Questions tagged [alternate-version]

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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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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Are there different cuts of the ferry scene in “The Dark Knight”?

I just watched "The Dark Knight" again, after having seen it just once before at the cinema in 2008. One of the scenes that stuck with me was the ferry scene. A ferry full of prisoners and a ferry ...
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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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Difference between versions of Carnival of Souls (1962)

I've come across two Carnival of Souls (1962) versions: one has a runtime of ~84 mins, as the uploaded version in MUBI, and the other is ~78 mins long, as stated by IMDb. These are about ~6 extra ...
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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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Do unedited versions of TNT MonsterVision episodes exist? [closed]

I recently rebuilt my Plex server, and while re-assigning posters to TV shows, I see this curious poster is available (I assume custom-made, pulled from theTVDB.com and other sources?). My googling ...
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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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Missing ending scene in 12 Angry Men?

I remember vividly having seen the 1957 film 12 Angry Men in the 1980's on TV (most probably the early 1980's). I remember many specific details of it, including things from the basic plot, and other ...
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What is the addition in the re-released version of Avengers: Endgame?

I heard about the Avengers: Endgame re-release version with additional footage in the US, but I can't see any news about its Indian release. So I was doubtful if it ever gets released here and quite ...
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What is the secret ending of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch?

In Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, there are multiple endings and there suppose to be a secret ending, which was hinted by Netflix itself: But did we figure out which was this ending and what is the path?...
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Was a scene cut from “There Will Be Blood”, where the adopted son explains oil business?

I distinctly remember a charming scene in which H. W., dressed in his suit, explains the business of drilling very articulately to a little girl (perhaps the girl who grows up to be his wife). This ...
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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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The original language version of China Strike Force (2000)

According to the IMDB page of China Strike Force (2000), the language of the movie is Mandarin & English. Wikipedia however calls the language as Cantonese & English (dubbed) but says that ...
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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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Is there any difference between “Constantine: City of Demons” and “Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie”?

I was following DC Animated Movie Universe films and next on the way was Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie (2018) but it was a web series before known as Constantine: City of Demons. Now I am ...
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Difference between versions of “One, Two, Three” (1961)

The movie One, Two, Three (1961) is a Billy Wilder film starring James Cagney. In the film Cagney plays C.R. "Mac" MacNamara, a Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin having been assigned there after a ...
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Why was the saw scene cut from Ferdinand the Bull?

Ferdinand (2017) recently aired on Now TV in the UK as part of the SKY network. In the scenes in the slaughter house, Ferdinand and Valiente are attempting to free Guapo. The rails take them through ...
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Is there a longer alternative version of The Good The Bad and the Ugly?

According to IMDB, the theatrical release of The good, The Bad and the Ugly is 2hr 28mins long. This corresponds with the (old) DVD I have of the movie. But I recently saw an online version that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Are there two separate versions of Hugo Stiglitz's background in Inglourious 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, stated As a German enlisted man, he managed to kill thirteen ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disambiguation between two similar documentaries “World War 2 In Colour”

There was a popular series on World War 2 that was done in color. Wikipedia's Entry says the following: World War II In HD Colour is a 13-episode television documentary series recounting the major ...
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What are the differences between the alternative versions of Blade Runner?

I may have lost count, but the last time I checked there were 4 different cuts of Blade Runner. The original cinema release (with the voice over and the spliced from another movie ending) followed by ...
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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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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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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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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 ...