Blockbuster

Definition according to Dictionary.com:

block·bust·er – noun

1. an aerial bomb containing high explosives and weighing from four to eight tons, used as a large-scale demolition bomb.
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2. a motion picture, novel, etc., esp. one lavishly produced, that has or is expected to have wide popular appeal or financial success.
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3. something or someone that is forcefully or overwhelmingly impressive, effective, or influential: The campaign was a blockbuster.
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4. a real-estate speculator who practices blockbusting.
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The brick-and-mortar video rental giant obviously derives its name from definition #2. Thanks to Netflix, it has become better acquainted with definition #1.
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