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MGM spent most of the 1960s trying to ReTool itself for the UsefulNotes/NewHollywood era. It made fewer pictures per year, and the ones it did make had to be huge hits because the company's future ended up depending on a hit. Huge, lavish productions were back in vogue, with MGM betting that big movies would be better suited to draw people away from their TV sets and into theaters. When it worked, it worked well (such as with the 1959 version of ''Film/BenHur''), but flops were bound to happen (the 1962 remake of ''Mutiny on the Bounty'' was one of the biggest), and each one just added to MGM's already huge debts. Many of their once-reliable stable of actors had been let out of their contracts, due to the money problems. The studios themselves were in declining shape. However, MGM struck gold when it produced and released (under the Premier Productions label) the critically acclaimed, taboo smashing box office hit, ''Film/{{Blowup}}'', in 1966, in direct defiance of UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode, thus driving the final nail into that CensorshipBureau.

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MGM spent most of the 1960s trying to ReTool itself for the UsefulNotes/NewHollywood era. It made fewer pictures per year, and the ones it did make had to be huge hits because the company's future ended up depending on a hit. Huge, lavish productions were back in vogue, with MGM betting that big movies would be better suited to draw people away from their TV sets and into theaters. When it worked, it worked well (such as with the 1959 version of ''Film/BenHur''), ''[[Film/BenHur1959 Ben-Hur]]''), but flops were bound to happen (the 1962 remake of ''Mutiny on the Bounty'' was one of the biggest), and each one just added to MGM's already huge debts. Many of their once-reliable stable of actors had been let out of their contracts, due to the money problems. The studios themselves were in declining shape. However, MGM struck gold when it produced and released (under the Premier Productions label) the critically acclaimed, taboo smashing box office hit, ''Film/{{Blowup}}'', in 1966, in direct defiance of UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode, thus driving the final nail into that CensorshipBureau.



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