Lois Arquette wrote successful teen thrillers like I Know What You Did Last Summer under the name Lois Duncan until 1989, when her daughter was murdered. What followed was a twisted tale, with a potential police cover-up, a seedy criminal network, uncanny coincidences, and psychics — and a mother still trying to find answers.
Revenge is a dish best served cold — or, in these movies, with ample violence. As the remake of Carrie hits theaters, let’s look back at the original and 19 other films offering serious vengeance. WARNING: Major spoilers for all of the films discussed.
These slasher film heroines went toe-to-toe with sadistic serial killers — and lived to tell about it.