If you've seen any major Hollywood blockbusters over the past 30 years, you've probably gotten good at ignoring glaring plot holes. But apparently some of those movies would have been a lot less hole-y if they had included some of these scenes that were cut out in the editing process. Get ready for movies like The Lion King, Blade Runner, and X-Men to make a lot more sense:

The YouTube comments point to even more scenes that were idiotically left out of the theatrical release of movies—most notably, the big deal death scene of Saruman​ in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. But The Return of the King won the f*cking Best Picture Oscar, so maybe no one cares about plot holes.