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Best R-rated Hollywood movies

Wondering what to watch on OTT? Don't worry, as we have a list of the best R-rated Hollywood movies that you can stream right away.

Best R-rated Hollywood movies

Posters of a few Hollywood films. 

Last Updated: 10.03 PM, May 29, 2024


When it comes to Hollywood, R-rated movies, according to the Motion Picture Association (MPA) film rating system, are meant to be watched by people over the age of 17, unless they are accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. There have been many instances of R-rated movies becoming extremely popular, even cult classics.

So, here is a list of the best R-rated Hollywood movies, which includes films like Oppenheimer and The Godfather:

R-rated Hollywood movies on OTT

The Godfather


The Godfather is a 1972 American epic gangster film. Renowned for its exploration of power, loyalty, and corruption, the film has iconic performances and memorable scenes. It won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and is hailed as a masterpiece of American cinema. The film chronicles the life of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) and his journey to becoming a ruthless mafia boss.

OTT Platform: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 9.2/10

Starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes, the film won seven Academy Awards and is acclaimed for its emotional impact and historical significance. Steven Spielberg directed this 1993 movie. It is a story about Oskar Schindler, a German entrepreneur who saved several hundred Polish Jews from extermination by employing them in his factories. The movie has received a lot of credit for presenting resilience among people during World War 2.

OTT Platform: Netflix, ZEE5

IMDb Rating: 9/10


Oppenheimer won seven Oscars at the 2024 Oscars Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. Oppenheimer must be watched very closely; otherwise, it will have no impact on an inattentive viewer. The movie is about the physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his group of scientists, who are on a journey to discover the atomic bomb. It has a career-best performance by Cillian Murphy.

OTT Platform:  Jio Cinema

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

The Game

The Game is a 1997 American mystery thriller film. It tells the story of a wealthy investment banker who is given a mysterious birthday gift by his brother: a strange game. The game connects with real life in mysterious ways. As the lines between the banker's real life and the game become more uncertain, he feels that a larger conspiracy is about to unfold. Actors Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, and Deborah Kara Unger star in the film.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Eyes Wide Shut

Should cheating in a relationship be normalised? Starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman in lead roles, this movie tells the story of a married couple and their take on cheating in a relationship. In the movie, Cruise, a physician, and his wife (Kidman) discover that they once felt like cheating on each other. Will this discovery hamper their romantic lives? Watch the movie to learn more.

OTT Platform: Apple TV+

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

A History of Violence

Directed by David Cronenberg, this movie is the story of a man who becomes the hero of a small town after performing an act of violence. This development has repercussions that shake his family and their belief system. Actors Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello and William Hurt star in the film.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

The Dreamers

The Dreamers is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Based on the 1988 novel The Holy Innocents, the film tells the story of a college student in Paris who falls in love with a pair of siblings. Michael Pitt, Eva Green, and Louis Garrel star in this film of heedless romanticism.

OTT Platform: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Killers of the Flower Moon

Martin Scorsese is the director of the 2023 American epic Western crime drama film Killers of the Flower Moon. After oil was found on tribal land, a string of murders of Osage members and their relatives occurred in the Osage Nation during the 1920s in Oklahoma. On their reservation, the tribe members had maintained their mineral rights, but a dishonest local political boss wanted to take the money for himself. An ensemble cast is led by Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Along with seven Golden Globe nominations (including Best Motion Picture – Drama, for which Gladstone won Best Actress), it was also nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

OTT Platform: Apple TV+

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

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