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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 month ago

Do Americans call movie a film?

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  • 1 month ago

    I always say movie. I live on the U.S. west coast. I say film in more formal writing. As in the phrase 'film school'. Why do British say ,"cinema"?

    What country are you speaking about, that says movie?

    Source(s): Native American English speaker.
  • 1 month ago

    Sometimes, or it's just called a movie.

  • Mike W
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    1 month ago

    I've heard them referred to as a movie, film, picture, motion picture, and  a flick.  

  • 1 month ago

    We use the terms fairly interchangeably, yes.  Movie is the more common term.

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