aila. She lost her mother to suicide after accidentally killing her little brother. Her father has been in prison for years. She's reacted by growing into a tough, cynical fifteen year old girl who's also dealing drugs with her uncle. We see that she's clearly never gotten over losing her mother though, who she speaks to regularly (whether an actual ghost or just her imagination is left ambiguous).ambiguous).
* ''Film/LovingAnnabelle'': Ms. Bradley, who seems depressed and withdrawn over the loss of her girlfriend years ago, plus her repressed attraction to women.


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* Mittens from ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''. Being abandoned by her owners made her [[CatsAreSnarkers snarky]] and abrasive.
* Megara from Disney's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}''. After making a DealWithTheDevil and becoming a slave to Hades to save her boyfriend's soul, only to have said boyfriend dump her for another girl, she's more than a little cynical, particularly towards Hercules.
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'':

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* Mittens from ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Bolt}}''. Being abandoned by her owners made her [[CatsAreSnarkers snarky]] and abrasive.
* Megara from Disney's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Hercules}}''. After making a DealWithTheDevil and becoming a slave to Hades to save her boyfriend's soul, only to have said boyfriend dump her for another girl, she's more than a little cynical, particularly towards Hercules.
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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'':

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* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', Nick Wilde is a RareMaleExample. As a child, he was an idealistic dreamer like Judy until his dreams were broken when he was bullied and muzzled for being a fox by prey animals. This made him cynical and bitter, deciding that he was never going to let anyone see that they got to him and [[ThenLetMeBeEvil resign himself to being the shifty, untrustworthy fox he's expected to be]].

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* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Zootopia}}'', Nick Wilde is a RareMaleExample. As a child, he was an idealistic dreamer like Judy until his dreams were broken when he was bullied and muzzled for being a fox by prey animals. This made him cynical and bitter, deciding that he was never going to let anyone see that they got to him and [[ThenLetMeBeEvil resign himself to being the shifty, untrustworthy fox he's expected to be]].


* Jyn Erso from ''Film/RogueOne''. As a child she watched [[spoiler: her mother gunned down by Imperial troops, and her father effectively kidnapped to work on an Imperial weapons project, and the next time she sees him it's only for him to die in her arms after a Rebel air strike]]. Her guardian turned her into a {{Child Soldier|s}}, and then up and abandoned her, ostensibly for her own protection since his men were beginning to learn who she ''really'' was. From then on she was on her own, more or less resorting to petty crime to get by, until she ended up in an Imperial labor camp. All of these experiences leave her beaten down and jaded, to the point where she's stopped caring about anything other than her own survival, and is honestly content to just keep her head down and ignore how bad things are for everyone else under the Empire.
* Rey from ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/TheForceAwakens''. Despite her naive optimism, being abandoned as a child caused some serious abandonment issues, judging by the look on her face when Finn announces his plan to leave and [[spoiler:the flashback it triggers.]]

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Jyn Erso from ''Film/RogueOne''. As a child she watched [[spoiler: her mother gunned down by Imperial troops, and her father effectively kidnapped to work on an Imperial weapons project, and the next time she sees him it's only for him to die in her arms after a Rebel air strike]]. Her guardian turned her into a {{Child Soldier|s}}, and then up and abandoned her, ostensibly for her own protection since his men were beginning to learn who she ''really'' was. From then on she was on her own, more or less resorting to petty crime to get by, until she ended up in an Imperial labor camp. All of these experiences leave her beaten down and jaded, to the point where she's stopped caring about anything other than her own survival, and is honestly content to just keep her head down and ignore how bad things are for everyone else under the Empire.
* ** Rey from ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/TheForceAwakens''.''Film/TheForceAwakens''. Despite her naive optimism, being abandoned as a child caused some serious abandonment issues, judging by the look on her face when Finn announces his plan to leave and [[spoiler:the flashback it triggers.]]



* Vera, the main Heroine of ''The Magic Life of V'' is partaking on a LARP ("Live-Action Role Playing") after LARP, mostly in badass roles (like A witch or a mutant shooter) to cope with her having very abusive childhood - her father drank a lot and beat both her and her brother, and said brother being retarded led to her being bullied.

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* Vera, the main Heroine of ''The Magic Life of V'' is partaking on a in LARP ("Live-Action Role Playing") after LARP, mostly in badass roles (like A witch or a mutant shooter) to cope with her having very abusive childhood - her father drank a lot and beat both her and her brother, and said brother being retarded led to her being bullied.bullied.
* ''Film/RhymesForYoungGhouls'': Aila. She lost her mother to suicide after accidentally killing her little brother. Her father has been in prison for years. She's reacted by growing into a tough, cynical fifteen year old girl who's also dealing drugs with her uncle. We see that she's clearly never gotten over losing her mother though, who she speaks to regularly (whether an actual ghost or just her imagination is left ambiguous).


* ''Film/SuicideSquad'': Katana. The death of her husband has driven her mad and she is left with very poor temper.

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* ''Film/SuicideSquad'': ''Film/SuicideSquad2016'': Katana. The death of her husband has driven her mad and she is left with very poor temper.


** Vesper Lynd in ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Like Tracy, she's the only girl Bond thinks about leaving MI6 for, but she turns against him by stealing his winnings to pay for her boyfriend's ransom, [[spoiler:but dies during the exchange]]. And what's worse is in ''Film/QuantumOfSolace'', we learn [[spoiler:that her boyfriend was really an agent with QUANTUM, who staged the kidnapping.]]

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** Vesper Lynd in ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''. Like Tracy, she's the only girl Bond thinks about leaving MI6 [=MI6=] for, but she turns against him by stealing his winnings to pay for her boyfriend's ransom, [[spoiler:but dies during the exchange]]. And what's worse is in ''Film/QuantumOfSolace'', we learn [[spoiler:that her boyfriend was really an agent with QUANTUM, who staged the kidnapping.]]


* Queen Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' used to be a happy kid, until one night, she hit her little sister in the head with her ice powers. After that incident, she tried to conceal her powers, detaching herself from her sister. She had spent thirteen years of her life in isolation and fear of herself and hurting others. [[spoiler: However, after bringing back summer to Arendelle, she displays this trope less (particularly in the short Frozen Fever.)]]
** Princess Anna from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' also has shades of this due to being secluded away from the world living with a sister who locked her out for 13 years, [[StepfordSmiler but she tries to hide it behind a cheerful facade]]. Unfortunately, she became a full-on Broken Bird when not only her attempts to talk out her sister regarding the EndlessWinter ended up getting her struck on her heart and then sicced a giant ice monster by said sister that nearly killed her but when she attempts to get a kiss from her fiancee to thaw a frozen heart, said man never really loved her at all and then leaving her behind to die being frozen solid, causing Anna to break down believing that nobody loved her at all.

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Queen Elsa from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' used to be a happy kid, until one night, she hit her little sister in the head with her ice powers. After that incident, she tried to conceal her powers, detaching herself from her sister. She had spent thirteen years of her life in isolation and fear of herself and hurting others. [[spoiler: However, after bringing back summer to Arendelle, she displays this trope less (particularly in the short Frozen Fever.)]]
** Princess Anna from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' also has shades of this due to being secluded away from the world living with a sister who locked her out for 13 years, [[StepfordSmiler but she tries to hide it behind a cheerful facade]]. Unfortunately, she became a full-on Broken Bird when not only her attempts to talk out her sister regarding the EndlessWinter ended up getting her struck on her heart and then sicced a giant ice monster by said sister that nearly killed her but when she attempts to get a kiss from her fiancee to thaw a frozen heart, said man never really loved her at all and then leaving her behind to die being frozen solid, causing Anna to break down believing that nobody loved her at all.


* Jyn Erso from ''Film/RogueOne''. As a child she watched [[spoiler: her mother gunned down by Imperial troops, and her father effectively kidnapped to work on an Imperial weapons project, and the next time she sees him it's only for him to die in her arms after a Rebel air strike]]. Her guardian turned her into a ChildSoldier, and then up and abandoned her, ostensibly for her own protection since his men were beginning to learn who she ''really'' was. From then on she was on her own, more or less resorting to petty crime to get by, until she ended up in an Imperial labor camp. All of these experiences leave her beaten down and jaded, to the point where she's stopped caring about anything other than her own survival, and is honestly content to just keep her head down and ignore how bad things are for everyone else under the Empire.

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* Jyn Erso from ''Film/RogueOne''. As a child she watched [[spoiler: her mother gunned down by Imperial troops, and her father effectively kidnapped to work on an Imperial weapons project, and the next time she sees him it's only for him to die in her arms after a Rebel air strike]]. Her guardian turned her into a ChildSoldier, {{Child Soldier|s}}, and then up and abandoned her, ostensibly for her own protection since his men were beginning to learn who she ''really'' was. From then on she was on her own, more or less resorting to petty crime to get by, until she ended up in an Imperial labor camp. All of these experiences leave her beaten down and jaded, to the point where she's stopped caring about anything other than her own survival, and is honestly content to just keep her head down and ignore how bad things are for everyone else under the Empire.


* Vera, the main Heroine of ''The Magic Life of V'' is partaking on a LARP ("Live-Action Role Playing") after LARP, mostly in BadAss roles (like A witch or a mutant shooter) to cope with her having very abusive childhood - her father drank a lot and beat both her and her brother, and said brother being retarded led to her being bullied.

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* Vera, the main Heroine of ''The Magic Life of V'' is partaking on a LARP ("Live-Action Role Playing") after LARP, mostly in BadAss badass roles (like A witch or a mutant shooter) to cope with her having very abusive childhood - her father drank a lot and beat both her and her brother, and said brother being retarded led to her being bullied.

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