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, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological and controversial films and TV shows about / with controversy, male nudity, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, sex, death, brutality, blood and obsession plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
controversy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as controversy: The Girl Next Door (2007), Max (2002), School (2010), The Green Elephant (1999), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Mapplethorpe (2018), The Passion (2008), Gangster Kittens (2016), Sophiiiie! (2002), Omar (2012).

List of controversy movies

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: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, rape, child abuse, sadist, child molestation, cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, helplessness, sister, suffering ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
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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: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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School (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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, brutal, gothic, atmospheric
Plot: troubled youth, puberty, school, teenager, teenage sex, subculture, beating, teenage life, suicidal tendency, social misfits, family relations, brutality ...
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The Green Elephant (1999)
Genre: Comedy, 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: feces, male rape, degradation, prison, exploitation, deviant sex, cruelty, pervert, all male cast, murder, sexual cruelty, prisoner ...
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, cult film ...
Plot: rape, insanity, gang, surrealism, brainwashing, psychopath, nihilism, violence, violence spree, brutality, social decay, sadism ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, near future, 1990s ...
Place: britain, europe, london
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Mapplethorpe (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A look at the life of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe from his rise to fame in the 1970s to his untimely death in 1989.
Style: based on true events
Plot: photographer, bdsm, lgbt, hiv, gay, fame, aids, ends with biographical notes, obscenity, artist, racism, death ...
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The Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Christ's last days and crucifixion.
Style: serious, realistic, harsh, thought provoking
Plot: crucifix, controversy, easter, crucifixion of jesus, jesus, life philosophy, powerful ending, death, culture clash, apostle, jewish, redemption ...
Time: ancient history
Place: jerusalem, holy land
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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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: social injustice, violence, corruption, redemption, controversy, teenage sexuality, panties, sex scandal, lesbian, dominatrix, nudity (full frontal - brief), child abuse ...
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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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, touching
Plot: new love, self discovery, self destructing, nightlife, tragic event, loneliness, self destruction, controversy, depression, suicide, abortion, night ...
Place: hamburg germany
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Omar (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Morocco
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, christian film
Plot: islam, prophet, koran, muslim, arabic history, arab culture, family relations, conquering, arab, christian, religious persecution, controversy ...
Time: 7th century
Place: jerusalem, persia, arabia
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Colors of Passion (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look a the life of 19th century Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma.
Style: stylized, meditative, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: nude painting, painter, god, goddess, painting, art, muse, love, passion, artist, patron, controversy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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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, rough, brutal, suspense, fairy tale
Plot: taboo sex, incestuous sex, mother son incest, zoophilia, exploring sexuality, rape, seduction, sexual exploration, animal sex, controversy, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Place: cuba
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Wonderland (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries.
Style: tense, captivating, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, political ...
Plot: politics, immigrants, political unrest, swiss, german, border, french, controversy, european union, world politics, independence, addiction ...
Time: year 2015
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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Prep School (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon learning of his girlfriend's infidelity, Greg, the star player of his elite private school’s rugby team, suffers an emotional breakdown, leaving his friends and teammates to pick up the pieces and deal with the crisis in their own ways, ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, private school, rugby, high school, controversy, exploitation, drugs, rivalry, friendship, emotional abuse, sport team, rugby player ...
Place: california, san francisco
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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, unwanted pregnancy, lifestyle, family relations, society, single parent, life is a bitch, mental illness, drug abuse, parents and children, couples, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: serious, surreal, atmospheric, avant garde, offbeat ...
Plot: down syndrome, society, social misfits, obsession, mental illness, surrealism, controversy, snail, strong sexual content, racism, misfit, getting home ...
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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, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, cult film ...
Plot: introvert, trapped in an elevator, obsession, isolation, pervert, sex maniac, claustrophobia, surrealism, transformation, virgin, irony, controversy ...
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: mafia, gangsters, society, crimes, corruption, controversy, reenactment, crime, satire, female director, political satire
Place: italy
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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, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: war, military, criminal heroes, world war two, confined, military camp, battles, death, controversy, prisoner, murder, boy ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, romania, soviet union, ussr
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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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Victim (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: legal, investigation, controversy, lawyer, blackmail, gay, lgbt, realism, power relations, injustice, righting the wronged, gender ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, britain, united kingdom, london
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The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
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, macabre, banned film, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual sadism, kidnapping, pervert, psychopath, brutality, bad guy wins, sexual abuse, sexual torture, humiliation, violent death, sadism, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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Brass Eye (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Controversial spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.
Style: parody, alternative comedy, realistic, not serious, biting ...
Plot: journalism, satire, controversy, interview, current affairs, radio broadcasting, news satire, censorship, fake news report, celebrity, media satire, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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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, couple relations, human nature, workplace, inventions and discoveries, science, electric shock, breaking the fourth wall, controversy, insanity, radical ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 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: controversial, sadistic, atmospheric, brutal, cult film ...
Plot: dark humor, violence, mass murder, serial killer, psychopath, murderous pair, sadism, violence spree, criminal heroes, insanity, cruelty, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, tokyo, nevada, paris france, new mexico ...
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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, semi serious, realistic, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, one female two males threesome, surrealism, murder, love triangle, nihilism, shoplifting, severed head, fellatio, drifter, controversy, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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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, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amazon rainforest, cannibalism, jungle, film within a film, missing person, atrocity, rape, insanity, gory, sexual abuse, perversity, sadism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, north america, new york, usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, controversial ...
Plot: criminal, prisoner, bank robber, gangsters, murder, kidnapping, crimes, master criminal, gang, confined, romancing a criminal, bandit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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Adoration (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 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, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, haunted by the past, self discovery, youth, redemption, uncover truth, parents and children, introspection, cyberspace, secret, internet, tow truck ...
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.
TV show
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: adult animation, parody, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: nude beach, sexual humor, surrealism, toilet humor, absurd humor, anthropomorphism, partners, heroes, escapades, gays and lesbians, disorder, male homosexuality ...
Time: 2000s
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