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Exploitation films typically target sensitive subjects; sub genres include ozploitation, blaxploitation, and sexploitation.
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Ozploitation: Exploitation From Down Under - The Deuce

Ozploitation: Exploitation From Down Under - The Deuce | Exploitation Films | Scoop.it
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This article explains ozploitation to the fullest. It discusses the origin of "Aussiesploitation", ozploitation at its peak and examples of ozploitation films. "The main requirement for an Ozploitation film is that it simply be an Australian genre film."

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Nunsploitation in the Brattle Grindhouse | The Harvard Crimson

Nunsploitation in the Brattle Grindhouse | The Harvard Crimson | Exploitation Films | Scoop.it
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This article on nunsploitation and is informative. Author, Jeffrey Feldman discusses his reactions and thoughts on the movie, Los Demons. Feldman pinpoints all of the main characteristics of a nunsploitation film.

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Le monache di Sant'Arcangelo | Domenico Paolella | 1973

http://pejino.com/ ... Blog de Cine - Título: Le monache di Sant'Arcangelo, Die nonne von Verona, Las monjas de San Arcangel - Director: Paolo Dominici "Dome...
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This Italian film, The Nun and the Devil is the best example for nunsploitation because it shows the nuns engaging in sexual activities and two of the nuns are lesbians. The reason I chose this movie clip because it was the most "out there" and it gave the most examples all within 10 minutes.

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'Django' Untangled: the Legend of the Bad Black Man - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

'Django' Untangled: the Legend of the Bad Black Man - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Exploitation Films | Scoop.it
Whether Quentin Tarantino knows it or not, his movie relies on tropes that have long been part of the African-American memory of slavery and its aftermath.
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This article discusses and criticizes the recently released Django. This movie has borrowd scenec from other blaxploitation films from the 1970s like Boss Nigger and The Soul of Nigger Charley. In Django, Jamie Foxx was the main character and was portrayed to be a "Bad Nigga" and this lured in the black crowd, making it a blaxploitation film. 

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chelseagirls3.jpg (410x600 pixels) | Exploitation Films | Scoop.it
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Chealsea Girls, a movie released in 1966 was an exploitation film. This movie poster is very titlitating; its purpose was to sell movie tickets fast, and it worked. This film is about the people who checked in and out of the Chelsea Hotel; this is movie is an example of sexploitation. 

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Chase scene from Mad Max 1

Part of the first chase scene from movie Mad Max 1.
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Mad Max, starring Mel Gibson is an example of an oxploitation film. The Chase shown is very intense. It displays the main characteristics of an ozploitation movie; it's action packed, and its an Austrailian film. 

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The_Nun_And_The_Devil.jpg (500x704 pixels) | Exploitation Films | Scoop.it
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This movie poster for The Nun and the Devil best illustrates nunsploitation, a sunbgenre of exploitation. Nunsploitation typically reveal women involving in sexual activities which are unheard of because nuns are supposed to participate in celibacy. 

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Shaft-Pistol Whip Scene

Starring Samuel l Jackson and Christian Bale. Directed by John Singleton Enjoy
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Shaft, a movie release in 1971 that stars Samuel L. Jackson is an example of an exploitation film, better known as blaxploitation. Blaxploitation films exploit blacks especially appealing to the black culture. In this scene John Shaft attacks a teen and pistol whips him, which is extremely violent. 

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The Erotic World of Sexploitation - The Deuce

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This article illustrates an sexploitation film and gives examples. Three popluar movies know for being sexploitation movies were Lorna, directed by Russ Meyers and The Big Bird Cage, directed by Jack Hill. In sexploitation movies sexual material is revealed to the public through cinema.

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Can an exploitation movie be a great movie?

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Recent graphic films have us debating the line between arthouse and grindhouse, and whether either can cross over to the other.
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This article is perfect. It talks about current exploitation films and how they bring controversy to the media. Even though these movies are intense and full of shock they can still be great movies. 

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