A film about scheming strippers starring Jennifer Lopez has been banned in Malaysia due to its “excessive obscene content”.
The nation’s film censorship board mentioned Hustlers’ bare breasts, erotic dances and scenes that includes medicine made it “not appropriate for public screening”.
Square Box Pictures, the corporate distributing Hustlers in Malaysia, confirmed the ban on social media.
The film is at the moment driving excessive in each the US and UK field workplace charts.
In Hustlers, a bunch of unique dancers got down to fleece their rich shoppers.
The film, which additionally stars Constance Wu and Julia Stiles alongside Lizzo and Cardi B in smaller roles, relies on a real story and was impressed by a New York Magazine article that went viral in 2015.
The BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) gave the film a 15 certificate attributable to its “sexualised nudity, strong sex references, language [and] drug misuse”.
Earlier this yr homosexual intercourse scenes in Rocketman have been censored in Malaysia forward of the Elton John biopic’s launch there.
Scenes have been additionally faraway from the film in Russia, whereas it obtained an outright ban in Egypt, Samoa and the Cook Islands.