Merry Classification, ya filthy animal… The Great Big BBFC Christmas Quiz
Christmas is a time for snuggling up by the fire and watching all of your favourite festive films, but how much do you know about the age ratings for films like Elf, Die Hard and Black Christmas? Take our ultimate Christmas quiz and find out...
Which of the following versions of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is rated PG?
Which film is this BBFC Examiner referring to in their report “Glossy, totally cynical designer cop thriller and adventure with high-tech settings and Rambo type cop on holiday, _______, taking on an international gang of thieves”
Which of the following festive 18 rated horror films was remade in 2019 and classified 15?
Dr Seuss’s The Grinch has had many retellings, but which version did we rate PG for ‘Contains mild scary scenes’?
In this film, classified in December, which main character was described by BBFC Examiners as appearing like “a cross between Frankenstein, Kaspar Hauser and the late Jim Morrison of the Doors”?
Name the film from the content advice: “Mild threat includes a young girl climbing up an electricity pole and a barman threatening Santa Claus with a baseball bat.”
Which festive film was originally rated 15 in 1984, with one Examiner noting that the feature was "in general too disturbing for children and [playing] far too highly with childish fears and insecurities while having fun with the adults".
Which 12/12A rated film has the tag line 'sometimes you just gotta have faith'?
In which 15 rated Christmas film does the main characters find the body of Santa deep in a mountain, and then set about trying to blow him up?
TRUE OR FALSE: Miracle on 34th Street (1947) and the 1994 remake have different age ratings.
Guess the film from the content advice: “There is also some mild crude humour, with several reindeer passing wind and several references to 'farting'. In another scene reindeer poo is fired at police vehicles, splattering against windscreens and some hitting an officer in the face”
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The Santa Safe List
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