Some of the reasons why movies are banned in Malaysia

1. The Bohemian Girl (1936)- Was banned due its Roma theme

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2. Brokeback Mountain (2005) – Was banned for it’s positive portrayal of homosexuality

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3. How to eat fried worms (2006) – Was banned because of disgusting behaviour 

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4. Babe (1995) & Babe: Pig in the city (1998) – Was banned due to its title and subject matter not being halal

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5. Zoolander (2001) – Was banned for an offensive joke about the country in the film


6. Team America: World Police (2004) – Was banned because it was made by the creators of South Park

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7. Race 2 (2013) – Banned for showcasing underworld crime in Turkey

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8. Noah (2014) – Banned due to religious content

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9. Barney’s Great Adventure – Was banned in Malaysia and deemed unsuitable for children. It is still banned and Malaysia has never elaborated on the reasoning


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