17 Things We're Sick Of Seeing In Superhero Movies
With Marvel dominating the box office, we are at the height of superhero movies. And with great quantity comes great cliches. For every incredible genre-breaking move a film makes, there are another three films relying on formulaic approaches. And look, we don’t hate every cliche. Give us spandex, too-long action sequences, and a mutant with human problems any day. But there are some elements that are just boring to watch unfold.
We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “What trope in superhero movies are you sick of?” Although not all the responses were tropes, per se, we appreciated and agreed with many of the answers. From sexist, impractical costume choices to Jared Leto, there are some things we all agree superhero movies are overdue to let go of. Did we miss any superhero super-cliches that would make you beg for a movie ticket refund? Did we include something that makes movies superb by your standards? Be sure to leave an angry comment below.