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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 111m 51s

Release date 24/03/2014

Ratings Info Contains strong language, sex, sex references and drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Jean-Marc Vallée

Cast includes Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts, Jane McNeill, James DuMont, Bradford Cox, Denis O'Hare, Kevin Rankin

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 14/03/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB is a drama set in the 1980s about a man with HIV who turns to alternative and unapproved medication to treat his condition. It is rated 15 for strong language, sex, sex references and drug use.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language, including 'f**k', 'motherf**ker' and 'c**ksucker'. There is also racist and homophobic language including 'fags', 'faggots' and 'queers'.

Sex

There are scenes showing characters having sex, including sex with prostitutes, with sight of thrusting movement and some nudity. There is also implied masturbation.

Strong sex references include the sight of naked women on porn magazine covers and references to 'pussy' and 'shoving it up your ass'.

Drugs

There are scenes with cocaine snorting shown in close-up, and signs of intravenous drug misuse such as needle marks seen on a drug user's arms. The drug misuse is generally portrayed in a negative light.

The film also contains undetailed moderate violence and injury, and medical detail.

Details

Title
DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
Year
2014
Distributor(s)
Entertainment One UK
Classified date(s)
05/03/2014
Main language
English
Submitted run time
111m 51s
BBFC reference
AVF306244
Remarks
Widescreen

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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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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