chick flick

(redirected from the 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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The chick flick Sleepless in Seattle (1993) emphasizes this collective nature of the chick-flick cinematic experience.
(15) Lisa Henderson, for example, explores how Go Fish is at once "an instance (and an anti-instance)" of the chick-flick staple genre, the romantic comedy.
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.