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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 116m 31s

Release date 07/02/2014

BBFCInsight Contains strong language, sex, sex references and drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Jean-Marc Vallée

Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts, Jane McNeill, James DuMont, Bradford Cox, Denis O'Hare, Kevin Rankin

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 28/01/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB is a drama set in the 1980s about a man with HIV who turns to alternative and unapproved medication to treat his condition. It is rated 15 for strong language, sex, sex references and drug use.

There is frequent use of strong language, including 'f**k', 'motherf**ker' and 'c**ksucker'. There is also racist and homophobic language including 'fags', 'faggots' and 'queers'.

There are scenes showing characters having sex, including sex with prostitutes, with sight of thrusting movement and some nudity. There is also implied masturbation.

Strong sex references include the sight of naked women on porn magazine covers and references to 'pussy' and 'shoving it up your ass'.

There are scenes with cocaine snorting shown in close-up, and signs of intravenous drug use such as needle marks seen on a drug user's arms. The drug use is generally portrayed in a negative light.

The film also contains undetailed moderate violence and injury, and medical detail.

No-one younger than 15 may see a 15 rated film in the cinema. No-one younger than 15 may rent or buy a 15 rated video or DVD.

Details

Title
DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
Year
2013
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
04/12/2013
Main language
English
Submitted run time
116m 31s
Approved footage
10486+8
BBFC reference
BFF306244
Registration number
CFJ30917

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