An alternate edit to a film (or less commonly, a TV show) which may include new or deleted scenes, removing or re-ordering existing scenes or updating special effects.

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Why was the sound of an off-screen gunshot removed from a critical scene in a Magnum P.I. episode?

I’ve been rewatching old Magnum P.I. episodes and noticed something odd in the episode titled “Never Again ... Never Again” which is the 7th episode in the 1st season of the show. Without giving too ...
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What was the original ending in “Vámonos con Pancho Villa”?

I've heard the original ending for Vámonos con Pancho Villa (Fernando de Fuentes, México, 1936) was changed. What was the original ending? Why was it changed? If possible, I'd need sources.
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Scene in which end of dinner is signaled by strict father placing napkin on table

My parents both remember a movie scene with the following description: A family has finished eating dinner, and two young boys are silently waiting to be excused. Their strict father places his napkin ...
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What edition of Underworld has Rhona Mitra retconned into it?

While watching Underworld on Netflix, I noticed that in flashbacks the original blonde Sonja (Jazmin Dammak) had been replaced by the brunette version from Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (Rhona ...
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Ending of I Am Legend (2007)

The version of I Am Legend which I watched ended with Will Smith alive, but my friend claims that he had watched the same movie, in which he was killed by the zombies. I have gone through a similar ...
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Modifications to the Star Wars original trilogy

What stages of revisions were done to the original Star Wars trilogy? meaning, how many times were they changed, when, and why? It seems there was one for the recent Blu-ray release. I know the Young ...
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What relevance does the comic reading subplot in the Ultimate Cut have?

What was with the subplot of comics "Tales of the Black Freighter" in the film Watchmen and how is it relevant to the story? Note: Tales of the Black Freighter is a part of Ultimate cut of the movie. ...
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Are there two separate versions of Hugo Stiglitz's background in Inglorious Basterds?

I've seen Inglourious Basterds a few times. I recall that the Samuel L. Jackson voice over which gave a background of Hugo Stiglitz went like this As a German enlisted man, he managed to kill ...
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Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?

Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?
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How to obtain a good version of Pinocchio?

My understanding is that there have been problems getting a good copy of Pinocchio due to loss of original high quality masters. Supposedly the 1980s VHS edition is faithful to the original, but ...
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What are the differences between the US and UK cuts of the church scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service?

I will try to avoid spoilers but this question is meant for people who HAVE seen the movie. Apparently there are three different cuts of this movie as far as I know: US cut UK cut Indonesian cut ...
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Annie 2014 full script [duplicate]

Is there any site I would be able to find the full transcript of the Annie 2014 movie dialogue? The girls I babysit wanted to perform it in a play with their friends and I can't find any part of the ...
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Has Bruce Dern's opening scene in the DVD of Bobby Z been cut out?

In the beginning of the movie Bobby Z (2007) there is a scene with Bruce Dern playing a beach bum, hippie. He introduces the story of the film. I saw it this way on Netflix. However, on the DVD copy ...
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Was the ending to Limitless reshot?

I love the 2011 movie Limitless. In the last scene, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro talk about Bradley becoming president and how Bradley has made his intelligence permanent. Does anyone know ...
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Why is The Punisher's “declaration of intent” missing from the German version?

There's a particular dialogue during the underrated (pun intended) Thomas Jane classic The Punisher where Frank Castle explains his intentions as spoken from the off (in a supposed farewell letter, I ...
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To which degree are movies filmed simultaneously in different languages?

After having watched the Tamil movie Raavanan I was surprised to learn that there is also, Raavan, a Hindi version of this movie, which was produced and released simultaneously by the same director ...
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Edition with 1-hour episodes each of TV series 24?

I wonder if there's a DVD release or similar of the TV series 24, in which each episode lasts one hour. What they showed on TV was only ever 42 minutes of the series, and the rest being used for ...
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47 Ronin runtime?

I was looking to buy 47 Ronin on Blu-ray, but there seems to be some confusion regarding the runtime of the film. Amazon.com has it listed at a ridiculously long 238 minutes, this can't be correct. ...
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Does there exist a full, “Director's Cut” version of Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

I remember watching this on TV many, many moons ago (maybe early 90's?) and there was a scene where Spiccoli is explaining how he got a guitar pick from Mick Jagger. It was definitely not in the ...
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Is there a director's cut of Jackie Brown?

I re-watched Jackie Brown for the first time in a long time on Netflix last night. I know that Netflix usually only shows the theatrical versions of movies, not the director's cuts. However, from my ...
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What are the differences between the 138min and 131min versions of Christiane F.?

Recently I realized that there are some differences in the runtime of Christiane F. In IMDB there are two runtimes. One is 138min and another is 131min. And they said that the 131min version is a ...
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Confusion over the run time of 'Fireflies in the Garden'

Could someone please clear up the runtime confusion of this film? I've seen it listed at 89 minutes, 94 minutes, 98 minutes, 99 minutes, and 120 minutes. I watched it online for the first time and ...
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What are the differences between the Region 1 and Region 2 Releases of Revolver?

While reading the Wikipedia entry on the 2005 Film Revolver I noticed it mentioned that Region 2 is the original 2005 theatrical release, while Region 1 is the 2007 reedited version, created by ...
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What are the differences among different versions of a movie? [duplicate]

While going to download movies, I always feel at a loss when I see multiple versions of a single film are uploaded in a single website. I can see theatrical version, directors cut version and extended ...
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Butterfly effect: what was the original ending and why was it changed?

The movie The Butterfly effect has multiple and very different endings. Specifically there appears to be two factors on the main character's decision: Save his girlfriend's life Save his ...
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Alternate “Fellowship of the Ring” Opening

I went to see "Fellowship of the Ring" within its first week of showing at a cinema. I remember it having a scene at the beginning that has Frodo being asked to tell the story of how he lost his ...
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Any differences between The Avengers releases?

This weekend, Marvel's re-releasing The Avengers into theaters in the US. At the moment there's little information on whether this release is identical to the original release. Many blogs are taking ...
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Was Gremlins 2 the first film to re-adapt a scene for release on different media?

In Gremlins 2 the Gremlins supposedly get into the projection booth and wreak havoc with the film. It snaps and the Gremlin in the projection booth starts making hand shadows.... Etc. In the home ...
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Are there any differences between the new and old Titanic version besides 3D?

The newest Hollywood trend seems to be taking old movies like Star Wars and Lion King and rerelease them with an additional third dimension to squeeze the last bit of money out of them. Now it hit ...
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Director's Cut, Editor's Cut, Theatrical Cut. What do these mean?

What do the following terms mean in movie business? Director's Cut Editor's Cut Theatrical Cut What are the differences between them? Are there any other cut s?
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What is the definitive ending to Kiss Me Deadly?

Robert Aldrich's archetypal film noir, Kiss Me Deadly, is highly influential and well rated by many critics. But the original version is said to suffer because parts of the very last scene were often ...
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When was the Star Wars Chasm Fail edited out?

I saw Star Wars the weekend it was released in L.A. I distinctly remember Luke trying to rope the scaffolding and missing when crossing the chasm with Leia. Leia gives him a kiss and says, "For Luck" ...
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Is there an alternative cut of The Truman Show?

When I saw The Truman Show at the cinema, it was edited more heavily to make it look like a documentary about how the show was made, by whom and the actors in it, etc. Some things were mentioned ...
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Why did Hel get cut from the American version of Metropolis?

In the American cut of Metropolis the mentioning of Hel is completely removed from the movie. But it pretty much explains Dr. Rotwangs actions. Why was such an important story-element taken away?