A type of horror film featuring a defined antagonist, which is almost always a blade wielding psychopath, who bloodily murders everybody except the hot main character, blind/deaf/dumb cops, and one guy who knows what is happening but refuses to help... out until at least 10 people have died. EX. Friday the 13th, NIghtmare on Elm Street, Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The movies with a sad setup, sad plot, and a depressing ending, but give a bit of hope in the end, the one that makes wussies cry and tough people wish they were wussies so they could cry EX. My sister's keeper
Stories of miraculous survival in which the main characters must overcome a brief or extended period of mortal peril, usually at the cost of humanity EX. The Walking Dead, Captain Phillips, The Crazies
Movies that rose to popularity in the mid-to-late twentieth century that tales a tale based in a fictional depiction of the distant future, these movies usually involves robots, interstellar travel, and flying cars and such, you know.
EX. Star Wars,... The Terminator, Star Tre
The oldest genre, in which the main character is a brave or bold figure and must go a very long way to accomplish something, sometimes save the fair maiden or return home or whatever and they meet many new characters along the way EX. Home... r's Odyssey, The Epic of Gilgamesh, Forrest Gum
A futuristic tale that illustrates a future in which government or other commanding forces have seized absolute control and exercise tyrannical law and order, the main character usually leads some sort of rebellion, this genre is getting popular now... adays EX. The Hunger Games, The Giver, Divergen
Pioneered by the Three Stooges, these comedies have almost fallen off the face of the planet deriving their comedy from the characters hitting, insulting and misunderstanding one another EX. The Three Stooges, Tom & Jerry
Those special types of inspirational movies when some sweet white teacher in a suit goes from suburbia to Harlem or Detroit and soon is rapping with some ghetto black kids who secretly to learn EX. Good Will Hunting, Precious
A story of the law told from the other side; the enforcers. These stories follow the point of view of the cops, give only small perspective from the outlaw, and usually end in the success of the cop. Ex. Law and Order, Lethal Weapon.
Stories that are either deep and reflective or stupid and confusing, like almost every Tom Cruise movie. Stories that have a non chronological plot and often feature illusions and the pictures have lots of special effects. EX. Vanill... a Sky, Fear and Loathing in Las Vega
In literary criticism, a Bildungsroman, novel of formation, novel of education, or coming-of-age story is a literary genre that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the protagonist from youth to adulthood, and in which, therefore, charac... ter change is extremely important
Boom, bang, and pretty explosion, good old fashion automatic gunfire as Schwarzenegger drops a match onto a barrel of gasoline and ignites a nuclear sized explosion EX. The Terminator, Safe, The Expendables