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Film / The Tooth Fairy (2006)

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"Put a tooth under your pillow and let the bloodbath begin."

The Tooth Fairy is a 2006 Direct to Video Slasher Movie.

A divorced mom is taking her daughter to visit her ex, who's opening a bed and breakfast in a small town. Little do they know, the building was originally residence to a child murdering witch who stole the teeth of her victims. And the witch is coming back for their daughter...

Not to be confused with the family comedy film or the original Tooth Fairy legend.


This film contains examples of:

  • Antagonist Title: The Tooth Fairy is the nickname of a child murdering witch.
  • Asshole Victim: Nobody's gonna mourn the death of the Hammond brothers.
  • Big Bad: Elizabeth Craven, the tooth stealing, child killing Wicked Witch.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: The Hammond brothers, two hicks harassing our heroes for removing them from where they were squatting on. They would be threatening antagonists, but there's a murderous witch running around.
  • Black Comedy: Henry asking Chuck why his dick is gone.
  • Burn the Witch!: The only way to destroy a witch is to burn the fiend twice, due to the dualistic nature of souls.
  • Death of a Child: The Big Bad was a Serial Killer of kids in life, and we see some of her handiwork.
  • The End... Or Is It?: The Tooth Fairy is burned and her victims all go to Heaven. Everybody moves away from the house, due to the traumatic memories. Then the witch appears in the window...
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  • Foreshadowing: Emma warns Pamela that talking about the Tooth Fairy is bad luck. Shortly after their conversation about her, Pamela encounters the Tooth Fairy and loses a tooth, setting the film's events in motion.
  • For the Evulz: Not much reason is given as to why Craven murders children and keeps their souls trapped on Earth beyond this.
  • Ironic Nursery Tune: The Tooth Fairy plays "Three Blind Mice" on her music box as she shoves a guy through a woodchipper.
  • Karmic Death: Chuck is emasculated by the Tooth Fairy, and bleeds out, which comes across as a form of karma since he tried to rape Darcy earlier.
  • Kid Hero: Pamela is only ten, but tries to stop the witchcraft going on however she can.
  • Most Writers Are Writers: Nick opened his bed and breakfast so he could make money while getting a writing career going.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Star, the bed and breakfast's first renter, who used to strip and wears tight, cleavage-baring clothing. She also gets a topless scene near the end.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: These are bound to Earth by dark magic, can be bound to a location by painting the windows and mirrors black and don't know of any cultural developments beyond their deaths. Unless they were powerful witches in life, the ghosts also have such a limited ability to affect matter that one of them can barely knock down a small candle.
  • Red Baron: Elizabeth Craven earned the nickname "Tooth Fairy" because she killed children after getting their baby teeth.
  • Serial Killer: Elizabeth Craven has murdered numerous children and taken their teeth, and continues to do so beyond her death.
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  • The Sociopath: Elizabeth Craven, a witch who murders children for their teeth and traps their souls on Earth to power her magic.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Darcy goes from being nearly defenseless and narrowly avoiding rape to smacking Chuck in the face with his own bag.
  • Villain Opening Scene: The Tooth Fairy murdering a kid who gave her his last tooth.
  • Wicked Witch: Elizabeth Craven, also known as the Tooth Fairy, is a witch that lured children to her house with the promise of gifts in exchange for a tooth. What she'd really do is kill them after she got the tooth, binding their souls to the Earth.
  • Wood Chipper of Doom: The Tooth Fairy forces one victim feet first into a wood chipper.
  • Would Hit a Girl: The Hammond brothers, who not only attempt to rape Darcy at the beginning, but later try to run over Pamela.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Elizabeth Craven murdered children and kept their souls trapped between Heaven and Hell.