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WIDOWS

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WIDOWS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 129m 33s

Release date 06/11/2018

BBFCInsight strong violence, sex, very strong language

Genre(s) Action, Crime, Drama

Director(s) Steve McQueen

Cast includes Viola Davis, Carrie Coon, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, Daniel Kaluuya

Summary WIDOWS is a crime thriller in which three widowed women plan to complete the heist in which their husbands were killed.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/10/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WIDOWS is a crime thriller in which three widowed women plan to complete the heist in which their husbands were killed.

Violence

A man pushes another man out of his wheelchair and stabs him repeatedly, with bloody detail. There are bloody shootings. After a car crash, a man's head is severely bloodied.

Sex

There is a sex scene with thrusting detail and breast and buttock nudity. Still images on a mobile phone appear to show a woman using a riding crop on a man in bed.

Language

There is infrequent use of very strong language ('c**t'), as well as more frequent strong language ('motherf**ker', 'c**ksucker', 'f**k'). There is a use of the racist term 'nigger'.

There are scenes of gun threat and intimidation. It is implied that a man beats his wife. There are moderate drug references.

Details

Title
WIDOWS
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
09/10/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
129m 33s
Approved footage
11659+8
BBFC reference
BFF363726
Registration number
CFJ45849

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