THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING (2019)

THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING (2019)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 120 minutes

  • Director(s): Joe Cornish

  • Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Taylor, Patrick Stewart, Rhianna Dorris, Dean Chaumoo, Louis Ashbourne Serkis

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat, scary scenes, violence, language

  • Synopsis: THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING is a fantasy adventure film in which a boy discovers he might be a descendant of King Arthur.

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THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING is a fantasy adventure film in which a boy discovers he might be a descendant of King Arthur.

Threat

Scary scenes include children being pursued and attacked by skeletal demons, dragons and other fantastical creatures.

Violence

Scenes of mild violence include groups of children fighting with swords and shields, with some stabbing and slashing. There is also a scene in which a child is bullied at school and held over railings, resulting in a brief playground fight.

Language

There is mild bad language.

There is some comic buttock nudity as a young man walks through a village naked. More information about this and all other film releases is available for parents on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

THE LEGO MOVIE 2 (2019)

THE LEGO MOVIE 2 (2019)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 107 minutes

  • Director(s): Trisha Gum Mike Mitchell

  • Cast: Chris Pratt (voice), Elizabeth Banks (voice), Alison Brie (voice), Tiffany Haddish (voice), Stephanie Beatriz (voice), Nick Offerman (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: very mild fantasy violence, language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: THE LEGO MOVIE 2 is an animated comedy adventure sequel in which a group of toys try to rescue their missing friends.

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL (2019)

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL (2019)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 122 minutes

  • Director(s): Robert Rodriguez

  • Cast: Rosa Salazar, Eiza González, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Christoph Waltz, Casper Van Dien, Jackie Earle Haley, Michelle Rodriguez, Jeff Fahey, Ed Skrein, Keean Johnson

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, bloody images, infrequent strong language

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL is a sci-fi fantasy action drama in which a disembodied cyborg with no memory receives a new body and tries to discover who she really is.

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ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL is a sci-fi fantasy action drama in which a disembodied cyborg with no memory receives a new body and tries to discover who she really is.

Violence

There are several fight scenes which mostly involve robots fighting one another. The fight scenes feature use of chains, spikes and bladed weapons and include body blows and stabbings, as well as scenes in which robot heads and limbs are ripped off. There is a scene in which a character's eye is gouged out, although this is quite undetailed. There is also a scene in which a dog is killed, but this occurs off screen without any detail.

Injury detail

There is brief sight of blood in the aftermath of violence; robots bleed blue blood.

Language

There is infrequent strong language, as well as milder terms.

There are also infrequent mild sex references, and brief drug references. More information about the language in this film, and the classification issues other films, can be found on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY (2018)

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 108 minutes

  • Director(s): Stephen Merchant

  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, Kim Matula, Stephen Merchant, Nick Frost

  • BBFCinsight: moderate bad language, sex references, violence

  • Synopsis: FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY is a sports comedy drama in which a young woman follows her dream of becoming a professional wrestler.

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ALL IS TRUE (2018)

ALL IS TRUE (2018)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 101 minutes

  • Director(s): Kenneth Branagh

  • Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Kathryn Wilder, Lolita Chakrabarti, Michael Rouse

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: ALL IS TRUE is a biographical drama in which William Shakespeare retires from his writing career to spend time with his family.

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ALL IS TRUE is a biographical drama in which William Shakespeare retires from his writing career to spend time with his family.

Language

There is infrequent strong language.

Sex

The film also includes some moderate sex references.

THE KING AND I: FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM (2018)

THE KING AND I: FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 173 minutes

  • Director(s): Bartlett Sher

  • Cast: Ken Watanabe, Kelli O'Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent mild threat

  • Synopsis: THE KING AND I: FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM is a recording of a performance of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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THE KING AND I: FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM is a recording of a performance of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Threat

A woman's plan to leave the country with her lover is discovered and she is questioned by the autocratic monarch who pulls her hair and cracks a whip on the ground, but does not strike the woman.

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THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (2018)

THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 99 minutes

  • Director(s): Lasse Hallström Joe Johnston

  • Cast: Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Eugenio Derbez, Richard E. Grant

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS is a fantasy adventure in which a mysterious gift leads a girl to a magical hidden world.

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THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS is a fantasy adventure in which a mysterious gift leads a girl to a magical hidden world.

Threat

Scenes of threat include a girl being pursued and snatched by a giant rodent monster that is made up of hundreds of mice scurrying in formation.

There is some fantastical violence, such as toy soldiers fighting with swords. There is some very mild bad language. There is also a part of the story that involves bereavement, but it is handled sensitively, with the main emphasis on the fantastical adventure elements of the narrative.

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SECOND ACT (2018)

SECOND ACT (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 104 minutes

  • Director(s): Peter Segal

  • Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Milo Ventimiglia, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, Annaleigh Ashford, Charlyne Yi, Treat Williams, Dalton Harrod, Freddie Stroma, John James Cronin

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: SECOND ACT is a comedy drama in which a woman's bogus CV lands her a prestigious consultancy role at a leading cosmetics company.

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SECOND ACT is a comedy drama in which a woman's bogus CV lands her a prestigious consultancy role at a leading cosmetics company.

Sex

There are some comic sex references throughout.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and some wordplay on strong language

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET (2018)

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 112 minutes

  • Director(s): Rich Moore Phil Johnston

  • Cast: John C. Reilly (voice), Sarah Silverman (voice), Gal Gadot (voice), Alan Tudyk (voice), Kristen Bell (voice), Mandy Moore (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat, rude humour

  • Note to parents: Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience.

  • Synopsis: RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET is an animated adventure in which two friends enter the internet in order to find a part to fix a game.

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GREEN BOOK (2018)

GREEN BOOK (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 127 minutes

  • Director(s): Peter Farrelly

  • Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Dimeter Marinov, Mike Hatton, Iqbal Theba

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate violence, discriminatory behaviour

  • Synopsis: GREEN BOOK is a drama in which an Italian-American takes a job as driver to a black pianist on tour through the Deep South.

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GREEN BOOK is a drama in which an Italian-American takes a job as driver to a black pianist on tour through the Deep South.

Language

There is infrequent use of strong language as well as milder terms.

Violence

A man punches the pianist's stomach in a racist assault. A bouncer repeatedly punches a rowdy customer, with brief bloody detail.

Discrimination

Racist attitudes in the US of the early 60s are portrayed: a man throws away glasses after black workers have drunk from them; the pianist is refused service in shops, and told to use the servants' lavatory. This behaviour is not endorsed by the film.

There are mild references to sexual behaviour.

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