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The Best R-Rated Superhero Movies

Updated August 19, 2020 28.4k votes 3.3k voters 96.0k views50 items

List RulesR-rated superhero movies only, nothing PG-13!

List of R-Rated superhero movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated superhero movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated superhero movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated superhero movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated superhero 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 superhero movie films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated superhero movie film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list include Blade and Kick-Ass.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated superhero movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated superhero movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new superhero movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great superhero movies rated R, so get out there and start watching.

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You can also find Blade on our list of superhero horror movies.


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    Project Power

    Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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  • 27

    Barb Wire

    Pamela Anderson, Clint Howard
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    The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

    Rosario Dawson, Paul Giamatti
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  • 29

    Tank Girl

    Naomi Watts, Ice-T
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    Lena Headey, Karl Urban
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    The Toxic Avenger

    Marisa Tomei, Mitch Cohen
    The Toxic Avenger is a 1984 American superhero film released by Troma Entertainment, known for...  more

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    Kat Dennings, Woody Harrelson
    Defendor is a 2009 Canadian superhero comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter...  more
  • 33

    Darkman 3: Die Darkman Die

    Arnold Vosloo, Roxann Dawson
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  • 34

    Tales of the Black Freighter

    Gerard Butler, Jared Harris
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  • 35


    Liv Tyler, Ellen Page
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  • 36

    The Hebrew Hammer

    Andy Dick, Judy Greer
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  • 37

    The Crow: City of Angels

    Iggy Pop, Mia Kirshner
    The Crow: City of Angels is a 1996 American supernatural action film directed by Tim Pope. It...  more

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  • 38

    Highlander: The Source

    Adrian Paul, Jim Byrnes
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  • 39

    Black Mask

    Jet Li, Dwight Schultz
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    The Specials

    Jenna Fischer, Melissa Joan Hart
    The Specials is a 2000 American comedy film about a group of ordinary superheroes on their day...  more
  • 41

    Guyver: Dark Hero

    Christopher Michael, Kathy Christopherson
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  • 42

    Black Scorpion

    Joan Severance, Garrett Morris
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  • 43

    Faust: Love of the Damned

    Jeffrey Combs, Michelle Jenner
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  • 44

    The Crow: Salvation

    Kirsten Dunst, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
    The Crow: Salvation is a 2000 American supernatural action film directed by Bharat Nalluri....  more
  • 45

    Black Mask 2: City of Masks

    Rob Van Dam, Traci Lords
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    The Heroic Trio

    Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung
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    The Crow: Wicked Prayer

    Emmanuelle Chriqui, Tara Reid
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  • 48

    Sting of the Black Scorpion

    Scott Valentine, Michelle Lintel
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    Black Scorpion II: Aftershock

    Laura Harring, Joan Severance
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    Rachael Taylor, Alex O'Loughlin
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