13 Films that Reinterpret the Final Girl

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10. Amanda Young

Who could forget dear, tortured Amanda Young? First appearing in the original Saw as the only known survivor of Jigsaw’s traps, she goes on to appear in the gazillion follow-up films as either a main character or in flashback form. When it comes to a reinterpretation of the final girl, Amanda Young is a great example. She is initially set up to be a final girl, particularly in Saw II, but the convention is shattered when it is revealed that the classic final girl trope is simply a red herring, that in fact she is working alongside the killer.

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