SHOCK CINEMA - controversial films you should see

A Listmania! list by Stalwart Kreinblaster "SK2008" (Xanadu)
 
SalÚ, or the 120 Days of Sodom: The Criterion Collection
1.  SalÚ, or the 120 Days of Sodom: The Criterion Collection DVD ~ Paolo Bonacelli
The list author says:
  "One of the most shocking movies ever made.  Pasolini shows fascism at its worst."
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The Night Porter (The Criterion Collection)
2.  The Night Porter (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Charlotte Rampling
The list author says:
  "People have said this movie is an exploitation of the holocaust - but it is based on a true story. Dirk Bogarde gives a fine performance."
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Last Tango in Paris
3.  Last Tango in Paris DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "This is, in my opinion, a masterpiece. Masterful direction by Bertolucci - and an amazing performance by Brando."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (253 customer reviews)

John Waters Collection #3: Pink Flamingos/ Female Trouble
4.  John Waters Collection #3: Pink Flamingos/ Female Trouble DVD ~ Divine
The list author says:
  "Early John Waters - this is shock cinema at its finest and funniest."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Querelle
5.  Querelle DVD ~ Brad Davis
The list author says:
  "Querelle is a difficult film for most people. I recommend reading the book by Jean Genet before you see the movie. I like it a lot."
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In a Year With 13 Moons
6.  In a Year With 13 Moons DVD ~ Volker Spengler
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite movies - the slauterhouse scene is shocking for some people."
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew
7.  The Gospel According to St. Matthew DVD ~ Enrique Irazoqui
The list author says:
  "My favorite film about Christ - made by a marxist, homosexual, non-believer. It is, however, a pretty exact interpretation of Mathhew."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Citizen Kane (Two-Disc Special Edition)
8.  Citizen Kane (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Orson Welles
The list author says:
  "The controversy surrounding William Randolph Hearst has been much written about."
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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
9.  South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut DVD ~ Deb Adair
The list author says:
  "You have to admit this one is pretty funny"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (815 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Mamma Roma (The Criterion Collection)
10.  Mamma Roma (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Anna Magnani
The list author says:
  "Great movie - the short film La Ricotta is also included- Pasolini's religous metaphors caused some scandal."
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The Rules of the Game (The Criterion Collection)
11.  The Rules of the Game (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Julien Carette
The list author says:
  "Though it seems pretty tame by today's standards, when it was released people took great offense to this Renoir masterpiece."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

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Blow Up
12.  Blow Up DVD ~ David Hemmings
The list author says:
  "Showed a lot of flesh for the 1960's"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (232 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Damned
13.  The Damned DVD ~ Dirk Bogarde
The list author says:
  "Great film - has some incestuous mother and son scenes"
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The Tin Drum (The Criterion Collection)
14.  The Tin Drum (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ David Bennent
The list author says:
  "Banned in Oklahoma for child sex scenes"
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Not so great! 15 14 days ago
X Vs. R Rating 0 Dec 27, 2014
deleted scenes? 6 Jul 29, 2014
Please explain this movie to me 0 Jun 28, 2014
Needed: Uncut version 1 Jun 28, 2014
citizeb Kane 3 Jun 4, 2014
synergy archives version of pasolini's gospel of st matthews 1 Mar 17, 2014
Ever since AFI announced Citizen Kane as #1 film... 5 Jan 8, 2014
Slipcover 2 Oct 8, 2012
Subtitles.- 0 Sep 28, 2012
Top 10 Classic Movies for a desert island 16 Oct 29, 2011
What's the issue with the Amazon Exclusive? (which includes the Magnificent Ambersons on DVD)? 1 Oct 18, 2011
 
   

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