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THE BIG SHORT

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THE BIG SHORT

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 130m 7s

Release date 22/01/2016

BBFCInsight strong language, sexualised nudity

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Adam McKay

Cast includes Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Marisa Tomei, Max Greenfield, Selena Gomez, Karen Gillan, Finn Wittrock, Melissa Leo, Rafe Spall, Hamish Linklater, Margot Robbie

Summary THE BIG SHORT is a US drama about men who anticipated the housing and credit bubble collapse in the US, and who decided to profit from the big banks.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 12/01/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE BIG SHORT is a US drama about men who anticipated the housing and credit bubble collapse in the US, and who decided to profit from the big banks.

Language

Frequent strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k') throughout, as well as milder bad language ('prick', 'bitch', 'shit', 'bullshit', 'sons of bitches', 'pissed', 'crap', 'ass', 'asshole', 'tits', 'douche bag', 'screw', 'hell', 'God', 'Jesus', 'Christ', 'goddamn').

Nudity

There is sexualised nudity in scenes set in a strip club, in which strippers expose their breasts and buttocks.

There are some verbal suicide references, as well as a scene in which a suicidal man stands on top of a tall building; however, there are no scenes of suicide.

Details

Title
THE BIG SHORT
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Paramount Pictures UK
Classified date(s)
09/11/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
130m 7s
Approved footage
11710+8
BBFC reference
AFF331428
Registration number
CFJ37804

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