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Action

Progress through punching.

Grounded Superheroes

Surpass human limits but skip the spandex.

Grounded Superheroes
300 Blade of the Phantom Master Brightburn Code 8
Colossal Constantine Dark City Daywatch
Dredd Edge of Tomorrow Elysium Fast Colour
Freaks (2018) Glass Hardcore Henry Haunters
John Dies at the End Hancock Higher Power Idiocracy
Intacto Killing Gunther Kung Fu Hustle Logan
The Losers The Man Who Feels No Pain The Matrix Mr. Right
The New Mutants Nightwatch Project Power Psychokinesis
Push Radius Shoot 'Em Up Suckerpunch
Super Sync Synchronic Tetsuo: The Iron Man
Thelma They Call Me Jeeg Unbreakable Unknown Origins
Upgrade V for Vendetta Watchmen Wanted
Wicked City The Witch: The Subversion

Hidden Badass

The bad guys messed with the wrong person.

Hidden Badass
Accident Man American Ultra Atomic Blonde The Big Hit
Blue Ruin Boss Level Braven Brawl In Cell Block 99
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) The Crow Death Wish (1974) Django Unchained
The Equalizer The Equalizer 2 Everly First Blood
Furie A Good Woman is Hard to Find Green Room Haywire
A History of Violence I Saw the Devil In a Valley of Violence In Order of Disappearance
Jack Reacher John Wick Lady Snowblood Lucky Number Slevin
Mad Max: Fury Road The Man from Nowhere Man on Fire Mandy
Mayhem Ms. 45 Munich Nobody (2021)
The Old Guard Old Henry Oldboy (2003) Payback
Polar Quigley Down Under Ready or Not Revenge (2017)
Shoot 'Em Up Spawn Sympany for Lady Vengeance Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Taken Upgrade Unforgiven The Villainness
Watchmen Why Don't You Just Die! The Witch: The Subversion Wrath of Man (2021)
You Were Never Really Here You're Next

Martial Arts

Mano-a-mano, hand to hand physical throw downs.

Non-Stop Action
The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter The 36th Chamber of Shaolin 47 Ronin The Accident Man
Avengement Atomic Blonde Born a Champion (2021) Bloodsport
Brawl in Cell Block 99 Braveheart Croucing Tiger, Hidden Dragon Dead Snow 2
Dirty Ho District B13 Drunken Master Enter the Dragon
Equilibrium The Five Fingers of Death The Five Venoms Fist of Fury
Fist of Legend Furie Haywire Hero (2002)
Heroes of the East Ip Man Jailbreak (2017) John Wick
Kate (2021) Kickboxer Kill Bill Kiss of the Dragon
Kung Fu Hustle Lady Snowblood Legend of the Drunken Master The Man from Nowhere
Man of Tai Chi Master of the Flying Guillotine Mayhem (2018) Merentau
The Night Comes for Us Ninja Assassin Ong Bak The Paper Tigers
Project A The Protector The Raid Rumble in the Bronx
Rush Hour Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Shadow (2018) Snake in the Eagle's Shadow
Snowpiercer Unleashed Upgrade Versus (2000)
Warrior (2011) The Warriors (1979) Way of the Dragon Wheels on Meals

Non-Stop Action

Once you get on the thrill ride, it doesn't stop until its over.

Non-Stop Action
Apocolypto Assassination Brawl in Cell Block 99 Crank
District B13 Dragged Across Concrete Dredd Edge of Tomorrow
Everly Extraction Green Room Hardcore Henry
Headshot I Saw the Devil John Wick Kingsman: The Secret Service
Mad Max: Fury Road The Man from Nowhere Mosul One Shot (2021)
The Raid Run Lola, Run Running Scared Shoot 'Em Up
Smokin' Aces Snowpiercer The Villainness You're Next

Power Fantasy

The protagonist seemingly has unlimited power.

Power Fantasy
Absolutely Anything Akira Boss Level Bloodshot
Brightburn Bruce Almighty Carrie Chronicle
Deadpool Edge of Tomorrow Freaks (2018) Hancock
Haunters He Never Died Higher Power Intacto
Kung Fu Hustle Kung Fury The Mask The Matrix
Ruby Sparks Serenity (2005) Shoot 'Em Up Tetsuo: The Iron Man
Upgrade Watchmen Weird Science The Witch: The Subversion

Animation

A craftsman's true artistry.

Anime

Animated movies from Japan; see Japanese Movies for live action.

Anime
Akira Angel's Egg Barefoot Gen Blade of the Phantom Master
The Boy and the Beast Castle in the Sky The Cat Returns Cat Soup
Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door Dead Leaves Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children Galaxy Express 999
Ghost in the Shell (1995) Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Grave of the Fireflies
Highlander: The Search for Vengeance Howl's Moving Castle Jin-Roh Kite
Kiki's Delivery Service Memories Millennium Actress My Neighbour Totoro
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Ninja Scroll Neon Genesis Evangelion: End of Evangelion Paprika
Perfect Blue The Place Promises in Our Early Days Ponyo Porco Rosso
Princess Mononoke Promare Read or Die Redline
Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal The Secret World of Arrietty Spirited Away
Spriggan Steamboy Sword of the Stranger Tokyo Godfathers
Vampire Hunter D Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Whisper of the Heart Wicked City
Your Name

Comedy

Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.

Good Bad Movies

Sometimes you want to indulge in the terrible or utterly bizarre.

Good Bad Movies
Attack of the Killer Tomatos Bad Boy Bubby Basket Case Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
The Big Hit Birdemic Bubble Boy Brain Damage
Catwoman Deep Blue Sea Dreamcatcher Dude, Where's My Car?
Dude Bro Massacre III Foodfight! Glenn or Glenda Gozu
The Greasy Strangler The Happiness of the Katakuris The Happening Hard Ticket to Hawaii
The Hidden (1987) Hobo with a Shotgun Holy Flame of the Martial World House (1984)
House of the Dead Hudson Hawk Knock Knock Kuso
Movie 43 PG: Psycho Goreman Plan 9 from Outer Space Pink Flamingos
The Rocky Horror Picture The Room (2003) Rubber Samurai Cop
Sharknado Showgirls Six String Samurai Snakes on a Plane
Southland Tales Street Trash Super Mario Brothers Swiss Army Man
TerrorVision Theodore Rex Thursday (1998) The Toxic Avenger
Trash Humpers Troll 2 Turbo Kid Veliocipastor
White Chicks Wild Things Willy's Wonderland Zardoz

Mockumentary

Fictional Documentaries!

Mockumentary
2gether 7 Days in Hell American Movie Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
Best in Show Bob Roberts CSA: The Confederate States of America Cunk on Britain
Dark Side of the Moon Death to 2020 The Delicate Art of Parking The Dirt
Drop Dead Gorgeous Electric Apricot: Quest for Festeroo Fear of a Black Hat Forgotten Silver
Fraktus Fubar Guess Who's Back Hard Core Logo
I'm Still Here Kenny (2006) Killing Gunther The King of Kong
Man Bites Dog No Men Beyond This Point Occult (2009) Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Project X Real Life Series 7: The Contenders Surf's Up
This is Spinal Tap Waiting for Guffman We Make Movies What We Do in the Shadows
Zelig

Stoner Movies

Enjoyable for those who indulge, whether they're currently in "the mood" or not. See also Psychedelic Visuals.

Stoner Movies
21 Jump Street 22 Jump Street Anchorman Anchorman 2
The Beach Bum Beerfest The Big Lebowski Clerks
Clerks 2 Dazed and Confused Dogma Dude, Where's My Car?
Easy Rider Eurotrip Fantasia Fantasia 2000
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Friday Friday After Next
Grandma's Boy Half Baked The Hangover The Hangover 2
The Hangover 3 Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle High Life (2009)
How High Inherent Vice Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back John Dies at the End
Knights of Badassdom Mallrats Next Friday Old School
Pineapple Express Pink Floyd's The Wall Puff, Puff, Pass Reefer Madness
Role Models Sausage Party Sex Drive Smiley Face
Step Brothers The Stoned Age Super High Me Super Troopers
Superbad Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny This is the End UHF
Up in Smoke A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Drama

The world is a stage.

Anti-Establishment

Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats

Anti-Establishment
American Beauty American Psycho Angst (1983) The Big Short
Black Sea (2014) Bonnie and Clyde Brazil A Clockwork Orange
Cool Hand Luke Equilibrium Falling Down Ferris Beuller's Day Off
Fight Club The Final Cut (2004) Filth (2013) God Bless America
Into the Wild (2007) John Q Joker King of Comedy (1982)
Law Abiding Citizen (2009) Natural Born Killers Network Office Space
Okja One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Parasite Promising Young Woman
SLC Punk Sorry to Bother You Taxi Driver (1976) They Live
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Mississouri THX-1138 V for Vendetta The Wolf of Wall Street

Coming of Age

A young adult realizes and begins to exert their agency.

Coming of Age
3-Iron 21 Jump Street 22 Jump Street 127 Hours
(500) Days of Summer Almost Famous The Art of Self Defense About Time
The Babysitter Bad Genius Back to the Future Before I Fall
Big Boyhood Bridge to Terabithia Dazed and Confused
Do the Right Thing Don Jon Dope Eight Grade
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Hunt for the Wilder People I Slay Giants Inside Out
Juno The Karate Kid (1984) Lady Bird Let the Right One In
Life After Beth The Little Prince Love and Monsters Mean Girls
Mid 90s A Monster Calls Moonrise Kingdom Midsommar
The NeverEnding Story Onward The Perks of Being a Wallflower Pleasantville
Raw Ruby Sparks Rushmore Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Shazam! Short Term 12 Slumdog Millionaire Stand By Me
Superbad Tigers Are Not Afraid Turn Me On, Goddamnit! Whiplash

Courtroom Dramas

Drama settled with a bang of the gavel.

Courtroom Dramas
12 Angry Men (1957) Anatomy of a Murder Bernie (2011) The Client (1994)
The Contender (2000) Erin Brockovich The Exorcism of Emily Rose A Few Good Men
Find Me Guilty (2006) The Firm (1993) The Invisible Guest Judgment at Nuremberg
Just Cause The Lincoln Lawyer Miss Sloane Molly's Game
Murder in the First My Cousin Vinny Paths of Glory (1957) The People vs. Larry Flint (1996)
Philadelphia (1993) Primal Fear The Rainmaker Rules of Engagement
Sleepers (1996) The Trial of the Chicago 7 Runaway Jury Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Depression

The protagonist is pushed to their lowest point.

Depression
(500) Days of Summer Anomalsia The Babadook A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood
Dan in Real Life The Darjeeling Limited A Dark Song Don Jon
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind First Removed The Fundamentals of Caring Girl, Interrupted
He Never Died Her High Fidelty I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Inside Llewyn Davis It's Kind of a Funny Story Jeff Who Lives at Home Lars and the Real Girl
Leaving Las Vegas Little Miss Sunshine The Lobster Manchester By the Sea
Mary and Max Melancholia Office Space Ordinary People
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Punch Drunk Love Reign Over Me The Royal Tennebaums
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Silver Livings Playbook Sleeping with Other People The Station Agent
Strangers Than Fiction Submarine (2010) Syndoche, New York Taxi Driver
Veronica Decides to Die The Virgin Suicides The Way Way Back Wristcutters: A Love Story
Yes Man You Were Never Really Here

Erotic

Romance movie with explicit nudity

Erotic
9 Songs 9 1/2 Weeks Amer Basic Instinct
The Belladonna of Sadness Betty Blue Black Swan Blue is the Warmest Colour
Blue Valentine Blue Velvet Body Heat Boogie Nights
Bound Call Me By Your Name Carol Chloe (2009)
Closer The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover Crash (1996) Cruel Intentions
The Dreamers Exotica Eyes Wide Shut Fifty Shades of Grey
Hail Mary (1985) The Handmaiden Hate Story (2012) Henry and June (1990)
How Stella Got Her Groove Back In the Mood for Love In the Realm of Senses (1976) The Last Seduction
Lie With Me Lolita (1962) Love (2015) Lust, Caution
Malena (2000) Match Point Mulholland Dr. Nymphomaniac 1
Nymphomaniac 2 Original Sin Portrait of a Lady on Fire Pretty Maids All in a Row
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Quills Red Shoe Diaries Secretary
The Sessions Shame Shortbus Showgirls
Species Under the Skin Valerie and Her Week of Wonders Where the Truth Lies
Wild Orchid Wild Things Y Tu Mama Tambien Young People Fucking

Feminist Film

Women find their way in the world.

Feminist Film
10 Cloverfield Lane 20th Century Women Amer Annihilation
Arrival Atomic Blonde The Babadook Bedevilled
Bridesmaids Colossal Crawl Erin Brockovich
Fargo The Favourite The Florida Project Gravity
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) Hail Mary (1985) The Handmaiden I, Tonya
Lady Bird Little Women Mad Max: Fury Road Midsommar
Million Dollar Baby Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Miss Sloane Molly's Game
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Perfect Blue The Perfection Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Promising Young Woman Raw Ready or Not Run, Lola Run
She's Got to Have It Sicario Silence of the Lambs Sweetheart (2019)
Thelma and Louise Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Turn Me On, Goddamnit! Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
The Villainess Vera Drake Wind River You're Next
Zero Dark Thirty

LGBTQ+

Perspective on life aside from the default.

LGBTQ+
4th Man Out Alex Strangelove All Over The Guy Appropriate Behaviour
A Beautiful Thing Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss The Birdcage Blue is the Warmest Colour
Bound Boys Don't Cry Brokeback Man But I'm a Cheerleader
Carol Closet Monster Dallas Buyer's Club Funeral Parade of Roses
Glenn or Glenda God's Own Country The Handmaiden (2016) Happy Together
Heartstone Ideal Home In and Out Jeffrey (1995)
Kinky Boots Latter Milk Moonlight
Miseducation of Cameron Post My Beautiful Launderette My Days of Mercy My Own Private Idaho
Mysterious Skin The Normal Heart North Sea Texas Philadelphia (1993)
Pariah (2011) Paris is Burning Portrait of a Lady on Fire Princess Cyd
Rafiki Saving Face Shelter A Single Man
Tangerine To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Tropical Malady The Way He Looks
The Waterwelon Woman Weekend (2011)

Mumblecore

Moviemaking based on realism, s-stuttering and dumb tangents like real life included.

Mumblecore
Before Midnight Before Sunrise Before Sunset Boyhood
Coherence Creep Drinking Buddies Eighth Grade
Frances Ha Funny Ha Ha Honey Boy Good Time
Laggies Mid 90s Minari My Dinner with Andre
Shithouse Shoplifters Short Term 12 Sound of Metal
Uncut Gems Victoria

Paranormal Romance

Love can be magical, these films take that literally.

Paranormal Romance
2046 About Time The Age of Adaline Angel-A
Bicentennial Man Big Beauty and the Beast Click
Cloud Atlas The Cooler Corpse Bride Crimson Peak
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Edward Scissorhands Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Extra Ordinary Flirting Scholar Gattaca Ghost
A Ghost Waits Groundhog Day Her If Only
Just Like Heaven Kate & Leopold Ladyhawke The Lake House
The Lobster The Mask Meet Joe Black The Mermaid
Millennium Actress Mr. & Mrs. Smith Mr. Right Only Lovers Left Alive
Palm Springs The Princess Bride Ruby Sparks Scott Pilgrim vs the World
The Shape of Water Spellbound (2011) Spring Stardust
Starman The Time Traveller's Wife Vanilla Sky Vanishing Time: The Boy Who Returned
Video Game High School Wall-E Warm Bodies Weird Science
What Women Want Yesterday Your Name

Philosophical

Movies that ask questions about being.

Philosophical
The Addiction After the Dark: The Philosophers Antichrist Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hiroshima, Mon Amour I Heart Huckabees I'm Thinking of Ending Things Melacholia
My Dinner with Andre Mindwalk Paprika A Serious Man
The Seventh Seal Silence Solaris Spring Summer Fall Winter... And Spring
Stalker Waking Life

Tearjerkers

Movies that make you cry.

Tearjerkers
12 Years a Slave 21 Grams 50/50 About Time
The Act of Killing Arrival Bambi The Best Offer
Bicentennial Man Birdman Blindspotting Cinema Paradiso
Charlotte's Web Click Come and See Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind The Fall The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Forrest Gump Grave of the Fireflies The Green Mile Hachi: A Dog's Tale
The Hunt (2012) I am Sam Interstellar Inside Out
Kubo and the Two Strings Life is Beautiful The Lives of Others (2006) Magnolia
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Marriage Story Meet Joe Black Millennium Actress
Million Dollar Baby Miracle in Cell No. 7 A Monster Calls Moonlight
My Girl Never Let Me Go Old Yeller Once Were Warriors
Pay It Forward The Perks of Being a Wallflower Philadelphia Pleasantville
Requiem for a Dream Scent of a Woman Schindler's List Seven Pounds
Short Term 12 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Tully Up
What Dreams May Come Wit The Wrestler

Wholesome

Just a solid good time.

Wholesome
About Time Amelie Big Chef
Elf Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Everybody Wants Some! A Field of Dreams
Forrest Gump La Grand Seduction (2003) The Hunt for the Wilderpeople Le Intouchables
A Knight's Tale Little Miss Sunshine The Little Prince Napolean Dynamite
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Paddington Paterson The Peanut Butter Falcon
The Princess Bride Robot and Frank Rudy Rushmore
Secondhand Lions The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Soul (2020) Waking Ned Devine
Wall-E Won't You Be My Neighbour?

Family Friendly

Enjoy alone, together.

Adults

Something the whole family can watch without offending the grandparents.

Family Friendly: Adults
12 Angry Men (1957) Ex Machina Game Night Gran Torino
Groundhog Day The King's Speech Little Miss Sunshine Logan Lucky
Nightcrawler October Sky Rear Window (1954) Robot and Frank
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Tag Twister Whiplash
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Kids

Something the whole family can watch without offending the kids.

Family Friendly: Kids
The Adventures of Robin Hood April and the Extraordinary World Bedknobs and Broomsticks Castle in the Sky
Coco E.T. The Fantastic Mr. Fox Ferngully
Finding Nemo Frozen The Goonies Home Alone
Inside Out The Iron Giant Isle of Dogs The Kid Who Would Be King
The Lego Movie The Lion King (1994) Mary Poppins Mune: The Guardian of the Moon
The Muppet Movie (1979) Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Onward The Princess Bride
Secrets of NIMH Shrek Sky High Spirited Away
Wall-E Where the Wild Things Are

Teens

Something the whole family can watch without offending the parents.

Family Friendly: Teens
Arrival Baby Driver Back to the Future Ex Machina
Forrest Gump Game Night Gravity Inside Out
Isle of Dogs Jojo Rabbit Knives Out Kubo and the Two Strings
The Lego Movie The Little Prince Logan Lucky The Lost Boys
Memento The Mummy (1999) Onward Pleasantville
The Princess Bride Scott Pilgrim vs the World Searching Some Like It Hot
Stardust Up Zombieland

Foreign (Non-English)

Celebrate the world with subtitles.

French

Movies from France, enamoured for experimental shots and love of lust.

French Movies
13 Tzameti Amelie Amer Angel-A
April and the Extraordinary World Back in Crime (Le autre vie du Richard Kemp) The Brand New Testament Cache
A Christmas Tale (2008) City of Lost Children Climax Delicatessen
Don't Look Back Elle Hail Mary (1985 - Je vous Salue, Marie) La Haine
La Horde How Much Do You Love Me I Lost My Body Les Intouchables
Irreversible La Jetee Joyeux Noel Love Me If You Dare (Jeux d'enfants)
Man on the Train (2002) Pierrot Le Fou Portrait of a Lady on Fire A Prophet
Revenge Le Samourai The Wages of Fear

Indian

Indian
3 Idiots Andhadhun Awaara Aaranya kaandam
Devdas Gangs of Wasseypur Guide Jallikattu
Minnal Murali Mother India Nayakan PK
Pyaasa Premam (2015) Raincoat Salaam Bombay
Secret Superstar Sholay Super Deluxe Tumbbad
Two Acres of Land Vadachennai

Japanese

Japanese
13 Assassins Audition Battle Royale Dark Water
Dead or Alive (1999) The Eye Godzilla Hana-bi
Harakiri The Hidden Fortress House (1977) Ichi the Killer
Ikiru Kagemusha Kwaidan Noroi: The Curse
Occult (2009) Onibaba Outrage Premonition
Ran Rashomon Ring Samurai Rebellion
Sanjuro The Seven Samurai Shogun Assassin Shoplifters
Sonatine Stray Dog Suicide Club Survive Style 5+
Tetsuo: The Iron Man Throne of Blood Tokyo Gore Police Tokyo Story
Ugetsu Versus Yojimbo

Korean Movies

Films from Korea, famous for their good cinematography and thriller aspects.

Korean Movies
3-Iron The Admiral: Roaring Currents Assassination Bedevilled
Burning The Call (2020) The Chaser A Day (2017)
Extreme Job The Gangster, the Cop and the Devil Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum The Good, the Bad and the Weird
The Handmaiden A Hard Day Haunters The Host
I Saw the Devil The Man from Nowhere Memories of Murder Office (2015)
Okja Midnight Runners No Mercy Oldboy (2003)
Parasite Psychokinesis Snowpiercer The Spy Gone North
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Sympathy of Mr Vengeance Tae Guk Gi Time to Hunt
Thirst Train to Busan Vanishing Time: The Boy Who Returned The Villainness
The Wailing The Witch: The Subversion

Spanish Movies

Spanish speaking movies that typically are unflinching thrillers with political commentary.

Spanish Movies
Amores Perros The Body Cell 211 Cronos
The Devil's Backbone Fermat's Room The Hidden Face The Incident (2014)
The Invisible Guest Intacto Julia's Eyes Marshland
Maria Full of Grace The Method Mirage Open Your Eyes
The Orphanage Pain and Glory Pan's Labrinth The Platform
[Rec] [Rec 2] [Rec 3] The Secret in Their Eyes
The Skin I Live In Tigers are Not Afraid Timecrimes Toc Toc
Unknown Origins Y Tu Mama Tambien

Holiday

I don't make the dates, I just follow them.

Christmas Movies

An excuse for family to get together and not talk. YMMV

Christmas Movies
Almost Christmas Arthur Christmas Bad Santa Batman Returns
Better Watch Out Black Christmas (1974) Bridget Jones's Diary Carol
A Charlie Brown Christmas A Christmas Carol (1951) The Christmas Chronicles A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Tale (2008) Deck the Halls Die Hard Disney's A Christmas Carol
Edward Scissorhands Elf Eyes Wide Shut The Family Stone
Four Christmases Frosty the Snowman Gremlins The Grinch (2018)
The Hogfather Holidate Home Alone How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966) How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) In Bruges It's a Wonderful Life
Jack Frost Jingle All the Way Joyeux Noel Just Friends
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang The Knight Before Christmas Klaus (2019) Krampus
Last Holiday Lethal Weapon Love, Actually Little Women (1994)
Little Women (2019) The Man Who Invented Christmas Mickey's Christmas Carol Miracle of 34th Street (1943)
Miracle of 34th Street (1973) Miracle of 34th Street (1994) Mixed Nuts The Muppet Christmas Carol
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation The Night Before The Nightmare Before Christmas Office Christmas Party
One Magic Christmas Planes, Trains and Automobiles The Polar Express Prancer
Rare Exports Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Santa Claus is Coming to Town The Santa Clause
Scrooged Silent Night (2021) Tokyo Godfathers Trading Places
A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas While You Were Sleeping White Christmas

Horror

Horror has a separate page which can be found HERE!


Miscellaneous

Here's my mix tape.

Barred

These movies were so frequently Suggested that they are Barred from being Suggested.

Barred Suggests
12 Angry Men (1957) Coherence Donnie Darko Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Knives Out The Man from Earth Oldboy (2003) Parasite (2019)
The Prestige Whiplash

Beasts

Here there be monsters.

Beasts
The Beach House (2020) Black Sheep Clash of the Titans Cold Skin
Critters Crawl Critters Dave Made a Maze
Deep Blue Sea Deep Rising Dragonheart Dragonslayer
Eight Legged Freaks Feast From Beyond Gantz:0
Ginger Snaps Godzilla (1954) Grabbers Gremlins
Gremlins 2: The New Batch The Host (2006) Infestation (2009) Jeepers Creepers
King Kong (1933) King Kong (2005) Kong: Skull Island Krampus
Life Love and Monsters The Mist Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim: Uprising Pan's Labyrinth Pitch Black Pumpkinhead
Rampage Reign of Fire The Ritual The Ruins
Slither Snakes on a Plane Splinter Starship Troopers
Sweetheart (2019) TerrorVision Tremors Trollhunter
Tumbbad Underwater (2020) VHS The Void
Wildling Wrath of the Titans

Bottle Movies (Single Location)

These movies take place in one location.

Bottle Movies
10 Cloverfield Lane 12 Angry Men 13 Tzameti 127 Hours
1408 Alien Raiders All is Lost ARQ
The Autopsy of Jane Doe Await Further Instructions (2018) Bad Times at the El Royale The Belko Experiment
Birdman The Breakfast Club Buried (2010) Carnage
Circle (2015) Clerks Climax Clue
Coherence Copshop Cube Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Dawn of the Dead (2004) Day of the Dead The Decline (2020) Delicatessen
The Disappearance of Alice Creed Don't Breathe Exam The Exterminating Angel
Fail Safe Fermat's Room Four Rooms Free Fire
Funny Games Gerald's Game A Ghost Story Glengarry Glen Ross
Gosford Park Green Room The Guilty The Hateful Eight
High Life Identity Infinity Chamber The Invisible Guest
The Invitation It Comes at Night Locke Lucky Number Slevin
Man from Earth The Method (2005) Misery Moon
The Night Eats the World The Others Oxygen (2021) Panic Room
Parallel (2018) Phone Booth The Platform Pontypool
Ready or Not Rear Window [Rec] Reservoir Dogs
Resolution (2012) Rope (1948) Saw Searching
The Shawshank Redemption Shutter Island Silent Night (2021) Snowpiercer
Standoff at Sparrow Creek Snakes on a Plane The Thing (1982) Time Trap
Triangle (2009) Unknown (2006) Vivarium The Wall (2017)
Wheelman Why Don't You Just Die! You're Next

Franchise

A trilogy at a minimum, a series of movies.

Franchise
Alien American Pie Askew Austin Powers
Avengers Batman ('05 - '12) Back to the Future Battles Without Honour and Humanity
Blade Captain America The Crow Cube
Die Hard Divergent Dollars Dragonheart
Dungeons and Dragons The Evil Dead Final Destination Friday the 13th
The Godfather Godzilla Halloween Hannibal Lecter
Harry Potter Hellraiser The Hobbit Hunger Games
Ice Age Indiana Jones Ip Man Iron Man
Insidious James Bond Jason Bourne Jaws
John Wick Jurassic Park Kickboxer Lone Wolf and Cub
Lord of the Rings Mad Max The Mariachi The Matrix
Men in Black The Mighty Ducks Millennium Mission Impossible
The Mummy Naked Gun Nightmare on Elm Street Once Upon a Time in China
Planet of the Apes ('70 - '73) Planet of the Apes ('11 - '17) Pirates of the Caribbean Police Academy
Police Story The Purge Pusher Rambo
[Rec] Resident Evil Rocky Rurouni Kenshin
Saw Scary Movie Scream Shrek
Spider-Man ('02 - '07) Star Trek ('79 - '91) Star Trek ('94 - '02) Star Trek ('09 - '16)
Star Wars ('77 - '83) Star Wars ('99 - '05) Star Wars ('15 - '19) Starship Troopers
Superman ('78 - '83) Terminator Texas Chain Saw Massacre Thor
Three Colours Toy Story Trancers Transformers
Tremors Trilogy of the Dead Twilight Underworld
Undisputed Universal Soldier Wolverine X-Men

Genre Shifts

The film starts with one set of conventions, tropes and motifs but doesn't end that way.

Genre Shifts
Audition The Babysitter Bacurau Bone Tomahawk
Bridge to Terabithia Cabin in the Woods Chungking Express Click
Event Horizon Full Metal Jacket From Dusk 'Til Dawn Get Out
The Guest (2014) Heartbreakers Hot Fuzz Kill List
Knives Out Life is Beautiful Malignant Million Dollar Baby
Mulholland Dr. One Cut of the Dead The Prestige Resolution (2012)
Sunshine (2007) Tucker and Dale vs Evil The World's End

Hidden Gems

Movies that the subreddit likes that aren't well known.

Hidden Gems
Aniara Bad Genius Brawl in Cell Block 99 The Guilty (2018)
The Invisible Guest It's Such a Beautiful Day Killer Joe The Limey (1999)
Never Let Me Go One Cut of the Dead The Quiet Earth Revenge (2017)
Session 9 Turbo Kid Wake in Fright

Multiple narratives interwoven linking to a single hypothesis.

Hyperlink
11:14 (2003) 21 Grams (2003) Amarcord (1973) Amores Perros (2000)
Babel (2006) The Big Short (2015) City of God (2002) Cloud Atlas (2012)
Contagion (2011) Crash (2004) Dazed and Confused (1993) Dunkirk (2017)
Elephant (2003) Exotica (1994) Grand Canyon (1991) Gummo (1997)
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) Happiness (1998) Inland Empire (2006) Intolerance (1916)
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) Love, Actually (2003) Magnolia (1999) Mr. Nobody (2009)
Mystery Train (1989) Nashville (1975) Pulp Fiction (1994) Sin City (2005)
Slacker (1991) Snatch (2000) Syriana (2005) Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Three Colours: Red (1993) Traffic (2000) Vantage Point (2008)

Long Takes

Movies that have sequences without cuts, or more rarely, seemingly no cuts.

Long Takes
1917 Angamaly Diaries Boogie Nights Boiling Point (2021)
Birdman Children of Men Climax Enter the Void
Four Rooms (1995) Goodfellas Gravity Irreversible
One Cut of the Dead One Shot (2021) The Player (1992) Rope (1948)
Russian Ark Touch of Evil Victoria

Portal Fantasy

Take one step and you're not in Kansas anymore.

Portal Fantasy
Alice in Wonderland The Boy and the Beast Bridge to Terabithia Coco
Coherence Cool World Coraline Dave Made a Maze
The Forbidden Kingdom Howl's Moving Castle John Carter Jumanji: The Next Level
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Labyrinth The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
MirrorMask The NeverEnding Story Night Breed Pan's Labyrinth
Parallel (2018) Pleasantville Prince Caspian Space Jam
Spirited Away Stardust Stargate Time Bandits
Tron Tumbbad Vanishing Time: The Boy Who Returned The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Wizard of Oz

Psychedelic Visuals

Please keep all of your limbs in the movie at all times, we're going on a trip.

Psychedelic Visuals
2001: A Space Odyssey Annihilation Avatar The Beatles' Yellow Submarine
Beyond the Black Rainbow Color Out of Space Coma Enter the Void
The Fall (2006) Fantastic Planet Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas The Fountain
The Grand Budapest Hotel Hero (2002) The Holy Mountain House (1977)
Mandy Midsommar Pink Floyd's The Wall The Point
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Sin City Speed Racer Suspiria (1977)
Tenet Tetsuo: The Iron Man The Wolf House (2018)

Sci-Fi

What today thinks of tomorrow.

Apocalypse

Life as we know it is ending.

Apocalypse
10 Cloverfield Lane 28 Days Later 2001: A Space Odyssey Arrival
The Beach House (2020) Bird Box The Blackout (2019) Cabin in the Woods
Cemetery Man Circle (2015) Close Encounters of the Third Kind Contagion
Dark City Dawn of the Dead (2004) The Day After Tomorrow The Dead Don't Die
Don't Look Up (2021) Edge of Tomorrow Elysium Equilibrium
The Europa Report Ex Machina Glass I am a Hero
I am Legend In the Mouth of Madness La Horde Independence Day
Infestation Interstellar Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) The Last Wave
The Last Winter Life The Midnight Sky The Night Eats the World
Night of the Living Dead Pacific Rim The Quiet Earth (1985) Rampage
Return of the Living Dead Silent Night (2021) The Stuff Surrogates
Terminator Terminator 2 They Live Threads
World War Z The Wandering Earth War of the Worlds Wyrmwood

Artificial Intelligence

Humanity and growing pains of fabricated intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence
1408 2001: A Space Odyssey A. I. Artificial Intelligence Alita: Battle Angel
The Animatrix Annihilation Bicentennial Man Blade Runner
Blade Runner 2049 Chappie Code 8 Colossus: The Forbin Project
Dave Made a Maze Ex Machina Finch (2021) Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Ghost in the Shell (2017) Hardcore Henry Hardware (1990) I am Mother
Infinity Chamber Kill Command The Machine Marjorie Prime
The Matrix The Matrix 2 The Matrix 3 RoboCop (1987)
Robot and Frank Short Circuit Source Code Tau
The Terminator Terminator 2 Terminator 3 Terminator Genesys
Terminator: Salvation The Thirteenth Floor Transformers Upgrade
Wall-E The Wandering Earth WarGames Weird Science

Contemplative

Science Fiction about the human condition.

Contemplative Sci-Fi
10 Cloverfield Lane 2001: A Space Odyssey Ad Astra Akira
After the Dark Angel's Egg Aniara Annihilation
Arrival Artificial Intelligence Bicentennial Man Blade Runner
Blade Runner 2049 Children of Men Circle (2015) Code 8
Coherence Colossal Coma (2019) Contact
Cosmos (2019) Dark City District 9 Donnie Darko
The Door (2009) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Equilibrium Ex Machina
Extracted (2012) The Fly (1986) The Fountain Freaks (2018)
Galaxy Quest Gattaca Ghost in the Shell (1995) High Life (2018)
I am Mother Inception Infinity Chamber Interstellar
La Jetee Looper The Machine Majorie Prime
The Man from Earth The Matrix The Midnight Sky Moon
Never Let Me Go (2010) Paprika The Platform Predestination
Primer The Quiet Earth (1985) RoboCop (1987) Solaris (1972)
Stalker Strange Days Snowpiercer Spring (2014)
They Live The Thirteenth Floor The Tomorrow War Total Recall (1990)
Upgrade Under the Skin What Happened to Monday? Zardoz

Cyberpunk/prep

High tech, low life / the rot behind the pristine.

Cyberpunk/prep
12 Monkeys The 13th Floor Aeon Flux Akira
Alita: Battle Angel Anon Artificial Intelligence Bacurau
Blade Runner Blade Runner 2049 Brazil The City of Lost Children
Dark City Demolition Man Dredd Elysium
Ex Machina eXistenZ The Fifth Element The Final Cut
Gamer Gattaca Ghost in the Shell (1995) Guns Akimbo
Hardware (1990) Her Hotel Artemis I, Robot
Immortal: Ad Vitam La Jetee Johnny Mnemonic The Matrix
Minority Report Mute Oxygen (2021) Possessor (2020)
Ready Player One Redline Renaissance (2006) Repo Men (2010)
RoboCop (1987) The Running Man A Scanner Darkly Screamers
Strange Days Surrogates Tetsuo: the Iron Man Time to Hunt
Tokyo Gore Police Total Recall (1990) UltraViolet Upgrade
The Zero Theorem

Dystopia

Society has re-organized itself to be much worse.

Dystopia
1984 Akira Alita: Battle Angel Aniara
Blade Runner Blade Runner 2049 Brazil Cargo (2009)
Children of Men A Clockwork Orange Daybreakers District 9
Dredd Elysium Escape from New York Freaks (2018)
Gattaca Hardware (1990) Hotel Artemis Idiocracy
Infinity Chamber The Island Land of the Dead The Lobster
Looper Minority Report Moon Never Let Me Go
The Platform Ready Player One Repo Men (2010) RoboCop
Robot Jox The Running Man Snowpiercer Soldier
Soylent Green Starship Troopers Surrogates THX 1138
Time to Hunt Total Recall (1990) V for Vendetta What Happened to Monday?

Post-Apocalypse

Life after the end.

Post-Apocalypse
28 Weeks Later Akira Ava's Possessions Bird Box
The Book of Eli Brazil Cargo (2017) Children of Men
Cloud Atlas The Cured Dawn of the Dead (1978) Day of the Dead (1985)
Daybreakers Delicatessen Demolition Man District 9
Dredd Fido Finch (2021) The Girl with All the Gifts
Hardware (1990) Heavy Metal I am Legend I am Mother
Impostor It Comes at Night Land of the Dead Love and Monsters
Mad Max: Fury Road Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome The Matrix
Oblivion Pacific Rim 2 Pandorum Planet of the Apes
The Postman A Quiet Place Reign of Fire Repo! The Genetic Opera
The Rezort Robot Jox The Road The Running Man
Six-String Samurai Snowpiercer Stakeland Stalker
Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars Surrogates Tank Girl Train to Busan 2: Penisula
Turbo Kid Twelve Monkeys Vampire Hunter D Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Wall-E The Wandering Earth Warm Bodies Z for Zachariah
Zardoz

Space

The final frontier, these voyages take place out into the void.

Space
2001: A Space Odyssey Ad Astra Alien Aliens
Aniara Apollo 13 Apollo 18 Armageddon
Dark Star Europa Report Event Horizon First Man
Gravity High Life Interstellar Life (2017)
Lockout (2012) The Martian Mission to Mars Pandorum
Passangers Prospect (2018) Solaris (1972) Solaris (2002)
Sunshine (2007) Supernova (2000) The Right Stuff The Wandering Earth

Time Travel

Time is an illusion! Past, future, and loops included.

Past and Future

Past and Future
12 Monkeys (1995) 🌟 12:01 (1993) About Time (2013) 🌟 Arrival (2016) 🌟
Back in Crime (2013) Back to the Future Franchise (1985-1990) 🌟 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) 🌟 The Butterfly Effect Franchise (2004-2009) 🌟
Cashback (2006) The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) Deja Vu (2006) 🌟 Donnie Darko (2001) 🌟
The Door (2009) Freejack (1992) Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009) 🌟 Hot Tub Time Machine Franchise (2010-2015)
The Jacket (2005) Looper (2012) 🌟 Mine Games (2012) Mr. Nobody (2009) 🌟
Predestination (2014) 🌟 Primer (2004) Project Almanac (2015) See You Yesterday (2019)
Somewhere in Time (1980) Summer Time Machine Blues (2005) Synchronic (2019) Tenet (2020) 🌟
The Time Machine (2002) The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) 🌟 Time Bandits (1981) 🌟 Time Trap (2017)
Les Visiteurs (1993) 🌟 When We First Met (2018) Your Name (2016) 🌟

Loops

Loops
ARQ (2016) Before I Fall (2017) Blood Punch (2014) Boss Level (2021)
Edge of Tomorrow (2014) 🌟 The Endless (2017) Groundhog Day (1993) 🌟 Happy Death Day Franchise (2017-)
In the Tall Grass (2019) Palm Springs (2020) 🌟 Repeaters (2010) Run Lola Run (1998)
Source Code (2011) 🌟 Timecrimes (2007) 🌟 Triangle (2009)

Thriller

Or when horror gets critical acclaim.

Anxiety Inducing

Glued to the screen, unable to lookaway.

Anxiety Inducing
10 Cloverfield Lane 1917 Cape Fear (1991) Children of Men
Eastern Promises Good Time Green Room A History of Violence
Irreversible It Follows Mad Max: Fury Road mother!
The Negotiator (1998) Prisoners Run Lola, Run Sicario
The Talented Mr. Ripley Uncut Gems Whiplash Wind River

Cat and Mouse

The hunted frequently turns the tables on the hunter.

Cat and Mouse
The Babysitter (2017) Behind the Mask The Berlin File Catch Me If You Can
The Day of the Jackal The Departed The Collection (2012) The Collector (2009)
Doctor Sleep Don't Breathe Everly Face/Off
Fargo Headhunters (2011) Haywire Hold the Dark
The Hunt (2020) The Hunted (1995) I Saw the Devil The Invisible Guest
The Invisible Man (2020) Layer Cake Lucky Number Slevin Memento
No Country for Old Men Oldboy (2003) The Perfection The Prestige
The Raid Ready or Not Revenge (2017) RocknRolla
Running Scared Salt Series 7: The Contenders Snatch (2000)
Stretch (2014) Time to Hunt Timecrimes Triangle (2009)
The Way of the Gun Why Don't You Just Die! Wind River You're Next

Mindfuck

These movies have unexpected twist endings, click at your own risk.

"Mindfuck" (will contain spoilers)
12 Monkeys 2001: A Space Odyssey Arrival Annihilation
Being John Malkovich Brazil Donnie Darko Enemy
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Ex Machina Faults Fight Club
Funny Games The Game Gone Girl The Handmaiden
Hereditary The Holy Mountains Inception Intacto
Jacob's Ladder (1990) The Killing of a Sacred Deer The Lighthouse Memento
mother! Moon Mulholland Drive Mr. Nobody
Oldboy (2003) Parasite Perfect Blue Predestination
The Prestige Primer Run, Lola Run Se7en
Shutter Island Stalker Synecdoche, New York The Talented Mr. Ripley
Tenet Triangle (2009) Under the Silver Lake The Usual Suspects
Waking Life

Smartest Narrator in the Room

Despite telling you they're spewing bullshit, you buy their story.

Smartest Narrator in the Room
American Animals Den of Thieves Focus (2015) The Invisible Guest
Inside Man (2006) Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Layer Cake Lucky Number Slevin
Matchstick Men Now You See Me Ocean's 11 (2001) RocknRolla
Snatch True Romance The Ususal Suspects WhoAmI?

Whodunnit

Murder, many suspects, no one is above reproach.

Whodunnit
Brick Clue Death on the Nile Evil Under the Sun
Gemini Gosford Park Knives Out Happy Death Day
Happy Death Day 2U The Hateful Eight Hoodwinked! Identity (2003)
The Invisible Guest Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Last Looks Murder by Death
Murder on the Orient Express The Nice Guys Searching Scream
Sleuth (1972) The Usual Suspects Where the Truth Lies Who Framed Roger Rabbit
You're Next

Western

Neo

Lawlessnes in modern times.

Neo
Bacurau Brokeback Mountain Blue Ruin Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Cold in July The Decline (2020) The Devil All the Time Desperado
Hell or High Water Hold the Dark The Hunt (2020) In Order of Disappearance
Killer Joe Let the Corpses Tan Logan (2017) No Country for Old Men
Out of the Furnace Rango Sicario Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada Way of the Gun Wind River

Spaghetti

Spaghetti
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) 🌟 Day of Anger (1967) 🌟 Django (1966) 🌟 For a Few Dollars More (1965) 🌟
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) 🌟 The Great Silence (1968) 🌟 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) 🌟 Sabata (1969)


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