Blumhouse Productions’ satirical thriller The Hunt will finally receive a theatrical release on March 13 after months of delays due to the film’s controversy. Attracting backlash from President Donald Trump himself, The Hunt’s new ad campaign has decided to embrace the attention. In this case, the shocking reactions to the movie’s first trailer are only fueling interest for the movie.

Over the years, a number of films have managed to generate public unrest for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s because of violence, non-simulated sex scenes, or its place in a greater political conversation, these movies have all sparked a major commotion in one way or another. For these filmmakers, lawsuits, movie theater bombings, and government interventions are all just part of the job. Here are 12 of the most controversial films in movie history.

12 Incredibly Controversial Movies

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