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Best R-Rated Action Movies

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List of R-Rated action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. These action movies are R-Rated, so if you want to take a more broad look at the genre then check out the Best Action Movies of All Time, the Best Action Movies on Netflix Instant and the Best Action Movies Amazon Prime. 

This list takes the best R-Rated action movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated action movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated action movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released, and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-Rated Action movie isn't as high as it should be, then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great R-Rated action films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated action film, you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List contains movies like Saving Private Ryan and Gladiator.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated action movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated action movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new action movies that are Rated R. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great action movies Rated R, so get out there and start watching.

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Robert Davi

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    Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Paul Reiser

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    Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Sharlto Copley, John Sumner, Jed Brophy

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    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Jon Polito

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    Lucy Liu, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Bill Paxton

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    Stanley Kubrick, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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    Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Donald Sutherland

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    Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley, Hugh Keays-Byrne

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    Alex Van Halen, Leeza Gibbons, Peter Weller

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    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Fry

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    Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Clive Owen

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    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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    Mercedes Ruehl, James Remar, Robert Townsend

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    Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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    Nicolas Cage, Lyndsy Fonseca, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan

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    Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah, Huang Shengyi

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Sylvester Stallone, David Caruso, Brian Dennehy

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Dean Norris

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    Ernest Borgnine, William Holden, Robert Ryan

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    Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

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