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exploitation film

[ eks-ploi-tey-shuhn film ]
/ ˌɛks plɔɪˈteɪ ʃən ˌfɪlm /
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noun

a low-budget movie characterized by extreme violence, excessive gore, gratuitous sex, or other content meant to shock, disgust, or titillate.

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Origin of exploitation film

First recorded in 1960–65
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