Sunday, June 23, 2013

Movie Cliches

I copied and pasted these from DrummerGuy's Blog.
Large, loft style apartments in New York City are well within the price range of most people - whether they are employed or not.
Should you decide to defuse a bomb, don't worry which wire to cut. You will always choose the right one.
Most laptop computers are powerful enough to override the communications system of any invading alien society.
It does not matter if you are heavily outnumbered in a fight involving martial arts. Your enemies will wait patiently to attack you one by one by dancing around in a threatening manner until you have knocked out their predecessors.
When you turn out the light to go to bed, everything in your bedroom will still be clearly visible, just slightly bluish.
Rather than wasting bullets, megalomaniacs prefer to kill their archenemies using complicated machinery involving fuses, pulley systems, deadly gasses, lasers, and man-eating sharks, which will allow their captives at least 20 minutes to escape.
You're very likely to survive any battle in any war unless you make the mistake of showing someone a picture of your sweetheart back home.
The Eiffel Tower can be seen from any window in Paris.
A man will show no pain while taking the most ferocious beating but will wince when a woman tries to clean his wounds.
If a large pane of glass is visible, someone will be thrown through it before long.
Even when driving down a perfectly straight road, it is necessary to turn the steering wheel vigorously from left to right every few moments.
All bombs are fitted with electronic timing devices with large red readouts so you know exactly when they're going to go off.
A detective can only solve a case once he has been suspended from duty.
If you decide to start dancing in the street, everyone you meet will know all the steps.
Police departments give their officers personality tests to make sure they are deliberately assigned a partner who is their total opposite.
When they are alone, all foreign military officers prefer to speak to each other in English.
You will win every gunfight, although you are alone and face ten enemies.
If your hometown is facing an imminent natural disaster or threatened by a deadly creature, the mayor will only be concerned about tourism.
When paying a taxi driver, you don't look into your wallet. Just pick any bill, it will cover the exact fare.
You can gain access to any information you want by simply typing "ACCESS ALL OF THE SECRET FILES" on any keyboard.
When you are captured by the villain, he will tell you his entire evil plot then put you in a death machine that doesn't work.
When you cut the wire to the detonator on a bomb, the timer will stop. You will not be able to do this, however, until only one second remains.
Kids are smart, parents are stupid.
Once a horse sees a rattlesnake, it will throw the rider off in the snake's direction.
Reading any book aloud usually has catastrophic consequences.
Mobile phones work almost anywhere unless it's important that they do.
People who don't know their parentage turn out to be either very rich or aristocracy.
All expeditions must be led by an old and experienced guide with a facial scar who dies horribly before the end.
Given an easy opportunity to kill the hero, any villain will decline, and justify this by suggesting that they ‘might be useful' at some point.
100 foot fall? No problem! If you land on a car, you'll be just fine.
People told to stay somewhere never do.

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