moving picture




Definitions of moving picture
  1. noun

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

    synonyms:
    film, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show
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    telefilm

    a movie that is made to be shown on television
    feature, feature film

    the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
    final cut

    the final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer
    home movie

    a film made at home by an amateur photographer
    collage film

    a movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage
    coming attraction

    a movie that is advertised to draw customers
    shoot-’em-up

    a movie featuring shooting and violence
    short subject

    a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature
    docudrama, documentary, documentary film, infotainment

    a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
    cinema verite

    a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director
    film noir

    a movie that is marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, menace, and cynical characters
    skin flick

    a pornographic movie
    rough cut

    the first print of a movie after preliminary editing
    silent movie, silent picture, silents

    a movie without a soundtrack
    slow motion

    a movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed; achieved by taking the film at a faster rate
    talkie, talking picture

    a movie with synchronized speech and singing
    3-D, 3D, three-D

    a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
    musical, musical comedy, musical theater

    a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    Western, horse opera

    a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    animated cartoon, cartoon, toon

    a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
    newsreel

    a short film and commentary about current events
    peepshow

    a short pornographic film shown in a small coin-operated booth
    type of:

    product, production

    an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    show

    a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

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