Compared are the Uncut R-Rated Version by MGM/UA and the Unrated Version by MGM/UA.
There are 13 differences with a running time of 28 seconds:
6 shortened scenes = 20.5 seconds
4 scenes with edited images = 7.5 seconds
3 alternate scenes = no difference
The solid action thriller with top stars like Brad Pitt, David Duchovny and Juliette Lewis has been released in two versions in the US: an R-Rated Version and an Unrated Version, both available on the DVD by MGM/UA.
Blood splatters out of the man's throat and ends up on and in the urinal. In the R-Rated Version, Early presses the man against the wall.
Early stabs the man more often. He ceases from the body and turns it around. In the R-Rated Version, a zoomed take has been used.
R-Rated: +7 sec
Unrated: 17 sec
Early gets the money out of the dead man's jacket and gets up. In the R-Rated Version, an alternate zoomed take has been used again.
R-Rated: +4 sec
Unrated: 3,5 sec
Early at the sink, he brushes his teeth plus the body in the foreground. And again a zoom in the R-Rated Version.
Extended shot of Early in the bloodstained room bevor he pockets his toothbrush.
From this scene, both versions contain different footage of Early standing next to the body and running out of the room. In the R-Rated Version, the bloody stuff has been replaced by more harmless stuff again.
Different shots of Brian on the ground, crawling to the gun.
R-Rated: +2 sec
Unrated: 1 sec
In the Unrated Version, Brian crawls to the gun on the ground (already shown in the R-Rated Version). Early tells him he was bleeding and kicked him in his stomach. Then he tells Brian again he was bleeding.
Extended shot of Early on the ground (bleeding and shot) when Brian is running to him. He spits some blood.
Extended shot of Early with a blood-smeared face. Brian also lifts his chain.
In der R-Rated, Carrie squats on the ground. Then she turns her head around. A shot of Early's face in the Unrated Version instead.
R-Rated: +4 sec
Unrated: 3 sec
The beginning of the shot, when Early spits blood, is slightly longer.
Before Early gets shot by Brian, the Unrated Version shows a shot of Carrie looking away.