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or tent-pole movie

  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a film that is expected to make a lot of money, and will therefore hold up, or support, the finances of a film studio, rather like a tent-pole holds up a tent

    Deadline reports that Bird is now attached to direct 1952, a new tent pole film being produced by Disney.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 27/06/2012

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