Famous Movies That Have Been Banned All Over the World

There are numerous reasons why a movie could get banned anywhere. While most of these banned films have historical, political, and religious contexts that challenge the status quo, some are just extraordinarily violent.

We've collected a list of films that have been banned around the world, and some of them might really surprise you...

The Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese had a lot to say in this ceremoniously loved and equally hated film that came out in 2013. The Wolf of Wall Street follows a young stockbroker (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) who hits it big and loses his mind-blowing his newfound wealth. Scorsese packed this one full of drugs, sex, and partying, but he didn't lay off the corporate fat-cats who actually live and act this way in real life.


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The More You Know

  • In every scene of Fight Club, there is a Starbucks coffee cup.
  • The Postman, Costner’s second jaunt to a post-apocalyptic world, holds the 8th spot on the biggest flops losing $62m.
  • Ronald Reagan was originally announced as the lead for Casablanca. The proclamation turned out to simply be a ruse to keep the actor’s name in the press.
  • Tom Cruise earned $75 Million for his role in Mission Impossible 2.
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