Best Example Movies in Genres

  • Action: The Dark Knight (2008)

  • Adventure: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Seven Samurai (1954) both have two mentions
  • Biopic: Raging Bull (1980) has two mentions – but also two more that see it as mainly a Sports movie
  • Coming of Age: The Breakfast Club (1985) has two mentions
  • Fantasy: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and Pan’s Labyrinth or El Labrintho del Fauno (2006) both have two mentions

  • Gangster: The Godfather (1972) has three mentions (plus one more under the parent genre “Crime”)
  • Musical: Singin’ in the Rain (1952) has two mentions
  • Mystery: Rear Window (1954) has three mentions
  • Romance: Casablanca (1942) has two mentions
  • Sports: Rocky (1976) has two mentions – Raging Bull (1980) also has two, but also two more that see it as mainly a Biopic
  • Thriller: The Silence of the Lambs (1991) has two mentions
  • War: Saving Private Ryan (1998) has two mentions

  • Western: The Searchers (1956) and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) both have two mentions