Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Mainstream Movies That Were Banned Around The World.

What the NYU professor found were film canisters, filled with footage on the fate of the film crew.

Director Ruggero Deodato was accused of several counts of murder, as rumors circled that the cast membered were killed on camera. Deodato later revealed that the film wasn't real and no humans were harmed, but some animals were. The disturbing nature of the film was banned in over 50 countries.

What the NYU professor found were film canisters, filled with footage on the fate of the film crew.

Cannibal Holocaust / United Artists Europa

What could possibly be wrong with the 1982 film, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial?

Steven Spielberg wrote an amazing story of Elliot, who needed to help his alien friend find a way home. The film was full of emotional twists that were fun for the whole family, but not everyone seemed to like the film.

What could possibly be wrong with the 1982 film, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial?

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial / Universal Pictures

Norway, Finland, and Sweden banned children under 12 from seeing E.T.

These countries felt that the adults in the film were portrayed negatively, which would lead to distrust and animosity towards adult adults by children. It seemed like a silly reason to ban a movie, but for that time period, it seemed to make sense and the restriction held.

Norway, Finland, and Sweden banned children under 12 from seeing E.T.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial / Universal Pictures

The Evil Dead (1981) was like a possession movie on crack.

It involved five friends staying at a cabin in the woods, who then encounter demonic entities who are trying to possess, torture and kill them. To this day, many felt that it was the epitome of horror, and it spawned several sequels and a TV series too.

The Evil Dead (1981) was like a possession movie on crack.

The Evil Dead / New Line Cinema

The extensive misogynistic and violent undertones made the film quite controversial.

Among the countries that banned the film were Iceland, Ireland, Finland and Germany, who clearly didn't appreciate the film's interesting take on getting a woody, when Cheryl, (played by Ellen Sandweiss) gets attacked by a tree who proceeds to spreading her legs apart and then rapes the crap out of her.

The extensive misogynistic and violent undertones made the film quite controversial.

The Evil Dead / New Line Cinema

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