MONDO FILMS

List of the banned, depraved, violent, bizarre, shocking and controversial documentary movies that's not for the faint hearted
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1.
Mondo cane (1962 Documentary)
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A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence. (108 mins.)
 
2.
Mondo pazzo (1963 Documentary)
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The official sequel to the original shockumentary, presenting new and bizarre behavior from around the world, including cruelty, graphic gore, and strange rituals. (102 mins.)
 
3.
The Killing of America (1981 Documentary)
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more. (90 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Renan
 
4.
Mondo Inferno (1964 Documentary)
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This shockumentary takes us on visits to a restaurant that serves up delicious dog meat dishes, mud-wrestling clubs... (89 mins.)
 
5.
Shocking Asia (1976 Documentary)
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A documentary about asia's shocking cultures. (94 mins.)
Director: Emerson Fox
 
6.
Shocking Asia II: The Last Taboos (1985 Documentary)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Emerson Fox
 
7.
The Amazing Shocking Asia (1998 Documentary)
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Documentary examining the many strange customs that take place in Asia.
 
8.
Des morts (1979 Documentary)
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This morbid, unusual, and critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in the most exotic locations all over the world... (105 mins.)
 
9.
Karamoja (1955 Documentary)
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The filmed record of an expedition to the African interior, with scenes of animal life and native customs and practices. (63 mins.)
 
10.
Secret Africa (1969 Documentary)
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Documentary about French Equatorial Africa, including sequences on adult circumcision rites of Bariba... (103 mins.)
 
11.
Savage World Today (1985 Documentary)
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A new age Mondo film that explores the realm of urban decay and various oddities of the modern world, ranging from underground club scenes to sex change operations. (75 mins.)
Director: Max Steel
 
12.
La donna nel mondo (1963 Documentary)
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"The camera strips woman right down to her skin," proclaimed the ads,"...lays bare the secrets of her... (110 mins.)
 
13.
Shocking Africa (1982 Documentary)
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A look at the fast disappearing tribal customs of North Africa. (96 mins.)
 
14.
Traces of Death (1993 Documentary)
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This successor to "Faces of Death" collection is a collection of archive film and borrowed stock footage... (78 mins.)
 
15.
Traces of Death II (1994 Documentary)
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The second installation to the bizarre shockumentary series Traces of Death. (90 mins.)
 
16.
Traces of Death III (1995 Documentary)
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The third installment in the Traces of Death shockumentary series. (85 mins.)
 
17.
Traces of Death IV: Resurrected (1996 Documentary)
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Real-life death footage presented as a gross-out 'shockumentary'. (66 mins.)
 
18.
Traces of Death V: Back in Action (2000 Documentary)
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The fifth sequel of the self-proclamed "first true shockumentary" series, dealing mostly with real life graphic violence and its aftermath caught on video. (92 mins.)
 
19.
Il mondo di notte numero 3 (1964 Documentary)
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A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior... (100 mins.)
Director: Gianni Proia
 
20.
Executions (1995 Documentary)
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"Executions" is a documentary showing real footage of the many different methods humanity has used through-out history for capital punishment... (56 mins.)
 
21.
Executions II (1995 Documentary)
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Documentary examining the many forms of execution that take place in the world today. (56 mins.)
 
22.
True Gore (1987 Documentary)
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Combines the usual death footage found in most shockumentaries with video art from Survival Research Laboratories and Monte Cazazza and more. (85 mins.)
Director: Eddie Woyzeck
 
23.
This Violent World (1976 Documentary)
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This Violent World (95 mins.)
 
24.
The Mating Urge (1959 Documentary)
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An exploitation pot-boiler, posing as an anthropology art-film, and supposedly filmed by seventeen different cameraman in Africa... (73 mins.)
 
25.
A Fool's World (1964 Documentary)
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Documentary showing perverse and aberrant behavior from around the globe, including such things as sex slavery, dwarf love, Asian brothels and lesbians. (93 mins.)
 
26.
Naked and Cruel (1984 Documentary)
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Documentary about strange or grotesque things around the world: the sacred city of Benares, India, where... (96 mins.)
Director: Albert Thomas
 
27.
Kwaheri: Vanishing Africa (1964 Documentary)
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"Documentary" about an expedition through darkest Africa in search of a jungle medicine man who performs bizarre (and illegal) skull surgeries... (80 mins.)
 
28.
Teenage Rebellion (1967 Documentary)
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A documentary exploring the "youth movement" of the 1960s.
 
29.
Mondo Freudo (1966 Documentary)
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A "hidden camera" takes the viewer on a worldwide tour of sexual practices and rituals, including Tijuana strippers, Asian sex shows, British prostitutes, New York devil worshipers and a Mexican slave market. (76 mins.)
Director: R.L. Frost
 
30.
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
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Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade. (136 mins.)
 
31.
Banned from Television (1998 Documentary)
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(54 mins.)
 
32.
Banned from Television II (1998 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
 
33.
Banned from Television III (1998 Documentary)
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(44 mins.)
 
34.
Africa addio (1966 Documentary)
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The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent. (140 mins.)
 
35.
Naked Terror (1961 Documentary)
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(74 mins.)
 
36.
Naked Africa (1957 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Xhosa tribe of Cape Nguru, Africa. (70 mins.)
 
37.
Naked World (1963 Documentary)
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(105 mins.)
 
38.
Malamondo (1964 Documentary)
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This documentary looks at strange behaviors and practices in Europe, including nude skiing in Switzerland, hot-butchering in Italy, and an orgy in a graveyard. (110 mins.)
Director: Paolo Cavara
 
39.
Paramedics (1997 Documentary)
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(67 mins.)
 
40.
Paramedics II (1997 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
 
41.
London in the Raw (1965 Documentary)
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"The world's greatest city laid bare!", roars the tagline to LONDON IN THE RAW (1964), a salacious documentary that tours the strip-clubs and underground dives of the still-swinging city. (82 mins.)
 
42.
Primitive London (1965 Documentary)
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Exploitation film documentary on 'Swinging London' as it actually happened. Arnold Louis Miller, the director of 'Nudist Memories'... (80 mins.)
 
43.
Faces of Gore (1999 Documentary)
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Join your fiendish host, Dr. Vincent van Gore, as he leads you into the forbidden world of the dead... (89 mins.)
Director: Todd Tjersland
 
44.
Faces of Gore 2 (2000 Documentary)
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The diabolical Dr. Vincent Van Gore returns with an all-new collection of hideous 100% REAL DEATH footage! (90 mins.)
Director: Todd Tjersland
 
45.
Faces of Gore 3 (2000 Documentary)
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The world's most hideous 100% REAL DEATH series is back, and the third time's the charm! (90 mins.)
Director: Todd Tjersland
 
46.
Best of Faces of Gore (2000 Documentary)
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Compiles the best and bloodiest real life death scenes from FACES OF GORE 1-3 plus 30 minutes of all-new sick footage! (90 mins.)
Director: Todd Tjersland
 
47.
Brutes and Savages (1978 Documentary)
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Fascinated by forbidden rituals and ceremonies, world explorer Arthur Davis takes a crew with hidden... (92 mins.)
Director: Arthur Davis
 
48.
Reise ins Jenseits - Die Welt des Übernatürlichen (1975 Documentary)
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A "journey" into the world of the supernatural. (95 mins.)
Director: Rolf Olsen
 
49.
Death Scenes (1989 Documentary)
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Various pics and footage of real death (86 mins.)
 
50.
Death Scenes 2 (1992 Documentary)
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Director: Nick Bougas
 
51.
Death Scenes 3 (1993 Documentary)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Nick Bougas
 
52.
This Is America (1977 Documentary)
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Documentary about bizarre and unusual practices in the USA. (97 mins.)
 
53.
This Is America Part 2 (1980 Documentary)
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(102 mins.)
 
54.
Sweet and Savage (1983 Documentary)
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A Mondo documentary that juxtaposes footage of death, carnage, and unpleasantness with scenes of inspiring and beautiful imagery. (93 mins.)
 
55.
The Forbidden (1966 Documentary)
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This documentary explores assorted "forbidden" topics from all over the world. Among the subjects depicted... (66 mins.)
 
56.
There Are Still Slaves in the World (1964 Documentary)
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The film documents modern slave trade through a number of Arabian and African countries, under muslim rule... (90 mins.)
 
57.
Night Women (1964)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Claude Lelouch
 
58.
Magia nuda (1975 Documentary)
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This film is about tribes in Africa and South America who turn toward magic as a means of survival and way of life... (85 mins.)
 
59.
Sexy magico (1963 Documentary)
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(105 mins.)
 
60.
Savage Man Savage Beast (1975 Documentary)
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A notorious mondo film depicting unbelievable and bizarre rituals, animal killing and cruelty, and people being killed and eaten, all by either animals or humans against each other or themselves. (94 mins.)
 
61.
The Shocks (1986 Documentary)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Kentaro Uchida
 
62.
Mondo Bizarro (1966)
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A faux travelogue that mixes documentary and mockumentary footage. The camera looks through a one-way... (80 mins.)
 
63.
Savage Zone (1983 Documentary)
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Documentary looking at death, destruction, and weird customs around the world.
Director: Mario Morra
 
64.
Faces of Death (1978 Documentary)
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A collection of death scenes, ranging from TV-material to home-made super-8 movies The common factor is death by some means. (105 mins.)
 
65.
Faces of Death II (1981 Documentary)
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This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys... (85 mins.)
 
66.
Faces of Death III (1985 Documentary)
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The third installment of the Faces of Death series. (91 mins.)
 
67.
Faces of Death IV (1990 Documentary)
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Follows the same pattern of the other Faces of Death movies. In this one we see many staged and not... (90 mins.)
 
68.
Faces of Death V (1995 Documentary)
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The fifth entry in the Faces of Death series. (90 mins.)
 
69.
Faces of Death VI (1996 Documentary)
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Faces of Death VI is a direct-to-video compilation of the highlights of the earlier films in the Faces of Death series... (70 mins.)
 
70.
The Many Faces of Death (1995 Documentary)
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(82 mins.)
 
71.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 2 (1995 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
 
72.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 3 (1995 Documentary)
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(91 mins.)
 
73.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 4 (1995 Documentary)
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(81 mins.)
 
74.
 
75.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 7 (1995 Documentary)
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(91 mins.)
 
76.
The Many Faces of Death, Part 8 (1995 Documentary)
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Stars: Matt Petri
 
77.
Faces of Death: Fact or Fiction? (1999 Documentary)
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(54 mins.)
 
78.
Banned! In America (1998 Documentary)
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(46 mins.)
 
79.
Banned! In America II (1998 Documentary)
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(48 mins.)
 
80.
Banned! In America III (1999 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
 
81.
Banned! In America IV (1999 Documentary)
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Number four in the series focuses on much of the same as the previous entries, that being shocking incidents caught on tape...
Director: Nomo Ichi
 
82.
Banned! In America V: The Final Chapter (2000 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
 
83.
The Best of Banned and Death Faces (2001 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)