Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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15. Her (2013)
> IMDb user rating: 8.0/10 (567,662 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 82% (101,810 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 94% (283 reviews)
> Directed by: Spike Jonze

A lonely writer finds love and companionship in his new artificially intelligent virtual assistant as he navigates a painful divorce in an increasingly alienating futuristic society.

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14. Moon (2009)
> IMDb user rating: 7.8/10 (345,533 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 89% (100,903 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 90% (194 reviews)
> Directed by: Duncan Jones

Near the end of a three-year stint as the sole worker on a lunar station, Sam wants only to get back to earth and see his wife and daughter. But after a near fatal accident, he begins to doubt his identity and the intentions of his AI assistant.

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13. 12 Monkeys (1995)
> IMDb user rating: 8.0/10 (595,919 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 88% (391,252 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 89% (72 reviews)
> Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Years after a virus has wiped out most of the human population, a convict is sent back in time to discover the pathogen’s origin and help scientists avert the disaster.

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12. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
> IMDb user rating: 7.9/10 (436,874 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 86% (2,500 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 94% (392 reviews)
> Directed by: Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert

When a middle-aged Chinese immigrant on the verge of divorce is audited by the IRS, her tedious life erupts into unlimited parallel universes that contain all the lives she could have lived.

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11. The Thing (1982)
> IMDb user rating: 8.1/10 (391,164 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 92% (132,442 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 86% (69 reviews)
> Directed by: John Carpenter

When a sled dog shows up at an Antarctic research station and is revealed to carry an alien life form that can take over other creatures’ bodies, pandemonium erupts, as anyone could be the next unwitting host.

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