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God of Gamblers

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  • Dou San
  • Du Shen

God of Gamblers DVD

God of Gamblers is a 1989 Hong Kong action comedy drama by Jing Wong.
Starring Yun-Fat Chow, Andy Lau and Joey Wang. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated cinema release in 1990 as well as the follow up VHS.

Summary Notes

Do San (the God of gamblers) is a legendary gambler helped by his supernatural abilities. He undertakes to help a friend pay a debt by beating his friend's advisory at the card table. Despite being assigned a bodyguard Do San has a freak accident which leaves him with partial memory loss and at a mental stage of a child. The small time hustler Knife, his side-kick and his girl friend, being responsible for the accident takes care of the retarded Do San. After some time they discover that he has not lost all of his powers and takes him on a round at the local gambling halls. After being chased by both Knife's loan-shark and enemies closer to the home of Do San, a final showdown at the card tables may take place.

It isn't John Woo, but it's still a great action thriller. Not massive on the stunts until the end and boy, it's worth waiting for. The beauty of Chow yun Fat is that he does all of his own stunts (watch out for the: doing a somersault, catching two guns in each hand, and shooting a bad guy before he hits the floor). The acting is admittedly camp, but it's all part of the charm of Hong Kong cinema.

BBFC uncut
uncut
18 120:44s UK: Passed 18 uncut with all previous BBFC cuts waived for: Hong Kong: Uncut for:
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
30-41s
18 119:57s

cinema submitted
125:50s
=120:48s

 

UK: Passed 18 after 41s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1990 Justmatch VHS
UK: Passed 18 after 30s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1990 cinema release

Thanks to Bleach The cuts list was the same for both releases:

  • In reel 4 a scene where a moustached man twirls a butterfly knife was removed.
  • Also, shortly afterwards, a scene was reduced in which a knife is twirled by a man before he threatens a woman's face.
God The Father

God The Father is a 2014 USA documentary by Simon Fellows.
Starring Tom Benedict Knight, Amanda Fernando Stevens and Bashar Rahal. YouTube icon IMDb

Rated R by the MPAA for violent images but the producers will appeal, presumably hoping for a PG-13

Summary Notes

Michael Franzese, the son of John "Sonny" Franzese, an underboss of the Colombo crime family, recounts his spiritual transformation.

The Godfather

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  • Mario Puzo's The Godfather

The Godfather re-mastered DVD

 

Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon Blu-ray at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at US Amazon Blu-ray at US Amazon
uncut
uncut
15 certificate

MPAA
R Rated

169:46s 1972 US crime drama by Francis Ford Coppola
With Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and James Caan. IMDb

Passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2009 cinema release
  • 2008 Paramount Trilogy Re-mastered R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2008 Paramount Trilogy Re-mastered R2 DVD at UK Amazon

The US release is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
R Rated

168:02s Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1997 CIC VHS
cut X cert   Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1972 cinema release

From cuts details on IMDb :

  • Suffered minor BBFC cuts to the scene of Sonny's body being machine-gunned and kicked in the face.

The original running time was noted s 175:03s = 168:03s

The Godfather Part 3

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BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

best available
best
available

15 certificate

MPAA
Rated R

163:08s 1990 US Gangster film by Francis Ford Coppola with Al Pacino and Diane Keaton. IMDb

Coppola's Final Director's Cut was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2008 Paramount Coppola Restoration R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2004 Paramount R2 DVD via UK Amazon
  • 2001 Paramount R2 DVD
  • 1997 CIC VHS
  • 1991 CIC VHS

The US release is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

The blood burst in Don Lucchesi's stabbing is still missing from this version but as it is labelled a Director's Cut then this must be considered the definitive version. See version details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

15 certificate

MPAA
Rated R

161:33s
=155:05s
The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for
  • 1991 cinema release

The Theatrical Version was cut by the MPAA for an R Rating:

  • Originally, after Don Lucchesi is stabbed in his aorta with his glasses, a glorious spurt of blood would have resulted (while in the background his assassin would have been shot).
Gods and Generals

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uncut
uncut
MPAA
PG-13
~280:00s
=~269:00s
2003 historical war drama by Ronald F Maxwell with Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall and Jeff Daniels. IMDb

The US release features the Extended Director's Cut for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut 12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

209:52s The standard version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 Warner Online
  • 2003 Warner R2 DVD
BBFC uncut 12A cert 231:03s
=221:48s
An unknown slighter longer version was passed 12A without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 cinema release

The extra time may have been an intermission

The Gods Must be Crazy II

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1s PG cert 93:19s 1989 South Africa/Botswana/US comedy by Jamie Uys.
With N!xau, Lena Farugia and Hans Strydom. IMDb

Passed PG after 1s of BBFC cust for:

  • 2004 Columbia/TriStar R2 DVD
  • 1990 20th Century Fox VHS
BBFC uncut PG cert 97:37s
=93:43s
Passed PG uncut for:
  • 1990 cinema release
Godzilla 1985

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  • Godzilla 1985: The Legend is Reborn
  • Gojira
  • The Return of Godzilla
Gojira is a 1984 Japan action Sci-Fi horror by Koji Hashimoto and RJ Kizer.
Starring Raymond Burr, Ken Tanaka and Yasuko Sawaguchi. YouTube icon   BBFC link IMDb

BBFC category cuts for a PG rated 1986 cinema release, but uncut on 1987 VHS with the same rating.

Summary Notes

Godzilla returns for the first time in many years to demolish Tokyo but in time some things have changed...the buildings are now taller than he is, and the humans have developed an attack jet called Super X. Raymond Burr reprises his role as reporter Steve Martin in the American version.

uncut
uncut
PG cert 87:25s UK: Passed PG uncut for:
  • 1987 New World VHS

See article from bbfc.co.uk . BBFC archives reveal that examiners considered that on the small screen, the green rubber monster had much less impact and the video was passed PG uncut.

BBFC cut
category
cuts
17s
PG cert 87:03s UK: Passed PG after 17s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1986 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • To edit an early scene where a man is attacked by a monster seahorse

See article from bbfc.co.uk . BBFC archives reveal that an examiner commented of the cuts scene that it would simply frighten kids under the seats, never to re-emerge .

Going Berserk

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  • Auf die Bäume, ihr Affen

Going Berserk DVD John Candy

Going Berserk is a 1983 Canada / USA comedy by David Steinberg.
Starring John Candy, Joe Flaherty and Eugene Levy. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1986 VHS. Cuts waived in DVD since 2007. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

Limo driver John Bourgignon is engaged to Nancy Reese. Her father, Congressman Ed Reese, is running for president and crusading against cult leader Sun Yi. Misadventure and intrigue stalk John and Nancy's path to the altar.

BBFC uncut
uncut
15

MPAA R

80:58s

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language and comic sex references after BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2016 Simply Media R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2007 Universal Pictures (UK) video
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
category cuts
15s
15 80:42s

UK: Passed 15 after 15s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1986 CIC VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • A kung-fu spoof was removed as it involved the use of nunchucks
  • Excised dialogue: Can't you read the sign? No seducing in the cafeteria!
Going Steady

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  • Yotzim Kavua
  • Greasy Kid Stuff
  • Lemon Popsicle 2 - Going Steady
BBFC uncut 15 certificate 87:05s
=83:36s
1979 Israel/West Germany sex comedy by Boaz Davidson

No BBFC cuts to the 1979 cinema release, 1988 Take 2 Plus video or 2007 Blackhorse DVD.

But see pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Gold

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Gold Blu ray Roger Moore

Gold is a 1974 UK action adventure thriller by Peter R Hunt.
With Roger Moore, Susannah York and Ray Milland. BBFC link IMDb

Heavily cut by the BBFC for an A rated cinema release. Uncut at 12 for home video

Summary Notes

Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine, by drilling into an underground lake, so the unscrupulous owners to make a killing in the international gold market.

uncut
uncut
12 cert 118:44s UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence and disaster scenes for:
  • 2013 Odeon RB blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2007 Showbox DVD
  • 2001 ILC DVD
BBFC cut
category
cuts
A cert   UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1974 cinema release

The original UK cinema version was heavily cut for an A (PG) certificate by the BBFC with:

  • reductions to the amputation scene, and
  • heavy edits to the fight scenes between King and Kowalski, and
  •  shots of Steyner being pursued and hit by a car.

The cuts were fully restored in later releases and the certificate upgraded to a 12 .

Gold for the Caesars

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  • Oro per i Cesari

Gold Caesars DVD Region NTSC

Gold for the Caesars is a 1963 Italy / France action adventure drama by Sabatino Ciuffini and Riccardo Freda.
Starring Jeffrey Hunter, Mylène Demongeot and Ron Randell. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

BBFC category cut for a U rated 1964 cinema release. Uncut in the US.

Summary Notes

A slave architect in Gaul is ordered by a Roman governor to lead an expedition, constantly under danger of attack by Celtic warriors, to the Valley of the Sil to find much-needed gold for Rome.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~85:00s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
category
cuts
old cert U   UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release
Golden Ninja Warrior

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Golden Ninja Warrior DVD

5:58s 18 79:55s 1986 Honk Kong martial arts film by Joseph Lai

Videos from Video Programme Distributor & Synergy Video were cut when submitted in 1986 & 2001

  • A lengthy whipping sequence featuring a completely naked girl was removed.

I have been told that the Hollywood DVD release is in fact uncut but I cannot see any record of the change in the BBFC database

The uncut region 0 DVD is available at UK Amazon

From an imdb review: Old ninja movies

I like old ninja movies. The fights are usually pretty well choreographed, the storylines are unbelievable and the dubbing is hilarious. While Golden Ninja Warriors has all these things there are a few points that I didn't totally enjoy.

I have a problem with this movie. It's the attitude towards women that this women has. I know that it is an early Asian movie but it made the movie unappealing. Within the first ten or fifteen minutes we get to see a girl being viciously whipped for a prolonged period of time. This is followed by the beginnings of a sexual assault.

Golden Swallow

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  • The Girl with the Thunderbolt Kick
  • Jin yan zi

Golden Swallow Wang Yu

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~99:00s Golden Swallow is a 1968 Hong Kong action romance by Cheh Chang.
With Pei-pei Cheng, Yu Wang and Lieh Lo. YouTube icon IMDb

US: A long version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Summary Review: Entertaining

Sword fighter Golden Swallow is living peacefully with her friend by a waterfall. Soon she is accused of going on a bloody rampage against an evil clan. As it turns out, the actual culprit is an old beau named Silver Roc who is impersonating her to draw her out into the open. A complicated love triangle develops as her affections are torn between the two men while all three must also deal with the evil kungfu clan.

This early Shaw Brothers film is entertaining for the most part, if a bit gory. The martial arts are good but many fights scenes are shot with a shaky hand-held camera much like many Japanese movies from the same time.

BBFC
cut
X cert submitted
88:45s
UK: A short version was passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1974 cinema release titled Golden Swallow
  • 1974 cinema release titled The Girl with the Thunderbolt Kick
GoldenEye

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  • Golden Eye

Goldeneye Blu ray Pierce Brosnan  

GoldenEye is a 1995 UK/US James Bond action film by Martin Campbell
With Pierce Brosnan and Sean Bean. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut for the International Version and further cut by the BBFC for cinema release, VHS and DVDs until 2003. The BBFC home video cuts have been waived since 2006. The International Version in the best available and is now the current version in the US and UK.

Summary Notes

James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent believed to be dead.

BBFC uncut

cut
International
Version
cuts

best available
best
available

15 certificate

MPAA PG-13

124:37s UK: The Ultimate Edition/International Version was passed 15 for strong violence with the previo2001 UK Specific cuts waived for

US: The International Version is MPAA PG-13 rated for:

See the full story of censor cuts to GoldenEye in the article Rough Treatment by Gavin Salkeld

Note from nuts4R2, April 2014:

My Blu-ray ultimate set still seems to have a severely truncated helicopter fight/death scene.
BBFC cut
UK specific cuts
13s

cut
International
Version
cuts

12 cert 124:04s UK: The International version without the UK specific cuts was submitted, but the BBFC asked for the UK specific 13s of cuts to be re-applied for:
  • 2003 MGM Special Edition DVD
  • 2001 MGM R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • Company was asked to make seven compulsory cuts to scenes of violence as per the previously released 1996 12-rated version

The other cuts were applied slightly differently and more noticeably for

  • A head butt was cut at Xenia's "wait your turn" line to Natalya
  • Five Alex Trevelyan head butts against Bond were deleted during the antenna room cradle fight. One return headbutt by Bond was also deleted.

Thanks to Joel:

Box set DVD extras include a documentary looking at this history of Bond. When it came to an interview with Famke Janssen about her character Xenia, one of the scenes shown was this exact same scene in it's UNCUT format.

BBFC cut
UK specific cuts
~13s

cut
International
Version
cuts

12 cert 124:04s UK: A Pre-cut version was passed 12 after BBFC and MPAA advised cuts were implemented prior to submission for:
  • 1996 Warner VHS
  • 1995 cinema release

See the full story of censor cuts to GoldenEye in the article Rough Treatment by Gavin Salkeld:
 

International Version Cuts

The rough cut was shown to the BBFC and MPAA. This resulted in a set of International version cuts that were common to the concerns of both censors. These cuts have become common to all releases of GoldenEye and look unlikely to ever be reversed. The cuts were:

  • During the pre-credit sequence, when 006 is shot, originally one clearly saw the impact to the head, but this has now been deleted
  • The sex scene with Xenia making out with the admiral and eventually suffocating him has been much reduced.
  • Bond's rabbit punch on Xenia during a car ride was moved offscreen
  • The Severnaya hijack sequence was also cut with numerous shots removed of the workers being gunned down by Xenia.
  • Furthermore, Xenia's death was also toned down; originally her body was seen writhing against the tree for longer, before her back breaks with a crack and she slumps dead. The slump, sans sound effect, is all that remains.
  • When Trevelyan turns over after falling from the dish, the shot showing his bloodied face and a trickle of blood running oozing from his mouth was shortened.

UK Specific Cuts

In addition to the International Version cuts, additional cuts were made that were specific to the UK release

  • Towards the end of the film, as Xenia attempts to crush Bond, her headbutt to Natalya was removed when the latter tried to free Bond. In fact, the entire episode of Natalya swinging a log at Xenia, Xenia grabbing it and telling Natalya to Wait for your turn before headbutting her was removed.
  • All head butts were removed from the climatic Bond vs Trevelyan fight around the antenna room and cradle. This included attempted head butts that failed to hit their target. In addition, the contact sound effects throughout the fight were toned down.
Goldfinger

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Goldfinger is a 1964 UK James Bond film by Guy Hamilton.
With Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe and Honor Blackman. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for a PG rated 1964 cinema release. The cuts have persisted into all worldwide releases since

BBFC cut
category
cuts

best available
best
available  

PG Cert

MPAA PG
MPAA

105:26s

submitted
107:48s
=103:29s

UK: Passed PG after BBFC cuts for:

US: MPAA PG rated for:

Thanks to Gavin Salkeld.  The 1964 Cinema cuts, presumably to the negative, as was often the norm in the 60s, persist to all cinema/video/DVD releases worldwide

  • Bonita getting out of the bath has been removed, so it now happens off-screen
  • The electrocution in the bath has been shortened
  • The scene of Bond and Jill Masterson together on the bed has been shortened
Goliath Against the Giants

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  • Goliath contro i giganti

Goliath Against Giants contro giganti

Goliath Against the Giants is a 1961 Spain/Italy adventure by Guido Malatesta.
With Brad Harris, Gloria Milland and Fernando Rey. BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

Muscleman fights sea monsters, a horde of giants and a tribe of Amazonian warriors.

uncut
uncut
PG cert 91:30s UK: Passed PG uncut for:
  • 1985 Channel 5 VHS
Italy: Uncut for:
BBFC cut
category
cuts
old cert U   UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release
Goliath and the Dragon

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  • La vendetta di Ercole

 

Goliath and the Dragon is a 1960 Italy/France action fantasy adventure by Vittorio Cottafavi.
With Mark Forest, Broderick Crawford and Gaby André. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

A warrior returning home to his country must battle giant bats, three-headed dogs and a vicious dragon to save his wife, and his people, from the machinations of an evil ruler.

cut
pre-cut
MPAA
Unrated
  US: The film was modified for an American audience

From IMDB:

The American International Pictures version has a different editing, new musical score, additional scenes - namely stop motion animation of the dragon done by Jim Danforth and Wah Chang
BBFC cut
category
cuts
old cert U   UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release
Goliath: King of the Slaves

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  • Heroes of babylon
  • L'eroe di Babilonia
L'eroe di Babilonia is a 1963 Italy/France adventure by Siro Marcellini.
With Gordon Scott, Geneviève Grad and Andrea Scotti. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1963 cinema release

Summary Notes

The rightful heir to the throne of Babylon leads a slave revolt against an evil ruler.

BBFC cut
category
cuts
old cert U   UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1965 cinema release
Gone in 60 seconds

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BBFC uncut

cut
shortened

15 cert 93:44s Gone in 60 Seconds is a 1974 USA crime action drama by H.B. Halicki.
With H.B. Halicki, Marion Busia and Jerry Daugirda. IMDb

UK: A shortened version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2005 Cinema Club R2 DVD
BBFC
cut
A cert 107:46s
=103:27s
UK: Passed A (PG) after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1977 cinema release
Good Burger

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Good Burger DVD

14s PG Cert 91:07s 1997 US comedy by Brian Robbins

The cinema release of 1997 was uncut but the BBFC cut 14s from the video submitted in 1998.

Thanks to Bleach on the Melon Farmers Forum

  • At 34.5 mins Sight of man headbutting other man was removed.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

A Good Day To Die Hard

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Good Day Hard Blu ray

A Good Day To Die Hard is a 2013 USA action thriller by John Moore.
With Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
The R rated Theatrical Version was cut by the BBFC for a 12A but restored to an uncut 15 for home video. There is also an Extended Version with a longer car chase.

Cutting Edge

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Die Hard Special Edition

Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 15:
Die Hard Special Edition
 

uncut
Extended Cut
15

MPAA
Unrated

96:59s UK: The Extended Cut was passed 15 uncut for strong language and violence for:
  • 2013 20th Century Fox Legacy Collection [Theatrical + Extended] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2013 [Theatrical + Extended] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon

US: The Extended Cut is MPAA Unrated:

  • 2013 20th Century Fox [Theatrical + Extended] RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon

Talk of a Director's Cut. See article from empireonline.com :

We find John Moore deep in the bowels of the John Ford dubbing theatre on the Fox lot in LA where, surrounded by his trusted editing team, he's going over two separate versions of the movie. One version of the movie is Moore's Director's Cut, which will be substantially longer than the 97 minute-long theatrical version, with the Moscow-levelling car chase around 30% longer.

The second is the 12A version that Fox have requested specifically to play in the UK (the version that will play in the US is filled with swearing and splashes of claret, and is R-rated). On screen, we watch as someone has a gun put to his head, and his brains promptly blown out. That won't be in the UK, says Moore, half-laughing, half-sighing.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The Extended version is 3:32s longer than the US Theatrical Version. The uncontentious changes are:

  • Scenes featuring Mary Elizabeth Winstead as John's daughter Lucy have been deleted.
  • The car chase has been extended
  • There are multiple uncontroversial short scenes re-edited to be a little more relaxed with regards to the film spacing
uncut
US Theatrical Version
15 cert

MPAA R

93:37s UK:  The US Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language and violence for:

US: The US Theatrical Version is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

  • 2013 20th Century Fox [Theatrical Version] R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon
BBFC cut
BBFC advised category cuts

20th Century Fox
category cuts requested

12A 97:33s
=93:39s
UK:  The US Theatrical Version was passed 12A for strong language and violence after BBFC advised category cuts were implemented for:
  • 2013 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

During post-production, the distributor sought and was given advice on how to secure the desired classification. Following this advice, certain changes were made prior to submission

This work was originally seen for advice in an unfinished form. The company was advised that the film was likely to receive a 15 certificate but that their preferred 12A classification could be achieved by making a number of cuts to both language and visuals. When the finished version of the film was submitted for formal classification, edits had been made:

  • to reduce the number of uses of strong language (both fuck and motherfucker) and
  • to reduce sequences of bloody violence, including blood sprays when characters are shot in the head, and punches to restrained individuals.

The formal submission was consequently rated '12A'.

Thanks to Jim Wants Aliens. Four cuts were made for violence on BBFC advice:

  1. A shot of the guy getting shot in the head was used without the CGI bloodspurt.
  2. One kick to McClane's son when he is down was removed. However, the soundtrack to all the punches and kicks has been softened.
  3. An alternative high angle and long distance shot from behind is used when the man is shot in the head, with no visible blood.
  4. When the villain falls into the helicopter blades, it cuts away earlier as the start of the blood mist effect are visible.

See detailed cuts in Die Hard Special Edition

Good Guys Wear Black

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Good Guys Wear Black DVD cover

7s 15 certificate 91:23s 1978 US action film by Ted Post

Same cuts to the cinema release of 1979 and the Missing in Action video version submitted in 1991

From IMDb

  • Cuts to remove an ear clap in a car park
  • A shot of a guard being killed with a throwing star.
  • A second shot of a killing with a throwing star

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

Review from Amazon US : Low-budget 'gem'

This low-budget 'gem' from 1977 was a modest hit and pretty much made Chuck Norris a star. Norris is a former CIA commando whose dark past comes back to haunt him when the politician that set him up in a raid turned death trap needs to erase that unpleasant part of history.

This is an old school action movie, back when they bothered to have plot and mystery prior to the fist fights and car chases, and it will probably bore many expecting wall to wall kung-fu action. Nothing happens until nearly an hour into the movie, then the pay off begins.

As I said, it is a low budget movie, one with Southern California locations filling in for Vietnam as well as East Coast locations. Pretty giggle inducing. But the movie still works when watched in the context of its era (70s exploitation) and director Ted Post (Hang 'Em High, Magnum Force, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, etc.) keeps the movie professional looking, at least.

Recommended only to Norris fans on a nostalgia kick.

Good Luck Chuck

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Good Luck Chuck DVD Fogler

Good Luck Chuck is a 2007 USA/Canada comedy romance by Mark Helfrich.
With Dane Cook, Jessica Alba and Dan Fogler. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Comedy with the inevitable 2 versions, Theatrical and Unrated. The Unrated version has a little more in the sex scenes

Summary Notes

In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

97:05s UK:  The Unrated Edition/Fruity Edition was passed 15 uncut for strong sex, sex references, language and drug use for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut

MPAA
1:58s

15 cert

MPAA
R rated

95:12s UK: Passed 15 without BBFC cuts for strong sex, sex references, language and drug use for:
  • 2008 Lions Gate Video
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff

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Good Luck Wyckoff Blu ray Combo

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff is a 1979 USA drama by Marvin J Chomsky.
With Anne Heywood, Donald Pleasence and Robert Vaughn. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Uncut in the original Good Luck, Miss Wyckkoff version. Released on home video as an abridged version called The Sin (US)/The Shaming (UK). This was further cut in the UK by the BBFC. Released uncut on US Blu-ray in 2013.

Summary Notes

An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and an young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
R rated
~106:00s
=~101:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2013 Vinegar Syndrome [Uncut + Abridged Versions] RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo titled Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff  via UK Amazon and at US Amazon
cut
abridged
MPAA
R rated
~90:00s
=~86:00s
US: The abridged version was MPAA R rated for:
  • 2013 Vinegar Syndrome [Uncut + Abridged Versions] RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo titled The Sin at US Amazon
BBFC cut
2:31s

cut
abridged

18 86:10s UK: The Abridged Version was passed 18 after an additional 2:31s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1988 Screen Entertainment VHS titled The Shaming
The Good Son

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Good Son DVD Macaulay Culkin

uncut
uncut
18 83:13s 1993 US video by Joseph Ruben

The 2002 20th Century Fox DVD was passed uncut

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

33s 18 82:40 The 1995 Fox video was cut by the BBFC
  • Cuts to scene where two 10 year old boys engineer a motorway pile-up by dropping a lifelike dummy into a stream of traffic. The BBFC felt that the possibility that such a scene could be viewed and copied by mischievous children was too great to ignore.
  • The BBFC also cut the sense of mounting excitement with which the boys greet the escalating devastation.
uncut
uncut
18 86:44s
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The 1994 cinema release was uncut
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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  • Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo
  • El bo, el lleig i el dolent
  • El bueno, el feo y el malo
  • The Good, the Ugly, the Bad The Magnificent Rogues
    Zwei glorreiche Halunken

Good Bad Ugly Disc Special  

 

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italy / Spain / West Germany western adventure by Sergio Leone.
Starring Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1968 cinema release and 1986 VHS. The shorter international Version was uncut since 2000 DVD. The Director's Cut/Extended Version was released uncut in 2008.

Listen to   podcast from bbfc.co.uk

Summary Notes

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

This is the best of the Dollars Trilogy and by far one of the best Westerns of all time. It has drama, comedy, cracking dialogue, some of the most brutal battle scenes, music to die for and set pieces that just ooze atmosphere and tension.

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Extended Version
18

15 cert

18

MPAA R

 

171:19s UK: The Extended Version/Director's Cut was passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2014 20th Century Fox Re-mastered RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon (unconfirmed version)
  • 2014 20th Century Fox Steelbook RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2013 20th Century Fox RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2010 20th Century Fox video
Thanks to Pooch who asked the BBFC how the previous 15 rating became 18 for subsequent releases. The BBFC responded:
The most recent [18] classification of THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY was a Distributor Change . This is a compliance process whereby new versions of previously rated works are compared to the BBFC archive copies. If a work is essentially the same then it can be passed as a Distributor Change without the need for viewing by BBFC examiners. The latest classifications therefore the same as the version passed in 2004 (apart from the removal of a trailer), it's simply being distributed by a different company.

The option to have the work viewed afresh for a change in category was open to the distributing company in this instance but they opted to retain the 18 classification.

UK: The Extended Version/Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2008 cinema release
The BBFC explained the change to 15 in the 2008 Annual Report:
Sometimes it is clear that the classification previously awarded is no longer appropriate according to current standards. In 2008, a number of older films were reclassified down from '18' to '15', including Sergio Leone's seminal 1966 Western, The Good The Bad and The Ugly , which features strong violence, moderate gore and hanging scenes.

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

US: The Extended Version/Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

From IMDb:

The extra scenes integrate perfectly into the film, and after seeing them once, you won't be able to imagine they were ever missing. Among the scenes are Angel Eyes visiting a destroyed fort; Tuco hiring bandits to help him chase Blondie; Blondie and Angel Eyes having a face-to-face when they first set out together to find the gold; and some extra conversation between Tuco and Blondie in the desert
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Italian Version
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Italy : The Italian version is longer than the International Version but 3:41s shorter than the US Extended Version. See  pictorial version details from  movie-censorship.com
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International Version
18 156:00s UK: The shorter International version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 RNIB DVD
  • 2000 Warner R2 DVD
  • 2000 Warner VHS
BBFC cut
cut
18

X cert

155:16s   UK: Presumably the cut cinema version was passed 18 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 Warner VHS
It is 44s shorter than the 2000 video so perhaps it is the cut cinema version

UK: Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:

  • 1968 cinema release

From cuts details on IMDb :

  • Reel 3. Cut to shorten the beating up of Bill Carson's woman (reduced to 1 slap)
  • Reel 6. Reduce to an absolute minimum the torture and beating of Tuco by around 2 minutes including an eye gouging. (Much of the scene was completely cut from the film).
  • Reel 6. remove the scene of Mario Brega's head being battered against a rock by Tuco
The Good, the Bad, the Weird

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The Good, the Bad, the Weird is a 2008 South Korea western by Ji-woon Kim.
With Kang-ho Song, Byung-hun Lee and Woo-sung Jung. BBFC link IMDb
All UK releases are the shortened International Version with BBFC cuts for animal cruelty. There is also a longer Korean Version.
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15 cert 124:42s UK: The International Version was passed 15 after 5s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2009 Icon Blu-ray
  • 2009 Icon DVD
  • 2008 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

  • Cuts were required to remove sight of real animal cruelty, in this instance three cruel horse falls.
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Korean Version
South Korea flag 135:10s
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South Korea: There is also a Korean Version with an additional 5:24s of uncontentious plot. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com
Good Times

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9s PG Cert 91:39s 1996 release by William Friedkin
Goodbye Bruce Lee: His Last Game of Death

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  • Xin si wang you hu
  • Goodbye Bruce Lee
  • The New Game of Death
  15 cert 79:39s 1975 Taiwan martial arts film by Pin Lin & Harold B Swartz

Cuts for violence were restore when resubmitted in 2002 but the inaccurate claims remain deleted

  X cert   The cinema release of 1975, titled Goodbye Bruce Lee, was cut by the BBFC as follows

From worldwide dvd forums :

  • All shots of chainsticks, a double-ear clap and a kick to a man's crotch removed.
  • Also under the Trade Descriptions Act, references in the film's commentary that inaccurately inferred the first part of the film was part of a film unfinished before Bruce Lee's death
Goodbye Gemini

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Goodbye Gemini Digitally Remastered 1970

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uncut
15 cert 85:36s 1970 UK drama by Alan Gibson

The BBFC passed the 2010 Odeon DVD 15 uncut.

The 2010 re-release promises a new reportedly uncut master from the original cinema negatives.

The region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon
The region 0 DVD is available at US Amazon

Review from  US Amazon : Ambiguous poignancy

Filmed around 1969 in post Antonioni's ( Blowup ) Swinging London we have here the tale of brother and sister twins, brought to screen-life by Martin Potter and Judy Geeson along with a sterling British cast including Michael Redgrave, Freddie Jones, Mike Pratt and Peter Jeffrey providing characteristically able support.

Directed with a sense of ambiguous poignancy by Alan Gibson, who fans of 70's horror will recall from Crescendo, Dracula A.D. 1972 and The Satanic Rites Of Dracula. Goodbye Gemini is further aided by some sumptuous art-direction, imbuing the picture with a contemporary look which when viewed today does not befall other more dated looking examples of films made from this era.

I can assure 1960's/70's genre fans will find this a worthwhile time.

cut X cert   The BBFC cut the 1970 cinema release. The original running time was noted as 87:10s = 83:41s
Goodbye Uncle Tom

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  • Uncle Tom

Midnight Movies Vol Shockumentary Godfathers

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uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~123:00s Goodbye Uncle Tom is a 1971 Italy drama by Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi.
With Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi. YouTube icon IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2013 Blue Underground Midnight Movies Vol 12 R1 DVD at US Amazon

Summary Review: Revulsion

Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.

Anyone thinking of checking this film out: be warned, words can not express what an awesomely brutal experience it is to sit through. I'm a big fan of horror films, but nothing I ever saw came close to the feeling of revulsion this 30 plus year old film gave me.

BBFC
~29:00s
X cert 94:00s UK: Passed X (18) after ~29:00s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1973 cinema release titled Uncle Tom

From IMDb. Heavy edits to:

  • rape scenes
  • footage of sexual experiments
  • graphic violence
  • the fantasy murder sequence, and
  • the opening scenes on the slave ship.
The Goonies

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The Goonies is a 1985 USA family comedy adventure by Richard Donner.
Starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Jeff Cohen. BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for PG rated 1985 cinema release and further cuts were required for the 1986 VHS. The BBFC cuts were waived for 12 rated DVD and Blu-ray. UNuct and MPAA PG rated in the US.

Listen to  BBFC podcast Episode 63 from bbfc.co.uk

Summary Notes

Mikey Walsh and Brandon Walsh are brothers whose family is preparing to move because developers want to build a golf course in the place of their neighborhood -- unless enough money is raised to stop the construction of the golf course, and that's quite doubtful. But when Mikey stumbles upon a treasure map of the famed "One-Eyed" Willy's hidden fortune, Mikey, Brandon, and their friends Lawrence "Chunk" Cohen, Clark "Mouth" Devereaux, Andrea "Andy" Carmichael, Stefanie "Stef" Steinbrenner, and Richard "Data" Wang, calling themselves The Goonies, set out on a quest to find the treasure in hopes of saving their neighborhood. The treasure is in a cavern, but the entrance to the cavern is under the restaurant of evil thief Mama Fratelli and her sons Jake Fratelli, Francis Fratelli, and the severely disfigured Lotney "Sloth" Fratelli. Sloth befriends the Goonies and decides to help them.

BBFC uncut
uncut
12

MPAA PG
MPAA 

109:13s

UK: Passed 12 uncut for hanging scene for:

From IMDb:

Although the UK cuts were fully restored by the BBFC in 2004 following the certificate upgrade to a 12 some early issues of the DVD featured the cut version and a lack of commentary, despite the latter being listed on the menus. The 2nd issue DVD corrected this and the two can be identified by the following.
  • If the DVD states 2.0 Surround in the Audio Box on the reverse of the sleeve then this is the cut version and the commentary does not work.
  • If the DVD states 5.1 in the Audio Box on the reverse of the sleeve then this is the uncut version with the working commentary.
US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:
BBFC cut
category cuts
16s
PG 108:57s UK: The cut UK Theatrical Version was passed PG after further BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1986 Warner Home Video VHS

From IMDB. The further BBFC cuts were:

  • VHS versions featured the same print with an additional sound edit to remove one muffled use of fuck (though the subtitles actually state the word as look').
BBFC cut
category cuts
16s
PG 113:31s
=108:59s

UK: Passed PG after 16s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1985 cinema release

From IMDB. The BBFC cuts were:

  • close ups of Jake's hanged face and shots of him untying the noose. The BBFC asked for the entire hanging scene to be reduced to an absolute minimum.
  • uses of shit (said by Chunk in the first 20 mins), and
  • the replacing of subtitled uses of marijuana , cocaine and speed , heroin and sexual torture devices with less offensive words.
Goosebumps

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Goosebumps is a 2015 USA comedy horror adventure by Rob Letterman.
Starring Jack Black, Halston Sage and Odeya Rush. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Category cuts were made for a UK PG rated release. Also cut in the US for an MPAA PG rating.

Summary Notes

A young kid teams up with the niece of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.

mpaa cut
cut
MPAA PG
MPAA
  US: Cut for an MPAA PG Rating

Producer Neal Moritz told the Collider :

We had some issues with the poodle which I thought wouldn't be an issue, but the poodle kind of scared people a little too far so we had to pull that back a little but not that much.

BBFC cut
advised category cuts
PG 103:12s
103:12s

 

UK:  2D and 3D versions were passed PG for frequent scary scenes after BBFC advised pre-cuts for: The BBFC commented:
  • This film was originally seen for advice. The company was told it was likely to be classified 12A, but that their preferred PG could be achieved by making reductions to one scary scene. When the film was submitted for formal classification, this sequence had been acceptably reduced and the film was passed PG.

The BBFC commented further in its BBFC Annual Report 2015 [pdf]:

One scene involving a levitating poodle that suddenly turns vicious was slightly too scary for PG. In the scene in question, the creature's face contorts in a demonic snarl, its eyes turn red and it foams at the mouth, making it appear more horrific than the funnier, sillier monsters that appear elsewhere in the film. Because the film was shown to the BBFC for advice, ahead of its formal submission, it was possible for reductions to be made to this sequence before the film was completed.

It is not clear if the UK censors came to the same conclusions as the US censors or else the British censors further cuts to the version cut for the US censors.

Gorgeous

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  • High Ris
BBFC uncut PG cert 95:13s 1999 Hong Kong/Taiwan action comedy by Vincent Kok.
With Jackie Chan, Qi Shu and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. IMDb

The International Version was passed PG without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2000 Columbia/TriStar R2 DVD

The International Version is shorted by 21:18s when compared with the uncut Hong Kong version. Dialogue and plot was deleted for reasons of pace. See article from michaeldvd.com.au

The Gorgon

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The Gorgon is a 1964 UK horror by Terrence Fisher.
With Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Richard Pasco. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1964 cinema release. It is not clear if these cuts persisted onto home video which was 15 rated for 1986 VHS and then 12 rated for 2010 DVD.

Summary Review: A Fine Hammer Horror

In the early 20th century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.

This is a fine Hammer film, not overly scary, but incredibly atmospheric with its swirling mists, huge cavernous palatial sets, and wonderful direction and casting. Terence Fisher does a first-rate job showing us the conspiracy going on in this village. The film belongs to Christopher Lee, who play an eccentric, gruff scholar helping the other son of the newly killed father.

BBFC uncut

best available
best
available

12 cert

15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

79:57s UK: Passed 12 without BBFC cuts for moderate violence, horror and gory moments for: UK: Passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 RCA/Columbia VHS

It is not clear whether the video submissions included the BBFC cinema cuts or not.

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2016 Mill Creek [The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll + The Gorgon] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2015 Mill Creek Entertainment [Hammer Film Collection Vol 1] R1 DVD at US Amazon
  • 2008 Sony Icons of Horror Collection R1 DVD at US Amazon
BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
83:35s
=80:14s 
UK: Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • The BBFC darkened shots of the Gorgon's decapitated head
The Gospel According to St Mathew

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  • Il Vangelo secondo Matteo
  • L'Evangile selon saint Matthieu

According Matthew vangelo secondo Masters

The Gospel According to Matthew is a 1964 Italy/France biography by Pier Paolo Pasolini.
With Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso and Susanna Pasolini. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.

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uncut
PG cert

U Cert

129:42s UK: Passed PG uncut for moderate violence, hanging and crucifixion scenes for:
  • 2013 cinema release
UK: Passed U uncut for:
  • 1999 Tartan VHS
  • 1964 cinema release
BBFC uncut

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pre-cut

U Cert 129:11s UK: A pre-cut version was passed U without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1991 British Film Institute/Connoisseur VHS

Thanks to Gary: Pre-cut for afternoon TV

This version was originally prepared for an afternoon TV showing. As they announced on-screen beforehand, they had had to cut the scene where Judas hangs himself, as hanging scenes cannot be shown on TV before the 9 o'clock watershed. (The film had previously been shown late at night, uncut.). A rare but not unique example of a (then) U-certificate film being censored for television. This pre-cut version was then submitted to the BBFC
Govindudu Andarivadele Govindudu Andarivadele is a 2014 comedy romance by Krishna Vamsi.
Starring Ram Charan, Srikanth and Kajal Aggarwal. BBFC link
BBFC category cuts were made for the 12A rated 2014 cinema release
BBFC cut
category cuts
8s
12A 148:58s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence after 8s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2014 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Distributor chose to remove a scene of strong violence in order to achieve a 12A classification. An uncut 15 was available.
Graduation Day

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Graduation Day is a 1981 USA horror mystery thriller by Herb Freed.
Starring Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie and E Danny Murphy. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
The Director's Cut seems to be standard issue and is uncut.

Summary Notes

After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask begins killing off her friends on the school track team one by one. The suspects include the track coach Michaels, Laura's sister Anne who arrives in town for the funeral, the creepy school principal Mr. Guglione, and Laura's strange boyfriend Kevin.

uncut
uncut
15 cert

18

MPAA R
MPAA

91:58s UK: The Director's Cut/Re-editted Version was passed 15 uncut for:

UK: The Director's Cut/Re-editted Version was passed 18 uncut for:

  • 1986 VPD VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

From IMDb. This version runs around 5 minutes longer than the original video version, and includes footage of death scenes from Night Screams (1987).

banned
banned
Section 3 seizure 91:50s UK: Released uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • 1982 IFS VHS

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.

      Presumably there also exists a shorter Theatrical Version but not sure if it has been released on home video
The Grand Duel The Grand Duel is a 1972 Italy/France/West Germany/Monaco western by Giancarlo Santi.

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Grandma's Boy

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uncut 15 cert 90:54s 2006 US comedy by Nicholaus Goossen

The film was released on 20th Century Fox DVD in 2007 in 2 versions. The 'Re-edited' Unseen Version is the uncut US unrated version

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

BBFC
uncut
15 cert 90:14s The pre-cut US R rated version was also passed 15 for 20th Century Fox without BBFC cuts.
  • Dante's naked butt replaced by alternative shot
  • Barry sucking on the milk maid's bared breasts is missing
  • An addendum scene with Jeff boasting about his STD is missing

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

The Grandmaster

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Yi dai zong shi is a 2013 Hong Kong / China action biography by Kar Wai Wong.
Starring Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang and Jin Zhang. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Shortened for international release.

Summary Notes

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

BBFC uncut
uncut
    China: There is reported to be an unreleased 4 hour version
BBFC uncut
uncut
China flag
China 
~133:00s
=~127:00s
China: The original Chinese Theatrical release was 133:00s.
BBFC uncut

cut
shortened

15

MPAA PG-13

104:05s

UK: The shortened international version was passed 15 for strong violence without BBFC cuts for: US: The shortened international version is MPAA PG-13 rated for:
Grave of the Vampire

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uncut
Germany flag   Grave of the Vampire is a 1972 USA horror by John Hayes.
With William Smith, Michael Pataki and Lyn Peters. BBFC link IMDb

IMDb reports that there is an uncut version on German VHS

MPAA
cut
MPAA
PG
~90:00s
=~86:00s
US: Cut and MPAA PG Rated for:
BBFC cut
cut
18 85:34s UK: Passed 18/X after BBFC cust for:
  • 1993 Vipco VHS
  • 1973 cinema release

From IMDB. BBFC cuts:

  • Cut to remove a shot of a woman cutting her breast with a knife to feed a child
  • Cut to shots of blood running down her arm during a syringe injection.
Graveyard Shift

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16s 18 86:24s 1987 Canada horror film by Jerry Ciccoritti

All video versions have the same running time as the 1987 submission cut by 16s

35s 18   The cinema release of 1987 was cut by 35s
Graveyard Tramp

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  • Invasion of the Bee Girls
  • Graveyard Tramps
28s 18 81:41s 1973 US Sci-Fi by Denis Sanders

The BBFC cut 28s from the 1996 Screen Media VHS

The Great Escape

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The Great Escape is a 1963 USA war adventure thriller by John Sturges.
With Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut for 1963 cinema release. Uncut thereafter

Summary Notes

Based on a true story, a group of allied escape artist type prisoners of war are all put in an 'escape proof' camp. Their leader decides to try to take out several hundred all at once. The first half of the film is played for comedy as the prisoners mostly outwit their jailers to dig the escape tunnel. The second half is high adventure as they use boats and trains and planes to get out of occupied Europe.

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uncut
PG cert 165:03s UK: Passed PG uncut for mild language and violence for:
  • 2013 20th Century Fox RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2013 20th Century Fox R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2002 MGM R2 DVD
  • 1993 Warner VHS
  • 1986 Warner VHS
BBFC cut
cut
old cert U   UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1963 cinema release
The Great Raid

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uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

125:28s 2005 US/Australia war film by John Dahl.
With Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes and James Franco. IMDb

The Director's Cut/Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2011 Lions Gate Online
  • 2011 Lions Gate RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon for release on 21st November 2011
  • 2011 Lions Gate R2 DVD at UK Amazon

The US release featuring the Director's Cut is Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . Scenes were cut from the Theatrical Version that were considered to stray from historical facts

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

127:18s The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2008 Buena Vista Online
  • 2006 Buena Vista R2 DVD
The Great St. Trinians' Train Robbery The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery is 1966 UK comedy by Sidney Gilliat & Frank Launder

Originally noted in the BBFC database as cut but this has been amended and the film is now noted as uncut.

The Great Texas Dynamite Chase

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Roger Corman Action Packed Collection Region

uncut
uncut
X cert

MPAA
R Rated

88:57s
=85:24s
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase is a 1976 US crime comedy by Michael Pressman.
With Claudia Jennings, Tara Strohmeier and Jocelyn Jones. YouTube icon IMDb

UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:

  • 1979 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

Summary Review: Claudia Jennings Lives

Explosive drama and action when two sexy girls go on a bank robbing binge.

This is an excellent exploitation flick, thanks to the deft comic performances of the stars, and sneaky direction by Michael Pressman. Jennings and Jones are fantastic. Claudia Jennings, who so sadly died in a car crash, was rumored to be considered for Charlie's Angles ; and here, she looks like a combination of Farah Fawcett-Majors and Shelley Hack. All of these women had a refreshingly natural, sexy look. Lip and breast injections were not needed

Fun and sexy.

BBFC
5s
18 84:58s

 

UK : Passed 18 after 5s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Warner VHS
The Great Train Robbery The Great Train Robbery is a 1978 UK crime adventure thriller by Michael Crichton.

See The First Great Train Robbery

Greed in the Sun

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uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~130:00s Greed in the Sun is a 1964 France/Italy action comedy by Henri Verneuil.
With Jean-Paul Belmondo, Lino Ventura and Reginald Kernan. IMDb

US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC
cut

cut
shortened

A Cert submitted
109:07s
UK: A short version was passed A (PG) after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1965 cinema release
The Green Berets

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uncut
12 cert

PG cert

MPAA
G rated

136:05s The Green Berets is a 1968 USA war film by Ray Kellogg & John Wayne
With John Wayne, David Janssen and Jim Hutton. YouTube icon   IMDb

UK : Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence and gore for:

UK: Passed PG uncut for:

  • 2005 Warner R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1998 Warner VHS
  • 1986 Warner VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA G Rated for:

BBFC
cut
A Cert submitted
142:41s =136:59s
UK: Passed A after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1968 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • edited shots of a man impaled with a tree branch
The Green Inferno The Green Inferno is a 2013 USA horror thriller by Eli Roth.
Starring Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy and Aaron Burns. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
There was talk of a Director's Cut being release in Germany but this turned out to be just a new name for the regular version.

Summery Notes

In New York, the college student Justine joins a group of activists led by Alejandro and he invites her to travel to Peru to protest against a timber industry that is destroying the Amazon rain forest. The group uses their cellphones to film the destruction and send the footages through Internet. Alejandro uses Justine that is almost killed by one security guard to succeed in his intent of calling attention of audiences. When the group is returning to civilization, the plane blows-up and crashes into the forest. Soon the survivors discover that they are not alone and they are abduct by a tribe of Indians. But their nightmare becomes worse when they realize that the Indians are cannibals.

uncut
Uncut
18

MPAA R

100:22s
=96:21s

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong gory violence for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Green Lantern

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uncut
uncut
Extended Version
12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

118:31s 2011 US superhero film by Martin Campbell.
With Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard. IMDb

UK: The Extended Version was passed 12 uncut for:

  • 2011 Warner (Theatrical 2D+Extended+DVD) R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon

US: The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA PG-13 Rated for:

  • 2011 Warner (Theatrical 2D+Extended+DVD) R0 Blu-ray at US Amazon
BBFC uncut 12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

109:16s The Theatrical version was passed 12 uncut for:
  • 2011 Warner (Theatrical 2D+Theatrical 3D+DVD) R0 Blu-ray
  • 2011 Warner (Theatrical 2D+Extended+DVD) R0 Blu-ray
  • 2011 Warner R2 DVD
  • 2011 cinema release
Grey's Anatomy: Season 8 Episode 13: If/Then

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uncut
12 cert 47:59s 2012 US TV medical drama by Jeannot Szwarc.
With Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh and Justin Chambers. IMDb

An Extended Version was passed 12 uncut for:

  • 2012 Buena Vista R2 DVD
    ~41:00s  
Grid Runners

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  • Virtual Combat
23s 18 86:38s 1996 US martial arts film by Andrew Stevens

Cut by the BBFC in 1995

  • Cuts to remove nunchaku during the scene where Wilson and Athena Massey(Liana) fight the thugs at the hostel.
Grim

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BBFC uncut 15 cert 88:06s 1995 UK horror by Paul Matthews.
With Emmanuel Xuereb, Jack Chancer and Peter Tregloan. IMDb

The BBFC passed the film 15 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2004 Jigsaw R2 DVD

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com :

The UK DVD is missing 3:09s of plot compared with the German DVD, that in turn, is missing violence found in the UK DVD.

The Grim Reaper See The Anthropophagous Beast
Grimsby

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  • The Brothers Grimsby

Grimsby Blu ray Sacha Baron Cohen

Grimsby is a 2016 UK action comedy by Louis Leterrier.
Starring Penélope Cruz, Rebel Wilson and Isla Fisher. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts advised for a 15 rated 2016 cinema release. Also cut in the US for an R rating.

Summary Notes

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's an English football supporter (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot.

BBFC cut
UK Version
advised category cuts

 

15 79:40s UK: The UK Version was passed 15 for strong sex references, violence, drug use, strong language after BBFC advised pre-cuts for:
  • 2016 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment RB Blu-ray titled Grimsby at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R2 DVD titled Grimsby at UK Amazon
  • 2016 cinema release titled Grimsby
It seems that the scenes removed for a BBFC 15 rating have been included as Blu-ray extras. These extras are 18 rated and so the entire Blu-ray is noted as 18 rated. The DVD does not include these deleted scenes and so is 15 rated as per the main feature.
The BBFC commented:
  • This film was originally shown to the BBFC, for advice, in an incomplete form. The BBFC advised the company it was likely to be classified 18 but that their preferred 15 could be achieved by making reductions to a couple of scenes of crude humour. When the film was submitted for formal classification, these sequences had been acceptably reduced.

The BBFC also noted a UK version with a Memorandum card.

mpaa cut
US Version
cut
 
MPAA R   US: Rated R for strong crude sexual content, graphic nudity, violence, language, and some drug use for:

It seems that according to a video interview with Sacha Baron Cohen that the film also suffered category cuts in the US to achieve an R rating. It seems that censors from the MPAA were convinced that an 'elephant scene' fell into the category of bestiality. (But surely bestiality would need to be cut at any level and wouldn't be suitable at NC-17 either).

Cohen says that he challenged the MPAA's definition of bestiality and also cut 6 minutes from a 9 minute scene. He suggested that the cuts were a ploy to obtain the scene he wanted and that the cut material had been added just to be offered as cuts in negotiations.

The cut US Version is reported to be similar to the UK Version

Grindhouse Trailer Classics 3

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BBFC
1s
18 102:54s 2011 release trailer compilation

Passed 18 after 1s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 2011 Nucleus R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • Cut required for animal cruelty (in this case a horse being tripped and caused to fall dangerously)
Grizzly Grizzly is a 2013 USA / Canada action horror thriller by David Hackl.
Starring James Marsden, Billy Bob Thornton and Piper Perabo. Youtube link IMDb
Originally rated PG-13 for animal attack/disturbing images, violence, terror, brief sexuality and language.

The producers then had a change of heart and re-edited the film prior to release for an R rating for violence, grisly images, language and brief sexuality/nudity.

Summary Notes

Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.

Grizzly

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Grizzly is a 1976 USA horror thriller by William Girdler.
With Christopher George, Andrew Prine and Richard Jaeckel. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut for an MPAA PG rating. Further BBFC category cuts for an A rated 1976 cinema release. The BBFC cuts were waived for for 15 rated VHS and DVD. There is said to be an elusive uncut R rated version in the US.

Summary Notes

A fifteen-foot grizzly bear figures out that humans make for a tasty treat. As a park ranger tries rallying his men to bring about the bear's capture or destruction, his efforts are thwarted by the introduction of dozens of drunken hunters into the area.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
R rated
  US: There is also an uncut R rated version.
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

15 cert

MPAA
PG

87:22s UK: Unconfirmed but probably the US PG rated Original Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts with previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2008 Video International DVD
  • 1986 RCA/Columbia VHS

US: Cut and MPAA PG rated for:

  • 2014 Kino Lorber R1 DVD

From IMDb. The following scenes were cut from the original version, some of which were to avoid an R rating:

  • A scene were Ranger Michael Kelly talks to Walter Corwin about shutting down his lodge.
  • Another victim attack (Believed to be played by Susan Backlinie).
  • A scene were the hunters kill a bear but is actually a black bear they killed by mistake.
  • Don's death at the end was much more violent.
  • Scott's death was more violent than the off-screen alternative.
BBFC cut
category
cuts
A cert submitted
89:30s
=85:55s
UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1976 cinema release

Thanks to Vincenzo. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Reel 1 - Two close ups of bloody face of first girl killed, and shot of dismembered arm were removed.
  • Reel 1 - Sight of Joan's very bloody body as discovered by Kathy was removed.
  • Reel 2- Close up of very bloody face of woman killed in tent was removed.
  • Reel 4 - Attack on woman and child was reduced. In particular sight of boy's body with one foot missing and blood running down his leg was removed.
  • Reel 5 - Apparent killing of Scott the first time was reduced. Close ups of his bloody face as the bear buries him were removed, and the incident of him rising from the grave to confront the bear again was reduced.
  • Reel 5 - Close ups of blood oozing from Don's mouth were removed.
Gross Misconduct - Steve - O's Rise And Falls - Gross Misconduct

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none 18 118:08s
 
Not known

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: The cuts were Compulsory. Company required to add warning caption to work to highlight potentially harmful behaviour (in this case a dangerous stunt in which a man takes potentially lethal doses of painkillers)

Grotesque

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  • Gurotesuku

Grotesque DVD Region US NTSC

Grotesque is a 2009 Japan crime horror thriller by Kôji Shiraishi.
With Tsugumi Nagasawa, Hiroaki Kawatsure and Shigeo Ôsako. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Banned by the BBFC for 2009 DVD. Uncut in the US. A censored version has been mentioned but I haven't spotted it yet

Summary Notes

An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life together and forces them into a game of torment that slowly extinguishes their hopes for survival.

Very tame! Yes the film has pointless torture, but it has very little nudity and any sexual humiliation is implied and is never in the view of the camera. Very hard to see why this was banned.

This movie is a prime example of pointless torture movies, While in context the aspect of torture in a horror film i.e. Saw, Hellraiser, Texas chainsaw (the original) etc... works great because it's bad people getting their come uppance or just a cautionary of the cruelty of man but this film is just a fictionalized snuff film with no story what so ever. Watching people getting brutally killed (particularly those who were just there) for the bulk of the movie then.... "the end" after some silly f/x does nothing for me except feeling a little dirty for watching this piece of trash.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~75:00s

 

US: MPAA Unrated for:

Malaysia : Uncut for:

banned
banned
rejected 74:17s UK: The Unrated Version was banned by the BBFC for
  • 2009 4Digital Media DVD

The BBFC explained their ban:

The BBFC has rejected the DVD Grotesque. This means that it cannot be legally supplied anywhere in the UK. The decision was taken by the Director, David Cooke and the Presidential Team of Sir Quentin Thomas, Alison Hastings and Gerard Lemos.

Grotesque is a feature that focuses for the majority of its running time on the sexual assault, humiliation and extreme torture of a male and female victim. The central character abducts, restrains, strips and masturbates both the man and the woman. After this he inflicts grave injuries on the restrained couple, including amputation, eye gouging, castration and evisceration. The torture becomes even more extreme, leading to the gory and violent death of both hostages. The film ends with the killer choosing his next victims.

David Cooke, Director of the BBFC said: "Unlike other recent 'torture' themed horror works, such as the Saw and Hostel series, Grotesque features minimal narrative or character development and presents the audience with little more than an unrelenting and escalating scenario of humiliation, brutality and sadism. The chief pleasure on offer seems to be in the spectacle of sadism (including sexual sadism) for its own sake.

"It is the Board's carefully considered view that to issue a certificate to Grotesque, even if statutorily confined to adults, would involve risk of harm within the terms of the Video Recordings Act, would be inconsistent with the Board's Guidelines, and would be unacceptable to the public. The BBFC has a strict policy on sexual violence. With portrayals of sexual violence which might eroticise or endorse sexual assault the Board may require cuts at any classification level.

"Rejecting a work outright is a serious matter and the Board considered whether the issue could be dealt with through cuts. However, given the unacceptable content featured throughout cutting the work is not a viable option in this case and the work is therefore refused a classification."

"Rejecting a work outright is a serious matter and the Board considered whether the issue could be dealt with through cuts. However, given the unacceptable content featured throughout cutting the work is not a viable option in this case and the work is therefore refused a classification."
The Grudge

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  • Der Fluch
  • The Juon

The Gurdge DVD

See trailer from youtube.com
 

Uncut at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon Blu-ray at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon Blu-ray at US Amazon
uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

94:06s 2004 US/Japan/Germany horror by Takashi Shimizu.
With Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr and Clea DuVall. IMDb

UK: The Extended Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for:

US: The Extended Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com. The film was cut quite heavily in the US for a PG-13 so this version is an improvement both in terms of plot and horror.

Summary Review : Grotesque Goodies

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

I have to say I was impressed. Geller does a fine job and the foreigner abroad angle adds a new spin.

Some good cheap jump scares combine with good genuine scares and the film is packed with creepy, grotesque sights and has a nice unrelenting pace as it keeps the shocks coming thick and fast and the final 3rd really delivers the brutal and grotesque goodies...but it still managed to add character and suspense. Very good indeed overall.

Avoid the heavily cut theatrical version.

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

15 cert

MPAA
PG-13

87:36s The cut Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2005 Universal R2 DVD
  • 2004 cinema release
The Grudge 2

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Grudge 2 DVD Amber Tamblyn

See trailer from youtube.com

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

103:36s The Grudge 2 is a 2006 US horror by Takashi Shimizu.
With Amber Tamblyn, Edison Chen and Arielle Kebbel. IMDb

UK: The Unrated Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA unrated for:

See Chopping List from cosmos.net.au :

  • When Bill is hit over the head by Jennifer Beals, the longer version show smoke rising from his head.
  • After Bill collapses to the floor, there's another shot of him lying under the table, and yet another shot showing his blood seeping across the floorboards.
  • When Karen takes an unscheduled swandive from the hospital roof, two additional shots in the extended version show blood splashing and blood oozing across the pavement from her head more noticably.
  • During the flashback climax, the killing of Aubrey is slightly more violent.
BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

15 cert

MPAA
PG-13

102:17s
=98:12s
 
UK: The cut Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2006 cinema release
Guardian

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BBFC uncut 15 cert 86:02s 2001 US Sci-Fi by John Terlesky

The BBFC passed the International Version 15 without cuts for the 2001/2 Metrodome DVDs

There also exists a German version with more plot bus less violence

Guilty of Romance

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  • Koi no tsumi
  • Crime of Romance
Koi no tsumi is a 2011 Japan horror drama by Shion Sono.
Starring Miki Mizuno, Makoto Togashi and Megumi Kagurazaka. BBFC link IMDb
Exists as an Extended Version and an International Version.

Summary Notes

A grisly murder occurs in Maruyama-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo - a love hotel district - a woman was found dead in a derelict apartment. Kazuko (Miki Mizuno) is a police officer called to investigate on this case, she will discover the story of two women who, despite appearing respectable on the outside have all manner of darkness hidden away.

uncut
uncut
18 144:46s UK: The Extended Version was passed 18 uncut for strong sex, sexual violence, sexual fetish scenes & injury detail for:
  • 2011 Eureka video (unreleased)
uncut
alternative
18 113:10s UK: The International Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for strong sex, sexual violence, sexual fetish scenes & injury detail for:

From Extended Classification Information (skipping the rather obvious explanation of why the film isn't 15 rated) from bbfc.co.uk with spoilers :

Guilty of Romance is a Japanese thriller, subtitled in English. Police detective Yoshida investigates a gruesome murder when two mutilated bodies are found in an abandoned apartment in a Tokyo red light district. Her search for the victims' identities leads her to Mitsuko, a respected female university professor who lives a dangerous secret life as a prostitute, and an apparently demure housewife, Izumi.

The film contains a number of scenes of strong sex, including a woman being surprised in a bath and masturbated under water, a couple having uninhibited sex in a toilet, a woman having sex with a man in the shower of a love hotel , and a woman having sex with a man during the shooting of a porn film. Some of the scenes feature full frontal female nudity and prolonged sexual thrusting. The film also contains some scenes of strong nudity, including a scene in which a woman is coerced into stripping as part of a porn shoot.

The film contains a complex scene of sexual violence in which a man, who has just engaged in consensual sexual activity with a woman, refuses to allow her to leave. He then restrains the woman and forces her to phone her husband to apologise for not returning home, as he continues to thrust into her. The woman is clearly distressed and the focus is on her lack of consent and the man's brutality, rather than on any erotic detail.

The film also contains a scene of erotic asphyxiation, in which a man pays a woman to choke him during sexual activity, in order to help him reach climax. However, the potentially lethal nature of the practice is clear and the practice is not glamorised or promoted. The idea of erotic asphyxiation is unlikely to be a novel one to most adults and there is no unusual instructional detail, particularly when compared to previous films such as In The Realm Of The Senses (L'empire Des Sens).

The film also features one scene in which an adult woman squats down and appears to urinate in front of two young children. However, there is no sexual element to the scene, which appears to have been carefully shot to avoid exposing the child actors to any actual urination. There is no lewdness or indecency that would raise concerns under the Protection of Children Act 1978.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Gummo

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  18   1997 US film by Harmony Korine

Cut by the makers to achieve a US R rating (I don't know what version will be picked up for UK distribution though). The R rating advises of pervasive depiction of anti social behaviour of juveniles, including violence, substance abuse, sexuality and language.

The cinema version was released in the UK without BBFC cuts with an 18 rating.

A Gun for Jennifer A Gun For Jennifer is a 1997 USA crime thriller by Todd Morris.

See Self Censored: A Gun for Jennifer

Gun Woman

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  • Nyotaiju Gun Woman Gun Woman Blu ray Asami
Gun Woman is a 2014 Japan action thriller by Kurando Mitsutake.
Starring Asami, Kairi Narita and Noriaki Kamata. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated 2014 DVD release. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US

Promotional Material

A brilliant doctor on a quest for revenge buys a young woman, a former junkie, and trains her to be the ultimate assassin. In the sickening and horrific training, she actually becomes the instrument of vengeance, as he implants gun parts in her body that she must later assemble and use to kill her target before she bleeds to death.  
uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~87:00s
 
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
5s
18 85:57s UK: Passed 18 for strong bloody violence, sexual violence after 5s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 2014 Monster Pictures RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 29th December 2014
  • 2014 Monster Pictures R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 29th December 2014
The BBFC commented:
  • Cut required to remove focus on a man's pleasure in the context of sexual violence. Cut made in line with BBFC Guidelines and policy, and the Video Recordings Act 1984.

In fact the BBFC cuts were to remove the sight of a man's ejaculate spurting onto a woman's leg. The cut is made by stretching time of other material so that the running time is unchanged, perhaps to avoid editing the soundtrack.

A Gunfight

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  • Gunfight
8s 15 certificate 89:15s 1971 US Western by Lamont Johnston

Submitted in 2000 but was cut for cruelty to a snake

Guns Along the Trail Guns Along the Trail is a 1935 US Western by Carl Pierson

See Paradise Canyon

The Guns of Navarone

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Guns Navarone DVD Gregory Peck

See trailer from youtube.com
 

Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon Blu-ray at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon Blu-ray at US Amazon
uncut
uncut
PG cert

MPAA
Unrated

150:09s 1961 UK/US war film by J Lee Thompson with David Niven, Gregory Peck and Anthony Quinn. IMDb

A restored version with the original use of the word 'bloody' was passed PG uncut:

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

PG cert 149:46s

 

The cut cinema version was passed PG without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1990 VCI VHS
  • 1986 RCA Columbia VHS
BBFC
cut
old cert U   Passed U after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release

The submitted running time was noted 157:45s = 151:26s PAL

From IMDB:

  • Barnsby's uses of the word 'bloody' overdubbed with 'ruddy
The Guyver

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  • Mutronics
  • Guyver

Guyver Blu ray Mark Hamill

The Guyver is a 1991 USA / Japan action comedy by Screaming Mad George and Steve Wang.
Starring Greg Joung Paik, Jimmie Walker and Peter Spellos. BBFC link IMDb
Exists as the Director's Cut/Theatrical Version and a VHS Version. The VHS Version has been shortened for plot but has additional violence.

The VHS Version was cut by the BBFC for 15 rated 1992 VHS. The cuts were waived in 2016 for the 12 rated Director's Cut DVD/Blu-ray. The Director's Cuts us MPAA PG-13 rated in the US.

Summary Notes

A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he begins to uncover a secret plot to genetically engineer terrifying monsters.

uncut
Director's Cut/
Theatrical Version

cut
pre-cut

12

MPAA PG-13

88:38s
=
85:05s
UK: The Director's Cut was passed 12 uncut for moderate fantasy violence, moderate horror after previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2016 Arrow RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon titled The Guyver
US: The Director's Cut is MPAA PG-13 rated for:

From IMDb.  The VHS version is different from the Director's Cut (actually the original theatrical version) in a series of small edits. The Video version seems to have been shortened with regards to dialogue but the Directors Cut is missing a few violent shots:

  • When zoanoid Lisker crushes zoanoid Segawa's head, blood is shown gushing onto the ground in the VHS version. The "director's cut" has a very slightly shorter version showing a shot of zoanoid Segawa on his knees with no blood.
  • When the guyver kills the snake-headed zoanoid, the VHS version shows him getting his arm ripped off and his neck snapped with blood splatter. The "director's cut" edits this out in favor of a cheap insert shot of the other zoanoids looking on.
  • When the guyver slashes zoanoid Weber, the VHS version shows blood splattering across her face and Misky's. The "director's cut" cuts away to a cheap close-up of zoanoid Striker looking on.
BBFC cut
category cuts
12s

cut
shortened
VHS Version

15 84:27s

submitted
88:07s
=84:36s
UK: The VHS Version was passed 15 after 12s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1992 Medusa VHS titled Mutronics

 

The Guyver: Dark Hero

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  • The Guyver 2: Dark Hero

Guyver 2: Dark Hero

15s 15 certificate 95:26s 1994 US action film by Steve Wang

One scene cut for violence when submitted in 1994 to keep the certificate down to a 15 eg for a throat being cut. A slightly re-edited version was submitted in 2007 without cuts but the similar running time and lack of 'cuts waived' comment suggests that the cuts are still present.

From IMDb

In addition to the BBFC cuts for violence, the UK release is missing several plot scenes:

  • A nightmare sequence
  • a scene which Sean breaks up with Mizky
  • scenes that further develop the relationship between Sean and Cori.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

Gwendoline

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  • The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak

Gwendoline DVD cover

 

Uncut version is available at:
R0 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

100:11s 1984 French erotic adventure by Just Jaeckin.
With Tawny Kitaen, Brent Huff and Zabou Breitman. IMDb

Passed 18 uncut after BBFC cuts waived for:

Beware of the cut US R Rated version which is shortened by about 16 minutes. Mostly plot scenes missing but this includes some violence.

2:51s 18 97:13s Passed 18 after 2:51s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 Embassy VHS

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

  • Widespread cuts for violence against the Amazon fighters. In particular nunchukas, bloody combat, Amazons trussed up on torture machines or as horses for a 'chariot' race.
3:14s 18 101:19s
=97:16s
Passed 18 after3:14s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1984 cinema release

 

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