Entertainment Weekly, one of the many magazines that love to make all kinds of lists, has released their ranking of the "25 Most Controversial Movies of All Time". Their Top 10:
1) The Passion of the Christ (2004-directed by Mel Gibson)
2) A Clockwork
3) Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004-directed by Michael Moore)
4) Deep Throat (1972-directed by Gerard Damiano)
5) JFK (1991-directed by Oliver Stone)
6) The Last Temptation of Christ (1988-directed by Martin Scorsese)
7) The Birth of a Nation (1915-directed by D.W. Griffith)
8) Natural Born Killers (1994-directed by Oliver Stone)
9) Last Tango in
10) Baby Doll (1956-directed by Elia Kazan; written by Tennessee Williams)
2006 supplied two films to the list: The Da Vinci Code ranked at #13 and United 93 at #16.
Among the other rabble-rousing movies on the list are: Leni Riefenstahl’s infamous pro-Nazi documentary Triumph of the Will (1935) at #15, Paul Verhoeven’s lurid Basic Instinct (1992) at #19, Spike Lee’s incendiary Do the Right Thing (1989) #22, Larry Clark’s harrowing Kids (1995), and Disney’s (?!?!) Aladdin (1992), which drew fire over its Arabian stereotypes, at #25.
Oliver Stone, who has two films in the top 10, may have a shot at placing another film on a future list with his film