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4 Nollywood movie clichés that just won't die

So what do you consider a common cliche in Nollywood movies? Check out four clichés that probably won't ever go away.

 

There is no doubt that there is bound to be something in a feature film that has been seen over and over. But, that doesn't take away ones right to grow weary of clichés that are of no importance to a movie's plot.

Check out four clichés that probably won't ever go away;

We get it, he/she is from the village and isn't familiar with the 'modern' world, but that shouldn't transcend to 'foolishness.'

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Ever seen a Nollywood movie and you find yourself confused about the mental state of a character, and then you realize he/she is simply uneducated or unenlightened, and not mentally ill?

Seen in: "Dumebi the Dirty Girl," "Ghana Must Go."

If there's one rule in most comedy movies, it's that a maid, driver or Gateman (who is mostly portrayed to be the Northern part of the country) is naturally funny.

It's vital in these movies for the above-mentioned to be often stupid in order to appear funny. They are not allowed to act smart or deliver smart but funny lines.

Seen in: "In the Cupboard," "House of Gold," "Skinny Girl in Transit" and "The Wedding Party."

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You'd think that in the 21st century, a woman's pregnancy would be introduced in any way but a vomiting scene. We thought so too, until we saw "Fifty."

It was heartbreaking when Omoni Oboli as Maria was hit with her first bout of morning sickness; introducing her pregnancy to the viewers.

Seen in: "Fifty."

Ever seen a Nollyood movie on Africa Magic Epic where the wicked uncle in the village goes free after all his wrongdoings? We bet you haven't.

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He has to confess, cough out loud, apologize and then pass away. While movies don't have to be akin to real life, the dramatic death of a wicked relative is overused and a tad unrealistic.

Seen in: Virtually every movie on Africa Magic Epic

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