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Top 10 Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies Without Adjusting Inflation

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies:

The Filmmakers do not have to worry about expletives, nudity or violence in an R-Rated movie which gives them complete freedom to show the realistic picture of any given story. The love for R-Rated movies has grown strong as nowadays people prefer to watch movies that can satiate their taste for a realistic movie which holds back nothing and shows the true picture.

#10: The Mermaid (Mei Ren Yu) (2016)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $61 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $3 million

International Box Office: $551 million

Worldwide Box Office: $554 million

The Mermaid is a Chinese movie directed by the amazing Stephen Chow, whom you all might remember from Kung Fu Hustle and Shaolin Soccer. The Mermaid is an awesome mix of comedy, romance, and fiction and you must watch it if you haven’t already.

#9: Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $40 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $166 million

International Box Office: $405 million

Worldwide Box Office: $571 million

We all remember Fifty Shades of Grey. It made a huge splash when it released just because of its explicit content. People bombarded it with negative reviews but it still made a lot of money on the box office. Ironic right?

#8: The Hangover Part 2 (2011)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $80 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $254 million

International Box Office: $332 million

Worldwide Box Office: $586 million

After the success of the first movie, it was a given that this movie would rock the box office. The Hangover 2 shares a lot of similarities to the first one, but that doesn’t necessarily make it a bad movie, as it is still very enjoyable.

#7: Joker (2019)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $55 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $214 million

International Box Office: $393 million

Worldwide Box Office: $607 million*

Movies like Joker comes once in a decade or two and leaves a life-long impact on you. No one believed that Heath Ledger’s performance could be matched, but people were awe-struck by Joaquin’s performance and as the movie is still in theatres, it can very well move up the list.

#6: The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $30 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $371 million

International Box Office: $241 million

Worldwide Box Office: $612 million

The Passion of the Christ is an extremely moving, emotional experience that will leave you speechless. It doesn’t matter if you are religious, an atheist or an agnostic person, this movie will overwhelm you.

#5: Logan (2017)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $97 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $226 million

International Box Office: $393 million

Worldwide Box Office: $619 million

There are only a few instances where the fans agree on a ‘perfect casting’ which includes Hugh Jackman as Wolverine. Hugh Jackman was made for the role, and of course, his last appearance as the mutant would leave you in tears.

#4: It (2017)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $35 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $327 million

International Box Office: $373 million

Worldwide Box Office: $700 million

Clowns are supposed to make people laugh but Hollywood has a different opinion about this aspect. ‘It’ is an amazing horror movie through which you can relive your favorite childhood Stephen King story.

#3: The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $150 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $281 million

International Box Office: $462 million

Worldwide Box Office:  $742 million

You can’t compare this movie to the first one as it was a masterpiece, but that doesn’t mean that this movie isn’t good. The Matrix Reloaded redefined the action genre and it was definitely a ground-breaking movie.

#2: Deadpool (2016)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $58 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $363 million

International Box Office: $420 million

Worldwide Box Office: $783 million

Ryan Reynolds wanted this movie to be made for years and so did the fans, and when it came out, it was exactly as all of us imagined a good live-action Deadpool movie to be.

#1: Deadpool 2 (2018)

Highest Grossing R-Rated Movies

Production Budget: $110 million

U.S. Domestic Box Office: $325 million

International Box Office: $460 million

Worldwide Box Office: $785 million

Packed with a solid budget this time, Deadpool 2 did not disappoint the fans at all even though the expectations were super high and it proved to be a solid sequel to the first movie which was amazing as well.

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