Controversy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant controversy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, psychological, controversial, disturbing and cult film films and TV shows about / with controversy, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, sex, blood, violence, brutality, death and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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controversy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as controversy: Max (2002), School (2010), The Green Elephant (1999), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Gangster Kittens (2016), Sophiiiie! (2002), The Right Way (2004), What Is It? (2005), Elevator Movie (2004), The State-Mafia Pact (2014).

List of controversy movies

 6.5
 7K
Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, avant garde, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, controversy, rise to the top, self discovery, self fulfillment, friendship, lifestyle, abstract art, ambition, society, political unrest, obsession ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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 6.1
 713
School (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
Story: 9 "A" was an exemplary class, while their class teacher was Nosov Anatoly Germanovich - a strong and experienced teacher, recognized in 2009 as the Teacher of the Year. After his sudden illness, 9 "A" is left without a strong ...
Style: depressing, atmospheric, brutal, gothic
Plot: puberty, teenage sex, school, underage smoking, teenager, beating, troubled youth, controversy, subculture, teenage life, friendship, brutality ...
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie is set in the brig, the walls of which are painted in a poisonous green color. There fall into two junior officers, Sergei "Fallen" Pakhomov and Vladimir "Little brother" Epifantsev. So, both lieutenant begin their ...
Style: macabre, sadistic, art house, rough, underground film ...
Plot: male rape, prison, violence, exploitation, feces, deviant sex, murder, prisoner, jail cell, sexual cruelty, beating, brutality ...
Place: russia
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, banned film, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: rape, gang, insanity, surrealism, brainwashing, violence spree, psychopath, violence, social misfits, sadism, violent, distopia ...
Time: future, 70s, 90s, 20th century, near future ...
Place: britain, europe, london
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Gangster Kittens (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: An uncompromising portrait of the struggles of a resplendent teenager with an anarchic spirit, fighting to maintain her existence in the bleak urban landscape of London. Angel is a cool but troubled nymphet, disillusioned by the tedium and ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: violence, redemption, corruption, social injustice, controversy, teenage sexuality, kiss, party, parliament, orgy, nudity (full frontal - brief), dominatrix ...
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 7.1
 504
Sophiiiie! (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film starts in the early evening of a normal day: Sophie, a 20 year old girl, is pregnant and wanders through the night to get sure about her future life. Does she want to be a mother or do an abortion? Does she love her friend or not? Who is ...
Style: disturbing, touching, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: self discovery, new love, self destructing, nightlife, loneliness, tragic event, self destruction, abortion, controversy, night, suicide, depression ...
Place: hamburg germany
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Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Cuba, Costa Rica
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.
Style: banned film, brutal, rough, suspense, fairy tale
Plot: taboo sex, incestuous sex, mother son incest, zoophilia, exploring sexuality, sexual exploration, rape, controversy, seduction, animal sex, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Place: cuba
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The Right Way (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Amy and David are two underachievers from suburbia. Amy has had a rough life raised by her neglectful drug addicted single mother. David has been raised in a more conventional family, but his lack of motivation has driven his father crazy. When Amy ...
Style: touching, surreal, realistic, controversial, humorous ...
Plot: materialism, lifestyle, unwanted pregnancy, family relations, mental illness, drug abuse, parents and children, society, life is a bitch, single parent, couples, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.6
 847
What Is It? (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: What Is It? is the name of a 2005 experimental film written, starring, funded and directed by Crispin Glover. As of 2008, the film has only been shown at independent theaters, typically accompanied by a question and answer session, slideshow and ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, avant garde, experimental ...
Plot: down syndrome, obsession, mental illness, social misfits, society, surrealism, controversy, snail, misfit, getting home, strong sexual content, figment ...
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 5.6
 174
Elevator Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jim is a shy, withdrawn loner, pervert, and virgin. Lana is a friendly and outgoing born again Christian who has renounced her promiscuous drug filled past. They have never met until they step into an elevator together one day. The elevator gets ...
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: trapped in an elevator, pervert, isolation, obsession, sex maniac, claustrophobia, surrealism, controversy, introvert, transformation, virgin, irony ...
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The State-Mafia Pact (2014)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story about how the pact beetween Italian State and Mafia was inked with innocence blood.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: mafia, crimes, society, gangsters, corruption, controversy, reenactment, crime, female director, political satire, satire
Place: italy
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 6.1
 3K
Bastards (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A "Hitlerjugend" kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: war, criminal heroes, world war two, military, confined, military camp, battles, child murders a child, bullying, dead child, blood, controversy ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: russia, soviet union, romania
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 6.8
 230
The King (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The King is the story of Graham Kennedy, Australia's first and greatest home grown TV superstar. It traces his rise from working class Balaclava kid, through radio, TV, film, and back to TV again. It also tracks Kennedy's personal ...
Plot: controversy, tv star, tv show, game show, homosexual, comedian, television
Place: australia
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 7.7
 5K
Victim (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure in a time when homosexual acts were still being illegal. But he's queer himself.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, legal, lawyer, controversy, gay, blackmail, lgbt, realism, power relations, murder, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Human Centipede II (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Style: sadistic, scatology, disturbing, banned film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual sadism, pervert, kidnapping, psychopath, sexual torture, torture, rapist, gore, brutality, sexual abuse, violence, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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 8.6
 9K
Brass Eye (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Controversial spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.
Style: alternative comedy, biting, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: journalism, parody, satire, current affairs, censorship, fake news report, british, celebrity, controversy, interview, news satire, radio broadcasting ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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 6.6
 17K
Experimenter (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychology, experiment, human nature, couple relations, workplace, inventions and discoveries, science, electric shock, breaking the fourth wall, controversy, insanity, radical ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, 1930s
Place: usa, yale university
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, controversial, brutal, sadistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: violence, sadism, serial killer, mass murder, psychopath, murderous pair, criminal heroes, cruelty, crime, satire, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tokyo, london, new mexico, paris france, arizona ...
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Intimate Affairs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a scholar, is haunted by an overwhelming desire to understand the mystery of sex, he decides to conduct an investigation. With two beautiful assistants joining the case, the stakes are raised.
Style: sexy, captivating, talky, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, looking for sex, destructive relationship, sexual relations, lifestyle, romance, orgasm, controversy, love and romance, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, child abuse, torture, child molestation, sadist, cruelty, torment, nudity (full frontal - brief), sister, suffering, suburbs ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
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The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, dark humor, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: one female two males threesome, on the road, violence, surrealism, murder, love triangle, punk, fellatio, shoplifting, threesome, severed head, nihilism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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 7.8
 13K
The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: psychological, disturbing, cult film, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: convent, inquisition, hysteria, nun, clergy, sexual abuse, surrealism, priest, danger, society, perversion, fighting the system ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, london, england, europe
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Urotsukidôji IV (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adult, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: It is the age of the Overfiend, and flesh-hungry monsters rule the Earth. Immortal half-demon Amano Jyaku travels the wasteland, witness to the rape and torture of the human race. The last hope for humanity is the demonic Lord of Chaos, the ...
Style: hentai, macabre, adult animation, cult film, sinister
Plot: sexual sadism, sexual abuse, infamy, evil child, children, surrealism, demon, child, girl, rape, controversy, sadism ...
Time: 2010s
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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, banned film, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, amazon rainforest, torture, jungle, missing person, film within a film, atrocity, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
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Angel of Evil (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Romania
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Italy in the 1970s, VALLANZASCA is the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw. A criminal by age 9, Renato Vallanzasca grew up to become the country’s most notorious mobster before the age of 27. Vallanzasca and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, controversial ...
Plot: prisoner, criminal, bank robber, gangsters, murder, kidnapping, crimes, gang, master criminal, confined, romancing a criminal, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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 6.6
 114K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: fear, violence, cruelty, insanity, guilt, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, confined, hypnosis, explicit sex, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 3K
Adoration (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Director Atom Egoyan explores the concept of cyberspace as a place for redemption in this drama about an adolescent boy named Simon who reinvents his life on the internet. Before long, Simon's deeply personal journey provokes strong reactions ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, self discovery, haunted by the past, youth, uncover truth, redemption, introspection, parents and children, cyberspace, secret, internet, controversy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, toronto ontario canada
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Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: John Kricfalusi, the creator of the original Ren & Stimpy Show, is back at the helm with new adventures of Ren Höek and Stimpson J. Cat (Stimpy) in Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon, with the emphasis toward adults instead of children. These ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gag humor, toilet humor, adult animation ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: nude beach, sexual humor, absurd humor, surrealism, animal that acts human, adult humor, pregnancy, parody, goofball, violence, dog, controversy ...
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 5.3
 913
Trauma (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A paranoid writer is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary and then his troubles really begin.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, psychological, scary, sexy ...
Plot: psychopath, ghost, danger, obsession, writers, country house, sadism, rape, revenge, murder, secretary, lesbian sex ...
Time: 70s
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 5.6
 4K
Clownhouse (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, macabre, serious ...
Plot: murder, chase, escaped mental patient, circus, danger, stalking, childhood trauma, sibling relationship, crimes, serial killer, disguise, clown ...
Time: 80s
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