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THE DARK TOWER (2017)

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THE DARK TOWER (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 95

Release dates 18/08/2017

BBFCInsight moderate threat, violence, horror

Genre(s) Fantasy, Adventure

Director(s) Nikolaj Arcel

Cast includes Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Katheryn Winnick, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz

Summary THE DARK TOWER is a US fantasy film in which a young boy is transported to another world where he, along with a mysterious man named the Gunslinger, must fight an evil sorcerer intent on destroying the universe.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 08/08/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DARK TOWER is a US fantasy film in which a young boy is transported to another world where he, along with a mysterious man named the Gunslinger, must fight an evil sorcerer intent on destroying the universe.

Threat

There are several sequences of moderate horror, including scenes in which a man uses his psychic powers in order to kill people, scenes in which children are put into head clamps in order to harness their psychic powers, and a brief moment in which a villain's human flesh briefly tears from his face, exposing his true monster form. There are sequences in which a young boy is chased by fantastical monsters intent on capturing him.

Violence

Scenes of violence include gun battles, stabbings and fight scenes featuring crunchy punches, kicks and arm breaks. There are also scenes of fantasy violence when a man fights demons, and occasional bloody moments when people are shot.

Mild bad language includes uses of the terms 'shit', 'Jesus' and 'Christ'.

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Details

Title
THE DARK TOWER
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd.
Classified date(s)
17/07/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF351280

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