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The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

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List of R-rated Japanese movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-rated Japanese movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-rated Japanese movies movie of all time is. While good Japanese movies are obviously popular in Japan, many have won acclaim abroad too. Japan has won the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film four times, more than any other Asian country. 
 
This list of popular R-rated Japanese 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 Japanese 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 Japanese R-rated movies on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Japanese film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.This list includes Letters from Iwo Jima, Ran, Akira and other classics. If you're trying to find out "What are the best Japanese R-rated movies?" and "What are the most famous R-rated Japanese movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

You can also use this list if you're looking for some new Japanese movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great Japanese movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Re-rank this bad boy then share it with your best friends to see what you guys think really belongs at the top.

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Clint Eastwood and Sean Penn are among the directors that have worked on a R Japanese Movies film.

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    Tekken is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Mircea Monroe, Tamlyn Tomita, Cung Le

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    Letters from Iwo Jima is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Letters from Iwo Jima Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya

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    Akira is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Akira Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama, Tesshō Genda

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    Ran is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Ran Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima, Jinpachi Nezu

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    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samu... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, Victor Argo

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    13 Assassins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    13 Assassins Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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    Paprika is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Paprika Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka

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    Returner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Kirin Kiki

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    Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Jennifer Hale, Megumi Hayashibara, Daran Norris

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    All Night Long 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    All Night Long 3 Ryōka Yuzuki, Tomorowo Taguchi, Katsuya Matsumura

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    Ju-on: The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Ju-on: The Grudge Itou Misaki, Megumi Okina, Takashi Matsuyama

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    Zero Woman: The Accused is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Mai Tachihara, Daisuke Yamazaki, Ayana Inoue

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    Reversal of Fortune is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman

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    Betrayed is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Tom Berenger, Debra Winger, Timothy Hutton

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    Dead Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Dead Man Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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    The Princess Blade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Yumiko Shaku, Yōko Maki, Hideaki Ito

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    Wasabi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Wasabi Jean Reno, Carole Bouquet, Ryoko Hirosue

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    One Missed Call is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Kou Shibasaki, Anna Nagata, Renji Ishibashi

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    Night on Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Night on Earth Winona Ryder, Rosie Perez, Roberto Benigni

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    Sukiyaki Western Django is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Quentin Tarantino, Renji Ishibashi, Shun Oguri

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    Another Heaven is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Yoshio Harada, Yōsuke Eguchi, Takashi Kashiwabara

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    Sleepy Heads is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Sleepy Heads Toshiya Nagasawa, Eugene Nomura, Matthew Black

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    The Grudge 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Shawnee Smith, Marina Sirtis, Beau Mirchoff

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    Shogun's Ninja is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Shogun's Ninja Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tetsurō Tamba

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    The Neighbor No. Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Takashi Miike, Shun Oguri, Nakamura Shidō II

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    St. John's Wort is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    St. John's Wort Megumi Okina, Yôichirô Saitô

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    Why Don't You Play in Hell? is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

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    Why Don't You Play in Hell? Fumi Nikaido, Tak Sakaguchi, Jun Kunimura

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    The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods

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    The Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    The Street Fighter Sonny Chiba, Yutaka Nakajima, Tony Cetera

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    Fatal Beauty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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    Terminatrix is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Kei Mizutani

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    Isn't She Great is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese

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    Last Life in the Universe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Last Life in the Universe Takashi Miike, Tadanobu Asano, Laila Boonyasak

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    The Emperor and the Assassin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Gong Li, Chen Kaige, Zhou Xun

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    Outrage is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Outrage Beat Kitano, Eihi Shiina, Renji Ishibashi

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    Rampo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Rampo Kinji Fukasaku, Julie Dreyfus, Naoto Takenaka

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    Illuminata is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, John Turturro

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    3-Iron is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    3-Iron Lee Seung-yeon, Jae Hee, Park Ji-Ah

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    Sonatine is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Beat Kitano, Susumu Terajima, Ren Osugi

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    The Super is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    The Super Joe Pesci, Madolyn Smith, Rubén Blades

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    Wonder Boys is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Wonder Boys Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas

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    The Street Fighter's Last Reve... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Sonny Chiba, Reiko Ike, Bruce Li

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    The Quick and the Dead is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    The Quick and the Dead Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

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    It's All About Love is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Sean Penn, Claire Danes, Joaquin Phoenix

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    Tekkonkinkreet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Tekkonkinkreet Kazunari Ninomiya, Yū Aoi, Masahiro Motoki

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    Love Exposure is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

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    Love Exposure Hikari Mitsushima, Atsuro Watabe, Itsuji Itao

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    Guilty of Romance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

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    Guilty of Romance Kanji Tsuda, Ryo Iwamatsu, Miki Mizuno

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    Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Mads Mikkelsen, Anna Mouglalis, Anatole Taubman

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    Zero Woman: The Hunted is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

    Zero Woman: The Hunted Daisuke Ryu, Kuo Watanabe, Kazuki Nagasawa

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    Cold Fish is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

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    Taro Suwa, Denden, Megumi Kagurazaka

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