double feature

noun

Definition of double feature

: a movie program with two main films

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Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers The only thing better than Meet the Parents is a Meet the Fockers double feature. Hannah Pasternak, SELF, "11 Movies on Netflix You Need to Watch Before Summer’s Over," 28 Aug. 2018 The two installments feel more like individual movies that would be programmed together in a double feature — indeed, each clocks in at almost 90 minutes — than parts of the same TV show. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "4 new TV shows to try, from Halloween horror to the Flight of the Conchords," 5 Oct. 2018 Levy Park Conservancy is presenting a free double feature on June 29 with Moana sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital and Gremlins 2: The New Batch from Alamo Drafthouse. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Double feature set for Levy Park on June 29," 19 June 2018 This recurring series pushes back against the orthodoxies of canon making with regular double features. Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times, "4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 14 June 2018 Adult tickets on the day of the event are $15 for a single movie and $24 for a double feature, but the same cost for children. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "Watch, sing along with 'It's a Wonderful Life' and 'White Christmas' at Music Box Theatre," 1 Dec. 2017 Opened in 1979, the Valley's only drive-in theater offers the most current flicks, usually as a double feature. Sonja Haller, azcentral, "Ultimate Arizona bucket list: 15 things to do in Glendale," 18 Feb. 2015 The TMF Orchestra Series will open Saturday, June 9, with Cosmic Beginnings, a soaring double feature of Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. Houston Chronicle, "Hans Graf returning to Houston for Texas Music Festival," 18 May 2018 If you've been frustrated by an uninspiring day job or are having a difficult time identifying your professional path, don't fret: The cosmos lights the way on May 15, when a celestial double feature electrifies your career zone. Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure, "What May's Leo Horoscope Means for You," 26 Apr. 2018

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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double feature

noun

English Language Learners Definition of double feature

US : two movies that are shown one after the other

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