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BAD NEWS BEARS

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BAD NEWS BEARS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 108m 33s

Release date 26/12/2005

Ratings Info Contains moderate language and sex references

Director(s) Richard Linklater

Cast includes Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Sammi Kraft, Ridge Canipe, Timmy Deters, Carter Jenkins, Brandon Craggs, Jeff Davies, Seth Adkins, Tyler Patrick Jones, Jeffrey Tedmori, Troy Gentile, Emmanuel Estrada, Carlos Estrada

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 14/05/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BAD NEWS BEAR is a comedy, from 2005, in which a grizzled man starts coaching a little league team.

Language

This is implied strong language when someone refers to 'F' and 'U' in quick succession. Language includes uses of the terms 'bitch' and 'dick' as well as milder terms such as 'ass', 'piss', 'crap', 'shit', 'screw', 'son of a bitch', 'bastard', 'tits', 'Jesus Christ', 'jerk' and 'hell' . There are also rude gestures, including middle finger gestures, and use of the discriminatory terms 'fag' and 'spaz'.

Sex

There are frequent undetailed references to body shape and genitalia, including breasts and genitalia, as well as references to sex work.

Drug references including undetailed, comic references to cocaine. There is a brief scene of mild violence.

Details

Title
BAD NEWS BEARS
Year
2005
Distributor(s)
Paramount Home Entertainment (UK)
Classified date(s)
09/11/2005
Main language
English
Submitted run time
108m 33s
BBFC reference
AVF208847
Remarks
Widescreen

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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BAD NEWS BEARS

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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