What's Your Genre?
Last Modified: 31/01/2018
People enjoy the different genres of movies based on the stars who are in it and the story that it presents.
- 1 Here are 14 basic movie genres: which are your favorite?
- 2One: Action, Disaster:...
- 3...stories whose central struggle plays out mainly through a clash of physical forces.
- 4Two: Adventure.
- 5The central struggle plays out mainly through encounters with new "worlds."
- 6Three: Comedy: The plot causes hilarious results.
- 7Four: Coming-of-Age Drama.
- 8Stories about the hero finding his or her place in the world.
- 9Five: Crime: The central struggle is about catching a criminal.
- 10Six: Detective Story, Courtroom Drama.
- 11The plot is to find out what really happened and thus to expose the truth.
- 12Seven: Epic, Myth.
- 13The central struggle plays out in the midst of a clash of great forces...
- 14...or in the sweep of great historical change.
- 15Eight: Fantasy.
- 16Animated stories or whose central struggle plays out in two worlds,...
- 17...the real world and an imaginary world.
- 18Nine: Gangster: The plot centers on a criminal and society.
- 19A cautionary tale,...
- 20...rooted in a main character that commits crimes and is often blended with Film Noir.
- 21Ten: Horror.
- 22The hero focuses on escaping from and eventually defeating a human or non-human monster.
- 23Eleven: Love, Romance.
- 24The plot centers on two people wanting to win or keep the love of the other.
- 25Twelve: Science Fiction.
- 26The plot is generated from the technology and tools of a scientifically imaginable world.
- 27Thirteen: Social Drama: The plot centers on a champion...
- 28...and a problem or injustice in society...
- 29...with the champion having a personal stake in the outcome.
- 30Fourteen: Thriller.
- 31The plot pits an innocent hero against a lethal enemy trying to kill him or her.