KAKA JI (2019)

KAKA JI (2019)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 123 minutes

  • Director(s): Mandeep Benipal

  • Cast: Dev Kharoud, Aarushi Sharma

  • Ratings Info: mild violence, language, drug references

  • Synopsis: KAKA JI is a Punjabi language comedy drama in which a man is torn between a gang and the woman he loves.

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KAKA JI is a Punjabi language comedy in which a man is torn between a gang and the woman he loves.

Violence

Mild violence includes stylised fistfights, but without resulting injury detail.

Language

There is mild bad language.

Drugs

A man suffers from addiction, either to drugs or alcohol. There are undetailed references to drug misuse, but this is not condoned or glamorised.

INSTANT FAMILY (2018)

INSTANT FAMILY (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 118 minutes

  • Director(s): Sean Anders

  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner, Iliza Shlesinger, Octavia Spencer, Eve Harlow

  • Ratings Info: moderate sex and drug references, infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: INSTANT FAMILY is a US comedy in which a couple of first-time foster parents take in three siblings.

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INSTANT FAMILY is a US comedy in which a couple of first-time foster parents take in three siblings.

Sex

There are verbal references to a man sending a 15-year-old girl some intimate photographs. However, this behaviour is clearly condemned.

Drugs

There are references to a mother being addicted to drugs, and to a man getting a child of 11 "hooked". The film has a strong anti drugs message.

Language

There is infrequent strong language, some milder terms and also a rude middle finger gesture.

There are undetailed references to child mistreatment as well as to references to neglect.

MORTAL ENGINES (2018)

MORTAL ENGINES (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 128 minutes

  • Director(s): Christian Rivers

  • Cast: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Lang, Jihae, Frankie Adams

  • Ratings Info: 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: MORTAL ENGINES is a fantasy adventure in which a young woman seeks vengeance in a futuristic world where large moving cities roam the wilderness.

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MORTAL ENGINES is a fantasy adventure in which a young woman seeks vengeance in a futuristic world where large moving cities roam the wilderness.

Violence

Scenes include stabbings, gunfights, fistfights and explosions. Blood and injury detail is brief and undetailed, although we see a young girl receiving a knife wound across her face, in flashback, after witnessing her mother's death.

Threat

There are prolonged chase sequences and scenes in which a skeletal cyborg with glowing eyes pursues the heroes.

There is infrequent mild innuendo and mild bad language. More information about the content of this and all other new releases is available on the main BBFC website and the free BBFC app.

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (2018)

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 117 minutes

  • Director(s): Peter Ramsey Bob Persichetti

  • Cast: Nicholas Cage (voice), Liev Schreiber (voice), Hailee Steinfeld (voice), John Mulaney (voice), Jake Johnson (voice), Lily Tomlin (voice), Shameik Moore (voice)

  • Ratings Info: moderate fantasy violence, mild threat, injury detail, innuendo

  • Synopsis: SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE is an animated fantasy action film in which Spider-man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with other spider heroes.

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SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE is an animated fantasy action film in which Spider-man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with other spider heroes.

Violence

There are scenes in which heroes and villains headbutt and punch one another; however these are infrequent, undetailed and within a fantasy context.

Threat

An intimidating masked villain with a metal fist pursues the hero; however, these scenes of mild threat are well balanced with more comic moments.

Injury detail

A man has a black eye, and a villain has a bloody nose which is shown briefly.

Sex

There are references to a teenager hitting puberty, and a scene in which his uncle tries to advise him how to speak to girls.

BUMBLEBEE (2018)

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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 114 minutes

  • Director(s): Travis Knight

  • Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Justin Theroux (voice), Angela Bassett (voice), John Cena, Peter Cullen (voice), John Ortiz, Jorge Lendeborg Jr, Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

  • Ratings Info: moderate fantasy 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: BUMBLEBEE is a fantasy action film in which a robot takes refuge in a Californian town, where he is befriended by a teenage girl.

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BUMBLEBEE is a fantasy action film in which a robot takes refuge in a Californian town, where he is befriended by a teenage girl.

Violence

There are battles between the giant robots, in which they use powerful futuristic weapons and engage in hand-to-hand combat. The robots are occasionally damaged by weapons employed by human characters. There are additionally brief scenes in which humans are killed by robots, and which include men exploding in a shower of clear fluid. However, these scenes have no injury detail.

Sex

The film contains some mild sex references.

Injury detail

There is brief limited injury detail in scenes where human characters are cut and bruised following encounters with the giant robots.

Language

There is mild bad language.

In one scene, a mother wrongly suspects her young son's behaviour is due to the influence of drugs.

There is also a brief comic scene in which a boy vomits following a chase scene.

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS (2018)

MARY POPPINS RETURNS (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 127 minutes

  • Director(s): Rob Marshall

  • Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep

  • Ratings Info: very mild threat

  • Synopsis: MARY POPPINS RETURNS is a musical fantasy adventure sequel in which the magical nanny returns to once again look after the Banks children.

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MARY POPPINS RETURNS is a musical fantasy adventure sequel in which the magical nanny returns to once again look after the Banks children.

Threat

There is very mild threat when an animated wolf captures a little boy; however the scene is brief and the boy soon wakes up safe in his bed.

There are references to a family losing their mother, which is sensitively handled.

THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE (2018)

THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 85 minutes

  • Director(s): David Stoten

  • Cast: John Hasler (voice), Teresa Gallagher (voice), Keith Wickham (voice), Rob Rackstraw (voice), Nigel Pilkington (voice), Matt Wilkinson (voice)

  • Ratings Info: very mild threat

  • Synopsis: THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE: is a children's animation in which a tank engine heads to Africa for an adventure of a lifetime.

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THOMAS & FRIENDS: BIG WORLD! BIG ADVENTURES! THE MOVIE: is a children's animation in which a tank engine heads to Africa for an adventure of a lifetime.

Threat

Very mild threat includes a scene in which characters encounter trouble whilst travelling across a snowy mountain, and a scene in which a train becomes stuck on a cliff edge. There are also scenes in which a reckless sports car rides dangerously next to the tracks, causing accidents.

FIRST MAN (2018)

FIRST MAN (2018)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 142 minutes

  • Director(s): Damien Chazelle

  • Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Pablo Schreiber, Christopher Abbott, Ciarán Hinds, Corey Stoll

  • Ratings Info: infrequent strong language, moderate 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: FIRST MAN is a US drama which follows the life and career of Neil Armstrong and the events leading up the 1969 moon landing.

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FIRST MAN is a US drama which follows the life and career of Neil Armstrong and the events leading up the 1969 moon landing.

Language

There is infrequent strong language.

Threat

There are a number of intense test flight scenes in which malfunctioning equipment results in threat to astronauts' lives.

There is mild injury detail when an astronaut has blood on the side of his face following a crash landing. There are also scenes of emotional upset when a family lose a young child to Leukaemia.

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This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN (2018)

GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN (2018)
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  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 88 minutes

  • Director(s): Ari Sandel

  • Cast: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Caleel Harris, Ken Jeong, Avery Lee Jones (voice)

  • Ratings Info: frequent scary scenes

  • Synopsis: GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN is a horror adventure in which three teens must stop an evil dummy intent on bringing Halloween creatures to life.

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GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN is a horror adventure in which three teens must stop an evil dummy intent on bringing Halloween creatures to life.

Threat

There are frequent scary scenes involving horror creatures, including a ventriloquist dummy, witches, skeletons, a werewolf, pumpkins, and a giant spider made from balloons. In one scene, the dummy watches a teenage girl as she sleeps, and attempts to turn the lead characters' mother into a dummy. There are also brief jump scares and extended action sequences in which the heroes fight or run from scary creatures. However, these scenes focus on action and excitement with elements of humour, and although the heroes are occasionally scared the emphasis remains on their resourcefulness, bravery and teamwork.

There is occasional very mild bad language, infrequent scenes of bullying, and very mild innuendo.

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THE HATE U GIVE (2018)

THE HATE U GIVE (2018)
  • Release date(s):

  • Run time: 130 minutes

  • Director(s): George Tillman Jr.

  • Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Algee Smith, Anthony Mackie, Regina Hall, K.J. Apa

  • Ratings Info: moderate violence, drug and sex references, infrequent strong language

  • Synopsis: THE HATE U GIVE is a US drama in which a teenage girl is drawn into activism after she witnesses the murder of her friend by a white police officer.

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THE HATE U GIVE is a US drama based on a YA novel in which a teenage girl is drawn into activism after she witnesses the murder of her friend by a white police officer.

Violence

A white police officer shoots a black teenager, with bloody aftermath detail as the young man dies in the street.

Drugs

There are references to drug-dealing, as well as to names of drugs. The work as a whole does not condone drug misuse.

Sex

There are undetailed sex references.

Language

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

Racism is a theme of the film. There is moderate threat during drive-by shootings, armed stand-offs and riots.

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