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money shot

n.
1. Slang A photograph or film sequence of assured commercial value, as for its emotive power or prurient appeal.
2. Vulgar Slang A sequence in a pornographic film or video that shows the act of climax or ejaculation.

money shot

n
(Film) slang a shot in a pornographic film in which a male performer is seen to ejaculate
[C20: from the idea that the performer is only paid if he does this]
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It was the "money shot" for seven years, even knocking a picture of Bo Derek modelling a local store's swimwear collection off the front page.
Shades Of Guilt More4, 9pm Walter of Walter Presents is having a busy week - as well as bringing us The Money Shot on Channel 4, he's also hitting us with this new German legal drama.
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She's very good at her job but before the next baby is due she might consider dropping a phrase about photographers that she keeps using: "They're all waiting for the money shot." Not quite Kate.
Here, the iconic ferry 'cross the Mersey gives dozens of mobile phone users a prolonged opportunity to capture the money shot for distribution across social media, Liverpool's 'Three Graces' that dominate the city's waterfront, now a World Heritage site.
Members of the Money Shot football team undergoing fitness training at Elite Fitness, Fairwater, in 2004
Four characters dangle precariously from their perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and inspired performances what it lacks in nuance or novelty.
There's no guaranteed payday, so paparazzi are always on the chase for that money shot.
Indeed, William Hill consider the chances of the teams disappearing for their half time cuppa with the scores level to be an even money shot, while in the half-time score market, the most popular result is 0-0, available at 15/8 with Ladbrokes.
According to Daily Star, they offered an even money shot on Bayern lifting the trophy and 5-2 on Munich winning the clash and both teams scoring.
INA wishes to initiate a multi-year digitization of the money shot. This fund is organized reports.
Scenes of a Crime is a gripping study of how one homicide suspect is cajoled, soothed, threatened, and lied to in pursuit of a prosecutorial money shot. Once an exhausted and emotionally broken Thomas provides it, it's clear that all the physical evidence in the world won't save him.