THE DARK TOWER

THE DARK TOWER is a US fantasy film in which a young boy is transported to another world where he, along with a mysterious man named the Gunslinger, must fight an evil sorcerer intent on destroying the universe.
BBFC reference: 
AZF351280
Certification: 
Classification date: 
Friday, 8 December 2017
Monday, 17 July 2017
Main language: 
Distributers: 
Sony DADC UK Limited,Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd.
Release date: 
Friday, 18 August 2017
Type: 
Directors: 
Nikolaj Arcel
Cast: 
Idris Elba,Matthew McConaughey,Tom Taylor,Katheryn Winnick,Claudia Kim,Fran Kranz
Consumer advice: 
moderate threat, violence, horror
BBFC insight: 

<p>THE DARK TOWER is a US fantasy film in which a young boy is transported to another world where he, along with a mysterious man named the Gunslinger, must fight an evil sorcerer intent on destroying the universe.</p><dl><dt>Threat</dt><dd><p>There are several sequences of moderate horror, including scenes in which a man uses his psychic powers in order to kill people, scenes in which children are put into head clamps in order to harness their psychic powers, and a brief moment in which a villain's human flesh briefly tears from his face, exposing his true monster form. There are sequences in which a young boy is chased by fantastical monsters intent on capturing him.</p></dd><dt>Violence</dt><dd><p>Scenes of violence include gun battles, stabbings and fight scenes featuring crunchy punches, kicks and arm breaks. There are also scenes of fantasy violence when a man fights demons, and occasional bloody moments when people are shot.</p></dd></dl><p>Mild bad language includes uses of the terms 'shit', 'Jesus' and 'Christ'.</p>

Cut version exists: 
This release was cut: 
BBFC insight date: 
Tuesday, 8 August 2017
Year: 
2017
Release formats: 
Approximate running minutes: 
93
Cinema dates: 
Friday, 18 August 2017
Trailer certificate: 
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MyMovies film id: 
10125
MyMovies media id: 
15493
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The Dark Tower
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The Dark Tower - Trailer
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