25 best director’s cut movies

Sometimes the final cut isn’t the final cut. These movies were altered (for the better) by directors after their cinematic release

The Big Red One (1980)

Seven years after director Samuel Fuller died, this heavily cut World War II film got a long overdue re-release with restored scenes, many of which were featured in Fuller’s companion novel. The Big Red One was the nickname of the US first infantry division and the extended cut delves deeper into the soldiers’ experiences, from catching German infiltrators to sneaking in time for a massage courtesy of a French widow.

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