18 Baffling Tropes Hollywood Can't Stop Using

It's no secret that Hollywood likes to recycle tropes until they're a pile of sad entertainment mulch. But while we can easily point out the obvious ones -- reboots, superheroes, Channing Tatum without his shirt on -- there's a whole lot of characters and plots that we don't even notice. And because of that, Hollywood is able to keep throwing them back at us.

That's why we asked our keen-eyed readers to point out the worst offenders that have been poisoning the pop culture well. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Congrats, Chan Teik Onn. You win money.

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