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List Rules Add 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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808 45
Split from the Group is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Split from the Group
Not the best time to go it alone. 

2
663 77
Whimper While Hiding Near the ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Whimper While Hiding Near the Killer

3
772 63
Shoot the Villain Once and Ass... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
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!

4
685 71
Investigate a Strange Sound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Investigate a Strange Sound
Ooh! A scary noise! I should arm myself with this flashlight and go investigate!

5
631 67
Leave the Doors Unlocked is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Leave the Doors Unlocked

6
705 58
Trip and Don't Get Up Immediat... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Trip and Don't Get Up Immediately

7
521 73
Don't Look Behind Them is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Don't Look Behind Them

8
446 48
Run and Hide in the Basement W... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
KAYLA1 added Run and Hide in the Basement Where They'll Be Trapped.

9
564 61
Ignore Warnings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Ignore Warnings
Stay in that haunted hotel or that creepy town in the middle of nowhere that people have warned you about. 

10
505 86
Scream While They Are Running ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
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.

11
375 14
Watch Someone Being Killed Ins... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
BreonArzellJackson added Watch Someone Being Killed Instead of Using It As an Opportunity to Get Away

12
515 93
Run Upstairs! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Run Upstairs!

13
571 85
Run Into the Woods Rather Than... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Run Into the Woods Rather Than Sticking to the Road

14
563 63
Don't Call the Police for Back... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Don't Call the Police for Back Up

15
425 72
Hide in a Nearby, Obvious Stru... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Hide in a Nearby, Obvious Structure
This abandoned tool shed will do!

16
382 20
Don't Arm Yourself Even Though... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Dismalhead added Don't Arm Yourself Even Though A Killer Is on The Loose

17
472 85
Answer the Door at Night When ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Answer the Door at Night When You Aren't Expecting Anyone

18
446 81
Follow a Trail of Blood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Follow a Trail of Blood

19
411 102
Wear High Heels, a Mini Skirt,... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Wear High Heels, a Mini Skirt, Etc.
(for the ladies, of course) How are you supposed to run in that?

20
353 50
Drop the Car Keys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
usernamenotavailable added Drop the Car Keys

21
245 15
Ask If Someone Is There When I... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
duhhhh added Ask If Someone Is There When It's Quiet

22
348 90
Forget to Charge Your Phone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Forget to Charge Your Phone

23
232 25
Try to get to the car once and... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Dismalhead added Try to get to the car once and then give up

24
388 82
Push Your Ear Against a Wall o... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Push Your Ear Against a Wall or Door When It Goes Quiet

25
399 88
Throw Away a Gun When It Is Ou... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Dumbest Moves Made By Every Horror Movie Victim
Throw Away a Gun When It Is Out of Ammo