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THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE (1997)

THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE <span>(1997)</span> artwork

THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE (1997)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 144

Release dates 01/08/1998, 01/07/1998

Ratings Info strong language, bloody violence, sex, references to rape

Genre(s) Thriller, Horror, Drama

Director(s) Taylor Hackford

Cast includes Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones, Judith Ivey, Connie Nielsen, Craig T. Nelson, Tamara Tunie, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Debra Monk, Vyto Ruginis, Laura Harrington, Leo Burmester, Michael Lombard, Delroy Lindo

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE is a US horror drama, from 1997, about a successful young lawyer.

Language

Multiple uses of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker') throughout, which are often aggressive and/or sexual.

Violence

There are a number of scenes of strong bloody violence, including a man being beaten to death, a man's brains being blown out with a gun, and a scene in which a woman commits suicide by cutting her throat with a shard of broken mirror. The film also features a disturbing verbal description of sexual abuse.

Sex

There are some strong sex scenes, including thrusting, implied oral sex, and nudity

There are also a number of strong verbal sex references, including to anal sex and 'fisting'.

The film also contains some references to drug use.

Details

Title
THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE
Also known as
DEVIL'S ADVOCATE,DEVIL'S ADVOCATE - NEVER LOST,THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE - DIRECTOR'S CUT AUDIO COMMENTARY
Year
1997
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Warner Brothers,Front Row TV Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/10/2014
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF150915

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