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Gavin Salkeld takes a detailed look at  MPAA and BBFC cuts

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Tango and Cash trailer Big Mamma's House

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Cutting Edge Episode 37
Tango and Cash

The various UK versions examined

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Gavin Salkeld's Quick Trims Episode 30:
Big Mamma's House on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a 12 rated cinema release
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 38
Predator 2

Australian censor cuts examined

Cutting Edge Episodes

37: Tango and Cash 31st July 2016
36: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 30th June 2016
35: Basic Instinct Special Edition 1st June 2016
34: Cutthroat Island 30th April 2016
33: Lethal Weapon 2 31st March 2016
32: The Hunger Games 29th February 2016
31: xXx Films 28th January 2016
30: Strange Days Special Edition 30th December 2015
29: Batman Forever 21st December 2015
28: Mirrors 14th December 2015
27: Hard Target 26th November 2015
26: The Rundown 29th October 2015
25: Doctor Who Special Edition 17th Sep 2015
24: The Equalizer 19th August 2015
23: The Mummy Series 16th July 2015
22: Eraser 14th June 2015
21: The Frighteners 21st May 2015
20: RoboCop Special Edition 5th May 2015
19: Taken 2 5th April 2015
18: Sleeping with the Enemy 5th March 2015
17: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 5th Feb 2015
16: Hot Shots! and Part Deux 4th Jan 2015
15: Die Hard Special Edition December 2014
14: Lethal Weapon November 2014
13: Point Break October 2014
12: True Lies September 2014
11: Casino Royale August 2014
10: The Da Vinci Code/Angels & Demons July 2014
9: The Rock June 2014
8: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves May 2014
7: Terminator 2 April 2014
6: Steven Seagal Special March 2014
5: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider March 2014
4: Scream
3: Cliffhanger
2: The Woman in Black
1: Tomorrow Never Dies

Quick Trims Episodes

30 Big Mamma's House May 2016
29 Scoobie Doo: The Movie April 2016
28 Secondhand Lions March 2016
27 Cobra February 2016
26 Fast & Furious January 2016
25 Presumed Innocent November 2015
24 Transsiberian October 2015
23 Face/Off August 2015
22 Kindergarten Cop July 2015
21 Mystery Men June 2015
20: Stay April 2015
19: Left Behind March 2015
18: Hard Boiled December 2014
17: The Burning October 2014
16: Romeo Must Die September 2014
15: Jack Reacher August 2014
14: Daybreakers August 2014
13: Commando June 2014
12: Angel Eyes May 2014
11: Daredevil May 2014
10: Men in Black April 2014
9: Maximum Risk April 2014
8: Braveheart April 2014
7: Drop Zone April 2014
6: Maximum Risk April 2014
5: Bridget Jones's Diary April 2014
4: Judge Dredd April 2014
3: The Matrix April 2014
2: Thunderball March 2014
1: In the Line of Fire March 2014
 


 

Other Detailed Cuts
 

Gavin Salkeld presents
 
Cutting Edge Episode 1: Tomorrow Never Dies
Complete List of Cuts:  James Bond Films
Detailed Cuts: GoldenEye
Detailed Cuts: Licence to Kill
 
 
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List of Cuts: Blasphemy
List of Cuts: Exorcist Films
List of Cuts: Friday the 13th Films
List of Cuts: Halloween Films
List of Cuts: Hammer Horror
List: Hardcore 18s
List of Cuts: Ilsa Films
List of Cuts: Nightmare on Elm Street Films
List of Cuts: Saw Films
Detailed Cuts: A Serbian Film
List of Cuts: Texas Chainsaw Films
 


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Tango and Cash
Episode 37: Tango and Cash: BBFC cuts and distributor pre-cuts

Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Episode 36: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A couple of meaty trims by the MPAA


Episode 35: Basic Instinct Special Edition: The Basic Instincts of the MPAA

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Cutting Edge Episode 34: Cutthroat Island: Renny Harlin's adventure is cut short

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Cutting Edge Episode 33: Lethal Weapon 2: Ferman's crusade continues

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Cutting Edge Episode 32: The Hunger Games: A detailed look at the BBFC cuts


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Cutting Edge Episode 31: xXx Films: reveals the BBFC cuts xXx and xXx: The Next Level


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Cutting Edge Episode 30: Strange Days: A new insight into the BBFC cuts to Strange Days
 

Cutting Edge Episode 29: Batman Forever
Cutting Edge Episode 29 Batman Forever Batman battles his arch-enemies at the BBFC
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 28 Mirrors Reflecting on the BBFC cuts to the cinema version
 

Hard Target
Cutting Edge Episode 27 Hard Target John Woo battles Hollywood and the MPAA
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 26 The Rundown/Welcome to the Jungle Cinema cuts & home video status
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 25 Doctor Who Special Edition Doctor Who and the Censors
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 24 The Equalizer Detailed BBFC category cuts for a 15 rating
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 23 The Mummy Series
BBFC cuts to The Mummy, The Mummy Returns & The Scorpion King
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 22 Eraser Ferman's quest to make action films 'morally suitable'
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 21 The Frighteners Spooky decisions at the BBFC
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 20 RoboCop Special Edition RoboCop Trilogy at the MPAA and BBFC
 

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Cutting Edge Episode 19: Taken 2 Bryan Mills is taken down to 12A
 

Sleeping with the Enemy
Cutting Edge Episode 18 Sleeping with the Enemy No sex, please, we're censors
 

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Cutting Edge Episode 17 Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer BBFC obsession with a serial killer
 

Hot Shots Part 1&2
Cutting Edge Episode 16:
Hot Shots! and Part Deux

BBFC cuts for cinema and home video

 

Die Hard Special Edition
Cutting Edge Episode 15
Die Hard Special Edition

Yippie Ki Yay Movie Censor!



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Cutting Edge Episode 14
Lethal Weapon 4

Gavin Salkeld tracks down the bad guys at the BBFC and OFLC

 


Cutting Edge Episode 13
Point Break

Gavin Salkeld surfs the BBFC cuts to Kathryn Bigelow's action thriller

 

Cutting Edge: True Lies
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True Lies

Gavin Salkeld separates the fact from the fiction about the BBFC cuts

 

Casino Royale

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Gavin Salkeld extracts the truth about the censor cuts

Cutting Edge Episode 11: Casino Royale
 

The Da Vinci Code/Angels and Demons Special Edition

The Da Vinci Code/Angels & Demons Special Edition

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Gavin Salkeld unravels the mysteriously complex BBFC cuts

The Da Vinci Code/Angels & Demons
 

The Rock

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Gavin Salkeld examines the cuts to the Rock and asks whether the UK and Australian censors were caught between a rock and a hard place

The Rock
 

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

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Gavin Salkeld examines James Ferman's biggest regret of not cutting enough for a PG.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
 

Terminator 2

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Cutting Edge 7: Terminator 2

Gavin Salkeld calls the film censors to account for their sins in cutting James Cameron's Terminator 2.

Terminator 2
 

Steven Seagal Special

Steven Seagal: A cutting Edge Special

Steven Seagal is a big man with a big heart, and has been a big target for film censors. Gavin has amassed the complete cuts to Seagal's films from 1988 to 1996.

Steven Seagal: The Complete Cuts
 

Lara Croft Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

Episode 5: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
 

Scream

Scream

Episode 4: Scream
 


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Big Mamma's House

Gavin Salkeld's Quick Trims Episode 30:
Big Mamma's House on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a 12 rated cinema release
 

Scooby Doo: The Movie
Quick Trims Episode 29:
Scoobie Doo: The Movie on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a PG rated cinema release and DVD
 

Secondhand Lions
Quick Trims Episode 28:
Secondhand Lions on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a PG rated cinema release

 

Cobra
Quick Trims Episode 27:
Cobra on YouTube

BBFC cuts for 18 rated VHS and DVD

 

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Quick Trims Episode 26:
Fast & Furious on YouTube

BBFC cuts for a 12A rated cinema release and home video
 

Cutting Edge: Presumed Innocent
Quick Trims Episode 25:
Presumed Innocent on YouTube

BBFC cuts for a 15 rated cinema release and an 18 rated VHS video
 

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Quick Trims Episode 24:
Transsiberian on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a 15 rating
 

Kindergarten Cop
Quick Trims Episode 23:
Face/Off on YouTube

BBFC cuts to sights of a butterfly knife
 

Kindergarten Cop
Quick Trims Episode 22:
Kindergarten Cop on YouTube

BBFC cuts for a 12 rating
 

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Quick Trims Episode 21:
Mystery Men on YouTube

BBFC cuts
 

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Quick Trims Episode 20:
Stay on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a 15 rating
 

Quick Trims: Left Behind
Quick Trims Episode 19:
Left Behind on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for a 12 rating
 

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Quick Trims Episode 18:
Hard Boiled on YouTube

BBFC cuts for cinema and VHS

 

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Quick Trims Episode 17
The Burning on YouTube

BBFC cuts for cinema and VHS

 

Romeo Must Die
Quick Trims Episode 16
Romeo Must Die on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for cinema and DVD

 

Jack Reacher
Quick Trims Episode 15
Jack Reacher on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for cinema.

 

Cutting Edge Daybreakers
Quick Trims Episode 14
Daybreakers on YouTube

BBFC category cuts for cinema.

 

Commando

Commando uncut version

MPAA and BBFC cuts for cinema and DVD.

Quick Trims: Commando on YouTube

 

Angel Eyes

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BBFC category cuts for cinema and DVD.

Quick Trims: Angel Eyes on YouTube

 

Daredevil

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BBFC advised category cuts for cinema.

Quick Trims: Daredevil on YouTube
 

 

Men in Black

Cutting Edge: Men in Black

BBFC category cuts for cinema, VHS, DVD and Blu-ray

Quick Trims: Men in Black on YouTube

 

Street Fighter

Cutting Edge: Street Fighter

Cut by the BBFC for cinema, and further cut for VHS and DVD.

Quick Trims: Street Fighter on YouTube
 

 

Braveheart

Cuts to Braveheart

Cut by the BBFC for cinema, VHS and DVD.

Quick Trims: Braveheart on YouTube