Shoot-em-up meaning

sho͝ot'əm-ŭp'
An entertainment, such as a movie or television show, featuring gunfire and violence.
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A book, film, TV show, video game, etc. characterized by much violent content, gunplay, etc., esp. one in the western, crime, or war genres.
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Alternative spelling of shoot 'em up.
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(idiomatic, film, television, literature, video games) A short story, novel, television show, film, computer game, or other narrative which depicts considerable gunplay.

My wife won't watch this movie; it's a shoot ’em up.

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