Published: 17th May 2021

What's on the big screen as cinemas reopen

With cinemas starting to open up across the country, what will you be heading to see?

Whatever you’re planning on watching, check out the ratings info and age rating before you book tickets. You can also download our free app – which is your perfect pocket movie companion. 

Peter Rabbit 2

mild comic violence, very mild threat, rude humour

Peter Rabbit 2 is a comedy adventure in which a mischievous rabbit falls in with a gang of criminal animals who are plotting a heist.


One man punches another during a slapstick boxing sparring session. A woman runs into an open door and is knocked to the ground. In an imaginary sequence, a rabbit leaps onto a man, head-butts him and kicks him in the face. There is no injury detail.

Threat and horror

Animals are chased and sometimes caged by humans, but the threat is not prolonged or intense. A pig is suspended by a rope around his waist and threatened by a gang of animals, but this is revealed to be part of a prank. A hedgehog bites an electrical wire, causing her spines to shoot out unrealistically.

Rude humour

Very mild rude humour includes burp gags. There is also a use of the term ‘sissy’.

Maya The Bee: The Golden Orb

mild bad language

Maya The Bee: The Golden Orb is a children's animation in which a bee and her friend get caught up in an unexpected mission to transport an egg to safety. 

There is infrequent use of mild bad language ('crap').

There is very mild threat when Maya and friends are pursued by beetles and birds; however the scenes are broken up with comedy, with a focus on the characters making friends and helping each other out. Scenes of violence are infrequent and very mild, with no sight of injury detail. There are comic references to burping and poo.


rude gesture, suicide references

​​​​​​​Minari is a drama in which a Korean family tries to start a farming business in Arkansas in the 1980s.

A child makes a middle finger gesture through a bus window. There is also mild bad language ('shit', 'crap', 'bastard').

A man insensitively tells a young child that the previous occupant of his home took his own life, mimicking a gunshot to the head.

There is a scene of mild threat in which a building is set on fire and a family attempt to save their crop from the flames. In one scene, children make discriminatory comments about the appearance and language of two Korean-American children, due to their lack of awareness or understanding. Discrimination is not condoned, and the children soon become friends.

There is brief bloody injury detail after a drawer falls on a child's leg and cuts him. There are also some upsetting scenes, such as a woman having a stroke, and two children being concerned when their parents argue. A child tricks his grandmother into drinking his urine. Some children experiment with chewing tobacco.

When a child repeatedly wets the bed, his grandmother laughs and says 'Penis broken', to which he replies, 'It's called a ding-dong'. A father threatens to hit his son with a stick as punishment for his bad behaviour.


suicide references, infrequent moderate bad language

Nomadland is a US drama in which a woman starts a new life on the road in the American Midwest after the economic collapse of her town.

There is infrequent moderate bad language (‘bitch’); milder terms include ‘shit’.

There are occasional verbal references to suicide, without graphic detail.

There are occasional mild scenes of emotional upset. There is also a brief image of non-sexualised full-frontal nudity.


moderate threat

Cruella is a comedy crime drama in which an orphaned young woman seeks a career in London as a fashion designer.

Threat and horror

A woman is accosted in her flat by villains who bind and gag her, and set the room on fire; she struggles to free herself as the flames spread around her. Snarling dogs race towards a woman and pounce on her. A woman worries that her mother means to murder her.

There are references to a woman's deteriorating mental health. There is mild violence, including scenes in which people are pushed from a height and fall to their deaths. There are fleeting references to suicide. Language is mild ('bloody', 'hell'). Injury detail is very mild. There are gestures which could be interpreted as rude. A woman considers killing dogs for their fur.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Rare Beasts

very strong language, strong sex references, drug misuse

Rare Beasts is a British comedy drama in which a career-driven single mother falls for a sexist man.

There is infrequent use of very strong language (‘c**t’) and frequent use of strong language (‘f**k’). Milder terms include ‘cock’, ‘bitch’, ‘wank’, ‘shit’, ‘bloody’ and ‘bollocks’, as well as use of the rude ‘V-sign’ gesture.

People are shown snorting cocaine.

There are frequent and occasionally crude verbal sex references, including references to genitals, orgasms, oral sex and masturbation. There is also brief breast and buttock nudity, when a woman strips off in front of a man to show him her body and then bends over so that he can see between her buttocks.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Male characters express sexist views, and there are brief instances of casual homophobic and transphobic behaviour; however, the work as a whole does not endorse discrimination. A man is shown making sexual comments to a female employee. In another scene a woman slaps her boyfriend, who slaps her in return. There are references to negative body image. There are also non-graphic, comic verbal references to suicide, and to sexual violence including child abuse.

Sound Of Metal

strong language, sex references

Sound Of Metal is a US drama in which a rock musician, and recovering heroin addict, loses his hearing.

There is use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker') as well as other terms such as 'bitch' and 'Jesus'.
A T-shirt is decorated with a rudimentary artistic image of fellatio, including an erect penis. There is a comic reference to anal sex.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

There is sight of multiple small old scars on a character's arm, with the implication that these were self-inflicted. There is medical injury detail during an operation in a scene. There are references to heroin addiction which are not accompanied by any visual detail.

Those Who Wish Me Dead

strong violence, threat, language, injury detail

Those Who Wish Me Dead is a US action thriller in which a firefighter protects a boy from a pair of assassins.

There is frequent use of strong language (‘f**k’, ‘motherf**ker’). Milder terms include ‘prick’, ‘dick’, ‘shit’, ‘asshole’ and ‘crap’.

Men threaten to burn a pregnant woman’s face with a hot poker. There are prolonged scenes of gun threat, in addition to danger from forest fires and lightning storms.

People are shot or stabbed, with spurts of blood and strong bloody aftermath detail. A man is set on fire with a makeshift flamethrower, resulting in bloody burn wounds on his face. A man strikes a pregnant woman.

There are moderate upsetting scenes. There are infrequent moderate verbal sex references and innuendo.


strong language, violence, bloody images

Undergods is a sci-fi fantasy collection of interwoven stories concerning a series of ill-fated characters in a declining world.

There is strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms ('bitch', 'bastard', 'shit', 'arse', 'bloody', 'crap').
In one scene, a man vomits blood. There are other scenes featuring dead bodies with some brief emphasis on blood and injury.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy. 

Scenes of violence include one in which two people beat a man to death with steel mallets, and another in which a man murders a husband and wife, repeatedly slamming the man's head against a wall. Impact blows are generally hidden; however, there is blood in the aftermath of violence.

There are also some prolonged scenes of threat, and brief male nudity.

Spiral - From The Book Of Saw

strong bloody violence, gore

Spiral is a horror thriller in which a serial killer conducts an elaborate and gruesome campaign of terror against a city's police force.

A killer dispatches victims in elaborately constructed scenarios and using machinery capable of causing extreme and fatal damage. Victims are flayed, dismembered, drowned, suffocated, stabbed and shot. There is a focus on extensive bloodshed and the sadistic infliction of pain, as well as gory aftermath injury.

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), as well as milder bad language such as 'bitch', 'pussy' and 'dick', and a use of the discriminatory term 'retarded'. There are moderate sex references. There is brief drug misuse.