snuff movie

(redirected from a snuff movie)

snuff movie

A film that shows the actual murder or death of a person. Although snuff movies are illegal, they are still widely circulated on the black market.
See also: movie, snuff
References in periodicals archive ?
A couple end up stranded in an isolated motel, where they realise they've been set up to star in a snuff movie. Horror, starring Kate Beckinsale.
a snuff movie. How dare the Prime Minister pretend that it
Have thousands of Iraqis died so that their justice system can resemble a snuff movie?
THE parents of a teenage girl killed for a snuff movie have accused police of letting her "murderer in the making" slip through the net.
Vacancy is one of those low-budget movies that, before a pretty generic ending, builds up a terrific head of steam, starting with snazzy opening titles and a real sense of creeping dread as David and Amy realise they're about to become unwitting stars in a snuff movie.
Accidentally locked into the studio one night, she is horrified when she thinks she sees a snuff movie being made.