Special Report

The Best R-Rated Movies of All Time

Source: Courtesy of TriStar Pictures

20. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
> Combined score: 2.78 — #75 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick
> Domestic box office: $203.5 million
> Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

19. Before Sunrise
> Combined score: 2.79 — #68 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl
> Domestic box office: $5.3 million
> Genre: Drama, Romance

Source: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

18. Whiplash
> Combined score: 2.79 — #67 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser
> Domestic box office: $13.1 million
> Genre: Drama, Music

Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

17. Aliens
> Combined score: 2.79 — #62 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser
> Domestic box office: $85.2 million
> Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

16. L.A. Confidential
> Combined score: 2.80 — #52 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger
> Domestic box office: $64.6 million
> Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery