Special Report

Most Successful R-Rated Movies

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

40. American Sniper
> Worldwide lifetime gross: $589.0 million
> Budget: $60.0 million
> Year released: 2014
> R-rated for: Strong and disturbing war violence, and language throughout including some sexual references

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39. 300
> Worldwide lifetime gross: $589.4 million
> Budget: $70.8 million
> Year released: 2007
> R-rated for: Graphic battle sequences throughout, some sexuality and nudity

Source: Courtesy of DreamWorks Pictures

38. American Beauty
> Worldwide lifetime gross: $600.8 million
> Budget: $22.0 million
> Year released: 1999
> R-rated for: Strong sexuality, language, violence and drug content

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

37. Fifty Shades of Grey
> Worldwide lifetime gross: $602.2 million
> Budget: $41.3 million
> Year released: 2015
> R-rated for: Strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

36. Air Force One
> Worldwide lifetime gross: $610.5 million
> Budget: $129.6 million
> Year released: 1997
> R-rated for: Violence