What The Censors SAW!

Films that have or had cuts and were or still banned. also Controversy films for there time.
with thanks to John Trevelyan.
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1.
The Wild One (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two rival motorcycle gangs terrorize a small town after one of their leaders is thrown in jail. (79 mins.)
Director: Laslo Benedek
 
2.
The Wild Angels (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Peter Fonda plays 'Heavenly Blues', the leader of Hell's Angels chapter from Venice, California while Bruce Dern plays 'Loser'... (93 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
3.
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Reeves
 
4.
Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
This cheap Mexican horror film is a remake of Cardona's Doctor of Doom (1962), spiced with nudity, medical footage... (81 mins.)
Director: René Cardona
 
5.
Twins of Evil (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region. (87 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
6.
The Trip (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis... (82 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
7.
Straw Dogs (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment. (113 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
8.
The Devils (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
9.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge 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
 
10.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (136 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
11.
Therese and Isabelle (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two young girls experience awakening sexuality in the heated atmosphere of a Swiss girls' boarding school... (118 mins.)
Director: Radley Metzger
 
12.
The Killing of Sister George (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However... (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
13.
The Beast in Heat (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
This is one of many so called Video Nasties about fictionalized World War 2 Nazi POW camp atrocities... (86 mins.)
Director: Ivan Kathansky
 
14.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
15.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Meir Zarchi
 
16.
Island of Death (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A couple of perverted and maniac killers get loose on a Greek island. (108 mins.)
Director: Nico Mastorakis
 
17.
Ur kärlekens språk (1969 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A modern advanced film about sexual education an behaviour based on the clinical research made by famous American and Swedish doctors... (98 mins.)
Director: Torgny Wickman
 
18.
Death Wish II (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Architect Paul Kersey once again becomes a vigilante when he tries to find the five street punks who murdered his daughter and housekeeper, this time on the dark streets of Los Angeles. (88 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
19.
Monique (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Monique is a vivacious French au pair girl who not only looks after the children, but also sexually satisfies the parents. (88 mins.)
Director: John Bown
 
20.
Women in Love (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The battle of the sexes and relationships among the elite of Britian's industrial Midlands in the 1920s... (131 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
21.
Ann and Eve (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An erotic drama about a youthful bride-to-be who takes a holiday to Yugoslavia with a cynical and evil... (104 mins.)
Director: Arne Mattsson
 
22.
I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything... (121 mins.)
Director: Vilgot Sjöman
 
23.
SS Experiment Love Camp (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the Arian race. (94 mins.)
Director: Sergio Garrone
 
24.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts. (84 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
25.
The Stripper (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick... (95 mins.)
 
26.
Promises..... Promises! (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are. (75 mins.)
Director: King Donovan
 
27.
The Lovers (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Saddled with a dull husband and a foolish lover, a woman has an affair with a stranger. (90 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
28.
The Virgin Spring (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A kind but pampered beautiful young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way. (89 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
29.
The Silence (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two sisters and 13-year old boy travel in a fictitious foreign country. The older sister gets sick and the three move into a hotel. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
30.
Loving Couples (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives. (118 mins.)
Director: Mai Zetterling
 
31.
Myra Breckinridge (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Sarne
 
32.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze. (109 mins.)
Director: Russ Meyer
 
33.
Eaten Alive! (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A young woman teams up with an adventurer to find her missing sister in the jungles of New Guinea and they stumble upon a religious cult led by a deranged preacher whom has located his commune in an area inhabited by cannibals. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
34.
Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in... (90 mins.)
Director: Jesús Franco
 
35.
Black Tuesday (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Gangster Vincent Canelli and bank robber Peter Manning escape from Death Row minutes before their execution by electric chair. (80 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
 
36.
Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Ma Barker and her four sons terrorize the 1930s South and Midwest with a string of kidnappings, robberies and murders, and even get to work with such famous criminals as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson. (89 mins.)
Director: Bill Karn
 
37.
Bloody Mama (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A psychological gangster film based on fact. Machine gun totin' Ma Barker lead her family gang (her sons) on a crime spree in the Depression era... (90 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
38.
The Incident (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Late one night, two young toughs hold hostage the passengers in one car of a New York subway train. (107 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce
 
39.
Lady in a Cage (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums. (94 mins.)
Director: Walter Grauman
 
40.
The Born Losers (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Billy Jack battles outlaw motorcycle gang in a small California beach town. (113 mins.)
Director: T.C. Frank
 
41.
Peeping Tom (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
42.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
 
43.
99 Women (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates... (83 mins.)
Director: Jess Franco
 
44.
Escape from Hell (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A women's prison camp is located deep in the tropical rain forest. Sadistic guards and a warden from hell make life almost unbearable for the inmates... (93 mins.)
 
45.
The Story of O (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion... (97 mins.)
Director: Just Jaeckin
 
46.
The Hunting Party (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife. (111 mins.)
Director: Don Medford
 
47.
Black Sunday (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way. (87 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
48.
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju