Banned In: Ireland
Running around, crashing parties, fist-fighting, insulting each other, singing raucous ditties... Not the kind of behaviour likely to appeal to your typical Irishman.
Back in 1931, however, the Irish government were very concerned about the first Marx brothers’ comedy written for the screen.
Fearing that the deranged antics of Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo would "incite anarchy" on the Emerald Isle, the Irish authorities banned it immediately.
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut!
Banned In: Iraq
Well, here’s the thing: South Park was never officially banned in Iraq.
Its makers didn’t even bother attempting to distribute it. For good reason: if they had, Iraq would have banned it.
Largely for its depiction of Saddam Hussein as the randy homosexual lover of Satan, spouting lines like, “Rub my nipples while I torture this little piggy!”
One Iraqi did get to enjoy the film: Saddam himself. US marines allegedly forced the deposed dictator to repeatedly watch it while awaiting trial for war crimes.
In Hell, he's currently slumped in front of a repeat loop of The Happening.