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Meet Liz Purr: Friendly. Pretty. And popular. Flash-forward to the morning of her 17th birthday, and you'll find her being taken out of her bed, tied-up, and taken to the trunk of the car that her three best friend's (Courtney, Julie, and Marcy) are riding while being gagged with a jawbreaker. Everything goes terribly wrong as the 3 girls pop the trunk to find Liz dead, from choking on the rock hard candy. Courtney is a cold hearted bitch who could care less about the death of her best friend, but the chance of a ruined reputation. Marcy is like Courtney's shadow who will agree on anything Courtney says. And Julie is a good girl who wants to go to the police. But Julie gets a war when Courtney will do anything to cover the case up. And I mean ... anything.
The sweetest candies are sour as death inside.
Release Date: January 30, 1999
Runtime: 87 mins
All Genres: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Sound: Dolby Digital, SDDS
IMDB Rating: 7.0
Brimstone Pit Rating: 8 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With J
MPAA Rating: R
Rose McGowan ...Courtney
Rebecca Gayheart ...Julie
Julie Benz ...Marcie
Judy Greer ...Fern
Chad Christ ...Zack
Ethan Erickson ...Dane Sanders
Tatyana Ali ...Brenda
Charlotte Ayanna ...Liz (as Charlotte Roldan)
Jeff Conaway ...Marcie's Father
William Katt ...Mr. Purr
P.J. Soles ...Mrs. Purr
The Donnas ...Themselves
Marilyn Manson ...The Stranger
Carol Kane ...Ms. Sherwood
Pam Grier ...Detective Vera Cruz
Sophia Abu Jamra ...Biology Teacher
Alexandra Adi ...Cheerleader #1
Joni Allen ...Make-Up Monger #1
Brett Anderson ...Donna A.
Marita Black ...Dreamsperson #1
Billy Butler ...High School Stud
Torry Castellano ...Donna C.
Claudine Claudio ...Drama Student #2
Jane Leigh Connelly ...Wannabe #2 (as Jane Connelly)
Vylette Fagerholm ...Make-Up Monger #2
Maya Ford ...Donna F.
Brian Gattas ...Drama Student #1
Jessica Gaynes ...Wannabe #1
Dan Gerrity ...Dreamperson #2
Kall Harrington ...Superstar #1
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Jawbreaker Horror Film Trailer 1
"Good Times Roll"
"Beat You Up"
"Bad Word For A Good Thing"
"Where Are We"
"I Think We're Alone Now"
More Movie Taglines:
- The sweetest candies are sour as death inside.
- Death totally bites.
- Suck it and see...
- "Reagan High School" is actually University High School in Los Angeles, CA.
Each of the actors playing members of the Purr family was in either Carrie or The Rage: Carrie 2.
Writer/director Darren Stein is featured in one of the yearbook photos that flash across the screen.
Marilyn Manson was given his cameo part because he was engaged to Rose McGowan at the time the movie was made.
The band playing at the prom is The Donnas.
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