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Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made 

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Premiere says: "These are movies about which you could say, "That's Not Entertainment." They're not "rides" or "diversions." They are galvanizing experiences that place squarely in your face all the stuff Hollywood usually presumes you go to the movies to get away from. Films that rearrange your head, that challenge your bedrock ideas about life and love and the big sleep. Consciousness-expanders, in other words, but rarely in a pleasant way. Thank God for them." These movies not only challenge but redefine the ideas that you thought you knew so well.

These are the most dangerous movies of Hollywood - the 25 most dangerous movies ever in the history of film.

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Bonnie and Clyde is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
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Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Kimberly Peirce (1999), starring Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny & Natalie Zea

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In the Company of Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Neil LaBute (1997), starring Aaron Eckhart, Matt Malloy & Stacy Edwards
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Dead Ringers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by David Cronenberg (1988), starring Jeremy Irons, Jill Hennessy & Geneviève Bujold

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Eraserhead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by David Lynch (1977), starring Jack Nance, Jeanne Bates & Jack Fisk

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Gimme Shelter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Albert Maysles and David Maysles (1970), starring Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones & Mick Jagger

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Happiness is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Todd Solondz (1998), starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Molly Shannon & Jon Lovitz

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Bad Lieutenant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Abel Ferrara (1992), starring Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo & Paul Calderón

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M is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Fritz Lang (1931), starring Peter Lorre, Theo Lingen & Georg John

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Once Upon a Time in the ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Sergio Leone (1968), starring Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale & Charles Bronson

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A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Stanley Kubrick (1971), starring Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke & Steven Berkoff

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Repulsion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Roman Polanski (1965), starring Catherine Deneuve, Roman Polanski & Ian Hendry

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Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Darren Aronofsky (2000), starring Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto & Ellen Burstyn

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Quentin Tarantino (1992), starring Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi & Tim Roth

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The Sweet Hereafter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
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Blue Velvet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by David Lynch (1986), starring Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper & Laura Dern

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Dancer in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
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Freaks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Tod Browning (1932), starring Wallace Ford, Edward Brophy & Roscoe Ates

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Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Michael Powell (1960), starring Anna Massey, Michael Powell & Pamela Green

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The Lost Weekend is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Billy Wilder (1945), starring Jane Wyman, Ray Milland & Howard Da Silva

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Natural Born Killers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Oliver Stone (1994), starring Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd & Tommy Lee Jones

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Romper Stomper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
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An Andalusian Dog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Luis Buñuel (1929), starring Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Luis Buñuel & Simone Mareuil

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Weekend is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Premiere's Hollywood's 25 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made
Dir. by Jean-Luc Godard (1967), starring Mireille Darc, Jean Piere Leaud & Anne Wiazemsky

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