Definition of director's cut in English:

director's cut


  • A version of a film that reflects the director's original intentions, released after the first studio version.

    • ‘We watched the director's cut of Blade Runner.’
    • ‘First off, viewers can choose from either the "director's cut" or the "theatrical cut" of the film.’
    • ‘The director's cut is practically useless without the alternate vocals.’
    • ‘Just sat through the 311 minute director's cut of 1900 with a friend.’
    • ‘The director's cut can, annoyingly, be purchased in the DVD boxset.’
    • ‘The recently released director's cut of Amadeus runs June 26-27 at 9pm at the Revue.’
    • ‘Of course, movie studios will sometimes release alternate edits in the form of "director's cuts" or "alternate endings"’
    • ‘The ceremony coincided with the DVD release of the director's cut.’
    • ‘The final scene bore scant resemblance to the director's cut.’
    • ‘We borrowed the director's cut of Das Boot.’
    • ‘For the first time they have assembled a director's cut which incorporates more gore than the previous VHS releases.’
    • ‘For that reason there was no opportunity to include any deleted scenes or make a director's cut.’
    • ‘On the bright side, there won't be a "director's cut" issued in six months.’
    • ‘Sadly, the original DVD release contained neither the excised footage nor a director's cut.’
    • ‘An extended director's cut would undoubtedly have helped.’
    • ‘In 1998, a director's cut of Touch of Evil was released.’
    • ‘My most recent DVD purchase was the director's cut of The Wicker Man.’
    • ‘We have a director's cut of Hellboy coming on DVD, with a likely sequel there too.’
    • ‘On July 23, Newmarket Films released a director's cut featuring 20 minutes of extra footage.’
    • ‘For scare value, the Exorcist (director's cut) still gets my vote.’