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You folks know the drill. Tell us your favorite films in the following genres.

Action
Animated
Adventure
Biopic
Chick Flick
Crime/Gangster
Comedy
Detective/Mystery
Disaster
Drama
Epic/Historical
Fantasy
Film Noir
Foreign Language
Guy Flick
Horror
Melodrama
Musical/Dance
Romance
Science Fiction
Sports
Supernatural
Thriller/Suspense
War
Western
 
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I was hoping for your favorite film in each specific genre :csad:.
 
Action - Die Hard
Animated - Batman - Mask of the Phantasm
Adventure - Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic - American Gangster
Chick Flick - None
Crime/Gangster - Heat
Comedy - The Hangover
Detective/Mystery - Seven.
Disaster - Unstoppable.
Drama - Zodiac.
Epic/Historical - Kingdom of Heaven Directors Cut
Fantasy - Conan the Barbarian.
Film Noir - Sin City.
Foreign Language - District B13
Guy Flick - Predator.
Horror - Predator.
Melodrama - Predator.
Musical/Dance - Sweeney Todd (2007)
Romance - Superman
Science Fiction - The Terminator.
Sports - Rocky
Supernatural - Pan's Labrynth
Thriller/Suspense - Inglourious Basterds
War - Black Hawk Down
Western - Once Upon a Time in the West
 
Good topic!

I may be genre-bending in some cases, but I'll try to stick close to the proper definitions. Let's see

Action - Die Hard

Animated - Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

Adventure - The Rocketeer

Biopic - Ed Wood

Chick Flick - Bring it On

Crime/Gangster - Reservoir Dogs

Comedy - UHF

Detective/Mystery - Memento

Disaster - Independence Day

Drama - Taxi Driver

Epic/Historical - The Patriot

Fantasy - The Empire Strikes Back

Film Noir - Maltese Falcon

Foreign Language - Pan's Labyrinth

Guy Flick - Commando

Horror - Psycho

Musical/Dance - Rocky Horror Picture Show

Romance - As Good as it Gets

Science Fiction - Robocop

Sports - Rocky

Supernatural - Evil Dead

Thriller/Suspense - Rear Window

War - Inglourious Basterds

Western - Tombstone
 
Western-True Grit
Period-Shutter Island
Drama-This Boy's Life,Revolutionary Road
Fantasy-Batman
Supernatural-Evil Dead and A Nightmare on Elm Street
War-Inglorious Basterds
Action-Commando
Horror-American Psycho,Phantasm II,Hellraiser II,Halloween III
Comedy-Plains,Trains & Automobiles
Suspense-The Game,The Machinist
Sci-fi-Bicentennial Man
Animated-Corpse Bride
Biopic-Domino
Disaster-Cloverfield
 
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Action - The Matrix
Animated - The Incredibles
Adventure - Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic - Raging Bull
Chick Flick - ?
Crime/Gangster - Heat/Goodfellas/The Godfather
Comedy - Anchorman
Detective/Mystery - Zodiac/L.A. Confidential
Disaster - ?
Drama - The Shawshank Redemption
Epic/Historical - Master and Commander
Fantasy - The Fellowship of the Ring
Film Noir - The Third Man
Foreign Language - The Lives of Others
Guy Flick - Predator
Horror - The Thing
Melodrama - ?
Musical/Dance - Grease
Romance - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Science Fiction - Gattaca
Sports - Friday Night Lights
Supernatural - Unbreakable
Thriller/Suspense - The Prestige/Silence of the Lambs
War - Apocalypse Now/Saving Private Ryan
Western - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly/3:10 to Yuma (2007)
 
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Action--Aliens
Animated--Toy Story
Adventure--Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic--Ed Wood
Chick Flick--?
Crime/Gangster--Pulp Fiction
Comedy--O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Detective/Mystery--Fargo
Disaster--?
Drama--The Godfather
Epic/Historical--Saving Private Ryan
Fantasy--Lord of the Rings trilogy
Film Noir--Double Indemnity
Foreign Language--Yojimbo
Guy Flick--The Killer
Horror--Alien
Melodrama--?
Musical/Dance--The Producers
Romance--Annie Hall
Science Fiction--Children of Men
Sports--Rocky
Supernatural--Army of Darkness
Thriller/Suspense--Rear Window
War--Inglourious Basterds
Western--The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
 
Action - Predator
Animated - Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Adventure - Iron Man
Crime/Gangster - (I absolutely hate this genre.)
Comedy - Ghostbusters
Epic/Historical - Braveheart
Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Foreign Language - Gojira (I was surprised I had a favorite Foreign film too.)
Horror - JAWS
Science Fiction - Jurassic Park
Sports - The Waterboy
Western - Unforgiven
 
Action--Aliens
Animated--Toy Story
Adventure--Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic--Ed Wood
Chick Flick--?
Crime/Gangster--Pulp Fiction
Comedy--O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Detective/Mystery--Fargo
Disaster--?
Drama--The Godfather
Epic/Historical--Saving Private Ryan
Fantasy--Lord of the Rings trilogy
Film Noir--Double Indemnity
Foreign Language--Yojimbo
Guy Flick--The Killer
Horror--Alien
Melodrama--?
Musical/Dance--The Producers
Romance--Annie Hall
Science Fiction--Children of Men
Sports--Rocky
Supernatural--Army of Darkness
Thriller/Suspense--Rear Window
War--Inglourious Basterds
Western--The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

I wanted to put Fargo for Mystery, but it defies genre classification.
 
This is just a sampling of different movie genre franchises, you'll notice none of that crap like Harry Potter, LOTR or POTC since I'm all 80's and 90's old skool.

Action (Terminator, Robocop, Rambo)
Sci-Fi (Star Wars, Matrix, Total Recall, Aliens)
Animated (Transformers The Movie)
Adventure (James Bond)
Horror (Nightmare On Elm Street, Saw)
Drama (Rocky, Rainman)
Superhero (Superman, Batman, Spider-Man)
Suspense (The Fugitive, Silence Of The Lambs)
Comedy (Back To The Future, Ghostbusters, Beverly Hills Cop)
 
Action -- Where Eagles Dare
Animated -- An American Tail
Adventure -- Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic -- Amadeus
Chick Flick -- Sabrina
Crime/Gangster -- The Ladykillers
Comedy -- Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Detective/Mystery -- The Maltese Falcon
Disaster -- Airplane!
Drama -- Amadeus
Epic/Historical -- Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
Fantasy -- The Secret of NIMH
Film Noir -- The Maltese Falcon
Foreign Language -- The Castle of Cagliostro
Guy Flick -- Crocodile Dundee or Police Story
Horror -- Dracula
Melodrama -- To Kill A Mockingbird
Musical/Dance -- Fiddler on the Roof
Romance -- Sabrina
Science Fiction -- Back to the Future
Sports -- Rocky
Superhero -- Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker or Batman: Under the Red Hood or Spider-Man 2
Supernatural -- Army of Darkness
Thriller/Suspense -- Blade Runner
War -- Kelly's Heroes
Western -- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
 
Action: Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Last Crusade, Gladiator, The Dark Knight
Animated: The Lion King
Adventure: Jaws
Biopic: Raging Bull, The Aviator
Chick Flick: Breakfast at Tiffany's, Love, Actually
Crime/Gangster: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Goodfellas (triple tie)
Comedy: Ghostbusters, A Night at the Opera, Young Frankenstein (triple tie)
Detective/Mystery: L.A. Confidential
Disaster: Airplane!
Drama: The Godfather
Epic/Historical: Gone with the Wind
Fantasy: Lord of the Rings
Film Noir: Double Indemnity, Sunset Blvd., The Third Man (triple tie)
Foreign Language: Pan's Labyrinth, The Bicycle Thieves, Roshomon
Guy Flick: Caddyshack
Horror: Psycho
Melodrama: It's a Wonderful Life
Musical/Dance: Singing in the Rain, Moulin Rouge!, My Fair Lady, Swing Time
Romance: Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, Breakfast at Tiffany's
Science Fiction: Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, Blade Runner
Sports: Rocky
Supernatural: The Wolf Man (1941)
Thriller/Suspense: Psycho, Shadow of a Doubt, Rear Window, Silence of the Lambs
War: Saving Private Ryan
Western: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; The Searchers (tie)
 
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Action
Terminator 2​
Animated
The Lion King​
Adventure
Raiders of the Lost Ark​
Biopic
Schindler’s List​
Chick Flick
Love, Actually​
Crime/Gangster
Godfather II​
Comedy
Groundhog Day​
Detective/Mystery
L.A. Confidential​
Disaster
Outbreak​
Drama
The Shawshank Redemption​
Epic/Historical
Master and Commander​
Fantasy
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring​
Film Noir
Touch of Evil​
Foreign Language
(Can't think of any good enough at the moment. Brain temporarily nonfunctional. Might edit in later.)​
Guy Flick
300​
Horror
The Thing​
Romance
The Painted Veil​
Science Fiction
Gattaca​
Sports
Rocky​
Supernatural
6th Sense​
Thriller/Suspense
Silence of the Lambs​
War
Saving Private Ryan​
Western
Once Upon A Time in the West​
 
Action (Die Hard films, Hard Boiled)
Biopic (Goodfellas)
Crime/Gangster (Goodfellas, The Godfather 1-2, Scarface, The Departed, Reservoir Dogs, Snatch)
Detective/Mystery (The Usual Suspects)
Drama (Goodfellas, The Departed)
Fantasy (Batman Returns, Beetlejuice)
Film Noir (Pulp Fiction, Taxi Driver, Blade Runner)
Guy Flick (Predator)
Melodrama (The Godfather 1-2)
Science Fiction (Blade Runner, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Inception)
Thriller/Suspense (Memento, Inception)
Western (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)
 
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Action Die Hard
Animated Mask of the Phantasm
Adventure Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic Capote
Chick Flick The Wedding Singer
Crime/Gangster Godfather II
Comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Detective/Mystery Zodiac
Disaster The Towering Inferno
Drama The Shawshank Redemption
Epic/Historical The Empire Strikes Back
Fantasy The Fellowship of the Ring
Film Noir Pulp Fiction
Foreign Language Old Boy
Guy Flick Bachelor Party
Horror Alien
Melodrama Forrest Gump
Musical/Dance Spider-Man 3
Romance Fight Club
Science Fiction Blade Runner
Sports Happy Gilmore
Supernatural Poltergeist
Thriller/Suspense Se7en
War Black Hawk Down
Western Young Guns
 
Action - Salt
Animated - Toy Story
Adventure - Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic - Schindler's List
Chick Flick - A Cinderella Story
Crime/Gangster - The Godfather
Comedy - Monsters vs Aliens
Disaster - The Day After Tomorrow
Drama - There Will Be Blood
Epic/Historical - Kingdom of Heaven
Fantasy - Lord of the Rings
Foreign Language - Red Cliff
Guy Flick - The Expendables
Horror - Jurassic Park
Musical/Dance - Grease
Romance - Gone With The Wind
Science Fiction - The Empire Strikes Back
Sports - Rocky
Thriller/Suspense - The Prestige
War - Saving Private Ryan
Western - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Something like that...
 
Action - Matrix
Animated - iron giant
Adventure - raiders or empiresb
Biopic - lenny, the doors amadeus
Chick Flick - whip it
Crime/Gangster - goodfellas
Comedy - duck soup
Detective/Mystery - unbreakable
Disaster - king kong
Drama -
Epic/Historical - conan the barbarian
Fantasy - lotr
Film Noir - pulp fiction
Foreign Language - the edukators
Guy Flick - first blood
Horror - evil dead ii or alien
Melodrama
Musical/Dance - blues bros
Romance - true romance
Science Fiction - signs gattaca
Sports - rocky
Supernatural - dead zone
Thriller/Suspense
War - cross of iron
Western - little big man
 
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Action - Aliens
Animated - Beauty and the Beast
Adventure - Raiders of the Lost Ark
Biopic - Schindler's List
Crime/Gangster - The Godfather
Comedy - Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Detective/Mystery - Rear Window
Drama - The Shawshank Redemption
Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings
Film Noir - Sunset Blvd
Foreign Language - The Seven Samurai
Horror - Alien
Musical/Dance - The Wizard of Oz
Romance - It's a Wonderful Life
Science Fiction - Star Wars
Thriller/Suspense - Silence of the Lambs
War - Apocalypse Now
Western - The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
 

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