They're adorable. And interesting. And totally loveable... And, sadly, turning into a stereotype.

Manic pixie dream girls: the unique gurls (see what I did there?) in movies who save a jaded, melancholy boy from his angst-ridden doom by wooing him by just being their quirky selves.

Examples: Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," Natalie Portman in "Garden State," Zooey Deschanel in everything.

They're adorable. And interesting. And totally loveable... And, sadly, turning into a stereotype.