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IT COMES AT NIGHT

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IT COMES AT NIGHT

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 91m 32s

Release date 30/10/2017

BBFCInsight strong language, violence, disturbing scenes

Genre(s) Drama, Horror

Director(s) Trey Edward Shults

Cast includes Joel Edgerton, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Carmen Ejogo, Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough, Griffin Robert Faulkner

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

IT COMES AT NIGHT is a psychological horror, set in a disease-ravaged country, in which a family in an isolated house offer refuge to another family.

Language

There are several uses of strong language ('f**k'), as well as some milder bad language (for example, 'son-of-a-bitch', 'shit', 'bullshit', 'Jesus', 'Christ').

Violence

In one scene a man repeatedly smashes a gun against another man's face, resulting in bloody injury. There are also scenes in which people, including a young boy, are shot - some of which are accompanied by impact wound detail.

Disturbing images

There are scenes in which people dribble and vomit blood. There is also a scene in which a terminally ill man is suffocated by, and then shot in the head through, a pillow. In another scene, a man discovers a badly injured and bleeding dog.

Details

Title
IT COMES AT NIGHT
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/09/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
91m 32s
BBFC reference
AVF351994
Remarks
16:9

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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