Film and Television Program Genres

Categories of TV and movie program content

Film Genres
ComedyThe Hangover - 2009
DramaThe Hurt Locker - 2009
Action/Adventure/ThrillerDistrict 9 - 2009
Mystery/SuspenseThe Bourne Supremacy - 2004
RomanceSex In The City - 2008
WesternNo Country For Old Men - 2007
Crime/GangsterThe International - 2009
HorrorThe Ring - 2002
Fantasy/Science FictionAvatar - 2009
MusicalMama Mia! - 2008
ForeignThe Lives of Others - 2006, Germany
Television Genres
Situation ComedyI Love Lucy, Two and a Half Men, Hot in Cleveland
DramaBlue Bloods, CSI, NCIS, Lost
SportsSuperbowl, World Series
Soap OperaGuiding Light, Days of Our Lives, As The World Turns
RealitySurvivor, American Idol, Amazing Race, Big Brother

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