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
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chick-flick

n. a movie intended for women and female interests. I hate chick-flicks. It’s a guy thing.
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But a new survey has found that Australian men cry while watching chick-flicks.
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.
Starring a who's who of top female talent including Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, left, Carrie Fisher and Debra Messing, you'd hope for big things for this remake of George Cukor's 1939 classic movie, regarded as one of the first ever chick-flicks. But I always get suspicious when film companies refuse to screen movies to critics in time for deadlines (or at all, in this case).
Like Hollywood, Austen churned out loads of chick-flicks (but hers were chick-lits), kept writing the same story over and over, and wasn't so good at making them funny.
For 314 dollars, the hotel provides 24 hours of chick-flicks, 1kg of chocolate, ice cream and consultation with a jeweller to have painful reminders of the relationship remodelled into something new.
The bedroom TVs will only show chick-flicks like Pretty Woman, Dirty Dancing and Bridget Jones and any guest who overhears the word "football" mentioned by a member of staff will get a free bottle of champagne.