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snuff film Syllabification: snuff film
(also snuff movie)

Definition of snuff film in English:

noun

informal
A pornographic movie of an actual murder.
Example sentences
  • Other times, it is mean spirited and faux pornographic, like a snuff film where pretense, and not murder, is the aphrodisiac.
  • Surprisingly, the scene involving the filming of a snuff film is harrowing for such a low budget effort.
  • Tom Welles is an investigator hired by a wealthy widow to determine if the snuff film found among her husband's effects is legit.

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