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A film that is released on home video (or DVD) at the same time as it is released in cinemas. Often these will not even be released in cinemas and will just surface as videos.
Shark Attack 3 was released direct to video.
by JKrahe August 06, 2007

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Originally the belief that a meltdown of a nuclear facility would result in such extreme temperatures that the reactor core would melt clean through the earth, coming out on the other side i.e. China. Can also be used to describe any catastrophe.
Wow that film last night was a bad case of china syndrome

Homer: But Mr. Burns gave me my job, and he hasn't fired me even after three meltdowns and one China Syndrome! I can't betray him!
by JKrahe August 06, 2007

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