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BLOCKBUSTER [1 record]

Record 1 2019-03-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cinematography
DEF

A movie which is a huge financial success.

OBS

In common usage, a "blockbuster" is a movie that has a box-office of more than $100 million upon release in North America.

Key term(s)
  • block buster movie
  • block buster

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cinématographie
DEF

Production cinématographique à gros budget publicitaire, destinée à produire des profits record.

OBS

grosse machine : terme publié au Journal officiel de la République française le 15 septembre 2006.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cinematografía
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