No One Puts Classification In The Corner... The Great Big BBFC 80s Quiz!
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To which 1980s teen film is this BBFC examiner referring in their original theatrical report? "This film is very hard to like with its brat hero who thinks he is entitled to manipulate everyone from the traditional teenage villains of authority down to people who are clearly seen both to care about and trust him. ... the real reason for refusing the company-requested 'PG' is that this moral coarseness is manifested in a barrage of grubby expletives."
These action movies were all classified 18 upon their release in the 1980s. Three have since been reclassified 15; which one is currently still rated 18?
The 1980s saw the first film in the James Bond franchise to be classified 15: which was it?
The 12 classification was introduced in 1989; which film received the first ever 12 classification for its theatrical release?
True or False: Indiana Jones And The Temple of Doom was cut to achieve its original theatrical release rating of PG?
The 1980s saw the release of a number of Vietnam War films. Three of the following were originally classified 18 for their theatrical release, but one was rated 15. Which one?
To which Sylvester Stallone film is this BBFC examiner referring in their report for the film’s original 1980s theatrical submission? “Stallone...has done the near impossible by making an even better film than the previous two blockbusters. Although one can pick holes in it, there is little doubt that most audiences will find it a heart-warming and exciting experience. ... The fights...although strong, are not sensationalised...so we were happy to agree to the 'A'."
To which film is this BBFC examiner referring in their report for the film’s first video submission in the 1980s: "Though there may be nothing decisively '15' in the visuals, the persuasive air of subdued eroticism, particularly as conveyed in the frequent crotch to crotch dancing is far too sophisticated, in my opinion, for pre-teen viewers and their co-watching parents.”
What classification did Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner receive upon its original 1982 theatrical release?
Which of the following John Carpenter films is the only one to currently carry an 18 classification?