The Northman
  • Director(s)

    Robert Eggers

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Adventure, Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    131m

  • Cast

    Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Björk, Willem Dafoe

Film

The Northman

strong bloody violence, gore, sexual violence, sex, nudity

THE NORTHMAN is an action drama in which the son of s tribal king seeks vengeance for his father's murder.

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  • Director(s)

    Robert Eggers

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Adventure, Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    131m

  • Cast

    Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Björk, Willem Dafoe

sexual violence and sexual threat

There are brief moments of sexual violence including sight of women being pinned to the ground and women being chased and grabbed by men. There are also verbal references to rape. In one scene, a woman reveals her vulva - which is stained with menstrual blood - in order to deter a man from raping her. There is also a brief scene in which a woman makes unwanted sexual advances towards her adult son who quickly condemns her behaviour.

violence

There are frequent scenes of strong bloody violence, including stabbings and decapitations. A man is repeatedly head-butted. In another scene, a man is stabbed through the nose in profile. Gore includes sight of a man falling to the ground with organs spilling from an open wound, and the brief image of the mutilated bodies of two men pinned to a hut. There are scenes in which children are killed, the implied killing of a dog, and the decapitation of a horse.

sex

There are scenes of sex that feature buttock nudity and thrusting detail, and occasional sex references.

nudity

There is breast, buttock and genital nudity.


People take psychotropic drugs as part of rituals. There are scenes of threat.
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The NorthmanCinema136m 0sUniversal Pictures Int (UK)05/04/2022
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The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming131m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
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The Northman (Northern Ireland Location Shots)Cinema1m 0sUniversal Pictures Int (UK)19/04/2022
The Northman (A)Cinema2m 0sUniversal Pictures Int (UK)21/12/2021
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The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming4m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming3m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming5m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming137m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming4m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming11m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming12m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
The NorthmanPhysical media + VOD/Streaming10m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd18/07/2022
  • Classified date

    18/07/2022

  • Language

    English