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BLITZ (2010)

BLITZ <span>(2010)</span> artwork

BLITZ (2010)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 93

Release dates 26/09/2011, 20/05/2011

Ratings Info Contains strong bloody violence and very strong language

Genre(s) Thriller

Director(s) Elliott Lester

Cast includes Jason Statham, Luke Evans, David Morrissey, Chris Wilson

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 10/05/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

BLITZ is a crime drama set in South London in which a serial killer, who refers to himself as 'Blitz', preys on police officers.

Violence

There are a number of scenes of strong bloody violence. The killer attacks a police officer in his flat, delivering repeated hammer blows to the man's head. In another scene, the murderer kills a man who has come to the aid of a female police officer. This man is killed when the murderer stamps on his face as he lies defenceless on the pavement and the scene is repeated later in the film when the woman recalls the killing. There is also a scene in which a police officer uses a crowbar to disarm the killer, repeatedly striking the man on the face, arms and body. This leaves the man's face bruised and swollen before he is finally shot in the head. We see blood and brain matter on the ground behind the killer's corpse.

Language

There are numerous uses of very strong language ('c**t').

Other issues contains strong sex references, strong language, sexualised female nudity (when a man runs through a brothel), and drug references and misuse. The film also contains sight of what is purported to be human excrement in a jar of liquid, which is owned by the disturbed killer. There are occasional homophobic remarks, some of which are made by one of the male police officers. However, the comments are not endorsed by the film as a whole and the homophobic character comes to respect a senior gay male officer who helps him in his search for the killer.

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Details

Title
BLITZ
Year
2010
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Lions Gate Home Entertainment UK Ltd,Lions Gate UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
12/07/2011
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF273524

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