snuff film


noun

Slang. a pornographic film that shows an actual murder of one of the performers, as at the end of a sadistic act.

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Also called snuff movie.

Origin of snuff film

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for snuff movie

snuff movie

snuff film


noun

slang a pornographic film in which an unsuspecting actress or actor is murdered as the climax of the film
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