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post #1 of 3 Old 06-20-2001, 08:31 PM - Thread Starter
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I've heard rumor of an exotic Japanese laserdisc version of Highlander that contains at least 10 minutes more than the 117 minute director's cut. I don't know if this info is true or not. Can anyone confirm this? Has anyone seen it or does anyone have it? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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The original Japanese version of the film was longer than the American theatrical release. It included the WWII scenes, and a few others. All of those scenes and more were restored for the Director's Cut that was released in the U.S.

I don't think there is a longer version than the Director's Cut, I think it's just confusion.
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Correct. There are two versions. U.S. cut version and the version that played everywhere else.

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