Filmmaking is a tricky business. It’s a long journey from the script to the screen, and a lot of great and not-so-great scenes get left on the cutting room floor, costing the studio time and money. Here’s a look at some of our favorite films whose deleted scenes came at a high price — creatively and financially…

World War Z’s darker final act | 0:18
Rogue’s scenes in X-Men: Days of Future Past | 1:42
The original tragic ending of Little Shop of Horrors | 2:30
The Jitterbug dance number from The Wizard of Oz | 3:33
Returning to Krypton in Superman Returns | 4:27
Eric Stoltz’s scenes from Back to the Future | 5:21