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JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2

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JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 122m 15s

Release date 17/02/2017

BBFCInsight strong violence, gory images, suicide scene, language

Genre(s) Action, Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Chad Stahelski

Cast includes Keanu Reeves, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Peter Stormare, Peter Serafinowicz

Summary JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 is a US action thriller sequel in which a hitman is forced out of retirement in order to fulfil a promise to a former associate.

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were made at the request of the distributor to achieve a particular category. To obtain this category cuts of 0m 23s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 07/02/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 is a US action thriller sequel in which a hitman is forced out of retirement in order to fulfil a promise to a former associate.

Violence

Characters are stabbed and shot during fight scenes, causing large spurts and sprays of blood. In one scene a character uses a pencil to stab several others in the eye, ear or back of the head, resulting in blood sprays and aftermath sight of the bloody pencil, but no clear wound detail. There are also multiple sequences of martial arts style fighting, featuring heavy kicks and punches.

Suicide

There is a scene of suicide that features bloody images.

Language

There is occasional strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'shit'. There is also use of the rude 'middle finger' gesture.

Other issues include a scene in which a character briefly grabs a man's crotch while patting him down for weapons.

Cuts information

Company chose to reduce bloody injury detail in a suicide scene in order to obtain a 15 classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 18 classification was available.

Details

Title
JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2
Also known as
JOHN WICK 2
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Warner Brothers Entertainment UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
27/01/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
122m 38s
Approved footage
11002+8
BBFC reference
AFF346134
Registration number
CFJ41377

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