- a burlesque house, especially one providing continuous entertainment at reduced prices.
- a movie theater that shows films throughout the day and all or most of the night.
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Examples from the Web for grindhouse
Robert Rodriguez grindhouse gore-fest, Machete Kills, slices and dices its way into theaters on Oct. 11.‘Machete Kills’ Director Robert Rodriguez on His Favorite Cult Movies
October 8, 2013
- mainly US
- a cinema specializing in violent or exploitative films such as martial arts movies from Japan and Hong Kong
- (as modifier)a grindhouse film