Comparison between the cut UK DVD of Hong Kong Legends and the uncut UK Blu-ray from Eureka! Entertainment
However, this UK DVD was censored for a brief scene of animals being harmed. While the BBFC has otherwise already loosened their release rules considerably, this still often causes problems nowadays, as was seen again with the British Blu-ray of Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, for example. Things turned out well for Dreadnaught, however, as the April 25, 2022 HD premiere from Eureka! Entertainment offers the film uncensored for the first time in the UK. Like the DVD, the Blu-ray once again adorns a BBFC15 logo, while the VHS initial release was 18+.
A bit more black image at the beginning of the Uncut Blu-ray.
35:28 / 37:02-37:06
After Mousy (Yuen Biao) has thrown a couple of chickens in the direction of White Tiger (Yuen Shun-Yi), he is seen briefly looking back in surprise on the ground. Then two shots are cut: in close-up, White Tiger tears off the head of a chicken, poses briefly and throws the two parts of the animal in Mousy's direction. First the torso lands on the ground, and when the head falls next to it, the headless chicken is already flying off to the side, disoriented. Mousy makes a shocked face.
The end title card differs. On the British Blu-ray, it also comes flying into the picture from the front, while on the DVD it is rigidly centered in the picture. In addition, the Blu-ray has a reference to Fortune Star afterwards.
Cut UK DVD by Hongkong Legends:
Uncut UK Blu-ray by Eureka! Entertainment: