Worst Movie Cliches

Watching the new Batman movie made me review the best ways to ruin a sure blockbuster.

The Top Ten

1 All the main characters magically survive
2 It was all a dream

That really pisses me off, on some movies that do this I think to myself I sat through this piece of S/ only find out it was just a dream its like a huge middle finger to the viewers is what it is. - egnomac

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3 Love interest is kidnapped

Who hasn't seen that a thousand times. - egnomac

So stupid. I just hate the damsel in distress bullcrap. I mean, I'm no feminist but I think it's pretty damn sexist.

Oh please it's the most oldest cliché in the book. And why is the female usually portrayed as weak, she doesn't even try half the time either.

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4 Unoriginal/meaningless villain deaths
5 Ally gets mind-controlled, hero says fight it, ally says he can't.
6 Villain holds gun at hero, tells him everything, hero kills villain
7 Ally dies, hero is sad, ally comes back to life
8 Villain tells hero big plan
9 Singing for no reason at all

Yeah! Take Frozen's "Let it Go" for example

10 Hero sacrificing himself

The Contenders

11 Kissing at the End

More like in the middle or some time before the movie ends

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12 Extensive soul searching
13 Guns never run out of bullets
14 Villain devises elaborate hero death
15 People shoot guns, but miss their target every time.

They must have lousy aim or were just really really drunk during filming. - egnomac

16 The rubbish players score
17 "And they lived happily ever after"
18 Sole black character dies
19 Bomb disabled when there's one second left
20 The strong damsel in distress V 1 Comment
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Extensive soul searching
2. Villain tells hero big plan
3. Ally gets mind-controlled, hero says fight it, ally says he can't.
1. Main character survives
2. Everyone magically survives
3. Villain is not dead
1. "And they lived happily ever after"
2. Singing for no reason at all
3. The misunderstood hero

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