popular movies banned

Every now and then a movie comes along with explicit contents which are deemed by the Malaysian Censor Board to be too extreme for the average Malaysian viewer.

Here are some of the popular movies banned in Malaysia that has gone out to be massive hits at the box office, raking in millions.

Zoolander(2001)

popular movies banned

  • Banned for its offensive depiction of the country in the film, and involving a plot to assassinate a prime minister.

The 40-year-old virgin(2005)

popular movies banned

  • Banned due to heavy sexual themes

Brokeback mountain(2005)

popular movies banned

  • Banned for its “favorable” depiction of homosexuality

Borat(2006)

popular movies banned

  • Banned for political and sexual contents

Paranormal Activity(2007)

popular movies banned

  • Banned due to horror and supernatural themes

The Dictator(2012)

popular movies banned

  • Banned due to offensive political themes

The wolf of wall street(2013)

popular movies banned

  • Banned for scenes of sex, drug abuse, and offensive language

The interview(2014)

popular movies banned

  • Banned due to its provocative political content related to North Korea

Fifty shades of Grey(2015)

popular movies banned

  • Banned due to strong sexual content and graphic nudity

Jigsaw(2017)

popular movies banned

  • Banned for strong horror themes and gruesome violence

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