THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S. SPIVET (2013)

THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S. SPIVET (2013)
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  • Run time: 101 minutes

  • Director(s): Jean-Pierre Jeunet

  • Cast: Kyle Catlett, Jakob Davies, Helena Bonham Carter, Niamh Wilson, Callum Keith Rennie, Judy Davis, Robert Maillet, Dominique Pinon

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language

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  • Synopsis: A ten-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana to travel across the country to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

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THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S. SPIVET is a comedy drama about a child genius who runs away from his family's Montana farm to accept a prestigious science award at the Smithsonian Institute.

Language

The film contains two uses of strong language and some milder language.

There are also scenes in which the young protagonist does dangerous and potentially harmful things.

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STEP UP: ALL IN (2014)

STEP UP: ALL IN (2014)
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  • Run time: 110 minutes

  • Director(s): Trish Sie

  • Cast: Alyson Stoner, Briana Evigan, Ryan Guzman, Izabella Miko, Adam G. Sevani, Misha Gabriel Hamilton

  • BBFCinsight: strong language

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  • Synopsis: All-stars from the previous Step Up instalments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

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STEP UP 5: ALL IN is a dance feature sequel about a group of friends who form a dance crew so they can enter a worldwide competition to win their own show in Las Vegas.

Language

There are uses of mild bad language and some rude gestures.

Sex

There are some mild sex references and innuendo and some provocative dance routines.

The film also contains a fantasy dance routine in which dancers move as if they've been charged with electricity, and another routine showing dancers spraying water bottles from between their legs in a comic move.

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PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE (2014)

PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE (2014)
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  • Run time: 84 minutes

  • Director(s): Bobs Gannaway

  • Cast: Dane Cook (voice), Ed Harris (voice), Julie Bowen (voice), Regina King (voice), Stacy Keach (voice), Wes Studi (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild threat

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  • Synopsis: When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter.

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PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE is an animation sequel in which a racing plane is forced to retire from competition, joining a team of other aircraft and rescue vehicles who fight forest fires.

Threat

The cartoon characters launch various rescue missions, in which they face danger and are threatened by large forest fires. The intensity of these scenes is broken up by comic moments. The scenes have reassuring outcomes, which are quickly established, and the film emphasises qualities of bravery, resourcefulness and teamwork.

The film also contains some very mild innuendo and comic rude humour, such as a cartoon truck character inviting his friends to check out his rear end, and another cartoon vehicle demonstrating its siren, which makes a noise that sounds like passing wind.

THE WIND RISES (2013)

THE WIND RISES (2013)
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  • Run time: 127 minutes

  • Director(s): Hayao Miyazaki

  • Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt (voice), John Krasinski (voice), Emily Blunt (voice), Martin Short (voice), Stanley Tucci (voice), Mandy Patinkin (voice), Mae Whitman (voice), Werner Herzog (voice), Jennifer Grey (voice), William H. Macy (voice), Hideaki Anno (voice), Miori Takimoto (voice), Hidetoshi Nishijima (voice), Masahiko Nishimura (voice), Stephen Alpert (voice), Morio Kazama (voice), Keiko Takeshita (voice), Mirai Shida (voice), Jun Kunimura (voice), Shinobu Otake (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: brief bloody image, smoking scenes

  • Synopsis: Animated feature about Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

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THE WIND RISES is an animated drama, in Japanese with English subtitles, about Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed the fighter planes used by Japan in World War II.

Disturbing images

A brief scene shows a character, who is suffering from an illness, coughing up blood onto a painting.

Smoking

The film shows scenes set many years ago with adults smoking.

The film also contains mild threat during scenes in which planes crash - in dream sequences, during test flights and in aerial battles. There is no detail of human injury. The film also contains very mild bad language.

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GET SANTA (2014)

GET SANTA (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 102 minutes

  • Director(s): Christopher Smith

  • Cast: Warwick Davis, Stephen Graham, Nonso Anozie, Jodie Whittaker, Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Ewan Bremner

  • BBFCinsight: mild slapstick violence, mild crude humour

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GET SANTA is a family Christmas film in which Santa Claus is arrested when he tries to recover his reindeer from Battersea Dogs Home and a young boy must come to the rescue.

Violence

There is a fight sequence in a prison gymnasium between a small inmate and a prison officer, with several comic punches. There is no blood or injury detail.

There is also some mild crude humour, with several reindeer passing wind and references to 'farting'. In another scene reindeer poo is fired at police vehicles, splattering against windscreens and some hitting an officer in the face.

DINOSAUR 13 (2014)

DINOSAUR 13 (2014)
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  • Run time: 95 minutes

  • Director(s): Todd Douglas Miller

  • Cast: Peter L. Larson, Neal L. Larson, Susan Hendrickson, Bob Farrar, Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker, Philip Currie, Patrick Duffy, Bruce Ellison, Denise Etzkorn

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language

  • Synopsis: A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.

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DINOSAUR 13 is a documentary about the discovery of a dinosaur fossil in 1990, and the unexpected consequences this had for the people who found it.

Language

The film contains uses of mild bad language.

The film also contains undetailed passing references to drugs and crime.

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ONE DIRECTION: WHERE WE ARE - THE CONCERT FILM (2014)

ONE DIRECTION: WHERE WE ARE - THE CONCERT FILM (2014)
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  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Paul Dugdale

  • Cast: Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne

  • BBFCinsight: mild sex references

  • Synopsis: ONE DIRECT WHERE WE ARE - LIVE FROM SAN SIRO STADIUM is a live recording of a band, accompanied by a short 'behind the scenes' documentary.

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ONE DIRECTION: WHERE WE ARE - THE CONCERT FILM is a live recording of the boyband performing in Milan, accompanied by a short interview.

The concert contains some very mild innuendo in song lyrics and a single use of very mild bad language. More information is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY (2014)

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 79 minutes

  • Director(s): Miguel Arteta

  • Cast: Bella Thorne, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Burn Gorman, Dick Van Dyke, Donald Glover

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, sex references

  • Synopsis: ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY is a comedy about a family having a day where everything goes wrong for them.

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ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY is a US comedy about a family having a day where everything goes wrong for them.

Language

There is some mild bad language, and a moment when Alexander's mother stubs her toe and almost swears.

Sex

There are some mild sex references, including to teenagers "making out". There is a scene in which a group of dancers are about to perform at a children's party and it looks like they might take their clothes off. The parents rush up to them shouting "PG! PG!"; and the dancers instantly understand and adapt their routine so they dance in a non-sexual way. Alexander is humiliated at school when someone superimposes his head onto a series of photos of women, including one in a swimsuit, one in a bikini, and one wearing stockings and suspenders. The effect is comic.

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ANNIE (2014)

ANNIE (2014)
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  • Run time: 115 minutes

  • Director(s): Will Gluck

  • Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Cameron Diaz, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Tracie Thoms, Dorian Missick

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language

  • Synopsis: ANNIE is based on the musical about an orphan girl living in New York who is adopted by a billionaire.

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ANNIE is based on the musical about an orphan girl living in New York who is adopted by a billionaire.

Language

There is infrequent mild bad language.

There is occasional very mild innuendo. There are some references to a character's drinking habits, with sight of her stumbling around and clusters of bottles seen around her house. She is mocked for this by other characters.

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MR. TURNER (2014)

MR. TURNER (2014)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 147 minutes

  • Director(s): Mike Leigh

  • Cast: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen, Sandy Foster, Amy Dawson, Lesley Manville, Sylvestra le Touzel, Leo Bill, Mark Stanley, Richard Bremmer, James Fleet, Niall Buggy, Edward de Souza, Sam Kelly

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent moderate sex

  • Synopsis: MR. TURNER is a biographical drama about the artist Turner.

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MR. TURNER is a biographical drama about the artist Turner.

Sex

There is moderate sex and sex references including a scene where Turner paints a woman, and her buttocks are seen as she talks about her work, and another scene in which characters have sex. These are important to explain the character Mr Turner, though they might offend some viewers.

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