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Road House

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Road House is a 1989 US action film by Rowdy Herrington.
With Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch and Sam Elliott. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Uncut for UK cinema release. Cut by the BBFC for VHS. Uncut on DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

109:27s UK: Passed 18 uncut with previous video cuts waived for:
  • 2002 MGM/20th Century Fox R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1989 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC cut
10s
18 109:02s UK: Passed 18 after 10s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1990 Warner VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • during a fight in front of the bar, an ear-clap has been deleted along with some dialogue about the morality of kicking an opponents knees
  • missing Wade's punch to the groin.
Road Trip

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uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

90:18s 2000 US comedy by Todd Phillips.
With Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott and Amy Smart. IMDb

The Unseen Version/Unated version was passed 15 uncut for

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . This version features 2 extra scenes totalling 37s

  • A longer scene in the washroom featuring a bare breasted sexy chat
  • Two more girls are seen naked in the shower
BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

89:48s The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2001 Universal R2 DVD
  • 2001 cinema release
Road Trip: Beer Pong

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uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

92:33s 2009 US comedy by Steve Rash.
With DJ Qualls, Mary Cobb and Rhoda Griffis. IMDb

The Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for:

The US release is uncut and MPAA UNrated for:

There is also an R Rated Version to avoid. It is cut by about 1:28s. See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

Rob Roy

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Rob Roy DVD Region NTSC

Rob Roy is a 1995 US/UK action film by Michael Caton-Jones.
With Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange and John Hurt. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Suffered BBFC category cuts for a 15 DVD but these were waived for Blu-ray.
uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

139:17s
=133:43s
UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, sexual violence and sex references with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC cut
Category
Cuts
24s
15 cert 132:55s UK: Passed 15 after 15-24s of BBFC cuts for category for:
  • 1999 MGM R2 DVD
  • 1998 Warner VHS
  • 1995 Warner VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Rape of Jessica Lange was reduced and re-edited for video. The BBFC considered the scene too strong for a 15 and too traumatising for girls of this age.

Distributors MGM used the cut UK version for all European VHS and DVD releases.

BBFC cut
Category
Cuts
3s
15 cert 138:53s
=133:20s
UK: Passed 15 after 3s of BBFC cuts for category for:
  • 1995 cinema release
Robin Hood

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Robin Hood is a 2010 US/UK action film by Ridley Scott. With Russell Crowe.
Cate Blanchett and Matthew Macfadyen. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Available as Director's Cut and a Theatrical Version cut for a PG-13. US and UK Director's are missing blood spurts cut for PG-13. This apparent error is rectified in German releases.

uncut
uncut
Germany flag   Germany: The Director's Cut is uncut

See pictorial version details Director's Cut vs Theatrical Version from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

12 cert

MPAA
Unrated

149:22s UK: The Director's Cut/Extended Version was passed 12 uncut for:

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

But see pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The US and UK Director's Cut releases do not fully restore blood splatters cut for the Theatrical Version. Perhaps down to poor engineering of the seamless branching used to implement the 2 versions on the same disk

BBFC uncut 12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

134:32s The Theatrical Version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2010 Universal R2 DVD
  • 2010 cinema release
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is a 1991 USA action romance by Kevin Reynolds.
Starring Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for PG rated cinema, VHS and DVD. Uncut for 12 rated Blu-ray. Uncut in the US

Summary Notes

When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

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uncut
Extended
Version
12 cert

MPAA
Unrated

148:48s UK:  The Extended Version was passed 12 uncut for infrequent strong language and moderate violence for:

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

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Channel 5 showed what looked like the uncut version post-watershed in May 2014.

uncut
Theatrical
Version
MPAA PG-13 143:15s
=137:31s
US : The US Theatrical Version is uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated.
BBFC cut
category
cuts
28s
PG Cert 148:12s UK: The Extended Version was passed PG after 28s of BBFC category cuts with some previous cuts waived for:
  • 2003 Warner R2 DVD

The total cuts for this release were:

  • The hand amputation scene in the introduction has been reduced as per the cinema version
  • Dialogue edited, Christian Slater's cry of Fuck me, he made it to Blimey, he made it when Robin swings onto the battlements.
  • The Sheriff  stabbing his sword into a victim's belly is missing a close up of the stabbing and blood oozing from the wound.
  • Previously three shots of Little John's son, Wulf, choking on his noose were removed. But this time the BBFC asked for further cuts to hangings: Remove eight medium/close shots of struggling boy hanging. Remove sight of struggling men hanging, in long shot and medium shots.
  • A sequence where the Sheriff is spreading Marian's legs trying to take her in the wedding scene has been removed.

The additional material for the Extended Version is non-contentious

BBFC cut
category
cuts
36s
PG Cert 136:36s UK: A Closed Caption widescreen version was passed PG after 3s of further BBFC category cuts on top of the 33s of previous video cuts now totalling 36s for:
  • 1995 Warner Home Video Video

The BBFC asked for a further 3s of cuts for the 1995 Warner video:

  • When Little John chases Will Scarlet and throws him to ground revealing lash marks on his body, remove John's exclamation 'Bugger me'
BBFC cut
category
cuts
33s
PG Cert 136:53s UK: Passed PG after the BBFC required a further 18s of category cuts on top of the 14s of cinema cuts totalling 32s of cuts for:
  • 1991 Warner VHS

The BBFC originally cut down the hand amputation for cinema but now feel that they did not cut enough as judged by the number of complaints received from parents. On the video release, the distributors removed all of the build up to the amputation as it was felt that the anticipation of the act causes a lot of the terror. All details of the hand after amputation has also been excised.

The additional video cuts were:

  1. The hand amputation scene in the introduction was further reduced with sight of the amputated hand being removed along with screams from the victim
  2. Robin Hood knocks a prison guard onto a stack of hot coals. The initial sight of the guard falling onto the coals and catching fire was retained, but the following shot of him rolling off of the coals and screaming was removed
  3. The bloodied face of a soldier was removed after being hit in the face by Robin using a crossbow
  4. Little John's remark of, Well, I'll be buggered! was eliminated from the end of his fight with Robin
  5. The Sheriff  stabbing his sword into a victim's belly is missing a close up of the stabbing and blood oozing from the wound.
  6. The witch Mortianna uses her nail to cut into her arm to draw blood as part of a ritual. The close-up of this act was removed.
  7. Dialogue is missing, where a disciple of the Sheriff is lewdly provoking Marian: I have never seen the breasts of a noble lady before
  8. Three shots of Little John's son, Wulf, choking on his noose were removed
  9. A sequence where the Sheriff is spreading Marian's legs trying to take her in the wedding scene has been removed.
  10. In the climatic fight the sights of a bloody dagger being withdrawn and then being held out were removed
  11. The sight of Mortianna's bloody face was removed.
BBFC cut
category
cuts
14s
PG Cert 142:42s
=137:00s
UK: Passed PG after 14s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1991 cinema release

The cinema cuts were:

  1. The hand amputation scene in the introduction has been reduced
  2. Dialogue edited, Christian Slater's cry of Fuck me, he made it to Blimey, he made it when Robin swings onto the battlements.
Robin-B-Hood

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  • Rob-B-Hood
  • Bo bui gai wak
BBFC uncut 15 cert 121:14s 2006 Hong Kong comedy action film by Benny Chan.
With Jackie Chan, Michael Hui and Louis Koo . IMDb

The Theatrical Cut was passed 15without BBFC cuts for:

There is also an Extended Hong Kong Version running about 15 minutes longer.

Robocop

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Robocop DVD Peter Weller

RoboCop is a 1987 USA action crime film by Paul Verhoeven.
With Peter Weller, Nancy Allen and Dan O'Herlihy. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
The Theatrical Version was cut for an R rating. This cut version was released in the UK without further BBFC Cuts. The cuts were restored for the Director's Cut released in the US and UK

Summary Notes

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

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Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 20:
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uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

98:56s UK: The Directors Cut was passed 18 uncut for: US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
40s

18

MPAA R

98:28s UK: The cut Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for
  • 2007 20th Century Fox RB Blu-ray
  • 2001 MGM R2 DVD
  • 1988 Rank VHS
  • 1987 cinema release

See  case study from  bbfc.co.uk : Solid 18

The violence and gore, in combination with scenes of drug use, pushed Robocop clearly into the 18 category in 1987. The strong comic book influence was recognised, as was the clear distinction between good and bad, with a hero always on the side of right giving the film a firm moral base .

Overall, the slightly offbeat and tongue-in-cheek tone of the film serves to ameliorate the loving care and attention with which Verhoeven treats the violence. Robocop (1987) was passed 18 uncut for theatrical release, and all subsequent video, DVD and Blu-ray releases have been passed 18, uncut.

Cut by about 40 seconds to achieve a US R rating. Verhoeven has said that the film had to be resubmitted somewhere between 12 and 17 times to inch towards the required R rating with fragments removed at a time. He further maintains that the cuts actually rendered the film's violence more disturbing than the over-the-top kind in his original edit. The UK adopted this version without further cuts.

  • ED 209 shooting the executive loses a 5s shot of him being riddled with bullets, and the whole sequence of him being excessively 'perforated' on the Delta City model
  • Murphy shooting a gangster in the leg is originally shown in close-up (1s)
  • 20s is lost from Murphy's murder which has been extensively recut: We lose the sight of his bloody stump as he holds it up, (replaced with a shot of Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith)), 1s of the shooting off of his whole arm has been replaced with a shot of a gun, two brief shots of him being riddled with bullets have been cut, as was a sequence (10s) where he screams, and Boddicker lights a cigarette. The glorious sequence at the end of the scene (crane shot around to the back of Murphy's head) has been replaced by several shots of Boddicker and Murphy in close-up.
  • High shot lasting 7 seconds at the end were Lewis (Nancy Allen) sits beside what's left of Murphy.
  • Boddicker being killed by Robocop loses 2s of front views of blood spurting out of his mouth and neck.
Robocop 2

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Robocop Trilogy DVD Peter Weller

 

RoboCop 2 is a 1990 USA action Sci-Fi thriller by Irvin Kershner.
Starring Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer and John Glover. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. This was then further cut by the BBFC for 1990 cinema release, and even further cut for VHS. The BBFC cuts were waived for DVD.

Summary Notes

A corrupt businesswoman seeks to disable Robocop in favor of her own model of cyborg.

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RoboCop Special Edition

Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 20:
RoboCop Special Edition
 

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

best available
best
available

18

MPAA R

111:42s UK: The US R Rated Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts after the BBFC waived its previous cuts for:

US: Cut for an MPAA R rating for:

From Cutting Edge. The US cuts for an MPAA R rating were:

  • The killing of Duffy, the corrupt police officer, was slightly reduced to remove the focus on his torso being sliced open with a scalpel.

BBFC cut
35s
18 111:01s UK : The cut cinema version was passed 18 after a further 4s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1994 4 Front VHS
  • 1991 Virgin VHS

The additional BBFC cuts were:

  • Cuts were inflicted in the first TV commercial showing how to break into a car.
BBFC cut
31s
18 116:00s
=111:22s
UK : The cut US R rated Version was passed 18 after 31s of further BBFC cuts for
  • 1990 cinema release

The BBFC made 9 cuts.

  1. During the opening scene showing hookers attacking a man, the stiletto high heel piercing of an eye has been cut
  2. Cain shooting a female drug factory worker hiding in his car.
  3. Robocop rubbing Duffy's face into broken glass in the games arcade.
  4. Cain tortures a police officer but we don't see the scalpel piercing his chest and don't hear his cries (a single cut of 12s)
  5. During the raid on the drug plant a crook is shot by the female police officer. At least 2 bullets hitting him have vanished. In the uncut version Robocop also kills one more man
  6. In the death scene of Caine's girl friend, we don't see Robocop snapping her neck
Robocop 3

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Robocop Trilogy DVD Peter Weller

 

RoboCop 3 is a 1993 USA action crime thriller by Fred Dekker.
Starring Nancy Allen, Robert John Burke and Mario Machado. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for cinema release, VHS and 2000 DVD. Uncut since 2002 DVD. Uncut in the US

Summary Notes

Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land.

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RoboCop Special Edition

Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 20:
RoboCop Special Edition
 

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

MPAA PG-13

100:29s UK: Passed 15 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

US: Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:

BBFC cut
4s
15 cert 100:11s UK: Passed 15 after 4s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2000 MGM R2 DVD
  • 1996 2 Entertain VHS
  • 1995 Columbia/TriStar VHS
  • 1994 Columbia/TriStar VHS
  • 1994 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were to remove the sight of banned nunchukas:

  • In the sequence where the cops are approached by the "spatterpunks", one of the splatterpunks is swinging nunchukas. This display is cut in 2 shots
Robo-Geisha

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  • Robo Geisha
  • RoboGeisha
BBFC uncut 18 97:07s 2009 Japan action comedy by Noboru Iguchi.
With Asami, Yoshihiro Nishimura and Naoto Takenaka. IMDb

The Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2010 Showbox RB Blu-ray
  • 2010 Showbox R2 DVD

There is also a longer Japanese language version featuring 2 extra bloody scenes. It is unlikely that these extra scenes were omitted for censorship reasons though. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Robot       2010 India film by S Shankar

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Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode 2

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uncut
15 cert 38:07s 2008 US animated comedy by Seth Green. With Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi and Bob Bergen. IMDb

The Special Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2009 Revolver R2 DVD
BBFC uncut 15 cert 22:46s Passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2009 Revolver R2 DVD
Robot Jox

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Robot Jox is a 1989 USA action Sci-Fi film by Stuart Gordon.
Starring Gary Graham, Anne-Marie Johnson and Paul Koslo. Youtube link IMDb
Exists in the US in 2 versions, a cut PG version and an uncut PG-13 version.

Summary Notes

It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox. These matches take place between two large superpowers over disputed territories. The main character Achilles is a pilot in one of the large Robots. The plot revolves around him and a match for the state of Alaska.

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uncut
MPAA PG-13    
mpaa cut
cut
MPAA PG
MPAA
   
Robot Ninja

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BBFC
3s
15 cert 72:17s 1989 US Sci-Fi horror by JR Bookwalter. With Michael Todd, Bogdan Pecic and Maria Markovic. IMDb

Passed 15 after 3s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1990 BCB VHS
Robotrix

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  • Nu ji xie ren

Robotrix Remastered Uncut DVD

Robotrix is a 1991 Hong Kong Sci-Fi adult comedy by Jamie Luk.
With Amy Yip, Chikako Aoyama and David Wu. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1987 VHS and again for 2013 DVD

Summary Review: Robo Cop Meets Charlie's Angels

A science fiction, action, adult comedy is a definite beer and snacks movie. Although it may not be to everybody's taste, it's a fun movie for the most part (as is the case with many HK films, the humour can border on the tasteless).

The basic premise of the film is that a rather fetching and sexy lady agent has her mind transferred into the body of a robot following a shooting, thus becoming the ultimate sexy super-hero. Imagine Robocop meets Charlie's Angels with an adult touch and you've got the idea!

And Amy Yip is hot!

uncut
uncut
Cat III Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Cat III
~96:00s
=~92:00s
Hong Kong: uncut for:
BBFC cut 
2:45s
18 90:38s UK: Passed 18 for strong bloody violence and strong sex after 2:45s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 2013 Medium Rare R2 DVD
The BBFC commented:
  • Compulsory cuts were required to remove two scenes of eroticised sexual violence.

Presumably the two scenes being referred to are:

  • A villainous robot proves too rough for a prostitute who objects. The robot pins her against a wall and throttles her to death whilst continuing to pound away.
  • A villain forces a long fellatio session on a scientist in her laboratory. Jokily filmed as if it were a porn film with frequent changes of position.
  BBFC cut
3:23s
18 90:05s UK: Passed 18 after 3:23s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 MIA VHS

The cuts were to sexual violence

The Rock

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The Rock is a 1996 US action film by Michael Bay.
With Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Uncut by the BBFC for cinema and DVD but it was cut for VHS.

Summary Notes:

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

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uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

130:49s UK: Passed 15 uncut with BBFC video cuts waived for:
  • 2010 Buena Vista/Disney R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2007 Buena Vista/Disney R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2002 Buena Vista 2 Disc Collector's Edition R2 DVD
UK: Passed 15 uncut for:
  • 1996 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC cut
15s
15 cert 130:42s UK: Passed 15 after 15s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1997 Buena Vista VHS
  • 1996 Buena Vista VHS

The Rock caused grief at the BBFC as follows:

Sean Connery was adapting his violent talents to the modern mode, throwing knives, breaking necks and spraying bullets into the feet of opposing soldiers in the action adventure The Rock, which was cut by 15s to preserve its 15 on video. Since violent blows are brief, cuts to remove them can be brief but their excision makes a significant difference, It would be interesting to speculate why screen heroes of the nineties have become so coldly callous. One day, perhaps the question may be answered by social historians, but it is a trend that sits rather oddly with Britain's new culture of compassion.

The BBFC cuts were:

  1. Confrontation in the morgue where John Patric Mason (Sean Connery) knife-throwing into a soldier's neck is totally eliminated, along with the line 'you must never hesitate'.
  2. Connery shooting a guard in the foot is trimmed.
  3. A 2 second zoom of the above soldier when the generator falls on him after Mason shoots it.
  4. Connery breaking a guard's neck loses the sound of the breaking.
  5. The gun battle near the end has been trimmed for blood letting, when Major Tom Baxter (David Morse) gets shot in the stomach and General Francis X. Hummel (Ed Harris) receives a hit to his left shoulder.
Rock 'n' Roll High School

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uncut
uncut
15 cert 93:26s
=89:42s
1975 US comedy musical by Allan Arkush

The BBFC waived their cuts for the 2002 Prism DVD and 2008 ILC DVD

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon
The uncut US Blu-ray is available via UK Amazon

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon
The uncut US Blu-ray is available at US Amazon

Review from US Amazon : The Enduring Ramones

Forget about Britney Spears and Mandy Moore's brand of bubblegum pop music and their equally bland movies - they don't hold a candle to the unbridled power of those punk rockers from New York City, the Ramones!

From B-movie veterans like Paul (Eating Raoul) Bartel and Mary (Death Race 2000) Woronov to newcomers (at the time), P.J. (Halloween) Soles and Dey (Strange Invaders) Young, the entire cast has a lot of fun spouting the film's wonderfully inspired cornball dialogue ( If you don't like it, you can put it where the monkey puts the nuts. ). The Ramones are good sports and mumble their way through the film and truly coming alive during the music sequences. The movie rightfully cements their reputation as legends.

Rock n Roll High School embodies the essence of the punk rock music that made the Ramones famous. The film is bursting with youthful energy, a dose of good ol' fashion anarchy and is loads of fun to watch. These are also the ingredients that made Rock n Roll High School a cult film. It was a commercial and critical failure upon its initial release but repeated midnight screenings, coupled with steady appearances on TV, have helped the film endure over the years.

1:39s 15 cert 87:48s The BBFC cut 1:39s from the 1986 Warner video

From cuts details on IMDb

  • Cut to remove all sight of cocaine and reefers
cut AA certificate 92:34s
=88:52s
The BBFC cut the 1979 cinema release

From cuts details on IMDb

  • Cut to remove all sight of cocaine and reefers
Rock of Ages

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Rock of Ages is a 2012 USA comedy drama musical romance by Adam Shankman.
With Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta and Tom Cruise. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

There are 2 versions, a Theatrical Version and an Extended Version

Promotional Material

Rock of Ages tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock n roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more.

uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA R
MPAA

130:35s UK: The Extended Version was passed 12 uncut for one use of strong language and moderate sex references for:
  • 2012 Warner [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray/ R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2012 Warner Online

US: The Extended Version is MPAA R Rated for some sexual content:

  • 2012 Warner [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray/ R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 9th October 2012

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The Extended Version features mostly uncontroversial material including a longer version of the interview between Jaxx and the Rolling Stone reporter which is now way too long. There's also a new sexy dance scene between Cruise and Hough. A strong scene that was in danger of stealing the show.

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

12 cert

MPAA PG-13

118:17s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 12 uncut for one use of strong language and moderate sex references for:
  • 2012 Warner [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray/ R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2012 Warner R2 DVD
  • 2012 Warner Online
The Rocker

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4s 12 cert 97:59s 2008 US comedy by Peter Cattaneo

Same cut version for cinema and DVD

Cut when submitted in 2008 with the following BBFC comment: The distributor choose to make one cut in order to obtain a '12A' classification. The cut was made to a partially spoken use of strong language. An uncut '15' was available.

A month later the film was resubmitted without cuts: After classification, the company decided to make dialogue changes to the work in reel three prior to release and submitted another version.

The region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

The Rocket Man

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BBFC
42s
PG Cert 89:23s 1997 US film by Stuart Gillard

Stupid kid climbs in a tumble dryer and goes for a spin in his fantasy world of being an astronaut. The BBFC thinks that young children may be stupid enough to copy this antic.

Rocky Handsome Rocky Handsome is a 2016 India action crime thriller by Nishikant Kamat.
Starring John Abraham, Shruti Haasan and Nishikant Kamat. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for a 15 rated 2016 cinema release.

Summary Notes

When a drug mafia abducts an eight-year old, her dearest man sets out on a mission with a view of returning the compliment.

BBFC cut
category cuts
5:01s
15 119:16s

 

UK: Passed 15 for strong bloody violence, threat, injury detail, drug use after 5:01s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2016 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Company chose to reduce a scene of strong violence in order to obtain a 15 classification. An uncut 18 classification was available.
Rocky Mental Rocky Mental is a 2017 action thriller by Vikram Thori.
Starring Jagjit Singh, Parmish Verma and Karanveer. BBFC link
BBFC category cuts were required for a 12 rated 2017 cinema release.
BBFC cut
category cuts
41s
12A 128:26s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence, language, occasional gory images, scenes of hanging after 41s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2017 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • The distributor chose to cut stronger moments of violence (blood spurts and bloody injury detail) in order to achieve a 12A. A 15 uncut was available.
Rogue

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  • Rogue Crocodile
uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

95:13s 2007 Australia/US adventure by Greg Mclean.
With. Michael Vartan, Radha Mitchell and Sam Worthington IMDb

UK: The Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

uncut
shortened
alternative
MPAA
R Rated
92:53s
=89:10s
 
A shortened R Rated version is cut only for plot and scenery
Role Models

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  • Vorbilder?!

Role Models DVD

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

96:55s 2008 US/Germany comedy by David Wain

The BBFC passed the US Unrated Version 15 uncut for the 2009 Universal DVD/Bluray

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :

Except for a few more or less irrelevant extended plot scenes and one single extended shot of naked breasts there is nothing special about the new footage. Jane Lynch as the formerly drug addicted leader of the program gets a few more scenes of screen time, and also the affection that "Sturdy Wings"-permanent user Martin has for her only really gets clear in the Unrated version.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon
The uncut US Blu-ray is available at US Amazon

The uncut region 1 DVD is available via UK Amazon
The uncut US Blu-ray is available via UK Amazon

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

98:46s
=94:49s
The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without cut for the 2008 cinema release and  2009 Universal DVD/Blu-ray

The BBFC explained their 15 rating :

ROLE MODELS is a comedy about two energy drink salesmen who get in trouble with the law but are given the opportunity to avoid jail by performing community service as 'big brother' mentors to a pair of problem kids. The film was classified '15' for strong language and crude sexual references.

Numerous uses of strong language go beyond what is allowed by the Guidelines at '12A' which state that 'The use of strong language (eg 'fuck') must be infrequent', but present no problems at '15' where the Guidelines allow for 'frequent use of strong language'. The film presents various verbal and visual sex references, including occasional female breast nudity, which are strong and sometimes crude, and which occur in the comic context of two grown - but somewhat immature - men who are asked to deal with the natural immaturity of two young boys. Their comments between themselves and with the two children have some emphasis on sexual matters and rely on a degree of crude bad taste for their comic impact. However, the Guidelines at '15' allow for 'strong verbal references to sexual behaviour' and also for nudity in a sexual context provided it does not contain 'strong detail'. There is also a scene in which the audience sees a crude line drawing, made by one of the boys (a ten-year-old), of a male figure with an exaggeratedly erect penis and a woman with comically large breasts. The detail in the drawing has no anatomical accuracy and is only on screen for a few seconds.

The film also contains several references to drug misuse and one scene in which a joint is being smoked. The references are made by a character who has actually recovered from her drug habit and is now trying to help wayward children. Her comments have a certain self-regarding tone ( Sure, I could be doing cocaine, but the kids come first ) which is intended as part of the film's comedy, but they carry a clear anti-drugs message.

Rollerball

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Rollerball is a 2002 USA / Germany / Japan action Sci-Fi film by John McTiernan.
Starring Chris Klein, Jean Reno and LL Cool J. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
The US Theatrical Version was cut for a MPAA PG-13 rating. Otherwise an uncut R rated version was distributed uncut for all home video releases

Summary Notes

Johnathan Cross, a lover of extreme sports, is recruited by Alexi Petrovich to star in his sportive invention, Rollerball. Johnathan accepts and learns the ropes of Rollerball: The players are on Rollerblades, trying to bring a heavy metal ball into a high goal. Also, there are motorcyclists around to bring momentum to the players. Oh yes, and there are no rules in the game. During his skyrocketing career, Johnathan has to experience what Alexi has found out: Blood brings more viewing pleasure to the audience. So, Alexi starts to bribe members of the different teams to cause more trouble than necessary on the field, and the viewers love it. Only a little later, Johnathan's life is already in extreme danger as well as those of his friends and teammates. In a final game, Johnathan and his team have to fight for mere survival against their real opponent - their boss Alexi Petrovich.

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

94:05s UK: The R rated version was passed 15 uncut for: UK: Presumably the R rated version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2002 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

mpaa cut
cut
MPAA PG-13   US: The US Theatrical Version was cut for an MPAA PG-13 rating

See article from sfstory.free.fr

After disastrous test screenings the producers decided to try a PG-13 rated release and made several edits. One example was a locker room scene with a little topless action. The girls were digitally covered up by bras and shadows.
Rollerball Rollerball is a 1975 USA action Sci-Fi film by Norman Jewison.

A bit of a censorship as it upped the ante in violence for entertainment. But is has never been cut by US or UK film censors.

Rollercoaster

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BBFC uncut PG cert 113:21s 1971 US disaster film by James Goldstone.
With George Segal, Timothy Bottoms and Richard Widmark. IMDb

No BBFC cuts noted for:

  • 2005 Universal R2 DVD
  • 2001 Universal R2 DVD
  • 1977 cinema release

See version details from dvdcompare.net :

The recent DVD appears to be missing a 1 second close-up on a dead man's face, bloody and with his eyes open, right after his death at the end of the film.

Also, after the rollercoaster disaster, the Italian versions has two more shots of motionless bodies lying on the floor between the rest of the broken carriages, and the public's screams are repeated twice.

Rolling Thunder

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Rolling Thunder is a 1977 action revenge film by John Flynn.
With William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones and Linda Haynes. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for cinema release. uncut on DVD and Blu-ray

Summary Review: Outright mayhem

Returning war hero  William Devane receives a generous local gift during ceremonies in his Texas hometown. Later on, a bunch of good old boys come to rob him of the gift. They torture him and off his family in the process.

The remaining 70 or so minutes of the film detail Devane's search for the killers and his revenge. He takes up with a lonely woman during the search while teaching himself to use a shotgun with his new mechanical hand (he lost the real one in the torture-robbery-murder back home.)

Anyone that likes either of the main actors (Wiiliam Devane or Tommy Lee Jones), high class violence, or revenge films will enjoy this movie.

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uncut
18

MPAA
R Rated

95:40s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2011 Optimum/Studio Canal R2 DVD/RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Optimum Online

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC uncut 18 95:06s UK: An unknown version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Rank VHS
BBFC cut
cut
X cert 94:22s
 
UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1977 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • A couple of uses of William Devane's sharpened hook hand being used as a weapon were deleted
Romance

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Romance is a 1999 France drama by Catherine Breillat.
With Caroline Ducey, Sagamore Stévenin and François Berléand. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Passed 18 uncut for 1999 cinema release complete with real sex. Cut for 2000 DVD but these BBFC cuts were waived for 2014 home video release. Uncut and Unrated in the US.

Summary Review : Such a Good Film

Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow.

Excellent cinematography and a bleak script; by far the best film I saw last year, and probably the best I'll see again this year.

With the exception of one or two scenes, the sex in the film is not very explicit, even including the more racy fellatio scenes.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

94:31s  UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong real sex, sexual violence, very strong language with previous video cut waived:

UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

  • 1999 cinema release

US: uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
1s
18 94:30s  UK: Passed 18 after 1s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2000 Blue Light R2 DVD
From IMDb:
  • Although the BBFC passed the film uncut for British cinemas, they required 1 second to be removed from the video version. The cut to the UK video and DVD versions removed a brief close-up of a man ejaculating onto a woman's stomach. This occurs at the end of a fantasy brothel sequence, and is followed by a jump-cut to a similar shot of ultra-sound gel being squirted onto Caroline Trousselard's stomach. Without the first shot, however, the effect is lost in the UK version.
Romancing the Stone

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Romancing the Stone

Romancing the Stone is a 1984 US/Mexican action adventure by Robert Zemeckis.
With Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for a PG cinema release, further cut for VHS, but uncut for 12 rated DVD

uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA
PG

101:19s UK: Passed 12 uncut  for moderate language, violence and drug references with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA PG Rated for:

BBFC cut
23s
PG Cert 100:52s UK: Passed PG after 23s of cuts for category for:
  • 1987 CBS/Fox VHS

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . The BBFC cuts were:

  • A scene near the end where the villain gets his hand bitten off by a crocodile was removed.
BBFC cut
1s
PG Cert 105:33s
=101:20s
UK: Passed PG after 1s of cuts for category for:
  • 1984 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were

  • Remove all sight of naked couple on the bed where Jack is lying on top of Joan. This was implemented by reframing the shot.
  • Remove all sights of bloody wrist stump after Zdo has his hand bitten off by a crocodile
Romeo Must Die

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Romeo Must Die is a 2000 US action thriller by Andrzej Bartkowiak.
With Jet Li, Aaliyah and Isaiah Washington. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
BBFC Category cuts for 15 rated cinema and home video releases. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

In this modern day Romeo and Juliet, kung fu action star Jet Li plays Romeo to hip-hop singer, Aaliyah Haughton's Juliet. Li is an ex-cop investigating the murder of his brother, who had ties with the Chinese mafia in America. Aaliyah plays the daughter of the American mob boss. Neither side approves of their romance, so, obviously, kung fu action ensues, with a soundtrack by Aaliyah.

uncut
uncut
MPAA R ~115:00s
=~110:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:
BBFC cut
category
cuts
30s
15 cert 109:48s UK: Passed 15 for strong language and violence after 30s of category cuts for:
  • 2001 Warner R2 DVD
  • 2000 cinema release

An uncut 18 rating was available. The category cuts were for violence:

  • A kneecapping by gunshot.
  • The sight of blood spurts removed from when "Mac" is shot twice in the chest.
  • In the final fight between Jet Li and Russell Wong, a throat punch and kick to back of head have been cut. Also shots of a red hot bowl being kicked onto Jet's chest and the pressing of the bowl onto his hands have been reduced. A close-up shot of Wong digging his fingers into Jet's burned hand wound are gone, along with a head-butt and several kidney punches.
Romy & Michele's High School Reunion

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  15 cert 88:07s 1997 release

Heavily cut for language for a cinema 12 but this has been restored on video

The Rookie

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The Rookie is a 1990 USA action crime comedy by Clint Eastwood.
Starring Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen and Raul Julia. BBFC link IMDb
Cut for a 15 rated UK cinema release in 1991. Uncut and 18 rated on UK home video. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
 

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Summary Notes

Nick Pulovski is a cop, who is presently assigned to the auto theft division and who for the most part of his career has not done anything worthwhile. But when he discovers that a man named Strom is the brains behind a major car theft and chop shop ring, he sees this as his opportunity to do something. After his partner is killed, the case is then transfered to homicide, so he is taken off the case. And he is assigned a new partner, David Ackerman. a cop who has just recently been promoted to detective. But Pulovski feeling as if Strom is his decides to continue pursuing him but Ackerman who tries to play by the rules is not sure what to do, and he is also a little afraid cause of a childhood incident.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

115:44s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2010 Warner R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 1999 Warner VHS
  • 1991 Warner VHS
mpaa cut
10s
15 cert 120:28s
=115:39s
UK: Passed 15 after 10s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1991 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cut close up of Pulovski's forehead being cut with a razor blade.
  • Two gun shots out of  four removed when woman kills a man ending the knife fight between 2 men.
  • When Sheen shoots a woman with a gun, the 2nd of 3 gunshots was removed.
  • When Eastwood shoots a baddie on a luggage carousel, part of anticipatory scream was removed.
Room Service Room Service is a 1975 France adult film by Jean-Claude Laureux

See Family Jewels

Rory Gallagher: Irish Tour '74

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Irish Tour Ghost Blues Live

Rory Gallagher: Irish Tour '74 is a 1975 music documentary film by Tony Palmer.
Starring Rory Gallagher, Lou Martin and Rod De'Ath. BBFC link

BBFC category cuts for a U rated 1975 cinema release. Presumably passed 12 uncut for 2014 Blu-ray.

Promotional Material

This Special Edition 3DVD set brings together two concerts and a documentary featuring the legendary Rory Gallagher. Irish Tour 74 is a film by acclaimed director Tony Palmer, which follows Rory on a tour of both the Republic and Northern Ireland at the height of the troubles. Ghost Blues , directed by Ian Thuillier, is the story of Rory Gallagher from his early days with Taste, through his solo success and on to his tragic early death at the edge of just 47. Live In Cork captures Rory s return to his native city for his first live performance in several years towards the end of his career. This set is a fantastic addition to any Rory Gallagher fan s collection.
BBFC uncut
uncut
12 171:07s UK: Presumably passed 12 uncut for infrequent strong language for:
  • 2014 Sony/Eagle Rock R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 13th October 2014
UK Censorship History
Previously cut for a U rating for 1975 cinema release.
BBFC cut
category
cuts
U cert 171:07s UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1975 cinema release
Rosemary's Baby

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Rosemarys Baby DVD Mia Farrow

Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 US horror film by Roman Polanski
With Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes and Ruth Gordon. BBFC link YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1969 cinema release. Uncut on VHS and DVD. Uncut in the US.
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R
MPAA

131:03s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

US: Uncut and R Rated for:

BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
136:33s
=131:05s
 
UK: Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1969 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • The film originally proved problematic for the UK censors and the rape scene was toned down by the BBFC for the cinema release with edits made to remove dialogue and shots of Rosemary's legs being bound.
Rosemary's Killer

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  • The Prowler
  • The Graduation

Rosemarys Killer DVD Farley Granger

 

Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon Blu-ray at UK Amazon
R0 DVD at US Amazon Blu-ray at US Amazon
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

84:56s 1981 US horror film by Joseph Zito.
With Vicky Dawson, Christopher Goutman and Lawrence Tierney. IMDb

The BBFC waived their cinema cuts for:

The video was notable for not obtaining a post VRA video release for such a long time. It did turn up on Bravo TV though

The US release is uncut for the MPAA Unrated version:

There is also a cut US R Rated Version to avoid.

Review from IMDb : Overlooked

The Prowler is an overlooked horror film from that golden age of slasher films of the late 70s and early 80s. The film is directed by Joseph Zito who has special effects wizard Tom Savini to thank for the film's best scenes.

The Plot of this film is very similar to My Bloody Valentine. We have a brutal act of violence taking place many years ago. We have the first big social event scheduled in several years on the very grounds where the trouble took place. And we have a spooky killer chopping up victims left and right. Only instead of full mining gear, our Prowler is dressed in WWII era military fatigues.

The gore is by far the best thing this film has going for it. There are some DISGUSTING killings which look very much like they could be the real thing. Our killer loves to use his bayonet, a pitchfork, and a sawed-off double barrel shotgun on his victims. Most of the killings in the version I have are not mere snippets of knives piercing flesh. You see the killer slice and penetrate these victims until they aren't breathing any more. There is a tidal wave of blood spilled in this film. They saved the best for last, when we see just what a blast from a shotgun at point blank range can do to someone's face.

The film has some glaring dead spots, too. Character development is nearly non-existent, and the motivation behind the carnage is not defined by any logical means. Let me put it this way; I have absolutely NO IDEA why the killer committed these murders. I wonder if the writers even knew.

Gore fans will definitely need to see the uncut version of this film at some point in their lives. See this film out of a sense of duty, but don't expect a true classic.

cut
54s
pre-cert VHS   A cut version, presumably the cut cinema version was released for:
  • 1983 EIV VHS

54s deleted .See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com :

  • The opening pitchfork murder is missing 4s of the bloody aftermath
  • Shortened killing of Carl with a knife in his head interleaved with Sherry in the shower.
  • Deleted most of the killing of Sherry, naked in the shower, being murdered with a pitchfork
  • Deleted most of the killing of Lisa being stabbed in the neck with a knife
  • Most of the killing of sally also stabbed in the neck with a knife
BBFC
cut
X cert 87:27s
=83:57s
Passed 18 after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1981 cinema release

Presumably the cuts are the same as the 1983 per-cert video above

Rough Night in Jericho

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Rough Night Jericho Dean Martin

See trailer from youtube.com

uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA
Unrated

99:22s Rough Night in Jericho is a 1967 US western romance by Arnold Laven.
With Dean Martin, Jean Simmons and George Peppard. IMDb

UK: Passed 12 presumably uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC
cut
A Cert submitted
103:27s =99:19s
UK: Passed A (PG) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1967 cinema release
Rouh's Beauty Rouh's Beauty is a 2014 Egypt drama by Sameh Abdelaziz

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Rude

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Rude DVD Region US NTSC

Rude is a 1995 Canada crime drama by Clement Virgo.
Starring Maurice Dean Wint, Rachael Crawford and Clark Johnson. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated 1997 VHS. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US

Summary Notes

This is the Easter weekend. In an inner city project, three people struggle against their demons and try to find redemption. They are Maxine, a window dresser depressed since she had an abortion and lost her lover ; Jordan, a boxer who has indulged in gay-bashing ; and 'The General', a drug dealer turned artist.

uncut
uncut
MPAA R ~89:00s
=~85:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
7s
18 85:45s

submitted
85:53s
UK: Passed 18 after 7s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1997 High Fliers Video Distribution VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • At 28 minutes. Remove close-up pf blood drawn into syringe and sight of needle piercing man's neck.
Rude Boy

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BBFC uncut 18 127:03s 1980 UK drama by Jack Hazan & David Mingay.
With Dave Armstrong, Barry Baker and Terry Barry . IMDb

Passed 18 without BBFC cuts noted for:

  • 2007 Showbox R2 DVD
  • 2003 Prism R2 DVD
  • 2001 Metrodome R2 DVD
cut 18 127:01s Passed X/18 after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Hendring VHS
  • 1980 cinerma release
Rudhramadevi Rudhramadevi is a 2015 India action drama by Gunasekhar.
Starring Anushka Shetty, Allu Arjun and Rana Daggubati. BBFC link
BBFC category cuts were required for a 2015 12A rated cinema release
BBFC cut
category cuts
20s
12A 154:35s
 
UK: Passed 12 for moderate violence, occasional gory images after 20s of BBFC category cuts for
  • 2015 cinema release
uncut
uncut
15 156:59s UK: A few days earlier the film was passed 15 uncut for strong violence, injury detail for:
  • 2015 cinema release

Presumably the distributors wanted a 12A rather than a 15

Rudo Y Cursi

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5s 15 cert 97:16s 2008 Mexico/US comedy drama by Carlos Cuarón.
With Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Guillermo Francella . IMDb

The BBFC cut a 5s scene of cock fighting from:

  • 2009 Optimum Online
  • 2009 Optimum R2 DVD
  • 2009 cinema release

The BBFC explained their 15 rating:

The film was classified at 15 thanks to multiple uses of strong language. The BBFC's Guidelines at 12A only allow for the infrequent use of strong language; use of strong language is frequent here. There is also a sex scene involving some breast nudity that would have been too explicit within the Guidelines at 12A.'

Rugrats: Bedtime Bash

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0s U cert 58:10s 1998 release
The Rules of Attraction

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Rules Attraction Blu ray James Beek

The Rules of Attraction is a 2002 USA / Germany comedy romance by Roger Avary.
Starring James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder and Shannyn Sossamon. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Uncut for cinema but cut for DVD. The 2009 Blu-ray is accidently uncut. In the US the R rated version is uncut but the NC-17 version is uncut.

Summary Notes

The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.

uncut
uncut
No Cert

18

MPAA
NC-17

110:43s
=106:17s
UK: released uncut for:
Thanks to Daniel. As of 2014 the BBFC have confirmed that the cut has not been waived and that this uncut version should not be distributed. The distributors have been informed some time ago, but the Blu-ray is still on sale at Amazon. Presumably the opportunity to buy this uncut version is now time limited.
UK: The NC-17 Version was passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2003 cinema release
BBFC cut
1:34s
18 106:08s UK: The NC-17 Version suffered 1:34s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 Warner R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

A cut was required to a scene in which a teenage girl slits her wrists, on the grounds that the technique used is not widely known and is potentially more likely to result in death than the more common method.

Thanks to Daniel: Rewriting the Rules of Attraction

The video version was cut to remove a shot of Teresa Wayman cutting her wrist lengthwise with a razor because the BBFC considered it instructional depiction of a potentially lethal suicide technique. The shot in question only lasts a few seconds, so the distributor removed it and then slowed down the remaining footage to cover the gap left by the deleted shot and allow the Harry Nillson song Without You to play as it does in the uncut version. As a result the BBFC list a substitution cut of 1 min 34 seconds, the total amount of footage slowed to accommodate the cut.

The BBFC's intervention did not really lessen the power of this crucial scene, but unfortunately when the film was screened recently on Film Four, whoever prepared the film for broadcast misunderstood the technical aspects of this cut, and instead removed the entire 1 minute 34 seconds the BBFC appeared to mandate deleting the suicide scene in almost its entirety. Accidental though it seems to be, it' a crippling cut

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
22s

18

MPAA
R Rated

110:10s
=105:46s
UK: The cut R Rated Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2002 cinema release which was unreleased in favour of the NC-17 version

The R Rated Version is cut as follows:

  • The suicide scene has been cut
  • Also cuts to sex scenes
The Ruling Class

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The Ruling Class is a 1972 UK musical comedy drama by Peter Medak.
Starring Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim and Arthur Lowe. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1972 cinema release. The cuts have persisted to all releases since. There also exists a shortened version.

Summary Notes

A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.

BBFC cut
cut

best available
best
available

15 cert

X cert

MPAA PG
MPAA

153:59s
=147:49s

submitted
cinema
154:53s
=148:41s

UK: The cut cinema version was passed 15 for strong sex references and one scene of hanging without further BBFC cuts for: UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1972 cinema release

US: The UK cinema version is MPAA PG Rated for:

From IMDb. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cut to the shot of vivisected rat in a laboratory
BBFC cut
cut 

cut
shortened

15 cert 123:38s UK: A shortened version was passed 15 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 2001 Momentum R2 DVD

The original BBFC cut still stands for this version.

Rumble in Hong Kong

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  • Ru jing cha
  • The Heroine
BBFC uncut 15 cert 71:07s 1973 Hong Kong action film by Mu Zhu

No BBFC cuts to the 1996 Missing in Action video nor the 2005 Pickwick DVD.

But the above releases are an 8:52s shorter version losing narrative as described by pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Rumble in the Bronx

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  • Hong fan ou
  • Red Bronx
  • Zizanie dans le Bronx
Rumble in the Bronx is a 1995 Hong Kong/Canada action crime comedy by Stanley Tong.
With Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Shortened for international release. The UK VHS and DVD was further cut for violence. The UK Blu-ray is the shortened version but without BBFC cuts

Promotional Material :

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow....

uncut
uncut
Hong Kong flag 105:51s Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan: The longer Asian Version is uncut, albeit with variations
BBFC uncut

cut
shortened

No Cert

15 cert

MPAA R

89:16s
=85:42s

 

UK: The shortened US Version was released without the previous BBFC cuts but this version is not recorded in the BBFC database for:

UK: The shortened US Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 1997 cinema release
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

From IMDb. The American version of Rumble In The Bronx is shorter that the original Hong Kong one. Here's what's the USA version is missing:

  • The HK version opens with Jackie already in the airport. The US version runs the opening credits over footage of his plane arriving in New York.
  • The scene in the HK print where 2 local punks, a Chinese and a black guy, extort some money before helping themselves to some goodies from beside the cash register is cut from the US version.
  • The dialogue scene between Jackie and Anita Mui at Uncle Bill's wedding is shortened in the US version, and the performance of the wedding duet from 'Princess Chang Ping', by Tung Biu and Carrie Cain Sparks is missing.
  • In the HK print, after Jackie trashes the first bunch of punks in the market, he delivers a lecture, in Cantonese, on Chinese martial Arts, which Anita Mui then declines to translate to the Western store workers.
  • In the HK print, the morning after Jackie is sliced up by the broken bottles he returns to the market. There he confronts the same punks who extorted money from Uncle Bill, and sees them off with a mean stare. However, when the biker gang arrive, Jackie, apparently intimidated, calls the police rather than fight them himself. This whole sequence is cut from the US version.
  • A scene in which the same two extortionists return to the market and Anita Mui tries, in vain, to scare them away with a mean look is cut from the US print.
  • In the HK print, after Jackie trashes the street gang at their clubhouse, he delivers an impassioned speech telling them to do something worthwhile with their lives. This is shortened in the US version.
BBFC cut
42s

cut
shortened

15 cert 84:59s UK: The shortened US Version was passed 15 after 42s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2011 Optimum R2 DVD
  • 2002 Buena Vista R2 DVD
  • 1987 Buena Vista VHS

The BBFC felt that the uncut 15 for the cinema version was too lenient and imposed cuts for home video release. The cuts were:

  • A dare devil escape sequence showing Jackie Chan ducking flying glass from bottles smashed with a bat was cut in fear of imitation of using broken glass as a weapon.

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com

Rummy Rummy is a 2014 India drama by Balakrishnan.
With Vijay Sethupathi, Prabhakar and Gayathrie. IMDb

BBFC category cuts for 2014 cinema release

BBFC cut
category cuts
19s
12A 143:45s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence after 19s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2014 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Company chose to remove a moment of strong violence (a man being hit in the face with a wrench, in slow motion, resulting in blood spraying from his mouth) in order to achieve a 12A classification. Cut made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 classification was available.
Rumpelstiltskin

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4s 18 87:12s 1995 US horror film by Mark Jones
Run Fatboy Run

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  • Run Fat Boy Run
  12 cert 96:05s 2007 UK comedy by David Schwimmer

The BBFC required no cuts of the 2008 DVD but it is not clear if this was the pre-cut cinema version

cut 12A cert 100:11s The distributors noted the 2007 cinema release as pre-cut and the BBFC required no further cuts:

Run Fat Boy Run is a comedy about an emotionally confused man who leaves his pregnant bride-to-be at the altar and years later realises that he really should have married her. The film was classified '12A' for strong language and moderate sex references.

BBFC Guidelines at '12A' state that 'The use of strong language (eg 'fuck') must be infrequent'. Run Fat Boy Run contains three uses of strong language which were considered sufficiently infrequent to be acceptable at '12A' in a feature film of this length. A similar number of uses have been permitted in previous '12A' films such as Terminator 3 . The film also contains some moderate sex references (including a fleeting reference to a 'threesome', which is not elaborated upon, and references to 'erectile dysfunction') but these were considered sufficiently lacking in detail to be acceptable at '12A' where ''Sex references may reflect what is likely to be familiar to most adolescents but should not go beyond that is suitable for them'.

Run Fat Boy Run also features some moderate language (eg 'prick'), some mild natural nudity and mild comic violence.

The Run of the Country

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12s 15 cert 104:28s 1996 release

Same cuts for both cinema and video versions

The Runaways

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The Runaways Kristen Stewart

See trailer from youtube.com
 

Uncut at:
R1 DVD at UK Amazon RA Blu-ray at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
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uncut
MPAA
R Rated
106:00s 2010 US drama by Floria Sigismondi.
With Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning and Michael Shannon . IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC
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15 cert 106:19s UK: Passed 15 after BBFC suggested cuts for category were implemented for:
  • 2010 E1 Online
  • 2010 E1 R2 DVD
  • 2010 cinema release

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 cuts in one sequence, to remove sight of two teenage girls sniffing glue. When the finished version of the film was submitted, all sight of glue sniffing had been removed and the film was classified 15 .

Rundown Rundown is a 2003 USA action adventure comedy thriller by Peter Berg

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Rural Hero: Episodes 13-16

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20s 15 cert 173:53s 1998 release by Au Yiu Hing
Russ Meyer's Super Vixens       1975 US sex film by Russ Meyer

See Supervixens

Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Murder Being Done Once

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1s PG Cert 143:26s 1998 release

A head butt has been deleted from a fight in a pub

 

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