Top Ten Biggest Sci-fi Movie Clichés

PositronWildhawk
I love sci-fi, but I must admit that it is hard to take a sci-fi movie seriously when some of these clichés are used excessively.

The Top Ten

1 Small spark causes huge explosion

It's unintentional humour, this. It's the equivalent of going from stick thin to enormously fat from a single Snickers. And it's even worse when in space, because there is no oxygen to let something become a big ball of fire. - PositronWildhawk

2 The love interest gets into the most trouble the entire time
3 Asteroids Are Trouble

NASA have so far sent many a probe through an asteroid belt without trouble, because asteroids within a belt are often much further apart than they are in sci-fi movies. - PositronWildhawk

At least NASA keeps an eye on them. Their probability of striking the earth is 1% in the next 20 years, and one of them is really close to earth. Equipments are being made to prevent this from happening such as laser gun statelites. But in sci-fic movies, this 1% most of the time becomes 50%. - Kiteretsunu

4 They travel through time to change something at the last moment

Hmm... Agree. Don't you just hate it when that happens? - Britgirl

5 Aliens with technology and intelligence in advance of our own are beaten intuitively

So unrealistic. How often does one random guy with a laser gun kill off an extraterrestrial empire? - PositronWildhawk

6 Supercomputers break down when humans confuse them
7 Alarm goes off despite all being in the same room

Like in Red Dwarf, when Rimmer insisted on going to blue alert because it made him more comfortable. And then he wanted red alert, but that meant changing the bulb. - PositronWildhawk

8 The robot will do all of the small things for you
9 Posessed individuals have superpowers

Really? Really? Oh, bloody hell, REALLY?!?! - PositronWildhawk

10 Electronics repaired by random bloke

The Contenders

11 "We've learned a lot from this mission."

Of course you did. You learn the same thing every time. - PositronWildhawk

12 "They can hear us..."
13 Alien Puppets
14 Something Else Inside
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