R-rated Superhero Moviesby alden-ash | created - 15 Mar 2016 | updated - 15 Mar 2016 | Public
While Deadpool has generated a lot of publicity for having an R rating, it wasn't the first.
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1. Deadpool (2016)
R | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A wisecracking mercenary gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.
Votes: 863,501 | Gross: $363.07M
3. Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995 Video)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Darkman and Durant return and they hate each other as much as ever. This time, Durant has plans to take over the city's drug trade using high-tech weaponry. Darkman must step in and try to stop Durant once and for all.
4. Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996 Video)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Darkman returns to stealing from the bad and using the cash to continue his work on synthetic skin. But Dr. Bridget Thorne double-crosses him, implanting a device in his brain that lets Rooker control him and gain from his research.
5. Kick-Ass (2010)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Votes: 511,304 | Gross: $48.07M
6. Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Following Kick-Ass' heroics, other citizens are inspired to become masked crusaders. But Red Mist leads his own group of evil supervillains to get revenge, kill Kick-Ass and destroy everything he stands for.
Votes: 247,189 | Gross: $28.80M
7. The Toxic Avenger (1984)
R | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when meek mop boy Melvin falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
8. The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
The Toxic Avenger is tricked into traveling to Tokyo to search for his estranged father, leaving Tromaville open to complete domination by an evil corporation.
Votes: 5,870 | Gross: $0.79M
9. Super (I) (2010)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills.
Votes: 72,625 | Gross: $0.32M
10. Watchmen (2009)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
Votes: 481,574 | Gross: $107.51M
11. Defendor (2009)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Arthur Poppington, a regular man who adopts a superhero persona, known as "Defendor", combs the city streets at night, in search of his archenemy, Captain Industry.
Votes: 34,823 | Gross: $0.04M
12. The Specials (2000)
R | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The sixth or seventh best superhero team in the world pursue their rightful place in the harshly competitive world of toy tie-ins and fighting evil.
Votes: 2,134 | Gross: $0.01M
14. All Superheroes Must Die (2011)
Unrated | 78 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Four Super Heroes find themselves abducted by their Arch Nemesis and are forced to compete in a series of challenges in order to save an abandoned town full of kidnapped innocent civilians.
15. They Call Me Jeeg (2015)
112 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Enzo, a lonely and misanthropic small time crook, uses the superpowers gained after falling in the Tiber river to chase down a crazy gangster called "The gypsy".
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.
Votes: 550,100 | Gross: $42.34M
17. The Punisher (2004)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion.
Votes: 145,864 | Gross: $33.68M
19. Blade II (2002)
R | 117 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.
Votes: 193,047 | Gross: $82.35M
20. Blade: Trinity (2004)
R | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Blade, now a wanted man by the FBI, must join forces with the Nightstalkers to face his most challenging enemy yet: Dracula.
Votes: 160,867 | Gross: $52.41M
21. Judge Dredd (1995)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers), is convicted for a crime he did not commit and must face his murderous counterpart.
Votes: 106,814 | Gross: $34.69M
24. Wanted (2008)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
Votes: 349,990 | Gross: $134.51M
26. Barb Wire (1996)
R | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
During the Second American Civil War in 2017, Barb Wire owns a nightclub called the Hammerhead. Things become complicated when her ex-lover Axel Hood, who is married to the fugitive Corrina Devonshire, re-enters her life.
Votes: 24,209 | Gross: $3.79M
R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. He decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.
Votes: 4,080 | Gross: $0.36M
28. Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1996)
R | 85 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Darcy is back on the force, but still fights on as the Black Scorpion because "it's in her nature." This time, she fights Gangster Prankster; and a new villian emerges when the Mayor tries ... See full summary »
29. Sting of the Black Scorpion (2002 Video)
R | 84 min | Action
This is essentially three episodes of the TV series together. The villains included in this are Firearm, Flashpoint and Clockwise.
30. Lucy (I) (2014)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Votes: 422,291 | Gross: $126.66M
31. Man-Thing (2005)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Agents of an oil tycoon vanish while exploring a swamp marked for drilling. The local sheriff investigates and faces a Seminole legend come to life: Man-Thing, a shambling swamp-monster whose touch burns those who feel fear.
Votes: 5,772 | Gross: $0.14M