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80's Video Nasties
Video nasties was a term used to describe a number of films distributed on video cassettes that were criticized for there violent and gory content.
Many of these "video nasties" were low-budget horror films produced in Italy and the United States
In the 1980s horror flicks were released were released uncensored, the movie were so much packed with gory that it led to the video recording act.
Uc - universal particularly suitable for young children.
u - universal suitable for all.
pg - parental guidance general viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children.
12 - suitable only for persons of 12 years and older. Not to be supplied to any person below that age.
15 - suitable only for persons of 15 years and older. Not to be supplied to any person below that age.
18 - suitable only for persons of 18 years and older. Not to be supplied to any person below that age.
restricted 18 - to be supplied only in licensed sex shops to persons of not less than 18 years.
Video recording act 1984 The Video Recordings Act 1984 states that commercial video recordings offered for sale or for hire within the UK must carry a classification that has been agreed by the British Board of Film Classification ( BBFC )
1980’s was the golden age for fans of the horror genre. Since the films weren't covered by censorship laws, the films were released uncut in all their gory glory.
Meanwhile the new video recording act of 1984 gave renamed British board of classification the authority to cut or even ban films, this was the end of the golden age and uncut videos become a collectors item.
I spit on your grave
Last house on the left
The hills have eyes
Cannibal Holocaust is well known exploitation film because of the controversy following the release. After premiering in Italy it was seized by the magistrate.
Deodato the director was arrested. He was accused of making a snuff film due to the rumours that certain actors were killed on camera.
The was banned in Italy, UK ,Australia and several other countries
A Clockwork Orange Antropophagus Antichrist AXE Barbed Wire Dolls Bay of Blood Begotten Black Sunday Blood On Satans Claw Childs play
Cannibal Apocalypse Cannibal Ferox I Cannibal Ferox II Cannibal Holocaust Cannibal Man Chopper Contamination Dead and Buried Deep River Savages Diary of a Sinner Driller Killer
Faces of Death Gozu Hitch Hike House on the Edge of The Park Ichi The KillerIlsa She Wolf Collection I Spit on Your Grave Island of Death Jungle Holocaust Last house on The Left Martyrs Men Behind The Sun Mountain Of The Cannibal God Natural Born Killers Nekromantik Peeping Tom Romper Stomper Scum Snuff SS Camp Womens Hell Taxidermia Tetsuo The Iron Man The Candy Snatchers The Beyond The Witch Who Came From The Sea Titicut Follies Traces of Death Traces of Death II Vistor Q Weekend Women Behind Bars The video nastie list