Jawbreaker

Question: Maybe I missed something but why didn't Julie go to the police anyway? They might've believed her. The other thing is, once revealed just what sort of sentence do you think Courtney would receive? Maybe a year in juvie followed by several years in state prison?

Rob245

Question: Since they are all friends why did Julie get mad at Courtney when it was just a accident that she swallowed the jawbreaker? Then when Courtney came out with a plan to keep everyone from going to jail Julie stabbed her in the back.

April Rose
1

Answer: Because Courtney killed her she intended for her to suffocate because she wanted to be queen.

Question: The girls try to persuade the police that Liz had sex with a strange man who then killed her. Why then didn't the police do a DNA test and forensics, which would prove that there was no semen in Liz's body, and so show the girls were lying?

beckhamsfauxhawk

Chosen answer: I believe the idea was to take the DNA from Marilyn Manson out of Courtney and put it into Liz's corpse.

Greg Dwyer
1

Question: Why, since no one knows that Violette is Fern, does one of the girls come up to Violette and say, "so I hear you were the last person to see Liz Purr alive"?

Answer: Because that was deliberately spread as a rumor to make Violette even more mysterious and intriguing.

Myridon
1

Question: The song playing during the opening titles is "Volcano Girls" by Veruca Salt. The song seemed to "shape the film", but wasn't on the soundtrack. Why?

Answer: The band had recently broken up when Jawbreaker was released, so maybe that had something to do with it. Or maybe just a good old-fashioned disagreement about how much VS would be paid for using their song? I agree, the soundtrack seemed somehow empty without it.

1

Question: The whole point of the trick is to persuade the police that Liz was murdered after having sex with a random stranger. The police decide to accept this suggestion. Why do they accept this, when they know that a woman pretending to be Liz's mother called the school to say Liz wouldn't come in - ie. the police know that a woman must have been involved, yet they decide it was just a man who did it?

beckhamsfauxhawk

Answer: They have no reason to follow up the call or never did all they know is that she was at home.

Continuity mistake: At the end when it is revealed that Courtney killed Liz, we see several of the teenagers standing right in front of the stage. As Courtney walks through the crowd several of the teenagers have moved away from the stage and further back in the crowd. They couldn't have moved that fast through the rest of the crowd.

Mortug
More mistakes in Jawbreaker

Dane: Don't go.
Courtney: Don't come.

More quotes from Jawbreaker

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.