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FOXCATCHER

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FOXCATCHER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 134m 18s

Release date 09/01/2015

BBFCInsight drug use, brief strong violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Bennett Miller

Cast includes Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Michael Hall, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave, Tara Subkoff, Guy Boyd, Samara Lee, Jane Mowder

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 30/12/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

FOXCATCHER is a US drama based on a true story about the relationship between Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz and his wealthy sponsor John du Pont.

Drugs

There are some scenes of drug use in which men snort cocaine.

Violence

In one scene, a man is repeatedly shot. Injury detail is limited but there is blood on the ground as he tries to crawl away. There is also a scene of cage fighting, which includes sight of blood on the fighters.

In one scene, a man repeatedly headbutts a mirror, which leaves a bloody cut on his forehead. There are some wrestling bouts, which include blows to the face and a scene in which a wrestler accidentally butts an opponent in the face. There is limited injury detail. The film also contains brief scenes of fox hunting; however there is no sight of a fox being set upon. There is mild bad language ('shit').

Details

Title
FOXCATCHER
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
10/10/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
134m 18s
Approved footage
12087+0
BBFC reference
BFF315027
Registration number
CFJ33730

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