BBFC confirms SPECTRE as longest Bond

Today the British Board of Film Classification confirmed the runtime and rating for SPECTRE on their website.


The BBFC notes that the film makers were given advice during post-production in order to secure a 12A rating. An early cut was likely to have received a 15 rating and so some changes were made to secure the 12A classification. The changes concerned one scene of violence and another showing the aftermath of a violent act.

Running time is confirmed as 148 minutes (2 hour 28 minutes), longer than the 141 minute running time of Casino Royale, previously the longest Bond movie.

David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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One Response to “BBFC confirms SPECTRE as longest Bond”

  • ricardo huperegrino


    Congrats then for beeing the longest Bond ever made so far; I hope the sucess will be enourmous as well

    ricardo from portugal