What does the term MacGuffin mean?

a type of thriller in the US
The camera used in stunts
the weapon used in "Pulp fiction"
object that drives the plot of the film
MacGuf­fin is a concept in­tro­duced by Alfred Hitch­cock. The specific nature of a MacGuf­fin is typ­i­cal­ly unim­por­tant to the overall plot. Examples for MacGuffins are suitcase in the movie "Pulp Fic­tion", Krytron in "Fran­tic" and the Maltese Falcon.

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a type of thriller in the US
The camera used in stunts
the weapon used in "Pulp fiction"
object that drives the plot of the film
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