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PATRIOTS DAY

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PATRIOTS DAY

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 127m 38s

Ratings Info strong language, bloody injury detail, strong violence, threat

Genre(s) Action, Drama

Director(s) Peter Berg

Cast includes Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Khandi Alexander, Melissa Benoist

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 17/02/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PATRIOTS DAY is a US drama in which investigators and first responders race to find the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Language

There is frequent use of strong language, including 'f**k', 'motherf**ker' and 'c**ksucker'. Milder terms include 'bitch', 'asshole', 'balls', and 'shit'.

Injury detail

There are several images of deep bloody wounds, some with partially exposed bone, and of large puddles of blood. Other bloody imagery includes brief sight of severed limbs.

Violence

Characters are shot, resulting in blood spurts. There are also loud and prolonged scenes of a shoot out in which a number of explosives are thrown.

Threat

There is sustained threat in scenes depicting panic, chaos, and injury in the aftermath of a bomb attack. In other scenes, a character is shown being kidnapped and threatened with guns.

Other issues include occasional brief sequences in which characters smoke marijuana. There are also infrequent references to drug dealing and to pornography.

Details

Title
PATRIOTS DAY
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Lionsgate UK Ltd / Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd - (HE)
Classified date(s)
20/02/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
127m 38s
BBFC reference
AVF347502
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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