Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who goes to see movies.

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  • n. Person who regularly frequents movie theaters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who goes to see movies

Etymologies

movie +‎ goer (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unlike avid/film readers and followers of movies as close as we, the average moviegoer is a moron.

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  • Meanwhile the mainstream moviegoer is put off by the science-fictional ending.

    MOVIE REVIEW: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

  • The republican fear within the moviegoer is compounded by the images he or she sees on the screen, making these flesh-eaters that much more horrifying, terror-inducing and relevant.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • There are few things more uncomfortable than a packed movie theater in which moviegoer is wedged beside moviegoer such that each of us knows precisely which appetizer the other chose for his or her quick meal before the movie.

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  • But I can say that I read lots of scripts and manuscripts where I can’t imagine why the writers think the average moviegoer is going to shell out 10 bucks to see it.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » INTERVIEW: Michael Hauge, Part 3

  • Demographics relate to factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, economic status, location and education; sociographics refer to social profiles, such as whether the moviegoer is a sophisticated moviegoer or not characterized by their taste and behavior.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • What gave Postlethwaite his iconic status with another kind of moviegoer was his portrayal of the sinister, uncanny Mr Kobayashi in Bryan Singer's modern noir The Usual Suspects 1995.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Letters to Juliet figures all you need to woo a certain kind of moviegoer is miles of gorgeous scenery, an unquestioning belief in destiny and the large-eyed presence of Amanda Seyfried," one critic writes.

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  • If you're the kind of moviegoer who needs to have it bonked over your head from the get-go how Richard Nixon could still be president in 1985, instead of being able to wait and trust that answers will be forthcoming, you're going to want to avoid

    FlickFilosopher.com

  • Here the moviegoer sticks sourly and soberly in his or her demographic bracket, and the films of writer-directors Nora Ephron and Nancy Meyers are dismissed as “chick flicks.”

    Double-X Films

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