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* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon: [[spoiler: Despite looking and acting very innocent, Lilith ends up being a horrible demon who makes people kill themselves by using their worst fears against them.]]

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* UsefulNotes/TheOtherRainforest: Set in Portland, Oregon.

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* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler: Lilith looks like an average little girl,but is a demonic entity with a sick sense of humour that managed to procure a human body for itself, and when Emily crashes her car into the lake, she shows her true nature with otherworldly growling and manifesting a monstrous hand to [[TakingYouWithMe try and drag Emily to the depths with her.]]]]


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Emily manages to kill Lilith by driving into the water and drowning her, ending the child's reign of terror for good. She gets herself out, but is likely to be permanently traumatized and might face jail time.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Emily manages to kill Lilith by driving into the water and drowning her, ending the child's reign of terror for good. She gets herself out, but is likely to be permanently traumatized and might face jail time. And in the alternate ending where Lilith survives, she does.]]


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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: [[spoiler:What did you expect when you named your child after a demoness?]]


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Emily manages to kill Lilith by driving into the water and drowning her, ending the child's reign of terror for good. She gets herself out, but is likely to be permanently traumatized and might face jail time.]]



* CreepyChild: Lily starts to show signs of this.

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* CreepyChild: Lily starts to show signs of this. [[spoiler:And it turns out that she's actually a demon.]]



%%* EarnYourHappyEnding



* FauxAffablyEvil: [[spoiler:Lilith is usually cheerful and upbeat, even as she's chasing her intended victims who are aware of her true nature. And it's ''chilling.'']]



* MeaningfulName: Lilith is the name of a demon from the Bible. [[spoiler:Turns out Lilith is actually a demon.]]

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* MeaningfulName: Lilith is the name of a demon from the Bible. Talmud. [[spoiler:Turns out Lilith in the movie is actually a demon.]]



* OurDemonsAreDifferent

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* OurDemonsAreDifferentOurDemonsAreDifferent: In this case, [[spoiler:the demon was a spirit that slipped into Lilith's body at birth.]]


* KillItWithFire: Lilith's parents tried doing this to her (specifically, by roasting her in their oven). Emily and Mike stopped them. [[spoiler: Later, Emily attempts this by burning down her house while Lilith is sedated. It doesn't work. Inverted when Emily does ultimately Kill It With Water.]]

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* KillItWithFire: Lilith's parents tried doing this to her (specifically, by roasting her in their oven). Emily and Mike stopped them. [[spoiler: Later, Emily attempts this by burning down her house while Lilith is sedated. It doesn't work. Inverted when Emily does ultimately Kill It With Water.KillItWithWater.]]


%%* DangerTakesABackseat

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%%* DangerTakesABackseat* DangerTakesABackseat: The hound that stalks Mike in the garage park until he gets in his car, then ...


%%* EnfantTerrible

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%%* EnfantTerrible* EnfantTerrible: [[spoiler:Lilith is actually a demon.]]



* MeaningfulName: Lilith
* MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler: After Emily locks herself in her room and hides under her bed, Lilith --- who at this point uses her super strength to break through Emily's bedroom door--- comes in menacingly, looking for her. She finds Emily under her bed, and the first thing she does is smile and ask "What are you doing down there, you silly pumpkinhead?" before quickly switching back to CreepyChild mode.]]

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* MeaningfulName: Lilith
Lilith is the name of a demon from the Bible. [[spoiler:Turns out Lilith is actually a demon.]]
* MoodWhiplash: [[spoiler: After Emily locks herself in her room and hides under her bed, Lilith --- -- who at this point uses her super strength to break through Emily's bedroom door--- door -- comes in menacingly, looking for her. She finds Emily under her bed, and the first thing she does is smile and ask "What are you doing down there, you silly pumpkinhead?" before quickly switching back to CreepyChild mode.]]


''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger and Creator/BradleyCooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.


!!Tropes used in Case 39 include:

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''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger Creator/ReneeZellweger and Creator/BradleyCooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.


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!!Tropes used in Case 39 ''Case 39'' include:



* BrokenRecord: Why Emily? Why Emily? Why Emily?...

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* BrokenRecord: Why "Why Emily? Why Emily? Why Emily?..."



* EyeScream: [[spoiler: After Lilith's father stabs an inmate whom Lilith spoke through, he accidentally stabs himself in the eye with a fork]].

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* EyeScream: EyeScream:
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[[spoiler: After Lilith's father stabs an inmate whom Lilith spoke through, he accidentally stabs himself in the eye with a fork]].



* NeverTrustATrailer: Trailers suggested that [[spoiler: a demon was after Lilith, and her parents planned to sacrifice her in order to save themselves]]. In the actual film, [[spoiler: Lilith ''is'' the demon, and her parents were actually justified in trying to kill her.]]
** They didn't just show scenes out of context. They actually created [[MissingTrailerScene all new scenes that are nowhere in the film]].

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* NeverTrustATrailer: Trailers suggested that [[spoiler: a demon was after Lilith, and her parents planned to sacrifice her in order to save themselves]]. In the actual film, [[spoiler: Lilith ''is'' the demon, and her parents were actually justified in trying to kill her.]]
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]] They also didn't just show scenes out of context. They actually created [[MissingTrailerScene all new scenes that are nowhere in the film]].


''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger and Bradley Cooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.


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''Case 39'' is a 2009 (released 2010 in the USA) horror film starring ReneeZellweger and Bradley Cooper.Creator/BradleyCooper. Zellweger plays Emily, a Child Services worker who's working thirty-eight cases--and then saddled with [[TitleDrop one more]]. It's Case 39 that leads Emily into strange, sinister territory, with suspicious parents and a little girl who may not be all that she seems.



Reviews were middling to negative, complaining about an unoriginal plot.

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Reviews were middling to negative, complaining about an unoriginal plot.


* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Emily falls in to this several times.

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* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Emily falls in to this several times. Both as she is trying to explain that there is something wrong with Lilith's home situation ''and'' then as she is trying to explain that something is off about Lilith.

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* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Emily falls in to this several times.


* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Hornets?]]
** Crosses over with [[{{Eyescream}} Eye Scream]]. [[spoiler: A hornet crawls out of Doug's eye.]]

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* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Hornets?]]
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WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Hornets. Crosses over with [[{{Eyescream}} Eye Scream]]. [[spoiler: A hornet crawls out of Doug's eye.]]


* DangerTakesABackseat
* [[spoiler: EarnYourHappyEnding]]
* EnfantTerrible

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* %%* DangerTakesABackseat
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%%* EarnYourHappyEnding
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