Movie Cliches

  • Make My Data: Charting the Most Popular Clichés in Movies

    … anywhere before Yale Literary Magazine in 1808, though the phrase was apparently popular in that era. “Make my day” briefly overtook it in the ’80s after Clint Eastwood said it in the 1983 film Sudden Impact. My least favorite on this list, “Well, well, well,” had its heyday in the 1980s. “Dead as a doornail” spiked during World War II. The first time…

    Shane Snow/ The Content Strategist- 20 readers -
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