Translation of shoot-'em-up in Spanish:


película de pistoleros, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃudəməp/



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    película de pistoleros feminine informal
    • He watches TV shows and movies, makes phone calls, surfs the Web and plays multiplayer shoot-'em-up games through his high-speed connection - often doing one or more activities at once.
    • Although an action cop thriller, this is no run-of-the-mill shoot-'em-up.
    • Some people think everything should emulate a computer game and be a fast-moving shoot-'em-up.
    • They are a combination of chess and shoot-'em-ups.
    • I still haven't gotten around to watching it, because I don't care for shoot-'em-up pictures.
    • When money's involved expect ketchup on the pizza, only this isn't a Mafia movie, it's a homegrown robbers-and-robbers shoot-'em-up.
    • One could be forgiven for anticipating something more momentous than a long shoot-'em-up followed by a glorified fistfight.
    • They deplore the way handguns are portrayed in popular television programs and have little time for computer shoot-'em-up games which, in their view, tend to glorify violence.
    • These suggest there's some great combat of wills to come, rather than the director's trademark fast-cutting, soundtrack-led shoot-'em-ups.
    • Access to gory shoot-'em-ups will soon be the least of parents' worries.
    • It is ideal for precision work (lining up enemies in shoot-'em-up games, for example) or for use with a laptop on the train.
    • I was watching one of those shoot-'em-up westerns on TV just this morning.
    • Here's a strikingly photographed, elaborately staged widescreen shoot-'em-up extravaganza that just so happens to take place in a world roughly 3 feet high.
    • This shoot-'em-up is disjointed and disharmonious nonsense, when even the action sequences lack real energy and have little of the slick, expensive pyrotechnics of his previous efforts.
    • As computer games inch beyond shoot-'em-ups into the narrative territory of books and movies I wonder how far the medium can actually go.
    • Unfortunately, most shoot-'em-up games are so shallow that players gain no personal insight, according to the author.
    • Games fans can even enjoy shoot-'em-ups or adventures with sharp colour and nerve-jangling sound effects.
    • At night we will sleep at Kadyrov's compound in Gudermes, Chechnya's second city, near an annexe where off-duty militiamen play shoot-'em-up games on computers.
    • Suddenly, vapid sloganeering and shoot-'em-up thrillers have assumed pariah status.
    • Today they were watching some foreign shoot-'em-up film, perhaps Italian.
    • In the shoot-'em-up, the hero was a hired gunslinger.
    • When I play blood-soaked shoot-'em-up games, the vamped-up violence doesn't really bother me.
    • I didn't want it to be an exciting shoot-'em-up action scene.
    • There are no hidden messages or Oscar winning performances in the film - it's a simple shoot-'em-up western aimed squarely at the teenage market.
    • Unfortunately, this turns what should be a fun, spaghetti-western style space shoot-'em-up into a race for an open airlock door.
    • And while the film may not have the excitement of your average shoot-'em-up action epic, this makes the most of its few action sequences, and makes them count.
    • Like gunslingers in their own shoot-'em-up games, top console makers are blasting away with marketing salvoes months before products even hit the shelves.
    • Even more unreal than the all-action, shoot-'em-up film that distracted him for a couple of hours.
    • Still, as in all good westerns, there are villains in abundance, damsels in distress and whiskey bars galore to hold your interest, although the shoot-'em-up action is nothing we haven't seen before.
    • This is by no means a hyperkinetic shoot-'em-up but a slow meditation taking its own quiet time to set up its subject.
    • But now the military's fresh faces can get a bit of the comforts of home - by wasting their pals in an online shoot-'em-up game.
    • It takes you back to when shoot-'em-ups routinely boasted apocalyptic weaponry and waves of cannon fodder.
    • The project took a new turn, and Green and his professor began recruiting keen players of the shoot-'em-up game from the university's campus.
    • The player can afford to saunter through the landscape, meandering at a more leisurely pace that would be possible in a competitive shoot-'em-up.
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    (video game)
    (juego de video de acción y disparos) shoot-'em-up masculine