Famous Celebrities and Their Daring R-Rated Movie Debuts

From Anne Hathaway to James Franco, every star has acted in an R-rated movie at some point. Some were only seven years old while others had already filmed ten different movies, but at some point, these celebrities crossed over to the dark side.

Natalie Portman

Portman was best known for her role as Padme Amidala in Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace. At the time, she was still in high school. But even before that, Portman acted in her first R-rated film, Léon, in 1994. The 11-year-old played Mathilda, an orphan who has her family murdered by a corrupt DEA agent (Gary Oldman).


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