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THE COOLER

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THE COOLER

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 97m 52s

Release date 17/12/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, sex, drug misuse

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Wayne Kramer

Cast includes William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Shawn Hatosy, Ron Livingston, Paul Sorvino, Estella Warren, Arthur J. Nascarella, Joey Fatone, Jewel Shepard

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/12/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE COOLER is a drama, from 2004, in which a casino 'cooler', employed to spoil winning streaks, tries to leave his job in the face of opposition from the casino owner.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'' and 'c**ksucker').

Violence

A man is tied in a chair and beaten. A woman is slapped and falls into a mirror. A man is punched repeatedly into the face, leaving him heavily bloodied.

Sex

Sex scenes feature full frontal female and male buttock nudity, as well as vigorous thrusting detail.

Drugs

A man prepares heroin before injecting it into his forearm.

Details

Title
THE COOLER
Also known as
THE COOLER
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
101 Films Limited
Classified date(s)
06/12/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
97m 52s
BBFC reference
CVF195077

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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THE COOLER

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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