CHASING MAVERICKS

BBFC reference: 
AFF295207
Registration number: 
CFJ29166
Parent release: 
AZF295207
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Friday, 7 June 2013
Main language: 
Approved footage: 
10468+8
Distributers: 
Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Release date: 
Friday, 5 July 2013
Approved running time: 
116m 19s
Genre: 
Type: 
Directors: 
Michael Apted,Curtis Hanson
Cast: 
Gerard Butler,Jonny Weston,Elisabeth Shue,Abigail Spencer,Leven Rambin,Greg Long
Consumer advice: 
Contains distressing scenes and one use of mild language
BBFC insight: 

<p>CHASING MAVERICKS is a US drama about a teenage boy who is trained by an experienced older surfer to surf some powerful waves.</p><dl><dt>Disturbing images</dt><dd><p>The film contains a scene in which a woman dies following a stroke. She is seen lying motionless on the floor and in her husband's arms as her distressed young daughter watches. There is also a scene in which a surfer is knocked off his board and dragged beneath the surface by a giant wave. He does not reappear for some time and it is initially believed that he may have died.</p></dd><dt>Language</dt><dd><p>In one scene a man tells a young surfer "I'm sure that scared the living piss out of you" after the surfer has seen a shark.</p></dd></dl><p>The film also contains some brief scenes in which people scuffle with each other, a scene in which a woman screams as she cowers on the floor as a man aggressively stands over her, and a scene in which a young boy is briefly dragged underwater by a giant wave before reappearing safe and unharmed.</p>

Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
Cuts replaced: 
Season number: 
0
Episode number: 
0
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 25 June 2013
Parent item: 
Type of Media: 
External images small: 
http://images.mymovies.net/images/film/cin/120x90_/fid12334.jpg
External images medium: 
http://images.mymovies.net/images/film/cin/120x90_/fid12334.jpg
External images large: 
http://images.mymovies.net/images/film/cin/350x522/fid12334.jpg
MyMovies film id: 
12334