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WCW Superbrawl III

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1993 release US wrestling event by Craig Leathers

 

30s PG cert 116:48s  
WCW Uncensored

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17s 15 cert 162:08s 1999 release US wrestling event

Thanks to the BBFC, the distributors are now in breach of trading standards by lying on the video cover

We Are Monster

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Poster We Are Monster 2014 Antony Petrou

We Are Monster is a 2014 UK drama by Antony Petrou.
Starring Leeshon Alexander, Aymen Hamdouchi and Gethin Anthony. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for a 15 rated cinema release.

Summary Notes

On 8th February 2000 at Feltham Young Offenders Institute, Robert Stewart, a known violent racist was placed in a cell with Zahid Mubarek, eventually leading to Mubarek's murder 6 weeks later.

BBFC cut
advised category cuts
15 88:35s UK: Passed 15 for very strong and racist language, strong violence after BBFC advised pre-cuts for:
  • 2015 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • This film was originally seen for advice. The company was advised the film was likely to be classified 18 but that their preferred 15 could be achieved by reducing the number of uses of very strong language. When the film was submitted for formal classification, the number of uses of very strong language had been reduced and it was classified 15.

The BBFC further commented in its 2015 Annual Report:

When originally shown to the BBFC for advice, the film contained fourteen uses of very strong language, some of which were aggravated by aggression or violence. The BBFC's Guidelines at 15 state Very strong language may be permitted, depending on the manner in which it is used, who is using the language, its frequency within the work as a whole and any special contextual justification'. This means that it is unusual to permit more than a handful of uses of very strong language in a submission of normal feature length at 15.

In order to achieve its preferred 15 rating, the BBFC advised the distributor to reduce the number of uses of very strong language, in particular addressing the more aggravated uses.

When the film was submitted for formal classification, the number of uses were approximately halved and the uses accompanied by violence or other aggravating factors, including one use directed towards a child, were no longer present. The remaining uses, which are mainly self-directed within the central character's head, were acceptable at 15 in this particular context.

We Joined the Navy

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  • We Are in the Navy Now

Joined Navy DVD Kenneth More

We Joined the Navy is a 1962 UK comedy romance by Wendy Toye.
Starring Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan and Joan O'Brien. BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for a 1962 U rated cinema release

Promotional Material

British film icon Kenneth More - at the height of his fame - plays an unlucky Dartmouth Naval College cadet leader who sails out to further misfortune when he joins the US fleet in the Mediterranean.

Lt Commander Badger, RN: an exceptionally likeable fellow, "the Artful Bodger" has one besetting sin a shining honesty which compels him to say the right thing at entirely the wrong time! When untimely remarks to some new recruits are splashed across the tabloids, the rush is on to find him a new posting somewhere far away...

BBFC cut
category
cuts
PG

old cert U

101:32s UK: Presumably the cut cinema version was passed PG for mild bad language, mild suggestiveness for:
  • 2015 Network R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 16th February 2015
UK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1962 cinema release
Wedding Crashers

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Wedding Crashers Uncorked Owen Wilson

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

121:45s 2005 US comedy by David Dobkin

The BBFC passed the US Unrated/Uncorked/Extended Version without BBFC cuts for a 15

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

Three shots of naked ladies added for the Unrated version but most of the additional material is uncontentious padding.

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

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

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

114:07s The BBFC passed the US R Rated Version without BBFC cuts for a 15
The Wedding Planner

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  • Wedding Planner - verliebt, verlobt, verplant

Wedding planner DVD

1s PG cert 99:11s 2001 German/US comedy by Adam Shankman

The BBFC cut 1s from the 2001 cinema release and the 2001 Pathe DVD. A single sexual expletive was cut from dialogue. An uncut 12 was made available.

  • The word 'fuck' was overdubbed

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

The Wedding Singer

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uncut
uncut
12 cert 95:59s 1998 US comedy by Frank Coraci

The Extended Version was passed 12 without cuts for the 2005 EIV DVD

There is an uncontentious additional dialogue scene in the Extended Version where Robbie talks to Rosie about penis size.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut 12 cert 92:41s The Theatrical Version was passed 12 without cuts for the 1998 cinema release and 1998 EIV video/DVD
Weekend Weekend is a 2011 UK gay romance by Andrew Haigh.

See Banned International: Weekend

A Weekend At Daves

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3:34s 18 53:14s by Liam Galvin (Gangster Videos)

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: Compulsory cuts required to a scene of indecent exposure (a woman exposing her breasts in public)

Weekend at Bernie's

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uncut
uncut
15 cert 94;26s

 

1989 US comedy by Ted Kotcheff.
With Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman and Catherine Mary Stewart. IMDb

Passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2010 Network RB Blu-ray
  • 2006 Network R2 DVD
  • 2000 VCI R2 DVD
  • 1998 VCI VHS
  • 1990 MGM/UA VHS
BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

12 cert 94:26s A precut version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2006 Sound & Media R2 DVD
  • 2001 Cinema Club R2 DVD
  • 1991 Sky TV
  • 1989 cinema release

This version was overdubbed to delete the strong language

Welcome the Stranger

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Welcome the Stranger is a 2017 USA mystery drama by Justin Kelly.
Starring Riley Keough, Abbey Lee and Caleb Landry Jones. IMDb

Rated R for sexuality including an intense sexual/violent image, nudity, and for language throughout. However The film was rated a week previously as R for disturbing sexuality/violence, nudity, and for language throughout. presumably the film was resubmitted in a different edit.

Summary Notes

Alice arrives unannounced at her estranged brother Ethan's house in an attempt to reconcile, but bizarre visions, the return of his strange girlfriend and Alice's paranoia and suspicion force the siblings to cling onto reality amidst mysterious circumstances.

Welcome to New York

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Welcome York Blu ray Gerard Depardieu

Welcome to New York is a 2014 USA drama by Abel Ferrara.
Starring Jacqueline Bisset, Gérard Depardieu and Paul Calderon. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Releases are uncut except in the US where the film has been cut for an MPAA R rating and noted as the Producer's Cut or US Version.

Summary Notes

A retelling of the downfall of former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Mr. Devereaux is a powerful man. A man who handles billions of dollars every day. A man who controls the economic fate of nations. A man driven by a frenzied and unbridled sexual hunger. A man who dreamed of saving the world and who cannot save himself. A terrified man. A lost man.

uncut
uncut
Original Version
18 125:25s
 
UK: The Original Version was passed 18 uncut for strong sex, scenes of sexual assault for:
  • 2014 Spirit Entertainment [Uncut Version + Alternative Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2014 Spirit Entertainment [Uncut Version only] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2014 cinema release

The BBFC commented in the Annual Report covering 2014:

Contains two scenes of sexual assault with a level of detail which contributed to the film's 18 classification. However, the BBFC did not require cuts because the scenes did not in any way condone or encourage sexual violence, nor suggest that the victims welcome or enjoy the attacks. There is also strong contextual justification for the scenes' inclusion as they form the basis of the legal case against the main character.

mpaa cut
cut
Producer's Cut
18

MPAA R
MPAA

109:39s UK: The Producers Cut/US Version was passed 18 for strong sex, scenes of sexual assault for:
  • 2014 Spirit Entertainment [Uncut Version + Alternative Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon

US: Cut and MPAA R rated for strong sexuality, graphic nudity, a rape and language.

See  article from  hollywoodreporter.com :

Director Abel Ferrara is bristling at a letter he says he received from IFC senior vp Arianna Bocco telling the filmmaker to deliver an R-rated version of Welcome. The film, which screened in Cannes in May, is currently beyond the R-rated threshold.

Welcome to the Jungle

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  • Rundown

Welcome Jungle Directors Cut DVD

Welcome to the Jungle is a 2003 USA action comedy adventure by Peter Berg.
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott and Christopher Walken. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
A cut version was passed 12A for 2004 UK cinema release. Uncut for BBFC 15 rated home videos. Uncut in the US and MPAA PG-13 rated.

Summary Notes

The Rock as a bounty hunter who attempts to square a debt by heading to the Amazon jungle to capture someone. The bounty hunter discovers that his quarry isn't the bad guy he'd been warned about, and the two team up in pursuit of riches stored in a mine in the Amazon.

Cutting Edge header 1

The Rundown

Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 26:
Rundown/Welcome to the Jungle
 

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA PG-13

99:55s UK: The International Version/Director's Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for strong action violence:
  • 2005 Sony R2 DVD titled Welcome to the Jungle at UK Amazon
  • 2004 20th Century Fox R2 DVD titled Welcome to the Jungle

UK: The International Version/The Director's Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for moderate action violence:

  • 2004 cinema release titled The Rundown (not released in favour of 12A version)
US: Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:
cut
pre-cut
1:31s
No Cert

12A cert

102:34s
=98:28s
UK: A pre-cut version was released without a BBFC database entry for:
  • 2008 Optimum RB Blu-ray titled Welcome to the Jungle

UK: A pre-cut version was passed 12A for moderate action violence without further BBFC cuts for:

  • 2004 cinema release titled Welcome to the Jungle

Maybe the cut version is the version cut for a 12 rating in Germany

We're the Millers

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We're the Millers is a 2013 USA crime comedy by Rawson Marshall Thurber.
With Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston and Emma Roberts. BBFC link YouTube icon IMDb

Both Theatrical and Extended Edition ware given an MPAA R rating with the same descriptor: Rated R For crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity. Similarly both versions were passed 15 uncut for strong language and references to sex and drugs.

Summary Notes

A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

uncut
Extended Version
15 cert

MPAA
R rated

113:52s UK:  The Extended Edition was passed 15 uncut for strong language and references to sex and drugs for: US: The Extended Edition is MPAA R rated for crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity for:
  • 2013 New Line Home Video [Extended + Theatrical] RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon
  • 2013 New Line Home Video [Extended + Theatrical] R1 DVD at US Amazon

See  article from  movie-censorship.com : An additional 8:41s includes extra material with sleazy jokes and strong language. Worth having.

uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert

MPAA
R rated

105:20s UK:  The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language and references to sex and drugs for:
  • 2013 Warner Video
US: The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated for crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity for:
  • 2013 New Line Home Video [Extended + Theatrical] RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon
  • 2013 New Line Home Video [Extended + Theatrical] R1 DVD at US Amazon
The Werewolf and the Yeti

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  • Werewolf
  • Night of the Howling Beast
  • La Maldicion de la Bestia
  • Hall of the Mountain King
  • Horror of the Werewolf

Werewolf Paul Naschy

Uncut at:
   
R0 DVD at US Amazon  
The Werewolf and the Yeti is a 1975 Spanish horror by Miguel Iglesias.
With Paul Naschy, Mercedes Molina and Silvia Solar.
YouTube icon IMDb

Banned as a video nasty in 1984. Not released in the UK since. Set for US DVD release in 2014

Summary Review: Monster Movie

A team of scientists travel to Tibet to track down the Yeti. Among the group is Waldemar (Naschy) who falls in with some vampire handmaidens and somehow gets turned into a werewolf.

The film turns out to be a low budget monster movie with just a couple of decent performances keeping it from total inanity. There's hardly any horror, and there's a few hints that maybe it was once intended to be a sexy horror...but isn't. The evil Tibetan chieftain and his wicked witch are better than the 'monsters'.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
82:03s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Online :

banned
banned
Video Nasty 83:43s UK: Released uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • 1982 Canon VHS titled The Werewolf and the Yeti

Released on video by Canon in October 1982. Added to the video nasty list in August 1984 and remained listed throughout the panic, so becoming one of the collectable DPP39s

Werewolf Shadow

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34s 18 82:47s 1986 release by Leon Klinovsky
Werewolf: The Beast Among Us

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  • Wolfman 2
Werewolf: The Beast Among Us is a 2012 US horror thriller by Louis Morneau.
With Steven Bauer, Nia Peeples and Stephen Rea. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Widely distributed in an uncut Unrated version but there also exists a US cut R rated version.

Summary Notes

Set in a 19th century village, a young man studying under a local doctor joins a team of hunters on the trail of a wolf-like creature.

uncut
Unrated Version
18

MPAA
Unrated

89:30s   UK: The Unrated Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for strong gory images and injury detail for:

US: MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2012 Universal [R Rated + Unrated] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 9th October 2012
  • 2012 Universal [R Rated + Unrated] R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 9th October 2012
mpaa cut
27s
MPAA R   US: See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . 2 gory scenes totalling 27s have been cut from the R rated version. They are not important in terms of plot. The missing scenes are:
  • There is a longer tracking shot showing the bloody victims after a a nighttime attack on the village Dravicu.
  • There is a longer scene showing Daniel disemboweling bodies at a morgue so at to gather bait for werewolf hunting
Werewolf Woman

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  • Naked Werewolf Woman
  • La Lupa Mannara
  • La louve sanguinaire
  • Daughter of a Werewolf

Werewolf Woman Rino Di Silvestro

La lupa mannara is a 1976 Italy horror by Rino Di Silvestro (as RD Silver).
Starring Annik Borel, Howard Ross and Dagmar Lassander. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for cinema and VHS. Uncut in Europe and the US

Summary Notes

From notorious Italian exploitation filmmaker Rino Di Silvestro (Deported Women of the SS Special Section) comes Werewolf Woman, a psychological, psychosexual, pseudo-shapeshiter shocker and a favorite of director Quentin Tarantino. In it, a mentally unstable young woman named Daniela (Annik Borel) fantasizes that she is the reincarnation of her long-dead ancestor, a woman who was thought to have been a werewolf. Dealing with her lifetime of sexual abuse, she seduces men before transgressing into a feral monster, screaming, cursing and ripping them to shreds. When she meets the man of her dreams, Daniela seems ready to forgive her past and bury the beast within until another traumatic encounter seals both her own fate and the collective fates of the Werewolf Woman's wild wrath. A strange, erotic, outrageously sleazy and provocative Eurohorror classic about a woman pushed well-past the edge of sanity, Werewolf Woman is finally presented here with the respect it deserves, in beautifully realized, remastered high-definition. Watch it with someone you trust.

Selected by Quentin Tarantino for the First Quentin Tarantino Film Fest in Austin, Texas, 1996. He loved it so much that all subsequent Quentin Tarantino Film Fests had a surprise movie added to the end of each all-nighter known as the Wolf Woman selection, defined as an outrageous exploitation film sure to wake the audience up.

This wildly exploitive Italian gem features a luscious blonde lead experiencing lycanthropic spasms flagrante delicto, making a bloody mess of the men she naturally attracts until she finds true love in the arms of a gentle beefcake stuntman. Sleazy fun; even the bland expository scenes offer some hilariously inane dialogue.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
R rated
~94:03s US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Italy: Released uncut for:

  • It Raro R0 DVD as La Lupa Mannara

France: Released uncut for:

  • Fr 2004 Neo R2 DVD as La louve sanguinaire
  cut
cut
MPAA
Unrated
~98:00s
=94:00s
US: Pre-cut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2003 Shriek Show R1 DVD as Werewolf Woman

The transfer was zoomed in for widescreen and it lost some of the sexy action.

BBFC cut
42s

cut
pre-cut

18 89:00s UK: A pre-cut version was passed 18 after a further 40s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 Sheptonhurst VHS as Naked Werewolf Woman

From IMDb:

  • Released with heavy pre-cuts to the rape scene and 42s of additional BBFC cuts to remove shots of a naked woman's stitched body on a mortician's slab.
cut
print damage
pre-cert VHS 87:50s UK: An uncensored version shortened by 5 minutes through print damage was released on pre-cert for:
  • 1983 Cockney Rebels VHS as Werewolf Woman
  • 1981 Cinehollywood VHS as Werewolf Woman

From IMDb:

BBFC cut
cut
pre-cert VHS

X cert

97:33s
=93:39s
UK: The cut cinema version was released pre-cert for:
  • UK Intercity VHS titled Werewolf Woman

UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:

  • 1980 cinema release titled Werewolf Woman
West 11

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West 11 is a 1963 UK crime drama by Michael Winner.
Starring Alfred Lynch, Kathleen Breck and Eric Portman. BBFC link IMDb
The BBFC required cuts for the X rated 1963 cinema release. There is also evidence of an International Version.

Promotional Material

An early feature from Michael Winner, this brilliantly gritty crime thriller sets its story of alienation and amorality amid the faded grandeur and seedy clubs of early-sixties Notting Hill. Alfred Lynch leads an excellent cast, and the film showcases an outstandingly vulnerable performance from Diana Dors.

Joe Beckett, seasoned citizen of the bedsitter belt, aged about 22, is the renegade son of middle-class parents and, to use his own description, an emotional leper . He decides that he needs a violent shock to shake him back into life, and as a result accepts a commission to carry out the murder of a total stranger for a man he meets in a coffee bar...

BBFC cut
cut
15 89:21s

cinema submitted
94:45s
=90:58s

UK: Presumably the cut Theatrical Version was passed 15 for sexualised nudity without further BBFC cuts for: UK: Passed X (16) after compulsory BBFC cuts for:
  • 1963 cinema release

The BBFC note that the 2015 DVD release includes 3:49s of alternative scenes for the overseas market

  international   International version:

The 2015 UK DVD notes the possibility of an International Version with DVD extras including alternative scenes made for the overseas market

Westworld

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Westworld DVD

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
PG

85:04s Westworld is a 1973 US Sci-Fi by Michael Chricton.
With Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin and James Brolin. YouTube icon IMDb

UK: Passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2008 Warner R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1994 Warner VHS
  • 1986 MGM/UA VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA PG Rated for:

BBFC
cut
AA certificate Submitted:
88:38s  =85:05s
UK: Passed AA (14) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1973 cinema release

IMDB notes that: Early prints contain a scene in Medeval world where a guest is tortured on a rack. That scene was deleted from television and video. This probably gives a clue as to what was cut from the UK cinema release

What a Crazy World

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What a Crazy World is a 1963 UK musical music film by Michael Carreras.
Starring Joe Brown, Susan Maughan and Marty Wilde. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an A (PG) rated 1963 cinema release. Presumably the same version was released on DVD now rated 12.

Summary Notes

Unemployed East End lad Alf Hitchens has an on-off relationship with his girlfriend Marilyn and a dream of hitting the big time in the music business. Cheerful pop musical with a working-class background which uses a number of genuine London locations.

BBFC cut
category
cuts

best available
best
available

12

A Cert

85:07s UK: Presumably the cut cinema version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for moderate sex references for: UK: Passed after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1963 cinema release
What a Whopper

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BBFC uncut U cert 85:53s 1961 UK comedy by Gilbert Gunn with Adam Faith and Sid James. IMDb

An unknown version was passed U without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2011 Renown R2 DVD
BBFC
cut
old cert U   Passed U after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release

The submitted running time was noted as 89:17s = 85:43s

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane ?

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  • Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened Special Edition

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1962 US thriller by Robert Aldrich.
With Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Victor Buono. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1962 cinema release. 18 uncut for 1988 VHS. 12 uncut for 2006 DVD and Blu-ray. Uncut in the US

uncut
uncut
12 cert

18

MPAA
Unrated

128:10s UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence and psychological threat. The previous cuts were restored for:

UK: Passed 18 uncut for

  • 1988 Warner VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut 12A cert 131:54s
=126:37s
UK: A short version was passed 12A without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2004 cinema release
BBFC
cut
X cert submitted
133:34s =128:13s
UK: Passed X after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1962 cinema release

See article from bbfc.co.uk :

Two cuts were made by the BBFC:

  • the sight of Jane kicking Blanche reduced to one kick

  • removed Elvira witnessing Blanche tied up in bed and writhing

A third cut was originally requested, deleting a shot of a dead rat being served to Blanche. But this was allowed to remain following a request from Warner Brothers to BBFC Director, John Trevelyan. They felt it was essential to the plot, and anything hidden from view might lead people to imagine something far worse than a rat.

What Happens in Vegas

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uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA
Unrated

96:33s 2008 US comedy by Tom Vaughn with Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. IMDb

The Extended Version/Jackpot Edition/Unrated Cut was passed 12 uncut for:

Note the film itself is rated 12 but one of the extras is has put up the rating to 15.

The US release features the uncut MPAA Unrated version for:

The version differences are uncontentious and unimportant. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com .

BBFC uncut 12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

94:33s The Theatrical Version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2008 20th Century Fox R2 DVD
  • 2008 cinema release and
What Have You Done To Solange?

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  • Solange
  • Who's Next?
  • Cosa avete fatto a Solange?

What Have Solange Format Blu Ray

What Have You Done To Solange? is a 1972 Italy / West Germany mystery thriller by Massimo Dallamano.
Starring Fabio Testi, Cristina Galbó and Karin Baal. BBFC link IMDb
Banned by the BBFC for 1973 cinema release. Later passed 18 after cuts for 1996 VHS. Uncut for 2015 DVD and Blu-ray.

Summary Notes

A teacher who is having an affair with one of his students takes her out on a boat. They see a knife killing on shore. Other gruesome murders start occurring shortly thereafter, and the teacher suspects that he may be the cause of them.

BBFC uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

106:26s
=102:11s

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong sexualised violence, nudity after previous cuts waived for:

The BBFC commented about the waived cuts in their Annual Report covering 2015:

The video was passed 18 in 2015 with previous cuts relating to stabbings to women's crotches waived. The original film submission in 1973 failed to receive a certificate, after which it was cut for video release in 1995. The dated nature of the film and the relative lack of detail in the most challenging scenes enabled the film to be passed without intervention.

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
2:15s
18 99:23s

submitted
101:45s
UK: Passed 18 after 2:15s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1996 Redemption Films VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • cuts to scenes of women being stabbed in the crotch
banned
banned
Rejected UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1973 cinema release titled Solange
What Men Want

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4:03s 18 41:57s 1996 release
What Schoolgirls Don't Tell

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  • Was Schulmädchen verschweigen
  • Secrets of Sweet Sixteen
3:20s 18 71:17s 1973 West Germany softcore by Ernst HofBauer.
With Werner Abrolat, Ekkehardt Belle and Marina Blümel . IMDb

Passed 18 after 3:20s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1986 Stablecane VHS
What the Peeper Saw What the Peeper Saw is a 1972 Spain / UK / Italy / West Germany horror thriller by James Kelley (as James Kelly) and Andrea Bianchi (as Andrew White)

See Night Hair Child

What's Good for the Goose

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  • Girl Trouble

Whats Good Goose Region NTSC

uncut
uncut
MPAA
R Rated
~105:00s
=~101:00s
1969 UK comedy by Menahem Golan.
With Norman Wisdom, Sally Geeson and Sarah Atkinson . IMDb

The US release seems to be the uncut UK Version and MPAA R Rated for:

There is also said to be a Continental Version featuring more nudity.

~4:29s PG cert 98:06s The cut cinema version was passed PG without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 2007 Showbox R2 DVD
  • 1999 Polygram VHS
cut PG cert 83:41s A short pre-cut version was passed PG without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 Krypton Force VHS
~4:29s old cert U   Passed U after heavy BBFC cuts for:
  • 1969 cinema release

The submitted runfning time was noted as 106:51s = 102:35s PAL

Based on article from dvdcompare.net :

  • Reel 5: Remove shots of Nikki putting her hand inside Bartlett's shirt and shots of his reaction to this.
  • Reel 6 :The bedroom scene between Bartlett and Nikki must be reduced from the point where he comes out from behind a chair with a towel over the lower half of his body.
  • Reel 9: Remove shots of Nikki in the bath where her bare breasts are visible.
  • Reduce shots of half-naked hippies lying about a room and necking.
  • Reduce to a minimum the episode in which Bartlett finds Nikki in bed with a youth.
What's Up Tiger Lily?

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  • Woody Allen's What's Up Tiger Lily?
8s PG cert 76:24s 1964 Japanese film by Senkichi Taniguchi humorously re-dubbed in 1966 by Woody Allen

Cinema release of 1975 and all video/DVD versions from 1987, 2001, 2007 similarly cut by the BBFC:

Cut required to sight of real animal cruelty (in this case, a live chicken being forced into a cage with a live cobra)

What's Your Number?

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uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

112:23s What's Your Number? is a 2011 US comedy romance by Mark Mylod
With Anna Faris, Chris Evans and Ari Graynor. IMDb

UK: The Director's Cut/Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language and sex references for:

  • 2012 20th Century Fox Online
  • 2012 20th Century Fox [Extended+Theatrical] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2012 20th Century Fox  [Extended+Theatrical] R1 DVD at UK Amazon

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

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The Extended Version adds little to the movie with 11:01s of extra material.

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

101:49s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2012 20th Century Fox Online
  • 2012 20th Century Fox RB Blu-ray
  • 2012 20th Century Fox R1 DVD
  • 2011 cinema release
Wheels on Meals

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  • Kuai can che
  • Spanish Connection
BBFC uncut 15 cert 103:54s 1984 Hong Kong/Spain action comedy by Sammo Hung Kam-Bo.
With Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo and Biao Yuen. IMDb

Passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2012 Showbox/Cine Asia/Hong Kong Legends R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2008 E1 R2 DVD
  • 2006 Contender/Hong Kong Legends Platinum Edition R2 DVD
  • 1999 15 rated MIA VHS
  • 1988 15 rated VPD VHS
BBFC uncut 18 104:24s Passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1999 MIA VHS

It is not clear what made this particular release 18 rated when others before and after it are 15 rated.

BBFC uncut 18 99:19s
=95:21s
A short version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1985 cinema release

Maybe this is the version with missing scenes, notably the uncontentious van washing where a passing policeman gets wet and dirty. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth is a 1970 UK Sci-Fi romance by Val Guest.
With Victoria Vetri, Robin Hawdon and Patrick Allen. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Originally filmed with nude scenes. But Hammer ended up distributing it as a PG rated film. The original sexy version turned up on some US DVDs

Summary Notes

Set in a non-existant past when humans and dinosaurs lived together, a small tribe is struggling to survive by giving a sacrifice of a blond woman to their gods in return for protection from the giant lizards looking to snack on them. Sanna, one of the sacrificial offerings, finds herself on her own when a freak storm interrupts the ceremony. As she searches for a safe haven she encounters hostility from rival tribes and lots of huge and very hungry dinos.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
99:37s
=95:38s
UK: From Olly: LoveFilm have just added what I think is the uncut version of Hammer's When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth. It certainly has some topless scenes. Decent print too.

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

US: The US release featuring the full version is rare as it was incorrectly labelled G Rated, as per the US cut version, and was quickly withdrawn from sale for:

  BBFC cut
category
cuts

cut
pre-cut

PG cert 96:24s
=92:33s
UK: The cut US G rated version was passed after further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 Warner VHS
  • 1980 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Several nude scenes were filmed, but were excluded from the U.S. version of the movie. They include: Robin Hawdon and Victoria Vetri's love-making in the cave and the scene where they both go skinny-dipping.
  • Further cut by the BBFC, presumably to again reduce the violence down to A/PG levels
BBFC cut
category
cuts
A cert submitted
99:29s
=95:30s
UK: The full version was submitted but was cut by the BBFC for:
  • 1970 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Cut to edit some scenes of violence for an A certificate including the fights with the snake, the pterodactyl and the man-eating plant.
  • This UK release is said to contain the brief nude scenes cut for the US G Rated version
When the Legends Die

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When the Legends Die is a 1972 USA western drama by Stuart Millar.
With Richard Widmark, Frederic Forrest and Luana Anders. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an A rated 1972 cinema release. Cuts waived for 2014 DVD Summary Notes

A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.

uncut
uncut
PG cert 101:14s UK: Passed PG uncut for mild language and violence with previous cuts waived for:
  • 2014 Simply Home Entertainment video
BBFC cut
category
cuts
A cert   UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1972 cinema release
Where Eagles Dare

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Where Eagles Dare Clint Eastwood

Where Eagles Dare is a 1968 UK/US war film by Brian G Hutton.
With Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure. IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an A rated cinema release. Later uncut for home video. Uncut in the the US.

Summary notes:

Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner. The general has extensive knowledge of secret D Day landing plans and must be rescued at all costs.

BBFC uncut PG cert

MPAA
PG

148:29s UK: Passed PG uncut for moderate violence for: US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:
BBFC cut
category
cuts
A Cert submitted
154:43s =148:32s
UK: Passed A (PG) after BBFC category cuts for:
  • UK 1968 cinema release.
Where to Invade Next Where to Invade Next is a 2015 USA documentary by Michael Moore.
Rated R for language, some violent images, drug use and brief graphic nudity,

See  article from alternet.org

Michael Moore is non to impressed by the MPAA R rating given to his latest documentary. Moore spoke of the R rating to Variety:

Moore listed the parts of the film that prompted the MPAA's ruling. The violence in the picture includes footage of law enforcement officers beating Eric Garner, a Staten Island man whose death last year helped spark a wider debate about police brutality.

The drug use is related to a section in the film on Portugal's decision to decriminalize narcotics -- a move that some suggest has led to a reduction in substance abuse.

The language stems from the use of 'fuck' by Icelandic citizens protesting the 2009 collapse of their banks.

And the nudity is a fleeting image of a naked man. That's from a vignette that shows how some Europeans are able to enjoy three weeks at a spa to treat stress thanks to government-backed healthcare.

Moore said he will not edit the film, and has appealed to have the rating lowered to a PG-13.

The appeal was rejected in December 2015 and the R rating stands.

However not everyone agrees with the MPAA R rating. Cinema chain Alamo Drafthouse, with cinemas in 13 states, decided to relax its R-rating policy for the film in February 2016. CEO Tim League said in a statement that the company can't believe the film was ever rated R in the first place:

For the first time ever, we are relaxing our 18-and-up age policy for one film. Why? We simply don't believe Where to Invade Next should have received an R rating from the MPAA. We don't want that rating and our own age policies to get in the way of teens and their parents seeing this film. So, for the run of the Where to Invade Next we will allow teens age 15 and up on their own...yes, it's that important.

And for comparison, in the UK, the BBFC passed the film 15 uncut for strong language, violence, drug references

The Whip and the Body

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  • Night is the Phantom
  • Le Coups Et Le Fouet

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The Whip and the Body is a 1963 Italy/France horror mystery by Mario Bava.
With Daliah Lavi, Christopher Lee and Tony Kendall. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1964 cinema release. 15 rated for 2014 DVD. Uncut in the US on the Kino Classics label

Summary Notes

In the 19th century, a sadistic nobleman terrorizes the members of his family. He is found dead, but his ghost soon returns to haunt the residents of his castle.

uncut
European Version
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

83:16s UK: Passed 15 uncut for sexualised violence for:

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

cut
missing scenes
MPAA
Unrated
~87:00s
=~83:00s

 

US: MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2000 VCI Video R1 DVD titled Night is the Phantom

From IMDb. The VCI version is missing 2 brief shots:

  • A shot of Christopher Lee riding his horse along the beach at the beginning of the film.
  • A fade to black following Nevenka's journey to a window and her scare from hearing a vine snap against the window.
BBFC cut
cut
X cert   UK: Passed X after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release
Whispering Death

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  • Albino
BBFC
1:02s
18 90:48s Whispering Death is a 1976 West Germany/UK/South Africa/Zimbabwe action adventure drama horror romance by Jürgen Goslar.
With Christopher Lee, James Faulkner and Horst Frank. IMDb

UK: Passed 18 after 1:02s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1987 Heron VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cuts to the rape of Sally
BBFC uncut X cert 95:52s
=92:02s
UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:
  • 1977 cinema release
White Chicks

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uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

110:06s 2004 US crime comedy by Keenen Ivory Wayans.
With Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans and Busy Philipps . IMDb

The Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for:

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut 12A cert

MPAA
PG-13

108:39s
=104:18s
The Theatrical Version was passed 12A without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2004 cinema release
White Comanche

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  • Comanche blanco
  • Rio Hondo
White Comanche is a 1968 Spain western drama by José Briz Méndez (as Gilbert Lee Kay).
Starring Joseph Cotten, William Shatner and Rosanna Yanni. BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for an A rated 1971 cinema release. Uncut and 12 rated for 2015 DVD.

Summary Notes

William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the Comanche nation against the white man but more specifically the dusty desert town of Rio Hondo. Moon, estranged from his brother, decides to stop Notah either by words or by bullets.

BBFC uncut
uncut
12 90:35s

UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence for:
  • 2015 Odeon Entertainment [Full Frame] video
BBFC cut
category cuts
A submitted
94:32s
=90:45s
UK: Passed A (PG) after category cuts for:
  • 1971 cinema release
White Ghost

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uncut 18 89:15s 1988 US action film by BJ Davis

Cuts waived when resubmitted in 2004

18s 18 89:17s Cut when submitted in 1988 by Virgin Video
White Lies

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3s 15 cert 88:25s 1998 Canadian TV movie by Kari Skogland
White of the Eye White of the Eye is a 1987 UK thriller by Donald Cammell.
With David Keith, Cathy Moriarty and Alan Rosenberg. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Uncut by the BBFC and R rated by the MPAA

When the movie was threatened with a US X-rating, Marlon Brando, a close friend of director Donald Cammell, wrote a lengthy appeal to the MPAA to bring it down to R.

There was a 117 minute film passed uncut by the BBFC a year before the 111 minute cinema version released by Canon.

The White Queen

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The White Queen is a UK/US TV drama .
With Rebecca Ferguson, Amanda Hale and Faye Marsay. YouTube icon IMDb

 

cut
pre-cut
    UK: Heavily censored for:
  • 2013 Anchor Bay Entertainment RB Blu-ray
  • 2013 Anchor Bay Entertainment R2 DVD

US: Set to get the uncut version See  article from  dailymail.co.uk :

Few countries can compete with the UK when it comes to television costume dramas . . . but American audiences, it seems, prefer our dramas without the costumes.

A raunchy alternative version of the ten-part BBC1 series The White Queen has been created for screening in the US -- including graphic sex and nude scenes which don't appear here.

Bedroom scenes in which actors appear in the BBC version partly clothed are sexed-up for the American market -- and the actors complete the scenes naked.

As lead actor Max Irons put it: There's the BBC cut and the Starz cut. You get a lot more arse in the Starz version -- the cameras kept rolling after the BBC stopped the scene.

Eg, in episode two Queen Elizabeth, played by Rebecca Fergusson, was seen wearing a nightdress for her love scene with Edward IV, played by Max Irons. But when the clinch is broadcast on American television later this summer, the same actress will be shown first topless and then completely naked in the marital bed.

Episodes one, two and three of the American version all contain nudity and the first programme includes at least four shots of the Queen's breasts and a scene showing her younger sister topless in a bath. By contrast, the BBC version doesn't include any nudity until episode three, and even then only fleetingly.

White Slave

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      1985 Italian adventure by Mario Gariazzo.

See Amazonia: The Catherine Miles Story

Who Am I?

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  • Jackie Chan's Who Am I?
BBFC uncut 12 cert 103:32s 1998 Hong Kong action film by Benny Chan and Jackie Chan.
With Jackie Chan, Michelle Ferre and Mirai Yamamoto. IMDb

The US/UK Version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 1999 Columbia/TriStar R2 DVD
  • 1999 cinema release

This a shortened version (and dumbed down). The Hong Kong version is 11:49s longer. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure

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  • Chi trova un amico, trova un tesoro
  • A Friend Is a Treasure
BBFC uncut PG cert 99:26s 1981 Italy/US comedy by Sergio Corbucci

The BBFC passed the 2003 Michael Lee DVD PG uncut but it is missing the scene where Alan and Charlie discover a grave in which 2 treasure hunters lie

uncut
uncut
PG cert 102:10s The 1986 RCA/Columbia video was passed PG uncut
The Whole 9 Yards

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6:58s 18 52:16s 1996 release
Whore

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uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~89:00s
=~85:00s
Whore is a 1991 US/UK drama by Ken Russell
With Theresa Russell, Benjamin Mouton and Michael Crabtree. IMDb

US: The Unrated Version is uncut but only available on US VHS.

cut
shortened
3:18s

best available
best
available

18

MPAA
NC-17

81:28s UK: The shortened NC-17 Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1991 Palace VHS
  • 1991 cinema release

Czech: The Czech release features the NC-17 Version for:

From IMDb. The NC-17 Version was shortened for pacing as follows:

  • 38-39min: Brutal Man (Daniel Quinn) with Liz (Theresa Russell): Of this sex scene only the first 15s are shown, the remaining 82s are cut.
  • 56-62min: Liz and Rasta (Antonio Fargas) in the theater, in alternation with Blake (Benjamin Mouton) in his car: 7 scenes have been partially or completely cut, resulting in a total elimination of 138s. Eg Blake saying that he goes to great lengths to teach his girls her profession as this is not unskilled labor ; he then complains about hypocrisy.
MPAA
cut
MPAA
R Rated
~80:00s
=~76:00s
US: There is a cut R Rated version to avoid
Who's that Girl

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Who's that Girl DVD cover

uncut PG cert 89:40s 1988 release US music documentary by Janes Foley

Cuts waived when resubmitted in 2006

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon

1:43s PG cert 87:55s Same cuts for both cinema and Warner Home Video versions of 1988

From imdb :

  • Cuts to the scene where Madonna is shopping with Griffin Dunne in the record store & she can be seen putting cassette's into her own pockets & a shop lifter's too in order to frame him.

The uncut version was shown on TV

Wicked City

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Wicked City DVD Region NTSC

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~82:00s Wicked City is a 1987 Japan anime horror sci-fi by Yoshiaki Kawajiri.
With Gregory Snegoff, Mike Reynolds and Alexandra Kenworthy. YouTube icon IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC
1:48s
18 80:18s UK: Passed 18 after 1:4s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1995 Manga VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • A panning shot of Jin having his hand on Maki's crotch is deleted
  • Close-up of Maki's crotch with Jin's hand on it, along with the subsequent shot of Maki's hair grabbing Jin, which is cut for continuity.
  • The demon creature forcing its tongue to Maki's mouth, and then doing the "old in-out".
  • The beginning of Maki's rape by the demons is short of a demon mauling on her breast, and the following brief rape shot.
  • The rest of Maki's rape is massively reduced and cut (over 20 seconds). This includes the demons mauling and her raping her.
  • Raping of Maki in the demon base has lost four close-ups - the demons squeezing her breasts, Maki getting raped from behind, a close of Maki's face, and of her chained hands.
The Wicked Lady

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The Wicked Lady is a 1983 UK adventure drama by Michael Winner.
With Faye Dunaway, Alan Bates, John Gielgud. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Uncut for 18 rated 1983 cinema release but later cut by the BBFC for 1987 VHS. Cuts were waived for 18 rated 2016 home video.

Promotional Material

Legendary actress, Faye Dunaway (Network, Bonnie & Clyde) looking delectable in her 17th Century wardrobe, stars as Lady Barbara Skelton, a beautiful English socialite who finds her life extremely dull in spite of being married to a rich man (Denholm Elliot, Trading Places). In order to escape her banal existence, Barbara begins an affair with a miscreant criminal, Jackson (Alan Bates, Women in Love), and together they enter into a life of crime…
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

98:37s
=94:40s
UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong sex, violence, sexual violence with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

  • 1983 cinema release

US: Presumably uncut and MPAA R rated for:

From IMDb:

UK censor James Ferman requested cuts for the UK cinema version to the infamous horse-whip fight between Faye Dunaway and Marina Sirtis claiming that shots of whipped breasts should not be passed by the BBFC.

However he was overruled following protests by Michael Winner who was supported by Kingsley Amis, Karel Reisz, and Fay Weldon (among others) after they viewed a private showing of the film.

Fay Weldon later claimed that she had been duped into supporting Winner. She claimed that the 'uncut' version that she supported after a private viewing was in fact a cut version.

The film was passed uncut for cinema but the offending whip fight was cut for the subsequent video release.

BBFC cut
13s
18 94:25s UK: Passed 18 after 13s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 VCI VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • To a scene showing a horse-whip fight between Faye Dunaway and Marina Sirtis
Wicked Little Things Wicked Little Things is a 2006 USA horror drama by JS Cardone.

See Zombies

The Wicker Man

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The Wicker Man Directors Cut

See trailer from youtube.com
 

Uncut at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

97:23s 2006 US/Germany/Canada mystery by Neil LaBute
With Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn and Leelee Sobieski. IMDb

UK: The Directors cut was passed 15 uncut for:

The BBFC noted: This work has been approved under the 'Different versions at different categories' policy of January 2004

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

97:27s The Theatrical Version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2007 Sony R2 DVD
  • 2006 cinema release

Lions Gate asked the BBFC to review their 12A decision to no avail. The BBFC commented:

This determination was formally reconsidered by the BBFC at the request of the submitting company. The BBFC carefully considered the arguments put forward by the submitting company and looked again at the relevant submitted material, but concluded that its original determination was appropriate.

The Wicker Man

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  • Anthony Shaffer's The Wicker Man
  • The Wickerman

Wicker Man Anniversary Editon Blu ray

The Wicker Man is a 1973 UK mystery drama by Robin Hardy.
With Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee and Diane Cilento. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
The Director was overruled and a shortened version was created for theatrical release. Later a Director's Cut was created from available material but this was still lacking some footage wanted by Hardy. The official story is that a new print turned up in 2013 with the missing material, and the Final Cut is the result.
uncut
Final Cut
  94:31s
=90:44s
UK: The Final Cut was passed 15 uncut for moderate horror, sex and nudity:
  • 2013 StudioCanal [UK Theatrical + Director's Cut + Final Cut] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2013 StudioCanal [UK Theatrical + Director's Cut + Final Cut] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2013 cinema release
US: The Final Cut is MPAA R rated for: News July 2013. Another print turned up in the Harvard Archives. This contains extra materials that Robin Hardy would like to see restored to the film. The resulting version is known as the Final Cut.

It is not very clear why extra materials added in for the Director's Cut have been dropped from the Final Cut. The dropped material is that showing Howie's life on the mainland.

One additional scene added for the Final Cut is Britt Ekland seducing a young boy whilst Christopher Lee recites poetry.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

The Final Cut seems to be raising a lot of questions. Eg See review from  strangethingsarehappening.com

uncut
Director's Cut
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

100:10s UK: The Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2009 Warner R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2006 Warner R2 DVD
  • 2002 Warner R2 DVD

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

From IMDb . A complete director's cut was discovered and re-released: this version features new footage showing:

  • More background to Sergeant Howie as a policeman and preacher on his home turf
  • Howie noticing the seduction of an underage boy
  • More of the naked temptation from Willow
  • Lord Summerisle reading a poem.

See also pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert

18

X cert

84:01s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for
  • 2002 Warner R2 DVD
UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for
  • 1990 Warner VHS
UK: The Theatrical Version was passed X (18) without BBFC cuts for
  • 1973 cinema release
Wide Boyz Wide Boyz is a 2013 mountain climbing documentary by Peter Mortimer. Nick Rosen, and Josh Lowell. BBFC link

BBFC category cuts for the 2013 cinema release

BBFC cut
category
cuts
28s
12A cert 12:20s UK: Passed 12A for bleeped strong language after 28s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2013 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

The distributor chose to reduce the number of uses of strong language in order to achieve a 12A classification. An uncut 15 was available.

Wide Open

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  • Sängkamrater

Swedish Erotica Collection 2 DVD

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

MPAA
Unrated

97:45s
 
1974 Sweden sex comedy by Gustav Wiklund.
With Kent-Arne Dahlgren, Solveig Andersson and Gunilla Larsson. IMDb

Passed 18 uncut for:

  • 2009 Revelation R2 DVD titled Swedish Erotica Collection 2 at UK Amazon

The BBFC noted in the 2009 Annual Report:

Collection 2, Swedish Erotica, a compilation of three early 1970s films from Sweden (Wide Open, Love Play and More About the Language of Love) was passed 18 without cuts. The work, which includes explicit images of sexual activity, is now very dated. By contemporary standards it is clearly not a sex work, but rather a genuine attempt to inform and educate, and the Board concluded that there was sufficient contextual justification to allow these scenes at 18 .

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Summary Review: Christina Lindberg's last movie

Fans of 70's Swedish sex kitten Christina Lindberg may wish to check out this film which is billed as Ms Lindberg's last movie appearance.

Wide Open is actually not all that great a flick, nor does one get as much of Christina as might be wished for, and is implied by her prominent appearance on the box cover art! Lindberg had just returned from making big bucks on a Japanese movie deal and her, newly, inflated fees only allowed Wicklund to hire her for two days of shooting... thus her presence in Wide Open is relatively minimal. Still her time on screen is used to good advantage as she is pretty much gloriously naked throughout in scenes as diverse as a porno photo shoot to nude vacuum cleaning in her boyfriend's apartment.

The overall filmic experience of Wide Open is pretty uneven. The director was apparently attempting to create a blend of sexiness and criminal intrigue with a light comedic overtone. From my perspective he didn't do a very good job of merging the genres.

If you are a die hard fan of Lindberg, Wide Open may be worth a look.

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

The BBFC noted the submitted running time as 102:16s = 98:11s

The Wife Swappers

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  • The Swappers
BBFC
37s
18 81:53s 1970 UK drama by Derek Ford.
With James Donnelly, Larry Taylor and Valerie St. John . IMDb

Passed 18 after 37s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1997 Medusa VHS
  • 1988 Sheptonhurst VHS
BBFC
cut
X cert   Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1970 cinema release

The submitted running time was noted as 86:13s = 82:46s PAL

Wilbur and the Baby Factory

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  • Baby Factory

The Harry Novak Collection Notorious

uncut
uncut
18 91:31s Wilbur and the Baby Factory is a 1970 US erotic comedy by Tom McGowan
With Peter Ford, Keith McConnell and Larisa Schubert. IMDb

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong sex and nudity for:

  • 2012 Freemantlemedia/Revelation Harry Novak Collection 2 R2 DVD at UK Amazon

Promotional Material:

Wilbur And The Baby Factory - Just as activist stud Wilbur Steele (Peter Ford) is about to be drafted off to Vietnam, two strange men step in and persuade him to take part in a bizarre experiment involving impregnating 2000 women! Saved from the draft, Wilbur is happy to lend his services, only to soon realise he s a human guinea pig for birth control and part of a mad plot to sterilise the whole of the United States. Stuart Lancaster (Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!) plays the benefactor behind the experiment, a deranged billionaire whose manhood is "the size of a peanut".

BBFC
cut
X cert submitted 83:29s UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1972 cinema release
The Wild Affair

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The Wild Affair is a 1963 UK comedy by John Krish.
Starring Nancy Kwan, Gladys Morgan and Betty Marsden. BBFC link IMDb

BBFC category cuts for an A rated 1964 cinema release. Unknown version passed 12 for 2014 DVD

Promotional Material

This lively romantic comedy stars Golden Globe winner Nancy Kwan as a girl who s determined to establish a notorious past with which to face a respectable future! Made in 1963 and featuring an array of British comedy talent including Terry-Thomas, Victor Spinetti and music-hall veterans Bud Flanagan and Gladys Morgan The Wild Affair is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.

As her wedding day approaches, secretary Marjorie begins to panic. Afraid that she will sink into the obscurity of marriage without ever having proved herself as a free-spirited woman, she sees the office party as her last chance to flirt with intent. She sets off to work wearing a frilly, plunging dress and, as the day wears on, garners a number of interesting offers and propositions both from her lecherous boss, Godfrey, and a tall, dark, handsome stranger...

BBFC uncut 12 84:36s UK:  Am unknown version was passed 12 uncut for moderate sex references for:

UK Censorship History

Cut for an A rated 1964 cinema release
BBFC cut
category
cuts
A Cert   UK: Passed A (PG) after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release
The Wild Angels

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  • Wild Angels
  • All the Fallen Angels

Wild Angels 50th Anniversary DVD

The Wild Angels is a 1966 USA action drama by Roger Corman.
Starring Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra and Bruce Dern. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Banned by the BBFC for 1966 cinema release. Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1972 cinema release. Uncut and 18 rated for VHS. Uncut and 15 rated for DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

Peter Fonda plays 'Heavenly Blues', the leader of Hell's Angels chapter from Venice, California while Bruce Dern plays 'Loser', his best pal. When they both botch their attempt to retrieve Loser's stolen bike, Loser ends up in the hospital. When the Angels bust him out, he dies, and they bury him. Nancy Sinatra plays Mike, Blues' "old lady" and Diane Ladd plays Loser's wife (Dern's real-life wife at the time). The plot is basically a buildup to the last half-hour of the film in which Loser's funeral becomes another wild party.

BBFC uncut
uncut
15

18

MPAA R

82:46s

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong sexualised threat and moderate drug use for: UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1993 Polygram VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X submitted
84:35s
=81:12s
UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1972 cinema release
banned
banned
rejected   UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1966 cinema release
Wild at Heart

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  • David Lynch's Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart DVD

Wild at Heart is a 1990 US crime drama by David Lynch.
With Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern and Willem Dafoe. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut in the US for an R rating. The International Version is uncut, but recent worldwide releases have all been the cut version.
uncut
uncut
18 119:16s UK: The International Version was passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2005 Universal R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1990 Palace VHS
  • 1989 Polygram VHS
  • 1990 cinema release
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

18

MPAA R

119:53s UK: The cut R Rated Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2010 Universal R0 Blu-ray
  • 2003 Universal R2 DVD

US: THE MPAA cuts were:

  • R Rated US versions have Bobby Peru blasting his head off with more smoke than blood.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

The Wild Bunch

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Wild Bunch DVD

uncut
uncut
18 138:28s The Wild Bunch is a 1969 USA western by Sam Peckinpah.
With William Holden, Ernest Borgnine and Robert Ryan. YouTube icon IMDb

UK: The Restored Director's Cut was passed 18 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

From IMDB. The restored Director's Cut features additional material:

  • the flashback showing how Thornton was captured
  • the flashback showing how Pike's lover, Aurora, was killed and he himself wounded
  • the scene in the desert that establishes Crazy Lee is Sykes's grandson and that Pike deliberately abandoned him in the opening robbery
  • the raid by Villa on Mapache as he awaits the telegram
  • the aftermath of Villa's raid in Agua Verde
  • about a minute's worth of the festivities at night in Angel's village.
BBFC
uncut
18 135:27s
=130:02s
UK: The US Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 Warner VHS
BBFC
10s
X cert 138:21s
=132:49s
UK: The Theatrical Version was passed X (16) after 10s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1969 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cut to shorten the climactic machine gun shootings
  • Cuts to Angel being dragged behind the car.
Wild Card

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Wild Card is a 2015 USA action crime thriller by Simon West.
Starring Jason Statham, Michael Angarano and Dominik García-Lorido. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and an Extended Version.

Summary Notes

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing.

uncut
Extended Version
15

MPAA R

98:25s UK: The Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, strong language, sexualised nudity for:

US: The Extended Version is available on VoD. It is 11:10s minutes longer and is been marketed with an R rating. The additional material is uncontroversial dialogue.

uncut
Theatrical Version
15

MPAA R

92:16s
=88:35s
UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, strong language, sexualised nudity for:
  • 2015 cinema release

US : The Theatrical Version was rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.

Wild Guitar

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28:03s PG cert 89:12s by Ray Dennis Steckler (Village Entertainment)

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: The cuts were Cuts for Category. Distributor requested potential imitable technique bonus material to be removed.

Wild Honey

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Wild Honey is a 1972 USA drama by Don Edmonds.
Starring Edward Blessington, KW Christian and Uschi Digard. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release in 1978.

Summary Notes

A farm girl girl runs away from her sexually abusive father and ends up in Los Angeles. Hippies, LSD, prostitution, lesbianism, a threesome, and a meeting with a satanic cult soon follow.

uncut
uncut
  ~95:00s US: The Original version ran for 95 minutes.
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X 70:24s

UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1978 cinema release
Wild Orchid

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Wild Orchid is a 1989 USA romance by Zalman King.
Starring Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset and Carré Otis. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Exists as a cut R rated Version and an uncut Unrated Version. UK releases are the uncut version.

Summary Notes

Emily, a raw recruit to a law firm is sent to Brazil with Claudia to help finalise a real estate deal. Emily is innocent and vulnerable, and when she's left in Rio with Wheeler, a milionaire with an unusual outlook on life, Emily is shocked and intrigued by the sex antics to which she is exposed.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

106:46s UK: The Unrated Version was passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2016 Eureka Entertainment Ltd RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2002 MGM R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1990 EIV VHS
  • 1990 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

mpaa cut
5:05s
MPAA R ~105:00s
=~100:00s
US: The R Rated Version is shortened and is censored to reduce the final sex scene. See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com
Wild Orchid 2: Two Shades of Blue

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  • Wild Orchid 2: Blue Movie Blue
uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
  Wild Orchid 2: Two Shades of Blue is a 1992 US erotic drama by Zalman King.
With Nina Siemaszko, Wendy Hughes and Tom Skerritt. IMDb

US: Unrated versions are uncut

BBFC uncut

MPAA
Unrated
3:41s

18

MPAA
R Rated

103:03s UK: The cut R Rated Version was passed 18 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • UK Columbia/TriStar 1993 VHS

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . Cuts in 3 scenes totalled 3:41s:

  1. 129s. When Blue (Nina Siemaszko) first arrives at the brothel she is undressed by another prostitute but not in the R Rated Version
  2. 20s of lesbian lovemaking in a shower have been cut at about 47 minutes into the video.
  3. 1:12s is cut from a scene showing a film being projected showing 2 girls pleasuring a bound masked girl on a bed.
Wild Orchid: The Red Shoe Diary

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  • Wild Orchid 3: Red Shoe Diaries
  • Red Shoe Diaries
uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

104:16s Wild Orchid The Red Shoe Diary is a 1992 US TV erotic drama by Zalman King.
With David Duchovny, Brigitte Bako and Billy Wirth. IMDb

UK : Passed 18 uncut for:

  • 1992 EIV VHS
MPAA
1:15s
MPAA
R Rated
~103:00s US : R Rated versions are cut by 1:15s.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . The sex scene between Thomas and Heidi features an extra 1:15s of softcore sex. The order of the sex scenes has been changed.

Wild Riders

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  • Angels for Kicks

Wild Riders DVD

 

Uncut version is available at:
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
MPAA
R Rated
~91:00s
=~87:00s
1971 US biker film by Richard Kanter.
With Alex Rocco, Elizabeth Knowles and Sherry Bain . IMDb

The US release is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

32s 18   Passed 18 after 32s of BBFC cuts for
  • 2003 R2 DVD but was never actually released.

It has been broadcast uncut on satellite on The Performance Channel

banned rejected 83:58s Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1987 AVR VHS
banned

rejected

  Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1971 cinema release
Wild Things

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uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
114:41s
=110:06s
1998 US thriller by John McNaughton.
With Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon and Neve Campbell. IMDb

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com :

The additional scenes make for useful additions to the plot and viewers get to see more of Denise Richards.

BBFC uncut 18

MPAA
R Rated

103:22s The Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1999 EIV VHS
  • 1998 EIV VHS
  • 1998 cinema release
The Wildcats of St. Trinian's

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The Wildcats of St. Trinian's is a 1980 UK comedy by Frank Launder.
Starring Sheila Hancock, Michael Hordern and Joe Melia. BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.

BBFC cut
cut
A cert 91:31s UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1979 cinema release

Thanks to Vincenzo. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Reel 6 - Remove sight of bare breasts of girls having their photographs taken. Newspaper photographs in following sequence may remain.
Wilderness

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cut 15 cert 90:22s 2006 UK horror by Michael J Bassett

All versions pre-cut by the distributor as described by the BBFC in 2006

The distributor had requested it be considered for a '15' when sent in for an advice viewing. However, with four uses of 'cunt', two of which were aggressive and in one case linked to a man head butting a woman, the language in the film was considered too strong for '15'.

The distributor chose to reduce the very strong language in the film's final edit, leaving a single use of 'cunt' said in frustration, which could be accommodated at the '15' already required by the other violence, gore and strong language in the work.

Willard

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  15 cert 96:12s 2003 US drama by Glen Morgan

Not cut by censors but the studio shot the film as an R rated horror but decided to tone it down for a PG-13. The toned down version is the only version ever released.

Repeated use of 'fuck' was reduced down to one; computer porn images were removed; and Martin's death scene was made less bloody. These cut scenes are included in DVD extras

Willi Wuhlmouse Takes a Trip: Episode 13

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0s U cert 24:09s 1996 release

Slight pre-cut by distributors

Willow

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Willow is a 1988 USA action fantasy by Ron Howard.
With Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for a PG rating for 1988 cinema release and VHS. Uncut  for PG rated DVD. Uncut and MPAA PG rated in the US.
uncut
uncut
PG cert

MPAA PG
MPAA

120:32s UK: Passed PG uncut with previous cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

BBFC cut
34s
PG cert 120:06s

 

UK: Passed PG after 34s of category cuts for violence for:
  • 1995 VCI VHS
  • 1989 RCA/Columbia VHS
  • 1988 cinema release

From IMDb. Even after making cuts, the BBFC felt it necessary to screen a cut version in front of a test audience of children and parents to check if enough had been removed. And in fact this resulted in further cuts to the wild boar attack on the midwife. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cut scene where the nurse is attacked by the dog after she puts the baby basket into the river
  • Deleted second sword thrust into General Kael when Madmartigan steps on the sword and drives it through him. The cut version only shows Madmartigan step on the sword, then cuts to Kael falling.
  • Cut scene during the battle between Bavmorda and Fin Raziel which actually showed where the scratches on Fin's face came from.
  • Also, during the fight at the castle towards the end, Willow zaps the troll with his wand, and 2 creatures emerge from its skin. In the cut version, the bit where the creatures quickly rip the skin off of the troll is missing.
  • The BBFC also advised that the soundtrack be softened to reduce the intensity of particular scenes.
The Wind and the Lion

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  • John Milius' The Wind and the Lion
The Wind and the Lion is a 1975 USA action adventure by John Milius.
With Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for cinema release. Not released on video after dispute with the BBFC

uncut
uncut
PG 113:45s UK: Passed PG uncut for moderate violence and mild language for:
  • 2013 Sony Video

Presumably the BBFC has been convinced that horse falls were not cruel as no mention of cuts this time round

BBFC cut
cut
    UK:   Unreleased for:
  • 1990 RCA/Columbia VHS

From IMDb. After receiving a list of BBFC requests to remove horse falls, director John Milius withdrew the film from intended UK video release in 1990 and claimed that no animal cruelty had taken place. His claim was supported by stuntman Terry Leonard who threatened to sue the BBFC for besmirching his professional reputation.

BBFC cut
cut
A cert   UK: Passed A after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1975 cinema release
Windows

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BBFC
2:16s
18

X cert

88:09s 1980 US thriller by Gordon Willis.
With Talia Shire, Joe Cortese and Elizabeth Ashley. IMDb

Passed X/18 after 2:16s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1986 Warner VHS
  • 1980 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Cuts were to the opening unexplicit rape of Talia Shire.
Winds Of The Wasteland

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  • Stagecoach Run
7s U cert 54:24s 1936 US western by Mack V. Wright

The BBFC cut the 1937 cinema release.

No cuts recorded to 1991-2003 videos/DVDs

DVD releases from 2003-2009 are all cut with the following BBFC comment: The cuts were Compulsory. Cut required to remove animal cruelty (a potentially dangerous horse fall)

Windtalkers

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Windtalkers DVD

See trailer from youtube.com

uncut
Director's Cut
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

147:12s Windtalkers is a 2002 USA action history war by John Woo.
With Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach and Peter Stormare. IMDb

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

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

From IMDb:

An extended directors cut is available on DVD and features about 22 minutes of new footage. This includes several extended battle scenes as well as a few fully deleted scenes including an early scene of Joe recieving a medal for his work at the start of the film. There are also several new scenes near the start as well including a scene of Joe and Rita on the beach. This scene was included in the trailer for the film. Also a scene of all the marines taking pictures before shipping off to war. Also an extended scene of Yazee introducing himself to Joe and joe asks if he has seen any combat to which yazee replies No, but i'm looking forward to getting into some. There were also several other smaller additions and alternate angles and shots used.

See also pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

134:11s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 by the BBFC without further cuts for:
  • 2003 Fox Pathe R2 DVD
  • 2002 cinema release
The Wings of Honneamise

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  • Wings of Honneamise
  • Ôritsu uchûgun Oneamisu no tsubasa
  • Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise
  • The Wings of Honneamise: Royal Space Force
  • Honneamise No Tsubasa

    Wings Honneamise DVD Bryan Cranston

The Wings of Honneamise is a 1987 Japan animation Sci-Fi drama by Hiroyuki Yamaga.
Starring Leo Morimoto, David Thomas and Mitsuki Yayoi. BBFC link IMDb
The film was passed 15 uncut for 1994 cinema release, but category cuts were made for a subsequent. PG rated VHS. The 2015 DVD is uncut and 15 rated.

Summary Notes

On a far-off planet, a Kingdom tries to launch the planet's first manned spacecraft. This ten year old project not only faces funding and technical problem, but also is subject to political conspiracy and the neighboring Republic's aggression. It's all up to Shilo, the first spaceman to be, his friends and their faith to make the space program a success.

BBFC uncut
uncut
15 119:48s

UK: Passed 15 uncut for brief sexual violence for:
  • 2015 Anime [Subtitled] R2 DVD titled Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise at UK Amazon
  • 1994 cinema release

Thanks to Anthony for the update

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut
~30s

PG 119:06s
 
UK: Passed PG after pre-cuts for:
  • 1995 Manga Entertainment [Subtitled] VHS
  • 1995 Manga Entertainment VHS

From IMDb:

The UK version had a 30 second rape scene cut to bring it down to a PG certificate.

A BBFC examiners explained:

Wings of Honneamise was cut in one place. It was a wholly gratuitous sexual assault in the middle of a film which was otherwise a wonderful experience for younger viewers. But, and this is important as other distributors often do the same, it was voluntarily cut by Manga Video to lower the certificate from its cinema classification of 15 to a PG for the video release. When this happens, it is not registered as a cut.

The Witch who Came from the Sea

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american horror project witch
 

The Witch who Came from the Sea is a 1976 US horror by Matt Cimber.
With Millie Perkins, Lonny Chapman and Vanessa Brown. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Always uncut but briefly banned as a video nasty in 1984. Passed 18 uncut for 2006 DVD. Uncut and R rated in the US.

Summary Review: Odd little gem

A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree.

Here is an odd little gem of a film that fortunately has resurfaced on DVD, boasting a pristine film transfer. Descriptions of the film, the title of the film, and even the DVD cover itself do little to relate, or even hint at what is, as it turns out, an altogether strange, unsettling, humorous, and entertaining cinematic treat.

The off kilter acting styles, unnatural tone, and dark humor of the film shares a kinship to the works of David Lynch. Highly recommended.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

87:43s
=84:12s
UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2016 Arrow Video [American Horror Project 1] (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2006 Anchor Bay Box of the Banned 2 R2 DVD via UK Amazon

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for"

The BBFC commented in their 2006 Annual Report:

The Witch Who Came From the Sea had briefly appeared on the Director of Public Prosecutions' 'video nasty' list in 1984 before being removed in 1985 following unsuccessful prosecutions. Its strong bloody violence was acceptable at '18', but not at a lower category.
uncut
uncut
Video Nasty 84:05s UK: Passed uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • UK VTC VHS

Released on VHS by VTC. It was banned as a video nasty in august 1984 but was dropped from the DPP list following unsuccessful prosecutions in June 1985.

Witchcraft

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  • Ghosthouse II
  • Ghosthouse 2
  • Evil Encounters
  • La casa 4
  • Evil Dead 4
  • Witchery

Witchery DVD Region US NTSC

 

Witchery is a 1988 Italy horror by Fabrizio Laurenti (as Martin Newlin).
Starring David Hasselhoff, Linda Blair and Catherine Hickland. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1989 VHS and pre-cut for 2002 DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Review: Dismal

When a storm strands a group on a Massachusetts island where the only dwelling is an old hotel supposedly haunted by the ghost of a former German actress (Knef), the result is the standard horror film as each of the cast is picked off one-by-one.

In the review guidelines it says not to write one word reviews, but you could about this film, and that would be DISMAL.

So many basic and obvious techniques are used, like: Wind blowing at scary moments, or crackling thunder storms. It is also a horribly predictable storyline, and I would confidently say that a Scooby Doo show contains more mystery and suspense.

uncut
uncut
MPAA R 96:30s
92:38s
US: The US release is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:
cut
pre-cut
18 92:56s UK: Passed 18 after pre-cuts for:
  • 2002 Stax R0 DVD

From IMDb:

  • This release restores the violence from the opening sequence
  • but also uses a slow-motion effect to replace the breast nudity removed from the rape
BBFC cut
21s
18 92:06s UK: Passed 18 after 21s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1989 Colourbox VHS

From IMDb:

  • Cut to remove a shot of blood spurting from a slashed neck
  • plus heavy editing of nudity during the rape scene.
Witchcraft

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  • Brujería

Witchcraft DVD Daine Clare

Witchcraft is a 1964 UK horror romance by Don Sharp.
Starring Lon Chaney Jr, Jack Hedley and Jill Dixon. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for X rated 1964 cinema release. Passed 12 uncut for 2016 DVD.

Summary Notes

Since the 17th Century when the Lanier's buried a Whitlock woman alive as a witch and took over the Whitlock estate, the Whitlocks have hungered for revenge. Against the wishes of both families, Amy Whitlock and Bill Lanier are planning on getting married. The Laniers have sent bulldozers onto the old Whitlock Estate to level the land for a construction project. Morgan Whitlock and his daughter Amy make a futile effort to stop the bulldozers that overturn headstones and churn up graves in the Whitlock Cemetery. That hammernight, an overturned coffin opens and Vanessa Whitlock, the witch buried centuries ago, rises from the grave. Together with Morgan, they use their supernatural powers and soon, one-by-one, the Laniers meet with fatal accidents. Tracy Lanier follows Amy into the family crypt and is astonished to see Vanessa and her witches in weird supernatural rites.

  uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA
Unrated

75:54s

 

UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence, threat for:
Many British film from this period that were cut by the BBFC have ended up with the cut version becoming the only version available. Maybe the existence of a US version with a running time 1 minute longer than the UK version suggests that an uncut version may have been sent to the US and hence was available for this release.

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X pre 1970 submitted
78:11s
=75:03s
UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release
The Witches

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Witches DVD Anjelica Huston  

The Witches is a 1990 UK / USA family horror fantasy by Nicolas Roeg.
Starring Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling and Jasen Fisher. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for a PG rating. There is an uncut European version. Uncut in the US but with an alternative happy ending

Summary Notes

A young boy, recently orphaned, is taken to England by his grandmother. At a hotel in which they are staying, a group of witches have gathered to prepare a plot to rid the world of all children.

This is the kind of movie you can watch over and over, and each time you'll find something new to laugh at. Trying to mimic the hilariously delivered lines in the film, has yet to lose it's novelty.

The film certainly does do justice to the classic Roald Dahl novel about the adventures of Luke, a young boy staying at an English seaside hotel which happens to be inhabited by the entire population of English child-hating witches and their supreme leader, the grand high witch, who are all under the guise of nice charitable ladies.

uncut
uncut
No Cert ~87:00s Europe: Uncut for:

There's no sign of an uncut version in the BBFC version so presumably this is a European import

uncut
uncut
alternative ending
MPAA
PG
~91:00s
=~87:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

However IMDb reports that the that the US version has an alternative happy ending

BBFC cut
category
cuts
2s
PG cert 87:52s UK: Passed PG uncut for:
  • 2000 Warner R2 DVD
  • 1990 Warner VHS
  • 1990 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • The mouse transformation was slightly shortened
  • A shot of a witch's bloody scalp when she removes her wig was removed.
The Witches The Witches is a 1966 UK horror by Cyril Frankel

See Hammer Films List: The Witches

Witchfinder General

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  • Mathew Hopkins: Witchfinder General
  • The Conqueror Worm
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Conqueror Worm

Witchfinder General DVD

Witchfinder General is a 1968 UK horror by Michael Reeves.
With Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy and Rupert Davies. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for cinema and VHS until 1990. Uncut for DVD in 2 versions, Continental Version and Director's Cut

Summary Notes

England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches. Aided by his sadistic accomplice John Stearne, he travels from city to city and wrenches confessions from "witches" in order to line his pockets and gain sexual favors.

uncut
Director's Cut
15 cert

18

MPAA
Unrated

82:42s

 

UK: Unconfirmed but hopefully the Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for strong violence and execution scenes for:
  • 2013 cinema release

UK: The Director's Cut was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2011 Odeon [Director's Cut + Continental Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Odeon R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2003 Prism [Director's Cut + Continental Version] R0 DVD
  • 2002 Metrodome [Director's Cut + Continental Version] R2 DVD

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

Thanks to MM. The US release features a lovely looking transfer of the Director's Cut with an additional axe blow to Price's body right at the end:

The Shout! Factory Blu-ray contains the opening and closing Poe reading as a disk extra that was used for the US Version: The Conquering Worm

uncut
Continental Version
18 82:28s

 

UK: The Export Version/Continental Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2011 Odeon [Director's Cut + Continental Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2003 Prism [Director's Cut + Continental Version] R0 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2002 Metrodome [Director's Cut + Continental Version] R2 DVD
  • 2000 Cinema Club R2 DVD
  • 1995 Redemption VHS

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com :

  • The Continental Version has alternate takes of several tavern shots in which the various wenches are topless or have exposed breasts - in the Director's Cut they are are more conservatively dressed
BBFC cut
1:26s
15 cert

18

X cert

81:02s

Submitted
88:00s
=84:29s

UK: The cut UK Theatrical version was passed 15 for:
  • 2007 Showbox R2 DVD

UK: The cut UK Theatrical version was assed 18 for:

  • 1990 Castle VHS
  • 1987 Target VHS
  • 1968 X (16) rated cinema release

UK: Passed X (16) after 1:26s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1968 cinema release

The cuts were:

  • The torture of Lowes (Rupert Davies) was reduced
  • The beating and half strangulation of a a woman in the cells was totally removed
  • The ducking of Lowes was reduced
  • The burning of Elizabeth (Maggie Kimberly) was reduced. Differences between versions for this cut
  • The torture of Sara (Hilary Dwyer) was reduced
  • The dismemberment of Hopkins (Vincent Price) was reduced
With Deadly Intent

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38s 15 cert 94:48s 1996 release by Ruben Preuss
With These Hands...

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With These hands is a 1971 UK sex comedy by Don Chaffey

See Sex Clinic

Without a Stitch

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  • Without a Stitch On

Without Stitch Anne Grete Nissin

Without a Stitch is a 1968 Denmark comedy drama by Annelise Meineche.
Starring Anne Grete Nissen, Ib Mossin and Joan Gamst. BBFC link IMDb
Banned by the BBFC for 1969 cinema release. Passed X after BBFC cuts for an X rated 1975 cinema release.

Summary Notes

When a high-school girl complains of her inability to reach sexual climax, her doctor suggests that she keep a diary of her sexual encounters. She does just that and soon finds herself caught up in a sexual merry-go-round that includes making a hardcore porno film in Sweden, an escapade with a German sadist and a lesbian encounter.

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~93:00s US: Hopefully uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
98:15s
UK: Presumably the same film was passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1975 cinema release titled Without a Stitch
banned
banned
Rejected UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1969 cinema release titled Without a Stitch On
The Wizard of Gore

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uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

94:54s 2007 US horror by Jeremy Kasten.
With Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips and Crispin Glover. IMDb

UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

MPAA
cut
MPAA
R Rated
  There is a cut US R Rated version to avoid