American Western Films – Page 1

American western movies, cut and banned before the November 1971 liberalisation of the Australian censorship system.


Guns of the Magnificent Seven

Directed by Paul Wendkos / 1969 / USA / IMDb

Date: 05-1970 / Rated: A / Length: 9490 feet / Time: 105:27 / Censored by 01:26 / Reason: violence

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Post-November 1971 rating

In January 1989, Corporate Video received an M-rating for a 103-minute tape. It was most likely released by Warner Home Video.

This was followed in September 2005 by an M (Moderate violence) rated DVD. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment was the applicant.


Barquero

Directed by Gordon Douglas / 1970 / USA / IMDb

Date: 11-1970 / Rated A / Length: 9820 feet / Time: 109:07 / Censored by 01:50 / Reason: violence

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Post-November 1971 rating

In July 2010, Shock Entertainment received an M (Violence and sexual references) rating for a DVD.


Cannon for Cordoba

Directed by Paul Wendkos / 1970 / USA / IMDb

Date: 12-1970 / Rated: A / Length: 9286 feet / Time: 103:11 / Censored by 00:34 / Reason: violence

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Post-November 1971 rating

In May 1996, Warner Home Video received an M (Low level violence) rating for a 100-minute VHS.


Chisum

Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen / 1970 / USA / IMDb

Date: 08-1970 / Appeal: Against eliminations / Length: 10086 feet / Time: 112:04 / Result: Appeal substantially upheld by Review Board

Date: 08-1970 / Rated: A / Length: 10006 feet / Time: 111:11 / Censored by 00:01 / Reason: violence / Comment: Board required four cuts for violence – Appeal Censor reinstated all but three foot cut.

Post-November 1971 rating

In February 1988, Corporate Video received a PG-rating for a 108-minute VHS. It was most likely released by Warner Home Video.

This was followed in July 2003 by a PG (Medium level violence) rated DVD. Warner Home Video was the applicant.


El Condor

Directed by John Guillermin / 1970 / USA / IMDb

Date: 09-1970 / Rated: A / Length: 11570 feet / Time: 102:50 / Censored by 01:02 / Reason: violence and indecency / Comment: 70mm print

Post-November 1971 rating

In February 1990, Video Excellence received an M (Frequent violence, Occasional nudity) rating for a 102-minute VHS.

This was followed in January 1995 by an M (Medium level violence, Nudity). The 102-minute VHS was submitted by Warner Home Video.


Lawman

Directed by Michael Winner / 1970 / USA / IMDb

Date: 04-1971 / Rated: A / Length: 8890 feet / Time: 98:47 / Censored by 00:30 / Reason: violence

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Post-November 1971 rating

In February 1989, Corporate Video received a PG-rating for a 98-minute VHS. It was most likely released by Warner Home Video.

This was followed in April 2005 by a PG (Medium level violence) rated DVD. It was submitted by MGM Home Entertainment Group.


Little Big Man

Directed by Arthur Penn / 1970 / USA / IMDb

Date: 04-1971 / Appeal: Against eliminations / Length: 12843 feet / Time: 142:42 / Result: Appeal upheld by Review Board

Released with an SOA (Suitable only for Adults) rating.

Post-November 1971 rating

In February 1984, CBS/Fox Video received an M-rating for a 147-minute tape.

This was followed in April 1985 with an M-rating for a 134-minute LaserDisc. Pioneer Electronics was the applicant.


A Man Called Sledge

Directed by Vic Morrow / 1970 / Italy – USA / IMDb

Date: 11-1970 / Rated: Banned / Length: 8560 feet / Time: 95:07 / Reason: violence

Date: 01-1971 / Rated: A / Length: 7994 feet / Time: 88:49 / Censored by 00:27 / Reason: violence / Comment: Reconstructed version

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Post-November 1971 rating

In February 1984, RCA/Columbia Pictures/Hoyts Video received an M-rating for a 98-minute tape.


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