Staff - Help - Contact Search:




Silent Hill






Stand by Me






Moon






The Koker Trilogy




G.I. Joe - Retaliation Gets an Extended Version

Action spectacle Will be Prolonged on DVD/Blu-ray

Before it hit cinemas, director Jon M. Chu informed the media that his G.I. Joe - Retaliation had to be censored for the PG-13 rating and that a lot of unused material remained on the cutting room floor. Especially with the heavy delay caused by the decision to post-convert the movie into 3D in 2012 in order to attract more viewers, the budget inflated. The worldwide box office numbers seem to cover those expenses, however.

But why wouldn't any studio in their right mind use the opportunity to make some extra cash with the DVD/BD when they could add a sweetener for the customers? Right, barely any and that's why we can report that G.I. Joe - Retaliation will in fact have an extended version. The German ratings board FSK published the info in its database and lists two running times. Since we can't say for sure whether they used PAL or NTSC standards, the additional material will add up to either 8 or 12 minutes of runtime.

There is currently no information whether the US or UK releases will also include this longer version of the movie.

 

Order the Blu-ray at Amazon.com oder Amazon.co.uk.

Release: Jun 16, 2013 - Author: Mike Lowrey - Translator: Mike Lowrey

The Latest News

Aug 12, 2019 Censorship in China - Part 5: The Last Wish (Yu-sheng Tian's Buddy Sex Comedy Banned from Release)

Aug 11, 2019 Censorship in China - Part 4: The Eight Hundred (Hu Guan's Elaborate War Spectacle Loses Against Censorship)

Aug 08, 2019 Censorship in China - Part 3: One Second (Zhang Yimou's Drama During the Cultural Revolution is Suppressed)

Aug 07, 2019 Censorship in China - Part 2: Better Days (Derek Tsang's Youth Drama With Popular Superstars Disappears)

Aug 06, 2019 Censorship in China - Part 1: The Hidden Sword (Haofeng Xu's 2017 War Movie Still Without Release)

Aug 04, 2019 The Boys Was Censored in a Masturbation Scene (Amazon's Anti-Superhero Series Went a Little Too Far)

Aug 04, 2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: Mini-Series Likely (Deleted Scenes Could Surface on Netflix Later On)

Aug 02, 2019 The Woman in the Window gets Re-Shoots (Mystery Thriller with Amy Adams Pushed to 2020)

Aug 02, 2019 It - Chapter 2: Director's Cut for Horror Sequel (Possible 4-Hour Extended Cut of King Adaptation on Blu-ray)

Aug 02, 2019 The Stand: Blu-ray Premiere in September 2019 (Stephen King Mini-Series With HD Premiere by Paramount)