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

Leon (1994)

Luc Besson's thriller about a hitman mentoring a young orphan was pretty dark in its original form. His extended Version Integrale goes to altogether darker places, adding a layer of sexual tension to the relationship between Leon and the 12-year-old Mathilda – and equally controversial sequences in which Leon trains up his protege as an assassin.

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