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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE artwork

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 153m 19s

Release date 15/07/2009

BBFCInsight Contains moderate threat

Genre(s) Adventure, Fantasy

Director(s) David Yates

Cast includes Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, Jim Broadbent, Robbie Coltrane, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters, Mark Williams, Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch, Matthew Lewis, Katie Leung, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Natalie Tena

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 05/07/2009

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE is a fantasy adventure film based on the book of the same title by J. K. Rowling in which Harry and his friends return to Hogwarts for their sixth year.

Threat

There is moderate threat including a scene in which Harry and Professor Dumbledore are attacked by menacing looking creatures that have emerged from an underground lake. Harry is pulled into the lake and dragged beneath the water.

A character is kicked, leaving blood on his face. After a wand battle, a character has several blood stains on his shirt and blood starts to pool on the floor.

There is mild bad language including 'bloody' and 'tosser'. Milder terms include 'God', 'hell' and 'git'.

There are references to ‘snogging’.

Details

Title
HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
Year
2009
Distributor(s)
Warner Brothers
Classified date(s)
10/06/2009
Main language
English
Submitted run time
153m 19s
Approved footage
13798+8
BBFC reference
BFF251764
Registration number
CFJ19281

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