My Favourite Controversial Films

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1.
Antichrist (2009)
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A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. (108 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ Just watch enough said! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
2.
Irreversible (2002)
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Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. (97 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ Brilliant!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
3.
Rape Me (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Two young women, marginalised by society, go on a destructive tour of sex and violence. Breaking norms and killing men - and shattering the complacency of polite cinema audiences. (77 mins.)
“ Crazy chicks!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
4.
Enter the Void (2009)
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A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection. (161 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ I was an hour into the film and I was definitely in the void as it felt like it was 4 hours!!! and the films 2 hours and 40 minutes. What a trip!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
5.
Crash (1996)
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After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife. (100 mins.)
“ Car crashes and Sex weird combination but I guess thats what makes this perverse movie appealing, something about the soundtrack also draws you in. ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
6.
Caligula (1979)
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Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. (156 mins.)
Director: Tinto Brass
“ Malcolm Mcdowell is the king he just blows it away with his lunacy. ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
7.
Spun (2002)
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A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues. (101 mins.)
Director: Jonas Åkerlund
“ Absolutely loved this movie, loved all the characters. ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
8.
Natural Born Killers (1994)
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Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. (118 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Robert Downie Jr. completely losing it rolling around emptying his clip, I die of laughter everytime! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
9.
Crank (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops. (88 mins.)
Director: Neveldine, Taylor
“ I also enjoyed Crank: High Voltage. The movies are just off the wall. ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
10.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psycopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Going to see this on the big screen for the third time in May 2011. There is simply no other way to watch this except on old grainy film!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
11.
Bully (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much. (108 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ My girlfriend and I went to a local DVD store and she was like "YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS FILM" so she bought "Kids" and I was like "YOU HAVE TO SEE THE FILM" and I bought "Bully" when we finally get home we noticed on the cover of "Bully" says "By the creator of Kids Larry Clark" This is when we found our appreciation for Larry Clark. Can't wait to watch my new "Ken Park" DVD!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
12.
Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
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A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute. (104 mins.)
“ Its on Taratinos list and the 70s rock. All I can say is SLOOOOOW MOOOOOOO KILLS!!!! Which I thought was quite amusing. ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
13.
Piranha 3D (2010)
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After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents. (88 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ Say what you will GORE and BOOBS!!! LOTS OF GORE AND BOOBS!!!!!! Better than most people will think... Props to Gianna Michaels BRUTAL KILL SCENE!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
14.
Kalifornia (1993)
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A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself. (117 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
“ Brad Pitt at his finest!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
15.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
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The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
“ Ass to Ass!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
16.
Fubar (2002)
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Headbangers Terry and Dean explore the depths of friendship, and the art and science of drinking beer like a man. (76 mins.)
Director: Michael Dowse
“ Just Giver!!! To bad # 2 blew its load in the first 10 minutes!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
17.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Why is it I can never get through this film in one sitting? It's always on TV here and there... I watch the beginning, I watch the end, I watch the middle. I know I've see the whole thing over time but never in one sitting? ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
18.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
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An Asian-American office worker and his Indian stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers. (88 mins.)
Director: Danny Leiner
“ So ya once I was at a friends house intoxicated and this movie was on repeat through the entire night... so we seen it all jumbled up in different sequences from jumping back and forth from station to station. I thought I was tripping because I was like how can this movie be on all night? ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
19.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
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"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Too Good!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
20.
Gia (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death. (120 mins.)
“ Angelina Jolie NAKED!!! ALOT!!! but in all seriousness very enjoyable film. Well at least I liked it probably because it's based on a true story and I like those kinds of films. ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
21.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
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When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax. (117 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Had to add a Phillip Seymour Hoffman film this guy is too good!!!

25th Hour, Owning Mahoney, Boogie Nights, Charlie Wilson's War. No matter the part small or big he nails it all the time. His awkwardness, his sorrowfulness it is just genuine... is he even that good? ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
22.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
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The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII. (98 mins.)
“ Simply loved this Film!!! Based on true events check it out and for poker lovers just watch the entire movie one of the final scenes will blow your mind... lol

GREAT FILM!!! MUST SEE!!! ” - steven_vinetti_huot
 
23.
Bronson (2008)
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A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson. (92 mins.)
 
24.
Ex Drummer (2007)
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Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them. (90 mins.)
Director: Koen Mortier
 
25.
Feed (2005)
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A cybercrime investigator tracks a man (O'Loughlin) suspected of force-feeding women to death. (101 mins.)
Director: Brett Leonard
“ Different interesting ” - steven_vinetti_huot