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THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS

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THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 95m 36s

Release date 07/12/2012

BBFCInsight Contains strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Action

Director(s) Rza

Cast includes Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung, Lucy Liu, Rza

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/11/2012

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS is an action film set in 19th century China in which a town becomes the setting for a battle to the death incited by revenge and the prospect of a fortune in gold. It is rated 18 for strong bloody violence.

The film is a modern take on the Hong Kong action films of the past and the violence is presented in a stylised and choreographed manner. The fighting scenes, in which there is a focus on bladed weapons, are sustained and feature an emphasis on copious bloodshed. There is also some dwelling on the infliction of pain and injury, for example in a scene in which a captive man's arms are cut off with a sword that has been heated in a blacksmith's furnace.

The film also contains strong sex references, brief drug use and strong language. Words such as 'nigga' or 'nigger' occur in hip-hop songs on the film's soundtrack, but when they are used in dialogue they are not endorsed.

No-one younger than 18 may see an 18 rated film in the cinema. No-one younger that 18 may rent or buy an 18 rated video or DVD.

Details

Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
03/09/2012
Main language
English
Submitted run time
95m 36s
Approved footage
8604+0
BBFC reference
AFF293711
Registration number
CFJ26882

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