15 Reasons To Rewatch 'Jawbreaker' Immediately

If you still have a sweet spot for the viciously fun 1999 flick Jawbreaker, this is probably an exciting time to be alive: E! has a new Jawbreaker TV show in the works. Well, in a roughly inspired way. The show is reportedly set to follow a new clique, trading in teenage popular chicks for bridal party babes, but, as you would guess, the festivities of a bachelorette party get cut short due to a case of accidental murder. And that sounds great and all, but knowing we won't be getting a full-on reunion just makes me want to backtrack and watch the original film. There are plenty of reasons to rewatch Jawbreaker.

Trust me, I can make a thousand arguments for the movie. It's a stylish, smart satire that manages to hit all the right teen movie notes without it getting totally gross and hackneyed. Hell, I can make one strong argument for Jawbreaker just with the awesomeness that is Rose McGowan at... well, I would say "at her prime," but TBH modern day McGowan is incredible too.

In any case, it might just make sense to narrow it down to a concise list of reasons why you should rewatch the film right now. Learn it, live it, love it.

1It Is The Blackest Of Black Comedies

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Nevermind the fact that it basically starts with manslaughter, these are girls who have a history of kidnapping their besties for their birthday. Like, even the Heathers would be iffy about that.

2And Yet The Color Palette Is Absolutely Stunning

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Jawbreaker's dark, dark world is ironically a vivid, candy-colored wonderland with plenty of poppy, retro-inspired looks.

3The Slow-Motion Strutting To Imperial Teen's "Yoo Hoo"

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Honestly everything is peachy f*cking keen when that song comes on.

4Courtney "Satan In High Heels" Shane

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The leader of this accidentally murderous trio and the undisputed star of the show. She's so fabulous I don't even mind that she's a sociopath.

5And Seriously, McGowan Has Never Looked More Beautiful

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Regina George looks like a trashfire comparatively.

6You're Not Denied A Fabulous Makeover

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Dude, that's Judy Greer as Fern/Vylette, and she's virtually unrecognizable either way, thanks to movie magic (and probably some mascara).

7And Then We Get More Slow-Motion Strutting

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Amazing.

8Julie Benz In An Underrated, Ditzy Role As Marcie

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She can be an airheaded sidekick and a vicious blood-sucking fiend on Angel, it's remarkable.

9This Creepy Marilyn Manson Cameo

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Him and McGowan were dating at the time. Good luck sleeping tonight remembering that little fact (and witnessing Courtney's seduce-and-destroy on screen).

10All The Lengths The Girls Go Through To Cover Up A Lie

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There's a lot of quick, creative thinking here, so be sure to take some notes.

11There's Also A Whole Romantic Subplot, And The Male Love Interest Is Pretty Cute, I Guess

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He's also pretty understanding about the whole accidentally-killing-one's-friend thing.

12The Way Courtney Undermines The Token Jock At Her School

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"What he does after prom is his problem. He could get married, coach Little League. l could give a sh*t. He's a yearbook photo, a piece of nostalgia that won't stand the test of time." Wow, ice cold, but so awesome.

13Oh, And There's A Prom Scene, Of Course

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With all the incredible fashion and big reveals you'd want.

14Courtney's Epic Undoing

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As much as I'm obsessed with her, it's an undeniably incredibly sight to watch her torn apart by the wolves.

15And Perhaps Most Importantly, The Entire Soundtrack Is Perfect

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I already mentioned "Yoo Hoo" and I'd give a separate item to the Donnas playing at the school dance (as is tradition in teen movies from 1999) if I could find it online. However, the show really starts strong by kicking off with Veruca Salt.

Relive it all immediately.