Rules, tropes, cliches all films have them, what sub-genres should I test?
Help decide on future film sub-genres to be tested by doing the following poll (explanations for sub-genres appear after the poll.)
Anti-War Films - Films that feature war, but portray it as a bad thing. [Saving Private Ryan]
Cold War Films - The USA and the USSR are on the brink of all-out war which only our hero can stop. [Hunt for the Red October]
Conspiracy Films - Films where a character discovers a world of murder and conspiracy. [Enemy of the State]
Erotic Thrillers - Films where a character is lured into a world of sleaze and murder by sex. [The Monkey's Mask]
Espionage Films/Spy Thrillers - Films that feature espionage, but focus more on suspense than action. [Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy]
Legal Thriller - A courtroom drama, but with more danger to the protagonists [The Firm]
Outbreak/Contagion Films - A film about the beginnings and spread of a deadly pandemic and possibly the collapse of society that follows. [Warning Sign]
Political Thrillers - Films where the fate of a country's political future is at stake. [All The President's Men]
Psychological Thrillers - Films where the unstable mental state of a character or characters is a feature. [Psycho]
Supernatural Thrillers - A film with supernatural elements that focuses more on building tension than the gore or killing of other horror films. [Jack & Diane]
There may be a lot of crossover between these sub-genres, many Suspense & Thriller films are action films or horrors or close to crossing the lines into becoming them. Films may be tested in multiple genres.
There are Suspense & Thriller sub-genres not included here that appeared in previous polls.
Action Films - most sub-genres depending on the levels of action and suspense.
Crime Films- most sub-genres depending on the levels of mystery and suspense.
Drama Films- most sub-genres depending on the levels of drama and suspense.
Exploitation - most sub-genres depending on the levels of suspense.
Horror- most sub-genres depending on the levels of horror and suspense.