15 Most Controversial Movies Ever Made

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While some critics may dislike blockbuster films, we can all agree that some films are completely out of line. Whether this is due to increased violence, propaganda, illegal actions, or sensitive subjects, these films are not to be taken lightly. Check out the top fifteen most controversial movies ever made, and the reasons why they have been placed on this list.

15. A Serbian Film (2010)

Contra Film

14. I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

CineTel Films

13. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

F.D. Cinematografica

12. Saló, or 120 Days in Sodom (1975)

Associated Artist Productions

11. The Birth of a Nation (1915)

Epoch Producing Corporation

10. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Warner Bros.

9. The Girl Next Door (2007)

Modern Girl Productions

8. In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

Argos Films

7. Last Tango in Paris (1972)

Associated Artist Productions

6. Martyrs (2008)


5. Triumph of the Will (1935)

Leni Riefenstahl-Produktion

4. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

Universal Pictures

3. Titicut Follies (1967)

Bridgewater Film Company

2. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)


1. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Warner Bros.

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