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* OnceMoreWithClarity: At the beginning the movie, a husband and wife are brutally murdered by their brain-damaged/mentally ill child, perfect tragic victims for the opening of a horror movie. Even finding out half-way through the movie that [[spoiler:they were neglectful junkies]] doesn't change much considering the horror-struck look on the dad's face after Carrie-Ann's accident. It's only after the end when you realize that [[spoiler:they became full-on abusive parents for years, making Ryan take on the persona of his dead sister to ease their grief, and that the beginning isn't about two loving parents being randomly killed by the child they were protecting, but about the karmic death of abusive parents, with the mother sounding like a Smug Snake in the beginning, at the hands of the mentally ill child they created through psychological damage]]. You can't help but cheer for their deaths when watching the beginning again.

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* OnceMoreWithClarity: At the beginning of the movie, a husband and wife are brutally murdered by their brain-damaged/mentally ill child, perfect tragic victims for the opening of a horror movie. Even finding out half-way through the movie that [[spoiler:they were neglectful junkies]] doesn't change much considering the horror-struck look on the dad's face after Carrie-Ann's accident. It's only after the end when you realize that [[spoiler:they became full-on abusive parents for years, making Ryan take on the persona of his dead sister to ease their grief, and that the beginning isn't about two loving parents being randomly killed by the child they were protecting, but about the karmic death of abusive parents, with the mother sounding like a Smug Snake in the beginning, at the hands of the mentally ill child they created through psychological damage]]. You can't help but cheer for their deaths when watching the beginning again.


* AbusiveParents: [[spoiler: Ryan's]] parents were drug-addled scumbags even before [[spoiler: the swing accident]]. It only got worse from there.
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Ryan's parents. Tyler too, who gets his leg broken by Ryan and is left crippled after leading a beating of him.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Tyler Reynolds and his parents initially seem nice, but quickly prove themselves {{Jerkass}}es, and in Mrs Reynolds's case, [[TheDitz stupid]].

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* AbusiveParents: [[spoiler: Ryan's]] [[spoiler:Ryan's]] parents were drug-addled scumbags even before [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the swing accident]]. It only got worse from there.
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Ryan's [[spoiler:Ryan's parents. Tyler too, who gets his leg broken by Ryan and is left crippled after leading a beating of him.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Tyler Reynolds and his parents initially seem nice, but quickly prove themselves {{Jerkass}}es, and in Mrs Mrs. Reynolds's case, [[TheDitz stupid]].



* HauntedHouse: The eponymous house appears to be this. [[spoiler: it isn't.]]

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* HauntedHouse: The eponymous house appears to be this. [[spoiler: it [[spoiler:It isn't.]]



** When Ryan goes into the basement and we get our first look at who's down there, [[spoiler: it's from her jumping out and attacking him.]]
** [[spoiler: After Ryan locks her in the trunk, Elissa's mother comes to the door. Then BOO! The girl from Penn Sate is lying next to her, staring at our heroine.]]

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** When Ryan goes into the basement and we get our first look at who's down there, [[spoiler: it's [[spoiler:it's from her jumping out and attacking him.]]
him]].
** [[spoiler: After [[spoiler:After Ryan locks her in the trunk, Elissa's mother comes to the door. Then BOO! The girl from Penn Sate State is lying next to her, staring at our heroine.]]



* OnceMoreWithClarity: At the beginning the movie, a husband and wife are brutally murdered by their brain-damaged/mentally ill child, perfect tragic victims for the opening of a horror movie. Even finding out half-way through the movie that [[spoiler: they were neglectful junkies]] doesn't change much considering the horror-struck look on the dad's face after Carrie-Ann's accident. It's only after the end when you realize that [[spoiler: they became full-on abusive parents for years, making Ryan take on the persona of his dead sister to ease their grief, and that the beginning isn't about two loving parents being randomly killed by the child they were protecting, but about the karmic death of abusive parents, with the mother sounding like a Smug Snake in the beginning, at the hands of the mentally ill child they created through psychological damage.]] You can't help but cheer for their deaths when watching the beginning again.
* ProperlyParanoid: [[spoiler: Sarah's suspicions about Ryan turn out to be spot-on.]]

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* OnceMoreWithClarity: At the beginning the movie, a husband and wife are brutally murdered by their brain-damaged/mentally ill child, perfect tragic victims for the opening of a horror movie. Even finding out half-way through the movie that [[spoiler: they [[spoiler:they were neglectful junkies]] doesn't change much considering the horror-struck look on the dad's face after Carrie-Ann's accident. It's only after the end when you realize that [[spoiler: they [[spoiler:they became full-on abusive parents for years, making Ryan take on the persona of his dead sister to ease their grief, and that the beginning isn't about two loving parents being randomly killed by the child they were protecting, but about the karmic death of abusive parents, with the mother sounding like a Smug Snake in the beginning, at the hands of the mentally ill child they created through psychological damage.]] damage]]. You can't help but cheer for their deaths when watching the beginning again.
* ProperlyParanoid: [[spoiler: Sarah's [[spoiler:Sarah's suspicions about Ryan turn out to be spot-on.]]



* TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered their parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]

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* TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first [[spoiler:At first, it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged brain-damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered their parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]



** Though subverted in the uncut version, [[spoiler: as it is revealed that the cop had known about Carrie Anne's death and the subsequent abuse, and did nothing to stop it.]]

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** Though subverted in the uncut version, [[spoiler: as [[spoiler:as it is revealed that the cop had known about Carrie Anne's death and the subsequent abuse, and did nothing to stop it.]]it]].


The film stars Lawrence as Elissa, a young woman from Chicago who, along with mother Sarah (Elisabeth Shue), move into a dirt-cheap fixer-upper in a quaint suburban neighborhood. However, not all things are what they seem in this neighborhood, especially when the two hear of the story behind a young daughter murdering her parents in a house close to where Elissa and Sarah now live. After murdering her parents, the daughter subsequently vanished, leaving behind her brother Ryan (Max Thieriot) as the only survivor. Much to Sarah's chagrin, Elissa starts falling for Ryan, and things begin to reach scary new heights when the two continue with their relationship.

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The film stars Lawrence as Elissa, a young woman from Chicago who, along with mother Sarah (Elisabeth Shue), (Creator/ElisabethShue), move into a dirt-cheap fixer-upper in a quaint suburban neighborhood. However, not all things are what they seem in this neighborhood, especially when the two hear of the story behind a young daughter murdering her parents in a house close to where Elissa and Sarah now live. After murdering her parents, the daughter subsequently vanished, leaving behind her brother Ryan (Max Thieriot) as the only survivor. Much to Sarah's chagrin, Elissa starts falling for Ryan, and things begin to reach scary new heights when the two continue with their relationship.


** Though averted in the uncut version, [[spoiler: as it is revealed that the cop had known about Carrie Anne's death and the subsequent abuse, and did nothing to stop it.]]

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** Though averted subverted in the uncut version, [[spoiler: as it is revealed revealed that the cop had known about Carrie Anne's death and the subsequent abuse, and did nothing to stop it.]]

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** Though averted in the uncut version, [[spoiler: as it is revealed that the cop had known about Carrie Anne's death and the subsequent abuse, and did nothing to stop it.]]


* GenreBlind: "The double murder was kind of a drag on the real estate market.” If no one else wants that bargain fixer-upper in the boonies, there's a reason for it.

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* GenreBlind: "The double murder was kind of a drag on the real estate market." If no one else wants that bargain fixer-upper in the boonies, there's a reason for it.


A 2010 horror movie directed by Mark Tonderai and starring Creator/JenniferLawrence (made between ''Film/WintersBone'' and ''Film/TheHungerGames'' but [[TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment released after both of them]], in 2012).

The film stars Lawrence as Elissa, a young woman from Chicago who, along with mother Sarah (Elisabeth Shue), move into a dirt-cheap fixer-upper in a quaint suburban neighborhood. However, not all things are what they seem in this neighborhood, especially when the two hear of the story behind a young daughter murdering her parents in a house close to where Elissa and Sarah now live. After murdering her parents, the daughter subsequently vanished, leaving behind her brother Ryan (Max Thieriot) as the only survivor. Much to Sarah's chagrin, Elissa starts falling for Ryan, and things begin to reach scary new heights when the two continue with their relationship. [[OldShame Lawrence has disowned the film]], which opened to negative reviews.

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''House at the End of the Street'' is a
2010 horror movie directed by Mark Tonderai and starring Creator/JenniferLawrence (made between ''Film/WintersBone'' and ''Film/TheHungerGames'' but [[TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment released after both of them]], in 2012).

The film stars Lawrence as Elissa, a young woman from Chicago who, along with mother Sarah (Elisabeth Shue), move into a dirt-cheap fixer-upper in a quaint suburban neighborhood. However, not all things are what they seem in this neighborhood, especially when the two hear of the story behind a young daughter murdering her parents in a house close to where Elissa and Sarah now live. After murdering her parents, the daughter subsequently vanished, leaving behind her brother Ryan (Max Thieriot) as the only survivor. Much to Sarah's chagrin, Elissa starts falling for Ryan, and things begin to reach scary new heights when the two continue with their relationship. [[OldShame Lawrence has disowned the film]], which opened to negative reviews.
relationship.



* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered their parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]



* GenreBlind: “The double murder was kind of a drag on the real estate market.” If no one else wants that bargain fixer-upper in the boonies, there’s a reason for it.

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* GenreBlind: “The "The double murder was kind of a drag on the real estate market.” If no one else wants that bargain fixer-upper in the boonies, there’s there's a reason for it.



* JumpScare: When Ryan goes into the basement and we get our first look at who's down there, [[spoiler: it's from her jumping out and attacking him.]]

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* JumpScare: JitterCam: Lots of gratuitous shaky cam.
* JumpScare:
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When Ryan goes into the basement and we get our first look at who's down there, [[spoiler: it's from her jumping out and attacking him.]]



* MundaneMadeAwesome: Lots of gratuitous JitterCam.


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* TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered their parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]


A 2010 horror movie directed by Mark Tonderai and starring Creator/JenniferLawrence (made between ''Film/WintersBone'' and ''Film/TheHungerGames'' but released after both of them, in 2012).

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A 2010 horror movie directed by Mark Tonderai and starring Creator/JenniferLawrence (made between ''Film/WintersBone'' and ''Film/TheHungerGames'' but [[TheShelfOfMovieLanguishment released after both of them, them]], in 2012).


* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered his parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]

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* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered his their parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]


* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she is still alive - and that he was the one who murdered his parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]

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* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her, then it turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she is she's still alive - and that he was the one who murdered his parents. Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful, but actively abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually snap.]]


* HauntedHouse: The eponymous house appears to be this. [[spoiler: it isn't]]

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* HauntedHouse: The eponymous house appears to be this. [[spoiler: it isn't]]isn't.]]


* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her. Then it emerges the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she is still alive - and that he was the one who murdered his parents. Finally it emerges that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful but actively abusive and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him eventually to snap.]]
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Ryan's parents, and Tyler, who gets his leg broken by Ryan and is left crippled after leading a beating of him.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Tyler Reynolds and his parents initially seem nice but quickly prove themselves {{Jerkass}}es (and in Mrs Reynolds's case [[TheDitz stupid]] too.)
* BrokenBird: Elissa has a tendency to gravitate towards "troubled" boys, something which worries her mother deeply.
* ChekhovsGun: The Penn. State sweater.

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* AntiVillain / TragicVillain: Subverted, then double subverted. [[spoiler: At first it looks like Ryan is keeping his brain damaged sister in his basement out a of misguided but sympathetic desire to protect her. Then her, then it emerges turns out that the real Carrie Anne is long dead and Ryan has been ''kidnapping'' young women so he can pretend she is still alive - and that he was the one who murdered his parents. Finally it emerges Finally, it's revealed that Ryan's parents were not simply neglectful neglectful, but actively abusive abusive, and forced him to ''become'' Carrie Anne after her death, leading him to eventually to snap.]]
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Ryan's parents, and Tyler, parents. Tyler too, who gets his leg broken by Ryan and is left crippled after leading a beating of him.]]
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Tyler Reynolds and his parents initially seem nice nice, but quickly prove themselves {{Jerkass}}es (and {{Jerkass}}es, and in Mrs Reynolds's case case, [[TheDitz stupid]] too.)
stupid]].
* BrokenBird: Elissa has a tendency to gravitate towards "troubled" boys, something which that worries her mother deeply.
* ChekhovsGun: The Penn. Penn State sweater.



** [[spoiler: After Ryan locks her in the trunk, Elissa's mother comes to the door. Then: BOO! The girl from Penn Sate is lying next to her, staring at our heroine.]]

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** [[spoiler: After Ryan locks her in the trunk, Elissa's mother comes to the door. Then: Then BOO! The girl from Penn Sate is lying next to her, staring at our heroine.]]



* OnceMoreWithClarity: At the beginning the movie, a husband and wife are brutally murdered by their brain-damaged/mentally ill child, perfect tragic victims for the opening of a horror movie. Even finding out half-way through the movie that [[spoiler: they were neglectful junkies]] doesn't change much considering the horror-struck look on the dad's face after Carrie-Ann's accident. It's only after the end when you realize that [[spoiler: they became full-on abusive parents for years making Ryan take on the persona of his dead sister to ease their grief, that the beginning isn't about too loving parents being randomly killed by the child they were protecting , but about the karmic death of abusive parents, with the mother sounding like a Smug Snake in the beginning, at the hands of the mentally ill child they created, not through neglect but on purpose through psychological damage.]] Watching the beginning again you can't help but cheer for their deaths.

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* OnceMoreWithClarity: At the beginning the movie, a husband and wife are brutally murdered by their brain-damaged/mentally ill child, perfect tragic victims for the opening of a horror movie. Even finding out half-way through the movie that [[spoiler: they were neglectful junkies]] doesn't change much considering the horror-struck look on the dad's face after Carrie-Ann's accident. It's only after the end when you realize that [[spoiler: they became full-on abusive parents for years years, making Ryan take on the persona of his dead sister to ease their grief, and that the beginning isn't about too two loving parents being randomly killed by the child they were protecting , protecting, but about the karmic death of abusive parents, with the mother sounding like a Smug Snake in the beginning, at the hands of the mentally ill child they created, not through neglect but on purpose created through psychological damage.]] Watching the beginning again you You can't help but cheer for their deaths.deaths when watching the beginning again.



* PsychopathicManchild: [[spoiler:Ryan]]
* SanitySlippage: [[spoiler:Ryan, when he captured Elissa]]

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* PsychopathicManchild: [[spoiler:Ryan]]
[[spoiler:Ryan.]]
* SanitySlippage: [[spoiler:Ryan, when he captured Elissa]]Elissa.]]



* UngratefulBastard: [[spoiler:Ryan, to the cop who stood up for him]]

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* UngratefulBastard: [[spoiler:Ryan, to the cop who that stood up for him]]him.]]


* ArseholeVictim: [[spoiler: Ryan's parents, and Tyler, who gets his leg broken by Ryan and is left crippled after leading a beating of him.]]

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* ArseholeVictim: AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Ryan's parents, and Tyler, who gets his leg broken by Ryan and is left crippled after leading a beating of him.]]


A 2012 horror movie directed by Mark Tonderai and starring Creator/JenniferLawrence (made between ''Film/WintersBone'' and ''Film/TheHungerGames'' but released after both of them).

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A 2012 2010 horror movie directed by Mark Tonderai and starring Creator/JenniferLawrence (made between ''Film/WintersBone'' and ''Film/TheHungerGames'' but released after both of them).them, in 2012).


* PsychopathicManchild: [[spoiler:Ryan

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* PsychopathicManchild: [[spoiler:Ryan[[spoiler:Ryan]]

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