definition of tent-pole film
(also tent-pole movie)
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 11:03:00