Once Upon a Time in America: Extended Cut in US
Sergio Leone's last directorial effort was the masterpiece Once Upon a Time in America and has quite a long runtime of 229 minutes in the Original Cut. The American distributor decided to cut out 90 minutes but didn't gain many friends by doing so. Today, this version has vanished. But even the 229 minute version is not complete since the initial duration of the film's premiere at the Cannes festival was approx. 269 minutes.
The Italian Redux Cut aimed at coming near to this 269 minute version and was released on Blu-ray in 2012. It did, however, only reach 251 minutes as our comparison shows.
On September 30th, 2014, the film's Extended Director's Cut will have its Blu-ray release in the US. And even though Warner created a big euphoria when they initially announced a runtime of 269 minutes, they later corrected it to the already known 251 minutes from the Italian release.
You can order the Blu-ray at Amazon.com.
Release: Jun 11, 2014 - Author: Das Wiesel - Translator: Mike Lowrey
Apr 03, 2020 Armour of God II: Operation Condor - Extended Cut
Nov 29, 2019 Tammy and the T-Rex: Uncut 4K UHD Gore Cut release
Nov 12, 2019 Star Wars (1977-1983) in 4K - with new changes
Sep 18, 2019 Midsommar - Director's Cut Exclusively on AppleTV?
Sep 18, 2019 Vikings: Season 5.2 - Extended Cut on Blu-ray
Sep 16, 2019 Stephen King's IT: Director Teases Supercut
Sep 16, 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home - No Extended Cut
Sep 16, 2019 Irreversible - Scandal Film Gets a Straight Cut
Aug 31, 2019 RoboCop: Arrow Video Limited Edition with 3 Cuts
Aug 22, 2019 John Rambo: UHD With Extended & Theatrical Cut