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Extreme cinema is a term typically used to describe films containing violence, gore,and sex of an extreme nature. In recent years, the term has been a popular word to describe many of the violent films coming out of Asia (particularly Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea).

Some of the more notorious "extreme" filmmakers include Takashi Miike, Park Chan Wook, Shinya Tsukamoto and Kim Ki Duk.

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