History Bowdlerise / Film

13th Jun '17 10:29:28 AM wolftickets1969
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* The UK version of the movie ''Literature/TheWitches'' was edited to remove the Grand High Witch taking her wig off (which revealed a disgusting, possibly bloody rash) and shortened Bruno's transformation into a mouse, as the censors felt it was too much terror for a PG-rated movie.

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* The UK version of the movie ''Literature/TheWitches'' was edited to remove the Grand High Witch taking her wig off (which revealed a disgusting, possibly bloody rash) and shortened [[TransformationHorror Bruno's transformation into a mouse, mouse]], as the censors felt it was too much terror for a PG-rated movie.
13th Jun '17 10:22:12 AM wolftickets1969
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* Many TV editions of ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'' (particularly the one shown on the former FOX Family Channel) have the disturbing Psychedelic Boat Tunnel sequence removed. The Disney Channel airings of the '80s and '90s keep the sequence, but remove the chicken decapitation.

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* Many TV editions of ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'' (particularly the one shown on the former FOX Family Channel) have the disturbing Psychedelic Boat Tunnel sequence [[NightmareFuel disturbing]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKZT2u3gYQI boat tunnel]] DisneyAcidSequence removed. The Disney Channel airings of the '80s and '90s keep the sequence, but remove the chicken decapitation.
8th Jun '17 1:45:56 PM ooh
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* In June 2017, Creator/SonyPictures began offering the TV cuts of films in its library for sale online, packaged with the uncut version with no extra charge. The service, which Sony dubs "Clean Versions," have been argued to have been created to placate third-party websites such as [=VidAngel=] and [=ClearPlay=], which sells unauthorized censored versions of films. Creator/SethRogen, who has an ongoing deal with the studio, has a been a staunch detractor of this plan.
31st May '17 5:15:32 AM Prfnoff
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* The MGM film version of ''Theatre/OnTheTown'' altered "New York, New York, a helluva town" to "New York, New York, a wonderful town." A few years later, the {{Bowdlerise}}d refrain gave a title to Creator/ComdenAndGreen's Broadway musical ''Wonderful Town''.

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* The MGM film version of ''Theatre/OnTheTown'' altered "New York, New York, a helluva town" to "New York, New York, a wonderful town." A few years later, the {{Bowdlerise}}d refrain gave a title to Creator/ComdenAndGreen's Broadway musical ''Wonderful Town''.''Theatre/WonderfulTown''.
27th May '17 3:05:55 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/TheViewAskewniverse''

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* ''Franchise/TheViewAskewniverse''''Film/TheViewAskewniverse'':
21st May '17 4:17:11 AM Tightwire
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* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' has one scene where Captain Amelia is injured and clutching her side. Her hand is covered in blood in the theatrical version however this was cut from home releases of the film.

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* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' has one scene where Captain Amelia is injured and clutching her side. Her Later we see her hand is covered in blood in the theatrical version however this was cut from home releases of the film.film, so it looks like Amelia is complaining over something much less important.
2nd May '17 8:56:26 AM Assassin-sensei
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* One Australian TV edit of ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'' completely cuts the opening sex scene, jumping right into Annie in the bathroom in her lingerie.
20th Apr '17 4:15:28 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Film/AstroBoy'':

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* ''Film/AstroBoy'': ''WesternAnimation/AstroBoy'':
20th Apr '17 4:15:04 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Film/AstroBoy'':
** The DownerBeginning is less graphic in the movie than in [[Manga/AstroBoy the original manga]]. In the original Tobio gets into a car accident riding on the highway (depending on the depiction he either hijacks his father's car or is riding his bicycle). In the film Toby gets lodged inside a robot and explodes. He doesn't leave behind a body in the film, unlike in the manga which contains the iconic depiction of Tenma's holding his son's body.
** The original ''Astro Boy'' manga features heavy themes of FantasticRacism towards robots and WhatMeasureIsANonHuman. Almost all of this is absent from the film adaptation.
17th Apr '17 8:54:29 PM Pichu-kun
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* The extremely adult ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' wasn't immune to this either. The most obvious example of this attitude is in the "ComicBook/{{Den}}" story. Whereas in the original comics, Den arrives in Neverwhere [[MaleFrontalNudity buck naked]] in a fully visible fashion and never gives it any thought, the film version insists on covering up as soon as he arrives. Rather than even attempt to censor the copious female nudity left in, though, TV prints of the movie simply cut out the "Den" segment altogether.
** During the "Taarna" sequence, she is naked-from-a-distance during her "purification" swim, but anything that shows up close is covered by a traveling blur.

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* The extremely adult ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' wasn't immune to this either. The most obvious example of this attitude is in the "ComicBook/{{Den}}" story. Whereas in the original comics, Den arrives in Neverwhere [[MaleFrontalNudity buck naked]] in a fully visible fashion and never gives it any thought, the film version insists on covering up as soon as he arrives. Rather than even attempt to censor the copious female nudity left in, though, TV prints of the movie simply cut out the "Den" segment altogether.
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altogether. During the "Taarna" sequence, she is naked-from-a-distance during her "purification" swim, but anything that shows up close is covered by a traveling blur.



* Network/ToonDisney airings of ''WesternAnimation/MickeyDonaldGoofyTheThreeMusketeers'' cut out the scene during the climax where Donald pokes Pete in the eyes.

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* Network/ToonDisney Creator/ToonDisney airings of ''WesternAnimation/MickeyDonaldGoofyTheThreeMusketeers'' cut out the scene during the climax where Donald pokes Pete in the eyes.



* A developmental variant happened with ''Disney/{{Tangled}}''. Early in the film, Rapunzel confronts Flynn with a [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]] when he hides in her tower. Originally she was meant to confront Bastion (the character Flynn replaced) with a ''crossbow''.
** Plus, of course this Disney version completely skips the part of the original tale that her lover gets her [[TeenPregnancy (teen) pregnant]] during his visits.

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* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'':
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A developmental variant happened with ''Disney/{{Tangled}}''.happened. Early in the film, Rapunzel confronts Flynn with a [[FryingPanOfDoom frying pan]] when he hides in her tower. Originally she was meant to confront Bastion (the character Flynn replaced) with a ''crossbow''.
** Plus, of course this Disney version (like most adaptations) completely skips the part of the [[Literature/{{Rapunzel}} original tale tale]] that her lover gets her [[TeenPregnancy (teen) pregnant]] during his visits.
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