GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)
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  • Run time: 118 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)
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  • 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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  • Release date(s):

  • 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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WAZIR (2015)

WAZIR (2015)
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  • Run time: 102 minutes

  • Director(s): Bejoy Nambiar

  • Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Aditi Rao Hydari, Farhan Akhtar, John Abraham, Varun Gulu, Neil Nitin Mukesh

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence

  • Synopsis: WAZIR is a Hindi language drama about a police officer whose daughter is killed by a gang in a shoot-out and who sets out to track down the killers to avenge the death.

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WAZIR is a Hindi language drama about a police officer whose daughter is killed by a gang in a shoot-out and who sets out to track down the killers and avenge the death.

Violence

There are a number of scenes of moderate violence, including shootings, stabbings and beatings.

POINT BREAK (2015)

POINT BREAK (2015)
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  • Run time: 114 minutes

  • Director(s): Ericson Core

  • Cast: Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Ray Winstone, Delroy Lindo, James Le Gros, Tobias Santelmann, Bojesse Cristopher

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, sex, infrequent strong language

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  • Synopsis: POINT BREAK is a US action thriller about an FBI agent who infiltrates a team of extreme sports enthusiasts who may be behind a series of crimes.

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POINT BREAK is a US action thriller about an FBI agent who infiltrates a team of extreme sports enthusiasts who may be behind a series of crimes.

Violence

There are occasional scenes of moderate violence, including gunfights and fistfights, although sight of blood or injury detail is limited.

Sex

A scene of moderate sex contains sight of a couple kissing and beginning to undress with partial sight of topless nudity.

Language

There is infrequent use of strong language, along with occasional use of mild bad language. More information about the language and other issues in this film is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and free BBFC app.

There are infrequent scenes of implied drug use in which characters are seen smoking at parties, although the drug itself is not referenced and there is no clear detail.

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP (2015)

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP (2015)
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  • Run time: 90 minutes

  • Director(s): Walt Becker

  • Cast: Justin Long (voice), Jesse McCartney (voice), Matthew Gray Gubler (voice), Kaley Cuoco (voice), Anna Faris (voice), Christina Applegate (voice), Bella Thorne, Jason Lee, Tony Hale

  • BBFCinsight: mild comic violence, very mild bad language

  • Synopsis: ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP is a children's comedy drama about three talking chipmunk characters who go on a road trip to Miami to stop their human father from proposing to his girlfriend.

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ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP is a children's comedy drama about three talking chipmunk characters who go on a road trip to Miami to stop their human father from proposing to his girlfriend.

Violence

There is some mild comic violence when the chipmunks become involved in a bar room brawl. One of them throws cocktail sticks, which briefly stick to a man's face; the man is not injured and the sticks quickly fall off. In the same scene, people grapple with each other and there is some shoving.

In another scene, one of the chipmunks is hit by a car when saving someone else. He hits the windscreen and then lands on the ground; he is very briefly unconscious and his friends are worried but he wakes up and is unharmed.

Language

There is some very mild bad language.

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