List of R-rated films based on comics

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This is a list of films based on comics (including comic books, comic strips, mangas, and graphic novels) that have been or will be rated R by the MPAA. Many of the following films are also based on adult comics. Several films on this list were originally released in theaters with NC-17 or X ratings, but were edited down for television or re-released in theaters with an R rating. Others were released to theaters with a gentler rating such as PG-13, but had R-rated versions for home video. Animated and direct-to-DVD comic book movies with a R rating are accepted on this list. R-rated films like The Toxic Avenger, RoboCop, Darkman, Defendor, Super, and Brightburn will not be added to this list because they are original ideas and not directly based on any specific comic book.

R-rated films based on comic books, mangas, and graphic novels[edit]

Film U.S. release date Director(s) Writer(s) Based on Distributor(s) Status
Fritz the Cat[1] April 12, 1972 (1972-04-12) Ralph Bakshi Fritz the Cat
by Robert Crumb
Cinemation Industries Released
The Vault of Horror[2] March 30, 1973 (1973-03-30) Roy Ward Baker Milton Subotsky Tales from the Crypt and Shock SuspenStories
by William Gaines and Al Feldstein
20th Century Fox
Cinerama Releasing Corporation
Tiffany Jones[3] April 12, 1973 (1973-04-12) Peter Walker Alfred Shaughnessy Tiffany Jones
by Pat Tourret and Jenny Butterworth
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat[4] June 26, 1974 (1974-06-26) Robert Taylor Fritz the Cat
by Robert Crumb
American International Pictures
Friday Foster[5] December 25, 1975 (1975-12-25) Arthur Marks Arthur Marks and Orville H. Hampton Friday Foster
by Jim Lawrence, Jorge Longarón, and Gray Morrow
American International Pictures
Orion Pictures
Heavy Metal[6] August 7, 1981 (1981-08-07) Gerald Potterton Daniel Goldberg and Len Blum Heavy Metal
by Richard Corben, Angus McKie, Dan O'Bannon, Bernie Wrightson, and Thomas Warkentin
Columbia Pictures
The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak[7] February 8, 1984 (1984-02-08) Just Jaeckin Just Jaeckin and John Willie Sweet Gwendoline
by John Willie
The Samuel Goldwyn Company
The Click[8] April 17, 1985 (1985-04-17) Jean-Louis Richard and Steve Barnett Adam Moos Click
by Milo Manara
Alain Siritzky Productions
Akira[9] July 16, 1988 (1988-07-16) Katsuhiro Otomo Katsuhiro Otomo and Izo Hashimoto Akira
by Katsuhiro Otomo
Hardware[10] September 14, 1990 (1990-09-14) Richard Stanley SHOK
by Steve MacManus and Kevin O'Neill
The Punisher[11] April 25, 1991 (1991-04-25) Mark Goldblatt Boaz Yakin Punisher
by Gerry Conway and John Romita Sr.
New World Pictures
Cemetery Man[12] March 25, 1994 (1994-03-25) Michele Soavi Gianni Romoli and Michele Soavi Dylan Dog
by Tiziano Sclavi, Paola Barbato, Michele Medda, Claudio Chiaverotti, and Pasquale Ruju
October Films
Guyver: Dark Hero[13] April 20, 1994 (1994-04-20) Steve Wang Nathan Long Bio Booster Armor Guyver
by Yoshiki Takaya
New Line Cinema
The Crow[14] May 14, 1994 (1994-05-14) Alex Proyas David J. Schow and John Shirley The Crow
by James O'Barr
Miramax Films
Timecop[15] September 16, 1994 (1994-09-16) Peter Hyams Mike Richardson and Mark Verheiden Timecop
by Mike Richardson and Mark Verheiden
Universal Pictures
Demon Knight[16] January 13, 1995 (1995-01-13) Ernest Dickerson Mark Bishop, Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris Tales from the Crypt
by William Gaines and Al Feldstein
Tank Girl[17] March 31, 1995 (1995-03-31) Rachel Talalay Tedi Sarafian Tank Girl
by Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett
United Artists
Fist of the North Star[18] April 21, 1995 (1995-04-21) Tony Randel Peter Atkins and Tony Randel Fist of the North Star
by Buronson and Tetsuo Hara
First Look Studios
Judge Dredd[19] June 30, 1995 (1995-06-30) Danny Cannon William Wisher, Jr., Steven E. de Souza, and Michael De Luca Judge Dredd
by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Barb Wire[20] May 3, 1996 (1996-05-03) David Hogan Chuck Pfarrer and Ilene Chaiken Barb Wire
by Chris Warner
Gramercy Pictures
Der bewegte Mann[21] July 12, 1996 (1996-07-12) Sönke Wortmann Der bewegte Mann and Pretty Baby
by Ralf König
Neue Constantin Film
X[22] August 3, 1996 (1996-08-03) Rintaro Nanase Ohkawa and Asami Watanabe X
by Clamp
Bordello of Blood[23] August 16, 1996 (1996-08-16) Gilbert Adler A.L. Katz, Gilbert Adler, Robert Zemeckis, and Bob Gale Tales from the Crypt
by William Gaines and Al Feldstein
Universal Pictures
The Crow: City of Angels[24] August 30, 1996 (1996-08-30) Tim Pope David S. Goyer The Crow
by James O'Barr
Miramax Films
Black Mask[25] November 9, 1996 (1996-11-09) Daniel Lee Daniel Lee, Tsui Hark, Koan Hui, Teddy Chan, Joe Ma, and Pang Chi-Ming Black Mask
by Li Chi-Tak
China Star Entertainment Group
Spawn: Director's Cut[26] January 6, 1998 (1998-01-06) Mark A.Z. Dippé Alan B. McElroy and Mark A.Z. Dippé Spawn
by Todd McFarlane
New Line Cinema
Eko Eko Azarak III: Misa The Dark Angel[27] January 15, 1998 (1998-01-15) Katsuhito Ueno Sotaro Hayashi and Kyoichi Nanatsuki Eko Eko Azarak
by Shinichi Koga
Tsuburaya Eizo Co.
Blade[28] August 21, 1998 (1998-08-21) Stephen Norrington David S. Goyer Blade
by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan
New Line Cinema
Virus[29] January 15, 1999 (1999-01-15) John Bruno Chuck Pfarrer and Dennis Feldman Virus
by Chuck Pfarrer and Howard Cobb
Universal Pictures
Spriggan[30] April 25, 1999 (1999-04-25) Hirotsugu Kawasaki Hirotsugu Kawasaki and Yasutaka Itō Spriggan
by Hiroshi Takashige and Ryōji Minagawa
Studio 4°C
A Man Called Hero[31] July 17, 1999 (1999-07-17) Andrew Lau Manfred Wong Chinese Hero: Tales of the Blood Sword
by Ma Wing-shing
Sahamongkol Film International
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade[32] November 17, 1999 (1999-11-17) Hiroyuki Okiura Mamoru Oshii Kerberos Panzer Cop
by Mamoru Oshii
Bandai Visual
The Crow: Salvation[33] January 23, 2000 (2000-01-23) Bharat Nalluri Chip Johannessen The Crow
by James O'Barr
Dimension Films
Heavy Metal 2000[34] July 10, 2000 (2000-07-10) Michael Coldewey and Michel Lemire Carl Macek and Robert P. Cabeen The Melting Pot
by Kevin Eastman, Eric Talbot, and Simon Bisley
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Faust: Love of the Damned[35] February 2, 2001 (2001-02-02) Brian Yuzna David Quinn and Miguel Tejada-Flores Faust
by David Quinn and Tim Vigil
Trimark Pictures
Ghost World[36] July 20, 2001 (2001-07-20) Terry Zwigoff Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff Ghost World
by Daniel Clowes
United Artists
From Hell[37] October 19, 2001 (2001-10-19) Hughes brothers Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias From Hell
by Eddie Campbell and Alan Moore
20th Century Fox
Ichi the Killer[38] December 22, 2001 (2001-12-22) Takashi Miike Sakichi Sato Ichi the Killer
by Hideo Yamamoto
Media Blasters
Blade II[39] March 22, 2002 (2002-03-22) Guillermo del Toro David S. Goyer Blade
by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan
New Line Cinema
WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3[40] March 30, 2002 (2002-03-30) Takuji Endō Miki Tori Patlabor
by Headgear
Road to Perdition[41] July 12, 2002 (2002-07-12) Sam Mendes David Self Road to Perdition
by Max Allan Collins and Richard Piers Rayner
20th Century Fox
Ritual[42] September 18, 2002 (2002-09-18) Avi Nesher Inez Wallace Tales from the Crypt
by William Gaines and Al Feldstein
RKO Pictures
Black Mask 2: City of Masks[43] December 24, 2002 (2002-12-24) Tsui Hark Jeff Black and Charles Cain Black Mask
by Li Chi-Tak
China Star Entertainment Group
Sony Pictures
American Splendor[44] August 15, 2003 (2003-08-15) Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini American Splendor and Our Cancer Year
by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner
Fine Line Features
HBO Films
Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision[45] September 30, 2003 (2003-09-30) Steve Boyum Gary Scott Thompson Timecop
by Mike Richardson and Mark Verheiden
Universal Pictures
Sky High[46] November 8, 2003 (2003-11-08) Ryuhei Kitamura Isao Kiriyama Skyhigh
by Tsutomu Takahashi
Amuse, Inc.
The Erotic Misadventures of the Invisible Man[47] November 18, 2003 (2003-11-18) Rolfe Kanefsky The Erotic Misadventures of the Invisible Man
by Milo Manara
New Concorde
Oldboy[48] November 21, 2003 (2003-11-21) Park Chan-wook Park Chan-wook, Hwang Jo-woo, and Im Joon-hyeong Old Boy
by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi
Tartan Films
Blueberry[49] February 11, 2004 (2004-02-11) Jan Kounen Gérard Brach, Matt Alexander, and Jan Kounen Blueberry
by Jean-Michel Charlier and Jean Giraud
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Immortal[50] March 24, 2004 (2004-03-24) Enki Bilal Enki Bilal and Serge Lehman La Foire aux immortels
by Enki Bilal
First Look Pictures
The Punisher[51] April 16, 2004 (2004-04-16) Jonathan Hensleigh Jonathan Hensleigh and Michael France Punisher
by Gerry Conway and John Romita Sr.
Columbia Pictures
Appleseed[52] April 18, 2004 (2004-04-18) Shinji Aramaki Haruka Handa and Tsutomu Kamishiro Appleseed
by Masamune Shirow
My Name Is Modesty[53] September 28, 2004 (2004-09-28) Scott Spiegel Lee Batchler and Janet Scott-Batchler Modesty Blaise
by Peter O'Donnell and Jim Holdaway
Miramax Films
Director's cut
November 30, 2004 (2004-11-30) Mark Steven Johnson Daredevil
by Stan Lee and Bill Everett
20th Century Fox
Blade: Trinity[55] December 8, 2004 (2004-12-08) David S. Goyer Blade
by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan
New Line Cinema
Constantine[56] February 18, 2005 (2005-02-18) Francis Lawrence Kevin Brodbin and Frank Cappello John Constantine
by Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette, and John Totleben
Warner Bros.
Sin City[57] April 1, 2005 (2005-04-01) Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez Sin City
by Frank Miller
Miramax Films
Man-Thing[58] April 21, 2005 (2005-04-21) Brett Leonard Hans Rodionoff Man-Thing
by Stan Lee, Gray Morrow, Roy Thomas, and Gerry Conway
The Crow: Wicked Prayer[59] June 3, 2005 (2005-06-03) Lance Mungia Lance Mungia, Jeff Most, and Sean Hood The Crow
by James O'Barr
Dimension Films
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green[60] June 16, 2005 (2005-06-16) George Bamber David Vernon The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
by Eric Orner
Regent Releasing
A History of Violence[61] September 23, 2005 (2005-09-23) David Cronenberg Josh Olson A History of Violence
by John Wagner and Vince Locke
New Line Cinema
300[62] March 9, 2006 (2006-03-09) Zack Snyder Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, and Michael B. Gordon 300
by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley
Warner Bros.
V for Vendetta[63] March 17, 2006 (2006-03-17) James McTeigue The Wachowski Brothers V for Vendetta
by David Lloyd and Alan Moore
Art School Confidential[64] May 5, 2006 (2006-05-05) Terry Zwigoff Daniel Clowes Art School Confidential
by Daniel Clowes
Columbia Pictures
A Battle of Wits[65] November 23, 2006 (2006-11-23) Jacob Cheung Jacob Cheung, Tang Sze-chun, Chun Tin-nam, and Li Shuxing Bokko
by Sentarō Kubota and Hideki Mori
Sundream Motion Pictures
Paprika[66] November 25, 2006 (2006-11-25) Satoshi Kon Seishi Minakami and Satoshi Kon Paprika
by Yasutaka Tsutsui
Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan
Tekkonkinkreet [67] December 22, 2006 (2006-12-22) Michael Arias Anthony Weintraub Tekkonkinkreet
by Taiyō Matsumoto
Studio 4 °C
30 Days of Night[68] October 19, 2007 (2007-10-19) David Slade Stuart Beattie, Brian Nelson, and Steve Niles 30 Days of Night
by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith
Columbia Pictures
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem[69] December 25, 2007 (2007-12-25) Brothers Strause Shane Salerno Aliens Versus Predator
by Chris Warner, Randy Stradley, and Phill Norwood
20th Century Fox
Wanted[70] June 28, 2008 (2008-06-28) Timur Bekmambetov Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, and Chris Morgan Wanted
by Mark Millar and J. G. Jones
Universal Pictures
XIII: The Conspiracy[71] October 6, 2008 (2008-10-06) Duane Clark David Wolkove and Philippe Lyon XIII
by Jean Van Hamme and William Vance
Prodigy Pictures
Cipango Films
Trailer Park of Terror[72] October 19, 2008 (2008-10-19) Steven Goldmann Timothy Dolan Trailer Park of Terror
by Lee Barnett, Tony Rollinson, and Simeon Wilkins
Summit Entertainment
Punisher: War Zone[73] December 2, 2008 (2008-12-02) Lexi Alexander Nick Santora, Art Marcum and Matt Holloway Punisher
by Gerry Conway and John Romita Sr.
Watchmen[74] March 6, 2009 (2009-03-06) Zack Snyder David Hayter and Alex Tse Watchmen
by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
Warner Bros.
Paramount Pictures
Whiteout[75] September 11, 2009 (2009-09-11) Dominic Sena Chad Hayes and Carey W. Hayes Whiteout
by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber
Warner Bros.
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto[76] September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22) Rob Zombie Tom Papa and Rob Zombie The Haunted World of El Superbeasto
by Rob Zombie
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Kick-Ass[77] March 26, 2010 (2010-03-26) Matthew Vaughn Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn Kick-Ass
by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.
Universal Pictures
Blades of Blood[78] April 28, 2010 (2010-04-28) Lee Joon-ik Jo Cheol-hyeon, Oh Seung-hyeon, and Choi Seok-hwan Like the Moon Escaping from the Clouds
by Park Heung-yong
SK Telecom
Tamara Drewe[79] September 20, 2010 (2010-09-20) Stephen Frears Moira Buffini Tamara Drewe
by Posy Simmonds
Momentum Pictures
30 Days of Night: Dark Days[80] October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05) Ben Ketai Steve Niles and Ben Kentai 30 Days of Night
by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith
Columbia Pictures
Tomie Unlimited[81] May 14, 2011 (2011-05-14) Noboru Iguchi Jun Tsugita and Noboru Iguchi Tomie
by Junji Ito
Toei Company
Dredd[82] September 7, 2012 (2012-09-07) Pete Travis Alex Garland Judge Dredd
by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra
Bad Kids Go to Hell[83] December 7, 2012 (2012-12-07) Matthew Spradlin and Barry Wernick Bad Kids Go to Hell
by Matthew Spradlin and Barry Wernick
Spiderwood Studios
Bullet to the Head[84] February 1, 2013 (2013-02-01) Walter Hill Alessandro Camon Du Plomb Dans La Tête
by Matz
Warner Bros.
Snowpiercer[85] August 1, 2013 (2013-08-01) Bong Joon-ho Bong Joon-ho and Kelly Masterson Le Transperceneige
by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette
CJ E&M Film Division
2 Guns[86] August 2, 2013 (2013-08-02) Baltasar Kormákur Blake Masters 2 Guns
by Steven Grant and Mateus Santolouco
Universal Pictures
Kick-Ass 2[87] August 14, 2013 (2013-08-14) Jeff Wadlow Kick-Ass 2 and Hit-Girl
by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.
Bounty Killer[88] September 6, 2013 (2013-09-06) Henry Saine Jason Dodson, Henry Saine, and Colin Ebeling Bounty Killer
by Jason Dodson and Henry Saine
Arc Entertainment
Blue Is the Warmest Colour[89] October 9, 2013 (2013-10-09) Abdellatif Kechiche Abdellatif Kechiche and Ghalia Lacroix Blue Is the Warmest Color
by Julie Maroh
Wild Bunch
Hellbenders[90] October 18, 2013 (2013-10-18) J. T. Petty Hellbenders
by J. T. Petty
The Film Arcade
Oldboy[91] November 27, 2013 (2013-11-27) Spike Lee Mark Protosevich Old Boy
by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi
300: Rise of an Empire[92] March 7, 2014 (2014-03-07) Noam Murro Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad Xerxes
by Frank Miller
Warner Bros.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For[93] August 22, 2014 (2014-08-22) Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez Frank Miller Sin City
by Frank Miller
Dimension Films
Gemma Bovery[94] September 10, 2014 (2014-09-10) Anne Fontaine Pascal Bonitzer and Anne Fontaine Gemma Bovery
by Posy Simmonds
Gaumont Film Company
The Scribbler[95] September 19, 2014 (2014-09-19) John Suits Daniel Schaffer The Scribbler
by Daniel Schaffer
XLRator Media
Kingsman: The Secret Service[96] February 13, 2015 (2015-02-13) Matthew Vaughn Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn The Secret Service
by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons
20th Century Fox
The Diary of a Teenage Girl[97] August 7, 2015 (2015-08-07) Marielle Heller The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures
by Phoebe Gloeckner
Sony Pictures Classics
Tokyo Tribe[98] October 23, 2015 (2015-10-23) Sion Sono Tokyo Tribes
by Santa Inoue
Deadpool[99] February 12, 2016 (2016-02-12) Tim Miller Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick Deadpool
by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld
20th Century Fox
Term Life[100] April 29, 2016 (2016-04-29) Peter Billingsley A. J. Lieberman Term Life
by A. J. Lieberman and Nick Thornborrow
Focus Features
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Ultimate Edition
June 28, 2016 (2016-06-28) Zack Snyder Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer Batman
by Bob Kane and Bill Finger
by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
The Dark Knight Returns
by Frank Miller
Warner Bros.
Batman: The Killing Joke[102] July 23, 2016 (2016-07-23) Sam Liu and Bruce Timm Brian Azzarello Batman: The Killing Joke
by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland
Officer Downe[103] November 18, 2016 (2016-11-18) Shawn Crahan Joe Casey Officer Downe
by Joe Casey and Chris Burnham
Living Out Loud Films
Abattoir[104] December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09) Darren Lynn Bousman Christopher Monfette Abattoir
by Darren Lynn Bousman, Rob Levin and Troy Peteri
Momentum Pictures
Bad Kids of Crestview Academy[105] January 13, 2017 (2017-01-13) Ben Browder Barry Wernick and James R. Hallam Bad Kids Go to Hell
by Matthew Spradlin and Barry Wernick
Justice League Dark[106] January 24, 2017 (2017-01-24) Jay Oliva E.J. Altbacker and J. M. DeMatteis Justice League Dark
by Peter Milligan and Mikel Janin
Warner Bros.
Logan[107] March 3, 2017 (2017-03-03) James Mangold Michael Green and David James Kelly Old Man Logan
by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven
20th Century Fox
Wilson[108] March 24, 2017 (2017-03-24) Craig Johnson Daniel Clowes Wilson
by Daniel Clowes
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Blade of the Immortal[109] April 29, 2017 (2017-04-29) Takashi Miike Tetsuya Oishi Blade of the Immortal
by Hiroaki Samura
Warner Bros.
Atomic Blonde[110] July 28, 2017 (2017-07-28) David Leitch Kurt Johnstad The Coldest City
by Antony Johnston and Mike Hawthorne
Focus Features
Kingsman: The Golden Circle[111] September 22, 2017 (2017-09-22) Matthew Vaughn Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn The Secret Service
by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons
20th Century Fox
The Death of Stalin[112] October 20, 2017 (2017-10-20) Armando Iannucci Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, and Peter Fellows La mort de Staline
by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin
Entertainment One Films
My Friend Dahmer[113] November 3, 2017 (2017-11-03) Marc Meyers My Friend Dahmer
by Derf
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight[114] January 23, 2018 (2018-01-23) Sam Liu Jim Krieg Gotham by Gaslight
by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola
Warner Bros.
Accident Man[115] February 6, 2018 (2018-02-06) Jesse V. Johnson Scott Adkins and Stu Small Accident Man
by Pat Mills and Tony Skinner
Destination Films
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay[116] March 27, 2018 (2018-03-27) Sam Liu Alan Burnett Suicide Squad
by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, and John Ostrander
Warner Bros.
Deadpool 2[117] May 18, 2018 (2018-05-18) David Leitch Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and Ryan Reynolds Deadpool
by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld
20th Century Fox
Polar[118] January 25, 2019 (2019-01-25)[119] Jonas Åkerlund Jayson Rothwell Polar: Came From the Cold
by Víctor Santos
Hellboy[120] April 12, 2019 (2019-04-12)[121] Neil Marshall Andrew Cosby[122] Hellboy
by Mike Mignola
Summit Entertainment [123]
VVS Films[124]

Intended upcoming R-rated films[edit]

Film U.S. release date Director(s) Writer(s) Based on Distributor(s) Status
Random Acts of Violence[125] 2019 (2019)[126] Jay Baruchel[127] Jay Baruchel and Jesse Chabot[128] Random Acts of Violence
by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Giancarlo Caracuzzo
Elevation Pictures Post-production
The Empty Man[129] 2019 (2019)[130] David Prior[131] The Empty Man
by Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures[132]
The New Mutants[133] August 2, 2019 (2019-08-02) Josh Boone Josh Boone and Knate Lee New Mutants
by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod
The Kitchen[134] August 9, 2019 (2019-08-09)[135] Andrea Berloff The Kitchen
by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle
Warner Bros.
Joker[136] October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)[137] Todd Phillips Todd Phillips and Scott Silver Joker
by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson
Birds of Prey[138] February 7, 2020 (2020-02-07)[139] Cathy Yan[140] Christina Hodson Birds of Prey
by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and Chuck Dixon
Warner Bros. Post-production
Kingsman: The Great Game[142] February 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)[143] Matthew Vaughn Karl Gajdusek[144] The Secret Service
by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures[132] Filming
Morbius[147] July 31, 2020 (2020-07-31)[148] Daniel Espinosa[149] Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless[150] Morbius, the Living Vampire
by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane
Columbia Pictures

Intended upcoming R-rated films (in development)[edit]

Film U.S. release date Director(s) Writer(s) Based on Distributor(s) Status
X-Force[151] 2020 (2020) Drew Goddard X-Force
by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures[132] Pre-production
Gambit[152] 2020 (2020) TBA Reid Carolin, Josh Zetumer, and Simon Kinberg[153] Gambit
by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee
Untitled third Kingsman film[154] 2020 (2020) Matthew Vaughn Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn The Secret Service
by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons
Statesman[155] 2020 (2020) Matthew Vaughn Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn The Secret Service
by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons
Deadpool 3[156] 2020 (2020) TBA Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and Ryan Reynolds Deadpool
by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld
Spawn[157] 2020 (2020)[158] Todd McFarlane[159] Spawn
by Todd McFarlane
Universal Pictures[160]
Untitled Kick-Ass reboot[161] 2020 (2020) Matthew Vaughn Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn Kick-Ass
by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.
Invincible[162] 2020 (2020) Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Invincible
by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker
Nightwatch[163] 2020 (2020) TBA[164] Cheo Hodari Coker Nightwatch
by Terry Kavanagh, Alex Saviuk, and Josef Rubinstein
Columbia Pictures

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fritz the Cat on Amazon".
  2. ^ "The Vault of Horror Uncut".
  3. ^ "Tiffany Jones on Rotten Tomatoes".
  4. ^ "The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat on Rotten Tomatoes".
  5. ^ "Friday Foster on Rotten Tomatoes".
  6. ^ "Heavy Metal on Box Office Mojo".
  7. ^ "The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak on Rotten Tomatoes".
  8. ^ "The Click on Rotten Tomatoes".
  9. ^ "Akira on Box Office Mojo".
  10. ^ "Hardware on Rotten Tomatoes".
  11. ^ "The Punisher (1989) on Rotten Tomatoes".
  12. ^ "Cemetery Man on Box Office Mojo".
  13. ^ "Guyver: Dark Hero on Rotten Tomatoes".
  14. ^ "The Crow (1994) on Box Office Mojo".
  15. ^ "Timecop on Box Office Mojo".
  16. ^ "Demon Knight on Box Office Mojo".
  17. ^ "Tank Girl on Box Office Mojo".
  18. ^ "Fist of the North Star on Rotten Tomatoes".
  19. ^ "Judge Dredd on Box Office Mojo".
  20. ^ "Barb Wire on Box Office Mojo".
  21. ^ "Der bewegte Mann on Amazon".
  22. ^ "X on Rotten Tomatoes".
  23. ^ "Bordello of Blood on Rotten Tomatoes".
  24. ^ "The Crow: City of Angels on Box Office Mojo".
  25. ^ "Black Mask on Rotten Tomatoes".
  26. ^ "Spawn Director's Cut on Amazon".
  27. ^ "Eko Eko Azarak III: Misa The Dark Angel on Rotten Tomatoes".
  28. ^ "Blade on Box Office Mojo".
  29. ^ "Virus on Box Office Mojo".
  30. ^ "Spriggan on Rotten Tomatoes".
  31. ^ "A Man Called Hero on Rotten Tomatoes".
  32. ^ "Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade on Rotten Tomatoes".
  33. ^ "The Crow: Salvation on Rotten Tomatoes".
  34. ^ "Heavy Metal 2000 on Rotten Tomatoes".
  35. ^ "Faust: Love of the Damned on Rotten Tomatoes".
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