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

Movies on this list include Pulp Fiction and The Big Lebowski.

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Among those that have directed a Indie film R movie are Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen.

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Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss Joe Pantoliano

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Sling Blade Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton John Ritter

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis Uma Thurman

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Babel Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett Elle Fanning

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The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg Juliette Lewis

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi Tim Roth

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Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray Anna Faris

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The Motorcycle Diaries Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro Nidia Bermejo

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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges Tara Reid

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American Splendor Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm Molly Shannon

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Winter’s Bone Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes Garret Dillahunt

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Election Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick Chris Klein

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Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes Scott Mosier

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston Toni Collette

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Hard Candy Ellen Page, Sandra Oh Patrick Wilson

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Primer Shane Carruth, David Sullivan Keith Bradshaw

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2 Days in Paris Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl Adam Goldberg

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Chasing Amy Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Kevin Smith

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Billy Elliot Jamie Bell, Julie Walters Zoe Bell

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Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams Matt Damon

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards Donald Pleasence

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Rachel Getting Married Anne Hathaway, Debra Winger Sebastian Stan

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Swingers Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn Jon Favreau filmography

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The Fisher King Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges Tom Waits

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Thirteen Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood Holly Hunter

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Dawn of the Dead Tom Savini, Ken Foree James A. Baffico

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Hustle & Flow Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris Terrence Howard

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Charlie Bartlett Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings Drake

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The Full Monty Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson Mark Addy

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Before Sunset Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy Vernon Dobtcheff

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The Cooler Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello Estella Warren

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Buffalo '66 Christina Ricci, Mickey Rourke Anjelica Huston

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Pollock Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer Stephanie Seymour

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Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz Paula Patton

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American History X Edward Norton, Edward Furlong Beverly DAngelo

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus Melissa George

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Foxfire Angelina Jolie, Jenny Lewis Peter Facinelli

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Synecdoche, New York Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh Philip Seymour Hoffman

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The Thin Red Line George Clooney, John Travolta Sean Penn

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow Morgan Freeman

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Breaking the Waves Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson Udo Kier

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen Willem Dafoe

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Raising Victor Vargas Melonie Diaz, Victor Rasuk Judy Marte

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Bottle Rocket Owen Wilson, James Caan Leslie Mann

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Waiting for Guffman David Cross, Parker Posey Catherine O'Hara

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The Howling Dee Wallace, John Sayles Slim Pickens

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Mystic Pizza Julia Roberts, Matt Damon Vincent D'Onofrio

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The Last Seduction Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman Peter Berg

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Welcome to the Dollhouse Heather Matarazzo, Eric Mabius Ken Leung

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Gran Torino Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker Scott Eastwood