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What are the genres of movies?

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Then we will explore different genres or types of films, then go in detail and discuss with examples those who are most popular. To learn more about the history of the movies you can visit our article on the film, in the art section. Regarding the genres in itself, we can mention the following: action and war films or war-like, animated, science fiction, author, fantasy or fantastic, black, comedies and romantic comedy genres. There are also films local customs, documentary, experimental, drama, historical, of intrigue and suspense. We find in addition to films that are musical, police, propaganda, terror, thriller, western films, movie gore and cut snuff.

These are basically all genres of movies that exist. Films that have an intimate relationship with cinema or better said, the film industry.

The oldest genus or the first corresponds to the documentaries; the first projection of images, hand of the Lumière brothers, consisted of a documentary about workers Paris, leaving their place of work, in a factory on the outskirts of Paris. Now documentaries are quite popular, especially those related to animals (Animal Planet, Natural geographic), with technology (like those who see on Discovery channel) and history (History channel). The history of aviation, with the epic feats of the same parents, is a common benchmark for is category or genre. Several documentaries have come to cinema, as the of political content type fahrenheit 9/11's Michael Moore, and also some with social criticism, as in the case of Super Size Me, Morgan Spurlock, who delves into the issue of junk food.

One of the genres that never happen fashion, due to the predilection by men, corresponds to the of action films, among them, special effects play a major role. So, as they arise shootouts, chases, explosions, frontal fights between people, etc. In all these action films, there must be way obliged, a villain, a woman in danger, and therefore, the hero who will save it and will stay with her. One of the great classics of this genre, is the film Indiana Jones and the Lost Ark, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring the legendary Harrison Ford. In the same way, shark, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider. Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood is also an essential reference. Spartacus, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas, Toni Curtis and Laurence Olivier caused quite a stir at the time, and another great classic, which was also a super production is the epic story of Ben-Hur. Directed by William Wyler and starring Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, beech Harareet, Hugh Griffith and Martha Scott. Jhon Woo currently stands out as director of the genre, with movies like knuckle (John Travolta, Nicolas Cage) and payment (Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, among others).

Also, they are films, which correspond to the warfare genders. Which are mostly inspired the clashes historical that have marked the humanity, as in the case of the Viet Nam war. The most famous war films include Apocalypse Now, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with the legendary Marlon Brando among its protagonists. Also we must mention the thin red line and Black Hawk Down, among many others.

Others of the beloved genres, is that of the science fiction movies, where there are classics that have survived several generations. Science fiction, tends to represent scientific or technological advances that will come in the future, according to the imagination of their makers. It is also speculated on the effects that these advances will have on society. Of course the topic of extraterrestrial civilizations plays an important role. Within the classic films of this genre, have to E.T., the great Steven Spielberg movie, with Drew Barrimore among its protagonists. Another classic, is directed by Ridley Scout and starring the well-known Sigourney Weaver Alien, the eighth passenger. A benchmark that can not miss is the series of the wars, which revolutionized the genre forever. Mainly the first one. Directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher. On the other hand, we have close encounters of the third kind, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Richard Dreyfuss. 2001: Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is one of the highest benchmarks of this
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