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Did you enjoy the turning-other-people-into-a-kebab part of Deadpool? Or maybe that time Wade Wilson spells out the name of his enemy with dead bodies?

If you've been wondering what to watch next in order to satisfy your newfound craving of on-screen blood spilling, we've rounded up 10 of the best reviewed R-rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes.

There's a little bit of horror, a lot of action and some sci-fi — surely you'll find something that suits your taste:

1. 'Beverly Hills Cop' (1984) – 83% Rating

Eddie Murphy plays a Detroit detective who goes to Beverly Hills to avenge the murder of his friend. According to IGN, "Beverly Hills Cop is one of the best buddy cop movies ever made."

2. 'The Matrix' (1999) – 87% Rating

Does The Matrix still need an introduction? If you haven't seen this classic yet, don't waste any time and dive into the adventures of young hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves) in his quest to escape the artificial world called the Matrix.

3. 'The Exorcist' (1973) – 87% Rating

Probably one of the scariest films of all time, The Exorcist based its story on the last exorcism carried out in the United States in 1949. It shows Reagan, a young girl who is believed to be possessed, and the priest who is trying to help her.

4. 'Saving Private Ryan' (1998) – 92% Rating

In this war movie masterpiece directed by Steven Spielberg, we follow Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Vin Diesel, and co. on D-Day, 1944, as they attempt to locate Private Ryan (Matt Damon), the last surviving brother of the Ryan family.

5. 'Sicario' (2015) – 93% Rating

Emily Blunt delivers a stunning performance as an FBI agent hired to fight in the war against drugs on the Mexico-US border. Alongside a government official (Josh Brolin) and a consultant (Benicio del Toro), she will find herself in a lawless, merciless world that will have her questioning her beliefs.

6. 'Blade Runner' (1982) – 100% Rating

Alright, where to start? Harrison Ford? The insane landscapes of a futuristic city? The eerie, haunting atmosphere? Blade Runner is a sci-fi masterpiece.

7. 'Terminator' (1984) - 100% Rating

Before becoming a governor, Schwarzie had a much cooler name: The Terminator. Directed by James Cameron, Terminator is about the killing machine of the same name, who is sent from the future to assassinate Sarah, who doesn't know yet she'll be the mother of a future leader.

8. 'The Man From Nowhere' (2010) – 100% Rating

The Man From Nowhere is a classic Korean action movie in which Tae-Shik, a retired special forces agent leading a normal, discreet life, is forced to face his past again when his young neighbor and friend is kidnapped by a local gang.

9. 'The Vanishing' (1988) – 100% Rating

Described as a "brilliantly crafted intellectual thriller" by the Washington Post, The Vanishing is the chilling tale of a young man's 3-year-long quest to find his missing girlfriend... until the kidnapper makes contact with him.

10. 'The Friends Of Eddie Coyle' (1973) – 100% Rating

Eddie Coyle is a gun dealer in Boston who becomes an informant for the police to avoid his prison sentence. But as he continues to trade with the local criminals, his friends realize he's working for the government and send his best buddy to kill him.

Which one will you (re)watch first?


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