The most persistent movie cliches

Updated 1349 GMT (2149 HKT) May 31, 2013
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When the weather heats up, it's natural to head for the coolness of your local movie theater. Here are a few cliches we can almost guarantee you will run across in some of the movies. Speaking of heat, we have to start with the crew casually walking away from the exploding vehicle like Anthony Mackie, Mark Wahlberg and the Rock do in "Pain and Gain."Some others include ... Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
The good guys never, ever fall off that fast-moving car. They will hold on by their fingertips, hold on with one hand or even leap from said vehicle. But, like Vin Diesel here in "Fast and Furious 6," they always stay perfectly perched. Courtesy Universal Pictures
If a family is going to be placed in peril, there must be an equal child-to-parent ratio; that way, everyone is assigned a buddy when all hell breaks lose. Here, Mireille Enos as Karen Lane and Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane in "World War Z" each grab hold of a kid. Courtesy Paramount Pictures
You never just walk up on the bad thing. The bad thing is ALWAYS behind you, as Jaden Smith displays in "After Earth." Courtesy Columbia Pictures
If two officers, agents or other unlikely buddies are paired, they must not like each other from the start. But don't worry, the love will come. Such is the case with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy's characters in "The Heat." Courtesy 20th Century Fox
Superheroes may have superhuman strength, but that doesn't mean they can't be restrained. When they are caught, there always seems to be handcuffs strong enough to hold them, like here with Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman in "Man of Steel." Warner Bros.
If the star is surrounded by a group of bad guys, he or she will always take them down. Don't even worry about it. Here, Liam Neeson stars as Bryan Mills in "Taken 2," in which he demolishes a group of bad guys. Courtesy of The 20th Century Fox
The car that star is in can be battered, shot at, smashed into and even rammed. But it will never stall or stop running during the high-speed action. Note the damage to the vehicle Daniel Craig (as James Bond) hops out of in "Skyfall." Columbia Pictures
Don't try this one at home, folks. When the star jumps through a window, there may be a scratch here and there, but don't worry about them getting too cut up. Here, Channing Tatum as John Cale takes a leap in "White House Down." Courtesy Columbia Pictures
The bad guys can fire at the star multiple times with everything from a six-shooter to an automatic, but they won't get him. Said star will, however, take out a villain with one shot. Here, Jamie Foxx stars as Django in "Django Unchained." Courtesy The Weinstein Company
The traffic is always horrendous when time is of the essence. Unless, of course, the star needs a parking space, as those are always readily available. Here, Bruce Willis as John McClane in "A Good Day to Die Hard" tries to make it to his destination. The 20th Century Fox
Who hasn't enjoyed a good yell from the star to signify either great grief ("Nooooooooooooooo!") or some serious fury? Here, Hugh Jackman lets it rip as Logan in "The Wolverine." 20th Century Fox
The hero always gets the girl -- if she survives until the end. Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man and Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in "Iron Man 3" prove that point. Courtesy Walt Disney Pictures