Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over


  • Genre: Drama

  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 106 minutes

  • Director(s): Philippa Lowthorpe

  • Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keira Knightley, Keeley Hawes, Jessie Buckley, Suki Waterhouse, Rhys Ifans

  • Ratings Info:

    infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: MISBEHAVIOUR is a British drama set in 1970, in which the Women's Liberation Movement decide to protest the Miss World pageant.

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MISBEHAVIOUR is a British drama, set in 1970, in which the Women's Liberation Movement decides to protest the Miss World pageant.


There is infrequent use of strong language. For full language advice, go to

There are references to racist behaviour and discrimination, as well as instances of sexism and objectification. However, the work as a whole clearly condemns all forms of discrimination. Scenes of mild threat and violence include protestors clashing with police and being tackled. There are also mild sex references, and brief natural nudity as a woman breast feeds.