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English translation: Horror movies

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01:23 May 31, 2000
Danish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Danish term or phrase: splatter film
Is 'splatter film' a term used in English/American?
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English translation:Horror movies
Explanation:
Very simple *horror movies*
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Allround
Denmark
Local time: 14:26
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Summary of answers provided
naSplatter movies againFlemming Birch
naHorror movies
Allround
nasplatter moviesFlemming Birch
naHorror moviesMarianne Dellinger
nasplashpunk
Eva Harbo Andersen
nasplash filmsJames Claxton


  

Answers


23 mins
splash films


Explanation:
usually involve schocking or violent film effects. Can be used in the making of anti drink driving or similar shorts.

James Claxton
Local time: 13:26
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52 mins
splashpunk


Explanation:
splashpunk is collectively used to cover stories, films, comic strips that contain a lot of gory violence
ref.: Microsoft Encarta World English Dictionary - so why not just use splash film.


Eva Harbo Andersen
Denmark
Local time: 14:26
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 291
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7 hrs
Horror movies


Explanation:
No, the term "splatter movie" is not common at all in English. We call them horror movies.

Marianne Dellinger
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23 hrs
splatter movies


Explanation:
It is in fact called splatter movies in English or alternatively horrror movies.

Flemming Birch
Denmark
Local time: 14:26
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23 hrs
Splatter movies again


Explanation:
Oops, didn't see the other answers the first time.
Although not a common term, splatter movies is used by the fans of these films. Ref. for instance the book "John McCarty's Official Splatter Movie Guide" from St Martin's Press.

Flemming Birch
Denmark
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5 days
Horror movies


Explanation:
Very simple *horror movies*

Allround
Denmark
Local time: 14:26
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 60
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