• Director(s)

    F. W. Murnau

  • Production Year

    1922

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    80m

  • Cast

    Max Schreck, Greta Schroder-Matray, Gustav Von Wangenheim, Alexander Granach, G. H. Schnell, Ruth Landshoff

Film

Nosferatu, A Symphony Of Horror

Contains mild violence and horror

An estate agent is sent to arrange a house purchase but his client turns out to be a vampire. Inspired by Bram Stoker's 'Dracula', this silent horror film, from 1922, may be too creepy for very young children.

An estate agent is sent to arrange a house purchase but his client turns out to be a vampire. Inspired by Bram Stoker's 'Dracula', this silent horror film, from 1922, may be too creepy for very young children.

Content Advice(May contain spoilers)

violence

threat and horror

language

sex

injury detail

discrimination

rude humour

drugs

  • Director(s)

    F. W. Murnau

  • Production Year

    1922

  • Genre(s)

    Drama, Horror

  • Approx. running minutes

    80m

  • Cast

    Max Schreck, Greta Schroder-Matray, Gustav Von Wangenheim, Alexander Granach, G. H. Schnell, Ruth Landshoff

Classified Date:
10/10/1973
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
British Film Institute Ltd
Contains mild violence and horror
Classified Date:
01/02/2005
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Delta Music Plc
Paperwork Remarks:
Re-edited version
violence
A man in an asylum throws himself at an orderly. A man jumps from a ship into the sea, to avoid a vampire.
threat and horror
There are scenes of mild threat as Nosferatu hunts humans. Although nobody is shown being killed, human characters are depicted running away in fright as the vampire pursues them with his claws and teeth extended. There are also mild horror images and references, throughout, such as sight of a vampire sleeping in a coffin and verbal and visual references to drinking blood.
language
There are uses of very mild bad language such as 'god' and 'damn'.
sex
Men and women kiss.
injury detail
A man accidentally cuts his own finger, arousing the interest of the vampire. There is brief sight of dead bodies. A vampire dissolves when exposed to sunlight.
alcohol and smoking
A man smokes a pipe.
Classified Date:
20/08/2001
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Orbit Video
Classified Date:
02/04/2001
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
BFI Video
Classified Date:
29/01/2001
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Eureka Video
Classified Date:
04/04/1997
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Eureka Video
Classified Date:
05/08/1993
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Redemption Films Ltd
Classified Date:
09/11/1992
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Simitar Entertainment(UK) Ltd
Classified Date:
17/03/2022
Version:
2D
Use:
Cinema
Distributor:
Eureka Entertainment Ltd
  • Classified date

    01/02/2005

  • BBFC reference

    GVF013655

  • Language

    English