Just the other day you were doing something awkward, as you do, like tripping on your classy coattails at a wedding, knocking over an entire six-tier cake, or bending over to pick up a penny and ripping your pants. In front of a nun. And school children. We get it, it happens, dude. Awkward moments happen to even the most suave and sophisticated, but the suave and sophisticated don’t dwell on it. They have systems, they have buddies covering for them, they have foolproof plans like “RUN AWAY FOREVER.”

To prove it, here’s a list of the 15 Ways to Escape Awkward Situations, According to the Movies. After all, if movies taught you how to take off a girl’s bra, they should teach you all your life lessons.