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THE CRYING GAME (1992)

THE CRYING GAME <span>(1992)</span> artwork

THE CRYING GAME (1992)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 107

Release dates 01/07/2002

Ratings Info very strong language, strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Thriller

Director(s) Neil Jordan

Cast includes Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent, Ralph Brown, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Breffni McKenna, Joe Savino, Birdie Sweeney, Andree Bernard, Tony Slattery, Jack Carr, Josephine White, Shar Campbell, Brian Coleman, Ray De-Haan, David Crionelly

Summary THE CRYING GAME is a thriller, from 1992, in which a British soldier is kidnapped and held prisoner by the IRA.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 05/12/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE CRYING GAME is a thriller, from 1992, in which a British soldier is kidnapped and held prisoner by the IRA.

Language

There is occasional very strong language ('c**t'), as well as strong language ('motherf**ker', 'f**k'). Milder terms include 'piss', 'whore', 'bitch', 'shit', 'bloody', 'dick' and 'bastard'.

Violence

Strong bloody violence includes shootings and characters being punched.

There is infrequent use of discriminatory language ('nigger', 'dyke').

Strong nudity includes breast and genital nudity when a character disrobes. There is a scene of implied oral sex and there are also strong verbal sex references.

There is strong injury detail after a character runs into a middle of a street and is hit.

Details

Title
THE CRYING GAME
Also known as
THE SOLDIER'S WIFE
Year
1992
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Polygram Video Ltd,Optimum Releasing,MGM Home Entertainment (Europe) Ltd,Mayfair Entertainment,BFI Films
Classified date(s)
05/12/2016
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF063878

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