The deadline for avoiding the fiscal cliff is now just a month away. The American public is growing increasingly worried about whether or not their elected representatives will reach a compromise in time to avoid the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that are set to take place, almost certainly to the detriment of the U.S. economy.
The signs so far have not been encouraging. In fact, today House Speaker John Boehner told reporters that talks between himself and President Obama had not yielded any progress. "Right now, we're almost nowhere," he said.
While the politicians try to avoid another recession, we at CNBC.com thought we'd take our focus off of the fiscal cliff for a moment and look at some other cliffs instead. Namely, iconic cliffs from the world of popular culture. All box office information used is from BoxOfficeMojo.com.
Read ahead to see nine notable cliffs that have nothing whatsoever to do with the fiscal cliff.
By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 30 Nov. 2012