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WIDOWS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 125m 42s

Release date 18/03/2019

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

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 08/03/2019

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
2019
Distributor(s)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.
Classified date(s)
19/02/2019
Main language
English
Submitted run time
125m 42s
BBFC reference
AVF363726
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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