How many movies can you name where a character wheels around to his companion and seethes, "You just don't get it, do you?"
I gave myself ten minutes on this project, and was only able to come up with the first clip from this supercut, "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery." If it hadn't been for supercut sensation Jeff Smith (seriously, check out all his Vimeo creations … this guy has compiled everything), I might never have noticed how prevalent "cinema's worst writing cliché" was in modern film. Take a look:
A fun game is to try to count the amount of times this line is used on/by Dennis Hopper, Marisa Tomei, and every unknown actor who has tried to make it in Hollywood by starring in a straight-to-DVD action film.
What's your favorite cliched movie phrase? Mine is "You're not going to shoot me" (usually followed up by the inevitable "…because the safety's still on!"): if someone would like to make a supercut of that in the near future, I'd be really grateful.