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Best R-Rated Documentary Movies

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, like Troy and Bowling for Columbine.

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

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

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