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'Saw II’

Why it was banned: The 'Saw’ franchise got away with far more violent acts in its time than the relatively tame lopping off of a couple of fingers, but the MPAA drew the line at this sparse poster, which it decided was too upsetting to be displayed in US cinemas.

10 NSFW Movie Posters That Got Banned

You want your movie to make an impact before it has even been released? Simply get your poster banned, and bingo – instant interest! These 10 movie posters were deemed too hot for cinema walls (and quite a few are NSFW).