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

List below includes 300, Troy and more movies.

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Among those that have directed a R Historical Epic movie are Kevin Costner and Steven Spielberg.

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Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Historical Epic Movies
Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Historical Epic Movies
Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Historical Epic Movies
Schindler's List Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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Ran Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima, Jinpachi Nezu

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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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Gone with the Wind Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Historical Epic Movies
Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Historical Epic Movies
Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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Once Upon a Time in the West Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson

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The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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Excalibur Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart

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Henry V Christian Bale, Emma Thompson, Judi Dench

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Julius Caesar Marlon Brando, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud

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Mutiny on the Bounty Clark Gable, David Niven, James Cagney

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Genghis Khan: To the Ends of t... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Historical Epic Movies
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea Rei Kikukawa, Kenichi Matsuyama, Takashi Sorimachi

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

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The Emperor and the Assassin Gong Li, Chen Kaige, Zhou Xun

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Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket

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Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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Apocalypse Now Redux Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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Agora Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Max Minghella

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Tai-Pan Kyra Sedgwick, Joan Chen, Janine Turner

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The Viking Sagas Sven-Ole Thorsen, Ralf Möller, Ingibjorg Stefansdottir

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The Legend of Suriyothai Khaosai Galaxy, Sorapong Chatree, Penpak Sirikul

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Druids Max von Sydow, Christopher Lambert, Inés Sastre

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Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon Maggie Q, Sammo Hung, Andy Lau

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Mongol Tadanobu Asano, Sun Honglei, Ba Sen