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blockbuster

1. noun Something, typically a movie or book, that is very popular and makes a large profit. The movie looked so stupid in the previews, but it turned out to be a real blockbuster.
2. adjective Describing something that experiences such popularity and financial success. Our studio stands to profit from the release of another blockbuster film this summer.

blockbuster

1. n. something enormous, especially a movie or book that attracts a large audience. That blockbuster should make about twenty million.
2. mod. exciting and successful. With a blockbuster novel like that in print, you should make quite a bundle.
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Tune into STAR Pravah on October 24, 7pm and enjoy the block buster 'Zendaa' with your friends and family.
Producers Fiza Ali and Nabeel Qureshi have made two block buster films 'Na Maloom Afraad 1' and 'Actor In Law' under the banner of Filmwala Entertainment so far.
A deftly written and riveting work, "Killing Sharks: De Profundis" is a great read and the stuff of which block buster movies are made.
Critique: Shamron Moore's "Hollywood Strip" is not only a terrific novel--it would make an ideal story for one of those summertime block buster movies!
BLOCK BUSTER: If your experimental side is itching to get colour blocking, you can expect endless wardrobe choices.
Meanwhile, block buster.co.uk charges pounds 4.50 for new releases, pounds 3.50 for all others, but only gives five nights rental.
It is a block buster musical family- relationship film.
Brilliant sequel to the animated block buster. This time, Shrek (right) settles down with wife Fiona, but a visit to his new in-laws brings all kinds of trouble - particularly as her dad takes an instant dislike to the ogre and decides to get rid of him.
This is the kind of "can't put it down" action/adventure/suspense novel of which block buster movies are made!
The Novel Khaak aur Khoon was dramatized into a movie with the same name and is one of few block buster movies that Lollywood or Lahore film industry has ever produced.
ISLAMABAD, 13 May, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- A Pakistani national, Faran Tahir, is playing the role of Captain Robau in the recently released block buster, Star Trek.