20 Ridiculous Coincidences That Saved Movie Heroes

We like a movie good guy who's quick on his or her feet, knows how to kick ass, can deliver a witty quip in a moment of impending doom, and can save the day//planet/drugs/etc. Sometimes, though, it turns out that saving the day is less skill-based and more fortune-based.

To help illustrate this, we asked our readers to comb through our favorite films and find the worst offenders. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Michael Voll

IRON MANBC TONY STARK has crash-landed and needs a place to hide and repair his suit. Thank goodness, the first building he finds is a FULLY EQUIPPED

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In TRAINING DAY. good cop Jake saves a random young woman from an attack After she leaves. he finds her wallet Latere his partner Alonzo sets him up A

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Entry by Tehurn_v2.0

At the beginning of X-Men: First Class. mutants Charles Xavier and Raven Darkholme meet as kids when Raven just SO happens to break into Charles' hous

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Bane's men surround Selina on a rooftop following her confrontation with pawn Daggett. Luckily for her, of all the buildings

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Entry by Jordan Rudow

At the end of A New Hope, Han abandons the rebels, only to return at the exact moment Luke needs saving from Darth Vader, allowing Luke to destroy the

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Entry by T.D. Woodward

CRACKEDCON When Merry and Pippin escape into Fangorn, not only do they climb up the one tree around that happens to be the leader of the Ents..1 But h

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Entry by rustytimon

PIRATES CARIBBEAN CRACKED COMT OF THE CURSE BLACK PEARL OF THE Ten years after being mutinied on by the cursed crew of the Black Pearl, Jack Sparrowju

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Entry by Scott Laffey

THE BOONDOCK SAINTS Mob boss Papa Joe Yakavetta hires notorious hitman IL Duce to kill the anointed vigilantes, the MacManus brothers. As he's about

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Moments after Buzz and Woody are separated from Andy and stranded at a gas station, Fizn LIGHTYEAR a clearly-labeled truck heading to the same destina

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Hey, remember how Dorothy melted the Wicked Witch by throwing a bucket of water on her? That was completely by accident. Dorothy was trying to extingu

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Entry by Paka

20 Ridiculous Coincidences That Saved Movie Heroes

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Entry by whoiswillo

CRACKED COM Early in Goldeneye, Q provides James Bond with a pen that doubles as a class 4 grenade. You have to click the pen three times in order to

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Entry by Phighter

CRACKED.COM Thankfully The Goonies managed to convince a girl who played piano when she was four to join them on their quest, because otherwise they w

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Entry by Danzy

SUPEEI MOVIE THE Lex Luthor's henchman, Otis, puts the wrong coordinates in a nuclear missile because he's an idiot. Those coordinates send the missil

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In blonde Eue fumbles IEGALY through her first court case. Luckily the key witness's testimony hinges on details of perm care, in which ELlE is well i

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Entry by MJPatrick

DRUNKEN GRANDPA DRIVES HIS JEEP INTO THE LIVING ROOM FOR NO GOOD REASON. JUST HAPPENS TO KILL THE HEAD VAMPIRE BEFORE HE CAN BITE LUCY ON THE NECK. TH

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CRACKED.C COM Lpisoce TTHEEMPIRE STRIKES Luke, you will go to the Dagobah System. There you will learn from Yoda, the Jedi Master who instructed me.

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Entry by Nordy

CRACKED.COM In harbour a this big... And weather this bad... It's pretty amazing that att the main characters end up this close together...

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Entry by RogerRamjet

WITH NO WAY of KNOWING IF HIS FRIEND WAS IN THE FIGHT TO BEGIN WITH AND WHILE STUMBLING AROUND THE HUGE BATTLEFIELD LITTERED WITH CORPSES OF CLOSE TO

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Entry by durbnpoisn

CRACKEDco COM Hikaru Sulu. uably the best pilot in the galaxy, forgot to turn off the emergency brake. This delayed their leaving with the rest of the

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