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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Through the Trees" due to its EarWorm factor. Also, "Violet" by Music/{{Hole}} being played over Needy's murder of Low Shoulder.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Through the Trees" due to its EarWorm ear worm factor. Also, "Violet" by Music/{{Hole}} being played over Needy's murder of Low Shoulder.



* EarWorm: By the end, you will hate Low Shoulder's "Through the Trees" just as much as Needy does, just from sheer catchiness alone.
* EnsembleDarkhorse: Out of all the characters, Needy.

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* EarWorm: By the end, you will hate Low Shoulder's "Through the Trees" just as much as Needy does, just from sheer catchiness alone.
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%%* EnsembleDarkhorse: Out of all the characters, Needy.


* LGBTFanbase: Despite Jennifer and Needy's relationship being described (not entirely inaccurately) as queerbait, ''especially'' the scene where they make out for no apparent reason, this film has a rather large following among gay and bi women. The film's iffy use of the PsychoLesbian and DepravedBisexual tropes are fully acknowledged, but the general attitude is, "It's schlock, but it's ''our'' schlock" (similar to how some queer fans regard the older and even campier movie ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'').

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* LGBTFanbase: Despite Jennifer and Needy's relationship being described (not entirely inaccurately) as queerbait, ''especially'' the scene where they make out for no apparent reason, this film has a rather large following among gay and bi women. The film's iffy use of the PsychoLesbian and DepravedBisexual tropes are fully acknowledged, but the general attitude is, "It's schlock, but it's ''our'' schlock" (similar to how some queer fans regard view the older and even campier movie ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'').


* LGBTFanbase: Despite Jennifer and Needy's relationship being described (not entirely inaccurately) as queerbait, ''especially'' the scene where they make out for no apparent reason, this film has a rather large following among gay and bi women. The film's iffy use of the PsychoLesbian and DepravedBisexual tropes are fully acknowledged, but the general attitude is, "It's schlock, but it's ''our'' schlock."

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* LGBTFanbase: Despite Jennifer and Needy's relationship being described (not entirely inaccurately) as queerbait, ''especially'' the scene where they make out for no apparent reason, this film has a rather large following among gay and bi women. The film's iffy use of the PsychoLesbian and DepravedBisexual tropes are fully acknowledged, but the general attitude is, "It's schlock, but it's ''our'' schlock."schlock" (similar to how some queer fans regard the older and even campier movie ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'').

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* MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales: As mentioned above, the film has acquired something of an LGBTFanbase despite the movie's use of queerbaiting, GirlOnGirlIsHot, and DepravedBisexual.


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Through the Trees" due to its EarWorm factor. Also, "Violet" by Hole being played over Needy's murder of Low Shoulder.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Through the Trees" due to its EarWorm factor. Also, "Violet" by Hole Music/{{Hole}} being played over Needy's murder of Low Shoulder.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Through the Trees" due to its EarWorm factor. Also, "Violet" by Hole being played over Needy's murder of Low Shoulder.


* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments:
** One before all the horror starts. While watching Low Shoulder's concert, Jennifer reaches for Needy's hand, squeezes it tight, and smiles. Self-centered AlphaBitch that she may be, she ''does'' seem to genuinely love her best friend.
** After the fire, a jock is seen sobbing his eyes out in the middle of class after the teacher talks about how many people the school lost. A scrawnier, nerdier boy puts an arm around him, trying to comfort him. It's a surprisingly sincere, non-judgmental moment.
** It doesn't seem very heart-warming in the moment... you're kind of caught up in the whole 'Jennifer just appeared out of nowhere and is completely covered in blood oh now there's black bile' part, but, if the time is any indication, the first place Jennifer goes after she's attacked and "murdered" is Needy's house, not her own.
** The day after the fire, Colin tracks Needy down specifically to tell her he's glad she made it out alright.
** Chip gently suggesting Needy talk to the school psychiatrist. He's not trying to judge her or invalidate her emotions; he's sincerely worried about his girlfriend and wants to make sure she's okay.
** Chip's [[spoiler:dying moments, while heartbreaking, are still quite touching in how he manages to FaceDeathWithDignity, and tries to comfort Needy.]] And then this:
-->'''Needy:''' I love you.\\
'''Chip:''' I love you, too. ''(TearfulSmile)'' And you look totally hot in that dress.\\
'''Needy:''' You're clearly delirious.\\
'''Chip:''' No, I'm not.



* LesYay / FoeYay: Jennifer and Needy's friendship is absolutely ''dripping'' in it. The bedroom scene takes it way past subtext. If you were under the impression that the trailer exaggerated it, it didn't, it actually toned it down.

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* LesYay / FoeYay: FoeYay:
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Jennifer and Needy's friendship is absolutely ''dripping'' in it. The bedroom scene takes it way past subtext. If you were under the impression that the trailer exaggerated it, it didn't, it actually toned it down.



* TheWoobie: Poor, poor Needy. She witnesses the deaths of lots of people in a fire, her best friend is abducted, murdered and brought back as a demonic being, and several of her schoolmates are brutally murdered by said best friend, [[spoiler: including her devoted boyfriend.]] Then, to top it all off, [[spoiler: she kills Jennifer and gets incarcerated for her murder.]] Also, following the ending, [[spoiler:she's likely going to be spending [[YouCantGoHomeAgain the rest of her life on the run or in hiding from the authorities]].]]

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* TheWoobie: TheWoobie:
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Poor, poor Needy. She witnesses the deaths of lots of people in a fire, her best friend is abducted, murdered and brought back as a demonic being, and several of her schoolmates are brutally murdered by said best friend, [[spoiler: including her devoted boyfriend.]] Then, to top it all off, [[spoiler: she kills Jennifer and gets incarcerated for her murder.]] Also, following the ending, [[spoiler:she's likely going to be spending [[YouCantGoHomeAgain the rest of her life on the run or in hiding from the authorities]].]]



* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter, hence why it's been...

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* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" [=#MeToo=] movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter, hence why it's been...


** Creator/AmandaSeyfried as the "plain jane" Needy. [[JustifiedTrope However]], the narration outright states that when they go out, Needy dresses herself down so as to not steal any of the spotlight from Jennifer, and is specifically forbidden from showing any cleavage, since Needy's is more substantial than Jennifer's. This means that, in-universe, the characters are entirely (if tacitly) aware of Needy's actual hotness.

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** Creator/AmandaSeyfried as the "plain jane" Needy. [[JustifiedTrope However]], the narration outright states that when they go out, Needy dresses herself down so as to not steal any of the spotlight from Jennifer, and is specifically forbidden from showing any cleavage, since Needy's is more substantial than Jennifer's. This means that, in-universe, the characters are entirely (if tacitly) aware of Needy's actual hotness. The commentary likewise notes that only in Hollywood could Amanda Seyfried play "the ugly best friend," even if she happens to be standing next to Megan Fox.

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* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter, hence why it's been...
* VindicatedByHistory: The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' for boys". As noted above, after a decade passed it came to be regarded in a much better light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the friendship of its two teenage girl leads. Unfortunately, it had the misfortune of [[NeverTrustATrailer being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience ([[https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/louispeitzman/jennifers-body-diablo-cody-karyn-kusama-feminist-horror according to Kusama,]] the marketing team wanted to use ''an amateur porn site'' to promote the film), while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and Diablo Cody (who was seen as a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time.

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** It doesn't seem very heart-warming in the moment... you're kind of caught up in the whole 'Jennifer just appeared out of nowhere and is completely covered in blood oh now there's black bile' part, but, if the time is any indication, the first place Jennifer goes after she's attacked and "murdered" is Needy's house, not her own.

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** Quite possibly Jennifer, too. You have to keep in mind that, throughout all of this, she's still a ''teenager.'' The members of Low Shoulder [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything take advantage of her post-fire shell-shock, take her into their van, pump her with drink, drive to a remote location, bind her with ropes]], then brutally murder her. In the beginning, it also seems like she really does not want to kill/eat people, but it's proven it's the only way she can stay alive. Although possessed when it happens (as one is), she finally loses her best friend and [[spoiler: dies]]. Happy endings all around.


* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter, hence why it's been...
* VindicatedByHistory: The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' for boys". As noted above, after a decade passed it came to be regarded in a much better light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the friendship of its two teenage girl leads. Unfortunately, it had the misfortune of [[NeverTrustATrailer being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience ([[https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/louispeitzman/jennifers-body-diablo-cody-karyn-kusama-feminist-horror according to Kusama,]] the marketing team wanted to use ''an amateur porn site'' to promote the film), while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and Diablo Cody (who was seen as a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time.


* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter.
* VindicatedByHistory: The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' for boys", but after a decade passed, it's come to be regarded in a much better light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the friendship of its two teenage girl leads, but had the misfortune of [[MisaimedMarketing being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and Diablo Cody (who was seen as a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time.

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* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter.
matter, hence why it's been...
* VindicatedByHistory: The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' for boys", but boys". As noted above, after a decade passed, it's come passed it came to be regarded in a much better light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the friendship of its two teenage girl leads, but leads. Unfortunately, it had the misfortune of [[MisaimedMarketing [[NeverTrustATrailer being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience ([[https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/louispeitzman/jennifers-body-diablo-cody-karyn-kusama-feminist-horror according to Kusama,]] the marketing team wanted to use ''an amateur porn site'' to promote the film), while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and Diablo Cody (who was seen as a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time.


* VindicatedByHistory: The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}} for boys", but after a decade passed, it's come to be regarded in a much better light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the friendship of its two teenage girl leads, but had the misfortune of [[MisaimedMarketing being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and Diablo Cody (who was seen as a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time.

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* VindicatedByHistory: The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}} "''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' for boys", but after a decade passed, it's come to be regarded in a much better light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the friendship of its two teenage girl leads, but had the misfortune of [[MisaimedMarketing being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and Diablo Cody (who was seen as a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time.


* LGBTFanbase: Despite Jennifer and Needy's relationship being described (not entirely inaccurately) as queerbait, ''especially'' the scene where they make out for no apparent reason, this film has a rather large following among gay and bi women. The film's iffy use of the PsychoLesbian / DepravedBisexual trope are fully acknowledged, but the general attitude is, "It's schlock, but it's ''our'' schlock."

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* LGBTFanbase: Despite Jennifer and Needy's relationship being described (not entirely inaccurately) as queerbait, ''especially'' the scene where they make out for no apparent reason, this film has a rather large following among gay and bi women. The film's iffy use of the PsychoLesbian / and DepravedBisexual trope tropes are fully acknowledged, but the general attitude is, "It's schlock, but it's ''our'' schlock."



* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/ChrisPratt, who would later be better known for his roles in ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'' and ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'', plays Officer Roman Duda.



* VindicatedByHistory: It was poorly received upon release but is now regarded in a much better light. A big part of is that the negativity towards it was heavily built around Megan Fox and many now see her as an actress who didn't deserve the backlash she got at the time of this film.

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* ValuesResonance: About a decade after this movie came out, America was rocked by the news that numerous beloved media personalities and figures have sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women, which in turn led to the growth of the "Me Too" movement in which millions of women from all walks of life spoke of their experiences with sexual violence, revealing just how pervasive the problem was and how a culture of victim blaming continues to perpetuate it. [[https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/qv99y3/jennifers-body-would-kill-if-it-came-out-today Several]] [[https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/08/206237/jennifers-body-review-defense-female-revenge-movie news outlets]] [[https://horrorgeeklife.com/2018/02/17/editorial-megan-fox-jennifers-body/ have come to view]] ''Jennifer's Body'' as having been ahead of its time with regards to its tackling of such subject matter.
* VindicatedByHistory: It The movie was poorly received upon its release and was written off by some critics as "''Literature/{{Twilight}} for boys", but is now after a decade passed, it's come to be regarded in a much better light. A big part light, [[https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/31/18037996/jennifers-body-flop-cult-classic-feminist-horror hailed as an unsung classic of is feminist horror]] that was [[ValuesResonance ahead of its time]] in both its treatment of rape culture and in how it portrayed the negativity towards it friendship of its two teenage girl leads, but had the misfortune of [[MisaimedMarketing being marketed as a campy sex romp]] and alienating its target audience while also being a victim of the pop culture HypeBacklash that was heavily built around going on against both Megan Fox (who was largely seen as a vapid glamour model due to her association with the ''Transformers'' franchise) and many now see her Diablo Cody (who was seen as an actress who didn't deserve the backlash she got a pretentious one-trick pony after ''Juno'') at the time of this film.time.

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