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The geeky girls in high school movies who are supposed to be ugly are still really good looking.

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I hate when the ‘ugly’ person gets a 15-minute makeover and is suddenly the best looking person in the film.

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I really hate how women always seem to be really skinny (and it’s not the women’s fault at all, I don’t want to shame them for being skinny) but I would like to see a woman who wasn’t necessarily plus-size (though we need more leads who are) but weighs 160 pounds rather than 120.

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Biggest cliché is that the vast majority of women sleep in their underwear and a tiny little top. Reality is we sleep in oversized T-shirts and that pair of leggings that have one too many rips/food stains on to wear in public.

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Any time that women vomit in movies, it’s an indication of pregnancy.

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All women wanting babies, and those who say they don’t end up changing their minds and having them anyway

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I’m sure some women definitely do this, but going to sleep with their hair down and then waking up with it still in perfect condition and an amazing sheen. I have to sleep with my hair up to be comfortable and I still wake up looking like Edward Scissorhands.

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In films that take place in a post-apocalyptic setting, women somehow still have shaven armpits/legs, perfectly plucked eyebrows, clear skin and sometimes still wear make up! Even if they had the time/supplies to shave/apply makeup, I’m pretty sure they won’t care about all that if they’re fearing for their lives.

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Live in huge, beautiful apartments when they work as underpaid journalists or small-shop owners.

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How ‘fat’ women, aren’t fat. Bridget Jones? Not fat. Natalie from Love Actually? Not fat.

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Giving birth. It’s both super fast and super terrifying. Nobody is ever counting contractions, trying countless positions to ease the pain, doing breathing exercises etc. The woman always loses her shit from labour pain and gives up her birth plan altogether and dramatically begs for epidural, only to be told it’s too late, and it’s time to give birth, even though it’s only been like half an hour. On that note, movies never depict the actual size of late pregnancy, even when said woman is in delivery. Everybody looks six months pregnant max.

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25-year-old actresses are cast as high schoolers, while 35-year-old actresses are cast as mothers of high schoolers.

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Shop or get a manicure as a way to resolve their problems.

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What REALLY pisses me off is women always having perfect makeup and hair in catastrophe movies. For example, in Bird Box, the world has ‘ended’ four years ago and Malorie still has perfect eyelash extensions. How???

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85 pound women in badass jobs like assassins or secret agents or super heroes. You need more muscle for these big fights you win.

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Working out without putting their hair up – the worst offender is She’s the Man, that final scene where Amanda Bynes plays the whole second half with her hair just whipping in her face drive me nuts. Someone would have given that girl a hair tie.

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Eat food seductively

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Women in movies are always ‘cool’ because they’re “not like other girls.” This is established by showing them eating chicken wings, enjoying sports, or playing video games. They do all these things in full faces of makeup wearing designer clothes.

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Friends existing to talk about your guy troubles with. Sure, my girlfriends and I talk about guys, but we also talk about philosophy and what we’re reading and things we’ve discovered about ourselves lately and our latest workout routine and whether God exists and our cats and Harry Potter…

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Women before the 1930’s who shave their legs and armpits.

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The way women have to always dress ‘feminine’ even in disaster situations! Like Jurassic World – they have their main female character running away from DINOSAURS in high heels…freaking t-rexs and velociraptors and running through the jungle…but no let’s make sure she stays in her skirt and heels (and her makeup will be messy but still pretty), so stupid.

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Start having an orgasm two seconds into sex. No foreplay needed, apparently don’t need to discuss if they needed a condom/if she’s on the pill, has perfectly matching underwear on for the occasion which is so nice she feels the need to keep the bra on and OF COURSE doesn’t need to pee afterwards. They just snuggle and fall asleep in each other’s arms without any need to clean up or worry about UTIs. Soooo realistic!

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Every time they show a woman taking a shower by herself, she’s always caressing her hair/body in a way no normal human being would when simply taking a shower. Also, she’s usually clearly wearing eye liner and false lashes, at the very least…in the damn shower.

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For the love of god, put in a teenager with acne or braces or something into a film set in a high school. Teenagers are always depicted with, clear skin and fully developed. NOBODY looked like that in high school!

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Wearing matching lingerie constantly.

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20-year-old actresses are cast as surgeons, astrophysicists, history professors, etc. Unless they were baby geniuses, there is no way someone that young would have risen so high in her profession (especially considering that, because of prejudice and discrimination, it often takes women longer to climb the ladder.)

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