14 Plots That Are So Predictable You Can Diagram What's Next

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The creative types behind popular movies and shows like to think they're being fresh and original. As it turns out, though, they're all working from the same boring, hack playbook. In fact, movie and TV plots have become so predictable that you can tell exactly what's coming.

Here's how:

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SIDE CHARACTER REDEMPTION DEATH

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The romance develops quickly. THE BIG TWIST? She's working for the bad side.

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Do you recognize that background actress? Yeah, she'll be important later.

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