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10 Used To Be Banned Movies

Us being a normal human beings always attracted to things that doesn't make sense. It's the feeling that we always get, the "what if" feeling. The tiny itch that we have at the back of our head, for some they might actually do it. Make the "what if" feeling become a reality, for the rest of us? We just let the feeling stays inside deep at the back of our head.

There are  few other's, who manage to make the "what if" feeling  into a reality without actually hurt anybody. They made it into movies, the scenes were so gore the movie were banned for years until recently they were unbanned and is ready to be streamed.

Yay for more mindblasting movies! .


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Freaks (1932)

After he made Dracula with Bela Lugosi, director Tod Browning tackled the movie that basically ruined his career. Freaks—inspired in part by Browning’s own teenage years with a traveling circus—famously features real sideshow performers like conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, and “human torso” Prince Randian, whose ability to light a cigarette despite having no arms or legs has its own featured vignette (glimpsed in the trailer, above). Censors were aghast—the film’s original running time was trimmed by nearly a third—and though Browning’s intention was to offer sympathetic portrayals of the film’s so-called “freaks,” audiences were horrified for all the wrong reasons.

IMDB: Freaks

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Stanley Kubrick’s iconic adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ dystopian novel initially received an X-rating in America, and it was removed from circulation in the United Kingdom after being blamed for a handful of crimes that supposedly took cues from its scenes of rape and “ultra-violence.” That said, it was also a box-office hit and scored Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Editing.

IMDB: A Clockwork Orange

The Last House on the Left (1972)

Long before Scream and A Nightmare on Elm Street, Wes Craven made his feature debut with this low-budget horror film inspired by a surprisingly highbrow source: Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring. Even still, Last House was initially banned in the United Kingdom, then released in carefully edited versions for decades after its original release. It’s not hard to see why—the film is violent in some exceptionally horrible ways. Naive teenager Mari and her slightly more streetwise best friend make the fatal mistake of trying to buy weed from a gang led by a brutal escaped convict; later, the gang makes the fatal mistake of falling into the clutches of Mari’s parents, who are hellbent on revenge. Many of the scenes are very difficult to watch.

IMDB: The Last House on the Left

Pink Flamingos (1972)

John Waters’ gloriously trashy early-career entry made censors nervous for being sexually explicit and for featuring a scene in which iconic star Divine, playing “the filthiest person alive,” eats dog poop, among other reasons. However, that proudly transgressive content—and the fact that the campy script and performances are flat-out hilarious—are precisely why Pink Flamingos will forever be one of cinema’s most beloved cult movies.

IMDB: Pink Flamingos

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

Today, Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chain Saw Massacre is not just a cult classic—it’s one of the horror genre’s most revered films. It’s one of the first scary movies to claim to be based on a true story (which it wasn’t, though certain aspects of it were inspired by real-life grave-robbing murderer Ed Gein), and despite its nightmare-inducing title, a lot of its violent scenes are shaped more by clever editing than special effects. The title alone is enough to put censors on high alert, and it was initially banned in multiple countries.

IMDB: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

I Spit On Your Grave (1978)

After a big-city writer who travels to the country for some peace and quiet is horrifically gang-raped by a pack of leering locals, she gets revenge by gruesomely murdering each of her assailants. Originally titled Day of the Woman, writer-director Meir Zarchi’s brutal film was initially received with disgust—but has since been reappraised with appreciation for its (sorta) feminist themes, despite its unavoidable torture-porn leanings.

IMDB: I Spit On Your Grave

Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

The legendary British comedy troupe’s irreverent take on Jesus ruffled the features of multiple humorless religious groups, as this contemporaneous report from The Guardian recounts:

The Catholic archdiocese of New York, plus three distinguished Jewish organisations - the Rabbinical Alliance of America, the Union of Orthodox Rabbis and the Council of Syria and Near Eastern Sephardic Communities - have condemned the film.

The Catholic archdiocese has called Life of Brian a “blasphemy”, adding that it was a “crime against religion which holds the person of Christ up to comic ridicule.”

The Jewish groups are equally damning. They regard the film as “grieviously insultlng,” and have described it as “a vicious attack on Judaism and the Bible, and a cruel mockery of Christian religious feelings as well.” The three Jewish organisations speak for more than 1,000 rabbis.

IMDB: Life of Bryan

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Look, you know if you’re sitting down to watch something called Cannibal Holocaust, you’re in for something viciously unpleasant that’s going to make you lose your lunch. Director Ruggero Deodato didn’t make the first cannibal movie—a genre lovingly perfected by Italian exploitation filmmakers—but he did make the most infamous one, packed with shocking racism as well as animal and human torture that looks alarmingly realistic (and animals really were killed on camera, though despite all appearances, humans were not).

IMDB: Cannibal Holocaust

Maniac (1980)

William Lustig’s legendary slasher film about a mannequin-obsessed mama’s boy is buoyed by an equally legendary performance by Joe Spinell, who also co-wrote the script. Special effects master Tom Savini has a memorable cameo as a disco dude whose head is reduced to splatter by the titular terror’s shotgun. That death scene isn’t even the grossest thing in Maniac, which also contains scenes of scalping and is just generally one of the sleaziest grindhouse movies ever made.

IMDB: Maniac


In this legendary oddity from director-writer-star Noel Marshall (co-starring his then-wife Tippi Hedren and her daughter Melanie Griffith)—a film intended to convey a message of animal conservation—the cranky big-cat stars really attacked the cast and crew, resulting in dozens of hideous real-life injuries. “The most dangerous movie ever made,” indeed, and the proof is right there up on the screen.

IMDB: Roar

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