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WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT

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WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 103m 38s

Director(s) Robert Zemeckis

Cast includes Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer (voice), Stubby Kaye, Alan Tilvern, Richard Le Parmentier, Lou Hirsch (voice), Betsy Brantley, Joel Silver, Paul Springer, Richard Ridings, Edwin Craig, Lindsay Holiday, Mike Edmonds, Morgan Deare (voice), Danny Capri, Christopher Hollosy, John-Paul Sipla, Laura Frances

Cut This work was passed uncut.

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT is an animated and live action comic murder mystery set in 1947, in which a private detective has to prove the innocence of a cartoon rabbit, Roger.

Violence

Much of the violence is fantastical comic slapstick and features cartoon characters who are resistant to pain. These scenes include characters getting electrocuted, being struck on the head with heavy implements, brief knife threat and a cartoon villain melting. There is also a scene where a man is shot twice in the back. Brief bullet impact wounds are shown, but there is no further injury detail or blood. In another scene, a man deliberately kicks a cartoon character in the crotch.

Language

The mild bad language includes use of 'son of a bitch', 'bastard', 'wise-ass', 'hell', 'damned' and 'god'.

Sex

There are also mild sex references and innuendo. Roger Rabbit's wife Jessica wears revealing dresses with some focus on her prominent cleavage. In one scene, a cartoon weasel puts his hand down Jessica's cleavage whilst looking for concealed evidence. A steel trap snaps on its hand and a character remarks "Nice booby trap". There is also a scene featuring a cartoon baby who experiences adult feelings and says "I got a fifty year-old's lust and a three year-old's dinky".

There are scenes showing adults drinking alcohol, although this is shown to have negative effects. Characters are seen smoking, however this reflects the period in which the film is set and these characters are generally presented negatively.

Details

Title
WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT
Year
1988
Distributor(s)
Warner Brothers
Classified date(s)
18/07/1988
Main language
English
Submitted run time
103m 38s
Approved footage
9326+5
BBFC reference
AFF061534
Registration number
CFH30002

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