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DOWNSIZING

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DOWNSIZING

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 135m 17s

Release date 04/06/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, drug misuse, sex references

Genre(s) Science Fiction

Director(s) Alexander Payne

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

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/05/2018

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
2018
Distributor(s)
Paramount Pictures c/o Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd.
Classified date(s)
17/04/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
135m 17s
BBFC reference
AVF356153
Remarks
3:2

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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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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