chick flick


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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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It's a pleasure to partner with Uber Eats on this menu to celebrate one of the most iconic chick flicks of all time, and one that our large community of fans have a real passion for too.
What did you do?' You don't want to be the guy that says, 'My girl took me to the chick flick.' You don't want to be that guy."
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.
Ferriss and Young acknowledge that unlike chick lit (which "features single women in their twenties and thirties 'navigating their generation's challenges of balancing demanding careers with personal relationships'" (5)) the term "chick flick" does not have a precise historical meaning; they define chick flicks "in the simplest, broadest sense [as] commercial films that appeal to a female audience"(2), including both contemporary films and films from other periods.
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.
Online and is the author of Everything I Need to Know, I Learned from a Chick Flick.
The moniker chick flick dates back considerably further than the mid-'90s.
Grease is still the word ( the musical has been named the most watched chick flick of all time.
In fact it's been hailed as a "gay chick flick" (for chicks who aren't "gay"--go figure).
The film has all the ingredients of a chick flick, and I should know, I've been forced to watch a few.
A Marathi chick flick (above), Torgovnik says, "will draw larger crowds than even the big Bombay hits."
Unfortunately, there are two Canadian movies fighting for my attention here: a psycho-horror film and a "chick flick."
Actress Hannah Lloyd, who plays Judith in the production from 3 Crate, says that those who love a good chick flick with a dark comedy edge will enjoy Henna Night.
Cameron, 41, posted: "What an amazingly delicious, educational and ridiculously FUN time I had with these awesome ladies!" We 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.