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MIDNIGHT COWBOY

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 113m 55s

Ratings Info sexual violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) John Schlesinger

Cast includes Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Brenda Vaccaro, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Barnard Hughes, Ruth White, Jennifer Salt, Gil Rankin, Gary Owens, T. Tom Marlow, George Eppersen, Bob Balaban

Summary MIDNIGHT COWBOY is a US drama from 1969, in which a Texan travels to New York to make money as a hustler.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 13/08/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MIDNIGHT COWBOY is a US drama, from 1969, in which a Texan travels to New York to make money as hustler.

Sexual violence

There are brief flashbacks to a young couple being gang-raped. These moments include nudity and implied penetration, with brief focus on the victims' distress.

Scenes of strong sex include nudity, implied fellatio and thrusting, and there are references to prostitution. There is a scene of drug misuse in which a man unwittingly smokes marijuana and is offered pills. Strong language ('f**k') is infrequent, but there is occasional use of homophobic language ('faggot'). There is a brief scene of moderate violence.

Details

Title
MIDNIGHT COWBOY
Year
2019
Distributor(s)
BFI Films
Classified date(s)
13/08/2019
Main language
English
Submitted run time
113m 55s
Approved footage
10252+8
BBFC reference
BFF045206
Registration number
CFJ48344

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