With time and emerging new scripts, even the markets and understanding of people have gradually emerged to a whole newer scale. The best example to prove this statement is the last year’s Joker film.
It surprisingly bagged in Billion dollars being an R-rated movie. So for an R-rated film to gain such mammoth revenue is only through the way how the markets are spread all over the globe.
And for the markets to spread in such a way, it needs people to enjoy those sections of movies. So that is happening now with time. This article brings in the top R-rated box office hits of all time.
1. Matrix Reloaded :
Keanu Reeves starring Matrix has been a movie that is much ahead of its time. The concept of the film and the technology used were quite advanced to that time of 2002. So the film bagged in huge revenue of $ 742 million.
2. The Passion of The Christ :
This movie was released in 2004. It showcases the last 12-hours of Jesus Christ. Many critics and reviewers have ousted out this movie for its excessive usage of violence. Despite all that, this movie bagged in $ 619 million globally.
3. Hangover Part 2 :
Here comes the Hangover trilogy. They seem to be a unique blend of movies by that time. All credits to Todd Phillips to bring in such fresh film. Though all the three parts were hit, the second movie collected more revenue of $587 million in 2011.
4. Ted :
Talking about R-rated and not starting with Ted is a shame. Because this is one such movie that was first in the R- category to get huge applause from the audience. This resulted in the box office collection of $ 549 million by 2012. It is a huge number, even now.
5. Fifty Shades of Grey :
This is one such movie that created a sensation in no time. All credit goes to wonderful and marvelous chemistry between Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dorman to portray the characters the same as written in the novels. So this movie bagged in 567 dollars in 2015.
6. Deadpool 1 and 2 :
Deadpool is a unique superhero movie that Marvel has ever produced. People were quite impressed with the character of Deadpool and his attitude. Even the cinematography was entirely out of the league. So the movies collected mammoth revenue of $ 783 million and $ 786 million at the box office in 2016 and 2018.
7. Logan :
Being the last movie of Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine, it is considered as the best movie of X-Men ever produced. So it bagged in $ 619 million at the box office in 2017.
8. IT :
In the same year of 2017, IT was also released. Though it was a horror genre, huge appreciation and support have come from people across the globe, which resulted in a $ 702 million box office collection.
9. Joker :
Last but not the last. Todd Phillips Joker. This movie has not just received positive reviews from the critics. But also landed in an Oscar for Joaquin Phoenix, who portrayed the Joker so insanely good after Heath ledger. So it stands on top of the list with $ 1.07 billion.