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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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Never seen again, theatrical footage of Jaws 2?

I watched the theatrical release of Jaws 2 in my childhood. When years later I got the VHS version I was puzzled. I was sure I remembered a full body shot of Miss Amity (Tina Wilcox) at the beginning ...
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What happened to the scene in Babylon 5 where Kosh kills the NaKaleen Feeder?

When I watched Babylon 5 for the first time --- when it first aired --- I distinctly remember a scene towards the end of the "Grail" episode in season 1, when Station personnel are trying to kill the ...
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Were any of the The Matrix movies released with extended editions?

So far I've looked at the Ultimate Matrix Collection on Blu-Ray, which to me seems like the most complete and recent version out there, but the product description makes no mention of extra scenes. ...
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Are there two major versions of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer TV special? [closed]

There are two versions of the Rudolph TV special, right? The original in which the would-be elf dentist yanks all the monster's teeth (really nasty), and the politically correct version where the ...
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Is there an alternate version of Tarkovsky's “The Sacrifice”?

I watched "The Sacrifice" on YouTube. The credits showed the original actors, so this was not a remake. Yet it did not have the famous fixed-camera burning-house scene. In this version the camera ...
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Does the Blu-ray of Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005) have the recreated “spider pit sequence”?

A spider pit scene was shot for the original 1933 King Kong, but was presumably cut from the film due to graphic content and is now considered as lost. Peter Jackson reshot the scene using ...
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Are there two versions of The Notebook's ending? If so, why?

Last night, my partner and I watched The Notebook on (UK) Netflix. At the end of the film, Noah climbs into Allie's bed, where they hold hands and talk about miracles. Cut to birds flying over a lake,...
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Is Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (Død snø 2) entirely in Norwegian?

I've purchased Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead blu-ray, the film is in English and I wonder if I have received a dubbed version or if the movie was recorded in English. The original Dead Snow has only ...
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Are there multiple versions and what are the differences?

I just watched a version of The Chronicles of Riddick that contained scenes that were not in the UK cinema release or the original UK DVD release. The scenes added some extra Furyon mysticism and ...
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Why are movies different from the book? [duplicate]

Book based movies have a tendency not to be as it is in the book. What are the most common reasons that movies change the script to be different from the original book? Are book based movies today ...
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Simpsons intro changes

Does an intro exist from The Simpsons where Bart hits the uranium stick with his skateboard? Because I remember such a scene but can't find it. In the normal intro the uranium stick misses the ...
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Has a 145 minute version of “Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom” ever been published?

The wikipedia italian page says that there is a 145 "original cut" version of the film, I have not been able to find any site that sells it. I found some sites that refer to it, like this, this or ...
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Why did netflix change the number of episodes of La casa de papel

La casa de Papel is an Spanish series that was first aired in 2 parts of 9 and 6 episodes. Part 1 is now available on Netflix but split in 13 episodes as explained in the wikipedia page : instead ...
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Alternate Versions of Movies

I am wondering when I see alternate versions of films on, for example, HBO whether the "exhibitor" has complete freedom to show what they want or the producer offers various versions and the exhibitor ...
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Is there an undubbed version of Hercules (1983)?

Is there an undubbed version of Hercules (1983) in which you hear Lou Ferrigno's original voice?
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Can one obtain the version of All The Money In The World with Kevin Spacey? [closed]

The movie All The Money In The World has been published recently with Christopher Plummer starring instead of Kevin Spacey, who was erased from the movie. So far so good. However, the movie with ...
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Movies for visually impaired

While I was flying to Asia, in the movies section I saw Dunkirk from Christopher Nolan. This was a special edition which when played had the audio and commentator describe the scenes and what was ...
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What are the differences between two climax of Solo?

I'm talking about the Malayalam/Tamil movie Solo After finishing it IMDb Trivia shows that there is two climax scene. The 4th story has two different ending, one is shown in Tamil region and another ...
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Does the DVD version of Galavant change this joke telling viewers to set their DVR?

In the comedy fantasy musical series Galavant, the Season 2 episode "Love and Death" has the royal family of Hortensia receiving "save the date" invitations for war. When Isabella's parents ask when ...
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Why do movie teams shoot alternate endings?

From this question, Which was the first movie with alternate ending? These alternate endings are a special type of deleted scene. In other cases, ideas that were presented but discarded early on ...
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Flashback scene in It (2017)

According to the actor who depicts the evil clown in the movie 'It' (2017), there was originally a 17th-century flashback scene in the script that was shot but cut from final film, which he described ...
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Who has the rights to choose which ending to show?

I was re-watching Stephen King's 1408 (2007) this week and remembered an old question of mine: The first time I saw this movie, was on TNT (Brazil), and I thought it was an amazing movie because I ...
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Is there a version of Harvey in which Harvey becomes visible in the final scene?

I recall seeing a version of Harvey on TV in the late 1970s or early 1980s with James Stewart walking up the hill in the final scene and Harvey appears walking beside him. I'm fairly certain it was in ...
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Is there something similar to a “Radio edit” of a song in television

A lot of songs have multiple edits - usually at least a radio edit and a album edit. To my understanding, the difference is usually that the radio edit is edited to be shorter and more "to-the-point": ...
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Did a TV edit of Die Hard have McClane say “Yippie Ki Yay Melon Farmer”?

In the Die Hard film series, John McClane (Bruce Willis) repeatedly utters the phrase "Yippie Ki Yay" followed by an Oedipal profanity. Needless to say, television broadcast standards in the 1980s ...
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Does “Secret Life of Walter Mitty” have two endings?

A while ago, I watched The Blu-Ray of Ben Stiller's "Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (2013), and I remember it ending as follows: However, I recently watched the movie on Netflix (Canada), and it had a ...
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Theatrical Release vs Home Release Differences

When I saw No Country for Old Men in the theatre, I swear I saw a scene where Llewellyn was crawling through the brush on the river bank AT NIGHT (after he came back into the US). When I recently ...
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Character (and related story) behind actress Peggy Connelly in Houseboat (1958)

Actress Peggy Connelly apparently had a role in Houseboat, the 1958 U.s. movie starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren. Her scenes were cut. I cannot find what her role was, and what part of the story ...
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What are the meanings behind the deleted ending scene in The Shining?

Stanley Kubrick cut a scene at the end of The Shining (1980). In that scene, we would see that Mr. Ullman visits Danny and Wendy Torrance at the hospital where they are recovered fo shock and says to ...
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Why change the order and merge episodes in the extended Sin City?

Sin City has had an extended version that has changed the order of episodes of the original. December 2005 DVD reissue included an extended, reedited version of the film. The four story lines were ...
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Was there a scene in Honey I Shrunk the Kids where Nick talked about the size of his database?

While watching the first few minutes of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids on Netflix, I noticed that the movie was missing a scene that I remembered seeing when I was younger. The scene was located at the ...
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Do Westworld episodes sometimes include bonus content (behind-the-scenes, interviews, etc.) on some platforms?

Watching through Westworld, I have noticed that my downloads from iTunes are shorter than the displayed length on, for example, Amazon VoD. The 90-minute finale is displayed as "1 hour, 35 minutes" on ...
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Does the Spongebob Movie have any Alternate Endings?

While undeniably and immaculate film, the Spongebob movie's final scene raises some questions. Spongebob and Patrick's moustaches gives them an invincible level of self confidence. I think we can all ...
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Why is there an alternate Superman meets Lex Luthor underground scene?

When Superman the Movie came out and later on TV, when Superman first meets up with Lex Luthor in Luthor's underground lair, Superman passes through several tests. He gets shot at, fire, cold, and ...
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What is the difference to the international version of the Twin Peaks pilot and why is there a difference?

I decided to start watching "Twin Peaks". But it has two pilot episodes, one of them an alleged "international version" that is 20 minutes longer than the other. What are the differences between ...
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Why are there lines missing from the Netflix versions of Buffy?

Forgive me if this is the wrong stack for this, but it definitely seems TV related -- Netflix is my only TV provider! This question is primarily about Buffy the Vampire Slayer; I was watching the ...
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Why Walt Disney renamed Zootopia in UK? [duplicate]

Why Walt Disney renamed "Zootopia" as "Zootropolis" in Uk? http://movies.disney.co.uk/zootropolis
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What is the city in Zootopia/Zootropolis called in the US version?

In the U.K. the film Zootopia is called Zootropolis, possibly because of some copyright nonsense (http://www.irishtimes.com/blogs/screenwriter/2016/03/10/why-is-zootopia-called-zootropolis-here/). But ...
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Did they shoot a different ending?

In the Rogue One - Celebration Reel and the Rogue One - Teaser Trailer we saw footage that didn't appear in the theatrical cut, which isn't unusual. However, these shots of Jyn, Cassian and Krennic ...
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Was there a cinema-only scene in The Force Awakens?

I believe to clearly remember an impressive shot from Star Wars: The Force Awakens of stormtroopers emerging from landing ships on Takodana, while already firing at Maz Kanata's castle. I did not find ...
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Is the scene with Romilly different between the IMAX and DVD/BluRay releases of Interstellar?

I originally saw the UK IMAX release of Interstellar and recently saw the BluRay version of it and, did I dream this: When Cooper et al. return from Millers planet (3 hours their time, 23 years ...
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Next (2007) Missing Scene

I recently had a rewatch1 of Next (2007) on Netflix, and had a feeling one of the scenes I remembered was missing. The scene I recall was in the end of the film. It depicted Nicolas Cage's character ...
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Differences between the standard and extended versions of TWD S6 E16

Season 6 of The Walking Dead was finally released on DVD and Blu-ray. Among the special features is an extended version of episode 16: ...executive producers Robert Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple and ...
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Did Andy wear mask and goggles in the original version?

The last sentences of the screenplay for "The Shawshank Redemption" read: A MAN is meticulously stripping the old paint and varnish by hand, face hidden with goggles and kerchief mask. ...
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The Godfather: 2001 vs 2008 edition

What are the differences between both editions except for the colors? Any difference in scenes (additional/removed/replaced scenes)? IMDb says 175 minutes, the Blu-ray info says 177.. So, are there ...
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Who was the horned creature Luthor was seen with in Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition?

In Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition, we see when the SWAT team goes to arrest Luthor, there is a horned demon like creature who suddenly vaporizes. Does anyone know who that creature is and what is ...
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What protocols did NASA stop using during Apollo 9 that the CNSA is still using?

In the amazing film, "The Martian", there is a montage sequence where everyone is figuring out how to get the Hermes resupplied for it's rescue mission of Space Pirate Mark Watney. During this ...
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What version of Casino (1995) is the uncut version?

I cannot for the life of me find the proper uncut version of Martin Scorsese's Casino. Do you know where I can find it? The version is instantly recognizable as it has a gory close up of the pen ...
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Giant baby scene cut out of Benjamin Button?

I think I remember seeing a quick shot of the cronologically older and therefore younger Benjamin Button in a trailer for the movie. I can't find this anywhere now. It seems logical that a scene like ...
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Why was the cocoon scene edited out of Alien?

I thought the cocoon scene in the original Alien movie was pretty powerful and you really feel Ripley's fear and uncertainty. In the scene Ripley finds alien castings in the hold of the ship and the ...