Genres of movies in Spanish

This free audio lesson is about genres of movies in Spanish. Discover how to say types of movies and films in Spanish and increase your vocabulary!

Talking about books or movies is a very popular conversation topic, so it makes sense that you would have to know the movie genre words in Spanish. When talking about movies or books in Spanish, you may want to ask another person, Have you seen _____? ¿has visto ____? or, Have you read ___? Has leído ____? Another useful phrase is, What is it about?  ¿De qué se trata?. Remember these phrases and some of the following vocabulary and you will have a great conversation piece at hand when speaking to native Spanish speakers. Ready to learn? – And action!

Talking about movie genres in Spanish

Just about everybody watches and enjoys movies, which means that it makes a great conversation topic when you are talking to people that you have just met or even with old friends. Practicing what you learn regularly is important for your progress, so ensure that you are working with a partner on mini-conversations or even have an imaginary conversation by yourself (you might look a little crazy, but it works).

Horror

Horror

Comedia

Comedy

Romance

Romance

Actor

Actor

Actriz

Actress

Escena

Scene

Ciencia ficción

Science fiction

Aventura

Adventure

Novela

Soap opera

Acción

Action

Personajes

Characters

Película/Cine/Cinema

Film/Movies/Cinema

Película

Film

Animación

Animation

Documentario

Documentary

Género de novela

Genre of a novel

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