Comparison between the English DVD of Universal (cut version, BBFC15) and the uncut version (in this case a German tape by VCL Communications which is rated FSK16).
Runtime of the original version: 135:04 Min
Runtime of the English DVD: 135:19 Min
3 cuts = 5,72 Sec
7 alternative scenes
Runtime differences through logos are not taken into consideration.
The sequence in which Harry Tasker
has to defend himself in the toilet room is cut in the English version. In addition there are plenty of re-insertions of already shown material to have the runtime be equal. A headbutt is missing in the English version and is replaced by another take of the old man sitting on the toilet.
|Original version (OV):||English version (EV):|
A double-ear-clap had been deleted. Another take from the toilet man is inserted.
uses a hand dryer as weapon the EV lacks the enemy who spits blood. A former take was re-used where the beaten person is still wearing a jacket.
Another hit with the dryer is replaced. Again with the man on the toilet.
While the original version shows Tasker
how he beats the baddy fort he third time the EV offers recycled material again.
When Tasker pushes the baddyís head into the urinal the British viewers can only see the old man again.
While testing the car Tasker
beats the salesman in a day dream. The next scene is missing where the salesman lies in the car. The UK version offers a copied take of Taskerís face.
was able to free himself from his captivity. The scene where he throws a knife onto the guard and breaks the torturerís neck is missing.
impales an enemy with a hook.
Another neck-breaker is missing on the UK DVD while the agent hangs on a rope and gets rid of a guard.