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Type of media Video

Approved Running time 89m 42s

Release date 06/10/2014

Ratings Info strong language, strong bloody violence, bloody injury detail, nudity

Genre(s) Drama, War

Director(s) Dominic Burns

Cast includes Julian Ovenden, Chris Reilly, Matt Willis, Frank Leboeuf, Edmund Kingsley

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 26/09/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ALLIES is a WWII drama, inspired by true events, about a team of British and US soldiers who embark on a mission behind enemy lines in an effort to shorten the war.


There are over 50 uses of strong language ('f**k'), as well as various uses of milder terms, including 'prick', 'twat', ‘arse’, 'shit', 'bastard' and 'bloody hell'.


Strong violence includes bloody shootings, throat slittings and occasional bloody aftermath during scenes showing Germans and Allied forces in conflict.

Injury detail

Bloody injury detail includes sight of a bloody leg stump and gunshot injuries. There is also a scene showing a man cutting off two of his toes, with some bloody detail, which is done in a survival context in order to save his foot.


One scene shows a naked woman approaching a sleeping man in bed, before climbing into the bed and rolling on top of him; her breast nudity is prominent, although no sex occurs.

The film also contains an undetailed suicide and scenes of moderate threat,


Entertainment One UK
Classified date(s)
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Submitted run time
89m 42s
BBFC reference
Part Subtitled

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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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