Film characters throughout the ages have been known for one thing: being complete morons. Not only do they make every possible mistake when it comes to living their lives, but sometimes they put themselves directly in harm's way!
Most of us have thought to ourselves on many occasions that we'd never make the same mistakes as movie heroes and heroines before us; that we're smarter than the average dimwitted character.
If you ever find yourself in a movie, just follow the guidelines in this gallery to make sure you'll never fall victim to the classic pitfalls of those before you! Click through to find out what to do, and not do, while existing in the universe of film.