Hollywood ending noun definition in Film plots topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Hollywood ending

 noun: Film plots topic
an ending in a film/movie, novel, etc. which happens in the way you expect, is full of exaggerated happiness, pity or love, and may not be very realistic The film refuses to sell out and provide a Hollywood ending. Those expecting a big, happy Hollywood ending (a backlit kiss for example) may be disappointed.