The Top Genres of Channing Tatum

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April 5th, 2012

The Top Genres of Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum is an American actor and producer. He has been a fashion model and worked in commercials for Mountain Dew and Pepsi. He danced in Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" music video, and he also worked for fashion gurus such as Armani and Abercrombie & Fitch. He is now a well-known star in many genres of movies and television, from drama to action. By far, Channing Tatum's best genres are drama, action, and comedy, with a total of 43 titles between the three.


Drama is a genre focused on films that rely on the emotional and relational development of characters. These characters should be realistic and people that audience members can relate to. Channing Tatum has been in 20 movies in the drama genre. These movies include titles such as:

* The Bitter Pill
* The Vow
* Ten Year
* Dear John
* Public Enemies
* Fighting
* Stop-Loss
* Step Up 2: The Streets

These movies include dramas that are romantic and musical a majority of the time. This seems to be Channing Tatum's favorite, if not best, genre, and the one in which he is most often cast. Later in his career, Channing Tatum began co-producing and producing dramas as well, showing that he does take care to involve himself in the genre purposefully.

Channing Tatum has spent most of his time on the silver screen in this genre, rising to popularity vastly due to the sales of "Dear John" and "Step Up 2." He has won a Teen Choice Award in Drama for his role in "Dear John," which serves to show his popularity as an actor in this genre. He has also won a Teen Choice Award in Drama for "Fighting" and in "Step Up."

This genre of films has been the focus of Channing Tatum and the area in which he has won the most awards, leaving it as his current strongest category. He is an actor that males and females can relate to, and he becomes involved in his roles in the romantic dramas and dramas he stars in.


Action is a genre that involves thrillers and adventure movies. These films are adrenaline-pumping and intense for audience members. Channing Tatum has been in ten action movies, including these titles:

* G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
* Haywire
* 21 Jump Street
* Battle in Seattle
* War of the Worlds

Channing Tatum is a strong actor in action movies, although he does tend to avoid action movies that may glorify wars to the public. Recently he was quoted in Details magazine stating that "I really don't want to be in any more movies that I don't produce." He is very interested in the process of movie-making, and currently has two production companies under his name including 33andOut Productions and Iron Horse Entertainment.


The comedy genre focuses on humor as a driving factor. Although not in many feature-length films, Channing Tatum has had his hand in many television, commercial, and live comedy shows. Channing Tatum has been in 13 comedy titles, including time spent on "Saturday Night Live," "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and "Magic Mike." He has worked as an actor and as a producer in the genre, as well as appearing as himself on many programs to promote his recent releases and current projects. Some other comedy genre titles he stars in include:

* She's the Man
* 21 Jump Street

Channing Tatum is a well-recognized actor on "Saturday Night Live" and has had a number of appearances in comedy skits during the show and as a host. He is often an audience favorite who has returned on a number of different episodes.