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     The End Will Be Spectacular - 2019 Syria war film by Ersin elik. See Banned International: The End Will Be Spectacular
 v          Endgame - 1983 Italy action Sci-Fi film by Joe D'Amato (as Steven Benson).


 X   Endgame

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  • Endgame
  • gioco finale
  • Bronx lotta finale
Endgame is a 1983 Italy action Sci-Fi film by Joe D'Amato (as Steven Benson).
Starring Al Cliver, Laura Gemser and George Eastman. Melon Farmers link IMDb
Uncut on pre-cert VHS, but cut by the BBFC for 1986 18 rated VHS. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary Notes

A telepathic mutant recruits a post-World War III TV game-show warrior to lead her band of mutants to safety.

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 96:36s
pal: 92:44s
pre-cert VHS

MPAA R

UK: Released uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • 1983 VTC VHS
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
cut: 41s
run: 95:52s
pal: 92:02s
sub: 92:46s
18UK: Passed 18 after 41s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1986 Stablecane VHS

From IMDb. The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cut by 41s by the BBFC to edit a rape scene
  • Also to remove some violence including a neck break and a man being axed in the head.
 v          Endhiran


 X   Endhiran

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  • Robot
  • The Robot
Endhiran

Versions

BBFC uncut12A cert 174:30s 2010 India film by S Shankar.
With Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Danny Denzongpa. IMDb

The longer Hindi version was passed 12A without BBFC cuts for:

  • 2010 cinema release
BBFC uncut12A cert 165:38s The shorter Tamil version was passed 12A without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2010 cinema release
 v          Endless Love - 1981 US romance by Franco Zeffirelli


 X   Endless Love

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  • Ljubav bez kraja
Endless Love is a 1981 US romance by Franco Zeffirelli
Starring Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt and Shirley Knight BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Cut in the US to obtain and MPAA R rating. This was further cut in the UK for an 'AA' rated cinema release in 1981. The film was later passed 15 uncut for DVD in 2005.

Summary Notes

David and Jade are high-school sweethearts and happy in love. But when Jades grades starts to drop her father forbid the young couple to see each other. Mad with frustration and desire David tries to reverse the decision, with catastrophic results.

Versions

best available
best available
run: 116:08s
pal: 111:29s
15 1980

MPAA R

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language and soft drug use:

From IMDb.

The MPAA awarded the initial cut of the movie an X rating. Franco Zeffirelli subsequently made several cuts in the love scenes between Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt to achieve a lower rating. The movie was resubmitted to the MPAA five times before they awarded this an R rating.

BBFC cut
cut
run: 115:03s
pal: 110:27s

mpaa cut
cut

15 1980UK: Maybe it was the cut UK cinema version that was passed 15:
  • 1986 Channel 5 VHS

BBFC cut
cut
cut:
run: 115:25s
pal: 110:48s

mpaa cut
cut

AA 1970UK: Passed AA (14) after BBFC cuts:
  • 1981 cinema release

Thanks to Scott. The BBFC cuts list reads:

  • In reel 3 remove shot of David's hand stroking up Jade's naked body and caressing her breast.
  • Also reduce lingering shot in which David's face is seen in orgasm.
 v          Enemy - 2021 India action thriller by Anand Shankar


 X   Enemy

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Enemy is a 2021 India action thriller by Anand Shankar
Starring Arya, Malavika Avinash and Duy Beck BBFC link 2020 IMDb

BBFC category cuts were required for a 12A rated cinema release in 2021.

Summary Notes

It's the story of two childhood friends and their escalating competitive nature. To what extent are they ready to go?

Versions

BBFC cut
cut:
run: 157m
pal: 151m
12AUK: Passed 12A uncut with a BBFC trigger warning for moderate bloody violence, threat, suicide references, sexual threat:
  • 2021 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

Company made cuts to remove moments of strong bloody violence and injury detail in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available.
 v          Enemy Mine


 X   Enemy Mine

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Enemy Mine

Versions

BBFC uncut12 cert103:38s 1985 US Sci-Fi by Wolfgang Petersen

The International Version was passed 12 uncut for the 2002 20th Century Fox DVD

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

There is also a German Extended Version with 2 extra scenes adding up to an additional 1:01s:

  • After Davidge talked in Drac while he was unconscious, his superiors think he's a spy. Nevertheless the pilots asks him if he could stay with his friends until he has recovered to answer all his superiors' questions.
  • After the monolog in front of the moving space station: Davdige is together with his friends who tell him to forget everything. They also tell him that he'd get a promotion. But he just wants to return to the planet to help Drac and leaves.
BBFC uncut15 cert 89:12s The UK shortened version was passed 15 uncut for the 1987 CBS/Fox video
27s PG cert93:05s
=89:22s
A UK shortened version was cut by 27s for the 1986 cinema release

From cuts details on IMDb :

The UK cinema version had been shortened by the distributors before release following negative reviews in the US

  • cut by 27s for a PG certificate with edits made to the severed ear sequence.
BBFC uncutPG cert 108:01s
=103:42s
The International Version was passed PG uncut for a 1986 cinema release but was never actually released
 v          Enemy of the State


 X   Enemy of the State

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  • Enemy of America
Enemy of the State

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert133:33s 1998 US action drama by Tony Scott

The Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2007 Buena Vista video
BBFC uncut15 cert 126:42s The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2007 Buena Vista R 2 DVD
 v   The Enforcer - 1995 Hong Kong action film by Corey Yuen.


 X   The Enforcer

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  • Jet Li's The Enforcer
  • Gei ba ba de xin
  • My Father is a Hero
The Enforcer is a 1995 Hong Kong action film by Corey Yuen.
With Jet Li, Anita Mui and Mo Tse. Melon Farmers link IMDb
Shortened for 2001 UK/US release. Uncut in Hong Kong
Promotional Material

In The Enforcer (aka My Father is a Hero ) Li is an undercover police officer tracking down a notorious Hong Kong crime lord. Teaming up with his martial-arts prodigy son and a female officer (Anita Mui), together they lay down the law! In Dr Wai in "The Scripture with No Words" a down-on-his-luck pulp fiction author (Li) lives vicariously through one of his characters, an Indiana Jones-esque adventurer searching for a mythical scripture. Then, in Hitman (aka Contract Killer ), Li plays Tai Feng, a young assassin with a "sense of justice" who crosses paths with the "King of Killers" -- a legendary vigilante with a huge bounty on his head.

Versions

uncut
uncut
HK Version
Hong Kong flagUK: BBFC details not yet published for Hong Kong Version:

Hong Kong: Uncut

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut
US Version

cut: 1:07s
run: 104:36s
pal: 100:25s
18

UK: A pre-cut version was passed 18 for strong violence without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2002 Buena Vista R2 DVD

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com . Cut for US release and this same version got fobbed off onto the UK. 1:07s were cut in 8 scenes:

  • Ducky pulling down his pants and sitting down on the toilet
  • Kung kicking a guard dog
  • Ducky throwing up
  • A conversion about selling bestiality videos
  • Sirku falling down and spitting blood
  • Sirku being choked by Kung
  • A groin punch was deleted
 v          Enter the Devil - 1972 USA horror western by Frank Q Dobbs.


 X   Enter the Devil

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Enter the Devil is a 1972 USA horror western by Frank Q Dobbs.
Starring Joshua Bryant, Irene Kelly and David S Cass Sr. IMDb

Seized by the police during the Video Nasties moral panic and not released in the UK since. Available in the US.
Summary Notes

Enter the Devil is a great American-made B horror movie. People are disappearing in the wastelands. An occult researcher discovers that a devil-worshipping cult is responsible. Her inquiries lead her into great danger. Who can she trust? Very well acted by a cast of unknowns. Gritty and atmospheric. Color, 16mm.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
PG
80:20s US: MPAA PG Rated for:
uncut
uncut
Section 3 seizure 79:54s UK: Released on pre-cert VHS for:
  • 1983 Inter-Ocean 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          Enter the Dragon - 1973 Hong Kong/US martial arts film by Robert Clouse.


 X   Enter the Dragon

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  • The Deadly Three
  • Long Zheng Hu Dou
  • Operation Dragon
Enter the Dragon is a 1973 Hong Kong/US martial arts film by Robert Clouse.
With Bruce Lee, John Saxon and Jim Kelly. Melon Farmers linkYouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb
The film was cut by the BBFC for all X and 18 rated cinema and VHS releases. The extended version was uncut in the UK since the 18 rated 2001 DVD. The Theatrical Version followed in 2023 when both versions were rated 15 uncut. Both versions are uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary review : Enter the World's Greatest
Enter The Dragon is considered by many to be the greatest martial arts movie of all time and it's almost 30 years old. It was made on a small budget which doesn't show, even in comparison to recent movies of the genre. It has exotic locations on a worldwide scale such as Kowloon, a cast of thousands and a credible actor, John Saxon who was at the time a big star but stayed second billing to Bruce Lee.

With such varied and visually stunning styles as Tai Chi Chuan, Hapkido, Tai Kwan Do, Karate and Lee's invention Jeet Kune Do, the action has never looked so unpredictable.

Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge: Enter the Dragon
Cutting Edge Episode 46:
Enter the Dragon
The butchering of a martial arts classic

Extended Version/Golden Harvest Version

uncut
Extended Version
run: 102:22s
pal: 98:16s
15

18

1BBFC 18 1982

IFCO video 15

MPAA R

UK: The Extended Version is uncut and BBFC 15 rated for strong violence, sexual threat, nudity, sex references:
  • 2023 Warner Bros [100 Years of Warner Bros] R0 4K Blu-ray/ R0 Blu-ray Combo (rated 17/07/2023) at UK Amazon #ad
  • 2023 Warner Bros [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R0 4K Blu-ray (rated 17/07/2023) at UK Amazon #ad
  • 2023 Park Circus cinema release (rated 24/07/2023)

UK: The Extended Version was passed 18 with previous BBFC cuts waived for:

The BBFC commented:

Enter the Dragon has been passed '18' uncut. All previous film and video cuts have been waived.

Throughout its history the Board has periodically reviewed its policies and adjusted them as the situation demanded. A review of the weapons policy was undertaken in June 1999 . The review concluded that the depiction of weapons in films and other media, and the nature of the 'weapons culture' in the real world was currently such that a firm distinction between different types of offensive weapon was no longer appropriate, and the policy has been rationalised so that knives, nunchakus, knuckle-dusters, ninja stars, and other easily obtainable weapons are now judged on exactly the same basis. Depictions of offensive weapons continue to be liable to cuts if they are considered likely to encourage violent behaviour in the real world.

Enter the Dragon was resubmitted in its uncut form this year and, in accordance with the Board's revised policy, has now been passed '18' without cuts. The 21 second cut made to the brief use of nunchaku in 1993 has been waived.

Ireland: - Golden Harvest Version (2023): IFCO 15 rated for strong violence, nudity and drug references.:
  • 2023 Blu-ray (rated 29/05/2023) titled ENTER THE DRAGON - Golden Harvest Version (2023)
US: The Extended Version is MPAA R rated for:
  • 2023 Studio Distribution Services [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R0 4K Blu-ray at US Amazon #ad
  • 2023 Studio Distribution Services Amazon VoD [US] at US Amazon #ad
  • 2020 The Criterion Collection Bruce Lee Greatest Hits [Extended + Original + US Theatrical Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2014 Warner Special Edition R1 DVD at US Amazon
  • 2013 Warner 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition R0 Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2007 Warner R0 Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2004 Warner Special Edition R1 DVD at US Amazon

Thanks to Philip: Not so uncut

The film was finally released uncut nearly 30 years after its initial release. However the print used for the uncut version may not be so.

It's been stated by various people on the internet that some of the violence was toned down between its cinema and video releases. One scene in particular is the fight between the characters of Roper (John Saxon) and Bolo (Bolo Yeung) near the end of the film. At the fight's climax Roper delivers a kick to the solar plexus or possibly balls of Bolo, the film then cuts to a reaction shot of Han (Shih Kien) and back to Bolo's head resting on Roper's foot. In between the Han reaction/Bolo's Death shot we audibly hear another blow being struck.

Rumours are that there was another shot of Roper delivering a blow to the back of Bolo's neck, possibly with the point of the elbow, which was maybe cut out due to it being a dangerous technique.

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

cut: 21s
run: 101:00s
pal: 96:58s
1BBFC 18 1982UK: An extended version was passed 18 with the same 21s of cuts as the previous releases for:
  • 1998 Warner VHS

This special edition, featured some non-contentious extra footage but again the brief nunchaku sequence was deleted prior to submission. Warners sensibly decided not to market this version as the Directors cut.

Original Version/Theatrical Version

BBFC uncut
Theatrical Version
run: 98:52s
pal: 94:55s
15

IFCO video 15

MPAA R

UK: The Theatrical Version is uncut and BBFC 15 rated for strong violence, sexual threat, nudity, sex references:
  • 2023 Warner Bros [100 Years of Warner Bros] R0 4K Blu-ray/ R0 Blu-ray Combo (rated 17/07/2023) at UK Amazon #ad
  • 2023 Warner Bros [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R0 4K Blu-ray (rated 17/07/2023) at UK Amazon #ad

Ireland: - Theatrical Version (2023): Uncut and IFCO 15 rated for strong violence, nudity and drug references.:

  • 2023 Blu-ray (Theatrical Version rated 29/05/2023) titled ENTER THE DRAGON - Theatrical Version (2023)
US: The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated for:
  • 2023 Studio Distribution Services [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R0 4K Blu-ray at US Amazon #ad released on 8th August 2023
  • 2023 Studio Distribution Services Amazon VoD [US] at US Amazon #ad
BBFC cut
cut
cut: 21s
run: 98:29s
pal: 94:33s
1BBFC 18 1982UK: The Original Version was passed 18 after 21s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1996 Warner VHS
  • 1993 Warner VHS

In 1991 the Board modified its policy on nunchaku to some extent so that the weapon was no longer removed on sight. Essentially it was the glamorous use of the weapon in a violent film that was of most concern, and the modified policy reflected that. After 1991 a number of representations of nunchaku were passed but only when they were not actually in use or were displayed in non violent demonstrations of skill or served to establish the nature of a character.

The video of Enter the Dragon was resubmitted again in 1993 for widescreen release. This time the two remaining violence cuts were waived, as was the brief sight of nunchaku being carried, in accordance with the new policy.

The only cut made this time was to sight of Bruce Lee twirling and briefly using the nunchaku (21 seconds cut). Even under revised policy this scene was still not acceptable.

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 1:45s
run: 96:33s
pal: 92:41s
1BBFC 18 1982UK: The Original Version was passed 18 after 1:45s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1988 Warner VHS

Three of the five violence cuts made in 1973 were waived but two were maintained and the cuts to sight and use of nunchaku implemented in 1979 were repeated for video.

The BBFC insisted that every last glimpse of nunchucks were removed. In addition, they made two cuts to the sequence in which Bolo despatches Han's incompetent henchmen:

  • The first cut is to an (offscreen) neckbreak - this version cuts away just as Bolo crouches to jerk and snap the poor sap's spine.
  • The second cut occurs when Bolo cradles the final opponent in order to slowly break his back - the process and sound effect of this act have been shortened.
cut
cut
cut:
run: 98:26s
pal: 94:30s
pre-cert VHSUK: The Original Version was re-released presumably, the cut UK cinema version for:
  • 1982 Warner VHS
uncut
uncut
run: 98:48s
pal: 94:51s
pre-cert VHSUK: The Original Version was released reportedly uncut on pre-cert video for:
  • 1980 Warner VHS
BBFC cut
cut
X cert UK: The Original Version was passed X (18) after further BBFC cuts for:
  • 1979 cinema release

The film was recalled in 1979 so that a brief sequence in which Bruce Lee twirls and uses nunchaku could be deleted, along with another sequence in which nunchaku were briefly seen being carried. The decision was taken to make these further cuts because of the spread of nunchakus among youths in the London area. Concern had been expressed that the nunchakus demonstrated in martial arts films were being easily constructed and used by some violent individuals.

As a result of concern on the part of the police and judiciary it was decided that this weapon, which has no legal use in this country outside the martial arts class, should be removed from violent films in order to discourage its spread.

The weapon was subsequently proscribed by the Home Office so that it is now illegal to carry nunchakus unless en route to a bona fide martial arts school.

BBFC cut
cut
cut: 1m
run: 98m
pal: 94m
sub: 99:09s
X certUK: The Original Version was passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1973 cinema release

See article from bbfc.co.uk :

An extensive cuts list was drawn up which covered every aspect of the violent action in the film. However, in the end, only five separate edits were confirmed. In one or two cases these were requests for reductions to the action rather than an outright deletion of the scene. These cuts included crotch kicks and neck breaks during fight scenes, and a sequence in which glass bottles are smashed and wielded as weapons.

Thanks to a reader who suggests that maybe the BBFC cuts weren't fully implemented:

Having seen the film many times in the cinema, the only scene that was cut was the Ohara vs Lee fight where the bottles part was removed, but on its re release in 1977 this scene was fully uncut, and ill never forget the gasps from the audience when we were treated to this.

The last time i saw the film in the cinema was in 1981 and again it was the fully uncut version.

If you got your info from the bbfc then im afraid there wrong, I'v seen the film in Aberdeen, Buckie, Elgin,and Keith cinemas, and they all screened the same uncut versions,

 v          Enter the Game of Death - 1978 Hong Kong / USA action drama by Kuo-Hsiang Lin and Joseph Velasco.


 X   Enter the Game of Death

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  • The King of Kung Fu
  • Si wang mo ta
Enter the Game of Death is a 1978 Hong Kong / USA action drama by Kuo-Hsiang Lin and Joseph Velasco.
Starring Bruce Le, Bolo Yeung and Chi Ling Chiu. YouTube icon IMDb
BBFC cuts were required of the 15 rated 1992 VHS and 2003 DVD
Summary Notes

It's approaching World War 2 and China is suspecting invasion from Germany and Japan. Mr Ang (Bruce Le) is hired by a Chinese group who are after a "secret doccument". Many other groups want to get their hands on it as well. It's on the top floor of a tower and Ang must fight his way to the top.

Versions

uncut
uncut
No Cert UK: Reportedly released uncut without the required BBFC cuts for:

US: Uncut and MPAA rated for:

BBFC cut
category cuts
3:12s
15 cert 87:00s UK: Passed 15 after 3:12s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2003 DVD.Com/Vengeance FIlms R2 DVD
  • 1992 Best Film & Video / Duet Music Video VHS
            Enter the Game of Shaolin Bronzemen - 1977 Hong Kong/Philippines action crime drama by Joseph Velasco See King Boxer II
 v          Enter the Ninja - 1981 US action film by Menahem Golan


 X   Enter the Ninja

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Enter the Ninja is a 1981 US action film by Menahem Golan
With Franco Nero and Susan George. YouTube icon IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for violence and cock fighting for cinema release and VHS. Just cut for animal cruelty for DVD. Uncut in the US.
Summary Review: Great Finale
After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Philippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property.

Franco Nero is amazing as the white Ninja causing trouble to the local crime lord...leading him to call in an equally skilled ninja from Japan.

This movie contains the greatest ninja showdown ever filmed as the white and black ninja (the awesome Sho Kosugi) face off at the end.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
99:43s
=95:44s
US : Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
BBFC cut
1:05s
18 94:37s UK: Passed 18 after 1:05s of BBFC cuts for:

The BBFC commented:

  • Cuts required to two scenes of real animal cruelty (cock fighting)

See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com

BBFC cut
4:37s
1891:21s UK: Passed 18 after Approx 4:37s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1993 MIA VHS
  • 1986 RCA/Columbia VHS
  • 1981 cinema release

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

  • All shots of banned weapons (nunchakus, shurikens, darts, spikes etc) are cut.
  • Neck-breaks, limbs breaks are trimmed.
  • Throat-cutting, repeated punches, ear-claps also gone.
  • Two scenes missing that show illegal cockfighting.
 v          Enter the Shootfighter


 X   Enter the Shootfighter

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  • Fists of Iron
Enter the Shootfighter

Versions

BBFC
9s
1886:42s 1995 US action film by Richard W Munchkin with Michael Worth and Jenilee Harrison. IMDb

Passed 18 after BBFC cuts for:

  • 1995 Columbia/TriStar VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • to delete the use of nunchukas which the BBFC had a downer on at the time.
 v          Enter the Void - 2009 France / Germany / Italy / Canada fantasy drama by Gaspar No.


 X   Enter the Void

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Enter the Void is a 2009 France / Germany / Italy / Canada fantasy drama by Gaspar No.
Starring Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta and Cyril Roy. Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Exists in a long version/Director's Cut and a shortened UK Cinema Version
Summary Notes

A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection.

Versions

uncut
Director's Cut
run: 160:45s
pal: 154:19s

18

18

UK: The Director's Cut was passed 18 uncut for strong real sex, nudity, drug misuse:
  • 2023 Arrow Video Special Edition [Director's Cut + shortened version] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon #ad
  • 2023 Arrow Video Amazon VoD [UK] at UK Amazon #ad
  • 2022 cinema release titled Enter The Void Director's Cut

UK: The Long Version was passed 18 uncut for hard drug use and strong real sex for:

  • 2011 MIHK/Bluelight/Entertainmentone R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2010 cinema release which was cancelled in favour of the Short Version

The BBFC explained their 18 rating:

Enter the Void is a drama following the lives of a brother and sister living in contemporary Tokyo. The brother, Oscar, is a small-time drug dealer and his sister, Linda, works as an erotic dancer in a strip club. The film was classified 18 for frequent hard drug use and strong real sex.

The film contains frequent sight of hard drug use, including the use of cocaine, LSD, GHB and DMT. At 18 , the BBFC's Guidelines state that cuts may be required to any detailed portrayal of [...] illegal drug use, which may cause harm to public health . More generally, the Guidelines state that No work taken as a whole may promote the misuse of drugs and any detailed portrayal of drug misuse likely to promote or glamorise the activity may be cut . Although Enter the Void places some emphasis on the pleasures of recreational drug use, most notably through extended sequences filmed from the point of view of the hallucinating drug user, the dangers of drug misuse are made clear throughout the film, both in the dialogue and in the narrative itself. For example, one of the central characters is shot by police during a drugs raid and finds himself lying on the floor of a toilet cubicle, covered in his own blood. Such scenes serve to reduce any glamorisation of the lifestyle depicted. Additionally, although various methods of drug use are shown, such as taking pills, smoking drugs and snorting lines, none of the material shown presents information that is likely to be novel or instructional to an adult audience.

The film also contains several scenes of strong sexual activity and nudity, including sight of naked couples thrusting during sex, sight of implied fellatio and sight of erect penises. These scenes exceed the terms of the 15 Guidelines where Sexual activity may be portrayed without strong detail and are therefore more appropriately placed at 18 . In addition there are infrequent scenes of strong real sex, including sight of vaginal penetration by dildo and by penis and sight of ejaculation. At 18 , the Guidelines state that cuts are likely where there are more explicit images of sexual activity which cannot be justified by context . The images in question are relatively brief and are not dwelt upon. Their purpose is not to arouse or titillate the audience; rather, their purpose is to illustrate the hedonistic and often seedy world inhabited by many of the film's characters.

In addition, Enter the Void contains frequent strong language and two uses of very strong language. It also contains scenes of strong violence, some strong gory images (including sight of head wounds in the aftermath of a car accident), strong verbal sex references and a scene depicting a pregnant woman undergoing an abortion procedure in a hospital or clinic. The latter scene in particular includes sight of surgical instruments being used on the woman and close sight of the dead foetus lying in a metal dish, which some viewers may find disturbing. The film also includes occasional suggestions of an incestuous relationship, including inappropriate kissing between siblings and sight of a brother sniffing his sister's discarded underwear. However, no incestuous sex is actually shown.

Enter the Void also includes a number of sequences of flashing and flickering lights that are likely to trigger a physical reaction in vulnerable viewers. It also contains extended sequences featuring rotating and handheld camerawork that may induce motion sickness in some viewers.

BBFC uncut

cut
shortened
UK Cinema Version

run: 148:47s
pal: 142:50s
18UK: The Shorted UK Cinema Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for hard drug use and strong real sex for:
  • 2010 cinema release

The Long Version was first submitted and passed 18 uncut but then the distributors decided to resubmit the film with reel 7 left out. They also said that the film would be projected at 25 frames per second, shortening the running time by a further 5:43s.

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

 v          Entourage - 2015 USA comedy by Doug Ellin.


 X   Entourage

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Entourage is a 2015 USA comedy by Doug Ellin.

In a piece in The Hollywood Reporter, it was revealed that a sex scene was cut for an R rating. The scene involved, adult actresses Spencer Scott and Anna Morna engaging in (simulated) oral sex on each other in a hotel room. The MPAA found this a bit too explicit resulting in an NC-17 rating. This decision saw Ellin heading back to the cutting room to make the necessary edits for an R-rating for sexual content, nudity and drug usage.
Summary Notes

Film star Vince Chase and his cronies take on Hollywood.

 v          Entrapment - 1999 USA/UK/Germany crime thriller by Jon Amiel.


 X   Entrapment

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Entrapment is a 1999 USA/UK/Germany crime thriller by Jon Amiel.
With Sean Connery, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ving Rhames. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for strong language for a 12. Cuts waived in 2007, still rated 12

Versions

uncut
uncut
12 cert

MPAA
PG-13

108:14s

UK: Passed 12 uncut for strong language with previous cuts waived for:

US: Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated for:

BBFC cut
1-4s
12 cert 108:14s

UK: Passed 12 after 1-4s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2000 Twentieth Century Fox R2 DVD
  • 1999 Fox Pathe VHS
  • 1999 cinema release

From IMDb. The BBFC same dialogue cut applied to the above versions, albeit noted as 1s or 4s of cuts:

  • The line "Sit the fuck down!" was replaced with "Sit your butt down"
 v          Epic Movie


 X   Epic Movie

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Epic Movie

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

88:59s 2007 US comedy by Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer

The 20th Century 2007 DVD is noted as the Unseen Version (US Unrated Version). It was passed 15 uncut

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

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

BBFC uncut12A cert

MPAA
PG-13

84:54s
=81:30s
The 2007 cinema release is the US PG-13 rated Theatrical Version. It was passed 12A without BBFC cuts
 v   The Equalizer - 2014 USA action crime thriller by Antoine Fuqua.


 X   The Equalizer

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The Equalizer is a 2014 USA action crime thriller by Antoine Fuqua.
Starring Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas and Chloë Grace Moretz. YouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb

BBFC advised category cuts were required for a 15 rated 2014 cinema and DVD + Blu-ray releases. The 2018 UK 4k Blu-ray is uncut and 18 rated. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary Notes

A former black ops commando who faked his death for a quiet life in Boston comes out of his retirement to rescue a young girl and finds himself face to face with Russian gangsters.

Cutting Edge

The Equalizer trailer
Cutting Edge Episode 24
The Equalizer
Gavin Salkeld investigates cuts for a BBFC 15 rating

Versions

uncut
uncut
run: 131:47s
pal: 126:31s
18

MPAA R

TV
UK

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong bloody violence for:
The BBFC refer to this as an Extended Version. It is in fact only extended in that the UK cuts are restored and hence extended compared with the cut version. It is possible that the standard Blu-ray version in the combo will be the cut UK version.

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

The version of The Equalizer I've just watched on Now TV and I would assume the same as the one on sky, is uncut. I've scrutinized over it with the moviecensorship comparison and it's well worth a look to confirm.

UK: Uncut on TV

Paul comments:

The version of The Equalizer I've just watched on Now TV, and I would assume the same as the one on sky, is uncut. I've scrutinized over it with the moviecensorship comparison and it's well worth a look to confirm.

BBFC cut
advised category cuts
cut: ~15s
run: 131:32s
pal: 126:16s
15

Ireland 18 video
Ireland

Ireland 16
Ireland

UK: Passed 15 for strong bloody violence after BBFC advised pre-cuts adding up to a 15s reduction in run time for:
  • 2018 Sony Pictures [The Equalizer 1 + 2] R0 Blu-ray
  • 2018 Sony Pictures [The Equalizer 1 + 2] R2 DVD
  • 2015 Sony RB Blu-ray
  • 2015 Sony R2 DVD

UK: Passed 15 for strong bloody violence, sex references, strong language after BBFC advised pre-cuts for:

  • 2014 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • This work was originally seen for advice. The company was advised that the film was likely to receive an 18 certificate but that their preferred 15 classification could be achieved by making cuts to reduce the violence in two scenes. When the finished version of the film was submitted for formal classification, edits had been made to reduce sequences of violence, including detail of a stabbing with a corkscrew and a garroting. The formal submission was consequently rated 15.

Ireland: The cut UK version was passed 18 for very strong gory violence for 2015 home video.
Ireland: The cut UK version was passed 16 for very strong gory violence for 2014 cinema release.

It is not confirmed but the running times suggest that the Irish releases is the same as the cut UK version.

The BBFC cuts were:

  • A cork screw is shown jammed into Tevi's mouth but the British cut version omits a shot where it is being pushed into his skull. It also omits a reaction shot where Tevi stares at the killer while blood flows out of his mouth.
  • A Russian mercenary is garroted with a barbed wire noose. Most of the shots showing the struggle and blood escaping from the wound have been deleted
  • The British version deletes two heavy punches to the head of a construction worker leaving just one.
  • A gangster is speared with a garden blade and the British Version reduces the sight of the blade sticking out from either side of the victim's neck.
 v   The Equalizer 2 - 2018 USA action crime thriller by Antoine Fuqua.


 X   The Equalizer 2

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The Equalizer 2 is a 2018 USA action crime thriller by Antoine Fuqua.
Starring Pedro Pascal, Denzel Washington and Bill Pullman. Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb

BBFC Category cuts were required for a 15 rated cinema, DVD and Blu-ray release in 2018 but is uncut and 18 rated for 4k Blu-ray. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
Summary Notes

Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Cutting Edge


The Equalizer 2
Brutal violence equalized down to a BBFC 15 rating

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 120:45s
pal: 115:55s
18

Ireland 15
Ireland

MPAA R

Netflix

UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong bloody violence:

Ireland: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence and injury

US: Rated R for brutal violence throughout, language, and some drug content for

Thanks to Stuart:

Whilst watching Equalizer 2 on Netflix they rated it 18 & I'm pretty sure they showed the uncut version which is available in 4K.
BBFC cut
advised category cuts
cut: 11s
run: 120:34s
pal: 115:45s
15

Ireland 15
Ireland

15A
Ireland

UK: Passed 15 for strong violence, threat, language, drug misuse after BBFC advised pre-cuts:
  • 2018 Sony Pictures [The Equalizer 1 + 2] R0 Blu-ray
  • 2018 Sony Pictures [The Equalizer 1 + 2] R2 DVD
  • 2018 Sony Pictures RB Blu-ray
  • 2018 Sony Pictures R2 DVD 2018
  • 2018 Sony Pictures Amazon Prime VoD [UK only]
  • 2018 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • This film was originally seen for advice at which stage the company was informed it was likely to be classified 18 uncut but that their preferred 15 classification could be achieved by making reductions to scenes of strong violence and gore. When the film was submitted for formal classification these scenes had been acceptably reduced.

The BBFC further commented in its annual report covering 2018:

We required cuts for 15 to moments focusing on the sadistic infliction of pain and injury - including:
  • McCall severing a foe's spine and
  • twisting another's already broken arm.

Ireland: The cut UK Theatrical Version was passed 15 for strong violence:

  • 2018 home video

Ireland: The cut UK Theatrical Version was passed 15A for strong violence

  • 2018 cinema release

Four scenes in The Equalizer 2 were censored for its UK theatrical release.

  • The first occurs around 20 minutes into the film and concerns the vengeful violence that McCall inflicts upon a group of men who have taken advantage of a young woman named Amy. After McCall throws one man to the ground, he snaps his arm at the elbow before crunching his wrist.
  • In the abandoned town, McCall kills an enemy with two knives, stabbing and slashing the man about 12 times. At one point, McCall drives the two blades into the man's abdomen, before pulling them upwards into his torso.
  • The largest (and most obvious) BBFC cut occurred after the villain Resnik is eviscerated by one of McCall's explosive traps. The uncut version contains a lingering panning shot up Resnik's body, which shows a gaping wound in his stomach.
  • The last cut made for the UK theatrical release of The Equalizer 2 occurred during the final fight atop a watchtower between McCall and York. After McCall gouges York's eye and repeatedly stabs and slashes him with a knife, McCall drives the knife into the nape of York's neck, cutting into his spinal cord as blood splashes onto the ground. McCall then kicks York off the tower.
 v          Equals - 2015 USA Sci-Fi romance by Drake Doremus.


 X   Equals

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  • Almas gemelas
Equals is a 2015 USA Sci-Fi romance by Drake Doremus.
Starring Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart and Vernetta Lopez. IMDb
The film was cut in the US for an MPAA PG-13 rating. The International Version is uncut.
Summary Notes

A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.

Versions

BBFC uncut
International Version
Germany flag
Germany
Germany: The International Version has a longer sex scene between Silas and Nia and features the brief sight of Kristen Stewart's nipple. See pictorial cuts from movie-censorship.com
BBFC uncut

mpaa cut
cut
US Version

12

MPAA PG-13

97:58s

UK: Presumably the US Version was passed 12 uncut for suicide references, moderate sex, bloody images for:
  • 2016 Icon Home Entertainment video

The US Version features a cut down version of the Silas and Nia sex scene. The BBFC do not mention the sight of Kristen Stewart's nipple so presumably UK releases are the cut version.

 v          Equinox - 1970 USA horror mystery adventure by Jack Woods, Mark Thomas McGee (uncredited)...


 X   Equinox

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  • The Beast
  • The Equinox: Journey into the Supernatural
Equinox is a 1970 USA horror mystery adventure by Jack Woods, Mark Thomas McGee (uncredited)...
Starring Edward Connell, Barbara Hewitt and Frank Bonner. YouTube icon IMDb
Exists in two versions from 1967 (unreleased until 2006) and 1970
Summary Notes

Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.

Versions

uncut
uncut
X cert

MPAA
Unrated

82:06s UK: The 1970 Version was passed X uncut for:
  • 1971 cinema release titled Equinox

US: The 1970 Version is MPAA Unrated for:

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
US: The 1967 Version is MPAA Unrated for:

From IMD:

The original version of this film is entitled The Equinox: A Journey Into the Supernatural (1967) directed by Dennis Muren. This version used the same cast, but includes stop-motion animation not seen in the release version, a totally different storyline, doesn't include the character Asmodeus, has a completely different music score, differently filmed versions of scenes which were in the released film and other differences.

 v          Eraser - 1996 US action film by Chuck Russell.


 X   Eraser

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Eraser is a 1996 US action film by Chuck Russell.
With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams and James Caan. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated cinema release. Then extensively cut for a 15 rated VHS. Cuts waived for 2009 DVD but this wasn't actually released. Uncut and R rated in the US.

Cutting Edge

Eraser trailer
Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 22
Eraser

Versions

uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA R

111:53s UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence and language after previous BBFC cuts waived for:
  • 2009 Warner video, unreleased

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

From Lee, April 2016: Uncut on TV

The film is being shown uncut on TCM DAVE

From Andrew, April 2013: Uncut on TV

Channel 5's sister channel 5 USA, has just screened the full version of (arguably) Arnold Schwarzeneggers last decent action film. Eraser. While it's not unheard of for channels to do this while a censored version sits on public shelves, it would be interesting to know where the channel got the copy they aired. As it was way too low res to be DVD, and 5 USA doesn't have a HD alternative, so it wasn't a poor upscale either. Food for thought, as the UK still does not have an official release of the original film, whereas most countries have had releases on all major home formats of the last 20 years.

While it may not be the most sought after film in the world, it is a poignant 90's echo, of the halcyon days of James Ferman and his band of scissor friendly conservatives.

From Mark, Jan 2008: Cinema Version on TV

The version of Eraser screened by Channel 4 was NOT uncut.

It was, in fact, the less cut UK cinema version (or an approximation of, since the cuts were made slightly differently from what I remember), which was cut by 28 seconds in 1996 for an '18' certificate.

I can't imagine the BBFC requiring any cuts today so one can only assume C4 were playing it overly cautious by screening the cinema version.

BBFC cut
3:22s
15 cert 106:58s UK: Passed 15 after 3:22s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1998 Warner VHS
  • 1997 Warner VHS

The cinema release flopped in the UK so the distributor opted for a 15 release. The BBFC felt that they had removed the sadistic edge from most of the violence and revealed a good action thriller which proved to have far greater audience appeal.

The BBFC inflicted a total of 43 cuts for the 1997 video version (including cuts totalling 27s for the 18 cinema version). See detailed cuts at Cutting Edge 22: Eraser

BBFC cut
27s
18114:05s
=109:31s
UK: Passed 18 after 27s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1996 cinema release

See detailed cuts at Cutting Edge 22: Eraser

 v          Erasing David


 X   Erasing David

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Erasing David

Versions

cut 12A cert79:51s 2009 UK documentary by David Bond & Melinda McDougall

The BBFC passed the 2010 cinema release 12A with the comment: During post-production, the distributor sought and was given advice on how to secure the desired classification. Following this advice, certain changes were made prior to submission.

The BBFC explained their 12A rating:

Erasing David is a documentary about one man's attempts to escape from what he sees as the increasingly intrusive nature of public surveillance and data collection. It has been passed 12A for strong language.

The BBFC Guidelines at 12A state that the use of strong language (for example, 'fuck') must be infrequent . The film contains four uses of strong language, all of which are spoken by the film's director and subject, David Bond, in moments of extreme frustration. He is alone on each occasion and speaks only for the benefit of the camera. They are not, therefore, directed at any other person.

There are two mild sex references in the film. The first occurs when one of the witnesses used by Bond talks about how his credit card details had been stolen and used to visit pornographic websites, including some containing indecent images of children. The other occurs when Bond's wife, examining the extent to which her family's personal details had been stored by a number of organisations, says I feel like I've been data raped. The Guidelines at 12A state that sex references should not go beyond what is suitable for young teenagers . In the context of this serious documentary the sex references would have been permissible at PG .

            Erik the Conqueror - 1961 Italy/France action adventure by Mario Bava. See Fury of the Vikings
 v          Erik the Viking - 1989 UK / Sweden comedy fantasy adventure by Terry Jones


 X   Erik the Viking

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  • Erik viking
Erik the Viking is a 1989 UK / Sweden comedy fantasy adventure by Terry Jones
Starring Tim Robbins,John Cleese,Mickey Rooney BBFC link 2020 IMDb
A long cinema version was cut for a 12 rating in 1989. Shortened for a 15 rated video version and further for the Director's Son's Cut. There is also an international version too.

Summary Notes

Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.

Versions

BBFC uncut
Director's Son's Cut
run: 78:22s
pal: 75:14s
15 certUK: The shortened Director's Son's Cut was passed 15 for moderate sex references without BBFC cuts:
  • 2020 101 Films special Edition [ Blu-ray International Version + DVD Director's Son's Cut] RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Arrow Complete Version (UK Video Version + Director's Son's Cut) R0 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2006 Freemantlemedia R2 DVD
BBFC uncut
UK Video Version
run: 93:09s
pal: 89:25s
15 certUK: A shortened UK Video Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2011 Arrow Complete Version (UK Video Version + Director's Son's Cut) R0 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2000 Arrow R2 DVD
  • 2000 Arrow VHS
  • 1990 CBS/Fox VHS
BBFC uncut
International; version
run: 103:22s
pal: 99:14s
15UK: The International Version was passed 15 uncut for sexual violence references:
  • 2020 101 Films special Edition [ Blu-ray International Version + DVD Director's Son's Cut] RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
BBFC cut
Original Theatrical Version
category
cuts
cut: 37s
run: 107:05s
pal: 102:48s
12 certUK: The Original Theatrical Version was passed 12 after 37s of BBFC cuts for category for:
  • 1989 cinema release

From IMDb:

  • Edits to the opening rape of Helga.
 v          Ernest Goes to Africa


 X   Ernest Goes to Africa

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Ernest Goes to Africa

Versions

19s PG cert89:54s 1997 US film by John R Cherry
  • A headbutt has been deleted in a figh
  • The sight and use of throwing stars have been excised
 v          Eroica


 X   Eroica

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Eroica

Versions

uncut
uncut
12 cert80:44s Eroica is a 1958 Poland comedy drama by Andrzej Munk.
With Edward Dziewonski, Barbara Polomska and Ignacy Machowski. IMDb

UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate language for:

  • 2012 Second Run R2 DVD
BBFC
cut
A Cert submitted
82:47s
=79:28s
UK: Passed A after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1961 cinema release
 v          Eros + Massacre - 1969 Japan historical biography by Yoshishige Yoshida.


 X   Eros + Massacre

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Eros + Massacre is a 1969 Japan historical biography by Yoshishige Yoshida.
Starring Mariko Okada, Toshiyuki Hosokawa and Yko Kusunoki. IMDb

Exists in a Theatrical Version and a Director's Cut

Versions

uncut
Director's Cut
~220:00s UK: BBFC details not yet published for:
  • 2015 Arrow Academy [Director's Cut The Theatrical Version] (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
uncut
Theatrical Version
~169:00s UK: BBFC details not yet published for:
  • 2015 Arrow Academy [Director's Cut The Theatrical Version] (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
 v          Erotibot - 2011 Japan erotic Sci-Fi by Naoyuki Tomomatsu.


 X   Erotibot

Link Here
  • Erotibot - It's Always a Pleasure
  • Karei naru erogami-ke no ichizoku: Shinsô reijô wa denki shitsuji no yume o miru ka
Erotibot is a 2011 Japan erotic Sci-Fi by Naoyuki Tomomatsu.
With Asami, Fukuten and Maria Ozawa. YouTube icon IMDb
The Original Version is uncut by the BBFC, but there is also an extended sexy version

Versions

uncut
uncut
Austria flag 86:38s Austria: The Extended Version is uncut for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com. The Extended Version features an additional 15 minutes of softcore sex scenes with porn star Maria Ozawa

BBFC uncut 1871:38s UK: The Original Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2011 Bounty R2 DVD
 v   The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio - 1971 USA comedy by Corey Allen.


 X   The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio

Link Here
  • Pinocchio
The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio is a 1971 USA comedy by Corey Allen.
Starring Alex Roman, Monica Gayle and Dyanne Thorne. YouTube icon IMDb
The film was originally X rated in the US but later cut for an R rating. Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1977 cinema release but uncut on 1986 VHS and 2007 DVD
Summary Review : Falls Flat
With a cast that included Dyanne Thorne, Uschi Digard, Monica Gayle, and Vincene Wallace, this film should have been far more erotic than it was. Very disappointing.

The sex scenes, the few that there are in this film, are cut way too short and should have been extended a lot more than they were. Since they aren't, the film kind of falls flat on the erotic front and that's too bad considering the talent especially in front of the camera.

Versions

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
X rated

74:24s UK: Passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:

US: The original X rated but softcore 1971 version ran ~79:00s

mpaa cut
cut
MPAA
R rated
72:37s US: A cut R rated version was produced in 1977 to play in drive ins paired with other sexy fairy tales.
BBFC cut
cut
X cert76:21s
=73:18s
UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory BBFC cuts for:
  • 1977 cinema release
 v   The Erotic Adventures of Zorro


 X   The Erotic Adventures of Zorro

Link Here
  • Les chevauchées amoureuses de Zorro
  • The Sexcapades of Don Diego
  • Zorro und seine lesternen Mädchen
The Erotic Adventures of Zorro

Versions

3:20s 1899:11s 1972 US film by William Allen Castleman & Robert Freeman

Some cuts were waived for the 2008 Pegasus DVD: Distributor was required to remove a scene of eroticised sexual assault. The Protection of Children Act 1978 was also a concern with this DVD.

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

9:45s 1887:42s The 1973 cinema release and 1987 Xtasy vido were cut by 9:45s
            Erotic Blue - 1972 Italy giallo by Giuliano Carnimeo See The Case of the Bloody Iris
 v          Erotic China Dolls


 X   Erotic China Dolls

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Erotic China Dolls

Versions

1:02s 1887:04s 1996 release by Lee Kin Hing
 v   The Erotic Dreams of Cleopatra - 1985 Italy / France erotic romance by Rino Di Silvestro (as Cesar Todd).


 X   The Erotic Dreams of Cleopatra

Link Here
  • Sogni erotici di Cleopatra
The Erotic Dreams of Cleopatra is a 1985 Italy / France erotic romance by Rino Di Silvestro (as Cesar Todd).
Starring Marcella Petrelli, Rita Silva and Jacques Stany. IMDb
Uncut by the BBFC but Movie-Censorship.com reports that the Redemption/Jezebel 1994 VHS release suffers from significant film tears.

 v          Erotic Eva


 X   Erotic Eva

Link Here
  • Hot Pants
  • Eva nera
  • Black Cobra Woman
Erotic Eva

Versions

uncut
uncut
X cert

MPAA
Unrated

95:25s
=91:36s
Eva nera is a 1976 Italy erotic drama by Joe D'Amato.
With Jack Palance, Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti. YouTube icon IMDb

UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:

  • 1977 cinema release titled Erotic Eva

US: Uncut and MPAA unrated for:

  • 2013 Apprehensive Films [Exploitation Double Feature] R0 DVD at US Amazon titled Black Cobra Woman
BBFC uncut

cut
short

1882:48s UK: A short version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1994 Sheptonhurst VHS titled Hot Pants
  • 1986 Sheptonhurst VHS titled Erotic Eva
cut
abridged
18 14:32s UK: An abridged version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1989 Sheptonhurst VHS titled Private Shots Presents Erotic Eva
 v          Erotic Fantasies - 1978 Italy/UK adult musical comedy by Luigi Batzella and Derek Ford.


 X   Erotic Fantasies

Link Here
  • Proibito erotic
  • Perverse Analysis III
  • Symphony of Love
  • Eros Perversion
Erotic Fantasies is a 1978 Italy/UK adult musical comedy by Luigi Batzella and Derek Ford.
With Enzo Monteduro, Karin Well and Ajita Wilson. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 1984 cinema release, shortened for VHS and uncut for DVD
Summary Notes

Mondo styled fake documentary, revolving around the unfunny antics of a poor comedian and voyeur named Domenico. 20 vignettes, none of them funny, interesting or sexy.

Versions

uncut
uncut
1894:20s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2012 Firefly Entertainment DVD titled Erotic Fantasies
BBFC cut
2:16s

cut
shortened

1870:17s UK: The cut cinema release was further shortened and passed 18 for:
  • 1994 Sheptonhurst VHS titled Erotic Fantasies
  • 1986 Sheptonhurst VHS titled Perverse Analysis III
BBFC cut
2:16s
18 95:58s
=92:08s
UK: Passed 18 after 2:16s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1984 cinema release titled Erotic Fantasies
 v   The Erotic Films Of Peter De Rome - 1973 gay art house compilation by Peter de Rome.


 X   The Erotic Films Of Peter De Rome

Link Here

The Erotic Films Of Peter De Rome is a 1973 gay art house compilation by Peter de Rome.

18 uncut for both a long and short verions
From promotional material: Highly regarded gay art films
Amateur filmmaker Peter De Rome first started shooting 8mm films in 1965 producing a set of painstakingly crafted, atmospheric sexual scenarios for the amusement of himself and his friends. Pioneering producer Jack Deveau saw one of these at a festival and convinced him to collect eight of the shorts, blow them up to 16mm, and release them commercially as The Erotic Films of Peter De Rome .

The eight short films in the cycle take the viewer on a charged sexual expedition which exists at the intersection of artistry and eroticism. Here, de Rome explores the full experience of intimacy the longing, the pursuit, the passion, the afterglow, and in some cases, the aftermath. From humorous to sardonic, de Rome truly pushes the boundaries of filmmaking as his characters find themselves in surreal scenarios ranging from a wondrous garden to an underground subway. The Erotic Films of Peter de Rome showcase some of the most highly regarded gay art films ever made.

Versions

uncut
uncut
18193:23s UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong real sex for:

The extra running time seems to be for additional material, eg fragments from unfinished films.

The BBFC commented in their 2010 Annual Report:

The Erotic Films of Peter De Rome is a collection of eight short films that date from the early 1970s, some of which feature strong scenes of real sex. The work as a whole has artistic, cultural and historical merit and, in tone and treatment, is distinguishable from a sex work.

uncut
uncut
18105:38s UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong real sex for:
  • 2009 BFI R2 DVD which was not released

Presumably this version contains just the basic collection of eight short films mentioned above.

 v          Erotic Inferno


 X   Erotic Inferno

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  • Private Shots Presents Erotic Inferno
  • Adam & Nicole
Erotic Inferno

Versions

BBFC uncut1814:49s 1976 UK sex film by Trevor Wrenn.
With Michael Watkins, Jennifer Westbrook and Chris Chittell. IMDb

An abridged version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:

  • 1989 Sheptonhurst VHS titled Private Shots Presents Erotic Inferno
~2:55s 1878:23s Passed 18 after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Sheptonhurst VHS
  • 1987 Atlantic VHS
  • 1975 cinema release

From IMDb:

BBFC Edits to:

  • sex scene between Adam & Gayl
  • sex scene between Martin & Nicole
  • scene where Adam attacks Brenda in a bathroom

The submitted cinema running time was noted as 84:41s = 81:18s PAL

uncut
uncut
pre-cert The Hokushin pre-cert VHS was uncut
            Erotic Quartet - 1970 Italy/US/Germany erotic drama by Radley Metzger See Lickerish Quartet
     The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein - 1972 Spain/France horror by Jesus Franco See Curse of Frankenstien
 v          Erotic Zen - 1991 Hong Kong adult comedy by Yi-Hung Lin.


 X   Erotic Zen

Link Here

Erotic Zen is a 1991 Hong Kong adult comedy by Yi-Hung Lin.
Starring Michelle Ko and Mandy Lam. IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1997 VHS.
Summary Notes

A sex-mad couple discover that they are demons, and must have even more sex to regain human form.

Versions

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
3:01s
18 89:58s

submitted
92:39s
UK: Passed 18 after 3:01s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 1997 Eastern Heroes VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • At 31 minutes. When maids look through door, remove all shots with group sex clearly taking place.
  • At 34 minutes. After woman says you bitch in subtitles, remove high angle shot of naked woman suspended from wooden frame surrounded by four naked men in masks, resuming on woman appearing next to man in mask, retaining three shots, and then, after woman says punishment , removing remainder of scene.
 v   The Eroticist - 1972 Italy / France comedy by Lucio Fulci.


 X   The Eroticist

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  • The Senator Likes Women... Despite Appearances and Provided the Nation Doesn't Know
  • All'onorevole piacciono le donne (Nonostante le apparenze... e purche' la nazione non lo sappia)
The Eroticist is a 1972 Italy / France comedy by Lucio Fulci.
Starring Lando Buzzanca, Lionel Stander and Laura Antonelli. IMDb
A short version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for VHS. A restored uncut version has been released by Severin in the US
Summary Notes

Senator Pupis feels a strong and uncontrollable urge to grab women's bottoms, a habit than can lead to embarrassment, especially if the woman in question is head of another state and the occasion a state visit. In his desperation Pupis turns to the clergy for spiritual and psychological help.

Versions

uncut
uncut
MPAA
Unrated
109:38s
=105:15s
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for

Severin say that the film is now fully restored from elements recently discovered in a secret underground vault near The Vatican!

BBFC uncut

cut
pre-cut

1885:11s UK: A short version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 1986 VPD VHS
 v          Escape from Brothel


 X   Escape from Brothel

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Escape from Brothel

Versions

6:38s 1889:32s 1992 Hong Kong video by Wong Lung Wei.

Cantonese exploitation video bearing the Cat III rating. The extensive cuts were inflicted on some naked Kung-Fu antics and the subsequent rape scene. A scene where two girls masturbate with a baseball bat has also been trimmed. (This is not an explicit sex scene even in the original)

The video is available uncut in the Netherlands on the Hollywood East label (HE002)

            Escape from Hell - 1980 Spain/Italy prison drama by Edoardo Mulargia See Hell Prison
            Escape from the Bronx - 1983 Italian Sci-Fi by Enzo G. Castellari See Bronx Warriors 2
 v          Escape from the Insane Asylum - 1986 USA horror by Felix Girard.


 X   Escape from the Insane Asylum

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  • Night of Terror
Escape from the Insane Asylum is a 1986 USA horror by Felix Girard.
Starring Renee Harmon, Frank Neuhaus and Henry Lewis. IMDb
The promotional material notes 2 versions, the original Night of Terror and the shorter Escape From The Insane Asylum.
Promotional Material
After being committed to a sanatorium by her wealthy husband, a rich heiress is on a race against the clock to prove her sanity and to expose the savage medical experiments that are being performed in the asylum.

Versions

uncut
Escape From The Insane Asylum
MPAA
Unrated
~90:00s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2016 Massacre Video [ Escape From The Insane Asylum + Night of Terror versions] R0 DVD at US Amazon
uncut
Night of Terror
MPAA
Unrated
~95:00s

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2016 Massacre Video [ Escape From The Insane Asylum + Night of Terror versions] R0 DVD at US Amazon
            Escape from Women's Prison - is a 1978 Italy action crime drama by Giovanni Brusadori i See Sexual Freedom
 v          Escape Room: Tournament Of Champions - 2021 US/South Africa action horror thriller by Adam Robitel


 X   Escape Room: Tournament Of Champions

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  • Escape Room 2: Tournament Of Champions
  • Escape Room 2
Escape Room: Tournament Of Champions is a 2021 US/South Africa action horror thriller by Adam Robitel
Starring Taylor Russell, Logan Miller and Deborah Ann Woll BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and an Extended Cut. The film is 15 rated by the BBFC but only MPA PG-13 in the US.

Summary Notes

Six people unwillingly find themselves locked in another series of escape rooms, slowly uncovering what they have in common to survive. Joining forces with two of the original survivors, they soon discover they've all played the game before.

Versions

BBFC uncut
Extended Version
run: 95:45s
pal: 91:55s
15UK: The Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for strong threat, violence:

From IMDb. An extended cut featuring 8 minutes of additional footage, including an alternate opening and ending, will provide some insight into the identity of the mysterious GamesMaster.

BBFC uncut
Theatrical Version
run: 88:03s
pal: 84:32s
15

MPAA PG-13

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong threat, violence:

US: Rated PG-13 for violence, terror/peril and strong language

 v          Escort Girls - 1975 UK drama by Donovan Winter.


 X   Escort Girls

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  • All Lovers are Strangers
Escort Girls is a 1975 UK drama by Donovan Winter.
Starring Maria O'Brien, David Dixon and Helen Christie. IMDb
Significantly cut by the BBFC for X rated 1974 cinema release and VHS but later uncut on DVD.
Summary Notes

It is Christmas Eve in London, and various lonely men and women turn to male and female escorts for company.

Versions

uncut
uncut
18100:18s UK: The Extended Version was passed 18 uncut with previous cuts waived for:
BBFC cut
6:19s
18 93:50s UK: An Extended Version was passed 18 after 6:19s of BBFC cuts for
  • 1995 Jezebel VHS

The extended sex/rape scene just ended up extending the cuts to 6:19s

BBFC cut
3:12s
1892:54s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 after 3:12s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1990 Sheptonhurst VHS
BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
101:20s
=97:17s
UK: The Theatrical Version was passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1974 cinema release titled as Escort Girls
  • 1974 cinema release titled All Lovers are Strangers
 v          Eskimo Nell - 1975 UK sex comedy by Martin Campbell.


 X   Eskimo Nell

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  • The Ballad of Eskimo Nell
Eskimo Nell is a 1975 UK sex comedy by Martin Campbell.
Starring Michael Armstrong, Terence Edmond and Christopher Timothy. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1975 cinema release. Uncut on UK home video. Uncut in the US
Summary Review : More Funny than Filthy
British '70's sex comedies tended not to be particularly sexy or particularly funny. This one at least picked a direction and aimed to be funny.

The plot briefly is a young film school graduate is hired to make a version of the infamous poem Eskimo Nell. Eventually the conman producer (Roy Kinnier) has them making 3 versions, a hardcore porn version, a kung fu musical and a gay western to which is later added a wholesome family film.

There's occasional nudity (largely female) most of which is pretty much incidental far more interesting and fun are the glimpses we get of the three films.

The cast is pretty solid, made up of British TV regulars like Christopher Timothy and Katy Manning (Dr Who star who keeps her clothes on).

Versions

uncut
uncut
1881:38s UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 2014 88 Films 40th Anniversary Edition R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2007 Showbox R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 1997 Medusa VHS
  • 1985 Sheptonhurst VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
cut
X cert submitted
85:13s =81:48s
UK: Passed X (18) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1975 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Cuts made to a sex scene involving the shooting of the hardcore version Eskimo Nell

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