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Holdbacks & Special Permission Titles

From time to time, it may be necessary for Filmbankmedia to withdraw certain films for screenings. These can be on a permanent exclusion basis or temporarily (in moratorium). Some films may also require a special permission for booking.

Please review the sections below (separated by licence) and ensure the films you wish to screen are not on any of these lists. This page is accurate to the best of Filmbankmedia's knowledge and may be updated from time to time.

 For more information, please contact us at info@filmbankmedia.com or call us on 0207 984 5957.

Titles Temporarily in Moratorium

The following titles are temporarily excluded for screening under the Public Video Screening Licence (PVSL) and Single Title Screening Licence (STSL):

  • 1917 (2020) - on hold for drive-in screenings only
  • Aladdin (1992)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
  • Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
  • Batman Begins (2005)
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
  • Billy Elliot (2000) - on hold until 30.09.20
  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Clockwork Orange, A (1971) – On hold from 01.01.21 until 31.12.21.
  • Coming to America (1988)
  • Contagion (2011) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Damned, The (1998)
  • Dark Waters (2020) - on hold for drive-in screenings only
  • Despicable Me (2010) – on hold until 31.07.2021
  • Despicable Me 2 (2013) – on hold until 31.07.2021
  • Despicable Me 3 (2017) - on hold until 31.07.2021
  • Dumbo (1941)
  • Elvis: That’s The Way It Is (1970) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Escape Room (2019)
  • Freaks (1932)
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Ghostbusters II (1989) 
  • Godfather, The (1972)
  • Godfather,: Part II, The (1974)
  • Godfather: Part III, The (1990)
  • Gone with the Wind (1939)
  • Gravity (2013) – On hold from 01.01.21 until 31.05.21.
  • Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The (2012)
  • Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The (2013)
  • Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The (2014)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation (2018)
  • I Am Legend (2007) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  • Jumanji (1995)
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
  • Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains The Same (1976) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Les Misérables: The Staged Concert (2019)
  • Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001)
  • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002)
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003)
  • Madagascar: Island of Lemurs (2014)
  • Man With All the Balloons, The (1968)
  • Minions (2015) - on hold until 31.07.2021
  • Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  • Nashville (1975)
  • Osmosis Jones (2001) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Outbreak (1995) - on hold until 31.12.2020
  • Paddington 2 (2017) - on hold for drive-in screenings only
  • Peter Rabbit (2018)
  • Purple Rain (1984) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Queen & Slim (2020) - on hold for drive-in screenings only
  • Quiet Place, A (2018)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Show People (1928)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Spectre (2015)
  • Spider-Man:
    • Spider-Man (2002)
    • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
    • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
    • Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)
    • Amazing Spider-Man 2, The (2014)
    • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
    • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
  • Suicide Squad (2016)
  • This Is It (2009)
  • Top Gun (1986)
  • Turning, The (2020) - on hold for drive-in screenings only
  • Twister (1996) - On hold from 01.01.21 until 31.12.21 
  • Venom (2018)
  • Witches, The (1990) - on hold from 01.07.2020 until 31.12.2020
  • Wonder Woman (2017) – on hold until 28/02/21

Permissions Required 

The following titles are excluded under the Public Video Screening Licence (PVSL) only. However, a request must be submitted for screenings under the Single Title Screening Licence (STSL). Please note that special pricing applies. For Drive-ins only – special approval is required for the booking of Entertainment, MGM and Studio Canal titles.

Please complete the Screening Application Form.

  • All Saints (2017)
  • Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The (2016)
  • Courageous (2011)
  • Elf (2003)
  • Facing The Giants (2006)
  • Fireproof (2008)
  • Grace Card, The (2010)
  • Grizzly Man (2005)
  • Le Trou (1960)
  • Legally Blonde (2001)
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
  • Legally Blondes (2009)
  • Mom's Night Out (2014)
  • Tenet (2020)
  • War Room (2015)

Kubrick Titles

  • 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  • Barry Lyndon (1975)
  • Fear and Desire (1953)
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • Lolita (1962)
  • Shining, The (1980)

 

Monty Python Titles

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

 

Wizarding World Titles

  • Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them (2016)
  • Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

Spielberg Titles

  • 1941 (1979)
  • Always (1989)
  • Amistad (1997)
  • Catch Me if You Can (2002)
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Jurassic Park The Lost World (1997)
  • Munich (2005)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Schindler's List (1994)
  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011)
  • The Sugarland Express (1974)
  • The Terminal (2004)
  • War of the Worlds (2005)

 

Star Wars franchise (available until 31st December 2021)

  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980
  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
  • Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)
  • Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
  • Rogue One (2016)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

James Bond Titles

  • Dr. No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • Casino Royale (1967)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Live and Let Die (1973)
  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • A View to Kill (1985)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)
  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World is not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)

Participating Studios and Distributors

Filmbankmedia represents many of the leading Hollywood, Bollywood and independent film studios and distributors, licensing films for non-theatrical screenings.

Industry Relationships

Over the past 30 years, Filmbankmedia has cultivated a number of relationships with key organisations within a number of industries, including education, film societies and hospitality.

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