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* SmokingBarrelBlowout: Luli does this after using her revolver.


* JailBait: Luli, again. To disturbing levels. Basically, we have a character who spends the entire movie oozing sexuality, from her sultry demeanor, her propensity to dress like a backwoods hooker to her shameless manipulation of men much older than she. If she was in her twenties, it would be sexy on a Sharon-Stone-in-''Film/BasicInstinct'' level. But she's 13 and ''doesn't look any older''. To say it makes your skin crawl is an understatement. (It might not help that Chloe Moretz's mother is one of the producers.)

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* JailBait: Luli, again. To disturbing levels. Basically, we have a character who spends the entire movie oozing sexuality, from her sultry demeanor, her propensity to dress like a backwoods hooker to her shameless manipulation of men much older than she. If she was in her twenties, it would be sexy on a Sharon-Stone-in-''Film/BasicInstinct'' level. But she's 13 and ''doesn't look any older''. To say it makes your skin crawl is an understatement. (It understatement (it might not help that Chloe Moretz's mother is one of the producers.)producers).



* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Eddie rescues Luli from a man's rape attempt, he beats him to death in spite of her protests against it.

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* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Eddie rescues Luli from a man's rape attempt, he then beats him to death in spite of her protests against it.





* AttemptedRape: Luli is nearly raped by a man in the bathroom, but manages to hold him off long enough before Eddie intervenes.



* ChekhovsGun: A literal example.
** [[InsistentTerminology "It's not a gun, it's a .45 Smith & Wesson."]]

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* ChekhovsGun: A literal example.
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example. [[InsistentTerminology "It's not a gun, it's a .45 Smith & Wesson."]]



* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace (more like [[spoiler: [=I Just Shot Glenda In The Chest=]]]): He claims it to be this, but by this point [[spoiler: Eddie's a pretty UnreliableNarrator]].

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* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace (more like [[spoiler: [=I Just Shot IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: Eddie claims the gun is empty (without checking) and dry-fires until (whoops) he finds it isn't, shooting Glenda In The Chest=]]]): He claims it to be this, but by this point [[spoiler: Eddie's a pretty UnreliableNarrator]].dead.



* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Eddie rescues Luli from a man's rape attempt, he beats him to death in spite of her protests against it.



* TraumaticHaircut: [[spoiler: After being chased and possibly raped by Eddie, she wakes up to find her hair chopped short and dyed black.]]

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* TraumaticHaircut: [[spoiler: After being chased and possibly raped by Eddie, she Luli wakes up to find her hair chopped short and dyed black.]]


* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace (more like [[spoiler: [=IJustShotGlendaInTheChest=]]]: He claims it to be this, but by this point [[spoiler: Eddie's a pretty UnreliableNarrator]].

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* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace (more like [[spoiler: [=IJustShotGlendaInTheChest=]]]: [=I Just Shot Glenda In The Chest=]]]): He claims it to be this, but by this point [[spoiler: Eddie's a pretty UnreliableNarrator]].


A 2011 limited-release RoadTrip [[FilmOfTheBook film based on the novel]], directed by Creator/DerickMartini and starring Main/ChloeGraceMoretz, in a role that evokes some of the TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior from her [[Film/KickAss other big movies]], taken UpToEleven.

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A 2011 limited-release RoadTrip [[FilmOfTheBook film based on the novel]], directed by Creator/DerickMartini and starring Main/ChloeGraceMoretz, Creator/ChloeMoretz, in a role that evokes some of the TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior from her [[Film/KickAss other big movies]], taken UpToEleven.




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* CrucifiedHeroShot: after Luli is [[spoiler: raped[[note]] symbolically, speared? [[/note]] [[DiscretionShot offscreen]] by Eddie the next scene cuts to her tied to a bed in a crucifixion pose, waiting to be raped again]]: metaphorically crucified for the sin of man. She is [[spoiler: tied to the bed]] quite differently in the book, so the change must be a deliberate visual metaphor.


* JailBait: Luli, again. To disturbing levels. Basically, we have a character who spends the entire movie oozing sexuality, from her sultry demeanor, her propensity to dress like a backwoods hooker to her shameless manipulation of men much older than she. If she was in her twenties, it would be sexy on a Sharon-Stone-in-''BasicInstinct'' level. But she's 13 and ''doesn't look any older''. To say it makes your skin crawl is an understatement. (It might not help that Chloe Moretz's mother is one of the producers.)

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* JailBait: Luli, again. To disturbing levels. Basically, we have a character who spends the entire movie oozing sexuality, from her sultry demeanor, her propensity to dress like a backwoods hooker to her shameless manipulation of men much older than she. If she was in her twenties, it would be sexy on a Sharon-Stone-in-''BasicInstinct'' Sharon-Stone-in-''Film/BasicInstinct'' level. But she's 13 and ''doesn't look any older''. To say it makes your skin crawl is an understatement. (It might not help that Chloe Moretz's mother is one of the producers.)


* TheWoobie: Luli. All the horrible things she goes through in this movie, and she's only ''thirteen''.

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* TheWoobie: Luli. All the horrible things she goes through in this movie, and she's only ''thirteen''.


* [[spoiler: ChainedToABed: Eventually Eddie snaps and decides Luli is his soulmate, imprisoning her like this. Maybe other things happened too...]]

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* [[spoiler: ChainedToABed: [[spoiler: Eventually Eddie snaps and decides Luli is his soulmate, imprisoning her like this. Maybe other things happened too...]]


* TheDanza: Eddie Redmayne as Eddie
* DawsonCasting: By only a year or two, chillingly.



* PlayingAgainstType: No one will ever get Creator/BlakeLively's character of coke-snorting con-woman Glenda confused with [[Series/GossipGirl Serena van der Woodsen]] in a million years.
** Eddie Redmayne is pretty much known for playing [[Film/ThePillarsOfTheEarth varying]] [[Film/LesMiserables2012 degrees]] of [[Film/TheTheoryOfEverything nice guys]]. Not here.


Luli (Moretz) is 13 years old, from the middle of Nebraska, daughter of two [[TheAlcoholic alcoholic parents]] and way too influenced by Western pop culture. She always tells BlatantLies to make her miserable home life seem not so bad. When her parents seem to abandon her one day, she chances upon a commercial on the TV for [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas]], and she decides straight away to escape, eventually falling in with the worst kind of people...

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Luli (Moretz) is 13 years old, from the middle of Nebraska, daughter of two [[TheAlcoholic alcoholic parents]] and way too influenced by Western pop culture. She always tells BlatantLies to make her miserable home life seem not so bad. When her parents seem to abandon her one day, she chances upon a commercial on the TV for [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas]], UsefulNotes/LasVegas, and she decides straight away to escape, eventually falling in with the worst kind of people...
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** Eddie Redmayne is pretty much known for playing [[Film/ThePillarsOfTheEarth varying]] [[Film/LesMiserables2012 degrees]] of [[Film/TheTheoryOfEverything nice guys]]. Not here.


A 2011 limited-release RoadTrip [[FilmOfTheBook film based on the novel]], directed by Creator/DerickMartini and starring Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz, in a role that evokes some of the TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior from her [[Film/KickAss other big movies]], taken UpToEleven.

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A 2011 limited-release RoadTrip [[FilmOfTheBook film based on the novel]], directed by Creator/DerickMartini and starring Creator/ChloeGraceMoretz, Main/ChloeGraceMoretz, in a role that evokes some of the TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior from her [[Film/KickAss other big movies]], taken UpToEleven.

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* CrucifiedHeroShot: after Luli is [[spoiler: raped[[note]] symbolically, speared? [[/note]] [[DiscretionShot offscreen]] by Eddie the next scene cuts to her tied to a bed in a crucifixion pose, waiting to be raped again]]: metaphorically crucified for the sin of man. She is [[spoiler: tied to the bed]] quite differently in the book, so the change must be a deliberate visual metaphor.


* NiceGuy: Clement, the boy Luli meets at the motel. Possibly the nicest character she meets in thhe whole film.

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* NiceGuy: Clement, the boy Luli meets at the motel. Possibly motel, and Beau, [[spoiler: who wants to send Luli to live with his sister to get her as far away from the nicest character mess she meets was in thhe whole film.as possible.]]




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* TheWoobie: Luli. All the horrible things she goes through in this movie, and she's only ''thirteen''.

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