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KILL YOUR FRIENDS

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KILL YOUR FRIENDS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 103m 24s

Release date 06/11/2015

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong bloody violence, drug use, strong sex

Genre(s) Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director(s) Owen Harris

Cast includes Nicholas Hoult, Craig Roberts, James Corden, Tom Riley, Georgia King, Joseph Mawle, Rosanna Arquette, Ed Skrein, Edward Hogg, Damien Molony

Summary KILL YOUR FRIENDS is a comedy thriller about a young man working in the music industry in the 90s who goes to drastic lengths in order to deal with the competition and stress of signing new artists.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/10/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

KILL YOUR FRIENDS is a comedy thriller about a young man working in the music industry in the 90s who goes to drastic lengths in order to deal with the competition and stress of signing new artists.

Language

There is occasional very strong language ('c**t') and frequent strong language ('f**k').

Violence

A man is choked and then repeatedly hit in the face with a blunt object; the injury becomes increasingly bloody. A character is stabbed in the neck and lies in a pool of blood on the floor. There is sight of a dead character's limbs being hacked off and placed in a suitcase.

Drugs

Characters use cocaine and pills frequently throughout the film. There is a scene in which a character sniffs poppers in a club.

Sex

There is sight of a woman riding a man on a bed as another man walks over to join them. There is buttock nudity in this scene. There are topless women in other scenes. Pornographic images are briefly seen on computer screens.

There are references to paedophilia when a character is arrested after images were found on his hard drive.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Details

Title
KILL YOUR FRIENDS
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
27/10/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
103m 24s
Approved footage
9306+0
BBFC reference
AFF328142
Registration number
CFJ36348

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