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.
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)
Banned due to heavy sexual themes
Banned for its “favorable” depiction of homosexuality
Banned for political and sexual contents
Banned due to horror and supernatural themes
Banned due to offensive political themes
The wolf of wall street(2013)
Banned for scenes of sex, drug abuse, and offensive language
Banned due to its provocative political content related to North Korea
Fifty shades of Grey(2015)
Banned due to strong sexual content and graphic nudity
Banned for strong horror themes and gruesome violence