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Boarding House

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  • Boardinghouse

Boarding House John Wintergate

Boarding House is a 1982 USA comedy horror by John Wintergate (as Johnn Wintergate).
Starring John Wintergate, Kalassu and Lindsay Freeman. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Noted as the first horror film shot on video. The director's original cut was massively shortened for theatrical release. Both version are now available in the US. Banned by the BBFC for 1983 video release in the UK.

Summary Notes

Resembling a cross between "The Amityville Horror" and a Playboy Playmates video, this film tells the terrifying tale of a cheesy video special effect that stalks bikini-clad women. In between scenes of them playfully splashing each other and wrestling with each other's bathing suit tops, they're murdered and/or terrorized by horrific hallucinations. These hallucinations include seeing blood in the shower stalls (while they're trying to lather up), having giant monsters jump out of the hall closet, and seeing their faces temporarily turn into rubber halloween masks.

uncut
Director's Cut
MPAA
Unrated
157:00s
=~150:00s
US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2015 Olive Films DVD [Director's Cut + Theatrical Cut] R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 29th September 2015

 

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Theatrical Cut
MPAA R ~98:00s
=~94:00s
US: The Theatrical Cut is MPAA R rated for:
  • 2015 Olive Films DVD [Director's Cut + Theatrical Cut] R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 29th September 2015
banned
banned
Rejected submitted
94:06s
UK: The Theatrical Cut was banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1983 Intervision VHS
The Boat 1981 West German war film by Wolfgang Petersen

See Das Boot

Boat Trip

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Boat Trip DVD Region NTSC

Boat Trip is a 2002 US/Germany comedy by Mort Nathan.
With Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz and Roselyn Sanchez. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

There is an Unrated Version and a cut R rated Theatrical Version

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~97:00
=~93:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC uncut

MPAA
3:05s

15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

90:01s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for strong language and comic sex references for:
  • 2003 EIV R2 DVD
  • 2002 cinema release

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . Some of the material has been cut for nudity and sex

Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw

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  • Il mondo violento di Bobbie Jo ragazza di provincia

Bobbie Outlaw Blu ray Lynda Carter

Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw is a 1976 USA crime drama by Mark L Lester.
Starring Marjoe Gortner, Lynda Carter and Jesse Vint. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1977 cinema release. Unknown status fir the 1986 18 rated VHS. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

A young country-star wannabe takes off from her carhop career to join with a young, modern Billy the Kid wannabe for an adventure in theft, murder and mayhem.

BBFC uncut
uncut
MPAA R ~89:00s
=~85:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC uncut 18 84:15s

UK: An unknown version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 Wise Owl Investments VHS
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X 87:33s
=84:03s

UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1977 cinema release
Boccaccio '70

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uncut
uncut
12 cert 195:44s 1962 Italy/France comedy by Vittorio De Sica
With Anita Ekberg and Sophia Loren. IMDb

The Original Italian Version was passed 12 uncut for moderate language and sex references for:

The US release featuring the Original Italian Version is MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut X cert 149:55s
=143:55s
The Shortened Version was passed X without further BBFC cuts for the 1963 cinema release.

From IMDb:

  • The original Italian version had four segments, starting with Act 1 Renzo e Luciana , directed by Mario Monicelli. The producers decided to shorten it for commercial purposes just before the feature went to the Cannes Film Festival in 1962 for the opening screening. Although Mario Monicelli had sued Boccaccio 70 went to be released worldwide without "Renzo e Luciana".
Body Bags

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Body Bags is a 1993 USA TV comedy horror by John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper...
Starring John Carpenter, Tom Arnold and Tobe Hooper. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Uncut by the BBFC but there is a severely cut R rated version used for US DVD releases. Uncut and MPAA Unrated for 2013 US Blu-ray.

Promotional Material

Alex Datcher ( Passenger 57 ) stars as a woman working the late shift at The Gas Station while a killer is on the loose. Then, Stacy Keach ( Road Games ) can't stand the thought of losing his Hair and he'll do anything to keep it. And finally, Mark Hamill ( Star Wars ) portrays a baseball player that submits to an Eye transplant after he loses an eye in a car accident.

BBFC uncut
uncut
18
  MPAA
Unrated
90:27s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1995 Polygram VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

mpaa cut
cut
MPAA R ~91:00s
=~87:00s
US: The R rated version is a severely cut version of the original Pay TV release, eliminating a lot of the more violent and gory images.
Body Double

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Body Double Dual Format Blu ray

Body Double is a 1984 USA mystery thriller by Brian De Palma.
Starring Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith and Gregg Henry. BBFC link IMDb
Passed 18 uncut for 1984 cinema release but was cut by the BBFC for the follow up 18 rated vHS releases. Later uncut on DVD from 2000. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Review: Strange little film

This is quite a strange little film. Jake (Wasson) is a claustrophobic, B-Movie actor who has just been fired from his latest film when a friend invites him to look after an apartment for a few days. While there, Jake becomes a voyeur of a scantily - clad woman who performs some erotic dance routine nightly, on the dot. Jake unwittingly becomes a stalker, not just of the mystery woman, but of her other stalker! Inevitably, Jake witnesses her murder.

The majority of this movie is fantastically directed, the scenes on set of the low budget vampire flick, the battle at the end (and the excellent cross-over to the said vampire film) and the surreal music video within a film featuring Frankie Goes to Hollywood on a porn set, this is quite an experience.

Craig Wasson is incredible in this film. He fits the role perfectly, an amazing, shamefully underused actor.It's definitely worth getting hold of this movie, just be wary of the cringe-worthy moments.

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uncut
18

MPAA R

109:29s UK: Passed 18 uncut with BBFC cuts waived since 2000 for:
  • 2016 Powerhouse Films/Indicator Limited Edition RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2000 Columbia/Tri-Star R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1984 cinema release
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
5s
18 109:22s UK: Passed 18 after 5s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1992 Video Collection International VHS
  • 1987 RCA/Columbia VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Holly (Melanie Griffith) line of dialogue regarding what she wont do in porn films is cut. For the faint hearted cover your ears now: I will not shave my pussy. No fist-fucking. Absolutely no coming in my face
  • The last shot of the video is reduced with a fade-out that appears 4s early. This masks out the BBFC no-no of blood on the breasts.
Body of Evidence

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  • Deadly Evidence
uncut
uncut
18 96:25s 1993 Germany/US thriller by Uli Edel.
With Madonna, Willem Dafoe and Joe Mantegna. IMDb

The US Unrated Version was passed 18 uncut for:

  • 2005 MGM R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2003 Pathe R2 DVD
  • 1997 Guild VHS
  • 1993 Guild VHS
  • 1992 cinema release

The US release is uncut for the MPAA Unrated Version

There is a US cut R Rated Version which loses the sex scenes. See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

Body of Influence

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  • Animal Instincts II
  • Indecent Advances

Body of Influence DVD

uncut 18 96:28s 1993 US erotic thriller by Gregory Dark

The uncut version was submitted and passed  by the BBFC in 2008

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon

Review from IMDb : Worth Watching

As one starts watching this movie, one thinks at first that it is a routine TV quality movie. It appeared at first to be a rip off of the theme from Madonna's Body of Evidence . Both movies rely on the sexuality of the female stars. I for one am glad that I watched this movie.

Shannon Whirry's sexuality makes this mediocre movie worth watching. One scene in particular where she is recounting a tale to the psychiatrist while simultaneously teasing him by stripping and doing body gymnastics literally under his nose is unforgettable. She alone makes this worth watching.

The other characters in this movie are memorable only to the extent that they are reacting to the hot sexual aura put out by Shannon Whirry. At least for males this is a much better than average movie.

3s 18 96:26s The 1993 video from Imperial Entertainment was cut by 3s. This release was known as Animal Instincts II
The Body Stealers

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  • Das Loch im Himmel
The Body Stealers is a 1969 UK Sci-Fi horror mystery by Gerry Levy.
Starring George Sanders, Maurice Evans and Patrick Allen. BBFC link IMDb
Uncut and X rated for 1969 cinema release. This was not a success and the film was edited for an A rating. This cut version has been used for all releases since.

Summary Notes

A British military paratrooper disappears in mid-air during a jump from an army plane. Two investigators, Patrick Allen and Neil Connery, try to unravel how this happened. What they uncover is an alien plot to steal the bodies of earthlings by snatching them out of the air.

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

PG 86:41s

UK: A pre-cut version was passed PG for mild sex references and violence without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2004 Anchor Bay Entertainment UK video

The film was originally passed uncut as an X for cinema by the BBFC before poor sales led to the film being recalled and re-cut for an A certificate. The cuts included:

  • edits to Lorna's swimming scene to remove nudity and
  • a shortening of the love scene between Lorna and Bob.
BBFC uncut
uncut
X pre 1970 92:19s
=88:37s

UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:
  • 1969 cinema release
Body Weapon

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3:41s 18 84:40s Hong Kong film by Aman Chang

Video version cut in August 2000 with the following BBFC note: Cuts required to images of rape, sexual violence and humilation in accordance with BBFC policy on sexual violence

According to the Bullets 'n' Babes website the video has been improved by the cuts!

Anyway the cuts are as follows:

  • The opening scene is missing the woman's strip and part of her pleasuring attempt on the killer. The subsequent longshot of her with a plastic bag on her head is also missing.
  • The 2nd cut scene is the rape of Cheung. Her stripping to underwear is shortened and the scene cuts when the two assistants startt pushing her. The uncut feature shows them pushing her and hitting with a pillow for a further minute.
  • The 2nd rape of Cheung is also shortened. A scene showing Slashface's buttocks against her leg has been removed.

There is an uncut version on HongKong VCD and on Hong Kong DVD from the Mei Ah Laser Disc Company Ltd

Body Without Soul

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1:40s 18 96:07s 1996 Czech documentary by Wiktor Grodecki
Bodycount

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  • Camping del terrore
  • Body Count
  • Camping della morte
  • The Eleventh Commandment
cut
pre-cut
21s
15 Certificate 82:53s 1987 US/Italian horror by Ruggero Deodato with Bruce Penhall and Mimsy Farmer. IMDb

 A pre-cut Hollywood DVD was passed 15 without BBFC cust for:

  • 2003 Hollywood R0 DVD

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :

  • A shot of Rose screaming as blood gushes out her mouth as she pulls her hand across a blade
  • Sharon being pulled through a mirror is missing
  • Cut to Tony losing fingers to an axe
BBFC
14s
18 82:47s Passed 18 after 14s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Braveworld VHS

Probably just the cuts to Sharon being pulled through a mirror.

The Bodyguard

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Bodyguard DVD Region Import NTSC

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uncut
MPAA
R Rated
~130:00s
=~125:00s
The Bodyguard is a 1992 US romance by Mick Jackson.
With Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston and Gary Kemp. YouTube icon IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC cut
1s
15 Certificate 123:54s UK: Passed 15 after a 1s BBFC cut for:
  • 2008 Warner Online
  • 2005 Warner Special Edition R2 DVD
  • 1999 Warner R2 DVD
  • 1995 Warner VHS
  • 1993 Warner VHS
  • 1992 cinema release

The BBFC cut is:

  • A double ear clap by Frank has been removed for BBFC fear of imitation.
Boesman and Lena Boesman and Lena is a 2000 South Africa / France drama by John Berry.
Starring Danny Glover, Angela Bassett and Willie Jonah. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

The cinema release is a rare example where the word 'motherfucker' has been allowed in a 12/12A rated film. In fact the BBFC were only brave for the cinema version, the rating was raised to 15 for DVD.

  • The 2001 cinema release was rated 12 for single use of strong and coarse language ('motherfucker') and mild violence
  • The 2001 DVD was rated 15 uncut.
Bogan Bogan is a 2017 India action film by Lakshman.
Starring Hansika Motwani, Jeyam Ravi and Arvind Swamy. BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for a 12A 2017 cinema release.

Summary Notes

Who is Bogan? That is the question that drives this movie about things not being as they seem.

BBFC cut
category cuts
46s
12A 146:30s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence, occasional bloody images, drug misuse after 46s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2017 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • The company chose to reduce a scene of strong violence in order to achieve a 12A classification. An uncut 15 was available.
The Bogey Man

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  • Ulli Lommel's Boogeyman
  • The Boogey Man

Bogeyman Slasher Classics Blu ray

The Bogey Man is a 1980 US horror by Ulli Lommel
With Suzanna Love, John Carradine and Ron James. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Passed X (18) uncut for 1980 cinema release. The 1981 VHS release was banned as a video nasty. Cut by the BBFC for 1982 VHS. Uncut for 2000 DVD and an extended version released on DVD in 2004. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summery Review: One of the better nasties

Through the reflection in the mirror, a girl witnesses her mother's boyfriend's murder.

I was surprised that this movie got such a low rating, to me it's one of the better horror films I've seen in some time. Ulli Lommel allows the horror in this story to gradually build until it erupts in very frightening and disturbing and occasionally blackly comic ways.

The boogeyman's appearances in the film are effectively kept very brief, he doesn't become a silly charactor of the Freddy/Jason mould. Ulli lommel keeps the location barren and banal and uses them in inventive ways. The scenes in which the disturbed deaf brother paints over every mirror in the house is brilliant and foreshadows a lot of scenes in clean-shaven.

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Extended Version
18 81:42s UK: An extended version was passed 18 uncut for:
uncut
Original Version
18

MPAA R

78:20s UK: Passed 18 uncut with previous cuts waived for:

Netherlands: Uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC cut
44s
18 77:36s UK: Passed 18 after 44s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1992 Sachs Nicam/Vipco VHS

The cuts were:

  • A good portion of Lacy's nightmare, beginning with the shot of her being dragged over the floor only dressed in her underwear. She gets thrown on a bed and bound pretty much the same way as her brother Willie in the opening sequence. Somebody is sharpening a big butcher-knife, intercut with close ups of her scared face. The cut version starts off again with a shot of the shining knife being raised.
  • When the girl in the bathroom gets forced by "the Bogeyman" to stab herself with a pair of scissors, some shots of blood running down her breasts got removed.
  • A shot of the above mentioned girl's body (with bloodstained breasts) in the bathtub was significantly shortened.
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uncut
Video Nasty 79:24s UK: Released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1981 Vipco VHS

Released on video in November 1981 by Vipco. The video was listed on the Video Nasties List in October 1983 but was dropped from the list in July 1985

BBFC uncut X cert 82:54s
=79:35s
UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:
  • 1980 cinema release
Bogeyman 2

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  • Revenge of the Bogeyman
  • Revenge of the Boogeyman
  • Boogeyman II
  • The Boogey Man 2
  • The Boogeyman 2
  • Bogeyman 2

Bogeyman 2 DVD Suzanna Love

 

Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at US Amazon
Boogeyman II is a 1983 USA horror by Bruce Pearn and Ulli Lommel.
With Suzanna Love, Ulli Lommel and Shannah Hall. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Lame sequel the re-uses most of the first film. The original release was banned as a video nasty. Later released in a Director's Cut/Redux version, but this was no better, and possibly worse

Summary Review: Re-hash

The Boogeyman is a minor 80's classic. The story is pure hokum, but the film is full of absurdly grotesque murder sequences and extreme gore. Ulli Lommel and his buddies must have been so proud on their accomplishment that they decided to re-use all the best footage to fill up almost three quarters of the sequel.

Boogeyman II is stuffed like a Christmas turkey with key footage of the original, and that's the main reason why it receives so many negative reviews around here.

Boogeyman II is 50 minutes of stock footage and 25 minutes of non-stop new murders. The new massacres are very lame in comparison with those of the original, though. Death by electric toothbrush and suffocation in shaving gel, for example. The film still got included in the infamous list of video nasties, but only because of the stock footage of the original and not because of the ridiculous new murder set pieces.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
R Rated

83:01s
=79:42s
UK: The Redux Version/Director's Cut was passed 18 uncut for:

US: The Director's Cut is MPAA R Rated for:

This is very different version to the Original Version.

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uncut
Video Nasty 75:39s UK: The Original Version was released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1983 VTC VHS

The Original Version was was banned as a video nasty under the title Revenge of the Bogeyman in September 1984 but was removed from the list in July 1985

The Bold Caballero

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  • The Bold Cavalier
2s U cert 67:00s 1936 US film by Wells Root
Bombay

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  12 cert 110:06s 1995 release

+ cinema cuts

Boondock Saints

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  • Mission des dieux
  18 103:51s

 

1999 US/Canada crime film by Troy Duffey

The BBFC passed the 2002 Cinema Club DVD as 18 without BBFC cuts.

The BBFC noted this as a Re-edited Version which is reported as the cut US R Rated Version at dvdcompare.net

From cuts details on IMDb

The MPAA offered an NC-17 certificate so the following cuts were made to achieve an R Rated version:

  • the Hotel Shootout: This scene has a cut about 7 seconds, showing bloody bullet hits, when the two brothers are hanging on the rope.
  • Rocco shoots the Mafia-Guys in the bar: The headshot and the shot in the chest are cut away on the DVD. You only see the blood coming out of the back of the bench.
  • Shoot out in the pool-room: one scene is cut which shows several bullet hits in the body of the guy who opens the door.
  • Poolroom shootout: The guy that's holding the phone, standing in the back left corner gets shot twice. The second bullet hit is cut out from the US DVD.

 

  18 103:56s The 2001 Cinema Club DVD was passed 18 without BBFC cuts. It is a few seconds longer so may be the uncut version.
Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day

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The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day is a 2009 USA action crime comedy by Troy Duffy.
With Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus and Billy Connolly. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

No censorship issues with the 2009 Theatrical Version. A Director's Cut was released in 2013

Summary Notes

The MacManus brothers are living a quiet life in Ireland with their father, but when they learn that their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, they go back to Boston to bring justice to those responsible and avenge the priest.

uncut
Director's Cut
MPAA
R Rated
~138:00s
=~132:00s
US: The Director's Cut is MPAA R rated for:
  BBFC uncut 18 112:38s UK: Passed 18 uncut for very strong language and strong violence for:
  • 2010 Sony R2 DVD
Boot Hill

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Boot Hill is a 1969 Italy comedy western by Giuseppe Colizzi.
With Terence Hill, Woody Strode and Bud Spencer. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

Honey Fisher has become a powerful man in this small Western town that has grown up around gold-prospecting fields. Fisher and his gang have managed, through swindling, murder, and terror, to gain leases on the important gold-yielding land in the area. A state commissioner comes to town to review the leases, which are crucial to Fisher's power. Cat Stevens and Hutch Bessy join forces with circus performers and townsfolk led by Stevens' friend Finch to fight against Fisher and his henchmen.

BBFC uncut PG cert 91:59s UK:  A re-edited version was passed PG uncut for mild violence and bad language for:
  • 2005 Orbit R2 DVD
BBFC uncut PG cert 91:23s UK: Passed PG uncut for:
  • 1987 Action Channel VHS
Borderland

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uncut
uncut
18 101:01s

 

2007 Mexico/US crime horror by Zev Berman
With Brian Presley, Jake Muxworthy and Rider Strong. YouTube icon IMDb

UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

MPAA
cut
MPAA
R Rated
  There is a cut US R Rated version to avoid.
The Borgias

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The Borgias is a 2011-2013 Hungary/Ireland/Canada TV crime drama
With Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud and Holliday Grainger. IMDb

Summary Notes

Following the Borgia family as they rise to power in the Roman Catholic church. Rodrigo Borgia uses bribery, with the help of his son, to secure his position as Pope Alexander VI. But he has gained enemies in the College of Cardinals, who begin to plot against him. He must find alliances.

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
9s
15 49:08s
 
The Borgias  [Season 3, Episode 1, The Face of Death] is a 2013 TV crime drama by Kari Skogland.
With Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud and Holliday Grainger. BBFC link IMDb

UK: Passed 15 for strong violence after 9s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:

The BBFC commented:

  • Company was required to remove sight of cockfighting.
Born American Born American is a 1986 USA/Finland action thriller by Renny Harlin.

See Arctic Heat

The Boss

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The Boss is a 2016 USA comedy by Ben Falcone.
Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell and Peter Dinklage. BBFC link IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and an Unrated/Extended Version.

Summary Notes

A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

uncut
Extended Version
15

MPAA
Unrated

99:55s
=95:55s  
UK: The Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language, sex references, drug misuse for:
  • 2016 Universal Pictures [Theatrical + Extended Versions] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Universal Pictures [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
US: The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2016 Universal [Theatrical + Extended Versions] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2016 Universal [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R1 DVD at US Amazon

The Extended Version has 1-2 minutes of extra material

uncut
Theatrical Version
15

MPAA R

94:42s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language, sex references, drugs misuse for:
  • 2016 Universal Pictures [Theatrical + Extended Versions] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Universal Pictures [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2016 cinema release
Boss Boss is a 2013 India action drama by Anthony D'Souza.
With Akshay Kumar, Shiv Pandit and Mithun Chakraborty. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for a 12A rated cinema release

BBFC cut
category cuts
1:24s
12A 142:57s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence after 1:24s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2013 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

The company chose to make cuts to violence in order to achieve a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available.

The Boston Strangler

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Boston Strangler DVD

uncut 18 111:24s 1968 US crime film by Richard Fleischer

Cuts were waived when resubmitted in 2004

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon
The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

1:05s 18 109:56s Cuts of 1:05s required for the 1988 video submitted by Film & Video

From cuts details on IMDb :

  • reduced the torture of Dianne Cluny to a series of flash shots by removing facial closeups, a shot of her kicking, and detailed footage of her arms and legs being tied to the bed.
cut X cert   The BBFC cut the 1969 cinema release

From cuts details on IMDb :

The original UK cinema version suffered heavy BBFC cuts with edits to:

  • shots of a woman's dead body
  • the murder scenes
  • the removal of graphic descriptions of the murder victims.
Bound

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Bound Dual Format Blu ray DVD

Bound is a 1996 US thriller by Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski.
With Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon and Joe Pantoliano. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Pre-cut for UK 1996 cinema release. Uncut on home video. The US R rated version is cut but the Unrated version is uncut.

Summary Notes:

Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caeser.

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Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 41:
Bound
 

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uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

104:06s UK: The Unrated Version was passed 18 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

France: Uncut for:

mpaa cut
13s
MPAA R ~108:00s
=~103:00s
US: The R Rated version was cut by 13s to reduce the sex scenes. See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :
  • Edits to tone down the Tilly/Gershon sex scene by deleting unexplicit sight of Tilly masturbating Gershon.
  • Missing 6s where Jennifer Tilly takes Gina Gershon's hand to her crotch.
  • Deleted one of the blows when a man's head is repeatedly knocked against a toilet
BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

18 108:33s
=104:12s
UK: A pre-cut version (based on the Unrated Version) was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1996 cinema release

From IMDB and confirmed by the film reviewer for Radio Merseyside:

  • The version released in cinemas cut the shot of the finger being chopped off in the bathroom scene.
The Bounty Killer

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The Bounty Killer is a 1965 USA western by Spencer Gordon Bennet.
With Dan Duryea, Rod Cameron and Audrey Dalton. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC in 2013 for a horse fall

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
7s
PG 91:46s UK: Passed PG for moderate violence after 7s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:

The BBFC commented:

  • A compulsory cut was required to a scene of animal cruelty (in this case, sight of a horse being made to fall in a dangerous manner).
Bounty Tracker

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  • Bounty Tracer
uncut
uncut
18 86:26s 1993 US action film by Kurt Anderson

Passed 18 uncut for:

  • 2005 Scanbox R2 DVD
  • 1995 First Independent VHS

There is cut US R Rated version to avoid that is cut by 9s

The Bourne Identity The Bourne Identity is a 2002 USA / Germany / Czech Republic action mystery thriller by Doug Liman.
Never cut by UK or US film censors but has a place in BBFC history as the first cinema film awarded the BBFC 12A rating on 24th June 2002.
The Boxer's Omen

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  • Mo

Boxers Omen Somjai Boomsong

26s 18 105:36s 1983 Hong Kong horror by Chih-Hung Kuei

The BBFC cut the 1984 cinema release by 26s for an 18 rating.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available via UK Amazon
The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

Review from US Amazon : Exuberantly bizarre

The Boxer's Omen is a phantasmagoria of grossness, questionable special effects, gawdy visuals and Buddhism that is so exuberantly bizarre I couldn't wait to see what would happen next.

Part of the movie is a kickboxing revenge story, which is the only part of The Boxer's Omen that isn't insane, but the rest of it deals with the wildly hallucinatory conflict between Buddhists and practitioners of the dark arts.

The special effects are audaciously bad at times, particularly those involving animals. I swear that the bats and spiders in one part looked like plush toys, or something similar.

The black magic in this movie is the source for most of the grossness. Whenever one of the dark priests casts a spell, they usually chew up all sorts of nasty things and spit them out, sometimes repeatedly. There's also one part where they slice open an alligator, toss its guts out on the floor and then stuff a corpse inside in order to raise it from the dead. I just watched Jungle Holocaust where an alligator gets sliced open and has its innards strewn about, so I think I've had enough of that sort of thing for a while.

Because this movie exists almost entirely in the realm of the supernatural, it doesn't always make very much sense. The protagonists are Buddhists, so maybe possessing knowledge about the religion will put some of the occurrences in this film into perspective. Otherwise, the viewer can only go along for the ride and throw reason to the wind. I guess it is best classified as fantasy/horror with a small amount of martial arts thrown in. There's also a little T&A, for those so inclined.

If you have a difficult time suspending disbelief or like movies that make sense, you probably shouldn't watch this. I'd also recommend avoiding it if you find rampant, garish blood and gore disagreeable. Otherwise, it's worth experiencing at least once for the mindboggling weirdness alone.

The Boy The Boy is a 1968 Philippines by Fernando Poe Jr (as D'Lanor).
The film was edited prior to release but both versions are rated PG-13 for violence and terror, and for some thematic material.
The Boy and the Beast

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The Boy and the Beast is a 2015 Japan action animation fantasy by Mamoru Hosoda.
Starring Bryn Apprill, Kumiko As˘ and Morgan Berry. Youtube link IMDb
Strong language has been cut differently for the dubbed and subtitled versions for US release.

Summary Notes

The latest feature film from award-winning Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children): When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But when a deep darkness threatens to throw the human and beast worlds into chaos, the strong bond between this unlikely family will be put to ultimate test-a final showdown that will only be won if the two can finally work together using all of their combined strength and courage.

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  US: The dubbed version is MPAA PG-13 rated for some violence.

FUNimation Entertainment

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PG-13
  US: The sub-titled version was PG-13 rated for some violence and language.

The MPAA noted:

EDITED VERSION. CONTENT IS DIFFERENT FROM PG-13 RATED DUBBED VERSION, BULLETIN NO. 2410 (2/3/16).

FUNimation Entertainment

Boy Meets Girl

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See trailer from youtube.com
 

Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

89:31s Boy Meets Girl is a 1994 UK drama by Ray Brady.
With Tim Poole, Danielle Sanderson and Margot Steinberg.
IMDb

UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

US: uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

From Dark Star magazine: Banned

Boy Meets Girl is a bold and important film. It is full of subtle and controversial arguments. To dismiss it because of its bondage/sadistic trappings (as some have already done) is to miss the point entirely. How else could the director have approached the subject matter? Possibly as a documentary, but then that would loose the frisson of making the viewer an active participant in the debate. It is a film of violent ideas but it is not a barrage of graphic images.

The BBFC has passed countless numbers of films more violent than Boy Meets Girl, yet refused to give it a certificate. As the director of the BBFC, James Ferman must take the responsibility for denying you, the public, the chance to see a film which, for once, has a totally violent subject matter but does not glamorise it. Which is more than can be said of so many Hollywood studio pictures Mr Ferman has gladly issued certificates. Explicit violence has always been a contentious issue in cinema, but never, in a so-called democracy, should honesty about violence be treated like the glorification of violence. Shame on you Mr Ferman. For all its minor faults (most often due to the low budget) a film like Boy Meets Girl does not deserve to be treated in the manner it has been in Britain.

banned
banned
rejected 89:31s UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1995 Kino-Eye VHS

The BBFC said that it was banned because of its constant focus on the details of torture. See article from independent.co.uk   BBFC Director James Ferman explained in a letter to Brady:

This video focuses unrelentingly on the process of torture, mental as well as physical, including mutilation, sexual violation and evisceration, all in full view of the camera.

Ferman's letter continues tha the film-maker has refused to provide a coherent moral justification or context , therefore there is the risk of confirming sadistic tastes or reinforcing sadistic impulses , and this, says Ferman in a reference to the Criminal Justice Act, is crucial to any consideration of harm to potential viewers or, through their behaviour to society.

The Boy Next Door

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The Boy Next Door is a 2015 USA thriller by Rob Cohen.
Starring Jennifer Lopez, Kristin Chenoweth and Ryan Guzman. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were made for a 15 rated 2015 cinema release, however home video releases are uncut and 18 rated. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

A divorced woman's affair with a neighbor teenager goes very wrong.

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uncut
18

MPAA R

~91:00s UK: Passed 18 uncut for very strong violence, very strong language for:

US: In the US, the film is MPAA R rated for violence, sexual content/nudity and language.

BBFC cut
category cuts
2s
15 90:34s UK: Passed 15 for strong violence, threat, very strong language after 2s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2015 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Company chose to remove a moment of strong gory detail (close up eye-gouging) in order to obtain a 15 classification. An 18 uncut classification was available.
Boychoir
  • The Choir
Boychoir is a 2014 USA drama by Franšois Girard.
There have been reports of a version including the word 'motherfucker' but this is not confirmed and is not apparent from any certifications received to date. Eg in the UK the film was passed PG uncut for mild violence, mild bad language.

However the film was initially rated M (PG-15) rated in Australia but was later downrated to PG on appeal. The reasons cited were that the violence and themes were sufficiently mild for a PG. No mention of strong language.

The Boys Next Door

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Boys Next Door Charlie Sheen

The Boys Next Door is a 1985 USA crime thriller by Penelope Spheeris.
Starring Maxwell Caulfield, Charlie Sheen and Patti D'Arbanville. BBFC link IMDb
Cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. This version became the standard release which was passed 18 for 1985 cinema release In 1986 further cuts were required by the BBFC for VHS release.

Summary Notes

Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.

BBFC uncut

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best available
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18

MPAA R

90:42s
=87:04s
UK:  The cut R rated film was passed 18 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1985 cinema release
US: Cut and MPAA R rated for:
From IMDb. According to director Penelope Spheeris DVD commentary, movie had to be cut and submitted to the MPAA 10 times to get R rating. Scenes that were cut or changed include:
  • Scene where gas attendant is beat up was shortened to lessen the intensity and sound effects were toned down.
  • Murder of gay man in his apartment was cut down (mostly sound effects were heavily toned down).
  • Scene where Roy violently shakes the lady and kills her was heavily cut down
  • various other shots were removed to lessen the intensity.
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
19s
18 86:45s

UK: Passed 18 after 19s of further BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1986 CBS/Fox VHS
The Boys of St Vincent

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  • Le collège St. Vincent
  • Les garçons de Saint-Vincent
18s 18 88:22s 1992 Canada drama by John N. Smith

The BBFC cut the 1997 Dangerous to Know video by 18s

Thanks to Bleach:

  • At 1.5 mins - After corridor shot in which clerical brother walks forward past camera and music credit fades out, remove back view of four naked boys peeing, resuming on tight profile of boys under shower.
  • At 22 mins - In shower scene focussing on two young boys, cut away as foreground boy bends over to pick up soap to remove sight of other boy's penis and subsequent image of both boys' nude buttocks, resuming on Brother Lavin watching.
The Boys of St Vincent: 15 Years Later

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  • Les garçons de Saint-Vincent: Quinze ans plus tard
8s 18 88:50S 1993 Canada drama by John N. Smith

The BBFC cut the 1997 Dangerous to Know video by 8s

Thanks to Bleach:

  • At 53 mins - In shower scene, after soap bubbles drip down boy's back masking buttock cleft as priest watches, remove shot of bubbles clearing cleft to reveal boy's wet buttocks, resuming on big close up of priest's face framed through grill in confessional.
Boys on Film X 2013 UK collection of gay shorts by Antony Hickling & Amaury Grisel...

See Hardcore 18s List: Boys on Film X
 

Braceface: One Teeny Tiny Problem

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4s PG cert 107:40s 2001 US TV cartoon by Charles E Bastien

Passed PG after 4s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 2009 Freemantlemedia R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • Company chose to remove an offensive term about disability ( spaz ) in order to achieve a PG classification. An uncut 12 classification was available.
Brain Damage

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Brain Damage is a 1988 USA comedy horror by Frank Henenlotter.
Starring Rick Hearst, Gordon MacDonald and Jennifer Lowry. BBFC link IMDb
Originally cut for an R rated release in the US. Later the uncut Unrated version was released in the US. This Unrated version was cut by the BBFC for 18 rated 1988 cinema and VHS releases. The uncut version was later passed 18 uncut for 2007 for DVD.

Summary Notes

A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain. The brain feeds the guy a narcotic substance in exchange for his unwilling assistance in obtaining the brains of innocent victims for sustenance. This turns into a tour of circa-1980s underground NYC clubs, backlots, and other seedy locations. One scene features the band Swimming Pool Cues playing the song "Corruption."

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

85:38s UK: The Unrated Version was passed 18 for strong bloody violence and sexual images, with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
18-22s
18 85:42s UK: The Unrated Version was passed 18 after 18-22s of cuts for:
  • 1988 Palace VHS
  • 1988 cinema release

Note. The BBFC cut 18s from the cinema release. The distributors cut 22s before submitting the video. Presumably the same cuts have been applied.

Thanks to Andy:

I've seen this version many times and can confirm that the ear pulling scene was not cut, the cuts were to the nightclub fellatio scene, were all shots of the groin area were removed.
  • Brain eating thing, Elmer, is seen emerging from a guys fly at the nightclub as if for a blow job
  • A girl is forced to take Elmer in her mouth again as if for a blow job
  • Blood is seen coming from the girl mouth soon followed by her brain.
  • Elmer with brain in tow then withdraws back to the guy's trousers
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MPAA R   US: The R Rated Version was edited to avoid an X Rating:
  • The nightclub fellation scene was deleted
  • Deleted scene showing Brian pulling Elmer out of his ear with much screaming and blood.
  • Blood from a toilet stall killing has been deleted
  • Brian eating brain in a dream sequence has been toned down.
Braindead

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Braindead is a 1992 New Zealand comedy horror by Peter Jackson.
With Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver and Elizabeth Moody. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Never cut by the BBFC. Cut in the US for an R Rating though. There are two uncut versions, both claiming to be the best

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18 99:23s UK: The Full European Version was passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2008 Universal R2 DVD via UK Amazon
  • 1993 Polygram VHS
  • 1992 cinema release

See  The BBFC are well appreciative and pass the film with flying bloody colours from  bbfc.co.uk

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~6:00s
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Unrated
~97:00s
=~93:00s
US: The US Unrated Version is shorter at ~97:00s (= ~93:00s PAL). There are some who contend that this is the Director's preferred version. This seems unlikely.
MPAA
17:50s
MPAA
R Rated
85:00s
=~82:00s
US: The US R Rated Version is extensively cut by 17:50s.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :

The cut R Rated Version is truly a massacre. This movie-torso could have easily been sold as a kid's movie, since there is literally nothing to see.

Brainscan

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Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
15 Certificate

MPAA
R Rated

91:53s 1994 US/Canadian comedy horror by John Flynn. With Edward Furlong, Frank Langella and T. Ryder Smith. IMDb

Passed 15 uncut with previous cuts waived for:

The US release is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

See trailer from youtube.com

Summary Review: B Movie

Set in the cliched world of teenage geeks, computer games and rock music.

Very much a B movie that hit the mark. The character Trickster perhaps makes the movie.

BBFC
58s
15 Certificate 90:56s

 

Passed 15 after 58s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 Fox R2 DVD
  • 1994 Guild VHS

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :

  • The murder of a balding man loses several stabs in the. a death struggled, the knife being pulled out, the knife being used to sever the victim's foot, and then a pan across the bloody aftermath of the corpse.
BBFC uncut 18

MPAA
R Rated

95:39s
=91:49s
Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1994 cinema release
Bram Stoker's Burial of the Rats

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      1995 US/Russia TV horror by Dan Golden

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Brave, Bashed, Battered and Bruised

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banned
banned
rejected 56:52s Brave, Bashed, Battered and Bruised is an extreme fighting video.

UK: Banned by the BBFC for:

  • 1997 Visual Corporation VHS

The BBFC commented:

  • A film in the guise of a sporting documentary about karate, was actually selling the pleasures of gross violence through its unrelenting focus on the infliction of injury and pain.
Braveheart

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Braveheart is a 1995 USA action war biography by Mel Gibson.
Starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau and Patrick McGoohan. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut for an MPAA R rating. This was then further cut by the BBFC for cinema, VHS and DVD. The BBFC cuts were waived for 2009 Blu-ray.

Summary Notes

William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce.

Cutting Edge: Quick Trims

Cutting Edge Quick Trims logo

Cuts to Braveheart

See the BBFC cuts in an episode of Quick Trims on YouTube
See more from Cutting Edge
 

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

best available
best
available

15 Certificate

MPAA
R Rated

170:25s UK: The cut US Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for strong bloody violence with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: The US Theatrical Version was cut for an MPAA R rating for:

The US cuts for and MPAA R rating were:

  • Mel Gibson implemented cuts to remove copious bleeding from sword and axe wounds in the battle scenes to achieve a US R rating.
BBFC cut
2s

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cut

15 Certificate 170:20s UK: The cut US Theatrical Version was passed 15 after 2s of further BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1997 RBIB VHS
  • 1996 Fox Guild VHS
  • 1995 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • The front view of Wallace's (Mel Gibson) revenge cutting of the magistrate's throat, has been substituted for a less graphic side shot to obtain a 15' cert from the BBFC. The death of Wallace's wife has not been cut as widely mis-reported.

See the BBFC cuts in an episode of Quick Trims on YouTube

Brazil

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Brazil is 1985 UK Sci-Fi fantasy by Terry Gilliam.
With Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist and Robert De Niro. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Always uncut in the UK. The US suffered several shortened versions before getting the uncut version, which was then labelled the Director's Cut
uncut
European
Version
15 cert 136:41s UK: The European Version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2014 20th Century Fox Steelbook R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2003 20th Century Fox R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1997 Warner VHS
  • 1986 Warner VHS
  • 1985 cinema release
uncut
Director's
Cut
MPAA R
MPAA
143:05s
=137:22s
US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

See article from dvdcompare.net . The US Director's Cut is equivalent to the European version but with minor extra footage:

  • An extended opening sequence, with the titles over a cloudy background from NeverEnding Story, perhaps omitted in Europe for copyright reasons
  • The scene in which Spoor answers the phone in Sam's apartment is slightly longer with extra dialogue.
cut
shortened
MPAA R
MPAA
~132:00s
=~126:00s
US: The US Theatrical Version was shortened on commercial grounds
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shortened
  89:54s
=86:18s
US: There is also a shortened Sid Sheinberg Edit/Love Conquers All Version. This was a further shortened studio edit and was contested by the director.
Bread

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BBFC uncut 15 cert 65:35s 1971 UK musical by Stanley A Long

A short version was passed 15 without cuts for the BFI 2010 DVD

BBFC uncut X cert 78:37s
=75:28s
A long version was passed X without cuts for the 1971 cinema release
Break

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  • Break - No Mercy, Just Pain!
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uncut
Austria flag   Break is a 2009 Germany horror by Matthias Olof Eich.
With Lili Schackert, Esther Maaß and Ralph Willmann. YouTube icon   IMDb

Austria : Uncut for the Blu-ray and DVD released by NSM Records

BBFC
53s
18 86:36s UK: Passed 18 for strong gore, violence and sexual violence after 53s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2012 Trinity R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • Company was required to remove elements of nudity from a scene of sexual violence that eroticise sexual violence in a potentially harmful manner.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . All cuts are to a scene with Samuel raping Anna who is stood up and tied to a tree.

The Break

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~1:02s

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PG certificate

A Cert

72:41s
 

Submitted
76:47s
=73:43s

1963 UK crime drama by Lance Comfort.
With Tony Britton, William Lucas and Eddie Byrne. IMDb

Passed A/PG after about 1:02s of BBFC cuts for:

Presumably the cut material has been lost and so this is the best available version.

Break of Dawn

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  • Entre chiens et loups
36s 18 103:48s 2002 French/US drama by Alexandre Arcady

Cut in 2003 with the following BBFC statement: Compulsory cuts required to a scene of organised dog fighting

Breakfast at Tiffany's

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Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 US comedy drama by Blake Edwards
With Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard and Patricia Neal. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an A rated 1961 cinema release. The cuts have persisted ever since and were extended to the entire stripper scene for UK 1995 VHS and 2001 cinema release.  The cut version of the stripper scene was restored for DVD and Blu-ray

BBFC cut
cut 

best available
best
available

PG certificate

A Cert

MPAA
Unrated

110:03s

submitted in 1961
114:47s =110:12s

 

UK: An Extended Version (presumably the 1961 cut cinema version) was passed PG without BBFC cuts for: UK: Passed A (PG) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Remove shots of a stripper's leg as the camera pans up her body
  • It is thought that the cut material has been lost

From IMDb. This version includes revealing footage of the nightclub stripper that was previously left out of the earlier DVD and video releases. Presumably this does not include the shots cut by the BBFC in 1961 which have reportedly been lost

US: presumably the 1961 cut cinema version is MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2013 Paramount [Audrey Hepburn Collection] RB Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2013 Paramount [Audrey Hepburn Collection] R2 DVD at US Amazon
BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

PG certificate 109:38s

 

UK: A shortened version was passed PG without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2001 cinema release
  • 1995 CIC VHS

Distributors left out footage of the nightclub stripper

Breakheart Pass

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Breakheart Pass DVD Charles Bronson

Breakheart Pass is a 1975 USA western mystery by Tom Gries.
Starring Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson and Richard Crenna. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

BBFC category cuts for an A rated 1975 cinema release and 1987 VHS. Uncut on DVD since 2002. Uncut in the US.

Summary Notes

Train with medical supplies and small U.S. Army unit is heading through Rocky mountains towards plagued Fort Humboldt. Among its passengers are territory governor, priest, doctor and U.S. Marshal with his prisoner, John Deakin. However, nothing on that train is what it seems.

BBFC uncut
uncut
PG certificate

MPAA
PG

90:37s UK: Passed PG uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

BBFC cut
category
cuts
PG certificate

A cert

submitted
94:26s
=90:39s
UK: The cut cinema version was passed PG without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Warner VHS

UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:

  • 1975 cinema release

From IMDb. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Removal of a bloody head shooting
  • A shot of Claremont slashing Fairchild with a sword.
Breaking Bad

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Breaking Bad is a 2008 USA TV crime series.
With Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul. IMDb

Summary Notes

A high school chemistry teacher turns to a life of crime in order to secure his family's financial future.

BBFC uncut

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pre-cut

15 cert 587:33s Season 3. Thanks to Daniel:

The season 3 episode I.F.T. - which stands for I fucked Ted - was edited for broadcast in the US on AMC to omit the expletive from an important dialogue exchange at the end of the episode. The region 1 release lists that fact that it contains 3 uncensored episodes , but the UK version features the same censored version that AMC broadcast despite the fact that the language would not have caused a problem on UK at all, even on television.

What makes this more annoying is that the expletive is included in the English subtitle track and the French dub track is also intact.

Season 3 has subsequently been issued on Blu-ray, but there doesn't seem to be any indication that the edits have been restored.

Seasons 4 and 5 (part 1) seem to be okay, but I still don't see why UK viewers should have to put up with US TV censorship at all on a format that does not require it.

Breaking Dawn Part 1 Breaking Dawn Part 1 is a 2011 US fantasy by Bill Condon

See The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Breaking In

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4s 15 Certificate 90:18s 1989 US film by Bill Forsyth
The Breaking of Bumbo

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Breaking Bumbo DVD Richard Warwick

 

The Breaking of Bumbo is a 1970 UK comedy by Andrew Sinclair.
With Richard Warwick, Joanna Lumley and Natasha Pyne. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an A rated cinema release. Uncut for 2013 12 rated DVD.

BBFC uncut
uncut
12 90:02s

 

UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence, sex references and soft drug use for:
BBFC cut
cut
A cert   UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1970 cinema release
Breaking Wind: Part 1

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  • Breaking Wind
  • Breaking Wind Part 1
Breaking Wind - Part 1 is a 2012 USA comedy by Craig Moss.
Starring Heather Ann Davis, Eric Callero and Frank Pacheco. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and a Director's Cut.

Summary Notes

A 'comedic' spoof based on the worldwide phenomenon, The Twilight Saga.

BBFC uncut
Director's Cut
MPAA
Unrated
82:05s
=78:48s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com .

The Director's Cut contains an extra 8s scene showing Ronald getting his dick out and straddling the mouth of the sleeping Charlie
uncut
Theatrical Version
15

MPAA R

78:30s

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language and sex references and moderate violence for:
  • 2012 Revolver Entertainment video
Breathless

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  • A Bout de Souffle Made in USA
uncut 15 Certificate 95:59s 1983 US film by Jim McBride

Passed uncut with a 15 certificate in 2001

Uncut region 2 available on UK Amazon

24s 18 95:31s Cut for an 18 certificate on video when submitted in 1986

Footage of Richard Gere breaking into a car by forcing the window and then hotwiring the ignition with the aid of a small piece of metal has been excised. Later on he breaks into Valerie Kaprisky's flat using the lock pick, but the details are again cut.

Brick Mansions Brick Mansions is a 2014 France / Canada action crime drama by Camille Delamarre.
Starring Paul Walker, David Belle and RZA. IMDb

Summary Notes

An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that's surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city.

There is an extended version with a higher age rating being released in Germany. The extended version is 9 minutes longer than the Theatrical Version.

The Bride of Frank

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Bride of Frank

The Bride of Frank is a 1996 US comedy horror by Steve Ballot .
With Morgan Tara, Frank Meyer and Johnny Horizon. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Heavily cut by the BBFC for 2005 DVD. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US

Summary Review: Fake Blood

The plot is at the kindergarten level. It's just a crazy man killing people in gory methods, often doing obscene things with the corpses. His "friends" help him along the way and participating in one murder during his birthday party.

The cinematography is terrible. Basically, it has a lot of fake blood, fake wounds, ripped out eyes, and several fake penises. A bad movie.
uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~89:00s
 
US : Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
1:14s
18 87:34s UK: Passed 18 after 1:14s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2005 Odeon R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

Cuts required to remove:
  • sight of man defecating down the neck of another;
  • man being realistically "fellated";
  • and man penetrating the eye socket of a woman, having removed her eye.

Cuts are made on grounds of potential harm and potential obscenity, for unjustified sexual detail, and sexual violence.

The BBFC seemed to have spoiled the joke of the films synopsis: All Franks wants is true love. But you better not mess with Frank, because if he tells you, I'll cut off your head and shit down your neck, he ain't kidding.

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com

Bride of Re-Animator Bride of Re-Animator is a 1990 US horror by Brian Yuzna

See Re-Animator 2

Bride Wars

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uncut 12 cert 85:15s 2009 US comedy by Gary Winick

The 2009 20th Century Fox DVD was passed uncut by the BBFC but the certificate was raised to a 12.

The BBFC explained their decision: BRIDE WARS is a comedy starring Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway, who play two women who have been friends since childhood. They find their friendship tested to the limit when their weddings are booked on the same day due to a mix-up. The DVD release was classified '12' for moderate language and sex references.

BRIDE WARS contains two uses of moderate language - an aggressive use of 'bitch' to describe a female character and a character saying 'Mother F' when she hears her wedding date has been double booked. Though the latter is only an implied swear word, these moments of dialogue were too strong to be contained at 'PG'. At 'PG' the BBFC's Guideline state that there should be 'mild bad language only'. In addition mild language in the film includes the use of "ass", "God", "damn", "fricking" and "bitchy", the last used without aggression.

The mild sex references include an extended comedic sequence in which a woman visits a strip club for a hen party, and dances with male dancers on stage. They wear sparkly shorts and she joins them to dance in hotpants. There is no nudity during the sequence. Dialogue also includes references to a character being "too sexy" and brief verbal references to sleeping with people. These sex references could have been contained under the BBFC's Guidelines at 'PG' which state that 'sexual activity may be implied, but should be discreet and infrequent. (There should be) mild sex references and innuendo only'.

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon for release on 18th May 2009
The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon or release on 28th April 2009

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The 2008 cinema version has dialogue cuts to achieve a PG rating.

The BBFC explained their decision: BRIDE WARS is a comedy starring Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway, who play two women who have been friends since childhood. They find their friendship tested to the limit when their weddings are booked on the same day due to a mix-up. The film was classified 'PG' for mild language and sex references.

Language in the film includes the use of "ass", "God", "damn", "fricking" and "bitchy", the last used without aggression. At 'PG' the BBFC's Guideline state that there should be 'mild bad language only', and the dialogue heard in BRIDE WARS does not go beyond the limit of that description.

The mild sex references include an extended comedic sequence in which a woman visits a strip club for a hen party, and dances with male dancers on stage. They wear sparkly shorts and she joins them to dance in hotpants. There is no nudity during the sequence. Dialogue also includes references to a character being "too sexy" and brief verbal references to sleeping with people. The BBFC's Guidelines at 'PG' state that 'sexual activity may be implied, but should be discreet and infrequent. (There should be) mild sex references and innuendo only'. The references in BRIDE WARS are mild and discreet enough to pass at PG, with no verbal discussion of sexual activity carried out with any clear or obvious detail.

The Brides of Dracula

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Brides of Dracula is a 1960 UK horror by Terence Fisher.
With Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt and Yvonne Monlaur. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for cinema release but uncut thereafter. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US.

Summary Review: Good Follow Up

A well regarded follow up to the very successful 1958 Dracula. Noted for style, atmosphere and good acting.

Peter Cushing plays a blinder in a film that contributed to establishment of Hammer as a major force in horror.

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  MPAA
Unrated

82:00s UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate horror and violence with previous cinema cuts restored for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
85:24s
= 81:59s
UK: Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1960 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Cut brief shot of gore from Baroness Meinster's staking
Bridesmaids

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15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

124:53s Bridesmaids is a 2011 US comedy by Paul Feig with Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph.
With Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Rose Byrne. IMDb

UK: The Extended/Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for very strong language, strong sex references and crude humour for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon

The extra material for the Unrated Version is uncontentious dialogue. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

119:38s UK: The shortened Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for very strong language, strong sex references and crude humour for:
  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Universal Online
  • 2011 cinema release
The Bridge BBFC uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

93:32s The Bridge is a 2006 UK/USA documentary by Eric Steel.
With Eric Geleynse, Chris Brown and Susan Ginwalla. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

All US and UK releases are uncut so far.

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong bloody violence for:

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New Zealand flag   New Zealand: Banned from general release

Banned in New Zealand See List of International Banned Films

A Bridge Too Far

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Bridge Too Far Disc Special

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15 cert   1977 US/UK war film by Richard Attenborough

The BBFC passed 1986,1993 1994 Warner videos and 2004 MGM DVD 15 uncut

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon

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15 cert 168:40s The 2000 MGM DVD has Elliott Gould yelling Roll 'em fellas rather than the original : Roll the fuckers
cut A cert 175:45s
=168:43s
The BBFC cut the 1977 cinema release for an A (PG) certificate

From cuts details on IMDb

  • edited out the word fucking in the scene where James Caan holds the doctor at gunpoint
  • Scene where Elliott Gould yells Roll the fuckers is not present.
  • close ups of men's bloody faces during the assault on Arnhem were cut
Bridget Jones's Diary

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Bridget Jones's Diary is a 2001 USA / UK / Ireland / France comedy romance by Sharon Maguire.
Starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Pre-cut in the UK for strong language. Uncut in the US but it is presented in a variant US Version

Summary Notes

Bridget Jones is an average woman struggling against her age, her weight, her job, her lack of a man, and her many imperfections. As a New Year's Resolution, Bridget decides to take control of her life, starting by keeping a diary in which she will always tell the complete truth. The fireworks begin when her charming though disreputable boss takes an interest in the quirky Miss Jones. Thrown into the mix are Bridget's band of slightly eccentric friends and a rather disagreeable acquaintance who Bridget cannot seem to stop running into or help finding quietly attractive.

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UK category cuts to  the cinema release and DVD.

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US Version
MPAA
R Rated
~97:00s US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Before you rush to buy the US DVD, there are subtle differences between the same scenes in the USA and UK versions of the movie. This includes not only different takes of the scene, but sometimes different dialogue. For example, one version of the first job interview has a question about "the El Niño phenomenon", others have a question about Microsoft. In addition, during the credits, the USA version has a home movie of Mark Darcy's 8th birthday party with the young Bridget. The UK version has interviews with the various characters about the new relationship between Bridget and Mark.

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1s
15 Certificate 96:53s UK:  A pre-cut version was passed 15 for strong language and sexual references, and one scene of moderate violence for:
  • 2001 Columbia/Tri-Star R2 DVD
  • 2001 Universal R2 DVD
  • 2001 cinema release
  • 2001 cinema release

The pre-cut was to ensure that the film was 15 rather than 18 rated:

  • The dialogue Careful, you ham fisted cunt! is overdubbed ham fisted cow! .

The film was submitted twice for cinema release, perhaps something to do with the alternative version of the credits

Although the word 'cunt' was pre-cut from the main feature it appeared on the commentary track. So the DVD had to be re-released in 2002 with an officially recorded BBFC cut. The BBFC commented:

  • Cut required to remove the word cunt from the line ham fisted cunt and from the director's commentary to make the work suitable for the 15 category given to previous, pre-cut video versions.
Brigand of Kandahar

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BBFC
cut
PG cert

old cert U

78:12s

 

The Brigand of Kandahar is a 1965 UK adventure by John Gilling.
With Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed and Duncan Lamont. IMDb

UK: Presumably the cut cinema version was passed PG for mild violence for:

  • 2011 Studio Canal R2 DVD

UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:

  • 1965 cinema release

See article from dvdcompare.net . It seems likely that the cuts for the 1965 cinema release have persisted into home video. The cuts were:

  • Reduce to a minimum the pelting of the blind man with stones.
  • Remove the shot of a man being slashed in the neck, and the sounds of his screams.
Bright Future

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BBFC uncut 12 cert 88:23s 2003 Japan drama by Kiyoshi Kurosawa

The International Version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for the 2007 Tartan Video.

There is also a longer Japanese version

Broken

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uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

90:02s 2006 UK horror by Simon Boyes and Adam Mason. With Nadja Brand, Eric Colvin and Abbey Stirling. IMDb

The Director's Cut/Unrated Version was passed 18 uncut for:

The US release featuring the Unrated Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

There is also a cut US R Rated version to avoid, shortened by about 2 minutes

The Bronx Warriors

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  • 1990: Bronx Warriors

Bronx Warriors DVD Enzo Castellari

The Bronx Warriors is a 1982 Italy Sci-Fi film by Enzo G. Castellari.
With Mark Gregory, Fred Williamson and Vic Morrow. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated 1983 cinema release and VHS. Uncut for 18 rated 2003 DVD and later downrated to 15 for 2010 DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US

Summary Review : Cult classic

17-year-old Mark Gregory stars as Trash, leader of The Riders - a motorcycle gang that survive in the Bronx of the future. Crime has supposedly risen to such impossible heights that the police have abandoned the Bronx to its own devices - the gangs now rule the streets.

Originally made in Italian (although filmed in the Bronx) as I Guerrieri del Bronx , this cult classic was later dubbed into English. Only recently released in its uncut version, it was notorious for its violence and suffered extensive cuts in both its original UK and US releases. It also featured a lot of real Hell's Angels as the supporting bikers.

It has to be said that these days the violence in it looks quite restrained and won't shock as many as it once did. Suspension of disbelief is definitely required in order to deal with gangs who roller skate or tap dance, but the imagery of it all remains quite vivid.

uncut
uncut
15 cert

18

MPAA R

88:40s UK: Passed 15 uncut for:

UK: Passed 18 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for

  • 2003 Michael Lee/Vipco R2 DVD

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

From IMDB. Cuts aside this is  also a longer version restoring uncontroversial scenes:

  • A longer scene of the Riders discovering the body of Chris by the pier.
  • After Sandy and Speedy's cremation all the Riders take a handful of cremated ash and throw it into the river in a ritual.
  • A conversation between Anne and Trash on the beach, just before she is kidnapped by the Zombies, where she says she wants to leave because she feels responsible for all the deaths that have happened and Trash makes a speech about how "death is part of life, we live with it and it's scent gets on our skin". (This also makes Anne's dying words to Trash make a lot more sense at the film's close).
BBFC cut
12s
18 79:44s UK: Passed 18 after 12s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1993 Simitar VHS
  • 1986 EIV VHS
  • 1983 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Cut to edit the killing of the tramp and a man's face being hit with a baseball bat.
Bronx Warriors 2

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  • Escape from the Bronx
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  • Escape 2000

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Bronx Warriors 2 is a 1983 Italian Sci-Fi by Enzo G. Castellari.
With Mark Gregory, Henry Silva and Valeria D'Obici. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated 1985 cinema release. BBFC cuts were waived for a pre-cut 2003 DVD. Finally uncut and 15 rated for 2009 DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Review from IMDB: That delinquent Trash person

The semi-tough, actually rather effeminate Mark Gregory is back as that delinquent Trash person in Bronx Warriors 2, which in my opinion bests the original. It's faster-paced, with more action and more dead bodies, and Mark Gregory's acting has even improved.

The story gleefully ups the bleakness quotient, with most of the Bronx gangs having retreated into subterranean hideouts as Disinfestation Annihilation Squads raze the blighted neighborhoods to make way for fascistic urban renewal. Anybody who's seen the first Bronx Warriors knows Trash isn't going to put up with that.

If you're in the mood for a cheap 80s action flick that delivers the goods, Bronx Warriors 2 has more than enough gun battles, flamethrowers, exploding miniatures, people dying and flying through the air in slow motion, and scatological dialogue to satisfy.

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uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

85:50s UK: Passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2010 Argent/Shameless R0 DVD titled Escape from the Bronx at UK Amazon
  • 2009 Argent/Shameless Trilogy R0 DVD  titled Escape from the Bronx at UK Amazon

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

BBFC uncut

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pre-cut

18 85:35s UK: A pre-cut version was passed 18 for strong language and violence with previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2003 Michael Lee/Vipco R2 DVD

From IMDb:

  • The Vipco DVD release of Bronx Warriors 2 is the most complete British release yet including the previously snipped Shotgun Butt in Helmet Visor and Hostages Rigged with Bombs scenes, plus the slightly longer flame deaths. It is however marginally trimmed in the opening minute with the first victim (comes flying out of a second floor window during the opening credits). We do not see the Disinfestors then give him a good hiding unlike previous releases where they beat him unconscious. for:
BBFC cut
11s
18 88:56s
=85:23s
UK: Passed 18 after 11s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1985 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Cut to the "hostages rigged with bombs" sequence (originally a hostage deliberately ran at a Disinfestor so the bomb goes off in his face)
  • Strike hitting a Disinfestor in the helmet visor with his shotgun butt causing his face to turn to red mush.
The Brood

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  • David Cronenberg's The Brood
  • La clinique de la terreur

Brood Blu Ray Blu ray

The Brood is a 1979 Canada horror by David Cronenberg
With Oliver Reed and Samantha Eggar. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
The cinema release and VHS videos were cut by 36s in the US to achieve an R rating. The uncut version turned up in time for DVD.

Summary Notes: Cronenberg gets noticed

The Brood was David Cronenberg's third feature release and the film that got him noticed outside Canada and the horror genre. With heavy weight actors Oliver Reed and Samantha Egger, Cronenberg's excellent script and a story more psychological than outright horror, though there are a few gory scenes, Cronenberg was onto a winner.

This is a film that stays with you long after the final credits have rolled. Get this DVD now! it should be in your collection.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

88:19s UK: The Uncut Version was passed 18 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
36s

18

MPAA R

87:41s UK: The cut Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2005 Anchor Bay [Theatrical + Uncut] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1998 Polygram VHS
  • 1997 Arrow VHS
  • 1992 Video Gems VHS
  • 1979 cinema release

The Theatrical Version was cut to achieve an MPAA R Rating. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The film was cut by 36s for violence.

  • The mallet murder of the old lady Juliana has less hammer blows
  • Shots of the dead schoolteacher's battered face have been removed
  • Shot missing of Nola ripping open the amniotic sack containing the fetus and then several shots of Nola licking the bloody fetus.
  • A shot of the dead Oliver Reed character has been deleted
Brother

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uncut
uncut
18 108:46s 2000 US/UK/Japan gangster film by Takeshi Kitano.
With Takeshi Kitano, Claude Maki and Omar Epps. IMDb

The International Version was passed 18 uncut for:

  • 2010 Park Circus R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2003 FilmFour/Cinema Club R2 DVD
  • 2003 FilmFour/Cinema Club VHS
  • 2001 VCI video
  • 2000 cinema release

US R Rated versions have been cut to remove violence

Brother Sun, Sister Moon

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Brother Sun, Sister Moon is a 1972 Italy/UK war biography by Franco Zeffirelli.
With Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker and Leigh Lawson. BBFC link IMDb

Exists in 2 very different versions, the International Version and the Original Italian Version

Summary Notes

This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.

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uncut
PG cert

U cert

115:49s UK: The International Version was passed PG uncut for mild nudity and violence for:

UK: The International Version was passed U uncut for:

  • 1973 cinema release
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uncut
Italy flag ~129:00s From IMDb:

The Italian version runs 14 minutes longer, has a different score (no Donovan) and is totally recut, almost to the extent of being a different film. The film is not a flashback, it begins as the boys travel to an attic where they've acquired suits of Armour, then into the credits, then an extended ride through the fields with totally different dialogue. Different scenes, shots and dialogue throughout.

Brotherhood of Blades

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  • Xiu chun dao

Brotherhood of Blades Blu-ray

Brotherhood of Blades is a 2014 China action film by Yang Lu.
Starring Chen Chang, Shih-Chieh Chin and Dong-xue Li. BBFC link IMDb
BBFC cuts were required for animal cruelty. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US

Summary Notes

This is a movie set in the late Ming Dynasty. The 3 main characters are all elite guards for the palace. One of their fellow guardsmen goes bad. His former companions must now forget their bond and apprehend him. But are they being lured into a larger conspiracy against their emperor?

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~111:00s
=~106:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
5s
15 107:03s

submitted
107:09s
UK: Passed 15 for strong bloody violence after 5s of BBFC compulsory cuts for: The BBFC commented:
  • Compulsory cut required to remove a scene of animal cruelty (a horse being tripped) in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy.
Brotherhood of the Wolf

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  • Le pacte des loups
Brotherhood of the Wolf is a 2001 France horror by Christophe Gans
With Samuel Le Bihan and Mark Dacascos. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

There are 3 versions , The Director's Cut, the UK Version and the US Theatrical Version. The differences are uncontroversial and none of the versions particularly stand out from the others

Summary Notes

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

uncut
Director's Cut
MPAA
Unrated
~151:00s
=~144:00s
US: The International Version/ Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

The differences between the 3 versions are uncontentious. Just different opinions on the best cut. See cuts details on IMDb

uncut
UK Version
15 cert 133:17s UK: The UK Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
uncut
US Theatrical
Version
15 cert 137:06s UK: The US Theatrical Version was passed 15 without cuts for:
  • 2002 Universal VHS
  • 2001 cinema release (unreleased)
The Brothers Grimsby The Brothers Grimsby is a 2016 UK action comedy by Louis Leterrier.

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Brothers in Arms

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3:29s 18 87:14s 1989 US drama by George Bloom

The BBFC cut 3:29s when the Guild video was submitted in 1989

The Brown Bunny The Brown Bunny is a 2003 USA/Japan/France drama by Vincent Gallo.

See Hardcore 18s List: The Brown Bunny

The Bruce

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16s 15 Certificate 106:48s 1996 release

Same cuts for cinema and video versions

Bruce Campbell vs Army Of Darkness 1992 US fantasy film by Sam Raimi

See Army of Darkness

Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story 1976 Hong Kong biography by Wu Chun-Man

See Bruce Lee: True Story

Bruce Lee Master of Jeet Kune Do 1976 Hong Kong biography by Wu Chun-Man

See Bruce Lee: True Story

Bruce Lee: The Legend

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3:56s 18 81:59s 1977 Documentary
4:43s 18 82:23s (Polygram)
Bruce Lee, The Man and the Legend

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  18 82:29s by Wu Chin

Passed with all cuts waived in December 2000

2:38s 15 Certificate 74:53s (Missing in Action, widescreen)
Bruce Lee: True Story

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  • Li Hsiao Lung chuan chi
  • Lee siu lung chuen kei
  • Bruce Lee Master of Jeet Kune Do
  • Bruce Lee, The Man, the Myth
  • Secret of Bruce Lee
  • Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story
  • Behind Bruce Lee
  • The Dragon Lives

Bruce Lee The Man Myth

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uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~90:00s
=~86:00s
Seems to have 2 IMDb entries:

Bruce Lee: True Story is a 1976 Hong Kong biography by Wu Chun-Man.
With Bruce Li, Carter Wong and Kuei Chang. YouTube icon IMDb

Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth is a 1976 Hong Kong biography by See-Yuen Ng.
With David Chow, Kuei Chang, Chi-Min Chin. IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
1:46s
18 84:58s UK: Passed 18 after 1:46s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2004 DVD.com/Showbox R2 DVD titled Bruce Lee: True Story
  • 1994 VPD VHS titled Secret of Bruce Lee

The cuts were:

  • 4 deleted views of nunchuka in the finale fight
  • 1 deleted earclap
BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

18 83:16s

 

UK: A presumably pre-cut version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2000 MIA R0 DVD titled Bruce Lee, The Man, the Myth
BBFC cut
cut
X cert 88:59s
=85:25s
UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1977 cinema release titled Bruce Lee Master of Jeet Kune Do
Bruce the Super Hero

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Bruce the Super Hero is a 1984 Hong Kong/Philippines action drama by Bruce Le.
With Bruce Le, Lito Lapid and Azenith Briones. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC by 1:38s for 1986 VHS. Later cut by 34s of animal cruelty for 2012 DVD

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~88:00s
=~85:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
34s
15 Certificate 88:57s
=85:24s
UK: Passed 15 for frequent moderate action violence after 34s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2012 Firefly Video

The BBFC commented:

  • Cuts required to remove footage of animal cruelty (in this case a distressed and injured bull staggering, collapsing and convulsing on the ground, and sight of two captured animals fighting [a bird and a snake]).
BBFC cut
1:38s
18 83:40s UK: passed 18 after 1:38s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 VPD VHS
Bruno

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BBFC uncut

distributor
cut

MPAA
cut

18 77:56s 2009 US comedy by Larry Charles

The cut Theatrical Version was passed 18 without further BBFC cuts for the 2009/10 Universal DVDs

BBFC
cut

distributor
cut

MPAA
cut  

15 Certificate 79:06s
=75:56s
The distributors also issued a pre-cut 15 rated cinema version to extend their box office reach. This versions is identified as the Snipped version.

The BBFC commented:

This film was originally shown to the BBFC in an unfinished version. The BBFC advised the company that the film was likely to receive an '18' classification but that the requested '15' certificate could be achieved by making changes to three scenes. In particular the BBFC suggested that the company remove the majority of a montage of exaggerated sexual activity between Bruno and his boyfriend; Bruno comically miming fellatio and anilingus as he pretends to have oral sex with a deceased person with whom he is in contact through a medium; and sex between couples at a swingers' party and aggressive sexual dialogue at the same party. When this version of the feature was submitted these changes had been made and the film was classified '15'. A previous version of the feature was submitted without these changes and was classified at '18'.

The BBFC explained their 15 rating:

BRUNO is a satirical comedy in which Sacha Baron Cohen plays gay Austrian fashion show presenter Bruno, who falls into disgrace and travels to the States in an attempt to achieve fame. This film was classified '15' in accordance with BBFC Guidelines, for strong language and strong sex references.

At '15', the Guidelines state 'There may be frequent use of strong language (for example, 'fuck'). This film contains a number of examples of this language.

The BBFC's 15 Guidelines on sex note that 'sexual activity may be portrayed but without strong detail. There may be strong verbal references to sexual behaviour'. Amongst other references and scenes Bruno contains implied anal penetration with a champagne bottle; clothed acting out of various sexual positions; and Bruno being comically whipped by a dominatrix. In all cases strong detail is omitted.

BBFC uncut

distributor
cut

MPAA
cut

18 81:16s
=78:01s
Just before the cinema release the distributors further cut references to Michael Jackson over sensitivity of his recent death.

The BBFC Commented: Following the death of pop star Michael Jackson, the company chose to remove a sequence involving the star's sister, LaToya, which includes references to her late brother. Otherwise, the work remains identical to the previously classified '18' version.

The BBFC explained their 18 rating:

BRUNO is a satirical comedy in which Sacha Baron Cohen plays gay Austrian fashion show presenter Bruno, who falls into disgrace and travels to the States in an attempt to achieve fame. This film was classified '18' in accordance with BBFC Guidelines, for strong sex and strong sex references. At '15', the Guidelines state that 'sexual activity may be portrayed but without strong detail. There may be strong verbal references to sexual behaviour'. Both the scenes of strong sex and the sex references were considered by the Board to go beyond the '15' level, but acceptable at the adult '18' category. There are three strong sex scenes in the film. The first one features a montage of exaggerated sexual activity between Bruno and his boyfriend. The second shows Bruno comically miming fellatio and anilingus as he pretends to have oral sex with a deceased person with whom he is in contact through a medium, while the third scene features sex between couples at a swingers' party, with sexual detail obscured.

The film also contains some uses of strong language.

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

18

MPAA
Rated R

82:32s
=79:14s
The 2009 cinema release was passed without BBFC cuts but the distributors submitted the US R rated version cut to avoid an NC-17 rating.
Brutalization 1973 Netherlands/Belgium crime thriller by Fons Rademakers.

See Because of the Cats

The Brute

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The Brute DVD

cut X cert   1977 UK drama by Gerry O'Hara

The BBFC cut the 1977 cinema release

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon
The uncut region 1 DVD is available via UK Amazon

Brute Corps

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Brute Corps DVD Region NTSC

Brute Corps is a 1971 USA action drama by Jerry Jameson.
Starring Paul Carr, Joseph Kaufmann and Jennifer Billingsley. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Banned by the BBFC for 1972 cinema release and not released since. Cut for US R rating but the Unrated version is uncut.

Summary Notes

A couple runs into a strange Marine camp where soldiers perform training exercises. The girl gets tormented, and the guy goes after them.

A beautiful hitchhiker and a draft dodger travel to Mexico and encounter a pack of mercenaries awaiting their next mission in Central America. A terribly psychotic merc takes a liking to the girl which sets the couple on a brutal and violent course of torture and rape. Gritty and exciting, this one is not for the faint of heart.

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uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~90:00s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
mpaa cut
cut
MPAA
R Rated
~87:00s
 
US: The R Rated version was cut.
banned
banned
rejected   UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1972 cinema release
Brutes and Savages

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Brutes Savages DVD Region NTSC

Brutes and Savages is a 1978 USA documentary by Arthur Davis.
With Arthur Davis and Richard Johnson. YouTube icon IMDb

The cut original version was seized by police during the video nasty panic. There is an uncut Uncivilized Version released in the US.

Summary Notes

Fascinated by forbidden rituals and ceremonies, world explorer Arthur Davis takes a crew with hidden cameras to Africa and South America to secretly record the beauty and horror of the "law of the jungle". BRUTES AND SAVAGES is the filmed document of his death-defying adventures. Shocking, brutal and repulsive, this film mixes bizarre authentic footage with incredibly exploitive (and often hilarious) "re-enactments" of his findings. Animal sacrifices, bizarre tribal ceremonies, mating rituals and even brain surgery.

uncut
Uncivilized
Version
MPAA
Unrated
~107:00s
=~102:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
cut
cut
Original Version
Section 3 seizure 87:03s UK:  The Cut Version was released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1980 Derann VHS

When first released in US theaters in 1978, Brutes and Savages was cut down to avoid problems with the censors.

In the UK the video was seized subject to an Obscene Publications Act Section 3 Seizure Order. This is a legal gambit whereby victims admitted that the videos were 'obscene', and therefore subject to seizure, in return for that being the end of the matter, and so avoiding an obscenity trial with the possibility of jail time. See list of videos seized during the video nasties panic

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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11s 15 Certificate 81:57s ( 1992 US film by Rubel Kuzui
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Dead Man's Party (Season 3)

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Buffy Season 3 DVD cover

8s 12 cert 42:53s 1997 US TV Series by James Whitmore Jnr

Episode from season 3 suffered 2 cuts; one for violence, a neck break (to get a 12); the other for an imitable technique, hot wiring a car

Of course when it was screened on the TV it was uncut even though Channel 4 have been noted for appalling butchery when trying to show the series at a totally inappropriate time slot.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

Thanks to Daniel

This episode was broadcast on TV uncut, but it was on BBC2, not Channel 4.

Channel 4 broadcast the spin off series Angel , and all but destroyed it with terrible maiming cuts. One particular episode concerning the possession of a child earned an "18" certificate from the BBFC (I think C4 showed it at 5:05 pm with cuts in excess of 6 minutes).

On the whole, the BBC were fairly restrained with the scissors screening Buffy until the seventh season, which they maimed because of the high level of violence involving knives which coincided with news reports of several high profile stabbings of teenagers. They did repeat all the episodes uncut in a late night slot a month or so later. The BBC only ever cut one episode of Buffy in a late night slot, and that was to delete a use of the word "Spaz" said in a comedic context. I'm guessing The Idiots would not be a big hit at the BBC.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bargaining Part 1 (Season 6)

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cut
pre-cut
2s
12 cert 46:57s 2001 US TV Series by David Grossman. With Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon and Emma Caulfield. IMDb

A pre-cut version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2002 20th century Fox R2 DVD

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :

  • Cut in the scene where Willow stabs a deer. The blood of the deer running into the container has been deleted
Bugs

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  • Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4
  • Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation

 

Bugs is a 1990 USA horror by Brian Yuzna.
Starring Clint Howard, Neith Hunter and Tommy Hinkley. BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

A female reporter investigates the death of a woman who, on fire, leapt off of a building to her death. Her investigation leads her to discover the existence of a strange cult dedicated Egyptan god Isis--and the cult wants her as its new queen.

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
8s
18 85:52s

submitted
85:49s
UK: Passed 18 after 8s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1996 Guild Home VHS

Thanks to Bleach. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Sight of man hanging by his nipples was removed.
The Bulldog Breed

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The Bulldog Breed is a 1960 UK comedy by Robert Asher.
With Norman Wisdom, Ian Hunter, David Lodge. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for the 1960 UK cinema release. It is unknown if cuts persisted into home video

BBFC uncut
uncut
PG 93:40s UK: Passed PG without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2013 The Product Agency video
  • 2013 Carlton R2 DVD
  • 1993 VCI VHS
  • 1990 Warner VHS

Previously cut by the BBFC for the 1960 UK cinema release

BBFC cut
cut
old cert U   UK: Passed U after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1960 cinema release
Bullet

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Bullet DVD

1:02s 18 90:49s 1996 US action film by Julien Temple

The BBFC cut 1:02s from the First Independent video version submitted in 1997

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon
The uncut region 1 DVD is available via UK Amazon

See also USA R vs Unrated versions from movie-censorship.com

Bullet for a Badman

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  PG certificate 76:39s 1996 release

+ cinema cuts

A Bullet for the General

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  • El chuncho, quien sabe?
BBFC uncut

best available
International
Version
best
available

15 cert

18

MPAA
Unrated

112:20s A Bullet for the General is a 1966 Italy spaghetti western by Damiano Damiani.
With Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski and Martine Beswick. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

UK: The International Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:

UK: The Longer Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1993 RTM VHS
  • 1986 Stablecane VHS
  • 1968 cinema release

US: The International Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
114:54s
=110:18s
US: The US Version is MPAA Unrated for:
      There is also a 135 minute version and a very short 77 minute X Rated Theatrical Version.
Bully

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  • The Bully Project
Bully is a 2011 USA documentary by Lee Hirsch.
Starring Ja'Meya Jackson, Kelby Johnson and Lona Johnson. Youtube link IMDb
Originally R rated for strong language. The distributors appealed the decision but lost their case, so the strong language was cut for a PG-13 rating.

Summary Notes

A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated

MPAA R

~98:00s US: The Unrated Version was originally R Rated but surrendered this to enable an unrated, but limited, release in theatres. The producers appealed against the R Rating which was based on 6 uses of the word 'fuck'.
mpaa cut
cut

best available
best
available

MPAA PG-13 ~98:00s   US: The cut version is PG-13 rated for:

After the appeal was turned down and the distributors cut the film for a PG-13 rating. The 6 'fucks' were whittled down to 3, and in particular, 3 or the more aggressive uses were removed from a scene on a school bus

Bumfights: Cause for Concern Volume 1

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Bumfights Vol Cause Concern Region

See trailer from youtube.com
 

Uncut at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
    Bumfights: Cause for Concern Volume 1 is a 2002 reality Video by Mickey, Ryan & Jamon McOckner.
With Donald Brennan, Donny and Rufus Hannah.
IMDb

Unidentified R2 release via UK Amazon
Unidentified R1 release via UK Amazon

banned
banned
rejected 56:10s

 

UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 2003 Fabulous Films DVD

The BBFC commented:

Bumfights - Cause for Concern consists substantially of camcorder footage of homeless people ('bums') being abused, assaulted, and humiliated. These scenes are intercut with footage of street brawls and soft pornography.

Under the Video Recordings Act 1984 the Board must have special regard to any harm to those likely to view a video and to any harm to society through the behaviour of those viewers afterwards. The Act singles out particular elements as being potentially harmful including criminal behaviour and violent behaviour or incidents. The BBFC guidelines for '18' rated works state that the Board may "cut or reject... any detailed portrayal of violent or dangerous acts which is likely to promote the activity" (page 16). The Board's guidelines for violence also state as particular concerns "callousness towards victims, encouraging aggressive attitudes [and] taking pleasure in pain and humiliation" (page 9). In the Board's view, the video breaches these guidelines by exploiting the physical and other vulnerabilities of homeless people.

The Board considered the possibility of cuts. However, given the extent of the unacceptable material, cuts were not considered a viable option on this occasion.
The Bunny Caper

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  • Sex Play
  • Games Girls Play
best available
best
available
MPAA
R Rated
88:05s 1974 UK sex comedy by Jack Arnold. With Christina Hart, Oliver Gilbert and Harry Towb. IMDb

The US release features a short version MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC
cut
X cert   Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1974 cinema release

The submitted running times was noted as 90:27s

The Bunny Game

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Bunny Game Blu ray Rodleen Getsic  

The Bunny Game is a 2010 US crime horror by Adam Rehmeier.
With Rodleen Getsic, Norwood Fisher and Gregg Gilmore. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Banned by the BBFC for 2011 DVD. Uncut in the US

Summary Notes

A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.

Rodleen Gestic's performance was amazing. She was physically branded, and abused for real in front of the camera, so it is impossible to fault her commitment. Similarly at times Renfro was genuinely convincing as a lunatic. However, the film has many flaws. The editing is so quick that for whole sections of the film, individual scenes last 3-5 seconds. I just found it distracting from an already weak story.

I have just wasted seventy six minutes of my life. I have a duty to warn everyone as a potential viewer to avoid this mess at all costs.

uncut
uncut
Netherlands

Sweden flag

MPAA
Unrated

76:14s

 

Netherlands: Uncut for:

Sweden: Uncut for:

  • Sw 2012 Njuta Films R2 DVD

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

banned
banned
rejected 76:14s UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 2011 Trinity DVD

The BBFC explained the ban in a press release:

The BBFC has rejected the sexually violent DVD The Bunny Game . The film follows a female prostitute who hitches a lift with a truck driver. The truck driver kidnaps the woman, restrains and forcibly strips her, and proceeds to physically and sexually abuse and humiliate her. The abuse of the kidnapped woman takes up the greater part of the film.

The Board's Guidelines state A strict policy on sexual violence and rape is applied. Content which might eroticise or endorse sexual violence may require cuts at any classification level. This is more likely with video works than film because of the potential for replaying scenes out of context. Any association of sex with non-consensual restraint, pain or humiliation may be cut . The principal focus of The Bunny Game is the unremitting sexual and physical abuse of a helpless woman, as well as the sadistic and sexual pleasure the man derives from this. The emphasis on the woman's nudity tends to eroticise what is shown, while aspects of the work such as the lack of explanation of the events depicted, and the stylistic treatment, may encourage some viewers to enjoy and share in the man's callousness and the pleasure he takes in the woman's pain and humiliation.

David Cooke, Director of the BBFC said:

It is the Board's carefully considered view that to issue a certificate to this work, even if confined to adults, would be inconsistent with the Board's Guidelines, would risk potential harm within the terms of the Video Recordings Act, and would accordingly be unacceptable to the public.

The Board considered whether its concerns could be dealt with through cuts. However, the pervasiveness of the abuse makes it very difficult to deal with The Bunny Game by means of cuts. If the company would like to attempt to cut this work in order to submit it in a reduced form, they are entitled to do so, but the Board can offer no assurances that such re-editing would be successful.

The decision to reject The Bunny Game was taken by the Director, David Cooke and the Presidential Team of Sir Quentin Thomas, Alison Hastings and Gerard Lemos.

The decision means that the film cannot be legally supplied anywhere in the UK.

The 'Burbs

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Burbs DVD Tom Hanks

The 'Burbs is a 1989 USA comedy by Joe Dante.
With Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern and Carrie Fisher. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for a PG rated cinema and VHS release. Uncut for DVD but with a 12 rating. Uncut and PG rated in the US.

Summary Notes

An overstressed suburbanite and his paramilitaric neighbor struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family in town is a front for a cannibalistic cult.

uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA PG
MPAA

97:08s UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence after previous cuts waived for:
  • 2016 Fabulous R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2014 Arrow [Theatrical version + Workprint] Steelbook RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2014 Arrow [Theatrical version + Workprint] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2009 Universal R2 DVD

US: Uncut and MPAA rated PG for:

uncut
Workprint
    UK: A workprint Cut and an alternative ending are included in the extras for:
  • 2014 Arrow [Theatrical version + Workprint] Steelbook RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2014 Arrow [Theatrical version + Workprint] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
BBFC cut
26s
PG certificate 96:40s UK: Passed PG after 26s of BBFC cuts for category for:
  • 1989 CIC VHS
  • 1989 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • A little bit of secondary cutting going on here. Tom Hanks watches clips from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 and The Exorcist on TV but we don't.
  • There's also cut to a failed attempt to use a credit card to open a door latch.
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror is a 1980 Italian horror by Andrea Bianchi

See The Zombie Dead

Burial of the Rats

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  • Bram Stoker's Burial of the Rats
uncut
uncut
18 82:05s 1995 US/Russia TV horror by Dan Golden. With Adrienne Barbeau, Maria Ford and Kevin Alber. IMDb

Passed 18 uncut for:

There is also a shortened US Unrated Version and a shortened cut US R Rated Version

Burke & Hare

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  • Horrors of Burke and Hare

Burke Hare Blu ray Derren Nesbitt

Burke & Hare is a 1972 UK horror film by Vernon Sewell.
With Derren Nesbitt, Harry Andrews and Glynn Edwards. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1972 cinema release. Uncut on home video.

Summary Notes

Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves.

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

90:02s UK: Passed 15 uncut for sexualised nudity, moderate violence for:

US: MPAA R Rated for:

The running time seems to short but perhaps it is doubly speeded up due to format transfers.

BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
98:09s
=94:13s
 
UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • UK1972 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Cut to remove a shot of Hare stabbing a man with a broken bottle during a fight
  • Cuts to a scene where a prostitute 'corrects' her male client by beating him with a cane.
Burke's Law - Who Killed Julian Buck?

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11s PG certificate 49:01s by Don Weis (

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: Compulsory cuts required to remove sight of horse falls

Burn !

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  • Queimada
BBFC uncut 12 cert 107:44s 1969 Italy/France drama by Gillo Pontecorvo.
With Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez and Norman Hill. IMDb

The English Language Export Version was passed Passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2007 20th Century Fox R2 DVD
  • 2004 Orbit R2 DVD

There is also a longer Italian language version

BBFC uncut AA certificate 112:11s
=107:42s
The English Language Export Version was passed Passed AA without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1970 cinema release titled Queimada
The Burning

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  • Cropsy

Burning Dual Format Blu ray

 

The Burning is a 1981 US/Canada slasher by Tony Maylam
With Brian Matthews and Leah Ayres. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1981 cinema release. Released uncut on pre-cert video but this then got banned as a video nasty. BBFC required further cuts for 18 rated 1992 VHS. Later uncut for DVD and Blu-ray. In the US the Unrated Version is uncut but the R rated version is cut.

Summary Review : Must Have

A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement.

I personally love the killer in the woods slashers the best and this is the perfect premise. This film starts as a flashback "of course"... The kids at a summer camp play a trick that goes terribly wrong on Cropsy the mean spirited grounds keeper and he is burned beyond recognition,

Flash back to the woods "summer camp " Cropsy returns to the scene of the crime to wreak havoc and spill PLENTY of blood. This is a MUST HAVE for slasher fans.

Cutting Edge: Quick Trims

Cutting Edge Quick Trims logo

cutting edge the burning

See Quick Trims 17: The Burning on YouTube.
See more from Cutting Edge
 

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

87:22s UK: Passed 18 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: uncut and MPAA Unrated (but labelled R Rated) for:

mpaa cut
1:01s
MPAA R 90:02s
=86:26

 

US: The US Theatrical Version was cut by 1:01s for an R Rating. This version was also released on US VHS.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC cut
19s
18 87:05s UK: The cut Cinema Version was further cut by 9s by the BBFC for:
  • 1992 Vipco VHS

The total BBFC cuts were:

  • An attack on a prostitute loses 2 shots out of 3 of sheers stabbed into her stomach and of the girl in pain.
  • A girl in an open shirt is slashed in the neck. The BBFC cut a follow on scene showing blood flowing down her partially naked breasts.
  • In the scene on the boat where Eddie gets his fingers removed with the garden shears, the BBFC cut the follow up shot of the boy looking at the bleeding stumps.
  • A few seconds later a boy being killed by being stabbed with sheers in his neck loses a close up of the stabbing and the sight of him coughing up blood.
  • There is a shot missing of a girl with a gaping wound in her forehead.
BBFC cut
10s
Video Nasty  

 

UK: Thorn EMI tried to replace rental videos with the BBFC cut cinema version but most shops stuck with the uncut version.
uncut
uncut
Video Nasty 87:26s UK: Thorn EMI initially released the pre-cert video uncut for:
  • 1983 Thorn EMI VHS

The uncut version of the video was banned as a video nasty in October 1983. It remained on the list throughout the scare and so became one of the collectable DPP39s

BBFC cut
10s
X cert 90:58s
=87:20s
UK: Passed X (18) after 10s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1981 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • An attack on a prostitute loses 2 shots out of 3 of sheers stabbed into her stomach and of the girl in pain.
  • In the scene on the boat where Eddie gets his fingers removed with the garden shears, the BBFC cut the follow up shot of the boy looking at the bleeding stumps.
  • A few seconds later a boy being killed by being stabbed with sheers in his neck loses the sight of him coughing up blood.
Burning Bright

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uncut
uncut
16 85:51s 2010 US thriller by Carlos Brroks.
With Briana Evigan, Charlie Tahan and Garret Dillahunt. IMDb

The German release is uncut and FSK 16 rated

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut
3:34s

12 cert 82;12s A shortened, pre-cut version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2010 Technicolor/Momentum R2 DVD

Note that DVD extras have raised the DVD to a BBFC 15 rating.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . The speculation is that scenes were pre-cut as they showed an aerosol being used as a lash-up flame thrower.

The Burning Moon The Burning Moon is a 1997 Germany horror by Olaf Ittenbach.

No UK Release. See Banned and Unreleased Films:  The Burning Moon

The Bushido Blade

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  • The Bloody Bushido Blade
BBFC uncut
pre-cut
15 cert 89:52s 1981 US/UK action film by Tsugunobu Kotani.
With Richard Boone, Toshirô Mifune and Mike Starr. IMDb

The cut US Cable TV Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:

There is also the uncut Theatrical Version running at ~104:00s =~98:00s PAL titled The Bloody Bushido Blade

Busting

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uncut
uncut
MPAA
R Rated
92:00s
=~88:00s
1974 US crime drama by Peter Hyams.
With Elliott Gould, Robert Blake and Allen Garfield. IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated

BBFC
27s
18 87:37s Passed 18 after 27s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 Warner VHS
BBFC
cut
X cert   Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1974 cinema release

The submitted running time was noted as 91:39s = 87:59s PAL

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker is a 1982 USA horror by William Asher.

See Nightmare Maker

Butterfly & Sword

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  • Xin liu xing hu die jian
  • Butterfly Sword
  • Comet, Butterfly and Sword
7s 18 83:09s 1993 Hong Kong action film by Maichael Mak.
With Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jimmy Lin and Michelle Yeoh. IMDb

Passed 18 after 7s of BBFC Cuts for:

  • 2002 MIA R2 DVD

However MIA seem to have forgotten to implement this cut. The BBFC commented: Compulsory cut required to sight of real animal cruelty (deer shot with arrow).

It seems likely that the Hong Kong Version was submitted which has 40s removed from the end of the film to make the ending less downbeat.

There is an uncut Taiwan Version that features the complete ending.

Butterfly Effect

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Butterfly Effect Directors Cut DVD

BBFC uncut 15 cert 114:59s 2004 US Sci-Fi by Eric Bress & J. Mackye Gruber

The BBFC passed the Director's Cut 15 uncut for the 2004 Warner DVD

From version details on IMDb :

The director's cut contains a few new scenes:

  • Evan discovering that his grandfather had the same gift, and also was considered crazy, like his father
  • Evan and Andrea go to a palm reader that tells Evan he has no lifeline
  • Andrea telling Evan she was pregnant twice before he was born.
  • A scene in the prison where the prisoners publicly read Evan's journals.
  • A scene in the prison where the other prisoners come to rape Evan one night.
  • An extended hospital scene where Evan is visiting sick Andrea.
  • An alternate ending.

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon
The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

BBFC uncut 15 cert 108:57s The BBFC passed the Theatrical Version 15 without cuts for the 2004 cinema release and 2004 Warner DVD
By the Will of Ghenghis Khan

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  • Tayna Chingis Khaana
22s 15 cert 121:40s 2009 Mongolia/Russia/US war historical film by Andrei Borissov.
With Stepanida Borissova, Sergei Egorov and Gernot Grimm. IMDb

Passed 15 after 22s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 2010 Manga R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • Cuts required to remove all sight of cruel horse-falls achieved by use of trip wires
Bye Bye Love

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BBFC uncut 12 cert 101:28s 1995 US comedy by Sam Weisman

Presumable the 12 rated version is uncut for:

  • 2007 20th Century Fox R2 DVD
  • 1995 Fox VHS
cut PG cert 105:43s
=101:29s
The BBFC cut the 1995 cinema release for a PG
The Bye Bye Man

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The Bye Bye Man DVDBlu-rayCombo

The Bye Bye Man is a 2016 USA horror thriller by Stacy Title.
Starring Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount and Cressida Bonas. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
The MPAA originally awarded an R rating but the producers opted to cut the film for a PG-13 rating. Presumably the R rated Version became the Unrated Version released on BLu-ray only.

Summary Notes

When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.

mpaa cut
cut
15 cert

MPAA PG-13

92:01s UK: The cut Theatrical Version was passed 15 for strong sustained threat, violence, gory images for without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 2017 Entertainment in Video (RB) Blu-ray
  • 2017 Entertainment in Video R2 DVD
  • 2016 cinema release

US: Cut and MPAA PG-13 rated for terror, horror violence, bloody images, sexual content, thematic elements, partial nudity, some language and teen drinking.

  • 2017 Universal [Theatrical only] R1 DVD
  uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated

MPAA R

~100:00
=~96:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2017 Universal [Theatrical + Unrated] RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon

The film was originally  rated R for bloody horror violence, language and some sexuality. The distributors surrendered the uncut R rating in favour of a cut PG-13 rating. Presumably it was the R rated version that becme the unuct Unrated version on Blu-ray

Bypass Bypass is a 2014 UK thriller by Duane Hopkins.

UK: Passed 15 uncut for very strong language, strong violence for:

  • 2015 cinema release

Previously the same version was passed 18 for very strong language. The BBFC commented:

This work was originally classified 18 without cuts on 30 March 2015. This determination was formally reconsidered by the BBFC at the request of the submitting company. The BBFC carefully considered the arguments put forward by the submitting company, looked again at the relevant submitted material, and concluded that a revision to the original determination was appropriate.

 

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