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The Best R-Rated Movies That Blew Up At The Box Office

Updated December 17, 2019 1.3k votes 62 voters 1.4k views49 items

List RulesVote up your favorite R-rated movies that have grossed over $300 million.

Here is a list of the highest-grossing rated R movies of all time. They built up their box office gains from worldwide distribution and it is often difficult for R rated films to make so much money because they are instantly narrowing their audiences simply by being intended for adults. The movies on this list span across all genres, there are dramas like The Passion of the Christ alongside comedies like Pretty Woman. But which of these highest grossing R rated movies is the best?

Vote up the movies that you love regardless of how much they made at the box office. Then check back to see where your selections end up on the list and look for new rated R movies that get added to the list as they break records at the box office like Joker did when it crossed the billion-dollar barrier.

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    56
    14

    Deadpool 2

    Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin

    Worldwide Gross: $785,046,920

    Deadpool 2 is a 2018 American superhero film directed by David Leitch, based on the Marvel...  more
  • 2
    46
    12

    Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Lady Gaga, David Beckham

    Worldwide Gross: $414,351,546

    Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 action spy comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn. A...  more
  • 3
    41
    9

    Saving Private Ryan

    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon

    Worldwide Gross: $485,035,085

    Saving Private Ryan is a 1998 American epic drama war film directed by Steven Spielberg. Set...  more
  • 4
    43
    16

    The Matrix Reloaded

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves

    Worldwide Gross: $742,128,461

    The Matrix Reloaded is a 2003 American science fiction action film, the first sequel to The...  more
  • 5
    34
    10

    Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore

    Worldwide Gross: $410,902,662

    Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 British-American spy action comedy film directed by...  more
  • 6
    27
    5

    Logan

    Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart

    Worldwide Gross: $619,021,436

    Logan is a 2017 American superhero drama film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine....  more
  • 7
    28
    7

    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro

    Worldwide Gross: $1,018,302,982

    Joker is a 2019 American crime drama film directed by Todd Phillips, based on the DC Comics...  more
  • 8
    34
    13

    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Worldwide Gross: $782,612,155

    Deadpool is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Tim Miller, based on the Marvel Comics...  more
  • 9
    34
    13

    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Worldwide Gross: $369,884,651

    There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby...  more
  • 10
    24
    4

    Django Unchained

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

    Worldwide Gross: $425,368,238

    Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film directed by Quentin Tarantino....  more
  • 11
    37
    20

    The Hangover Part II

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Worldwide Gross: $586,764,305

    The Hangover 2 is a 2011 comedy film directed by Todd Phillips....  more
  • 12
    29
    12

    The Matrix

    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving

    Worldwide Gross: $463,517,383

    The Matrix is a 1999 American-Australian science fiction action film written and directed by...  more
  • 13
    24
    8

    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

    Worldwide Gross: $428,214,478

    The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted...  more
  • 14
    23
    6

    Troy

    Brad Pitt, Eric Bana

    Worldwide Gross: $484,161,265

    Troy is a 2004 epic period war film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, loosely based on Homer's...  more
  • 15
    26
    10

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt

    Worldwide Gross: $371,232,973

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 crime thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino. A...  more
  • 16
    22
    6

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong

    Worldwide Gross: $520,881,154

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 American science fiction action thriller film written,...  more
  • 17
    21
    8

    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Worldwide Gross: $465,764,086

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and...  more
  • 18
    18
    6

    Die Hard with a Vengeance

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Worldwide Gross: $366,236,538

    This film is a 1995 American action film and the third in the film series. It was produced and...  more
  • 19
    17
    6

    American Sniper

    Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller

    Worldwide Gross: $547,326,372

    American Sniper is a 2014 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and...  more
  • 20
    16
    5

    300

    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender

    Worldwide Gross: $456,068,181

    300 is a 2006 American fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by...  more
  • 21
    16
    5

    Gone Girl

    Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris

    Worldwide Gross: $369,330,363

    Gone Girl is a 2014 American psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and adapted...  more
  • 22
    15
    4

    The King's Speech

    Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth

    Worldwide Gross: $410,867,243

    The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written...  more
  • 23
    2
    4

    The Intouchables

    François Cluzet, Omar Sy

    Worldwide Gross: $484,873,045

    The Intouchables is a 2011 French comedy-drama film directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric...  more
  • 24
    17
    7

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey

    Worldwide Gross: $392,000,694

    The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin...  more
  • 25
    17
    8

    The Revenant

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Worldwide Gross: $532,938,302

    The Revenant is a 2015 American semi-biographical epic western film directed by Alejandro G....  more