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1. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

Votes: 263,702 | Gross: $102.61M

2. Holy Flying Circus (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Tells the story of the outraged, and sometimes violent, response to 'The Life of Brian' the Monty Python movie that satirized the life of Jesus.

Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Ben Crispin, Steve Punt, Charles Edwards, Rufus Jones

Votes: 1,242

3. This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

NC-17 | 98 min | Documentary

7.5
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75 Metascore

Kirby Dick's exposé about the American movie ratings board.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Kirby Dick, Kimberly Peirce, Darren Aronofsky, Atom Egoyan

Votes: 25,188 | Gross: $0.30M

4. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 240 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

Directors: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Robert Shaye

Votes: 2,973

5. The Adjuster (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A reflection about what makes everyone's life unique, through the story of Noah's family. Noah is an adjuster, having sex with his customers. His wife Hera watches pornographic movies for ... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Elias Koteas, Arsinée Khanjian, Maury Chaykin, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 2,563 | Gross: $0.40M

6. Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 400 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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A chronicle of the history of the Friday the 13th franchise.

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Corey Feldman, Peter Bracke, Samantha Delutri, Kimberly Higgins

Votes: 910

7. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror

7.3
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A documentary on the history of the slasher film.

Stars: Ed Green, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Herb Freed

Votes: 2,685

8. Hollywood Uncensored (1987)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary

5.8
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and later in the movie Peter Fonda narrate the story about the censorship, exploitation and sex in Hollywood movies from the 1930s and the Hays' Motion Picture Production Code to the present day era.

Director: James Forsher | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Peter Fonda, Carroll Baker, Ira Barmak

Votes: 91

9. Indie Sex: Censored (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.4
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The history of film censorship in the United States. The documentary covers the pre-code era, to the 1934 introduction of the Hays Code. This slowly broke down and the MPAA was introduced in 1968.

Director: Lesli Klainberg | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jamie Babbit, Fenton Bailey, Jami Bernard

Votes: 399

10. Freedom to Love (1969)

90 min | Documentary

6.1
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Documentation, drama and interviews about sex education. Touches on issues of homosexuality and first sexual experiences of children.

Directors: Eberhardt Kronhausen, Phyllis Kronhausen | Stars: Marie Antoinette, John Bowen, Richard Bright, Hans Henrik Brydensholt

Votes: 108

11. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

R | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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76 Metascore

The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor, Victoria Anoux

Votes: 3,205 | Gross: $0.02M

12. American Grindhouse (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Robert Forster, Eric Schaefer, Eddie Muller, John Landis

Votes: 1,755 | Gross: $0.00M

13. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Julian Petley, Marc Morris, Andy Nyman, Xavier Mendik

Votes: 819

14. His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror

7.1
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A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Diane Almeida, Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Diana Barrows

Votes: 2,312

15. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

Director: Andrew Monument | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, John Carpenter

Votes: 2,011

16. Scream: The Inside Story (2011 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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In 1996, the horror master Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) unleashed Scream, a slasher movie aimed at a whole new generation of teenage movie-goers. Though premiering at a time when ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: David Arquette, Lisa Beach, Marco Beltrami, Howard Berger

Votes: 322

17. Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005 Video)

R | 52 min | Documentary

7.5
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An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Norman Abbott, Barrie Gold, Bill Best

Votes: 208

18. Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000 Video)

75 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary primarily focusing on the filming and release of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Matthew Bell, Robert A. Burns, Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel

Votes: 364

19. Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

7.4
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Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, THE GODFATHER OF GORE!

Directors: Frank Henenlotter, Jimmy Maslon | Stars: Mal Arnold, John Bloom, Jerome Eden, David F. Friedman

Votes: 175

20. Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London' (2009)

98 min | Documentary

7.7
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Twenty five years on, the original cast and crew look back on the John Landis classic, An American Werewolf In London.

Director: Paul Davis | Stars: Paul Davis, Jenny Agutter, David Schofield, Robert Paynter

Votes: 141

21. Baadasssss Cinema (2002 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

6.8
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Filmmaker Isaac Julien uses film clips and interviews to illustrate the history of the so-called "blaxploitation" genre.

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Pam Grier, Fred Williamson, Melvin Van Peebles, Elvis Mitchell

Votes: 531

22. Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

7.2
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You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM.  But there is another Hollywood, a place where maverick independent EXPLOITATION FILMMAKERS... See full summary »

Director: Ray Greene | Stars: F.X. Feeney, Maila Nurmi, Michael Copner, Samuel Z. Arkoff

Votes: 479

23. Portraits of Women (1970)

X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Finnish porn movie producer Pertsa returns from America to his home country to continue his profession with hopelessly small budgets and incompetent casts and crews. A self-ironic satire ... See full summary »

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Ritva Vepsä, Jörn Donner, Kirsti Wallasvaara, Aarre Elo

Votes: 146

24. Ucieczka z kina 'Wolnosc' (1990)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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During the screening of the film "Daybreak" at the Liberty Cinema, movie characters suddenly come alive and begin to talk to the viewers. The situation surprises communist authorities who send a censor to the theatre.

Director: Wojciech Marczewski | Stars: Janusz Gajos, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Teresa Marczewska, Piotr Fronczewski

Votes: 407

25. Obscene (2007)

97 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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73 Metascore

A look at the life and work of American publisher Barney Rosset, who struggled to bring controversial works like "Tropic of Cancer" and "Naked Lunch" to publication.

Directors: Daniel O'Connor, Neil Ortenberg | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Lenny Bruce, William S. Burroughs, Jim Carroll

Votes: 186

26. Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006 Video)

R | 46 min | Documentary

7.2
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An investigation of UK video censorship after the video recordings act was introduced.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Mary Whitehouse, Graham Bright, Ken Penry

Votes: 119

27. Censor Must Die (2014)

150 min | Documentary

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When 'Shakespeare Must Die', a Thai film adaptation of 'Macbeth', that supreme song of tyranny, is banned by the Thai government for reasons of national security, producer Manit ... See full summary »

Director: Ing Kanjanavanit | Star: Manit Sriwanichpoom

28. Anthologie des scènes interdites érotiques et pornographiques de José Bénazéraf (1975)

110 min

7.2
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A compilation of censored pornographic and subversive scenes from the films of José Bénazéraf.

Director: José Bénazéraf | Stars: Chantal Arondel, Katia Bartell, José Bénazéraf, Michel Lemoine

Votes: 6

29. Red, White and Blue (1971)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.0
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A documentary about the hearings of President Nixon's Commission on Obscenity, featuring adult-film producer David F. Friedman (one of the producers of this film) testifying before Congress... See full summary »

Directors: Beverly Sebastian, Ferd Sebastian | Stars: Robert Fitzpatrick, David F. Friedman, Barney Rosset, Uschi Digard

Votes: 16

30. Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen (1996– )

50 min | Documentary

7.8
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A six hour series exploring the 100 year evolution of sexuality and censorship in motion pictures.

Stars: Raquel Welch, Jason Alexander, Dan Aykroyd, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 63

31. The Flesh and the Fury: X-posing Twins of Evil (2012)

84 min | Documentary

7.6
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The shocking true story behind the making of Hammer Films notorious vampire saga.

Director: Daniel Griffith | Stars: Wayne Kinsey, Joe Dante, Kim Newman, Tim Lucas

Votes: 16

32. Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema (2007)

70 min | Documentary, History

5.8
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An overview of the portrayal and influence of sexuality on film, from the silent era until the administration of the Hayes Code in 1934.

Director: Elaina Archer | Stars: Diane Lane, Chris Basinger, Jeanine Basinger, Cari Beauchamp

Votes: 97

33. Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014)

97 min | Documentary

8.1
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Director: Jake West | Stars: Sian Barber, Martin Barker, Graham Bright, Lavinia Carey

Votes: 160

34. Hell on Earth (2002 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

7.9
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Hell on Earth is an hour-long documentary presented by Mark Kermode. It's about Ken Russell's 1971 film, The Devils which is one of the most controversial films ever made. Kermode chats to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Mark Kermode, Roy Baird, Michael Bradsell, Imogen Claire

Votes: 73

35. Porn Wars (1999 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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A look at the British porn industry, just as hardcore sex films were about to become legal.

Director: Alexander Gardiner | Stars: Derek Botham, Elizabeth Coldwell, Angela Hooper, Al Needham

36. My Tango with Porn (2003 Video)

40 min | Documentary, Short

4.3
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Director: Siobhan Devine | Stars: Raffaëla Anderson, Kay Armatage, Marc B., A. Alan Borovoy

Votes: 22

37. Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.7
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Rare documentary about Video Nasties and film, video and internet censorship in the UK. Was first screened as part of Channel 4's controversial "Banned Weekend" which focused on films and ... See full summary »

Director: David Kenny | Stars: Tom Dewe Mathews, Jack Sargeant, Nigel Wingrove, John Beyer

Votes: 26

38. La petite morte (2003)

41 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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A look inside the French pornography industry, with interviews with key insiders. Particular attention is payed to former porn actress Raffaela Anderson.

Director: Emmanuelle Schick | Stars: Raffaëla Anderson, Fred Coppula, Brigitte Lahaie, Francis Mischkind

Votes: 19

39. The History of Hardcore (2002 TV Movie)

52 min

7.4
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A Television documentary commissioned by Channel Four (UK). The programme charts the history of hardcore pornography on film, dating back to the turn of the 20th century. Utilsing rare ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Morrison | Stars: Jesse Adams, Nigel Buckland, Nicola Duffett, Eric Edwards

Votes: 24

40. Mondo oscenità (1966)

Documentary

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Director: Joseph P. Mawra | Stars: Joel Holt, Rickey Bell, Darlene Bennett, Audrey Campbell

Votes: 15

41. Empire of the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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The history of film and video censorship in Great Britain.

Director: Saskia Baron | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Tom Dewe Mathews, Derek Hill, Jeffrey Richards

Votes: 75

42. Of Pigs and Men (2009 Video)

78 min | Documentary

7.8
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The making of the controversial 1975 bestiality art-film VASE DE NOCES.

Director: Federico Caddeo | Stars: Dominique Garny, Thierry Zéno

Votes: 8

43. Salò: Fade to Black (2001 Video)

24 min | Documentary

6.6
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Retrospective documentary on the making of Pier Paolo Pasolini's controversial last film Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975).

Director: Nigel Algar | Stars: Mark Kermode, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Catherine Breillat

Votes: 36

44. Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution (2006 TV Movie)

98 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Nader T. Homayoun | Stars: Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Bahram Beizai, Farokh Ghafari, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 109

45. Deliver Us from Evil (2000 TV Movie)

43 min | Documentary

8.0
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An obsessed film student captures the sick twisted events that occur in his life and the lives of the people around him, leading up to an actual exorsism.

Votes: 5

46. Damned in the U.S.A. (1992)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary

6.2
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A documentary about censorship in America.

Director: Paul Yule | Stars: Jimmy Tingle, David J. Albanese, Dennis Barrie, Luther Campbell

Votes: 44

47. Censuren - En thriller (2011 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

6.8
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A look at the history of the Swedish Film Censorship Board from its creation in 1911, to its closure in 2011.

Director: Peter Normark | Stars: Ulf Dalquist, Christina Lindberg, Aki Nyman

Votes: 6

48. Smut Hounds (2015)

9 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Seventy-seven seconds of celluloid that scandalized a government and transformed Australian cinema.

Director: Sari Braithwaite | Stars: Jennifer Piper, David Stratton

49. Violence and the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

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Four former censors from the British Board of Film Classification look at violence in film. All four had just been sacked by James Ferman, the Director of the BBFC.

Director: Peter Lee-Wright | Stars: Nick Allder, Jim Allen, Dora Black, David Blewitt

50. Walking with Pasolini (2008 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary that tells a story of who Pasolini was, his beliefs, why he made Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975), and what happened in the UK when the film was released in 1977.

Director: Robert Davide | Stars: Neil Bartlett, Craig Lapper, David Forgacs, Robert Davide

Votes: 19