The Top 20 Banned Movies You Can Watch Now

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The Top 20 Banned Movies You Can Watch Now

Did you know not everyone wanted to see Sex and the City 2? I know, shocking. For whatever reason these 20 movies were banned in countries around the world. Thanks to technology, you have the ability to watch them in the comfort of your own home. No need to avoid censorship, watch these banned movies this weekend.

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1. Wonder Woman (2017)

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Reason it was banned: Lebanon banned the movie due to star, Gal Gadot's involvement in the Israeli Army.

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2. Noah (2014)

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Reason it was banned: Bahrain banned the film due to the depiction of prophets.

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3. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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Reason it was banned: Brazil said "não obrigado" to the horror movie due to its violent content.

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4. The Simpsons Movie (2007)

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Reason it was banned: Burma banned the animated movie due to the depiction of Burmese soldiers.

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5. Back to the Future (1985)

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Reason it was banned: Banned in China for use of time travel...

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6. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

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Reason it was banned: Egypt claimed Tom Hanks's movie contained "blasphemous content".

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7. All Quiet On the Western Front (1929)

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Reason it was banned: This book and movie have been banned in many places, mainly for its anti-war sentiment and Nazi's deemed it "anti-Germany".

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8. Cruising (1980)

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Reason it was banned: Iran banned the movie from theatrical release.

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9. A Clockwork Orange (1972)

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Reason it was banned: The Republic of Ireland banned this dystopian film because "due to the extreme depictions of violence and rape". They lifted the ban in 2000.

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10. Duck Soup (1933)

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Reason it was banned: The depiction of Benito Mussolini was too much for Italy and the movie was banned for poking fun at the dictator and the war.

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11. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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Reason it was banned: The people of Kenya missed out on this Oscar nominated movie thanks to the sexual content, profanity, drug use, and nudity.

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12. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

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Reason it was banned: Kuwait didn't want to see it due to homosexual references.

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13. The Interview (2014)

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Reason it was banned: As you may have heard, this movie created all sorts of drama for all sorts of people. The North Korea government banned this movie as it depicts the assassination of leader Kim Jong-un.

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14. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

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Reason it was banned: Deemed "offensive" in Russia.

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15. Farenheit 9/11 (2004)

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Reason it was banned: restricted in Saudi Arabia as it is critical of the Iraq war and an insult to the royal family.

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16. Zoolander (2001)

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Reason it was banned: Singapore gave no real reason but based on the plot of an assassination attempt against the Prime Minister of Malaysia, a bordering country, we believe that could be it. The ban was lifted in 2004 with an NC-16 rating.

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17. Saw IV (2009)

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Reason it was banned: That's a "no gracias" from Spain. The horror movie was banned from regular cinemas because of the X rating.

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18. The Dictator (2012)

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Reason it was banned: Tajikistan did not show this movie due to "subversiveness".

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19. The King and I (1956)

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Reason it was banned: Thailand felt the movie could be seen as showing disrespect towards the King of Thailand.

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20. Sex and the City 2 (2010)

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Reason it was banned: You won't see this movie in Vietnam as it is a conflict of "cultural values".