5 Scariest Movies Banned | Watch And Cry In Terror!

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There are a lot of scary movies that are labeled OK to be viewed and are approved by various film boards for their release, but certain movies go far beyond the level of insanity, explicitly portray and extreme levels of violence, torture, which gets these movies banned and censored. I know, right now, you are hankering to watch these kinds of movies. So, here we are for your help because this article has the 5 scariest movies banned.

It’s not always the ghost stories that are horrifying, but instead, it’s the human mind; when in its extreme trauma and has no control, things around seems scary. In these mentioned movies, the horrible crimes of psychopaths happen in the middle of the night when no one other than the victim-witness.

It is recreated in the form of a play and is recorded to give the audience the feel of victim emotions and cries, not for the purpose of entertainment but only to create a fire among the viewers to raise their voices against these crimes. However, some movies take it one step ahead which makes these inhumane things that happen in society more complicated to digest and mostly induce fear in the audience, resulting in the movies facing a ban.

Well, it’s not the era when the people who used to sell illegal or banned movies suffered lawsuits. You can easily get your hands on some of the scariest movies from the internet in the uncut format and watch them whenever you want. Some of the scariest movies banned are listed below. If you wish to watch these movies, please follow some cautions as they can be devastating for your mental health. You may suffer from nightmares and uncontrollable elongated thinking of the incidents depicted in these movies.

5 Horror Scariest Movies Banned | Follow Cautions While Watching!

Here is the list of the 5 scariest movies that were banned in several countries. If you have the courage, try watching these movies alone without skipping a single second. See and then curse yourself for watching these films.

#1 A Serbian Film (2010)

A Serbian Film | 5 Scariest Movies Banned

Produced and directed by Srđan Spasojević, it’s a 2010 Serbian horror film that, on its release, suffered a lot of controversies for its graphical violence and s*xual content and gained a worldwide reputation as one of the most horror movies ever made.

The film tells the story of a financially struggling adult film star who agreed to work in an art film and later discovers the movie to be too sadistic and include ped*philic and ne*rophilic themes. 

Banned in Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysian, and Norway, the movie contains the most brutal scenes featuring sex with newb*rns, tricking a protagonist into r*ping his child, and s*x with corpse scenes. The film was temporarily banned in Brazil. 

Srdjan Spasojevic, director of the film, was under criminal charges for the movie. The prosecution accused the director of showing child p*rnography. The director claimed that the main reason for making such a movie was to depict the horror and brutality that the innocents face from the hands of the sadistic monsters.

#2 Salo, Or 120 Days Of Sodom (1975)

Salo, Or 120 Days Of Sodom

Salo is a 1975 horror art film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Adapted from the 1785 book The 120 Days Of Seldom set in the period of World War II. The film came out as the most disgusting, disturbing, terrifying movie.

The story focuses on four wealthy corrupt officers who are Libertines. They kidnap 18 teenagers and subject them to four months of brutal torture and r*pe. The movie contains the worst physical, psychological and mental torture that no person can watch. It was banned in the United Kingdom and New Zealand for almost a decade. In Australia, the film suffered the ban till 2010. 

The movie is an extreme representation of power in the hands of those who only know to use people for their advantage. The movie represents the worst mentality of people in power who exploit teenagers s*xually for their pleasure.

#3 Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)

Henry: Portrait of a Serial killer

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer is an American psychological 1986 movie directed and co-written by John McNaughton. The movie’s main plot revolves around the criminal activities of a serial killer named Henry.

The story of a psychopath criminal who murders everyone, men, women, children, for no reason as he travels to America. A scene from the movie where he goes to a diner to have food and then kills the older man who works there for no reason. 

The poster that was designed for the movie was originally a painting and was too extreme and canceled. The film with its uncut version was banned in Australia by the film censors. MPAA rated this film in the X category

#4 Hostel: Part 2 (2007)

Hostel: Part 2

Written and directed by Eli Roth Hostel: Part 2 is a 2007 American horror film that faced controversies and bans due to its excessive cruelty, violence, and death shown in the movie. Now this movie is available but only for private viewing.

Banned in Germany and New Zealand Hostel Part 2 follows the story of three American females who studied Art in Rome and visit Slvok village for some reason where they got kidnapped. From there, they were taken to a private facility where rich clients paid to torture and kill poor people.

On an extreme scale, it depicts the cruelty of entitled elites on the poor that can be sometimes seen around, not in the same way as depicted in the film but as somewhat like the mental torture that the poor face for their rights.

#5 The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011)

The Human Centipede 2 (full sequence)

It was such a horrifying film that it initially refused classification in the UK. Even several cuts did not make this movie acceptable to watch. Written, directed, and co-produced by Tom Six, it’s an exploitation horror movie released in 2011.

The film is a depiction of a psychiatrically and intellectually impaired man motivated by the Human centipede movie and wanted to make his own human centipede consisting of 12 people for which he kidnaps people, operates surgeries on them, and let them experience intense pain.

The movie was banned in UK and Australia, but after undergoing several minutes of cuts, it was then given a green signal for the release.

Final Words

These movies are full-fledged representations of horrifying situations, that actually take place but are kept concealed. These films show it explicitly, to give viewers a kind of reality check and warning. If you want to watch these movies, please watch them under a trigger warning.

Antra Koul
Antra Koul
For me, writing is something that helps me escape from reality for a while. Even though I am an Engineer, I find my comfort from chaos while I write. I love telling people about my stories, stories that play in my mind only. When I am writing, there is no limit to how far I can go swimming in this deep ocean of words. Reading and writing are the two things that help in organizing my messed up thoughts in a formative way. Come along on this journey with me as I write and you read the stories that I have to tell!

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