This is a list of analog home media format releases of films that contain rare deleted, extended, or alternate shots and scenes that’ve currently never been digitally released on DVD, Blu-ray, Video on demand, etc. Hopefully, this list could be used as a guide for future fan edits and preservations. Feel free to add or contribute any information.
*NOTE: TV Versions don’t count unless it was released on an analog home media format.
Alligator (1980) - the 1983 US Catalina Home Video release contains the TV Version. While edited for content it features 7 minutes of deleted scenes.
Arcade (1993) - the 1993 Argentinian Teleargentina release contains the original CGI effects.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978) - the 1987 Australian Cel Home Video features 4 minutes of deleted scenes.
Barracuda (1978) - the 1986 US VidAmerica, Inc. features an ending title card text at the end.
Blood Beach (1981) - the 1981 German UFA Video contains several unrated deleted shots and the 1981 US Media Home Entertainment features one scene not included on the DVD releases.
Bram Stokers Dracula (1992) - the 1993 UK Colombia/Sony Limited Box Set release is 18 seconds longer in 6 scenes.
Catchfire (Backtrack) (1990) - the 1995 US Avid Home Entertainment release is the Director’s Cut with 18 minutes of extended and alternate scenes.
Charge of the Light Brigade, The (1968) - the 1992 UK Connoisseur Video while missing 7 seconds is the longest version of the film.
Cold Blood (Das Amulett des Todes) (1975) - the German UFA Video is the extended version with 6 minutes of additional scenes.
Crawlers, The (1991) - the 1991 Japanese RCA/Columbia Pictures Video release runs 3 minutes longer than the US version.
Daughter of Darkness (1993) - the 1994 Hong Kong Ocean Shores is the only release to contain the full uncut version of the film.
Devil’s Wedding Night, The (1973) - the Japanese Sony release contains 1 minute of uncut gore scenes.
Emmanuelle 4 (1984) - the 1986 Canadian Cinema Plus Video features three scenes from the hardcore version.
Evil Dead, The (1981) - the 1984 Greek Diamond, 1985 Greek Video Standard, and the 1982 & 1995 Mexican Videomax releases contain three alternate shots from the theatrical premiere.
Hollywood Monster (Ghost Chase) (1987) - the 1987 German VCL Communications release is the uncut extended version with 22 minutes of deleted scenes included while the DVD releases are all cut.
Jaws 2 (1978) - the 1985 Brazilian CIC Video release contains 9 minutes of deleted and extended scenes.
Jungle Warriors (1984) - the 1985 US Media Home Entertainment release is the uncut version while the DVDs are censored.
Kickboxer (1989) - the 1990 Australian Palace Home Video release, while missing a few brief shortened scenes, is the most complete version of this film ever released.
Lady Terminator (1989) - the 1989 Japanese Columbia release is the international version with 1 minute of additional scenes.
Mad Max 2 (1981) - the 1982 UK & 1983 Australian Warner Home Video releases contain one extended scene.
Nightmare (1981) - the 1987 Australian Video Classics & Dutch Video for Pleasure releases are the uncut versions containing over 1 minute of additional scenes.
Nightmare on Elm Street 5, A: The Dream Child (1989) - the unrated 1990 US & Canadian Media Home Entertainment releases contain deleted shots from two scenes that were cut by the MPAA.
Playroom (Schizo) (1989) - the 1990 Dutch Excalibur release features an alternate ending.
Rawhead Rex (1987) - the 1988 Dutch Vestron Video International contains three uncut extended scenes.
Savage Weekend (1979) - the 1982 Dutch Vid Films is the uncut version containg one additional scene.
Sea of Love (1989) - the 1995 US MCA/Universal Home Video is the Thriller’s Edition that contains over 8 minutes of deleted scenes.
Shocking Dark (Alienator) (1989) - the 1990 Japanese Caution Video contains 5 minutes of extended scenes plus two alternate shots.
Slaughterhouse Rock (1987) - the 1988 Dutch New York Video features the unrated version with 4 extended scenes.
Snowbeast (1977) - the 1977 US World Vision Entertainment contains 4 minutes of deleted and extended shots and scenes.
Stage Fright (1950) - the 2000 French Warner Home Video features two extended scenes.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) - the 1988 German Cannon VMP release contains two deleted scenes that were briefly shown on television broadcasts of the TV Version.
Tenebre (1982) - the Israeli Malibu Video release contains 9 alternate scenes.
Thunder (1983) - the 1985 Japanese Eion release features 7 minutes of deleted and extended scenes.
Transgression (1994) - the 1994 UK Screen Edge release has scenes that are shorter, extended, and in a different order with alternate footage.
Twin Town (1997) - the 1997 US Polygram Video contains one extra scene not included on the DVD.
Wyatt Earp (1994) - the special expanded edition from the 1995 US Warner Home Video release contains 20 minutes of additional scenes plus one scene not included on the laserdisc version.
Zenabel (1969) - the Greek Video Films release, while missing a few scenes, contains two extended scenes.
Barbarian Queen (1985) - the unrated 1986 US Vestron Video contains over 3 minutes of additional shots.
Kung Fu Zombie (1981) - the 1986 Japanese Daiei Video is the original uncut version of the film.
Sorority House Massacre (1986) - the 1988 UK Medusa Home Video features 11 minutes of deleted shots and scenes.
Alamo, The (1960) ML102581, ML-12, & ML1063548 - these are the Directors Cut version with 35 minutes of deleted and extended scenes plus two alternate shots.
American Graffiti (1973) - these releases contain the original opening shot of the restaurant which was revised for the 25th anniversary release with the addition of a CGI sunset.
Back to the Future (1985) - a shot displaying the title card “To Be Continued” shown at the end of the film was removed from the DVD and Blu-ray releases to preserve the theatrical ending.
Bad (1991) Z0300 - this is the fully uncensored version. The DVD release was cut by over 20 minutes.
Blood Simple (1984) SF050-1357 - this is the Theatrical cut. It contains one dialogue sequence missing from the R2 UK Universal DVD release.
Blue Thunder (1983) - these contain one additional scene not included on the DVD/Blu-ray versions.
Cafe Flesh (1982) Z0093 - the ending on the DVD release was cut by a few seconds.
Catchfire (Backtrack) (1989) PILF-2246 - this release is the Director’s Cut. It contains 8 minutes of extended and alternate scenes.
Cartel (1990) ID7946SG - contains 6 minutes of additional extended scenes
City Hunter (1993) PCLP-00477 - contains an extended opening with additional shots from the manga and a few clips from the film plus an alternate scene.
Dangerous Games (1995) AVIV-1012 - the DVD release was severely edited by 13 minutes to create fake ‘mutiple angle’ footage. This contains the full uncut 87 minute version.
Dead Poets Society (1989) 7821 AS - contains 14 minutes of deleted scenes.
Dream Lover (1993) 800633113-1 - contains over 2 minutes of deleted material.
Diary of Anne Frank, The (1959) 1074-80 & 1074-85 - these are the widescreen editions featuring the original walk-in, intermission, and exit music tracks from the original theatrical run.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) ML101642 - this is the fully restored uncensored version with 17 minutes of previously censored material.
Grizzly (1976) SF078-5011 - this version contains a scrolling monologue in the beginning of the film that was never shown on the DVD versions.
Hearts of Darkness (1991) LV83081 - contains a mention of Harvey Keitel as Willard and a scene of Coppola singing “Anything Goes” is watered down in the DVD.
Immortals, The (1995) LT8011-C & — - these releases are the uncut version of the film and are 6 minutes longer than the DVD release.
It (1990) 12198 - this contains the full 192 minute TV miniseries uncut with 6 scenes and 4 extended shots from the ending of Part 1 and the beginning of Part 2 that are missing from other release’s.
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) ML102194 - the Criterion Blu-ray misses three scenes that are only found on this version plus two alternate shots.
Jason’s Lyric (1994) 800633909-1 & ID3837PG - these releases are the unrated version that contain about 1 minute of extra footage.
Jimi Hendrix: Rainbow Bridge (1970) ID3931RH - this release contains an additional 17 minutes to the original film’s 108 minute DVD release.
Lion King, The (1994) - after the 1995 Walt Disney Home Video releases of the theatrical version a majority of the animated footage and title cards were remastered for every re-released format.
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) PCLV-10014 - this release is the TV Version. While edited for content it contains 13 minutes of additional and extended scenes.
Love on Delivery (1994) ML 456 ML 457 - the Blu-ray release has several frame cuts removing certain parts of dialogue and shots plus censored subtitles made on the HK DVD makes this the uncut version.
Make Mine Music (1946) SF078-0110 - In the “All the Cats Join In” segment for the DVD release a scene was edited to remove a “side breast” from the girl as she gets dressed. Originally, she was seen from behind and the side and the swell of her breasts was drawn but in the edited version, she is implied to be flat-chested.
Melody Time (1948) SF078-1214 - the later VHS and DVD releases were both cut and censored in the Pecos Bill segment.
Michael Schenker Group (M.S.G.): Hammersmith Live (1983) TE-D027 - this is the longest version available after it was reissued and shortened under the title “Rock Will Never Die” for later releases.
Minako Honda: The Virgin Live in Budokan (1986) L098-1045 - this release contains an additional 36 minutes while the DVD release is only 59 minutes long…
Moontrap (1989) SWLD-3033 - this Japanese release contains several additional scenes that are exclusive to this version.
Muppet Movie, The (1979) LVITC 0011 - this contains 2 minutes of extended shots and scenes that were never released on DVD.
Nightmare on Elm Street 5, A: The Dream Child (1989) ID7189ME & TKLR-50013 - both releases contain deleted shots from two scenes that were cut by the MPAA.
Nightmare on Elm Street 6, A: Freddy’s Dead - The Final Nightmare (1991) 1964-130 - this German version contains almost 3 minutes of scenes that aren’t available in the US version, but it’s also missing scenes that are only available in the US version.
Object of Obsession (1994) ID3279AP - This release is the Unrated version with 5 minutes of additional scenes.
Once A Thief (1996) ID4058AP - This release is the Director’s cut with 12 minutes of additional scenes, a slightly different ending, and some of the dialogue is cut out in this version.
Other Woman, The (1992) ID2475M - This release is the Unrated version with 8 minutes of additional scenes.
Pamela Principle (1992) ID2502MR - This release is the Uncut version with 4 minutes of additional scenes.
Peking Opera Blues (1986) PILF-7063 & A015 - The DVD and Blu-ray editions are missing text that was part of the ending originally seen in the Theatrical version.
Program, The (1993) TL-1343 - This release includes a scene that was removed from all other releases of the film. It was cut by the studio shortly after the film’s theatrical release.
Protector, The (1985) G88F0051 - contains 3 minutes of additional scenes to the Hong Kong version of the film.
Ransom (1995) 8295 AS, PILF-2392, & PILF-2680 - these are the Director’s Cut versions containing 18 minutes of deleted footage that were never released on a digital format.
Rescuers, The (1977) 14793 AS - this remastered release contains an infamous image of a topless woman within a scene that was later recalled and edited out for future home video releases.
Rock n’ Roll Cop (1994) OL-395 - contains the fully uncut version while the DVD releases are censored.
She’s Gotta Have It (1996) CC1381L - this is the director’s cut featuring 4 minutes of additional footage exclusive to this release.
Solar Crisis (1990) PCLP-00128 - this is the uncut Director’s Cut version with 7 minutes of additional footage.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) LV 8858-2A & SF057-1618 - these release’s contain an extended version to the theatrical cut that was briefly shown on ABC television with 12 minutes of additional footage.
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) PILF-2830 - this is the only release to feature the Theatrical version.
Starflight One (1983) LVRK 0175 - this release contains 7 minutes of additional scenes.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) K88L-5090 - contains two deleted scenes that were briefly shown on television broadcasts of the TV Version.
Texasville (1990) PSE93-34 - this is the only release to contain 24 minutes of additional scenes.
THX 1138 (1971) - the Theatrical version has never been released on a digital format.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) 940 CS - contains two uncensored shots that were altered for later LD releases and the DVD/Blu-ray versions.
Wyatt Earp (1994) 13921 & NJWL-13921 - these are the Special Expanded editions with 19 minutes of addtional scenes.
Yellow Submarine (1968) PILA-3029 - contains the Theatrical Cut of the film containg additional songs which have never been released on DVD.
Analog Releases of Films That Contain Deleted, Extended, & Alternate Footage That’ve Never Been Released on DVD/BluRay
Evil Dead 2 (1987) 35MM Preservation