Bullet Train: UK release date, age rating, cast, plot and runtime

Brad Pitt stars in new movie Bullet Train (Picture: Getty Images for Sony Pictures)

Fans don’t have long to wait before Bullet Train hits the UK.

For months, movie buffs have been eagerly awaiting the blockbuster, which boasts including the ever-lovable .

The action comedy has brought its cast across the US and Europe for premieres, recently touching down in Germany – where Brad showed off his figure in a skirt.

While Bullet Train looks set to be massively popular, lead actorBrad has admitted it could be one of his last films, as he says he is

But when is Bullet Train out in the UK, who is in the cast and what is it about?

When is Bullet Train out in the UK?

Fans don’t have long to wait before the film is released (Picture: REX/Shutterstock)

Bullet Train comes roaring into UK cinemas very soon, on 3 August.

The film is being released in the United Kingdom before it is making its way to the states, which may come as a surprise to some.

David Leitch’s newest directoral project will hit the UK two days before the US, where it will come out on 5 August.

What is the age rating for Bullet Train?

Bullet Train has an age rating of 15 in the UK, thanks to violent scenes (including, apparently, more than one decapitation) and a single sex scene.

Oh, there’s also terrible language throughout – with IMDB suggesting the ‘F’ word is used a total of 78 times throughout.

Who is in the cast of Bullet Train?

Brian Tyree Henry, Joey King, Brad Pitt and Aaron Taylor Johnson star in the blockbuster (Picture: Karwai Tang)

Bullet Train stars Fight Club legend Brad Pitt as the lead actor, however there are plenty more talented actors helping to carry the film.

Brad, 58, stars alongside Joey King, 22, Aaron Taylor Johnson, 32, Brian Tyree Henry, 40, and Sandra Bullock, 58.

Joey is an up-and-coming actress who previously starred in family movie Ramona and Beezus, while Aaron first rose to prominence in coming-of-age film Angus Thongs & Perfect Snogging.

Brian, meanwhile, is a regular on TV, having appeared in Boardwalk Empire, How to Get Away with Murder, This Is Us and Atlanta.

Sandra most recently appeared alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Channing Tatum in adventure movie The Lost City.

What is Bullet Train about?

Bullet Train loos set to be an absolute rollercoaster of action, comedy, and quite a bit of gore.

A synopsis for the film reads: ‘Five assassins find themselves on a fast-moving bullet train from Tokyo to Morioka with only a few stops in between.’

To make things a little bit awkward, the five assassins come to learn that each other’s missions are ‘not unrelated to each other’ – and we can guess what that means.

What is the runtime for Bullet Train?

Bullet Train follows the modern trend of making every movie over two hours long, whether it needs it or not.

The film comes in at two hours and six minutes, and judging by the star-studded cast ad action-packed plotline, it could actually need it.


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