Main film genres

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Action
These films usually include high energy, big-budget physical stunts and chases, possibly with rescues, battles, fights, escapes,non-stop motion, spectacular rhythm and pacing, and adventurous, often two-dimensional 'good-guy' heroes
Adventure
These films are usually exciting stories, with new experiences or exotic locales, very similar to or often paired with the action film genre.
Comedy
It is a story that tells about series of funny or comical events, intended to make the audience laugh. It is a very open genre, and thus crosses over with many other genres on a frequent basis.
Crime
These films are developed around the sinister actions of criminals or mobsters, particularly bankrobbers, underworld figures, or ruthless hoodlums who operate outside the law, stealing and murdering their way through life.
Drama
They are serious, plot-driven presentations, portraying realistic characters, settings, life situations, and stories involving intense character development and interaction. Usually, they are not focused on special-effects, comedy, or action.Dramatic films are probably the largest film genre, with many subsets
War
The films acknowledge the horror and heartbreak of war, letting the actual combat fighting on land, sea, or in the air provide the primary plot or background for the action of the film.
Horror
These films are designed to frighten and to invoke our hidden worst fears, often in a terrifying, shocking finale, while captivating and entertaining us at the same time in a cathartic experience.
Animation
This film is a collection of illustrations that are photographed frame-by-frame and then played in a quick succession. Since its inception, animation has had a creative and imaginative tendency. Being able to bring animals and objects to life, this genre has catered towards fairy tales and children's stories.
Science Fiction
Science fiction is a genre of fiction in which the stories often tell about science and technology of the future.
Musicals
Musical films are cinematic forms that emphasize full-scale scores or song and dance routines in a significant way or they are films that are centered on combinations of music, dance, song or choreography.