5 of the Most Overused Action Movie Cliches You Probably Didn’t Even Realize Were Cliches

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2. The Badass Masked Killer Who is Revealed to be a Woman

Hot Girl on Motorcycle

Oh look, it’s a really dangerous looking killer! Wearing a mask! (Or a helmet, if the killer happens to be on a motorcycle.) We can’t see the killer’s face, but we assume it’s a guy due to the fact that the killer does their job with expert precision/deadliness, cause what dainty lass could do such evil things? But then the killer whips off their helmets to reveal — GASP! It’s a girl! A hot, smoking hot girl, at that. Of course, if you had eyes, you would have known this before the supposed big reveal. Unless, that is, you’ve never seen a woman in your life and can’t tell the difference between a man and a woman’s bodies. Here’s a hint: chicks have more curves and moves WAY differently than guys. This cliche almost always never works on me, but that won’t stop filmmakers from thinking they’re clever and re-using it over and over anyway.

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