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)
  • Genre: ,

  • 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)
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  • 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.

RACE (2016)

RACE (2016)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 132 minutes

  • Director(s): Stephen Hopkins

  • Cast: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt, Eli Goree, Shanice Banton, Carice van Houten, David Kross

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent racist language, mild bad language, sex references, violence

  • Synopsis: RACE is a biographical drama about the athlete Jesse Owens, the world record holder who made his name at the Berlin Olympics in 1936.

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RACE is a biographical drama about the athlete Jesse Owens, the world record holder who made his name at the Berlin Olympics in 1936.

Discrimination

There is infrequent racist language in a scene in which white characters bully black characters. There are brief references to the persecution of Jews under Hitler.

Sex

There are mild sex references which include dialogue about getting a girl into bed.

Violence

There is mild violence in scenes that show Nazi soldiers roughly shoving people into trucks in Berlin.

Language

There is use of mild bad language.

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FAN (2016)

FAN (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 138 minutes

  • Director(s): Maneesh Sharma

  • Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Joelle Koissi, Mariola Jaworska, Atul Sharma, Farah Ahmed, Lee Nicholas Harris

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, sex references

  • Synopsis: FAN is a Hindi language thriller in which the obsessive fan of a film megastar begins a dangerous game after he is shunned by his idol.

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FAN is a Hindi language thriller in which the obsessive fan of a film megastar begins a dangerous game after he is shunned by his idol.

Violence

There is moderate violence including a character being beaten with sticks and some fighting with punches and kicks, which causes some bloody injury.

Sex

There are moderate sex references.

There is use of mild bad language. More information is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and free BBFC app.

SING STREET (2016)

SING STREET (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 106 minutes

  • Director(s): John Carney

  • Cast: Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor, Kelly Thornton, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Ben Carolan

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

  • Synopsis: SING STREET is an Irish music drama, set in Dublin in the 1980s, in which a fifteen-year-old schoolboy forms a band and dreams of moving to London.

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SING STREET is an Irish music drama, set in Dublin in the 1980s, in which a fifteen-year-old schoolboy forms a band and dreams of moving to London.

Language

There are two uses of strong language, one spoken and one written. There is also moderate and mild bad language.

In one scene, a boy racially bullies another boy. This is immediately challenged and condemned by someone else.

Drugs

There are infrequent scenes of drug smoking.

Sex

There are moderate sex references.

Smoking

There are several scenes in which teenage schoolboys smoke cigarettes.

Other issues include infrequent mild violence. More information is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and free BBFC app.

GODS OF EGYPT (2016)

GODS OF EGYPT (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 127 minutes

  • Director(s): Alex Proyas

  • Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Rush, Elodie Young, Chadwick Boseman, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell, Abbey Lee

  • BBFCinsight: moderate fantasy 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: GODS OF EGYPT is a fantasy action film about a mortal hero who helps the god Horus battle his evil brother to prevent him conquering the ancient world.

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GODS OF EGYPT is a fantasy action film about a mortal hero who helps the god Horus battle his evil brother to prevent him conquering the ancient world.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of moderate fantasy violence in which gods, having taken the form of mythical creatures, fight one another in various action scenes. God characters are also seen fighting in human form where they exchange punches and kicks, although this is mostly without detail or injury. In one scene a fantastical character's eyes are gouged out.

There is use of mild bad language and a brief scene in which sex is implied (a man and woman are shown lying in bed together).

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MASTERMINDS (2015)

MASTERMINDS (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 94 minutes

  • Director(s): Jared Hess

  • Cast: Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Ken Marino, Devin Ratray, Jon Daly

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, violence

  • Synopsis: MASTERMINDS is a US comedy drama, based on a true story, about a guard at an armoured car company who becomes involved in a major robbery.

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MASTERMINDS is a US comedy drama, based on a true story, about a guard at an armoured car company who becomes involved in a major robbery.

Sex

In one scene a woman performs a comic lap dance; however, she remains fully clothed. In another scene, two women discuss feminine hygiene issues.

Violence

In one scene, a man watches a film showing a man shooting at men in a car, with the windscreen becoming speckled with blood. In another scene, a hitman drops a severed ear on the floor; however, the scene is comic. There are also scenes in which men and women fight; however, the scenes are comic and there is no strong detail.

In one scene, a man accidentally poos in a swimming pool and the water turns brown. There is also some mild bad language. More details are available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

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