Once beloved movies that are now controversial

These films would not get the green light today!

Stars Insider

11/09/23 | StarsInsider

MOVIES Curiosity

Many films can appear outdated due to the rapid advancements in technology, but what's even more intriguing is examining which films feel outdated because of our evolving ethical standards. Have you ever tried revisiting an old favorite movie only to suddenly feel very uncomfortable while watching it?

However, there's no need to be ashamed if you still love certain films that might not receive approval for production in today's world. Not all of these movies are inherently bad. Some of them may still serve as examples of exceptional filmmaking, and surely many of the riskier subjects were not intended with malice. Nevertheless, what people once found perfectly acceptable a couple of decades ago can now leave us feeling profoundly uncomfortable.

Click through to take a second look at some well-loved films of the past that are a little more than questionable by today's standards.

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