THE LITTLE STRANGER (2018)

THE LITTLE STRANGER (2018)
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  • Run time: 111 minutes

  • Director(s): Lenny Abrahamson

  • Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling, Kate Phillips, Anna Madeley

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

  • Synopsis: THE LITTLE STRANGER is a British mystery drama, set in the 1940s, in which a country doctor is called to treat a patient at a crumbling estate.

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THE LITTLE STRANGER is a British mystery drama, set in the 1940s, in which a country doctor is called to treat a patient at a crumbling estate.

Threat

There are scenes of moderate threat in which people are frightened by banging doors and other strange sounds that they think may be caused by ghosts.

Injury detail

There is sight of blood on a child's face after a dog attack which takes place off screen. There are further bloody images following a death and an incident where someone falls down a staircase. There is also a scene of electric shock therapy to a man's heavily scarred leg.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and milder terms.

A man slides his hand up a woman's inner thigh during a romantic encounter. Three is a brief verbal reference to a father trying to end his daughters pregnancy. A dog is put down.

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CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018)

CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018)
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  • Run time: 121 minutes

  • Director(s): Jon M. Chu

  • Cast: Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: CRAZY RICH ASIANS is a US romantic comedy drama in which a woman finds herself plunged into an unfamiliar world when she goes to meet her boyfriend's super rich family.

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CRAZY RICH ASIANS is a US romantic comedy drama in which a woman finds herself plunged into an unfamiliar world when she meets her boyfriend's super rich family.

Language

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

Sex

There are moderate sex references including a man grabbing a woman's breast over her dress. There is also brief male rear nudity.

There is a fleeting reference to unspecified drugs, a Singaporean character refers to another as "a banana: yellow on the outside, white on the inside", and it is implied that a woman suffered domestic violence at the hands of a former husband.

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THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (2018)

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (2018)
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  • Run time: 105 minutes

  • Director(s): Eli Roth

  • Cast: Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Owen Vaccaro, Colleen Camp, Kyle MacLachlan, Lorenza Izzo

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, scary scenes

  • Synopsis: THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS is a fantasy adventure film in which an orphaned boy must help his warlock uncle uncover the mystery of the ticking clock hidden in his gothic mansion.

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THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS is a fantasy adventure film in which an orphaned boy must help his warlock uncle uncover the mystery of the ticking clock hidden in a Gothic mansion.

Threat

Scary scenes include one in which a man is raised from the dead using 'blood magic' and a flashback sequence during which he is seen to make a pact with a demon. There are various scenes in which the heroes are menaced by scary supernatural creatures including sinister puppets and slime-spitting pumpkins.

Other issues include rude humour, occasional mild violence and very mild bad language.

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JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN (2018)

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  • Run time: 89 minutes

  • Director(s): David Kerr

  • Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller, Olga Kurylenko, Emma Thompson, Jake Lacy, Pippa Bennett-Warner

  • BBFCinsight: mild comic violence, language

  • Synopsis: JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN is a British comedy sequel in which MI7 are forced to bring back a hapless former spy.

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JOHNNY ENGLISH STRIKES AGAIN is a British comedy sequel in which MI7 are forced to bring back an unlucky former spy.

Violence

There are occasional moments of comic violence, including punches, kicks and a headbutt. In one scene, Johnny English unwittingly attacks innocent civilians he has mistaken for enemies while wearing virtual reality glasses.

Language

There are uses of bad language.

Other issues include moments of gun threat and brief male buttock nudity in a comic context. More information is available for parents on the main BBFC website and on the free BBFC App.

THE DARKEST MINDS (2018)

THE DARKEST MINDS (2018)
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  • Run time: 104 minutes

  • Director(s): Jennifer Yuh Nelson

  • Cast: Skylan Brooks, Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Miya Cech, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, violence

  • Synopsis: THE DARKEST MINDS is a sci-fi action film in which young people are perceived to be a threat to the government after they develop a range of mysterious psychic powers.

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THE DARKEST MINDS is a sci-fi action film in which young people are thought to be a threat to the Government after they develop a range of mysterious psychic powers.

Threat

Some of the mutant teenagers are red-eyed and aggressive; they attack the heroes, breathing fire. A terrified doctor is left alone in a cell with one of these attacks. A threatening teenager pushes a young woman down onto a bed and tries to kiss her.

Violence

It is implied that a mutant makes a soldier to shoot herself. There are gunfights and crunchy fistfights, with brief bloody detail.

There is use of mild bad language as well as milder terms.

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THE MEG (2018)

THE MEG (2018)
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  • Run time: 113 minutes

  • Director(s): Jon Turteltaub

  • Cast: Ruby Rose, Jason Statham, Rainn Wilson, Jessica McNamee, Bingbing Li, Robert Taylor

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, occasional bloody moments, action violence

  • 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 MEG is a science fiction action film in which a giant prehistoric shark terrorises the members of a marine research team carrying out a deep ocean project.

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THE MEG is a science fiction action film in which a giant prehistoric shark terrorises the members of a marine research team carrying out a deep ocean project.

Threat

Moderate threat includes shark attacks on people in boats or trapped in underwater vessels, or enjoying themselves in a beach resort unaware of the danger they face.

Violence

Moderate action violence includes humans fighting off sharks with harpoons and other weapons. There are occasional bloody images after shark attacks or when people are injured as marine vessels are tossed around.

There is also mild bad language and infrequent mild innuendo.

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SMALLFOOT (2018)

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  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Karey Kirkpatrick Jason Reisig

  • Cast: Channing Tatum (voice), James Corden (voice), Zendaya (voice), Common (voice), LeBron James (voice), Gina Rodriguez (voice), Danny DeVito (voice), Yara Shahidi (voice), Ely Henry (voice), Jimmy Tatro (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: very mild threat, rude humour, 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: SMALLFOOT is an animated comedy adventure in which a young Yeti learns that humans exist.

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SMALLFOOT is an animated comedy adventure in which a young yeti learns that humans exist.

Threat

Scenes of very mild threat include a yeti running from a plane that is about to crash land, characters caught in an avalanche and being confronted by an angry bear, police cars and helicopters chasing a yeti that is wrongly believed to be dangerous, and a human character being alarmed at their first sighting of a yeti. A scene features the telling of the yetis' history in basically drawn animated images of humans threatening them with flaming torches and spears. The threat is usually brief and presented in a comic manner with reassurance to those in danger arriving quickly.

Theme

Very mild rude humour includes a yeti explaining with simple drawn pictures that their world was created when it was pooped from the bottom of a mythological giant yak.

Language

There is very mild bad language.

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SKYSCRAPER (2018)

SKYSCRAPER (2018)
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  • Run time: 102 minutes

  • Director(s): Rawson Marshall Thurber

  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Pablo Schreiber, Neve Campbell, Noah Taylor, Kevin Rankin, Roland Møller, Tzi Ma

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat, injury detail, infrequent strong language

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  • Synopsis: SKYSCRAPER is a US action drama in which a man risks everything to save his family.

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SKYSCRAPER is a US action drama in which a man risks everything to save his family.

Violence

There are several scenes of moderate violence which include shoot-outs punches, kicks to heads and some use of bladed weapons. One scene shows a woman stabbing a man in his leg with a pair of scissors.

Threat

Moderate threat includes a scene in which a man holds a boy as a human shield to protect himself from being shot. There are also scenes in which a family try to escape from a burning building.

Injury detail

Injury detail includes a scene that shows a man with a cut and bloodied face in the aftermath of a bomb attack. In another scene, a man pulls a shard of metal out of his shoulder, with limited detail shown.

Language

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

There are several images that show a skyscraper on fire.

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ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018)

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 118 minutes

  • Director(s): Peyton Reed

  • Cast: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins, Michael Douglas

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence

  • 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: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP is a US sci-fi action adventure in which the two superheroes take on a new foe who is determined to steal their technology.

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ANT-MAN AND THE WASP is a US sci-fi action adventure in which the two tiny superheroes take on a new enemy who is determined to steal their technology.

Violence

Moderate violence includes punches, kicks and other acrobatic combat moves. Villains fire guns at the heroes, and the Wasp is able to stun opponents using 'blasters' attached to her wrists.

Other issues include moments of mild threat and occasional innuendo. For example, Ant-Man is told off for 'comparing sizes' with another man while explaining how large he was able to grow during a previous adventure. There are uses of mild bad language. There is an implied drug reference.

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THE BROMLEY BOYS (2018)

THE BROMLEY BOYS (2018)
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  • Run time: 106 minutes

  • Director(s): Steve Kelly

  • Cast: Martine McCutcheon, Alan Davies, Adam Deacon, Daniel Hill, Jamie Foreman, Ewen MacIntosh

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language

  • Synopsis: THE BROMLEY BOYS is a British comedy, set in 1970, in which a teenager devotes himself to supporting the worst football team in Britain, Bromley FC.

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THE BROMLEY BOYS is British comedy, set in 1970, in which a teenager devotes himself to supporting the worst football team in Britain, Bromley FC.

Language

A teenage football fan wears a T-Shirt with an innuendo written on it in reference to a football manager called Dick that the fans wish would leave the club. There is also mild bad language.

In one scene, a student is caned by his teacher, but this is only indicated with sound effects.

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