Taboo: Arthouse Hardcore

A list of non-pornographic films which include hard-core images and have received either mainstream or arthouse distribution.
www.matthewhunt.com/taboo/index.html

Not listed on Letterboxd:
Through The Looking Glass (Jonas Middleton, 1976)
Annabelle Partagee (Francesca Comencini, 1990)
Cling Film (Anna Thew, 1993)
Skin Gang (Bruce La Bruce, 1999)
KI (Karl Lemieux, 2001)
Water In Milk Exists (Lawrence Weiner, 2008)

  • Oh Dem Watermelons
  • Persona
  • Flesh
  • They Call Us Misfits
  • T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G
  • Quiet Days in Clichy
  • WR: Mysteries of the Organism
  • The Decameron
  • Cry Uncle!
  • Après-Ski
  • Pink Narcissus
  • Pink Flamingos
  • Bawdy Tales
  • Arabian Nights
  • Flesh Gordon
  • Sebastiane
  • In the Realm of the Senses
  • The Last Woman
  • The Angel and the Woman
  • Kleinhoff Hotel
  • Nazi Love Camp 27
  • The Forbidden
  • Behind Convent Walls
  • Cruising
  • Berlin Alexanderplatz
  • Prostitute
  • Children's Island
  • Spetters
  • Taxi zum Klo
  • The Nightmare Woman
  • Fruits of Passion
  • Not a Love Story: A Film About Pornography
  • Scandale
  • Fanny Hill
  • The Wounded Man
  • Devil in the Flesh
  • She's Gotta Have It
  • Mon bel amour, ma déchirure
  • Hotel St. Pauli
  • Two Moon Junction
  • The Adjuster
  • The Lovers on the Bridge
  • No Skin Off My Ass
  • Tokyo Decadence
  • The Lover
  • Super 8½
  • Angels and Insects
  • The Celluloid Closet
  • Hustler White
  • The Soft Kill
  • La vie de Jésus
  • Assassin(s)
  • I Stand Alone
  • The Idiots
  • Fiona
  • Head On
  • Whatever
  • Cold Lands
  • Pola X
  • The Man-Eater
  • Guardami
  • Romance
  • Subconscious Cruelty
  • To the Extreme
  • O Fantasma
  • Come Undone
  • Scrapbook
  • The Atrocity Exhibition
  • Baise-moi
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Intimacy
  • Fat Girl
  • Dog Days
  • Late Marriage
  • The Pornographer
  • Sex and Lucía
  • Intimate Affairs
  • Ken Park
  • Lazaro's Girlfriend
  • The Wolf of the West Coast
  • Porn Theatre
  • The Devils
  • Irreversible
  • The Last Great Wilderness
  • Secret Things
  • Blissfully Yours
  • The Principles of Lust
  • Bodysong
  • The Dreamers
  • The Brown Bunny
  • 9 Songs
  • Antares
  • Stupid Boy
  • The Raspberry Reich
  • Anatomy of Hell
  • Georges Bataille's Story of the Eye
  • Language of Love 2000
  • Slugs
  • All About Anna
  • Battle in Heaven