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DOWNSIZING

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DOWNSIZING

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 135m 24s

BBFCInsight strong language, drug misuse, sex references

Genre(s) Science Fiction

Director(s) Alexandra Payne

Cast includes Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgard, Ingjerd Egeberg, Udo Kier, Jason Sudeikid, James Van Der Beek

Summary DOWNSIZING is a science fiction comedy in which a man elects to be shrunk to five inches tall.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 06/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

DOWNSIZING is a science fiction comedy in which a man elects to be shrunk to five inches tall.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms such as 'bitch' and 'Jesus'.

Drugs

A man takes an unidentified pill at a party. A character with cancer dies from an accidental overdose of black market pharmaceuticals.

Sex

A character is said to be having sex with monkeys and other animals. Reflecting on a sexual experience, a character lists the many different motivations that could have inspired it.

A character's bloody teeth are placed in a dish after dental extraction.

There is full male nudity in a clinical context.

Details

Title
DOWNSIZING
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Paramount Pictures UK
Classified date(s)
06/10/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
135m 24s
Approved footage
12186+0
BBFC reference
AFF356153
Registration number
CFJ43132

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