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SOUTHPAW

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SOUTHPAW

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 123m 32s

Release date 24/07/2015

BBFCInsight strong language, violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Antoine Fuqua

Cast includes Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Naomie Harris, Forest Whitaker, Victor Ortiz, 50 Cent, Rita Ora, Tyrese Gibson, Miguel Gomez, Oona Laurence, Beau Knapp, Clare Foley, Skylan Brooks

Summary SOUTHPAW is a US drama about a successful professional boxer whose life falls apart after a tragedy.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 14/07/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SOUTHPAW is a US drama about a successful professional boxer whose life falls apart after a tragedy.

Violence

There is strong violence during scenes of professional boxing, in which a character receives a cut on his eye and bleeds profusely. There are repeated strong blows and a focus on blood in these scenes. There is also a gunshot to a character, who is seen bleeding in close-up.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'), as well as moderate and mild bad language (eg 'bitch, 'pussy',, 'bullshit', 'ass').

There is implied sex when a couple are seen in bed kissing and embracing. There is no nudity or strong detail of sex.

Details

Title
SOUTHPAW
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
19/06/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
123m 32s
Approved footage
11118+0
BBFC reference
AFF325042
Registration number
CFJ36201

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