SHAREEK (2015)

SHAREEK (2015)
  • Genre: ,

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 137 minutes

  • Director(s): Navaniat Singh

  • Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, Mukul Dev, Kuljinder Singh Sidhu, Gugu Gill, Prince K.J. Singh

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence

  • Synopsis: SHAREEK is a subtitled Punjabi language drama about a simmering feud between two branches of the same family.

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SHAREEK is a subtitled Punjabi language drama about a simmering feud between two branches of the same family.

Violence

Moderate violence includes fight sequences in which punches and kicks are exchanged. In other scenes, a man is shot in the head, a man is beaten and strangled, and a man is stabbed in the stomach with a metal bar.

There is infrequent mild bad language. For examples of this lnaguage please visit the main BBFC website or free Apps.

ICE AND THE SKY (2015)

ICE AND THE SKY (2015)
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  • Run time: 89 minutes

  • Director(s): Luc Jacquet

  • Cast: Claude Lorius, Michel Papineschi

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: ICE AND THE SKY is a documentary about a French scientist whose work focuses on the Antarctic and climate change.

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ICE AND THE SKY is a documentary about a French scientist whose work focuses on the Antarctic and climate change.

There are some brief images of mushroom clouds from atom bomb explosions. There is also a sequence in which a plane struggles to take off and one of the engines catches fire; the narrator explains that no one was hurt in the incident.

THE BIG KNIGHTS (2010)

THE BIG KNIGHTS (2010)
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  • Run time: 70 minutes

  • Director(s): Neville Astley Mark Baker

  • Cast: Brian Blessed (voice), Alexander Armstrong (voice), David Rintoul (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: THE BIG KNIGHTS is a compilation of episodes featuring the animated adventures of two incompetent knights in medieval times.

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THE BIG KNIGHTS is a compilation of episodes featuring the animated adventures of two incompetent knights in medieval times.

There are brief scenes featuring comic natural bottom nudity, mild innuendo, swashbuckling and general mayhem, some comic burping scenes, and some vampires who are overcome by the smell of garlic and turn into skeletons.

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (2015)

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (2015)
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  • Run time: 119 minutes

  • Director(s): Ron Howard

  • Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Riley, Michelle Fairley

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, injury detail

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  • Synopsis: HEART OF THE SEA is a historical seafaring drama in which a whaler and its crew encounter a huge white sperm whale.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA is a historical seafaring drama in which a whaler and its crew encounter a huge white sperm whale.

Threat

There are scenes of moderate threat as the whaler is caught in a violent storm and tossed about in heavy seas. In other scenes, the ship and crew are attacked by a large whale.

Injury detail

From time to time crew members are seen with bloody injuries, mostly to the head, following encounters with the whale or after negotiating storms. In one scene, a young crew member is seen to have blood on the palms of his hands, the result of rope burns, and in another sequence a man suddenly and unexpectedly shoots himself in the head. However, there is no blood or any injury detail. Whales are harpooned on occasion, with sight of streaks of blood in the sea, although the whales are computer-generated.

Other issues include verbal references to cannibalism and a crudely drawn image of a topless woman, seen only briefly, carved onto a piece of whalebone. There is also mild bad language.

THE WALK (2015)

THE WALK (2015)
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  • Run time: 123 minutes

  • Director(s): Robert Zemeckis

  • Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Ben Schwartz, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, Steve Valentine

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, mild threat, drug references

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  • Synopsis: THE WALK is a US drama telling the story of the French highwire artiste who walked the gap between the World Trade Centre Twin Towers in New York.

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THE WALK is a US drama about the French high-wire artist who walked between the World Trade Center towers in New York City.

Language

There is mild bad language in the film, examples can be found on the BBFC website or free Apps. A policeman uses the term 'frog' to describe the Frenchmen when they are arrested.

Threat

There are occasional moments of mild threat during high-wire walks. In one scene a man briefly imagines a friend tumbling off a beam and down an elevator shaft.

Drugs

There is reference to getting 'high' in a play on words and speculation that a security guard might be 'on drugs'.

Other issues include blood visible on a bandage after a man stands on a nail, and brief natural nudity as a man runs about naked on a dark roof top, with the low light hiding most of the detail.

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)

THE LADY IN THE VAN (2015)
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  • Run time: 104 minutes

  • Director(s): Nicholas Hytner

  • Cast: Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Jim Broadbent, Frances de la Tour, Roger Allam, Alex Jennings, Gwen Taylor

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: THE LADY IN THE VAN is a drama, based on real events, about a vagrant who the playwright Alan Bennett allowed to park her van in his driveway, where she lived for fifteen years.

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THE LADY IN THE VAN is a drama, based on real events, about a vagrant who the playwright Alan Bennett allowed to park her van in his driveway, where she lived for fifteen years.

Language

There is infrequent strong language and moderate bad language. There are also uses of milder bad language. Examples of this language can be found on the main BBFC website or free Apps.

There are undetailed images of a road accident with brief sight of bloody injury, as well as mild innuendo. The film also touches on issues of mental health and death.

GOOSEBUMPS (2015)

GOOSEBUMPS (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 103 minutes

  • Director(s): Rob Letterman

  • Cast: Jack Black, Amy Ryan, Dylan Minnette

  • BBFCinsight: frequent 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: GOOSEBUMPS is an adventure horror about a boy who has to save his town when hundreds of monsters are unleashed from his neighbour's book collection.

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GOOSEBUMPS is an adventure horror about a boy who has to save his town when hundreds of monsters are unleashed from his neighbour's book collection.

Threat

There are various evil characters such as a talking ventriloquist's dummy, a giant praying mantis, evil garden gnomes and a yeti. There are occasional jump moments and sight of characters screaming or running in fear from the evil characters. One scene shows an evil clown and other characters parading through the school halls as students run away screaming. There is a scene in which a pet poodle starts levitating and then snaps and snarls at a woman.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

SPECTRE (2015)

SPECTRE (2015)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 145 minutes

  • Director(s): Sam Mendes

  • Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Monica Bellucci, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, Rory Kinnear, Jesper Christensen, Stephanie Sigman

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat

  • Synopsis: SPECTRE is an action drama featuring Ian Fleming's spy character, James Bond.

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SPECTRE is an action drama featuring Ian Fleming's spy character, James Bond.

Violence

There is a scene of torture, although there is only limited detail and the character in question is not seriously harmed. There is also a brief moment of eye-gouging, with limited detail, and a scene in which a man shoots himself in the head, although the bullet impact is not shown on screen.

There are a number of scenes of moderate action violence, including crunchy blows and shootings, but these lack any focus on detail. There is occasional sight of injuries resulting from violence, including cuts and grazes, as well as sight of blood on faces, hands and clothing.

Threat

There are a number of scenes in which characters are threatened or in danger, including some long and intense chase sequences.

The film also contains scenes in which couples embrace, kiss and begin to undress, although these scenes cut away before anything further is shown. There are verbal references to various criminal activities, and some mild bad language. Examples of the verbal references and bad language can be found on the main BBFC website or free Apps.

DADDY'S HOME (2015)

DADDY'S HOME (2015)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Sean Anders John Morris

  • Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Alessandra Ambrosio, Paul Scheer, Hannibal Buress, Thomas Haden Church, Bobby Cannavale

  • BBFCinsight: moderate bad language, sex references, comic violence

  • Synopsis: DADDY'S HOME is a US comedy about a stepfather competing for the role of father to his family after his stepchildren's biological father returns.

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DADDY'S HOME is a US comedy about a stepfather competing for the role of father to his family after his stepchildren's biological father returns.

Language

There is some moderate bad language, as well as milder bad language

Sex

In one scene, a man undergoes a medical examination, and there are verbal references to his private parts. In another scene, he accidentally exposes himself to a roomful of people in another building. Neither scene features strong nudity. There are also some moderate verbal sex references.

Violence

In one scene, a young boy punches an older girl in the face and kicks her in the groin as she lies on the ground. The scene is comic, there is no injury detail, and the pair end up being friends. There is also a comic scene in which a drunken man accidentally hurls a basketball at people's faces.

There is some discriminatory language; however, this is not condoned by the film.

Examples of the sex references and bad language can be found on the free BBFC app and the main BBFC website.

ANIMAL KINGDOM: LET'S GO APE (2015)

ANIMAL KINGDOM: LET'S GO APE (2015)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 90 minutes

  • Director(s): Jamel Debbouze

  • Cast: Ben Bishop, Sohm Kapila, Ray Gillon

  • BBFCinsight: mild violence, threat

  • Synopsis: ANIMAL KINGDOM: LET'S GO APE is an animation comedy about the outcast son of a primate king who learns the secrets of fire and how to run on two legs, eventually bringing his community down from the trees.

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ANIMAL KINGDOM: LET'S GO APE is an animation comedy about the outcast son of a primate king who learns the secrets of fire and how to run on two legs, eventually bringing his community down from the trees.

Violence

Scenes of mild violence include a fight between two male apes during which one is bitten on the shoulder and knocked to the ground. One ape then begins to throttle the other. A little later several apes beat another across the back and shoulders with sticks and bones. The film also includes very mild slapstick violence.

Threat

Scenes of mild threat include a sequence in which a young ape is caught up in a tornado and swirled about by the violent winds.

Other issues include very mild bad language. Examples of this can be found on the main BBFC website or free Apps.

There is very mild toilet humour from time to time as apes thrust their bottoms near each others' faces whilst grooming.

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