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Nail Gun Massacre (1985)
Director Terry Lofton
Cut Formats Film
Classifications R (1991)
Cut Footage Violence.
Reason Cut to avoid being banned.
Uncut Releases German DVD.
Original Entry Refused-Classification.

 
Naked Cage (1986)
Director Paul Nicholas
Cut Formats Film
Classifications R, Banned (1986)
Cut Footage Sexually-related violence.
Reason Cut to avoid being banned.
Uncut Releases Unknown.
Original Entry Refused-Classification.

 
The Naked Killer (1992)
Director Clarence Fok
Cut Formats VHS, Film
Classifications R (14/1/1993 - 86 mins film, 17/4/1996 - 86 mins tape)
Cut Footage Isolated incidents of violence, including a bloody headshot. The SBS broadcast version was uncut.
   "SBS initially received (and rejected) the modified Hong Kong television print which ran 75:54 on PAL tape and introduced an entire undercover cop sub-plot that didn't exist in the original so as to make up for all the sex and violence that was cut. The Siren video print ran 86:15 and the Director's Cut print we finally received ran 92:25. The additional scenes in the Director's Cut were:
   (a) 4 mins 22 secs - dialogue scene while Kelly Yiu massages Chingmy Yau's body as they are lying on a couch;
   (b) 32 secs - dialogue scene between Simon Yam and Chingmy Yau in the car during which Timan throws up while brandishing a gun;
   (c) 23 secs - scene of Chingmy Yau viewing a videotape of Kelly Yiu after the latter's death;
   (d) 1 min 9 secs - dialogue scene between Simon Yam and his partner in a room some time after Yam had been knocked unconscious by Yiu." [Lee N.]
Reason "The cinema release versions runs 88 mins and is uncut. Subsequently, Media Asia allowed director Fok the luxury of a director's cut (unheard of in the Hong Kong film industry); this version was released on DVD in Hong Kong during 2000 and runs 97 mins. Simply two different versions, that's all. Not a cut and uncut version as such; just a cinema print, and an extended version (the major difference being a dialogue sequence between Chingmy Yau and Kelly Yiu that adds around 4 mins to the running time)." [M. C. Thomason]
   The copy released locally by Siren Entertainment is cut.
Uncut Releases Hong Kong DVD (Media Asia), SBS broadcasts in 1998, 1999 and 2000, UK DVD (Hong Kong Legends).

 
Naked Vengeance (1985)
Director Cirio H. Santiago
Cut Formats VHS
Classifications R
Cut Footage The following cuts were determined by Gobin and posted on Digital Retribution.
    "Well chaps, last night I compared my Aussie release of the superb Cirio Santiago film Naked Vengeance with the U.S uncut release on the 'Lightning' label. On Refused Classification this film is listed as it may have 20 mins of footage missing, I found it to actually be about 4 mins 2 secs (not exact) but still is a substantial amount of footage.
    I'm always thrilled beyond belief to first see missing/cut footage from films, the longer version is a million times better than the cut print and even that was a good watch. The cuts are as follows ,not highly detailed and exact but you get the idea.
   (a) VHS rental with 7 mins = 1 min 22 secs!! missing from the raping of Carla at her parent's home.
   (b) 40 mins = 2 secs of Carla's dad on the floor after being shot.
   (c) 53 mins = 2 secs of the barman's burning.
   (d) 61 mins = 52 secs of footage after the guy in the water has his dick cut off, more blood shown everywhere in the water then gets an anchor thrown into him and the boat started dragging him along the water.
   (e) 76 mins = 8 secs, guy in the ice factory getting slashed/hit by Carla now shows him being hit 6 times instead of 3.
   (f) 87 mins = 4 secs butcher getting beaten up by Carla.
   (g) 87 mins 57 secs = 3 second of eye gouging.
   (h) 87 mins 9 secs = 35 secs of the meat cleaver attack.
   (i) 88 mins 53 secs = 54 secs of end fight between Carla and the butcher including a shotgun head explosion."
   Thanks to Goblin for the information.
Reason Cut to obtain a US R rating.
Uncut Releases Unrated US VHS (Lightning) running to 97:12 NTSC, although the US Beta release apparently had more footage. [Source: MHVF]
Entry Last Updated 2/8/2009

 
Natural Born Killers (1996)
Director Oliver Stone
Cut Formats VHS, Film
Classifications R
Cut Footage Several sequences are extended, e.g. the female hostage scene is longer, the diner massacre has more blood (shown very quickly), one of the missing prison shots includes a row of prison guards having their throats cut.
Reason Cut to obtain a US R rating.
Uncut Releases Local DVD (Universal), US special edition DVD and US boxed set laserdisc (both from Image Entertainment). US VHS [assumption].
More Details Visit MichaelDVD.

 
Nazi Love Camp 27 / Love Camp 27 (1977)
Director Mario Caiano
Classifications R (1984) [speculation], Banned (1984, 1985, 1987)
Uncut Releases Unknown.
Original Entry Refused-Classification. [Thanks to RC]

 
Necrophagia - Through the Eyes of the Dead (2001)
Director Jim Van Ebber and various others
Classifications Banned (1/11/2002, DVD) - Customs confiscation
Uncut Releases US DVD.
Comments This title shows the death metal band Necrophagia playing live, together with various gory video clips of the bandís songs. These clips are inspired by splatter movies and contain female nudity, bloody mutilation (a breast being sliced off) and Satanic debauchery.

 
Nekromantik (1989)
Director Jorg Buttgereit
Classifications Banned - Customs confiscation (1991)
Uncut Releases VHS sell-through from the film maker Jorg Buttgereit, US DVD (Barrel).
Comments None.

 
Nekromantik II (1989)
Director Jorg Buttgereit
Classifications Banned - Customs confiscation (1991)
Uncut Releases VHS sell-through from the film maker Jorg Buttgereit, US DVD (Barrel).
Comments None.

 
Never Say Never Again (1983)
Director Irvin Kershner 
Cut Formats DVD
Classifications MA
Cut Footage A horse stunt. Such material is classed as animal cruelty by the BBFC and is generally cut.
Reason Sourced from a cut UK master.
Uncut Releases Local VHS and film print, US DVD. [assumption]
Original Entry MichaelDVD. [Thanks to MD]

 
New York Ripper (1982)
Director Lucio Fulci
Classifications R, Banned
Uncut Releases Local DVD, US DVD (Anchor Bay).
Comments Once banned, this fun and brutal giallo from Lucio Fulci is now available on Australian DVD.

 
Nico: Above the Law (1988)
Director Andrew Davis
Cut Formats DVD
Classifications MA
Cut Footage Impactful violence [speculation / confirm].
Reason Cut for the UK DVD to obtain an 18 rating.
Uncut Releases Local VHS rental, film print, US DVD [assumption].

 
Nightbreed (1990)
Director Clive Barker
Cut Formats DVD, Film, VHS
Classifications M (27/2/1990 - 101 mins film)
Cut Footage Various gore effects. 20th Century Fox also imposed other cuts to the narrative. [Source: IMDB]
Reason Cut to obtain a US R rating and also to reduce the length.
Uncut Releases None.

 
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
DirectorTom Savini
Cut FormatsVHS
Classifications R (5/5/1992 - 87 mins VHS, 11/9/1991 - 87 mins film)
Cut Footage Several cuts were made to ensure an R rating: mostly head shots to zombies, and a shot of a zombie exploding (when Tom shoots it from the back of the truck with a shotgun). The VHS rental tape was released by Hoyts.
   "The first cut of the film was given an X rating by the MPAA. Several cuts were made to ensure an R rating: mostly head shots to zombies, and a shot of a zombie exploding (when Tom shoots it from the back of the truck with a shotgun). There was a video release of the film unrated with all the gore that was cut intact. I don't know why they did not use this version for the DVD instead of the R-rated version. Some of the deleted gore is in the extras on the new DVD but a lot is still missing." [IMDB]
Reason Cut to obtain a US R rating.
Uncut Releases A bootleg workprint is also available on the Internet: "This is the unrated workprint of Tom Savini's retelling of Romero's classic zombie film. Contains an alternate soundtrack and all the violence that was cut in order for the film to receive an R rating. Pan & scan in XVCD format, good picture quality."
Comments The US DVD special edition contains some but not all of the deleted gore footage in the supplementary section. Apparently there is a US unrated VHS tape that has the extra gore, but I have not been able to confirm this yet. The 1998 VHS release is listed with a US R rating on Amazon.
   A UK PAL widescreen laserdisc (Tartan) was released with an 18 rating, a catalogue number of EE1016, and listed running time of 88 mins PAL. More than likely it matches the Australian R-rated VHS rental version.

 
Night of the Wilding (1990)
Director Joseph Merhi
Cut Formats Film
Classifications R (1990)
Cut Footage Rape and sexually suugestive assault.
Reason Cut to avoid being banned.
Uncut Releases Unknown.
Original Entry Refused-Classification. [Thanks to RC]

 
Nightmare / Nightmares in a Damaged Brain / Schizo (1981)
Director Romano Scavolini
Cut Formats VHS
Classifications R, Banned (1985)
Cut Footage About 11 minute's worth of narrative and gore is missing from Schizo.
Reason Unknown.
Uncut Releases Local VHS (Video Classics as Nightmare).
Comments This film was released twice on Australian VHS. Nightmare, featuring the bloody girl sitting in the chair on the cover, is uncut by all accounts. The other version called Schizo is cut.
   "Schizo is simply Palace's attempt to get a version of Scavolino's film out to the Australian public on their Explosive label, most famous for its extreme output in the mid-to-late eighties. It runs 89 min at PAL speed, indicating a length of 92 min at standard film speed. This version is fairly unique to Australia, and is comparative with what the film should look like after the necessary OFLC requested cuts have been made. There is virtually none of the grisly FX footage left in this version, but it is the only legal version available in this territory at this point in time." [M. C. Thomason]

 
Nightmare City / City of the Walking Dead (1981)
Director Umberto Lenzi
Cut Formats VHS
Classifications M
Cut Footage Unknown.
Reason "This film was released locally by KTel-Filmways-VTC on video in the mid-eighties, albeit in its censored UK cinema version. This version was classified with an M rating. The tapes are as rare as hen's teeth!" [M. C. Thomason]
Uncut Releases Unrated US DVD (Anchor Bay) among others.

 
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
DirectorWes Craven
Cut FormatsDVD
Classifications MA (25/8/2005 - DVD), R (1980s)
Cut Footage Early in the film, when the girl falls from the ceiling and lands on her bed, a blood splash is missing in the DVD version from Roadshow. A watery sound effect is heard, but the shot cuts suddenly to the girl's boyfriend, who is beside the bed watching the carnage unfold. This same shot is missing from the US DVD (New Line).
Reason Cut to obtain a US R rating.
Uncut Releases Local VHS rental.

 
Night Train Murders (1975)
DirectorAldo Lado
ClassificationsBanned (1975)
Uncut Releases US DVD (Blue Underground).
Original Entry Refused-Classification. [Thanks to RC]

 
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Director Yoshiaki Kawajir 
Cut Formats VHS
Classifications R (1996), MA
Cut Footage Violence and sexual abuse.
Reason Sourced from a cut UK master.
Uncut Releases Local VHS rated MA (Siren), SBS broadcast. Yes, the original releases were uncut.
Original Entry Refused-Classification. [Thanks to RC]

 
No Dead Heroes (1987)
Director J.C Miller
Classifications Banned (1987)
Uncut Releases Unknown.
Original Entry Refused-Classification. [Thanks to RC]

 
No Hard Feelings (1987)
Director Charles H Norton
Cut Formats VHS
Classifications M
Cut Footage Two assaults.
Reason Cut to avoid being banned.
Uncut Releases Local VHS rated MA (Siren), SBS broadcast. Yes, the original releases were uncut.
Original Entry Refused-Classification. [Thanks to RC]

 
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
DirectorJoel Gallen
Cut FormatsDVD
Classifications MA (5/9/2005 - DVD, 25/7/2002 - DVD, 17/1/2002 - 89 mins film)
Comments After seeing screen shot comparisons between the theatrical and the "unrated extended uncensored director's cut" DVD (Sony) release I own, I agree with Movie-Censorship's determination that the extended version is an uncensored assembly. However, if the film received a US R rating from the MPAA, it's difficult to imagine that mild female nudity would not have been included. The MPAA consumer advice reads, "Rated R for strong crude sexual content and humor, language and drug content." It does not mention nudity. The MPAA website also mentions it was "re-rated", whatever that means. I suspect the filmmakers or studio cut 10 minutes out to secure a PG-13 rating, but failed. I'll do more research to confirm. Note that the US DVD is in fact labeled "uncensored".
   The local cinema print ran to 89 mins rounded or 88:52 to be exact, according to the BBFC's tape measure. At first, Australia received the theatrical version on DVD (Columbia Tri-Star) with a running time of 85:22 PAL. In 2005 the "extended cut" was classified by the OFLC for DVD with a likely running time of 95:39 PAL (according to the BBFC listing), or 10 minutes and 17 seconds of footage longer, but I'm not sure this edition ever hit the shelves locally. EzyDVD has no listing for it.
Cut Footage There are too many shots to list given an extra 10 minutes were restored. Basically, in terms of possible censorship, the extended contains more female nudity (mainly topless) and crass humour. For screen captures, visit Movie-Censorship.
Reason Probably cut in vain to obtain a US PG-13 rating. To be confirmed.
Uncut Releases US unrated DVD (Sony).
Entry Last Updated 30/6/2008

 
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