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

This list includes Gladiator, The Matrix and more.

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V for Vendetta Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong

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Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Starship Troopers Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart

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True Grit Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

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Speed Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Children of Men Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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Dogma Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock

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The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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Total Recall Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

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Mad Max 2 Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Vacation Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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First Blood Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Zombieland Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Inglourious Basterds Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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For a Few Dollars More Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Sergio Leone

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Deliverance Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty

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The Matrix Reloaded Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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Blood Diamond Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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Midnight Express John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis

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jim4stek added Equilibrium Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Taye Diggs

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Paul Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig

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The Matrix Revolutions Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith

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Resident Evil Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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Runaway Train Jon Voight, Rebecca De Mornay, Eric Roberts

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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

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Predators Topher Grace, Laurence Fishburne, Adrien Brody

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The Missing Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Val Kilmer

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127 Hours James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan

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Training Day is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Adventure Movies
Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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Three Kings George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube

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Kingdom of Heaven Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton

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Alive John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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Apocalypto Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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The Quick and the Dead Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

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Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba

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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Ryan Reynolds, Neil Patrick Harris, Malin Ã…kerman

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Alexander Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell

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Stir Crazy Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson

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Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow