HAMPSTEAD (2017)

HAMPSTEAD (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 100 minutes

  • Director(s): Joel Hopkins

  • Cast: Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, James Norton, Jason Watkins, Lesley Manville, Simon Callow

  • BBFCinsight: moderate bad language

  • Synopsis: HAMPSTEAD is a drama in which an American widow develops a relationship with a man living a self-sufficient existence in a shack on Hampstead Heath.

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HAMPSTEAD is a drama in which an American widow develops a relationship with a man living in a shack on Hampstead Heath.

Language

There is moderate bad language and an implied rude gesture when a character holds up his middle finger as he tells a story about driving a nail through it. There are also uses of milder bad language.

There are also mild comic sex references, including the very brief sounds of an adult film playing on a mobile phone, and some verbal comments about it. There is also the brief establishment of a character being attacked, as well as some natural nudity.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (2017)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 137 minutes

  • Director(s): James Gunn

  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel (voice), Bradley Cooper (voice), Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan

  • BBFCinsight: moderate fantasy action violence, sex references, language

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  • Synopsis: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is a science fiction action feature in which the Guardians of the Galaxy must rescue the universe when the mystery of Quill's parentage is unravelled.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is a science fiction action feature in which the Guardians of the Galaxy must rescue the universe.

Violence

There are explosive battles in outer space involving various craft. Fight scenes feature hand-to-hand combat as well the use of futuristic weapons. The impacts of blows or laser blasts result in no realistic injury.

Sex

There are references to adult behaviour. There is also innuendo when a man replies to a comment about his ability to fly a spacecraft.

Language

There is moderate bad language.

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THE SHACK (2017)

THE SHACK (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 129 minutes

  • Director(s): Stuart Hazeldine

  • Cast: Octavia Spencer, Sam Worthington, Radha Mitchell, Alice Braga, Tim McGraw, Ryan Robbins

  • BBFCinsight: emotional scenes, brief scenes of domestic violence

  • Synopsis: THE SHACK is a US drama in which a grieving father visits a remote cabin looking for his child's kidnapper, only to find some unexpected guests who force him to confront his pain.

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THE SHACK is a US drama in which a grieving father visits a remote cabin looking for his child's kidnapper, only to find some unexpected guests who force him to confront his pain.

Theme

There are some emotional scenes as a man becomes distraught when his young daughter goes missing and when he finds the place where she seems to have spent her last moments.

Violence

There are brief scenes of domestic violence in which man strikes his wife and then beats his young son on the back with a strap.

Other issues include some mild threat as two children are capsized in a canoe with one trapped underneath. A young girl is also seen being taken by a hooded man. There is brief sight of drugs.

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ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON (2017)

ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 99 minutes

  • Director(s): Christopher Menaul

  • Cast: Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Julian Kostov, Amanda Abbington, Ronan Keating, Félicité Du Jeu

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, gruesome images

  • Synopsis: ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON is a drama about a woman who shelters an escaped Russian prisoner-of-war during the Nazi occupation of Jersey.

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ANOTHER MOTHER'S SON is a drama about a woman who shelters an escaped Russian prisoner of war during the Nazi occupation of Jersey.

Violence

There are scenes in which prisoners of war are beaten by Nazi guards. Whip marks are seen on a man's back as he bathes.

Disturbing images

There are brief shots of a body which has washed up on a beach.

There is mild bad language and scenes of mild threat as a Russian fugitive tries to evade detection by Nazi soldiers.

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THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE (2017)

THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 124 minutes

  • Director(s): Niki Caro

  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor, Iddo Goldberg, Michael McElhatton, Jitka Smutna, Shira Haas, Waldemar Kobus

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat, nudity

  • Synopsis: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE is a drama, based on a true story that begins in Poland in 1939, concerning a couple who join the Resistance and rescue people from the Warsaw Ghetto.

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THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE is a drama, based on a true story that begins in Poland in 1939, concerning a couple who join the Resistance and rescue people from the Warsaw Ghetto.

Violence

There are scenes in which Resistance fighters battle German soldiers. These include brief sight of bullet wounds, and a German soldier is briefly set on fire. One scene shows two women being shot by German soldiers. There are also scenes in which zoo animals are shot by soldiers, and some in which the Warsaw Ghetto is burned to the ground. However, there is limited detail.

Threat

There is a scene of threat as a German officer attacks a woman on a bed but there is no strong detail. In another scene a young teenage girl is taken away by two German soldiers. A boy is threatened by a German office who intends to shoot him. A gunshot is heard from off screen, implying the boy has been shot, although this turns out not to be the case.

Nudity

There is brief female nudity as a couple lie in bed.

The film also contains several scenes in which adults smoke cigarettes, reflecting the period in which the film is set.

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FINDING FATIMAH (2017)

FINDING FATIMAH (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 99 minutes

  • Director(s): Oz Arshad

  • Cast: Danny Ashok, Asmara Gabrielle, Nina Wadia, Wahab Sheikh, Mandeep Dhillon, Ambreen Razia

  • BBFCinsight: drug references

  • Synopsis: FINDING FATIMAH is a British romantic comedy about a divorced Muslim man looking for love.

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FINDING FATIMAH is a British romantic comedy about a divorced Muslim man looking for love.

Drugs

Occasional references are made to smoking cannabis.

There are occasional mild sex references and infrequent use of mild bad language. In one scene, a woman has painted her face black but the protagonist notes that it could be considered racist.

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FAST & FURIOUS 8 (2017)

FAST & FURIOUS 8 (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 133 minutes

  • Director(s): F. Gary Gray

  • Cast: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Charlize Theron, Helen Mirren

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: FAST AND FURIOUS 8 is the latest addition to the US action franchise, in which Dom is drawn back into the world of crime by a high-tech criminal called Cipher.

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FAST AND FURIOUS 8 is the latest addition to the US action franchise, in which Dom is drawn back into the world of crime by a high-tech criminal called Cipher.

Violence

Scenes of moderate violence include fights with crunchy punches, kicks and head-butts, as well as un-detailed shoot-outs. Other moments include men being tasered down.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and some milder terms.

There are mild sex references throughout, and a reference to cars being seized from drug dealers.

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THE PROMISE (2016)

THE PROMISE (2016)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 130 minutes

  • Director(s): Terry George

  • Cast: Christian Bale, Angela Sarafyan, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac, James Cromwell, Jean Reno

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, occasional bloody images

  • Synopsis: THE PROMISE is a historical drama in which an American journalist and an Armenian medical student get caught up in the genocide of the Armenian people by the Ottoman Empire.

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THE PROMISE is a historical drama in which an American journalist and an Armenian medical student get caught up in the genocide of the Armenian people by the Ottoman Empire.

Violence

There are some battle scenes during which gunshots inflict wounds but with little bloodshed. One sequence shows a street fight as a man is attacked and beaten up.

Disturbing images

Two medical students are shown carrying out an autopsy. Elsewhere there is sight of dead people after attacks.

There are some passing references to drug misuse and uses of mild bad language. More information is available for parents on the BBFCinsight on our main BBFC website and the free BBFC App.

PHILLAURI (2017)

PHILLAURI (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 129 minutes

  • Director(s): Anshai Lal

  • Cast: Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, Suraj Sharma, Mehreen Pirzada, Nidhi Bisht, Yulian Shchukin

  • BBFCinsight: suicide scene

  • Synopsis: PHILLAURI is a Hindi language romantic drama in which a man meets a friendly spirit after he is made to marry a tree to ward off bad luck.

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PHILLAURI is a Hindi language romantic drama in which a man meets a friendly spirit after he is made to marry a tree to ward off bad luck.

Suicide

There is a scene in which a figure is shown dropping and swinging from a noose.

Mild violence includes a scene in which a character is slapped down and beaten, and a scene that shows soldiers firing at people, with brief injury detail. There are also some mild sex references, and uses of mild bad language.

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KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD (2017)

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 126 minutes

  • Director(s): Guy Ritchie

  • Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Katie McGrath, Annabelle Wallis, Jude Law, Hermione Corfield, Eric Bana

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate violence, 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: KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD is a US fantasy action film in which a man leads a rebellion against a tyrannical sorcerer.

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KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD is a US fantasy action film in which a man leads a rebellion against a cruel sorcerer.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and some milder terms.

Violence

There are loud and moderately intense fantasy battle scenes featuring swordfighting and crunchy punches, kicks and headbutts. Other scenes show heavy blows during hand-to-hand combat. Characters are stabbed, an ear is severed, and it is implied that two throats are slit. In one scene a man strikes a woman's face. Later, another man attempts the same but is interrupted.

Threat

Characters are attacked by monstrous creatures including a giant snake. A villain threatens and then kills a character in front of the victim's young child.

We see a spray of blood and some brief wound detail when a character cuts a snake in half. Other issues include sex references and brief, infrequent female breast nudity.

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