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Film has always pushed the boundaries of what is considered socially acceptable, causing viewers to consider religion, morals, political views and stances on a variety of hot topics. Regarding religion, some movies have caused such a stir that they are still considered among the most controversial and blasphemous ever created. Check out these scandalous films that rubbed religious folks the wrong way.

1. The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Around the world Jewish groups made it clear that they were far from pleased with Mel Gibson’s 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. They felt that the views expressed in the movie blamed Christ’s crucifixion on the Jewish people, and these groups stoutly denounced it. The 2004 film follows the last twelve hours in Jesus’ life, including all the gory details that surrounded his torturous demise.

Passion of the Christ

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