Do All Genre Fiction Movies Have to Be Action Movies?

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I was recently watching Movie Bob’s review of the Doctor Strange¬†movie, and in it, he lamented the fact that all comic book movies are action movies. Which got me thinking: do all genre fiction movies, in general, really have to be action movies? Especially when it might not entirely serve the narrative? Are we missing out on a ton of interesting movies just because writers are afraid to take science fiction and fantasy outside of the action¬†box?

With this in mind, there are some recent movies whose plot and character development would definitely have benefited from not being action movies.

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