• Director(s)

    Sam Mendes

  • Production Year

    2019

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, War

  • Approx. running minutes

    114m

  • Cast

    George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Mays, Jamie Parker

Film

1917

strong injury detail, language

Two British soldiers are sent on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines in this intense WWII thriller. Gory images showing dead bodies and injuries are likely to disturb younger viewers.

Two British soldiers are sent on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines in this intense WWII thriller. Gory images showing dead bodies and injuries are likely to disturb younger viewers.

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Content Advice(May contain spoilers)

violence

threat and horror

language

sex

discrimination

injury detail

drugs

sexual violence and sexual threat

  • Director(s)

    Sam Mendes

  • Production Year

    2019

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, War

  • Approx. running minutes

    114m

  • Cast

    George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Mays, Jamie Parker

strong injury detail, language
Classified Date:
12/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Theatrical version
language
There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and bollocks'.
injury detail
Scenes include decaying corpses, severed limbs, and bloody detail following a stabbing.
Sequences of moderate threat and violence also occur. Undetailed references are made to sex and masturbation.
strong injury detail, language
Classified Date:
12/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
o, i, l, e, v, i, r, a, c, T, a, n, t, s, h, r, e
language
There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and bollocks'. Sequences of moderate threat and violence also occur. Undetailed references are made to sex and masturbation.
injury detail
Scenes include decaying corpses, severed limbs, and bloody detail following a stabbing.
strong injury detail, language
Classified Date:
06/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
IMAX
language
There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and 'bollocks'.
injury detail
Scenes include decaying corpses, severed limbs, and bloody detail following a stabbing.
Sequences of moderate threat and violence also occur. Undetailed references are made to sex and masturbation.
strong injury detail, language
Classified Date:
06/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
A, X, M, I
language
There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and 'bollocks'. Sequences of moderate threat and violence also occur. Undetailed references are made to sex and masturbation.
injury detail
Scenes include decaying corpses, severed limbs, and bloody detail following a stabbing.
strong injury detail, language
Classified Date:
29/04/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
violence
Violence in portrayed realistically, including the strangling of a soldier.
threat and horror
Several tense scenes show people being pursued by enemy soldiers or avoiding enemy attacks.
language
There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and 'bollocks'.
sex
Banter between soldiers includes some crude but undetailed comic sex references, including to masturbation.
discrimination
There are a few discriminatory remarks, reflecting the period in which the film is set, including use of the term 'bosche' and a remark about Sikh soldiers not understanding English.
injury detail
In the aftermath of violence, there is sight of decaying corpses and severed limbs, as well as bloody detail following a stabbing.
strong injury detail, language
Classified Date:
29/04/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
violence
Violence in portrayed realistically, including the strangling of a soldier.
threat and horror
Several tense scenes show people being pursued by enemy soldiers or avoiding enemy attacks.
language
There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bloody', 'bugger', 'bastard', 'shit', 'piss' and 'bollocks'.
sex
Banter between soldiers includes some crude but undetailed comic sex references, including to masturbation.
discrimination
There are a few discriminatory remarks, reflecting the period in which the film is set, including use of the term 'bosche' and a remark about Sikh soldiers not understanding English.
injury detail
In the aftermath of violence, there is sight of decaying corpses and severed limbs, as well as bloody detail following a stabbing.
Sequences of moderate threat and violence also occur. Undetailed references are made to sex and masturbation.
Classified Date:
23/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer I 30
Classified Date:
23/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
e, I, 3, 0, l, r, T, r, a, i
Classified Date:
12/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer H 90
Classified Date:
12/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
r, e, T, 0, 9, l, i, a, r, H
Classified Date:
06/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer G
Classified Date:
06/12/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
G, a, r, T, r, e, l, i
Classified Date:
19/11/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer E
Classified Date:
19/11/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
e, r, E, r, a, i, l, T
Classified Date:
30/10/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer D
Classified Date:
30/10/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
r, a, D, r, e, T, l, i
Classified Date:
17/10/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer C Payoff
Classified Date:
17/10/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
f, e, l, i, a, C, r, r, T, o, y, a, P, f
Classified Date:
17/09/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer B
Classified Date:
07/08/2019
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Entertainment One UK Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Trailer A
Classified Date:
24/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Additional material Audio commentary with director of photography Roger Deakins
Classified Date:
24/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
i, m, l, a, r, e, t, i, a, l, t, i, o, n, A, d, d, a
Classified Date:
20/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Additional material Audio commentary with director/co-writer Sam Mendes
Classified Date:
20/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
t, e, i, r, l, m, a, a, l, A, i, o, n, a, d, d, i, t
Classified Date:
18/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
a, m, l, a, n, o, i, l, a, i, r, e, t, t, i, d, d, A
Classified Date:
18/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
r, i, d, l, i, t, i, o, n, a, l, d, A, a, m, a, t, e
Classified Date:
18/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Additional material
Classified Date:
18/02/2020
Version:
2D,16:9
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Universal Pictures (UK) Ltd
Paperwork Remarks:
Additional material
  • Classified date

    29/04/2020

  • BBFC reference

    AVF377166

  • Language

    English