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Poll: Country-Specific (Sub-) Genres

Which genre or subgenre that is exclusive or almost exclusive to a certain country is your favorite (or which would you like to discover)?

Discuss here

Results of 472 votes:

  1. 1.

    Eli Wallach in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

     
    Spaghetti Westerns (Italy): Westerns, often focusing on heroes that are morally ambiguous but skilled gunfighters against corrupted officials or outlaws. Laconic humor and variations of very long and …
  2. 2.

    Stellan Skarsgård in In Order of Disappearance (2014)

     
    Nordic Noir (Norway, Sweden, Denmark): Crime dramas that live from their cold setting and a sense of realism, interspersed with macabre humor and acts of cruel violence. Depression and disillusionment…
  3. 3.

    Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon (2009)

     
    Kung fu films (Hong Kong/China): Typically about ambitious young men who learn to master their skill in martial arts, by fighting villains that are superior both in numbers and weapons. Their motivati…

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