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Films that attempt to succeed financially by exploiting current trends, niche genres, and sensationalism with lurid and controversial content. Usually characterized by their B-movie quality, exploitation is filled with a variety of subgenres, such as Blaxploitation, Nazisploitation, Women in prison films, Cannibal films, Mondo films, etc.
"When you make an exploitation film, you always want to have a real issue. That's how they were always done."
-- Robert Rodriguez
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by The Logical Fallacy June 10, 2017
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