DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Moviegoers in the United Arab Emirates saw the screen turn black as frazzled officials broke up the screening of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest action flick after a character was heard cursing in Arabic in the movie.

The National, a state-backed newspaper, reported Monday that the Dubai Media Council asked theaters to halt the screening of the “Escape Plan.”

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Authorities quickly cut the profane words and the revised version was back in theaters within hours.

The movie features Stallone and Schwarzenegger trying to escape from a futuristic prison.