Big Trouble DVD - Uncut R or PG-13?

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  1. Brian Tanaka

    Brian Tanaka Auditioning

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    Heard somewhere that this orginally was intended for an R rating and was toned down after Sept. 11. Wondering what was in store for this little gem, and whether the DVD is going to have the original intended cut of the film or not.
    Thanks.
     
  2. LukeB

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    It was given the PG-13 rating May 2001, so it wasn't toned down and no changes were made due to September 11 in terms of violent content, etc. In fact, I'm not even sure if ANY changes were made from the cut to be released on September 21, since the stuff that really would be offensive was crucial to the plot. Definitely no R rating though.
     
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    Matthew, which deleted scenes were shown in the trailer? I've read the book, and aside from the short epilogue, I don't think there's much more they could have added to the ending of the movie.
     
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    I saw Big Trouble before September 11. The version that was released this year is exactly the same.
     
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    Cool. Thanks for clearing up any crazy rumors I heard.
     
  8. John Geelan

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    When is Big Trouble coming to dvd? It should have been out by now.

    JohnG
     
  9. Ted Todorov

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    According to eFilmCritic.com, October 8.

    Ted
     
  10. John Geelan

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    Anyone know if Big Trouble is still slated for October 8th.

    Missed this one in the theaters and my wife loves Dave Barry stories. He is a great humorist.
     
  11. Matthew Chmiel

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    Big Trouble is still slated for an October 8th release date. Specs include 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer, Dolby Digital 5.1, audio commentary with the director, and a 25 minute production featurette.
     
  12. John Geelan

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    cool....i'll be on line for that one at BB.
     

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