PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE (2014)

PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 85 minutes

  • Director(s): Nick Moore

  • Cast: David Walliams (voice), Olivia Colman, Izzy Meikle-Small, Jessica Hynes, John Sessions, Jim Tavaré

  • BBFCinsight: mild comic slapstick, very mild bad language

  • Synopsis: PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE is a British comedy drama about a mischievous dog who stows away with a young family when they move from London to an old farm house in the country.

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PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE is a British comedy drama about a mischievous dog who stows away with a young family when they move from London to an old farm house in the country.

Violence

There are a number of scenes of mild comic slapstick, including a man falling into a well and a person being saved from a digger that's hurtling towards him.

Language

There is infrequent use of very mild bad language.

The film also contains infrequent very mild innuendo. There are also scenes featuring a pig who breaks wind a lot and defecates on the floor. There is a scene of mild bullying, in which a jumper is pulled up over a child's face, but this is swiftly resolved. There is also a scene in which some blood is seen on a tissue following a nosebleed.

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THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (2013)

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (2013)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 109 minutes

  • Director(s): Ralph Fiennes

  • Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Michelle Fairley, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander, Perdita Weeks, Tom Burke

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex, moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: Drama following the relationship between the writer Charles Dickens and a younger woman.

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THE INVISIBLE WOMAN is a drama about a relationship between the writer Charles Dickens and a younger woman.

Sex

There are two scenes showing sexual activity. Both scenes are brief and discreet, with no nudity shown.

There is brief sight of a dead baby being wrapped in a cloth. There is also a scene in which a train is shown crashing, resulting in sight of injured passengers with cuts and bruises. The film also includes brief natural nudity.

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TINKERBELL AND THE PIRATE FAIRY (2014)

TINKERBELL AND THE PIRATE FAIRY (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 75 minutes

  • Director(s): Peggy Holmes

  • Cast: Mae Whitman (voice), Tom Hiddleston (voice), Christina Hendricks (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: Contains no material likely to offend or harm

  • 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: Tinkerbell and her fairy friends have to leave Pixie Hollow on an adventure to retrieve some stolen Blue Pixie Dust. 

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TINKERBELL AND THE PIRATE FAIRY is an animated Disney feature in which Tinkerbell and her fairy friends have to leave Pixie Hollow on an adventure to retrieve some stolen Blue Pixie Dust.

In scenes where the fairies come up against a gang of pirates, there is some very mild action with characters waving cutlasses and threatening each other. But any violence is comic and slapstick in tone and there are no injuries. There is occasional very mild threat when the tiny fairies encounter creatures much larger than themselves, but none of these creatures attempt to harm them.

MUPPETS MOST WANTED (2014)

MUPPETS MOST WANTED (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 113 minutes

  • Director(s): James Bobin

  • Cast: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Tom Hiddleston, Salma Hayek, Christoph Waltz, Stanley Tucci, Jemaine Clement, Lady Gaga, Zach Galifianakis, Ray Liotta, Danny Trejo, Frank Langella, Sean Combs, Céline Dion, Usher Raymond, Steve Whitmire, Dave Gielz, David Rudman, Eric Jacobson

  • BBFCinsight: mild comic violence, very mild bad language

  • Synopsis: The Muppets get caught up in a criminal plot masterminded by a Kermit look-alike

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MUPPETS MOST WANTED is a comedy action adventure in which the Muppets find themselves caught up in a criminal plot masterminded by a Kermit the Frog look-alike.

Violence

Occasional punch-ups, although these scenes are mild and comic in nature. In one scene, a headbutt is delivered to a human guard; in another scene, a female prison guard comically shoots a fleeing male prisoner with a Taser gun. Elsewhere, Miss Piggy repeatedly slams a villain's head against the inside of a helicopter

Language

One use of very mild bad language. More information about the film is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website or the free BBFC app.

MALEFICENT (2014)

MALEFICENT (2014)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 93 minutes

  • Director(s): Robert Stromberg

  • Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Juno Temple, Brenton Thwaites, Hannah New, Ella Purnell, Imelda Staunton, Sam Riley, Jamie Sives, Jo Osmond, Lesley Manville

  • BBFCinsight: mild violence, threat, 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: A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.

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MALEFICENT is a US fantasy about an unhappy fairy who puts a dark curse on the baby daughter of the human king who stole her wings.

Violence

There are several sequences of mild fantasy violence in which the dark fairy and other fantastical creatures battle human soldiers. In these scenes, characters are often knocked over, or into the air, but no-one is seen to be injured. One character is seen to have small red marks on her skin when she's touched by a metal that can hurt her, but she quickly heals. Another character is knocked off a battlement and falls to his death but the impact on the ground is not seen.

Threat

There are some moments of threat and scary scenes, as the bad fairy looms over humans and other fairies as she casts her evil spell, then turns the landscape around her dark and gloomy. There's brief threat to a female fairy, such as when a man stands over her with a knife, but cannot bring himself to kill her. There is also some threat as a dragon attacks some soldiers, thrashing around a room and breathing fire over them.

MOON MAN (2012)

MOON MAN (2012)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 93 minutes

  • Director(s): Stephan Schesch Sarah Clara Weber

  • Cast: Katharina Thalbach (voice), Ulrich Tukur (voice), Corinna Harfouch (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: no material likely to offend or harm

  • Synopsis: A bored Man in the Moon hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet.

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MOON MAN is a animated feature for children, in which the man in the moon comes to Earth and learns about friendship, while also helping a scientist defeat a power-hungry President.

In one scene a man floats off into space. In this case, the scene carries a sense of justice rather than danger. In another scene a character is shown imprisoned in a cage, looking sad, but the plot soon moves on and the character's situation improves.

There is a scene in which some animated hearts are shown beating, along with a lava lamp and music playing to suggest romance.

There is a single use of very mild bad language.

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SAVING SANTA (2013)

SAVING SANTA (2013)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 84 minutes

  • Director(s): Leon Joosen Aaron Seelman

  • Cast: Martin Freeman (voice), Tim Conway (voice), Joan Collins (voice), Jim barrie (voice), Noel Clarke (voice), Pam Ferris (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild 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: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to save Santa.

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SAVING SANTA is an animated feature about an elf who rises to the challenge when Santa is kidnapped.

Threat

There are moments of mild threat when bad characters are menacing, but there are also jokes showing that they are not very scary really, such as when two henchmen show more interest in eating pancakes than looking for Santa. When Santa is kidnapped and interrogated, he remains calm and does not seem at all afraid.

THE ROCKET (2013)

THE ROCKET (2013)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 96 minutes

  • Director(s): Kim Mourdant

  • Cast: Sitthiphon Disamoe, Loungnam Kaosainam, Thep Phongam

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, scene of accidental death

  • Synopsis: Subtitled drama about a boy trying to prove he is not cursed.

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THE ROCKET is a subtitled Laotian drama about a young boy who tries to prove he is not cursed by winning a local rocket building competition.

Sex

At one point some men are seen creating a wooden phallus to attach to a rocket.

Violence

One character is accidentally killed when she is hit by a heavy boat that is sliding down a steep incline. She falls out of sight and is later see with some blood on her head.

There is some mild bad language. There are a couple of scenes of natural nudity, one showing a woman's breasts and bottom as she kneels to give birth, and the other showing a dead woman's breasts as she is cleaned for burial. There are some scenes of mild threat as children play with, or play close to, unexploded bombs. The bombs are taken away from the children and safely detonated by adults, in order to teach them how dangerous they are. One character is shown to smoke from a large bamboo pipe, although it's never made clear what she is smoking. More information about the film is available for grown-ups on the main BBFC website or the free BBFC app.

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