What is a Citizen Kane?

What is a Citizen Kane? Here are some definitions.

Noun
  1. Any exceptionally good movie.
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This is the Rolls-Royce, the Citizen Kane, the Cordon Bleu of cartoons.
But are they really any more vaingloriously ambitious than those constructed by the landed aristocracy of the 18th century, Victorian mill-owners, or Citizen Kane himself?
Lots of Citizen Kane, plenty of Kurosawa and Fellini, not quite as much French New Wave as you might think.
During the course of Citizen Kane, the hero marries two women and his ambition drives them away.
The count is a merciless rogue who reminds me of Orson Welles in Citizen Kane, only more megalomaniacal.
Citizen Kane is the study of one man, both a hero and a rogue, a principled egotist who wanted others to love him, but only on his terms.

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