Pompeii - Cinema Cuts Continue on UK DVD/Blu-ray
The historic action drama Pompeii couldn't really impress at the worldwide box office, barely making its $100 million budget back. The UK can't really be blamed for that since the distributor there even decided to cut the film in order to lure more people into theaters. Although a BBFC 15 rating was possible, the cuts made it suitable for the 12A classification:
In the most cases, the uncensored versions are released on home video later on. But Pompeii is one of those unfortunate cases where that doesn't happen. Entertainment One's announcement informs that the DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D will only contain the BBFC 12 version of the film. The release date is September 15th, 2014. But that's not really an option, now is it? You could avoid it by ordering the uncut US version at Amazon.com.
Release: Jul 30, 2014 - Author: Blade41 - Translator: Mike Lowrey