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WATERWORLD [Extended version,Ulysses Cut]

WATERWORLD <span>[Extended version,Ulysses Cut]</span> artwork

WATERWORLD [Extended version,Ulysses Cut]

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 176m 59s

Ratings Info moderate violence, bloody injury detail, sexual threat

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Kevin Reynolds

Cast includes Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tina Majorino, Michael Jeter, Gerard Murphy

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 29/10/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WATERWORLD is a drama in which a mutant reluctantly helps a woman and her daughter reach dry land in a world where the polar ice caps have melted.


Moderate violence includes scenes in which characters are shot and stabbed.

Injury detail

In the aftermath of violence, people are seen lying on the ground with bloody injuries.


There is a scene of sexual threat when a woman is forced to defend herself after a man attempts to have sex with her.

There is mild bad language including uses of 'shit', 'crap' and 'screw', as well as other terms such as 'damn' and 'hell'.


Title Information
Extended version,Ulysses Cut
Arrow Film Distributors Ltd
Classified date(s)
Main language
Submitted run time
176m 59s
BBFC reference
Extended version

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


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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