Learn the Easy Recipes for Buddy Cop Comedies, Westerns & More

August 10, 2012
Source: NYILFF

Movie Recipes

Though sometimes it seems a bit hard to categorize certain films into genres, there are many out there which easily fit into the confines of a certain formula. Buddy cop comedies, sports movies, romantic comedies and other subgenre flicks often times are formulaic, and it's pretty easy to figure out what's going to happen. The New York International Latino Film Festival points out this fact with some recipes for familiar blockbuster movies along with the smart, but somewhat pretentious tagline: "Some movies are easy to make. Films are a different story." But being a bit trite doesn't make it untrue. Check ’em out below!

Here's an animated recipe for the perfect alien invasion movie from NYILFF (via MTV):

And here's more infographics with the recipes for some other familiar films as well from Jest:

Movie Recpies

You can also make your own action movie recipe on the NYILFF website here if you'd like. Amusing?

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Reader Feedback - 6 Comments


Pretty accurate, lol.

Isildur_of_Numenor on Aug 10, 2012


Amusing? Extremely!!!

Xerxexx on Aug 10, 2012


Maybe I haven't seen enough Westerns, but not one I've seen was like that. The other ones pretty much spot on. Especially the buddy cop comedy and the slasher.

Davide Coppola on Aug 11, 2012


The western one seems off... can't remember seeing one fitting that formula.

Staatz on Aug 11, 2012


I didn't think I'd laugh, but I did. Loved the alien recipe.

Quanah on Aug 11, 2012


lmao @ alien invasion. so true

waffles on Aug 12, 2012

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