exploitation film

[eks-ploi-tey-shuhn film]


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

Nearby words

  1. explodent,
  2. exploding star,
  3. exploit,
  4. exploitable,
  5. exploitation,
  6. exploitative,
  7. exploiter,
  8. exploits,
  9. exploration,
  10. explorationist

Origin of exploitation film

First recorded in 1960–65

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