- A motion picture based on the life (or lives) of a real, rather than fictional, person (or people).
- An early form of movie projector
- (South African: dated.) A cinema or movie theatre.
- a film stand-in for an actor, in scenes not involving the face, especially during scenes of nudity, or of dangerous activity
- a w:political decoy, political decoy; a person employed to impersonate a politician, in order to draw attention away from the real person or to take risks on their behalf.