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Illustrated Clichés Of Hollywood

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In the world of the Hollywood blockbuster, some occurrences are a given. Crashing cars will always explode (even if they only hit a puddle), people in haunted houses always investigate strange noises and the most expensive actor will survive for at least the first 60 minutes.

Inspired by these common clichés, French illustrator Allan Barte has created a marvellous Tumblr dedicated to these Hollywood Laws (like Sod's Law, but more entertaining).

We've selected a few of our favourites - which are coincidently the only ones we were confident enough to translate - but be sure to head over to Petit illustre des clichés Hollywoodiens for more of Barte's work.

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The hero, even when seriously injured, refuses to be helped

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The chief of police always has the mayor on his back

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Mimes represent 20% of France’s population

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Every apartment in France has a view of the Eiffel Tower

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After making love, the bedsheets are somehow able to hide the breasts of the woman but not the torso of the man

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There is network coverage for all phones all around the world, even in the most improbable of places…except when the protagonist needs it the most

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When a villain shoots the hero, he misses/he lightly grazes the shoulder

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The psychopathic killer walks faster even when his victims are running

(Images: Allan Barte)

[Via: Design Taxi]

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