The Best R-Rated Indie Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Indie Movies

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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.

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

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

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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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    + 16
    - 1
    Sling Blade

    Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter

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  3. 3
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    - 5

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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  4. 4
    + 15
    - 3
    Babel

    Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning

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    + 16
    - 4

    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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    + 16
    - 4
    Lost in Translation

    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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    + 15
    - 4
    The Basketball Diaries

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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    + 12
    - 2
    Winter’s Bone

    Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt

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    - 4
    The Motorcycle Diaries

    Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro, Nidia Bermejo

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  10. 10
    + 14
    - 4
    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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    - 2
    American Splendor

    Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm, Molly Shannon

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    + 13
    - 4
    Clerks

    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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    - 3
    Election

    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick, Chris Klein

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    + 11
    - 3
    Chasing Amy

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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    - 4
    Hard Candy

    Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson

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    Rachel Getting Married

    Anne Hathaway, Debra Winger, Sebastian Stan

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    Primer

    Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw

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    + 10
    - 3
    Little Miss Sunshine

    Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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    2 Days in Paris

    Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, Adam Goldberg

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    + 13
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    Swingers

    Heather Graham, Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau filmography

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    - 1
    The Fisher King

    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits

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    + 9
    - 3
    Charlie Bartlett

    Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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    + 9
    - 3
    Hustle & Flow

    Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

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    - 4
    Before Sunset

    Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff

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    The Full Monty

    Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy

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    The Cooler

    Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Estella Warren

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    Billy Elliot

    Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Zoe Bell

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    - 6
    Buffalo '66

    Christina Ricci, Mickey Rourke, Anjelica Huston

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    - 2

    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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    Thirteen

    Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter

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    + 10
    - 5
    Pollock

    Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour

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    + 8
    - 3
    The Thin Red Line

    George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

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    - 2
    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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    Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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    + 9
    - 4
    Synecdoche, New York

    Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    + 8
    - 3
    American History X

    Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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    + 5
    - 0
    Breaking the Waves

    Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Udo Kier

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    + 9
    - 5
    Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

    Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Paula Patton

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    + 8
    - 4
    Waiting for Guffman

    David Cross, Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara

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    + 8
    - 4
    Bottle Rocket

    Owen Wilson, James Caan, Leslie Mann

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    + 8
    - 4
    Raising Victor Vargas

    Melonie Diaz, Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte

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    + 6
    - 2
    The Howling

    Dee Wallace, John Sayles, Slim Pickens

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    + 5
    - 1
    Foxfire

    Angelina Jolie, Jenny Lewis, Peter Facinelli

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    + 4
    - 0
    The Last Seduction

    Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg

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    + 8
    - 5
    Welcome to the Dollhouse

    Heather Matarazzo, Eric Mabius, Ken Leung

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    Our Idiot Brother

    Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones

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    - 3

    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Gran Torino

    Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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