The twentieth century has had its fair share of banned movies that haven’t been eligible for theatres for decades after they were made, but none of them can compare to the ones on this list.
You might not find them scary, but now that Die Hard has been voted the “Greatest Christmas movie ever”, anything is possible. If you haven’t seen some of them, they’re definitely worth your time.
Alos, if you do plan on watching them, there are some spoilers ahead so consider yourself warned.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Released in 1971, A Clockwork orange was a dystopian crime film based on a novel. In this movie, a charismatic and antisocial delinquent is imprisoned for the crimes of rape and murder.
He voluntarily accepts an experimental therapy to reduce his sentence, but the entire thing goes wrong. You can only imagine what…
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
An American horror movie inspired by the real-life murderer, Ed Gein, this movie is about five friends who are being tormented by a chainsaw-wielding killer and his psychopathic family.
The Green Inferno (2003)
Released in the year 2003, The Green Inferno is a movie about two student activists who decide to go on a social project to save Amazon.
However, things go wrong when their plane crash and they hand up in a secluded island which is a home to hungry cannibals.
Loosely based on on the rise and fall of Al Capone, the movie Scarface was released in 1932. Touted to be boldest, raw and violent gangster-crime films, it was banned in the US because of its “glorification of crime”.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
A 1978 movie, it is a story of a writer who was brutally raped by four men and was then left for being dead.
But she escapes somehow only to hunt these four men and killing them one by one in the harshest way possible.
An American horror trilogy, the first part of which, was released in the year 2005 tells a story of two students traveling across Europe. They are led to a mysterious hostel which ends up with horrific results
Battle Royale (2000)
Another dystopian movie from Japanese filmmakers, released in the year 2000, the movie was banned because of being too gory and gruesome.
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
A 2005 American romantic movie which shows two cowboys having a secret romantic relationship. Though it won many Oscars but was banned in many parts of the world.