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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 License (PVSL) and Single Title Screening License (STSL):

  • 101 Dalmations (1996) - on hold until 31.08.21
  • 102 Dalmations (2000) - on hold until 31.08.21
  • 101 Dalmations II (2002) - on hold until 31.08.21
  • Aladdin (1992)
  • American Sniper (2014)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Attack the Block (2011)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
  • Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
  • Birds, The (1963)
  • Boss Baby, The (2017) - on hold from 01.06.2021 to 01.02.22
  • Bridges of Madison County, The (1995) - on hold to 31.12.21
  • Candyman (1992) – on hold until 31.12.21
  • Croods, The (2012) – on hold until 01.11.21
  • Damned, The (1998)
  • Despicable Me (2010) – on hold until 31.09.21
  • Despicable Me 2 (2013) – on hold until 31.09.21
  • Despicable Me 3 (2017) - on hold until 31.09.21
  • Dirty Harry (1971)
  • Don't Breathe (2016) - on hold from 18.05.21
  • Escape Room (2019) - on hold from 22.10.21
  • Freaks (1932)
  • Ghostbusters (1984) - on hold from 13.08.21
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Ghostbusters II (1989) 
  • Gladiator (2000)
  • Godfather, The (1972)
  • Godfather,: Part II, The (1974)
  • Godfather: Part III, The (1990)
  • Gone with the Wind (1939)
  • Gran Torino (2008)
  • Gravity (2013) – On hold from 01.01.21 to 31.05.21
  • Halloween (2018) - on hold until 31.12.21
  • Hot Fuzz (2007) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Hotel Transylvania (2012)
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation (2018)
  • Justice League (2017) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) - on hold until 30.11.21
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) - on hold until 30.11.21
  • Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains The Same (1976) - on hold until 31.12.21
  • Madagascar: Island of Lemurs (2014)
  • Made in Italy (2020)
  • Man With All the Balloons, The (1968)
  • Matrix, The (1999)
  • Matrix Reloaded, The (2003)
  • Matrix Revolutions, The (2003)
  • Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  • Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  • Mystic River (2003)
  • One Hundred and One Dalmations (1961) - on hold until 31.08.21
  • Outlaw Josey Wales, The (1976)
  • Paddington 2 (2017) - on hold for drive-in screenings only
  • Peter Rabbit (2018)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Quiet Place, A (2018)on hold until 03.09.21
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Saludos Amigos (1943)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) - on hold until 31.12.21
  • Shaun of the Dead (2004) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • Show People (1928)
  • Space Jam (1996) - on hold from 01.04.21 until 30.09.21
  • Suicide Squad (2016) - on hold until 31.12.2021
  • This Is It (2009)
  • Three Caballeros (1945)
  • Toy Story (1995) - on hold from 01.11.21 until 01.02.23
  • Toy Story 2 (1999) - on hold from 01.11.21 until 01.02.23
  • Toy Story 3 (2010) - on hold from 01.11.21 until 01.02.23
  • Toy Story 4 (2020) - on hold from 01.11.21 until 01.02.23
  • Twister (1996) - on hold from 01.01.21 until 31.12.21 
  • Unforgiven (1992)
  • Venom (2018)
  • World's End, The (2013) - on hold until 31.12.21

Fast & the Furious franchise: on hold until 01.11.21

  • The Fast and the Furious (2001)
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
  • Fast & Furious (2009)
  • Fast Five (2011)
  • Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
  • Fast & Furious 7 (2015)
  • Fast & Furious 8 (2017)
  • Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Resident Evil franchise: on hold from 20.08.21

  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
  • Resident Evil:Extinction (2007)
  • Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
  • Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Spider-Man franchise:

  • Spider-Man (2002)
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  • Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)
  • Amazing Spider-Man 2, The (2014)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) - on hold from 15.09.21
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) - on hold from 15.09.21
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) - on hold from 15.09.21

James Bond franchise:

  • 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)
  • Golden Eye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World is not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)
  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Spectre (2015)

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)
  • Balloon (2019)
  • Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The (2016)
  • Courageous (2011)
  • 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)
  • Mulholland Drive (2000)
  • Paddington 2 (2017) - for indoor and outdoor screenings only
  • Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  • Red Tails (2012)
  • Sorcerer (1977)
  • War Room (2015)
  • Willow (1988)
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Wizarding World franchise: special permissions required.

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)
  • Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them (2016)
  • Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

Middle Earth franchise

  • Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The (2012) 
  • Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The (2013)
  • Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The (2014)
  • 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)

Monty Python

  • Monty Python Life Of Brian (1979)
  • Monty Python And The Holy Grail (1975)

Star Wars franchise: available until 31.12.21

  • 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)

Steven Spielberg directed titles

  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
  • Munich (2005)
  • War of the Worlds (2005)
  • The Terminal (2004)
  • Catch Me If You Can (2002)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Amistad (1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Always U (1989)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  • 1941 (1979)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • The Sugarland Express (1974)

Kubrick Titles

  • Lolita (1962)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • Barry Lyndon (1975)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • A Clockwork Orange

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