Compared are the R-Rated VHS by A-PIX and the Uncut German DVD by Sunfilm (Unrated).
42 seconds, removed from 7 scenes, are missing in total.
Two versions of Dario Argento's succeeded and bloody version of "Phantom of the Opera" were released in the US: a shortened R-Rated Version and the Uncut Unrated Version. Besides some violent footage, the R-Rated Version lacks a few sex scenes. Nevertheless the R-Rated Version still contains some hardness.
The little man's head gets chopped off by a falling down blade.
Extended shot of the Phantom and Christine making love.
Ignace watches the Phantom and Christine making love through a gap.
Two more shots of the knife in the Phantom's belly plus an intercut to the Phantom and Ignace.
The Phantom pulls the knife out of his belly.
Now a missing close-up of him ramming the knife in Ignace's belly. After a shot of Ignace's face contured with pain, a further close-up is missing: he turns the knife in his belly several times around.