Executive Decision is a 1996 US action film by Stuart Baird. See IMDb
Note that the 2011 US Blu-ray has been reported to be the cut European Version with removed references to islam.
The US Version is uncut and MPAA R Rated for:
The European Version was passed 18 after a further 8s of BBFC cuts for:
- UK 1998 Warner R2 DVD
- UK 1996 Warner VHS
- UK 1996 cinema release
BBFC cuts from IMDb:
- During the attack at the beginning of the film there are 3 cuts to the use of the knife by the Steven Seagal character. One bad guy suffers a sliced throat, a second gets stabbed in the throat and another gets stabbed trying to run away.
The European Version was pre-cut to remove references to islam
- Al Tar, the David Suchet character, is seen rising from a praying position to answer a phone call from the cockpit. The UK version shows him answering the phone only, you do not know he has been praying.
- In German language releases the dubbing of terrorists speaking in Arabic was mistranslated to tone down references to Allah and islam