Type of media Video
Approved Running time 105m 7s
BBFCInsight strong language, violence, injury detail
Director(s) Phil Volken
Cast includes Eion Bailey, Bethany Joy Lenz, Barkhad Abdi, Danny Glover, Tim Griffin, Mauricio Alemañy
Cut This work was passed uncut.
BBFCinsight publication date 16/03/2017
Note: The following text may contain spoilers
EXTORTION is a US thriller in which a man takes drastic action after he and his family are left stranded on a desert island while holidaying in the Caribbean.
There is strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k').
A man is stabbed in the neck with strong bloody detail. Characters are also shot with a harpoon, although this isn't particularly bloody.
- Injury detail
There is focus on a man's injuries after he's involved in a fatal car crash, with sight of exposed gashes and wounds. A man's stab wound is shown in close-up and there is sight of a man having a leg wound sutured.
There is a scene of moderate threat in which a character is trapped in a sinking boat.
- Signature Entertainment
- Classified date(s)
- Main language
- Submitted run time
- 105m 7s
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