These themes, story elements, and character types have become part and parcel of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For this list, we’re looking at the tropes that make the MCU tick, from its doomed villains and climactic fight scenes, to snarky, one-line quips and comic relief sidekicks. What are YOUR favorite and least favorite tropes in the MCU? Let us know in the comments!

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List Entries and Rank:
10) Climactic CGI Fights
9) Comic Relief Ally
8) Villains Are Killed Off
7) Heroes Fighting Each Other
6) Fake Deaths
5) So Many MacGuffins
4) Snarky Protagonists
3, 2 & 1: ?

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  1. How about super something inflicting super violence on something or someone for a comic a fact

  2. Why does watchmojo think that the pillar of light done by Avatar the Last Airbender was one of their tropes? I know you can’t brand a concept, but its not really that common

  3. Beams coming from the sky are different than beams shooting at the sky

    Besides, it’s Thor’s signature entrance

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