10 highest grossing R rated movies ever made
Not to beat about the bush, I’m going to show you the 10 highest grossing R rated movies in history.
Incase you haven’t guessed, an R rated movie is simply a film that has been assigned a restricted rating. Meaning not suitable for all ages. Meaning; Viewing it’s content may not be ideal for certain age groups.
Teenagers having a conversation:
“Come on fellows let’s go see that new movie.”
“Great let’s do it.”
“But it’s an R rated
“That’s so cool!”
Curious little rascals!
For years now, this rating has sometimes spelt doom for movies that fall into that category, especially when marketing isn’t done right.
As a matter of fact, since the start of the R rating in the 1980s, it’s been a more limited stamp on a film’s box office prospects. But today I’m going to show you the 10 highest grossing R rated movies ever made. And I must admit, that some of them are such masterpieces of entertainment.
Recognize the character above? Red and black spandex, Criss- crossed ninja swords, and words that could cause, Eminem to gasp in shock?
Unfortunately, not all movies of this calibre enjoy box office glory.
Let me explain the way this works. There’s a much lower box office ceiling
on R-rated movies than there is for those of the PG-13 films.
Not surprisingly, because of this, Hollywood doesn’t usually back
R-rated projects with the normally huge budgets that accompany
the PG-13 ventures.
some very special R-rated films still manage to break out in a big way,
smashing the box office, and even out-performing many PG-13s, regardless
of budget. They prove that the fans are still king, as they manage to
strike a chord with audiences. That in turn spurs repeat business, and
strong word of mouth. They build powerful trends, and in many cases a
cult following results, triggering a franchise. Welcome to show business!
glut of Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC Cinematic Universe efforts,
which regularly aim to cross the $1 billion mark.
Highest earning R rated movies in history
history. Each have been ranked according to their domestic box office.
It’s a neat overview of the kinds of films that really hit big with audiences, and the diversity of content here is a testament to how hard it is to make an R-rated movie that makes huge amounts of money.
|These are the 10 highest grossing R rated Hollywood movies ever|
8. Beverly Hills Cop. 1984. Domestic: $234,760,478
Worldwide Total: $586,764,305
Worldwide gross: $742,128,461
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4. It. 2017. Domestic Total: $327,481,748
Worldwide Total: $700,381,748
Worldwide Total: $547,426,372
Worldwide gross: $783,112,979
1. The Passion of the Christ. 2004. Domestic Total: $370,782,930
Worldwide Total: $611,899,420