Best and Worst Director's Cuts

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  1. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    What are some director's cuts that were either good or bad to you?
     
  2. JewishHobbit Registered

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    The only one I've watched was Daredevil's, and it made the movie 10x better.
     
  3. Ghostvirus Registered

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    I think the Ring 2 was better as a Directors Cut.
     
  4. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    I don't know about anyone else, but I didn't like The Warriors Director's Cut. And BTW, I meant to put this in Misc. Films.
     
  5. KenK Registered

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    But how much better? 'Cause the Ring 2 REALLY sucked!! The short film that fills in the gap between the first and second films would have been great if they had expanded that into a full-length feature.
     
  6. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    I'll probably be in the minority in this one, but I'm not a fan of the director's cut of Blade Runner. I missed the voiceovers.
     
  7. Ghostvirus Registered

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    I don't think it was much better, but it did explain the story a bit better, & wasn't so fast. They slowed down alot of scenes. Like Aiden in the bathroom scene was much better. But no it isn't nearly as good as the first.
     
  8. Prison Mike Don't drop the soap!

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    was the Fantastic Four extended edition considered a director's cut? The extended version was much better than the theatrical.
     
  9. The Dark Defender Unite and Fight

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    Yeah, I was going to name that one.
    I liked the Aliens Director's cut and LOTR extended cuts alot better.

    The Hellboy director's cut was terrible, added nothing but screen time.
     
  10. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    I've never seen the LOTR extended cuts. Hell, I barely sat through the theatrical versions. That was mainly an issue with large sodas, though.
     
  11. Sawyer High King

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    Superman II the Richard Donner cut. Better than the original, by far.
     
  12. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    Best:
    -Lord of the Rings Trilogy Extended Versions
    -Terminator 2: Judgment Day
    -Alien
    -Aliens
    -Live Free or Die Hard (watch the unrated version, don't bother with the PG-13 version)

    Worst:
    -Troy
    I regret buying the piece of crap Troy director's cut. They completely butchered the musical score (they even put in music from the "Planet of the Apes" remake) and the editing was shoddy.

    Why is this in the Celebrities section?
     
  13. PyroChamber Not lactose, it's milk!

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    I meant to put it in Misc. Films but got the forums mixed up.
     
  14. 04nbod I need to debrief you

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    it makes getting through them easier because a lot of the humour is left in.
     
  15. Knightsaber Priss Lone Wolf

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    Example of worst director's cuts? I have just one name for you: Uwe Boll.
     
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    Daredevil
    Alien 3 (although it's billed as a "producer's cut")
     
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    Okay... didn't realize that Extended was the same as Director's Cut. In that case, the Lord Of The Rings trilogy was WAY better Extended. In fact, I can't watch the theatrical versions anymore and gave them away. It's only part of the story.
     
  18. I SEE SPIDEY Registered

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    Troy sucked anyway.
     
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    the most recent (and final) cut of Superman. Yeah...that was just lame.
     
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    The director's cut of Kingdom of Heaven as seen ^^ is indeed amazing and proof positive that editing can make huge differences (as well as leaving in the whole ****ing story)..

    As for some bad ones, well I wouldn't call them bad but I was honestly unimpressed by the extended cuts of LOTR. Only TTT benefited as a film from the extra scenes while FOTR and especially ROTK were too long, had no pacing or narrative flow and just kind of plodded through. They were kind of a warning that Jackson doesn't know when to cut something which became much more evident in the THEATRICAL CUT of King Kong. While that is a good movie, it is hampered by being about half an hour too long. Dear God, I'd hate to see the "extended director's cut" of that.
     
  22. cerealkiller182 Must Get Deadpool Avatar

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    lethal weapon DC added a few extra intro scenes. Riggs's scene was badass
     
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    I hear "Blade Runner: The Final Cut" is good but haven't seen it yet.
     
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    wow. :dry:
     
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    Daredevil DC, I think if this had been the version to come out the movie would have been received a lot better.
     

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