Definition of movie
- watched a movie after dinner
- a movie about the Civil War
- an action movie
- went to the movies last Friday
- What's playing at the movies?
He wants to work in the movies.
a career in the movies
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: a recording of moving images that tells a story and that people watch on a screen or television
the movies : a showing of a movie in a theater; also : a movie theater
: the business of making movies : the film industry
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