Best Movie Genres

The Top Ten

Sci-fi

Great genre! Also really good when mixed with action and some horror.

Can you really rate a movie genre as being ' best genre "? I think that watching a movie has more to do with the state of mind you are in on a certain time or period. Sometimes I want to look at sci-fi movies ( for some period ) ; comedies, adventure, action, dramas and so on ( all for some period )... It's diversity of genres that make watching movies worthwhile. If there would be only one genre ( even if it's your favorite genre at the moment ) you will come to a point that you will be bored to watch that genre. There are no best genres. There's only different genres that you like and some different genres you will never like but it's all subjective. It's not a objective rule.

The Matrix, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, TimeCop, Universal Soldier, Predator etc all good movies that are Sci Fi including Alien, Aliens, Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection plus Predator 2

I love science fiction, well basically anything! 2001: A Space Odyssey, ET, The Star Wars trilogy, it's all so great! I also love sci-fi cartoons like Rick & Morty, Invader Zim, Futurama, the 2005 Ben 10 series, Darkwing Duck, My Life as a Teenage Robot, Jimmy Neutron, Samurai Jack (look it up it is) and Ready Jet GO.

Horror

The only movie that can have a little pinch of all movie sprinkled in, keeps you on edge and always, ALWAYS manages to deliver a memorable charachter or two or even more! With badass movies like Halloween and It, horror wil always win!

This the only genre that makes me feel like I'm actually living through the emotions and horror of the movie with the characters. The intense suspense is always what makes the genre so deeply emotional and crazy, but it takes a true masterpiece or a classic, I guess, so its actually true ( like my all time favourite: Halloween, or even the exorcist, the shining, the Texas chainsaw massacre, the ring, friday the13th, the grudge, aliens, the strangers, etc... )

I'm not saying this genre should be #1, but I still love this genre. My favorite horror movies are ones that are based on Stephen King books like The Shining, Cujo, Christine, IT, Maximum Overdrive, The Stand, Misery, The Mist, or Pet Sematary.

Horror is the best, because it is the only gene that can have everything else in it like comedy, drama, action, and romance. Go for HORROR!

Action

I mean, the Marvel movies are action... what else is there to say (obviously other action movies are good too)

I really think action movies are good but they're going overboard with the amount.

A really good action movie is Lone Survivor!

#1 should be action

Comedy

A few films I like dumb and dumber, Wayne's world one and two also the other guys

Unlike the rest of the genres... Comedy is suitable for anyone and is lovelable in anyway possible! GO comedy!

Today's comedy is mostly horrible. The days of SNL stars carrying the industry have been over for nearly two decades. People like Will Smith and Jim Carey have opted for more serious roles. The content now is filthy talk and sex based. I haven't watched a comedy at the movie theatre in over a decade. If somebody has any ideas to save the genre, please do it.

Classic comedy is the best! You got the Monty Python films, a Fish Called Wanda, Airplane!, Dr. Strangelove, Chaplin, and so much more!

Drama

Dramatic films bring so many amazing classics. The Godfather, The Sixth Sense, Casablanca, Gone With the Wind, Citizen Kane, It's a Wonderful Life, all of them are just so outstanding.

So many drama movies are considered the best of all time The Godfather, On the waterfront, Casablanca, one flew over the cuckoos nest, and gone with the wind

Drama plus a little bit of adventure and action and some sci-fi reminds me of The Walking Dead. It isn't a movie but just pointing it out

Every truly well told story with high amounts of character development and an intricate plot has to be a drama

Thriller

Psychological thrillers only. Not all thrillers are as awesome as this sub-genre. I with they would make more movies of this genre.

Morons. This should be NO1.

Much more clever and unique genre than horror

Psychological thriller to be precise. An imaginative and intelligent and deeper form of horror.

Fantasy

Good book and video game genre, doesn't work so well with movies (with some exceptions like Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter)

Nobody wants to watch a movie about a princess and a prince defeating the evil queen and they live happily ever after plus they're misleading to small children and they will think that stuff is real when it isn't

Have you ever even seen a fantasy movie? Films like Harry Potter, Maleficent, Pirates of the Caribbean and Avatar are all fantasy. - KilljoyWithAPen

Disney, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, etc

Can be very good- it's a shame Disney hijacked it.

Adventure

Pirates Of The Carribean, Journey To The Center Of The Earth, Indiana Jones, there is so many great movies...

This is one of my favorite movie genres. I really recommend watching the Indiana Jones franchise!

Indiana Jones franchise

I like these

War

The best movie genre... most realistic... this genre deserves a far better place.. some of the best war movies include saving pvt. ryan, black hawk down, 300, apocalypse now etc..

Does inglorious basterds count

Yeah, your stoopid barbarian.

Saving Private Ryan

Mystery

This deserves a higher position... I really like Mystery... I am happy solving it.. And.. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is my favorite!

Scooby Dooby Doo! Where Are You?

Fair play mysteries. Rational plot twists that sci-fi lack. No metaphysical bs.,no bombs and explosions, just clever plotting and the possibility to catch the murderer before the detective does. By far the best genre ever.

Best genre of movie.those who can't understand movies they like action movies.They just like to see stupid,boring slow motion,jason statham movies.
This deserves top on this list than action

The Contenders

Psychological Thriller

These are the films that stick in your head long after you watch them

Musical

I love watching a great musical and leaving the theater happy and a great mood.

It just spreads the joy over me, all the classics like Oliver Twist, that's nice, The lion king is awesome!

How can you hate musicals? Fiddler On The Roof is one of the best movies ever made.

Disney

Anime

it is simply the best type of genre out there because anime is the genre of all genres because there can be sci-fi anime, romance anime, action anime and horror anime. :)

I love anime. The type of animation is cute and cool at the same time.

Anime is the best thing I ever seen, The Story,Characters,Animation in every anime is the best.

I saw "Your name". #FavMovie

Documentary
Western

No other movie genre captures American cultural history like the Western

You got the Dollars trilogy, django unchained & many more

Westerns give me escapism.
Some have good ethical stories, many have good landscape scenes.
'Dances with Wolves', 'Tombstome', 'Unforgiven', the new 'True Grit', most John Wayne movies.

I Like All Movies

Crime

All the good films are crime films

The Dark Knight

Romance

Please tell me you're joking.

Romance sucks.

Suspense
History
Erotic

Remove this off this list! Porn is disgusting and must be banned!

This is the best movie ganre ever! I like ''fisting'' porn!

Superhero

This genre is awesome defined. You take ordinary people or aliens and grant them powers. People have to choose between good and evil. Good superheroes show what it takes to be heroic. Even if you have no powers like Hawkeye, you can still make a difference to the planet. It shows that good can triumph over evil since good gives hope, while bad gives doom. So this genre should be in the top 10.

A few years ago I hated the genre and only watched the essentials which were highly praised by the critics but I latter got so much into and realized they are really fu to watch with some of the best characters.

This genre should at least be top 10... Avengers anyone?

Avengers endgame

Family

Why would this be considered the best movie genre? Because it is for all ages. Anyone can love it. Examples would be E. T, The Wizard of Oz, Star Wars, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone, Mary Poppins, Shrek, and, the king of the Family genre, Pixar. This is a great genre.

Dark Comedy
Coming of Age

Spirited Away is a great example of a coming of age movie. One of my favorite animated movies of all time & this fits perfect with this genre.

My favorite movie "Stand By Me (1986)" is in this category, but I still have to vote for Horror.

Science Fantasy

Foken nice

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