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  • Topic: Science fiction film, Horror film, Jean-Claude Van Damme
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As you grow up, you become more aware of the different types of genres for movies. Everyone has their own opinions towards their favorite movies or what types of genres they like. Movies control feeling, provide advice and life lessons, bring happiness and sadness. They can also be very scary and put scary thoughts in your head and bring technology to the next level by showing something that this society does not have today like see through cell phones. The three greatest genres of movies, are Action, Horror, and Sci-fi.

If you like huge dramatic explosions, gun fire and outstanding action, then you would love to watch “action movies”. Action movies are where one or more heroes are put into a series of challenges that require physical feats, extended fights and fast, energetic chases. They occasionally have a resourceful character struggling against incredible odds such as, life-threatening situations, an evil villain, and or being chased in several ways of transportation such as cars, buses, trucks, with victory achieved at the end after difficult physical efforts and violence. Story and character development are generally secondary to explosions, fist fights, gunplay and car chases. Some of the greatest action movie heroes consist of, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Steven Segal, Dolph Lundgren, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Wesley Snipes, and Jackie Chan.

To enjoy a horror movie, you have to have the type of attitude that will become scared very easily, or even just becoming a little scared is good enough. Horror films deal with the people’s nightmares, worst fears, and terror of the unknown. A good deal of it is about the supernatural, however if some films contain serial killers, a disease or virus outbreak and surrealism, they may be known as a "horror movie". Themes or elements often scene in typical horror films include ghosts, torture, gore, werewolves, ancient curses, Satanism, demons, vicious animals, vampires, cannibals, haunted...
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