Banned In: Iran
Grabbing an Orange Mocha Frappuccino before dousing your good-looking homies in petrol and killing them in a ball of fire was determined to be a support to gay right which Iran isn’t so hot about.
Zack Synder’s 300, in which men with three levels of abs decided to go into war wearing nothing but a cape and underwear is quadruple banned.
4. The King and I (Every Version Ever)
Thais don’t like their king being portrayed as a hot headed father who bursts into song at the height of his emotions.
Their king is considered divine. He does not commit any wrong doing – like the Pope.
3. Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World s End
Banned In: China
The film is a negative portrayal of the Chinese – that’s the official reason given when they banned it.
They don’t like anything that would put a speck on their name or portrayed them in a negative light.
By the way, China celebrated Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain Oscar win as a triumph for the Chinese people – despite the film being banned.
2. Pineapple Express
Banned In: Malaysia
Malaysia outlaws Yoga, claiming it could cause citizens to “deviate from their faith” (mostly Islam).
Drug use and the likening of drug use to “God’s vagina” isn’t something they are excited about.
So strict, they have four different flavours of 18 rating: 18SX (sex), 18SG (violence), 18PA (politics) and 18PL (variety).
This movie falls under those four categories.
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