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PATRIOTS DAY

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PATRIOTS DAY

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 132m 59s

Release date 23/02/2017

BBFCInsight strong language, bloody injury detail, strong violence, threat

Genre(s) Action, Drama

Director(s) Peter Berg

Cast includes Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Khandi Alexander, Melissa Benoist

Summary PATRIOTS DAY is a US drama in which investigators and first responders race to find the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 13/02/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PATRIOTS DAY is a US drama in which investigators and first responders race to find the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language, including 'f**k', 'motherf**ker' and 'c**ksucker'. Milder terms include 'bitch', 'asshole', 'balls', and 'shit'.

Injury detail

There are several images of deep bloody wounds, some with partially exposed bone, and of large puddles of blood. Other bloody imagery includes brief sight of severed limbs.

Violence

Characters are shot, resulting in blood spurts. There are also loud and prolonged scenes of a shoot out in which a number of explosives are thrown.

Threat

There is sustained threat in scenes depicting panic, chaos, and injury in the aftermath of a bomb attack. In other scenes, a character is shown being kidnapped and threatened with guns.

Other issues include occasional brief sequences in which characters smoke marijuana. There are also infrequent references to drug dealing and to pornography.

Details

Title
PATRIOTS DAY
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd/ Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd (film)
Classified date(s)
14/12/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
132m 59s
Approved footage
11968+8
BBFC reference
AFF347502
Registration number
CFJ41120

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