An adult rating is a type of rating that, when applied to a film, video game, or other form of media, restricts its viewing audience to persons over the age of 18 or The X rating from the MPAA was a famous adult rating, due to it being used by the pornography industry as an advertising gimmick and, as a result, films with that rating being mistaken as pornographic in material. The BBFC's 18 certificate is also used as an adult rating. Adult ratings may be fully restricted, as a stopgap measure to keep underage viewers from seeing graphic violence, very explicit language, pornography, or any other strong material that most parents would find unsuitable for their children 17 and under.
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This is a list of the highest-grossing R-rated films. An R-rated film is a film that has been assessed as having material which may be unsuitable for children under the age of 17 by the Motion Picture Association ; the MPA writes "Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian". Some of the listed franchises have also released films with other ratings. Only R-rated films are included here. A franchise must have at least two R-rated films to be listed.
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