The ban was a result of the Catholic traditionalist pressure group, Banned initially because the cats in this. Banned due to high impact scary violence. Ban lifted in 1990. James G. Ferguson (2002). Banned because the film "promotes and supports bestiality". Banned at the time of its release for containing political criticism of the military dictatorship. Banned due to extreme violence (contains a lot of sexually violent content). Banned in Nazi Germany because of the erotic content. The distributor challenged the banning and took the decision to ban to Finnish Supreme administrative Court which ruled against banning. Banned because of extreme violence and killing. Banned from all Arab League states because actress, Banned during the conservative period of authoritarian governments known as ", Banned under Videla's regime during Argentina's last-. Top 10 Banned Movies That Shocked The World Subscribe To Beyond The Screen: https://bit.ly/2txTtSd Welcome back to Top 10 Beyond The Screen! Banned in the entire country because it has a storyline where older men abuse young girls, with scenes deemed "child pornography" according to the censors. This movie represented how Mao’s communist regime was and this mere plot led the movie to be banned in mainland China, and a 10-year film-making ban was placed on director Zhuangzhuang Tian. The film was privately screened in January 2009 in. The distributor refused to remove the scene from the film. 0. Banned because of its negative portrayal of Thailand with narcotics smuggling – especially with the views of the Thai judicial system despite parts of the film shot on location by the second unit (the majority of the film was filmed in the Philippines). Top 10 Banned Movies That Shocked The World (Controversial Films) These Banned Films were both controversial and shocking. Banned under the Communist regime for three years, because the story is set during the. Banned due to the film's minor reference to a lesbian relationship. This film depicted the violent crimes of gangsters in the 1930s and was banned in several states in the US as well as Nazi Germany. In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture. A second round of court cases (again, won by the distributor) forced the banning authorities to allow the film to be distributed. Banned for portraying Cambodia as a base for the movie's antagonists. Malaysia's censorship board deemed it "definitely unsuitable". Banned in Nazi Germany because the plot of a love affair between the Emperor and an actress was too similar to Head of Propaganda Goebbels's own affair. The episode was only known as 847 and aired in 1976. Banned due to it being an "apology for pedophilia" and extreme violence. All these factors have helped the movie earn cult status and also gain notoriety among the critics and the audience. A censored version of black polka dots covering the breasts and genitals of the actors in the nude scenes became available in the country in 1978. Banned upon release. Banned for being ‘clerical’, depiction of the controversial issue of Hungarian prisoners held by the Soviets and depicting religious values. Banned in Nazi Germany because of its lesbian theme. Banned due to high level violence and blood, sexual content and gore. Banned by the government on May 25, 2012 due to "objectionable content" (offensive depictions of sexual violence, pedophilia, extreme violence, necrophilia and/or other content that is offensive and abhorrent), Banned from theatrical and home video release; the. Banned under the Communist regime for depicting a restrictive environment, which was similar to living under the regime. Banned on its initial release for poking fun at the police. Its director. Here is a list of 11 movies that are banned in several countries. The movie is based on Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. Banned due to a court decision obtained by the adopted daughter of the painter. Banned under the Communist regime for "depicting the wanton". Banned from 1972 to 1986 for being "obscene". It is also largely considered to be one of the best movies ever made. The Scandinavian nations determined this ban necessary because of … It simply tells the story of a man who wants very little and can't get it.". Banned since the end of the World War II due to its anti-Jewish and pro-Nazi content. Banned for being an "insult to the population". Banned by the Soviet government because of the parallels between Empire and Soviet Union. Banned in Nazi Germany for mocking Nazism and Hitler. But these movies were banned for the weirdest reasons. A law change in 2001 finally lifted the ban. Banned in Nazi Germany because of its plot, depicting a soldier visiting a prostitute, which violated the military's sensibilities and honor code. Banned after it was revealed that one of the main actors. A huge number of protestors also showed up to various opening nights and festivals. Retailing this copy is still legal, since "KJ" rated movies cannot be indexed/banned. Banned under the apartheid regime for being a biopic about anti-apartheid activist. There is a censored "Keine Jugendfreigabe/ No youth admitted" version, but it has all the violent scenes cut out. Banned because of blasphemous content and excessive controversial depictions. Still, the process of banning movies has been a longstanding tradition for countries all over the world, and horror movies are no exception. Banned for its strong sexual content (unbanned in 1974). Banned on the grounds that it could offend Christians. With a social media presence in excess of 3 million, we are able to attain a wealth of loyal readers and followers. Here are the collection of some banned movies which are never be shown Worldwide. The movie is banned in multiple countries, including Germany, but it is one of the most successful movies ever made by Japan. Banned Movies in Most Countries by salmanmahmud947 | created - 23 Oct 2016 | updated - 23 Oct 2016 | Public Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. Banned due to one scene that "fuses an act of extreme violence with sexual gratification". By Jade Nicolette Esmeralda Aug 13, 2017. Banned on its initial release. Banned due to its transgressive subject matter (including necrophilia) and audacious imagery. Banned in 1945 from German exhibition by decree of the Allied Military Occupation. Banned for its violent and sadistic content. Not screened, reportedly for presenting Chavist ideology in a negative light. Banned due to very high impact violence and offensive depictions of both human and animal cruelty. In Sweden the film was allowed for release and even screened with the tagline "The film so funny that it got banned in Norway". Banned, like in most other African countries. The banning renewed again in 1984 with the defined exception of two specific screenings by the Finnish Film Archive. Banned because of high impact scary violence and cruelty. Banned under the Communist regime for depicting a futuristic society which showed parallels with the political situation of Poland at that time. The ban was later revoked after an outcry in Lebanese intellectual and political circles. Ban lifted in the early 1980s. Unsurprisingly, the movie was banned in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain but the main criticism concerned its alleged anti-semitism. The film was allowed at first, with an R18+ rating; in 2002, it was banned by the ACB. A second round of banning was then seen in 1985 and the government officials used the same exact phrasing in their decision to ban as was done 14 years earlier. Banned for its presentation of the conflicts between Islamic and Christian religions and ethnic and traditional beliefs. The movie has demonstrated some real-life incidents in the city during the Cultural Revolution and it has also revealed quite a few secrets from mainland China. Banned under the censorship act of 1981 because it criticized exploitation of women by men. Banned on February 3, 2016 over sexual and violent content, despite being allowed on its initial release in 2009. Still banned. 3:25. Banned until after World War II because could be construed as disrespectful towards the Emperor of Japan. Regarded as one of the most popular movies that showed the horrors of war, this movie provided an extremely realistic and harrowing depiction of the life of frontlines during World War I. Classified by the National Cinema Center's rating commission as a film "forbidden to minors under 18 and banned from public screening" due to explicit content. Banned for investigating the mysterious 2004 assassination of Chea Vichea, one of Cambodia's most influential union leaders who spent years fighting for increased wages and improved working conditions for the nation's 300,000 garment workers. Travel Movies Books Food Other. Banned under the Communist regime for seven years because of its criticism of. Banned under Videla's regime during Argentina's last-civil military dictatorship (1976–1983), because it depicts the hunt for Nazi criminal. Banned for indulging in excessive cruelty. Pulled from cinemas two weeks after its premiere in Iran due to the film mocking conservative attitudes of the clerics in Iran. Banned under the Communist regime for its political criticism. Banned for "insane romance, numerous sex sequence, the use of violence during sex" and for being "entirely related to sexual matters that are too extreme for Khmer society". Banned initially, but finally released under media pressure to reconsider its artistic merit. Whether it's graphic depictions of violence, rape or real death scenes, some countries just can't handle the content. Banned for dealing with issues of incest, murder, and rape. Sony Pictures later released the film on DVD. Banned in the Soviet Union for its themes of artistic freedom, religion, political ambiguity. Banned in Nazi Germany despite an initially successful box office run. Banned by the East-German Communist government for its criticism of everyday life in the country. Banned on the grounds that it "tends to promote and support the exploitation of children and young persons for sexual purposes, and to a lesser extent, the use of sexual coercion to compel persons to submit to sexual conduct.". Banned under the Communist regime for four years, because it depicted the, Banned under the Communist regime for its political criticism and for depicting the labour union. Banned for being too "westernised" in its portrayal of urban poverty in the country. Banned because the censors worried that teenagers would mimic the plot and make their own porn movies. Banned for its negative portrayal of Iran. One of the cult movies of the slasher genre, this movie has spawned a number of reboots and remakes, but the OG Texas Chainsaw Massacare will always be considered as the setting ground of the slasher genre. Banned under the Communist regime from 1969 until the fall of the regime in 1989. Banned for criticizing the colonial system. Banned initially; the Malaysian Film Censorship Board described the film as “propaganda with the purpose of asking for sympathy.”. Banned for being considered as "blasphemy". Banned on its initial release until a law change in 2001 when it automatically reverted to a K18 (adults only) classification. But, the most noticeable thing here is that even though this movie was marred with controversy, it was praised by a number of critics, particularly for its cinematography. Regarded as one of the most popular movies that showed the horrors of war, this movie provided an extremely realistic and harrowing depiction of the life of frontlines during World War I. Banned for six years, was released in South Korea with 40 minutes cut. 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Banned under the apartheid regime because of blasphemous content. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Banned due to depictions of violence and gang rape. Banned because of high impact scary violence. Comment. Banned due to it controversial criminal content. Censorship standards vary widely by country, and can vary within an individual country over time due to political or moral change. This film is entirely banned for the inclusion of scenes of genuine human death. 'Wolf of Wall Street' Censored, Banned Overseas", "Indonesian sequel film "The Raid 2: Berandal" banned in Malaysia", "Disney rejects cuts to Beauty And The Beast in Malaysia", "Beauty and the Beast: Malaysia 'to show uncut version, "Banned Rambo film hot property in Burma". Banned by the Israeli Film Ratings Board on the premise that it was libelous and might offend the public; the, Banned briefly in 2004, though not for the film itself, but because of the Hebrew dub. Banned due to its negative portrayal of Koreans. Banned under the censorship act of 1981 because it depicts a lesbian relationship and a controversy. Ban lifted in 1997 and re-released uncut with an 18 (Adults only) rating. Banned by the Communist government because it romanticized the criminal world. For over a century now . One of the most famous censorship boards in the world is the British Board Of Film Classification (the BBFC). The director. Banned for its sexual violence involving young people. Banned on its initial release because of its graphic sex scenes, being the last film subject to censorship in the country. Banned because of the explicit erotic scenes. Banned and refused classification in 2003 for graphic depictions of. Banned by the Czechoslovak Communist government for twenty years, with its director, Drahomíra Vihanová, being banned from making new films until 1977. Banned under Videla's regime during Argentina's last-civil military dictatorship (1976–1983), for its sarcastic view of. Banned during the government of president, Banned in Brazil due to a lawsuit filed by. This movie tells the story of Jesus Christ’s and any story that deals so strongly with religion is bound to get into controversy. Banned because of its depiction of the prophets. Banned due to its extremely violent content and actual on-screen killings of animals. Banned for representing dockers who refused to dispatch military supplies for use in the Indochina War. When movies explore taboo subjects, it is generally marred with some sort of controversy or the other. 'All Quiet On The Western Front' particularly dealt with one soldier’s growing disillusionment that keeps growing with time. A documentary about the religious rituals of the. While not directly referring to politics it still was perceived as dangerous criticism of the system. Banned by the East-German Communist government. Following the outbreak of the Second World War that same year, Propaganda Minister, The first anti-Nazi movie made in Hollywood before the start of. The ban was only officially lifted in 2000. Banned on its initial release in 1971 for violence and content which could potentially be hazardous to mental health. Banned due to homosexual references in the movie. Banned for its negative portrayal of Persian military. Banned for criticising the forced industralisation of Hungary. A movement of bloggers, among them the Lebanese Inner Circle, +961 and others have rebelled against the Lebanese government's ban of the film, and have managed to get the film seen by local Lebanese critics, in defiance of their government's request on banning it. Banned by the Communist government for depicting life in Czechoslovakia in a critical light. Banned due to fears that it could inspire revolution. 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Banned under the apartheid regime on its initial release. Banned from 1945 until 1947, because the film was produced under the Nazi regime with financial support too. The story of the movie follows a group of 9th-grade Japanese students that were sent to an island where they must kill each other so that they can survive, and the last standing survivor will be declared the winner. Banned, for avoiding political provocations. Banned due to violation of criminal law sections 204a and 382 which deal with the sexual representation of children and extreme violence. 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