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SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (2018)

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU <span>(2018)</span> artwork

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 112

Release dates 07/12/2018

BBFCInsight very strong language, strong sex, drug misuse

Genre(s) Science Fiction, Comedy

Director(s) Boots Riley

Cast includes Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Terry Crews, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Kate Berlant

Summary SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is a US science-fiction comedy in which an African-American telemarketer becomes highly successful after adopting a 'white voice'.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/11/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is a US science-fiction comedy in which an African-American telemarketer becomes highly successful after adopting a 'white voice'.

Language

There is infrequent use of very strong language ('c**t') and frequent use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'). Milder terms include 'cock', 'bitch', 'shit', 'dick', 'asshole', 'bullshit', 'balls' and 'bastard', in addition to use of the rude 'middle finger' gesture. There is also occasional use of racist terms including 'nigger'.

Sex

There are infrequent, strong sex scenes featuring vigorous thrusting detail and rear nudity. There are also occasional crude verbal sex references, and several scenes feature naked fantastical creatures with exaggeratedly large penises.

Drugs

People are shown snorting cocaine and smoking marijuana.

There is occasional moderate violence including a series of heavy punches that leave a woman's face covered in blood.

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Details

Title
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures International UK & Eire Ltd
Classified date(s)
11/10/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF367760

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