Comparison between the cut UK VHS by Vipco (BBFC 18) and the uncut German DVD by CMV Laservision.
A total of 2 minutes and 7 seconds are missing in 15 scenes
In the UK, the zombie classic by Lucio Fulci was released in three different versions. The uncut movie was released by Anchor Bay on DVD and on VHS by Vipco, the latter, however, was put on the Video Nasties list. Two different cut versions were released as well, those lacked 18 seconds resp. two minutes and seven seconds. This report covers the more heavily cut version, which is identical with the cinema release and has been put on the Video Nasties list too.
At the very beginning the cut version lacks a zombie wrapped in linnen getting shot in the head.
The zombie moves backwards and the neck wound of the policeman can be seen, blood splattering out of it.
The zombie takes a bite again. Then another longshot of the policeman and the neck wound is missing.
A shot from the side shows Paola's head being pushed forward and the wood splinter entering her eye ball. The splinter breaks off the wood and sticks out of her eye socket.
Several zombies are eating Paola's corpse exclusively in the uncut version.
The zombie tears some flesh off Susan's neck. Then several shots showing blood coming out of the wound are missing.
Brian smashes a zombie's head with a shovel.
A zombie eats Dr Menard and then turns to Brian, the shot of which is also missing.
The black guy is being bitten in the arm by a zombie.
A zombie's head gets blown off.
The blood smeared face of a zombie is missing after Brian hit him.
Brian hits a zombie's face with the gun. The cut version does not show the zombie's head getting pushed backwards and some bloopd splattering.
Brian beats another zombie down.
Brian is being bitten by zombie Susan longer. He pushes her away and leans against a tree, from where he looks towards the other two.
A shot of zombie Susan is missing, blood is coming out of her mouth.