Controversial films of the 21st Century

by ninjaalexs | created - 28 May 2012 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

A list of the all controversial films from 2000 onwards. List will be updated as films are released. I have based the list on films that have been talked about and received press interest, not just films which are shocking. The list is in consecutive order, maybe reverse order would be better.

Not Listed: * Innocence of Muslims (not listed on Imdb)

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1. Battle Royale (2000)

Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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81 Metascore

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Votes: 149,951

The violence and subject matter shocked some, it has been acclaimed by some more open-minded critics.

2. Requiem for a Dream (2000)

R | 102 min | Drama

8.3
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68 Metascore

The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Votes: 643,560 | Gross: $3.64M

Controversial not just for its graphic drug scenes but also a sex scene

3. Rape Me (2000)

Unrated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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35 Metascore

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.

Directors: Virginie Despentes, Coralie | Stars: Raffaëla Anderson, Karen Lancaume, Céline Beugnot, Adama Niane

Votes: 15,377 | Gross: $0.01M

Banned or heavily cut in many countries.

4. Guizi lai le (2000)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.3
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70 Metascore

During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time... See full summary »

Director: Wen Jiang | Stars: Wen Jiang, Kenya Sawada, Hongbo Jiang, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 5,500 | Gross: $0.02M

This film was critically acclaimed by many but, it was controversial in China and lead to the director being blacklisted.

5. Subconscious Cruelty (2000)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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"Subconscious Cruelty" is divided in four segments: Ovarian Eyeball - a naked woman is sliced by a sharp blade and an eyeball is removed from her belly. Human Larvae - a deranged man that ... See full summary »

Director: Karim Hussain | Stars: Sophie Lauzière, Anne-Marie Belley, Brea Asher, Ivaylo Founev

Votes: 1,280

An early cut of the film caused mass disgust at a film festival, FantAsia. Unreleased in many countries.

6. The Profit (2001)

(Banned) | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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This period piece is a fictional biography of a cult leader's rise to power and his subsequent descent into isolation and paranoia.

Director: Peter N. Alexander | Stars: Eric Rath, Cliff Roca, Tom Luce, Christine Eads

Votes: 448

Scientology documentary - was subject to a court case that lead to it being banned

7. Koroshiya 1 (2001)

R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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55 Metascore

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ohmori, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun

Votes: 45,718 | Gross: $0.01M

Banned or censored in many countries. The film helped the director, Takashi Miike gain recognition amongst Western audiences.

8. Cause for Concern (2002 Video)

56 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

4.3
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A video series featuring a teenage film crew recording homeless people fighting and performing in shenanigans across the Las Vegas and California metropolitan areas.

Director: Ryen McPherson | Stars: Bling Bling, Donald Brennan, Donny, Rufus Hannah

Votes: 784

Bumfights - banned in some countries including New Zealand and UK. Concerns were raised for the welfare of the homeless people involved and whether they were exploited.

9. Ken Park (2002)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

5.9
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Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents.

Directors: Larry Clark, Edward Lachman | Stars: Adam Chubbuck, James Bullard, Seth Gray, Eddie Daniels

Votes: 26,450

Banned in Australia, unreleased in the UK. Attracted controversy in every country it was released in.

10. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama

7.5
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 44,572 | Gross: $1.90M

Could be considered an entry into the "new French extreme" film category. It was its combination of explicit sex and self harm scenes that offended some.

11. Le pornographe (2001)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama

5.3
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Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and '80s, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Bonello | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Jérémie Renier, Dominique Blanc, Catherine Mouchet

Votes: 1,995

The explicit scenes caused some offence. The film was cut slightly in the UK for its 18 certificate DVD release.

12. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

R | 114 min | Drama

7.8
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83 Metascore

Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.

Director: Peter Mullan | Stars: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

Votes: 23,613 | Gross: $4.89M

Condemned by the Catholic church

13. Dans ma peau (2002)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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68 Metascore

A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

Director: Marina de Van | Stars: Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker, Thibault de Montalembert

Votes: 4,332 | Gross: $0.03M

Graphic and disturbing scenes of self-harm shocked some audience members.

14. Irreversible (2002)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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51 Metascore

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.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia

Votes: 96,877 | Gross: $0.75M

Also a great film in its own right. A graphic and prolonged rape scene and some violence disgusted some critics and audience members.

15. August Underground's Mordum (2003 Video)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror

3.2
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Two friends bring along a newcomer to go on a killing spree.

Directors: Jerami Cruise, Killjoy, Michael Todd Schneider, Fred Vogel, Cristie Whiles | Stars: Cristie Whiles, Fred Vogel, Michael Todd Schneider, Jerami Cruise

Votes: 2,987

A violent straight to video horror film, banned, unreleased or cut in many countries.

16. The Brown Bunny (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

5.0
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51 Metascore

Professional motorcycle racer Bud Clay heads from New Hampshire to California to race again. Along the way he meets various needy women who provide him with the cure to his own loneliness, but only a certain woman from his past will truly satisfy him.

Director: Vincent Gallo | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Chloë Sevigny, Cheryl Tiegs, Elizabeth Blake

Votes: 12,282 | Gross: $0.37M

The last 20 or so minutes of the film caused controversy, anybody whose seen the film will know why. Director, Vincent Gallo was accused of sexism after the film was released.

17. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 117,494 | Gross: $1.53M

Provoked controversy from its screening at Cannes due to its perceived anti-American theme.

18. 15: The Movie (2003)

90 min | Drama, Comedy

6.2
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47 Metascore

Fast, frenetic, and furious, 15 is the story of five Singaporian teenagers who, abandoned by the system and estranged from their parents and life in general, build their own world in which ... See full summary »

Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Melvin Chen, Erick Chun, Melvin Lee, Vynn Soh

Votes: 720

Caused controversy in its native Singapore and was only allowed a release after a record-breaking 27 cuts were made.

19. El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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60 Metascore

Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 11,660 | Gross: $5.71M

Condemned by the Catholic Church. The film was a hit in Mexico and drew critical acclaim.

20. Elephant (2003)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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70 Metascore

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Elias McConnell, Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson

Votes: 76,010 | Gross: $1.23M

Caused controversy due to using the Columbine shootings as its storyline.

21. Saw (2004)

R | 103 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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46 Metascore

Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung

Votes: 330,184 | Gross: $56.00M

Received a lot of complaints about violence. This and "Hostel" helped to popularise the "torture porn" sub-genre.

22. The Dreamers (2003)

NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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62 Metascore

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 91,680 | Gross: $2.53M

Received an NC-17 rating for nudity and sex. Surprisingly this is actually a good film.

23. High Tension (2003)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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42 Metascore

Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.

Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Cécile De France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun

Votes: 59,378 | Gross: $3.68M

This "French extreme" horror film received some complaints for its violence.

24. The Principles of Lust (2003)

108 min | Drama

5.1
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Crippled by his writer's block, Paul enters into a new, exciting relationship with risk-taking Billy and super-sexy Juliette. As it becomes increasingly tangled, however, he must choose one of them over the other.

Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: Alec Newman, Marc Warren, Sienna Guillory, Lara Clifton

Votes: 978

This British film caused some controversy for real sex scenes and frontal nudity.

25. Paanch (2003)

130 min | Crime, Thriller

7.7
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Four friends (Luke, Murgi, Joy and Pondy) wasted by youth and self destruction play together in a band along with a fifth female member (Shiuli). Luke the lead singer and self-imposed ... See full summary »

Director: Anurag Kashyap | Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Srivastava, Joy Fernandes, Vijay Maurya

Votes: 1,745

Banned in India due to sexual content, violence and no social message. The film is arguably a cult favourite.

26. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 118,290 | Gross: $119.19M

A lot was said about this film. The highest grossing documentary of all time. Was nicknamed FahrenHype 9/11.

27. Submission: Part I (2004 TV Short)

12 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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Short film on the mistreatment of women in the Islam. It shows abused women, with Koran texts on their bodies that validate their mistreatment.

Director: Theo van Gogh

Votes: 1,425

Controversial in its depictions of Islam.

28. 9 Songs (2004)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama, Music, Romance

4.8
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43 Metascore

In London, England, love blooms between an American college student, named Lisa, and an English glaciologist, named Matt, where over the next few months in between attending rock concerts, the two lovers have intense sexual encounters.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Kieran O'Brien, Margo Stilley, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Don Blum

Votes: 19,262 | Gross: $0.05M

Contains some explicit, real sex scenes. Some critics said they were inappropriate and sensationalist, some called for the film to be banned.

29. Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)

R | 105 min | Horror

3.8
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13 Metascore

Tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder.

Director: Nick Palumbo | Stars: Sven Garrett, Cerina Vincent, Tony Todd, Gunnar Hansen

Votes: 3,663

This ultra-gory horror was banned in the UK.

30. Team America: World Police (2004)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy

7.2
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64 Metascore

Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ, Kristen Miller

Votes: 144,357 | Gross: $32.77M

Criticised for bad taste humour and its depiction Islamic terrorists.

31. Kinsey (2004)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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79 Metascore

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard

Votes: 44,359 | Gross: $10.21M

Some people said it encouraged perversion and glorified Kinsey's work.

32. The Passion of the Christ (2004)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.2
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47 Metascore

Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov

Votes: 190,773 | Gross: $370.78M

Caused offence due it's depiction of Jesus Christ. It was questioned for its historical accuracy by some. Others criticised its graphic violence and use of Latin as the spoken language.

33. Gerumaniumu no yoru (2005)

107 min | Drama

6.3
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Rou returns to the rural seminary farm where he studied as a boy and was molested by priests. Rou has recently had a history of violence, and he brings this anger to the seminary, ... See full summary »

Director: Tatsushi Ohmori | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Leona Hirota, Megumi Sawara, Keita Kimura

Votes: 127

This Japanese film was controversial for its violence, sex scenes and animal cruelty scenes. It has gone on to receive acclaim and awards since its release.

34. Hostel (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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55 Metascore

Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova

Votes: 150,270 | Gross: $47.33M

A popular horror film, which like "Saw" received a lot of press for its violence and torture scenes.

35. Hard Candy (2005)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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58 Metascore

A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile.

Director: David Slade | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae

Votes: 140,579 | Gross: $1.01M

The subject matter and vigilante-revenge theme shocked some people. Good acting, direction and scripting won many critics over.

36. All About Anna (2005 Video)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.4
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Anna is a modern, independent single girl, focused on her job and wary of getting caught in romantic relationships. Her life is all about fun. Strangers without strings. No commitment, no ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Nilsson | Stars: Gry Bay, Adrian Bouchet, Eileen Daly, Thomas Raft

Votes: 1,698

Caused some controversy for its explicit real sex scenes.

37. Abducted by the Daleks (2005 Video)

55 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.1
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A group of young women gets abducted by the Daleks.

Director: Roman Nowicki | Stars: Katarzyna Zelnik, Eliza Borecka, Sonja Karina, Lina Black

Votes: 115

This adults only version of Dr Who was subject to a legal case for copyright by the BBC. The film was withdrawn from sale (banned). Fortunately, a limited edition DVD was released and the film was leaked to the internet.

38. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Votes: 280,690 | Gross: $83.04M

Offended some right-wingers and conservatives for its depictions of homosexuality. The fact that the film became a box office smash angered them even more.

39. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen

Votes: 350,121 | Gross: $217.54M

Caused offence to Christians and went onto be one of the biggest films of the 00s.

40. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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89 Metascore

Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Votes: 316,308 | Gross: $128.51M

Banned in Russia. A lot of the controversy was simply hype.

41. Shortbus (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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64 Metascore

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

Director: John Cameron Mitchell | Stars: Sook-Yin Lee, Peter Stickles, PJ DeBoy, Paul Dawson

Votes: 29,143 | Gross: $1.99M

Explicit sex scenes.

42. United 93 (2006)

R | 111 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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90 Metascore

A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas, J.J. Johnson

Votes: 88,598 | Gross: $31.57M

This film caused controversy at some American screenings. One complaint was "too soon".

43. September Dawn (2007)

R | 111 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.8
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25 Metascore

A love story set during a tense encounter between a wagon train of settlers and a renegade Mormon group.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Jon Voight, Trent Ford, Tamara Hope, Terence Stamp

Votes: 2,706 | Gross: $1.07M

The dramatisation of the 1857 Mormon massacre of California-bound settlers was described as a "distortion of history."

44. Destricted (2006)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

4.6
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A compilation of erotic films intended to illuminate the points where art meets sexuality.

Directors: Marina Abramovic, Matthew Barney, Marco Brambilla, Cecily Brown, Larry Clark, Sante D'Orazio, Marilyn Minter, Gaspar Noé, Richard Prince, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Tunga | Stars: Daniel, Goce Balkovic, Shirin Barthel, Richard Blondel

Votes: 2,246

A collection of sexually explicit short films was bound to offend some. Both Larry Clark (Ken Park) and Gaspar Noe (Enter the Void) contributed films.

45. Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006 Video)

Unrated | 71 min | Horror

2.6
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The gruesome tapestry of psychological manifestations of a nineteen year old bulimic runaway stripper-turned prostitute as she descends into a hellish pit of satanic nightmares and hallucinations.

Director: Lucifer Valentine | Stars: Ameara Lavey, Pig Lizzy, Maja Lee, Pam McCartney

Votes: 1,994

This exploitation film was criticised for its: violence, sex scenes and poor taste depictions of eating disorders, some critics simply dismissed it as being trash.

46. Zeitgeist (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Chogyam Trungpa, Jordan Maxwell, George Carlin, Bill Hicks

Votes: 44,905

Controversial documentary, which discredits many religions.

47. Hounddog (2007)

R | 102 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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31 Metascore

A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.

Director: Deborah Kampmeier | Stars: Dakota Fanning, David Morse, Piper Laurie, Granoldo Frazier

Votes: 5,462 | Gross: $0.13M

Controversial for its child abuse theme.

48. Yasukuni (2007)

123 min | Documentary

6.4
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Controversy abounds as Japanese officials honor the deceased at the legendary Yasukuni shrine, where swords used to kill Chinese soldiers were famously forged. Few know about the shrine's eerie past and the mysterious sword inside.

Director: Ying Li | Stars: Naoharu Kariya, Jun'ichirô Koizumi

Votes: 130

In its native Japan - this film was boycotted by Japanese nationalists.

49. Ore wa, kimi no tame ni koso shini ni iku (2007)

135 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Young Japanese pilots are trained to sink Allied warships by flying into them.

Director: Taku Shinjô | Stars: Ryôhei Abe, Tôru Emori, Katsutaka Furuhata, Cleve Gray

Votes: 287

This Japanese film was heavily criticised for its depiction of WW2 and attracted protests in Japan.

50. Inside (2007)

R | 82 min | Horror

6.8
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Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Alysson Paradis, Jean-Baptiste Tabourin, Claude Lulé, Dominique Frot

Votes: 32,083

This excellent French horror\thriller contains some extreme violence and some disturbing abortion scenes.

51. The Golden Compass (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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51 Metascore

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker

Votes: 159,279 | Gross: $70.11M

The novel it is based on featured an atheist subtext, the film diluted the atheism themes, but some religious groups protested the film.

52. Lust, Caution (2007)

NC-17 | 157 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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61 Metascore

During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Leehom Wang

Votes: 32,701 | Gross: $4.60M

This NC-17 rated film was controversial for its explicit sex scenes.

53. Martyrs (2008)

R | 99 min | Horror

7.1
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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin

Votes: 67,310

Controversial in its depictions of torture against women.

54. Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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34 Metascore

Otto is a handsome, sensitive, neo-Goth zombie with an identity crisis wandering the streets of the city, until one day he auditions for a zombie film...

Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Jey Crisfar, Marcel Schlutt, Nicholas Fox Ricciardi, Keith Böhm

Votes: 1,648 | Gross: $0.01M

Some explicit zombie sex scenes offended some. The combination of sex and violence is always controversial.

55. Philosophy of a Knife (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 249 min | Drama, Horror

5.0
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The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Iskanov | Stars: Tetsuro Sakagami, Tomoya Okamoto, Yukari Fujimoto, Manoush

Votes: 1,208

Said to be ultra violent

56. Enter the Void (2009)

Not Rated | 161 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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69 Metascore

A French 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.

Director: Gaspar Noé | Stars: Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy, Olly Alexander

Votes: 53,304 | Gross: $0.34M

Said to have been controversial for the sake of it. Attracted criticism at a Cannes screening for its numerous, offensive scenes and for being screened in an unfinished version.

57. Nf713 (2009 Video)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

3.6
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An extended sequence in which a man tortures a woman psychologically, physically and sexually. The woman is bound and restrained throughout and the man in question is in a position of ... See full summary »

Director: China Hamilton | Stars: Niki Flynn, China Hamilton

Votes: 17

Banned in UK for sexual violence.

58. Gurotesuku (2009)

Not Rated | 73 min | Horror, Thriller

4.8
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An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life ... See full summary »

Director: Kôji Shiraishi | Stars: Kotoha Hiroyama, Hiroaki Kawatsure, Shigeo Ôsako

Votes: 4,937

Banned in the UK

59. Zivot i smrt porno bande (2009)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

6.0
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Young director Marko, after several unsuccessful attempts to shoot his first feature film, makes an acquaintance with a porn director Cane and starts making films with him, showing his ... See full summary »

Director: Mladen Djordjevic | Stars: Mihajlo Jovanovic, Ana Acimovic, Srboljub Milin, Radivoj Knezevic

Votes: 1,666

This is another Serbian film that attracted controversy for its sex scenes.

60. Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Votes: 98,114 | Gross: $0.40M

Some called it misogynistic, some criticised the violence and sex scenes.

61. The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)

R | 92 min | Horror

4.4
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33 Metascore

A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede, created by stitching their mouths to each others' rectums.

Director: Tom Six | Stars: Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura

Votes: 63,144 | Gross: $0.18M

Hyped upon its release. Said to be one of the grossest films ever made.

62. The Bunny Game (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Horror

3.6
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A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.

Director: Adam Rehmeier | Stars: Rodleen Getsic, Jeff F. Renfro, Drettie Page, Coriander Womack

Votes: 1,612

Banned in the UK

63. L.A. Zombie (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adult, Horror

3.6
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An extraterrestrial zombie, whose appearance constantly shifts between that of a corpse, a tusked beast with irregular genitals, and a normal man, emerges from the sea, and begins making its way to Los Angeles.

Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: François Sagat, Rocco Giovanni, Wolf Hudson, Eddie Diaz

Votes: 413

Another controversial Bruce La Bruce film featuring zombies and graphic sex.

64. Srpski film (2010)

NC-17 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.

Director: Srdjan Spasojevic | Stars: Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Sergej Trifunovic, Jelena Gavrilovic, Slobodan Bestic

Votes: 46,118

Banned or heavily cut in many countries

65. Gandu (2010)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama

5.8
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Gandu is an angry young man who raps about his hatred of life, and of his mother. He and his rickshaw-puller friend enter the world of smack, rap, porn and horror. Reality and fiction, ... See full summary »

Director: Qaushiq Mukherjee | Stars: Anubrata Basu, Joyraj Bhattacharya, Rii, Kamalika Banerjee

Votes: 1,804

Banned in India for containing an explicit scene of oral sex, also contains some explicit drug use.

66. Megan Is Missing (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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Two teenage girls encounter an Internet child predator.

Director: Michael Goi | Stars: Amber Perkins, Rachel Quinn, Dean Waite, Jael Elizabeth Steinmeyer

Votes: 7,058

Banned in New Zealand for "objectionable content".

67. The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror

3.9
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17 Metascore

Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.

Director: Tom Six | Stars: Laurence R. Harvey, Ashlynn Yennie, Maddi Black, Kandace Caine

Votes: 29,813 | Gross: $0.12M

Banned in numerous countries. As controversial as its prequel.

68. Dam999 (2011)

108 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.7
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After many years two mariners return to homeland with the hope of a new beginning, little did they know about a disaster that would change their destiny.

Director: Sohan Roy | Stars: Vinay Rai, Joshua Fredric Smith, Megha Burman, Linda Arsenio

Votes: 863

Controversial in India, due to its depiction of real-life disasters.

69. Killer Joe (2011)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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62 Metascore

When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 64,098 | Gross: $1.99M

NC-17 rated

70. Shame (2011)

NC-17 | 101 min | Drama

7.2
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72 Metascore

A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Lucy Walters

Votes: 161,188 | Gross: $4.00M

This NC-17 rated film was banned in Singapore.

71. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

R | 158 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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71 Metascore

Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 362,335 | Gross: $102.52M

Banned in India, UAE and Vietnam.

72. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)

Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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70 Metascore

In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

Director: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen | Stars: Helene Bergsholm, Malin Bjørhovde, Henriette Steenstrup, Beate Støfring

Votes: 8,320 | Gross: $0.12M

Condemned by an Alabama pastor.

73. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 233,355 | Gross: $59.65M

Banned in multiple countries.

74. Agent Vinod (2012)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Adventure

5.1
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A series of seemingly unconnected events across the world leads to Agent Vinod undertaking a globe-trotting mission to discover why his colleague was murdered.

Director: Sriram Raghavan | Stars: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Adil Hussain, Rajat Kapoor

Votes: 6,163 | Gross: $0.63M

Banned in Pakistan for various controversial references to the Pakistani spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence.

75. L'antisémite (2012)

81 min | Comedy

4.1
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Director: Dieudonné | Stars: Dieudonné, Jacky Sigaux, Olivier Girard, Ophélie Montel

Votes: 137

Not allowed to be screened at Cannes

76. The Hunger Games (2012)

PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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68 Metascore

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 757,492 | Gross: $408.01M

Banned in Vietnam for being "too violent". Caused some controversy in the US, due to its subject matter of kids killing kids.

77. The Killing Games (2012)

101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.5
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A man contemplates taking the law into his own hands, after his daughter witnesses a double homicide and narrowly escapes the grasp of two serial killers.

Director: Barry J. Gillis | Stars: Yunona Anders, Edwin Autridge, Vanessa Avik, Ira Bacchus

Votes: 91

"Too violent for the Edmonton International Film Festival says Chairman Michael Hamm."

78. Jism 2 (2012)

130 min | Drama, Thriller

3.0
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Izna, a porn star, is tasked by an Indian Intelligence Agency to seduce her ex-boyfriend Kabir, a dreaded assassin, in order to steal vital information relating to his sleeper cell contacts.

Director: Pooja Bhatt | Stars: Randeep Hooda, Arunoday Singh, Arif Zakaria, Sunny Leone

Votes: 2,880

This film was cut in India. Some called for it to be banned due to it featuring an adult movie actress.

79. Klip (2012)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

5.8
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54 Metascore

Jasna is a teenage girl living in the poor suburbs in the south of Belgrade, Serbia. She likes to record everything around her using a mobile phone camera. She is making videos of herself, ... See full summary »

Director: Maja Milos | Stars: Isidora Simijonovic, Vukasin Jasnic, Sanja Mikitisin, Jovo Maksic

Votes: 5,353

Controversial in its depictions of sex and drug use.

80. Moebiuseu (2013)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama, Horror

6.5
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66 Metascore

A father driven into desire, a son coveting that of his father's, and the sorrowful maternity that hovers them into tragedy.

Director: Ki-duk Kim | Stars: Jae-hyeon Jo, Yeong-ju Seo, Eun-woo Lee, Jae-hong Kim

Votes: 3,807

Kim Ki Duk's film features a theme of incest. One of the more controversial films to be shown at the Venice Film Festival.

81. Parkland (2013)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Mystery

6.4
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51 Metascore

A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 13,068 | Gross: $0.65M

Another controversial film based on the assassination of JFK.

82. Only God Forgives (2013)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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37 Metascore

Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown

Votes: 93,587 | Gross: $0.78M

Apparently booed at Cannes due to its violent nature.

83. Gerontophilia (2013)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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48 Metascore

A male youth begins exploring his attraction to much much older men while working in a nursing home.

Director: Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Yardly Kavanagh

Votes: 1,901 | Gross: $0.00M

Bruce LaBruce is no stranger to controversy.

84. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing

Votes: 110,333 | Gross: $2.20M

The author of the original novel described the films sex scenes as being a "brutal and surgical display".

85. Madras Cafe (2013)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.7
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An Indian intelligence agent journeys to a war-torn coastal island to break a resolute rebel group and meets a passionate journalist.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Raashi Khanna, Avijit Dutt

Votes: 18,825

Some UK cinemas chose to ban this film after protests.

86. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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96 Metascore

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt

Votes: 517,617 | Gross: $56.67M

"A harrowing depiction of slaves being beaten, tortured and killed that forced some audience members to walk out of the Toronto Film Festival."

87. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.0
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64 Metascore

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf

Votes: 96,225 | Gross: $0.79M

Criticised for graphic sex scenes

88. Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe, Jamie Bell

Votes: 70,297 | Gross: $0.33M

Criticised for graphic sex scenes

89. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

4.1
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46 Metascore

Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford

Votes: 254,757 | Gross: $166.17M

Some people condemned this as sexist, misogynistic and pushing gender equality backwards.

90. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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60 Metascore

A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine

Votes: 491,516 | Gross: $128.26M

Some dialogue lead to accusations of sexism.

91. The Danish Girl (2015)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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66 Metascore

A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 123,179 | Gross: $12.71M

Banned in Qatar, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan and Kuwait.

92. Bangistan (2015)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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Two blundering terrorists with lofty ideologies, but ordinary talent, on a mission to change the world.

Director: Karan Anshuman | Stars: Jacqueline Fernandez, Pulkit Samrat, Michalina Olszanska, Riteish Deshmukh

Votes: 897

"The reason for the ban may be to do with religious sensitivities. In Inida protestors cited an 'objectionable' scene in which a character is dressed up as the Hindu God, Hanuman, and later seen indulging in terrorist activities. "

Banned in UAE, Pakistan and Singapore.

93. Deadpool (2016)

R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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65 Metascore

A fast-talking mercenary with a morbid sense of humor is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a quest for revenge.

Director: Tim Miller | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein

Votes: 693,338 | Gross: $363.07M

Banned in China for "graphic content".

94. Raees (2017)

143 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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A bootlegger sets out to improve his community as a promising leader but falls in a political trap.

Director: Rahul Dholakia | Stars: Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Dhanveer

Votes: 32,840 | Gross: $3.26M