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#1387502
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Rambo First Blood Extended Edition(EE) , The Goonies Extended TV (composite edition) , Reservoir Dogs EE - Please Help
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Hi everyone
Looking for the extended fan edits mentioned in the topic title above. If anyone has them and is willing to share / trade then please let me know. This forum seems to have some people on it who do not respond and or like to share (no idea why) which seems counter to the whole point of a site like this.

Just a real movie lover here trying to reach out to other like minded movie-buffs. I’ve had the pleasure to chat and exchange with some really cool cats on here (you know who you are) and the love is appreciated.

I’m into extended cuts/extended fan edits mainly so if anyone has some cool stuff not mentioned above please don’t hesitate to reach out to me - I will respond!

Thanks for reading.

Stay safe.

RML

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#1352936
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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MasterWithOkFingers said:

Realmovielover said:

MasterWithOkFingers said:

Realmovielover said:

I’m posting on here in the hope that someone out there will be able to help me with this.

I too love this film and feel your pain. I have tried for years to find this and tried myself to make it. The biggest problem is not necessarily the audio. The French/German/Spanish Blu-ray you want to add the audio to are 104mins. The audio from your VHS will be 99m57sec. So not only do you need to sync the audio as others have advised, but there will be some scenes which need minor alterations and cuts which is the hard bit. You should check out a company called Hong Kong Rescue. They have released several Jackie Chan films and they are some of the best out there. I am UK based and have ordered from them and have every one of their releases. They even made me a bespoke version of Above the Law with original Eng Dub.

Back to Twin Dragons, I have been so frustrated with the lack of love for this film, that I have actually contacted HKR and commissioned them to make Twin Dragons with the original Eng Dub. It’s costing a small fortune, but is worth it to have it in full HD with the original Eng Dub.

Hopefully it should be ready in a month or so. Keep an eye out on the website as they will sell on the custom/commissioned projects after I have approved it.

@MasterWithOkFingers

Thank you for your amazing response to this topic! I will certainly keep an eye out on the website for it.

Its shocking how this particular film has been neglected despite being one of Jackie’s best in my opinion. It literally has everything that you would want in a good film!

I agree, it’s one of my favourites and the original dub is one of the reasons. Unfortunately there has been a delay in getting this project finished due to funds. They are currently working on several projects at the moment so this would not be one of their standard releases and would need to be done on a bespoke/side project. These cost quite a bit more so once I have some spare funds available I will ask HKR to proceed and get this project completed. Sorry for prematurely getting your hopes up for this. This is one I’ve wanted for a long time so I won’t be giving up on it.

Thanks for initiating this project and making it happen. I’m glad that someone besides myself actually cares enough to try and preserve and resurrect this hidden gem. I really hope you/HKR get to finish the project! I’ll be first in line to try and obtain a copy once it’s done. Please keep me posted on any updates on the completion etc.

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#1348486
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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MasterWithOkFingers said:

Realmovielover said:

I’m posting on here in the hope that someone out there will be able to help me with this.

I too love this film and feel your pain. I have tried for years to find this and tried myself to make it. The biggest problem is not necessarily the audio. The French/German/Spanish Blu-ray you want to add the audio to are 104mins. The audio from your VHS will be 99m57sec. So not only do you need to sync the audio as others have advised, but there will be some scenes which need minor alterations and cuts which is the hard bit. You should check out a company called Hong Kong Rescue. They have released several Jackie Chan films and they are some of the best out there. I am UK based and have ordered from them and have every one of their releases. They even made me a bespoke version of Above the Law with original Eng Dub.

Back to Twin Dragons, I have been so frustrated with the lack of love for this film, that I have actually contacted HKR and commissioned them to make Twin Dragons with the original Eng Dub. It’s costing a small fortune, but is worth it to have it in full HD with the original Eng Dub.

Hopefully it should be ready in a month or so. Keep an eye out on the website as they will sell on the custom/commissioned projects after I have approved it.

@MasterWithOkFingers

Thank you for your amazing response to this topic! I will certainly keep an eye out on the website for it.

Its shocking how this particular film has been neglected despite being one of Jackie’s best in my opinion. It literally has everything that you would want in a good film!

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#1348485
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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@MasterWithOkFingers

Thank you for your amazing response to this topic! I will certainly keep an eye out on the website for it.

Its shocking how this particular film has been neglected despite being one of Jackie’s best in my opinion. It literally has everything that you would want in a good film!

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#1348483
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Jackie Fan said:

did you manage to get a hd version of twin dragons?

What other jackies do you have?

I’ve got the HD uncut version but its in Russian. You can hear the original old English Dub in the background which is infuriating to say the least. I’m not sure if there is software out there that can somehow remove the Russian lector sound and enhance the English audio? Probably some government level software could do it but that’s another story lol.
And to answer your question I pretty much have all of the good Jackie Chan movies from the HKL DVD releases, Blu Ray 88 Films releases and Eureka Blu Ray releases. 88 Films and Eureka have done a stellar job in remastering some of the classics. Still wish one of them would get the lost gem Twin Dragons and give it a proper remaster with the original English dub. Here’s hoping.

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#1336433
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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Extended Cut (Released)
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Danacky said:

Any chance I could get a link to this and The Hateful 8 aswell please as I’m a huge Tarantino fan but can’t get on spleen to grab them as sign ups aren’t open

@Danacky are you looking for the extended version of The Hateful 8 ie the one released on USA Netflix version? I believe this one should still be available online via Tor***t download option.

As a side note could someone please pm mean what “organ” / “spleen” is? I have some exclusive fanedits and am an avid collector of hard to find versions of films and happy to contribute to the community but I don’t understand what this “favourite organ” / spleen means?

Thanks in advance

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#1327129
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Does anyone know how to remove elements of audio from a soundtrack?
I’m thinking to try and tweak the audio on the french/Russian version I’ve got and try to remove as much of the Russian lector/voice over parts. As mentioned previously you can hear the original English audio clearly but it’s in the background. If I could somehow bring the background dialogue and sound effects to the foreground and reduce the Russian audio or remove it, we might have a solution.

There must be some software out there that can tweak the audio already present??
Anyone know if this type of software and process is possible?

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#1327012
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Moiisty said:

yo what is the most uncut version anyway? is it the US, Hong kong, Taiwanese or Japanese version

The following reports explains everything:

https://www.movie-censorship.com/report.php?ID=438141

https://www.movie-censorship.com/report.php?ID=44945

I think the main issue is to do with distribution rights or something in the UK at least. The french and German releases both have the uncut versions. The Japanese Version basically has a 10 sec extended scene of very little importance and is negligible. It has different end credits also.

If Jackie Chan or his team or someone who has access to the film at a distribution level…can you please do this lost gem justice and release a proper uncut original English audio copy. It’s 100% already available just needs to be released properly!

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#1325731
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Ronster said:

I would go with one that is easy to use… Or you could simply separate the audio from the video and synch the 2 sountracks in Audacity(free software) then add it to the video.

Thanks @Ronster for all the suggestions thus far. I’ve been tinkering around with different video editing softwares and they are all crap one way or another. I’ve managed to get the audio files at the speed and frame rate that would allow the video and audio to sync nicely but I don’t have the right video editing software to put it all together export it properly 😦

Slow and steady with this project.

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#1325603
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Ronster said:

I thought you only ripped the audio…

So your VHS is NTSC 29.97fps

so now you can convert it to 24fps you can use perhaps the free program handbreak to do this convert it to an mp4 then you can try to synch them both up in a Non Linear Editor.

Hope that helps.

Thanks for the response. I’m going to try the suggested program. Any suggestions for non linear editor for the video - audio syncing part?

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#1325548
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Ronster said:

I assume you have a PAL speedup vhs.

If the speed of the audio is different on the VHS audio to that of the new cleaned versions of the film you will have to conform the audio from the VHS to the new release.

Rip the audio from the new release and put both audio files in audacity.

You will have to change the speed most likely of the VHS to that of the new release. You must get them now to match up pretty much exactly.

Look in the how to sections here about conerting PAl speed to NTSC or what ever frame rate the new version is. You basically need to synch them up then you can put it on the video.

Thanks @Ronster for all the advice/input. I’m going to have a look into some of the points you mentioned.

Here are some technical details that might help you/whoever is reading this:

Clean HD Video has an exact frame rate of 23.9 according to VLC player info (24fps I’m assuming this means). I have a feeling this is running at slower NTSC format rate??

The VHS video Rip has a exact frame rate of 29.9 (30fps I’m assuming this means). I’ve managed to rip the audio from this file and have it as an MP3.

If Ronster/anyone need more info please let me know what you need and I’ll try to get it.

Basically I’m at the point were I have all the basic ingredients and I just need to put them together.

Any suggestions on what tools/programs I can use for the syncing/converting processes for this project?

Any help here is greatly appreciated

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#1322936
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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Ronster said:

If your VHS has a scart socket why not put a scart to composite and RCA phono converter in the back of the VHS then use a minijack to phono and record the audio on a mini jack line in on say your PC or Laptop.

Or if your VHS already has phono out use those again to minijack to your line in.

This can easily be done with Audacity free software.

Just select your line in as record device and push record.

Thanks for the suggestion the process of ripping the VHS is proving harder for me than I expected. I’m not the most tech savvy but I’m going to persevere. The VHS player I’m using is a basic one with just scart outputs.

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#1322165
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Help: Twin Dragons 1992 - Jackie Chan - Uncut Original English Dub (a WIP)
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I’m posting on here in the hope that someone out there will be able to help me with this.

The 1992 Jackie Chan film Twin Dragons was released in the UK on VHS in the 90’s via the distributor: Imperial Entertainment UK/M.I.A Video which I own. The approx. runtime of this VHS which I own is 100 mins. From what I’ve managed to research online this is pretty much the uncut original English dub version (with some minor exceptions). This version has never been released on any other format to date and is considered a collectors item. I’m in the process of trying to rip this VHS copy onto a digital format which is proving harder than first expected due to USB VHS capture devices not being fully compatible with windows 10. The version released by Dimension/Miramax is an abomination and travesty for all true Jackie Chan fans who remember watching this film with the amazing original English dub with all its quirks and flaws intact. Dimension not only ruined the soundtrack with an alternative score and English dub they also cut the film down for whatever ignorant reason they thought was justified.

What’s the point?

Basically I’m looking for someone who has the original uncut English VHS version with the original early 90’s English dub track on a digital format or DVD etc.

As a side project I’d like the original English dub/soundtrack to be used with the new cleaned up uncut versions which are available with the French and German releases. I’m not an editing expert hence I would need help with the editing process etc but I’m pretty sure with a little tinkering here and there and someone with audio/video editing skills they will be able to sync the original English track with French or German video which are both uncut.

Side note:

I actually have an uncut Russian audio version of the film which you can just about here the old original English track with the new cleaned up picture from the French release. I have no idea how this Russian uncut version came about but it’s infuriating because you can here the old original English audio track in the background but with a Russian lector speaking over it.

Anyway I hope this post gets some responses. Please PM with any info or thoughts etc.
Lets try and make/unearth this gem with the old original English audio and uncut.

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#1292587
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Harry Potter Extended Editions (Released)
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@jjpotter

I had a question regarding the combined DH version and the seperate individual extended cuts of DH1 and DH2. Does the complete one film version have the same extended parts as the individual ones with the exception of the moved secnes you’ve mentioned before or are the individual DH1 and DH2 slightly different. Could you please clarify as I’m wondering if the complete combined version is the superior version or if the individual versions still are relevant in this complete JJP extended HP collection. Thanks

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#1292338
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Harry Potter Extended Editions (Released)
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Realmovielover said:

Hi folks,

Just joined and new to this forum. I’m not sure how to PM JJPotter. I’ve started a private topic thing and I’m not sure if that’s the right thing?

I’ve actually tried starting private topic option but every time I go the my private topic sections it says 0 private topics found? I’m confused can someone please help or JJpotter could you please help me?
Thanks in advance.