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Paayum Puli Paayum Puli is a 2015 action crime musical by Suseenthiran.
Starring Vishal, Kajal Aggarwal and Samuthirakani. BBFC link
BBFC category cuts were required for a 12A rated cinema release in 2015.
BBFC cut
category cuts
54s
12A 134:27s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence after 54s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2015 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Distributor chose to reduce violence and bloody injury detail in order to achieve a 12A certificate. A 15 without cuts was available.
The Pacifier

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Pacifier Full Screen Vin Diesel

The Pacifier is a 2005 Canada/USA family action comedy by Adam Shankman.
With Vin Diesel, Brittany Snow and Max Thieriot. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Summary Notes

Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father, a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

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uncut
MPAA
PG
~96:00s
=~92:00s
US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:
BBFC cut
category
cut
PG Cert 91:22s UK: Passed PG for mild comic action violence after BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2005 Buena Vista R2 DVD
  • 2005 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • Company chose to remove the word "spazz" in order to achieve a PG classification. An uncut 12 was available.
  • The word 'spaz' was replaced with the word 'jerk'.
Paddington Paddington is a 2014 UK / France family comedy by Paul King.
Starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Julie Walters. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb

The film made the news after the BBFC consumer advice was re-worded from:

dangerous behaviour, mild threat, mild sex references, mild bad language.

The BBFC changed the wording of its guidance after the Daily Mail ran a story about the PG rating for the film. It seems that the Paddington author Michael Bond was totally amazed at the term mild sex references used by the BBFC. After an approach from the film's distributor the BBFC altered the term mild sex references to innuendo . The distributor also asked for clarity to the frequency of mild bad language, and the BBFC duly obliged by adding the descriptor, infrequent. So the consumer advice now reads:

dangerous behaviour, mild threat, innuendo, infrequent mild bad language.

Padikkathavan
  • Fauladi
uncut
uncut
15 cert 163:19s 1985 India drama by Rajasekar.
With Ambika, Shivaji Ganesan and Jaishankar. IMDb

A longer version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2009 Ayngaran R2 DVD

The BBFC commented:

  • The video release is longer than the film which was passed 12A and contains stronger material. The video release was passed at 15 for strong violence and hard drug use.

    The strong violence occurs in several action sequences. The scenes are stylised and somewhat fantastical, but contain clear detail of

    The initial action sequence also contains brief shots of a man snorting cocaine. As the sole brief moments of hard drug use, the scenes met the BBFC Guidelines at 15 which require that Drug taking may be shown but the film as a whole must not promote or encorage drug misuse .

    The video includes a passing reference to rape which occurs in the broad comic context that characterises the film when two men mistake another man, who has disguised himself in female clothing, for a woman. The characters involved are portrayed as unglamourous and quite stupid, and the reference does not carry any encouragement or endorsement of sexual violence.

BBFC uncut 12A cert 146:00s A shorter version was passed 12A for:
  • 2009 cinema release
Painted Smile

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  • Murder Can Be So Deadly
BBFC
cut
12 cert

A Cert

56:36s

submitted
61:40s
=59:12s

Painted Smile is a 1962 UK thriller by Lance Comfort.
With Liz Fraser, Kenneth Griffith and Peter Reynolds. IMDb

UK: The cut Cinema Version was passed 12 without further BBFC cuts for:

  • 2009 Odeon R2 DVD

UK: Passed A after BBFC category cuts for:

  • 1961 cinema release
The Pallbearer

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3s 12 cert 93:54s 1997 release comedy by Matt Reeves
Pamela 1974 US adult film by Radley Metzger (Henry Paris) with Barbara Bourbon and Sonny Landham

See Sex Film Cuts: The Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann

Pandiya Naadu Pandiya Naadu is a 2013 action drama by Susindran.
With Vishal, Vikranth and Lakshmi Menon. BBFC link

Cut for category for UK cinema release

BBFC cut
category cuts
2:15s
12A
 
142:16s
 
UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence and injury detail after 2:15s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2013 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Company chose to reduce or remove moments of strong violence (including sight of blood during gun battles and sight of characters being attacked with machetes) in order to obtain a 12A classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 classification was available to the distributor.
BBFC uncut 15 144:31s

 

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence for:
  • 2013 cinema release but not released, distributors preferred a cut 12A version
The Pandora Project

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3s 15 cert 86:14s 1998 US action film by John Terlesky/Jim Wynorski
Panic in Needle Park

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Panic Needle Park Blu ray

The Panic In Needle Park is a 1971 USA drama by Jerry Schatzberg.
Starring Al Pacino, Kitty Winn and Alan Vint. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Banned by the BBFC for 1971 cinema release but unbanned and X uncut for 1974 cinema release. The BBFC cut the 1987 18 rated VHS but was passed 18 uncut for 2002 DVD. In the US the PG rated is version is cut and the R rated version is uncut.

Summary Review: Moderately Worthwhile

The film focuses on the ups and downs of two doomed souls, Bobby and Helen, who wasted their lives in a downward spiral into hell without any realistic thought for tomorrow.

Panic has a bittersweet taste of an independent film: improvisational, free-form and razor-sharp realistic. There is no music throughout the film, only dialogues and real life sounds. It tastes like a stale cigarette. Depressive mood and sordidness of Manhattan's Upper West Side are reflected perfectly. Intense and disturbing depiction of heroine shots are almost documentary nature. 

The performances of Al Pacino and Kitty Winn are top notch. The role earned Winn the Best Actress Award at the 1971 Cannes Film Festival.

The only downside is that it drags along at snails pace. It's moderately worthwhile and falls short of being a classic.

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uncut
18

MPAA R

105:06s UK: Passed 18 uncut with previous BBFC cuts waived for:
mpaa cut
cut
MPAA PG
MPAA
  US: The cut PG rated release has been shorn of drug use and profanity
BBFC cut
57s
18 103:52s UK: Passed 18 after 57s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1987 Film & Video VHS

The BBFC cuts were:

  • for supposedly instructional shots of heroin preparation and injection.
uncut
uncut
X cert 109:32s
=105:09s
UK: Passed X (18) uncut for:
  • 1974 cinema release
banned
banned
rejected   UK: Banned by the BBFC for:
  • 1971 cinema release
Panic in Year Zero!

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Panic Year Zero DVD Milland

Panic in Year Zero! is a 1962 USA Sci-Fi horror thriller by Ray Milland.
Starring Ray Milland, Jean Hagen and Frankie Avalon. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1962 cinema release. Uncut for 15 rated DVD in 2015.

Summary Notes

While on a fishing trip, Harry Baldwin (Ray Milland) and his family hear an explosion and realize that Los Angeles has been leveled by a nuclear attack. Looters and killers are everywhere. Escaping to the hills with his family, he sets about the business of surviving in a world where, he knows, the old ideals of humanity will be first casualties. Not one to give up, he holds up a store for supplies and hides the family in a cave.

BBFC uncut
uncut
15

MPAA
Unrated

88:19s

UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, threat for:

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2016 Kino Classics (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 19th April 2016
  • 2016 Kino Classics R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 19th April 2016
BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
X pre 1970 submitted
91:46s
=88:06s
UK: Passed X (18) after compulsory cuts for:
  • 1962 cinema release
Papanasam Papanasam is a 2015 India thriller by Jeethu Joseph.
Starring Kamal Haasan, Gautami and Niveda Thomas. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were required for a 2015 12A rated cinema release.

Summary Notes

Suyambulingam, an uneducated but hard working and self-made cable operator leads a peaceful life in the town of Papanasam with his wife and 2 daughters. When some unexpected turn of events leads to an accidental murder, he throws himself into the quagmire to save his daughter and his family from the impending nightmare. How he fares in his ingenious attempts to extract his family out of the soup is what forms the crux of this thriller.

BBFC cut
category cuts
28s
12A 178:14s UK: Passed 12A for moderate violence, sexualised threat after 28s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2015 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Company chose to remove a scene of violence (in which a character's fingers are broken) in order to obtain a 12A classification. A 15 classification, without cuts, was available.
Papaya: Love Godess of the Cannibals

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  • Papaya dei Caraibi
Papaya: Love Godess of the Cannibals s a 1978 Italy horror by Joe D'Amato.
Starring Melissa Chimenti, Sirpa Lane and Maurice Poli. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Uncut by the BBFC or MPAA. Variant versions have resulted from re-inserting deleted material

Summary Notes

A team of geologists attempt to remove a native cannibal population from an island to perform atomic research, but the cannibals' female leader disposes of them one by one by seduction.

uncut
Rebuild Version
18 85:21s UK: The Rebuild Version was passed 18 uncut for strong sex, nudity and violence for: See article from dvdcompare.net . The Shameless release has a credit sequence about a minute longer than the Severin US release. There is also an extra 10s of re-inserted material left out of the Severin US release on technical quality grounds.
uncut
Restored Version
MPAA
Unrated
87:45s
=84:14s 
US: The Restored Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
uncut
uncut
international   Worldwide: Previous releases did not include the material re-inserted in 2010.
Papillon

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Papillon DVD

 

Uncut version is available at:
R2 DVD at UK Amazon
R1 DVD at UK Amazon
uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

144:26s 1973 US/France prison drama by Franklin J Schaffner.
With Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman and Victor Jory. IMDb

Passed 15 uncut for:

The US release is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

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uncut
18

MPAA
R Rated

144:13s Passed 18 uncut for:
  • 1995 VCI VHS
  • 1990 VCI VHS
  • 1986 RCA/Columbia VHS
BBFC
cut
AA certificate   Passed AA (14) after BBFC cuts for:
  • 1973 cinema release

The submitted running time was noted as 150:18s = 144:17s PAL

Paprika

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  • Paprika, Life in a Brothel

Paprika Deborah Caprioglio

Paprika is a 1991 Italy drama by Tinto Brass.
Starring Debora Caprioglio, Stéphane Ferrara and Martine Brochard. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 2002 18 rated VHS. Uncut and MPAA Unrated for 2016 DVD and Blu-ray.

Summary Notes

A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.

uncut
uncut
No Cert

MPAA
Unrated

  UK:  Reportedly accidentally released uncut for:
  • 2002 Arrow VHS

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

BBFC cut
compulsory cuts
1:56s
18 109:24s

submitted
111:21s
UK: Passed 18 after 1:56s of BBFC compulsory cuts for:
  • 2002 Arrow VHS (reported to have accidentally been released uncut)
The BBFC commented:
  • Cuts required to a scene featuring abusive seduction and sexual activity between uncle and niece, and a scene featuring urolagnia, in order to achieve the requested 18.
Paprika

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1:56s 18 109:24s 1991 Italian sex drama by Tinto Brass (Arrow)

Cut by 1:56s when submitted in 2002: Cuts required to a scene featuring abusive seduction and sexual activity between uncle and niece and a scene featuring urolagnia.

No doubt due to an oversight the UK Arrow DVD is in fact uncut

Paradise Alley

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42s 15 cert 102:6s 1978 US drama by Sylvester Stallone

From cuts details on IMDb :

All UK versions are cut by 42s by the BBFC to remove shots of a tethered and gagged monkey in Cosmo's closet.

Paradise Canyon

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  • Guns Along the Trail
  • Paradise Ranch
15s U cert 52:52s 1935 US Western by Carl Pierson

DVDs from 2003 to 2009 all similarly cut: Compulsory cuts were required to the sight of real animal cruelty (in this case, several horses being tripped in an illegal fashion, and a horse being ridden off a cliff into water)

uncut U cert 52:37s No cuts mentioned for the 1935 cinema release nor the videos from 1987 to 1998
Paradise Faith Paradise Faith is a 2012 Austria/Germany/France drama by Ulrich Seidl.

See Hardcore 18s List: Paradise faith

Paradise Lost

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  • Turistas

Paradise Lost Extreme Josh Duhamel

Paradise Lost is a 2006 US horror by John Stockwell.
With Josh Duhamel, Melissa George and Olivia Wilde. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Exists as an R rated Theatrical Version and a slightly nastier Unrated Version. Both are uncut by the BBFC

Summary Notes

A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.

uncut
uncut
18

MPAA
Unrated

91:54s UK: The Unrated Version/Extreme Edition was passed 18 uncut for:

US: Uncut and MPAA unrated for:

From IMDb:

  • Features an extra/extended scene between Finn and Arolea,
  • as well as more explicit shots of Amy being "operated" on
BBFC uncut

MPAA
cut

18

MPAA
R rated

89:37s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2007 Lions Gate R2 DVD
  • 2007 cinema release as Lost Paradise
  • 2006 cinema release as Turistas
Paramasivan

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  • Paramasivan: The Third Eye
BBFC uncut 15 cert 157:29s 2006 India action film by P Vasu.
With Jayaram, Ajith Kumar and Laila. IMDb

A long version was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2006 Ayngaran DVD
BBFC uncut 12A cert 146:01s
=140:11s
A short version was passed 12A without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2006 cinema release
Paramedics

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3:58s 18 62:58s 1997 US documentary

Cut in 2005 with the following BBFC comments:

The reality TV genre continues to generate material which can challenge the limits of the adult classification. Paramedics is a fly-on-the-wall documentary with a cameraman following American paramedic crews as they attend serious accidents and incidents. It required cuts to remove some of the more extreme and detailed shots of gory and serious real injuries, including close-ups of a leg severed by a train and footage of a dead woman being dragged from the wreckage of her car, on a number of grounds, including that exposure to these kinds of images may encourage the development of callous attitudes amongst members of the audience.

Paranoia Agent: Episodes 8,9,10 (Volume 3)

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  • Mousou dairinin

Paranoia Agent Vol 3 DVD cover

1:20s

 

18 75:26s 2004 Japanese TV Series by Sotoshi Kon

Cut in 2006 with the following BBFC comment: Compulsory cuts required (on potential harm grounds) to the sight of a child attempting to hang herself, and accompanying subtitles.

See the full article at www.lyris-lite.net/fu_archives/000347.html

At the start of March, the BBFC set a new record in baffling and inane decisions when they defaced the British DVD of The Ren & Stimpy Show to remove a comedy hanging scene.

They're at it again this month, as another animated TV show - this time one from Japan called Paranoia Agent. The BBFC site tells us that there were "Cuts required (on potential harm grounds) to the sight of a child attempting to hang herself, and accompanying subtitles".

This is utterly INSANE as the DVD is rated 18. That means that anyone under the age of 18 is NOT allowed to buy it by law! The advice on the site already tells us that the show (or at least these particular episodes of it) have "strong suicide references" as a theme.

The uncut region 1 DVD is available at US Amazon

Paranoiac

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Paranoiac DVD Liliane Brousse

Paranoic is a 1963 UK horror by Freddie Francis.
With Janette Scott, Oliver Reed and Sheila Burrell. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated cinema release in 1963. The same cut version has been released since

Summary Review: Efficient thriller

Wealthy psychotic who is is coddled by his aunt in their palatial mansion is visited by his supposedly long lost brother.

An odd, low key black & white film is beautifully directed by Freddie Francis. The plot has plenty of twists and turns to keep you off guard.

The acting is good. Reed especially is fantastic, his violent rages are frightening and you can always see the madness lurking underneath him.

An efficient thriller which keeps you entertained and guessing. Recommended.

BBFC cut
cut

best available
best
available

12 cert

X cert

79:54s

Cinema
submitted
80:29s

 

UK: Passed 12 for moderate horror without further BBFC cuts for:
It seems likely that the Eureka release was the same 1963 cut cinema release but this is not absolutely confirmed. See article from dvdoutsider.co.uk .

UK: Passed X after BBFC cuts for:

  • 1963 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Paranormal Activity

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Paranormal Activity is a 2007 US horror mystery by Oren Peli.
With Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat and Mark Fredrichs. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

There are 3 versions. Theatrical, Alternative & Director's Cut. All are uncontentious in terns of content and reviewer's preference

uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

82:13s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for strong language and threat:
  • 2010 Icon [Theatrical + Alternate End] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2010 Icon [Theatrical + Alternate End] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2009 cinema release

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

The BBFC explained:

Paranormal Activity is a US horror film that presents as a case history conveyed through hand-held camera footage seemingly filmed by the performers and which relates how a young American couple are threatened by paranormal manifestations in their new house. It was passed 15 for strong language and threat.

At 15 , BBFC Guidelines for language state that There may be frequent use of strong language (eg 'fuck'). and this film contains strong language that fits within this guideline and the frequency of which exceeds the 12A/12 rubric.

As for horror, this film's content exceeds the 12A/12 Guideline which states that Moderate physical and psychological threat may be permitted, provided disturbing sequences are not frequent or sustained. . This film features frequent strong threat and menace from the opening minutes until the final scene as the couple's camera records offscreen sounds and manifestations that graduate in frequency and intensity to the point where the threat becomes tangible and physical. The film's hand-held camerawork lends the horror and intensity a greater sense of realism and immediacy as the film's power is not reliant on gore or special effects but instead, credibly depicts an unknown force with growing power overwhelming the lives of a young couple in a realistic domestic setting. The lack of sadistic or sexualised elements meant that the film is permissible at 15 , but the strength, frequency and sustained nature of the threat and terrorisation meant that it was not allowable at 12A/12 .

Paranormal Activity also contains an oblique moderate sex reference to unseen sexual activity, additional mild sex references and mild language.

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Alternative Version
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

81:49s UK: The Alternate Ending Version was passed 15 uncut for

US: Uncut and MPAA R Rated for:

From IMDb. The Alternate Ending Version released on US/UK DVD/Blu-Ray differs from both the Theatrical and the Director's Cuts and was filmed separately from both of them and was reportedly only showed at one public screening.

uncut
Director's
Cut
    There is also a Director's Cut, comprised of the unedited film with three possible endings.
Paranormal Activity 2

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uncut
alternative
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

93:59s 2010 US mystery by Tod Williams.
With Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat and Molly Ephraim . IMDb

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

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com :

The Unrated Version runs 7 minutes longer and shows more ghost terror in form of dropping baby's high chair, burning food and hot nuts in the whirlpool. None of these scenes are really important for the story development and most likely they got removed to shorten the running time of the movie.

uncut
alternative
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

87:20s The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2011 Paramount Online
  • 2011 Paramount R2 DVD
  • 2010 cinema release
Paranormal Activity 3

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uncut
Director's Cut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

93:54s
=90:09s
Paranormal Activity 3 is a 2011 US horror by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman.
With Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown and Christopher Nicholas Smith. IMDb

UK: The Extended/Unrated Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut for strong language and threat for:

  • 2012 Paramount Online
  • 2012 Paramount [Director's + Theatrical] R2 DVD/RB Blu-ray combo at UK Amazon

US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The Director's Cut is 9:59s longer but only adds a little creepiness here and there, and one new shock effect.

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

80:37s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for strong language and threat for:
  • 2012 Paramount Online
  • 2012 Paramount R2 DVD
  • 2011 cinema release
Paranormal Activity 4

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Paranormal Activity 4 is a 2012 USA horror by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman.
With Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton and Matt Shively. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
There's a theatrical Version and Extended Version. Neither have troubled censors in the UK and US.
uncut
Extended Version
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

96:47s UK: The Director's Cut/Extended Version was p assed 15 uncut for strong threat and language for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The uncontroversial new footage doesn't improve the movie much, but it's a nice bonus.

uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert

MPAA R

83:31s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for strong threat and language for:
  • 2013 Paramount [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2013 Paramount [Theatrical + Extended] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2012 cinema release
Paranormal Activity: The Marked One

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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones is a 2014 USA horror thriller by Christopher Landon.
With Andrew Jacobs, Jorge Diaz and Gabrielle Walsh. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Exists as a Theatrical Version and an Extended Version

Summary Notes

Jesse begins experiencing a number of disturbing and unexplainable things after the death of his neighbor. As he investigates, it isn't long before Jessie finds he's been marked for possession by a malevolent demonic entity, and it's only a matter of time before he is completely under its control...

uncut
Extended Version
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

100:49s UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language and supernatural threat for:
  • 2014 Paramount video

US: The Extended Version is MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2014 Paramount [Theatrical + Extended] (RA) Blu-Ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon

Presumably the DVD disk has the R rated version and the Blu-ray disk has the Unrated version

See  pictoral version details from  movie-censorship.com . The Extended Version runs 16:42s longer. Most of this is filler but some of the material is worth having and makes for a better film.

uncut
Theatrical Version
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

84:03s UK: The Theatrical Version  was passed 15 uncut for strong language and supernatural threat for:
  • 2014 Paramount video
  • 2013 cinema release

US: The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated for:

Paranormal Activity: the Ghost Dimension

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  • Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
  • Paranormal Activity 5
Paranormal Activity: the Ghost Dimension is a 2015 USA horror by Gregory Plotkin.
Starring Chris J Murray, Brit Shaw and Ivy George. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and an Extended Version. There is also an alternative ending for the Extended Version.

Summary Notes

The Ghost Dimension, follows a new family, The Fleeges - father Ryan (Chris J. Murray), mother Emily (Brit Shaw) and their young daughter Leila (Ivy George) - Who move into a house and discover a video camera and a box of tapes in the garage. When they look through the camera's lens, they begin to see the paranormal activity happening around them - including the re-emergence of young Kristi and Katie.

BBFC uncut
Extended Version
15

MPAA
Unrated

97:14s UK: The Extended Version with alternative end was passed 15 uncut for strong supernatural threat, violence, strong language for:
  • 2016 Paramount 3D + 2D [Theatrical + Extended + alternative end] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Paramount 2D [Theatrical + Extended + alternative end] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon

US: The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2016 Paramount 2D + 3D [Theatrical + Extended + Alternative ending] (RA) Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon

Presumably the DVD disk has the R rated version and the Blu-ray disk has the Unrated version

See  pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com .

BBFC uncutExtended Version
Alternative Ending
15

MPAA
Unrated

94:59s UK: The Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for strong supernatural threat, violence, strong language for:
  • 2016 Paramount 3D + 2D [Theatrical + Extended + alternative end] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Paramount 2D [Theatrical + Extended + alternative end] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
uncut
Theatrical Version
15

MPAA R

87:58s
=84:27s

UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong supernatural threat, violence, strong language for:
  • 2016 Paramount 3D + 2D [Theatrical + Extended] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Paramount 2D [Theatrical + Extended] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2016 Paramount [Theatrical only] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2015 2D + 3D cinema release

US: The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated for:

  • 2016 Paramount 2D + 3D [Theatrical + Extended + Alternative ending] (RA) Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon
  • 2016 Paramount [Theatrical Version only] R1 DVD
Pardes 39s PG Cert 189:06s 1997 Indian film by Subhash Ghai
The Pardon

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The Pardon is a 2012 USA drama by Tom Anton.
With John Hawkes, Jaime King and T.J. Thyne. YouTube icon IMDb

Cut prior to US release

mpaa cut
cut
MPAA PG-13   US: Cut and MPAA rated PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing violent images, sexual situations and some drug content.

Nudity and drug use seemingly cut in the US resulting in the downgrade of the consumer advice from the previous submission that was rated PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing violent imagery, nudity and sexual situations, and for brief drug use.

The Parent Trap

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1s PG Cert 122:54s 1998 US children's film by Nancy Meyer

According to the BBFC it was cut because it showed a close-up of a needle being used for ear piercing: This seemed worryingly imitable for a PG comedy which was ideal in every way for an audience of primary school children.

Parlor Parlor is a 2015 Lithuania horror by Devon Downs and Kenny Gage.

See Killer Ink
 

The Party's Over

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Partys Over Blu ray DVD

The Party's Over is a 1965 UK drama by Guy Hamilton.
With Oliver Reed, Clifford David and Ann Lynn. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 1964 cinema release. Uncut for 2010 BFI DVD/Blu-ray Combo

Summary Notes

An American businessman visits London and is horrified to discover his nubile teenage daughter has become involved with a gang of thuggish "beatniks". Her involvement leads to wild parties, sex, death and necrophilia.

The striking thing about this film is the complete lack of compassion or emotion shown by the cast towards each other and the situation they find themselves in and this results in the film having a somewhat depressing undertone.

However, it is always a pleasure and most interesting to see a young Oliver Reed, and an even younger Louise Sorel makes a notable appearance with a good supporting cast of solid British character actors.

uncut
uncut
12 cert 90:44s UK: Passed 12 uncut for moderate drug and sex references and sight of suicide for:
  • 2010 BFI Video [Uncut + Theatrical Versions] R0 Blu-ray/R0 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
BBFC cut
2:44s
12 cert

X cert

88:00s

submitted
93:39s
=89:54s

UK:  The Original Cut Theatrical Version was passed 12 uncut for moderate drug and sex references and sight of suicide for:
  • 2010 BFI Video [Uncut + Theatrical Versions] R0 Blu-ray/R0 DVD Combo at UK Amazon
UK: Passed X (16) after 2:44s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 1964 cinema release
The Passion of Anna

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  • A Passion
  • En Passion
25s 12 cert 96:03s 1970 Sweden drama by Ingmar Bergman

The BBFC cut the 2004 DVD: Cuts required to sight of dog hanging by neck

uncut AA certificate   The 1970 cinema release was uncut
The Passion of the Christ

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  • The Passion
  • The Passion: Recut
  • La pasión de Cristo

Passion Christ Blu ray Jim Caviezel

The Passion of the Christ is a 2004 USA religious drama by Mel Gibson.
Starring Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci and Maia Morgenstern. BBFC link IMDb
The Original Version was passed 18 uncut by the BBFC for 2004 cinema release and subsequent home videos. A toned down Re-cut Version was produced in 2005 which was rated 15 without BBFC cuts for cinema and home video. The Original Version is Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US but the Re-cut Version is MPAA Unrated.

Summary Notes

A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed 'miracles' and has publicly announced that he is 'the Son of God'--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of Jerusalem. There, the leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy; subsequently, his trial results with the leaders condemning him to his death. Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor of Palestine, for his sentencing. Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees. Realizing that his own decision will cause him to become embroiled in a political conflict, Pilate defers to King Herod in deciding the matter of how to persecute Jesus.

BBFC uncut
Original Version
18

MPAA R

121:15s

UK: The Original Version was passed 18 uncut for extended scenes of strong violence for:
  • 2016 Icon Home Entertainment [Subtitled] video
  • 2010 Icon [Original Version + Re-cut Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2010 Icon [Original Version + Re-cut Version] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. video
  • 2007 Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. video
  • 2004 MGM Home Entertainment (Europe) video
  • 2004 Deluxe Media Services video
  • 2004 cinema release
US: The Original Version is uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2010 20th Century Fox [Original Version + Re-cut Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2010 20th Century Fox [Original Version + Re-cut Version] R1 DVD at US Amazon
BBFC uncut
Re-cut Version

cut
pre-cut

15

MPAA
Unrated

116:47s

UK: The Re-cut version was pre-cut for a 15 rating for extended scenes of strong violence for:
  • 2016 Icon Home Entertainment [Subtitled] video
  • 2010 Icon [Original Version + Re-cut Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2010 Icon [Original Version + Re-cut Version] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2007 Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. video
  • 2005 cinema release titled The Passion - Recut
US: The Re-cut version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2010 20th Century Fox [Original Version + Re-cut Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon
  • 2010 20th Century Fox [Original Version + Re-cut Version] R1 DVD at US Amazon

The pre-cuts were:

  • The most graphic scenes were cut particularly the scourging.

The film was a big hit for religious people but the violence was considered a little strong for many of the target audience so this toned down version was created.

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

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12s 18 116:26s 1973 US film by Sam Peckinpah.

Similar cuts for all cinema and video/DVD versions:

  • 2 shots of a cockfight
  • a horse falling headfirst have been removed.
  • use of live chickens for target practise (apparently goaded into action by spraying lighter fuel in their faces)

Version shown on TNT and now TCM seems uncut

Pathfinder

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  • Pathfinder: The Legend of the Ghost Warrior
uncut
uncut
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

102:43s 2007 US action adventure by Marcus Nispel.
With Karl Urban, Clancy Brown and Moon Bloodgood . IMDb.

The Unrated Version/Extended Edition was passed 15 uncut for :

The US release is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The Unrated Version adds bloodier special effects and adds dialogue that is helpful to the plot.

BBFC uncut 15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

99:24s
=95:25s
The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2007 cinema release
The Patriot

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  • Der Patriot

Patriot DVD Mel Gibson

uncut
uncut
longer
alternative
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

167:53s 2000 Germany US action drama by Roland Emmerich

The US Unrated Extended Version was passed 15 uncut for the 2006 Sony DVD/Blu-ray

Edits for the Extended Version are non-contentious

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

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

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

uncut
uncut
shorter
alternative
15 cert

MPAA
R Rated

157:57s The Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for the 2000 cinema release and 2000/1 Columbia/TriStar DVDs
Pattathu Yaanai Pattathu Yaanai is a 2013 India action comedy drama by Boopathy Pandian. BBFC link

Initially passed 15 uncut for cinema but cut for a 12A a couple of days later

BBFC cut
category cuts
22s
12A cert 157:05s UK: Passed 12A for moderate action violence after 22s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2013 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

  • Distributor chose to cut three scenes of bloody violence (two blood spurts resulting from machete attacks and the gory aftermath of a throat cutting) in order to achieve a 12A classification. A 15 uncut was available to the distributor.

uncut
uncut
15 cert 157:27s UK: Passed 15 uncut for:
  • 2013 cinema release [not released, distributors preferred a cut 12A]
Pattaya Pattaya is a 2016 France comedy by Franck Gastambide.
Starring Franck Gastambide, Malik Bentalha and Anouar Toubali. IMDb

See Banned International: Pattaya

Paul

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uncut
Extended
15 cert

MPAA
Unrated

104:46s Paul is a 2011 US/UK comedy sci-fi by Greg Mottola.
With Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Seth Rogen. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

UK: The Extended/Unrated versions was passed 15 uncut for:

  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R2 DVD at UK Amazon
  • 2011 Universal Online

US: Uncut and MPAA unrated for:

  • 2013 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray / R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon
  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray / R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon
  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R1 DVD at US Amazon

See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com . The extra material is uncontroversial and adds little.

uncut
Theatrical
15 cert

MPAA
R rated

99:23s UK: The Theatrical Version was passed 15 without BBFC cuts for:
  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R0 Blu-ray
  • 2011 Universal [Theatrical + Extended] R2 DVD
  • 2011 Universal Online
  • 2011 cinema release
Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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cut PG cert 87:07s 2009 US children's comedy by Steve Carr. With Kevin James, Keir O'Donnell and Jayma Mays. IMDb

The BBFC suggested cuts for PG that were implemented for:

  • 2009 Sony Blu-ray
  • 2009 Sony R2 DVD
  • 2009 cinema release

The BBFC explained:

This film was originally shown to the BBFC in an unfinished version. The BBFC advised the company that the film was likely to receive a 12A classification but that the requested PG certificate could be achieved by making changes to two scenes. In particular the BBFC suggested that a scene in which a man has the lid of a sun bed slammed onto him several times be reduced; and that an extended fight sequence also be reduced to remove some of the strongest blows. In this scene specifically, it was suggested that a blow to the face with a skateboard and dialogue which introduces and emphasises a headbutt be removed. When the finished version of the film was submitted these reductions had been made satisfactorily and the film was classified PG .

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

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Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 is a 2015 USA action comedy by Andy Fickman.
Starring Kevin James, Raini Rodriguez and Eduardo Verástegui. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
BBFC category cuts were made to obtain PG rated 2015 cinema and home video releases. Uncut and PG rated in the US.

Summary Notes

In this sequel, in which Kevin James reprises the role of Paul Blart, the security guard is headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter Maya (Raini Rodriguez) before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist - and it's up to Blart to apprehend the criminals.

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uncut
MPAA PG
MPAA
  US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for some violence for:
BBFC cut
category cuts
8s
PG 93:43s UK: Passed PG for moderate comic violence after 8s of BBFC category cuts for:
  • 2015 Sony video
  • 2015 cinema release
The BBFC commented:
  • Company chose to remove a moment of moderate violence (a headbutt) and two sequences of weapons display (knives being opened and twirled) in order to obtain a PG classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 12A classification was available.

The BBFC commented further in its BBFC Annual Report 2015 [pdf]:

One fight sequence featured glamorised the brandishing and twirling of knives, and another scene showed a head-butt delivered by the central character. These moments exceed the allowances of the Guidelines at PG and the distributor chose to remove the display of weapons, and to manipulate the head-butt so it looks as if the blow being delivered is a comic belly shove . With these cuts made, the BBFC was able to classify the film PG for moderate comic violence. Real-life violence

Paul Zerdin

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Paul Zerdin - No Strings is a comedy video by Paul Zerdin.
Starring Paul Zerdin. BBFC link
BBFC category cuts were required for 2014 DVD release
BBFC cut
category cuts
8:09s
PG 50:36s  

UK: Passed PG for mild innuendo, mild bad language after 8:09s of BBFC category cuts for:

  • 2014 Laughing Stock video
The BBFC commented:
  • The distributor chose to remove bad language, sex references, innuendo and drug references in order to obtain a PG classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 12 was available.
Paws

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9s U cert 80:06s 1997 Australian/UK film by Karl Zwicky
Payanam

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BBFC
25s
12A cert 136:29s 2011 India crime action film by Radha Mohan.
With Nagarjuna Akkineni, Prakash Raj and Sana Khan. IMDb

Passed 12A after 25s of BBFC cuts for category for:

  • 2011 cinema release

The BBFC commented:

  • Company chose to make cuts to achieve a 12A classification. Cuts made to remove sight of bloodspurts during shootings and to remove close sight of cocaine snorting.
Payback

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  • Payback Straight Up

Payback Blu ray Region Free Gibson

Payback is a 1999 US crime film by Brian Helgeland.
With Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry and Maria Bello. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC in 1990. Uncut for the 2009 Special edition but no sign of waived cuts in the BBFC database. Uncut in the US.

Summary Notes : Two Very Different Versions

There were reasons writer-director Brian Helgeland's cut of Payback was dismissed by distributors Paramount and Warner Bros., then heavily re-shot and re-tooled by Mel Gibson's production company, Icon Entertainment.

Those reasons are explained in detail by Gibson, Helgeland, and others in the special features of Payback: The Director's Cut (Special Collector's Edition). Among them: Helgeland's version was too dark. America wasn't ready in 1999 to see Gibson play an unapologetic, 1970s-style antihero who might not get exactly what he wants. Audiences didn't have the patience to wait for answers to their story questions. A dog dies. (A big no-no.)

uncut
Director's Cut
No Cert

MPAA
Unrated

90:18s
=86:41s
UK: The Director's Cut released uncut for:
  • 2009 Warner Special Edition [Theatrical + Director's Cut] R0 Blu-Ray at UK Amazon

US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:

See version details of the Theatrical Version and Director's Cut. The two versions are significantly different

uncut
Theatrical Version
No Cert

MPAA
R Rated

101:19s
=97:16s
UK: The Theatrical Version was released uncut for:
  • 2009 Warner Special Edition [Theatrical + Director's Cut] R0 Blu-Ray
BBFC cut
5s
18 96:53s UK: The Theatrical version was passed 18 after 5s of BBFC cuts for:
  • 2009 Warner Online
  • 1999 Warner VHS
  • 1999 cinema release

The BBFC cuts were:

  • An Asian guy wielding a butterfly knife to attack Mel has been expunged