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11 Romantic Comedy Clichés We Love to Hate

Jun 25 2014 - 5:30am

They Came Together [1] is a romantic comedy that turns the romantic comedy on its head — and it's a genre that deserves it. Standard romantic comedies contain so many clichés that it's easy to make fun of the movies — and it's fun to count them, too. We've rounded up the most obnoxious, most pervasive clichés in the rom-com genre, along with the movies that are guilty of them!


The Dream Dismissal

Movie Makeover

The Ex Factor

Career Gal Regret

Source: CBS Films [2]

The Just Friends Cliché

The Stranger Just Under Your Nose

Hidden Agenda

Source: Miramax [5]

The Small-Pond Escapee

The Meet-Cute

The Reformed Player

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