Examples of blockbuster in a Sentence
a 900-page blockbuster of a novel
the movie is expected to be the biggest blockbuster of the summer
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Already somewhat popular, the costly green wildfire inferno proved that this was a show able to compete with the spectacle of cinematic blockbusters.
In fact, all of Spielberg’s more old-fashioned crowd-pleasers, like The Terminal and War Horse, have failed to linger in the zeitgeist as his earlier blockbusters did.
De Simone had gone to the well and brought me a group of historical blockbusters.
Remember the days when a movie star could just sit down and chat with a late-night show host to promote his latest blockbuster?
Power in Hollywood is held by big-name producers and directors; their ability to turn a script into a blockbuster buys the complicity of their entourage.
It's been a long time since Stewart starred in a blockbuster; she's worked mostly in indies since 2012, which saw the release of both the final Twilight installment and Snow White and the Huntsman.
Andy Serkis is best-known for his incredible performance-capture work in gigantic sci-fi blockbusters like The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and the Planet of the Apes reboot series.
As Charlotte Graham reports for the New York Times, the event’s 2017 installment featured a special treat for Maori-speaking little ones, with theaters across New Zealand screening a Maori-language version of Disney’s blockbuster hit Moana.
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First Known Use of blockbuster
Synonymshit, megahit, smash, success, supernova, winner
Antonymsbomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, debacle (also débâcle), dud, failure, fiasco, flop, misfire, turkey, washout
Related Wordsblue chip, blue chipper, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, pip, prizewinner; gem, jewel, treasure; marvel, natural, phenomenon, sensation, wonder; coup, triumph, victory
Near Antonymsdisappointment, fizzle, lemon, loser
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