What are some alternative words for film?

Synonyms for film
fɪlm

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term film.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick(noun)

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

    Synonyms:
    delineation, cinema, moving-picture show, impression, motion-picture show, scene, mental picture, characterisation, movie, flick, ikon, icon, pic, exposure, pictorial matter, image, photograph, plastic film, word-painting, photo, depiction, painting, characterization, video, word picture, motion picture, photographic film, picture show, moving picture, picture, celluloid

  2. film, cinema, celluloid(noun)

    a medium that disseminates moving pictures

    "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"

    Synonyms:
    cinema, motion-picture show, movie, flick, pic, picture show, moving-picture show, movie theater, plastic film, movie house, motion picture, celluloid, picture palace, photographic film, moving picture, picture, movie theatre

  3. film, photographic film(noun)

    photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, plastic film, moving-picture show, picture show, cinema, photographic film, motion picture, pic, celluloid, flick, motion-picture show, movie, picture

  4. film(noun)

    a thin coating or layer

    "the table was covered with a film of dust"

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, plastic film, moving-picture show, picture show, cinema, photographic film, motion picture, pic, celluloid, flick, motion-picture show, movie, picture

  5. film, plastic film(verb)

    a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, plastic film, moving-picture show, picture show, cinema, photographic film, motion picture, pic, celluloid, flick, motion-picture show, movie, picture

  6. film, shoot, take(verb)

    make a film or photograph of something

    "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, hit, occupy, subscribe to, rent, withdraw, inject, lead, ingest, pullulate, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, learn, fill, dash, burgeon forth, fritter away, dart, drive, consume, buck, bourgeon, demand, consider, need, study, pick out, contain, fool, contract, adopt, charter, remove, admit, lease, shoot down, train, blast, take up, fool away, bring, strike, use up, necessitate, take, engage, call for, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, fritter, scoot, germinate, photograph, submit, convey, take aim, shoot, aim, charge, direct, tear, snap, scud, pip, spud, sprout, subscribe, select, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, hire, accept, guide, flash, dissipate, take in, ask, frivol away, conduct

  7. film(verb)

    record in film

    "The coronation was filmed"

    Synonyms:
    take, shoot

Wiktionary

  1. film(noun)

    A motion picture.

    Synonyms:
    movie

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. film(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pellicle, thin skin or coating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. film(n)

    Synonyms:
    pellicle

How to pronounce film?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say film in sign language?

  1. film

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#26have
#77get
#132make
#156video
#180read
#183need
#246take
#304photo
#342guide
#376image
#407movies
#424learn
#453select
#490movie
#508study
#631picture
#677film
#737drive
#749ask
#783direct
#867subscribe
#868submit
#892choose
#1174flash
#1176lead
#1204contract
#1274deal
#1275hold
#1425bring
#1453charge
#1528consider
#1539require
#1551hit
#1570pack
#1637rent
#1651remove
#1829demand
#1893accept
#2022claim
#2197hire
#2288films
#2291fill
#2368icon
#2402pic
#2412carry
#2505train
#2645conduct
#2700contain
#2712scene
#2751aim
#2878exposure
#3354assume
#3402exact
#3480painting
#3789charter
#3884strike
#3953cinema
#4128lease
#5175shoot
#5419involve
#5639adopt
#5732photograph
#6220engage
#6477blast
#6810acquire
#6821admit
#7321snap
#7353impression
#7585fool
#8083footage
#8285buck
#8587dash
#9356tear
#9475characterization
#10524withdraw
#12977convey
#13640consume
#15899occupy
#15944dart
#16227filming
#16465flick
#20275pip
#21553cine
#23031cinematic
#23792inject
#25421filmmaking
#25588depiction
#28630cinematography
#31397characterisation
#34453kino
#34743sprout
#37013delineation
#39203necessitate
#43600celluloid
#43852spud
#44018ikon
#48394postulate
#48993ingest
#49275dissipate
#56541scoot
#59155scud
#67452germinate
#115008cinematographic
#132897fritter

How to use film in a sentence?

  1. Nicolas Cage:

    I have structure [ when Im working ]. I have a place to go. I dont want to sit around and drink mai tais and Dom Prignon and have mistakes in my personal life. I want to be on set. I want to be performing, in any other business, hard work is something to behold. Why not in film performance ?

  2. Maisie Williams:

    The transition from Game of Thrones where I'm a small piece in a big puzzle, to something where you're taking the lead was very nerve-wracking, the role I play in 'The Falling,' Lydia, was a character that I wanted to show other people that I could do. I had to leave it at home, the nerves of carrying the film, and actually prove to people that I have more confidence in it.

  3. Associate Census Director Al Fontenot:

    We have film that will be prepared for our printer for either decision that they make, for our electronic side of the Census, we have a plan where we have a switch that says answer the question, ask the question, don't ask the question.

  4. Ryan Gosling:

    Like most people, I thought I knew and I really didn't and I learned a lot from reading the script, I learned a lot from making the film and I learned a lot from watching the film, i think Adam McKay is a ... really great talent for taking this information that feels alienating and somehow make it very inclusive and accessible and entertaining.

  5. Sean Penn:

    Istand by the film as it is, and everyone is going to be entitled to their response, i’ve finished the film so it’s not a discussion I’d be of value to.


Translations for film

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for film »

Translation

Find a translation for the film synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of film

  1. film
    film
    film
    film
    film

Discuss these film synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"film." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 13 Jul 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/film>.

Are we missing a good synonym for film?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for film:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.