The Boy Next Door - Censored Version in the UK
While all the buzz and hype surrounds 50 Shades of Grey, the Rob Cohen-directed stalker thriller The Boy Next Door starring Jennifer Lopez is fighting for its audience. But it will have a harder situation in England because it was censored for the more lucrative BBFC 15 rating. Shades didn't do that, by the way.
Ironically, the rating is not even due to the sex scene that was so cleverly marketed before. Instead "strong violence, threat, very strong language" were the reason for the "18". And that is also where the cut has been made:
Company chose to remove a moment of strong gory detail (close up eye-gouging) in order to obtain a 15 classification. Cut made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An 18 uncut classification was available.
We'll see whether that censorship will also find its way onto the British home video releases. In these days, there's no way of predicting the answer to that question anymore.
Release: Feb 12, 2015 - Author: Das Wiesel - Translator: Mike Lowrey
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
Aug 22, 2019 Super Mario Bros. - Is a Director's Cut Possible?