What if you made a killer horror movie and nobody came to watch? These offensive titles had a rough time getting into theaters, and some are still being kicked to the curb. For the 28th in our 31 Days of Halloween feature, have a peek at this lurid list of banned and blacklisted fright flicks from over the years.
Controversy, uproar and rampant censorship swarmed around these horror flicks like flies on hot honeyed cornbread. By no means a complete rollcall of every movie sent packing with its bloody bags from the rating boards, this raunchy, rancid roster represents some of the more prominent habitual offenders. Many titles went on, after initial rejections and bans, to gain acceptance with severe cuts or more rational reassessments, and some are still banned and remain available in uncut video form only in dirty backalley rental bungalows.
Take a look at the branded badboys ... and don't forget to wash up afterwards.
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