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SHAOLIN SOCCER [Re-edited version]

SHAOLIN SOCCER <span>[Re-edited version]</span> artwork

SHAOLIN SOCCER [Re-edited version]

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 105m 10s

Release date 01/03/2005

Ratings Info Contains moderate violence and drug use

Director(s) Stephen Chow

Cast includes Stephen Chow, Vicki Zhao, Man Tai Ng, Patrick Yin Tse, Sarondar Li, Yut Fei Wong, Cecilia Cheung, Karen Mok, Kar-Ying Law

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 27/05/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SHAOLIN SOCCER is an action comedy about a young man who forms a new soccer team which use martial arts in order to help them win.


There are scenes of moderate violence including sight of characters being hit over the head with glass bottles, sight of a man being hit in the knee with a wooden bat, and sight of a fight on a football pitch which features crunchy punches to the face.


There is a scene of drug misuse when a character is seen injecting a performance enhancing drug into his arm. The drug misuse is not glamorised or condoned.


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Re-edited version
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105m 10s
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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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