MONDO FILMSby marleneann | created - 14 Jun 2012 | updated - 07 Jul 2012 | Public
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)
R | 108 min | Documentary, Horror
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.
2. Mondo Cane 2 (1963)
R | 102 min | Documentary
The official sequel to the original shockumentary, presenting new and bizarre behavior from around the world, including cruelty, graphic gore, and strange rituals.
3. The Killing of America (1981)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Crime
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.
4. Mondo Inferno (1964)
89 min | Documentary
This shockumentary takes us on visits to a restaurant that serves up delicious dog meat dishes, mud-wrestling clubs, a chastity belt store. We get to see bizarre funeral rites, snake ... See full summary »
8. Des morts (1979)
Unrated | 105 min | Documentary
This morbid, unusual, and critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in the most exotic locations all over the world. Of the Dead (Des Morts) deals with death, the soon dead, and the ... See full summary »
10. Africa segreta (1969)
103 min | Documentary
Documentary about French Equatorial Africa, including sequences on adult circumcision rites of Bariba tribe; whipping of young Peuls; a secret asylum in the jungle; new-born tattooing in ... See full summary »
12. Women of the World (1963)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary
"The camera strips woman right down to her skin," proclaimed the ads,"...lays bare the secrets of her mind and body!" Using outtakes from MONDO CANE as their foundation, Directors Gualtiero... See full summary »
14. Traces of Death (1993 Video)
Unrated | 78 min | Documentary, Horror
Traces of Death is a collection of archive film and borrowed stock footage, notorious for its pointless exploitative content. In its opening you see the death of a woman named Maritza ... See full summary »
19. Il mondo di notte numero 3 (1963)
100 min | Documentary, Musical
A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »
20. Executions (1995 Video)
56 min | Documentary
"Executions" is a documentary showing real footage of the many different methods humanity has used through-out history for capital punishment. During the film, the makers point out how ... See full summary »
25. A Fool's World (1964)
93 min | Documentary
Documentary showing perverse and aberrant behavior from around the globe, including such things as sex slavery, dwarf love, Asian brothels and lesbians.
26. Nudo e crudele (1984)
96 min | Documentary
Documentary about strange or grotesque things around the world: the sacred city of Benares, India, where old men go to die and be cremated; an american tourist in Hong-Kong, who buys a "... See full summary »
27. Kwaheri: Vanishing Africa (1964)
R | 80 min | Documentary
"Documentary" about an expedition through darkest Africa in search of a jungle medicine man who performs bizarre (and illegal) skull surgeries. Along the way there is much footage of ... See full summary »
29. Mondo Freudo (1966)
76 min | Documentary
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.
31. Banned from Television (1998 Video)
54 min | Documentary
A series of videos containing footage of real life events that were too disturbing for television.
Votes: 224 | Gross: $10.00M
34. Africa: Blood and Guts (1966)
R | 122 min | Documentary
The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.
38. Malamondo (1964)
110 min | Documentary
This documentary looks at strange behaviors and practices in Europe, including nude skiing in Switzerland, hog-butchering in Italy, and an orgy in a graveyard.
41. London in the Raw (1965)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
"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.
42. Primitive London (1965)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Comedy
Exploitation film documentary on 'Swinging London' as it actually happened. Arnold Louis Miller, the director of 'Nudist Memories', interviews mods, rockers and beatniks. Wife Swapping, an ... See full summary »
43. Faces of Gore (1999)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Horror
Join your fiendish host, Dr. Vincent van Gore, as he leads you into the forbidden world of the dead. Only the most disgusting and horrifying car crashes, suicides and murders are presented.... See full summary »
47. Brutes and Savages (1978)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
Fascinated by forbidden rituals and ceremonies, world explorer Arthur Davis takes a crew with hidden cameras to Africa and South America to secretly record the beauty and horror of the "law... See full summary »
50. Death Scenes 2 (1992 Video)