Over the decades of films showcasing car chases, a few reoccurring situations seem to pop up. Since car chases are most often used as a climax to a film or to move the story along, things like realism and physics often have to take a back seat to convenience and plot. Even some of the greatest car chase scenes on film fall victim to a cliche or two. It has happened so often that some things are often overlooked by the audience or it’s just understood that this is how things work in the fictional movie world. Here are some of the most often used car chase cliches.