blockbuster

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blockbuster

1. noun Something, typically a movie or book, that is very popular and makes a large profit. The movie looked so stupid in the previews, but it turned out to be a real blockbuster.
2. adjective Describing something that experiences such popularity and financial success. Our studio stands to profit from the release of another blockbuster film this summer.

blockbuster

1. n. something enormous, especially a movie or book that attracts a large audience. That blockbuster should make about twenty million.
2. mod. exciting and successful. With a blockbuster novel like that in print, you should make quite a bundle.
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LOS ANGELES -- Famous singer and actor Ali Zafar has been presented with the 'Pride of Pakistan Award' during the actor's recent international tour for the promotion of the block buster 'Teefa in Trouble'.
Which means Moseley's requirement surely verges on the miraculous side of unlikely, about the same odds as a double lightning strike, not that new kid on the block Buster Lawrence is looking at it that way.
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The 80-year-old screen icon became pals with sex symbol Depp when they starred together in the block buster Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.
PIRATE costumes sail into first place in the fancy dress ball parade at Haven Holidays as young fans emulate swashbuckling hero Jack Sparrow, star of the block buster movie Pirates of the Caribbean.