Red State
  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    88m

  • Release date

    30/09/2011

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Thriller

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Film

Red State

Contains strong violence and sex references

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    88m

  • Release date

    30/09/2011

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Thriller

Posters and synopsis powered by IMDb

RED STATE is a US thriller in which three teenagers unknowingly find themselves in the clutches of religious fundamentalists after answering an on-line invitation for sex.

Violence

There is a sustained sequence in which a terrified man, who is wrapped in plastic and forced to wear a ball gag in his mouth, is held captive by torturers. There is also sight of several bloody shootings, including one in which in which a man's eyeball is blown out of its socket.

Sex

There are strong crude verbal references directed towards women and gay men.

There are discriminatory remarks made towards gay characters, which include dialogue such as 'Watch that gay saliva, it can turn you!', and a scene in which characters refer to the presence of faeces on genitalia, in reference to a sexual encounter between two men. There is frequent strong language ('f**k').

  • Classified date

    08/07/2011

  • Director(s)

    Kevin Smith

  • Cast

    Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano, Deborah Aquila

  • BBFC reference

    AFF281252