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THE DRILLER KILLER

THE DRILLER KILLER artwork

THE DRILLER KILLER

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 100m 51s

Release date 14/11/2016

BBFCInsight strong violence, gore

Genre(s) Horror

Director(s) Abel Ferrara

Cast includes Jimmy Laine, Carolyn Marz, Baybi Day, Harry Schultz, Alan Wynroth, Maria Helhoski

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 04/11/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DRILLER KILLER is a US horror drama, from 1979, in which a struggling artist loses his mind and becomes violent.

Violence

Strong violence and associated gore includes characters being attacked and killed with an electric drill. One victim has a hole drilled into his forehead.

Other issues include strong language ('f**k'), a scene of moderate sexual activity, sexualised female breast nudity, and a skinned rabbit being butchered and mutilated with a knife.

Details

Title
THE DRILLER KILLER
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
03/11/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
100m 51s
BBFC reference
GVV102592
Remarks
16:9

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 DRILLER KILLER

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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