10 Classic Hollywood Cliches Still Used Today

Look out! Here comes another Hollywood cliché! Bruce Willis of 'Die Hard' would know a thing or two about that. See more movie making pictures. 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images

Bruce Willis doesn't worry about silly things like ruptured eardrums or flying explosion debris. He doesn't even need to turn around to see what the ruckus is all about in the first place. He's too busy being the perfect combination of cool, sweaty and sexy to care. And, you know what? We're usually too entertained to split hairs over the details of crazy and improbable film clichés ourselves.

Tried-and-true movie bromides often manage to simultaneously entertain movie-goers and drive us a little bit nuts. Visually, tropes are usually far cooler than reality, especially in cases like slow-motion explosion walkaways, which would cause normal people to soil their pants and run for the hills (in that order). From horror to action to sci-fi, every movie genre has a veritable trove of clichés to pull from regularly. Keep reading to see if your personal fave or pet peeve made the list!