THE SPACE BETWEEN US (2017)

THE SPACE BETWEEN US (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 117 minutes

  • Director(s): Peter Chelsom

  • Cast: Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino, Gary Oldman, Janet Montgomery, BD Wong

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat, sex references, language, injury detail

  • Synopsis: THE SPACE BETWEEN US is a US sci-fi drama in which a teen boy, who was born on a mission to colonise Mars, travels to Earth for the first time.

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THE SPACE BETWEEN US is a US sci-fi drama in which a teen boy, who was born on a mission to colonise Mars, travels to Earth for the first time.

Threat

There are scenes of rising tension when characters race to find and treat a character who is critically ill. The character is shown becoming increasingly sicker, and at one point collapses and appears to have a seizure. Another scene contains images of a character lying face down in water as if dead; however, the character is soon rescued and revived. An action sequence shows a small plane crashing and exploding, but there are no casualties.

Sex

In one scene two characters in their late teens share a sleeping bag while apparently naked. They kiss, and one character is shown moving his hand down the other's chest, but there is no visible nudity on screen.

Injury detail

There are brief images of surgery. There is a small amount of blood in scenes in which a character experiences nosebleeds.

Language

There is occasional mild bad language.

Other issues include some brief verbal and visual references to alcoholism and child neglect. There also a potentially upsetting scene in which a character dies shortly after childbirth.

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THEIR FINEST (2016)

THEIR FINEST (2016)
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  • Run time: 114 minutes

  • Director(s): Lone Scherfig

  • Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter, Rachael Stirling

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate sex, injury detail

  • Synopsis: THEIR FINEST is a UK romantic drama about a team who are commissioned to make a propaganda film during World War II.

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THEIR FINEST is a UK romantic drama about a team who are hired to make a propaganda film during World War II.

Language

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

Sex

A scene shows two characters having sex, with brief nudity.

Injury detail

A dead character's head and arm are examined by his friend, in order to identify his body; he has injuries to both.

A dog is told to stop licking itself in public.

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THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (2017)

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 102 minutes

  • Director(s): Chris McKay

  • Cast: Will Arnett (voice), Jenny Slate (voice), Ralph Fiennes (voice), Rosario Dawson (voice), Zach Galifianakis (voice), Michael Cera (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild comic violence, rude humour, very mild bad 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 BATMAN MOVIE is an animated action comedy in which Lego Batman tries to save Gotham City from being taken over by a group of super-villains led by Lego Joker.

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THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE is an animated action comedy in which Lego Batman tries to save Gotham City from being taken over by a group of super-villains led by Lego Joker.

Violence

There are numerous action scenes in which the Lego characters fight with each another, delivering punches and kicks and being caught up in explosions and blasts from weapons. Neither the mild violence carried out by the Lego characters, or their 'injuries' are realistic. A comic tone runs throughout the fights and battles. There is also mild threat, which is also presented in a comic manner.

Theme

There is mild rude humour - for example when a villain rubs his bottom on the side of Batman's car, when Robin refers to 'Number One' and 'Number Two' as he says he has to go to the toilet, and some rude jokes about characters' names.

Language

There is also very mild bad language.

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ASSASSIN'S CREED (2016)

ASSASSIN'S CREED (2016)
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  • Run time: 113 minutes

  • Director(s): Justin Kurzel

  • Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Essie Davis, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Michael Kenneth Williams

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, infrequent strong language

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  • Synopsis: ASSASSIN'S CREED is an action fantasy about a man who inherits the memories of his 15th century ancestor.

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ASSASSIN'S CREED is an action fantasy about a man who inherits the memories of his 15th century ancestor and discovers that he is a descendant of a secret Assassins' society.

Violence

Moderate violence includes hand to hand combat and a series of action sequences featuring shootings, stabbings, and arm breaks. Bloody detail is limited throughout. There is a scene in which a character's throat is cut.

Language

There is infrequent strong language.

There is a drug reference and a brief sex reference when a character admits to murdering a 'pimp'.

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THE GREAT WALL (2016)

THE GREAT WALL (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 101 minutes

  • Director(s): Zhang Yimou

  • Cast: Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Numan Acar

  • BBFCinsight: moderate fantasy violence, moderate 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 GREAT WALL is a fantasy drama in which mercenaries become embroiled in a war between the Chinese army and a race of man-eating monsters.

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THE GREAT WALL is a fantasy drama in which soldiers are caught up in a war between the Chinese army and a race of man-eating monsters.

Violence

Arrows and spears are used in battle scenes to kill the monsters. They spurt green blood. After fighting and getting injured we see some human characters splashed with their own blood.

Language

One of the male characters uses moderate language when referring to a female General.

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THE FOUNDER (2016)

THE FOUNDER (2016)
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  • Run time: 113 minutes

  • Director(s): John Lee Hancock

  • Cast: Michael Keaton, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, Nick Offerman, Laura Dern, B.J. Novak

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: THE FOUNDER is a US drama about Ray Kroc, the man who established the McDonald's franchise business.

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THE FOUNDER is a US drama about Ray Kroc, the man who created McDonald's.

Language

There is a single use of strong language and some bad language.

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ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (2015)

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (2015)
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  • Run time: 101 minutes

  • Director(s): Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

  • Cast: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, Ronald Cyler II, Chelsea T. Zhang, Katherine C. Hughes, Natalie Marchelletta, Jon Bernthal, Nick Offerman, Connie Britton, Molly Shannon

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, drug references, infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL is a drama about an aspiring film maker who befriends a girl from his school who is battling cancer.

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ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL is a drama about an aspiring film maker who befriends a girl from his school who is battling cancer.

Language

There is a single spoken use of strong language which isn't directed at anyone else. There are also some partially bleeped uses of strong language and a partially hidden written use. Other bad language is milder.

Sex

There are some moderate sex references.

Drugs

Two of the characters unwittingly eat some drugs and start acting in a bizarre and uncontrolled way. Their reaction to the effects of the drug is negative and does not promote drug use.

The film as a whole has a theme dealing with terminal illness and bereavement.

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PASSENGERS (2016)

PASSENGERS (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 113 minutes

  • Director(s): Morten Tyldum

  • Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Jamie Soricelli, Kimberly Battista

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, brief injury detail, sexual activity

  • 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: PASSENGERS is a US sci-fi drama in which a man, travelling through space to a distant colony, awakes early from hibernation.

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PASSENGERS is a US sci-fi drama in which a man, travelling through space to a distant colony, awakes early from hibernation.

Threat

When a spaceship starts to break down characters are thrown around inside as the gravity fails, one character nearly drowns when they are trapped in a swimming pool. The ship starts to lose pressure and characters are starved of oxygen or threatened by flames from a damaged reactor.

Injury detail

A character is struck in the arm by a shard of metal which leaves a small bloody hole in her skin after she pulls it out.

Sex

A couple kiss before falling onto a bed. In a later shot they lie naked on the bed in a darkened room.

Other issues include natural nudity as a man takes a shower with his bottom briefly visible. There is also some mild bad language. There are scenes of mild violence as a character punches and strikes at another as they lie on a bed. It is also implied that a character has considered ending their own life.

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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS (2016)

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS (2016)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 87 minutes

  • Director(s): Otto Bell

  • Cast: Daisy Ridley (voice), Aisholpan

  • BBFCinsight: hunting with eagles

  • Synopsis: THE EAGLE HUNTRESS is a documentary that follows a 13-year-old Mongolian girl as she and her golden eagle train to become champion hunters.

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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS is a documentary that follows a 13-year-old Mongolian girl as she and her golden eagle train to become champion hunters.

Theme

There is a sequence in which a young golden eagle hunts foxes. After an attack a fox has a little blood on its snout as it runs away. A fox is killed by the bird, although the kill is shown with little detail.

It is implied that a man slaughters a lamb and a man is briefly seen skinning a hanging animal carcass. A teenage girl takes a young eaglet from its nest.

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016)

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 131 minutes

  • Director(s): Gareth Edwards

  • Cast: Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Donnie Yen, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Jiang Wen

  • 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: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY is a sci-fi action adventure in which a team of rebels embark upon a dangerous mission to steal the plans to a powerful weapon.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY is a sci-fi action adventure in which a team of rebels embark upon a dangerous mission to steal the plans to a powerful weapon.

Violence

There are frequent gunfights, use of hand-held weapons, explosions and aerial dogfights between spaceships. Blood and injury detail is limited and brief.

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