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Opening Arguments

Christ the divider, not the uniter?

So, we have a list of the most controversial films of all time, which includes such titles as "Deep Throat," "Natural Born Killers," "A Clockwork Orange," "Basic Instinct" and "The Deer Hunter." And the No. 1, most controversial film of all time:

Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" ranks as the most controversial film of all time, according to Entertainment Weekly. The magazine ranks the 25 films that have most shocked, disgusted and divided moviegoers, in its June 16 issue, on newsstands Monday.

EW writes that Gibson's grisly depiction of Jesus' betrayal and crucifixion ignited "a culture-war firestorm unrivaled in Hollywood history."

You tell me what it means.

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