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* CruelAndUnusualDeath:
** [[spoiler: Steve. He's tied up with barbed wire and then stabbed in his arms, stomach, and mouth before being left to bleed to death.]] As if that wasn't enough, [[spoiler: his corpse is set on fire right in front of his own fiancee]].
** The most disturbing death in an already disturbing movie, however, is [[spoiler: Adam, ''the youngest character in the movie''. A small tire is forced upon his head by [[WouldHurtAChild Brett]] before being doused in gasoline and set on fire, not even dying instantly.]]


After they arrive and attempt to relax, a local gang of chavs (lower-class British youths), led by a particularly unhinged boy named Brett, begin to infringe upon their time together and continuously ignore Steve's requests for peace.

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After they arrive and attempt to relax, a local gang of [[LowerClassLout chavs (lower-class British youths), youths)]], led by a particularly unhinged boy named Brett, begin to infringe upon their time together and continuously ignore Steve's requests for peace.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[TearJerker Heartbreakingly]], [[spoiler: Jenny after accidentally killing Cooper, one of the more reluctant members of Brett's gang.]]
* NothingIsScarier: We don't see what happens to [[spoiler: Jenny]]. [[NightmareFuel We only hear the screaming...]]


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* WouldHurtAChild:
** ''Brutally'' [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]] with [[FinalGirl Jenny]]. As a schoolteacher, she'd normally never lay a finger on any child, but as a result of the situation she's found herself in, and specifically after [[spoiler: being betrayed by Adam to the gang]], she's forced to take them on for self-defense. [[spoiler: And doing so has negative effects ''[[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished each and every time]]''. She ends up killing two gang members by the end of the movie, both of which were the only ones to [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone actually realize the harm they were causing]]. But the worst part is when [[PapaWolf the parents of those kids]] find out what she's done to them...]]
** Played straight with [[TheSociopath Brett]], who [[spoiler: kills both Adam and Harry.]]


* TeensAreMonsters: The chavs execute malicious, escalating torture [[spoiler:and murder]] on Steve and Jenny,[[spoiler:and, in the moral and emotional turmoil that they create, Brett kills Adam and Harry]].

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* TeensAreMonsters: '''Dear God, yes'''. The chavs execute malicious, escalating torture [[spoiler:and murder]] on Steve and Jenny,[[spoiler:and, in the moral and emotional turmoil that they create, Brett kills Adam and Harry]].


''Eden Lake'' is a British horror film directed by James Watkins and starring Creator/KellyReilly and Creator/MichaelFassbender.

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''Eden Lake'' is a 2008 British horror film directed by James Watkins and starring Creator/KellyReilly and Creator/MichaelFassbender.



Things then rapidly get out of hand as the gang's mischief drags the couple into an increasingly brutal cat-and-mouse game, and they must do whatever it takes to get out of the woods alive.

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Things then rapidly get out of hand as After one chance encounter, the gang's mischief drags mischievous rowdiness turns to horrific rage, [[TeensAreMonsters unleashing a whole new side of their danger]] that throws the couple's vacation into an immediate downward spiral.

What was once the setting for a beautiful getaway turns into the grounds of a fight for survival as
the couple are dragged into an increasingly brutal cat-and-mouse game, and they must do whatever it takes to get out of the woods alive.
woods.



* CruelTwistEnding: [[spoiler:An oncoming vehicle hits Jenny's stolen van on the side as she drives it to escape Eden Lake, and she crashes into the yard of a house during a party. The party members assist her within the house and reassure her. Then, as they learn via phone call of the children Jenny killed, Jenny learns that the owners of the house are Brett's parents and that Paige and Cooper's parents are among the guests. Brett's father takes her into his shower with two other men and cuts her to pieces.]]

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* CruelTwistEnding: [[spoiler:An oncoming vehicle hits Jenny's stolen van on the side as she drives it to escape Eden Lake, and she crashes into the yard of a house during a party. The party members assist her within the house and reassure her. Then, as they learn via phone call of the children Jenny killed, Jenny learns that the owners of the house are Brett's parents and that Paige and Cooper's parents are among the guests. Brett's father takes her into his shower with two other men and cuts men, all but confirming her to pieces.death.]]



* DontGoInTheWoods: [[PlayingWithATrope Played straight]] and [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]]. While driving with Jenny through the woods to Eden Lake, the GPS vocally advises Steve that he's going the wrong way and ought turn around. It's never explained why.
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Jenny falls into the hands of the gang's parents in the final segment. Brett's father promises to silence the town when the police arrive, and he murders Jenny in the shower. Brett deletes the mobile phone videos containing footage of the gang torturing and murdering.]]
* EvilLaugh: [[spoiler:As Steve's corpse burns, ]]Brett jumps up and down, laughing.
* FinalGirl: [[spoiler: It's Jenny against Brett and his gang, but she loses to his father.]]

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* DontGoInTheWoods: [[PlayingWithATrope Played straight]] and [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]]. While driving with Jenny through the woods to Eden Lake, the GPS vocally advises Steve that he's going the wrong way and ought to turn around. It's never explained why.
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Jenny [[spoiler:Not an ounce of justice is brought at the end of the day, and every chip seemingly falls into place such that Jenny and Steve's perpetrators [[KarmaHoudini get away scot-free]]. Jenny falls into the hands of the gang's parents in the final segment. Brett's father promises to silence the town when the police arrive, and he murders Jenny in the shower. Brett deletes the mobile phone videos containing footage of the gang torturing and murdering.]]
* EvilLaugh: [[spoiler:As Steve's corpse burns, ]]Brett burns,]] Brett jumps up and down, laughing.
* FinalGirl: [[spoiler: It's [[spoiler:It's Jenny against Brett and his gang, but she loses to his father.]]



* TeensAreMonsters: The chavs execute malicious, escalating torture[[spoiler: and murder]] on Steve and Jenny,[[spoiler: and, in the moral and emotional turmoil that they create, Brett kills Adam and Harry]].

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* TeensAreMonsters: The chavs execute malicious, escalating torture[[spoiler: and torture [[spoiler:and murder]] on Steve and Jenny,[[spoiler: and, Jenny,[[spoiler:and, in the moral and emotional turmoil that they create, Brett kills Adam and Harry]].


->'''Waitress:''' Not my kids.
->'''Steve:''' Oh, I didn't mean they were your kids.
->'''Waitress:''' Not mine.


''Eden Lake'' is an intense, nasty, British horror film directed by James Watkins and starring Creator/KellyReilly and Creator/MichaelFassbender.

Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve go on a holiday to the idyllic Eden Lake, which is soon due to be overtaken by a gated community. After they arrive and attempt to relax, a local gang of chavs, led by Brett, joins them on the beach. Unhappy with their behaviour, Steve approaches them and requests they consider his girlfriend and himself; they refuse and begin to harass them. The next day, Steve learns that they sabotaged his jeep, and, once in town with Jenny, asks a waitress whom the kids might be; she simply denies that they are hers. After they return to the beach, the gang steals Steve's repaired jeep. The couple pursues them.

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->'''Waitress:''' Not my kids.
->'''Steve:''' Oh, I didn't mean they were your kids.
->'''Waitress:''' Not mine.


''Eden Lake'' is an intense, nasty, a British horror film directed by James Watkins and starring Creator/KellyReilly and Creator/MichaelFassbender.

Nursery teacher Jenny (Reilly) and her boyfriend Steve (Fassbender) go on a camping holiday to the idyllic Eden Lake, which is soon due to be overtaken by a gated community. community, where Steve plans on proposing to Jenny.

After they arrive and attempt to relax, a local gang of chavs, chavs (lower-class British youths), led by a particularly unhinged boy named Brett, joins them on the beach. Unhappy with their behaviour, Steve approaches them and requests they consider his girlfriend and himself; they refuse and begin to harass them. The next day, Steve learns that they sabotaged his jeep, and, once in town with Jenny, asks a waitress whom the kids might be; she simply denies that they are hers. After they return to the beach, the gang steals infringe upon their time together and continuously ignore Steve's repaired jeep. The requests for peace.

Things then rapidly get out of hand as the gang's mischief drags the
couple pursues them.
into an increasingly brutal cat-and-mouse game, and they must do whatever it takes to get out of the woods alive.



* CorruptHick: The gang members, owing to the town from which they come[[spoiler: and their parents]].

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* CorruptHick: The gang members, owing to the town from which they come[[spoiler: and come [[spoiler:and their parents]].


->'''Waitress''': "Not my kids."
->'''Steve''': "Oh: I didn't mean they were your kids."
->'''Waitress''': "Not mine."


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->'''Waitress''': "Not ->'''Waitress:''' Not my kids."
->'''Steve''': "Oh:
kids.
->'''Steve:''' Oh,
I didn't mean they were your kids."
->'''Waitress''': "Not mine."

kids.
->'''Waitress:''' Not mine.



* DeathOfAChild: [[spoiler:Adam, Paige, Harry, and Cooper]].



* InfantImmortality: Averted with [[spoiler: Adam, Paige, Harry, and Cooper,]].


''Eden Lake'' is an intense, nasty, British horror film directed by James Watkins and starring Kelly Reilly and Michael Fassbender.

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''Eden Lake'' is an intense, nasty, British horror film directed by James Watkins and starring Kelly Reilly Creator/KellyReilly and Michael Fassbender.
Creator/MichaelFassbender.


* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:The entire gang except Paige, Ricky, and Cooper.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:The entire gang except Paige, Ricky, Harry, and Cooper.]]


* InfantImmortality: Averted with [[spoiler: Adam, Paige, Ricky, and Cooper,]].

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* InfantImmortality: Averted with [[spoiler: Adam, Paige, Ricky, Harry, and Cooper,]].



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler: Shortly after finding Cooper's body and witnessing Brett beat Ricky to a dead pulp]], Paige decides she's had enough and flees. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, she runs into the path of the van Jenny's driving, and Jenny's feeling self-righteous.]]

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler: Shortly after finding Cooper's body and witnessing Brett beat Ricky Harry to a dead pulp]], Paige decides she's had enough and flees. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, she runs into the path of the van Jenny's driving, and Jenny's feeling self-righteous.]]]]
* TheSociopath: Brett.


->''Waitress'': "Not my kids."
->''Steve'': "Oh: I didn't mean they were your kids."
->''Waitress'': "Not mine."


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->''Waitress'': ->'''Waitress''': "Not my kids."
->''Steve'': ->'''Steve''': "Oh: I didn't mean they were your kids."
->''Waitress'': ->'''Waitress''': "Not mine."



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler: Shortly after finding Cooper's body and witnessing Brett beat Ricky to a dead pulp]], Paige decides she's had enough and flees. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, she runs into the path of the van Jenny's driving at breakneck speed]].

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler: Shortly after finding Cooper's body and witnessing Brett beat Ricky to a dead pulp]], Paige decides she's had enough and flees. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, she runs into the path of the van Jenny's driving at breakneck speed]].driving, and Jenny's feeling self-righteous.]]


* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler: Shortly after finding Cooper's body]] and witnessing Brett beat Ricky to a dead pulp]], Paige decides she's had enough and flees. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, she runs into the path of the van Jenny's driving at breakneck speed]].

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler: Shortly after finding Cooper's body]] body and witnessing Brett beat Ricky to a dead pulp]], Paige decides she's had enough and flees. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, she runs into the path of the van Jenny's driving at breakneck speed]].


* DaylightHorror: [[spoiler:When Jenny wakes after being knocked unconscious, she finds herself tied to her dead boyfriend as the gang pours petrol on both of them and minutes before they ignite him. After that, she witnesses Brett ignite Adam]].

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* DaylightHorror: [[spoiler:When [[spoiler:In the morning that Jenny wakes after being knocked unconscious, she finds herself tied to her dead boyfriend as the gang pours petrol on both of them and minutes before they ignite him. After that, she witnesses Brett [[ManOnFire ignite Adam]].Adam]] on her account.]]

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