THOMAS & FRIENDS: THE GREAT RACE (2016)

THOMAS & FRIENDS: THE GREAT RACE (2016)
  • Genre: ,

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 64 minutes

  • Director(s): David Stoten

  • Cast: Mark Morghan (voice), Jonathan Broadbent (voice), John Hasler (voice), Teresa Gallagher (voice), Bob Golding (voice), Rasmus Hardiker (voice), Steven Kynman (voice), Joe Mills (voice), Nigel Pilkington (voice), Keith Wickham (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: THOMAS & FRIENDS: THE GREAT RACE is an animated adventure about steam engines from around the world meeting to compete at the Great Railway Show.

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THOMAS & FRIENDS: THE GREAT RACE is an animated adventure about steam engines from around the world meeting to compete at the Great Railway Show.

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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (2016)

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 144 minutes

  • Director(s): Bryan Singer

  • Cast: Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat, 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: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE is a sci-fi action sequel in which an ancient evil threatens the future of humans and mutants alike.

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X-MEN: APOCALYPSE is a sci-fi action sequel in which an ancient evil threatens the future of humans and mutants alike.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of moderate violence, including fist fights, use of bladed weapons, and superhuman characters battling each other using energy blasts, lightning, and other powers. In one sequence characters are briefly set on fire, crushed by falling rubble, contorted, or turned into skeletons by those with super powers. In another scene a character's leg is broken.

Occasional bloody images include brief sight of blood splatter against a wall, behind a character who is attacked off-screen, and close-up of an incision made into a man's body during a ritual.

In one scene there is some very brief body horror as wings grow from a character's back, emerging from beneath his skin.

Threat

Occasional scenes of moderate threat include cities being destroyed and characters escaping from crumbling buildings and explosions.

Language

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

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AZHAR (2016)

AZHAR (2016)
  • Run time: 130 minutes

  • Director(s): Tony D’Souza

  • Cast: Nargis Fakhri, Emraan Hashmi, Lara Dutta, Prachi Desai, Attila G. Kerekes, Atul Sharma  

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language

  • Synopsis: AZHAR is a Hindi language biographical drama about an Indian cricket captain who faces professional and personal crisis at the height of his fame.

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AZHAR is a Hindi language biographical drama about an Indian cricket captain who faces professional and personal crisis at the height of his fame

Language

The film contains mild bad language.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE (2016)

ROBINSON CRUSOE (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 90 minutes

  • Director(s): Vincent Kesteloot Ben Stassen

  • Cast: Ron Allen (voice), George Babbit (voice), Laila Berzins (voice), Ilka Bessin (voice), Joey Camen (voice), Not known

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat, mild bad language

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  • Synopsis: ROBINSON CRUSOE is an animated adventure about a man who is shipwrecked on an island with only animals to help him survive.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE is an animated adventure about a man who is shipwrecked on an island with only animals to help him survive.

Threat

Several scenes of mild threat as the heroes are in danger. These include a ship being wrecked on rocks during a storm, and several scenes in which animal characters are threatened by nasty feral cats who want to eat them. The hero's dog is killed when he is trapped in a room which is on fire. His suffering is not shown, but there is a sad moment when the hero builds a memorial to him.

Language

Mild bad language.

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THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE (2016)

THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 95 minutes

  • Director(s): Fergal Reilly Clay Kaytis

  • Cast: Jason Sudeikis (voice), Josh Gad (voice), Danny McBride (voice), Maya Rudolph (voice), Bill Hader (voice), Peter Dinklage (voice), Kate McKinnon (voice), Tony Hale (voice), Keegan-Michael Key (voice), Hannibal Buress (voice), Ike Barinholtz (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: very mild bad language, comic slapstick, innuendo, toilet humour

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  • Synopsis: ANGRY BIRDS is an animated adventure about a bird with anger management issues who must come to the aid of his island when pigs arrive to steal eggs.

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ANGRY BIRDS is an animated adventure about a bird with anger management issues who must come to the aid of his island when pigs arrive to steal eggs.

Language

There is occasional use of very mild bad language.

Violence

Frequent scenes of comic slapstick include characters tripping, falling, exploding, getting thrown through buildings and catapulted through the air, although none are hurt in the process.

Infrequent very mild innuendo includes references to a fertility clinic and a bird referring to his 'giblets' when he lands with a branch between his legs.

Occasional toilet humour includes a character urinating into a pool for an extended period of time, a character who has magic farts, and scenes of characters dancing and wiggling their backsides.

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GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 (2016)

GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 (2016)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 120 minutes

  • Director(s): Harold Cronk

  • Cast: Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Pat Boone, Fred Thompson, Hayley Orrantia, David A.R. White, Robin Givens, Sadie Robertson, Benjamin Onyango, Ray Wise, Ernie Hudson, Paul Kwo

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent mild violence

  • Synopsis: GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 is a drama about an American high school teacher who faces a court case, accused of proselytising her Christian faith in the classroom.

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GOD'S NOT DEAD 2 is a drama about an American high school teacher who faces a court case, accused of forcing her Christian faith in the classroom.

Violence

Infrequent mild violence as a father angrily slaps his adult son across the face during an argument.

BOBBY (2016)

BOBBY (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 95 minutes

  • Director(s): Ron Scalpello

  • Cast: Jeff Powell, Harry Redknapp, Tina Moore, Sir Geoff Hurst, Tony Carr, George Cohen, Gordon Banks, Norman Hunter, Graham Taylor, Frank Lampard, Sr, Rob Jenkins, Nortman Giller, Terry Creasey, Ray Davies, Brian Dear, Roberta Moore, Martin Peters, Terry O'Neill, Pelé

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language

  • Synopsis: BOBBY is a documentary about the footballer, Bobby Moore, who led England to the World Cup win in 1966.

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BOBBY is a documentary about the footballer, Bobby Moore, who led England to the World Cup win in 1966.

Language

There is mild bad language including an anecdote about Moore swearing with an example. There is also some very mild bad language.

There are moments of emotional upset during accounts of Moore's battles with cancer and depression, as well as the dignity with which he faced his death. There is also brief archive footage of football hooliganism.

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A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING (2016)

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Tom Tykwer

  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Ben Whishaw, Tom Skerritt, Sarita Choudhury, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jay Abdo, Tracey Fairaway, Dhaffer L'Abidine

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

  • Synopsis: A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING is a romantic comedy in which an American businessman travels to Saudi Arabia with a view to selling a new IT system.

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A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING is a romantic comedy in which an American businessman travels to Saudi Arabia with a view to selling a new IT system.

Language

There are two uses of strong language. There is also mild bad language.

Sex

In one scene a man lies on top of a woman. Sexual activity is implied as they kiss and cuddle.

Drugs

During a party a man takes drugs.

Other issues include mild sex references and natural female breast nudity. More information is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and free BBFC app.

MOTHER'S DAY (2016)

MOTHER'S DAY (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 118 minutes

  • Director(s): Garry Marshall

  • Cast: Britt Robertson, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Timothy Olyphant, Shay Mitchell, Sarah Chalke, Jack Whitehall, Aasif Mandavi, Jon Lovitz

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: MOTHER'S DAY is a comedy drama about four different families on Mother's Day.

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MOTHER'S DAY is a comedy about four different families on Mother's day.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and some milder terms.

Sex

There are references to 'dating a stripper' and a woman with 'big boobs'.

Some characters express disapproving views about their two daughters choice of partners. One of whom is married to a woman, and the other is married to an Asian man. This discriminatory behaviour is clearly disapproved of.

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FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (2016)

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (2016)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 108 minutes

  • Director(s): Stephen Frears

  • Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda, John Kavanagh, David Haig, Brid Brennan, Stanley Townsend, Christian McKay, John Sessions

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, mild sex references

  • Synopsis: FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS is a drama, based on real events, about a New York heiress and patron of the arts who dreams of becoming an opera singer despite having a poor singing voice.

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FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS is a drama, based on real events, about a New York heiress and patron of the arts who dreams of becoming an opera singer despite having a poor singing voice.

Language

There is mild bad language and very mild bad language.

Sex

There are mild sex references, including comments about affairs and a man with wandering hands. There are also references to a character having contracted a disease from her first husband and, as a consequence, agreeing with her second husband to not sleep together.

There are also scenes of smoking. More information is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and free BBFC app.

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