Genres

Categorizing films by genre is a notoriously tricky but at the same time very useful undertaking. So you might object to a certain film being classified as belonging to a certain genre – and a film can also belong to more than one genre – but then please do feel free to argue your case.

Cine negroCrime films and thrillers from the 1950s and 1960s.
ComedyThey'll make you laugh… maybe.
Historical adventureSwashbucklers, pirate films and mythological adventures.
HorrorAssorted vampires, monsters and psychopaths.
Science fictionFilms set in the future, in space or in weird versions of the present…
ThrillersContemporary thrillers
War filmsFrom the pro-fascist propaganda about the Spanish Civil War to Rambo rip-offs set in Vietnam.