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EXTORTION

EXTORTION artwork

EXTORTION

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 105m 7s

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, injury detail

Genre(s) Thriller

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.

Language

There is strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k').

Violence

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.

Details

Title
EXTORTION
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Signature Entertainment
Classified date(s)
23/03/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
105m 7s
BBFC reference
AVV349920
Remarks
Widescreen

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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