In movies and film, the tendency of the hero's shots to hit more
, and the enemy's to hit less. Summarized as:
1. The more
outnumbered the heroes are, the more
the enemies will miss.
2. The more
impossible and desperate
the shot, the more likely
it will hit.
The stormtrooper effect in action:
Watch Star Wars IV: A New Hope. The stormtroopers
really can't hit the broad
side of a barn, can they?
Gimli in Lord of the Rings III: Return of the King:
"Certainty of death. Small chance of success. What are we waiting for?"