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.

List features Children of Men, The Hurt Locker and more movies.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new action thrillers that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great action thrillers rated R, so get out there and start watching.

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Did you know that Clint Eastwood and Sylvester Stallone have both directed R Action Thrillers movies?


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    Crimson Tide

    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

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    Dirty Harry

    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson

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    + 20
    - 3
    First Blood

    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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    - 3
    Air Force One

    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    - 4
    Rambo

    Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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    Sudden Impact

    Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke

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    Ronin

    Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

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    + 18
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    - 4
    Point Break

    Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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    - 3
    Die Hard 2

    Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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    Face/Off

    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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    - 3

    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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    Runaway Train

    Jon Voight, Rebecca De Mornay, Eric Roberts

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    Magnum Force

    Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook

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    Conspiracy Theory

    Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart

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    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    F/X

    Angela Bassett, Brian Dennehy, Jerry Orbach

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    The Rock

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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    Lethal Weapon 4

    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci

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    Patriot Games

    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Passenger 57

    Elizabeth Hurley, Wesley Snipes, Tom Sizemore

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    Wanted

    Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy

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    Surviving The Game

    Ice-T, Gary Busey, Rutger Hauer

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    + 11
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    Outbreak

    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    - 4
    Crank

    Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam

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    Rambo III

    Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

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    - 5
    Hard Target

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Wilford Brimley

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    The Eiger Sanction

    Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee

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    Kiss of the Dragon

    Bridget Fonda, Jet Li, Tchéky Karyo

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    District 13

    Dany Verissimo, Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle

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    Lethal Weapon 2

    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover

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    The Fourth Protocol

    Pierce Brosnan, Michael Caine, Ned Beatty

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    Enemy of the State

    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    The Jackal

    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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    Cliffhanger

    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner

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    Rambo: First Blood Part II

    Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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    - 7
    Underworld: Evolution

    Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy

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    + 8
    - 4
    Punisher: War Zone

    Julie Benz, Ray Stevenson, Dominic West

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    + 8
    - 4
    New Police Story

    Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Daniel Wu

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    + 7
    - 3
    Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

    Kris Kristofferson, Gig Young, Warren Oates

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    Five Fingers

    Ryan Phillippe, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Torres

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    + 8
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    Blade II

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman

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    - 4

    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Ninja Assassin

    Naomie Harris, Rain, Lee Joon

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    + 7
    - 4
    Once Upon a Time in Mexico

    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    Wild Things 2

    Susan Ward, Isaiah Washington, Leila Arcieri

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    Out for Justice

    Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies, Gina Gershon

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    Assassins

    Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas

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    Fatal Beauty

    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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    To Live and Die in L.A.

    Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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