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The Best Erotic Movies Rated R

Updated November 25, 2020 59.0k votes 13.6k voters 2.0m views91 items

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This list of R-rated erotica movies are ranked from best to worst by fans just like you. This list takes the best R-rated erotica movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-rated erotica movie of all time is.

As expected, all of the following R-rated Hollywood movies are about or involve sex, infusing erotica with plot. Basic Instinct and Unfaithful are two prime examples of erotic movies released in theaters starring A-list actors. Whether you're looking for erotic dramas, erotic thrillers, or erotic comedies, this list has them all! 

This list of popular R-rated erotica movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released, and which actors starred in the movie. You can also find a lot these steamy, erotic romance movies on Amazon Prime and drama movies on Netflix. And it's a good list of sexy R-rated movies, because if you're looking for those, this is probably the exact list of hot erotic movies you're looking for. Erotic movies for couples are another interesting thing if you want to get in the mood with a good erotica movie. Lots of the movies here are sexual thrillers too, so be careful if you're not up for some good erotica AND intrigue. 

If you think the top R-Rated erotica movie isn't as high as it should be, then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated erotica films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific hard R-rated erotica film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for. List movies range from Eyes Wide Shut to The Hunger. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated erotica movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated erotica movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new erotica movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great erotica movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Then, checkout our list of the best erotic thriller movies.

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