Type of media Video
Approved Running time 96m 10s
BBFCInsight strong violence, nudity, sex, language, drug misuse
Genre(s) Action, Crime, Thriller
Director(s) Walter Hill
Cast includes Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Anthony LaPaglia, Tony Shalhoub, Terry Chen, Caitlin Gerard
Cut This work was passed uncut.
BBFCinsight publication date 17/02/2017
Note: The following text may contain spoilers
TOMBOY is a US action thriller about a male assassin who seeks revenge after a rogue surgeon transforms him into a woman.
Strong violence includes frequent shoot-outs, with some bloody aftermath.
There are scenes which feature full frontal nudity, revealing breast and buttock nudity and sight of pubic hair. There is also brief sight of genital nudity when a man walks out of a shower.
Strong sex scenes feature implied thrusting and mechanical detail. There are also strong verbal sex references throughout.
There is use of strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'). Milder terms include 'shit', 'bullshit', 'goddamn', 'piss', 'hell', 'asshole' 'ass', 'crap' and 'bastard'.
Scenes of drug misuse include characters snorting cocaine.
- Also known as
- THE ASSIGNMENTTOMBOY, A REVENGER'S TALE
- Signature Entertainment
- Classified date(s)
- Main language
- Submitted run time
- 96m 10s
- BBFC reference
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