It's one of the worst action movie clichés: bad guy captures female character and the hero yells at the villain to release the love interest/partner/sister. How much does it happen? Entirely too damn much.
One of several clichés of modern military first-person shooters lamented by the jokers at Cracked. Oversimplifying? Sure. But you try telling these screenshots apart. The full graphic is at Cracked.com.