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ipkevin
08-15-03, 02:47 PM
In case you haven't heard, the widescreen version of Charlie's Angels 2: Full Throttle is being pimped as an unrated edition whie the full screen version is the original PG-13 cut. Any idea what this unrated content is?

I doubt there is going to be much more T and/or A from such huge stars, so what else could there be in there that had to be cut? You telling me there was actually really hardcore violence in the original cut of the film?!

GuessWho
08-15-03, 03:03 PM
Read the case: "More Action"

http://www.thedigitalbits.com/articles/miscgfx/covers3/charliesangelsfullthrottleurdvd.jpg

Jackskeleton
08-15-03, 03:14 PM
I doubt it will show any more T&A. Along the lines of a marketing gimmick.

Cyberock
08-15-03, 03:19 PM
It's probably only considered unrated because that's exactly what it is. They throw in some scenes that weren't in when it was rated and now it is unrated. Doesn't mean any more Violence or the addition of some T & A.

Michael Corvin
08-15-03, 03:21 PM
Unfortunately, there will be a double dip to make it a Superbit down the line I'm sure.

PalmerJoss
08-15-03, 03:59 PM
I'll give it a look, but I don't expect anything more than more action and violence. Cyberock is right--if you add anything to the rated version, be it sex or just a scene of character exposition then it becomes unrated unless the director resubmits it to the MPAA.

RichardW
08-15-03, 06:57 PM
That "More Action" label is bad. It covers the 2 best asses on the cover. :D

Although some around here would debate whether or not Cameron really has an ass.

ianholm
08-15-03, 08:09 PM
:lol:

Indy Jones Fan
08-16-03, 12:18 AM
Unfortunately, there will be a double dip to make it a Superbit down the line I'm sure.
Superbit Deluxe already announced with the other releases. No need to double dip with the fair warning ahead of time.

BizRodian
08-16-03, 11:19 AM
I remember the story a bit back. There is a little bit of extra fighting that might have been a little too much for the soft PG-13 rating they were going for. They decided that they can cut a few things, put them on the DVD with the "unrated" label which normally goes hand in hand with more nudity and extreme stuff and then make a killing off the horny boys.

Rypro 525
08-16-03, 11:23 AM
at least the cover is mostly faithful to the original poster art and no big head shots

fargus
08-17-03, 11:22 AM
Guess ya didn't see the link at the top of the page: The Many Versions of Charlie's Angels 2 (http://www.dvdtalk.com/archives/001706.html)

BigPete
08-17-03, 02:10 PM
Originally posted by Indy Jones Fan
Superbit Deluxe already announced with the other releases. No need to double dip with the fair warning ahead of time.

Are you sure? I've been watching closely but don't recall seeing anything.

Indy Jones Fan
08-17-03, 10:01 PM
Are you sure? I've been watching closely but don't recall seeing anything.
Look closer, it's right on the front page of this very site. -wink-

BigPete
08-18-03, 08:05 PM
Originally posted by Indy Jones Fan
Look closer, it's right on the front page of this very site. -wink-

But that's only making reference to the already-released SD version of the first Charlie's Angels movie, not a superbit version of #2. Right?

:hscratch:

mdc3000
08-18-03, 08:31 PM
Originally posted by BigPete
But that's only making reference to the already-released SD version of the first Charlie's Angels movie, not a superbit version of #2. Right?

:hscratch:

Right... it's just a pack with the new Full Throttle disc and the previously released CA:Superbit Deluxe... so Full Throttle is NOT a superbit Deluxe title....

MATT

Indy Jones Fan
08-18-03, 09:19 PM
Oops...sorry. I'm an idiot! :blush:

Rypro 525
10-10-03, 12:12 PM
well
ign.com
"This was the much-hyped "Unrated" release, but it's just a few extra seconds of footage of the fight where Barrymore gets pounded by an ex-boyfriend and spits blood. That's it."

I really think the mpaa should really get a grip with their ratings. I mean there's been blood in pg13 movies right

ChrisHicks
10-10-03, 12:30 PM
I thought that with the mpaa a little bit of blood automatically means nc-17 rating?:rolleyes:

Jackskeleton
10-10-03, 01:01 PM
Originally posted by Rypro 525
well
ign.com
"This was the much-hyped "Unrated" release, but it's just a few extra seconds of footage of the fight where Barrymore gets pounded by an ex-boyfriend and spits blood. That's it."

I really think the mpaa should really get a grip with their ratings. I mean there's been blood in pg13 movies right


You realize that if a scene is added to a dvd or any thing is changed from the one they turned into the MPAA the first time to receive the rating, the studio would need to resubmit it in order to get a new rating for it? I'm sure the studio wanted to shoot for the "Unrated" tag line so they can get a gimmick on the dvd for it. the theater release was less the spectacular. So anything to sell this dvd would be good for them. if this includes adding another few seconds in and not choosing to submit it for another mpaa rating, then so be it. I'm sure if it was submitted in, it would have gotten a pg-13 rating.

Choice is the matter here. they choose not to submit it in order to banner the "Unrated" tag and sell it on that standpoint.

Ted The Bug
10-10-03, 01:51 PM
From www.dvdfile.com :

"The highly-touted Unrated version of the film included here is a bust. Those expecting much in the way of anything will be disappointed. The extra footage amounts to just a few extra thrown punches and a tad bit more gory aftermath. There are no scenes added nor any gratuitous T&A. Yawn. "

Kinyo
10-10-03, 03:28 PM
pitiful, just pitiful.

rfduncan
10-10-03, 03:45 PM
It's Columbia, StevenSpielberg ... So what you should be saying is TYPICAL, just TYPICAL.

I mean come on people! We all know that if a Columbia movie is remotely successful/anticipated title they're going to put out a Superbit version of it sooner or later. (Though I will admit even *I* was suprised by Lawrence of Arabia!-eek-)

As for the "Unrated" label... that is old news too. I believe Sweetest Thing and the American Pie movies fall into the same category in terms of how much and what was re-edited into the original film. "Unrated" is to movies today what XXX is to porn films. One X or three, it is still the same porn. :lol:

island007
10-10-03, 04:17 PM
Originally posted by rfduncan

As for the "Unrated" label... that is old news too. I believe Sweetest Thing

Well the unrated version of Sweetest thing has the only part of the movie I thought was funny. "The _____ Song":hump:

harpo787
10-10-03, 04:34 PM
Originally posted by Rypro 525
at least the cover is mostly faithful to the original poster art and no big head shots

This is true, all though in this case (and others), perhaps we can start a new trend of "big ass shots." That's it, just close ups of ass on the shot. We're already half way there with this cover.
-wink-

The ideas are coming to me..."my mind is aglow with whirling, transient nodes of thought careening thru a cosmic vapor of invention!" Keep your eyes open...I might have to start another thread (if I can't find an appropriate place to put it).

Rypro 525
10-15-03, 01:50 PM
i'm also amazed that we can see characters spitting up blood on tv (alias, 24) and still get a tv-14 rating, but a bit of blood is R rated (I think McG did submit the scene to the mpaa, and got an R, but thats just my thought)

Jackskeleton
10-15-03, 04:27 PM
An article? Interview? anything to prove that this slight bit of blood might have pushed the boarders of PG-13?


This is not unlike what is common now a days. they add something to make it different and would have to resubmit for a typical rating but would much rather have a Unrated title on it so just don't submit it. The film was lacking in box office intake so this way, they can fool folks into thinking they are getting more "censored" material -rolleyes-

then again, who cares what rating films get? the only time I pay attention to it is when folks start complaining about it.

Rypro 525
10-15-03, 06:05 PM
here's our bull shit "hype" found from an article
http://www.zap2it.com/movies/news/s...--17456,00.html

By Vanessa Sibbald
Thu, Jun 19, 2003, 05:06 PM PT


Nowadays, filmmakers are planning the DVD almost as soon as conception on a project begins. Case in point, "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" where producers have already gathered enough material for not one, but two DVDs to be released simultaneously.

"That's how we finally get our money back," jokes "Charlie's Angels" producer Nancy Juvonen.

One DVD will contain the theatrical PG-13 cut of the film, while the second will have a grittier version.

"I do have an unrated version," says McG. "The film was too crazy -- it was too sexual, it was too violent -- I had to back off."

But producer/star Drew Barrymore objects to the word "unrated."

"No, it's not unrated. Trust me, I would know," says Barrymore as co-star Cameron Diaz giggles and laughs, "Oh my God ... Wow, what did I do?"

"There's going to be some things on the DVD that we had to cut out of the ship's hull sequence because the action was actually too dark," Barrymore elaborates.

"There was blood, it's grittier. You don't see blood flying out of someone's mouth [anymore]," adds fellow Angel Lucy Liu.

"I don't like watching violence; I would much rather see more skin than violence," says Barrymore.

Producers are using two different companies to create the DVDs, which will also have an audio track by the actresses during a pajama party and a short adventure film with the "Charlie's Angles" dolls similar to the one on the "Rambo" DVD.

As of press time, there is no release date set for the DVDs. "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, June 27.

Jackskeleton
10-15-03, 06:16 PM
I love how he says

"it was too sexual, it was too violent -- I had to back off.""

when in fact the only difference is that little amount of blood.

even funnier is how drew states

"I don't like watching violence; I would much rather see more skin than violence," says Barrymore.

when all thise film really is just one big tease. show more skin, fine make it unrated and add the needed "unrated" nudity. :p


Ah, the wonders of marketing gimmicks. -ohbfrank- sad really.. sad..

Patman
10-21-03, 02:21 PM
I thought it was lame to put 2 different covers for the widescreen and fullscreen editions. If I were to buy based only on the covers, I would have picked the cover for the fullscreen edition.

D_N_G
10-21-03, 02:30 PM
WalMart actually carded me on this purchase just due to the fact that I picked up the "Unrated" version (Im 27) . If I had to make the extra effort to show the cashier my ID, there better be a couple of extra booty shakes for my trouble :D (hope my wife isnt reading this)

talemyn
10-21-03, 02:38 PM
Originally posted by D_N_G
WalMart actually carded me on this purchase just due to the fact that I picked up the "Unrated" version (Im 27) . If I had to make the extra effort to show the cashier my ID, there better be a couple of extra booty shakes for my trouble :D (hope my wife isnt reading this) They carded me the other day too for some movies . . . I'm a 6'8", 30 -year old man with facial hair that is showing some grey in it . . . I thought it a little odd that they chose to question my age. :whofart: I guess I should take it as a compliment. :D

Seriously though, I'm glad they are enforceing age requirements . . . very responsible of them.

c76x
10-21-03, 08:27 PM
It's called MARKETING! The movie did horribly at the box office so to try and save face they decided to release an "unrated" version hoping people would buy it assuming that it ment exacatly what Mc G. is claiming it does....more sex and violence.

You buy it, the studio get the money, you watch it....nothing that differnt....your ass and your wallets ass is hurting.

Jackskeleton
10-21-03, 08:37 PM
Originally posted by D_N_G
WalMart actually carded me on this purchase just due to the fact that I picked up the "Unrated" version (Im 27) . If I had to make the extra effort to show the cashier my ID, there better be a couple of extra booty shakes for my trouble :D (hope my wife isnt reading this)


wait wait wait.. they carded you? Why? If it is Unrated then how can they really set a limit on the age you need to be to buy it? I mean if it was rated and had something like NC-17, then hell you would have to be 17. but this is not that case since it wasn't even "rated" to a correct or set standard of age that you would have to be to buy it. :p