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Someone has edited Tyler Durden out of Fight Club

April 8th, 2016 by Dave Bowling Comments


Unless you’ve been hiding at the bottom of the Marianas Trench for the last 17 years, you’ll know the true identity of Brad Pitt’s charismatic soap salesman Tyler Durden in Fight Club.

With that in mind (no pun intended), a particularly gifted lunatic by the name of Richard Trammell has gone through the movie and airbrushed out every appearance of Pitt on screen. I think this is one that qualifies as ‘sure, why not?’.

What’s surprising is just how dark the film is without Durden. There’s no wisecracks, no pithy comments or charisma: just Edward Norton muttering to his imaginary friend that the audience can’t see any more. Take a look at this excerpt:

17 years. Gordon Bennett, this film’s nearly old enough to vote…

Source: Bloody Disgusting

Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...