Movie Genres List

  • Action
    • Adventure
    • Diaster
    • Espionage
    • Heroic Bloodshed
    • Martial Arts
    • Military Action
    • Spy
    • Superhero
    • Video Game
  • Animation
    • Claymation
    • Computer Generated Imagery
    • Cutout
    • Live-Action
    • Puppetry
    • Stop Motion
    • Traditional
  • Comedy
    • Action Comedy
    • Buddy Comedy
    • Dark Comedy
    • Mockumentary
    • Parody
    • Prank
    • Road Comedy
    • Romantic Comedy
    • Satire
    • Screwball
    • Sitcom
    • Sketch Comedy
    • Slapstick Comedy
    • Spoof
  • Crime
    • Caper
    • Cop
    • Courtroom
    • Crime-Comedy
    • Detective
    • Gangster
    • Heist
    • Prison
    • Procedural
  • Drama
    • Anthropological
    • Docudrama
    • Family
    • Legal
    • Medical
    • Melodrama
    • Philosophical
    • Political Drama
    • Religious Drama
    • Sports Drama
    • Teen Dramas
  • Experimental
    • Absurdist
    • Surrealist
  • Fantasy
    • Contemporary Fantasy
    • Dark Fantasy
    • Fairy Tales
    • High Fantasy
    • Myth
    • Mythological Fantasy
    • Sword and Sorcery Movies
    • Urban Fantasy
  • Historical
    • Alternate History
    • Biblical
    • Biography
    • Biopics
    • Historical Epic
    • Historical Event
    • Historical Fiction
    • Period Piece
    • War
  • Horror (special thanks to Horror on Screen – Perspective)
    • Body Horror
    • Comedy Horror
    • Creepy Kid
    • Found Footage (a subgenre of what)
    • Gore & Disturbing
      • Cannibal
      • Extreme (crossed with Psychological)
      • Splatter (crossed with Psychological)
      • Torture
    • Gothic Horror
    • Horror Romance
    • Killer
      • Backwoods & Redneck (crossed with Monster)
      • Crime & Giallo (crossed with Psychological)
      • Home Invasion (crossed with Psychological)
      • Slasher
    • Monster
      • Aliens (crossed with Paranormal)
      • Animals & Nature
      • Backwoods & Redneck (crossed with Killer)
      • Classic & Mythological
      • Devil & Demon & Hell (crossed with Paranormal)
      • Giant Monsters
      • Neo-Monsters
      • Small Creatures
      • Vampire
      • Werewolf
      • Zombies (??)
    • Paranormal
      • Alien (crossed with Monster)
      • Devil & Demon & Hell (crossed with Monster) 
      • Ghost & Spirits
      • Haunted House
      • Possession
      • Witches & Occult
      • Supernatural
    • Psychological
      • Crime & Giallo (crossed with Killer)
      • Extreme (crossed with Gore & Disturbing)
      • Fanaticism
      • Home Invasion (crossed with Killer)
      • Madness & Paranoia (crossed with Killer)
      • Phobia & Isolation
      • Splatter (crossed with  Gore & Disturbing)
    • Teen Horror
    • Zombies (??)
      • Undead
      • Virus
  • Horror
    • Found Footage
    • Ghost
    • Monster
    • Natural Horror
    • Occult
    • Slasher
    • Splatter
    • Teen Horror
    • Vampire
    • Werewolf
    • Zombie
  • Mystery
  • Romance
    • Period Romance
    • Romance Drama
    • Romance Thriller
    • Supernatural Romance
  • Science Fiction
    • Apocalyptic
    • Contemporary
    • Cyberpunk
    • Dystopian
    • Military Sci-Fi
    • Post-Apocalyptic
    • Robot/Monster
    • Sci-Fi Adventure
    • Space Opera
    • Space Tavel
    • Steampunk
    • Tech Noir
    • Time Travel
    • Utopian
  •  Thriller
    • Conspiracy
    • Crime Thrillers
    • Fantasy
    • Film Noir
    • Mystery
    • Psychological
    • Supernatural Thrillers
    • Techno
  • Western
    • Empire
    • Epic
    • Marshal
    • Musical
    • Outlaw
    • Revenge
    • Revisionist
    • Spaghetti Western
  • Other
    • Biopics
    • Musical
    • War

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What is a movie genre? It’s a category system used to help us sort movies. Different genres usually have similar themes and conventions. Fantastic, there are thousands of movie genres! Major ones include Action, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Thriller & Horror, Romance, and War.  If you can’t find the genres or subgenres you are looking for, please suggest them!

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