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This movie's almost unwatchable on tv


Never have i seen a movie more cut edited and butchered on tv, like every scene theres dialogue cut out, i remember watching this for the first time on dvd and being surprised at how many scenes had more to them than what i had seen on tv.

Like characters will be in mid conversation and it'll just cut directly to another scene, its just annoying and unwatchable if you've seen the movie unedited. And even if you haven't seen the movie unedited you can still tell theres supposed to be more to certain scenes.

I know movies need to be edited for tv for time, and i've seen tons of movies on tv edited but this one stands out to me as being the worst edited, and obviously edited, as i said it just feels like the movie was butchered.

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Movies are also cut for content. Just watched Chuck Norris Silent Rage last week on TV. It was cut to the point where it was an incomplete story.

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I wish directors would insist there movies either show uncut on TV, or don't show at all. It's juvenile that we adults can't watch R-rated movies in their original form after a certain hour on regular TV channels.

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Few directors have that kind of pull. People need to just stop watching commercial TV.

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PC crowd........ what do you expect?

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I read once that this movie was, at the time, the record-holder for the number of times the word fuck was said (which is difficult to believe)

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Every second word of this movie being "fuck" probably has something to do with it.

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