Forget Freddy, forget Jason--here's a pair of characters guaranteed to scare the pants off you. Yes, we're talking about teenage girls. In the riveting Thirteen, Evan Rachel Wood (Once and Again) is spectacular as a confused girl who'll do anything to let go of her innocence. She starts hanging out with a manipulative new friend (played by Nikki Reed, who cowrote the script at age 13), and things go from bad to worse.
Holly Hunter is great as a hardworking mom overwhelmed by her daughter's sudden behavior change. With realistic filmmaking, realistic dialogue and realistic performances, the film's so...well, real...that it could be frightening for parents in the crowd. No kidding.