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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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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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Sling Blade Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter

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Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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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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Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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The Motorcycle Diaries Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro, Nidia Bermejo

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American Splendor Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutchersonm, Molly Shannon

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Election Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick, Chris Klein

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Winter’s Bone Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt

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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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Hard Candy Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Patrick Wilson

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Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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Hustle & Flow Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

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Primer Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw

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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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Chasing Amy Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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

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Thirteen Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter

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Charlie Bartlett Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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The Cooler Alec Baldwin, Maria Bello, Estella Warren

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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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Buffalo '66 Christina Ricci, Mickey Rourke, Anjelica Huston

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Billy Elliot Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Zoe Bell

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The Thin Red Line George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

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

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Pollock Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour

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American History X Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Indie Movies
Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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Breaking the Waves Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Udo Kier

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

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Gran Torino Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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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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Mystic Pizza Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Vincent D'Onofrio

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The Howling Dee Wallace, John Sayles, Slim Pickens

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Foxfire Angelina Jolie, Jenny Lewis, Peter Facinelli

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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