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THOROUGHBREDS

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THOROUGHBREDS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 92m 38s

Release date 06/04/2018

BBFCInsight strong language, threat, bloody images

Genre(s) Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Cory Finley

Cast includes Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift, Kaili Vernoff

Summary THOROUGHBREDS is a US drama in which a teenager plots the murder of her stepfather with the help of a friend.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 27/03/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THOROUGHBREDS is a US drama in which a teenager plots the murder of her stepfather with the help of a friend.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), as well as milder terms such as 'bitch' and 'Jesus Christ'.

Threat

A character, alone in a house at night, is stalked by someone in the grounds. A character moves through a house, in which we see a figure armed with a knife.

Injury detail

There are bloody images in the aftermath of violence.

A drug-dealing character smokes marijuana, and sells to teenagers. A character takes rohypnol.

There are references to rape and child sexual abuse.

The violent death of a horse is described in detail.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Details

Title
THOROUGHBREDS
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Universal Pictures Int (UK)
Classified date(s)
15/01/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
92m 38s
Approved footage
8337+0
BBFC reference
AFF357672
Registration number
CFJ43849

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