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Synonyms for blockbuster

a large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)

an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)

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Its focus moves from case study to case study as Elberse builds her case for the blockbuster strategy.
However, in time as technology advanced, Blockbuster stores started shutting down gradually.
Blockbuster collapsed in January after struggling - like Jessops and Comet - to adapt to competition from online firms as well as digital streaming of movies and games.
Blockbuster collapsed in January amid competition from internet firms and the digital streaming of movies and games.
BlockBuster on Demand will reportedly allow mobile users the ability to rent, download and watch movies on their HTC HD2 handset, for a per-film price and without monthly subscriptions.
AS well as all the top recent releases Blockbuster have hundreds of classic titles to choose from, so there's something for everyone so get down to your nearest Blockbuster now
As well as all the latest releases, Blockbuster have hundreds of classic titles - there's something for everyone so get down to your nearest Blockbuster now
We've linked up with Blockbuster, the UK's largest home entertainment chain, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to offer each reader one free rental.
It is in dispute with Warner Bros parent company Time Warner after it markedly increased its charges to Blockbuster for hiring films last year.
Under the old agreement, Blockbuster would have been required to stock at least minimum quantities of those titles in all its stores, guaranteeing at least some vid coin to Miramax.
Titanic: Anatomy of a Blockbuster, edited by Kevin S.
To be considered for a Blockbuster franchise, applicants must have a minimum net worth of $500,000 and minimum liquidity of $200,000.
Once upon a time, blockbuster was a term more appropriate to a discussion of movies than ballet companies.
NEW YORK -- Analysts expressed shock and dismay following the report last week that Bill Fields was resigning as chairman of Blockbuster Entertainment after only 13 months at the helm of the troubled Viacom unit.
He's the millionaire owner of Blockbuster Video and the Florida sports teams named for local wildlife.