THE GREAT GATSBY (2013)

THE GREAT GATSBY (2013)
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  • Run time: 143 minutes

  • Director(s): Baz Luhrmann

  • Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Isla Fisher, Amitabh Bachchan, Jack Thompson

  • BBFCinsight: Contains moderate sex, violence and bloody images

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THE GREAT GATSBY is the latest adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, which tells the story of a man's obsessive quest to reignite a romance with a woman from his past.

Sex

In one scene a man and his mistress disappear into a bedroom together and sounds can be heard. Later in the film, the two central characters are seen making love but there is no nudity.

Violence

There are shootings with some blood, for example a man falling into a swimming pool which becomes clouded by blood.

Injury detail

There is some sight of a woman who has been knocked down by a car. The accident is shown twice, the second time in slow motion, as the woman strikes the car windscreen and is sent flying through the air before landing heavily in the road.

There is one use of racist language. The film also contains some implied drug use. There is frequent smoking throughout the film, both of cigarettes and cigars.

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FAST & FURIOUS 6 (2013)

FAST & FURIOUS 6 (2013)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 126 minutes

  • Director(s): Justin Lin

  • Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Elsa Pataky, Luke Evans, Gina Carano

  • BBFCinsight: Contains frequent moderate violence and one use of strong language

  • Synopsis: Agent Hobbs asks Dom and the team to help bring to justice Shaw's rival gang after the theft of a valuable computer chip.

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FAST & FURIOUS 6 is the latest in the action drama franchise, in which the team are asked to go after a rival gang that has stolen a valuable computer chip.

Violence

Fight scenes are prolonged and intense and include some crunchy punches, kicks and headbutts. But they are also fast paced and there is generally little sign of injury detail. In a prison fight scene, bladed weapons are used. A man is shot and some blood is seen on his top. However, the man is fine and the bullet is soon removed. There are also various shootings between the two gangs.

Language

There is one use of strong language and some moderate and mild bad language.

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PACIFIC RIM (2013)

PACIFIC RIM (2013)
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  • Run time: 131 minutes

  • Director(s): Guillermo del Toro

  • Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Ron Perlman, Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, Max Martini, Rinko Kikuchi

  • BBFCinsight: Contains frequent moderate violence and one use of strong language

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PACIFIC RIM is a fantasy action film in which large alien creatures invade Earth and huge robot like fighting machines are piloted to fight them.

Violence

There are a number of battles between aliens and robots which mainly take place at sea. Heavy blows are landed by the robots, with the aliens fighting back using spikes and teeth which pierce the armour and, on occasion, tear off robotic limbs and metal body plates. Humans controlling the robots sustain occasional injuries and we see some blood and it is implied some characters are killed.

The aliens are also seen rampaging through cities, demolishing buildings, as people flee in terror, and there is a flashback to a child frightened by an alien.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 121 minutes

  • Director(s): James Gunn

  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel (voice), Bradley Cooper (voice), Josh Brolin (voice), Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio Del Toro, Djimon Hounsou

  • BBFCinsight: moderate fantasy action violence, threat, moderate bad language

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  • Synopsis: A group of outcasts try to save worlds from the destructive ambitions of a galactic warlord

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is a science fiction action film about a group of human and alien outcasts attempting to save worlds from the destructive ambitions of a galactic warlord.

Violence

The film contains explosive battles in outer space involving various craft, and scenes of fighting between rival groups. The fighting features hand-to-hand combat as well the use of futuristic weapons, and is occasionally both intense and sustained. The impacts of blows or laser blasts result in no realistic injury. The violence takes place in a firmly established fantasy setting where the banter between characters also brings comic relief to the action and to moments of threat.

Language

The film contains mild and moderate bad language.

The film also contains infrequent mild sex references.

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CONCUSSION (2015)

CONCUSSION (2015)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 120 minutes

  • Director(s): Peter Landesman

  • Cast: Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Stephen Moyer, Alec Baldwin, Eddie Marsan, Hill Harper

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, medical procedures, suicide references

  • Synopsis: CONCUSSION is a US drama focussing on the work of a pathologist who strives to highlight the impact of brain injuries among American football players.

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CONCUSSION is a US drama about a pathologist who works to highlight the serious effects of brain injuries on American football players.

Language

There are uses of strong and other bad language.

Disturbing images

There is occasional sight of dead bodies as they are laid out in a morgue and ready for doctors to examine them and find out why the people died. There is sight of a medical instruments, including knives.

Suicide

There are several references to characters taking their own lives.

Other issues include drug misuse and characters injuring themselves. There are also scenes of grief and distress, including when characters talk about the death of family members.

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ODDBALL AND THE PENGUINS (2015)

ODDBALL AND THE PENGUINS (2015)
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  • Run time: 94 minutes

  • Director(s): Stuart McDonald

  • Cast: Alan Tudyk, Sarah Snook, Shane Jacobson, Coco Jack Gillies, Deborah Mailman, Terry Camilleri

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent very mild bad language, threat, slapstick violence

  • Synopsis: ODDBALL AND THE PENGUINS is a children's comedy drama about an eccentric chicken farmer who trains his dog to protect a penguin sanctuary from foxes.

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ODDBALL AND THE PENGUINS is a children's comedy drama about an eccentric chicken farmer who trains his dog to protect a penguin sanctuary from foxes.

Language

There is infrequent use of very mild bad language.

Threat

There are some moments of very mild threat when it's implied that human and animal characters are hurt or in danger. However, none of these scenes are very intense and they all have quickly reassuring outcomes.

Violence

There are a couple of moments of light-hearted comic slapstick when characters are knocked over, but no one is ever hurt and there is never any detail.

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KUNG FU PANDA 3 (2016)

KUNG FU PANDA 3 (2016)
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  • Run time: 93 minutes

  • Director(s): Alessandro Carloni Jennifer Yuh Jennifer Yuh Nelson

  • Cast: Jack Black (voice), Angelina Jolie (voice), Dustin Hoffman (voice), Jackie Chan (voice), Seth Rogen (voice), Lucy Liu (voice), David Cross (voice), James Hong (voice), Bryan Cranston (voice), Kate Hudson (voice), J.K. Simmons (voice), Huang Lei (voice), Jay Chow (voice), Zhu Zhu (voice), Zhang Jizhong (voice), Bai Baihe (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild martial arts action

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  • Synopsis: KUNG FU PANDA 3 is an animated comedy fantasy action adventure about a panda who must defeat a supernatural bull who returns to Earth from the spirit realm.

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KUNG FU PANDA 3 is an animated comedy fantasy action adventure about a panda called Po who must defeat a supernatural bull called Kai who returns to Earth from the spirit realm.

Violence

There are scenes of mild martial arts action, which is very stylised and fantastical, with an emphasis on swooping and flying. The majority of this action features exaggerated kung fu moves, with occasional kicks and blows to the head and body. There is some focus on blade-like weapons, as the villain wields glinting blades on the end of chains which are used to throw and to threaten other characters. However, there is no injury detail.

There is also some very mild rude humour and very mild bad language.

DAD'S ARMY (2016)

DAD'S ARMY (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 98 minutes

  • Director(s): Oliver Parker

  • Cast: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Tom Courtenay, Bill Paterson, Blake Harrison, Daniel Mays, Michael Gambon, Martin Savage, Frank Williams, Sarah Lancashire, Alison Steadman, Annette Crosbie, Julia Foster, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mark Gatiss

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, violence, innuendo

  • Synopsis: DAD'S ARMY is a British war comedy about a Home Guard platoon who must help MI5 uncover a German spy.

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DAD'S ARMY is a British comedy about a Home Guard platoon who must help MI5 uncover a German spy.

Language

There are uses of mild bad language.

Violence

There is battle scene in which two opposing sides exchange gunfire, but there is no sight of injury or any significant impact detail. A character is punched in the face and then kicked in the stomach, but this is without impact or injury detail.

Sex

There are some mild moments of comic innuendo, as characters make jokes about relationships.

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RIDE ALONG 2 (2016)

RIDE ALONG 2 (2016)
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  • Run time: 99 minutes

  • Director(s): Tim Story

  • Cast: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Olivia Munn, Tika Sumpter, Benjamin Bratt, Ken Jeong, Glen Powell, Sherri Shepherd, Bruce McGill, T. I., Nadine Velazquez, Tyrese Gibson

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, sex references, drug references

  • Synopsis: RIDE ALONG 2 is a US action comedy sequel about two mismatched cops who are sent on a special mission to Miami.

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RIDE ALONG 2 is a US action comedy sequel about two mismatched cops who are sent on a special mission to Miami.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of moderate violence, including gunfights, car chases, fist fights, and occasional scenes of slapstick violence. Sight of blood and injury detail is limited throughout.

Sex

Occasional moderate sex references include scenes of women in lingerie and bikinis and some moderate innuendo.

Drugs

There are infrequent references to drugs and drug dealing.

There is also mild bad language and implied strong language in a song lyric (the sound dips before anything is fully heard).

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THE 33 (2015)

THE 33 (2015)
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  • Run time: 127 minutes

  • Director(s): Patricia Riggen

  • Cast: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Adriana Barraza, Kate Del Castillo, Cote De Pablo, Bob Gunton, Gabriel Byrne

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, moderate bad language

  • Synopsis: THE 33 is a drama about the 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Chile, in which 33 miners were trapped underground.

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THE 33 is a drama about the 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Chile, in which 33 miners were trapped underground.

Threat

Occasional scenes of moderate threat include an extended sequence in which the mine caves in, trapping the miners as they flee from falling rocks and debris. Various situations then emerge to prolong the threat which the men face, such as fear of starvation, further cave-ins, and failed rescue missions.

Language

There is infrequent moderate bad language.

In one scene, a character briefly contemplates taking his life, but he is soon talked out of it.

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