Staff - Help - Contact Search:
other comparisons




A Monster Calls






Story of Sin






Multiple Maniacs






S.O.B.




Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is rated R

Paramount tested two R-Rated cuts of the movie

It's common practice that film studios show their upcoming blockbusters to test audiences several months prior to the official cinematical run in order to see the reactions towards the more or less completed films. Should a movie fail this test, there is still plenty of time to make adjustments.

Occasionally, two different cuts are shown in order to get a tendency with which rating a film should be put in theaters later. The most recent case is the fantasy action Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, starring Jeremy Renner (Avengers, Bourne Legacy) and Gemma Arterton (Bond: Skyfall). It was screened to different audiences in two different R-Rated cuts with different levels of violence and humor. Apparently, the audience clearly favored the harder cut.

The question is whether Paramount will follow the test audience's judgement. However, it's positive that the film that is not so true to the original fairy-tale is going to be R in cinemas. It remains the question as to how graphic the film gets in the end.

 



Release: Aug 11, 2012 - Author: Blade41 - Translator: Mike Lowrey - Source: Collider

The Latest News

Feb 19, 2017 Phenomena - 4K Remastered Release by Arrow Video (3-Disc Set With 3 Different Versions)

Feb 19, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker Gets an Unrated Version (Erotic Drama With Unmasked Edition in the UK)

Feb 19, 2017 Office Christmas Party: Unrated Edition on Blu-ray (Comedy Gets Prolonged for the Home Video Release)

Feb 10, 2017 Evil Dead [2013] Unrated Edition in Japan (Limited Release Features Unrated Cut on Blu-ray)

Feb 09, 2017 Silence Cutting Room Talk & Extended Cut Chances (Martin Scorsese's First Cut Was Again Too Long)

Feb 09, 2017 The Lost City of Z Censored for PG-13 Rating (Adventure Movie Previously Rated R)

Feb 09, 2017 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth Comes in HD (Warner Home Video Releases International Cut)

Feb 04, 2017 John Wick 2 Only Censored in UK Cinemas (Cuts for the BBFC 15 Rating)

Jan 25, 2017 Bad Santa 2 Unrated Version on Home Video (Prolonged Cut on Blu-ray Just Like the Original)

Jan 25, 2017 Incarnate Demon Horror Gets Unrated Version (DVD and Blu-ray Feature PG-13 and Unrated Cut)

comments powered by Disqus




Terms of Use - Contact - ADMIN