TROLLS (2016)

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  • Run time: 89 minutes

  • Director(s): Walt Dohrn Mike Mitchell

  • Cast: Anna Kendrick (voice), Justin Timberlake (voice), Zooey Deschanel (voice), James Corden (voice), Christine Baranski (voice), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild comic threat

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  • Synopsis: TROLLS is an animated comedy about the Trolls, a happy-go-lucky race who spend their days singing and dancing but who are threatened by troll-eating creatures.

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TROLLS is an animated comedy about the Trolls, a happy-go-lucky race who spend their days singing and dancing but who are threatened by troll eating creatures.

Threat

There are a number of scenes of moderate, but comic, threat as the Trolls are chased by predators, both plant and animal.

There is very mild rude humour in a couple of scenes, including when a Troll appears to poop out three or four mini Trolls when he feels threatened.

ARRIVAL (2016)

ARRIVAL (2016)
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  • Run time: 116 minutes

  • Director(s): Denis Villeneuve

  • Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma, Mark O'Brien

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: ARRIVAL is a science fiction film about an expert linguist employed to communicate with extra-terrestrials.

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ARRIVAL is a science fiction film about an language expert employed to communicate with extra-terrestrials.

Language

Infrequent strong language as well as milder terms.

There are several sequences of mild threat where people come into contact with the aliens and are scared of them, and scenes in the style of news footage showing people panicking and rioting around the world. There are also scenes of a woman crying and visibly upset after the death of her young daughter.

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MONSTER TRUCKS (2016)

MONSTER TRUCKS (2016)
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  • Run time: 105 minutes

  • Director(s): Chris Wedge

  • Cast: Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Holt McCallany, Samara Weaving, Aliyah O'Brien

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat

  • Synopsis: MONSTER TRUCKS is a fantasy adventure in which a young motoring enthusiast befriends a large subterranean creature unearthed by an oil-drilling company.

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MONSTER TRUCKS is a fantasy adventure in which a young motoring enthusiast befriends a large subterranean creature unearthed by an oil-drilling company.

Threat

Scenes include frequent car chases in which vehicles are rammed, flipped, or crash into other vehicles. However, there is no sight of injury. In some scenes the monsters bare their teeth and roar when they feel threatened, although they quickly return to their benign state.

There is infrequent very mild bad language.

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ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE (2016)

ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 91 minutes

  • Director(s): Mike Thurmeier Galen T. Chu

  • Cast: Denis Leary (voice), John Leguizamo (voice), Ray Romano (voice), Melissa Rauch (voice), Stephanie Beatriz (voice), Simon Pegg (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild slapstick, very mild bad language

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  • Synopsis: ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE is an animated adventure film in which a group of prehistoric animals find themselves in a race against time to save Earth from an approaching meteor.

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ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE is an animated adventure film in which a group of prehistoric animals find themselves in a race against time to save Earth from being destroyed by an approaching meteor.

Violence

There is occasional mild slapstick violence as animal characters comically bash one another. There is no blood or injury detail.

Language

There are several uses of mild language.

Other issues include occasional very mild threat as both a large meteor and smaller meteorites approach the planet, and when characters are chased by a family of villainous flying reptiles. There is also infrequent very mild innuendo and very mild toilet humour. One character from time to time holds a knife that appears to have been made from a dinosaur tooth but it is never used as a weapon.

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ICE AGE 3 - DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS (2009)

ICE AGE 3 - DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS (2009)
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  • Run time: 90 minutes

  • Director(s): Charles Saldanha Carlos Saldanha Mike Thurmeier

  • Cast: Simon Pegg (voice), Sean William Scott (voice), John Leguizamo (voice), Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, Simon Pegg, Ray Romano, Josh Peck, John Leguizamo

  • BBFCinsight: Contains scenes of threat, mild comic violence and innuendo

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  • Synopsis: The animated prehistoric mammals from the first two ICE AGE films travel through a subterranean Dinosaur world, after Sid the Sloth tries to adopt three baby dinosaurs.

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ICE AGE 3 - DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS is an animated adventure about a group of prehistoric creatures facing new dangers and making new friends.

Threat

During their journey the characters face rock falls, dangerous rope swings, fierce dinosaurs, flesh eating plants and laughing gas. In the strongest sequence, a main character is marooned in a lava stream hurtling towards a lava fall while a pregnant character is menaced by several predatory dinosaurs while in labour.

Violence

One of the main characters has a knife made from a dinosaur's tooth and uses it to introduce himself and to free the largest characters from a flesh eating plant. Though he uses it as a weapon, the knife is not realistic and the action sequences include plenty of comedy.

Sex

The film contains infrequent very mild innuendo and toilet humour.

ICE AGE 4 - CONTINENTAL DRIFT (2012)

ICE AGE 4 - CONTINENTAL DRIFT (2012)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 93 minutes

  • Director(s): Steve Martino Mike Thurmeier

  • Cast: Ray Romano (voice), Denis Leary (voice), John Leguizamo (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: Contains mild threat and comic violence

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  • Synopsis: Animated adventure sequel which follows the prehistoric mammals from earlier films as they are hit by a continental drift and travel across the seas.

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ICE AGE 4 - CONTINENTAL DRIFT is an animated adventure sequel which follows the prehistoric mammals from earlier films as they are hit by a continental drift and travel across the seas.

Threat

The film contains several scenes of mild threat as the characters endure earthquakes, stormy seas and the challenge of a gang of pirates. In one scene, two characters are hurtling towards the edge of a cliff but land safely inside the giant mouth of a friendly whale.

Violence

There are moments of violence, but the action is mild and comic and the threat is interspersed with comedy, adventure and positive messages about self-empowerment and family. Though some of the pirate animal characters wield sharp weapons made out of bone and shell-like material, the weapons seen in the film are not realistic.

The film also contains infrequent use of very mild bad language. More information is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website or the free BBFC app.

ICE AGE (2002)

ICE AGE (2002)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 78 minutes

  • Director(s): Chris Wedge

  • Cast: Denis Leary (voice), Goran Visnjic (voice), Kirsten Johnson (voice), Jack Black (voice), Andrea Bowen (voice), John Leguizamo (voice), Ray Romano (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: Contains mild peril

  • Synopsis: Animated adventure about a group of animals trying to escape from impending climate change.

ICE AGE 2 (2006)

ICE AGE 2 (2006)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 87 minutes

  • Director(s): Carlos Saldanha

  • Cast: Ray Romano (Voice), John Leguizamo (Voice) Denis Leary (voice), Queen Latifah, (voice), Jordi Caballero (voice), Denny Dillon (voice), Jason Fricchione (voice), Jay Leno (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: Contains mild adventure peril, language and innuendo

  • Synopsis: An animated adventure about a group of prehistoric animals who abandon their homes in the face of a threatened flood.

MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN (2016)

MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 124 minutes

  • Director(s): Tim Burton

  • Cast: Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson, Allison Janney, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Judi Dench

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, violence, scary scenes

  • 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: MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN is an adventure fantasy, adapted from the novel by Ransom Riggs, about a home for children with special abilities.

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SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU (2016)

SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU (2016)
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  • Run time: 82 minutes

  • Director(s): Richard Tanne

  • Cast: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear, Deborah Geffner, Jerod Haynes, Tom McElroy, Preston Tate Jr.

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate violence, references to drug misuse

  • Synopsis: SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU is a romantic drama, set in Chicago in 1989, in which future US President Barack Obama woos his future wife Michelle Robinson over the course of one day.

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SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU is a romantic drama, set in Chicago in 1989, in which future US President Barack Obama woos his future wife Michelle Robinson over the course of one day.

Language

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

Violence

In one scene, Barack and Michelle watch a film in which a policeman briefly throttles a man to death with a nightstick, a window is smashed and a crowd riot. However, there is limited detail.

Drugs

Barack recalls smoking drugs in high school.

In one scene Barack says about how he racially bullied as a child in Indonesia.

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