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KNIVES OUT

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 130m 3s

Release date 27/11/2019

Ratings Info brief bloody images, moderate sex and suicide references, strong language

Genre(s) Drama, Mystery

Director(s) Rian Johnson

Cast includes Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Christopher Plummer, M. Emmet Walsh, Frank Oz

Summary KNIVES OUT is a US murder mystery drama in which a private investigator suspects foul play when a rich author is found dead from what is first believed to be suicide.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 17/11/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

KNIVES OUT is a US murder mystery drama in which a private investigator suspects foul play when a rich author is found dead from what is first believed to be suicide.

Injury detail

There is the implication of a knife being drawn across a character's throat, and subsequent brief images of the bloody consequences.

Sex

There are moderate verbal references to masturbation and marital infidelity.

Suicide

There are references to a character committing suicide, with details provided by the police of the method used and the injury sustained.

Language

There is infrequent strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder bad language including uses of 'bitch', 'prick', 'asshole', 'son-of-a-bitch', 'screwed', 'shit', 'hell', 'ass', 'damn', 'Jesus', 'God' and 'goddamn', and a rude middle finger gesture. There are also references to the misuse of medical drugs.

Details

Title
KNIVES OUT
Year
2019
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd/ Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd (film)
Classified date(s)
07/10/2019
Main language
English
Submitted run time
130m 3s
Approved footage
11704+8
BBFC reference
BFF374757
Registration number
CFJ48782

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