For years now, Super Mario Bros. The Movie Archive has been working to obtain and restore a bunch of deleted scenes from Nintendo’s 1993 disaster. That work is now largely accomplished, leaving us with a kind of “director’s cut” of the movie that runs for 20 minutes longer than the unique.
Super Mario Bros: The Morton Jankel Cut is now obtainable for viewing on The Internet Archive, and doesn’t simply throw the deleted scenes in there. Those scenes had been discovered on an outdated VHS and had been in horrible form, so every needed to be painstakingly restored by editor and artist Garrett Gilchrist.
Some of them add some welcome context to current scenes, whereas others are remnants of a extra teen/grownup imaginative and prescient for the film, just like the membership dancing scene right here:
You can watch the film beneath, or if that doesn’t work, you can head here. You’ll immediately have the ability to recognise the restored/deleted scenes by the timestamps on the backside of the display.
And hey, that’s not all. There’s additionally a commentary video beneath that’ll take you thru every of the deleted scenes, whereas additionally exhibiting you simply how a lot nicer the restoration job was.