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* BathKick: Performed by the girl in the bath who Bix walks in on in the brothel.


* PapaWolf: Bix, towards Danny, though he might have some [[HoYay ulterior motives]].

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* %%* PapaWolf: Bix, towards Danny, though he might have some [[HoYay ulterior motives]].Danny.



* TruthInTelevision: Even though Jesse has been stalking Carrie and she's deeply frightened of him, everyone dismisses him as harmless and no action is taken against him until Danny finally beats a confession out of him for Carrie's assault and murder. Unfortunately, this isn't just a case of ValuesDissonance: Even in the present day stalking is often not taken seriously by authorities, and many women have been raped and murdered by men whom they ''already reported'', yet the police have taken no action to protect them against.

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* TruthInTelevision: Even though Jesse has been stalking Carrie and she's deeply frightened of him, everyone dismisses him as harmless and no action is taken against him until Danny finally beats a confession out of him for Carrie's assault and murder. Unfortunately, this isn't just a case of ValuesDissonance: Even in the present day stalking is often not taken seriously by authorities, and many women have been raped and murdered by men whom they ''already reported'', yet the police have taken no action to protect them against.


* ContemptibleCover: The movie's poster features an image of a man walking away from the corpse of a half-naked woman.


* VillainBall: As Jesse notices the lynch mob attack Bix who accuse of killing Carrie, Jesse got closer to watch and was feeling pretty smug on how Bix was getting blamed for his misdeeds. Good thing Danny showed up at the nick of time to grab Jesse and beat a confession out of him in which he was able to do so rather easily.

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* VillainBall: As Jesse notices the lynch mob attack Bix who accuse of killing Carrie, Jesse got closer to watch and was feeling pretty smug on how Bix was getting blamed for his misdeeds. Good thing Danny showed up at the nick of time to grab Jesse and beat a confession out of him in him, which he was able to do so rather easily.


* IdiotBall: Even though the sheriff and his deputy are standing guard, they leave the jailhouse unlocked and have both their guns and the cell keys in easy access for intruders, which the lynch mob very easily takes advantage of.
** That and Carrie's murder at the hands of Jesse probably could've easily been prevented. Bix never tried to get the police to go after Jesse and he keeps leaving Carrie alone in the Woods at night and this went on even after he already fought off Jesse earlier. (See NearRapeExperience below.)

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* IdiotBall: IdiotBall:
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Even though the sheriff and his deputy are standing guard, they leave the jailhouse unlocked and have both their guns and the cell keys in easy access for intruders, which the lynch mob very easily takes advantage of.
** That and Carrie's murder at the hands of Jesse probably could've could have easily been prevented. Bix never tried to get the police to go after Jesse and he keeps leaving Carrie alone in the Woods at night and this went on even after he already fought off Jesse earlier. (See NearRapeExperience below.)



* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Carrie's father delivers one to Bix, after Carrie's murder. In Bix' defense, this is because he absolutely refuses to fight back due to what happened with his father (see IWishedYouWereDead, above).
* PapaWolf: Bix, towards Danny, though he might have some [[HoYay ulterior motives]], as seen in the YMMV tab.

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* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: Carrie's father delivers one to Bix, after Carrie's murder. In Bix' defense, this is because he absolutely refuses to fight back due to what happened with his father (see IWishedYouWereDead, above).
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* PapaWolf: Bix, towards Danny, though he might have some [[HoYay ulterior motives]], as seen in the YMMV tab.motives]].


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* TruthInTelevision: Even though Jesse has been stalking Carrie and she's deeply frightened of him, everyone dismisses him as harmless and no action is taken against him until Danny finally beats a confession out of him for Carrie's assault and murder. Unfortunately, this isn't just a case of ValuesDissonance: Even in the present day stalking is often not taken seriously by authorities, and many women have been raped and murdered by men whom they ''already reported'', yet the police have taken no action to protect them against.


* VillainBall: As Jesse notices the Lynch Mob attack Bix who accuse of killing Carrie, Jesse got closer to watch and was feeling pretty smug on how Bix was getting blamed for his misdeeds. Good thing Danny showed up at the nick of time to grab Jesse and beat a confession out of him in which he was able to do so rather easily.

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* VillainBall: As Jesse notices the Lynch Mob lynch mob attack Bix who accuse of killing Carrie, Jesse got closer to watch and was feeling pretty smug on how Bix was getting blamed for his misdeeds. Good thing Danny showed up at the nick of time to grab Jesse and beat a confession out of him in which he was able to do so rather easily.


* AbusiveParents: Bix's backstory
* BadGuyBar: Well, pool hall, really.

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* AbusiveParents: Bix's backstory
backstory involves being tormented and beaten by his drunkard father.
* BadGuyBar: Well, The pool hall, really.hall.



* ContemptibleCover: The one on this page.

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* BittersweetEnding: Carrie is dead and Bix is deeply shaken about it, but Danny saves him from being lynched and outs Carrie's real killer. The film ends on a hopeful note as Danny invites Bix to come home with him and get a job working for Danny's father.
* ContemptibleCover: The one on this page.movie's poster features an image of a man walking away from the corpse of a half-naked woman.



* CoversAlwaysLie: It makes the film look a lot racier than it really is. On the other hand, it also [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil spoils]] the ending.

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* CoversAlwaysLie: It The poster makes the film look a lot racier than it really is. On the other hand, it also [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil spoils]] the ending.

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* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Sadie takes a $20 from Danny's wallet and stuffs it down her cleavage. Bix takes it back.


* BathKick: Performed by the girl in the bath who Dix walks in on in the brothel.

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* BathKick: Performed by the girl in the bath who Dix Bix walks in on in the brothel.


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* TheCorpseStopsHere: Bix discovers the mortally wounded Carrie by the pond and is cradling her when she lets out one last scream before dying. A trysting couple hear the scream, see Bix holding the body and immediately fetch the sheriff.

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* BathKick: Performed by the girl in the bath who Dix walks in on in the brothel.


** That and Carrie's murder at the hands of Jesse probably could've easily been prevented. Dix never tried to get the Police to go after Jesse and he keeps leaving Carrie alone in the Woods at night and this went on even after he already fought off Jesse earlier. (See NearRapeExperience below.)

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** That and Carrie's murder at the hands of Jesse probably could've easily been prevented. Dix Bix never tried to get the Police police to go after Jesse and he keeps leaving Carrie alone in the Woods at night and this went on even after he already fought off Jesse earlier. (See NearRapeExperience below.)

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** That and Carrie's murder at the hands of Jesse probably could've easily been prevented. Dix never tried to get the Police to go after Jesse and he keeps leaving Carrie alone in the Woods at night and this went on even after he already fought off Jesse earlier. (See NearRapeExperience below.)


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* VillainBall: As Jesse notices the Lynch Mob attack Bix who accuse of killing Carrie, Jesse got closer to watch and was feeling pretty smug on how Bix was getting blamed for his misdeeds. Good thing Danny showed up at the nick of time to grab Jesse and beat a confession out of him in which he was able to do so rather easily.


The story is centered on two drifters, the experienced Bix Dugan (Brett Halsey) and the young, naive Danny Winslow (Lowell Brown), who arrive in the small town of Sherman. Upon arriving, Bix starts up a relationship with an innocent young waitress named Carrie (Joyce Meadows), who's already being romantically pursued by creepy delivery man Jesse (Jack Elam). Eventually, Bix realizes he's going to have to leave Sherman soon, and attempts to break things off with Carrie. Things take a turn for the tragic, however, when, on the night Bix and Danny are supposed to leave, Carrie is murdered by Jesse.

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The story is centered on two drifters, the experienced Bix Dugan (Brett Halsey) and the young, naive Danny Winslow (Lowell Brown), who arrive in the small town of Sherman. Upon arriving, Bix starts up a relationship with an innocent young waitress named Carrie (Joyce Meadows), who's already being romantically pursued by creepy delivery man Jesse (Jack Elam).(Creator/JackElam). Eventually, Bix realizes he's going to have to leave Sherman soon, and attempts to break things off with Carrie. Things take a turn for the tragic, however, when, on the night Bix and Danny are supposed to leave, Carrie is murdered by Jesse.

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* HeroicBSOD: Bix falls into one after Carrie dies. It leaves him in a state unable to tell the sheriff what happened when questioned.


* MayDecemberRomance: Danny and Sadie the hooker, going by Bix's comments. Due to DawsonCasting, however, it doesn't look like there's much of a difference.

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