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THE SHALLOWS

THE SHALLOWS artwork

THE SHALLOWS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 86m 8s

Release date 12/08/2016

BBFCInsight sustained threat, bloody injury detail

Genre(s) Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Jaume Collet-Serra

Cast includes Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Brett Cullen, Sedona Legge

Summary THE SHALLOWS is a US horror thriller in which a young surfer becomes trapped off shore when a great white shark strays into the waters.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 02/08/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE SHALLOWS is a US horror thriller in which a young surfer becomes trapped off shore when a great white shark strays into the waters.

Threat

There is a sustained sense of threat throughout much of the film, as characters are attacked by a shark, stranded at sea and left exposed to the elements.

Injury detail

Occasional scenes of strong injury detail, including focus on a large bloody wound in a woman's leg following a shark attack.

There is infrequent use of strong language ('f**k').

Details

Title
THE SHALLOWS
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd.
Classified date(s)
24/06/2016
Main language
English
Submitted run time
86m 8s
Approved footage
7752+0
BBFC reference
BFF337292
Registration number
CFJ39893

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