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schlockbuster (plural schlockbusters)
- (US, slang) A schlocky blockbuster; a film that is tasteless and inferior but still very successful.
2009 April 22, Michael Cieply, “He’s Behind the Guffaws and the Gore”, in New York Times:
- If the stalker thriller “Obsessed,” which opens on Friday, tops the box office, Clinton R. Culpepper will cement his reputation as Hollywood’s king of the schlockbuster.