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UPGRADE (2018)

UPGRADE <span>(2018)</span> artwork

UPGRADE (2018)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 100

Release dates 31/08/2018

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence, gory images, language

Genre(s) Thriller, Science Fiction, Action

Director(s) Leigh Whannell

Cast includes Logan Marshall-Green, Rosco Campbell, Richard Cawthorne, Michael M. Foster, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson

Summary UPGRADE is a US science fiction action film in which a man gains super-human fighting capabilities after he agrees to have an experimental micro-chip inserted into his spinal cord.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 21/08/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

UPGRADE is a US science fiction action film in which a man gains super-human fighting capabilities after he agrees to have an experimental micro-chip inserted in to his spinal cord.

Violence

Moments of strong violence include bloody shootings and the use of knives, occasionally resulting in gory injury detail.

Injury detail

In addition to the violence, there is some gruesome surgical detail as a man undergoes a medical procedure.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k'), alongside milder terms such as 'cock', 'shit' and 'asshole'.

There is a brief moment of implied sexual threat when a gang member leers at a woman whose blouse has been torn open.

A man attempts suicide by asking a futuristic machine to administer him an overdose of medication.

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Details

Title
UPGRADE
Year
2018
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
21/06/2018
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF363388

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