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

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Biographical Movies
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Biographical Movies
Raging Bull Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Biographical Movies
Schindler's List Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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Bonnie and Clyde Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Gene Wilder

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Biographical Movies
Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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Blow Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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The King's Speech Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce

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The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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The Pianist Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Emilia Fox

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Ed Wood Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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Midnight Express John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis

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The Fighter Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg

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The Doors Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu

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Kinsey Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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My Left Foot Daniel Day-Lewis, Fiona Shaw, Brenda Fricker

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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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Private Parts Ozzy Osbourne, Ted Nugent, Sarah Hyland

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Milk James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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Quills Kate Winslet, Michael Caine, Geoffrey Rush

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127 Hours James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan

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Silkwood Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell

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Michael Collins Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman

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Alpha Dog Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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Girl, Interrupted Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

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Elizabeth Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

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Monster Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Rose Byrne

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The People vs. Larry Flynt Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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Sid and Nancy Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke

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Man on the Moon Courtney Love, Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito

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Pollock Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour

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Rob Roy Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt

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Downfall Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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Capote Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Cooper, Catherine Keener

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Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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Dangerous Minds Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia, Paula Garcés

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The Motorcycle Diaries Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro, Nidia Bermejo

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Bugsy Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

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Ali Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

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Alexander Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Colin Farrell

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What's Love Got to Do with It Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Khandi Alexander

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Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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In the Name of the Father Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson, Tom Wilkinson

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The Runaways Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Tatum O'Neal

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Auto Focus Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson

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From Hell Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

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Angela's Ashes Robert Carlyle, Emily Watson, Alan Parker

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American Splendor Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm, Molly Shannon

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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Ned Kelly Naomi Watts, Orlando Bloom, Heath Ledger