All film classification decisions are based on the British Board of Film Classification’s (BBFC) published and regularly updated guidelines.
For more detailed information about BBFC rulings, and for information for parents regarding film classifications and their suitability, please visit www.bbfc.co.uk.
U – Universal, suitable for all
A U film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over, although it is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child.
PG – Parental Guidance
General Viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children.
12A – 12A with Parental Guidance
12A means that the BBFC have classified the film unsuitable for children under 12. However, they may still watch the film, as long as they are accompanied by someone over 18 at all times during the showing. Please note: proof of age may be required.
15 – Suitable only for 15 years and over
Suitable only for persons of 15 years and older. Please note: proof of age may be required.
18 – Suitable only for adults
Suitable only for persons of 18 years and older. Please note: proof of age may be required.