chick flick

(redirected from a chick flick)

chick flick

A movie that is primarily appealing or marketed to a female audience, and often focused on relationships and romance. That new romantic comedy seems like a real chick flick, so my girlfriends and I are going to go see it this weekend.
See also: chick, flick

chick-flick

n. a movie intended for women and female interests. I hate chick-flicks. It’s a guy thing.
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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.
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It's nice to see a chick flick that isn't afraid of the age of its cast and characters with Huntin her first directorial effort, making a particularly good impression as the unvarnished baby chaser, while Broderick is a stand-out as animmatureberk.
While the Times' critic obviously suffers from sexual disorientation--maybe that's what happens when you see too many movies--her syndrome points up the problems in deciding what is, or is not, a chick flick. I've always thought--perhaps simplistically--that a chick flick is, basically, a good date film.
In Chick Flicks: A Movie Lover's Guide to the Movies Women Love, film critic Jami Bernard claims a chick flick is "any movie that makes a special connection with a female audience" (xii).
Sisterhood Of The Travelling Pants sounds alarmingly like a chick flick about mobile lingerie saleswomen.
WM's Claire Hill has seen the movie and she's got big, disappointing news: it's a chick flick. Oh, and a warning: she's included a few plot reveals in her review too, so look away now if you don't want to know what happens...
And it's a chick flick where the women are more in control.
Give her a sweet card inviting her over for a chick flick and pints of Haagen Dazs in your PJs to reassure her that a guy can never fill in for all those gal-pal good times.
Although I call this a chick flick - and it is - tag-along husbands and boyfriends shouldn't fear it because if you've never watched the series - an urbane and witty programme when it's not being amusingly and gratuitously filthy - you'll still like this.
No man willingly goes to watch a chick flick unless he wants the chick he's going with.
The genre has even become entrenched enough to have spawned a visual gag in "How to Lose a Guy," in which Kate Hudson's character takes boyfriend Matthew McConaughey to a Chick Flick Festival--showing "Sleepless in Seattle," "Mystic Pizza," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Fried Green Tomatoes."
The survey also revealed Scots men are far more likely than English blokes to agree to go and see a chick flick.