Trimming the Fat: 10 Interesting Deleted Scenes from Science Fiction Movies

There are literally thousands of movie scenes that are written, lit, acted out, and filmed but for one reason or another never make it into the movie itself.  Most of the time, the scenes are cut with good reason, as they don’t add anything at all to the movie or, even worse, detract from the movie’s central themes and overall tones.  Sometimes, however, those deleted scenes add quite a bit to the depth of characters or help to explain character motivations and are cut simply in the interest of time.  I found 10 pretty interesting deleted scenes from science fiction movies and posted them below.  I’ll let you be the judge as to whether or not those scenes should have been cut to begin with.  Except for the deleted scenes from Terminator 3. That one’s a joke.

Terminator 3:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kayFrIR-Qfw

Oh, God.  No.

Predator:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTR76JRlgS0

The Predator toys with Dutch.

Alien:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rLnDtuQrtE

A deleted, freaky cocoon scene.

Star Trek (2009):

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WU0y63Kvds8

Nero and some Klingons.

Galaxy Quest:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQitfBT6q9g

It’s tough to cut anything with Alan Rickman.

Star Wars: A New Hope

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRYYnphssCI

It’s amazing how lame Luke was.

Blade 2:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg_6qAQ6bpE

Some daywalker flashback action.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rKw66EU5Fc

A revelation as to Kirk’s relationships.

The Terminator:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5XWE6Y10sw

Foreshadowing of Sarah’s fighting spirit.

The Fly:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QizX5msl-G0

A gruesome baboon scene.


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