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Which Movie Character Cliché Are You?

Zooey Deschanel as Jessica Day in New Girl.

Ever think about where you would have ended up in a movie as a character? For me, I’ve always known that I’d never be the “romantic lead” or a character that had her s … tuff together. I’d basically always be Zooey Deschanel characters, and that’s not okay with me. Yet again, when does Hollywood care about actual character growth?

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So, many of us on Twitter took to sharing our own stress over who we would be as a character in a movie, and honestly, the results are hilarious—while also being extremely frustrating, because who really acts like a male or female romantic lead in a movie? Are any of us Matthew McConaughey? Is Matthew McConaughey even Matthew McConaughey?

The thread goes on and on, but to be fair, this is a great look at how many of us would play out in a movie. We’re all just reading ourselves.

So, who are you? Are you the quirky best friend, the romantic lead who has no character traits aside from being in love, or something not even a cliché? Let us know your defining film characteristics in the comments!

(image: Fox)

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Rachel Leishman
Rachel Leishman (She/Her) is an Assistant Editor at the Mary Sue. She's been a writer professionally since 2016 but was always obsessed with movies and television and writing about them growing up. A lover of Spider-Man and Wanda Maximoff's biggest defender, she has interests in all things nerdy and a cat named Benjamin Wyatt the cat. If you want to talk classic rock music or all things Harrison Ford, she's your girl but her interests span far and wide. Yes, she knows she looks like Florence Pugh.

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