For as long as there have been movies, there have been damsels in distress. Whether we're tied to train tracks or dangling out of windows for dear life, us gals can't seem to stay the hell out of trouble. Thank goodness there's always been a movie hero to hold off on saving the world just long enough to swing on by and demand for villains to let us go.

There are a mega fuckton of movies that have used "let her go" as a line of dialogue. Huffington Post Movie Mashups put this compilation together reminding us, yet again, that Hollywood really, really loves that helpless woman trope. The best one, ever, in the history of all films comes at 3:31. You will not be disappointed, promise.