GEOSTORM (2017)

GEOSTORM (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 109 minutes

  • Director(s): Dean Devlin

  • Cast: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Daniel Wu, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia

  • BBFCinsight: intense action disaster scenes, moderate violence

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  • Synopsis: Geostorm is a US disaster movie in which a number of malfunctioning climate control satellites threaten to unleash a series of global environmental catastrophes.

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GEOSTORM is a US disaster movie in which a number of climate control satellites break and a series of global environmental disasters are possible.

Threat

There are frequent scenes of intense action and moderate threat as people face a variety of natural disasters, including tornadoes, tsunamis and extreme cold weather. The disasters result in buildings collapsing, roads cracking open and spewing out molten lava, an aeroplane crashing and people being overwhelmed by a tsunami. There are scenes of panic and chaos, together with the occasional undetailed death.

Violence

Moderate violence includes punches to the face and undetailed shootings. In one scene a man is pushed into the path of a speeding car.

Other issues include mild bad language.

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BREATHE (2017)

BREATHE (2017)
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  • Run time: 115 minutes

  • Director(s): Andy Serkis

  • Cast: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander, Hugh Bonneville, Diana Rigg, Ed Speleers

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent bloody images

  • Synopsis: BREATHE is a British drama in which a woman cares for her husband when polio leaves him paralysed and reliant upon a respirator.

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BREATHE is a British drama in which a woman cares for her husband when polio leaves him paralysed and reliant upon a respirator.

Disturbing images

There is a scene in which blood pumps out of a breathing tube attached to a character's throat.

There is mild bad language.

There is also a sequence in which a doctor performs a lethal injection in an assisted dying context, as well as discussion of this.

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HOME AGAIN (2017)

HOME AGAIN (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 93 minutes

  • Director(s): Hallie Meyers-Shyer

  • Cast: Lake Bell, Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Nat Wolff, Candice Bergen, Lola Flanery

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references

  • Synopsis: HOME AGAIN is a US romantic drama in which a newly separated woman takes three young men as her lodgers

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HOME AGAIN is a US romantic drama in which a newly separated woman takes three young men as her lodgers.

Sex

The physical relationship between the woman and one of the men is heavily focused on in the film: there are several references to it.

A bag of drugs is discovered and immediately disapproved of. There is a comedic fist fight. There is also bad language.

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GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (2017)

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (2017)
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  • Run time: 103 minutes

  • Director(s): Simon Curtis

  • Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Nico Mirallegro, Alex Lawther

  • BBFCinsight: mild war violence

  • Synopsis: GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN is a biopic about the relationship between author A.A. Milne and his son, who inspired the Winnie the Pooh stories.

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GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN is a biopic about the relationship between author A.A. Milne and his son, who inspired the Winnie the Pooh stories.

Violence

There are brief flashbacks to the battlefields of the First World War in which dead bodies are seen. They are partially hidden in the low light and mud, and there is no strong injury detail. The images are there to help us understand the character's behaviour - as he is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder because of what he has seen and experienced in the war.

A scene of school bullying shows a young boy being pushed down a flight of stairs while people chant a mocking rhyme. The film does not condone or endorse the bullies' behaviour.

There are occasional uses of very mild bad language. There is infrequent very mild innuendo.

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VICTORIA & ABDUL (2017)

VICTORIA & ABDUL (2017)
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  • Run time: 109 minutes

  • Director(s): Stephen Frears

  • Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Williams

  • BBFCinsight: obscured strong language

  • Synopsis: VICTORIA AND ABDUL is a British historical drama following Queen Victoria's relationship with an Indian man who joins her household staff.

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VICTORIA AND ABDUL is a British historical drama following Queen Victoria's relationship with an Indian man who joins her household staff.

Language

There are uses of mild bad language.

Sex

There are some mild sex references, including during a medical examination.

Discrimination

There are incidents of historical racist behaviour, occasionally accompanied by physical aggression.

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LOGAN LUCKY (2017)

LOGAN LUCKY (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 116 minutes

  • Director(s): Steven Soderbergh

  • Cast: Katherine Waterston, Adam Driver, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Craig, Channing Tatum, Riley Keough

  • BBFCinsight: infrequent strong language, moderate violence

  • Synopsis: LOGAN LUCKY is a US heist comedy in which two brothers devise an elaborate plan to steal the weekend cash takings from the Charlotte Motor Speedway complex during the annual Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race.

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LOGAN LUCKY is a US heist comedy in which two brothers devise an elaborate plan to steal the weekend cash takings from the Charlotte Motor Speedway complex during the annual Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race.

Language

The film includes infrequent strong language. There is also mild bad language.

Violence

Infrequent moderate violence includes a man having his face smashed down onto a bar counter, followed by a bar brawl, a brawl in a prison dining area in which punches are exchanged, and a man being kicked.

Other issues include mild sex references and infrequent scenes of cigarette smoking.

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FINDING YOUR FEET (2017)

FINDING YOUR FEET (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 109 minutes

  • Director(s): Richard Loncraine

  • Cast: Joanna Lumley, Timothy Spall, David Hayman, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Indra Ové

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

  • Synopsis: FINDING YOUR FEET is a British comedy drama in which a posh woman has to reassess her life when the breakdown of her marriage means she has to move in with her bohemian sister.

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FINDING YOUR FEET is a British comedy drama in which a posh woman is forced to reassess her life when the breakdown of her marriage means she has to move in with her bohemian sister.

Sex

There are jokes containing verbal sex references. A woman does a slow striptease for her date but she only gets as far as exposing her bra.

Drugs

A scene shows several characters smoking drugs.

Language

There is infrequent use of strong language and other uses of bad language. There is also a rude V-sign gesture.

Other issues include some mild discriminatory expressions as a snobbish woman rails against various people, but her attitude is quickly challenged and punished. There are also scenes of emotional distress as characters deal with the illness and deaths of friends and loved ones.

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BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN (2017)

BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN (2017)
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  • Run time: 72 minutes

  • Director(s): Sam Liu

  • Cast: Melissa Rauch (voice), Paget Brewster (voice), Kevin Conroy (voice), John DiMaggio (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate sex references, language, fantasy violence

  • Synopsis: BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN is an animated feature in which the Caped Crusader is forced to team up with the volatile Harley to try and thwart Poison Ivy's plan to destroy humanity.

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BATMAN AND HARLEY QUINN is an animated feature in which Batman is forced to team up with Harley Quinn to try and destroy Poison Ivy's plan to destroy humanity.

Sex

There is a scene in which Harley Quinn seduces another character while he is bound to a bed. She later refers to their 'fun time' and says she might call him if she 'runs out of batteries'. In another scene, male diners ogle female waitresses in skimpy outfits. One gropes Harley Quinn as her skirt rides up, showing her underwear.

Language

There is moderate bad language, as well as mild bad language.

Violence

Scenes of moderate violence include superheroes and villains fighting one another with kicks and punches, as well as whatever weapons come to hand.

There is brief injury detail when a man's torso is pierced by a piece of wood and blood gathers on his clothing.

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THE EMOJI MOVIE (2017)

THE EMOJI MOVIE (2017)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 86 minutes

  • Director(s): Anthony Leondis

  • Cast: Anna Faris (voice), T.J. Miller (voice), Sofía Vergara (voice), Patrick Stewart (voice), Jennifer Coolidge (voice), James Corden (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: mild rude humour, comic threat, very mild bad language

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  • Synopsis: THE EMOJI MOVIE is an animated adventure in which an 'emoji' inside a young boy's phone accidentally causes chaos when he expresses more than one emotion.

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THE EMOJI MOVIE is an animated adventure in which an 'emoji' inside a young boy's phone accidentally causes chaos when he expresses more than one emotion.

Theme

There is occasional toilet humour, including around the 'poop emoji', and when a 'high-five emoji' reveals his buttocks while dancing.

Threat

Scenes of mild threat include characters being chased and broken by robots or blasted by fire, although nobody is seriously injured and there are funny moments throughout.

Language

There is use of very mild bad language.

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SHIN GODZILLA (2016)

SHIN GODZILLA (2016)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 120 minutes

  • Director(s): Shinji Higuchi Hideaki Anno

  • Cast: Hiroki Hasegawa (voice), Yutaka Takenouchi (voice), Satomi Ishihara (voice), Ren Ôsugi (voice), Akira Emoto (voice), Kengo Kôra (voice)

  • BBFCinsight: moderate violence, gore, threat

  • Synopsis: SHIN GODZILLA is a Japanese monster movie about an enormous aquatic creature that goes on the rampage after emerging from Tokyo Bay.

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SHIN GODZILLA is a Japanese monster movie about an enormous creature that goes on the rampage after emerging from Tokyo Bay.

Violence

There are frequent scenes of action violence which consist of military attacks on the monster and sequences in which the monster destroys buildings. The violence mostly consists of undetailed gunfire and explosions, but there are infrequent gory moments.

Threat

There are scenes where people are distressed such as civilians are seen running from the giant monster; a woman cries out as the monster breaks through her apartment block. There are also scenes of chaos when people try to force their way onto trains to escape from the attack.

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