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WILD CARD [Extended version]

WILD CARD <span>[Extended version]</span> artwork

WILD CARD [Extended version]

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 98m 25s

Ratings Info strong bloody violence, strong language, sexualised nudity

Genre(s) Action, Thriller

Director(s) Simon West

Cast includes Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Dominik García-Lorido, Hope Davis, Max Casella, Stanley Tucci, Jason Alexander, Anne Heche

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 18/03/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WILD CARD is a thriller about a bodyguard in Las Vegas who gets in trouble with members of the Mob after helping to defend his friend.


There are scenes of strong bloody violence when a man has his forehead slashed with a credit card, when a man stabs two other men in the mouth with bloody impact detail, and when a man stabs a man through the chin. There are also frequent moments of strong combat violence, which include head butts, kicks and punches. There is a scene in which a character is threatened with having his genitals cut, although there is no strong visual detail. There is also a verbal reference to sexual violence when a woman alludes to a man assaulting her with a gun.


There is use of strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker').

There is a brief pole-dancing scene, which contains sexualised nudity.

There is a also a single use of discriminatory language ('fag').


Title Information
Extended version
Lionsgate UK Ltd / Lionsgate International (UK) Ltd - (HE)
Classified date(s)
Main language
Submitted run time
98m 25s
BBFC reference

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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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