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THE RIOT CLUB

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THE RIOT CLUB

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 107m 5s

Release date 20/09/2014

BBFCInsight strong violence, very strong language, strong sex, sex references, drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Lone Scherfig

Cast includes Natalie Dormer, Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown Findlay, Max Irons, Holliday Grainger, Tom Hollander, Matthew Beard

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 10/09/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE RIOT CLUB is a film adaptation of Laura Wade's 2010 play 'Posh', about the members of an exclusive Oxford University dining club.

Language

There is a single self-directed use of very strong language ('c**t'), as well as multiple uses of strong language ('f**k') throughout.

Violence

In one scene a man is heavily beaten by a group of young men, who punch and kick him repeatedly. He is then knocked unconscious by a blow to the head with a piece of wood. The victim's face and shirt are covered in blood.

Sex

Strong sex includes sight of thrusting during intercourse, and sight of implied fellatio. There is some female breast nudity. There are strong verbal sex references, including to oral sex and other practices.

Drugs

There is sight of cocaine snorting.

Details

Also known as
POSH
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
01/09/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
107m 5s
Approved footage
9637+8
BBFC reference
BFF308975
Registration number
CFJ33335

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