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BLACKKKLANSMAN (2018)

BLACKKKLANSMAN <span>(2018)</span> artwork

BLACKKKLANSMAN (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 135

Release dates 24/08/2018

BBFCInsight racist violence and language, very strong language

Genre(s) Drama, Crime

Director(s) Spike Lee

Cast includes John David Washington, Topher Grace, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin, Ryan Eggold

Summary BLACKKKLANSMAN is historical drama based on a true story in which an African American cop runs an undercover investigation into the Ku Klux Klan.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/08/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLACKKKLANSMAN is U.S drama based on a true story in which an African American cop runs an undercover investigation into the Ku Klux Klan.

Discrimination

There are frequent uses of racist terms ('nigger', 'kike', 'spicks', 'nicks', 'chink', 'coon') used by men who are members of the Klu Klux Klan. The film does not endorse racism.

Violence

There are real images of lynchings and of the charred burnt body of a person killed in a racist attack. Real video footage shows a car driving through a crowd of people and hitting a man during a 'Black Lives Matter' march. References to sexual violence include a white man claiming that his wife was "savagely raped by a pack of black men" - his views are not endorsed.

Language

There is very strong language (c**t) and uses of strong language ('motherf**ker', 'c**ksucker' and 'f**k'). Other terms include uses of 'bitch', 'ass', 'dick', 'bullshit', 'son of a bitch', 'shit', 'damn', 'hell', 'God' and 'Jesus Christ'.

A man mimes smoking marijuana. There is also a sex reference when a man refers to getting a woman's "lips around his dick".

Trailer

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Details

Title
BLACKKKLANSMAN
Also known as
BLACKKKLANSMAN - EXTENDED TRAILER FEATURING PRINCE'S MARY DON'T YOU WEEP
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
10/07/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF363430

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