If you're someone who's watched a lot of horror movies, then you've probably noticed some very common tropes over the years.
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And a lot of these common tropes involve people doing questionable, often stupid, things — gotta have some ~drama~ right? Well, you're not the only one who's noticed, because people on Twitter have called out a lot of these annoying things over the years and, honestly, good points were made. Check it out:
People in horror movies will dig up a grave with one shovel (no pickaxe), all on their own in like 20 minutes.
people in horror movies love wiping steam off of mirrors to see behind them instead of just turning around
When I see people in horror movies running around their house hiding from a killer I always think, "How fucking big is that house?"In my house I could run into the family room and the killer would be in the kitchen like, "I see you in the family room"#HorrorMovies
why do people in horror movies yell out "hello?" as if the killer is going to respond
nothing less relatable to me than when people in horror movies are like “this is my home, i’m not going to let some ghost/psycho murderer/spirit drive me out” lmao catch me in a hotel the first time the lights flicker
People in horror movies be like
I am once again asking people in horror movies to turn on the damn lights.
why do people in horror movies that involve spirits NEVER cleanse themselves AFTER going to the haunted place, just why??
people in horror movies trying to be quite while looking for something to defend themselves with from the killer
Why do people in horror movies go to Christian churches to get more info on ghosts
white people in horror movies when they find an ancient book with written spells: it's time to read this out loud. i am not capable of reading this in my head or closing the book. i must shout it from the rooftops with a megaphone
People in horror movies will live in towns like Shadyville or Demonside or Murdertown and still be acting surprised when there’s a serial killer on the loose???
Why do people in horror movies always have their phones on loud? Don't most people have their phones on silent all the time?
people in horror movies go to a house saying "i used to live here" and the person who lives there now invites them in. does this really happen and why
people in horror movies always wanna go into a cornfield and for what??
why do people in horror movies run so slow just run
people in horror movies: *walking in an eerie forest at dark*the crows:
people in horror movies will hear weird whispers then move towards that whisper
No one: White people in horror movies: https://t.co/zt6Zj1CEsW
why do people in horror movies always insist on going into the damn basement
Someone should do a montage of people in horror movies fumbling with keys or trying to start cars while saying “c’mon, c’mon!"
Why do people in horror movies always camp in places with no cell service?
This is exactly how people in horror movies be like 😂😂😂😂