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THE LAST WITCH HUNTER

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THE LAST WITCH HUNTER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 106m 4s

Release date 21/10/2015

BBFCInsight moderate violence, threat, moderate bad language

Genre(s) Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director(s) Breck Eisner

Cast includes Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Michael Caine, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Rena Owen, Julie Engelbrecht

Summary THE LAST WITCH HUNTER is a supernatural fantasy adventure about an immortal witch hunter who enforces peace between witches and humans.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 11/10/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LAST WITCH HUNTER is a fantasy supernatural adventure about an immortal witch hunter who enforces peace between witches and humans.

Violence

There are scenes of moderate violence, which occur within a fantasy supernatural setting. There are fight sequences in which axes and flaming swords are used, and a scene in which a malevolent and scary-looking witch character is impaled. Another character is slammed against a pillar and there are further intense and fantasy-driven scenes of fighting.

Threat

There is also some supernatural threat featuring witches, spiders and insects.

Language

There is use of moderate bad language (eg 'bitch'), as well as mild bad language (eg 'pissing').

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 film was originally seen for advice, at which stage the company was informed it was likely to be passed 15 but that their preferred 12A could be achieved by making a number of reductions to moments of violence and horror. When the film was submitted for formal classification, acceptable reductions had been made in these sequences and the film was classified 12A.

Details

Title
THE LAST WITCH HUNTER
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
02/10/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
106m 4s
Approved footage
9546+0
BBFC reference
BFF329571
Registration number
CFJ37315

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