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St. Elmo's Fire

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  1. an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere


"St. Elmo's Fire": St. Elmo's Fire is a 1985 American coming-of-age film directed by Joel Schumacher. The film, starring Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and Mare Winningham, centers on a group of friends that have just graduated from Georgetown University and their adjustment to their post-university lives and the responsibilities of encroaching adulthood. The film is a prominent movie of the Brat Pack genre.

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Video shows what St. Elmo's fire means. An electrical discharge, or corona, seen around pointed objects, caused by ionization of the atmosphere during storms.

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'St. Elmo's Fire' is one of my favorite films. I like the storytelling of those teenage American films. You don't get that now. Teenage American movies are all about sick jokes, puking a lot, arse jokes. (James McAvoy)
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