Censorship Max…BBFC opens its archives to reveal how it cut the original Mad Max

Posted: 20 May, 2015 in BBFC cuts
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Mad Max DVD Mel Gibson Mad Max is a 1979 Australian Action film by George Miller.
With Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel and Hugh Keays-Byrne.
YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb   Mad Max was cut and 18 rated by the BBFC for 1979 cinema release and early VHS. Later releases are uncut. The film was downrated to 15 for 2015 cinema release. There are alternative soundtracks, the original Australian, and a dubbed American version.

The official BBFC cuts list for 48s of cuts to the 1979 cinema release read:

  • Reel 2. Reduce to absolute minimum smashing up of car and terrorising of young couple who are trapped in it. (Delete all violence which occurs after the gang break window, resuming on the bird hovering overhead).

…Read the BBFC article

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