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The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim

List RulesAdd horror movie cliches, and upvote the mistakes that many victims make

List of the stupid moves that every horror movie victim makes--the worst horror movie cliches. If you've ever found yourself yelling, "Don't run up the stairs!!" or "Get up!!" you know what we're talking about. These stereotypical moves made by victims in scary movies are usually so dumb that you start to think that they deserve their bloody ending. Stereotypical horror movie victims include the sexy girl and her lover, the helpful minority character, the overly curious guy, the macho man and the jokester. These people will all usually die in scary movies. Stupid mistakes made by horror movie victims range from underestimating how fast a killer can move to running into the woods rather than hopping in a nearby car.

Why do characters in horror movies split up? Why don't they get up when they fall? Why do women whimper softly when they are hiding by a nearby psycho murderer? If you get to the bottom of these mistakes, you just may be able to survive a horror movie. 

 
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    Split from the Group

    Not the best time to go it alone. 
  • 2
    600
    44

    Shoot the Villain Once and Assume He Is Dead

    Welp, my work is done here. Oh no! He is still alive and is now coming after me!
  • 3
    560
    39

    Trip and Don't Get Up Immediately

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    475
    42

    Leave the Doors Unlocked

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    354
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    Watch Someone Being Killed Instead of Using It As an Opportunity to Get Away

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    524
    56

    Whimper While Hiding Near the Killer

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    528
    57

    Investigate a Strange Sound

    Ooh! A scary noise! I should arm myself with this flashlight and go investigate!
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    Don't Arm Yourself Even Though A Killer Is on The Loose

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    45

    Don't Call the Police for Back Up

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    41

    Ignore Warnings

    Stay in that haunted hotel or that creepy town in the middle of nowhere that people have warned you about. 
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    Run and Hide in the Basement Where They'll Be Trapped.

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    388
    48

    Don't Look Behind Them

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    418
    58

    Run Into the Woods Rather Than Sticking to the Road

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    251
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    Ask If Someone Is There When It's Quiet

  • 15
    400
    61

    Scream While They Are Running Away

    AAAAAH - if only I - AAAAAH - could run - AAAAH - a little faster! But I am screaming, so I can't.
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    375
    58

    Run Upstairs!

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    354
    53

    Answer the Door at Night When You Aren't Expecting Anyone

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    340
    52

    Follow a Trail of Blood

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    336
    51

    Hide in a Nearby, Obvious Structure

    This abandoned tool shed will do!
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    Drop the Car Keys

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    218
    18
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    Try to get to the car once and then give up

  • 22
    321
    57

    Throw Away a Gun When It Is Out of Ammo

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    215
    20
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    Find a Body and Decide to Stick Around and Investigate

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    237
    29
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    Act Like Car Doors Can't Be Unlocked from the Inside

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    294
    55

    Push Your Ear Against a Wall or Door When It Goes Quiet

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List Rules: Add horror movie cliches, and upvote the mistakes that many victims make