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  • Genre is used as a guideline as to what the audience is toexpect from a certain type of film. However these guidelines can be flexible or combined with another genre therefore creating a sub-genre.Sub-genres are used by the director so that a film can containtraits from both types of genre. An example of this would be that a crime-thriller would include both fast paced and suspense action within a crime or mystery.Some people believe that genre is more of a descriptions that tells the audience what basic traits to expect within a film however it isnt as much of a guideline as it can easily be modified to suite the film during its production.
  • Crime is a genre that revolves around the actionof a criminal mastermind. A Crime film will oftenrevolve around the criminal himself, chronicling his rise and fall. Some Crime films will have a storyline that follows the criminals victim, yet others follow the person in pursuit of the criminal.Crime genres are usually fast paced and a sense of mystery from either the plot or characters.
  • » Mob/Gangster:Mob/Gangster films are a sub-genre of crime films thatare often centered around an organized crime or themafia. The plot usually revolves around the rise and fallof the organized crime leader showing the effects causedby the organized crime in detail.» Crime-Thriller:A crime-thriller film is a sub-genre of crime films. Thissub-genre is a combination of a typical crime genre and atypical thriller genre. Usually the plot focusses andrevolves around a serial killer; a murderer; a robbery or aman-hunt. Crime-Thrillers use both action andpsychological aspects to build tension and suspense.
  • » The Silence of the Lambs - An FBI agent develops a relationship with the notorious serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lector, in order to gain Lector’s assistance in the hunt for another serial killer.» Reservoir Dogs - An unacquainted group of professional criminals is brought together for a diamond robbery that goes amiss.» S.W.A.T – A S.W.A.T team (of four) is organized within the L.A.P.D to prevent and solve crimes around the city. However dealing with a French drug lord becomes a problem for the S.W.A.T team, a problem they would need to overcome.
  • 2: Reservoir Dogs1: The silence of the lambs 3: S.W.A.T
  • A thriller Film is a genre that revolves around anticipation and suspense. The aim for Thrillers is to keep theaudience alert and on the edge of their seats throughout the movie.This genre revolves around a problem faced by the maincharacter or hero this could be an escape, a mission, or a mystery.The main trait within a thriller genre is to create a sense of danger around the main character.
  • » Action Thriller:An action thriller uses physical action to create suspensewithin the film. This sub-genre will also occasionally usea continuous motion of action whether it be physicalstunts, a fight scene or chase scenes which are all factorsfound within a traditional action genre of film.» Crime-Thriller :A crime-thriller film is a sub-genre of crime films. Thissub-genre is a combination of a typical crime genre and atypical thriller genre. Usually the plot focusses andrevolves around a serial killer; a murderer; a robbery or aman-hunt. Crime-Thrillers use both action andpsychological aspects to build tension and suspense.
  • » Psychological Thriller:Psychological thrillers contain the main traits within athriller genre, of building up suspense and dangeraround the main character. However in an psychologicalthriller the suspense comes from the mind rather than aphysical threat. This means that the main character relieson their thoughts to solve the situation.» Religious Thriller :The religious thriller genre revolves around religiousaspects including objects, questions and ceremonies.Many religious thrillers include supernatural experiences,these may include demons, exorcisms or mysterieswithin a church.
  • » The Great Escape - A large group of POW’s plan an escape from a German camp in World War II.» North By Northwest - Mistaken for a government agent by foreign spies, an advertising agent travels cross-country trying to survive.» The Silence of the Lambs - An FBI agent develops a relationship with the notorious serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lector, in order to gain Lector’s assistance in the hunt for another serial killer. (Crime-Thriller)
  • 2: North by Northwest1: The great escape 3: The silence of the lambs