Definition of B-movie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiːmuːvi/


A low-budget film of inferior quality made for use as a supporting feature in a cinema programme: [as modifier]: a B-movie actress
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  • Maybe with a better cast, this film would circumvent its B-movie roots.
  • Then again, considering how close many noir B-movies come to self-parody, it can be difficult to identify the line of demarcation.
  • Though it turned out to be quite a creepy B-movie, the film is not up to the quality of the book.

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