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  • The Equalizer
    The Equalizer

    Classification: 16 LV 
    Genre: Crime/Thriller
    Running time: 131 min

  • Good people
    Good people

    Classification: 16 LV 
    Genre: Action/Thriller
    Running time: 91 min

  • The Maze runner
    The Maze runner

    Classification: 13 V H
    Genre: Thriller
    Running time: 112 min

  • Planes: Fire & Rescue
    Planes: Fire & Rescue

    Classification: PG 
    Genre: Adventure/Animation
    Running time: 84 min

  • A Madea Christmas
    A Madea Christmas

    Classification: 7-9 PG L 
    Genre: Comedy
    Running time: 96 min

  • Hard to Get
    Hard to Get

    Classification: 16 DLSV
    Genre: Action/Romance
    Running time: 95 min

  • Sunshine on Leith
    Sunshine on Leith

    Classification: 10-12 PG
    Genre: Comedy/Drama musical/Romance
    Running time: 100 min

  • Dracula Untold
    Dracula Untold

    Classification: 13
    Genre: Adventure/Horror
    Running time: 95 min

  • Dolphin Tale 2
    Dolphin Tale 2

    Classification: PG
    Genre: Drama/Family
    Running time:107 min

  • I Origins
    I Origins

    Classification: 13 LS
    Genre: Drama/Sci-fi
    Running time: 108 min

  • City of Violence
    City of Violence

    Classification: 16 LPVND
    Genre: Thriller
    Running time: 110 min

  • And so it goes
    And so it goes

    Classification: 10 L
    Genre: Romance
    Running time: 90 min



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The Film and Publication Board’s (FPB) through its on-line monitoring activities became aware of the distribution of a You Tube video which contained classifiable elements. The video was uploaded by Rabonni Church Ministries which showed young children being made to drink petrol.


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