Staff - Help - Contact Search:




Betty Blue






The Fan






Vikings: Season 5 Vol 2






Pan's Labyrinth




The DUFF Gets Censored Cinema Run in the UK

Pre-Cuts For BBFC 12A Rating

It's not only violent scenes that are affected by censorship in the UK when a more mass-appealing age rating is desired by the distributors. Comedies are also often targeted by such measures and the newest case is The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). In order to prevent the 15 rating, cuts were made and the BBFC says the following:

This film was originally seen for advice, at which stage the company was advised it was likely to receive a 15 classification but that their preferred 12A could be achieved by removing a scene involving strong sex references. When the film was submitted for formal classification, this sequence had been removed and the film was classified 12A.

The theatrical release date is April 6th, 2015, and time will tell whether those cuts will find their way onto the British DVD and Blu-ray later on.

Release: Mar 31, 2015 - Author: Das Wiesel - Translator: Mike Lowrey

The Latest News

Sep 18, 2019 Midsommar - Director's Cut Exclusively on AppleTV? (Longer Version of the Horror Film Only as VOD? France Begs to Differ.)

Sep 18, 2019 Vikings: Season 5.2 - Extended Cut on Blu-ray (10 Extended Episodes Await Buyers in the US)

Sep 16, 2019 Stephen King's IT: Director Teases Supercut (6.5 Hours Running Time And Newly Shot Scenes Are Planned)

Sep 16, 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home - No Extended Cut (Only Theatrical Version on Home Video Releases)

Sep 16, 2019 Irreversible - Scandal Film Gets a Straight Cut (Drama by Gaspar No Gets Recut in Chronological Order)

Aug 31, 2019 RoboCop: Arrow Video Limited Edition with 3 Cuts (Paul Verhoeven's Classic on Blu-ray with Theatrical , Director's & TV Cut)

Aug 22, 2019 John Rambo: UHD With Extended & Theatrical Cut (4K Premiere in the US in September 2019)

Aug 22, 2019 Super Mario Bros. - Is a Director's Cut Possible? (Legendary Film Flop Could Be Extended With Lost Scenes)

Aug 19, 2019 Birds of Prey Gets Re-Shoots For New Action Scenes (Suicide Squad Sequel Gets Help From John Wick Director)

Aug 19, 2019 The Haunting of Hill House Gets Extended Cuts (Netflix Series With Prolonged Episodes on US Home Video)