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This page aspires to be the ultimate list of movie genres and sub-genres. IMDb genres (or super-genres) are shown in bold.


338 genres registered so far!

Thematic genres and sub-genres

Action

Adventure


Adult


Comedy

Crime[23]

Drama

Epic[55]

Erotica[56][57]


Family

Fantasy

History

Horror

Music

Mystery

Romance

Religious

Sci-Fi

Sport

Supernatural fiction[141]

(Vampires, Ghosts or any other that is not Horror my be here. But Horror is not excluded)

Teen film[142][143]

Thriller

War

Western[10]

See also

Form genres

Other



Blake Snyder's 10 archetypical genres

  1. Monster in the House
  2. Golden Fleece
  3. Out of the Bottle
  4. Dude with a Problem
  5. Rites of Passage
  6. Buddy Love
  7. Whydunit
  8. The Fool Triumphant
  9. Institutionalized
  10. Superhero

See also

  • TV Tropes Narrative devices or conventions used in media.

Sources

References

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  2. wikipedia:Gun fu
  3. wikipedia:Category:Gun fu films
  4. wikipedia:Martial arts film
  5. wikipedia:Category:Martial arts films by genre
  6. wikipedia:Hong Kong action cinema
  7. 7,0 7,1 wikipedia:Heroic bloodshed
  8. wikipedia:Kung fu film
  9. wikipedia:Category:Martial arts fantasy films
  10. 10,00 10,01 10,02 10,03 10,04 10,05 10,06 10,07 10,08 10,09 10,10 10,11 10,12 10,13 10,14 10,15 10,16 10,17 10,18 10,19 10,20 10,21 10,22 wikipedia:Western (genre)
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  12. wikipedia:Category:Ninja films
  13. wikipedia:Wuxia
  14. 14,0 14,1 wikipedia:Swashbuckler film
  15. wikipedia:List of pirate films
  16. wikipedia:Category:Pirate films
  17. wikipedia:Survival film
  18. 18,0 18,1 wikipedia:Category:Films about survivors of seafaring accidents or incidents
  19. wikipedia:Category:Treasure hunt films
  20. wikipedia:Pornographic film
  21. wikipedia:Action comedy
  22. wikipedia:Black comedy
  23. 23,00 23,01 23,02 23,03 23,04 23,05 23,06 23,07 23,08 23,09 23,10 23,11 23,12 23,13 wikipedia:Crime film
  24. 24,0 24,1 wikipedia:Mafia comedy
  25. wikipedia:Farce
  26. wikipedia:Gross out
  27. 27,0 27,1 wikipedia:Mockumentary
  28. wikipedia:Physical comedy
  29. wikipedia:Slapstick film
  30. wikipedia:List of slapstick comedy topics
  31. wikipedia:Political satire
  32. wikipedia:Screwball comedy film
  33. wikipedia:Sitcom
  34. wikipedia:Stoner film
  35. wikipedia:List of films containing frequent marijuana use
  36. wikipedia:Category:Films about con artists
  37. 37,0 37,1 wikipedia:Detective fiction
  38. wikipedia:Category:Detective films
  39. 39,0 39,1 wikipedia:Police procedural
  40. 40,0 40,1 wikipedia:Film noir
  41. wikipedia:Heist film
  42. wikipedia:Category:Hostage dramas
  43. wikipedia:Category:Films about hijackings
  44. wikipedia:Hood film
  45. wikipedia:Category:Films about identity theft
  46. wikipedia:Mob film
  47. wikipedia:Category:Mafia films
  48. wikipedia:Category:Triad films
  49. wikipedia:Yakuza film
  50. wikipedia:Category:Yakuza films
  51. 52,0 52,1 wikipedia:Prison film
  52. wikipedia:Category:Serial killer films
  53. wikipedia:Category:True crime films
  54. wikipedia:Epic film
  55. wikipedia:Erotica
  56. wikipedia:Category:Erotic films by genre
  57. wikipedia:Erotic thriller
  58. wikipedia:Hentai
  59. wikipedia:Monster erotica
  60. wikipedia:Category:Films featuring anthropomorphic characters
  61. wikipedia:Anthropomorphism#In film, television, and video games
  62. wikipedia:Category:Sentient toys in fiction
  63. wikipedia:Dark fantasy
  64. wikipedia:Category:Erotic fantasy films
  65. wikipedia:Heroic fantasy
  66. wikipedia:Sword and sorcery
  67. wikipedia:List of sword and sorcery films
  68. wikipedia:High fantasy
  69. wikipedia:List of high fantasy films and TV series
  70. wikipedia:Magic realism
  71. wikipedia:Romantic fantasy
  72. 73,0 73,1 wikipedia:Autobiographical novel
  73. wikipedia:Jidaigeki
  74. wikipedia:List of films based on the Bible
  75. wikipedia:Category:Films based on the Bible
  76. wikipedia:Jidaigeki
  77. wikipedia:Samurai cinema
  78. wikipedia:List of films based on actual events
  79. IMDb:The 111 Best , Based on a True Story Movies...
  80. wikipedia:Body horror
  81. wikipedia:List of ghost films
  82. wikipedia:Category:Gothic horror films
  83. wikipedia:Monster movie
  84. wikipedia:Category:Monster movies
  85. 86,0 86,1 wikipedia:Category:Frankenstein films
  86. wikipedia:Category:Giant monster films
  87. wikipedia:Category:Dinosaur films
  88. wikipedia:Kaiju
  89. wikipedia:Category:Category:Kaiju films
  90. wikipedia:Category:Godzilla films
  91. wikipedia:Category:King Kong films
  92. wikipedia:Category:Mummy films
  93. wikipedia:Vampire film
  94. wikipedia:Category:Vampires in film
  95. wikipedia:Category:Dracula films
  96. wikipedia:Category:Nosferatu
  97. wikipedia:Category:Werewolves in film
  98. wikipedia:List of natural horror films
  99. wikipedia:Category:Religious horror films
  100. wikipedia:Splatter film
  101. wikipedia:Category:Splatter films
  102. wikipedia:Giallo
  103. wikipedia:Splatterpunk
  104. wikipedia:Category:Splatterpunk
  105. wikipedia:Category:Supernatural horror films
  106. wikipedia:Zombie#Zombie_apocalypse
  107. wikipedia:Category:Disco films
  108. wikipedia:Rock musical
  109. wikipedia:List of rock musicals
  110. wikipedia:Rock opera
  111. StackExchange - Music: Practice & Theory - What is the difference between a musical and a rock opera?
  112. wikipedia:List of films featuring extraterrestrials
  113. wikipedia:Category:Films about extraterrestrial life
  114. wikipedia:Category:Films about altered memories
  115. wikipedia:Alternate history
  116. wikipedia:Category:Alternate history films
  117. wikipedia:Uchronia
  118. wikipedia:Climate fiction
  119. wikipedia:Category:Climate change films
  120. wikipedia:List of dystopian films
  121. wikipedia:Category:Dystopian films
  122. wikipedia:Utopian and dystopian fiction
  123. wikipedia:Feminist science fiction
  124. wikipedia:Utopian and dystopian fiction#Feminist utopias
  125. wikipedia:Category:Mad scientist films
  126. wikipedia:Mad scientist
  127. wikipedia:Category:Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde films
  128. wikipedia:Category:Invisible Man films
  129. wikipedia:Category:Robot films
  130. wikipedia:Category:Android films
  131. wikipedia:Category:Cyborg films
  132. 133,0 133,1 wikipedia:Science fiction Western
  133. 134,0 134,1 wikipedia:Space Western
  134. wikipedia:Cyberpunk
  135. wikipedia:Category:Cyberpunk films
  136. wikipedia:Cyberpunk derivatives#Postcyberpunk
  137. wikipedia:Category:Postcyberpunk films
  138. wikipedia:Biopunk
  139. wikipedia:Category:Biopunk films
  140. wikipedia:Supernatural fiction
  141. 142,0 142,1 142,2 142,3 142,4 142,5 142,6 wikipedia:Teen film
  142. wikipedia:List of teen films
  143. wikipedia:Beach party film
  144. wikipedia:Category:Coming-of-age films
  145. wikipedia:Teen sitcom
  146. wikipedia:List of teen situation comedies
  147. wikipedia:Category:Teen sitcoms
  148. wikipedia:Young-adult fiction
  149. wikipedia:Disaster film
  150. wikipedia:Political thriller
  151. 152,0 152,1 wikipedia:Spy film
  152. wikipedia:Category:Techno-thriller films
  153. wikipedia:Category:Films by war
  154. wikipedia:Category:American Civil War films
  155. wikipedia:Category:American Indian Wars films
  156. wikipedia:Category:Vietnam War films
  157. wikipedia:Category:World War I films
  158. wikipedia:Category:Lists of World War II films
  159. wikipedia:Category:World War II films
  160. wikipedia:Adolf Hitler in popular culture
  161. wikipedia:Category:Cultural depictions of Adolf Hitler
  162. wikipedia:Category:Holocaust films
  163. wikipedia:Category:Pacific War films
  164. wikipedia:Category:World War II spy films
  165. wikipedia:Category:Yugoslav Wars films
  166. wikipedia:Bosnian War film
  167. wikipedia:Anti-war film
  168. wikipedia:Category:Anti-war films
  169. wikipedia:Category:Prisoner of war films
  170. wikipedia:Category:War drama films
  171. wikipedia:Acid Western
  172. wikipedia:Category:Neo-Western films
  173. 174,0 174,1 wikipedia:Spaghetti Western
  174. wikipedia:Zapata Western
  175. wikipedia:Meat pie Western
  176. 177,0 177,1 177,2 wikipedia:Ostern
  177. wikipedia:Revisionist Western
  178. wikipedia:Weird West
  179. wikipedia:Adult animation
  180. wikipedia:Rotoscoping
  181. wikipedia:List of rotoscoped works
  182. wikipedia:Category:Documentary film genres
  183. wikipedia:Docudrama
  184. wikipedia:Docufiction
  185. wikipedia:List of docufiction films
  186. wikipedia:Pseudo-documentary
  187. wikipedia:Real time (media)
  188. wikipedia:One shot (film)
  189. wikipedia:Silent film
  190. wikipedia:Category:Silent films
  191. Open Culture | 101 Free Silent Films: The Great Classics
  192. wikipedia:Anthology#Media
  193. wikipedia:Nonlinear narrative
  194. wikipedia:List of nonlinear narrative films
  195. wikipedia:Reverse chronology
  196. wikipedia:Backwards episode
  197. wikipedia:Clip show
  198. wikipedia:Bottle episode
  199. wikipedia:Compilation film
  200. wikipedia:Reboot (fiction)
  201. wikipedia:Category:Reboot films
  202. wikipedia:Rape and revenge film
  203. 204,0 204,1 wikipedia:Exploitation film#Minor subgenres
  204. wikipedia:Vigilante film
  205. wikipedia:Category:Vigilante films
  206. wikipedia:Road movie
  207. wikipedia:All-star#Entertainment
  208. wikipedia:Ensemble cast
  209. wikipedia:Category:Journalism adapted into films
  210. wikipedia:Category:Films based on newspaper and magazine articles
  211. wikipedia:Category:Films based on plays
  212. wikipedia:Category:Features based on short films
  213. wikipedia:Category:Films based on short fiction
  214. wikipedia:List of films based on video games
  215. wikipedia:Independent film
  216. wikipedia:Art film
  217. wikipedia:List of highest funded crowdfunding projects
  218. wikipedia:Category:Fan films
  219. wikipedia:Low-budget film
  220. wikipedia:No budget film
  221. wikipedia:Underground film
  222. wikipedia:No Wave Cinema
  223. wikipedia:Cult film
  224. wikipedia:B movie
  225. wikipedia:Auteur theory
  226. 227,0 227,1 wikipedia:Experimental film
  227. wikipedia:List of avant-garde films
  228. wikipedia:Category:Dogme 95 films
  229. wikipedia:Surrealist cinema
  230. wikipedia:New French Extremity
  231. wikipedia:Tokusatsu
  232. wikipedia:Cinema of India
  233. wikipedia:Found footage (genre)
  234. wikipedia:Disaster film
  235. wikipedia:Metafiction
  236. wikipedia:Meta-reference
  237. wikipedia:Category:Crossover films
  238. wikipedia:Fictional crossover
  239. wikipedia:List of fictional crossovers
  240. wikipedia:Metacinema
  241. wikipedia:Category:Films about films
  242. wikipedia:Category:Films about filmmaking
  243. wikipedia:Category:Self-reflexive films
  244. wikipedia:Spin-off (media)
  245. wikipedia:Buddy film
  246. wikipedia:Buddy cop film
  247. wikipedia:Improvisational theatre
  248. Top 100 Greatest Gay Movies
  249. wikipedia:Reality television
  250. wikipedia:Category:Reality television series
  251. wikipedia:Reality television#Hidden cameras
  252. wikipedia:Category:Hidden camera television series
  253. wikipedia:Reality television#Hoaxes
  254. wikipedia:Hidden camera#In reality television
  255. wikipedia:Category:Hospital films
  256. wikipedia:Category:Films set in psychiatric hospitals
  257. wikipedia:Category:German Expressionist films
  258. wikipedia:Snuff film
  259. wikipedia:Category:Rail transport films
  260. wikipedia:List of films set on trains
  261. wikipedia:Category:Midlife crisis films
  262. wikipedia:Eurotrash (term)
  263. Top 50 Euro Trash Films, 'What Culture'
  264. European Trash Cinema
  265. 100 Eurotrash Films to See Before you Die!, Bloody Pit of Rod blog
  266. EUROTRASH films on Vimeo
  267. 15 Favourite Euro Trash & Sleaze Films (IMDb list)
  268. wikipedia:Category:Films based on urban legends
  269. wikipedia:Category:Films about dysfunctional families
  270. wikipedia:Category:Gang films
  271. wikipedia:Category:Skinhead films
  272. wikipedia:Category:Punk films
  273. wikipedia:No Wave Cinema
  274. No Wave Cinema, a list pn IMDb
  275. wikipedia:List of conspiracy-thriller films and television series