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  1. Although the U.S. production of movies intended as second features largely ceased by the end of the 1950s, the term "B movie" continues to be used in a broader sense, referring to any low-budget, commercial motion picture meant neither as an arthouse

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  2. a motion picture made on a low or modest budget

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  3. Originally, the term was used for films intended for distribution as the less-publicized second half of a double feature during the Golden Age of Hollywood

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  4. In its post–Golden Age usage, there is ambiguity on both sides: on the one hand, many B movies display a high degree of craft and aesthetic ingenuity; on the other, the primary interest of many inexpensive exploitation films is prurient

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  5. In some cases, both are true

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