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 v          Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype - 1980 USA comedy horror romance by Charles B Griffith.


 X   Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype

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  • Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype
Dr. Heckyl & Mr. Hype is a 1980 USA comedy horror romance by Charles B Griffith.
Starring Oliver Reed, Sunny Johnson and Maia Danziger. IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for an 'AA' rated cinema release in 1981. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

An ugly, misshapen podiatrist ingests a formula made by a colleague and turns into a handsome, devil-may-care (but violent) ladies' man.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
MPAA RUS: Uncut and MPAA R rated
BBFC cut
category cuts
cut:
run: 97:00s
pal: 93:07s
AA 1970UK: Passed AA (14) after BBFC category cuts:
  • 1981 cinema release
 v          Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde - 1971 UK horror by Roy Ward Baker.


 X   Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde

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Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde is a 1971 UK horror by Roy Ward Baker.
With Ralph Bates, Martine Beswick, Gerald Sim. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for cinema release. The cuts have persisted ever since. The same cut version is MPAA PG rated in the US.
Summary Review: Hormone Problem

Dr. Henry Jekyll, in attempting to find a toxin that will wipe out all common diseases, accidentally stumbles upon a formula that transforms him into a gorgeous but evil woman. He needs female hormones for his experiments, so a number of London women meet bloody deaths.

This is one of few interesting horror films from Hammer at 70's. Director Roy Ward Baker has made a film that really takes you to the late of 19's century. Ralph Bates is good as the Ripper Jekyll.

Versions

BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run: 96:54s
pal: 93:01s
sub: 96:08s
sub: 92:17s

best available
best
available

15 cert

18

X cert

MPAA PG

MPAA X

UK: The cut cinema version was passed 15 without further BBFC cuts for:

UK: Passed X/18 after BBFC cuts for:

  • 2004 Cinema Club R2 DVD
  • 1990 Warner VHS
  • 1971 cinema release

US: The US release features this same cut version. Originally X rated but later PG rated for home video:

No sign of any more complete version so this seems to be the best available

Cu details from the Anchor Bay Forum:

  • Reduction in rabbit gutting inter-cut with opening murder
  • Killing of prostitute in bedroom toned down with alternate shots
  • Killing of the doctor re-edited
 v          Dr Jekyll Versus the Werewolf - 1972 Spain horror by León Klimovsky.


 X   Dr Jekyll Versus the Werewolf

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  • Dr. Jeckyll and the Werewolf
  • Doctor Jekyll y el Hombre Lobo
Dr Jekyll Versus the Werewolf is a 1972 Spain horror by León Klimovsky.
Starring Paul Naschy, Shirley Corrigan and Jack Taylor. IMDb
Exists as a cut clothed version and an uncut unclothed version.
Summary Notes

Paul Naschy returns as El Hombre Lobo for the sixth time as he searches for a cure to his full moon maddness by visiting the grandson of the infamous Dr. Jekyll. What ensues next is a lover's triangle, and a savage sadistic Mr. Hyde who roams modern London and transforms into a werewolf on the disco floor.

Versions

BBFC uncut
Clothed Version
MPAA Unrated 88:10s
=84:38s
US: The Uncut unclothed version is available on R0 DVD from Code Red but the video quality is reported to be faded.
BBFC uncut

cut
Clothed Version

1583:01s

UK: The cut Clothed Version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2002 Boum/Mondo Macabro R0 DVD Dr Jekyll Versus the Werewolf
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X submitted
88:26s
=84:54s
UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1974 cinema release titled Dr. Jeckyll and the Werewolf
 v          Dr Jekyll's Mistresses - 1964 Spain / Austria / France Sci-Fi horror by Jesús Franco (as Jess Franck)


 X   Dr Jekyll's Mistresses

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  • Dr. Jekyll's Mistresses
  • El secreto del Dr. Orloff
  • The Secret of Dr. Orloff
  • The Mistresses of Dr. Jekyll
Dr Jekyll's Mistresses is a 1964 Spain / Austria / France Sci-Fi horror by Jesús Franco (as Jess Franck)
Starring Hugo Blanco,Agnès Spaak,Perla Cristal BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Exists as an extended Spanish Version, the Original French Version and an erotic French Version with added nudity. It looks likely that it was the Erotic Version that was passed 15 by the the BBFC and the Original French Version that was passed 12 by the BBFC.

Summary Notes

A mad scientist creates a hideous monster to carry out his murderous plans.

Versions

BBFC uncut
Erotic French Version
run: 88:27s
pal: 84:55s
15 1980UK: The Erotic French Version was passed 15 uncut:

See article from dvdcompare.net

French erotic version has a nude insert during the first murder, a version of the striptease with topless footage, and an arbitrarily inserted sequence of another victim getting out of a bath before being murdered

BBFC uncut
Original French Version
run: 87:38s
pal: 84:08s
12 1980UK: The Original Frech Version was passed 12 uncut for moderate violence, scene of drug misuse:
  • 2017 Screenbound [Dubbed] video
 v          Dr. No - 1962 UK James Bond film by Terence Young.


 X   Dr. No

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  • Doctor No
  • Ian Fleming's Dr. No
Dr. No is a 1962 UK James Bond film by Terence Young.
With Sean Connery, Ursula Andress and Bernard Lee. YouTube icon IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for an 'A' rated cinema release in 1962. These cuts have persisted to all worldwide releases since.

There are rumours of an uncut release on 1982 US VHS but an interesting investigation by The James Bond Dossier found no evidence that an uncut version has been released.

Versions

BBFC cut
cut

best available
best
available

PG cert

A Cert

MPAA PG

105:07s UK: The cut cinema version was passed PG after BBFC cuts for:
  • 2013 MGM R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2012 MGM R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2012 MGM RB Blu-ray [Bond 50 Collection] at UK Amazon
  • 2012 MGM R2 DVD [22 Film Collection] at UK Amazon
  • 2008 20th Century Fox/MGM R0 Blu-ray
  • 2008 20th Century Fox/MGM R2 DVD
  • 2000 MGM R2 DVD
  • 1994 Warner VHS
  • 1986 Warner VHS

UK: Passed A after BBFC cuts for:

  • 1962 cinema release

US: MPAA PG rated for:

The cuts were presumably to the negative as was often the norm in the 60s, so cuts now persist to all prints worldwide.

  • Bond's fight with the chauffeur has been trimmed, including the removals of blows to the chauffeur when he is unable to defend himself. A knee kick in this fight was also removed.
  • The killing of Dent has been trimmed to so Bond only fires one fatal shot. Footage was removed of Bond shooting extra shots into Dent's back as he lies on the floor dying.
  • Dr. No's line I'm sure she will amuse the guards was considered too sexually suggestive, and has been redubbed instead to The guards will amuse her
  • Shortly after, Dr. No's henchmen beating up Bond as he is sat at the table has been trimmed, introducing a dissolve to the next scene much earlier to cover the removal of violent footage.
 v          Dr. Phibes Rises Again - 1972 UK/USA comedy horror fantasy by Robert Fuest.


 X   Dr. Phibes Rises Again

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Dr. Phibes Rises Again is a 1972 UK/USA comedy horror fantasy by Robert Fuest.
With Vincent Price, Robert Quarry and Valli Kemp. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1972 cinema release. Uncut on 2003 DVD
Summary Notes

The moon rises at a predestined angle and awakens the sleeping Dr. Phibes three years later. To his dismay, he finds his house has been demolished and his papyrus scrolls stolen, the scrolls he needs to find the Pharoah's Tomb in Egypt, where the River of Life flows. After identifying the source of the papyrus theft, he packs and leaves for Egypt with his assistant Vulnavia, still intent upon awakening his dead wife Victoria. The parties responsible for the theft of Phibes' scrolls suffer an attrition problem as Inspector Trout chases him across the world.

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA PG
MPAA

85:42s UK: Passed 15 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

BBFC uncut15 cert 84:15s UK: An unknown short version was passed 15 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 Virgin VHS
BBFC cut
cut
X cert UK: Passed X after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1972 cinema release
 v          Dracula - 1958 UK horror by Terrence Fisher.


 X   Dracula (1958)

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  • Horror of Dracula
  • Dracula 1958
Dracula is a 1958 UK horror by Terrence Fisher.
With Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee and Michael Gough. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1958 cinema release. The cuts were partially restored for the US version and fully restored for the 2013 Lions Gate release

Summary Notes

After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fianc?e. The only one who may be able to protect them is Dr. van Helsing, Harker's friend and fellow-student of vampires, who is determined to destroy Dracula, whatever the cost.

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 82:27s
pal: 79:09s
12 certUK: The Definitive Restoration Version was passed 12 uncut for moderate gory horror for:
  • 2013 Lions Gate [Definitive + Restored US Theatrical] RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon

From blog.hammerfilms.com , February 2012: Restored

Thanks to the efforts of a fan based in Japan, Hammer Films finally acquired the surviving footage from the extended cut in 2011 for inclusion in a forthcoming definitive restoration. The film contained a number of extended scenes, among them a shot of Dracula tearing his face off during the disintegration climax.

We have reviewed the restoration of the Japanese footage to Dracula. It was incredibly exciting to see the two long-lost moments in the context of the BFI's restoration.

Molinare have done a superb job restoring this footage, considering the state of the reels (you'll be able to compare and contrast on the eventual Blu-ray; we're going to release all four surviving Japanese reels unrestored as a single extra).

The moment where the Count leans-in over Mina is full of transgressive threat and erotic charge (one can easily see how this moment had to be cut in 1958) though the footage does not actually include a bite (contrary to wishful thinking in some quarters).

The face-clawing scene is truly magnificent and sits perfectly within the last few seconds of the film.

Note that although extra material was re-inserted, other less important material was dropped to preserve the running time, and hence keep the audio track in sync.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com : The 2007 restoration using uncut material from a Japanese print reveals 2 of the cuts:

  • 7s extra in the scene where Dracula moves to bite Mina.
  • 9s extra in 3 shots from the death and disintegration of Dracula
BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

cut:
run: 81:56s
pal: 78:39s
12A cert

15 Certificate

MPAA Unrated

UK: The US Theatrical Version was passed 12A for mild bloody horror without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 2013 Lions Gate [Definitive + Restored US Theatrical] (RB) Blu-ray/(R2) DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • UK BFI 2007 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

Dracula is a classic 1950s British adaptation of Bram Stoker's vampire novel 'Dracula'. It was originally classified 'X' for cinema release in 1958 (meaning that persons under 16 should not be admitted) and was subsequently classified '15' for release on video. In terms of current classification standards it was felt that the film could now be classified at '12A' for cinema re-release for mild bloody horror.

BBFC Guidelines at '12A' state that 'Violence must not dwell on detail. There should be no emphasis on injuries or blood. Sustained moderate threat and menace are permitted'. Although the film contains some sight of blood (most notably when a vampire is killed using a stake) , there is no emphasis upon blood and injuries. Furthermore, although the film is atmospheric and generates some sense of threat, this is moderate in nature and distanced by the period setting and by the familiarity of the story, other versions of which have been classified at 'PG'.

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

  • 2003 Warner R2 DVD
  • 1997 Warner VHS
US: The US Theatrical Version is MPAA Unrated for:

From IMDB. The US Theatrical Version restores the cut footage during Lucy's staking, but the cut footage from Dracula kissing Mina and his final disintegration is still missing.

BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run:
pal:
sub: 81:17s
X certUK: Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1958 cinema release

From IMDB. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cut to remove shots of blood during Lucy's staking
  • Cut to reduce the erotic charge as Dracula leans over Mina preparing to bite. The original has Dracula muzzling her face and kissing her lip before pushing her backwards down on to the bed. The cut version replaces this with a shorter shot from a different angle that obscures the muzzling and kissing.
  • Cut to reduce the final disintegration of Dracula. The original had a shot of Dracula's hand peeling the skin off his disintegrating face and then delving into his eyes.
 v          Dracula Prince of Darkness - 1966 UK horror film by Terence Fisher.


 X   Dracula Prince of Darkness

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  • The Bloody Scream of Dracula
  • Disciple of Dracula
  • Dracula 3
  • Revenge of Dracula
Dracula Prince of Darkness is a 1966 UK horror film by Terence Fisher.
With Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Andrew Keir. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release in 1966. The same cut version was 15 rated when released on VHS and DVD but passed 15 uncut after restoration in 2012. There is also an alternative uncut US restoration that is MPAA Unrated.
Summary Review : Stood the test of time
This is the second Hammer Dracula film to feature Christopher Lee in the title role.

The film starts with a replay of the final few minutes of the first Hammer Dracula , which is perhaps the greatest moment in the history of Hammer films. From there it develops quickly, with two couples ending up staying at Castle Dracula. This film was made eight years after the original and its quite surprising how much more violent and gory it is.

The film was directed by Terence Fisher and you always know with a Hammer film that if he was the director you would get a quality film. Add this to James Bernard's great score and you have a fine horror film that has stood the test of time really well.

Versions

uncut
US Version
run: 90:15s
pal: 86:38s
MPAA UnratedUS: There is also an alternative US version restored from a master held by 20th Century Fox

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Alternative restorations were made in the US using a master held by 20th Century Fox. There are unimportant variations between the versions but the quality of the US version is preferred. See article from movie-censorship.com

uncut
UK Version
run: 89:57s
pal: 86:21s
15 Certificate

MPAA Unrated

UK: Passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2012 Hammer/Studio Canal Restored Version [with Corrected Audio Synch] R2 DVD/RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon

It is widely reported that the master used for March 2012 release exhibits audio sync errors of up to 1 second. this is apparent on both Blu-ray and DVD disks and seems to be most obvious during the first 15 minutes of the film. This is now corrected for a re-release on 30th April 2012.

UK: Passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2006 Optimum R2 DVD

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Thanks to Mark:

The resurrection is intact, the staking shot is present as is the Susan farmer scene. I have done a detailed description of the scenes as they appear on the DVD on the Anchor Bay website. I also contacted Julian of the Zeta Minor website who seems to agree with me and has altered it to uncut on his Hammer guide section. Apart from the extras it is now superior in terms of picture quality to the Anchor Bay US release which is also uncut.
BBFC cut
cut
cut: ~20s
run: 89:38s
pal: 86:03s
15 Certificate

X cert

UK: The cut UK cinema version was passed 15 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1999 15 rated Warner VHS
  • 1993 15 rated Lumiere VHS
  • 1992 15 rated Warner VHS
  • 1966 X (16) rated cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • The second of three shots of blood pouring onto Dracula's ashes, together with a linking shot of his servant, has been deleted
  • A close-up of blood coming out of the stake in Barbara Shelley's chest has been removed - in the censored print loss of soundtrack has been bridged with an additional reaction shot of Francis Matthews against the wall which appears to be the taken from another shot of him in this position but at a slightly different speed
  • After Dracula cuts open his chest, about 5s-10s of footage of Susan Farmer gradually coming closer to him has been removed presumably on the grounds that this makes it clearer that she was going to drink the blood on Dracula's chest. The offscreen shout which ends Dracula's advances appears against a different on-screen image in the cut version (because the original footage is missing) after not before Farmer has fainted
 v          Dracula Has Risen from the Grave - 1968 UK horror by Freddie Francis.


 X   Dracula Has Risen from the Grave

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Dracula Has Risen from the Grave is a 1968 UK horror by Freddie Francis.
With Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies and Veronica Carlson. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1968 cinema release. Uncut for 15 rated home video. Uncut and G rated in the US. This was the first film to be rated by the MPAA when it started rating films in 1968.
Summary Review: One of Lee's Best Performances

When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride.

A typical example of a Hammer Studio's exercise in Gothic Horror exists. The unmistakably distinctive set design and music score is by Hammer mainstays.

Christopher Lee's performance is one of his best outings as Dracula. Director Freddie Francis coaxes serviceable performances from the rest of the cast.

At the end of the day, despite it's slow mid section, the movie works with plenty of fun and spirit.

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 91:59s
pal: 88:18s
15 Certificate

MPAA G
MPAA

UK: Passed 15 uncut for moderate violence and horror with previous cinema cuts restored for:

US: Uncut and MPAA G Rated for:

BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run:
pal:
sub: 88:52s
X certUK: Passed X (16) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1968 cinema release

From IMDb. The BBFC cuts were

  • Some close up shots of Dracula pulling a stake from his heart were removed
 v          Dracula A.D. 1972 - 1972 UK horror by Alan Gibson.


 X   Dracula A.D. 1972

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  • Dracula Today
Dracula A.D. 1972 is a 1972 UK horror by Alan Gibson.
With Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham. YouTube icon IMDb
Uncut by the BBFC, but there have been reports of the US PG version being cut, at least on VHS.
Summary Review: Still a lot of fun

Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula (Christopher Lee) from the dead in 1972 London. The Count goes after the descendents of Van Helsing.

Nowadays this film seems very tame indeed but it is still a lot of fun.

There are some wonderful set pieces in this film - the opening sequence is very well done and the showdown between Lorimar Van Helsing and Johnny Alucard is memorable. I have to say though that Dracula is dispatched quite easily at the film's climax (something which is not uncommon in the Hammer Dracula films).

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 95:40s
pal: 91:50s
15

15 Certificate

X cert

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong gory images:
  • 2020 Warner Bros R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2019 Warner Home video

UK: Passed 15 uncut for moderate violence and horror for:

UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:
  • 1972 cinema release

UK : TV showings were generally uncut

US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

Although sporting a PG rating label, there's no mention of cuts for DVD and Blu-ray releases

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

cut:
run: 95:20s
pal: 91:31s
18

MPAA PG

UK: A cut US PG version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 Warner VHS
 v          Dracula: Prisoner Of Frankenstein - 1972 Spain / France / Liechtenstein / Portugal horror by Jesús Franco


 X   Dracula: Prisoner Of Frankenstein

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  • Dracula
  • Prisoner Of Frankenstein
  • Dracula V Frankenstein
  • Drácula contra Frankenstein
  • Dracula Against Frankenstein
  • The Screaming Dead
Dracula: Prisoner Of Frankenstein is a 1972 Spain / France / Liechtenstein / Portugal horror by Jesús Franco
Starring Dennis Price, Howard Vernon and Paca Gabaldón BBFC link 2020 IMDb
A long version was passed X for 1971 cinema release. A clothed Spanish Version has been released on home video and is 15 rated in the UK.

Summary Notes

Dracula kills another innocent victim and Dr. Seward decides it's time to wipe him off the face of the earth. Armed with a hammer and a wooden stake, he arrives at Castle Dracula and duly dispatches the vampire Count. Next day, however, Dr. Frankenstein arrives with his assistant, Morpho, and a large crate containing the monster. Using the blood of a pub singer who has been abducted by his creation, the doctor brings Dracula back to life and uses him for his own ends.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 81:56s
pal: 78:39s
15 1980UK: The Spanish Version was passed 15 uncut for moderate sexualised horror:
  • 2006 Tartan [Dracula: Prisoner of Frankenstein + The Curse of Frankenstein] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
This is a clothed version. IMDb notes that there are stills featuring nudity but no version with nudity has been released on home video
BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 86:49s
pal: 83:21s
X 1970UK: An unknown long version was passed X (18) uncut:
  • 1971 dubbed cinema release titled Dracula V Frankenstein
 v          Dracula - 1992 USA horror romance by Francis Ford Coppola.


 X   Dracula (1992)

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  • Bram Stoker's Dracula
Dracula is a 1992 USA horror romance by Francis Ford Coppola.
Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder and Anthony Hopkins. Youtube link IMDb
Cut for a US MPAA R rating and distributed worldwide since.
Summary Notes

This version of Dracula is closely based on Bram Stoker's classic novel of the same name. A young lawyer (Jonathan Harker) is assigned to a gloomy village in the mists of eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire Dracula, who travels to London, inspired by a photograph of Harker's betrothed, Mina Murray. In Britain, Dracula begins a reign of seduction and terror, draining the life from Mina's closest friend, Lucy Westenra. Lucy's friends gather together to try to drive Dracula away.

Versions

uncut
Gift Box version
UK: Movie-censorship.com speaks of a Gift Box version that was longer in some scenes.
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

18

MPAA R

122:09s UK: Passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2007 Sony R2 DVD
  • 1993 Columbia/TriStar VHS
  • 1992 cinema release

imdb reports that 38 cuts were made in the US to achieve the desired R rating

uncut
workprint
There is a workprint version with 14:13s of extra m,aterial.
 v          Dracula's Daughter - 1972 France / Portugal horror mystery by Jesús Franco (as Jess Franco).


 X   Dracula's Daughter

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  • Daughter of Dracula
  • La Fille de Dracula
Dracula's Daughter is a 1972 France / Portugal horror mystery by Jesús Franco (as Jess Franco).
Starring Britt Nichols, Anne Libert and Alberto Dalbés. Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Never cut by the BBFC or MPAA but disk extras reveal that there is less sexy alternative footage available. It is not clear if this footage has been used in any releases.

Summary Notes

A young woman visits her gravely ill grandmother at the family estate. On her death bed, the old woman reveals to her granddaughter the family curse: they're all vampires. The young woman decides to move into the estate with her uncle and her cousin, and soon finds herself falling victim to the curse.

            Dracula's Virgin Lovers - Dracula's Virgin Lovers See Count Dracula's Great Love
 v          Dracula's Widow


 X   Dracula's Widow

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Dracula's Widow

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut 1882:30s 1986 US horror by Christopher Coppola

Cuts waived when resubmitted in 2005

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon

Review from imdb

The only reason I am commenting on this dumb '80s B-movie is because this is the first R-rated movie I ever rented. I was hoping for loads of nudity and plenty of sex scenes back at that age. I spent the whole time fast forwarding to "the good parts", but alas there really weren't any. There is very BRIEF nudity in here and ZERO sex. Oh yeah, the story sucks too and its not scary or interesting in the least bit.

26s 1881:56s The Polygram, video was cut when submitted in 1994
 v          Draft Day - 2014 USA sport drama by Ivan Reitman.


 X   Draft Day

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Draft Day is a 2014 USA sport drama by Ivan Reitman.

There are no censorship issues for this film
 v          Drag Me to Hell - 2009 USA horror thriller by Sam Raimi.


 X   Drag Me to Hell

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Drag Me to Hell is a 2009 USA horror thriller by Sam Raimi.
Starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long and Ruth Livier. IMDb

The Theatrical Version was cut in the US for a PG-13 rating. The uncut MPAA Unrated version was later distributed on home video. Both versions are 15 rated by the BBFC.
Summary Review: Great Style

Christine Brown is a loans officer at a bank but is worried about her lot in life. She's in competition with a competent colleague for an assistant manager position and isn't too sure about her status with a boyfriend. Worried that her boss will think less of her if she shows weakness, she refuses a time extension on a loan to an old woman, Mrs. Ganush, who now faces foreclosure and the loss of her house. In retaliation, the old woman place a curse on her which, she subsequently learns, will result in her being taken to hell in a few days time. With the help of a psychic, she tries to rid herself of the demon, but faces several hurdles in the attempt.

Drag Me To Hell has the same humour of the Evil Dead films only with a far bigger budget because Sam Raimi made it mega big with the Spider Man films.

Drag Me To Hell is a bit creepy and was one of the best horror films to come out last year. There is lots of blood with some humour which is nice to see.

Is the curse to be broken or will the sexy Alison Lohman be dragged down to hell by this scary demon goat!

If you like the Evil Dead films then you should enjoy this film too.

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
unrated

94:45s UK: The Director's Cut/Unseen Version/Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for strong horror and violence for: US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2018 Shout! Factory Collector's Edition [Unrated + Theatrical Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2012 Universal {unrated + Theatrical Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2009 Universal {unrated + Theatrical Version] R1 DVD at US Amazon
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

15 cert

MPAA PG-13

94:52s UK: The cut Theatrical Version was passed 15 for strong horror and violence without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 2009 Lions Gate [Theatrical + Director's Cut] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2009 cinema release

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

  • When Christina hits Mrs. Ganush's head with the stapler the first stroke has been filmed in a different way and the second stroke including the close-up of a cramp sticking in her forehead has been removed completely.
  • The close ups of Mrs. Ganush's biting Christina's chin is shorter.
  • The scene showing Christina shoving a ruler into Mrs. Ganush's mouth has been edited.
  • Christina doesn't spit out bugs in the nightmare sequence.
  • Christina's nosebleed is bloodier in the unrated version.
  • The killing of the cat has been toned down for the Theatrical Version.
  • The scene with an arm being thrust down Christina's throat is longer in the unrated version
  • When the zombie is hit on the head with the anvil the bloody red become brown in the Theatrical Version.
  • A spade being driven into a corpse's mouth was shortened in the Theatrical Version.
 v          Dragnet - 1987 USA crime comedy by Tom Mankiewicz.


 X   Dragnet

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  • Schlappe Bullen beißen nicht
Dragnet is a 1987 USA crime comedy by Tom Mankiewicz.
Starring Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks and Christopher Plummer. Youtube link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for PG rated 1987 cinema release and 1988 VHS.
Summary Notes

Friday and Streebek are assigned to some very strange robberies, like i.e. the stealing of one bat, a 30 foot long snake and the mane of a lion from a zoo. All the latest BAIT magazines were also recently stolen, and some chemicals that when are mixed correctly develops a very deadly gas. All these thefts have one thing in common; visit cards with the word "PAGAN" left at the crime scenes. Solving these crimes, including why plenty of police vehicles have been stolen lately, involves the usual; to drink coffee at strip tease bars, rescue kidnapped virgins from drowning and lose their jobs.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
PG101:28s

UK: Passed PG uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2001 Columbia/Tri-Star Home video

Uncut version show on BBC at 6:30pm

BBFC cut
category cuts
14-21s
PG101:14s

submitted
101:28s
UK: Passed PG for mild language, sex references and violence after 14-21s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1988 CIC VHS
  • 1987 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • remove the use of nunchucks

Version shown on Sky showed this scene uncut, but cut the strip bar scene, which is uncut on video.

 v          Dragon - 2011 Hong Kong / China action drama by Peter Chan.


 X   Dragon

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  • Wu xia
Dragon is a 2011 Hong Kong / China action drama by Peter Chan.
Starring Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Wei Tang. YouTube icon IMDb
Shortened for international release. Uncut in Hong Kong
Summary Notes

A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him.

Versions

uncut
uncut
Hong Kong flag ~115:00s Hong Kong: The Original Hong Kong Version runs about 115 minutes

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The Hong Kong Version features additional plot, and a little extra violence. Surely the best version but not by much.

BBFC uncut

cut
shortened

15 cert97:36s UK: The shortened International Version was passed 15 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 2013 Metrodome RB Blu-ray
  • 2013 Metrodome R2 DVD
  • 2013 cinema release
 v          Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods - 2013 Japan action animation fantasy by Masahiro Hosoda.


 X   Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods

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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods is a 2013 Japan action animation fantasy by Masahiro Hosoda.
Starring Masako Nozawa, Laura Bailey and John Burgmeier. YouTube icon IMDb

Exists in a Theatrical Version and an Extended Version
Summary Notes

The Z-Fighters must contend with Lord Beerus, the God of Destruction. But it Can only takes a God to fight a God, and none of them are Gods - not even the Saiyans. But now there is hope, the creation of the Super Saiyan God. Will The Z-Fighters be able to defeat Lord Beerus?

Versions

uncut
Extended Version
MPAA
Unrated
~105:00s US: The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2014 Funimation [Theatrical + Extended Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 7th October 2014
uncut
Theatrical Version
MPAA
Unrated
~85:00s

US: The Theatrical Version is MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2014 Funimation [Theatrical + Extended Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 7th October 2014
 v          Dragon Fist - 1979 Hong Kong/Taiwan action drama by Wei Lo.


 X   Dragon Fist

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  • Long quan
Dragon Fist is a 1979 Hong Kong/Taiwan action drama by Wei Lo.
With Jackie Chan, Nora Miao and James Tien. YouTube icon IMDb
Passed 18 uncut by the BBFC for cinema and video. There is also a shortened version released in the US.

Versions

uncut
uncut
1891:50s UK: Passed X/18 uncut for strong violence:
  • 2018 88 Films (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2007 Contender Ultra-bit Edition R2 DVD
  • 2001 Medusa/Easter Heroes R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1988 Trans Global VHS
  • 1982 cinema release
cut
shortened
MPAA Unrated ~77:00s
=~73:00s
US: A shortened version is MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2002 Sony R1 DVD

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

 v   The Dragon From Shaolin - 1978 South Korea action adventure by Jeong-yong Kim.


 X   The Dragon From Shaolin

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  • Sa-dae-tong-iue-moon
  • Brawl Busters
The Dragon From Shaolin is a 1978 South Korea action adventure by Jeong-yong Kim.
Starring Bruce Cheung, Yong-seok Kang and Yeong-ran Seo. IMDb
Uncut in the UK and Germany but there is a cut version in the US

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
1881:02s

UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1987 Video Programme Dists VHS

The running time suggests that this UK release is the uncut version

cut
shortened

best available
best
available

MPAA
Unrated
~83:09s
=79:48s
US: MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2018 AGFA [The Sword and the Claw + Brawl Busters] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com The removed scenes seem lost to print damage at reel changes. The movie is fast and fun and to see on Blu-ray is well worth a shot.

 v          Dragon Lord - 1982 Hong Kong action comedy by Jackie Chan.


 X   Dragon Lord

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  • Dragon Strike
  • Long xiao ye
Dragon Lord is a 1982 Hong Kong action comedy by Jackie Chan.
Starring Jackie Chan, Wai-Man Chan and Paul Chang. IMDb
No censor cuts but there are several versions: The Original Theatrical Version, a shortened International Version and an extended Work In Progress Version.
Summary Notes

The adventures of a restless martial arts student called Dragon, who, while constantly pursuing a girl, gets involved in the affairs of a gang of thieves.

Versions

uncut
Work In Progress Version
UK: BBFC details not yet published for:
  • 2020 88 Films Limited Edition [Theatrical Version + Work In Progress Version] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon
The Work In Progress Cut is an earlier cut of the film, released in limited territories, featuring approximately 15 minutes of exclusive extended/alternate footage
uncut
Original Version
run: 95:40s
pal: 91:50s
18UK: The Original Version was passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2020 88 Films Limited Edition [Theatrical Version + Work In Progress Version] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Cine Asia/Hong Kong Legends [English + Cantonese] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2003 Medusa/Hong Kong Legends [English + Cantonese] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1998 MIA VHS
BBFC uncut
International Version

cut
shortened

cut:
run: 89:36s
pal: 86:01s
18

AA certificate

MPAA PG-13

UK: The Shortened International Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1998 MIA VHS
  • 1986 VCI VHS
UK: The Shortened International Version was passed AA without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1982 cinema release
US: The Shortened International Version is MPAA PG-13 rated for:
  • 2011 Echo Bridge R1 DVD

The shortening is not logical and loses scenes that would have been better retained. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

            Dragon Showdown - 1972 Hong Kong martial arts film by See-Yeun Ng See The Bloody Fists
 v          Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story - 1993 USA action romance by rob cohen


 X   Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

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  • Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is a 1993 USA action romance by rob cohen
Starring Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly and Robert Wagner BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1994 15 rated cinema release and further cut for the subsequent 15 rated VHS. The BBFC cuts were waived for 2000 15 rated DVD but the cut version was released anyway. The uncut version was eventually released in 2016. Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated in the US.
Summary Review : Entertaining Biopic
Dragon is an epic depicting the life of Bruce Lee. In my opinion, it is one of the most entertaining biopics of recent times. It follows the life of Bruce Lee from his childhood in Hong Kong to right before his death.

Jason Scott Lee does a great job of portraying Bruce Lee and it's a shame that we can't see more of him these days. You can really feel the power of his performance on the screen. If you have any interest in Bruce Lee, you have to check out this film. It's sure to inspire you to reach for your own impossible dreams.

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 119:48s
pal: 115:00s
15 Certificate

Ireland 15
Ireland

MPAA PG-13

UK: The uncut 2000 15 rating was used for:
The same release was noted as the Uncut Version when receiving a 15 rating from IFCO in Ireland. Thanks to Motor Cycle Man.

US: Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 28s
run: 119:13s
pal: 114:27s
15 CertificateUK: Passed 15 after the BBFC waived their cuts but the BBFC cut version was submitted anyway for:
  • 2000 Columbia/TriStar R2 DVD
UK: The cut cinema version was passed 15 after a further 4s of BBFC cuts (totalling 28s) for:
  • 1999 CIC VHS
  • 1994 CIC VHS

From article from dvdcompare.net :

At the finale, when Bruce Lee faces his own inner demon his use of nunchaku is significantly truncated.
  • The initial lightning flash & zoom onto the highlighted weapon is gone. Lee just magically brandishes a pair of nunchaku out of thin air.
  • All shots of him twirling the weapon & demonstrating his obvious mastery have also been removed.
BBFC cut
cut
cut: 24s
run: 124:49s
pal: 119:49s
15 CertificateUK: Passed 15 after 24s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1993 cinema release
 v          Dragonball: Evolution


 X   Dragonball: Evolution

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Dragonball: Evolution

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
PG
~85:00s
=~82:00s
2009 US/Hong Kong/UK children's adventure by James Wong.
With Justin Chatwin, James Marsters and Yun-Fat Chow. IMDb

The Uncut US release is MPAA PG rated for:

cut PG certificate80:31s The BBFC suggested pre-production cuts for PG which were implemented for
  • 2009 20th Century Fox Online
  • 2009 20th Century Fox Blu-ray
  • 2009 20th Century Fox R2 DVD
  • 2009 cinema release

The BBFC explained the cuts:

This film was originally shown to the BBFC in an unfinished version. The BBFC advised the company that the film was likely to receive a 12A classification but that the requested PG certificate could be achieved by making changes to a number of scenes.

In particular the BBFC suggested that gun threat to, and violence against, a woman should be reduced; a close-up and slow-motion impact shot in kick to face should be removed; a leaping kick to face in a fight scene should be removed; dismembering of fantasy creatures in fight scene should be made largely indistinct; the horror effects in the transformation of the hero into a creature should be reduced; and the focus on throttling of a character should also be reduced.

When the finished version of the film was submitted, amongst other limited changes, all these reductions had been made satisfactorily and the film was classified PG .

 v          Dragonheart


 X   Dragonheart

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Dragonheart

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

PG certificate91:44s 1996 US film by Rob Cohen

Same cuts to cinema, video & DVD versions

The sound effects of some scenes have been over dubbed to tone down the violence. In particular the cracking sound of 2 neck breaks during the peasant attack on the castle.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

 v          Dragons Forever - 1988 Hong Kong action comedy romance by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung and Corey Yuen (co-director).


 X   Dragons Forever

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  • Fei lung mang jeung
  • Cyclone Z
Dragons Forever is a 1988 Hong Kong action comedy romance by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung and Corey Yuen (co-director).
Starring Jackie Chan, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung and Biao Yuen. IMDb
Exists in four variants: an Export version; a Hong Kong Version; a Japanese version which aggregates the Export and Hong Kong versions and adds outtakes to the credits; and a shortened French Version.
Summary Notes

Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty friends Samo and Biao to help out at least until they discover the true purpose of the plant.

Japanese Version

BBFC uncut
Japanese Version
run: 98m
pal: 94m
18UK: The Japanese Version was passed 18 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 2020 88 Films [Hong Kong + International + Japanese versions] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon

The Japanese version aggregates the Export and Hong Kong versions and adds outtakes to the credits.

International/Export Version

BBFC uncut
Export Version
run: 94:03s
pal: 90:17s
18

15

UK: The Export Version was passed 18 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 2020 88 Films [Hong Kong + International + Japanese versions] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2005 Contender/Hong Kong Legends R2 DVD
  • 1998 MIA Video Entertainment VHS
UK: The Export Version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 1988 cinema release

The Export Version includes 2 extra uncontentious plot scenes

  • Yuen Biao seeks psychiatric help which reveals that he needs a friend rather than a psychiatrist.
  • Yuen Biao making a show of folding up a bike for a visit to the psychiatrist where a robbery is taking place

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Hong Kong Version

BBFC uncut
Hong Kong Version
run: 93:20s
pal: 89:36s
18

15

UK: The Hong Kong Version was passed 18 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 2020 88 Films [Hong Kong + International + Japanese versions] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Cine Asia/Hong Kong Legends R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2005 Contender/Hong Kong Legends R2 DVD
  • 1989 Video Programme Dists VHS
UK: Passed 15 uncut for:
  • 1989 Rainbow VHS
  • 1988 cinema release

French Version

cut
shortened
~10:00s
France flag
France
France: There also exists a shortened French Version missing about 10 minutes of plot. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com
 v          Dragonslayer - 1981 USA action fantasy adventure by Matthew Robbins.


 X   Dragonslayer

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Dragonslayer is a 1981 USA action fantasy adventure by Matthew Robbins.
Starring Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke and Ralph Richardson. Youtube link IMDb

BBFC category cuts were required for an A rated cinema release and PG rated home video release.
Summary Notes

A King has made a pact with a dragon where he sacrfices virgins to it, and the dragon leaves his kingdom alone. An old wizard, and his keen young apprentice volunteer to kill the dragon and attempt to save the next virgin in line - the Kings own daughter.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA PG
MPAA
~110:00s
=~105:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

Thanks to Stuart:

Dragonslayer is playing fully uncut on the DisneyLife TV channel in the US.

The baby dragon eating the princess's foot is intact (no pun intended), and I have to say, it's pretty graphic for a PG.vIf it was re-rated by the BBFC now, it would probably be a 12.

BBFC cut
category
cuts
PG certificate

A cert

104:08s UK: The cut cinema version was passed PG for mild horror, violence and sex references for:
  • 2004 Buena Vista DVD
  • 1987 Disney VHS
UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1981 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • In the scene where Peter MacNicol comes across the baby dragons devouring the princess. A shot of one of the dragons severing one of the princesses feet with its jaws has been removed and the subsequent decapitation of one of the dragons also seems slightly trimmed.
 v          Dream Demon - 1988 UK horror by Harley Cokeliss (as Harley Cokliss).


 X   Dream Demon

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  • Descenso a los infiernos
Dream Demon is a 1988 UK horror by Harley Cokeliss (as Harley Cokliss).
Starring Jemma Redgrave, Kathleen Wilhoite and Timothy Spall. IMDb
The Theatrical Version was passed 18 uncut for 1988 cinema release and 1989 VHS. Both the Director's Cut and Theatrical Version were passed 15 uncut for 2020 Blu-ray.

Summary Notes

A young woman about to be married begins having terrifying dreams about demons. When she wakes, however, the demons are real and begin to commit gruesome murders.

Director's Cut

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 88:00s
pal: 84:29s
15 cert

MPAA Unrated

UK: The Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, threat, domestic abuse, nudity:
  • 2020 Arrow [Theatrical Version + Director's Cut] R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2020 Arrow Special Edition [Theatrical Version + Director's Cut] R0 Blu-ray at US Amazon

See article from insidepulse.com :

The big difference between the director's cut and the original cut is that Cokeliss snipped off the final scene. While not wanting to spoil it, the moment did lessen the tone of the film by giving it too much of a comical edge after a film that had it's fill of scares. You'll appreciate the movie more by watching the director's cut first.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Theatrical Version

uncut
uncut
run: 89:13s
pal: 85:39s
15 cert

18 1980

MPAA R

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, threat, domestic abuse, nudity:
  • 2020 Arrow [Theatrical Version + Director's Cut] R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 uncut:

  • 1989 Palace VHS
  • 1988 cinema release
 v          Dream Lover


 X   Dream Lover

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Dream Lover

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

18

MPAA
R Rated

99:10s 1993 US drama by Nicholas Kazan

The cut US R Rated Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for the 1994 cinema release, 1995 Columbia/TriStar video and 2006 Sony DVD.

The US censors cut 4 minutes for an R rating. From cuts details on IMDb

  • Unrated U.S. video release includes 4 minutes of additional footage with sex scenes between James Spader and Maedchen Amick.
 v   The Dream of Garuda - 1994 Japan drama by Takahisa Zeze.


 X   The Dream of Garuda

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The Dream of Garuda is a 1994 Japan drama by Takahisa Zeze.
Starring Takeshi Itô, Saki Kurihara and Shirô Shimomoto. IMDb

Heavily cut by the BBFC for 1997 VHS.
Summary Notes

A convicted rapist, Ikuo is released from prison and goes in pursuit of the woman he raped, Mieko. So obsessed is he with revenge he sees her in every woman he meets. After carrying out vicious attacks on a prostitute and a young girl he finally comes face to face with her. Mieko tells him she wants to escape from Tomimori. To redeem himself in her eyes Ikuo takes her plea to the extreme resulting in inextricable tragedy for them all. The film is set in Japan's notorious 'soaplands' - areas where young women offer bathing and massage to men, as a way round the laws prohibiting prostitution. Inspired by the folklore surrounding the mythical Hindu God, Garuda, who is regarded as evil but worshiped as the protector of Buddhism.

Versions

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
7:27s
18 54:49s

submitted
62:16s
UK: Passed 18 after 7:27s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1997 Visionary VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • At 1 minute. When man leans of prostrate rape victim, remove all sight of forcibly exposed breasts, assault and process of rape, resuming on kitchen with woman rising in background.
  • At 16 minutes. After man throws naked, distressed woman into bath, remove duckings under water followed by rape and assault, resuming on woman in bath lit by blue light.
  • After couple force woman into sex, remove all sight of sexual assault after assailant says take them off and victom holds bra to chest, resuming on tower in sunlight
 v   The Dreamers - 2003 UK / France / Italy romance by Bernardo Bertolucci.


 X   The Dreamers

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  • Paris '68
  • Innocents: The Dreamers
  • Les Innocents
  • Sognatori
The Dreamers is a 2003 UK / France / Italy romance by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Starring Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel and Eva Green. IMDb
Uncut in the UK for 18 rated cinema and video release. The R rated version was cut in the US for an MPAA R rating but the Unrated version is uncut.
Summary Notes

Paris, spring 1968. While most students take the lead in the May 'revolution', a French poet's twin son Theo and daughter Isabelle enjoy the good life in his grand Paris home. As film buffs they meet and 'adopt' modest, conservatively educated Californian student Matthew. With their parents away for a month, they drag him into an orgy of indulgence of all senses, losing all of his and the last of their innocence. A sexual threesome shakes their rapport, yet only the outside reality will break it up.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
18

MPAA NC-17

110:11s

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong sex for: US: Uncut and MPAA NC-17 rated for:
mpaa cut
~2:30s
MPAA R
US: 2.5 minutes for sex and nudity were cut for an MPAA R rating

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com

 v          Dreamgirls - 2006 USA musical music drama by Bill Condon.


 X   Dreamgirls

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  • Soñadoras
Dreamgirls is a 2006 USA musical music drama by Bill Condon.
Starring Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx and Eddie Murphy. IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and a Director's Cut.
Summary Notes

Detroit, the early 1960s. Curtis Taylor, Jr., a car salesman, breaks into the music business with big dreams. He signs a trio of young women, the Dreamettes, gets them a job backing an R&B performer, James "Thunder" Early, establishes his own record label and starts wheeling and dealing. When Early flames out, Curtis makes the Dreamettes into headliners as the Dreams, but not before demoting their hefty big-voiced lead singer, Effie White, and putting the softer-voiced looker, Deena Jones, in front. Soon after, he fires Effie, sends her into a life of proud poverty, and takes Deena and the Dreams to the top. How long can Curtis stay there, and will Effie ever get her due?

Versions

BBFC uncut
Director's Cut
12

MPAA
Unrated

140:56s
=135:18s
UK: The Director's Cut was passed 12 uncut for infrequent strong language, drug references for:
  • 2018 Paramount [Theatrical + Director's Cut] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon

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

  • 2017 Paramount [Theatrical + Director's Cut] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com :

The Director's Cut contains 10:10s more music & background, and is the better version.
BBFC uncut
Theatrical Version
12

12A

MPAA PG-13

124:48s

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 12 uncut for one use of strong language and hard drug references for:
  • 2007 Paramount Home Entertainment (UK) video
  • 2006 cinema release
 v          Dreaming the Reality


 X   Dreaming the Reality

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  • Meng xing xue wei ting
  • Mung sing huet mei ting
Dreaming the Reality
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

pre-cut 1898:50s 1991 Hong Kong crime film by Chun-Yeung Wong & Simon Yun Ching

No BBFC cuts to the 1993 TVB UK video but pre-cuts detailed at movie-censorship.com :

  • A well made training scene with Fox and Cat is missing. Fox is practicing her moves while Cat works some sandbags. Then Cat attacks Fox end a long training fight, which is won by Fox, ensues. Cat leaves in a huff.
  • As Sibelle Hu is woken up by the telephone ringing, she first grabs a dented cola can and holds it to her ear. Upon recognizing her mistake she throws the can away.
  • A couple of naked women with painted breasts are dancing in a bar.
 v          Dreamscape - 1984 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Joseph Ruben.


 X   Dreamscape

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  • El túnel de las pesadillas
Dreamscape is a 1984 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Joseph Ruben.
Starring Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow and Christopher Plummer. IMDb
Passed 15 after BBFC cuts for 1984 cinema release and 1996 VHS. Uncut and 15 rated on UK DVD since 2000. In the US the film was cut for a PG-13 rating. This cut PG-13 rated version has been used for most worldwide Blu-ray releases.
Summary Notes

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow and that is causing them to die in real life. He must find a way to stop the abuse of the power to enter dreams.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 99:16s
pal: 95:18s
15

MPAA Unrated

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language, moderate sex, violence and horror for: UK: Passed 15 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2000 MIA Video Entertainment video

US: The uncut version was originally MPAA R rated but this was voided when replaced with a cut PG-13 version. So the uncut version is MPAA Unrated.

Germany: The only uncut version on Blu-ray seems to be a German release that restores the nudity in the Quaid/Capshaw sex scene on the train but only in a standard definition insert. The quality seems closer to VHS than DVD and is so poor as to make the addition almost pointless. The adultery scene is identical on the German Blu-ray to the UK Blu-ray. Thanks to Nigel for the update.

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 28s
run: 98:18s
pal: 94:22s
15UK: Passed 15 after 28s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1994 Lumiere Pictures VHS
  • 1986 cinema release

Thanks to Anthony:

  • An offending scene where Alex (Dennis Quaid) meets Tommy (David Patrick Kelly) on a train, which was shortened to remove all sight of the dreaded nunchaku.
  • Shots of a scene showing a man's heart being severed. This includes the dialogue pun: Alex, have a heart!

Thanks to Simon Diabolik:

As a trainee projectionist. I actually checked the ABC cinema's Dreamscape print and felt the poorly taped together cuts, a right hack job. The clunky hand made last minute BBFC cuts to the unrated US version were to the train lovemaking, nunchaku appearance and heart extraction.
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

cut: 39s+
run: 98:52s
pal: 94:55s
15

MPAA PG-13

UK: The cut US PG-13 version was passed 15 for strong bloody images, moderate horror without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 2017 Second Sight Films RB Blu-ray
  • 2017 Second Sight Films R2 DVD

US: Cut for an MPAA PG-13 rating for:

  • 2016 Shout! Factory RA Blu-ray
  • 2015 Image R1 DVD

The PG-13 rated version is cut by 39s+ to remove:

  • nudity in the discovered adultery dream.
  • blood detail from a snake man's decapitation.
  • Kate Capshaw nudity in the love on a train dream

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com

 v          Dressage


 X   Dressage

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  • Éducation perverse
Dressage
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut 1895:56s 1985 French erotic film by Pierre B. Reinhard

Passed uncut in 2007

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon for a release on 24th Jan 2008

Review from IMDb

Although it is a sex comedy, it isn't one of those silly dim-witted sex comedies so frequently made in Italy, England and Germany in the 1970s. In particular, the film takes the eroticism more seriously than comedies normally do and shows even signs of pretentiousness [you can tell it is a French production], and it is particularly the latter aspect British genre critics seem to find hard to accept. Similarly, there are themes of revenge, humiliation, voyeurism, bondage - but these are treated in a semi-comical way, and the distinctly misogynist appetites harboured by the unpleasanter fans of sexploitation cinema remain unsatisfied.

Overall, this movie is a generally well-made soft porn flick (cinematography, acting, production values - all of good quality) that is less offensive, violent or silly than so many other products of the genre. Therefore, it should be watchable for a mainstream audience when in adventurous mood.

1:01 1894:56s Previously cut when submitted in 1995 by Jezebel Films
 v          Dressed to Kill - 1980 US thriller by Brian De Palma.


 X   Dressed to Kill

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Dressed to Kill is a 1980 US thriller by Brian De Palma.
With Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson and Nancy Allen. IMDb

The Theatrical Version was cut for an R rating. There is also an uncut Director's Cut. No BBFC Cuts to either version.
Summary Notes

A mysterious, tall blonde woman murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Versions

uncut
Director's Cut
run: 104:52s
pal: 100:40s
18

MPAA Unrated

UK: The Director's Cut/Extended Version was passed 18 uncut for sexualised nudity and strong violence for:

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

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

cut: 38s
run: 104:14s
pal: 100:04s
18

MPAA R

UK: The cut Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for
  • 2014 20th Centuary Fox R2 DVD
  • 2002 MGM R2 DVD
  • 1990 Virgin VHS
  • 1986 VCI VHS
  • 1980 cinema release

The Theatrical Version released in the UK was the R-rated US version. James Ferman said that the Director's Cut, which ran slightly longer, was offered, but Ferman turned it down. The murder of Angie Dickinson was much more explicit - including a very specific razor slash down the face, more blood generally.

38s of MPAA cuts to avoid an 'X' rating, are as follows:

  1. The famous shower-scene has Kate (Angie Dickinson... or rather her body double) caressing her pubic area were replaced with shots of Kate caressing her stomach, and her breast.
  2. The rape of Kate has been slightly trimmed.
  3. The brutal death of Kate in the elevator has been softened by using alternative takes (thus eliminating two extremely graphic bloody close-ups).
  4. Dialogue was altered from a conversation between Liz (Nancy Allen), and Dr Elliot (Michael Caine); Liz's line All the time he's talking I can see the bulge in his pants is completely removed, and another Liz's line He drops his pants, spreads my legs, kneels down behind me, is changed to He drops his pants, he forces me down on my stomach, kneels down behind me. Even another Liz's line Well, because of the size of that cock in your pants has the word cock replaced to bulge in the R-rated cut.

The murder in the lift scene was shown uncut on the BBC2 documentary, Scene by Scene with Brian De Palma.

 v          Drillbit Taylor


 X   Drillbit Taylor

Link Here
  • Drillbit Taylor: Budget Bodyguard
Drillbit Taylor
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

BBFC uncut12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

97:31s 2008 US comedy by Steven Brill

The Theatrical Version was passed without BBFC cuts for the 2008 cinema release and 2008 Paramount DVD.

There is also an Unrated Extended Survival Edition adding 8:24s of uncontentious material

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

The Extended Survival Edition region 1 DVD is available via UK Amazon
The Extended Survival Edition US Blu-ray is available via UK Amazon

The Extended Survival Edition region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon
The Extended Survival Edition US Blu-ray is available at US Amazon

 v   The Driller Killer - 1979 USA crime horror by Abel Ferrara.


 X   The Driller Killer

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  • Driller Killer
The Driller Killer is a 1979 USA crime horror by Abel Ferrara.
With Abel Ferrara, Carolyn Marz and Baybi Day. YouTube icon IMDb
Shortened for 1982 pre-cert VHS which was then famously banned as a video nasty. A pre-cut version was released on 1999 18 rated VHS. Uncut and 18 rated since 2002. Unrated and uncut in the US. The 2016 Blu-ray includes for the first time a pre-release version.
Summary Review: Dour but Good

An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.

It has been said of Abel Ferrara that you will either be turned on by his artistic vision, or be left cold by it. This one fits firmly in the 'like' side of the equation.

The story follows an artist, who, through the pressures of his work and various things going on around him, is slowly driven insane. His insanity is brought about by lack of money and a punk rock band that has moved in upstairs. We are able to see the frustrations of our 'hero' increase throughout the movie, especially when the plot thickens and several other things in his life go awry.

The Driller Killer was originally banned as a "video nasty" because of the notoriety it gained for it's cover art, as opposed to it's content. This can be seen clearly by the fact that The Driller Killer isn't actually that gory. The horror doesn't come as a result of the huge amounts of gore spurting from the wounds, but rather from the noise that the drill makes while being used, and the insanity of the main character.

Overall, the Driller Killer is a creative and inventive insight into insanity.

Cover Art

The lurid and iconic cover for Driller Killer. along with Cannibal Holocaust and SS Experiment Camp, has been attributed to the kicking off of the video nasty moral panic. It seemed to be promotions based on these covers that first alerted the press and politicians to high street video shops being awash with films that would never have been passed by the British censors. Maybe these claims would have not gained much traction if they had been based only on the actual content of the films.

Versions

uncut
Pre-release
Version
18 100:51s
=96:49s
UK: The pre-release version was passed 18 uncut for strong violence, gore for:
  • 2016 Arrow [Theatrical + Pre-release version] Limited Edition Steelbook (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Arrow [Theatrical + Pre-release version] Special Edition (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon

The 5 additional minutes were deleted from the film by the director and are mostly dialogue scenes, although one happens to feature a little nudity. The Theatrical Version is the preferred version but the Pre-release is worthwhile as a DVD extra. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

uncut
Theatrical Version
18

MPAA
Unrated

95:55s
=92:05s
UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 uncut for strong bloody violence for:
  • 2016 Arrow [Theatrical + Pre-release version] Limited Edition Steelbook (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Arrow [Theatrical + Pre-release version] Special Edition (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2008 4Digital R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2005 Anchor Bay R2 DVD
  • 2002 ILC Prime R2 DVD

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

VoD:

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut
54s

1894:17s
=90:31s
UK: A 54s pre-cut version was passed 18 without further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1999 Visual Entertainment VHS

In 1999 Visual Entertainment took advice from James Ferman and submitted the video with 54s pre-cut. The cuts were:

  • The scene where Reno kills a bum with a drill in his chest has explicit gore replaced by less explicit and repeated footage.
  • Less explicit footage used as replacement in scene of man being drilled through a glass door.
  • The scene where Reno drills into a bum's skull is cut with replacement via less gory footage.
  • But a non controversial scene has been restored where Reno, Carolyn and Pamela are getting ready and going out to a nightclub where Johnny Cocacola is playing.
cut
shortened
Video Nasty 85:10s UK: A shortened version was released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1982 Vipco VHS

The video was released by Vipco in February 1982. It was one of the iconic early batch of video nasties banned in July 1983. It stayed on the list throughout the panic so is one of the collectable DPP 39s.

The video was shortened by removing the scene where Reno, Carolyn and Pamela are getting ready and going out to a nightclub where Johnny Cocacola is playing.

 v          Drive - 1997 USA action comedy adventure by Steve Wang.


 X   Drive

Link Here

Drive is a 1997 USA action comedy adventure by Steve Wang.
Starring Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison and John Pyper-Ferguson. IMDb

The original version was shortened for theatrical release. The longer original version was later released as a Director's Cut. Initially both variants were 18 rated by the BBFC but the Director's Cut was downrated to 15 in 2011.

Summary Notes

A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.

Versions

uncut
Director's Cut
15 Certificate

18

117:33s
=112:51s
UK: The Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2011 Lions Gate VoD
UK: The Director's Cut was passed 18 uncut for:
BBFC uncut
Theatrical Version
18 99:29s
=95:30s
The Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cust for;
  • 1998 Medusa VHS

From IMDb:

The Director's Cut first submitted was about 20 minutes longer and had a different soundtrack. When the production company saw the movie was longer than they expected, they cut it down and added a techno soundtrack to it.

Deleted scenes include:

  • A scene in Malik's house where Malik and Toby enter his daughters' room and they talk about his 4 year old daughter and how much he loves her.
  • A scene in which Hedgehog and Madison question the existence of aliens.
  • A scene after the Motel fight where Deliverance hugs Toby and Malik gets a bit jealous.
  • A scene in which Toby reveals he has a brother and that they were both singers once. - A longer version of the final fight where Toby delivers a new kick.
 v          Drive In


 X   Drive In

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Drive In

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

7s 1880:27s 2000 US horror by Charles DeBus

Cut in 2003 with the following BBFC statement: Two compulsory cuts required to sight of forcible breast exposure and knife being drawn across woman's bare chest

 v          Drive In Massacre - 1977 USA horror mystery by Stu Segall.


 X   Drive In Massacre

Link Here
  • Drive-In Massacre
Drive In Massacre is a 1977 USA horror mystery by Stu Segall.
Starring John F Goff, Steve Vincent and Douglas Gudbye. IMDb
Uncut by the BBFC or MPAA but there is also a cut TV Version.
Summary Notes

Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.

Versions

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

70:58s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2016 88 Films [Uncut + TV Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 88 Films [Uncut Version only] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1992 Vipco VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
TV
TV Version
No Cert 58:39s UK: The TV Version is not detailed in the BBFC database:
 v   The Driver - 1978 USA / UK action crime thriller by Walter Hill.


 X   The Driver

Link Here

The Driver is a 1978 USA / UK action crime thriller by Walter Hill.
Starring Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern and Isabelle Adjani. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1978 cinema release and 1989 VHS. Uncut for DVD. Uncut in the US
Summary Notes

"The Driver" is a specialist in a rare business: he drives getaway cars in robberies. His exceptional talent prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police, a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He promises remission of punishment to a gang if they help to convict him in a set-up robbery. The Driver seeks help from "The Player" (Isabelle) to mislead the detective.

Versions

uncut
Festival Version
~131:00s
=~125:00s
A longer version has been noted on the film festival circuit, adding depth to the characters but this has never seen the light of day on home video.
uncut
uncut
15 Certificate

pre-cert VHS

87:31s UK: Passed 15 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for: UK: Uncut for pre-cert video:
  • Thorn EMI VHS
cut
shortened
MPAA R US : MPAA R Rated for:

There is an article pointing out that that US version is missing a dialogue scene. It is not yet clear if this will affect this UK release. See article from movie-censorship.com

BBFC cut
18s
15 Certificate

A cert

86:56s UK: Passed 15 after 18s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1989 Weintraub VHS
UK: Passed A (PG) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1978 cinema release

BBFC Cuts:

  • A scene of a bank robber forcing his gun into Ronee Blakely's mouth has been removed.
 v          Driving Lessons


 X   Driving Lessons

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Driving Lessons

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

cut 12 cert97:56s 2006 UK comedy by Jeremy Brock

Tartan also submitted a cut version in 2006 for a 12 rating. Most strong language was deleted along with single use of the word 'cunt'

uncut 15 Certificate93:55s The cinema release and a 15 rated video version were passed uncut in 2006
 v          Drop Dead Dearest


 X   Drop Dead Dearest

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  • I Miss You
  • Hugs and Kisses
  • Left for Dead
Drop Dead Dearest
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

BBFC
1:06s
1882:29s Drop Dead Dearest is a 1978 Canadian horror by Murray Markowitz.
With Elke Sommer, Donald Pilon and Chuck Shamata. IMDb

UK: Passed 18 after 1:06s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 1986 Heron VHS titled Drop Dead Dearest
uncut
uncut
Video Nasty 83:24s UK: Released uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • UK Intercity VHS titled I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses

The Intercity pre-cert video was branded as a video nasty in August 1984. It was soon dropped in October 1984.

            Drop Them or I Shoot - 1969 Italy / France / West Germany western by Sergio Corbucci. See The Specialists
 v          Drop Zone - 1994 USA action adventure thriller by John Badham.


 X   Drop Zone

Link Here

Drop Zone is a 1994 USA action adventure thriller by John Badham.
Starring Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey and Yancy Butler. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for cinema, VHS and DVD. Uncut in the US
Summary Notes

A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Busey specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Snipes lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Butler so he can track them down. DIE HARD meets PASSENGER 57 meets CLIFFHANGER.

Cutting Edge Quick Trims


Drop Zone
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See more from Cutting Edge

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
R rated
~101:00s
=~97:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
6-10s
15 Certificate 97:10s UK: Passed 15 after 6-10s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2000 Paramount R2 DVD
  • 1995 CIC VHS
  • 1995 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • A stamp to the face has been removed from a villain's assault on a victim in the bar toilets. The sound of blows was reduced throughout the fight in the toilet.
  • A woman having a photocopier machine lid slammed down upon her head has been reduced such that there is just a brief view of her head under the glass. The subsequent photocopies coming out of the machine was reduced to avoid focus on pain and injury.

Brian notes:

Looking at sleeve scans for the upcoming Paramount R2 titles, it appears that they are using just one version with multiple soundtracks for all countries. So bad luck to Germany etc. who will get the same censored version as the UK.

 v          Drunken Master - 1978 Hong Kong action comedy by Woo-Ping Yuen.


 X   Drunken Master

Link Here
  • Jui Kuen
  • Zui quan
Drunken Master is a 1978 Hong Kong action comedy by Woo-Ping Yuen.
Starring Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen and Jang Lee Hwang. IMDb
There are 2 versions, The Mandarin/English version and the shorter Cantonese Final Cut.
Summary Notes

The father of Wong Fei-hong, who has been attempting to teach his son kung-fu, but has found him too disobedient to teach and decides to send him off to his uncle, a cruel and torturous master of the 8-Drunken Genii kung-fu. After much suffering the son comes back to rescue the father from an assassin who has also previously humiliated Naughty Panther.

Versions

BBFC uncut

cut
cut

12 cert

15 Certificate

106:08s UK: The Mandarin/English version was passed 12 uncut for moderate martial arts violence for: UK: The Mandarin/English version was passed Mandarin/English passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2000 Medusa/Hong Kong Legends R2 DVD
  • 1986 Rank VHS

See article from michaeldvd.com.au :

As revealed by Ric Myers in the audio commentary to this DVD, the film's opening fight sequence between Hwang Jang-Lee and his unnamed opponent has also been heavily edited by a good few minutes, due to the fact that the source footage for this fight scene as it originally premiered theatrically has long since been lost or destroyed, and so the fight scene as you see it on nearly all versions of this film released since. You can see this by how abruptly the fight ends.
BBFC uncutX cert108:21s
=104:01s
UK: A slightly short version was passed X (18) without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1982 cinema release
cut
shortened
US: Some prints that are roughly 95 min. The 95 min prints are Cantonese final cuts that have been released in multiple variations ( cheapie VHS and DVD releases).
 v          Drunken Master Strikes Back - 1978 Taiwan / Hong Kong action comedy by Chih-chao Chang (as Chang Tse-Tsou).


 X   Drunken Master Strikes Back

Link Here
  • Iron Fist Boxer
  • Boxing Wizard
  • Guai quan guai zhao guai shi zhuan
Drunken Master Strikes Back is a 1978 Taiwan / Hong Kong action comedy by Chih-chao Chang (as Chang Tse-Tsou).
Starring Hua Chung Ting, Pu-Liao Hsu and Min-Chin Li. IMDb
The film was cut by the BBFC for 15 rated VHS and DVD. Uncut in the US.
Promotional Material
Sam Seed stars in this kung fu comedy, Two kung fools learn kung fu from an old master of Iron Back Style, but after getting a beating from the town's hardman they seek out the services of the Drunken Master to help improve their kung fu skills.

Versions

uncut
uncut
No Cert

MPAA
Unrated

UK: Reportedly released without BBFC cuts for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2013 Bonzai Productions R0 DVD at US Amazon released on 14th March 2013
BBFC cut
2:48s
15 cert 84:31s UK: Passed 15 after 2:48s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 DVD.COM video titled Drunken Master Strikes Back
  • 1986 VPD VHS titled Iron Fist Boxer
 v          Dry Summer - 1964 Turkey drama by Metin Erksan and David E Durston.


 X   Dry Summer

Link Here
  • I Had my Brother's Wife
  • Susuz yaz
Dry Summer is a 1964 Turkey drama by Metin Erksan and David E Durston.
With Erol Tas, Hülya Koçyigit and Ulvi Dogan. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1970 X rated cinema release. Uncut 12 on Masters of Cinema DVD.
Summary Notes

I had not expected such a gripping and fascinating film. This film shows us the dark side of Turkish village people with their great will to stay alive while trying to get the water they need for their districts.

It's a must watch film, not only because it won the first golden bear from Turkey, but, also because it was deserved.

Versions

uncut
uncut
12 cert91:35s UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence and scenes of animal killing for:
  • 2013 Eureka Entertainment/Masters of Cinema RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
BBFC cut
cut
X cert UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1970 cinema release titled I Had my Brother's Wife
 v   The Duchess


 X   The Duchess

Link Here

The Duchess

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
12 cert105:31s 2008 UK/Italy/France drama by Saul Dibb

The film was passed 12 uncut for the 2008 cinema release and 2008 Pathe DVD/Blu-ray

In the US this film was cut for a PG-13. European Versions are uncut.

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

 v          Duck You Sucker - 1971 Italian action film by Sergio Leone.


 X   Duck You Sucker

Link Here
  • Giù la testa
  • A Fistful of Dynamite
  • C'era una volta la rivolu
  • Once Upon a Time... the Revolution
Duck You Sucker is a 1971 Italian action film by Sergio Leone.
With Rod Steiger, James Coburn and Romolo Valli. YouTube icon IMDb
Exists as a shortened US Version, a Standard Version and shorter and longer variants of the Restored Version. The BBFC cut the 2005 release for horse falls. The full length restored version was released on US Blu-ray with strong language cuts. Whilst in the UK the release featured a better quality uncut sound track, but 2 horse falls were cut.

Summary Notes:

An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution.

Longer Restored Version

mpaa cut
cut
Longer Restored Version
run: 157m
pal: 151m
MPAA UnratedUS: The Longer Restored Version is uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

Note that the film seems to have a few instances of the word 'fuck' being cut from the soundtrack. Some uses of the word are present though suggesting that maybe the film was restored from various sources of which at least one was cut for language, probably the US Theatrical Version.

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 6s
run: 156:37s
pal: 150:21s

best available
best
available

15 CertificateUK: The Longer Restored Version was passed 15 after 6s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2020 Eureka Entertainment Standard Edition [2 Restorations of the 157m version] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2019 Eureka Entertainment Limited Edition [2 Restorations of the 157m version] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2005 R2 MGM DVD titled Duck you Sucker
See article from dvdcompare.net : The 2019 Eureka release includes the MGM restoration with the extended three-and-a-half minute climactic flashback from the Italian version (156:49) and 2009 Cineteca di Bologna restoration (157:22).

The BBFC commented:

  • Cuts required to remove two shots of a dangerous horse fall in accordance with BBFC policy on animal cruelty.

However this release features strong language cut from the US equivalent releases and the sound track is of better quality then the US releases. See cuts details from movie-censorship.com

Includes an extra restored scene:

  • The Longer Restored Version features an additional 3 minute flashback scene has been added before John's death showing him cavorting and kissing back in Ireland.

Shorter Restored Version

uncut
Shorter
Restored Version
run: 153:19s
pal: 147:11s
15 CertificateUK: The Shorter Restored Version was passed 15 uncut for:

From IMDb:

  • The Restored Version begins with a quotation by Mao Tse Tung about the revolution and is followed by the opening shot of Rod Steiger urinating over an ants' nest
  • the scene in which Steiger prepares to rape the bourgeois woman goes on longer and has more dialogue
  • an additional scene, lasting about 5m, now appears immediately before James Coburn escapes from Steiger on the train. This has Steiger trick Coburn into killing his German capitalist employer.
  • the scene in which Steiger discovers his family massacred runs 3m longer and is differently edited.
  • extra footage of Steiger and Coburn hiding in the train with more crying from Steiger and additional footage of executions occurring outside
  • the voice-over line what about me is missing from the end of the film. The climatic flashback scene was restored
  • throughout the film there are various additional extra shots of violence re-inserted
  • dialogue in which Steiger says 'fuck' has been re-inserted

Standard Version

uncut
Standard Version
run: 137:37s
pal: 132:07s
15 Certificate

AA certificate

UK: The Standard Version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 1988 Warner VHS titled A Fistful of Dynamite
UK: The Standard Version was passed AA (14) uncut for:
  • 1972 cinema release titled A Fistful of Dynamite
  • 1972 cinema release titled Duck you Sucker

US Version

cut
shortened
US Version
cut:
run: 121m
pal: 116m
MPAA PGUS: The US Version was shortened for an MPAA PG rated release

 v   The Dudesons: Episode 5


 X   The Dudesons: Episode 5

Link Here

The Dudesons: Episode 5

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

1:04s 1821:01s by Jarno Laasala

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: Distributor was required to insert warning captions about the dangers of playing with fire and with fireworks

 v   The Dudesons: Episode 6


 X   The Dudesons: Episode 6

Link Here

The Dudesons: Episode 6

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

2:57s 1821:19s
by Jarno Laasala

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: Captions were required to be placed over dangerous fire-play and petrol-play. This was in a scene where a woman sets light to flammable liquid on a man's head.

 v          Duel - 1971 USA TV mystery thriller by Steven Spielberg.


 X   Duel

Link Here
  • Duellen
Duel is a 1971 USA TV mystery thriller by Steven Spielberg.
Starring Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott and Eddie Firestone. Youtube link BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Originally made as a TV movie. Recognising the director's talent, producers commissioned extra material to bring the film to feature length for a theatrical release. This theatrical version was later shortened for DVD and Blu-ray

Summary Notes

While traveling through the desert for an appointment with a client, the businessman David Mann from California passes a slow and old tanker truck. The psychotic truck driver feels offended and chases David along the empty highway trying to kill him.

DVD/Blu-ray Version

uncut
DVD Version
uncut
run: 89:04s
pal: 85:30s

cut
shortened
49s

12UK: The DVD Version was passed 12 uncut for moderate threat:
  • 2021 Fabulous Films Limited (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon #ad released on 31st May 2021
  • 2021 Fabulous Films Limited R2 DVD at UK Amazon #ad released on 31st May 2021
  • 2015 Universal Pictures (UK) video

The Theatrical Version was shortened for DVD and Blu-ray. The main change is to cut the motorist's monologue at the end of the film

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

Theatrical/VHS Version

BBFC uncut
Theatrical Version
uncut
run: 90:15s
pal: 86:38s
PG

AA

UK: Passed PG uncut for mild violence and threat:
  • 1987 CIC VHS

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed AA (14) uncut:

  • 1972 cinema release

16 minutes of additional material were added for theatrical release. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com About 16 minutes of additional material were filmed (using a slightly different model of the red car). A little original material was also discarded during the creation of the new version.

TV Version

uncut
TV Version
uncut
run: 74m
pal: 71m
TVUS: Originally produced as a TV movie.

 v          Duel at the Tiger Village


 X   Duel at the Tiger Village

Link Here

Duel at the Tiger Village

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

1977 Hong Kong/Taiwan martial arts film by Hsueh Li Pao with Kuan Tai Chen and Sing Chen.

See Iron Monkey Strikes Back

 v          Duel of Champions - 1961 Italy/Yugoslavia action drama history by Ferdinando Baldi , Terence Young.


 X   Duel of Champions

Link Here
  • Horatio
  • Orazi e Curiazi
Duel of Champions is a 1961 Italy/Yugoslavia action drama history by Ferdinando Baldi , Terence Young.
With Alan Ladd, Franca Bettoia, Franco Fabrizi. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1961 cinema release, and then a bit less for VHS and DVD

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~89:00s
=~85:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Summary Review: Talky and undernourished

A duel takes place in order to put an end to the long and bloody war between the Romans and the Albans. Three valiant brothers are chosen for each side. The Romans choose three brothers: the Orazi. The Albans are represented by the Curiazi. During the fierce and bloody final duel the Romans defeat their opponents.

The film comes off as a rather talky and undernourished affair which cannot hope to do justice to its mythical subject.

BBFC cut
4-7s
PG cert89:09s
=85:35s
UK: Passed PG for some mild violence after 4-7s of compulsory BBFC cuts for:
  • 2004 Classic Entertainment DVD
  • 1986 Stablecane VHS

The cuts were for horsefalls

BBFC cut
category cuts
U certUK: Passed U after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release
 v          Duel of Death


 X   Duel of Death

Link Here

Duel of Death

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut 1893:17s Martial arts film by Chang Hsin

BBFC cuts were waived for the re-edited 2004 DVD

cut 1891:38s The 1986 video from Video Programme Distributors was cut by the BBFC
 v          Duel of Fists


 X   Duel of Fists

Link Here

Duel of Fists

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

1972 Hong Kong martial arts film by Wei Lo.

See Fist of Fury

 v          Duel to the Death


 X   Duel to the Death

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  • Xian si jue
  • The Duel
Duel to the Death
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut 1885:35s 1982 Hong Kong/South Korean martial arts film by Siu-Tung Ching

Cuts waived when resubmitted in 2004

The uncut region 2 DVD is available at UK Amazon

Review from imdb

Ninjas on kites!!! Exploding Head!!! Crazy swordfights!!! Exploding Trees!!! I really am not sure what else you need in a film. The acting, which is usually lacking in a kung fu film is good, and even the story is good. If you love kung fu action, this is the film for you!! 10/10

5s 1883:27s Made in Hong Kong version cut when submitted in 1989.
  • Cut to remove all shots of shuriken (4 blade throwing star)
 v   The Duff - 2015 USA comedy by Ari Sandel.


 X   The Duff

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The Duff is a 2015 USA comedy by Ari Sandel.
Starring Bella Thorne, Mae Whitman and Robbie Amell. Youtube link IMDb

BBFC advised category cuts made for a 12A rated 2015 cinema release.
Summary Notes

A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier more popular friends.

Versions

BBFC cut
advised category cuts
12

12A

101:00s UK: Passed 12A for infrequent strong language, moderate sex references after BBFC advised pre-cuts for:
  • 2015 Entertainment One UK [Part Subtitled] home video
  • 2015 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • This film was originally seen for advice, at which stage the company was advised it was likely to receive a 15 classification but that their preferred 12A could be achieved by removing a scene involving strong sex references. When the film was submitted for formal classification, this sequence had been removed and the film was classified 12A.
 v          Dukes of Hazzard


 X   Dukes of Hazzard

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Dukes of Hazzard

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 Certificate

MPAA
Unrated

102:31s 2005 US action film by Jay Chandrasekhar.
With Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville and Jessica Simpson. YouTube icon IMDb

UK: The Unrated Version/Unseen Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language, moderate violence and soft drug use for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

From IMDb:

The Unrated Version includes more swearing from the Dukes, dialogue extensions (like Cooter asking for a BJ from Daisy for the fixing of the General) and some scenes where the sorority girls are topless.

MPAA
2:50s
MPAA
PG-13
99:42s US: The Theatrical Version was cut by about 2:50s and is MPAA PG-13 rated
cut
total
3:02s

BBFC
12s

MPAA
2:50s

12A certificate103:45s
=99:36s
UK: The Theatrical Version was further cut by the BBFC by 12s for moderate violence, sex and soft drug references for:
  • 2005 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

  • Company chose to cut scene to remove glamorisation of drug use in order to attain the requested category. An uncut 15 classification was available

The scene in question featured the two main characters entering the wrong room where they find a group of scantily clad women smoking a bong. They decide that this looks cool and enter the room. They then emerge acting stoned. The combination of sex and drugs and the lack of any critical comment seemed to the BBFC to be glamorising drug use in a way not permitted at '12A'.

 v          Dulcima - 1971 UK drama by Frank Nesbitt.


 X   Dulcima

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Dulcima is a 1971 UK drama by Frank Nesbitt.
Starring Carol White, John Mills and Stuart Wilson. IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an A Rated cinema release in 1971. 15 rated in 2014, hopefully uncut but this is not confirmed.
Summary Notes

A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him by cleaning the place. She is happy to be earning money, and he is happy because she is there..... Despite being a miserable old bastard, he finds himself falling for Dulcima, and askes her to move in with him, to save her the walk every from her home to his farm every day. She does, and is happy with her work. She however falls for a gamekeeper from the nearby estate, and they start to meet in secret beacuse of the farmers increasing jelousy. One day while he is at the market she discovers a whole load of money hidden in an upsatirs room, and this changes the relationship between the farmer and Dulcima. She becomes more freindly towards the farmer, now knowing of his wealth, and the farmer decides that he wants her for his bride. Dulcima however still sees the gamekeeper, and eventually the farmer...

Versions

BBFC uncut
run: 98:42s
pal: 94:45s
15 certUK: Passed 15 without BBFC cuts sexualised nudity for:

The 15 rating and long running time suggest that this is the uncut version but this is not confirmed.

BBFC cut
category
cuts
cut:
run:
pal:
sub: 97:43s

A certUK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1971 cinema release
 v          Dumb & Dumber


 X   Dumb & Dumber

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  • Mr Dumber
Dumb & Dumber
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

BBFC uncut12 cert108:08s 1994 US comedy by Peter Farrelly

The US Unrated Version was passed 12 without cuts for the 2006 EIV DVD/Blu-ray

  • It is missing a scene where Lloyd returns from getting his money changed to find that a little old lady has robbed him.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com :

The Unrated Version contains some new dialog scenes and some more disgusting scenes. Furthermore there are hints of homosexuality.

BBFC uncut 12 cert101:11s A shorter video version was passed 12 without cuts for the 2003 EIV DVD
  • It is missing a scene where Lloyd returns from getting his money changed to find that a little old lady has robbed him.
  • Also missing a scene where Harry throws the contents of a toilet-bowl through a window
BBFC uncut12 cert 100:16s A shorter video version was passed 12 without cuts for the 1999 Columbia/TriStar video DVD
  • It is missing a scene where Lloyd returns from getting his money changed to find that a little old lady has robbed him.
  • Also missing a scene where Harry throws the contents of a toilet-bowl through a window
  • Also missing a scene where Harry and Lloyd pick up natives while singing Mockingbird,
BBFC uncut12 cert 102:08s The video version was passed 12 without cuts for the 1995 First Independent video, 2003 EIV DVD, 2010 Warner DVD.
  • It is missing a scene where Lloyd returns from getting his money changed to find that a little old lady has robbed him.
BBFC uncut12 cert 106:43s
=102:27s
The Theatrical Version was passed 12 without cuts for the 1995 cinema release.
 v          Dumbo - 1941 USA children's cartoon by Samuel Armstrong (as Sam Armstrong), Norman Ferguson...


 X   Dumbo

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Dumbo is a 1941 USA children's cartoon by Samuel Armstrong (as Sam Armstrong), Norman Ferguson...
Starring Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy and James Baskett. IMDb

Uncut and U rated for all cinema and home video releases.
Trigger warnings

In 2019 it was reported that streamed versions of the film on the Disney Plus service will be cut for historical racism.

By 2020 the political correctness angle notably resulted in the over the top trigger warning:

This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures. These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now. Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together. Disney is committed to creating stories with inspirational and aspirational themes that reflect the rich diversity of the human experience around the globe.

Summary Notes

The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is ridiculed because of his truly enormous ears and dubbed "Dumbo". After being separated from his mother, Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts; it is up to his only friend, a mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 63:30s
pal: 60:58s
U

U pre 1970

UK: Passed U uncut for no material likely to offend or harm:
  • 2010 Buena Vista R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2006 Buena Vista video
  • 1988 Walt Disney VHS
  • 1941 cinema release
cutcut Worldwide : It has been reported that streamed versions on the upcoming Disney Plus service will be missing scenes featuring Jim Crow
See article from theguardian.com

The Jim Crow scene from Dumbo (1941) will not be available on the streaming site. In the original animated version of the film a number of cigar-smoking crows had a leader called Jim Crow referencing the Jim Crow laws which enforced racial segregation in the south. The Disney crows are largely considered to be thinly veiled racist caricatures.

 v          Dune - 1984 US Sci-Fi drama by David Lynch


 X   Dune

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Dune is a 1984 US Sci-Fi drama by David Lynch
With Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen and Francesca Annis. Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb

BBFC category cuts were required for a PG rated 1984 cinema release. Uncut and 15 rated on UK home video until 2016 when the rating was dropped to 12. Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated in the US.

Summary Notes

In the far future, a duke and his family are sent by the Emperor to a sand world from which comes a spice that is essential for interstellar travel. The move is designed to destroy the duke and his family, but his son escapes and seeks revenge as he uses the world's ecology as one of his weapons.

Extended TV Version

uncut
Extended TV Version
run: 184:01s
pal: 176:39s
15 certUK: The Extended TV Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2000 Castle R2 DVD
  • 2000 Castle VHS

Apparently the extended TV Version didn't find favour with the director David Lynch

Theatrical Version

uncut
Theatrical Version
run: 135:52s
pal: 130:26s
12 cert

15 cert

FSK 16

MPAA PG-13

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 12 uncut for moderate violence for:

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2012 Universal David Lynch Boxset RB Blu-ray via UK Amazon
  • 2004 Prism R2 DVD via UK Amazon
  • 1996 Castle VHS
  • 1995 Polygram VHS
  • 1986 Warner VHS

Germany : The Theatrical Version is uncut and FSK 16 rated for:

US: The Theatrical Version is uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:

The Theatrical Version is the version approved by David Lynch

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 37s
run: 136:00s
pal: 130:34s
PG certUK: The Theatrical Version was passed PG after 37s of BBFC cuts for category for:
  • 1984 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • The heart plug scene was heavily edited
  • Cuts to the fight between Paul & Feyd.

See article from bbfc.co.uk which provides background about how the BBFC came to decide on the cuts.

 v          Dune: Episode 1


 X   Dune: Episode 1

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  • Frank Herbert's Dune
  • Der Wustenplanet
  • Frank Herbert's Dune - Der Wustenplanet
Dune: Episode 1
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~265:00s
= 256:00s
2000 US/Canada/Germany/Italy TV Sci-Fi by John Harrison.
With IMDb

The US release features the Director's Cut and is MPAA Unrated for:

7s 12 cert95:38s The Original Version was passed 12 after 7s of cuts for:
  • 2001 20th Century Fox R2 DVD
  • 2001 Fox Pathe R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • Company chose to cut sight of a man having his neck broken in a fight sequence in order to achieve a 12 classification. An uncut 15 was available to the distributor.

There is also a extensively cut US TV Version.

     The Dungeonmaster - 1984 USA Sci-Fi fantasy by David Allen, Charles Band... See Ragewar
 v   The Dunwich Horror - 1970 USA horror by Daniel Haller.


 X   The Dunwich Horror

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  • Dunwich Horror
The Dunwich Horror is a 1970 USA horror by Daniel Haller.
Starring Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell and Ed Begley. Youtube link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated 1970 cinema release. A slightly shorter version has been released on home video and has not been cut by the BBFC for an 18 rating or the MPAA for an R rating.
Summary Notes

H.P. Lovecraft meets Hollywood: Wilbur Whateley wants to help the Old Ones break through by consulting the Necronomicon, and Armitage must stop him. Attractive females are added to fill out the plot.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
18

MPAA R

84:06s

~88:00s
=~84:00s
UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1987 Guild Home VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

  • 2016 Shout! Factory [Murders in the Rue Morgue + Dunwich Horror] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X 89:27s
=85:52s

UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1970 cinema release
            Durj - 2019 Pakistan crime mystery thriller by Shamoon Abbasi. See Banned International: Durj
 v          Dust Devil - 1992 South Africa / UK horror western mystery by Richard Stanley.


 X   Dust Devil

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Dust Devil is a 1992 South Africa / UK horror western mystery by Richard Stanley.
Starring Robert John Burke, Chelsea Field and Zakes Mokae. IMDb

The International Version is the standard world wide but there is also a shorter Theatrical Version. This was cut in the uS for an MPAA R rating. The International Version was passed 18 uncut by the BBFC for VHS and 15 uncut for DVD.

Summary Notes

A shape shifter (Burke) comes from the desert in search of victims, a spirit the locals call "The Dust Devil". He prays on the lonely and the unloved, those who have already lost everything but life itself. Wendy (Field) has broken up with her husband and wanders aimlessly in her car. She picks up a stranger and begins having misgivings about picking him up when strange things begin to occur. Meanwhile a local police officer (Mokae) tracks the killer. Aided by a shaman's admonishments about witchcraft he sets off to try and stop the beast before it can complete its grisly task.

International Version/Final Cut

BBFC uncut
International Version
run: 103:42s
pal: 99:33s
18 1980UK: The International Version was passed 15 uncut for strong bloody horror and strong language:
  • 2006 Optimum R2 DVD
UK: The International Version was passed 18 uncut:
  • 1993 Polygram VHS

Workprint

uncut
Workprint
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Germany
Germany: There is also a slightly longer workprint

Theatrical Version

mpaa cutTheatrical Version
cut:
run: 91:08s
pal: 87:29s
MPAA RUS: The Theatrical Version was cut for an MPAA R rating

See article from movie-censorship.com

2 sex scenes were cut along with bloody details from a head exploding scene.

 v          Dying of the Light - 2015 USA thriller by Paul Schrader.


 X   Dying of the Light

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Dying of the Light is a 2015 USA thriller by Paul Schrader.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin and Alexander Karim. Youtube link IMDb

Schrader was taken off the project after he had produced a workprint, but before creating the final edit. There is a future possibility that Schrader's workprint could be completed for an alternative edit.
 v   The Dynamite Brothers - 1974 USA action drama by Al Adamson.


 X   The Dynamite Brothers

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  • Dynamite Brothers
  • Dynamite Brown
The Dynamite Brothers is a 1974 USA action drama by Al Adamson.
Starring Timothy Brown, Alan Tang and Aldo Ray. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release in 1976. Later rated 15 uncut for 2003 DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

Young black man teams up with a Chinese kung-fu expert to fight a drug ring.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 89:43s
pal: 86:08s
15 1980

MPAA R

UK: Passed 15 uncut:
  • 2003 Cinema Club R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 14th July 2003
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2020 Severin Films Al Adamson Collection Limited Edition RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run: 88:47s
pal: 85:14s
X 1970UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory BBFC cuts:
  • 1976 cinema release
            Dynamite Women - 1976 US crime comedy by Michael Pressman See The Great Texas Dynamite Chase
 v          Dynamo - 1978 Hong Kong action drama by Shan Hua (as Haw I Hung).


 X   Dynamo

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  • Bu ze shou duan
Dynamo is a 1978 Hong Kong action drama by Shan Hua (as Haw I Hung).
Starring Bruce Li, Feng Ku and Mary Hon. IMDb

The full length version was released in the the UK but a shortened version was released in the US.

Summary Notes

Kung Fu idol Bruce Li plays Lee Ting Yi, A Hong Kong taxi driver whose striking resemblance to Bruce Lee catches the eye of one of his passengers who happens to be a movie producer. Lee is quickly thrust into the lime light and becomes a star but things grind to a halt when he is forced to fight in a fixed martial arts tournament.

Versions

BBFC uncut
Original Version
run: 96:53s
pal: 93:00s
15 1980

MPAA Unrated

UK: The Original Version was passed 15 uncut:
  • 1990 Video Programme Dists VHS
US: The Original Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2020 Vci [Original Version + US Version] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon
cut
shortened
US Version
cut: ~15m
run: 81m
pal: 78m
15 1980

MPAA R

US: The US Theatrical Version was shortened and MPAA R rated:
  • 2020 Vci [Original Version + US Version] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon

15 minutes of plot scenes were removed. See version details from movie-censorship.com


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