The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

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

This list includes No Country for Old Men, Blade Runner and more.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated crime thriller movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated crime thriller movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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

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Did you know that Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck have both directed R Crime Thriller movies?

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    The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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    No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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    Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, Jeanne Tripplehorn

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    Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham

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    Play Misty for Me is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Play Misty for Me Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter

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    Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mena Suvari

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    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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    Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy

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    Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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    Mickey Rourke, Kathleen Turner, William Hurt

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello

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    American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

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    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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    Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre

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    Training Day is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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    Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

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    Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

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    Sin City is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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    Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, Anjelica Huston

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon

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    To Live and Die in L.A. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    To Live and Die in L.A. Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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    Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

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    Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld

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    Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

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    Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne

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    Gene Hackman, Ed Lauter, Fernando Rey

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies

    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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    Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

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    John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

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    Nicole Kidman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alec Baldwin

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    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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    Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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    Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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    Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

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