chick flick


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chick flick

n. Informal
A film intended to appeal primarily to women, especially one that emphasizes human relationships and emotions rather than action or adventure.

chick flick

n
1. (Film) informal derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women
2. (Broadcasting) informal derogatory a film aimed at or appealing to women
[C20: from chick (sense 2) + flick2]
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45PM The star of many a chick flick, Meg Ryan is on familiar territory here in a remake of the 1939 Joan Crawford classic.
You'll love this if you're a fan of a good chick flick with a dark comedy edge.
If I'm having a tough time, I'd prefer not to be consciously uncoupled from a chick flick, bottle of vino and tub of Caramel Chew Chew.
I can only imagine it was like the archetypal chick flick, as hilarity and high jinx ensued.
While Day Of The Flowers suffers from the flaws of a formulaic film, it remains a fairly enjoyable chick flick.
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The female version of The Hangover looks set to be the best chick flick since Thelma and Louise.
You don't want to be the guy that says, 'My girl took me to the chick flick.
While the term chick flick was first used in the 1990s, the concept has been around since the 1930s when movie studios started producing films with plots that centered around the stereotypical interests of women.
These provide a theoretical context, some historical context, and discuss subcategories of the chick flick as the editors understand it.
I've always thought--perhaps simplistically--that a chick flick is, basically, a good date film.