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 v          Do Or Die - 1991 USA action adventure by Andy Sidaris.


 X   Do Or Die

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  • Do or Die
  • Girls
  • Games and Guns
Do Or Die is a 1991 USA action adventure by Andy Sidaris.
Starring Pat Morita, Erik Estrada and Dona Speir. Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1991 and 1996. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

Two beautiful American special agents are given a head start by an oriental crime boss. The head start is to get away from the teams of assassins he has lined up to kill them. Numerous visual costume changes later, the busty duo team up with other agents to make a convenient team of eight, all paired off in a boy/girl manner.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
MPAA RUS: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
cut
cut: 8s
run: 96:36s
pal: 92:44s
sub: 92:52s
18UK: Passed 18 after 8s of compulsory BBFC cuts:
  • 1996 Tring International VHS
  • 1991 RCA/Columbia Pictures VHS
 v          'Doc' - 1971 USA western by Frank Perry.


 X   'Doc'

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'Doc' is a 1971 USA western by Frank Perry.
With Stacy Keach, Faye Dunaway and Harris Yulin. Melon Farmers link YouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an AA (14) rated cinema release. Violence was restored but a cock fight was cut for DVD.
Summary Notes

One night of 1881, Doc Holliday, a famous poker gambler, enters the 'No Name Saloon'. There, he challenges a man to poker, betting his horse against his opponent's wife. Doc wins and from now on, Katie Fisher, also known as Katie Elder, will follow him wherever he goes. Their next destination is Tombstone, where the law is represented by Sheriff Wyatt Earp. When they arrive, the election campaign is in full swing. Earp runs for candidate but the Clantons, a family gang of outlaw cowboys, are not among his keenest supporters. Conflict erupts following the failure of some shadowy bargaining and Doc decides to join Wyatt and his brothers. The four of them gather at the O.K. Corral where the seven Clanton brothers are waiting for them.

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 96m
pal: 92m
MPAA PGSpain: Uncut for: US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:
BBFC cut
cut
cut: 5s
run: 95:47s
pal: 91:57s
sub:
sub:

15 CertificateUK: Passed 15 for strong violence after 5s of compulsory BBFC cuts for:
  • 2016 Signal One Entertainment Video
  • 2008 Optimum Releasing Video
  • 1988 Warner VHS

The BBFC commented:

  • Compulsory cut required to remove sight of cockfight
BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run:
pal:
sub: 95:40s
AA certificateUK: Passed AA (14) after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1971 cinema release

Thanks to MM. The consensus of opinion is that the 1971 AA rated cinema release was cut for violence rather than the cock fight

 v   The Doctor and the Devils


 X   The Doctor and the Devils

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The Doctor and the Devils

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

9s 15 Certificate88:26s 1986 UK film by Freddie Francis

Same version for cinema and video

Shorn of a cock fight.

 v          Doctor Blood's Coffin - 1961 UK horror thriller by Sidney J Furie.


 X   Doctor Blood's Coffin

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Doctor Blood's Coffin is a 1961 UK horror thriller by Sidney J Furie.
Starring Kieron Moore, Hazel Court and Ian Hunter. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1961 cinema release. It is unknown if these cuts persisted into the 2014 15 rated DVD
Summary Notes

People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.

Versions

BBFC uncut

best available
best
available

15

MPAA
Unrated

91:40s UK: An unknown version was passed 15 for strong gore without BBFC cuts for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
cut
X cert UK: Passed X (16) after compulsory BBFC cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release
             Doctor Butcher M.D. - 1980 Italy horror by Marino Girolami (as Frank Martin). See Zombie Holocaust
             Doctor Dracula - 1978 USA horror by Paul Aratow and Al Adamson. See Lucifer's Women
             Doctor Phibes - 1971 UK/USA comedy horror fantasy by Robert Fuest. See The Abominable Dr. Phibes
 v          Doctor Sleep - 2019 USA horror by Mike Flanagan.


 X   Doctor Sleep

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  • Doctor Sueo
Doctor Sleep is a 2019 USA horror by Mike Flanagan.
Starring Jacob Tremblay, Rebecca Ferguson and Ewan McGregor. IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and a substantially longer Director's Cut. Both versions are MPAA R rated. The Theatrical Version was 15 rated by the BBFC.

Summary Notes

On highways across America, a tribe of people called The True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless-mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and tween Abra Stone learns, The True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the "steam" that children with the "shining" produce when they are slowly tortured to death. Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father's legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant "shining" power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes "Doctor Sleep." Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan's own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra's soul...

Reviewers seem to concur that teh Director's Cut is well worthwhile and is a more tension filled experience.

Director's Cut

BBFC uncut
Director's Cut
run: 180m
pal: 173m
MPAA RUS: The Director's Cut is MPAA R rated for disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity and drug use:
  • 2020 WarnerBrothers [4K Theatrical Version + Blu-ray Director's Cut] RA 4K Blu-ray/Blu-ray Combo at US Amazon
  • 2020 WarnerBrothers [Theatrical Version + Director's Cut] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon

See article from themediatimes.com . Director Mike Flanagan spoke of his Director's Cut:

There is new material throughout the film. Some of them are brand new stuff that was never included in the theatrical version, and there are also a handful of expanded (or changed) scenes. There was never any intention to release this cut in the cinema, we always knew that it was too long. But we worked on it alongside the theatrical version throughout the post, and it was much easier to make difficult decisions on average because we knew that one day this view could see the light of day.

There are definitely some big new scenes. I don't want to spoil any of this, but I can say that there is consistently new material (even in the last act in the Overlook). Some of my favorite things were Young Danny and Wendy (there is great material with Alex Essoe that I love to be restored here) and fans of the book will know it. There are also a whole host of new things that young Abra includes in the first act of the film to learn more about her glamor and how it affects her parents.

See version details from movie-censorship.com :

All in all, both versions have their charms. But for the first viewing the theatrical version is recommended.

Theatrical Version

BBFC uncut
Theatrical Version
run: 151:48s
pal: 145:44s
15 1980

MPAA R

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, gore, horror, threat, language:
  • 2019 cinema release

US: The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated for for disturbing and violent content, some bloody images, language, nudity and drug use for:

  • 2020 WarnerBrothers [4K Theatrical Version + Blu-ray Director's Cut] RA 4K Blu-ray/Blu-ray Combo at US Amazon 0
  • 2020 WarnerBrothers [Theatrical Version + Director's Cut] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2020 WarnerBrothers [Theatrical Version only] R1 DVD at US Amazon
  • 2020 WarnerBrothers [Theatrical Version only] Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon
 v          Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin - 1976 UK TV Sci-Fi by David Maloney.


 X   Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin

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  • Season 14: Episode 9
Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin is a 1976 UK TV Sci-Fi by David Maloney.
Starring Tom Baker, Llewellyn Rees and Bernard Horsfall. IMDb

Notable for offending Mary Whitehouse. See Cutting Edge: Doctor Who Special

Summary Notes

The President of the High Council of the Time Lords is assassinated, and the Doctor, newly returned to Gallifrey, is the prime suspect. But the Doctor knows someone is framing him, and must rely on the help of the reluctant Castellan Kelner to unveil a traitor in the High Council. Ultimately, the trail leads to the dying, vengeful Master, who wishes to harness the powers of Rassilon's greatest discovery, the mythical Eye of Harmony. But to do so would mean the destruction of Gallifrey, and to prevent this, the Doctor must risk his life in the surreal landscape of the Matrix

 v          Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng Chiang - 1977 UK family Sci-Fi adventure by David Maloney.


 X   Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng Chiang

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Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng Chiang is a 1977 UK family Sci-Fi adventure by David Maloney.
Starring Tom Baker, Louise Jameson and John Bennett. IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1988 VHS. Uncut for 2003 DVD.
Trigger warning on Britbox

The episode made the news in 2020 when BritBox added a silly trigger warning to the episode, noting that it contains stereotypes that some may find offensive. A BritBox source said:

BritBox provides a wide variety of programming from different decades for our subscribers to choose from. Some of this content reflects the times and attitudes of the time in which these programmes were made. Appropriate warnings are on the site to flag sensitive material and enable our subscribers to make their own choices as to what they watch.

Summary Notes

The Doctor and Leela land in Victorian London, and find themselves in the middle of missing girls, mutilated bodies, and vicious Chinese gangs. The Palace theater, presenting hypnotist Li H'sen Chang seems to be at the center of it all.

Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge Dr Who Special Edition
Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 25:
Doctor Who Special Edition

Versions

uncut
uncut
PG143:54s

UK: Passed PG uncut with previous cuts waived for:
BBFC cut
10s
PG 134:29s

submitted
134:36s
UK: Passed PG after 10s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 BBC Enterprises VHS

The following sequence was cut by the BBFC in 1988:

  • Doctor and Leela attacked by the black scorpion coolies and one is clutching a pair of nunchukas and in a brief sequence we see the guy leering towards the camera with the nunchukas above his head.

UK Gold have previously shown the nunchuck scene in this episode

 v          Doctor Who: The Movie - 1996 USA/UK Sci-Fi adventure drama by Geoffrey Sax.


 X   Doctor Who: The Movie

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Doctor Who: The Movie is a 1996 USA/UK Sci-Fi adventure drama by Geoffrey Sax.
Starring Paul McGann, Eric Roberts and Daphne Ashbrook. Youtube link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 12 rated 1996 VHS. Later passed 12 uncut for DVD.

Briefly included in podcast from bbfc.co.uk

Summary Notes

The newly-regenerated Doctor takes on the Master on the turn of the millennium, 31 December 1999.

Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge Dr Who Special Edition
Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 25:
Doctor Who Special Edition

Versions

uncut
uncut
12 cert85:41s UK: Passed 12 uncut with previous cuts waived for:
BBFC cut
category
cuts
1:06s
12 cert 84:32s UK: Passed 12 after 1:06s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 1996 BBC Worldwide VHS

The American spin-off of Doctor Who, according to the BBFC, contained scenes of irrelevant violence which would have been unacceptable in Britain for any category lower than 15, so for the sake of the youngsters it was cut for a 12 as follows:

  1. 4 s of Chang Lee's gang firing at the departing car.
  2. 22 s of Chang Lee and his two friends trying to avoid being shot, with only Chang Lee ultimately remaining alive.
  3. 5 s of the third and fourth gunmen aiming at Lee. (In the UK video we only see the first two, following on from the deleted 22 seconds of material that explains where Chang Lee's two friends have miraculously disappeared to!)
  4. 8 s of the gunmen firing at the newly-materialized TARDIS. (In the UK video a reaction shot of the gunmen - taken from material earlier cut - is used to bridge the gap between the TARDIS appearing and the Doctor stepping out of it!)
  5. 15-20s cut from the operating scene. From the moment that Grace's operation starts to go wrong the material has been quite substantially re-edited, so much so that the music has had to be tinkered about with in order to disguise this. The re-edit is quite good, and unlike the earlier gun- battle is quite unobtrusively done. Nevertheless, it considerably tones down the impact of the scene. The shots of Grace trying to pull the probe out have been cut to a minimum, and her reference
  6. to its having snapped off and remained stuck in the Doctor have gone. The attempts to resuscitate the Doctor have been cut back, and his final scream has been completely excised - he never seen to regain consciousness.
  7. 1s The close-up shot of the Master actually twisting Chang Lee's head is cut. Thus on the UK version we cut straight from the shot of the Master caressing Chang Lee to those of the Doctor screaming and the body falling.
 v          Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story


 X   Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

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  • Dodgeball
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

88:44s

2004 US/Germany comedy by Rawson Marshall Thurber.
With Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor and Vince Vaughn. IMDb

The Extreme Edition/Unrated Version/International Version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2005 20th Century Fox R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2005 20th Century Fox VHS

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

88:44s The US Version/Theatrical Version was passed 12 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2008 20th Century Fox Blu-ray
  • 2004 cinema release
From IMDb:

To ensure a US PG-13 rating, lines were changed in the US Version:

  • Original: You all are about as useful as a cock-flavored lollipop US: You all are about as useful as a poopie-flavored lollipop.
  • Original: It's like watching a bunch of retards trying to fuck a doorknob! US: It's like watching a bunch of retards trying to hump a doorknob!
  • Original: Sometimes you gotta grab life by the haunches and fuck it into submission. US: Sometimes you gotta grab life by the haunches and hump it into submission.
 v          Dogma


 X   Dogma

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Dogma

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

BBFC uncut15 cert122:52s Dogma is a 1999 USA comedy fantasy by Kevin Smith.
With Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Linda Fiorentino. IMDb

From IMDb. There are alternative lines of dialogue where Loki speaks to Bartleby. However the IMDb entry is contradictory about which releases feature which dialogue:

  • If I had a dick, I'd masturbate.
  • If I had a dick, I'd get laid.
 v          Dogs of War


 X   Dogs of War

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Dogs of War

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

15 cert99:42s 1980 UK war film by John Irvin

The BBFC waived their cuts for the 2001 MGM DVD but the abridged US Theatrical Version was submitted.

From cuts details on IMDb

Non-contentious material deleted including

  • an early scene of Shannon attending the baptism of a fellow mercenary's child
  • a bed scene between Shannon and Jessie
  • a scene of the raiding party being delayed by a closed drawbridge
  • Shannon pressuring Hackett to deliver the Valencia shipment
  • extensive footage between Shannon and Lockhart where the latter persuades Spanish officials to allow the cargo on to the boat.
5s 15 cert113:48s The BBFC cut the 1986 Warner Home Video by 5s

From cuts details on IMDb

  • Cut to remove shots of broken glass being forced into the mouth of Endean's man before being beaten up by Shannon.
uncut AA certificate118:22s The 1980 cinema release was passed AA uncut
 v   The Doll Squad - 1973 USA action thriller by Ted V Mikels.


 X   The Doll Squad

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The Doll Squad is a 1973 USA action thriller by Ted V Mikels.
With Michael Ansara, Francine York and Anthony Eisley. YouTube icon IMDb

101 minutes for cinema release but home video versions are 91 minutes
Summary Notes

Squad of beautiful government agents tries to catch saboteurs.

Versions

BBFC uncut

cut
short

15 cert91:15s UK: A short version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2001 MIA R2 DVD
  • 1996 Our Film Collection VHS
US: The short version is MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC uncutX cert 101:27s UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:
  • 1973 cinema release
             Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist - 2005 USA horror thriller by Paul Schrader. See Exorcist Films: Dominion Prequel to the Exorcist
 v   The Domino Killings - 1977 UK / USA / Mexico thriller by Stanley Kramer.


 X   The Domino Killings

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  • The Domino Principle
The Domino Killings is a 1977 UK / USA / Mexico thriller by Stanley Kramer.
Starring Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen and Richard Widmark. IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for an A rated 1978 cinema release. Later uncut and 15 rated for 1986 VHS.
Summary Notes

Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in prison for murder, he has hit rock-bottom. But one day a man in a three-piece suit visits him in prison, a man he has never seen before, and informs him that he can walk out of prison a free man if he will shoot someone for them, no questions asked.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
1597:12s

UK: Passed 15 uncut for:
  • 1986 Channel 5 VHS
BBFC cut
6:28s
category cuts
A 95:01s
=91:13s

UK: Passed A (PG) after 6:28s of category cuts for:
  • 1978 cinema release
 v   The Don is Dead - 1973 USA action crime thriller by Richard Fleischer.


 X   The Don is Dead

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The Don is Dead is a 1973 USA action crime thriller by Richard Fleischer.
With Anthony Quinn, Frederic Forrest, Robert Forster. Melon Farmers link YouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1973. Unsure about the 1988 VHS, but uncut since 2013 DVD. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary Notes

After his mistress is murdered a Mafia leader goes after the killer with a bloody vengeance. Soon after the hunt begins, a gang war ensues.

The pacing of The Don Is Dead is excellent. Each scene is tightly cut but nothing is rushed. Whether an action scene or a whispered conversation, everything is given as much time as necessary but nothing more. The shootings and bombings - of which there are many - are done properly: in other words quickly but credibly.

Fleischer demonstrates in The Don Is Dead that he was a master film director.

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 113:29s
pal: 108:57s
18

MPAA R

UK: Passed 18 uncut for: UK: An unknown version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 CIC VHS
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
cut
X cert UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1973 cinema release
 v          Don Jon - 2013 USA comedy romance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.


 X   Don Jon

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Don Jon is a 2013 USA comedy romance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore. IMDb
Cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. This cut version has been used for all worldwide releases since.
Summary Notes

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Versions

BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut

best available
best
available

18

MPAA R

90:07s

UK: The cut US Theatrical Version was passed 18 for strong sex and sex references without further BBFC cuts for:
From the BBFC:

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

US: Cut for an MPAA R rating for:

From IMDb. The MPAA cuts were:

The original cut, which was screened at Sundance in 2013, was given an NC-17 rating by the MPAA. Director Joseph Gordon-Levitt cut some graphic porn footage that his character is watching throug

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

hout the movie from the final cut, which received an R rating.

He chose to cut some of this footage since he didn't want people to think this movie was solely about porn after being confronted with sexually graphic footage.

 v          Donkey Kong: Raiders of the lost Banana


 X   Donkey Kong: Raiders of the lost Banana

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Donkey Kong: Raiders of the lost Banana

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

15s PG cert118:29s 2009 release children's cartoon by Mike Fallows

Passed PG after 15s of BBFC cuts for:

  • 2009 Freemantlemedia R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • A compulsory cut was written to remove a dangerous imitable activity presented as harm and consequence free (in this instance sight of a small character hiding in a fridge).
 v          Donnie Brasco - 1997 USA crime biography by Mike Newell.


 X   Donnie Brasco

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  • Brasco
Donnie Brasco is a 1997 USA crime biography by Mike Newell.
Starring Al Pacino, Johnny Depp and Michael Madsen. IMDb
Exists as the preferred Theatrical Version and an Extended Version. The differences are uncontentious.
Summary Notes

This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction led by Sonny Black. Ruggiero and Pistone become tight as the group goes about collecting money for 'the bosses'. Eventually, the group become big-time when Black himself becomes a boss; all the while, Pistone collects evidence. However, the trials and tribulations of the undercover work become more than Pistone can bear. His marriage falls apart, and to top it off, the mafia suspect a mole in the organization. The real dilemma is afforded to Pistone, who knows if he walks away from the mafia, Ruggiero will be the one punished.

Extended Version

uncut
run: 146:53s
pal: 141:00s
18

MPAA Unrated

UK: The Extended Version was passed 18 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 2017 Sony [Extended + Theatrical Versions] R0 Blu-ray/R0 DVD Combo at UK Amazon

See article from movie-censorship.com . The Extended Version contains 20 minutes of additional material but this is uncontentious dialogue and may have been best left on the cutting room floor.

Theatrical Version

BBFC uncut
run: 126:05s
pal: 121:02s
18

MPAA R

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 1998 Entertainment in Video VHS
  • 1997 Entertainment in Video VHS
  • 997 cinema release
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2019 Mill Creek Entertainment RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon

This seems to be the generally preferred version.

 v          Donnie Darko - 2001 USA Sci-Fi thriller by Richard Kelly.


 X   Donnie Darko

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Donnie Darko is a 2001 USA Sci-Fi thriller by Richard Kelly.
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone and Mary McDonnell. IMDb

Exists as a Theatrical Version and a Director's Cut. Both are 15 rated by the BBFC.
Summary Notes

Donnie Darko doesn't get along too well with his family, his teachers and his classmates; but he does manage to find a sympathetic friend in Gretchen, who agrees to date him. He has a compassionate psychiatrist, who discovers hypnosis is the means to unlock hidden secrets. His other companion may not be a true ally. Donnie has a friend named Frank - a large bunny which only Donnie can see. When an engine falls off a plane and destroys his bedroom, Donnie is not there. Both the event, and Donnie's escape, seem to have been caused by supernatural events. Donnie's mental illness, if such it is, may never allow him to find out for sure.

Versions

uncut
Director's Cut
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

128:19s UK: The Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for strong language and psychological horror for:
  • 2016 Arrow Limited Edition [Director's Cut + Theatrical] RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2016 cinema release
  • 2010 Metrodome Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2006 In2Film R2 DVD
  • 2005 Metrodome R2 DVD
  • 2004 Metrodome R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2004 cinema release

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

From Imdb. This new cut includes additional scenes, some changes to the soundtrack, a much improved sound mix. Also, pages from the Philosophy of Time Travel, previously viewable only as a DVD extra or on the website, have been inserted between scenes. The result is a movie that tells a much more coherent story.

uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert108:30s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong language and psychological horror for:
  • 2016 Arrow Limited Edition [Director's Cut + Theatrical] RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2016 cinema release
  • 2010 Metrodome Blu-ray
  • 2007 Metrodome R2 DVD
  • 2004 Prism R2 DVD
  • 2003 Metrodome R2 DVD
  • 2003 Metrodome VHS
  • 2002 cinema release
 v          Don't Answer the Phone! - 1980 USA horror thriller by Robert Hammer.


 X   Don't Answer the Phone!

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  • The Hollywood Strangler
Don't Answer the Phone! is a 1980 USA horror thriller by Robert Hammer.
With James Westmoreland, Ben Frank and Flo Lawrence. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut for an MPAA R rating and for UK cinema release. The pre-cert video looks likely to have been the cut UK cinema version and was seized by police during the video nasties moral panic. Uncut in the US in an unrated version.
Summary Review: It's Nasty

A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes. He taunts Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in show to describe his sexual hang-ups and misogynistic ways.

The movie's nasty and what there is of a plot is goofy. But Nicholas Worth scares the hell out of me every time I watch this. At once smug and terrified, forceful and helpless, his whimpering panic-attack-tantrum gets right into my guts and makes me identify with this obscene morbid beefy creature.

The movie lets you learn just enough about the victims to experience their fear and pain with maximum possible sympathy and intensity, and the sarcastic detective and other incidental characters get some hilarious lines.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
94:40s
=90:53s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
9:24s

18

MPAA R
MPAA

85:36s
=82:11s
UK: The cut R Rated Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts and with one film cut reinstated for:
  • 2005 Anchor Bay R2 DVD

From IMDb. This version reinstated the shot of the coin in the prostitute's stocking but the other original BBFC cuts were not available to restore.

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com . The R Rated Version is substantially cut for violence, nudity, sexual violence and string language.

BBFC cut
~1:00s
X cert

93:26s
=89:42s
UK: The Unrated Version was passed X (18) after about 1:00s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1980 cinema release

From IMDb. The BBFC cuts were:

  • The murder of the woman in the bedroom lost all footage of her being bound and her nightdress ripped open (shots of her breasts being scorched with candle wax were not present in the original submitted cinema print).
  • The strangling of the model was heavily reduced and the shot of the killer placing a coin in her stocking was removed.
  • The killing of the prostitute lost a shot of a coin being placed in her stocking and tied.
banned
banned
Section 3 seizure 89:32s UK: The running time suggests that the cut cinema version was released on pr-cert video for:
  • 1981 Jaguar VHS

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

 v          Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood


 X   Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

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  • Don't Be a Menace
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

90:15s 1996 US crime comedy by Paris Barclay. With Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Keenen Ivory Wayans. IMDb

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

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . Extended with extra scenes that are uncontentious but funny.

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

85:11s The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2002 Buena Vista R2 DVD
 v          Don't Come Knocking


 X   Don't Come Knocking

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Don't Come Knocking

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

BBFC uncut15 cert106:14s 2005 France/Germany/US drama by Wim Wenders

The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without cuts for the 2006 cinema release and 2006 Sony DVD.

There is also a Director's Cut.

 v          Don't Go in the House - 1979 US horror film by Joseph Ellison.


 X   Don't Go in the House

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  • The Burning
Don't Go in the House is a 1979 US horror film by Joseph Ellison.
With Dan Grimaldi, Robert Osth and Ruth Dardick. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1980 cinema. Banned as a video nasty 1983. Cut by the BBFC for 1987 VHS. Uncut on DVD since 2012. An extended version with additional plot was released on US Blu-ray.
Summary Review : A Bit Lacklustre

A slasher film about a victim of child abuse (Dan Grimaldi) who grows up to become a maniacal construction worker. He stalks women at discos, takes them home, then hangs them upside-down in a special steel-walled room and sets them on fire.

Don't Go in the House gets off to a fairly good start, but after the first murder scene things begin to slowly fall a apart and it goes from a good movie to an average movie that never is able to get off the ground.

The screenplay written by Joseph Ellison, Ellen Hammill and Joseph R. Masefield starts off well enough with some good insight into the mind of the villain, but there comes a point to where the story never moves forward and in a sense it feels like the same scene is playing out over and over again.

Don't Go in the House isn't a terrible film, but it's just a bit lackluster, while it does have it's moments it just never reaches its full potential.

Extended Version

uncut
uncut
run: 92:06s
pal: 88:25s
MPAA UnratedUS: The Extended Version is MPAA Unrated:

The Extended Version adds 4 plot scenes that add useful background to the film. However the new footage has censored audio to remove string langauge.

Theatrical Version

uncut
uncut
run: 83:02s
pal: 79:43s
18

MPAA R

UK: Passed 18 uncut with all previous BBFC cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 3:07s
run: 79:06s
pal: 75:56s
18UK: Passed 18 after 3:07s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Apex VHS

The BBFC cuts were again

  • Cuts to nudity and close ups of the scene involving a naked girl in chains being set on fire
uncut
uncut
Video Nasty UK: The uncut version was released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1983 Arcade VHS

The video was listed as a nasty in July 1983 but was dropped in March 1984 after promises that only the BBFC approved version would be sold

cut
pre-cut
cut:
run: 82:19s
pal: 79:01s
Video NastyUK: The cut cinema version was released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1982 Arcade VHS
BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run: 81:06s
pal: 77:51s
X certUK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1980 cinema release

From IMDB. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Extensively reduced shots of nudity and graphic close ups from the scene of the chained woman being burned alive.
 v          Don't Go in the Woods - 1981 USA horror by James Bryan.


 X   Don't Go in the Woods

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  • Don't Go in the Woods Alone
Don't Go in the Woods is a 1981 USA horror by James Bryan.
Starring Jack McClelland, Mary Gail Artz and James P Hayden. YouTube icon IMDb
Banned as a video nasty in 1983. Passed 15 uncut for 2007 DVD
Summary Notes

Four young campers, Craig, Peter, Ingrid and Joanie, back-pack through the mountains for a supposedly relaxing weekend in the wilderness.

I f you're into comedy, this movie had deadpan acting, no storyline at ALL (a maniac roaming around, killing people for no reason, which may not be THAT bad), and a stupid looking killer.

The gore was supplemental and I always recommend this movie for a laugh

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

MPAA R

81:39s
=78:23s
UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

VoD:

uncut
uncut

Video Nasty

78:15s UK: Released uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • 1982 Video Releasing Organisation VHS

Released in March 1982. Banned as a video nasty in October 1983. It stayed on the list throughout the panic so became one of the collectable DPP39s

 v          Don't Go Near the Park - 1979 USA horror by Lawrence David Foldes.


 X   Don't Go Near the Park

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  • Nightstalker
Don't Go Near the Park is a 1979 USA horror by Lawrence David Foldes.
With Aldo Ray, Meeno Peluce and Tamara Taylor. YouTube icon IMDb
The pre-cert video release was banned as a video nasty in 1983. Passed 18 uncut on UK DVD in 2006
Summary Review: Wonderfully Bad

Two members of a superhuman and pre-historic tribe abuse the treasured secret of eternal youth. They are cursed to an eternity of old age with no chance to ever die. Now, in present day Los Angeles, their only hope to recapture eternal youth is the ritualistic sacrifice of a 16-year-old female virgin. Their existence is discovered by an investigative reporter and a young runaway child and this leads to an unexplained and terrifying confrontation.

Everything about this film goes way beyond amateur, from the 'old person' make up, to the Persian rug cavemen clothes, to the dissolve shot ageing FX. The lighting is abysmal; spot lights are shone straight into the set giving each shot an early silent film style ring of shadow around the edge of the shot. The acting is appalling, especially from the grimacing Crackers Phinn. The plot progresses at bizarre speeds, some scenes dragging on for way too long and other plot points zooming past at top speed.

Despite all of the above (or perhaps because of it) I love this movie. I really could bang on about it for days but I won't. If you ever find a copy (which isn't easy) you have to see it. I defy you to find anything worse in such a truly wonderful way.

Versions

uncut
uncut

18

MPAA
R Rated

83:24s
=80:04s
UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong violence for:

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

Broadcast on the Horror Channel in 2004. Missing some footage of entrails being removed, but the stomachs were still ripped open with gusto

uncut
uncut

Video Nasty

80:00s UK: Released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1983 Home Video Productions VHS

Released by Home Video Productions in 1983. Listed as a video nasty in November 1983 but was later dropped in July 1985.

             Don't Go Out at Night - 1975 Spain horror by Amando de Ossorio. See Night of the Seagulls
 v          Don't Breathe - 2016 USA horror thriller by Fede Alvarez.


 X   Don't Breathe

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Don't Breathe is a 2016 USA horror thriller by Fede Alvarez.
Starring Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette and Stephen Lang. IMDb

The film was rated 18 in New Zealand. Sony appealed for a 15 rating, but the appeal was turned down by the Film and Literature Board of Review.
 v          Don't Look in the Basement - 1973 US horror video by SF Brownrigg.


 X   Don't Look in the Basement

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  • The Forgotten
  • Death Ward 13
  • Don't Go in the Basement
Don't Look in the Basement is a 1973 US horror video by SF Brownrigg.
With Bill McGhee, Jessie Lee Fulton and Robert Dracup. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1977 cinema release. Banned on VHS as a video nasty. Passed 15 uncut on DVD in 2005. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary Review: A must-see for B horror fans

A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.

Take an ensemble cast of good B grade actors, give them a good script, a somewhat original premise, and unobtrusive directing, and you may end up with a film that over-achieves as much as Don't Look in the Basement did.

The film takes place in a large house which is home to several psychotic individuals. The film starts with the head of the hospital being chopped up with an axe. The rest of the film builds tension and successfully develops the individual psychoses of the in-mates. After a while it becomes very unclear who is a patient and who is a doctor.

In the end, Don't Look in the Basement is a cleverly plotted film which benefits from generally good acting and directing and not-overly-ambitious camera work.

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

89:10s
=85:36s
UK: Passed 15 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2007 Boulevard R2 DVD
  • 2005 Pickwick/Elstree R2 DVD
  • 2005 Stax R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2005 HHO DVD

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

VoD :

cut
cut
Video Nasty 78:43s UK: A short version was released on pre-cert video for:
  • 1983 Crystal VHS

Derann released an very short version of the film on its Crystal video label in February 1983. It is thought that this may have been a TV version.

It was listed as a video nasty in August 1984 but was dropped from the list in December 1985

BBFC cut
cut
X cert 88:44s
=85:11s
UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1977 cinema release
 v          Don't Look Now - 1973 UK / Italy horror thriller by Nicolas Roeg.


 X   Don't Look Now

Link Here
  • Venecia rojo shocking
Don't Look Now is a 1973 UK / Italy horror thriller by Nicolas Roeg.
Starring Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland and Hilary Mason. IMDb
Uncut and BBFC X/18 rated from 1973 to 1986. Uncut and 15 rated since 2001. The film was originally cut in the US for an R rating but home video releases have been the uncut version.

Summary Notes

John and Laura Baxter are in Venice when they meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom claims to be psychic. She insists that she sees the spirit of the Baxters' daughter, who recently drowned. Laura is intrigued, but John resists the idea. He, however, seems to have his own psychic flashes, seeing their daughter walk the streets in her red cloak, as well as Laura and the sisters on a funeral gondola.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 110:00s
pal: 105:36s
15

18

MPAA Unrated

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong sex, violence and injury detail: UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong sex and language, moderate horror and violence:
  • 2006 Optimum Releasing video
  • 2006 TPC / The Portman Consultancy DVD
UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language, infrequent strong sex and horror:
  • 2002 Warner Home video
  • 2001 cinema release
UK: Passed 18 uncut:
  • 1988 Warner Home VHS
UK: Passed X (18) uncut:
  • 1973 cinema release
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
mpaa cut
cut
MPAA R US: Cut for a US R rating

9 frames were cut from the central sex scene for an MPAA R rating.

 v          Don't Look Up


 X   Don't Look Up

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Don't Look Up

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~98:00s
=~94:00s
2009 US/Japan/South Africa horror by Fruit Chan.
With Rachael Murphy, Reshad Strik and Eli Roth. IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC uncut1882:42s

UK: A short version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for strong bloody horror, violence and gore for:
  • 2012 High Fliers R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 1st October 2012

The UK release runs just 82 minutes, 12 minutes shorter than the running time cited for US releases. Perhaps this is something to do with the disappointment registered by most viewers and critics.

 v          Don't Lose Your Head - 1966 UK action comedy adventure by Gerald Thomas.


 X   Don't Lose Your Head

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  • Carry on Pimpernel
  • Carry On: Don't Lose Your Head
Don't Lose Your Head is a 1966 UK action comedy adventure by Gerald Thomas.
Starring Kenneth Williams, Sidney James and Jim Dale. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for a PG rated 1966 cinema release. Presumably subsequent home video releases are the same cut version.
Summary Notes

The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid there French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master of disguise, and becomes "the black fingernail", scourge of Camembert and Bidet, leaders of the French secret police...

Versions

BBFC cut
category cuts

best available
best
available

PG

A pre 1970

86:55s

submitted
cinema
88:50s
=85:17s

UK: Presumably the cut cinema version was passed PG for:
  • 2003 Carlton R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1987 Video Collection International VHS

UK: Passed A (PG) after category cuts for:

  • 1966 cinema release

Thanks to Vincenzo. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Reel 1 - Change "f-f-f-fishing" to "fishing."
  • Reel 1 - Remove "... two digits rampant" and accompanying gesture.
  • Reel 4 - Remove Bidet's reaction, and question "Get what out?" after Camembert's line "Get it out!"
  • Reel 4 - Remove the line "You've always had magnificent balls."
  • Reel 4 - Remove the line "By the look of him, he isn't even armed."
  • Reel 5 - Remove the words "... before you feel a big one."
  • Reel 6 - Remove the line "You've got two "F's" - surely you can spare an "f" for me?"
  • Reel 6 - Remove the lines "He's no use with any sort of weapon", "You wouldn't say that if you'd seen him in the rose arbour."
  • Reel 8 - Remove the line "I didn't see any harm in letting her have a pluck."
  • Reel 8 - Remove the line "That was a hair raising experience."

Braintree commented in March 2015:

The line You've always had magnificent balls is said to be cut but I'm sure its included. That very line is included in the opening montage of the theatrical That's Carry On so unless it's not in the original film and the cut clip is only seen in the compilation ( which was made 10 years later) it would indicate that at least that cut is restored to the film.

It was the first or second of the Rank films , now owned by ITV and it wasn't until Carlton/ITV got hold of them that the original 15 version of Carry On England was seen again. Uncut for an AA it lasted about a week in the cinema where it bombed and was withdrawn and recut for an A. It was the A version that played on tv , was released on video etc. But the uncut version was retained so perhaps the uncut versions of the other Rank films are also in the vaults.

When Carlton released England on dvd well over a decade ago it was something of a treat to actually get a choice to watch either version. Shame it had to be one of the worst of the series. The disc with dvd/magazine collection only included one version (not sure which one)

 v          Don't Open Till Christmas - 1985 UK slasher by Edmund Purdom.


 X   Don't Open Till Christmas

Link Here
  • Don't Open 'Til Christmas
Don't Open Till Christmas is a 1985 UK slasher by Edmund Purdom.
With Edmund Purdom and Alan Lake. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for VHS, and seemingly pre-cut for UK DVD. Uncut in the US.
Summary Review: A certain charm

It's Christmas-time in London, and someone is killing people dressed as Santa Claus. The murderer is a plainclothes sicky who hunts down St. Nick impersonators, bumping them off in grizzly ways including impalement and urinal-side castration!

The film has a certain charm.... and some beautiful naked women. It's a fantastic 80's slasher film

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
~84:00s
=~81:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

1882:15s UK: A Re-edited Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2003 Film 2000 R2 DVD

This "re-edited version" was missing a violent scene at 14m 42s showing a "drunken" Santa having his brains blown out. This 23s scene has now been replaced by a completely different scene showing a Santa being castrated. This 85s scene which takes place in a shopping centre should have appeared in the film at 61m 31s.

BBFC cut
2:13s
1880:27s UK: Passed 18 after 2:13s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1985 Vestron VHS

The following scenes were cut:

  • the killer running a cut throat razor over Pat Astley's naked body twice to establish she is a girl;
  • the peep show santa being stabbed, spitting blood and shots of blood splashing on the peep show girl's window;
  • in the London dungeon scene a doomed Santa originally came across a blood splattered body (possibly a mannequin).
  • His subsequent death by stabbing has been reduced as well;
  • the undercover cop Santa's death is now totally incoherent: in the full version the killer (who has a spike in his shoe) kicks him in the groin, punches him in the face with a spiked glove then punches his throat with the glove. A second Santa (played by screenwriter Derek Ford) comes to his aid and loses an eyeball in the process. All that remains of this sequence in the British version is a shot of the spiked shoe and brief shots of the first punch and the cop Santa on the floor
  • due to an editing fault, in the UK video shots of a dead body on a trapdoor are missing replaced by a brief moment from the next scene;
  • the infamous scene where Santa is castrated in a public toilet is missing several shots of blood spurting in the urinal;
  • the scene where the killer kidnaps the peep show girl (Kelly Baker) is missing shots of her being tied up with chains
  • Belinda Mayne's character being stabbed twice has been deleted
 v          Don't Play With Fire - 1980 Hong Kong action crime thriller by Hark Tsui.


 X   Don't Play With Fire

Link Here
  • Dangerous Encounters of the First Kind
  • Di yi lei xing wei xian
Don't Play With Fire is a 1980 Hong Kong action crime thriller by Hark Tsui.
Starring Lieh Lo, Chen Chi Lin and Albert Au. IMDb

The UK pre-cert VHS release was cut.

Summary Notes

Three lazybones friends manufacture a firebomb and place it in a cinema. Pearl, a sadistic young girl, has observed the scene, follows the bombers and starts to manipulate them. The four criminals plan more and more daring acts.

Versions

cut
cut
cut: 2:36s
run: 92:38s
pal: 88:56s
pre-cert VHSUK: Cut by 2:36s for:
  • 1983 Alpha/Intervision VHS

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com

Several censorship interventions were made totalling 2.5 minutes, including:

  • a plot cut at the beginning.
  • Animal violence
  • imitable techniques and
  • violence in general
 v          Don't Stop My Crazy Love For You


 X   Don't Stop My Crazy Love For You

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  • Dang bu zhu de feng qing
  • Dong bat chu dik fung ching
Don't Stop My Crazy Love For You
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

9:34s 1881:42s 1993 Hong Kong thriller by Wei Tat Hon

The BBFC cut 9:34s from the 1993 cinema release

The original running time is noted as 91:16s

 v          Don't Torture a Duckling - 1972 Italy horror mystery thriller by Lucio Fulci.


 X   Don't Torture a Duckling

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  • Non si sevizia un paperino
Don't Torture a Duckling is a 1972 Italy horror mystery thriller by Lucio Fulci.
There are no censorship issues for this film
 v          Don't Try This at Home


 X   Don't Try This at Home

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Don't Try This at Home

There are no censorship issues for this film
 v          Doom - 2005 UK/Czech Republic/Germany/USA action film by Andrzej Bartkowiak.


 X   Doom

Link Here
  • Der Doom
  • Doom Der Film
Doom is a 2005 UK/Czech Republic/Germany/USA action film by Andrzej Bartkowiak.
With Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike and Dwayne Johnson. YouTube icon IMDb
Exists in 2 versions, A Theatrical Version and an extended Unrated Version.

Versions

uncut
Unrated Version
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

108:04s UK: The Unrated Version was passed 15 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

From version details on IMDb : The unrated version of Doom contains uncontentious scenes not in the original film, including:

  • Portland and The Kid finding Dr. Tallman in a locker room
  • Sarge briefing the team on the helicopter
  • Kid shooting steaming pipes
  • What happens to Pinky's legs
  • An extended version of the first-person shooter scene
  • Sam and Duke in the Med Lab
  • Portland reloading his gun in the restroom In addition, the unrated version also contains two extra bonus features:
  • a look at how the first-person shooter scene was created and the scene itself
  • some hints and tips for beginners on the Doom 3 game.
uncut
uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

104:44s
=100:33s
UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2005 cinema release
 v          Doom Asylum - 1987 USA comedy horror by Richard Friedman.


 X   Doom Asylum

Link Here

Doom Asylum is a 1987 USA comedy horror by Richard Friedman.
Starring Patty Mullen, Ruth Collins and Kristin Davis. IMDb

Cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. The film has been released uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US.
Summary Notes

A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
US: Uncut for:
Code Red DVD
mpaa cut
cut
MPAA RUS: Cut for an MPAA R Rating for:
  • 2018 Arrow Video (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 17th July 2018
This Arrow release is nominally R rated but maybe this is false info and the film is in fact uncut.
 v   The Doom Generation


 X   The Doom Generation

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The Doom Generation

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
NC-17

80:00s The Doom Generation is a 1995 USA/France comedy crime drama by Gregg Araki.
With James Duval, Rose McGowan and Johnathon Schaech. IMDb

UK: The NC-17 Version was passed 18 uncut for strong sex and sex references, sexual violence and gore for:

  • 2012 Second Sight R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1999 Tartan VHS
  • 1995 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA NC-17 rated for:

MPAA
cut
MPAA
R Rated
~72:00s
=~69:00s
US: There is also a heavily cut R Rated version.
 v          Doomsday


 X   Doomsday

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Doomsday

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

108:07s 2007 UK/USA/South Africa/Germany Sci-Fi by Neil Marshall

The BBFC passed the US Unrated Version 18 uncut for the 2008 Universal DVD/Blu-ray

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

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

BBFC uncut18

MPAA
R Rated

108:47s
=104:26s
The BBFC passed the US R Rated Theatrical Version 18 without BBFC cuts for the 2008 cinema release
 v   The Doors - 1991 USA music biography by Oliver Stone.


 X   The Doors

Link Here
  • Les Doors
The Doors is a 1991 USA music biography by Oliver Stone.
Starring Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan and Kyle MacLachlan. IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and the Final Cut, shortened by the director.

Summary Notes

Oliver Stone's homage to 1960s rock group The Doors also doubles as a biography of the group's late singer, the "Electric Poet" Jim Morrison. The movie follows Morrison from his days as a film student in Los Angeles to his death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971. The movie features a tour-de-force performance by Val Kilmer, who not only looks like Jim Morrison's long-lost twin brother, but also sounds so much like him that he did much of his own singing. It has been written that even the surviving Doors had trouble distinguishing Kilmer's vocals from Morrison's originals.

The Final Cut

BBFC uncut
shortened
run: 137:58s
pal: 132:27s
18

MPAA Unrated

UK: The Final Cut was passed 18 uncut for drug misuse:
  • 2019 Studiocanal [Final Cut + Theatrical Version] RB 4k Blu-ray at UK Amazon
US: The Final Cut is Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2019 Sony [Final Cut + Theatrical Version] (RA) 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon

Oliver Stone commented about his Final Cut:

I've made one cut of 3 minutes to a scene I thought it was superfluous to the ending, which helps close the film in a more powerful way.

Theatrical Version

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 140:13s
pal: 134:36s
18UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 uncut for strong sex, hard drug use:
  • 2003 Momentum Pictures video

 v   The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl


 X   The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl

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The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl

There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

uncut
uncut
12A cert

BBFC
Exempt

MPAA
Unrated

90:38s The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl is a USA music documentary by Ray Manzarek.
With Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek. IMDb

UK: An Extended Version is BBFC Exempt for:

UK: An Extended Version was passed 12A uncut for moderate drug references for:

  • 2012 cinema release

US: An Extended Version is MPAA Unrated for:

This is a re-mastered and re-mixed version of the original, extended by 2 previously unreleased tracks: Hello, I Love You & THE WASP (Texas Radio And The Big Beat)

BBFC uncutPG cert62:31s UK: The Original Version was passed PG uncut for:
  • 1987 CIC VHS
 v          Dope - 2015 USA comedy drama by Rick Famuyiwa.


 X   Dope

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Dope is a 2015 USA comedy drama by Rick Famuyiwa.

There are no censorship issues for this film
             Doppelganger - 1969 UK Sci-Fi film by Robert Parrish. See Journey To the Far Side of the Sun
 v          Doppelganger - 1993 USA / UK horror romance by Avi Nesher.


 X   Doppelganger (1993)

Link Here

Doppelganger is a 1993 USA / UK horror romance by Avi Nesher.
Starring Drew Barrymore and George Newbern and Dennis Christopher. IMDb

No BBFC cuts but other sites have speculated that the UK version may be missing nudity in Drew Barrymore's shower scene. Amazon reviewers suggest that this is not the case.

 v          Dorfman in Love - 2011 USA comedy romance by Brad Leong.


 X   Dorfman in Love

Link Here
  • Dorfman
Dorfman in Love is a 2011 USA comedy romance by Brad Leong.
With Sara Rue, Elliott Gould and Scott Wilson. YouTube icon IMDb
Originally given an R Rating but reduced to PG-13 on appeal
Summary Notes

Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, changes forever.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
PG-13
~92:00s US: Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:
  • 2013 Virgil Films and Entertainment R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th May 2013

Originally given an R Rating but reduced to PG-13 on appeal

             Dorian Gray - 1970 UK/Italy/west Germany horror by Massimo Dallamano See The Secret of Dorian gray
 v          Dorian Gray - 2009 UK mystery fantasy thriller by Oliver Parker


 X   Dorian Gray (2009)

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Dorian Gray is a 2009 UK mystery fantasy thriller by Oliver Parker
Starring Ben Barnes, Colin Firth and Rebecca Hall Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Category cuts were required for 15 rated cinema and home video releases in the UK. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

Summary Notes

A nave young man. A lovelorn artist. A corruptible Lord. A deal with the Devil. It all paints a dark picture of a Victorian London and how the rich and infamous party at their peril. Here, the telling of time and its consequence of experience for life's treasures' takes its toll on the body, mind and soul. The haunting and bleak tale of power, greed, vanity and inevitable self-destruction is ever present amongst the deceit, opium dens and sin.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
MPAA RUS: Uncut and MPAA R rated for sexual content including nudity, violence and some drug use

Spain: Uncut for:

BBFC cut
advised category cuts
cut:
run: 112:08s
pal: 107:39s
15 1980UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, sex and drug use:
  • 2010 Technicolor/Momentum (RB) Blu-ray
  • 2009 Technicolor/Momentum R2 DVD
  • 2009 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

An incomplete version of Dorian Gray was originally submitted to the BBFC for advice. The BBFC advised the company that, as it stood, the film was likely to achieve an '18' classification. However, the company was also informed that reductions in two scenes could result in the requested '15' classification.

When the finished film was submitted, these changes had been made according to the BBFC's advice.

  • Specifically, a scene in which a tea party is intercut with shots showing Dorian's sadomasochistic excesses was toned down to remove or reduce the more explicit moments (explicit sight of a fingernail being pulled off, explicit sight of a chest being cut with a razor in a sexual context, explicit sight of blood being sucked from a woman's breasts and sight of a restrained man being beaten).
  • Additionally, a murder scene was toned down to remove the sense of dwelling on the infliction of pain and injury (reduction in the number of stabbings, removal of a blood spurt from man's neck, reduction in sight of victim choking on his blood).
      The Dorm that Dripped Blood - 1982 US slasher by Jeff Obrow & Stephen Carpenter See Pranks
 v          Double Dragon - 1994 USA action comedy adventure by James Yukich (as James Nickson).


 X   Double Dragon

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  • Double Dragon: The Movie
Double Dragon is a 1994 USA action comedy adventure by James Yukich (as James Nickson).
Starring Robert Patrick, Mark Dacascos and Scott Wolf. Youtube link IMDb
Passed PG uncut for UK 1995 cinema release, but was cut for a 12 rated 1997 VHS. Presumably uncut for 12 rated home video releases of 2015. Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated in the US.
Summary Notes

Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. Millionaire Koga Shuko (a.k.a. Guisman) has the other half and determines to get the brothers' half in order to have the complete medallion and the absolute power of the magical Double Dragon talisman.

Versions

uncut
uncut
12 cert

PG cert

MPAA PG-13

95:46s
=91:56s
UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate violence for:

UK: Passed PG uncut for:

  • 1995 cinema release
US: Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:
BBFC cut
10s
12 cert 91:44s UK: Passed 12 after 10s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1997 Imperial VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • At 66 mins. During fight between boy and steel-helmeted heavy, remove three clear head-butts
  • At 76 mins. During fight between boy and Shuko, remove close impact shot of kick to the face
  • at 81 mins. During fight between two brothers, remove impact kick to face

See pictorial cuts details from movie-censorship.com

 v          Double Exposure - 1983 US crime drama by William Byron Hillman.


 X   Double Exposure

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  • Model Killer
Double Exposure is a 1983 US crime drama by William Byron Hillman.
With Michael Callan, Joanna Pettet and James Stacy. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated 1987 VHS. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary Review: Unlikable

A photographer for a men's magazine is disturbed by a recurring dream he has that he is killing his models by various gruesome means.

Michael Callan plays a smarmy photographer and is an unlikeable lead. The film suffers from the production values of a TV movie

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA R ~94:00s
=~90:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

Germany: Uncut for:

BBFC cut
10s
18 90:48s UK: Passed 18 after 10s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Weintraub VHS
             Double Jeopardy - 1983 USA / West Germany crime horror romance by Ulli Lommel. See Prozzie
 v          Double Trouble


 X   Double Trouble

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  • Non c' due senza quattro
  • Not Two
  • But Four
Double Trouble
There are no censorship issues for this film

Versions

5s PG cert99:28s 1984 Italian comedy by Enzo Barboni

Same cuts when submitted in 1986 & 2003 with the following BBFC comment: Cuts for Category to remove three double earclaps in fight sequence. A 15 uncut was available to the distributor.

 v          Downton Abbey - 2019 UK period drama by Michael Engler.


 X   Downton Abbey

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Downton Abbey is a 2019 UK period drama by Michael Engler.
Starring Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith and Tuppence Middleton. IMDb

Passed PG uncut by the BBFC for mild threat, language. In Ireland the film was originally rated 12A but this was reduced on appeal to PG for brief homophobic reference.
BBFC Comments

The BBFC commented further it its annual report covering 2019:

As well as mild bad language ('bloody'), there is discriminatory language ('queers'), but importantly this is not condoned by the film as a whole. There is also a scene of threat in which two men wrestle for possession of a gun. Downton Abbey is classified PG for mild threat and language.

The Irish Film Classification Office (IFCO) revealed that the film was initially given a 12A rating due to several offensive references to the sexuality of a gay butler, Thomas Barrow. A subplot in which Barrow visits a gay club in York sees the bar raided by police who are verbally abusive towards the gay men, describing them as 'perverts' and 'queers'.

In fact filmmakers had consulted a historical adviser who said that Barrow's experiences are an accurate depiction of gay life in interwar Britain. The plot was also praised by LGBT+ activists.

So the movie's distributor Universal were no doubt confident in appealing IFCO's decision, seeking a PG rating. The appeal was duly won and the film has now been re-rated to PG for brief homophobic reference.

The appeals board felt an audience familiar with its characters and setting would have been aware of the storyline about a gay character, so they changed the rating to a PG.

Summary Notes

Adapted from the hit TV series Downton Abbey that tells the story of the Crawley family, a wealthy owner of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.


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