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KING OF BOYS (2018)

KING OF BOYS <span>(2018)</span> artwork

KING OF BOYS (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 169

Release dates 28/12/2018

BBFCInsight strong violence, language

Genre(s) Thriller, Drama

Director(s) Kemi Adetiba

Cast includes Sola Sobowale, Remilekun Reminisce Safaru, Adesua Etomi, Paul Sambo, IllBliss, Toni Tones

Summary KING OF BOYS is a Nigerian drama in which a ruthless businesswoman is drawn into a criminal underworld.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 18/12/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

KING OF BOYS is a Nigerian drama in which a ruthless businesswoman is drawn into a criminal underworld.

Violence

A gangster is forced to bite down a table, and it is implied that his boss stamps down on his head, knocking out his teeth. A woman strikes a prisoner with a hammer. There is bloody aftermath detail to both these scenes.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker') as well as milder terms such as 'Jesus' and 'bitch'. The terms 'nigga' and 'retard' are also used.

There are scenes of animal butchery and sacrifice: a cow's throat is cut, with bloody aftermath; a man pulls the head off a chicken as part of a ceremony. There is a suicide by gunshot. Gangsters smoke joints.

Details

Title
KING OF BOYS
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Talking Drum Entertainment Limited
Classified date(s)
21/12/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF369994

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