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Best R-Rated Horror Movies

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

Everything from The Shining to Alien is included on this list.

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

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

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What kind of directors have worked on Horror R movies in the past? Stanley Kubrick and James Cameron both have, as have other great directors.

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

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    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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    Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Gunnar Hansen

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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    Doug Bradley, Kenneth Nelson, Andrew Robinson

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Paul Reiser

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh

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    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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    Eli Roth, Jay Hernandez, Ashley Robbins

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    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Stephen King, Ed Harris, Ted Danson

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    Ryan Reynolds, Chloë Grace Moretz, Rachel Nichols

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    Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

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    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

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    Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Ben Foster

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    Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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    Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Jared Leto

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    Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, James Ellis

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Dana Carvey, Kyle Richards

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    Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Traci Lords

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    Clu Gulager, James Karen, Linnea Quigley

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    Charlize Theron, Al Pacino, Keanu Reeves

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    Betsy Palmer, Lauren-Marie Taylor, Rex Everhart

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    Lina Leandersson, Philip Hersh, Peter Carlberg

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    Rooney Mara, Connie Britton, Katie Cassidy

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    Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Olivia Hussey

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    Danny Pintauro, Ed Lauter, Dee Wallace

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    Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman

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    Laurence Fishburne, Patricia Arquette, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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    Roddy Piper, Keith David, Tommy Morrison

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    James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    Rod Steiger, Margot Kidder, James Brolin

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    Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Herbert Lom

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    Charlton Heston, Hayden Christensen, Sam Neill

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    Corey Haim, Gary Busey, Terry O'Quinn

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    Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

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    John Sayles, John Carradine, Patrick Macnee

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    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Jon Polito

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