Alien (1979) Director’s Cut vs Theatrical Cut [Movie-Censorship]

Comparison between the Director's Cut and the Theatrical Version. This cut report only discusses the parts in which the Theatrical Cut is longer than the Director's Cut. There is a seperate report for the other way around.

The uncensored Director's Cut is approximitely 47 seconds shorter than the Theatrical Version, although the altered scenes in the Director's Cut add up to 321 seconds. The Theatrical Version is longer than the Director's Cut.

Back in the year 1979 Alien was something unique and had the reputation of being a Space-Opera. This was mainly justified by the neverending tracking shots and cameratakes. Ridley Scott had accelerated the movie a little for the DC, to make it more appealing to audiences of the new millenium.

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