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THE RITUAL (2017)

THE RITUAL <span>(2017)</span> artwork

THE RITUAL (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 94

Release dates 13/10/2017

BBFCInsight strong violence, threat, very strong language

Genre(s) Horror

Director(s) David Bruckner

Cast includes Rafe Spall, Robert James-Collier, Arsher Ali 

Summary THE RITUAL is a British horror film in which a group of university friends trekking through the forests of north Sweden are stalked by a malign presence that doesn't want them to leave.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 03/10/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE RITUAL is a British horror film in which a group of university friends trekking through the forests of north Sweden are stalked by a malign presence that doesn't want them to leave.

Violence

A man is hit on the head with an iron bar, resulting in a deep gash on his face. A second fatal blow with the iron bar follows and blood begins to pool on the floor beneath the victim's head. In other scenes one man is shot with a rifle and other men are impaled on the branches of trees, resulting in bloody injuries.

Threat

There is strong threat throughout as a group of men are stalked, and individually attacked and killed by an unseen presence in the forest.

Language

There is infrequent very strong language ('c**t') and frequent strong language ('f**k').

Other issues include moderate verbal sex references.

Details

Title
THE RITUAL
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
26/05/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF350441

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