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Old 09-15-11, 09:59 PM
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Freaks (1932) would certainly never be re-made - gobble gobble.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Originally Posted by Draven
I'd say a fair amount of Blazing Saddles wouldn't make the cut today.
First movie that came to my mind, too. No way the racial humor would fly today.
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Song of the South.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Originally Posted by majorjoe23
Did you see the Dark Knight? I don't think Returns would have any problems today.
I agree Batman Returns wouldn't have any problems today. I was 7 when I saw it with my older siblings in theaters. It did sort of creep me out but I thought Dark Knight was darker.
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Originally Posted by Double_Oh_7
Song of the South.
we got The Help though.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

W.C. Fields' lechery towards women a third his age, spoken about in THE BANK DICK and actually shown in NEVER GIVE A SUCKER AN EVEN BREAK, would not make it today.

And Tony Roberts' line in ANNIE HALL about making it with a pair of 16-year-old twins would not be allowed today.
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^

Stupid sex laws. Beck was right Neptune's lips taste like fermented wine.
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The "Singin' in the Rain" sequence in Clockwork Orange.
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Depends on your idea of a studio film, I mean, Takashi Miike is comissioned by studios all the time... and he had a movie a decade ago where a teacher gave her obviously female hermaphrodite stripper (that shoots vaginal blowdarts) student a blowjob. And another where the title screen was made of jizz. Not to mention Visitor Q.

Dakota Fanning got raped in a movie a couple years ago.

They allow Sarah Jessica Parker's face in movies regularly.
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Originally Posted by DJLinus
First movie that came to my mind, too. No way the racial humor would fly today.
"Oy! Did you see them? They was blacker than us!"

I fail to see the problem.

But in all seriousness, the movie had also jabs against homosexuals and used rape as a joke in one part. There's a lot about that film that wouldn't fly today.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

The water buffalo shot near the end of Apocalypse Now would never make it today (even if it was filmed as part of a tribal ceremony).

I'm not the sure attack on the Kintner boy would make it into Jaws today. It would probably have to be something that was implied off screen.
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Cruising. The entire film.
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This thread makes me sad that all this "PC" shit has turned us into a nation of pussies.
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Cannibal Holocaust would be difficult to re-film today due to the animal killing and eating scenes.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Sweet Sweetback's Badassss Song. Banned in Britain for the depiction of underage sex using an underage actor.

Last night I noticed that the "Eyesight to the Blind" segment in Tommy featured people who really were crippled and mentally disabled. Would that be allowed by studios today? Or would they require that director put handsome and fit actors in the wheelchairs?
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ

I'm not the sure attack on the Kintner boy would make it into Jaws today. It would probably have to be something that was implied off screen.
I assume you mention this because a kid was killed on screen. I don't know about that. There are plenty of recent movies that show kids getting killed. one recent one that comes to mind is The Happening.
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Dakota Fanning got raped in a movie a couple years ago.
Thankfully it was tastefully done.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

The little girl getting shot and killed in Assault On Precinct 13.
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The little girl getting shot and killed in Assault On Precinct 13.
Kim Richards was so cute back then. I recently saw her on a clip from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and I never would have recognized her.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

The scene in Silver Streak where Gene Wilder applies shoe polish to look black.
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The scene in Silver Streak where Gene Wilder applies shoe polish to look black.
Hmm. If that's offensive, I guess Soul Man is the only movie Hollywood won't remake.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Off screen vomiting. Implied vomiting.

Nowadays they just show it. Why? Who really wants to see that?
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

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Off screen vomiting. Implied vomiting.

Nowadays they just show it. Why? Who really wants to see that?
We get off off screen/implied vomiting here and there. It's a give and take depending on the film I guess (rating my dictate which...i'll have to check on that). Anyway...it doesn't bother me seeing people vomit in a film. What bothers me is when it doesn't look right.
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Pretty much all of "Private Lessons".
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Re: Scenes in older movies that would never be 'allowed' by studios now

Originally Posted by KaBluie
Off screen vomiting. Implied vomiting.

Nowadays they just show it. Why? Who really wants to see that?


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