INCREDIBLES 2 (2018)

INCREDIBLES 2 (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 125 minutes

  • Director(s): Brad Bird

  • Cast: Craig T. Nelson (voice), Holly Hunter (voice), Samuel L. Jackson (voice), Sarah Vowell (voice), Huck Milner (voice), Sophia Bush (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, 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: INCREDIBLES 2 is an animated adventure in which a family of super heroes face a new foe. Included before the film is BAO, a silent short animation about a woman whose dumpling comes to life.

FREAK SHOW (2017)

FREAK SHOW (2017)
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  • Run time: 91 minutes

  • Director(s): Trudie Styler

  • Cast: Alex Lawther, Abigail Breslin, AnnaSophia Robb, Ian Nelson, Celia Weston, Willa Fitzgerald, Laverne Cox, Larry Pine, Bette Midler, John McEnroe

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, discrimination theme, sex references, strong language

  • Synopsis: FREAK SHOW is a US comedy drama in which an eccentric teenager struggles to find acceptance at his conservative high school.

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FREAK SHOW is a US comedy drama in which an eccentric teenager struggles to find acceptance at his conservative high school.

Violence

A teenage boy is attacked by a gang of bullies, leaving him unconscious with streaks of blood on his face. In a later scene, two teens get into a brief fistfight.

Discrimination

The main character is verbally and physically abused by his classmates, who use homophobic slurs and throw stuff at him in the school hallway. However, the film carries a resolutely anti-discrimination message.

Sex

There is a scene in which it is implied a teenage boy has an erection in gym class, which causes him embarrassment. There are also references to sex.

Language

There is infrequent strong language alongside milder terms.

There is also an isolated reference to self-harm, and references to alcohol abuse and termination.

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OCEAN'S 8 (2018)

OCEAN'S 8 (2018)
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  • Run time: 110 minutes

  • Director(s): Gary Ross

  • Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Armitage. Elliott Gould

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, drug misuse, sex references

  • Synopsis: OCEAN'S 8 is a comedy crime thriller in which a team of women plan to steal a valuable necklace.

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OCEAN'S 8 is a comedy crime thriller in which a team of women plan to steal a valuable necklace.

Language

There is infrequent strong language, as well as milder terms.

Drugs

A woman smokes marijuana in some scenes and a young man bickers with a friend over drugs.

Sex

There is a comic scene in which a woman slaps a man's face and handcuffs him to a bed to create a distraction and other moderate sex references.

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (2018)

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (2018)
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  • Run time: 135 minutes

  • Director(s): Ron Howard

  • Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Paul Bettany, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Jon Favreau (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence

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  • Synopsis: SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY is a sci-fi action adventure in which a street-wise outlaw teams up with a group of smugglers to plan a heist.

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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY is a sci-fi action adventure in which an outlaw teams up with a group of smugglers to plan a heist.

Violence

Moderate violence includes aerial dogfights between spaceships as well as fights, gunfights and use of lightsabers and other hand-held weapons. Blood and injury detail is brief and limited.

There is also some mild threat, mild bad language and infrequent mild innuendo. More information for parents is available on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

THE BOOKSHOP (2017)

THE BOOKSHOP (2017)
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  • Run time: 113 minutes

  • Director(s): Isabel Coixet

  • Cast: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, Hunter Tremayne, Honor Kneafsey, James Lance

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language

  • Synopsis: THE BOOKSHOP is a British drama in which a woman opens a bookshop in a seaside town.

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THE BOOKSHOP is a British drama in which a woman opens a bookshop in a seaside town.

Language

There is mild bad language.

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ZOO (2017)

ZOO (2017)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 97 minutes

  • Director(s): Colin McIvor

  • Cast: Toby Jones, Amy Huberman, Art Parkinson, Penelope Wilton, Ian McElhinney, Damian O'Hare, Stephen Hagan

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, threat

  • Synopsis: ZOO is an Irish drama in which a boy and his friends attempt to rescue an elephant during the German air raid bombings in Belfast in 1941.

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ZOO is an Irish drama in which a boy and his friends attempt to rescue an elephant during the German air raid bombings in Belfast in 1941.

Language

There is use of mild bad language.

Threat

Mild threat include scenes which show the German bombing raids in Belfast. This includes sight of people ducking and running to air raid shelters as bombs go off.

There is brief bloody detail in a scene that shows three friends marking their initials on a tree with blood after they take a 'blood oath'.

Upsetting scenes include moments relating to bereavement. It's also implied that a girl's father is an alcoholic.

Infrequent very mild violence includes a scene in which a boy is punched down, without detail.

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THE BREADWINNER (2017)

THE BREADWINNER (2017)
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  • Run time: 93 minutes

  • Director(s): Nora Twomey

  • Cast: Saara Chaudry (voice), Laara Sadiq (voice), Shaista Latif (voice), Ali Badshah (voice), Noorin Gulamgaus (voice), Kawa Ada (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate threat, violence

  • Synopsis: THE BREADWINNER is a Canadian animation drama in which a young Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

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THE BREADWINNER is a Canadian animation drama in which a young Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Threat

A child is caught up in gunfire and bombing. Two young children are chased by a Taliban member with a machine gun. Prisoners are marched at gunpoint by Taliban soldiers; it is implied that they are to be executed. A man threatens a woman with a knife. Milder threat occurs in fantasy sequences in which a boy encounters fearsome creatures and dangerous storms.

Violence

Two women are beaten: we hear the sounds of the impacts but we do not see the blows. A man is shot, and there is some bloody aftermath detail. A man punches a child in the stomach, knocking her to the ground.

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SHOW DOGS (2018)

SHOW DOGS (2018)
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  • Run time: 92 minutes

  • Director(s): Raja Gosnell

  • Cast: Will Arnett, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges (voice), Natasha Lyonne, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias (voice), Shaquille O'Neal (voice), Omar Camparro, Stanley Tucci (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild bad language, rude humour, violence

  • Synopsis: SHOW DOGS is an action comedy in which a police rottweiler goes undercover at a dog show to break up an animal smuggling ring.

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SHOW DOGS is an action comedy in which a police rottweiler goes undercover at a dog show to break up an animal smuggling ring.

Language

There is use of mild bad language.

Violence

Scenes of mild violence include a man being shot at and an exchange of punches between two men.

Rude humour includes a dog breaking wind underwater, and a recurring joke about a dog's discomfort at having its private parts inspected by competition judges.

One scene features the song 'Sexy and I Know It' by LMFAO, which includes mild sex references. More information is available for parents on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018)

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 149 minutes

  • Director(s): Joe Russo Anthony Russo

  • Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Josh Brolin, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Chadwick Boseman, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat

  • 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: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR is a US fantasy film in which an army of superheros must work together to stop an evil foe from destroying the universe.

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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR is a US fantasy film in which an army of superheros must work together to stop an evil foe from destroying the universe.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of moderate fantasy violence in which various characters with special powers fight each other or battle an army of aliens. The violence includes use of shooting with futuristic weapons, punches, kicks and blows from other weaponry.

Threat

There is a scene in which a character is suspended by wires and pulled apart by a villain trying to extract information from her, but the torture is fantastical.

There is a middle finger gesture and some incomplete uses of strong language. There are also milder swearwords. More information about the language and other issues is available for parents on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

SHERLOCK GNOMES (2017)

SHERLOCK GNOMES (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 86 minutes

  • Director(s): John Stevenson

  • Cast: Emily Blunt (voice), James McAvoy (voice), Johnny Depp (voice), Chiwetel Ejiofor (voice), Mary J. Blige (voice), Michael Caine (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: very mild threat, violence, rude humour

  • 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: SHERLOCK GNOMES is an animated adventure in which a pair of garden gnomes join forces with a detective to find their kidnapped friends.

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SHERLOCK GNOMES is an animated adventure in which a pair of garden gnomes join forces with a detective to find their kidnapped friends.

Threat

The gnomes face threats from a swarm of rats, a pair of stone gargoyles and an army of cat figurines. A villain traps characters beneath a drawbridge that is slowly coming down. These scarier moments are brief and contain comic interludes.

Violence

Characters fight with sticks, rolling pins and a fantastical rocket launcher, but without sustaining injury.

Theme

There is very mild rude humour.

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