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Can you name the three films from twenty different genres?
Updated Feb 10, 2015
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Genres are very fluid and some included below (e.g. silent, superhero) might not be considered as such by everyone.
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Humans are just batteries for sentient machines; can Neo save mankind?
Ripley returns to tangle with xenomorphs again in this action sequel to a horror film
A cyborg travels back in time to kill the mother of the future's human resistance
The legendary hero of this Disney film ''put the 'glad' in Gladiator''
Two Japanese children attempt to stay alive in Kobe during the last days of WWII
The pachyderm hero of this classic can fly, but never speaks a single line
It's Harrison Ford's archeologist vs. the Nazis in a battle over a religious artifact
Hitchcock film about an adman getting mistaken for a spy and chased across the US
Desperate men in a South American town drive trucks of volatile nitroglycerine
Sean Penn won an Oscar for his portrayal of America's first openly gay elected official
Ben Kingsley won an Oscar for his portrayal of this Indian civil rights activist/nationalist
Peter O'Toole didn't win an Oscar for his portrayal of this World War I British adventurer
This tale of nuptial invasion made over 200 million domestically
A grouchy weatherman is condemned to repeat the same day over, and over, and over
The wacky staff of a Korean War field hospital have fun amidst the chaos of war
Tarantino reinvigorated cinema with this trio of tales about Los Angeles criminals
Scorsese classic about low level mobster Henry Hill spending 30 years in the mafia
A Cuban immigrant is determined to control Miami's organized crime, at any cost
A black man is on trial for killing his daughter's rapists in this Grisham adaptation
Spencer Tracy presides over the trial of Nazi war criminals in this Stanley Kramer film
This drama is set more in a jury room than a courtroom, but it's a classic nevertheless
A series of interconnected vignettes explore connections and racism in Los Angeles
Ingmar Bergman's most famous film features a knight playing chess against Death
Classic backstage drama about an aging actress and a seemingly-innocent ingenue
A young girl in war-torn Spain may be a princess from the underworld in this Del Toro film
Terry Gilliam's fantastical version of '1984' pits Jonathan Pryce against the state
Dorothy Gale is swept by a tornado to a magical land of munchkins, flying monkeys, etc
Orson Welles directs himself in this twisty noir set in a Mexican border town
Shadowy, post-war Vienna hides secrets about what happened to profiteer Harry Lime
An insurance salesman foolishly lets a femme fatale talk him into murder
Spelunking women get trapped inside a cave with malevolent 'crawlers'
Dario Argento directs this chiller about a ballet academy run by a coven of witches
This early, unlicensed version of Dracula features Max Schreck as Count Orlok
Paroled prisoner Jean Valjean attempts to lead a good life and evade the ruthless Javert
Baz Luhrman directs this giddy musical about star-crossed lovers in Montmartre
Can the relationship of good-girl Sandy and greaser Danny survive high school's crucible?
Two federal marshalls explore the mysteries of an island mental asylum
It's a two man show as Michael Caine and Laurence Olivier play a twisty series of games
This classic Hitchcock mystery was recently recognized as the best movie ever made
The second half (post iceberg) may be a disaster film, but the first half is all romance
An American man and a French woman spend an evening together in Vienna
Bogart and Bergman seared themselves into the American consciousness with this classic
Chaplin's 'Little Tramp' falls in love with a blind girl but comic hijinks keep them apart
Buster Keaton pursues his beloved locomotive singlehandedly behind enemy lines
This film, about the Russian mutiny of 1905, was once considered the best movie ever
Daniel Craig takes the helm as Bond must tangle with a terrorist-financier in Montenegro
TV adaptation with Tom Cruise as spy Ethan Hunt unraveling a conspiracy in his network
Early Hitchcock film with Robert Donat on the run after being falsely accused of murder
Various superheros assemble to save earth from the evil Loki and his otherworldly army
Rival mutant teams with different ideas on their role in society do battle in New York
The Caped Crusader takes on the Joker for the first time in this Tim Burton adaptation
Three men find four million dollars. Can they survive each other long enough to spend it?
An FBI trainee attempts to stop a serial killer with the help of another one
Two New York cops tumble onto a Gallic drug ring in this Best Picture winner
Tom Hanks takes his squad behind enemy lines in an attempt to rescue one soldier
Marlon Brando is a renegade colonel in this Vietnam adaptation of Heart of Darkness
William Wellman's film about WWI pilots won the first ever Best Picture award
Clint Eastwood returns to the genre that made him and wins Best Picture for his efforts
The three men of the title double and triple cross each other over lost Confederate gold
Sheriff Gary Cooper is all on his own in this film often read as a McCarthyism allegory
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