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WRATH OF THE TITANS

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WRATH OF THE TITANS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 99m 24s

Release date 30/03/2012

BBFCInsight Contains moderate fantasy violence and threat

Genre(s) Action, Adventure, Drama

Director(s) Jonathan Liebesman

Cast includes Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Lily James

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 20/03/2012

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WRATH OF THE TITANS is a fantasy action adventure sequel based on characters and events from Ancient Greek mythology. Perseus, a demigod trying to live a quiet life as a fisherman, is once again pressed into action when Kronos, a Titan and the father of Zeus, Poseidon and other gods, is released from the underworld. The film was classified '12A' for moderate fantasy violence and threat.

The BBFC's Guidelines at '12A'/'12' state 'Moderate violence is allowed but should not dwell on detail. There should be no emphasis on injuries or blood, but occasional gory moments may be permitted if justified by the context'. There are some crunchy blows, although very little is seen in terms of gore or injury detail. Furthermore, the protagonists are mostly gods, demigods or mythological creatures and the fantastical and mythological setting lessens the impact of the violence. Moderate threat occurs in scenes involving some of the scarier monsters, for example Perseus' battle with a fire-breathing monster, the pursuit of Perseus and his companions by a giant Cyclops, and the appearance towards the end of the film of Kronos. These scenes are too prolonged and intense to be permitted at 'PG' and are more appropriately classified at '12A' where the Guidelines state disturbing sequences should not be frequent or sustained.

WRATH OF THE TITANS also includes some mild bad language, including uses of 'bloody' and 'bastard'.

Parents can find additional information about the content of this film if they visit www.pbbfc.co.uk.

Details

Title
WRATH OF THE TITANS
Year
2012
Distributor(s)
Warner Brothers Entertainment UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
06/03/2012
Main language
English
Submitted run time
99m 24s
Approved footage
8946+0
BBFC reference
AFF286452
Registration number
CFJ25484

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