Hot Fuzz Saturday, 21 September 2019

Hot Fuzz

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    MA15+: Strong violence, strong coarse language.

  • The pitch:

    The greater 'hood.

  • Starring:

    Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Bill Bailey, Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman, Timothy Dalton, Rafe Spall, Edward Woodward, Adam Buxton, Stephen Merchant, Alice Lowe

  • Directed by:

    Edgar Wright

  • Running time:

    121 minutes

  • Rated:

    MA15+ (Australia), 15 (UK), R (USA)


    People are shot, shot at, stabbed, pursued, punched, kicked, attacked, wrestled, hit with objects, thrown, crushed, blown up, bitten, eye-gouged, threatened, held at gunpoint (child), decapitated. Explosion, property damage, smashed objects, broken glass, fireball. Shoplifting, arson, murder. Reckless driving, high-speed police pursuit, head-on collision. Suicide, poisoning (stage play). Fascism, DUI, incest mentioned. Weapons arsenal. Blood/gore: Stabbed hand, blood splatter, bloody scratches, neck brace. Corpses (fresh, burned, decaying), skeletons.


    Kissing. Innuendo. Sex acts, promiscuity mentioned.Shirtless man. Cleavage. Fake breasts.


    Alcohol (champagne, beer, wine, spirits), inebriation, underage drinking. Smoking.Selling drugs mentioned.


    C-word, f-words, s-words, a-words, bastard. Name-calling, mocking. Slang for genitalia. Religious references and exclamations. Gender, police, age, regional stereotypes. Obscene finger gestures.


    Police work, the law, buddy cops, rural communities, father-son relationships, cults, murder, forensics, over-achievers, justice, nepotism, neighbourhood watch, disillusionment, evidence, media, typos, Romeo & Juliet, ice-cream.


    Deceased mother (traffic collision), deceased wife (suicide) mentioned. Relationship separation, birth (twins) mentioned. Crime/accident scene, cemetery settings. Helicopter, hedgehog, swan, dog, birds (pigeons), rats, horses. Urination, toilet, spitting. Butchering meat, bacon cooking, pig-on-spit.


    Satirising, funny, outrageous, clever, over-the-top. Endless movie references. Witty editing, fast-paced script.


    Ridiculous plot, overlong, slow-paced at times, relentless. Too many endings.

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