Banned film movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant banned film movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out banned film, controversial, disturbing, rough, cult film and serious films and TV shows about / with nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, violence, blood, murder, brutality, gory, gore, exploitation and torture plots mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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banned film movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as banned film: A Serbian Film (2010), Playing with Love (1977), Cannibal Holocaust (1980), Island of Death (1976), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Scum (1991), Grotesque (2009), Happiness (1998), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Ichi the Killer (2001).

List of banned film movies

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: erotic, art house, disturbing, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, sex, rape, libertine, sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual torture, fascism, sexual abuse, obsession, strong violent content, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 65K
A Serbian Film (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Milos, a retired porn star, leads a normal family life trying to make ends meet. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime to financially support his family for the rest of their lives, Milos must participate in one last mysterious film. From ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, macabre, rough, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, torture, insanity, psychopath, incest, perversion, murder, sexual perversion, pedophilia, sadism ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
Is relevant ?
Playing with Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura and Fabrizio have been meeting every summer in the forest by her parent's summer home. Fabrizio is a solitary boy with only his dog for company; Laura a sweet but unconfident child. This summer new aspects enter into their story as both ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: underage sex, teenage sex, female nudity, teenage sexuality, love triangle, seduction, submission, teenage love, first love, teenage girl, rape, teen romance ...
Time: 70s
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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, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, amazon rainforest, rape, cannibal, jungle, sexual abuse, african tribe, exploitation, torture, animal cruelty, violence, revenge ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york, south america, latin america, north america, usa
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Island of Death (1976)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A British couple on a break on a small Greek Island, spreading terror beyond anything the Islanders could have ever imagined. Only stopping every once in a while to shag anything that moves, be it a man, woman or an animal. But will they go ...
Style: disturbing, slasher, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: psychopath, sadism, serial killer, rapist, island, incestuous sex, sexual abuse, anal rape, obsession, mentally unstable, violence spree, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
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I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: rough, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, revenge, vengeance, kidnapping, sexual abuse, brutality, cruelty, torture, sex, sadism, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, england, europe, connecticut, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 3K
Scum (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power ...
Style: disturbing, banned film, controversial
Plot: skinhead, violent, brutality, working class, criminal, reformatory, corruption, suicide, racism, rape, prison riot, illiteracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 7K
Grotesque (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life together and forces them into a game of torment that slowly ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, slasher, rough, scary ...
Plot: torture, sexual abuse, sadism, violence, held captive, psychopath, captivity, brutality, kidnapping, violent death, sexual perversion, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 71K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: cynical, depressing, disturbing, art house, dark ...
Plot: pedophilia, dysfunctional family, rape, loneliness, dark humor, obsession, depression, sexual abuse, phone sex, pedophile, multiple storylines, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, 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, psychedelic, atmospheric, cerebral, bleak ...
Plot: distopia, rape, insanity, gang, violent, drugs, surrealism, violence, brutality, nihilism, psychopath, violence spree ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1995, 90s, 70s ...
Place: london, britain, europe, united kingdom, england
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Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, rough, macabre, bloody, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, violence, organized crime, rage, torture, psychopath, yakuza, gangsters, massacre, mob boss, insanity, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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A Beautiful Mistake (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy, an old man, two beautiful twin sisters get caught up in a voyeuristic scandal during the Cultural Revolution in China. This controversial film was subsequently banned and was never made public in China.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, serious, sexy ...
Plot: identity crisis, mistaken identity, voyeurism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shame, insanity, neighbor, female nudity, village, cultural revolution, mortician, animal cruelty ...
Place: china
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, scary, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, serial killer, youth, rape and revenge, revenge, life is a bitch, kidnapping, murder, police investigation, sexual abuse, gang, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
Is relevant ?
 2.8
 2K
Snuff (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The followers of a charismatic cult leader set out to murder a pregnant actress.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, sadistic ...
Plot: cult, biker, psychopath, murder, lust, sexual promiscuity, rape, cult leader, hippie, filmmaking, violence, sadism ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
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The Bunny Game (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, rough, bloody, suspense ...
Plot: sadism, prostitute, perversity, misogyny, torture, sexual cruelty, violence, sexual torture, sex, captivity, torturer, sadist ...
Is relevant ?
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: rough, brutal, suspense, fairy tale, banned film
Plot: taboo sex, incestuous sex, exploring sexuality, mother son incest, zoophilia, rape, seduction, controversy, life is a bitch, mystery, plantation, farmer ...
Place: cuba
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 14K
Unplanned (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, sincere, christian film ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: abortion, unplanned pregnancy, transformation, redemption, faith based, religious faith, christian, religious hypocrisy, medical clinic, women's rights, unwanted pregnancy, nagging wife ...
Time: 21st century, year 2013
Place: xian, austin texas, texas
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 17K
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: disturbing, surreal, psychological, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: inquisition, surrealism, priest, religion, devil, witch, sex with a priest, clergy, convent, society, nun, politics ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, middle ages
Place: france, england, london, europe
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 6.0
 25K
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, erotic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, perversion, animal abuse, dysfunctional family, male nudity, arson, lesbian, dehumanization, exhibitionism, absurd humor, incestuous sex, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, baltimore, maryland
Is relevant ?
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex (David Hess) is a darkly sinister thug driving around New York City at night when he spots a young woman (Karoline Mardeck) driving alongside him. He follows the woman to a nearby park where he cuts her off, gets out of his car, and runs into ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, macabre, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, rape and revenge, revenge, violence, home invasion, murder, serial rapist, exploitation, evil man, torture, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 36K
Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexual, rough, art house ...
Plot: ancient rome, sex, explicit sex, sexploitation, brutality, incest, ancient world, sex orgy, sexuality, lust, betrayal, sexual sadism ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, italy
Is relevant ?
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: satirical, parody, political, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: satire, political satire, death, dictator, power struggle, repression, chaos, funeral, world war two, totalitarian regime, politics, communism ...
Time: year 1953, 50s, year 1956, year 1964, year 1949
Place: russia, ussr, siberia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
SS Experiment Love Camp (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the Arian race.
Style: erotic, banned film, sexploitation film
Plot: experiment, prostitute, world war two, nazi, erotica, exploitation, electric torture, lgbt, group sex, women in prison, sexploitation, sex orgy ...
Time: 1940s
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Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: disturbing, scary, macabre, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, cannibal, supernatural, mad scientist, survival, torture, island, jungle, multiple storylines, monster, wilderness, life & death ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, vietnam, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 28K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: disturbing, scary, bloody, brutal, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, island, shark, zombie attack, violence, zombie outbreak, monster, living dead, cannibalism, exploitation, survival horror ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, virus, zombie, maniac, vietnam war, plague, zombie apocalypse, murder, soldier, violence, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia
Is relevant ?
Don't Go in the House (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he kills them with a flamethrower.
Style: disturbing, slasher, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, child abuse, sadism, abusive mother, obsession, murder, exploitation, psychopath, disco, burn victim, psychological trauma, burned alive ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 4K
Eaten Alive! (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman's search for her missing sister leads her to the jungles of New Guinea, where she and an expatriate guide encounter a cult leader and flesh-hungry natives.
Style: disturbing, slasher, scary, exciting, serious ...
Plot: jungle, cannibal, cannibalism, zombie, sadistic horror, mass suicide, snake, survival, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, exploitation, love story ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, papua new guinea, usa, indonesia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 18K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, sadistic horror, murder, violent, torture, exploitation, extreme violence, disturbed individual, weirdo, maniac, schizophrenic, schizophrenia ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 603
Run and Kill (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Fatty) returns home to find his wife with another man. He goes to a bar and begins to drink, waking up the next day to find that he owes a mafioso money for killing his wife. Not wanting to pay the money, he enlists a malitia organization ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heroic bloodshed, hitman, murder, brutality, child killed, gangsters, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, lone wolves, gang, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vietnam, hong kong
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