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Top 10 Hollywood movie clichés we are sick and tired of

Things that happen regularly on Hollywood movies and are perceived as overused and even stupid/illogical
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    1Americans saving the day in third world countries

  • 2The "Don't leave me... I love you" final scene at the airport in romantic comedies (with crowd applauding the kiss)

  • 3Sharks Being Mindless Killers suggested byRazorRex

  • 4Bomb deactivated in the very last second

  • 5Refusing To Kill The Villain suggested bybobbylashley18

  • 6Armed villain walking around his/her victim and talking nonsense (giving time to a hero to arrive and kill him from behind)

  • 7The Beam/Portal in the Sky suggested byKarma

  • 8Countdown to disaster in a giant screen in a crowded military/NASA office (situation is solved in the very last second, everyone applauds and cheer and hug each other)

  • 9Easily breakable passwords (because yeah, you hide sensitive information behind obvious passwords)

  • 10The shelf full of breakable objects in drama movies (swept by a male character with one hand when he gets bad news)

  • 11The retired hero (living in the desert or farm in the middle of nowhere) who is convinced to participate in a project

  • 12The hard woman who hates the male protagonist, only to fall in love with him at the end of the movie

  • 13Forced Unfunny Comic Reliefs suggested byRazorRex

  • 14The Liar Revealed suggested byKarma

  • 15The Bully suggested byKarma

  • 16"You'd Better Take a Look at This" suggested byKarma
    It's something you say when your cat is in a box; NOT during life or death situations

  • 17Damsels in Distress suggested bygovernmentfree
    It would if they were their own heroes and end up saving the day instead of the men doing all of the work

  • 18Guy gets the girl in the end suggested byLyleVSXyle

  • 19Killing off likable or plot relevant characters for sheer shock value. suggested byTrueBackLash

  • 20Rushed Romances suggested bybobbylashley18

  • 21Whitewashing Casts suggested bygovernmentfree

  • 22People who Keep on Shooting instead of Running suggested byRazorRex

  • 23The Hero saying he's not going to do something but does it anyway suggested byHenry Patterson

  • 24Father hating the Child's Boy/girlfriend suggested byRazorRex

  • 25the i hate guns but expert marksman cliche suggested bydbskeetdude37@yahoo.

  • 26Elongated Cringe Humor suggested byTrueBackLash

  • 27Protracted and awkward dialogue exchanges that gives the actors a chance to riff lazily.. suggested byLyleVSXyle

  • 28"You're Late" suggested byKarma
    Being late in movies seems to yield zero consequences

  • 29Unrealistic GUIs (Monitors with graphical user interfaces with blue or green window borders over black background and giant, blinking "ACCESS DENIED" messages) (does your typical Windows or Linux look
    An example would be this scene in the Netflix show "Everything Sucks":
    Also, according to Daniel Nazer on Twitter, "It's common during production to be told (falsely) that you need clearance for all trademarks appearing in a movie or TV show." (

  • 30Making less dangerous animals dangerous suggested byJamie Murphy

  • 31driving a ford mustang suggested bydbskeetdude37@yahoo.

  • 32Technobabble suggested byKarma

  • 33The good girl falling in love with a bad boy suggested bySara Cohen

  • 34The "Ex Machina" Moment suggested byKarma
    A character/element of the story suddenly appearing to resolve a conflict with little to no buildup of how they would be able to do so

  • 35Racism suggested bygovernmentfree

  • 36Where are they now? suggested byEmmanuel Dunk

  • 37never fired a gun but manages to kill someone suggested byWesley Webb

  • 38Shaky Cam suggested byFreemantle_uk

  • 39Unnecessary Sexy Women suggested byDeanta Saeran

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