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THOROUGHBREDS

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THOROUGHBREDS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 88m 15s

Release date 13/08/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, threat, bloody images

Genre(s) Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Cory Finley

Cast includes Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift, Kaili Vernoff

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 03/08/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THOROUGHBREDS is a US drama in which a teenager plots the murder of her stepfather with the help of a friend.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), as well as milder terms such as 'bitch' and 'Jesus Christ'.

Threat

A character, alone in a house at night, is stalked by someone in the grounds. A character moves through a house, in which we see a figure armed with a knife.

Injury detail

There are bloody images in the aftermath of violence.

A drug-dealing character smokes marijuana, and sells to teenagers. A character takes rohypnol.

There are references to rape and child sexual abuse.

The violent death of a horse is described in detail.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Details

Title
THOROUGHBREDS
Also known as
THOROUGHBRED
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
06/08/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
88m 15s
BBFC reference
AVF357672
Remarks
5:4

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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