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** Along the road, [[spoiler: which might only be a dream]], the characters suffer cruel deaths as well. [[spoiler: Brad is mangled, Richard is burned alive, Laura suffers a traumatic head injury that leaves her brain exposed, and Frank somehow ends up hung from a tree. Even the baby is badly mangled.]]



* StayOnThePath: Richard did ''not'' follow this. And later on when [[spoiler: Frank and Marion try this, they ''end up back at the dead end'']].

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* StayOnThePath: Richard did ''not'' follow this. And later on when [[spoiler: Frank and Marion try this, they ''end up back at the dead end'']].same place on the road'']].


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** [[spoiler: A post-credits scene shows two clean up workmen finding Frank's bucket list, which he wrote in the dream.]]


* CruelAndUnusualDeath: All of them.

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: All of them.the main characters, except Marion,[[spoiler: were killed in a car crash and implied to be mangled in horrific ways. The Lady in White is heard begging to be rescued at the other end of Laura's phone call, suggesting that she was trapped in the wreckage and slowly died.]]



* EntertaininglyWrong: Richard thinks that all the watches stopping at 7:30 and the endless road means there is some alien activity going on which is not even remotely close to the truth.

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* EntertaininglyWrong: Richard thinks that all the watches stopping at 7:30 and the endless road means there is some alien activity going on which is not even remotely close to the truth. Later in the movie, Frank decides that the car must be on a military road, which is less entertaining, but still obviously wrong.



* GoryDiscretionShot: Most of the deaths, except [[spoiler: Laura's.]]

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* GoryDiscretionShot: Most of the deaths, except [[spoiler: except[[spoiler: Laura's.]]



%%* MichaelJacksonsThrillerParody
* OffscreenTeleportation: [[spoiler: The black car and the lady in white]].

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%%* MichaelJacksonsThrillerParody
* OffscreenTeleportation: [[spoiler: The black car and the lady Lady in white]].White]].



* [[spoiler: PsychologicalTormentZone: And ''how''. All the characters are psychologically fucked with, especially Frank. ]].

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* [[spoiler: PsychologicalTormentZone: And ''how''. All the characters are psychologically fucked with, especially Frank. ]].



* SomeoneToRememberHimBy [[spoiler:Though she knew she was pregnant beforehand]]
* SortingAlgorithmOfMortality: The film's concept seems to be this. [[spoiler: In the end, Marion survived the ordeal due to the fact she was a pregnant woman]].

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* SomeoneToRememberHimBy [[spoiler:Though she knew she was pregnant beforehand]]
* SortingAlgorithmOfMortality: The film's concept seems to be this. [[spoiler: In the end, Marion survived the ordeal due to the fact she was a pregnant woman]].
beforehand.]]



* [[spoiler: TheStinger: While it's assured at first that Marion simply had a traumatic nightmare following the death of her family at the titular dead end, the ending shows Dr. Marcott and the black car (with it's driver nonetheless) having some discussion and the drivers allows her to get into the car with him to take her home. It makes the ending a lot more MindScrew-like]].
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Masturbating and smoking pot while your family is lost in the woods is a good way to end up on the wrong end of the morality scale]]

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* [[spoiler: TheStinger: While it's assured at first that Marion simply had a traumatic nightmare following the death of her family at the titular dead end, the ending shows Dr. a Dr Marcott treating Marion in hospital, and then getting into the black car (with it's seen throughout the film when its driver nonetheless) having some discussion and the drivers allows offers her to get into the car with him to take her a lift home. It makes the ending a lot more MindScrew-like]].
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Masturbating and smoking pot while your family is lost in the woods is a good way to end up on the wrong end of the morality scale]]scale.]]


* DevelopingDoomedCharacters: Part of the fun of the film is how ''obviously'' screwed these people are. If you're a fan of horror movies, the obvious configuration of a Perfectly Happy Family on Holiday Vacation who all fit [[TropesAreNotBad exaggerated stereotypes]] right off the bat is basically a glowing, neon sign that says "These people are going to die". The movie is really more about who these people really are.

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* DevelopingDoomedCharacters: Part of the fun of the film is how ''obviously'' screwed these people are. If you're a fan of horror movies, the obvious configuration of a Perfectly Happy Family on Holiday Vacation who all fit [[TropesAreNotBad [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools exaggerated stereotypes]] right off the bat is basically a glowing, neon sign that says "These people are going to die". The movie is really more about who these people really are.


Not to be confused with [[Film/DeadEnd1937 the 1937 crime film]] by Creator/WilliamWyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.

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[[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused confused]] with [[Film/DeadEnd1937 the 1937 crime film]] by Creator/WilliamWyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.
adapted. It is also distinct from the ''WebAnimation/DeadEnd'' web cartoon.


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* [[spoiler: TheStinger: While it's assured at first that Marion simply had a traumatic nightmare following the death of her family at the titular dead end, the ending shows the woman in white and the black car (with it's driver nonetheless) having some discussion and the drivers allows her to get into the car with him to take her home. It makes the ending a lot more MindScrew-like]].

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* [[spoiler: TheStinger: While it's assured at first that Marion simply had a traumatic nightmare following the death of her family at the titular dead end, the ending shows the woman in white Dr. Marcott and the black car (with it's driver nonetheless) having some discussion and the drivers allows her to get into the car with him to take her home. It makes the ending a lot more MindScrew-like]].


* EntertaininglyWrong: Richard thinks that all the watches stopping at 7:30 and the endless road means there is an Alien invasion which is not even remotely close to the truth.

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* EntertaininglyWrong: Richard thinks that all the watches stopping at 7:30 and the endless road means there is an Alien invasion some alien activity going on which is not even remotely close to the truth.

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* EntertaininglyWrong: Richard thinks that all the watches stopping at 7:30 and the endless road means there is an Alien invasion which is not even remotely close to the truth.


Not to be confused with the 1937 crime film by Creator/WilliamWyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.

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Not to be confused with [[Film/DeadEnd1937 the 1937 crime film film]] by Creator/WilliamWyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.


* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: The Driver of the black car doesn't come after Marion. Frank is self-righteous, stubborn, and apparently an alcoholic, and Laura had an affair that she claims resulted in Richard's (or Michael's) birth.]]

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: The Driver of the black car doesn't come after Marion. Frank is self-righteous, stubborn, and apparently an alcoholic, and Laura had an affair that she claims resulted in Richard's (or Michael's) birth.]]


* [[spoiler: PsychologicalTormentZone: And ''how''. All the characters are psychologically fucked with, especially Frank. While Marion herself isn't a bad person compared to her collapsing family, she ''still'' ends up traumatized from everything]].

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* [[spoiler: PsychologicalTormentZone: And ''how''. All the characters are psychologically fucked with, especially Frank. While Marion herself isn't a bad person compared to her collapsing family, she ''still'' ends up traumatized from everything]].]].


* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: The Driver of the black car doesn't come after Marion. She's the only one of the characters that isn't at least implied to have some kind of moral failing: Richard seems to be the only one who knows Brad is attracted to men and implies that he either was or is cheating on Marion, Richard's a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin dick]], Frank is self-righteous, stubborn, and apparently an alcoholic, and Laura had an affair that she claims resulted in Richard's (or Michael's) birth.]]

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: The Driver of the black car doesn't come after Marion. She's the only one of the characters that isn't at least implied to have some kind of moral failing: Richard seems to be the only one who knows Brad is attracted to men and implies that he either was or is cheating on Marion, Richard's a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin dick]], Frank is self-righteous, stubborn, and apparently an alcoholic, and Laura had an affair that she claims resulted in Richard's (or Michael's) birth.]]



* SortingAlgorithmOfMortality: The film's concept seems to be this. [[spoiler: In the end, Marion survived the ordeal due to the fact she was the only one in the car that was ''at least'' stable and has some grounds of morals, compared to her implied gay boyfriend (who maybe was cheating on her), her dick brother, her egotistical father, and her mother's own affair]].

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* SortingAlgorithmOfMortality: The film's concept seems to be this. [[spoiler: In the end, Marion survived the ordeal due to the fact she was the only one in the car that was ''at least'' stable and has some grounds of morals, compared to her implied gay boyfriend (who maybe was cheating on her), her dick brother, her egotistical father, and her mother's own affair]].a pregnant woman]].


Not to be confused with the 1937 crime film by William Wyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.

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Not to be confused with the 1937 crime film by William Wyler, Creator/WilliamWyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.

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Not to be confused with the 1937 crime film by William Wyler, or the Broadway play from which it was adapted.

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