Hollywood has a very interesting and tumultuous history with self-censorship. It took until the late 1960s for a rating system to be established. With the establishment of the MPAA rating system it brought freedom, but there has been a bit of self-control with big studio films. The R-rating was dismissed because of fear of losing money. Superheroes have historically been seen as entertainment for children, so it was often relegated to being PG-13. Fears of the R-rating have recently been diminished with recent box office superhero hits such as Kick-Ass, Deadpool, and this year’s hugely successful, Logan. With this openness to R-rated films studios might want to consider allowing other comic book characters to get the same treatment, and there are several who deserve it
Here are 7 comic book characters who deserve to have R-Rated films. Click Next to continue.