Rent-a-pal
  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    108m

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Horror

Film

Rent-a-pal

strong bloody violence, domestic abuse, threat, language, sex

RENT-A-PAL is a US thriller, set in 1990, in which a lonely man buys a strange pre-recorded VHS tape which offers a promise of friendship.

  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    108m

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Horror

There is use of strong language (‘f**k’); milder terms include ‘bitch’, ‘dick’ and ‘shit’. There is also infrequent use of ‘gay’ as a pejorative term, but the work does not condone discrimination.
There is a brief image of a woman riding a man in a grainy, black-and-white pornographic film, with breast nudity and thrusting detail. In another scene a man listens to a sexual story and masturbates below-frame.
There are scenes of strong threat when a man attacks and attempts to strangle a woman.
This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
There are strong bloody images in the aftermath of a stabbing. In another scene a man attacks his elderly and vulnerable mother, resulting in strong injury detail. There are also verbal references to people having been beaten by their parents as children.

TypeRuntimeDistributorClassification Date
Rent-a-palFilm108m 0sLightbulb Film Distribution Limited21/10/2020
  • Classified date

    21/10/2020

  • Director(s)

    Jon Stevenson