Staff - Help - Contact Search:
other comparisons




Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box Limited Edition Tril






Office Christmas Party






Psycho Circus






The Expendables




Lucy Starts With R-Rating in Cinemas

Luc Besson's Action Thriller Not Cut for PG-13

French filmmaker Luc Besson is a real powerhouse and pushes 2-3 of his scripts into production each year. Oftentimes, those films are located in the action sector and most of them are not even directed by him. Still, his style is visible in those movies, as well. Besson seems to have arranged with the fact that these productions are often too violent in order to get the PG-13 without severe censorship. Financial interests make that necessary and it can happen that such versions then also affect other markets, as well. At least the home video release is mostly the salvation that presents the uncensored version to its audiences.

Still, it's a little different with those films where Besson himself sits in the director's chair. After The Family with Robert de Niro, the action thriller Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson will start in US cinemas with the "R" rating right from the beginning (for strong violence, disturbing images, and sexuality). That doesn't mean that an Unrated Cut couldn't await fans later on Blu-ray, but this is good news for now.

Lucy starts in US cinemas on July 25th, 2014, while the UK will have to wait until August 22nd, 2014.

Release: Jun 11, 2014 - Author: Mike Lowrey - Translator: Mike Lowrey

The Latest News

Apr 18, 2017 London Fields – Amber Heard Sues Over Porn Scenes (Johnny Depp’s Ex-Wife Disagrees With HC Elements)

Apr 18, 2017 Dunkirk – Christopher Nolan Comments on PG-13 (War Without Blood? No Anachronism for Nolan)

Apr 16, 2017 The Fate of the Furious - Censored in UK Cinemas (BBFC 12 Rating Could Only be Achieved by Cuts)

Apr 16, 2017 Four Bruce Lee Films 4K Remastered in May (Shout Factory About to Release the 2 missing BDs)

Apr 16, 2017 The Great Silence Restored in 4K (Corbucci Western Probably on Blu-ray soon)

Apr 16, 2017 Double Exposure in the US (Blu-ray release in April by Vinegar Syndrome)

Apr 16, 2017 The Climber on Blu-ray (Arrow Release in May)

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)

comments powered by Disqus




Terms of Use - Contact - ADMIN