The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

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List of R-Rated action thrillers, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated action thrillers and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Action Thriller movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated action thrillers 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 Thriller 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 Thriller films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Action Thriller film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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    Crimson Tide is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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    Dirty Harry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson

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    Ronin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

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    First Blood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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    Air Force One is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    Rambo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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    Sudden Impact is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke

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    True Lies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Point Break is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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    Die Hard 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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    Face/Off is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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    Magnum Force is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook

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    Runaway Train is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Jon Voight, Rebecca De Mornay, Eric Roberts

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    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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    Conspiracy Theory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart

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    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    F/X is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Angela Bassett, Brian Dennehy, Jerry Orbach

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    The Rock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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    Lethal Weapon 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci

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    Patriot Games is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Passenger 57 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Elizabeth Hurley, Wesley Snipes, Tom Sizemore

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    Wanted is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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    Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    Surviving The Game is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Ice-T, Gary Busey, Rutger Hauer

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    Crank is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

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    Hard Target is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Wilford Brimley

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    Rambo III is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

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    The Eiger Sanction is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee

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    Kiss of the Dragon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Bridget Fonda, Jet Li, Tchéky Karyo

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    District 13 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Dany Verissimo, Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle

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    Cliffhanger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner

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    Lethal Weapon 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover

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    The Fourth Protocol is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Pierce Brosnan, Michael Caine, Ned Beatty

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    The Jackal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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    Rambo: First Blood Part II is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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    Underworld: Evolution is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy

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    New Police Story is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Daniel Wu

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    Punisher: War Zone is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Enemy of the State is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    Bring Me the Head of Alfredo G... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Kris Kristofferson, Gig Young, Warren Oates

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    Five Fingers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Ryan Phillippe, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Torres

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    Wild Things 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Susan Ward, Isaiah Washington, Leila Arcieri

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    Ninja Assassin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Naomie Harris, Rain, Lee Joon

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    Once Upon a Time in Mexico is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    Fatal Beauty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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    Assassins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas

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    To Live and Die in L.A. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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    Out for Justice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies, Gina Gershon

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    The Killer Elite is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Thriller Movies

    Robert Duvall, James Caan, Gig Young

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