Spectre…2015 USA / UK action adventure thriller by Sam Mendes, cut for a 12A rating, just released on UK DVD and Blu-ray

Posted: 29 February, 2016 in BBFC cuts, New Releases
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Spectre DVD Daniel Craig Spectre is a 2015 USA / UK action adventure thriller by Sam Mendes.
Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz and Ralph Fiennes. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb UK: Passed 12 for moderate violence, threat after BBFC advised pre-cuts for:

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  • 2016 20th Century Fox R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 22nd February 2016

UK Censorship History

BBFC advised category cuts were made for a 12A rated 2015 cinema release and subsequent 12 rated home video releases. It has now been confirmed that the same cut UK version has been distributed worldwide.The BBFC commented about the cuts:

  • This film was originally seen for advice in an unfinished version. The company was advised it was likely to be classified 15 but that their preferred 12A could be obtained by making reductions in a scene of violence and in another scene showing the aftermath of a violent act. When the film was submitted for formal classification, acceptable reductions had been made in both scenes and the film was classified 12A.

Promotional Material

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE.
Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the new head of the Centre for National Security, questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6, led by M (Ralph Fiennes). Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben Whishaw) to help him seek out Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux), the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White (Jesper Christensen), who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of an assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot.
As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns of a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks, played by Christoph Waltz.

Additional Material:

  • Spectre: Bond’s Biggest Opening Sequence [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Writing’s on the Wall Music Video [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Video Blogs: Introducing Léa Seydoux and Monica Bellucci [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – the Action of Spectre [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Supercars [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Music of Spectre [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Guinness World Record [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – From Title Song To Title Sequence [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Director – Sam Mendes [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – the Shadow of Spectre [Additional Material]
  • Spectre – Day of the Dead Festival [Additional Material]
  • Spectre [Additional Material, Audio Description]
  • Spectre – Austria [Additional Material]
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