The Best R-Rated Biography Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

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

List features The King's Speech, The Untouchables and more.

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What kind of directors have worked on Biography R movies in the past? Clint Eastwood and George Clooney both have, as have other great directors.

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    Casino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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    The Basketball Diaries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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    JFK is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    JFK Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    Serpico is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Serpico Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy

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    The Doors is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu

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    The King's Speech is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

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

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    Milk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Milk James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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    What's Love Got to Do with It is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Khandi Alexander

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    Frida is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Frida Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd

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    The People vs. Larry Flynt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

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

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    Monster is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Monster Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Rose Byrne

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    Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Elizabeth Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

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    Downfall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Downfall Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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    Into the Wild is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Into the Wild Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis

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    The Assassination of Jesse Jam... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner

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    Private Parts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Private Parts Ozzy Osbourne, Ted Nugent, Sarah Hyland

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    Bloodsport is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Bloodsport Jean-Claude Van Damme, Forest Whitaker, Bolo Yeung

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    Crumb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Crumb Robert Crumb

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    Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman

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    De Sade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    John Huston, Roger Corman, Senta Berger

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    Nowhere in Africa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Nowhere in Africa Matthias Habich, Juliane Köhler, Mechthild Grossmann

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    Capote is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Capote Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Cooper, Catherine Keener

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    Jarhead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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    The Hurricane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    The Hurricane Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

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    American Splendor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm, Molly Shannon

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    Man on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

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

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    Bugsy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty

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    Topsy Turvy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Topsy Turvy Andy Serkis, Kevin McKidd, Jim Broadbent

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    Sid and Nancy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke

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    Star 80 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Mariel Hemingway, Eric Roberts, Cliff Robertson

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    Confessions of a Dangerous Min... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

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

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    The General is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Jon Voight, Brendan Gleeson, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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    Pollock is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour

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    Born on the Fourth of July is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Born on the Fourth of July Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger

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    Permanent Midnight is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Elizabeth Hurley, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

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    Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Kinsey Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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    The Messenger: The Story of Jo... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich

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    Bird is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Forest Whitaker, Keith David, Sam Robards

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    Lenny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Lenny Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Gary Morton

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    Frank and Jesse is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis

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    Steal This Movie! is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Janeane Garofalo, Michael Cera, Jeanne Tripplehorn

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    Walking Tall is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Joe Don Baker, Noah Beery, Jr.

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    Prick Up Your Ears is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Introducing Dorothy Dandridge is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Halle Berry, Tamara Taylor, Loretta Devine

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    Before Night Falls is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Before Night Falls Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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    The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Tatum O'Neal

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    Backbeat is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Backbeat Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Ehle, Ian Hart

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    Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies
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    The Last Time I Committed Suic... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Keanu Reeves, Amy Smart, Claire Forlani

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