Talk:Director's cut

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Does anyone know what the first film was to release an extended edition, a lá LotR? -FZ 28 June 2005 22:35 (UTC)

I just arrived at this page from the answer. That film was Heaven's Gate. I don't have the time to edit this article, but I'm sure someone else can add in this info to the main article. And if not soon or quickly, that's why we always read the discussion page, no? -Xaven 10 January 2006 01:12 (UTC)

Thanks to whoever put up the info for Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven. Really appreciate it.

But Gladiator was not a DC, Scott has stated that the theatrical version IS the DC (same thing with Alien). The movies of Scott that have been re-cut under the Director's Cut tag again are: Blade Runner, Legend and Kingdom of Heaven. While the movies that were re-cut but only for commercial purposes are: Black Hawk Down (+8 minutes), Gladiator (+17 minutes), Alien (one minute less actually) and aparently the special edition of Hannibal too.

List / unreleased director's cuts[edit]

A list could be created (named List of released and unreleased director's cuts, List of director's cuts) to complement this article (separate sections could be made for TV series and video games which also fall under the term "director's cuts (or not?). List of computer and video game collector and limited editions already exists). This way awareness of released and unreleased director's cuts could be raised. E.g. Of Aeon Flux (film) an unreleased director's cut exists. Would appreciate feedback and/or information about other interesting unreleased director's cut films and/or be bold and create the list (before I do). Br, Brz7 18:28, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

List of Director's Cuts/Extended Editions[edit]

I'm starting to think a list of at least more recent director's cuts/extended editions is a good idea. Narnia just had one released in the last few months after all LadySatine 01:24, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

What do you think, a separate List of extended editions or join it with Director's cut (List of director's cuts and extended editions)? For now there's no separate article on Extended editions (but there's one about special editions). Best regards, Brz7 22:04, 30 January 2007 (UTC)
I think the list is appropriate, but it's become unwieldily to include in the article as is. Could it be broken off as its own article? -IstvanWolf (talk) 00:48, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

A joined list makes more sense but with notes if the dvd is an extended edition like LOTR or the 4 disc version of Lion,Witch and the Wardrobe LadySatine 22:02, 5 February 2007 (UTC)

Just stumbled across this article and noticed this: Michael Cimino's director's cuts of Heaven's Gate and The Sicilian.

   * Heaven's original: 218 min.
   * Heaven's director's: 149 min.

Is this correct? The wikipedia link to the movie gives completely different airing times, and as one of the first directors cuts it would be highly unusual to be smaller." SirFalstaff (talk) 07:48, 19 March 2008 (UTC)

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This article focuses on the use of "director's cut" as a label for various sorts of special editions and altered re-releases. Doesn't the term still apply to the rough cut a director has to deliver after the end of principal photography? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:43, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

Director's Cut Commercials[edit]

Firstly, what is a "spot"? Not a term I'm familiar with. And secondly, the final sentence of this section makes no sense whatsoever. (talk) 14:11, 25 January 2012 (UTC)

A "spot" is another word for "commercial." As for the final sentence, it makes perfect sense to me, but perhaps it was edited since you made your comment. Primogen (talk) 22:55, 15 August 2012 (UTC)


What are all these assumptions based on? A director's cut was and is an edit, a director has to come up with after finishing principal photographpy. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:27, 9 September 2013 (UTC)