the movies

plural noun

chiefly US
1
: a showing of a movie in a theater
We are going to the movies tonight.
also : a movie theater
What's (playing/showing) at the movies?
2
: the business of making movies : the film industry
He wants to work in the movies.

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“The movies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20movies. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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