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MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (2018)

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE <span>(2018)</span> artwork

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 142

Release dates 28/05/2018, 26/01/2018

BBFCInsight moderate violence, threat, language

Genre(s) Science Fiction, Drama, Action

Director(s) Wes Ball

Cast includes Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dexter Darden, Nathalie Emmanuel, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Walton Goggins, Ki Hong Lee, Jacob Lofland, Katherine McNamara, Barry Pepper, Will Poulter, Rosa Salazar, Patricia Clarkson

Summary MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE is a science fiction drama in which a group of young people try to save their friends who are being held captive.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/01/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE is a science fiction drama in which a group of young people try to save their friends who are being held captive.

Violence

There are scenes in which infected zombie-like people are shot. There are also exchanges of gunfire, and fight scenes including heavy kicks and blows with makeshift weapons. There are also some scenes in which people are stabbed. However, there is limited injury detail.

The film also contains scenes featuring infected people with swollen and diseased features.

Threat

There are scenes in which a group of young people face various threats, including infected zombie-like people who attack them. There is also a scene in which a young man is threatened by a giant robotic spider. The film also contains several prolonged and intense chase scenes.

Language

There is infrequent moderate bad language (for example, 'twat'), an offensive middle finger gesture, and some milder bad language (for example, 'dick', 'son of a bitch', 'shit', 'bastard', 'pissed', 'asshole', 'ass', 'bloody', 'hell', 'goddamn', 'damn').

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 work was originally seen for advice. The company was advised that the film was likely to receive a 15 certificate but that their preferred 12A classification could be achieved by making some changes. The company was advised to reduce moments of threat and 'horror' involving zombie-like characters. When the film was formally submitted, changes had been made and, consequently, the film was passed 12A.

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Details

Title
MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema, 3D Cinema, IMAX, DVD
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd,Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.
Classified date(s)
05/03/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF356620
Note to parents
Some versions of this film are displayed in the 3D or IMAX format and some younger children may find them a more intense experience

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