double feature

noun

Definition of double feature

: a movie program with two main films

Examples of double feature in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Upcoming films are Federico Fellini’s La Strada, G. Aravindan’s Kummatty, a film noir double feature of Edgar G. Ulmer’s Detour and Arthur D. Ripley’s The Chase, and John Huston’s Moulin Rouge, among other titles with more set to be announced. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Apr. 2022 Everybody is kung fu fighting in this double feature of 1990s-era martial arts flicks directed by the great Yuen Woo-ping. Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar. 2022 Though there are some bumps regarding Nacho’s perilous circumstances, for the most part the double feature finds the same kind of sweet spot that the Kettlemans ultimately serve for Kim’s plan. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 19 Apr. 2022 Farrell actually has a double feature this weekend, also starring in a futuristic sci-fi tale that debuted at Sundance Film Festival in January. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 3 Mar. 2022 The circus is coming to town with a double feature the whole family will enjoy. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 2 Mar. 2022 This Valentine’s Day, the couple plans to watch a double feature in bed—the first movie with their kids and the second on their own. Suzanne Kapner, WSJ, 13 Feb. 2022 Why not use this occasion as an excuse to stay in for a tiger film double feature? Christine Lennon, Sunset Magazine, 10 Dec. 2021 Early Friday morning, eager stargazers are in for a double feature with the full moon rising and a near-total eclipse taking place over Orlando. Joe Mario Pedersen, orlandosentinel.com, 18 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of double feature

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double feature was in 1928

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3 May 2022

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“Double feature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double%20feature. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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