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Poll: 25 (overused) Job Cinematic Trends ...

Granted any of this cliches can be accepted when they are made by a good actor, shown in a good movie, still, which of these 25 clichés regarding movie professions, do you think, is the most tiresome? (listed by defining characters)

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    Roger Murtaugh

    THE COP WHO'S JUST ABOUT TO RETIRE
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    Irma La Douce

    THE STREETWISE HOOKER/STRIPPER WITH A HEART OF GOLD
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    Dr. Emmett L. Brown

    THE MAD SCIENTIST
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    Gny. Sgt. Hartman

    THE FOUL-MOUTHED MILITARY COMMANDER (GENERALLY, A DRILL SERGEANT)
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    Gordon Gekko

    THE RUTHLESS, GREEDY AND ARROGANT BUSINESSMAN
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    Dr. Constance Petersen

    THE ATTRACTIVE PSYCHOLOGIST IN AN UNETHICAL RELATIONSHIP
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    Hobson

    THE DISTINGUISHED ENGLISH BUTLER
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    John Keating

    THE INSPIRATIONAL NON-CONFORMIST TEACHER
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    Constance Porter

    THE WISECRACKING FEMALE JOURNALIST
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    JD

    THE FULL-OF-WISDOM BARTENDER
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    Sam Lowry

    THE CHRONICALLY BORED OFFICE WORKER
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    Lee Holloway

    THE SEXY SECRETARY
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    Sam Spade

    THE COOL AND LACONIC PRIVATE-EYE
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    Harlen Maguire

    THE STOIC AND UNEMOTIONAL HIT MAN (WHO ALWAYS FINISHES HIS JOB)
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    Alice Hyatt

    THE COMPASSIONATE WAITRESS (GENERALLY, A STRUGGLING MOTHER)
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    Barton Fink

    THE UNSTABLE / ALIENATED STRUGGLING AUTHOR (GENERALLY FACING A MENTAL BLOCK) ”
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    Vianne Rocher

    THE CUTE AND LOVABLE 'LITTLE SHOP' OWNER
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    Diana Christensen

    THE HIGH-POWERED MEDIA / AD / MARKETING FEMALE EXECUTIVE (IN PENCIL SKIRT AND HIGH HEELS)
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    Frank Galvin

    THE UNETHICAL LAWYER IN A SUDDEN IDEALISTIC QUEST FOR REDEMPTION
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    Nigel

    THE GAY/EFFEMINATE TAYLOR OR FASHION DESIGNER
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    Director Lamar Burgess

    THE EXPERIENCED, RESPECTABLE YET CROOKED DIRECTOR OR COMMANDING OFFICER
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    Teasle

    THE SHERIFF OF A QUIET-SMALL-TOWN (WHO WANTS TO KEEP IT LIKE THAT)
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    Nurse Ratched

    THE EVIL, BRUTAL OR SADISTIC NURSE (ALSO WORKS WITH DOCTORS)
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    Frankie Dunn

    THE BITTER, GROUCHY AND SOMETIMES FOUL-MOUTHED SPORTS COACH
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    Sam Baldwin

    THE OVERWORKED ARCHITECT (A BACHELOR OR WIDOWER WHO DOESN'T HAVE TIME TO FIND LOVE, A HUSBAND WHO DOESN'T HAVE TIME TO SPEND WITH HIS FAMILY, ANYWAY A ROMANTIC COMEDIES' DARLING)