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PRINCE OF DARKNESS

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PRINCE OF DARKNESS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 97m 34s

Release date 21/10/2002

Ratings Info Contains strong language and violence

Director(s) John Carpenter

Cast includes Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Jameson Parker, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Alice Cooper

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 25/10/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PRINCE OF DARKNESS is a horror thriller, from 1987, in which a team of scientists spend a night at a church investigating a supernatural phenomenon.

Violence

Scenes of strong gory violence include people being stabbed with scissors, as well as heads and limbs being chopped off.

Threat

Scenes of horror threat include a woman being possessed by a demonic spirit and transforming into a grotesque monster, covered in bloody lesions.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms such as 'shit' and 'asshole'. There are some verbal sex references and occasional discriminatory jokes.

Details

Title
PRINCE OF DARKNESS
Year
2002
Distributor(s)
Momentum Pictures
Classified date(s)
16/09/2002
Main language
English
Submitted run time
97m 34s
BBFC reference
CVF061163
Remarks
Widescreen

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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