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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Chick-flick on many people's guilty pleasures list.
Christmas chick-flick that appears on many people's "Guilty Pleasures" movie list.
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Hilary Swank is great in the lead, and helps the feature to transcend any 'chick-flick'' trappings.
Two thirds of the partners became misty-eyed during a romantic chick-flick, with 'The Notebook,' 'Titanic' and 'Love Actually' - all making it in to the top 10 films to make men cry.
Following a trio of twentysomething female friends (including Kate Bosworth) whose camping trip to a remote island--unexpectedly inhabited by trigger-happy young war vets becomes a nightmare, the short pic overstays its welcome through inauthentic chick-flick banter and survivalist action so ineptly staged as to appear laughable.
Check out Khan's first look of yet another chick-flick offering, Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, starring Kareena Kapoor.
Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem stars opposite Roberts and believes the film stretches beyond the "chick-flick" tag.
Both of the film's two (different) trailers paint it as a quirky chick-flick with a bit of drama thrown in from the makers of the Oscar-nominated Little Miss Sunshine.
Still, while it may not be overtly represented, many chick-flick heroines--from Bridget Jones to Legally Blonde's Elle--clearly do engage in sex outside of marriage and juggle multiple partners.
Think pink pyjama parties and marathon chick-flick sessions.
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While Hansen does his best, there a sneaking suspicion that he isn't at ease in the chick-flick genre, though he does manage to keep Shirley Maclaine under control which is worth a few brownie points.
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But instead of the usual chick-flick cliches, Henna Night explores an awkward encounter between a woman and her ex's new girlfriend, with unforgettable consequences for both characters.