''All about feature {{film}}s. See also {{Directors}}, FilmGenres.''
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* ActionizedSequel: Putting in more action scenes since you don't need all the backstory.
* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: Characters angst more in the movie than they did in the book
* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Characters are more attractive than they were in previous adaptations
* AdaptationalCurves: Characters are bustier or more muscular than they were in the source material.
* AdrenalineMakeover: People change their look when setting out for adventure
* AgeLift: A character played by an actor much older than the character is supposed to be.
* AlanSmithee: Disowning the movie and blaming Alan Smith
* AllInTheEyes: Emphasizing the eyes by dimming everything else.
* AnimatedCreditsOpening: Animated opening to a live-action film.
* AwardBaitSong: A song that stands out in a movie and is expected to win an award.
* AwardSnub: Didn't get an award, but should have.
* BadToTheBone: A badass song for a badass scene.
* TheBadGuyWins: When the villain wins instead of the hero.
* BigDamnMovie: A film of a TV series with a more epic plot.
* BolivianArmyEnding: Did they die or not?
* BoxOfficeBomb: When a movie fails to make back its budget in gross revenue.
* BusbyBerkeleyNumber: An intricate dance number
* TheCenterpieceSpectacular: An exciting set piece designed to keep the audience enthralled with the movie.
* ChargeIntoCombatCut: The film switches to a different scene just as an epic battle is getting started.
* ClifftopCaterwauling: Roaring on the edge of a cliff
* ColorWash: Saturating the colors on the film
* ConsolationAward: Compensating for lack of awards by giving minor one out of pity
* CrackOhMyBack: The pains of old age
* CrushFilter: The idealized, dreamy vision a person sees when they look at their crush.
* DarkWorld: A MirrorUniverse with a dark twist
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Black and white, but on purpose
* DevelopmentHell: It still hasn't come out?
** SavedFromDevelopmentHell: Seemed like it would never come out, now it finally is
* DisneyAcidSequence: A surreal scene in a movie
* DoorRoulette: Trying out different doors to find the right one
* DuelingMovies: Similar movies releasing at around the same time
* DuelingStarsMovie: A movie starring two actors fans want to see together
* DumpMonths: Studios tend to release their worst movies in particular months of the year
* EnforcedMethodActing: Getting the best acting by not telling actors about upcoming scenes or lines
* EverythingButTheGirl: A person with new talents can get everything but the girl he wants
* ExploitationFilm: A film with excessive violence or sex for no real reason
* FakeActionPrologue: Seems like an action film, but it isn't
* FakeOutOpening: That opening scene? Has nothing to do with the actual movie.
* FallingChandelierOfDoom: If a fancy room gets damaged enough, expect a chandelier to crash to the floor.
* TheFilmOfTheBook: A book becomes a movie
* TheFilmOfTheSeries: A TV series becomes a movie
* TheFilmOfTheSong: A song becomes a movie; will sometimes be InNameOnly
* FunHatingConfiscatingAdult: The cranky old geezer who snatches away any toy ending up on his/her property.
* GeorgeLucasAlteredVersion: When a film is significantly altered after its original release using technology that wasn't available at the time of the original release.
* GorgeousPeriodDress: A colorful dress to show off the fancy new color films
* TheGraduateHomageShot: Making sure the bride doesn't run off with the wrong man
* GratuitousSpecialEffects: Special Effects in film genres that don't usually have them.
* HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection: A Cold War film that removes references to Soviet Russia to help the film age better.
* HeyItsThatPlace: Recognizing a setting from other films and TV shows
* HeyLetsPutOnAShow: Setting up a play to raise money
* HollywoodCostuming: When Hollywood doesn't bother researching historical costumes
* HomageShot: A shot referencing another film
* IconicLogo: Recognizing the company by their logo, without a title
* InfectiousEnthusiasm: Enthusiasm sweeps up everyone, including the one who disdains involvement.
* InstantWakingSkills: Waking up without the grogginess
* JustKeepDriving: Drivers don't notice the huge action scene around them
* KuleshovEffect: Combining shots and objects makes them more expressive.
* LittleDeadRidingHood: Dressing up people in red is bad
* MarqueeAlterEgo: A costumed actor shows off his face for fan recognition
* MediumShiftGag: A movie abruptly shifts to a different medium for a quick joke.
* TheMockbuster: It's like the good movie, only it sucks
* TheMovie: A TV episode in movie form
* MovieMultipack: Filming film franchises close together
* MovieSuperheroesWearBlack: In order to achieve that DarkerAndEdgier look
* NoTalkingOrPhonesWarning
* {{Novelization}}: The Book Of The Film
* NumberedSequels: Attaching a number to the title to indicate it's the next one
** SequelNumberSnarl: When the numbering of sequels gets... odd.
* ObscuredSpecialEffects: Don't let them see how fake that effect looks.
* ObviousStuntDouble: When a stunt double looks nothing like the actor they are filling in for.
* OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo: Strangely titled sequels
* PlayingGertrude: Older women played by young actresses
* PosthumousCredit: Being credited after you're dead.
* PursuedProtagonist: Person running from bad guys at the beginning of a film
* RebuiltSet: Taken apart, then rebuilt for a sequel
* ReCut: Director's Cut, Unrated Cut, etc.
* ReleaseDateChange: The film's release date is changed slightly.
* RunawayTrain: No one's at the helm, and it's about to fall off a cliff!
* ScreamDiscretionShot: You hear the scream, but you don't see what they're screaming about
* ScreamerTrailer: Subtle scary images in film trailers
* SequelEscalation: It's the same, but with more!
* {{Sequelitis}}: Sequel after sequel after sequel...
* SequelGoesForeign: Changing location for a sequel
* SequelNonEntity: A character can't make it for a sequel for a quick, justified reason
* SilenceIsGolden: Movies with little dialogue
* SpecialEffectFailure: That looks so fake!
* SpikingTheCamera: Don't look at the camera!
* SpoofingInTheRain: When it starts raining a reference to ''Film/SinginInTheRain'' will occur.
* SummerBlockbuster: Heavy on action, light on plot
* {{Tagline}}: A short sentence explaining the film, TV show, etc.
* TheThemeParkVersion: A simplified version of a complex idea
* ThematicSeries: A series of loosely connected films
* TitleCard: Shot of text to give information without sound.
* TrailerDelay: A large gap between the release of a preview and the film itself.
* TokenRomance: Needless romantic subplot.
* VideoCredits: Showing the people along with their credits
* WheelOfDecisions: A Wheel of Fortune method of deciding a matter.
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