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

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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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    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

    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

    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    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

    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

    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

    James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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    Frida is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd

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    What's Love Got to Do with It is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Khandi Alexander

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    Monster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Rose Byrne

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

    Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

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

    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann

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    The People vs. Larry Flynt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Biography Movies

    Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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

    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

    Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner

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

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Forest Whitaker, Bolo Yeung

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

    Robert Crumb

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

    Ozzy Osbourne, Ted Nugent, Sarah Hyland

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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