Best R rated Movies 2022

Searching for the Best R-rated Movies 2022?? Here we are providing you with a perfect list of the Best R-rated Movies in 2022 that you can watch in your spare time. Our list of R Rated movies includes the movies that have received high ratings on IMDB. Best R-rated Movies 2022 of all genres. 2022 Best R-rated Drama, Comedy, Biography, Documentary, Thriller, Romance, Horror, Adventure, Sci-Fi, History, Music, etc…

What are R-rated movies?

R” stands for “Restricted”. If a film is rated R, it means is intended to be viewed by mature, adult audiences and may be unsuitable for children under 17. It contains content that is unsuitable for children. Children Under 17 Require an accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian.

Here is the list of the Best R rated Movies in 2022 that you can watch:

Film TitleIMDB RatingGenre
Planet of the Astronauts 8.8/10Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi
Connie Lynn8.5/10Mystery, Thriller
Diamond in the Rough8.3/10Comedy
The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile8.3/10Documentary
Everything Everywhere All at Once8.1/10Action, Comedy, Adventure
The Whale8.1/10Drama
The Banshees of Inisherin7.9/10Comedy, Drama
All Quiet on the Western Front7.8/10Action, Drama, War
Argentina, 19857.7/10Biography, Crime, Drama
Tár7.7/10Biography, Drama, Music
Triangle of Sadness7.6/10Comedy, Drama
Babylon7.5/10Comedy, Drama, History
The Menu7.5/10Horror, Thriller, Comedy
Navalny7.5/10Documentary, Biography
Retrograde7.5/10Documentary, History
Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues7.4/10Documentary, Biography, Music
Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me7.4/10Documentary, Biography
Bullet Train7.3/10Action, Comedy, Thriller
Is That Black Enough for You?!?7.3/10Documentary, History
Hustle7.3/10Comedy, Drama, Sport
Angry Neighbors7.3/10Comedy
Cha Cha Real Smooth7.3/10Comedy, Drama
Sr.7.3/10Documentary, Biography
Alice, Darling7.2/10Drama, Thriller
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande7.2/10Comedy, Drama
Prey7.2/10Action, Adventure, Drama
She Said7.2/10Drama, History
The Northman7.1/10Action, Adventure, Drama
Barbarian7.1/10Horror, Thriller, Mystery
The Outfit7.1/10Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Inspection7.1/10Drama
Bones and All7.0/10Drama, Horror, Romance
One Fine Morning7.0/10Drama, Romance
To Leslie7.0/10Drama
Return to Seoul7.0/10Drama
Showing Up7.0/10Comedy, Drama
Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths7.0/10Comedy, Drama
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent7.0/10Action, Comedy, Crime
Nope6.9/10Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Bodies Bodies Bodies6.3/10Horror, Thriller, Comedy
Day Shift6.1/10Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Hellraiser6.0/10Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Angry Neighbors7.0/10Comedy
Emancipation6.0/10Action, Thriller
Lady Chatterley’s Lover6.6/10Drama, Romance
The Pale Blue Eye6.7/10Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
White Noise5.7/10Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Best R rated Movies 2022

Planet of the Astronauts

Justin Souriau-Levine Studio’s most recent production is a fun-filled adventurous comedy about three lovable astronauts who return to Earth after a failed mission to Uranus, and four years of being trapped in a black hole.

Planet of the Astronauts (2022) Official Trailer - Justin Souriau-Levine Studios
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Wildcat follows the inspiring story of a young veteran on his journey into the Amazon. Once there, he meets a young woman running a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center, and his life finds new meaning as he is entrusted with the life of an orphaned baby ocelot. What was meant to be an attempt to escape from life, turns out to be an unexpected journey of love, discovery, and healing?

Wildcat - Official Trailer | Prime Video
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Connie Lynn

Connie Lynn suffering from post-traumatic stress and depression navigates her way through life with Benny Lynn, she enters into a whole new world she does not even know she is in without help to figure out where and who she is. The number 15 fast becomes a number she associates with happiness. Suffering from regular flashbacks from past trauma she meets people along the way old and new searching for happiness.

Connie Lynn - Official Movie Trailer ©
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Diamond in the Rough

After the death of her parents, Ariana (Samantha Boscarino, Good Luck Charlie) is struggling to navigate the situation and decides to treat herself and get a seasonal membership at a swanky country club. But Ariana soon learns that life among the wealthy and golf-obsessed is a lot like being back in high school: cliques abound, mean girls everywhere, and only the richest kids get to call the shots. Will the country club change Ariana–or will it be the other way around?

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH (2022) Official Trailer — (HD)
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The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile

Trailblazing, hell-raising country music legend Tanya Tucker defied the standards of how a woman was supposed to behave. Decades after Tanya slipped from the spotlight, music star Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to write an album for her, spurring the greatest comeback in country music history.

THE RETURN OF TANYA TUCKER - Featuring Brandi Carlile | Official Trailer (2022)
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Everything Everywhere All at Once

An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the lives she could have led. Unfortunately, this sweeps her up into an even bigger adventure when she finds herself lost in the infinite worlds of the multiverse.

Best R rated Movies 2022

The Whale

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

THE WHALE Trailer 2 (2022)
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The Banshees of Inisherin

Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN follows lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson), who find themselves at an impasse when Colm unexpectedly puts an end to their friendship.

A stunned Pádraic, aided by his sister Siobhán (Kerry Condon) and troubled young islander Dominic (Barry Keoghan), endeavors to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer. But Pádraic’s repeated efforts only strengthen his former friend’s resolve and when Colm delivers a desperate ultimatum, events swiftly escalate, with shocking consequences.

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN | Official Trailer | Searchlight Pictures
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In candid conversations with actor Jonah Hill, leading psychiatrist Phil Stutz explores his early life experiences and unique, visual model of therapy.

A Film by Jonah Hill "Stutz" | Official Trailer | Netflix
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Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined filling the gaps between miniDV footage as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn’t.

Aftersun Trailer #1 (2022)
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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front tells the gripping story of a young German soldier on the Western Front of World War I. Paul and his comrades experience first-hand how the initial euphoria of war turns into desperation and fear as they fight for their lives, and each other, in the trenches. The film from director Edward Berger is based on the world-renowned bestseller of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque.

All Quiet on the Western Front | Official Trailer | Netflix
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Argentina, 1985

Argentina, 1985 is inspired by the true story of public prosecutors Julio Strassera, and Luis Moreno Ocampo, who dared to investigate and prosecute Argentina’s bloodiest military dictatorship in 1985.

Undeterred by the military’s still considerable influence within their fragile new democracy, Strassera and Moreno Ocampo assembled a young legal team of unlikely heroes for their David-vs-Goliath battle. Under constant threat to themselves and their families, they raced against time to bring justice to the victims of the military junta.

Argentina, 1985 | Official Trailer
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TÁR, set in the international world of classical music, centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composers/conductors and the first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

TÁR | Official Trailer 1
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Triangle of Sadness

When a yacht sinks during a luxury cruise, a celebrity couple is left stranded on a desert island with a group of billionaires and a cleaning lady. In the fight for survival, hierarchy is turned upside-down.

Best R rated Movies 2022


From Damien Chazelle, Babylon is an original epic set in 1920s Los Angeles led by Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Diego Calva, with an ensemble cast including Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li and Jean Smart. A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood.

BABYLON | Official Trailer (2022 Movie) – Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Tobey Maguire
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The Menu

A couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.

THE MENU | Official Trailer | Searchlight Pictures
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The fly-on-the-wall documentary follows Russian opposition leader, Alexey Navalny, through his political rise, attempted assassination and search to uncover the truth.

Watch the trailer for award-winning film ‘Navalny”
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RETROGRADE is a new documentary from National Geographic Documentary Films, which captures the final nine months of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan from multiple perspectives. From Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman, RETROGRADE offers a cinematic and historic window onto the end of America’s longest war, and the costs endured for those most intimately involved.

Retrograde Teaser | National Geographic
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Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues

This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honors Armstrong’s legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States. The film shows how Armstrong’s own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era.

Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues — Official Trailer | Apple TV+
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Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

After years in the limelight, Selena Gomez achieves unimaginable stardom. But just as she reaches a new peak, an unexpected turn pulls her into darkness. This uniquely raw and intimate documentary spans her six-year journey into a new light.

Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me — Official Trailer | Apple TV+
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Bullet Train

In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug’s latest mission puts him on a collision course with lethal adversaries from around the globe—all with connected, yet conflicting, objectives—on the world’s fastest train. The end of the line is just the beginning in this non-stop thrill ride through modern-day Japan from David Leitch, the director of Deadpool 2.

BULLET TRAIN - Official Trailer 2 (HD)
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Is That Black Enough for You?!?

From celebrated writer and film historian Elvis Mitchell, IS THAT BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU?!? is both a documentary and a deeply personal essay. The film examines the craft and power of cinema from a perspective often overlooked: the African American contribution to films released from the landmark era of the 70s. It is a deep dive into the impact that point of view had on movies, as well as popular culture, and serves as a love letter to film, posing questions that have never been asked, let alone answered.

IS THAT BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU?!? | Official Trailer | Netflix
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After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a rocky past abroad, a down on his luck basketball scout (Adam Sandler) takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the States without his team’s approval. Against the odds, they have one final shot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA.

Hustle | Official Teaser | Netflix
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Angry Neighbors

When his ultra-wealthy neighbor in the Hamptons builds an obnoxious mega-mansion next door, grumpy retired novelist Harry March concocts an elaborate scheme for revenge that is destined to go hilariously awry. Based on the best-selling novel Lapham Rising.

Angry Neighbors (2022 Movie) Official Trailer - Bobby Cannavale, Cheech Marin, Frank Langella
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Cha Cha Real Smooth

Fresh out of college and without a clear life path going forward, 22-year-old Andrew is stuck back at home with his family in New Jersey. But if there’s one thing that belongs on his nonexistent résumé, it’s how to get a party started, which lands him the perfect job of motivational dancing at the bar and bat mitzvahs for his younger brother’s classmates. When Andrew befriends a local mom, Domino, and her daughter, Lola, he finally discovers a future he wants – even if it might not be his own.

Cha Cha Real Smooth — Official Trailer | Apple TV+
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Like Father. Like Son. Like No Other. “Sr.” is a lovingly irreverent portrait of the life and career of maverick filmmaker Robert Downey Sr. that quickly devolves into a meditation on art, mortality, and healing generational dysfunction. Directed by Chris Smith (American Movie, Fyre)

Sr. Trailer #1 (2022)
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Alice, Darling

In the taut thriller ALICE, DARLING is pushed to the breaking point by her psychologically abusive boyfriend, Simon. While on vacation with two close girlfriends, Alice rediscovers the essence of herself and gains some much-needed perspective. Slowly, she starts to fray the cords of codependency that bind her. But Simon’s vengeance is as inevitable as it is shattering – and, once unleashed, it tests Alice’s strength, her courage, and the bonds of her deep-rooted friendships.

Alice, Darling (2023 Movie) Official Trailer - Anna Kendrick, Kaniehtiio Horn, Wunmi Mosaku
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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

In GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE, two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson (Love, Actually) embodies the candor and apprehension of retired teacher Nancy Stokes, and newcomer Daryl McCormack (Peaky Blinders) personifies the charisma and compassion of sex worker Leo Grande. As Nancy embarks on a post-marital sexual awakening and Leo draws on his skills and charm, together they find a surprising human connection.

GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE | Official Trailer | Searchlight Pictures
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Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, “Prey” is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains, so when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks, and ultimately confronts, turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator with a technically advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.

Prey | Official Trailer | Hulu
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She Said

The film is based on the New York Times investigation by Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey and Rebecca Corbett and the New York Times bestseller, She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey.

A testament to the incalculable importance of investigative journalism, She Said details the journey of reporters and editors engaged in the unrelenting pursuit of the truth and highlights the courage of survivors and witnesses who chose to come forward to stop an accused serial predator from committing further harm.

SHE SAID | Official Trailer
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The Northman

From visionary director Robert Eggers comes THE NORTHMAN, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder. With an all-star cast that includes Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, and Willem Dafoe.

The Northman - Official Trailer #1 - Only in Cinemas Soon
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In “Barbarian,” a young woman traveling to Detroit for a job interview books a rental home. But when she arrives late at night, she discovers that the house is double booked, and a strange man is already staying there. Against her better judgment, she decides to spend the evening but soon discovers that there’s a lot more to fear than just an unexpected house guest.

BARBARIAN Trailer (2022)
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The Outfit

The Outfit, a gripping and masterful thriller in which an expert tailor (Academy Award winner Mark Rylance) must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night.

THE OUTFIT - Official Trailer - Only in Theaters March 18
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The Inspection

A skilled extractor is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible.

Inception (2010) Official Trailer #1 - Christopher Nolan Movie HD
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One night in the pouring rain, they secretly carry off an infant who was left at the baby box. But on the following day, the mother So-young (LEE Ji Eun) unexpectedly returns for her son Woo-sung. Realizing that her baby has been taken, she is about to call the police when the two men tell her everything. Their claim that they stole the baby in order to find him a good home seems outrageous, but So-young ends up joining Sang-hyun and Dong-soo on a journey to find new parents for Woo-sung.

Broker - Official Trailer
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Bones and All

A story of first love between Maren (Taylor Russell), a young woman learning how to survive on the margins of society, and Lee (Timothée Chalamet), an intense and disenfranchised drifter, as they meet and join together for a thousand-mile odyssey which takes them through the back roads, hidden passages and trap doors of Ronald Reagan’s America. But despite their best efforts, all roads lead back to their terrifying pasts and to a final stand that will determine whether their love can survive their otherness.

Bones and All Trailer #1 (2022)
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One Fine Morning

Sandra (Léa Seydoux) is a widowed young mother raising her daughter on her own, while also caring for her sick father (Pascal Greggory). She’s dealing with the loss of the relationship she once had with her father, while she and her mother and sister fight to get him the care he requires. At the same time, Sandra reconnects with Clément (Melvil Poupaud), a friend she hasn’t seen in a while and, although he’s married, their friendship soon blossoms into a passionate affair.

ONE FINE MORNING | Official Trailer (2022)
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To Leslie

Leslie (Andrea Riseborough) is a West Texas single mother struggling to provide for her son (Owen Teague) when she wins the lottery and a chance at a good life. But a few short years later the money is gone and Leslie is on her own, living hard and fast at the bottom of a bottle as she runs from the world of heartbreak she left behind.

With her charm running out and with nowhere to go, Leslie is forced to return home to her former friends Nancy and Dutch (Allison Janney, Stephen Root). Unwelcome and unwanted by those she wronged, it’s a lonely motel clerk named Sweeney (Marc Maron) who takes a chance when no one else will. With his support, Leslie comes face to face with the consequences of her actions, a life of regret, and a second chance to make a good life for herself and her son.

To Leslie Trailer #1 (2022)
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Return to Seoul

After an impulsive travel decision to visit friends, Freddie, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, where she was born before being adopted and raised in France. Freddie suddenly finds herself embarking on an unexpected journey in a country she knows so little about, taking her life in new and unexpected directions.

RETURN TO SEOUL | Official Trailer (2022)
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Showing Up

A sculptor preparing to open a new show must balance her creative life with the daily dramas of family and friends, in Kelly Reichardt’s vibrant and captivatingly funny portrait of art and craft.

Showing Up | Official Trailer HD | A24
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Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths is an epic, visually stunning and immersive experience set against the intimate and moving journey of Silverio, a renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles, who, after being named the recipient of a prestigious international award, is compelled to return to his native country, unaware that this simple trip will push him to an existential limit.

The folly of his memories and fears have decided to pierce through the present, filling his everyday life with a sense of bewilderment and wonder.

BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths | Official Trailer | Netflix
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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalized version of Cage must accept a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal).

Things take a wildly unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and forced to live up to his own legend, channeling his most iconic and beloved on-screen characters in order to save himself and his loved ones.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022 Movie) Official Red Band Trailer – Nicolas Cage
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Set in 1918, the film explores the origins of Pearl, the villainous character from X, and how the cabin, where the “massacre of X” takes place, was used as a boarding house during the war.

PEARL Trailer (2022)
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The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery.

NOPE | Official Trailer
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Bodies Bodies Bodies

In an isolated family mansion, a group of rich 20-somethings play a game where two of them are secretly “killers” while the rest tries to “escape”. But things take a turn for the worse when people actually start turning up dead.

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Day Shift

Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an international Union of vampire hunters.

Day Shift | Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, and Snoop Dogg | Official Trailer | Netflix
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In “Hellraiser,” a young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites, a group of sadistic supernatural beings from another dimension.

Hellraiser | Official Trailer | Hulu
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Angry Neighbors

The film follows the story of a military writer named Harry March, The author’s life begins when a multi-millionaire turns his quiet island home into a mansion He still manages to be a capitalist and live in peace with his talking dog, Hector.

ANGRY NEIGHBORS Trailer (2022) Ashley Benson, Comedy Movie
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Angry Neighbors was released in the united states on December 2, 2022.


Emancipation follows a man who battles terror in an effort to reunite with his family, An enslaved man named Peter escapes several plantations, eluding cold-blooded hunters, and moving on Union joins the army to build its relationship, Pictures of bareback show the oppression on them The brutality of the abolitionist movements is shown here.

Emancipation — Official Trailer | Apple TV+
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Emancipation premiered in the united states on December 9, 2022.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

The movie is based on the novel of the same name which was written by D. H. Lawrence. The film is about Connie, born into wealth & privilege, finds herself married to a man she no longer loves. When she meets Oliver, the estate’s gamekeeper, their secret trysts lead her to a sexual awakening.

lady chatterley's lover is now streaming on netflix!! 💋
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Lady Chatterley’s Lover was released on November 25, 2022, on Netflix.

The Pale Blue Eye

The Pale Blue Eye is a 2022’s Crime Horror and Mystery film penned by Scott Cooper and Louis Bayard and directed by Scott Cooper this film is also based on a book written by by Louis Bayard.

A world-weary detective is hired to investigate the murder, which is the murder investigation of a West Point cadet, He is horrified by the cadets’ code of those cadets and he selects one of those cadets to help solve the case, the world would come to know as A young man Edgar Allan Poe.

The Pale Blue Eye | Official Trailer | Netflix

The Pale Blue Eye was released on January 6, 2023, in The United States, on Netflix, Earlier this movie was released in the United States on 23 December 2022.

White Noise

White Noise is 2022’s Comedy, Drama, Horror, and Mystery film Noah Baumbach is the Director of this film and it is penned by the writers Noah Baumbach and Don DeLillo and is also based on the book by Don DeLillo A contemporary American family tries to deal with the mundane struggles and everyday life in this film And he does all this while grappling with the prospect of universal happiness.

White Noise | Official Trailer | Netflix

White Noise was released on December 30 2022 by Netflix.

Are R-rated movies suitable only for 17-year-old audiences?

Yes, R-rated movies are suitable only for 17-year-old audiences.

Is R-rated and 17-year-old rating the same?

Yes, R-rated and 17-year-old ratings are the same.

What age group can watch R-rated movies?

R-rated movies are suitable only for 17-year-old and up audiences.

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