OK, let us consider this example.
Excerpt from Movie-Censorship.com:
(…) few months after the movie was completed, Thriller got the first movie to be forbidden in it’s uncensored form in the normally very tolerant country of Sweden. Therefore, Vibenius had a hard time to sell his movie, let alone to find a film distributor to release his movie; the distributor that in the end wanted to release the movie did not shy away from cutting and censoring the movie in any way the studio wanted to. In the American version of the movie (…) the hardcore sex-scenes were all cut out again, and several scenes including violence were censored as well. Overall, about 25 minutes of the movie were taken out.
And this in the years 1973/74…