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A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (2013)

A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD <span>(2013)</span> artwork

A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (2013)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 94

Release dates 14/02/2013

BBFCInsight Contains strong language and violence

Genre(s) Action

Director(s) John Moore

Cast includes Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Patrick Stewart

Summary John McClane travels to Russia to hep out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 04/02/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD is the fifth film in the DIE HARD action franchise starring Bruce Willis as New York City cop John McClane. In this film McClane travels to Russia and joins forces with his son to foil a nuclear weapons heist. The cinema version was rated 12A for infrequent strong language and moderate action violence. This extended version of the film includes some additional material and is rated 15 for strong language and violence.

This version contains a number of uses of strong language (at least 15 uses of 'f**k' and two uses of 'motherf***er’). There is also a scene in which a man is shot in the head in close shot, resulting in a spurt of blood from the side of his head. There are a number of shootings, some of which show brief bloody bullet impacts. The film also contains brief punches and kicks, impressionistic rifle butt blows, and an implied neck break.

A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD also includes scenes of gun threat and several brief shots of knife-blades as the heroes prepare to defend themselves. There are also passing references to 'doing drugs' and some mild innuendo.

No-one younger than 15 may see a 15 rated film in the cinema. No-one younger than 15 may rent or buy a 15 rated video or DVD.

Precuts information

During post-production, the distributor sought and was given advice on how to secure the desired classification. Following this advice, certain changes were made prior to submission

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

This work was originally seen for advice in an unfinished form. The company was advised that the film was likely to receive a '15' certificate but that their preferred '12A' classification could be achieved by making a number of cuts to both language and visuals. When the finished version of the film was submitted for formal classification, edits had been made to reduce the number of uses of strong language (both 'f**k' and 'motherf***er') and to reduce sequences of bloody violence, including blood sprays when characters are shot in the head, and punches to restrained individuals. The formal submission was consequently rated '12A'.

Trailer

Details

Also known as
TRAILER F,DIE HARD BONUS DISC - A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD TRAILER,A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD - INTERNATIONAL TRAILER C,A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD - MORE 30" (AMAZON),A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD - MORE
Formats
Cinema, IMAX, DVD
Distributor(s)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.,The Creative Partnership,th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
03/06/2013
BBFC reference
AZF295996
Note to parents
Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience

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